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INTRODUCTION: Political Mobilization in the Urban Landscape

Benjamin L. Carp

in Rebels Rising: Cities and the American Revolution

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195304022
eISBN:
9780199788606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304022.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This book begins by describing the eighteenth‐century American city and its cultural landscape. The introduction discusses the social, economic, political, cultural, and military importance of the ... More


Mystery

David E. Cooper

in The Measure of Things: Humanism, Humility, and Mystery

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199235988
eISBN:
9780191696688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235988.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, General, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter discusses the impasse that is seemingly reached with the demise of absolutism and raw humanism in previous chapters. It argues that the means of escape is a doctrine that both recognizes ... More


Sites of Secularism in the Twentieth Century

Aziz al-Azmeh

in Secularism in the Arab World: Contexts, Ideas and Consequences

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474447461
eISBN:
9781474480697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474447461.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter deal primarily with the period following the first world war, and starts with a discussion of the relationship between overall changes in the Mashreq and the Maghreb. It then focuses on ... More


Between Competition and War: Complex Security Overlay and the South China Sea

Joshua Hastey and Scott N. Romaniuk

in Security, Strategy, and Military Dynamics in South China Sea: Cross-National Perspectives

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781529213454
eISBN:
9781529213485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529213454.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter explores various security structures of the South China Sea (SCS) in the context for ongoing competition between Washington, DC and Beijing. It describes the security structures of the ... More


When Critics Disagree

Stephanie Ross

in Two Thumbs Up: How Critics Aid Appreciation

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226064284
eISBN:
9780226705033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226705033.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter examines disagreement between ideal critics and the prospects for realism in aesthetics. Hume’s posit of blameless differences, his supposition that critics will differ based on (i) ... More


Designing Organization Design: A Human-Centred Approach

Rodrigo Magalhães

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198867333
eISBN:
9780191904097
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198867333.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

As a topic, organization design is poorly understood. While it is featured in most management textbooks as a chapter dedicated to organizational structures, it is unclear whether organization design ... More


The Warped Hungarian Self:: A History of Impasse

István Bibó

in The Art of Peacemaking: Political Essays by István Bibó

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300203783
eISBN:
9780300210262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300203783.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the causes of the crisis in the Hungarian self. It describes the series of conditions and events that have defined the orientation of the Hungarian nation as a community. It ... More


Ordinary Democracy: Sovereignty and Citizenship Beyond the Neoliberal Impasse

Ali Aslam

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190601812
eISBN:
9780190601836
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190601812.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization, Political Theory

Ordinary Democracy examines the organizing practices of contemporary social movements to suggest how citizens are insisting on having a share in governing the forces that shape their lives. Rather ... More


Beyond dialogue: entering the fourth space in old age

Haim Hazan

in Valuing older people: A humanist approach to ageing

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422927
eISBN:
9781447304173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422927.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

The idea of an ethnographic field as the origin of anthropological wisdom is stipulated by the coexistence of self and other in a shared dialogical frontier of betweenness whose possible discursive ... More


The German Complex

Józef Mackiewicz

in The Triumph of Provocation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300145694
eISBN:
9780300145700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300145694.003.0014
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the history of the so-called German complex in Poland. It explains that the German complex was the line adopted by Poles who recognized the necessity of getting out of the ... More


The Impasse of Pleasure: Patrick Hamilton and Jean Rhys

Laura Frost

in The Problem with Pleasure: Modernism and Its Discontents

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231152723
eISBN:
9780231526463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152723.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter explores pleasure—of an idiosyncratic texture—as a dominant theme in the interwar fictions of Patrick Hamilton and Jean Rhys. It considers how Hamilton and Rhys deploy several common ... More


The Bearing Across of Language: Care, Catachresis, and Political Failure

James Berger

in The Disarticulate: Language, Disability, and the Narratives of Modernity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814708460
eISBN:
9780814708330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814708460.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter looks at prehistory by analyzing impasses of language in the Epic of Gilgamesh and parts of the Hebrew Bible. As language comes to define the status of the human, the obstruction of ... More


Chinese Digital Shadows: Hybrid Forms, Bodily Archives, and Transnational Visions

Bérénice Reynaud

in DV-Made China: Digital Subjects and Social Transformations after Independent Film

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824846817
eISBN:
9780824868116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824846817.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Taking Hao Jie’s Single Man as a case study, this chapter discusses the effect of globalization on independent DV production—a home-grown phenomenon born out of the availability of DV cameras and ... More


Introduction: Organization Design in Need of a New Paradigm

Rodrigo Magalhães

in Designing Organization Design: A Human-Centred Approach

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198867333
eISBN:
9780191904097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198867333.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

The Introduction deals with four issues which summarize the aims and the reach of the book. First, the realization that organizations dominate our socioeconomic landscape, with their influence and ... More


The Ḥudūd Debate Continued: Update 2012–2017

Mohammad Hashim Kamali

in Crime and Punishment in Islamic Law: A Fresh Interpretation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190910648
eISBN:
9780190910679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190910648.003.0022
Subject:
Religion, Islam, Religion and Society

This chapter focus on subsequent developments, both political and legal. One of the main developments is a certain rapprochement between the federal government and the state government of Kelantan. ... More


Beautiful Fragrances: Is Perfume a Fine Art?

Larry Shiner

in Art Scents: Exploring the Aesthetics of Smell and the Olfactory Arts

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190089818
eISBN:
9780190089849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190089818.003.0024
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Chapter 11 considers the claim that the best perfumes should be classified as part of the fine arts. The chapter argues that from the perspective of contemporary aesthetic definitions of fine art, ... More


Perfume between Art and Design

Larry Shiner

in Art Scents: Exploring the Aesthetics of Smell and the Olfactory Arts

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190089818
eISBN:
9780190089849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190089818.003.0025
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Chapter 12 explores two main ways out of the impasse reached in Chapter 11. The first way would adopt one of the current composite or disjunctive definitions of (fine) art; the second way would ... More


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