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Introduction

Uwe Steinhoff

in On the Ethics of War and Terrorism

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199217373
eISBN:
9780191712470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199217373.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The introduction describes the aims of the book, gives an outline of the central tenets of just war theory, and informs the reader about the book's structure. It also points out that jus ad bellum ... More


Inside Sexual Relationships

Mark Regnerus and Jeremy Uecker

in Premarital Sex in America: How Young Americans Meet, Mate, and Think about Marrying

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199743285
eISBN:
9780199894741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199743285.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores the dynamics of young adults’ sexual relationships, offering a clearer picture of how young Americans pick their sexual partners, how long those relationships ... More


The Power of Stories and Ten Myths about Sex in Emerging Adulthood

Mark Regnerus and Jeremy Uecker

in Premarital Sex in America: How Young Americans Meet, Mate, and Think about Marrying

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199743285
eISBN:
9780199894741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199743285.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter concludes the book by discussing the power of narratives and sexual scripts in shaping the options and decisions of emerging adults. Young Americans aren’t rational ... More


The Unitarian Universe

Cynthia Grant Tucker

in No Silent Witness: The Eliot Parsonage Women and Their Unitarian World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195390209
eISBN:
9780199866670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390209.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter describes a culture of contradictions where religiously liberal people tend to be socially conservative, where the pulpits' descriptions of truth conflict with the daily reality known in ... More


The Queen’s Proctor: An Inquisitorial Experiment

Wendie Ellen Schneider

in Engines of Truth: Producing Veracity in the Victorian Courtroom

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300125665
eISBN:
9780300216554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300125665.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In the new Divorce Court, concerns about perjury regarding matters as delicate as adultery prompted the re-invention of the Queen’s Proctor in 1860. If the Queen’s Proctor discovered upon ... More


Maidservants Adrift

Eleanor Hubbard

in City Women: Money, Sex, and the Social Order in Early Modern London

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199609345
eISBN:
9780191739088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609345.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses what became of pregnant maidservants. While maidservants have been described as vulnerable to sexual exploitation, in fact illegitimacy rates were low in London. This chapter ... More


Do Powers Need Grounds?

George Molnar

in Powers: A Study in Metaphysics

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199204175
eISBN:
9780191695537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199204175.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter discusses the thesis that powers need grounds. The concept ‘ground of a power’ is the property by which a thing has the power. The chapter also presents the thesis that by necessity all ... More


Respectability, Sex, and Status

ALEXANDRA SHEPARD

in Meanings of Manhood in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199299348
eISBN:
9780191716614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299348.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter revisits debates about the gendered components of reputation in early modern England in order to question the extent to which male and female honour was incommensurable in line with the ... More


‘One Man is as Good as Another in that Respect’: Women and Sexual Abstinence

Hera Cook

in The Long Sexual Revolution: English Women, Sex, and Contraception 1800-1975

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199252183
eISBN:
9780191719240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199252183.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter challenges Carl Degler's 1970s ‘revisionist’ approach — which claims that the image of Victorian women as repressed is inaccurate — and reaffirms the importance of the ‘double standard’. ... More


Double Standards?

Alex J. Bellamy

in The Responsibility to Protect: A Defense

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198704119
eISBN:
9780191773266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704119.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter considers the accusation that powerful states use double standards when they employ principles such as R2P. Double standards are divided into “sins of omission” (where actors fail to ... More


Mythological Thinking

Stephen Eric Bronner

in The Bigot: Why Prejudice Persists

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300162516
eISBN:
9780300163735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300162516.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter examines how the bigot manipulates myths and mythological thinking to serve his material and existential purposes. It argues that myths appeal to the bigot because he can easily adapt ... More


Assessment

Alexis Heraclides and Ada Dialla

in Humanitarian intervention in the long nineteenth century: Setting the precedent

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719089909
eISBN:
9781781708484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089909.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

The short concluding chapter identifies the main characteristics of intervention on humanitarian grounds during the period under examination (the nineteenth century) and today’s criticism and ... More


Family Secrets: Stories of Incest and Sexual Violence in Mexico

Gloria González-López

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479855599
eISBN:
9781479821402
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479855599.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Family Secrets is a thought-provoking feminist-informed sociological study exposing the deeply troubling, hidden, and unspoken issues of incest and sexual violence in Mexican families. Based on 60 ... More


Sex Problems and Nature's Law

Sos Eltis

in Acts of Desire: Women and Sex on Stage 1800-1930

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199691357
eISBN:
9780191751448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691357.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Drama

This chapter examines the fin de siècle emergence of the English sex-problem play, directly addressing issues of sexual morality and in particular the sexual double standard. The impact of changes in ... More


But she that filches from me my good name: Women and mate competition

in A mind of her own: The evolutionary psychology of women

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199609543
eISBN:
9780191747717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609543.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology, Developmental Psychology

In most species, where male investment in offspring is minimal, males compete to attract females. In humans, the evolution of biparental care and monogamy meant that males became choosier and females ... More


Perspective on Sexual Harassment Law

Guido Calabresi

in Directions in Sexual Harassment Law

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300098006
eISBN:
9780300135305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300098006.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This chapter presents the key question, as the author here argues, that must be asked regarding sexual harassment: How do we end the inequality of the sexes? The issue is not only how to end ... More


Fighting for Her Honor: High School Girls’ Struggles for Respect

Katherine Irwin and Karen Umemoto

in Jacked Up and Unjust: Pacific is lander Teens Confront Violent Legacies

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520283022
eISBN:
9780520958883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283022.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

We take up the subject of peer and school-based culture for teens in chapter four, where we outline at the femininity norms confronting female teens. In this chapter we note that notions of ... More


The Bigot Today

Stephen Eric Bronner

in The Bigot: Why Prejudice Persists

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300162516
eISBN:
9780300163735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300162516.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter argues that the bigot today is defined by the practice of prejudice. It explains how the bigot's roles as a true believer, an insufferable elitist, and a resentful chauvinist provide him ... More


Adultery and Gender Equality in Modern Japan, 1868–1948

Harald Fuess

in Gender and Law in the Japanese Imperium

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824837150
eISBN:
9780824869472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824837150.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter explores the legal status of adultery in the modern period. From 1868 until 1948, adultery was a criminal offense—but only in the case of a married woman who engaged in extramarital ... More


They’re Burning a Woman: October 9, 2002

Antoinette Fouque and Jean-Joseph Goux

Sylvina Boissonnas (ed.)

in There Are Two Sexes: Essays in Feminology

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169868
eISBN:
9780231538381
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169868.003.0022
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This chapter comments on the double standards applied to men and women, which is evident in two murder cases that occurred on October 4, 2002: a seventeen-year-old girl who was burned alive by a ... More


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