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Order and Disorder in World Politics

Roland Bleiker

in International Society and its Critics

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199265206
eISBN:
9780191601866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199265208.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In this final chapter of Part Two, the author addresses arguably the central stumbling block for those who would enlarge international society to incorporate elements of world society, alternative ... More


Cosmetics in Shakespearean and Renaissance Drama

Farah Karim-Cooper

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748619931
eISBN:
9780748652204
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748619931.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This study examines how the plays of Shakespeare and his contemporaries dramatise the cultural preoccupation with cosmetics. The author analyses contemporary tracts that address the then-contentious ... More


Living in Two Worlds

Mark R. Leary

in The Curse of the Self: Self-Awareness, Egotism, and the Quality of Human Life

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195172423
eISBN:
9780199786756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172423.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

People split their time between living in the real world of everyday life and the mental world of self-thought that they create in their own minds. This chapter explores the nature of self-awareness, ... More


Race and Empire: Eugenics in Colonial Kenya

Chloe Campbell

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719071607
eISBN:
9781781700686
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719071607.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This book tells the story of a short-lived but vehement eugenics movement that emerged among a group of Europeans in Kenya in the 1930s, unleashing a set of writings on racial differences in ... More


Conclusion

Alcuin Blamires

in Chaucer, Ethics, and Gender

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199248674
eISBN:
9780191714696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248674.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This book investigated the richness and the implicit gendering of ethical possibility in Chaucer’s writing as he negotiates the uneven Stoic-Christian territory of ethics. The overall position that ... More


Death in the Victorian Family

Pat Jalland

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201885
eISBN:
9780191675058
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201885.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book explores family experiences of dying, death, grieving, and mourning between 1830 and 1920. Victorian letters and diaries reveal a deep preoccupation with death because of a shorter life ... More


The Virgin Mary and the formation of Victorian masculinities

Freda Harcourt

in Victorians and the Virgin Mary: Religion and Gender in England 1830 - 1885

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077531
eISBN:
9781781700709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077531.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter describes how four men of different religious views and temperaments, Charles Kingsley, Edward Bouverie Pusey, Frederick W. Faber, and John Henry Newman, could define the Virgin Mary in ... More


Recollection

Dirk Van Hulle

in Manuscript Genetics, Joyce's Know-How, Beckett's Nohow

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032009
eISBN:
9780813039657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032009.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter discusses the recollection of both personal reminiscences and intertextual memories. It reveals that the moment of the “necessity” has been one of Beckett's major preoccupations ... More


Forget Me Not: The Future of Alzheimer’s

Renée L. Beard

in Living with Alzheimer's: Managing Memory Loss, Identity, and Illness

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479800117
eISBN:
9781479855377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479800117.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Drawing on symbolic interactionism and social constructionism, the final chapter reexamines the biomedicalization of memory loss and sociological illness narratives. Since there is nothing intrinsic ... More


Emersonian Moral Perfectionism: Gaining from the Closeness between Dewey and Emerson

Naoko Saito

in The Gleam of Light: Moral Perfectionism and Education in Dewey and Emerson

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823224623
eISBN:
9780823235728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823224623.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter explores Emersonian Moral Perfectionism (EMP). It examines Cavell's interpretation of EMP and discusses Dewey's text in which he echoes the Emersonian voice. It ... More


All at One Point: The Unlikely Connections between Italy’s Emigration, Immigration, and (Post)Colonialism

Teresa Fiore

in Pre-Occupied Spaces: Remapping Italy's Transnational Migrations and Colonial Legacies

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823274321
eISBN:
9780823274376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823274321.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The introduction opens with a reading of Italo Calvino’s poignant short story “All at One Point.” It relies on statistical data, sociological studies, and historical facts to address the connections ... More


Labor on the Move: Rodari’s Construction Workers and Kuruvilla’s Babysitter

Teresa Fiore

in Pre-Occupied Spaces: Remapping Italy's Transnational Migrations and Colonial Legacies

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823274321
eISBN:
9780823274376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823274321.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Part III (Workplaces) shifts attention to the theme of occupation in terms of working in a space and re-maps Italy along the routes of its outbound and inbound migrations. Of all the numerous job ... More


Edification between Nation and Migration in Cavanna’s Les Ritals and Adascalitei’s “Il giorno di San Nicola”

Teresa Fiore

in Pre-Occupied Spaces: Remapping Italy's Transnational Migrations and Colonial Legacies

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823274321
eISBN:
9780823274376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823274321.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter shows how the current exploitation of foreign immigrant workers in the construction sector in Italy today is not dissimilar from the experiences that Italian emigrants encountered some ... More


The Circular Routes of Colonial and Postcolonial Domestic Work: Però’s and Ciaravino’s Alexandria and Ghermandi’s “The Story of Woizero Bekelech and Signor Antonio”

Teresa Fiore

in Pre-Occupied Spaces: Remapping Italy's Transnational Migrations and Colonial Legacies

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823274321
eISBN:
9780823274376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823274321.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The chapter explores the connection between emigration and immigration through a combined reading of texts where demographic movements are defined by colonial routes: Renata Ciaravino’s script for ... More


The Writing Life, 1964–68

Ann Jefferson

in Nathalie Sarraute: A Life Between

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691197876
eISBN:
9780691201924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691197876.003.0027
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter describes Nathalie Sarraute's day-to-day life that was arranged around the basic existential necessity that “writing was always difficult, but not writing was worse.” It reveals how ... More


The Picoeconomics of Gambling Addiction and Supporting Neural Mechanisms

Don Ross

in Addiction and Self-Control: Perspectives from Philosophy, Psychology, and Neuroscience

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199862580
eISBN:
9780199369638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199862580.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, Moral Philosophy

Ainslie’s picoeconomics of gambling provides the basis for a case study of the way in which mentalistic and neuroscientific models of behaviour can be used to complement one another in furnishing ... More


Reinventing the Wheel: Of Sovereignty, Autobiography, and Deconstruction

Michael Naas

in The End of the World and Other Teachable Moments: Jacques Derrida's Final Seminar

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823263288
eISBN:
9780823266487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263288.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter looks at the life of Robinson Crusoe and how he made things around him for his convenience and comfort. To Derrida, Robinson's situation brings up questions of autobiography and the ... More


The Wider Subjectivities of Men in Reserved Occupations in Wartime Glasgow and Clydeside

Alison Chand

in Masculinities on Clydeside: Men in Reserved Occupations During the Second World War

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474409360
eISBN:
9781474427111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474409360.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter analyses the narratives of men who worked in reserved occupations in Clydeside to explore wider aspects of their individual subjectivities other than gender. Areas of subjectivity ... More


Emotional disorders

Mark Selikowitz

in ADHD: The Facts

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780198867371
eISBN:
9780191904127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198867371.003.0009
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Clinical Medicine

Emotional disorders in children with ADHD are often difficult to detect. The emotional problems that occur in children with ADHD fall into three categories: emotional characteristics of ADHD (low ... More


Understanding the Issues

Hugh Lafollette

in In Defense of Gun Control

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190873363
eISBN:
9780190873400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190873363.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The gun control debate is often cast as if there were two options: we either have it or we don’t. This is a mistake. Our real options lie along five different, albeit overlapping, continua. The first ... More


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