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Capitalist Diversity and Change: Recombinant Governance and Institutional Entrepreneurs

Colin Crouch

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199286652
eISBN:
9780191713354
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199286652.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

Over the last decade, the neo-institutionalist literature on comparative capitalism has developed into an influential body of work. This book assesses this literature and proposes a major ... More


A Curious Measure of Changing Beethoven Reception

Kristina Muxfeldt

in Vanishing Sensibilities: Schubert, Beethoven, Schumann

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199782420
eISBN:
9780199919154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199782420.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Opera

This chapter examines the surprising language of an episode in the Goethe-Zelter correspondence, and its garbled transmission by Adolph Bernhard Marx, tracing a story of changing Beethoven reception, ... More


Mixing Democracy: Lessons from around the World

Frank Hendriks

in Vital Democracy: A Theory of Democracy in Action

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199572786
eISBN:
9780191722370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572786.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

Referring to the empirical exploration in the previous chapters, it is concluded in this chapter that real democracy – wherever it is practised with some level of success – is always hybrid ... More


Elective Affinities and Uninvited Agonies: Mapping Emotion with Significant Others onto Health

Carol D. Ryff, Burton H. Singer, Edgar Wing, and Gayle Dienberg Love

in Emotion, Social Relationships, and Health

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195145410
eISBN:
9780199848201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195145410.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Love governed by the heart, in the context of possible dictations by society, is what Goethe calls elective affinities. While it is true that the ... More


Conclusions

J. W. W. Sabapathy

in Officers and Accountability in Medieval England 1170–1300

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199645909
eISBN:
9780191755897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199645909.003.0006
Subject:
History, Military History, British and Irish Medieval History

The relationship between formal accountability and the cultivation of responsible conduct varied. In given cases, the amount of English attention given to both could differ markedly. Seignorial ... More


Imagining a Homeland: The Election of Place and Time

Asher D. Biemann

in Place in Modern Jewish Culture and Society

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190912628
eISBN:
9780190912659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190912628.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the notion of an imagined homeland and how it requires the election of a place defined by other spaces as well as the election of a time that will always be not-yet, an ... More


Life Forces: Theoretical Perspectives

Douglas J. Davies

in Mors Britannica: Life Style & Death Style in Britain Today

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780199644971
eISBN:
9780191815737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644971.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Chapter 1 describes lifeforces driving the interplay between vitality and mortality in the physical and social nature of human bodies. The topics of meaning-making, embodiment, ‘sense of presence’, ... More


Synthesis: Epiphany and its sociopolitical functions

Georgia Petridou

in Divine Epiphany in Greek Literature and Culture

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198723929
eISBN:
9780191791246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723929.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Chapter 8 provides a synthesis of the work. It revisits the same issues of spatio-temporal context and morphology of divine epiphany but shifts the focus, exploring the different functions and wider ... More


Concluding remarks

Arthur Aughey

in The British question

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719083402
eISBN:
9781781704899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083402.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This final brief chapter returns to the main themes of the book and draws the strands of the discussion together. It argues that there are always endings which are also beginnings but the end of the ... More


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