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Pindar's Songs for Young Athletes of Aigina

Anne Pippin Burnett

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199277940
eISBN:
9780191707841
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199277940.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book examines choral performance, audience response, and the poetic means used by Greek lyric poet Pindar to control this response. It consists of individual studies of Pindar's eleven odes for ... More


Contested Secessions: Rights, Self-determination, Democracy, and Kashmir

Neera Chandhoke

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077978
eISBN:
9780199080977
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077978.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Whereas separatist movements in the developed world have stimulated the interest of normative political theorists, separatism in the postcolonial world tend to fall into the category of ... More


Democratic Institutions

Rex Martin

in A System of Rights

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198292937
eISBN:
9780191599811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198292937.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

It was argued earlier that active civil rights require agencies to formulate, maintain, and harmonize them; the question arises then, whether there are any kinds of governmental agencies that would ... More


Conclusion

Ian Clark

in Legitimacy in International Society

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199219193
eISBN:
9780191717734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199219193.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter presents some final thoughts. It discusses the reasons why legitimacy matters and maps out the history of the gradual shift in normative bases of legitimacy. It concludes that principles ... More


Love as an Analytic Tool

Chloe Silverman

in Understanding Autism: Parents, Doctors, and the History of a Disorder

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691150468
eISBN:
9781400840397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150468.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This book examines the evolution of the diagnostic category of autism as people have understood it in different places and times, with a particular focus on the importance of affect in biomedical ... More


 Claims and Distributions

Dr. Ben S. Branch, Hugh M. Ray, and Robin Russell

in Last Rights: Liquidating a Company

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195306989
eISBN:
9780199783762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306989.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter explores the process for determining the validity and priority of claims and for making distributions on those claims. This includes the liquidator's role in investigating and, if ... More


Children's and Parents’ Views of Children's Participation

Patrick Parkinson and Judy Cashmore

in The Voice of a Child in Family Law Disputes

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199237791
eISBN:
9780191717222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237791.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter explores how children and parents involved in both contested and non-contested matters viewed their own experiences of children's participation, how much say children actually had, how ... More


Moving Beyond Law: Interdisciplinarity and the Study of Evidence

WILLIAM TWINING

in Evidence, Inference and Enquiry

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264843
eISBN:
9780191754050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264843.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Methodology and Statistics

This chapter examines critically both the idea of ‘a multidisciplinary field’ or ‘an integrated science’ of evidence, and scepticism about and resistance to this idea from the standpoint of a jurist ... More


Making conservation come alive

Susan K. Jacobson, Mallory D. McDuff, and Martha C. Monroe

in Conservation Education and Outreach Techniques

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198567714
eISBN:
9780191718311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567714.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Making conservation come alive can mean discovering the natural world around us through a neighborhood scavenger hunt or researching the perspectives of an industry group for a role-play. Many of the ... More


Riding Pim’s Wave: Islam, Women, the Sacred, and the Naked

Sam Cherribi

in In the House of War: Dutch Islam Observed

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199734115
eISBN:
9780199866113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734115.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter focuses on Islam in the aftermath of the killing of Theo van Gogh. The Dutch print media, as well as Dutch public and commercial broadcasters, have openly admired the heirs of the ... More


The Imbalance of Power Conception

Frank Lovett

in A General Theory of Domination and Justice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199579419
eISBN:
9780191722837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579419.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines the connection between social power and domination. It is argued that an imbalance of social power is a necessary, but not sufficient condition of domination. Social power is ... More


Distances Matter

Victor Ginsburgh and Shlomo Weber

in How Many Languages Do We Need?: The Economics of Linguistic Diversity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691136899
eISBN:
9781400838905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691136899.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

The linguistic, genetic, and cultural distances discussed in Chapter 3 have important applications, and many economists have shown that they matter greatly. This chapter focuses on inter-country ... More


Living in New Traditions

Christopher Harding

in Religious Transformation in South Asia: The Meanings of Conversion in Colonial Punjab

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199548224
eISBN:
9780191720697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199548224.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History, History of Religion

This chapter looks at missionary and convert attempts to construct a Christian community life in the wake of the mass movements, including attempted socialization through education, ceremony, and ... More


Poetry Contests and Criticism

in Murmured Conversations: A Treatise on Poetry and Buddhism by the Poet-Monk Shinkei

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804748636
eISBN:
9780804779395
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804748636.003.0037
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

A practice in waka was to hold poetry contests (uta awase), when poems were subjected to varying praise and criticism which exposed even their slightest flaws while the poets' names were withheld ... More


Eugenicists Discover Jesus

Christine Rosen

in Preaching Eugenics: Religious Leaders and the American Eugenics Movement

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195156799
eISBN:
9780199835218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019515679X.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores the creation and growth of the American Eugenics Society, whose energetic efforts to woo religious supporters met with remarkable success throughout the 1920s. The chapter ... More


Europe in ad 1000

Tom Scott

in The City-State in Europe, 1000-1600: Hinterland, Territory, Region

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199274604
eISBN:
9780191738685
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274604.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Europe in 1000 is a vantage‐point, not a starting‐point: the chapter emphasizes continuities in the recovery of urban life, commerce, and population in Europe, especially the Mediterranean. ... More


Judicial Conversations with Children

Patrick Parkinson and Judy Cashmore

in The Voice of a Child in Family Law Disputes

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199237791
eISBN:
9780191717222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237791.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter focuses on children's views on talking with judges, taking into account the views of children, parents, as well as those of the judges. It shows that despite the marked reluctance of ... More


From Managerial to Contested Control in Germany

Mary O'Sullivan

in Contests for Corporate Control: Corporate Governance and Economic Performance in the United States and Germany

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199244867
eISBN:
9780191596735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199244863.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Like its US counterpart, the characteristic features of the post‐war system of corporate governance in the former West Germany have deep roots in the region's history. Section 7.2 of this chapter ... More


Training the Reader’s Attention: Advertising Contests

Ellen Gruber Garvey

in The Adman in the Parlor: Magazines and the Gendering of Consumer Culture, 1880s to 1910s

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195108224
eISBN:
9780199855070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195108224.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

By the 1890s, as magazines became economically dependent on advertising rather than on sales of copies or subscriptions, magazine publishers, acting in the interests of advertisers, developed an ... More


Static Analysis

Fernando Vega‐Redondo

in Evolution, Games, and Economic Behaviour

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198774723
eISBN:
9780191596971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198774729.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Presents the basic theoretical framework and introduces the key notion of Evolutionarily Stable Strategy (ESS). The chapter addresses the issue of existence of ESS, the relationship of ESS to the ... More


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