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Democracy as the Rule of the Dumb Many?

Hélène Landemore

in Democratic Reason: Politics, Collective Intelligence, and the Rule of the Many

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155654
eISBN:
9781400845538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155654.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter illustrates the deeply entrenched prejudice of political philosophers, including some democratic theorists, against “the rule of the dumb many.” It offers a critical literature survey ... More


Introduction

Dagmar Wujastyk

in Well-Mannered Medicine: Medical Ethics and Etiquette in Classical Ayurveda

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199856268
eISBN:
9780199950560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199856268.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

The introduction states the aim and scope of the book, the methodological approach, and introduces the questions that are examined in the following chapters. It includes a survey of literature on ... More


Survey of previous work

Sandra Clarke and Andrew Erskine

in Newfoundland and Labrador English

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748626168
eISBN:
9780748671519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748626168.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter provides a summary of the literature relating to Newfoundland English, from the late 16th century to the present. It outlines the contributions to the description of local features, ... More


From Who-ville to Hereville: Integrating Graphic Novels into an Undergraduate Children’s Literature Course

Gwen Athene Tarbox

in Graphic Novels for Children and Young Adults: A Collection of Critical Essays

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496811677
eISBN:
9781496811714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496811677.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter sets out a model for comics studies instruction that the author developed for use in ENGL 3830, Literature for the Intermediate Reader, a children's literature survey course offered at ... More


Introduction

Hentschel Klaus

in Visual Cultures in Science and Technology: A Comparative History

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198717874
eISBN:
9780191787546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717874.003.0002
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

This chapter provides a detailed survey of the vast literature on visual cultures in science, technology and medicine, starting with the term ‘culture’ and then portraying the concept of ‘scopic ... More


The Missing Sector

Vladimir Kontorovich

in Reluctant Cold Warriors: Economists and National Security

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190868123
eISBN:
9780190868154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190868123.003.0004
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter surveys books and articles on the Soviet economy published in 1948-1991 and finds that Sovietologists afforded the military sector little attention, both relative to its importance and ... More


Avian Conservation in Urban Environments: What do Ecologists Bring to the Table?

James R. Miller

in Urban Bird Ecology and Conservation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780520273092
eISBN:
9780520953895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273092.003.0013
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

Many papers describing urban bird studies are published in journals that require authors to emphasize the practical implications of their work for practitioners. I analyzed a decade of papers to ... More


Introduction: Firm Heterogeneity, International Economics, and International Business

Sjoerd Beugelsdijk, Steven Brakman, Hans van Ees, and Harry Garretsen

in Firms in the International Economy: Firm Heterogeneity Meets International Business

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019743
eISBN:
9780262314473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019743.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The introduction provides a survey how recent developments in IE and IB are such that practitioners in both fields could benefit from each other’s work. The various chapters in the book are examples ... More


Introduction

Erica Wickerson

in The Architecture of Narrative Time: Thomas Mann and the Problems of Modern Narrative

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198793274
eISBN:
9780191835162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198793274.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, European Literature

This chapter provides an introduction to the book as a whole. It situates the approach undertaken here within the existing narratological debates on time, also discussing those specifically relating ... More


Introduction: What Is Declamation?

Martin T. Dinter and Charles Guérin

in Reading Roman Declamation: Seneca the Elder

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198746010
eISBN:
9780191808722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198746010.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This introduction explains the nature of ‘declamation’, not only in terms of the genre’s specific attributes but also in comparison with other Latin literary forms such as epic, satire, ... More


Introduction: The New Constitutional Architecture of European Economic Governance

Federico Fabbrini

in Economic Governance in Europe: Comparative Paradoxes and Constitutional Challenges

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198749134
eISBN:
9780191813344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198749134.003.0001
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter introduces the book. It summarizes the main legal and institutional measures adopted in response to the Euro-crisis and reviews the literature on the topic. It outlines the research ... More


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