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Reproductive Rights: Redefining the Meaning of Critical Mass

Debra L. Dodson

in The Impact of Women in Congress

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780198296744
eISBN:
9780191603709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296746.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

When the 1994 elections gave control of Congress to a conservative, Christian Coalition-dominated, Republican majority, what some had over-optimistically touted as a critical mass of women became a ... More


 John F. Kennedy: The First Catholic President

Gary Scott Smith

in Faith and the Presidency: From George Washington to George W. Bush

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195300604
eISBN:
9780199785285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300604.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Like Eisenhower, John F. Kennedy attended church regularly while president and used religious rhetoric extensively in his speeches, especially in discussing his campaign for world peace. Eisenhower, ... More


Introduction

Joshua S. Bloom

in What Are Gamma-Ray Bursts?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691145570
eISBN:
9781400837007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691145570.003.0001
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This introductory chapter presents the background story on the discovery and research on gamma-ray bursts (GRB). In 1963, Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev and U.S. President John F. Kennedy agreed to ... More


Chapter Three The Strayhorn Effect: A New Way of Writing for Jazz Orchestra

Walter van de Leur

in Something to Live For: The Music of Billy Strayhorn

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195124484
eISBN:
9780199868711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195124484.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter starts out with the 1941 broadcasting ban, which made Ellington record Strayhorn originals such as Take the “A” Train, Chelsea Bridge, and Rain Check. Analysis of these works displays ... More


Segregation or Choice?: From Merchants to Moneylenders, 1000–1500

Maristella Botticini and Zvi Eckstein

in The Chosen Few: How Education Shaped Jewish History, 70-1492

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691144870
eISBN:
9781400842483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691144870.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter assesses the argument that both their exclusion from craft and merchant guilds and usury bans on Christians segregated European Jews into moneylending during the Middle Ages. Already ... More


Keeping Track of Opiate Flows

Letizia Paoli, Victoria A. Greenfield, and Peter Reuter

in The World Heroin Market: Can Supply Be Cut?

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195322996
eISBN:
9780199944194
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195322996.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter presents a comprehensive model of the world opiate market and charts the immediate after-effects of the Taliban ban, using data from the United Nations and other public sources. It ... More


Unofficial Venues, Performers, and Audiences

Peter J. Schmelz

in Such Freedom, If Only Musical: Unofficial Soviet Music during the Thaw

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195341935
eISBN:
9780199866854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195341935.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter presents several representative case studies of the groups or individuals involved in the dissemination of new, “unofficial” music within the Soviet Union during the mid-1960s as well as ... More


Interrogatives in Ban Khor Sign Language: A Preliminary Description

Angela M. Nonaka

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/9780199732548.003.0011
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

This chapter looks at question formation in a sign language isolate in Thailand that until recently was undocumented and undescribed. Interrogatives are found in every language, but like other ... More


Noble Military ‘Liberties’, Ethos and Ethics

CHARLES L. H. COULSON

in Castles in Medieval Society: Fortresses in England, France, and Ireland in the Central Middle Ages

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198208242
eISBN:
9780191716676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208242.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

That fortresses were a basic ingredient of the medieval period, rather than an instrument of civil war waged by an anti-social minority, appears more fully by considering the medieval ‘arms ban’. ... More


kuk

Tony Crook

in Anthropological Knowledge, Secrecy and Bolivip, Papua New Guinea: Exchanging Skin

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264003
eISBN:
9780191734151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264003.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

Some gardeners say that they think sorrowfully about their children whilst they work, of how they might one day return to the same place and remember their parent cutting trees and carrying a heavy ... More


California and the Welfare and Food Stamps Ban

All of Us or None

in Interrupted Life: Experiences of Incarcerated Women in the United States

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252493
eISBN:
9780520944565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252493.003.0076
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

California is one of seventeen states that deny welfare and food stamps for life to people who were convicted of a drug felony after August 22, 1996. As a result of this policy, more than 2,289 ... More


Excursus: Arabic Treatises in Praise of the Sacred Months

Daniella Talmon-Heller

in Sacred Place and Sacred Time in the Medieval Islamic Middle East: An Historical Perspective

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474460965
eISBN:
9781474480772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474460965.003.0021
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This excursus is a preliminary list of 18 Sunni and Shiʿi works dedicated to the merits of Rajab, or to those of the three sacred months (Rajab, Shaʿban and Ramadan), or to all meritorious times ... More


Irish Vernacular Influence on the Earliest Medieval Welsh Literature

Patrick Sims‐Williams

in Irish Influence on Medieval Welsh Literature

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199588657
eISBN:
9780191595431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588657.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter argues that solid evidence of Irish influence on Welsh literature starts with the ninth‐century ‘brain drain’ of Irish scholars. The discussion covers the Cambridge Juvencus manuscript, ... More


A Guide to the Adult Support and Protection (Scotland) Act 2007

Bert Calder

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781845860820
eISBN:
9781474406116
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845860820.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book is a summary of protection orders for adults at risk in the Scottish Adult Support and Protection (Scotland) Act 2007 - council duties, assessment, removal and banning orders. There are ... More


Global Symbols, Local Bans: Transnational Nationalist Symbols

Cynthia Miller-Idriss

in The Extreme Gone Mainstream: Commercialization and Far Right Youth Culture in Germany

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196152
eISBN:
9781400888931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196152.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter analyzes symbols borrowed from non-German movements and global or pan-Aryan extremists. Here, the chapter also includes the appropriation of nonextremist products that have been assigned ... More


MMT and Investment Dispute Settlement

Alan Rugman, John Kirton, and Julie Soloway

in Environmental Regulations and Corporate Strategy: A NAFTA Perspective

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198295884
eISBN:
9780191685156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198295884.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy, International Business

The new conditions associated with complex institutional responsiveness, specifically the new network established for NAFTA institutions, provide firms with a wide variety of specific incentives for ... More


The Regional Provisioning of Grain

Tom Scott

in Regional Identity and Economic Change: The Upper Rhine 1450-1600

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206446
eISBN:
9780191677120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206446.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Economic History

Unlike the constant struggle to regulate the meat market on the southern Upper Rhine, the provisioning of grain rarely presented the authorities with a serious challenge until the last third of the ... More


Introduction: The Poetics of Return

Iraida H. López

in Impossible Returns: Narratives of the Cuban Diaspora

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061030
eISBN:
9780813051307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061030.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The one-and-a-half generation is split among those who uphold the travel ban and those who have dared to go back. The return accomplished by members of this generation responds to the pull that ... More


Afterword

in Postcolonial Asylum: Seeking Sanctuary Before the Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846314803
eISBN:
9781846317132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317132.009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

Postcolonial studies can engage productively with new global power formations by taking into account the figure of the asylum seeker within the camp dispositif. This is easier said than done, ... More


The Southwood Working Party

Patrick van Zwanenberg and Erik Millstone

in BSE: risk, science and governance

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198525813
eISBN:
9780191723902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525813.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter outlines the establishment, remit, and operation of the Southwood Working Party (SWP). It maps the evolving construction of its judgements and advice, highlighting the roles of MAFF and ... More


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