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The Bush Administration, Sex and the Moral Agenda

Edward Ashbee

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719072765
eISBN:
9781781701294
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719072765.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book considers the policy of the George W. Bush administration towards issues such as abortion, sex education, obscenity and same-sex marriage. It suggests that, although accounts have often ... More


Chapter 15

Roger G. Kennedy

in Burr, Hamilton, and Jefferson: A Study in Character

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195140552
eISBN:
9780199848775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195140552.003.0015
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Along the routes traveled by adventurers such as Aaron Burr, a century of interaction between Europeans and Indians had made commonplace the appearance at treaty conferences of Cherokees and Muskogee ... More


Settler Self-Governance: Democratic Politics on the Frontier

Dana D. Nelson

in Commons Democracy: Reading the Politics of Participation in the Early United States

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823268382
eISBN:
9780823272525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823268382.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Chapter 4 tracks commons democracy into the 1830s on the nation’s western frontier, drawing on political novels that take up the presence of such vernacular democratic practices and ideals. The ... More


Everyday Forms of Resistance to the Stolypin Reform

Judith Pallot

in Land Reform in Russia, 1906–1917: Peasant Responses to Stolypin's Project of Rural Transformation

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206569
eISBN:
9780191677212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206569.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the counter-culture of opposition to authority shown by peasants in Russia against the Stolypin Land Reform. Much of this resistance was masked by the public transcript in which ... More


Herakles and Melqart: Networking Heroes

Irad Malkin

in A Small Greek World: Networks in the Ancient Mediterranean

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199734818
eISBN:
9780199918553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734818.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter discusses Greek and Phoenician (with Tyre’s central role) “colonial” networks. Colonization created the network-oriented, city-state culture of the ancient Mediterranean (contrasting ... More


Networks and Middle Grounds in the Western Mediterranean

Irad Malkin

in A Small Greek World: Networks in the Ancient Mediterranean

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199734818
eISBN:
9780199918553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734818.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter discusses categories of long-, mid-, and short-distance connectivity in the Mediterranean in relation to Phokaian emporia (trading stations) and colonies (notably Massalia and Emporion). ... More


Aspects of Arab Christianisation in Late Antiquity 1

Greg Fisher

in Between Empires: Arabs, Romans, and Sasanians in Late Antiquity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199599271
eISBN:
9780191724992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599271.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

The central focus of this chapter is the Christianisation of Arabs in antiquity. It examines the broad political and cultural consequences of becoming Christian, including subordination to the state, ... More


The Ethics of Embryonic Stem Cell Research

Katrien Devolder

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199547999
eISBN:
9780191792038
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547999.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, Moral Philosophy

For those who accord a significant moral status to the embryo, embryonic stem cell research raises a problem: either one supports it and accepts resulting embryo destruction, or one rejects it, and ... More


Introduction: the Bush administration, sex and the moral agenda

Ashbee Edward

in The Bush Administration, Sex and the Moral Agenda

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719072765
eISBN:
9781781701294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719072765.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This introduction discusses the theme of this book, which is about the sex and moral agenda of the administration of U.S. President George W. Bush. It argues against the claim that Bush's faith and ... More


Relating Stories about Religious Traditions

Daniel Gold

in Aesthetics and Analysis in Writing on Religion: Modern Fascinations

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520236134
eISBN:
9780520929517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520236134.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Religious writing demands imagination and reason, but interpretive writers must give scientific reason to convince readers of the truth in their stories. Discussing stories shifts readers' attention ... More


Introduction

Bjørn F. Stillion Southard

in Peculiar Rhetoric: Slavery, Freedom, and the African Colonization Movement

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496823694
eISBN:
9781496823724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496823694.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter establishes the historical and scholarly context of Peculiar Rhetoric. Colonizationists sought to provide a middle ground between abolition and the status quo practice of slavery. The ... More


Mixed Realities of the West: Greeks and Non-Greeks

Maria Fragoulaki

in Kinship in Thucydides: Intercommunal Ties and Historical Narrative

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199697779
eISBN:
9780191758386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697779.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter investigates the kinship relations and identity dynamics between Greeks and non-Greeks of the West, from a postcolonial perspective. The relationship between Athens and Egesta receives ... More


Before Fraternity: Martial Masculinity, Sociability, and Community

Christy Pichichero

in The Military Enlightenment: War and Culture in the French Empire from Louis XIV to Napoleon

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501709296
eISBN:
9781501709654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501709296.003.0003
Subject:
History, Military History

Chapter two charts the rise of sociability as a human, but also particularly French capacity that could be deployed to remedy widespread military dysfunction. Forming a société militaire, or military ... More


On the Edge of Empire: Middle-Ground Interactions with Assyria

James F. Osborne

in The Syro-Anatolian City-States: An Iron Age Culture

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780199315833
eISBN:
9780197545799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199315833.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter borrows from middle-ground studies and related hybridity theory to argue that the Syro-Anatolian Culture Complex (SACC) was on an equal cultural footing with its much more politically ... More


Assembling Empire: The First Centuries

Nancy Shields Kollmann

in The Russian Empire 1450-1801

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199280513
eISBN:
9780191822803
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280513.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Cultural History

The chapter surveys Russia’s expansion into a multi-ethnic empire from the mid-sixteenth through the seventeenth century, developing the concept of imperial “intermediaries,” whereby empire was ... More


Introduction: The Ethics of Embryonic Stem Cell Research

Katrien Devolder

in The Ethics of Embryonic Stem Cell Research

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199547999
eISBN:
9780191792038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547999.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, Moral Philosophy

Chapter 1 introduces the Problem: either one supports embryonic stem cell research and accepts resulting embryo destruction, or one opposes embryonic stem cell research and accepts that its potential ... More


The Discarded–Created Distinction

Katrien Devolder

in The Ethics of Embryonic Stem Cell Research

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199547999
eISBN:
9780191792038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547999.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, Moral Philosophy

Chapter 2 investigates the discarded–created distinction. This popular middle ground position holds that it can be permissible to derive stem cells from embryos discarded following in vitro ... More


The Use–Derivation Distinction

Katrien Devolder

in The Ethics of Embryonic Stem Cell Research

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199547999
eISBN:
9780191792038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547999.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, Moral Philosophy

Chapter 3 investigates the use–derivation distinction. This middle-ground position holds that while deriving embryonic stem cells is always wrong, it can be permissible to use such cells in research ... More


Moving into the Native Ground: Turmoil and Diplomatic Diversification in the Middle of the Century

Zoltán Biedermann

in (Dis)connected Empires: Imperial Portugal, Sri Lankan Diplomacy, and the Making of a Habsburg Conquest in Asia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198823391
eISBN:
9780191862106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198823391.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

Much of the second half of the sixteenth century was spent, even after the brutal looting in 1551 of the most sacred site of Lankan Buddhism at Kōṭṭe, in wars during which Portuguese troops followed ... More


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