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Discretion and Public Policy: Timing the Unity and Divergence of Legal Orders

Hans Lindahl

in The Coherence of EU Law: The Search for Unity in Divergent Concepts

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199232468
eISBN:
9780191716027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232468.003.0013
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter views discretion not only as the scope of legal power, but also as power over the scope of the law. This sheds light on the process by which the EC and its Member States negotiate the ... More


Past present: dramatisations of ‘return’

Geraldine Cousin

in Playing For Time: Stories of Lost Children, Ghosts and the Endangered Present in Contemporary Theatre

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719061974
eISBN:
9781781700976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719061974.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Drama

This chapter focuses primarily on four of Priestley's ‘time plays’, each of which is structured either around the return of a character or a reversal to a previous point in the action. Dangerous ... More


A Mandate for Playful Learning in Preschool: Presenting the Evidence

Kathy Hirsh-Pasek, Roberta Michnick Golinkoff, Laura E, Berk, and Dorothy Singer

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195382716
eISBN:
9780199893522
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195382716.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

Efforts to give preschool children a head start on academic skills like reading and mathematics instead rob them of play time both at home and school. Indeed, the scientific evidence suggests that ... More


Nunc Instantis: Arcadia and Copenhagen

Geraldine Cousin

in Playing For Time: Stories of Lost Children, Ghosts and the Endangered Present in Contemporary Theatre

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719061974
eISBN:
9781781700976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719061974.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Drama

Because they belong equally to past and present, it is the nature of ghosts to link these two aspects of time. In this chapter, Tom Stoppard's Arcadia and Copenhagen by Michael Frayn probe the ... More


Line Lengths, Playing Times, and Ben Jonson

Richard Dutton

in Shakespeare, Court Dramatist

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198777748
eISBN:
9780191823169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198777748.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, Drama

There is an old debate about the normal playing times of Elizabethan plays. Did the players really offer ‘two hours’ traffic of the stage’? If so, how do we explain plays of 3,000 lines and more, ... More


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