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Brotherhood of the Pure: The Poetics and Politics of Cultural Transgression *

Harjot Oberoi

in Punjab Reconsidered: History, Culture, and Practice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198078012
eISBN:
9780199080984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198078012.003.0034
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter seeks to move beyond the colonial and nationalist narratives of the popular Kuka movement in order to answer a different set of questions: What sorts of codes of behaviour and symbolic ... More


On the Political Relevance of Global Civil Society

Richard Falk

in Making Globalization Good: The Moral Challenges of Global Capitalism

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199257010
eISBN:
9780191596223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199257019.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Richard Falk considers the changing role of civil society as an institution influencing the form and content of global capitalism (GC), particularly its goals and values. This is a critical chapter, ... More


Are Moral Considerations Overriding?

Philippa Foot

in Virtues and Vices: and other essays in moral philosophy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199252862
eISBN:
9780191597435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199252866.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Dewi Z. Phillips has argued that moral considerations must override other considerations. The author distinguishes ‘evidential’ from ‘verdictive’ moral considerations, arguing that only the latter ... More


Knights and Ladies

Joseph J. Duggan

in The Romances of Chretien de Troyes

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300083576
eISBN:
9780300133707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300083576.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter focuses on the period in which Chretien lived, when knighthood was well on its way to becoming an institution, its sources in the Germanic and Celtic client–retainer relationship and the ... More


Introduction

Barbara A. Hanawalt

in Ceremony and Civility: Civic Culture in Late Medieval London

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190490393
eISBN:
9780190490430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190490393.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Civil society, a term was used in the Middle Ages, valued the peaceful possession of property, personal security, access to legal means of settling disputes, loyalty to the city, and obedience to ... More


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