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Empire, Sign Languages, and the Long Expedition, 1819–1821

Robert Lawrence Gunn

in Ethnology and Empire: Languages, Literature, and the Making of the North American Borderlands

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781479842582
eISBN:
9781479812516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479842582.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Chapter 2 explores early written documentation of Plains Indian Sign Language (PISL)—often referred to as Plains Sign Talk, or Hand Talk—noted pervasively across 19th-Century literatures of ... More


False Representation in a Government Contract: United States of America v. United Technologies Corporation

Roger W. Shuy

in Fighting over Words: Language and Civil Law Cases

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195328837
eISBN:
9780199870165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328837.003.0019
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

A complex procurement process is used by corporations that try to secure business with government agencies. It involves cost or pricing data, vendor quotations, production methods, cost trends, ... More


John Dunn Hunter, Tecumseh, and the Linguistic Politics of Pan-Indianism

Robert Lawrence Gunn

in Ethnology and Empire: Languages, Literature, and the Making of the North American Borderlands

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781479842582
eISBN:
9781479812516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479842582.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Chapters 3 and 4 revisit the famous case of John Dunn Hunter as a means of reading comparatively the Shawnee leader Tecumseh’s Pan-Indian movement in the Old Northwest and the ill-fated Red and White ... More


Introduction

Robert Lawrence Gunn

in Ethnology and Empire: Languages, Literature, and the Making of the North American Borderlands

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781479842582
eISBN:
9781479812516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479842582.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The Introduction situates a diverse array of geographical locations—New York, Philadelphia, Worcester, and the ill-defined regions of the western North American borderlands—in relation to the ... More


Issues in Legal Interpretation

Christopher Hutton

in Language, Meaning and the Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748633500
eISBN:
9780748671489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633500.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

This chapter looks at how lawyers and legal theorists have understood and sought to resolve problems in legal interpretation. Legal rules concerning interpretation are shown to be an assorted mixture ... More


Conclusions

Julia H. Littell, Jacqueline Corcoran, and Vijayan Pillai

in Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analysis

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195326543
eISBN:
9780199864959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326543.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter considers issues that affect the interpretation of results of systematic reviews and meta-analyses. Plain language summaries can be developed to present results in ways that are both ... More


Improving the Quality of Governmental Documents: A Combined Academic and Professional Approach

Jan Renkema

in Professional Communication: Collaboration between Academics and Practitioners

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099654
eISBN:
9789882207295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099654.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Although governmental miscommunication is not necessarily more common than miscommunication experienced in health care or law, governmental problems with bureaucratese and officialese are more ... More


Less Time in Can’t and Won’t

Lee Clark Mitchell

in More Time: Contemporary Short Stories and Late Style

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198839224
eISBN:
9780191876424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198839224.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Lydia Davis’s “flash fictions” shift our attention from narrative to verbal craft, evident in her resolute choice of words, syntax, and sentence rhythms. An abbreviated style compels readers to focus ... More


Article 12 Transparent information, communication and modalities for the exercise of the rights of the data subject

Radim Polčák

in The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR): A Commentary

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198826491
eISBN:
9780191932267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198826491.003.0042
Subject:
Law, EU Law

Article 11 (Processing which does not require identification); Article 13 (Information to be provided where personal data are collected from the data subject) (see too recitals 60–62); Article 14 ... More


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