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The Fiction of “We the People”: Is the Constitution Binding on Us?

Randy E. Barnett

in Restoring the Lost Constitution: The Presumption of Liberty

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159737
eISBN:
9781400848133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159737.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter explains why the consent of the governed cannot justify a duty to obey the laws. The Constitution begins with the statement, “We the People of the United States...do ordain and establish ... More


Natural Rights as Liberty Rights: Retained Rights, Privileges, or Immunities

Randy E. Barnett

in Restoring the Lost Constitution: The Presumption of Liberty

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159737
eISBN:
9781400848133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159737.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines the conception of rights held by the people who wrote and adopted the original Constitution and also by those who wrote and adopted the Fourteenth Amendment. If the framers held ... More


Maverick Men in Ballet: Rethinking the “Making It Macho” Strategy

Jennifer Fisher

in When Men Dance: Choreographing Masculinities Across Borders

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195386691
eISBN:
9780199863600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195386691.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Dance

Jennifer Fisher provides a history of the “making it macho” strategy for men often employed in the dance world, which has been a response to the prejudices against ballet men throughout the 20th ... More


“Postscribble”: An Afterword

Gwyneth Jones

in Joanna Russ

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042638
eISBN:
9780252051487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042638.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This “Postscribble” covers Joanna’s retirement, from 1994 to her death in 2011; her few contacts with science fiction, notably a telephone interview with Samuel Delany in 1996; the publication of her ... More


Appalachian Folklore

Katherine Ledford and Theresa Lloyd (eds)

in Writing Appalachia: An Anthology

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813178790
eISBN:
9780813178806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178790.003.0705
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

The terms “folklore,” “folklife,” and “folkways” refer to cultural practices transmitted orally among members of a group. The literature represented in this anthology is an example of verbal ... More


On Perpetual Conflict

Rachel Nelson

in Under the Skin: Feminist Art and Art Histories from the Middle East and North Africa Today

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197266748
eISBN:
9780191938146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266748.003.0011
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter focuses on the different tactics Emily Jacir uses in her varied art practice to trouble narratives of the Palestinian occupation. It tracks through notable artworks including Where We ... More


‘Wibbly-wobbly timey-wimey’ LGBT histories: community archives as boundary objects

Niamh Moore

in Communities, Archives and New Collaborative Practices

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447341895
eISBN:
9781447341970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447341895.003.0014
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter offers a ‘wibbly-wobbly’ account of a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transsexual (LGBT) community history and archiving project, How We Got Here. The project was initiated by The Proud ... More


William Faulkner

Joseph McBride

in Hawks on Hawks

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813142623
eISBN:
9780813145242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813142623.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In this chapter, Hawks discusses his experiences working with William Faulkner on the films Soldiers’ Pay, Today We Live, Pylon, The Tarnished Angels, To Have and Have Not, and Land of the Pharaohs. ... More


The National Conservatory and Beginning of Musical Career

Marva Griffin Carter

in Swing Along: The Musical Life of Will Marion Cook

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195108910
eISBN:
9780199865796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195108910.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter begins by discussing the founding and development of the National Conservatory of Music in Manhattan by Jeannette Meyer-Thurber. It then talks about how the foundress attracted the ... More


Literary Realism in the Wake of Business Cycle Theory: The Way We Live Now (1875)

Tara McGann

in Victorian Literature and Finance

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199281923
eISBN:
9780191712951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199281923.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter considers not indifference to the well-being of financial institutions but another fictional instance of the 19th-century financial rogue — and asks if he really was one. Augustus ... More


Reflections on Bruno Latour's Version of the Seventeenth Century Reflections on Bruno Latour's Version of the Seventeenth Century Margaret C. Jacob

Margaret C. Jacob

in A House Built on Sand: Exposing Postmodernist Myths About Science

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195117257
eISBN:
9780199785995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195117255.003.0016
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Because some historians of 17th-century science did not understand the vast differences in the political positions taken by Robert Boyle and Thomas Hobbes, they concluded that not much difference ... More


Mind the Gap: (En)countering the West and the Making of Thai Identities on Film

Rachel Harrison

in The Ambiguous Allure of the West: Traces of the Colonial in Thailand

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622091214
eISBN:
9789882207493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622091214.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines travellers' tales through the ages, from the accounts of the first Siamese diplomatic missions to Europe in the seventeenth century, to the novels inspired by visits to the West ... More


The Spook by Science Fiction’s Door: Joanna Russ, Violence, and We Who Are About To …

Gwyneth Jones

in Joanna Russ

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042638
eISBN:
9780252051487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042638.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

“The Spook by Science Fiction’s Door” discusses Joanna’s legendary “anger” and “aggression” in the light of the virulent male outrage her overtly feminist sf provoked, and the (covert) hostility to ... More


Introduction

Berthold Hoeckner

in Film, Music, Memory

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226649610
eISBN:
9780226649894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226649894.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

The Introduction establishes how studying the nexus of film, music, and memory participates in a shift from traditional ontological and methodological approaches in film studies toward a “field ... More


The Things We Are

Sydney Janet Kaplan

in Circulating Genius: John Middleton Murry, Katherine Mansfield and D. H. Lawrence

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748641482
eISBN:
9780748671595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641482.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter analyses Murry's second novel, The Things We Are, which is examined in relation to his negative response to the publication of Lawrence's Women in Love. It also describes Murry's ... More


On Streisand: An Opinionated Guide

Ethan Mordden

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190651763
eISBN:
9780190931322
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190651763.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This critical analysis of Barbra Streisand looks past the mainstream show-business principal to deconstruct an artist who is in fact a revolutionary figure. Streisand pioneered an intense and even ... More


Interview with Ann Hui:: On the Edge of the Mainstream

Esther M. K. Cheung, Gina Marchetti, and Tan See-Kam

in Hong Kong Screenscapes: From the New Wave to the Digital Frontier

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028566
eISBN:
9789882206991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028566.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Acclaimed New Wave director Ann Hui held a preview screening of her film, The Way We Are, at the University of Hong Kong shortly after its premiere at the Hong Kong International Film Festival in ... More


Skepticism, Acknowledgment, and the Ownership of Learning

Paul Standish

in Stanley Cavell and the Education of Grownups

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823234738
eISBN:
9780823240753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823234738.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Part II, entitled “Skepticism and Language,” begins with a turn more directly to the practices of educational institutions. In this chapter Paul Standish considers various ways in which claims of ... More


American Men and Women

Robert L. McLaughlin and Sally E. Parry

in We’ll Always Have the Movies: American Cinema during World War II

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813123868
eISBN:
9780813134840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813123868.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the presentation of American men and women in Hollywood World War 2 films. It suggests this presentation revised traditional film constructions of masculinity and femininity ... More


The Meals Are the Message:: God's Love We Deliver, 1985 to 1994

in Heaven's Kitchen: Living Religion at God's Love We Deliver

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226042817
eISBN:
9780226042831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226042831.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter chronicles God's Love We Deliver's (GLWD) cultural and physical expansion from its origins until field research in 1994. GLWD developed its official repertoires to respond to particular ... More


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