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The Crimes of Women in Early Modern Germany

Ulinka Rublack

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208860
eISBN:
9780191678165
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208860.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This book studies ‘deviant’ women. It presents an account of how women were prosecuted for theft, infanticide, and sexual crimes in early modern Germany, and challenges the assumption that women were ... More


Rose's Strategy of Preventive Medicine

Geoffrey Rose, Kay-Tee Khaw, and Michael Marmot

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192630971
eISBN:
9780191723551
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192630971.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The Strategy of Preventive Medicine, by Geoffrey Rose, first published in 1993 remains a key text for anyone involved in preventive medicine. Rose's insights into the inextricable ... More


Roots and Ramifications of the Five As of Religiosity

Lisa D. Pearce and Melinda Lundquist Denton

in A Faith of Their Own: Stability and Change in the Religiosity of America's Adolescents

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199753895
eISBN:
9780199894949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199753895.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Having previously delineated the religious characteristics of the five profiles of religiosity presented throughout this book, this chapter describes other nonreligious characteristics of youth who ... More


Deviancy and Discipline in the Regimental System

David French

in Military Identities: The Regimental System, the British Army, and the British People c.1870-2000

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199258031
eISBN:
9780191717840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258031.003.0008
Subject:
History, Military History

The communal life of the regiment was intense, claustrophobic, and minutely regulated, and some soldiers rebelled against it. This chapter analyses how the military authorities defined deviant ... More


From rudimentary to classical logic

Penelope Maddy

in Second Philosophy: A Naturalistic Method

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199273669
eISBN:
9780191706264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273669.003.0021
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

Rudimentary logic falls short of classical logic in a number of ways. To bridge the gap, the Second Philosopher follows Frege and imposes a number of restrictions and idealizations: she treats only ... More


Women and Witchcraft

Stuart Clark

in Thinking with Demons: The Idea of Witchcraft in Early Modern Europe

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208082
eISBN:
9780191677915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208082.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter discusses why (from a particular male cultural perspective) witches were conceived to be women. For witches and highly deviant women were culturally constructed and, thus, made ... More


Cross-Dressing in the Birth Room: Gender Trouble and Cultural Boundaries

David. Cressy

in Travesties and Transgressions in Tudor and Stuart England: Tales of Discord and Dissension

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198207818
eISBN:
9780191677809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207818.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter starts with the extraordinary case from 1633 of a young male servant discovered in female disguise in a gender-segregated environment, the birth room. The midwife, her daughter, and the ... More


Twenty-five Years of Developmental Criminology: What We Know, What We Need to Know

Marc Le Blanc

in The Future of Criminology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199917938
eISBN:
9780199950430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199917938.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter takes a fresh look at developmental criminology and examines the extent to which deviant behavior in general conforms to findings from developmental criminology. Drawing on his lifelong ... More


Action as Settling: Some Objections

Helen Steward

in A Metaphysics for Freedom

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199552054
eISBN:
9780191738838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199552054.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter explores some possible objections to the idea that actions are agents’ settlings of hitherto unsettled questions—and considers the case for a deflationary compatibilist understanding of ... More


Public Health

June Melby Benowitz

in Challenge and Change: Right-Wing Women, Grassroots Activism, and the Baby Boom Generation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061221
eISBN:
9780813051437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061221.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 2 examines three health issues that drew the attention of rightist women: fluoridation of public water systems, mental health programs, and polio vaccinations. In regard to both fluoridation ... More


Left of Edendale: The Deep Politics of Communist Community

Daniel Hurewitz

in Bohemian Los Angeles: and the Making of Modern Politics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520249257
eISBN:
9780520941694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249257.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In mid- and late-1930s Los Angeles, fairies and degenerates became identified as dangerous because they were allied in the political culture with leftists and radicals. That imagined convergence of ... More


The Shape of Agency: Control, Action, Skill, Knowledge

Joshua Shepherd

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198866411
eISBN:
9780191898556
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198866411.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

In this book Shepherd offers a perspective on the shape of agency by offering interlinked explanations of the basic building blocks of agency, as well as its exemplary instances. In the book’s first ... More


Deviance

Gianfranco Piggo

in Durkheim

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198780878
eISBN:
9780191695391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198780878.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter discusses in detail the Le Suicide: etude de sociologe, Durkheim's best known work. The first two sections introduce the text, Suicide, and the manners of thinking and acting. The third ... More


Indian Sex Life: Sexuality and the Colonial Origins of Modern Social Thought

Durba Mitra

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691196350
eISBN:
9780691197029
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196350.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

During the colonial period in India, European scholars, British officials, and elite Indian intellectuals—philologists, administrators, doctors, ethnologists, sociologists, and social ... More


Testimony and the transmission of knowledge. Welbourne: believing the speaker

Edward Craig

in Knowledge and the State of Nature: An Essay in Conceptual Synthesis

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198238799
eISBN:
9780191597237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198238797.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Considers the transmission of knowledge by testimony and the principle that if someone who knows that p tells me that p, I myself then know that p. When considered with the notion of the good ... More


Republic VIII–IX on Justice

Terence Irwin

in Plato's Ethics

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195086454
eISBN:
9780199833306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195086457.003.0017
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This chapter studies the later books of the Republic in order to see how the distinctions between the different kinds of justice, presented in previous chapter, work in the last part of the dialogue. ... More


Goal‐Directed Action

Alfred R. Mele

in Motivation and Agency

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195156171
eISBN:
9780199833467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019515617X.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Argues for a constraint on a proper theory of motivation – namely, that proper motivational explanations of goal‐directed actions are causal explanations. The chapter criticizes the thesis that ... More


Conclusion

Joshua Shepherd

in The Shape of Agency: Control, Action, Skill, Knowledge

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198866411
eISBN:
9780191898556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198866411.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter concludes. Its aim is primarily summary and paraphrase, and placing the ideas developed in this book side by side. Cormac McCarthy is gratuitously quoted. And then the chapter brings ... More


Sincerely Deviant Women

Juliet John

in Dickens's Villains: Melodrama, Character, Popular Culture

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198184614
eISBN:
9780191714214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184614.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter discusses wicked women in the 19th-century theatre, including the subversive roles and role-players. It demonstrates that the 19th-century theatre can serve as an illuminating context ... More


Afterword

John Ibson

in Men without Maps: Some Gay Males of the Generation before Stonewall

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226656083
eISBN:
9780226656250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226656250.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

The book concludes by drawing upon Emile Durkheim’s venerable notion that a society’s “deviants” are often highly valuable to that same society’s conformists, helping the conformists define ... More


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