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Introduction

Chrisanthi Avgerou

in Information Systems and Global Diversity

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199263424
eISBN:
9780191714252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199263424.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This introductory chapter explains the aim of the book, which is to contribute to the opening of research on information systems and organizational change to accommodate meanings and concerns ... More


Afterword

David Johnson

in Shakespeare and South Africa

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183150
eISBN:
9780191673955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183150.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

There remains much to struggle for, much to be angry about, in the institutions and practices of English studies in post-1994 South Africa. Most urgently, the question of access to the study of ... More


Theology in the twentieth century

Rowan Williams

in A Century of Theological and Religious Studies in Britain, 1902-2002

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263051
eISBN:
9780191734090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263051.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter discusses theology in the twentieth century, which was largely dominated by a set of issues that were generated ultimately by the diffusion of the critical approach to the Bible. The ... More


Understanding partisan identification

David Ranc

in Foreign Players and Football Supporters: The Old Firm, Arsenal, Paris Saint-Germain

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780719086120
eISBN:
9781781702246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086120.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

What is a football supporter? Why do they identify with a given team? What does a review of literature have to say about partisan identification? Determinants of support are looked at from the point ... More


A Literary-Critical Approach to Style in Pericles

MACD. P. JACKSON

in Defining Shakespeare: Pericles as Test Case

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199260508
eISBN:
9780191717635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260508.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter presents a literary-critical approach to style in Pericles. The plausibility of the theory that George Wilkins wrote Pericles, Acts 1-2, can be demonstrated by illustration and analysis ... More


Introduction

M.K. Raghavendra

in Seduced by the Familiar: Narration and Meaning in Indian Popular Cinema

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195696547
eISBN:
9780199080281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195696547.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Indian popular cinema is marked by many transformations. It has been subjected to the ‘constants’ found within the beliefs and worldview of the people of the Indian society and to the ‘variables’ ... More


Too Thin and Too Rich: Distinguishing Features of Legal Positivism

Kent Greenawalt

in The Autonomy of Law: Essays on Legal Positivism

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198267904
eISBN:
9780191683404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198267904.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

As the saying goes, one can never be too thin or too rich. This chapter suggests that the division between plausible modern legal positivism and plausible competing views has become too thin to have ... More


Problematising scale in the study of policy

Natalie Papanastasiou

in The Politics of Scale in Policy: Scalecraft and Education Governance

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447343851
eISBN:
9781447343899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447343851.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter discusses how scale is fundamental to interpreting and defining social life, and explores the implications of this for the study of policy in order to present a clear case for exploring ... More


International Relations and the Problem of Time

Andrew R. Hom

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198850014
eISBN:
9780191884474
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198850014.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

What is time and how does it influence our knowledge of international politics? For decades International Relations (IR) paid little explicit attention to time. Recently this began to change as a ... More


Three Dimensions of Argument Cogency—A Contextualist Case Study

William Rehg

in Cogent Science in Context: The Science Wars, Argumentation Theory, and Habermas

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262182713
eISBN:
9780262255318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262182713.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

In this chapter, the critical-contextualist approach is applied to a case study in which the findings of three expert committee reports on the possible links between diet and health are analyzed. ... More


Critical overview and conclusion

Abigail Ward

in Caryl Phillips, David Dabydeen and Fred D'Aguiar: Representations of Slavery

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719082757
eISBN:
9781781703250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082757.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter summarises some of the most significant trends in the critical approaches to the work of Caryl Phillips, David Dabydeen and Fred D'Aguiar. It then emphasises important points made ... More


Modeling a Critical Approach: Metadata in ABsOnline

Johanna Drucker

in SpecLab: Digital Aesthetics and Projects in Speculative Computing

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226165073
eISBN:
9780226165097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226165097.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter discusses the SpecLab project called Artists' Books Online (ABsOnline). It explains that ABsOnline is a digital collection of facsimiles and metadata meant to provide a resource for ... More


Coerced Women and Criminology: Looking to the Future

Charlotte Barlow

in Coercion and Women Co-Offenders: A Gendered Pathway Into Crime

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447330981
eISBN:
9781447331025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447330981.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This concluding chapter discusses the contribution to knowledge provided by this book and considers the ways in which a feminist, critical approach to understanding coercion may lead to a more ... More


Aftermath

Paul Kincaid

in Iain M. Banks

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780252041013
eISBN:
9780252099564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252041013.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The very different obituaries that followed the death of Iain Banks provide a key to the varied influences and ideas in his work, such as humanism and politics, the importance of community and the ... More


Prologue: Constellations: Past Meets Present in Feminist Film History

Monica Dall’asta and Jane M. Gaines

in Doing Women's Film History: Reframing Cinemas, Past and Future

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039683
eISBN:
9780252097775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039683.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This prologue examines overarching issues about women's film history, feminism, and the researching and writing of film history. Foregrounding historiographic problems, it explores the researching ... More


The foreseen future of urban gardening

Efrat Eizenberg

in Urban gardening and the struggle for social and spatial justice

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526126092
eISBN:
9781526144706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526126092.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This concluding chapter briefly reviews the different, sometime diametric, ways in which the literature conceptualizes urban gardening. It brings together enthusiastic approaches that understand ... More


Introduction

Andrew Kahn

in Mandelstam's Worlds: Poetry, Politics, and Identity in a Revolutionary Age

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198857938
eISBN:
9780191890505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198857938.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, World Literature

The Introduction explains how this book represents a new departure in the study of Mandelstam and, more broadly, reflects on what poetic difficulty means. It explains how the rise of structuralist ... More


* Alberto Mazzucato and the Beginnings of Italian Verdi Criticism

Fabrizio Della Seta

in Not without Madness: Perspectives on Opera

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226749143
eISBN:
9780226749167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226749167.003.0011
Subject:
Music, Opera

Alberto Mazzucato was a key figure in nineteenth-century Italian musical criticism. This chapter assesses Mazzucato as a critic of Verdi and examines the general problem of aesthetics in opera, which ... More


Introduction

David R. Diaz and Rodolfo D. Torres

in Latino Urbanism: The Politics of Planning, Policy and Redevelopment

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814784044
eISBN:
9780814724705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814784044.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This introductory chapter examines the race and class hierarchies embedded in Latino/a urban planning discourse. Latin Americans are a growing sector of the U.S. working class and a fragile ... More


Been there, seen that, done it! An auto-ethnographic narrative account of alcohol use

Lyndsey Moon

in Women and alcohol: Social perspectives

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447318880
eISBN:
9781447318903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318880.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This is a personal story, told by an academic and a service user, of her life-long struggles and experience of alcohol use. It suggests that a social model of alcohol use and a treatment approach ... More


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