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Graham Rees and Maria Wakely

in Publishing, Politics, and Culture: The King's Printers in the Reign of James I and VI

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199576319
eISBN:
9780191722233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199576319.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter addresses the following questions: How did they run the King's Printing House (KPH), an institution that stood at the summit of the London printing trade in the Jacobean period? How did ... More


Egypt in the Graeco–Roman World: from Ptolemaic Kingdom to Roman Province

Alan K. Bowman

in Regime Change in the Ancient Near East and Egypt: From Sargon of Agade to Saddam Hussein

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263907
eISBN:
9780191734687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263907.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines the changes in Egypt in the Graeco-Roman world during the Hellenistic and Roman periods following the death of Alexander the Great. It explains that these periods highlight ... More


Exclusion from material resources: poverty and deprivation among older people in Europe

Asghar Zaidi

in From exclusion to inclusion in old age: A global challenge

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847427731
eISBN:
9781847427731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427731.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Having adequate material resources is central to the well-being of people in both developing and industrialised nations. In western industrialised nations, lack of income and an inability to afford ... More


Children’s access to economic and material resources

Tess Ridge

in Childhood poverty and social exclusion: From a child's perspective

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861343628
eISBN:
9781447301745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861343628.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter explores the financial and material aspects of children's lives. It focuses on children's accounts of their opportunities to access material and economic resources, and looks at some of ... More


Varieties of Activism in Three Countries

Sarah S. Stroup

in Borders among Activists: International NGOs in the United States, Britain, and France

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450730
eISBN:
9780801464256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450730.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter studies the differences among the national charitable sectors in the United States, Britain, and France, arguing that both regulative material pressures and constitutive normative ... More


Preventing Bioweapons Developments: Policy Implications

Sonia Ben Ouagrham-Gormley

in Barriers to Bioweapons: The Challenges of Expertise and Organization for Weapons Development

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452888
eISBN:
9780801471933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452888.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This concluding chapter claims that the book's case studies offer an interesting gradation of variables and illustrate the importance of analyzing their effects as they interact to achieve a ... More


Peace for Whom and on Whose Terms?

Trevor Pinch

in The One Culture?: A Conversation about Science

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226467221
eISBN:
9780226467245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226467245.003.0031
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Most controversies in the natural sciences are brought to a close in a comparatively short period of time with a clear victor. Most debates in the humanities and social sciences are seldom resolved ... More


Extraction and Legitimacy

Sumit Ganguly and William R. Thompson

in Ascending India and Its State Capacity: Extraction, Violence, and Legitimacy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300215922
eISBN:
9780300224993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215922.003.0004
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter discusses extraction and legitimacy. Extraction is about the state's ability to acquire the resources it needs to carry out its designed tasks. Whereas extraction tends to focus on ... More


Queen of the Sciences

in When Physics Became King

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226542010
eISBN:
9780226542003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226542003.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This book is an attempt to provide an engaging and accessible cultural history of nineteenth-century physics that brings together the significant developments in understanding in that field. The book ... More


Just Expectations: Family Caregivers, Practical Identities, and Social Justice in the Provision of Health Care

James Lindemann Nelson

in Medicine and Social Justice: Essays on the Distribution of Health Care

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199744206
eISBN:
9780190267551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199744206.003.0036
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter considers the importance of increasing both respect and material resources for individuals who assume non-professional caregiving roles. There is every reason to believe that relying ... More


Does Science Studies Undermine Science? Wittgenstein, Turing, and Polanyi as Precursors for Science Studies and the Science Wars

Trevor Pinch

in The One Culture?: A Conversation about Science

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226467221
eISBN:
9780226467245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226467245.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

The “science wars” refers to a debate raging within the academy and without over the status of fields like science and technology studies and cultural studies of science and technology. The debate ... More


Conclusion: Moral Politics and the Quest for a Language of Right

Caroline Shaw

in Britannia's Embrace: Modern Humanitarianism and the Imperial Origins of Refugee Relief

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780190200985
eISBN:
9780190201012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190200985.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

This conclusion highlights three key themes of the book’s argument. The nineteenth-century British imperial refuge underlines the power of moral politics in British national and imperial projects. ... More


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