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Multisensory Control of Movement

Alain Berthoz (ed.)

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198547853
eISBN:
9780191724268
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198547853.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

Truly international, this extensive text combines the efforts of eight laboratories from seven countries in investigating the study of problems of manipulation, orienting, and navigating in humans ... More


Public Interraciality: Navigating Racially Homogeneous Social Spaces

Amy C. Steinbugler

in Beyond Loving: Intimate Racework in Lesbian, Gay, and Straight Interracial Relationships

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199743551
eISBN:
9780199979370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199743551.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter begins to examine the practice of racework by considering a type of racework used by interracial couples in many public places—navigating racial homogeneity. It distinguishes between the ... More


The War, a Breakdown, and Marriage 1914–1920

Jonathan Betts

in Time Restored: The Harrison timekeepers and R.T. Gould, the man who knew (almost) everything

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198568025
eISBN:
9780191718144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198568025.003.03
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

This chapter begins with a description of Rupert's role as a Navigating Officer aboard the Achates, which was tasked with patrolling the Irish Sea. An annotation in Rupert's 1913 diary, dated 23 May ... More


In a Barque of Bark

Richard Higgins and Richard Higgins

in Thoreau and the Language of Trees

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520294042
eISBN:
9780520967311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520294042.003.0020
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Thoreau loved the ocean and was more of an old salt than is known. But he lived in inland Concord. So he wrote of the forest, metaphorically, as a maritime main, a sea of green on which he sailed. He ... More


Should I Take a Chance on Trust?

Ellen Mickiewicz

in No Illusions: The Voices of Russia's Future Leaders

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199977833
eISBN:
9780199397068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199977833.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Russian Politics

Trust is essential for democracy. A trusting relationship brings advantages, pleasure, and confidence. But it is also necessary to disclose one’s self to the other, and that is the risk of trusting. ... More


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