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Breaking Conversational Norms on a Portuguese Users’ Network: Men as Adjudicators of Politeness?

Sandi Michele De Oliveira

in The Multilingual Internet: Language, Culture, and Communication Online

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195304794
eISBN:
9780199788248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304794.003.0011
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter examines conversational threads of asynchronous emails exchanged on a Portuguese university’s staff users’ network. The threads would be considered impolite in face-to-face interaction, ... More


Caste and Social Discrimination: Nature, Forms, and Consequences in Education

Geetha B. Nambissan and S. Srinivasa Rao

in Sociology of Education in India: Changing Contours and Emerging Concerns

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198082866
eISBN:
9780199082254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082866.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter examines the nature, forms, and consequences of caste and social discrimination in education in India. After discussing the theoretical background of discrimination in general, the ... More


Science of the Weird

Inoue Enryō Kokkuri

in Pandemonium and Parade: Japanese Monsters and the Culture of Yokai

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520253612
eISBN:
9780520942677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520253612.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the intersection of academic discourses and popular recreational practices. It takes a look at yōkaigaku, a discipline created by Inoue Enryō that can rationally explain ... More


Afterword: the citizens of Simpleton

David Brackett

in Interpreting Popular Music

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520225411
eISBN:
9780520925700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520225411.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter focuses on XTC's 1989 recording The Mayor of Simpleton. It analyzes this song in relation to the tension between academic discourse and the constitution of the popular song as an object ... More


Academic discourse, social policy and the construction of new families

Christine Roman

in Gender equality and welfare politics in Scandinavia: The limits of political ambition?

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424655
eISBN:
9781447302407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424655.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

The chapter provides a brief presentation of Nancy Fraser's theory of need struggles in welfare states. It also addresses the political discourse on family and gender relations in Sweden in the ... More


Research context

Natasha Du Rose

in The governance of female drug users: Women's experiences of drug policy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781847426727
eISBN:
9781447307839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426727.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Chapter 2 provides an overview of the research context in which contemporary drug policy has emerged by examining early constructions of female drug users in academic discourse, for instance as ... More


Moderate or Militant: Images of India's Muslims

Mushirul Hasan

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195695311
eISBN:
9780199081509
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195695311.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Though Islam and Muslims form an integral part of the rich history and culture of India, their voice in present times is a muted one. Academic discourse in the West, which is increasingly engaging ... More


The Age of Self-Esteem

Peggy J. Miller and Grace E. Cho

in Self-Esteem in Time and Place: How American Families Imagine, Enact, and Personalize a Cultural Ideal

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780199959723
eISBN:
9780190698898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199959723.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Chapter 2, “The Age of Self-Esteem,” continues to trace the intellectual history of childrearing and self-esteem, tracking the widespread dissemination of self-esteem that marked the late decades of ... More


‘The changing same’

Karim Murji

in Racism, Policy and Politics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447319573
eISBN:
9781447319603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447319573.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the questions of race and racism, and of policing and policy. In many ways, the landscape around the politics of race and policing has altered ... More


The Great Promise of Comparative Public Law for Latin America: Toward Ius Commune Americanum?

Alejandro Rodiles

in Comparative International Law

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190697570
eISBN:
9780190697600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190697570.003.0023
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Comparative Law

This chapter analyzes “ius constitutionale commune in Latin America” (ICCLA) in light of comparative international law. For the proponents of ICCLA, this represents a common public law of the region ... More


Precautionary Principle

Paul Craig

in EU Administrative Law

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198831655
eISBN:
9780191932311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198831655.003.0023
Subject:
Law, EU Law

Many of the principles of administrative law discussed previously will be familiar to scholars from their domestic jurisprudence. The precautionary principle differs in this respect. While it is ... More


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