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Conclusion

Ben Brice

in Coleridge and Scepticism

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199290253
eISBN:
9780191710483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199290253.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

The book concludes with a discussion of Coleridge's, Sonnet: To Nature. In this poem, Coleridge artfully blends the two possibilities that either he is writing on to nature — and perhaps defacing it ... More


Conclusion

Martin Francis

in The Flyer: British Culture and the Royal Air Force 1939–1945

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199277483
eISBN:
9780191699948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199277483.003.0050
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter presents some concluding thoughts from the author. It argues that the flyer continues to be held in high esteem because his courage and sacrifice coincided with the last hurrah of the ... More


Urban Magic: Concluding Remarks

Yannis M. Ioannides

in From Neighborhoods to Nations: The Economics of Social Interactions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691126852
eISBN:
9781400845385
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691126852.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter considers the prospect of a deeper understanding of social interactions in urban settings as well as their significance for the functioning and future role of cities and regions. It ... More


Thinking about the Sun II: Thinking-about versus Knowing-which

Joseph Almog

in Cogito?: Descartes and Thinking the World

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195337716
eISBN:
9780199868704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337716.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter continues the discussion on thinking about the sun. It examines Descartes' principle (D): “No being for a thing in my mind without a causal process inculcating information from it into ... More


The Golden Age of Stone Bridges: From the Late Middle Ages to the Nineteenth Century

DAVID HARRISON

in The Bridges of Medieval England: Transport and Society 400-1800

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199226856
eISBN:
9780191709760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226856.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter looks at the golden age of stone bridges from the late middle ages to the 19th century. In the early 16th century, the most striking characteristic of major bridges was that most were ... More


Akhtar Sheikh: White Abbey Road

Wahida Shaffi (ed.)

in Our stories, our lives: Inspiring Muslim women's voices

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424105
eISBN:
9781447302889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424105.003.0017
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter discusses the story of Akhtar Sheikh, who had the grandest shop on White Abbey Road. Together with her husband, Akhtar had a house in Weston Street, just off White Abbey Road. When she ... More


Protective Democracy and the Establishment of the Free State

Bill Kissane

in The Politics of the Irish Civil War

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199273553
eISBN:
9780191706172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273553.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter explores the ideological arguments that justified the Free State's prosecution of the civil war. It shows how heavily they were influenced by the 19th-century liberal conception of the ... More


Conclusion

Hal Brands

in From Berlin to Baghdad: America's Search for Purpose in the Post-Cold War World

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124629
eISBN:
9780813134925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124629.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter provides an outline of U.S. policy and the conceptual, strategic, and political dilemmas that confronted the U.S. policy makers during the late 1980s and early 1990s. It concludes that ... More


Measure, Mind, and Matter

Michael Maizels

in Barry Le Va: The Aesthetic Aftermath

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816694686
eISBN:
9781452952314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816694686.003.0003
Subject:
Art, Visual Culture

The third chapter addresses Le Va’s wooden dowel works from the mid- and late 1970s. Deceptively simple in appearance, these arrangements of wooden dowels realized complex measurements of their ... More


New Urban Spaces: Urban Theory and the Scale Question

Neil Brenner

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190627188
eISBN:
9780190627201
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190627188.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory, Urban and Rural Studies

The urban condition is today being radically transformed. Urban restructuring is accelerating, new urban spaces are being consolidated, and new forms of urbanization are crystallizing. How can these ... More


Indexes of Culture and Power

Boatema Boateng

in The Copyright Thing Doesn't Work Here: Adinkra and Kente Cloth and Intellectual Property in Ghana

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670024
eISBN:
9781452946863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670024.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This introductory chapter addresses the ownership and intellectual property protection of adinkra and kente fabrics. It asks: what are the opposing principles of authorship and alienability in the ... More


Psalm 68:31 and the Fight for Freedom and Equality in Antebellum America

Roy Kay

in The Ethiopian Prophecy in Black American Letters

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813037325
eISBN:
9780813041582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037325.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter demonstrates the political and social character of figural reading. The figure of emancipated Ethiopia displaces that of defective Ethiopia; physical freedom displaces spiritual ... More


Extract from Diary Marginal Notes on the Soft Dialectics of Historic Cairo

Diane Singerman

in Cairo Contested: Governance, Urban Space, and Global Modernity

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162886
eISBN:
9781617970351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162886.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines some of the paradoxes, turf battles, opaque government policies, and weak governance through the saga of one nineteenth-century building in al-Darb al-Ahmar, as one of its ... More


Social Responsibility within the Current Legal Fabric

J. E. Parkinson

in Corporate Power and Responsibility: Issues in the Theory of Company Law

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198259893
eISBN:
9780191682018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198259893.003.0025
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter elucidates what the concept of corporate social responsibility entails, explores the extent to which company law is currently a barrier to profit-sacrificing behaviour, and addresses ... More


Whither the Rural Heartland?

Sonya Salamon

in Newcomers to Old Towns: Suburbanization of the Heartland

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226734125
eISBN:
9780226734118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226734118.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter analyzes the condition of postagrarian countryside in the U.S. It suggests that the development of the postagrarian social fabric represented by the six case studies in this volume ... More


Openings: The Urban Question as a Scale Question?

Neil Brenner

in New Urban Spaces: Urban Theory and the Scale Question

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190627188
eISBN:
9780190627201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190627188.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory, Urban and Rural Studies

For over a century, the urban question has generated intense debate on matters of conceptualization, method, and interpretation. Since the 1990s, in the context of debates on post-Fordism, ... More


Evil's Vanity

Keith Doubt

in Understanding Evil: Lessons from Bosnia

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823227006
eISBN:
9780823235872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823227006.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter examines the social motive behind ethnic cleansing in Bosnia. The costs of ethnic cleansing were great for both the victims and the victimizers. The ... More


“Turning” Backward: The Erosion of Moral Sensibility

John J. McDermott

in The Drama of Possibility: Experience as Philosophy of Culture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226627
eISBN:
9780823235704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226627.003.0019
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This chapter presents an essay on the erosion of moral sensibility. It focuses on the experience of “turning” in people's lives with respect to hope and trust. These ... More


New Generations in Germany

Ruth Gay

in Safe Among the Germans: Liberated Jews After World War II

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300092714
eISBN:
9780300133127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300092714.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the state of Germany a half-century after the end of World War II. When the Jews in Germany look back on that half-century, they find it hard to recognize their earlier, ... More


The Tongue Does Not Rot: Authorship, Ancestors, and Cloth

Boatema Boateng

in The Copyright Thing Doesn't Work Here: Adinkra and Kente Cloth and Intellectual Property in Ghana

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670024
eISBN:
9781452946863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670024.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter discusses the authorship and ownership practices of Asante cloth makers that the intellectual property law opposed. Asante’s design of adinkra and kente became their ownership claims. ... More


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