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Reforming the City: The Extreme Public Path

Mark S. Cladis

in Public Vision, Private Lives: Rousseau, Religion, and 21st-Century Democracy

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195125542
eISBN:
9780199834082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195125541.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

In Part I (chs 1–6), I have charted the contours of a Fall that seriously wounded us. Now, in Part II (chs 7–11), I investigate the means of redemption. I have mapped Rousseau's soteriological ... More


The Private Letters of National Literature

Ekaterina Pravilova

in A Public Empire: Property and the Quest for the Common Good in Imperial Russia

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159058
eISBN:
9781400850266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159058.003.0008
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter discusses the issue of authorial rights and privacy. It considers Tolstoy, who represented a unique example of a writer who voluntarily doomed himself to the torture of private life ... More


Towards a ‘New’ Cultural Politics of Work?

Peter Fleming

in Authenticity and the Cultural Politics of Work: New Forms of Informal Control

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199547159
eISBN:
9780191720024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547159.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, HRM / IR

This chapter outlines the emergence of a new turn in managerial discourse and practice that calls on employees to express their authentic identities. It briefly defines personal authenticity and its ... More


Introduction

Angelica Goodden

in Madame de Staël: The Dangerous Exile

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199238095
eISBN:
9780191716669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238095.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This introductory chapter sets the scene for Staël's hostility to Napoleon, her daring to write despite periodically suffering from the characteristically female ‘anxiety of authorship’, and the ... More


‘A Great Guy with His Chopper’?: The Sex Life of Henry VIII on Screen and in the Flesh

GREG WALKER

in Tudorism: Historical Imagination and the Appropriation of the Sixteenth Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264942
eISBN:
9780191754111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264942.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter analyzes how the cinema and television have rendered Henry VIII. It considers films such as The Private Life of Henry VIII (1933) and Anne of the Thousand Days (1969), and television ... More


The State of Health

Geoffrey Campbell Cocks

in The State of Health: Illness in Nazi Germany

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199695676
eISBN:
9780191738616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695676.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The Third Reich inherited a highly organized German health system. The Nazis also inherited a populace suffering from a wide variety of illnesses and diseases due to longstanding social and economic ... More


Ethnics in Public and Private Use

P. M. Fraser

in Greek Ethnic Terminology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264287
eISBN:
9780191753978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264287.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter considers the various usages of the ethnic, the expression essentially of the foreigner in both public and private life, from the fifth century bc onwards. It shows that after the fifth ... More


Introduction

KRISTINA MILNOR

in Gender, Domesticity, and the Age of Augustus: Inventing Private Life

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199235728
eISBN:
9780191712883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235728.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

There is a paradox evident in the ideals and ideologies of gender which prevailed in the early Roman empire during the reign of Augustus. In Roman society, women were traditionally associated with ... More


Jane West and the Politics of Reading

April London

in Tradition in Transition: Women Writers, Marginal Texts, and the Eighteenth-Century Canon

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198182887
eISBN:
9780191673900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198182887.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature, 18th-century Literature

The dedication of fiction to political purposes in fact defines the literary production of both radicals and conservatives in the 1790s as they contested for the allegiance of an audience envisioned ... More


Private Lives

Theodore Zeldin

in France 1848–1945: Volume Two: Intellect, Taste and Anxiety

Published in print:
1977
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198221258
eISBN:
9780191678424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198221258.003.0015
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Private lives have, on the whole, been an area into which historians have not penetrated, and certainly not systematically. This is due partly to tradition, to a convention inherited from public ... More


Madame de Staël: The Dangerous Exile

Angelica Goodden

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199238095
eISBN:
9780191716669
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238095.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This book describes Staël's life in exile as the crucial experience shaping her literary and political identity. It relates her inner, private exile as an oppressed and thwarted woman in a society ... More


Meaningful Work

Mike W. Martin

in Meaningful Work: Rethinking Professional Ethics

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195133257
eISBN:
9780199848706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195133257.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter discusses questions about human nature and motivation that underlie most of the topics in subsequent chapters. Is self-regard the only human motive, or are we genuinely capable of being ... More


A Domestic Disturbance: Talking About the Triumvirs in the Early Empire

KRISTINA MILNOR

in Gender, Domesticity, and the Age of Augustus: Inventing Private Life

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199235728
eISBN:
9780191712883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235728.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The age of the triumvirs refers to the period following the assassination of Julius Caesar which marked the beginning of Octavian's rise to the pinnacle of political power. This chapter considers the ... More


Private Law and Civil Society: Law and Economy

Neil MacCormick

in Institutions of Law: An Essay in Legal Theory

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780198267911
eISBN:
9780191714832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198267911.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter argues that just as law interacts especially closely with politics when public law is in focus, so it interacts especially closely with economics when private law is in focus. The legal ... More


Reading and Writing Gender on the Augustan Palatine

KRISTINA MILNOR

in Gender, Domesticity, and the Age of Augustus: Inventing Private Life

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199235728
eISBN:
9780191712883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235728.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter considers privacy and domesticity in the early Roman empire during the reign of Augustus. One of the powerful symbols of Augustan culture is domesticity, an idea which may articulate ... More


Other Men’s Wives: Domesticity and Display in Vitruvius’ de Architectura

KRISTINA MILNOR

in Gender, Domesticity, and the Age of Augustus: Inventing Private Life

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199235728
eISBN:
9780191712883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235728.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines the de Architectura of Vitruvius, an architect during the reign of Augustus in the early Roman empire, and argues that the absence of privacy and gender from his descriptions of ... More


The Public and the Private in Modern Britain

BRIAN HARRISON

in Civil Histories: Essays Presented to Sir Keith Thomas

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207108
eISBN:
9780191677496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207108.003.0019
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter examines the history of privacy and private life in modern Britain. Privacy rests upon a Judaeo-Christian respect for the individual's ... More


Truth

John Eekelaar

in Family Law and Personal Life

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199535422
eISBN:
9780191707384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199535422.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Family Law

Starting from the observation that the law constructs a reality which may not correspond to ‘physical’ truth, this chapter starts by considering the way kin relationships have been designed to ... More


Themes of Individuality in Private and Public Lives: Personal Narratives

Mattison Mines

in Public Faces, Private Voices: Community and Individuality in South India

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520084780
eISBN:
9780520914599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520084780.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on civic individuality in public and private lives in George Town. It explains that Tamils consider the individuality of different people to be of unequal worth and judge the ... More


Other Fundamental Rights Affected by Criminal Proceedings

Stefan Trechsel

in Human Rights in Criminal Proceedings

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199271207
eISBN:
9780191709623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271207.003.0020
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Criminal Law and Criminology

Most of the measures of coercion applied in criminal proceedings constitute intrusions into the private sphere of the suspect and sometimes also third persons. Another area which is particularly ... More


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