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The City

A. W. Price

in Love and Friendship in Plato and Aristotle

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198248996
eISBN:
9780191681172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198248996.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter considers how Plato intends communism to transform the guardians, and how he expects that effect to carry through the artisans so that the whole city becomes a community of friends. ... More


Migrants' care work in private households, or the strength of bilocal and transnational ties as a last(ing) resource in global migration

Felicitas Hillmann

in Care and social integration in European societies

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346049
eISBN:
9781447301592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346049.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter describes the impact of gender in the global migration debate. Italy and Germany are chosen to highlight the high capacity of migrant strategies to adapt to the needs of an informalised ... More


Immigration and Domestic Work: Between a Rock and a Hard Place

Bridget Anderson

in Us and Them?: The Dangerous Politics of Immigration Control

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199691593
eISBN:
9780191752421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691593.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter considers the case of domestic and caring work as a site where the social construction of labour is revealed and contested, and examine the tensions manifest in immigration controls when ... More


First Offerings at Meals

Theodora Suk Fong Jim

in Sharing with the Gods: Aparchai and Dekatai in Ancient Greece

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198706823
eISBN:
9780191778506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198706823.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

Closely related to agricultural first-fruits were first offerings of simple (and mainly vegetarian) foodstuffs made at the beginning of daily meals in private households. This was probably the most ... More


Decentring the Irish Land War: women, politics and the private sphere

Heather Laird

in Land questions in modern Ireland

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719078804
eISBN:
9781781707944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078804.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The dominant Irish historical narrative, at its most basic, sees the history of Ireland since the nineteenth century as a series of revolts and risings which posed a direct challenge to the state ... More


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