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The Politics of Segregation in Post‐Reconstruction America

Desmond King

in Separate and Unequal: Black Americans and the US Federal Government

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198292494
eISBN:
9780191599682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829249X.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Examines post‐Reconstruction race relations—focusing mainly from 1856–1964—and outlines the legal and political factors permitting its dissemination. King formulates segregation as an arrangement ... More


Working in a Federal Agency: Social Ostracism and Discrimination

Desmond King

in Separate and Unequal: Black Americans and the US Federal Government

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198292494
eISBN:
9780191599682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829249X.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

King explains how segregated race relations, tolerated by the federal government, facilitated discrimination and inequality of treatment for Black Americans in federal departments and agencies. He ... More


Serving Time With the Government: Federal Penitentiaries

Desmond King

in Separate and Unequal: Black Americans and the US Federal Government

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198292494
eISBN:
9780191599682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829249X.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

King analyses segregation in federal prisons—institutions that he argues reproduced segregationist pressures ever since the 1930 establishment of the Bureau of Prisons through the 1960s, even in ... More


Spiritual Entrepreneurs

Elaine Howard Ecklund

in Science vs Religion: What Do Scientists Really Believe?

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195392982
eISBN:
9780199777105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195392982.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In chapter 4, Ecklund focuses on the more than 20 percent of scientists who see themselves as spiritual but not religious in a traditional sense. She presents the spirituality of scientists as a ... More


Lexicalization Patterns and the World-to-Words Mapping

Barbara C. Malt, Silvia Gennari, and Mutsumi Imai

in Words and the Mind: How words capture human experience

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195311129
eISBN:
9780199776924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311129.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Knowledge of words and knowledge of the world must somehow be linked. Words evoke knowledge about the world, and thoughts about the world are conveyed through words. The precise nature of this ... More


The Cute and the Cool: Wondrous Innocence and Modern American Children's Culture

Gary Cross

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195156669
eISBN:
9780199868254
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195156669.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The cute child — spunky, yet dependent, naughty but nice — is largely a 20th-century invention. This book examines how that look emerged in American popular culture and holidays and how the cute ... More


The right kind of contrast: Narrow scope readings

Sophie Repp

in Negation in Gapping

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199543601
eISBN:
9780191715587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199543601.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

Chapter 3 investigates the narrow‐scope readings and the various environments they occur in (coordinations with contrastive but auxiliary gapping, gapping with a focus particle in the second ... More


The Law's Own Characterizations of its Causal Requirements

Michael S. Moore

in Causation and Responsibility: An Essay in Law, Morals, and Metaphysics

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199256860
eISBN:
9780191719653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199256860.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter begins with an examination of the law's own explicit theory about the presuppositions about the nature of causation made by legal doctrines and moral norms. The aim of the chapter is ... More


Causation

Robert Stevens

in Torts and Rights

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199211609
eISBN:
9780191705946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199211609.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

The standard approach to issues of ‘factual’ causation is to apply a counter-factual analysis. But for X would Y not have occurred? There are said to be two problems associated with this test of ... More


Nietzsche's System

John Richardson

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195098464
eISBN:
9780199833597
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195098463.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

My overall project is to show that Nietzsche's ideas do cohere into a philosophical system comparable to his predecessors’ – despite his own strong attacks on the system, and on these predecessors. ... More


Evolutionary Epistemology

Anthony O'Hear

in Beyond Evolution: Human Nature and the Limits of Evolutionary Explanation

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198250043
eISBN:
9780191598111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198250045.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

There is a distinction between the true—what we ought to believe—and the useful—what would be useful to believe. Our cognitive powers are the product of evolutionary development and natural selection ... More


Contradictory Woolf

Derek Ryan and Stella Bolaki (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780983533955
eISBN:
9781781384930
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780983533955.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book presents thirty-seven chapters which present the text of papers selected from approximately 200 papers given at the 21st Annual International Conference on Virginia Woolf, hosted by the ... More


Change Comes to Val-Kill

Emily Herring Wilson

in The Three Graces: Eleanor Roosevelt and Her Friends

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469635835
eISBN:
9781469635859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635835.003.0015
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Eleanor was spending more and more time away from Val-Kill, and Nancy Cook, especially, was worn out with travels to West Virginia, trying to keep Val-Kill afloat, and coping with all the visitors ... More


An Intimate Affair: Women, Lingerie, and Sexuality

Jill Fields

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520223691
eISBN:
9780520941137
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520223691.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Intimate apparel, a term in use by 1921, has played a crucial role in the development of the “naughty but nice” feminine ideal that emerged in the twentieth century. This history of twentieth-century ... More


wDenial, Remorse, Apology, and Forgiveness

Stephanos Bibas

in The Machinery of Criminal Justice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195374681
eISBN:
9780199933204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374681.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter explores a prime example of insiders' assembly-line blinders: criminal procedure's limited concern with denial, remorse, apology, and forgiveness. This limitation slights defendants and ... More


Failures and Foundations: The Covenant Cases and Postwar Black Freedom Struggles

Jeffrey D. Gonda

in Unjust Deeds: The Restrictive Covenant Cases and the Making of the Civil Rights Movement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625454
eISBN:
9781469625478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625454.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

The final chapter contends with the cases’ complex and paradoxical legacies for America’s cities and the civil rights movement. The covenant cases returned from the Supreme Court chamber into the ... More


Treasure Neverland: Real and Imaginary Pirates

Neil Rennie

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199679331
eISBN:
9780191767272
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679331.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, Mythology and Folklore

The book is about factual and fictional pirates and is therefore a deliberate combination of history and literary history. Swashbuckling eighteenth-century pirates were the ideal pirates of all time ... More


Canto 7

Walter Baumann

in Readings in the Cantos: Volume I

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781942954408
eISBN:
9781786944337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781942954408.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Canto 7 ranges from the English Throne, via Homer’s Greece, Ovid’s Rome, Dante’s Inferno, and Troubadour France, mainly to Paris and London. There is a very negative assessment of modernity. With the ... More


Differential Treatment at Play: The Climate Regime

Lavanya Rajamani

in Differential Treatment in International Environmental Law

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199280704
eISBN:
9780191700132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280704.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Public International Law

Climate change results from the increasing concentrations of greenhouse gases (GHG)s within the earth’s atmosphere that bring about unusual warming from land conversion and the combustion of fossil ... More


Developing Country Participation in the Climate Regime—Applying Common but Differentiated Responsibility

Lavanya Rajamani

in Differential Treatment in International Environmental Law

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199280704
eISBN:
9780191700132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280704.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Public International Law

The ‘meaningful participation’ of developing countries has been the object of several international climate negotiations since such is perceived to have some disputes regarding the climate regime. ... More


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