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Themes and Issues in Multi-level Governance

IAN BACHE and MATTHEW FLINDERS

in Multi-level Governance

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199259250
eISBN:
9780191600968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199259259.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Ian Bache and Matthew Flinders provide an overview of the development and main issues in the study of multi‐level governance, before identifying the main themes of the book. These are concerned with ... More


Some Principal Concerns in the Shaping of Sociology

John Scott (ed.)

in British Sociology Seen from Without and Within

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263426
eISBN:
9780191734298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263426.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter highlights some of the central themes that are relevant to discussions on sociology and seem to be the principal areas of concern. It examines the issues of disciplinarity, ... More


Affective medievalism: Love, abjection and discontent

Thomas Prendergast and Stephanie Trigg

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526126863
eISBN:
9781526142009
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526126863.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This book destabilises the customary disciplinary and epistemological oppositions between medieval studies and modern medievalism. It argues that the twinned concepts of “the medieval” and ... More


Introduction

Sandra L. Barnes, Lauren Brinkley-Rubinstein, Bernadette Doykos, Nina C. Martin, and Allison Mcguire

in Academics in Action!: A Model for Community-Engaged Research, Teaching, and Service

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823268795
eISBN:
9780823272518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823268795.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The chapter introduces the premise of the volume—the multidisciplinary research, teaching, and community engagement in the spirit of John Dewey that takes place in the Deptartment of Human and ... More


The Arts of Angela Carter: A Cabinet of Curiosities

Marie Mulvey-Roberts (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781526136770
eISBN:
9781526146748
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526136787
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book aims to give new insights into the multifarious worlds of Angela Carter and to re-assess her impact and importance for the twenty-first century. It brings together leading Carter scholars ... More


Global Perspectives on the United States: Pro-Americanism, Anti-Americanism, and the Discourses Between

Virginia R. Domínguez and Jane C. Desmond (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040832
eISBN:
9780252099335
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040832.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This essay introduces the reader to the contents of the book, Global Perspectives on the United States, as well as to The International Forum for U.S. Studies (IFUSS) through whose work and ... More


Dignified Disciplinarity: Towards a Transdisciplinary Understanding of Human Dignity

Alexandra Kemmerer

in Understanding Human Dignity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780197265642
eISBN:
9780191760389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265642.003.0039
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

‘Interdisciplinarity’ has (finally) also in the legal field become a buzzword, attracting funders and scholars alike. Yet, conceptually and methodologically, the term remains often obscure and ... More


Introduction: Science Studies and Early Modern Literature and Culture

Howard Marchitello

in The Machine in the Text: Science and Literature in the Age of Shakespeare and Galileo

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199608058
eISBN:
9780191729492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608058.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, Shakespeare Studies

The Introduction offers an overview of the history of science as it impacts on the study of early modern literature and culture. This history has two general phases. The first begins in the 1930s and ... More


Conclusion: Being Archaic

Howard Marchitello

in The Machine in the Text: Science and Literature in the Age of Shakespeare and Galileo

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199608058
eISBN:
9780191729492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608058.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, Shakespeare Studies

It has been the central concern of this book to interrogate the traditional but deeply problematical separation of the practices of science from the rest of culture. While the works examined are both ... More


Toward a New Dimension: Exploring the Nanoscale

Anne Marcovich and Terry Shinn

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780198714613
eISBN:
9780191782923
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714613.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

Over the past thirty years, the number of investigations of objects at the nanoscale has rocketed. Nanoscale scientific research, while powerfully affecting the amount and orientation of knowledge, ... More


Conclusion

Salvatore Attardo

in The Linguistics of Humor: An Introduction

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198791270
eISBN:
9780191833717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198791270.003.0017
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

The conclusion wraps up the multiple arguments in the body of the book by arguing that humor studies needs a complex theory, in the sense of complexity theory and a trans-disciplinary approach that ... More


Case studies of the health policy process: a methodological introduction

Mike Marinetto

in Shaping Health Policy: Case Study Methods and Analysis

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847427588
eISBN:
9781447305576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427588.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter attempts to set the health policy case study within a general academic context, tracing methodological discussions and debates in relevant disciplinary fields. In particular, the use of ... More


Discontent in the age of mechanical reproduction

Thomas A. Prendergast and Stephanie Trigg

in Affective medievalism: Love, abjection and discontent

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526126863
eISBN:
9781526142009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526126863.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter asks whether the mutual discontent we have diagnosed between medieval studies and medievalism is inevitable in future practice in these fields. Through its interest in recuperating the ... More


Conclusion

Stephen Welch

in The Theory of Political Culture

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199553334
eISBN:
9780191756009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199553334.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The Conclusion summarizes the critical arguments of the first four chapters of the book, which establish the need and possibility of a theory of political culture, and the constructive arguments of ... More


Conclusion

Sue Clayton, Anna Gupta, and Katie Willis

in Unaccompanied Young Migrants: Identity, Care and Justice

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781447331865
eISBN:
9781447331919
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447331865.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter draws together themes emerging from the preceding chapters, as well as identifying policy recommendations. It starts by highlighting the insights drawn from the cross-disciplinary ... More


Introduction

Tita Chico

in The Experimental Imagination: Literary Knowledge and Science in the British Enlightenment

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781503605442
eISBN:
9781503606456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503605442.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This introduction challenges the “two cultures” debate about disciplinarity. Critical studies of literature and science have not presented a satisfactory understanding of the two domains’ comingling ... More


Innovation Studies at Maturity

W. Edward Steinmueller

in Innovation Studies: Evolution and Future Challenges

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199686346
eISBN:
9780191766251
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199686346.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Strategy

After more than a half century of studies attempting to better understand the roles of science and technology in society and the social nature of scientific and technological activities, the field of ... More


Introduction: Angela Carter’s curious rooms

Marie Mulvey-Roberts

in The Arts of Angela Carter: A Cabinet of Curiosities

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781526136770
eISBN:
9781526146748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526136787.00007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Angela Carter was fascinated by the trope of the curious room and cabinets of curiosities. This introduction considers her work in relation to space, which includes an exhibition inspired by her life ... More


The Interdisciplinary Spatial Turn and the Discipline of Geography in Middle East Studies

Amy Mills and Timur Hammond

in Middle East Studies for the New Milleniu: Infrastructures of Knowledge

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781479827787
eISBN:
9781479850662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479827787.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter begins with a brief survey of the literature that constitutes the present spatial turn in Middle East studies (MES). This review has two aims: to examine the (often undertheorized or ... More


Listening, Counter-Transference, and the Classicist as ‘Subject-Supposed-to-Know’

Page duBois

in Classical Myth and Psychoanalysis: Ancient and Modern Stories of the Self

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199656677
eISBN:
9780191756993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656677.003.0019
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter explores the limits of psychoanalysis as a mode of knowledge by exposing its colonialist origins. It develops a reading of Sappho which poses alterity and plurality as alternatives to a ... More


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