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Public Management, Rhetoric, and Culture

Christopher Hood

in The Art of the State: Culture, Rhetoric, and Public Management

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198297659
eISBN:
9780191599484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198297653.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Returns to the general question of what sort of science public management is or can be and how cultural theory can contribute to that science. If public management is (as suggested earlier) dominated ... More


Conclusion: Heliotropic Manoeuvres

Olivia Khoo

in The Chinese Exotic: Modern Diasporic Femininity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098794
eISBN:
9789882207516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098794.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This concluding chapter employs the metaphor of the heliotrope to characterize the Chinese exotic's regional turn towards a self-conscious Asian region. It also attempts to situate the Chinese exotic ... More


The Foundations of Gentry Life: The Multons of Frampton and their World 1270-1370

Peter Coss

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199560004
eISBN:
9780191723094
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560004.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This book examines the formative years of the English gentry. In doing so, it explains their lasting characteristics during a long history as a social elite, including adaptability to change and ... More


Stitching the 24-Hour City: Life, Labor, and the Problem of Speed in Seoul

Seo Young Park

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781501754265
eISBN:
9781501754272
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501754265.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book reveals the intense speed of garment production and everyday life in Dongdaemun, a lively market in Seoul, South Korea. Once the site of uprisings against oppressive working conditions in ... More


Fashion Retail

Christel Lane and Jocelyn Probert

in National Capitalisms, Global Production Networks: Fashioning the Value Chain in the UK, US, and Germany

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199214815
eISBN:
9780191721779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214815.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

This chapter provides an investigation of the following questions: why power passed from producers to retailers; how retailers utilize their dominance in the chain; and whether this imbalance of ... More


Religion in Vogue: Christianity and Fashion in America

Lynn S. Neal

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781479892709
eISBN:
9781479810918
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479892709.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Religion in Vogue provides readers with a unique approach to the study of popular culture and American religion. Through its analysis of numerous primary sources ranging from fashion magazines to ... More


TOURISM IN THE ARCHIVES: Colonial Modernity and the Zenana in Cornelia Sorabji’s Memoirs

Antoinette Burton

in Dwelling in the Archive: Women Writing House, Home, and History in Late Colonial India

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195144253
eISBN:
9780199871919
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195144253.003.0003
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter discusses that Cornelia Sorabji was at the center of debates about the role that the zenana, and by extension the precints of house and home, should play in shaping modern Indian ... More


Conclusion

Sarah M. S. Pearsall

in Atlantic Families: Lives and Letters in the Later Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199532995
eISBN:
9780191714443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532995.003.0010
Subject:
History, Social History

This concluding chapter briefly surveys the central themes and arguments of the book. It also revises notions of ‘self-fashioning’ and the alleged emergence of the modern self in the 18th century. ... More


The Limits of Hatred: Popular Attitudes Towards the West in Republican Canton

Virgil K.Y. Ho

in Understanding Canton: Rethinking Popular Culture in the Republican Period

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199282715
eISBN:
9780191603037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199282714.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The Cantonese displayed acceptance of Westerners and their cultures in the late imperial and Republican period, in spite of their reputation for being xenophobic and anti-foreign since the days of ... More


Problems of Enforcement and the Failure of Sumptuary Law

Catherine Kovesi Killerby

in Sumptuary Law in Italy 1200-1500

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199247936
eISBN:
9780191714733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199247936.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter examines the provisions made for the enforcement of sumptuary law, the instances of prosecutions that have so far been discovered, and the possible reasons for the ultimate failure of ... More


Introduction

Anna Wierzbicka

in What Did Jesus Mean?: Explaining the Sermon on the Mount and the Parables in Simple and Universal Human Concepts

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195137330
eISBN:
9780199867905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195137337.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

The Introduction argues that, despite the current fashions in scholarly circles, it is possible to unambiguously determine what Jesus meant in his parables and our sayings, and to explain it in a way ... More


Fashion on the Red Carpet: A History of the Oscars®, Fashion and Globalisation

Elizabeth Castaldo Lundén

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781474461801
eISBN:
9781399501576
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474461801.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The Academy Awards’ red-carpet is the most prominent fashion show in media culture. This book investigates the historical liaison between Hollywood and fashion institutions to describe how public ... More


Fashioning Postfeminism: Spectacular Femininity and Transnational Culture

Simidele Dosekun

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780252043215
eISBN:
9780252052095
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043215.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This book concerns young, class-privileged women in the Nigerian city of Lagos who dress in a “spectacularly feminine” style characterised by the extravagant use and combination of normatively ... More


Delicia-Children Revisited: The Evidence of Statius' Silvae

Christian Laes

in Children, Memory, and Family Identity in Roman Culture

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199582570
eISBN:
9780191595271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582570.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The chapter is a socio-cultural study on Roman pet children, based on a minute analysis of Statius' poetry. It shows how Roman owners of delicia coped with the low social status of these pet ... More


Fashions, Failures, Prospects

Paul Marshall

in Mystical Encounters with the Natural World: Experiences and Explanations

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199279432
eISBN:
9780191603440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199279438.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Two general approaches to the explanation of extrovertive mystical experience have emerged as tenable, centred respectively on the intrapersonal psychological and biological factors of naturalistic ... More


Dynamic and Connectionist Approaches to Development: Toward a Future of Mutually Beneficial Coevolution

Michael S. C. Thomas, James L. McClelland, Fiona M. Richardson, Anna C. Schapiro, and Frank D. Baughman

in Toward a Unified Theory of Development Connectionism and Dynamic System Theory Re-Consider

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195300598
eISBN:
9780199867165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300598.003.0017
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

A tension has existed between connectionism and dynamic systems theory (DST), and this chapter considers why this should be the case. The chapter argues that much of the tension arises from a tenet ... More


Figurations of the Feminine in the Early French Women's Press, 1758-1848

Siobhán McIlvanney

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781786941886
eISBN:
9781789623215
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941886.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book examines the origins of the early French women’s press and traces the evolving representations of womanhood that appear over the first ninety years of women’s journals in France. It argues ... More


“We Are Here”: Pageants as Racial “Homeplaces” and Ethnic Combat Zones

Karen W. Tice

in Queens of Academe: Beauty Pageants and Campus Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199842780
eISBN:
9780199933440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199842780.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Black campus queens have long invested in etiquette, middle-class proficiencies, and fashion to advance positive racial representations and identities, honor legacies, and counter white racism. ... More


Deco Dandy: Designing Masculinity in 1920s Paris

John Potvin

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781526134790
eISBN:
9781526158284
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526134806
Subject:
Art, Design

Richly illustrated with over 110 colour and black and white images, the book productively contests the supposedly exclusive feminine aspect of the stylemoderne (art deco). It explores how ... More


Looking Good: Style and Its Absence in George Eliot

Kent Puckett

in Bad Form: Social Mistakes and the Nineteenth-Century Novel

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195332759
eISBN:
9780199868131
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195332759.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

George Eliot’s most successful characters tend to show a marked disdain for the fluctuations of fashion. Felix Holt, Dorothea Brooke, Daniel Deronda: all of these are represented as figures who ... More


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