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Maxine Hong Kingston

Helena Grice

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719064029
eISBN:
9781781701003
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719064029.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Since the publication of The Woman Warrior in 1976, Maxine Hong Kingston has gained a reputation as one of the most popular—and controversial—writers in the Asian American literary tradition. This ... More


The Lives of Traders

Alex Preda

in Noise: Living and Trading in Electronic Finance

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226427348
eISBN:
9780226427515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226427515.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This chapter leaves the realm of trading strictly speaking and returns to the broader context in which it takes place, namely the social lives of those who participate in trading. How is trading ... More


A Very Quiet Tragedy

Elijah Millgram

in John Stuart Mill and the Meaning of Life

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190873240
eISBN:
9780190873271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190873240.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

A precondition on having a life project is that one stays ruthlessly on point. A second precondition is that one is ruthless in pressing forward in one’s intellectual explorations. These conditions ... More


Holding Up and Folding Up

Regina F. Bendix, Kilian Bizer, and Dorothy Noyes

in Sustaining Interdisciplinary Collaboration: A Guide for the Academy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040894
eISBN:
9780252099397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040894.003.0006
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

The late stages of a project life cycle raise interlocking challenges of sustaining participation and producing results. External incentives and material challenges weigh more heavily, requiring ... More


Introduction

Elijah Millgram

in John Stuart Mill and the Meaning of Life

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190873240
eISBN:
9780190873271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190873240.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Projects are instrumentally structured but open-ended courses of action. Life projects—projects that occupy all or almost all of a life—seem to implement a proposal regarding what it takes to have a ... More


Positions, Dispositions, and Transpositions

Michael Jackson

in How Lifeworlds Work: Emotionality, Sociality, and the Ambiguity of Being

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226491820
eISBN:
9780226492018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226492018.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

What is at stake in initiations is the regeneration of life itself – reuniting a community whose households have been scattered far and wide during the farming season, creating a new generation of ... More


Learning alliance approaches to working with BME communities on healthcare innovation: a case study in palliative and end-of-life care services

David Smith and Carlos Moreno-Leguizamon

in Community Organising Against Racism: Race', Ethnicity and Community Development

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447333746
eISBN:
9781447333791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447333746.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter discusses and evaluates the use of a learning alliance (LA) as a methodology for community engagement and capacity building through a case study examining the use of, and attitudes ... More


“The Tiny Invites Attention”: A. R. Ammons’s Quotidian Muse

Andrew Epstein

in Attention Equals Life: The Pursuit of the Everyday in Contemporary Poetry and Culture

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199972128
eISBN:
9780190608965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199972128.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter argues that A. R. Ammons, a hard-to-place writer frequently discussed as a nature poet or as a latter-day romantic poet striving for the visionary, the transcendental, and the sublime, ... More


Native-lived Colonialism and the Agency of Life Projects: A View from the Northwest Coast

Jeff Oliver

in Rethinking Colonial Pasts through Archaeology

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199696697
eISBN:
9780191804878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199696697.003.0004
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines Native-lived colonialism by focusing on the variable nature of different modalities of power as well as a more complex understanding of agency. After reviewing prominent ideas ... More


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