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Results of Quantitative Measures

Ronald K. S. Macaulay

in Talk that Counts: Age, Gender, and Social Class Differences in Discourse

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195173819
eISBN:
9780199788361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173819.003.0013
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter summarizes the statistically significant results obtained through the use of the Mann-Whitney nonparametric test. Of the forty-six statistically significant differences, ten refer to ... More


Conclusion

Eleanor Hubbard

in City Women: Money, Sex, and the Social Order in Early Modern London

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199609345
eISBN:
9780191739088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609345.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The conclusion uses Isabella Whitney’s poetry to illustrate some of the themes of this book, and highlights the theme of women’s agency, and women’s role in maintaining the social order of early ... More


EMBEDDINGS, IMMERSIONS, AND SINGULARITIES

Andrew Ranicki

in Algebraic and Geometric Surgery

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198509240
eISBN:
9780191708725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198509240.003.0007
Subject:
Mathematics, Geometry / Topology

This chapter describes the algebraic and geometric intersection properties of submanifolds used to establish the one-one correspondence between algebraic and geometric surgeries below the middle ... More


 “Novels Rather than Nothing”: Literature

Terryl C. Givens

in People of Paradox: A History of Mormon Culture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195167115
eISBN:
9780199785599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195167115.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Nauvoo had a library, but fiction was never popular in the early church. Orson Whitney advocated a “home literature”, but the effort largely failed. Until then, it was largely didactic and ... More


Introduction: “A New Order of Things”

Ray A. Moore and Donald L. Robinson

in Partners for Democracy: Crafting the New Japanese State Under MacArthur

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195151169
eISBN:
9780199833917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019515116X.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Introduces the book's main argument: that it is too simple, and ultimately misleading, to say that SCAP (that is, General MacArthur and officers of the American Occupation) “imposed” a Constitution ... More


“A Liberal and Enlightened Constitution”: The Scap Model

Ray A. Moore and Donald L. Robinson

in Partners for Democracy: Crafting the New Japanese State Under MacArthur

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195151169
eISBN:
9780199833917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019515116X.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Shows how General MacArthur, early in February 1946, seized on a “scoop” by the newspaper Mainichi that convinced him that the Japanese cabinet was making little headway toward revising the ... More


“A Very Serious Matter”: The Cabinet's Initial Reactions

Ray A. Moore and Donald L. Robinson

in Partners for Democracy: Crafting the New Japanese State Under MacArthur

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195151169
eISBN:
9780199833917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019515116X.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Describes how Whitney pressured the Japanese government to accept the SCAP draft as the basis of a new constitution. Following talks with MacArthur and Whitney, the Shidehara cabinet accepted SCAP's ... More


TUTTE-WHITNEY POLYNOMIALS: SOME HISTORY AND GENERALIZATIONS

Graham E. Farr

in Combinatorics, Complexity, and Chance: A Tribute to Dominic Welsh

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198571278
eISBN:
9780191718885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198571278.003.0003
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

The Tutte-Whitney polynomials play a key role in the study of counting problems on graphs, and have close connections with statistical mechanics and knot theory. This chapter briefly reviews their ... More


Monk Unique

Williams Martin

in Jazz Changes

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195083491
eISBN:
9780199853205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195083491.003.0038
Subject:
Music, Popular

“The Unique Thelonius Monk” received excellent reviews. Nat Hentoff in “Down Beat” gave it “four and a half stars” because Monk remains “one of the insatiably, irrepressibly, and valuably individual ... More


Sterilization, Birth Control, and the Catholic Confrontation with Eugenics

Christine Rosen

in Preaching Eugenics: Religious Leaders and the American Eugenics Movement

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195156799
eISBN:
9780199835218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019515679X.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Although engaged in questioning the precepts of the eugenics movement from its inception, Catholic leaders’ interest in the movement reached its apogee in the late 1920s, when the twin issues of ... More


Integrated: The Lincoln Institute, Basketball, and a Vanished Tradition

James W. Miller

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813169118
eISBN:
9780813169965
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813169118.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

It is 1960, six years after the US Supreme Court ruled that segregation in the public schools was prohibited and states were ordered to come up with plans for integrating African Americans into the ... More


Ferdinand Pecora: 1882–1971: Hellhound of Wall Street

Edward Morris

in Wall Streeters: The Creators and Corruptors of American Finance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231170543
eISBN:
9780231540506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170543.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

The chapter describes the Pecora Hearings and Ferdinand Pecora’s role in the fostering the New Deal’s financial legislation.


Women Patrons and Activists

Carol J. Oja

in Making Music Modern: New York in the 1920s

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195058499
eISBN:
9780199865031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195058499.003.0013
Subject:
Music, History, American

The modern music organizations that sprang up in New York City during the 1920s made composers their focus. Yet the establishment of these institutions by no means involved only composers but rather ... More


Poets High and Low, Visible and Invisible

Paul Salzman

in Reading Early Modern Women's Writing

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199261048
eISBN:
9780191717482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261048.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter begins by discussing a dramatically contrasting pair of writers, a queen and an out-of-work maid. It first explores the writings of Queen Elizabeth, focusing on what might be termed the ... More


Billy Rose's Jumbo

Frederick Nolan

in Lorenz Hart: A Poet on Broadway

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195102895
eISBN:
9780199853212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195102895.003.0026
Subject:
Music, Popular

Still waiting for Lee Shubert to give them a start date on the new show, Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart got a call from Billy Rose. Broadway rumor had it that financier and show angel John Hay ... More


Musicae Modernae Laus: Geoffrey Whitney's Tributes to the Lute and Its Players

Philip Brett

in William Byrd and His Contemporaries: Essays and a Monograph

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520247581
eISBN:
9780520932838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247581.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter focuses on Geoffrey Whitney's book A Choice of Emblemes and other devices. It explains that the book consisted of a large number of allegorical pictures interpreted in verse and followed ... More


The political referent in debate: identity, difference, representation

Nizan Shaked

in The Synthetic Proposition: Conceptualism and the Political Referent in Contemporary Art

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781784992750
eISBN:
9781526128171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992750.003.0005
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter offers a specific set of distinctions made in the debates about political art in the 1980s and 1990s by observing a constellation of anthologies, symposia, and exhibitions as a backdrop ... More


“Too Good a Joke for the World”

Joan C. Tonn

in Mary P. Follett: Creating Democracy, Transforming Management

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300096217
eISBN:
9780300128024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300096217.003.0018
Subject:
History, Political History

Mary P. Follett's collaboration with Eduard Lindeman, a professor of sociology at the North Carolina College for Women in Greensboro, resulted in the 1924 publication of her Creative Experience and ... More


Making a Show of Discomposure: Contemporary Black Artists in America

Darby English

in 1971: A Year in the Life of Color

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226131054
eISBN:
9780226274737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226274737.003.0003
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter explores the exhibition, Contemporary Black Artists in America (CBAA), held at the Whitney Museum. The CBAA was the work of a white man, Whitney's curator, Robert M. “Mac” Doty. It ... More


Queering abjection: a lesbian, feminist and Canadian perspective

Jayne Wark

in Abject Visions: Powers of Horror in Art and Visual Culture

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719096280
eISBN:
9781526109866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096280.003.0003
Subject:
Art, Art History

Jayne Wark draws on the ideas of Judith Butler and Julia Kristeva as a means to examine the political potency of a number of works by the Canadian artists Allyson Mitchell, Shawna Dempsey and Lorri ... More


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