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The Fundamentalist Mindset: Psychological Perspectives on Religion, Violence, and History

Charles B. Strozier, David M. Terman, James W. Jones, and Katherine A. Boyd

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195379655
eISBN:
9780199777334
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195379655.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book sheds light on the psychology of fundamentalism, with a particular focus on those who become extremists and fanatics. What accounts for the violence that emerges among some fundamentalist ... More


Conclusion

Christopher F. Karpowitz and Tali Mendelberg

in The Silent Sex: Gender, Deliberation, and Institutions

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159751
eISBN:
9781400852697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159751.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This concluding chapter discusses how scholars have established the utility of different types of representation for disadvantaged groups. Descriptive representation refers to the physical presence ... More


Classical Athenian Democracy and Democracy Today: Culture, Knowledge, Power

Josiah Ober

in The Promotion of Knowledge: Lectures to Mark the Centenary of the British Academy 1902-2002

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263129
eISBN:
9780191734861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263129.003.0008
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter presents the text of a lecture on the growing popularity of Greek democracy as a topic in school and university curricula. It argues that that the modern penchant for reading the meaning ... More


The Agencies of Interpretation

Alexander Orakhelashvili

in The Interpretation of Acts and Rules in Public International Law

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199546220
eISBN:
9780191720000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546220.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter is the first comprehensive examination of interpretative competence. Given that international law is consensual, it is to some extent State consent that determines who may interpret ... More


The Optimal Structure of Incent ives and Authority within an Organization

James A. Mirrlees

in Welfare, Incentives, and Taxation

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198295211
eISBN:
9780191685095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198295211.003.0019
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses a number of models that can help explain the distribution of incomes within the firm, and to explain the existence of authoritative relationships. These models also help derive ... More


Tearing Off the Veil: Women and Girls Respond to the Kinsey Reports

Amanda H. Littauer

in Bad Girls: Young Women, Sex, and Rebellion before the Sixties

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469623788
eISBN:
9781469625195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469623788.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter analyzes the responses of young women towards Alfred Kinsey's reports published in his Sexual Behavior in the Human Female (1953). This publication is packed with statistics about issues ... More


Human Rights Principles

Rebecca J. Cook, Bernard M. Dickens, and Mahmoud F. Fathalla

in Reproductive Health and Human Rights: Integrating Medicine, Ethics, and Law

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199241323
eISBN:
9780191696909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241323.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter addresses human rights principles, identifying first the sources and nature of human rights, particularly those most relevant to reproductive and sexual health. Key human rights are then ... More


An Eye Directed Outward

M. G. F. Martin

in Knowing Our Own Minds

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199241408
eISBN:
9780191598692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199241406.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The paper is a response to Peacocke's chapter. It begins by exploring and recasting his distinction between objects of attention and occupying attention. It goes on to consider cases of ... More


Externalism and Authoritative Self‐Knowledge

Cynthia Macdonald

in Knowing Our Own Minds

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199241408
eISBN:
9780191598692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199241406.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This paper defends a qualified observational model of authoritative self‐knowledge, which centres on two features of ordinarily observable characteristics that help explain a subject's direct ... More


Interlude The Prima Donna Creates

Julian Rushton

in The Arts of the Prima Donna in the Long Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195365870
eISBN:
9780199932054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195365870.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Opera, History, Western

This brief, reflective interlude addresses the singer’s relationship to the notion of “creation,” understood here both as an artistic attribute associated by convention more with the composer than ... More


Constructing a Policy-Making State?: Policy Dynamics in the EU

Jeremy Richardson (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199604104
eISBN:
9780191741531
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604104.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The book sets out to examine the processes by which Europeanization takes place. Europeanization is defined as the process by which the key decisions about public policies are gradually transferred ... More


Authoritative Data Sources: Cyber Security Intelligence Perspectives

Kuan-Tsae Huang and Hwai-Jan Wu

in Advances in Cyber Security: Technology, Operations, and Experiences

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823244560
eISBN:
9780823268948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823244560.003.0006
Subject:
Information Science, Information Science

The United States currently faces a multifaceted, technologically based vulnerability. Its information systems are being exploited on an unprecedented scale by state and non-state actors, resulting ... More


The Standard Picture and Its Discontents

Mark Greenberg

in Oxford Studies in Philosophy of Law: Volume 1

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199606443
eISBN:
9780191729683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606443.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter argues that there is a picture of how law works that most legal theorists are implicitly committed to and take to be common ground. This Standard Picture (SP, for short) is generally not ... More


Genealogies of the Text

Brinkley Messick

in The Calligraphic State: Textual Domination and History in a Muslim Society

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520076051
eISBN:
9780520917828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520076051.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter introduces the culture of the authoritative text, taking the manuals of one school of shari'a thought as a specific instance. The development of the shari'a across the Muslim lands was a ... More


shariʽa Society

Brinkley Messick

in The Calligraphic State: Textual Domination and History in a Muslim Society

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520076051
eISBN:
9780520917828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520076051.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores the relation between interpretation and social hierarchy as defined by the dominant shari'a image of society. Shari'a texts lived in social relations, in human embodiers and ... More


Judicial Determination

Antonios Tzanakopoulos

in Disobeying the Security Council: Countermeasures against Wrongful Sanctions

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199600762
eISBN:
9780191725210
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600762.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Even if one may theoretically argue that Security Council action has engaged UN international responsibility, the question remains as to who is competent to determine that the UN has become ... More


The Politics of Food in Modern Morocco

Stacy E. Holden

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033730
eISBN:
9780813039398
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033730.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Unlike most other countries in the Middle East and North Africa, Morocco has had a stable government for centuries. Even when it was a French protectorate (1912–56), the Alaouite Sultans wielded ... More


“A Ripping Good Joke”: The Attractions of Schism

Roy Gottfried

in Joyce's Misbelief

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813031675
eISBN:
9780813038506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813031675.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter discusses the ways with which Joyce articulated his misbelieve in the spaces of silence opened by schism. Joyce's interest in religion is expressed through indirection and deflection. ... More


The Man and the Myth

Jeff Mielke

in Homer Lea: American Soldier of Fortune

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813126166
eISBN:
9780813135632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813126166.003.0012
Subject:
History, Military History

Among his many attributes, Lea was well known for his wit including his acquired knowledge in the Chinese revolutionary movement. He has been revered as a genius by some, vilified as a charlatan by ... More


Postscript to the Second Edition: Rethinking exclusionary reasons

Joseph Raz

in Practical Reason and Norms

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198268345
eISBN:
9780191683503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198268345.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter reassesses the credentials of the book's central new idea concerning practical reason. That idea is of the importance of exclusionary reasons for the understanding of some rules and ... More


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