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Liberation Theologies of Disability

Deborah Beth Creamer

in Disability and Christian Theology: Embodied Limits and Constructive Possibilities

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195369151
eISBN:
9780199871193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369151.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Religion and Society

This chapter explores some of the justice concerns raised by attention to disability, and demonstrates parallels between this lens and the commitments of various liberation theologies. It explores ... More


Wonders of Manhattan: Professional Beginnings in New York in the 1950s

Philip Lambert

in To Broadway, To Life!: The Musical Theater of Bock and Harnick

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195390070
eISBN:
9780199863570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390070.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition, Popular

This chapter surveys the early professional careers of Sheldon Harnick and Jerry Bock in New York during the 1950s. Harnick wrote music for television and for cabaret singers. His earliest songs for ... More


FERROMAGNETISM

R. E. Peierls

in Quantum Theory of Solids

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198507819
eISBN:
9780191709913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198507819.003.0008
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter discusses ferromagnetism, which refers to a magnetic behaviour of which iron is a typical example and which is also found in cobalt and nickel, and in certain alloys and compounds. ... More


“A Space for Boundless Revery”: Varities of Ekphrastic Experience

Raymond Geuss

in How Poets See the World: The Art of Description in Contemporary Poetry

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195332926
eISBN:
9780199851294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195332926.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Ekphrasis is generally taken as a “verbal representation of visual representation.” The theory and practical criticism of ekphrasis have been expanded recently by the work of James Heffernan, John ... More


Virtue in the Cave: Moral Inquiry in Plato's Meno

Roslyn Weiss

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195140767
eISBN:
9780199833849
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195140761.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Offers an interpretation of Plato's Meno that seeks to illuminate the particularly “therapeutic” philosophy that Socrates practices. It argues that the Meno, rather than constituting a bridge between ... More


The Sources and Methods of Talmudic and Iranian Studies

Jason Sion Mokhtarian

in Rabbis, Sorcerers, Kings, and Priests: The Culture of the Talmud in Ancient Iran

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780520286207
eISBN:
9780520961548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286207.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter summarizes the role of contexts in the study of rabbinic literature and argues that Talmudic studies would benefit from adopting ancient Iranology as an analytic category of comparison. ... More


Origin, Rise, and Destruction of a Psychoanalytic Culture in Fascist Italy, 1922–1938

Mauro Pasqualini

in Psychoanalysis and Politics: Histories of Psychoanalysis under Conditions of Restricted Political Freedom

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199744664
eISBN:
9780199932863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744664.003.0012
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

Mauro Pasqualini provides a genealogy of the relationship between Italian psychoanalytic culture and Fascism from 1922 until 1938. During this time, a “small but intense psychoanalytic culture” ... More


Chimin Kwaze: Crossing Paths, or Haitian Dancemaking in Port-au-Prince

Celia Weiss Bambara (ed.)

in Making Caribbean Dance: Continuity and Creativity in Island Cultures

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813034676
eISBN:
9780813046303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034676.003.0011
Subject:
Music, Dance

Celia Weiss Bambara focuses on three dancemakers of different generations in early 21st century Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Viviane Gauthier, Florencia Pierre, and Nicole Lumarque. Each of these Haitian ... More


Schoenberg and America: Early Rapprochements

Sabine Feisst

in Schoenberg’s New World: The American Years

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195372380
eISBN:
9780199896967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372380.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, American, History, Western

The second chapter focuses on the early reception of Schoenberg’s music in America. It traces constructions of his image in the American press, important American Schoenberg pioneers, such as ... More


Depression in Rodents and Humans: Commentary on Jay Weiss

William Irwin

in Anxiety, Depression, and Emotion

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195133585
eISBN:
9780199847310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195133585.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter examines the nonhuman model of depression discussed in the previous chapter from the perspective of humans. The first section discusses important considerations in applying nonhuman ... More


Religious Discrimination and the Civil Rights Act of 1964

Raymond F. Gregory

in Encountering Religion in the Workplace: The Legal Rights and Responsibilities of Workers and Employers

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449543
eISBN:
9780801460746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449543.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This chapter examines the provisions of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 that provide workers with basic protections against acts of religious discrimination. Title VII prohibits religious ... More


Employer Liability for Employee Acts of Religious Harassment

Raymond F. Gregory

in Encountering Religion in the Workplace: The Legal Rights and Responsibilities of Workers and Employers

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449543
eISBN:
9780801460746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449543.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This chapter examines an employer's liability for acts of religious harassment committed by an employee. According to Title VII, employers must maintain a discrimination-free work environment, a ... More


Finding My Groove

ALLEN JONES and Mark Naison

in The Rat That Got Away: A Bronx Memoir

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823231027
eISBN:
9780823240821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823231027.003.0030
Subject:
History, Social History

Things really started moving for Allen Jones in 1977 when he returned from the Roller Ball Tournament in the Bronx hosted by Guy Fisher. As a condition of his return, he had negotiated a contract ... More


Weiss and the Pursuit of Bodily Excellence

in Contemporary Athletics & Ancient Greek Ideals

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226155463
eISBN:
9780226155494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226155494.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter examines the view of athletics as the pursuit of bodily excellence. It discusses Paul Weiss's book Sport: A Philosophic Inquiry, in which he offered a defense of what was at least ... More


The Process of Becoming Virtuous

in Contemporary Athletics & Ancient Greek Ideals

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226155463
eISBN:
9780226155494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226155494.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter, which analyzes how ancient Greek ideals operate in contemporary athletics, explains that the process of becoming a virtuous athlete requires several components. These include Paul ... More


Case Applications

Lorne t. Kirby (ed.)

in DNA Fingerprinting: An Introduction

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780716770015
eISBN:
9780197561225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780716770015.003.0014
Subject:
Chemistry, Computational Chemistry

A number of forensic and family relationship cases, as well as medical, animal science, wildlife poaching investigation, and plant science applications are presented ... More


Peter Weiss

Sonja Boos

in Speaking the Unspeakable in Postwar Germany: Toward a Public Discourse on the Holocaust

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453601
eISBN:
9780801471957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453601.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines Peter Weiss's critical reflections on witness testimony by reading Die Ermittlung (The Investigation), his theatrical representation of the Frankfurt or Auschwitz trial. It ... More


Eros Veiled? Configuring Women's Desires

in Erotic Attunement: Parenthood and the Ethics of Sensuality between Unequals

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226811383
eISBN:
9780226811376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226811376.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

This chapter interprets the standard contemporary accounts of women's erotic desire and pleasure by exploring prominent, contradictory Western accounts. Mark Johnson and Gale Weiss offered a way to ... More


“Bus-Riding Chaplain”

Warren Goldstein

in William Sloane Coffin Jr.: A Holy Impatience

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300102215
eISBN:
9780300135053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300102215.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on the period of A. Sidney Lovett's retirement as university chaplain. Men whom the president trusted were lobbying Bill Coffin. Philosopher Paul Weiss, the first tenured Jew on ... More


The Birth and Rise of the Space‐Lattice Concept

André Authier

in Early Days of X-ray Crystallography

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199659845
eISBN:
9780191748219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659845.003.0012
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography: Physics

This chapter is devoted to the development of the concept of space lattice during the nineteenth century. The starting point was the establishment of the law of decrements (law of rationality) by ... More


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