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The Public–Private Dichotomy

Trevor Jones and Tim Newburn

in Private Security and Public Policing

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198265696
eISBN:
9780191682933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198265696.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter explores the multiple meanings below the surface of the concepts ‘public’ and ‘private’ and outlines the ways in which the public-private dichotomy retains utility in considerations of ... More


Personal Space as Privacy

BONNIE S. McDOUGALL

in Love-Letters and Privacy in Modern China: The Intimate Lives of Lu Xun and Xu Guangping

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199256792
eISBN:
9780191698378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199256792.003.0023
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

The preceding chapters have shown a wide range of instances where personal space was established by Lu Xun through his editorial interventions, chiefly deletions and recensions. This chapter examines ... More


Public Space/Private Discourse

Lee Skinner

in Gender and the Rhetoric of Modernity in Spanish America, 1850-1910

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813062846
eISBN:
9780813051796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062846.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The chapter argues that the notions of public and private, while mapped onto exterior and interior spaces respectively—the street and public institutions vs. the home—are uncontainable within ... More


Introduction: Cities and public space

Michael Edema Leary-Owhin

in Exploring the production of urban space: Differential space in three post-industrial cities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781447305743
eISBN:
9781447311454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305743.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter provides the rationale for the book. It outlines the importance of public space for cities generally and explains the complexity of public space in early 21st century era of neoliberal ... More


Introduction

Lynne Attwood

in Gender and Housing in Soviet Russia: Private Life in a Public Space

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719081453
eISBN:
9781781701768
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719081453.003.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This book discusses how the original plans for a socialist form of housing were distorted, sometimes almost beyond recognition, by ideological confusion, financial constraints, corruption, ineptness, ... More


Embracing Objects: Public and Private Space in Literary Los Angeles

Mitchum Huehls

in After Critique: Twenty-First-Century Fiction in a Neoliberal Age

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780190456221
eISBN:
9780190456245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190456221.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Chapter two reads two novels about Los Angeles—Karen Yamashita’s Tropic of Orange and Helena Viramontes’s Their Dogs Came with Them—in the context of the vexed relationship between public and private ... More


Private

Caroline Field Levander and Matthew Pratt Guterl

in Hotel Life: The Story of a Place Where Anything Can Happen

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469621128
eISBN:
9781469623290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469621128.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter takes up the question of what happens to the modern subject when venturing into the private spaces that the hotel creates and makes available to guests, especially with regard to the ... More


Representations of Private Spaces

Robert Cassanello

in To Render Invisible: Jim Crow and Public Life in New South Jacksonville

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044194
eISBN:
9780813046495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044194.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the production of space in private places such as home, church, and school. Local and state actors demanded rigid segregation within these domains as a way to cast blacks as ... More


Introduction

Anna Despotopoulou

in Women and the Railway, 1850-1915

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748676941
eISBN:
9781474412407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748676941.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

The Introduction compares the train and railway station to other public spaces in which women roamed freely in the Victorian period, arguing that the train, a semi-public/private space, was an ... More


Argumentative Women in Domestic Spaces: The Plays of Rasheed Jahan and Ismat Chughtai

Nandi Bhatia

in Performing Women/Performing Womanhood: Theatre, Politics, and Dissent in North India

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198066934
eISBN:
9780199080076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198066934.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Drama

This chapter examines plays that depict women in domestic and private spaces, which were constructed as ‘sacred’ and ‘spiritual’ spaces that nationalism carved out for women. Inspired by the ... More


Gender and the Rhetoric of Modernity in Spanish America, 1850-1910

Lee Skinner

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813062846
eISBN:
9780813051796
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062846.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Gender and the Rhetoric of Modernity in Spanish America, 1850–1910, proposes that in the nineteenth century, discourses of modernity shaped ideas about gender and especially about the status of women ... More


Haven

Jie Li

in Shanghai Homes: Palimpsests of Private Life

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167178
eISBN:
9780231538176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167178.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter focuses on issues of revolution and private life in the Shanghai alleyways from the 1940s to the 1990s. It was in this socialist period that the city became “home” for most of its ... More


Intimate bureaucracy and home encounters

Rachel Humphris

in Home-Land: Romanian Roma, Domestic Spaces and the State

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781529201925
eISBN:
9781529201963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529201925.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter looks specifically at ‘home encounters’ and how they became the dominant mode of interaction with the state for mothers identified as Romanian Roma. Encounters between subjects and ... More


Democratized Space

Robert Cassanello

in To Render Invisible: Jim Crow and Public Life in New South Jacksonville

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044194
eISBN:
9780813046495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044194.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

Blacks in Jacksonville were first ushered into the public sphere during Congressional Reconstruction. Black activist and politicians understood the importance of free and unfettered access to public ... More


Women and the Railway, 1850-1915

Anna Despotopoulou

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748676941
eISBN:
9781474412407
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748676941.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Examining the representation of women in the spaces of the railway in literature and culture of the nineteenth and early twentieth century, this book explores the extraordinary and unprecedented ... More


Children's time and space

Antonia Keung

in The well-being of children in the UK

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847428370
eISBN:
9781447304005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428370.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter presents a broad picture of children's time and space in England. It provides a review of children's access to private, public and virtual spaces and factors associated with their ... More


Constructions of Domesticity

Lee Skinner

in Gender and the Rhetoric of Modernity in Spanish America, 1850-1910

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813062846
eISBN:
9780813051796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062846.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The chapter argues that discourses of domesticity were connected to modernizing ideals, resistance to social change, and conflicts over gender and family roles, and these meanings often existed ... More


One Roof, Four Walls

David Frick

in Kith, Kin, and Neighbors: Communities and Confessions in Seventeenth-Century Wilno

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451287
eISBN:
9780801467530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451287.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter looks at multiconfessional cohabitation within the walls of a privately owned house and lays out the definitions of public and private space and how they are negotiated within a private ... More


My Place or Yours?: Playdate Logistics

Tamara R. Mose

in Playdate: "Parents, Children and the New Expectations of Play"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780814760512
eISBN:
9780814724668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760512.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter discusses the logistics involved in playdates, focusing on where to hold a playdate, how many children will be invited, whether it is to be a drop-off playdate (in which parents do not ... More


Shifting faces of the state: austerity, post-welfare and frontline work

Rachel Humphris

in Home-Land: Romanian Roma, Domestic Spaces and the State

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781529201925
eISBN:
9781529201963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529201925.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter presents the position of frontline workers in the UK welfare state who are tasked with caring for new migrant families. The chapter is underpinned by a theoretical discussion of the ... More


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