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Ties to Other Organizations: Why Mothers’ Most Useful Ties Were Not Always Social

Mario Luis Small

in Unanticipated Gains: Origins of Network Inequality in Everyday Life

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195384352
eISBN:
9780199869893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195384352.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines not social but organizational ties: connections that, through their centers, mothers made to other organizations that possessed valuable resources. It finds that centers were ... More


The Life of Virtue—Giles of Rome, James of Viterbo, and John of Paris

M. S. KEMPSHALL

in The Common Good in Late Medieval Political Thought

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207160
eISBN:
9780191677526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207160.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, History of Ideas

This chapter discusses the disputations between Philip IV and Boniface VIII when the latter prohibited all taxation of the church which did not have his prior consent, and, more seriously, when the ... More


Domesticating the World: African Consumerism and the Genealogies of Globalization

Jeremy Prestholdt

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520254244
eISBN:
9780520941472
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520254244.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This book unsettles the idea of globalization as a recent phenomenon—and one driven solely by Western interests—by offering a new perspective on global interconnectivity in the nineteenth century. ... More


Of Hungry Ghosts and Other Matters of Consumption

Laurel Kendall

in Shamans, Nostalgias, and the IMF: South Korean Popular Religion in Motion

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833435
eISBN:
9780824870577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833435.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores as contradictory impulses the desire for and the moral disdain of new wealth and what it can buy. Shamans, gods, and ancestors enact this contemporary paradox through the medium ... More


October

Jules Pretty

in The East Country: Almanac Tales of Valley and Shore

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501709333
eISBN:
9781501709340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501709333.003.0010
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter describes the east country in October, when rain lashed the land and wind tore through trees. It looks at controversies concerning a national tabloid publishing what it called evidence ... More


The role and status of the mistress

Tim Thornton and Katharine Carlton

in The gentleman's mistress: Illegitimate relationships and children, 1450-1640

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526114068
eISBN:
9781526144638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526114068.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The historiography might suggest that female servants were the typical mistresses of the elite. Such relationships are explored in this section, but it is also evident that many of the mistresses of ... More


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