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Germany: Academic Golden Age

R. D. Anderson

in European Universities from the Enlightenment to 1914

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198206606
eISBN:
9780191717307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206606.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The unification of Germany in 1871 left universities under the control of individual states, but they had common national characteristics, and Prussian influence was strong. Expansion of university ... More


Reputation and Community: The Centrality of Moral Judgment

Lawrence McNamara

in Reputation and Defamation

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199231454
eISBN:
9780191710858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231454.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

Without a clear sense of what reputation is, it will be difficult to make a judgment about the manner and extent of its protection under the law. To that end, this chapter commences the inquiry with ... More


Tribes and Detribalization: Gemeinschaft and Gesellschaft

John W. Griffith

in Joseph Conrad and the Anthropological Dilemma: ‘Bewildered Traveller’

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183006
eISBN:
9780191673931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183006.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, European Literature

This chapter explores concepts of tribe and detribalization. In the 19th century, the word ‘community’ in its German form — Gemeinschaft — began to take a peculiar anthropological meaning. This term ... More


The Reform of the German Private Limited Company †: Is the GmbH Ready for the Twenty-First Century?

Michael Beurskens and Ulrich Noack

in Comparative Law as Transnational Law: A Decade of the German Law Journal

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199795208
eISBN:
9780199919307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199795208.003.0030
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The Gesellschaft mit beschränkter Haftung (GmbH—Private Limited Company) is the most popular organizational form for businesses in Germany—there were almost one million such entities in 2007. Not ... More


Communitarian IR Theory: “The Common Socius of Us All”

Daniel J. Levine

in Recovering International Relations: The Promise of Sustainable Critique

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199916061
eISBN:
9780199980246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199916061.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

In Chapter 4 and 5, the case study format developed for realism is extended to two variants within what is broadly considered “liberal” IR. Chapter 4 explores liberal IR written from a ... More


Individualist IR Theory: Disharmonious Cooperation

Daniel J. Levine

in Recovering International Relations: The Promise of Sustainable Critique

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199916061
eISBN:
9780199980246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199916061.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Mirroring the case study format developed in the previous two chapters, discussion is extended to “individualist” liberal IR theory: the work of Ernst Haas, Keohane and Nye, and Katzenstein and Sil.


The Emergence of Black Vienna

Janek Wasserman

in Black Vienna: The Radical Right in the Red City, 1918-1938

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452871
eISBN:
9780801455223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452871.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter explores the evolution of Black Vienna in the early interwar years. Focusing on the Austrian Catholic scientific society, the Leo-Gesellschaft, and the most influential Central European ... More


Hegel and the “Bourgeois-Christian World”

Steven B. Smith

in Modernity and Its Discontents: Making and Unmaking the Bourgeois from Machiavelli to Bellow

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300198393
eISBN:
9780300220988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300198393.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Hegel represents the apotheosis of the bourgeois world of early modernity in its confidence and optimism. His image of civil society, or burgerliche Gesellschaft, was the site of the rule of law, the ... More


Six Minutes in Grünau: The Olympic Regatta as the High Spot of the Berlin Games

Michael J. Socolow

in Six Minutes in Berlin: Broadcast Spectacle and Rowing Gold at the Nazi Olympics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040702
eISBN:
9780252099144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040702.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Radio

This chapter focuses on the coverage of the highly anticipated Grünau regatta. Widespread newspaper coverage created additional publicity for the regatta and further primed the audience for the ... More


‘Belief shifts’: Ireland’s referendum and the journey from Gemeinschaft to Gesellschaft

Eugene O’Brien

in Tracing the Cultural Legacy of Irish Catholicism: From Galway to Cloyne and Beyond

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781526101068
eISBN:
9781526124197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526101068.003.0010
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter examines the implications for Irish Catholicism that the ‘Yes’ vote in the May 2015 referendum on same-sex marriage may have for the social and cultural position of the Catholic church ... More


Golden Ages and welfare alchemists

Robert Pinker

in Social Policy and Welfare Pluralism: Selected Writings of Robert Pinker

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447323556
eISBN:
9781447323570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447323556.003.0013
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

In this chapter, Robert Pinker discusses the idea of ‘Golden Age’ theories in social policy thought and what he calls ‘welfare alchemists’ whose visions these theories encapsulate. According to ... More


The Nobel Laureate

in Science and Conscience: The Life of James Franck

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804763103
eISBN:
9780804779098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804763103.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

In 1926, James Franck went to Stockholm to receive the 1925 Nobel Prize in physics, which he shared with Gustav Hertz for their experiments supporting Neil Bohr's theory of the atom. He then began to ... More


Social Change and Human Development: An Autobiographical Journey

Patricia M. Greenfield

in Advances in Culture and Psychology: Volume Two

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199840694
eISBN:
9780199932726
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199840694.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter reviews research on social change and human development that has culminated in the author’s Theory of Social Change and Human Development. At the heart of the theory is the notion that ... More


Contradictions in the Christmas Mood

Joe Perry

in Christmas in Germany: A Cultural History

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833643
eISBN:
9781469604947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899410_perry.6
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter suggests that the holiday opened space for the construction and enactment of social and political difference, and notes that in the late nineteenth century, German Jews, Social ... More


Past: Associational Community in the Modern Era

Charles Heckscher

in Trust in a Complex World: Enriching Community

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198708551
eISBN:
9780191779503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198708551.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Organization Studies

This chapter tells the story of community in the modern era, from the Renaissance to the present. Driven by the impulse for freedom from the shackles of the traditional order, it rebuilt trust on the ... More


Church Music and the Rise of the Public Concert, 1743–1785

Jeffrey S. Sposato

in Leipzig After Bach: Church and Concert Life in a German City

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190616953
eISBN:
9780190616984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190616953.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter is the first of three chapters to look at the relationship between a Thomaskantor, who oversaw the church music, and a Kapellmeister (music director) of the public concerts. Thomaskantor ... More


Immunity

Gervase Rosser

in The Art of Solidarity in the Middle Ages: Guilds in England 1250-1550

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780198201571
eISBN:
9780191779022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201571.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

The medieval guilds—not merely craft-based organizations, but fraternities of all kinds—are introduced in the context of the perennial question of the grounds of possibility of human society. To ... More


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