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Decrease of Political Disillusionment and Apathy?

Margit Tavits

in Presidents with Prime Ministers: Do Direct Elections Matter?

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199553327
eISBN:
9780191721007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199553327.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Chapter 6 addresses a third prevalent issue regarding presidential elections—the extent to which direct elections strengthen democratic practices. Empirical analyses using global and European samples ... More


Pragmatism

Matthew Gill

in Accountants' Truth: Knowledge and Ethics in the Financial World

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199547142
eISBN:
9780191720017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547142.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

Accountants sometimes approach their work with a pragmatism which simply brackets the question of truthfulness out of everyday consideration. Yet even accountants disillusioned with technocratism are ... More


Propertius and Cynthia: Elegy 1. 3 1 (1970)

R.O.A.M. Lyne

in R. O. A. M. Lyne: Collected Papers on Latin Poetry

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199203963
eISBN:
9780191708237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203963.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This paper interprets 1.3 as a dramatization of disillusionment; the subversion of the character's vision of the sleeping beloved is here made into the author's presentation of a basic experience. ... More


Fritz: Nazi Propagandist

Kristen Renwick Monroe

in Ethics in an Age of Terror and Genocide: Identity and Moral Choice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151373
eISBN:
9781400840366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151373.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Psychology and Interaction

This chapter showcases a Dutch collaborator named Fritz. Fritz shared many of Tony's prewar conservative opinions in favor of the monarchy and traditional Dutch values, although he was of ... More


DISASTROUS EVENTS: Mass Emergencies and the Emergency Responder

CHERYL REGEHR and TED BOBER

in In the Line of Fire: Trauma in the Emergency Services

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195165029
eISBN:
9780199864089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165029.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Disasters as traumatic events are individual, interpersonal, community, and political events. This chapter reviews disasters in terms of their types and characteristics, size, duration, and impact on ... More


Defending Freedom until Death “Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty”

Linda O. McMurry

in To Keep the Waters Troubled: The Life of Ida B. Wells

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195139273
eISBN:
9780199848911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195139273.003.0017
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on Ida B. Wells-Barnett's last years. From the close of the World War I until her death in 1931, she remained the most persistent black voice for justice and power. By that time, ... More


Conclusion

Graeme Gill and Roger D. Markwick

in Russia's Stillborn Democracy?: From Gorbachev to Yeltsin

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199240418
eISBN:
9780191599347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240418.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

In both Gorbachev's Soviet Union and Yeltsin's Russia, elites were able to act relatively unconstrained by the populace at large. The Soviet legacy was not a fruitful one for the development of a ... More


Cynicism and Safe Sentiment

David Pugmire

in Sound Sentiments: Integrity in the Emotions

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199276899
eISBN:
9780191602689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199276897.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Cynicism, with its wariness of pleasant views, appeals as a prophylactic against sentimentality. It offers to forswear good feeling and live with bleak truth. Cynicism is one of five related ... More


“I am a Sick American”: Race, Fear, and the Limits of Backlash Politics

Sean P. Cunningham

in Cowboy Conservatism: Texas and the Rise of the Modern Right

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125763
eISBN:
9780813135441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125763.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal published an anonymous, full-page advertisement consisting only of text on April 15, 1971. At the top of the page, in big, bold letters, was a declaration: “I am a Sick ... More


Writing disenchantment: British First World War prose, 1914-30

Andrew Frayn

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719089220
eISBN:
9781781707333
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089220.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This book argues that disenchantment is not only a response to wartime experience, but a condition of modernity with a language that finds extreme expression in First World War literature. The ... More


Conclusion

Rory Muir

in Gentlemen of Uncertain Fortune: How Younger Sons Made Their Way in Jane Austen's England

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780300244311
eISBN:
9780300249545
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300244311.003.0013
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This concluding chapter offers reflections on all the career options discussed in the previous chapters. It is rather surprising that the large number of well-educated young men, brought up in ... More


Bellerophon

C. Collard, M. J. Cropp, and K. H. Lee

in Euripides: Selected Fragmentary Plays: Volume I

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856686191
eISBN:
9781800342699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856686191.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter focuses on Euripides' Bellerophon. The play's loss is particularly unfortunate, for the gnomic fragments suggest that it was one of Euripides' most sustained treatments of man's ... More


Post-Romantic Anomie II: The “Post-” Scripts of A Hero of Our Time

in A Fallen Idol Is Still a God: Lermontov and the Quandaries of Cultural Transition

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804753708
eISBN:
9780804768030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804753708.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines how the subordinate characters and multiple narrators of Mikhail Lermontov's A Hero of Our Time followed post-Romantic “scripts” that generate frustrated expectations and render ... More


An Uneasy Accord: LA Museums Open Their Walls to Comics as True Works of Art

Scott Timberg

in Comic Art in Museums

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496828118
eISBN:
9781496828064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496828118.003.0031
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter contains an in-depth exploration of the issues surrounding comics and museums written by cultural journalist Scott Timberg for the Los Angeles Times in 2005 during the opening of ... More


Obsession (1976)

Douglas Keesey

in Brian De Palma's Split-Screen: A Life in Film

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781628466973
eISBN:
9781628467024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628466973.003.0010
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter delves into an analysis of a more classic Hitchcock suspense thriller in De Palma's Obsession (1976). It considers the movie's themes of the value of love and money, as well as the ... More


Angry Young Men: Deewaar (The Wall, 1975, Dir. Yash Chopra)

Omar Ahmed

in Studying Indian Cinema

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906733681
eISBN:
9781800342088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906733681.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter addresses how, unlike Hollywood, which has seen the rise of high-concept cinema overshadow the power a film star once possessed at the box office, Indian cinema, especially mainstream ... More


Judgment and Disagreement

Nadia Urbinati

in The Tyranny of the Moderns

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300182774
eISBN:
9780300189957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300182774.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter argues that individualism does not disrupt social communication but facilitates it, precisely through its rootedness in equality and in the politics of rights, and that individualism, ... More


Miguel de Barrios

Timothy Oelman (ed.)

in Marrano Poets of the Seventeenth Century: An Anthology of the Poetry of Joao Pinto Delgado, Antonio Enriquez Gomez and Miguel De Barrios

Published in print:
1982
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780197100479
eISBN:
9781800340534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780197100479.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter highlights Miguel de Barrios, who is by far the most “baroque” of the three Marrano poets: writing in the latter half of the century, he seems to have absorbed all the influences of the ... More


The Good Adventure: Fascist Squads in a War-Weary World

Katy Hull

in The Machine Has a Soul: American Sympathy with Italian Fascism

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691208107
eISBN:
9780691208121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691208107.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines how American sympathizers with fascism reacted against the prevailing culture of disillusionment in the wake of World War I. By 1922, they could tell Italy's story in a ... More


African American Catholics in the South and Desegregation, 1945–1970

Mark Newman

in Desegregating Dixie: The Catholic Church in the South and Desegregation, 1945-1992

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496818867
eISBN:
9781496818904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496818867.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Recollections from former students often present a positive appreciation of black Catholic schools primarily for their educational quality but also, in many cases, for their emphasis on self-worth ... More


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