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The Discursive Construction of Legitimation

Theo Van Leeuwen

in Discourse and Practice: New Tools for Critical Analysis

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195323306
eISBN:
9780199869251
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195323306.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter investigates how legitimations are added to representations of social practices, and how the same practices may be legitimized differently in different contexts. Key categories of ... More


Land and dynastic subjectivity: the public spheres of Mary Ann Gilbert 1

Kathryn Gleadle

in Borderline Citizens: Women, Gender and Political Culture in Britain, 1815-1867

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264492
eISBN:
9780191734274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264492.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter considers the public career of Mary Ann Gilbert (1776–1845), a landed proprietor in Eastbourne in East Sussex where she established herself as a leading agricultural expert and poor law ... More


Litigating Empire: The Role of French Courts in Establishing Colonial Sovereignties

Helen Dewar

in Legal Pluralism and Empires, 1500-1850

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814771167
eISBN:
9780814708316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814771167.003.0003
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter examines the role of legal pluralism in the construction of sovereignty in New France. More specifically, it considers how courts established colonial sovereignties in the French Empire. ... More


Pragmatism, Rights, and Democracy

Beth J. Singer

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780823218677
eISBN:
9780823284856
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823218677.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

The author's theory of rights was developed in an earlier book. This successor volume includes applications, lectures, replies to critics, and clarifications. For the author, rights exist only if ... More


Close Up: Price Data, Machines, and Organizational Boundaries

Alex Preda

in Framing Finance: The Boundaries of Markets and Modern Capitalism

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226679310
eISBN:
9780226679334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226679334.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

In the eighteenth century and during the first half of the nineteenth century, the trustworthiness of price data was inextricably tied to personal trust and authority. In their turn, these relied on ... More


The Authorial Logic of the Historical Text

in Authoring the Past: History, Autobiography, and Politics in Medieval Catalonia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226032320
eISBN:
9780226032344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226032344.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter analyzes the varied methodological possibilities and interpretations of authorship that the new interdisciplinary theoretical practices and tendencies offer, specifically evaluating the ... More


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