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Sources and the Law

R. A. HOUSTON

in Madness and Society in Eighteenth-Century Scotland

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207870
eISBN:
9780191677830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207870.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses how the mentally incapable become visible in documents by examining sources and the law relating to idiots and the furious. It ... More


Outlining the Problem

Micere Keels

in Campus Counterspaces: Black and Latinx Students’Search for Community atHistorically White Universities

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501746888
eISBN:
9781501746895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501746888.003.0002
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

This chapter presents the problem and briefly describes the data used to gain insight into how challenges to Black and Latinx students' college-going identity threaten their persistence. It shows how ... More


“Is the Mexican Revolution Dead?”

Charles D. Ameringer

in The Socialist Impulse: Latin America in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033099
eISBN:
9780813038124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033099.003.0016
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter discusses the question of whether the Mexican Revolution is dead. It was during 1946 when a number of changes occurred: the Party of the Mexican Revolution became the Institutional ... More


Introduction

Elizabeth R. Varon

in Disunion!: The Coming of the American Civil War, 1789-1859

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832325
eISBN:
9781469606200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807887189_varon.4
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This book argues that “disunion” was once the most provocative and potent word in the political vocabulary of Americans. From the time of the Constitutional Convention in 1787 up to the Civil War, ... More


Business Ethics for Better Behavior

Jason Brennan, William English, John Hasnas, and Peter Jaworski

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780190076559
eISBN:
9780197606513
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190076559.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, HRM / IR

Business Ethics for Better Behavior concisely answers the three most pressing ethical questions business professionals face: 1. What makes business practices right or wrong? 2. Why do normal, decent ... More


The US Wars in Vietnam, Iraq, and Afghanistan

James H. Lebovic

in Planning to Fail: The US Wars in Vietnam, Iraq, and Afghanistan

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190935320
eISBN:
9780190937263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190935320.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Because overarching policy goals are distant and open to interpretation, policy makers yield to cognitive bias by constructing policies around visible elements (salient referents). US wartime policy ... More


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