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Gatsby and Tort

Robin L. West

in American Guy: Masculinity in American Law and Literature

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199331376
eISBN:
9780199394258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199331376.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature, World Literature

The Great Gatsby, set during the age of automobility, and centering on a fatal accident, is replete with unintentional and intentional torts, including negligence, battery, alienation of affections, ... More


Dealing with Auto Accidents

Kathryn Hendley

in Everyday Law in Russia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501705243
eISBN:
9781501708107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705243.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines how Russians react after automobile accidents. It first describes the institutional infrastructure governing auto accidents before considering the aftermath of traffic ... More


Changing Mortality and the Role of Medicine

Stephen J. Kunitz

in Disease Change and the Role of Medicine: The Navajo Experience

Published in print:
1983
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520049260
eISBN:
9780520909649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520049260.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter argues that as the health care system increasingly confronts problems such as alcohol abuse and automobile accidents, the socialization function of medicine assumes greater importance ... More


Novice Driver Crashes: Failure to Divide Attention or Failure to Recognize Risks

Donald L. Fisher and Alexander Pollatsek

in Attention: From Theory to Practice

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195305722
eISBN:
9780199847723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305722.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The fatality rate per 100 million vehicle miles among sixteen-year-old novice drivers is almost eight times higher than it is among the safest cohort of drivers, those with their driver's license for ... More


Wrong Turns and Dead Ends

Jeffrey Jensen Arnett

in Emerging Adulthood: The Winding Road from the Late Teens Through the Twenties

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199929382
eISBN:
9780190209643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199929382.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Some kinds of problems appear to be more prevalent in emerging adulthood than in any subsequent adult life stage. This chapter first examines rates and sources of externalizing problems (including ... More


privacy and confidentiality: 21 grams

nancy berlinger

in The Picture of Health: Medical Ethics and the Movies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199735365
eISBN:
9780190267520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199735365.003.0019
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter discusses the privacy issues raised by the film 21 Grams (2003). The film explores the notion that human lives and fates are interconnected. Director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu uses ... More


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