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Being and Becoming Kachin: Histories Beyond the State in the Borderworlds of Burma

Mandy Sadan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265550
eISBN:
9780191760341
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265550.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Since independence in 1948, Burma has suffered from many internal conflicts. One of the longest of these has been in the Kachin State, in the north of the country where Burma has borders with India ... More


Introduction

Mandy Sadan

in Being and Becoming Kachin: Histories Beyond the State in the Borderworlds of Burma

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265550
eISBN:
9780191760341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265550.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This introductory chapter considers perspectives on modern Kachin ethno-nationalism from the vantage point of different communities in Burma, India, China, and Thailand. It discusses anthropological ... More


Supervision and Regulation of Financial Firms

Thomas H. Stanton

in Why Some Firms Thrive While Others Fail: Governance and Management Lessons from the Crisis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199915996
eISBN:
9780199950324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199915996.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Chapter 7 looks at organization and management of financial supervisors. The Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act of 1999 reflected deregulatory sentiment and left serious gaps in the regulatory system. The ... More


The Expansion of Education in Fifteenth-Century London

Caroline M. Barron

in The Cloister and the World: Essays in Medieval History in Honour of Barbara Harvey

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204404
eISBN:
9780191676246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204404.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter looks at educational expansion in London, England, during the 15th century. It examines the remarkable range of educational opportunities that became open to children of both sexes in ... More


Mimetic Excess

Michael Taussig

in Mastery of Non-Mastery in the Age of Meltdown

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780226684581
eISBN:
9780226698700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226698700.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

This section examines the notion of "mimesis" as it relates to the prospect of global meltdown. Figures discussed include Walter Benjamin, Jean Rouch, Jerry Leach and Gary Kildea ("Trobriand ... More


Post–World War II Rejuvenation and Transformation

Feng Bangyan and Nyaw Mee Kau

in Enriching Lives: A History of Insurance in Hong Kong, 1841-2010

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028702
eISBN:
9789882206946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028702.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

The war nearly destroyed a century of painstaking effort among British firms in Hong Kong and China. The colony's insurance sector was not spared the havoc. In face of imminent invasion, foreign ... More


The Real Outlaws: The Male Couple before Gay Liberation

John Ibson

in Men without Maps: Some Gay Males of the Generation before Stonewall

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226656083
eISBN:
9780226656250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226656250.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

Males sharing moments of sexual pleasure were one thing in American culture in the generation before Stonewall, but men who shared domestic space, apart from a few specific settings, were something ... More


Cary Grant, the Making of a Hollywood Legend

Mark Glancy

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780190053130
eISBN:
9780190053161
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190053130.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Archie Leach was a poorly educated, working-class boy from a troubled family living in the backstreets of Bristol. Cary Grant was Hollywood’s most debonair film star—the embodiment of worldly ... More


Getting Started in the Sixties

Laura Nader

in Laura Nader: Letters to and from an Anthropologist

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501752247
eISBN:
9781501752254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501752247.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter looks at letters that reflect the 1960s as a decade of concurrent movements, such as civil rights, Vietnam War protests, Native American and women's movements, consumer movements, and ... More


The Family Baetidae from Japan

Toshihito Fujitani

in International Advances in the Ecology, Zoogeography, and Systematics of Mayflies and Stoneflies

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520098688
eISBN:
9780520943803
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520098688.003.0015
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter focuses in the Baetidae family of mayflies in Japan. It provides a revised list of this family from Japan that includes 11 genera and 39 species with valid names. The list includes ... More


Resurgence, Part II: Congress Enacted Three Statutes That Enabled Big Banks to Build Nationwide Financial Conglomerates

Arthur E. Wilmarth Jr. Jr.

in Taming the Megabanks: Why We Need a New Glass-Steagall Act

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190260705
eISBN:
9780190260736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190260705.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Large banks and their political allies waged a twenty-year campaign to secure legislation that would remove the structural buffers established by the Glass-Steagall and Bank Holding Company Acts. ... More


Chapter 1

Mark Glancy

in Cary Grant, the Making of a Hollywood Legend

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780190053130
eISBN:
9780190053161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190053130.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Chapter 1 covers the years 1904 to 1915, from Archie Leach’s birth through his childhood to age 11. It offers information on the city of his birth, Bristol, and it considers his extended family’s ... More


Experts and childcare ‘bibles’: mothers and advice literature

Angela Davis

in Modern Motherhood: Women and Family in England, 1945-2000

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780719084553
eISBN:
9781781702109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084553.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The chapter examines how ideas of the ‘good’ and ‘bad’ mother were conveyed to women through the writings of childcare experts. It considers the work of principal authorities on child development who ... More


Information Security of Financial Data: Quasi-Secrets: The Nature of Financial Information and Its Implications for Data Security

Cem Paya

in Harboring Data: Information Security, Law, and the Corporation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760089
eISBN:
9780804772594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760089.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter presents a technical critique challenging the most basic premises underlying the Gramm–Leach–Bliley Act—that “financial data” refers to data held by financial institutions. Instead, it ... More


Nuclear: A Nonrenewable Energy Type

Paul F. Meier

in The Changing Energy Mix: A Systematic Comparison of Renewable and Nonrenewable Energy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780190098391
eISBN:
9780190098421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190098391.003.0005
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Sustainability

With the exception of nuclear submarines and some military applications, nuclear energy is only used to generate electricity. In the United States, uranium and plutonium are the fuels of choice, ... More


On Epistemic Entitlement (II): Welfare State Epistemology*

Crispin Wright

in Scepticism and Perceptual Justification

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199658343
eISBN:
9780191760983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658343.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Entitlement, as here understood, is a kind of rational ground to accept a proposition that consists neither in the possession of evidence for its truth, nor in the occurrence of any kind of cognitive ... More


What Do I Need to Know About Cyber Frameworks, Standards, and Laws?

Gregory Falco and Eric Rosenbach

in Confronting Cyber Risk: An Embedded Endurance Strategy for Cybersecurity

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780197526545
eISBN:
9780197526576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197526545.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

The question “What do I need to know about cyber frameworks, standards, and laws?” distills the complex landscape of cyber risk laws, requirements, and standards. The chapter begins with a case study ... More


Soil Salinity

Garrison Sposito

in The Chemistry of Soils

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190630881
eISBN:
9780197559710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190630881.003.0016
Subject:
Chemistry, Environmental Chemistry

A soil is salineif the electrical conductivity of its soil solution as obtained by extraction from a water-saturated soil paste (ECe) exceeds 4 dS m-1. (The measurement of electrical conductivity ... More


Glass Dissolution and Leaching

Bruce C. Bunker and William H. Casey

in The Aqueous Chemistry of Oxides

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199384259
eISBN:
9780197562987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199384259.003.0023
Subject:
Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry

Oxide glasses represent some of the most important and prevalent materials that we encounter in our daily lives. The glass industry in the United States produces more than 75,000 glass products, ... More


Empathy and the Meanings of Human Rights in Human Lives

Diana Tietjens Meyers

in Victims' Stories and the Advancement of Human Rights

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199930388
eISBN:
9780190490102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199930388.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Empathy makes an epistemic contribution to human rights. The account of empathy advocated in this chapter blends key elements from ordinary speech with helpful distinctions from David Hume and Adam ... More


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