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Three Thousand Years of Habesha History and Discourse

Wendy Laura Belcher

in Abyssinia's Samuel Johnson: Ethiopian Thought in the Making of an English Author

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199793211
eISBN:
9780199949700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199793211.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, World Literature

The first chapter lays out the ancient basis for the claims for exceptionality of the Ethiopian highlanders who call themselves the Habesha, from their ancient empires through their early modern ... More


Darwinism Rejected

Robin Small

in Nietzsche and Rée: A Star Friendship

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199278077
eISBN:
9780191602702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199278075.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Detailed discussion of Nietzsche’s later thought continues in a further chapter. His often-expressed hostility towards Darwinism is consistent with a preoccupation with themes that are central to the ... More


Unexceptionalism

Alasdair Roberts

in Strategies for Governing: Reinventing Public Administration for a Dangerous Century

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501714405
eISBN:
9781501745607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501714405.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter highlights another habit of thought that compromises one's ability to think clearly about strategies for governing in the United States: the doctrine of exceptionalism—the idea that ... More


Counterfactual and Causal Thoughts about Exceptional Events

Ruth M.J. Byrne

in Understanding Counterfactuals, Understanding Causation: Issues in Philosophy and Psychology

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199590698
eISBN:
9780191731242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590698.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter examines the counterfactual thoughts and causal explanations that people create for exceptional and unexpected antecedents and outcomes. Four questions have puzzled psychologists and ... More


The Social Context of Learning

Shane N. Phillipson

in Learning and Teaching in the Chinese Classroom: Responding to Individual Needs

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789888083428
eISBN:
9789882209848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083428.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter places the Chinese classroom within a social context. Using Bronfenbrenner's bioecological systems theory of human development as the theoretical framework, the chapter describes some of ... More


The measure of facial beauty

Anjan Chatterjee

in The Aesthetic Brain: How We Evolved to Desire Beauty and Enjoy Art

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199811809
eISBN:
9780199369546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199811809.003.0003
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

The chapter opens with historical examples that drive home the point that most groups make up stories to proclaim their own exceptionality. The earliest attempts to measure beauty, especially with ... More


Exceptional Music Pedagogy for Children with Exceptionalities: International Perspectives

Deborah VanderLinde Blair and Kimberly A. McCord (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780190234560
eISBN:
9780190234607
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190234560.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This book demonstrates the author’s unique perspectives in special music education theory and practice. Strategies for teachers, teacher educators, and music therapists are provided for a diverse ... More


Struggles to Locate Mobile People at the Centre of the Migration and Climate Change Nexus

Sarah Louise Nash

in Negotiating Migration in the Context of Climate Change: International Policy and Discourse

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781529201260
eISBN:
9781529201307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529201260.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter focuses on the second nodal point in the policy-making discourse on migration and climate change, which is the people who are at the centre of the phenomenon analysed in the previous ... More


Composition and Students with Special Needs

Alice M. Hammel

in Composing our Future: Preparing Music Educators to Teach Composition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199832286
eISBN:
9780199979806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199832286.003.0010
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies, Psychology of Music

Many children with exceptionalities can participate successfully in group-composition activities as well as create works of their own when they are provided with proper tools and support. ... More


Post-socialist transformation in China

Andrzej Bolesta

in China and Post-Socialist Development

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781447321507
eISBN:
9781447321514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447321507.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

As it embraces around 25 percent of the human population, post-socialist transformation is by all means a process of historical significance. It is hardly possible to imagine complex and extensive ... More


Intimate Frontiers: A Literary Geography of the Amazon

Javier Uriarte and Felipe Martínez-Pinzón

in Intimate Frontiers: A Literary Geography of the Amazon

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781786941831
eISBN:
9781789623598
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941831.003.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The introduction to the book explains the theoretical and historical arguments that articulate the book. Thus, the introduction is composed of four parts that seek to establish lines of reading the ... More


Desperately Seeking Wonder Women

Katarzyna Paszkiewicz

in Genre, Authorship and Contemporary Women Filmmakers

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474425261
eISBN:
9781474449632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474425261.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This Afterword summarizes the arguments made throughout the book, underscoring the variety of ways in which women filmmakers draw on generic conventions. It focuses on the benefits of considering the ... More


Preamble, or Power and Its Relations

Dimitris Vardoulakis

in Sovereignty and Its Other: Toward the Dejustification of Violence

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251353
eISBN:
9780823252893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251353.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter argues that sovereignty is distinct, but not separate, from democracy. It also argues that the defining feature of sovereignty is not the exception but rather the justification of ... More


New Violence, Insecurity, and the State: Comparative Reflections on Latin America and Mexico

Kees Koonings

in Violence, Coercion, and State-Making in Twentieth-Century Mexico: The Other Half of the Centaur

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804781589
eISBN:
9780804784474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804781589.003.0011
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Over the past twenty years or so, Latin America has experienced a “new” pattern of violence shaped by persistent social inequality and exclusion in the region. Compared to the old violence, however, ... More


For Oeuvres: Do birds make art?

Vinciane Despret

in What Would Animals Say If We Asked the Right Questions?

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780816692378
eISBN:
9781452954394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692378.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter explores the role of intention in debates on animals creating art, the autonomy and mastery of the art-producing animal, and assumptions of exceptionality and intention rather than ... More


Defaults in linguistics

Nikolas Gisborne and Andrew Hippisley

in Defaults in Morphological Theory

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198712329
eISBN:
9780191780882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198712329.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

The notion of default and override can serve linguistic analysis in different ways. In the lexicon defaults are used for the resolution of rule competition, to capture lexical blocking, to select the ... More


Exceptions to Hiatus Resolution in Mushunguli (Somali Chizigula)

Katherine Hout

in Africa's Endangered Languages: Documentary and Theoretical Approaches

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190256340
eISBN:
9780190256364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190256340.003.0017
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Mushunguli (Somali Chizigula, Kizigua; ISO [xma]) is an endangered, under-described Bantu language spoken in the Lower Jubba River area of Somalia and in U.S. diaspora communities. This chapter ... More


Discretion Rather Than Rules

Charlotte Rommerskirchen

in EU Fiscal Policy Coordination in Hard Times: Free Riders on the Storm

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198829010
eISBN:
9780191867446
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829010.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Solutions to free riding, whether stability or growth free riding, are thought to be found in the provision of incentives. Yet the empirical findings of this chapter suggest that domestic fiscal ... More


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