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Introduction: Privacy in an Enclosed State

Paul Betts

in Within Walls: Private Life in the German Democratic Republic

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199208845
eISBN:
9780191594755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208845.003.0001
Subject:
History, Social History, Economic History

The Introduction locates the argument within the wider secondary source literature, and reconsiders East German social politics and everyday life through an examination of East German norms and ... More


Within Walls: Private Life in the German Democratic Republic

Paul Betts

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199208845
eISBN:
9780191594755
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208845.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History, Economic History

Private life in the German Democratic Republic is often seen as having been virtually non-existent, simply another East German commodity forever in short supply. In part this had to do with the ... More


Religion as Identity and the Fundamental Rights Obligations of the EU

Ronan Mccrea

in Religion and the Public Order of the European Union

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199595358
eISBN:
9780191595776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199595358.003.0004
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter demonstrates how the Union's identity-based approach fits in with its fundamental rights obligations. It analyses the various justifications for religious freedom and notes how respect ... More


The Ethics of War, the Market for Private Force, and the Public/Private Divide

Amy E. Eckert

in Outsourcing War: The Just War Tradition in the Age of Military Privatization

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801454202
eISBN:
9781501703577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801454202.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter presents answers to questions about how to apply the principles of just war theory to contemporary conflicts in which private military contractors (PMCs) figure significantly. It begins ... More


Mending Fences; or, What the Public Saw

Karin E. Gedge

in Without Benefit of Clergy: Women and the Pastoral Relationship in Nineteenth-Century American Culture

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195130201
eISBN:
9780199835157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195130200.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

At the same time that ministerial misconduct exposed the flaws in separate spheres ideology, the accounts of two dozen clergymen’s trials disclose the ways they worked to repair and reinforce the ... More


Women Latin Poets: Language, Gender, and Authority from Antiquity to the Eighteenth Century

Jane Stevenson

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198185024
eISBN:
9780191714238
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198185024.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This book addresses women's relationship to culture between the 1st century BC and the 18th century by identifying women who wrote poetry in Latin. It also considers women's prose writing in Latin ... More


Disenchanting the Public/Private Distinction

Kathryn Abrams

in Imagining New Legalities: Privacy and Its Possibilities in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804777049
eISBN:
9780804781572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804777049.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter analyzes the significance and permanence of shifts in our understanding of the boundary between the public and private spheres produced by political contestation over gender and ... More


Media Publics Between Fragmentation and Integration

Corey Ross

in Media and the Making of Modern Germany: Mass Communications, Society, and Politics from the Empire to the Third Reich

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199278213
eISBN:
9780191707933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278213.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter argues that the potential of the mass media to open a more universal public sphere was by no means linear or straightforward, but was accompanied by a simultaneous process of ... More


Coming to the Community

Robin Feldman

in Imagining New Legalities: Privacy and Its Possibilities in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804777049
eISBN:
9780804781572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804777049.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter argues that the fluidity of our interactions in modern society makes us particularly vulnerable and requires special attention to the protection of the individual. The battered doctrine ... More


The Dichotomy of the Public/Private Sphere

Noha Mellor

in Modern Arab Journalism: Problems and Prospects

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748634101
eISBN:
9780748671328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748634101.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter resumes the discussion raised in the previous chapter concerning the role of the pan-Arab media in the public sphere. It discusses the content of the public debate as illustrated by ... More


The Public and the Private in Middle Eastern History and Society

Filali-Ansary Abdou

in The Challenge of Pluralism: Paradigms from Muslim Contexts

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748639694
eISBN:
9780748653195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639694.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter explores the shifting and problematic private/public distinction in various contexts in Middle Eastern histories and societies. In so doing, the chapter introduces what is deemed a ... More


The Political Poetess: Victorian Femininity, Race, and the Legacy of Separate Spheres

Tricia Lootens

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691170312
eISBN:
9781400883721
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691170312.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book challenges familiar accounts of the figure of the nineteenth-century Poetess, offering new readings of Poetess performance and criticism. In performing the Poetry of Woman, the mythic ... More


Hume and the Unfolding of Tautologies

Jonathan Lamb

in The Rhetoric of Suffering: Reading the Book of Job in the Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198182641
eISBN:
9780191673849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198182641.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

The mid-century is a period when the opportunities for the interruption and unfolding of tautologies begin to multiply, and this unfolding attends the collapse of the public and private spheres into ... More


CHANGES IN THE OFFICE OF ḤISBA UNDER THE SELJUQS

Christian Lange

in The Seljuqs: Politics, Society and Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748639946
eISBN:
9780748653294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639946.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The market inspector (muhtasib) or the ‘guardian of the public space’ acted as the censor of morals and prosecutor of offences perpetrated in the bazaars and streets of the Muslim city. His sphere of ... More


Prinzessin Brambilla: The Aesthetic between Public and Private

Howard Pollack-Milgate

in E. T. A. Hoffman: Transgressive Romanticism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786941213
eISBN:
9781789629057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941213.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter considers one of Hoffmann’s most complex tales via Hannah Arendt’s theoretical distinctions between the public and the private spheres. The work combines various forms, including the ... More


Introduction

Mark Golden and Peter Toohey

in Sex and Difference in Ancient Greece and Rome

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748613199
eISBN:
9780748651016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748613199.003.0021
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This book offers a selection of scholarship on sex and gender in ancient Greece and ancient Rome, beginning from the end of the eighteenth century, a time of turmoil and ferment. The model of ... More


Consolidating the Feminine Private

Mary Beth Norton

in Separated by Their Sex: Women in Public and Private in the Colonial Atlantic World

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449499
eISBN:
9780801460890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449499.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter examines how the idea of the feminine private was consolidated in the first half of the eighteenth century on both sides of the Anglo-American Atlantic. Benjamin Franklin made his first ... More


Legitimacy in the political domain and in the family

Allyn Fives

in Evaluating Parental Power: An Exercise in Pluralist Political Theory

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781784994327
eISBN:
9781526128614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784994327.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

It could be argued that the concepts and methods used when evaluating the power relations of the political domain are simply not appropriate to the normative evaluation of the relations between ... More


Providers: An Exploration of Gender Ideology in the 1930s

Alice Kessler-Harris

in A Woman's Wage: Historical Meanings and Social Consequences

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813145136
eISBN:
9780813145631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813145136.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter discusses gender ideology in the 1930s, specifically during the Great Depression. The common thought was that work and the home were “separate spheres,” but this chapter argues that the ... More


The Public and the Private Sphere

Rodney A. Smolla

in The Constitution Goes to College: Five Constitutional Ideas That Have Shaped the American University

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814741030
eISBN:
9780814788561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814741030.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines one of the powerful assumptions of American constitutional law: the great divide between the public and private sphere. It begins by citing the Supreme Court ruling in Trustees ... More


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