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Shooters: Myths and Realities of America's Gun Cultures

Abigail A. Kohn

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195150513
eISBN:
9780199944095
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195150513.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture, Sport and Leisure

Frequenting gun shops and shooting ranges, and devoting particular attention to those whose interest in weaponry extends beyond the casual, this book captures in detail how gun owners actually think ... More


Conclusions

Abigail A. Kohn

in Shooters: Myths and Realities of America's Gun Cultures

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195150513
eISBN:
9780199944095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195150513.003.0017
Subject:
Sociology, Culture, Sport and Leisure

This chapter offers suggestions on how to advance the gun debate in the U.S. It discusses how the gun control movement has latched onto the public health field to make its case for stronger gun ... More


Internet Literature in China

Michel Hockx

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231160827
eISBN:
9780231538534
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231160827.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Since the 1990s, Chinese literary enthusiasts have explored new spaces for creative expression online, giving rise to a modern genre that has transformed Chinese culture and society. Ranging from the ... More


Programmatic Coordination in Campaigns

Philip G. Roeder

in National Secession: Persuasion and Violence in Independence Campaigns

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501725982
eISBN:
9781501725999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501725982.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter explains the role of the common goal of independence that holds together constituents of the campaign who have diverse motivations for joining the campaign. These types include ... More


Opposition to Wesley’s Primitive Christianity in Georgia

Geordan Hammond

in John Wesley in America: Restoring Primitive Christianity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198701606
eISBN:
9780191771408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198701606.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

The final chapter of the book is an exploration and analysis of the opposition to Wesley’s ministry. He was variously accused by some colonists, who rejected his conception and practice of primitive ... More


Negotiating the Labyrinth

Suzanne Buchan

in The Quay Brothers: Into a Metaphysical Playroom

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816646586
eISBN:
9781452945903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816646586.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses how the art history and cinema enthusiasts influenced the films of the Quay Brothers. Some of their influences came from filmmakers Aleksandr Dovzhenko, Robert Bresson, and ... More


Holograms for Enthusiasts

Sean F. Johnston

in Holograms: A Cultural History

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198712763
eISBN:
9780191781131
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198712763.003.0007
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

This chapter traces the growing networks of modern amateurism to explain how enthusiasts became engaged with viewing and making holograms. The rising popular appeal of holograms had strong historical ... More


I Want to Get Married … Just not Right Now

Brian J. Willoughby and Spencer L. James

in The Marriage Paradox: Why Emerging Adults Love Marriage Yet Push it Aside

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190296650
eISBN:
9780190296674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190296650.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter explores emerging adults’ beliefs about the timing of marriage. Variations between the expected and ideal age at marriage are discussed. Emerging adults’ belief that one can marry too ... More


Sarah Pogson Smith (1774–1870)

Lisa L. Moore, Joanna Brooks, and Caroline Wigginton (eds)

in Transatlantic Feminisms in the Age of Revolutions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199743483
eISBN:
9780190252830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199743483.003.0059
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature, Women's Literature

Sarah Pogson Smith was an English émigré to South Carolina who witnessed the first decades of American nationhood. In 1807, she wrote The Female Enthusiast, a play about Charlotte Corday, the ... More


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