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International Order

Derek Drinkwater

in Sir Harold Nicolson and International Relations: The Practitioner as Theorist

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199273850
eISBN:
9780191602344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199273855.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Sir Harold Nicolson’s conception of international order, with its roots in ancient Greek and Roman political theory, was central to his ideas about international society. It encompassed the principal ... More


Diplomacy

Derek Drinkwater

in Sir Harold Nicolson and International Relations: The Practitioner as Theorist

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199273850
eISBN:
9780191602344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199273855.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Sir Harold Nicolson was a distinguished historian of diplomacy and a leading commentator on the subject. He was also a notable contributor to diplomatic theory. The main sources of his approach as a ... More


Who Fights for Reputation

Keren Yarhi-Milo

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691181288
eISBN:
9781400889983
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691181288.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This book provides an original framework, based on insights from psychology, to explain why some political leaders are more willing to use military force to defend their reputation than others. ... More


Laboratory Apocalypse

Robert M. Geraci

in Apocalyptic AI: Visions of Heaven in Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, and Virtual Reality

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195393026
eISBN:
9780199777136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393026.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Apocalyptic AI is transmitted to roboticists and AI researchers through science fiction and is expressed in pop science as a means of raising the cultural prestige of research and researchers and ... More


The handicap principle and signalling in collaborative systems

Amotz Zahavi

in Sociobiology of Communication: an interdisciplinary perspective

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199216840
eISBN:
9780191712043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216840.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Signalling systems are by nature collaborations, since for a signal to be effective, the receiver has to cooperate with the signaller. The Handicap Principle (HP) ensures the reliability of signals, ... More


Singing to the Jinas: Jain Laywomen, Mandal Singing, and the Negotiations of Jain Devotion

M. Whitney Kelting

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195140118
eISBN:
9780199834365
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195140117.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This book draws upon 14 months of field research centered on devotional singing and Svetambar Jain laywomen's religiosity in Pune, Maharashtra. These women balance their lives between received ideals ... More


Expertise, Prestige, and Authority

M. Whitney Kelting

in Singing to the Jinas: Jain Laywomen, Mandal Singing, and the Negotiations of Jain Devotion

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195140118
eISBN:
9780199834365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195140117.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

Both expertise and prestige are sources for authority in Jain religious contexts. Most religious expertise inheres with the laywomen who teach and monitor the orthopraxy and orthodoxy of children, ... More


Why Some Occupations Are Better Known Than Others 1

Bonnie H. Erickson

in Social Capital: An International Research Program

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199234387
eISBN:
9780191740619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234387.003.0146
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter tries to determine why some occupations are more popular than other occupations. It examines the prestige of the occupation, its gender composition, and the number of people in the ... More


Conclusion: The Quest for Power, Fame, and Prestige

Miloš Ković

in Disraeli and the Eastern Question

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199574605
eISBN:
9780191595134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574605.003.0012
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

The concluding chapter stresses the influence of conservatism and romanticism on Disraeli's understanding of the Eastern Question. The experiences of the Greek Revolution are highlighted, as well as ... More


Kenya: Home County and African Frontier

John Lonsdale

in Settlers and Expatriates: Britons over the Seas

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199297672
eISBN:
9780191594335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297672.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Kenya's settlers were tiny in number, always one‐third the immigrant Indian population whose interests first thwarted settler ambitions. And settlers were always divided, between farmer and planter, ... More


Property, Piety, and Castles

BENJAMIN ARNOLD

in Power and Property in Medieval Germany: Economic and Social Change c.900-1300

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199272211
eISBN:
9780191709999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199272211.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

The churchmen and aristocrats who dominated the German scene in medieval times knew how to struggle among themselves for control of the available resources, and how to exploit them to the best ... More


Letter Writing and Leadership

Peter White

in Cicero in Letters: Epistolary Relations of the Late Republic

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195388510
eISBN:
9780199866717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388510.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

A letter‐writing campaign directed to Roman army leaders was an important component of Cicero's effort to organize resistance to Mark Antony in the years 44 and 43. Lacking political authority to ... More


Leaders and Experts

Susan Starr Sered

in Priestess, Mother, Sacred Sister: Religions Dominated by Women

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195104677
eISBN:
9780199853267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195104677.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

A feature of all the religions treated in this book is that both in theory and in practice leadership roles are open to women, and women predominate in most positions of authority and prestige. ... More


Fighting for Status: Hierarchy and Conflict in World Politics

Jonathan Renshon

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691174501
eISBN:
9781400885343
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691174501.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

There is widespread agreement that status or standing in the international system is a critical element in world politics. The desire for status is recognized as a key factor in nuclear ... More


Nobody’s Credit: Fiction, Gender, and Authorial Property in the Career of Charlotte Lennox

Catherine Gallagher

in Nobody's Story: The Vanishing Acts of Women Writers in the Marketplace, 1670–1820

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198182436
eISBN:
9780191673801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198182436.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter discusses the political and economic transformation of Charlotte Lennox in the mid-eighteenth century. It examines her reformation at the discursive intersection of several key terms ... More


St David’s College, Lampeter

David Dowland

in Nineteenth-Century Anglican Theological Training: The Redbrick Challenge

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269298
eISBN:
9780191683589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269298.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

In 1803, Thomas Burgess was enthroned at St David's where he was perceived as another indifferent English bishop. However, this chapter discusses the dedication and the passion of Thomas Burgess in ... More


Honour for Money: Venality in Society

William Doyle

in Venality: The Sale of Offices in Eighteenth-Century France

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205364
eISBN:
9780191676598
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205364.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

In France, men would acquire public offices only because they brought tangible and worthwhile advantages, or because there was no alternative. Most often the decisive reason was the latter. Offices ... More


INTRODUCTION: POP SONG AND ART SONG

LLOYD WHITESELL

in The Music of Joni Mitchell

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195307993
eISBN:
9780199864003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307993.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

This introductory chapter discusses the hierarchies of prestige affecting the reception of Mitchell's music, including distinctions of gender, and between high and low culture. It enumerates ... More


Recognition and Immortality in the Market and Beyond

S. Ashley Kistler

in Maya Market Women: Power and Tradition in San Juan Chamelco, Guatemala

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038358
eISBN:
9780252096228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038358.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines how Chamelqueños define prestige and status and how market women accrue prestige through their roles as marketers. It argues that Chamelqueños earn prestige in their daily ... More


China: The Long War, 1929–1949

Anthony James Joes

in Victorious Insurgencies: Four Rebellions that Shaped Our World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813126142
eISBN:
9780813135588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813126142.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

China is a civilization pretending to be a state. Its population was reduced from approximately 410 million in 1850 to 350 million in 1873, because of rebellions and civil wars in the middle of the ... More


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