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A Modish Name

Richard Scholar

in The Je-Ne-Sais-Quoi in Early Modern Europe: Encounters with a Certain Something

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199274406
eISBN:
9780191706448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274406.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter traces the word history of the je-ne-sais-quoi by examining its precursors and cognates in Latin and Romance languages, the various non-substantival French phrases to which it is closely ... More


A Method for Transplants

J. W. F. Allison

in A Continental Distinction in the Common Law: A Historical and Comparative Perspective on English Public Law

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198298656
eISBN:
9780191710735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298656.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Legal History

The traditional insignificance of the distinction between public and private law in England is particularly evident in the intertwined history of public and private law liability, and the ... More


A Model Distinction in a Model Setting

J. W. F. Allison

in A Continental Distinction in the Common Law: A Historical and Comparative Perspective on English Public Law

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198298656
eISBN:
9780191710735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298656.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Legal History

The model setting or context for a working distinction between public and private law is characterized by its theory of the state, its approach to law, and its judicial institutions and procedures. ... More


The Limits of Adversarial Adjudication

J. W. F. Allison

in A Continental Distinction in the Common Law: A Historical and Comparative Perspective on English Public Law

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198298656
eISBN:
9780191710735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298656.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Legal History

Inquisitorial or investigative judicial procedures are the procedural requirement in this book's model (or ideal type) of a working distinction between public and private law. This chapter elaborates ... More


“I am not that type of grandmother”: (non)compliance with the grandmother archetype among contemporary Czech grandmothers

Lucie Vidovićová and Lucie Galčanová

in Grandparenting Practices around the World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447340645
eISBN:
9781447340690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340645.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter discusses the ways in which a literary character from The Grandmother: A story of country life in Bohemia, written in 1855 by Božena Němcová, is translated into the contemporary ... More


Conclusions and Implications for English Law

J. W. F. Allison

in A Continental Distinction in the Common Law: A Historical and Comparative Perspective on English Public Law

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198298656
eISBN:
9780191710735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298656.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Legal History

The provisional conclusions reached through application of this book's method to the English and French contexts invite supplementary and corrective research of other contexts. Central to those ... More


Comparing workfare programmes – features and implications

Heather Trickey

in 'An offer you can't refuse': Workfare in international perspective

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861341952
eISBN:
9781447301462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861341952.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter provides a systematic overview of the most ‘workfarelike’ workfare policies in each of the countries that previous chapters have discussed. A comparison of the programmes in terms of ... More


Paying with Cards

Akos Rona-Tas and Alya Guseva

in Plastic Money: Constructing Markets for Credit Cards in Eight Postcommunist Countries

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804768573
eISBN:
9780804789592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804768573.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter establishes market emergence as a problem analytically distinct from market functioning and introduces two sets of rules: generative and functional. Credit cards are conceived of as ... More


Ideal-type and Urban History: The Development of the Suq in Damascus

Nasser Rabbat

in The Bazaar in the Islamic City: Design, Culture, and History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789774165290
eISBN:
9781617971334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165290.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter traces the development of the Suq in Damascus from the coming of Islam to the advent of modernity (7th to 19th century). It focuses on the urban and architectural characters of the suq ... More


What are Manifestos for? Selecting and Typing Documents in the Database

Andrea Volkens, Judith Bara, Ian Budge, Michael D. McDonald, Robin Best, and Simon Franzmann

in Mapping Policy Preferences From Texts: Statistical Solutions for Manifesto Analysts

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199640041
eISBN:
9780191757181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199640041.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The basis for all the estimates of party, government and voter preferences is the individual party manifesto. MARPOR and its predecessors have aimed at collecting these for each ... More


Market Objectivity

André Orléan

in The Empire of Value: A New Foundation for Economics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262026970
eISBN:
9780262323901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262026970.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Neoclassical theory proceeds from an analysis of individual preferences, a set of objective facts about which economics has nothing to say. From this arises the doctrine of the utilitarian ... More


Data Entry and Access: Introducing the Manifesto Project Database (MPD b )

Andrea Volkens, Judith Bara, Ian Budge, Michael D. McDonald, Robin Best, and Simon Franzmann

in Mapping Policy Preferences From Texts: Statistical Solutions for Manifesto Analysts

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199640041
eISBN:
9780191757181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199640041.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

MPDb (Manifesto Project Database) is the facility at the core of the MARPOR project. The facility stores and distributes the original texts as collected: and also the quantified datasets based on ... More


What Is an MDSJ?

Christopher M. Bruner

in Re-Imagining Offshore Finance: Market-Dominant Small Jurisdictions in a Globalizing Financial World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190466879
eISBN:
9780190466909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190466879.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law, Comparative Law

This chapter sets out an “ideal type” of “market-dominant small jurisdiction” (MDSJ), identifying the central, consequential features giving rise to such jurisdictions’ competitive strengths and ... More


A Comparative Imperial Capital: Lin Yutang, Princess Der Ling, Victor Segalen, and the Views from Near and Afar

Weijie Song

in Mapping Modern Beijing: Space, Emotion, Literary Topography

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190200671
eISBN:
9780190200695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190200671.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter considers how Lin Yutang, Princess Der Ling, and Victor Segalen envision their indigenous and exoticist urbanscape of Beijing, viewed from near and afar—a universalist construction, an ... More


The Islamic Society and Islamic System

James Toth

in Sayyid Qutb: The Life and Legacy of a Radical Islamic Intellectual

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199790883
eISBN:
9780199332601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199790883.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Chapter eight discusses the Islamic society – an ideal abstraction similar to Max Weber’s ideal type – and the Islamic system – a coherent, ordered statement of doctrines. The Islamic society is ... More


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