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Postmodernization Erodes Respect for Authority, But Increases Support for Democracy

Ronald Inglehart

in Critical Citizens: Global Support for Democratic Government

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198295686
eISBN:
9780191600043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198295685.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Presents an analysis of the reasons for the post‐modern shift to declining respect for/deference to authority among the publics of advanced industrial societies, and of the accompanying growing ... More


Pluralism and the Postmodern Condition

R. D. Grillo

in Pluralism and the Politics of Difference: State, Culture, and Ethnicity in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294269
eISBN:
9780191599378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294263.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

In the last third of the twentieth century, contrary to what modernity predicted, ethnic and cultural difference had a high salience, and contemporary societies in Europe and North America felt ... More


Equality in Post‐Modern Times

Michael Rustin

in Pluralism, Justice, and Equality

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198280088
eISBN:
9780191599927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198280084.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Michael Rustin examines Michael Walzer's theory of justice against the background of significant currents in modern socio‐philosophical thought. He argues that Walzer's attempt to revitalize the ... More


Plural Societies

R. D. Grillo

in Pluralism and the Politics of Difference: State, Culture, and Ethnicity in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294269
eISBN:
9780191599378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294263.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

There is no single crisis of the contemporary nation state, but a multiplicity of crises, one of which has centrally to do with ethnicity and cultural difference and how to handle pluralism. ... More


Advice for Religious Historians: On the Myth of a Purely Historical Jesus

Alan G. Padgett

in The Resurrection: An Interdisciplinary Symposium on the Resurrection of Jesus

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269854
eISBN:
9780191600517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269854.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Theology

In his presentation Alan Padgett analyses and rejects a powerful and attractive ideology (‘myth’) in academia, viz. that the best approach to biblical and religious studies is one that brackets‐off ... More


 The Wilderness Tradition and the Historian of Religion

James K. Hoffmeier

in Ancient Israel in Sinai: The Evidence for the Authenticity of the Wilderness Traditions

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195155464
eISBN:
9780199835652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/0195155467.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

The 19th century Religionswissenschaft, “the scientific” or the comparative study of religion, approach is examined, as well as how more recent books on the religion of ancient Israel view the ... More


The Creation of the Post-modern Regimental System, c.1945–1970

David French

in Military Identities: The Regimental System, the British Army, and the British People c.1870-2000

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199258031
eISBN:
9780191717840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258031.003.0012
Subject:
History, Military History

The regimental system fashioned by Cardwell and Childers was the product of one of those grand narratives of the 19th-century ‘imperialism’. But by the 1970s, imperialism or at least its British ... More


Victor Segalen and the Aesthetics of Diversity: Journeys between Cultures

Charles Forsdick

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198160144
eISBN:
9780191673795
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198160144.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

From his premature death in 1919 until the final decades of the twentieth century, the French traveller, author, and naval doctor Victor Segalen remained relatively ... More


Caroline’s Crowds

Nicholas Rogers

in Crowds, Culture, and Politics in Georgian Britain

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201724
eISBN:
9780191674990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201724.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the agitation surrounding the Queen Caroline affair of 1820, an event that has frequently been noted for its populist resonances, most recently by historians writing from a ... More


The Comedian as the Letter I, or the Perils of Vaudeville in a Post-Modern age: On Irving Feldman (2001)

Willard Spiegelman

in Imaginative Transcripts: Selected Literary Essays

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195368130
eISBN:
9780199852192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368130.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter criticizes the works of American poet Irving Feldman. It suggests that Feldman can be considered a poet comedian and a multifaceted performer extraordinaire and explains that the ... More


‘You Can take it from me that what I Say is Absolutely Gospel’: Game Shows and Generation X

Karen Lury

in British Youth Television: Cynicism and Enchantment

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159704
eISBN:
9780191673689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159704.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter examines two examples of pervasive television genre (game shows) and uses them to demonstrate how this genre was adapted for Generation X. It discusses two distinctive programmes, the ... More


The ‘Television Presenter’: The Post-modern Performer

Karen Lury

in British Youth Television: Cynicism and Enchantment

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159704
eISBN:
9780191673689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159704.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter discusses how to encapsulate, in any useful form, the kind of experience that Generation X gave, accrued by years of watching. It notes that watching and interpreting television text and ... More


French Post-Modern Masculinities: From Neuromatrices to Seropositivity

Lawrence R. Schehr

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312151
eISBN:
9781846315282
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315282
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

As traditional notions of masculinity have been put into question, there have been representational reactions to and articulations of changing masculinities in post-modern culture. Certain ... More


Theoretical Presentation of Modern and Post-Modern Principles

NICOLAS DE SADELEER

in Environmental Principles: From Political Slogans to Legal Rules

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199254743
eISBN:
9780191719851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199254743.003.04
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter begins by identifying the various elements that together define modern and post-modern law. It explains how legal principles function within each of these legal models, for both ... More


The Evolving Function of Environmental Directing Principles in the Transition from Modern to Post-modern Law

NICOLAS DE SADELEER

in Environmental Principles: From Political Slogans to Legal Rules

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199254743
eISBN:
9780191719851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199254743.003.05
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter considers the various functions that polluter-pays, preventive, and precautionary principles may fulfil within a post-modern legal prospect, seeking to balance multiple and conflicting ... More


The Legal Status of the Directing Principles of Environmental Law: From Political Slogans to Normative Principles

NICOLAS DE SADELEER

in Environmental Principles: From Political Slogans to Legal Rules

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199254743
eISBN:
9780191719851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199254743.003.06
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter explains that the fact that these directing principles are set out in texts of varying status does not deprive them of normative effect. On the other hand, by being recognised in ... More


Daniel J. Elazar and Federalism as Covenant

Michael Burgess

in In Search of the Federal Spirit: New Comparative Empirical and Theoretical Perspectives

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199606238
eISBN:
9780191752476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606238.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Comparative Politics

The chapter provides a brief intellectual biography of Elazar and examines in detail his major contribution to the study of federalism. His distinctive approach to and understanding of federalism is ... More


All Dark Inside: Dehumanization and Zombification in Postmodern Cinema

Sorcha Ní Fhlainn

in Better Off Dead: The Evolution of the Zombie as Post-Human

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823234462
eISBN:
9780823241255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823234462.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Mythology and Folklore

This chapter offers a provocative study of dehumanization—or zombification—in several post-modern films that explore the depersonalizing force of the military-industrial complex on the psyche of ... More


Critical theory and action research

Jo Hockley

in Participatory Research in Palliative Care: Actions and Reflections

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199644155
eISBN:
9780191749094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644155.003.0002
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter outlines critical social theory in relation to action research and from a Habermasian critique in particular. It emphasises reflection and action, and, theory and practice as important ... More


Conclusion

Jonathan Rayner

in The Naval War Film: Genre, History and National Cinema

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719070983
eISBN:
9781781701157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719070983.003.0024
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The naval film can be defined as a particularly conservative form of national, ideological expression. It draws on, propagates and reinforces a range of nostalgic, romantic, and patriotic readings ... More


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