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Introduction

Xiao Lu

in Dialogue

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028122
eISBN:
9789882206816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028122.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This introductory chapter discusses the objective of this fictional memoir, which is explain the issues surrounding the gunshots the author fired at the 1989 China Avant-garde Art Exhibition held at ... More


Plasticity and Pathology: On the Formation of the Neural Subject

David Bates and Nima Bassiri (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823266135
eISBN:
9780823266975
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823266135.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

With the rise of cognitive science and the revolution in neuroscience, it is now commonplace to assume that the study of a human person—a thinking, feeling, acting subject—is ultimately the study of ... More


Chapter 1

Xiao Lu

in Dialogue

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028122
eISBN:
9789882206816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028122.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter discusses the author's return to Beijing, China, fifteen years after she shocked the whole art world by firing two gunshots at the 1989 China Avant-garde Art Exhibition held at the ... More


Symmetry

Dalton Conley

in Honky

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520215863
eISBN:
9780520921733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520215863.003.0015
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The author tells of his feelings and experiences during his first morning back at school in 1982. He realized at this point how grown up he was at that time and how he looked forward to attending O. ... More


In Defense of Gun Control

Hugh Lafollette

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190873363
eISBN:
9780190873400
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190873363.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The gun control debate is more complex than most disputants acknowledge. We are not tasked with answering a single question: Should we have gun control? There are three distinct policy questions ... More


What Counts?

Philip J. Cook and Jens Ludwig

in Gun Violence: The Real Costs

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195153842
eISBN:
9780199849208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195153842.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter provides an accounting framework for monetizing the benefits of reducing gun violence. It illustrates how a “vaccine” would reduce the threat of gunshot injury. Tracing through all of ... More


Medical Costs

Philip J. Cook and Jens Ludwig

in Gun Violence: The Real Costs

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195153842
eISBN:
9780199849208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195153842.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter begins by examining the annual costs of medical treatment resulting from gunshot wounds. It evaluates the effect of gunshot injuries on the nation's total annual medical bill, as well as ... More


Avoidance and Prevention

Philip J. Cook and Jens Ludwig

in Gun Violence: The Real Costs

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195153842
eISBN:
9780199849208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195153842.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter discusses the ways in which private citizens, businesses, and government agencies attempt to reduce the risk of gunshot injury. It shows that the cost of these adaptations would ... More


Christmas in Summer

Mark de Rond

in Doctors at War: Life and Death in a Field Hospital

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501705489
eISBN:
9781501707940
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705489.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

The author talks about the midsummer Christmas celebrated at the wards of the field hospital. He first discusses patrol-free days, which give insurgents plenty of opportunity to dig in new ... More


Aftermath 1842–

Lawrence M. Crutcher

in George Keats of Kentucky: A Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813136882
eISBN:
9780813141411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136882.003.0016
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Georgiana continues to party in the palace, and a year later marries a Scotsman, John Jeffrey, who is twenty years younger. James Freeman Clarke writes a touching Sketch of George in The Dial. Isabel ... More


A new kind of surgery for a new kind of war: gunshot wounds and their treatment in the British Civil Wars

Stephen M. Rutherford

in Battle-scarred: Mortality, medical care and military welfare in the British Civil Wars

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526124807
eISBN:
9781526138675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526124807.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter examines the medical challenges posed by the increased number of gunshot wounds during the civil wars, and sets out the changes in the way these wounds were treated. The treatment of ... More


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