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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


The Rude, the Vulgar, and the Polite

Peter van der Merwe

in Roots of the Classical: The Popular Origins of Western Music

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780198166474
eISBN:
9780191713880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198166474.003.0011
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter introduces the main concern of the book: the interaction of ‘rude’ (‘folk’), ‘vulgar’ (‘popular’), and ‘polite’ (‘art’) music, from about 1760 on. It deals, first, with the ... More


HIV/AIDS and the Deaf Community: A Conversation

Leila Monaghan and Deborah Karp

in Deaf around the World: The Impact of Language

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199732548
eISBN:
9780199866359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732548.003.0017
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

In this chapter the authors converse about the HIV/AIDS epidemic in deaf communities, recommending national, not local, action with regard to funding, information dissemination, and information ... More


HIV/AIDS and Deaf Communities in South Africa: A Conversation

John Meletse and Ruth Morgan

in Deaf around the World: The Impact of Language

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199732548
eISBN:
9780199866359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732548.003.0018
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

The authors extend chapter 9’s discussion to a different world arena, South Africa. They, too, talk about pernicious effects of lack of access to proper health information, particularly regarding ... More


The Cultural Capital of Asian American Studies: Autonomy and Representation in the University

Mark Chiang

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814717004
eISBN:
9780814790014
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814717004.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Originating in the 1968 student-led strike at San Francisco State University, Asian American Studies was founded as a result of student and community protests that sought to make education more ... More


Introduction: An Approach to Rights

S.K. Das

in India's Rights Revolution: Has It Worked for the Poor?

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198081661
eISBN:
9780199082421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198081661.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter introduces the readers to the questions that the book asks and answers. The questions are: Are the laws, which give these rights, adequate to ensure that the standards of the rights are ... More


The Challenges of the TRIPS Agreement

Graeme B. Dinwoodie and Rochelle C. Dreyfuss

in A Neofederalist Vision of TRIPS: The Resilience of the International Intellectual Property Regime

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195304619
eISBN:
9780199933273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304619.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law, Private International Law

This Chapter presents a synopsis of the argument advanced in the book. It recognizes the comprehensiveness of TRIPS and the theory of comparative advantage that underlies its adoption as part of a ... More


Language and the Orientation to Dialogue

Daniel K. Finn

in The Moral Dynamics of Economic Life: An Extension and Critique of Caritas in Veritate

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199858354
eISBN:
9780199949472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199858354.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The close relation between faith and reason is fundamental to the Catholic view of the universe: since everything has been created by God, insights of reason into how things work cannot ultimately be ... More


Political Neutrality and Religious Arguments

John Finnis

in Religion and Public Reasons: Collected Essays Volume V

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199580095
eISBN:
9780191729416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580095.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter presents a commentary on the Rawlsian argument by Janos Kis, in a then unpublished paper, that political institutions and policies must be based on neutral, i.e., publicly accessible ... More


American Ambassador in Technicolor and Cinemascope: Hollywood and Revolution on the Nile

Walter Armbrust (ed.)

in Mass Mediations: New Approaches to Popular Culture in the Middle East and Beyond

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520219250
eISBN:
9780520923096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520219250.003.0012
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the politics and economics of the Egyptian film industry before its nationalization in the 1960s. It shows that the economic crisis experienced by Egyptian filmmakers during ... More


JOAN TOWER (b. 1938)Up High (2010): Text by the composer

Jane Manning

in Vocal Repertoire for the Twenty-First Century, Volume 2: Works Written From 2000 Onwards

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780199390960
eISBN:
9780199391011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199390960.003.0067
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies, Popular

This chapter addresses American composer Joan Tower’s Up High (2010). This is an extended, warmly lyrical song of considerable charm and poignancy. It is couched in an accessible and tuneful musical ... More


The World Blind Union Guide to the Marrakesh Treaty: Facilitating Access to Books for Print-Disabled Individuals

Laurence R. Helfer, Molly K. Land, Ruth L. Okediji, and Jerome H. Reichman

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190679644
eISBN:
9780190679682
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190679644.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

The Marrakesh Treaty to Facilitate Access to Published Works for Persons Who Are Blind, Visually Impaired, or Otherwise Print Disabled is a watershed development in the fields of intellectual ... More


Linkages of Sustainability

Thomas E. Graedel and Ester van der Voet (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013581
eISBN:
9780262258845
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013581.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Humanity faces immense hurdles as it struggles to define the path toward a sustainable future. The multiple components of sustainability, all of which demand attention, make understanding the very ... More


Attitudinal constraints: assumptions and institutional practices

Laura Hemingway

in Disabled people and housing: Choices, opportunities and barriers

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847428066
eISBN:
9781447302094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428066.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter looks further at risk assessment in relation to how distinctions between impairments can be made by institutions or intermediaries. It begins by looking at some of the assumptions made ... More


The Immanent Root: Progressing by Saying Yes

Jerome P. Baggett

in The Varieties of Nonreligious Experience: Atheism in American Culture

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479874200
eISBN:
9781479857395
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479874200.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores atheists’ common contention that their moral sensibilities represent progress over those expressed by people of faith. Atheists generally contend that morality is not derived ... More


All Mod Cons? Power, Openness, and Text in the Digital Turn

Elton Barker

in Classics in the Modern World: A Democratic Turn?

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199673926
eISBN:
9780191760570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673926.003.0028
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter uses three contemporary classics-based projects to think through issues relating to power, openness, and the text in the digital medium, which have relevance for this book’s broader ... More


Music as Propaganda for the Church of England after the Toleration Act

Joseph Arthur Mann

in Printed Musical Propaganda in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781949979237
eISBN:
9781800341531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781949979237.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The passage of the Toleration Act meant religious freedom for non-Anglican Protestants but signaled a fundamental shift in the position of the Church of England in English society. Prior, the Church ... More


The Rights Discourse

S.K. Das

in India's Rights Revolution: Has It Worked for the Poor?

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198081661
eISBN:
9780199082421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198081661.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter describes the evolution of the human rights discourse covering the time from the American Declaration of Independence of 1776 and the French Revolution of 1789 to the present. It ... More


Quantum Information Theory

Christopher G. Timpson

in Quantum Information Theory and the Foundations of Quantum Mechanics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199296460
eISBN:
9780191741791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296460.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

The approach to thinking about information developed in the previous chapter is turned towards the quantum theory. First, some of the characteristic ideas and applications of quantum information ... More


Stability and Change in the Interinstitutional System

Patricia H. Thornton, William Ocasio, and Michael Lounsbury

in The Institutional Logics Perspective: A New Approach to Culture, Structure and Process

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199601936
eISBN:
9780191767036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199601936.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter develops a new theory on the micro-foundations of the institutional logics perspective to explain how macro-level institutional logics are available and accessible to individuals and ... More


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