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Brain Damage from a Cleaning Product: Pedro Lassera v. Magnaflux Corporation

Roger W. Shuy

in Fighting over Words: Language and Civil Law Cases

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195328837
eISBN:
9780199870165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328837.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This product liability case brought against a company that produced a ship cleaning product centered on the warning label for the cleaning product, which had caused a worker's brain damage. ... More


Balanchine the Teacher: Fundamentals That Shaped the First Generation of New York City Ballet Dancers

Barbara Walczak and Una Kai

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813032528
eISBN:
9780813046310
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032528.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

Widely regarded as the foremost choreographer of contemporary ballet, George Balanchine was, and continues to be, an institution and major inspiration in the world of dance. This book provides a ... More


Systemic relations in vowels

Kristján Árnason

in The Phonology of Icelandic and Faroese

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199229314
eISBN:
9780191728464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199229314.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Language Families

This chapter provides an in‐depth discussion of the systemic relations in the vowel systems of the two languages, starting with a description of the trend in Icelandic toward diasystemic structure. ... More


New York Socialists Contribute to Chaos in Russia (1917)

New York Times

in Jewish Radicals: A Documentary History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814757437
eISBN:
9780814763469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814757437.003.0044
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter reports on the linkages between the Socialist Party in New York to the new Bolshevik government in Russia. The prominence of individual Jews in the new government had drawn much comment ... More


Prominent Internal Possessors

András Bárány, Oliver Bond, and Irina Nikolaeva (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198812142
eISBN:
9780191850103
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812142.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

This volume is the first to provide a comprehensive cross-linguistic overview of an understudied typological phenomenon, the clause-level argument-like behaviour of internal possessors. In some ... More


Posidonius of Apamea (B): The Jewish Ethnography in Strabo's Geographica—Mosaic Judaism versus Second Temple Judaism

Bezalel Bar-Kochva

in The Image of the Jews in Greek Literature: The Hellenistic Period

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520253360
eISBN:
9780520943636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520253360.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter outlines the source, meaning, and purpose of Strabo's account of the origins of the Jewish people, first studying the content of the excursus, including its text and its prominent ... More


Empire, Society, Diasporic Communities

Siobhan Lambert-Hurley and Sunil Sharma

in Atiya's Journeys: A Muslim Woman from Colonial Bombay to Edwardian Britain

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198068334
eISBN:
9780199080441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198068334.003.0004
Subject:
History, Indian History

Atiya Fyzee arrived in London in September 1906, when politics in Britain was undergoing major changes. London at the time was still a great imperial city, the nexus of the British Empire’s political ... More


Lawyer on Wall Street, 1855–1870

Bruce A. Kimball

in The Inception of Modern Professional Education: C. C. Langdell, 1826-1906

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832578
eISBN:
9781469605623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807889961_kimball.7
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter describes Langdell's legal knowledge and diligence, which led attorneys to recruit him to work on prominent cases in the higher courts of New York State. Langdell also gained a ... More


Less than Half the Sky: Women as Philanthropists

Pushpa Sundar

in Giving with a Thousand Hands: The Changing Face of Indian Philanthropy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199470686
eISBN:
9780199088881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199470686.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Amongst new donors are women, who are emerging as a distinct category. Women’s philanthropy is a neglected aspect of most works on Indian philanthropy since women have played a secondary role so far ... More


Organisms and diversity patterns at high altitudes

Dean Jacobsen and Olivier Dangles

in Ecology of High Altitude Waters

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198736868
eISBN:
9780191800481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198736868.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology, Ecology

Chapter 4 gives a group-by-group treatment from amphibians and fish to algae and microbes of what is known about altitudinal diversity patterns, dominant groups, and prominent species from high ... More


Towards a typology of prominent internal possessors

Irina Nikolaeva, András Bárány, and Oliver Bond

in Prominent Internal Possessors

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198812142
eISBN:
9780191850103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812142.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

It is generally assumed that properties of the phrasal head determine the properties of a syntactic phrase as a whole. This chapter shows that some possessive constructions present a challenge to ... More


Prominent possessor indexing in Gurindji

Oliver Bond, Felicity Meakins, and Rachel Nordlinger

in Prominent Internal Possessors

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198812142
eISBN:
9780191850103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812142.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

In Gurindji (Ngumpin-Yapa; Australia) bound forms that index the morphosyntactic features of predicate arguments can also index possessors. In prominent alienable possession constructions, internal ... More


Disjoint and reflexive prominent internal possessor constructions in Chimane

Sandy Ritchie

in Prominent Internal Possessors

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198812142
eISBN:
9780191850103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812142.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter examines two types of prominent internal possessor constructions in Chimane (unclassified, Bolivia). In the first type, possessors internal to object arguments which are disjoint from ... More


Extended agreement in Oneida (Iroquoian)

Bond Jean-Pierre Koenig and Karin Michelson

in Prominent Internal Possessors

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198812142
eISBN:
9780191850103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812142.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter argues that prominent internal possessor patterns are present in Oneida but that the grammar of Oneida includes neither a prominent internal possessor nor an external possessor ... More


Proximate possessors

Irina Nikolaeva and András Bárány

in Prominent Internal Possessors

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198812142
eISBN:
9780191850103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812142.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter describes possessive constructions in Tundra Nenets (Uralic) with a particular focus on the behavioural and functional properties of lexical possessors. While pronominal possessors ... More


Parties versus Politicians Online

Gideon Rahat and Ofer Kenig

in From Party Politics to Personalized Politics?: Party Change and Political Personalization in Democracies

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198808008
eISBN:
9780191845796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808008.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization, Comparative Politics

The chapter starts with a brief overview of the study of political personalization online, then focuses on its claims concerning the influence of online platforms on political personalization. It ... More


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