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Concluding Remarks

Torstein Theodor Tollefsen

in The Christocentric Cosmology of St Maximus the Confessor

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199237142
eISBN:
9780191717321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237142.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

An attempt is made to show how Maximus' philosophy communicates with modern challenges. His conception of a Christocentric cosmology with its internal principles, are applied to two issues, viz. the ... More


“His Body, His Choice”: Pitching Infant Male Circumcision to Health and Human Rights Gatekeepers

Charli Carpenter

in Lost Causes: Agenda Vetting in Global Issue Networks and the Shaping of Human Security

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801448850
eISBN:
9780801470363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801448850.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter describes the origins, claims, and tactics of the “intactivist” movement—a growing coalition of advocacy groups that aim to define infant male circumcision as a human rights ... More


International Legal Perspectives on North Korean Refugee Issues

Shin-Wha Lee

in Non-Traditional Security Issues in North Korea

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824837396
eISBN:
9780824871154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824837396.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter discusses how the North Korean defector problem began to come under the international spotlight as the result of several deliberate defection attempts that were often, since the first ... More


Performing South Asian American Histories

Christine L. Garlough

in Desi Divas: Political Activism in South Asian American Cultural Performances

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037320
eISBN:
9781621039242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037320.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter explores the central dilemmas facing South Asian American community members. It describes two events where evocations of flags and founding fathers have been used in the name of minority ... More


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