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GETTING LUCKY WITH A FAULTY GENE: Escape from Simple Retroviruses

Jaap Goudsmit

in Viral Fitness: The Next SARS and West Nile in the Making

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195130348
eISBN:
9780199790166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195130348.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Microbiology

This chapter discusses simple retroviruses. Simple retroviruses belong to the same RNA virus family as the AIDS virus, but unlike HIV, they do not attack humans. Simple retroviruses have only three ... More


Polk’s Early Response to the Antislavery Movement

WILLIAM DUSINBERRE

in Slavemaster President: The Double Career of James Polk

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195326031
eISBN:
9780199868308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326031.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Although during the 1840s James Polk cultivated the image of a Southern moderate on the slavery question, his early career contradicted this impression. In 1832 he had provoked a furious debate in ... More


Lyrical Leftists, Juvenile Publishing, and the Politics of Progressive Education

Julia L. Mickenberg

in Learning from the Left: Children's Literature, the Cold War, and Radical Politics in the United States

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195152807
eISBN:
9780199788903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195152807.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter traces the parallel development of three phenomena in the early 20th century, which separately and in combination helped create a basis for leftist influence in the children's literature ... More


Wilberforce: Love and War

Anne Stott

in Wilberforce: Family and Friends

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199699391
eISBN:
9780191739132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199699391.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter introduces the second part of the book, which deals with the courtships of Wilberforce, Henry Thornton, and Zachary Macaulay. It discusses Wilberforce’s personal and political life in ... More


Bowing the Knee to Slavery

Susan E. Lindsey

in Liberty Brought Us Here: The True Story of American Slaves Who Migrated to Liberia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813179339
eISBN:
9780813179353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813179339.003.0007
Subject:
History, World Modern History

One common objection to the colonization movement was that it distracted from the fight for the abolition of slavery. Chapter 7 argues that the rift over slavery in America was deepening; antislavery ... More


The Global Gag Rule and Women's Reproductive Health: Rhetoric Versus Reality

Yana van der Meulen Rodgers

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190876128
eISBN:
9780190876159
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190876128.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

In recent decades, the long arm of US politics has reached the intimate lives of women all over the world. Since 1984, healthcare organizations in developing countries have faced major cuts in US ... More


Liberal Icon

Tinsley E. Yarbrough

in Harry A. Blackmun: The Outsider Justice

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195141238
eISBN:
9780199851577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195141238.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Legal History

While it can be observed that Justice Blackmun was not the most liberal justice of the Burger Court, he became more likely to consider claims regarding liberal civil liberties within the period ... More


Before and After Lives: John Thelwall and William Godwin

Kenneth R. Johnston

in Unusual Suspects: Pitt's Reign of Alarm and the Lost Generation of the 1790s

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199657803
eISBN:
9780191771576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657803.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

John Thelwall and William Godwin are the two highest-profile examples of ‘usual’ and ‘unusual’ suspects from the 1790s. Their lives clearly reveal the phenomenon of bifurcated biography ... More


Examination of cranial nerves

Stanley Tamuka Zengeya and Tiroumourougane V Serane

in The MRCPCH Clinical Exam Made Simple

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199587933
eISBN:
9780191917974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199587933.003.0015
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Professional Development in Medicine

Cranial nerve examination is one of the commonly assessed areas of the nervous system in the MRCPCH clinical examination. The examiner may ask you to examine some of ... More


Political Abolition and the Slave Power Argument, 1835–1840

Corey M. Brooks

in Liberty Power: Antislavery Third Parties and the Transformation of American Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226307282
eISBN:
9780226307312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226307312.003.0002
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter demonstrates how abolitionist arguments about Southerners’ disproportionate political power developed into a sophisticated analyses condemning the Whig and Democratic Parties as the ... More


Agitating the Congress: Abolitionist Lobbying and Antislavery Alliances, 1836–1844

Corey M. Brooks

in Liberty Power: Antislavery Third Parties and the Transformation of American Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226307282
eISBN:
9780226307312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226307312.003.0004
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter highlights political abolitionists’ strategies for building collaborative relationships with prominent antislavery politicians, especially a handful of potential Whig allies in the U.S. ... More


Opper’s Happy and the First Dean of American Cartooning: The Reputed First Definitive Comic Strip

Robert C. Harvey

in Insider Histories of Cartooning: Rediscovering Forgotten Famous Comics and Their Creators

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781628461428
eISBN:
9781626740778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461428.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter talks about Frederick Burr Opper—the first cartoonist to draw a comic strip in its definitive form, and his long-lived Sunday comic strip Happy Hooligan. Opper was the only one in his ... More


Unsolicited gestures of participation

Sruti Bala

in The gestures of participatory art

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526100771
eISBN:
9781526138927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526100771.003.0004
Subject:
Art, Visual Culture

Chapter III examines one workshop setting using the methodological framework of the Theatre of the Oppressed in the context of a political party-led women’s empowerment programme in rural South ... More


. The Gag Man

McBride Joseph

in Frank Capra: The Catastrophe of Success

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604738384
eISBN:
9781604738391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604738384.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter recounts Capra’s stint as a Hollywood gag man between 1924 and 1927. Capra started with the Hal Roach Studios in Culver City, and also worked for the Hollywood Photoplay Company on two ... More


Plots Discovered: Coleridge, Godwin, and the 1795 Gagging Acts

John Bugg

in Five Long Winters: The Trials of British Romanticism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780804785105
eISBN:
9780804787307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785105.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter examines the 1795 “Gagging Acts” not merely as pieces of legislation but as cultural phenomena. It traces the representational practices that shape the responses to this legislation ... More


Dental materials

Nicholas Longridge, Pete Clarke, Raheel Aftab, and Tariq Ali

Katharine Boursicot and David Sales (eds)

in Oxford Assess and Progress: Clinical Dentistry

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198825173
eISBN:
9780191917301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198825173.003.0023
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Professional Development in Medicine

Dental material science can be a daunting subject for most dentists, given its origins in the pure sciences of physics and chemistry. Combining this with human biology, and trying to see through ... More


International interventions

Fiona Bloomer, Claire Pierson, and Sylvia Estrada Claudio

in Reimagining Global Abortion Politics: A Social Justice Perspective

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781447340430
eISBN:
9781447340485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340430.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

International organisations play a role in challenging restricted access to abortion in national contexts. This chapter considers the use of human rights treaties and an analysis of how access to ... More


Laughing Together: Humour and Shared Identity

in Masters of the Ninth Art: Bandes dessinees and Franco-Belgian Identity

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239383
eISBN:
9781846313530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853239383.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter examines later developments in bande dessinée gag humour, from the 1960s up to the 1980s. It focuses on three artists: Marcel Gotlib, Claire Bretécher and Régis Franc. All three ... More


A New Letter Named Square

Coco Guzman

in Artistic Citizenship: Artistry, Social Responsibility, and Ethical Praxis

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199393749
eISBN:
9780199393770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199393749.003.0025
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter interrogates the nature of artistic citizenship through practice in art and social activism. It discusses the Law for Citizenship Security, or the “Gag” Law as it was known by Spanish ... More


Chilling Speech

Katharine Gelber

in Free Speech After 9/11

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198777793
eISBN:
9780191823237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198777793.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines whether, and how, counter-terrorism policies in the United States, the United Kingdom and Australia are having a chilling effect on freedom of speech. It examines both explicit ... More


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