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Generating Distance?: The Changing Identity of Irish Presbyterianism

Patrick Mitchel

in Evangelicalism and National Identity in Ulster, 1921-1998

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199256150
eISBN:
9780191602115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199256152.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

How the Presbyterian Church in Ireland (PCI) has interacted with unionism since Partition is investigated in two stages. Analysis of the Church’s relationship with Orangeism; Presbyterian national ... More


Deciding on Fathers’ Involvement in Their Children’s Treatment After Domestic Violence

Betsy McAlister Groves, Patricia Van Horn, and Alicia F. Lieberman

in Parenting by Men Who Batter: New Directions for Assessment and Intervention

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195309034
eISBN:
9780199863877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309034.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

This chapter focuses on the experience of two programs that offer psychotherapeutic interventions to children exposed to domestic violence: the Child Witness to Violence Project (CWVP) at the Boston ... More


Tainted Witness: Why We Doubt What Women Say About Their Lives

Leigh Gilmore

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231177146
eISBN:
9780231543446
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231177146.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

In 1991, Anita Hill's testimony during Clarence Thomas's Senate confirmation hearing brought the problem of sexual harassment to a public audience. Although widely believed by women, Hill was defamed ... More


The Rise and Fall of Perjury Prosecutions

Wendie Ellen Schneider

in Engines of Truth: Producing Veracity in the Victorian Courtroom

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300125665
eISBN:
9780300216554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300125665.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter investigates the midcentury turn to perjury prosecutions as the main guarantor of testimonial veracity, and the prosecution of perjurers over the ensuing decades, revealing how a ... More


Liberal Imaginaries of Guantánamo

Rebecca A. Adelman

in Figuring Violence: Affective Investments in Perpetual War

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780823281671
eISBN:
9780823284788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823281671.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

In its depictions of Guantánamo Bay detainees, the state’s agenda is obvious. But the state is not the only entity that mediates detainees’ voices: so, too, do the individuals and organizations that ... More


Women Write Iran: Nostalgia and Human Rights from the Diaspora

Nima Naghibi

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780816683826
eISBN:
9781452954400
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816683826.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This monograph examines the popular trend among diasporic Iranian women to produce auto/biographical narratives through a variety of genres: published memoirs, documentary films, comics, and social ... More


Tainted Witness in Law and Literature: Nafissatou Diallo and Jamaica Kincaid

Leigh Gilmore

in Tainted Witness: Why We Doubt What Women Say About Their Lives

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231177146
eISBN:
9780231543446
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231177146.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Chapter five examines two examples of unsympathetic women witnesses and the transits of their testimony across an assemblage of legal and literary modes of judgment: 1) the rape case brought by ... More


Negotiating a Place between Korean Cinema and Asian Cinema: Programming Politics

Soojeong Ahn

in The Pusan International Film Festival, South Korean Cinema and Globalization

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9789888083589
eISBN:
9789882209268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083589.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

While PIFF sought to serve as a showcase for Asian cinema by strongly evoking transregional Asian identities, the festival also strove to promote the national film industry as a gateway to the global ... More


Remains to Be Seen: Witness for the Prosecution

GENE D. PHILLIPS

in Some Like It Wilder: The Life and Controversial Films of Billy Wilder

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125701
eISBN:
9780813135403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125701.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Witness for the Prosecution began its artistic life as a short story that Agatha Christie published in 1933 in Britain in a volume titled The Hound of Death. The story was published in the United ... More


Monk: duelling confession within the novel

Neil Cornwell

in Odoevsky's Four Pathways into Modern Fiction: A Comparative Study

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719082092
eISBN:
9781781702062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082092.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter notes Odoevsky's story The Witness as an important source for certain events in the autobiographical confession of the Elder Zosima in Dostoevsky's The Brothers Karamazov. it also ... More


Prelude: Crime and Victims at the Turn of the Century

Paul Rock

in Constructing Victims' Rights: The Home Office, New Labour, and Victims

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199275496
eISBN:
9780191699832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199275496.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter explains the objective of this book, which is to reconstruct what the politicians and policy-makers of the British Labour government during the period from 1997 to 2001 sought to achieve ... More


Experts and Woolf: Have Things Got Better?

Robin Jacob

in The Civil Procedure Rules Ten Years On

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199576883
eISBN:
9780191702228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199576883.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Expert evidence forms a key part of the resolution of many legal disputes, both civil and criminal. This chapter examines possible reasons for why the quality of expert evidence has improved since ... More


After St Paul’s: EP Thompson's late work

Scott Hamilton

in The Crisis of Theory: E.P. Thompson, the New Left and Postwar British Politics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719084355
eISBN:
9781781702338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084355.003.0011
Subject:
History, Political History

‘The Poverty of Theory’ is an unusual work in the Edward Palmer Thompson canon. Thompson's essay inspired furious debate in print, and in the freezing hall of St Paul's. Beyond the Frontier and ... More


Multidisciplinary public health: Understanding the development of the modern workforce

Jenny Wright, Fiona Sim, and Katie Ferguson

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447300335
eISBN:
9781447311690
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300335.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The book is an important addition to the history of public health in England. Starting in the 1970s, with a brief overview of earlier periods, it charts the events leading to the unique achievement ... More


Faith, Freedom, and the Meaning of Citizenship

Joseph Kip Kosek (ed.)

in American Religion, American Politics: An Anthology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300203516
eISBN:
9780300227802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300203516.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The Second World War raised the most difficult questions about how a democracy ought to wage a modern war. In particular, Americans confronted the conundrum of when a nation built on the inalienable ... More


Introduction: Tainted Witness in Testimonial Networks

Leigh Gilmore

in Tainted Witness: Why We Doubt What Women Say About Their Lives

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231177146
eISBN:
9780231543446
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231177146.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

The introduction lays out the framework for why we doubt what women say about their lives; defines the figure of the tainted witness as who a woman can become, not who she is; places the figure of ... More


Witness by Proxy: Girls in Humanitarian Storytelling

Leigh Gilmore

in Tainted Witness: Why We Doubt What Women Say About Their Lives

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231177146
eISBN:
9780231543446
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231177146.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Chapter four takes up the interest in second hand life narratives of girls exemplified by Greg Mortenson’s Three Cups of Tea and Nicholas Kristof’s Half the Sky and argues that humanitarian campaigns ... More


“Eternal Things”: Saul Bellow, the Infinite Longings of the Soul, and the Shortcomings of Logical Positivism

Michael LeMahieu

in Fictions of Fact and Value: The Erasure of Logical Positivism in American Literature, 1945-1975

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199890408
eISBN:
9780199369652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199890408.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Saul Bellow’s explicit engagement with logical positivism in the short story “Zetland: By a Character Witness” – Bellow’s unfinished tribute to his childhood friend, intellectual companion, and ... More


Eros and Spirit

Scott Kugle

in When Sun Meets Moon: Gender, Eros, and Ecstasy in Urdu Poetry

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469626772
eISBN:
9781469626796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626772.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter explains how Siraj Awrangabadi had a homosexual orientation, though he dedicated his life to spiritual refinement. He wrote about his youthful love affair with another young man, ... More


History as Witness

David N. Myers

in The Stakes of History: On the Use and Abuse of Jewish History for Life

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300228939
eISBN:
9780300231403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300228939.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Witnessing can assume many different forms including religious, literary, and legal versions. This chapter begins by focusing on examples of textual witnessing such as the sourcebooks of Tcherikower ... More


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