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Book II

Bridget Morris

in The Revelations of St. Birgitta of Sweden: Volume I: Liber Caelestis, Books I–III

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195166446
eISBN:
9780199785049
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195166442.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter presents a modern English translation of Book II of the Revelationes of St. Birgitta of Sweden. The Book reflects Birgitta's interest in Swedish public affairs during the 1340s, and in ... More


Max Beloff 1913–1999

Nevil Johnson

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 120, Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, II

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263020
eISBN:
9780191734199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263020.003.0002
Subject:
History, Historiography

Max Beloff was both a historian and political scientist, which makes a fair assessment of his work on both fields difficult. This is in part because whilst much of what he wrote was history, much of ... More


Religion and Symbolic Politics

Robert Wuthnow

in Christianity in the Twenty-First Century: Reflections on the Challenges Ahead

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195096514
eISBN:
9780199853380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195096514.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Recent decades have produced a myriad of attempts by religious groups to influence public affairs. From the efforts of clergy in the 1960s to advance the cause of civil rights to the protests ... More


Is Consensus Required for a Benign Social Order?

Nicholas Rescher

in Pluralism: Against the Demand for Consensus

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198236016
eISBN:
9780191679162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198236016.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, General

This chapter argues against the notion that consensus is required for a benign social order. It suggests that benign social order need not be committed to the quest for consensus and that it can be ... More


The status of the profession: the role of PhD and masters programs in public policy education

Nadia Rubaii

in Policy Analysis in the United States

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447333821
eISBN:
9781447333944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447333821.003.0018
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter traces the evolution of graduate level public affairs education in the United States in terms of focus, mission, curriculum, institutional locus, and enrollments, with attention to ... More


What Makes Women the “Silent Sex” When Their Status Is Low?

Christopher F. Karpowitz and Tali Mendelberg

in The Silent Sex: Gender, Deliberation, and Institutions

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159751
eISBN:
9781400852697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159751.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter explores how women are the “silent sex,” in a manner of speaking. In the settings that characterize most arenas of politics and public affairs, and in many other formal discussions that ... More


Patriotism, Fame, and Death, 1743-1750

CHRISTINE GERRARD

in Aaron Hill: The Muses' Projector, 1685-1750

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198183884
eISBN:
9780191714122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183884.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter discusses the later years of Aaron Hill from 1743 to 1750. Hill's retirement to Plaistow revived his interest in public affairs. He became filled with a deep sense of unease at the ... More


References to the People

Anthony King

in The British Constitution

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199576982
eISBN:
9780191702235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199576982.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter talks about the referendums in Great Britain. Only one national referendum was held in 1975, which was used to decide whether the United Kingdom should remain a member of the Common ... More


The Emergence of Minorities in the Middle East: The Politics of Community in French Mandate Syria

Benjamin Thomas White

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641871
eISBN:
9780748653287
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641871.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Why, in the years around 1920, did the concept of ‘minority’ suddenly spring to prominence in public affairs worldwide? Within a decade of World War One, the term became fundamental to public and ... More


Women and Politics, Eighteenth Century–Style

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/9780801449499.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter examines the process of excluding women from the public and political during the eighteenth century. It begins by taking a look at A Letter to a Gentlewoman concerning Government, ... More


Historical Transformation1

Francis L. F. Lee

in Talk Radio, the Mainstream Press, and Public Opinion in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9789888208579
eISBN:
9789888268832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208579.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Chapter 2 begins the empirical sections of the book with a historical analysis that demonstrates how talk radio has taken up varying characteristics and significance in the changing social and ... More


Sustaining People-to-People Relationships

Jonathan S. Addleton

in Mongolia and the United States: A Diplomatic History

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9789888139941
eISBN:
9789888180868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139941.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter focuses on the “soft” aspects of the diplomatic relationship between the United States and Mongolia - public outreach; public affairs; educational exchanges and cultural ties. It also ... More


Civil Society and NGOs

Lam Wai-man and Irene L. K. Tong

in Contemporary Hong Kong Politics: Governance in the Post-1997 Era

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098299
eISBN:
9789882206779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098299.003.0008
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter evaluates the characteristics of civil society and non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in Hong Kong, and explores the challenges of making Hong Kong's civil society into a more ... More


Public Life and the Propertied Englishman 1689–1798: The Ford Lectures Delivered in the University of Oxford 1990

Paul Langford

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205340
eISBN:
9780191676574
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205340.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book offers a reassessment of the place of propertied people in 18th-century England. Common views of politics in this period postulate aristocratic dominance coexisting with plebian vitality. ... More


News on the Internet: Information and Citizenship in the 21st Century

David Tewksbury and Jason Rittenberg

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780195391961
eISBN:
9780190252397
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195391961.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, American Politics

Online news sites play an ever-pervasive role in the daily gathering and flow of political information. Media has always played an intermediary role in the way that citizens receive and process news, ... More


The ‘Three-Headed Monster’

Luciano Canfora and Julian Stringer (eds)

in Julius Caesar: The People's Dictator

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748619368
eISBN:
9780748670734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748619368.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

Caesar formed a ‘a conspiracy [conspiratio] with Pompey and Crassus’. The crux of the agreement — a private agreement, but with clearly stated mutual responsibilities, and in this sense a true ... More


Talk Radio, the Mainstream Press, and Public Opinion in Hong Kong

Francis L.F. Lee

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9789888208579
eISBN:
9789888268832
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208579.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Phone-in programs on public and commercial radio channels have been a staple of popular Hong Kong politics since the 1990s. In the absence of a fully democratic system, they have played an ... More


Introduction

Francis L. F. Lee

in Talk Radio, the Mainstream Press, and Public Opinion in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9789888208579
eISBN:
9789888268832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208579.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The author presents his argument in the Introduction, that talk radio has continued to maintain its prominence and distinctive significance over the past fifteen years in Hong Kong largely due to the ... More


Ushering in the Kingdom of God: Religious Values, Godly Love, and Public Affairs

Margaret M. Poloma and John C. Green

in The Assemblies of God: Godly Love and the Revitalization of American Pentecostalism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814767832
eISBN:
9780814768396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814767832.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter continues to explore the effects of charisma on benevolence as reflected through the prism of religious values and public affairs. It considers the impact of religious experience and ... More


Conclusion

Francis L. F. Lee

in Talk Radio, the Mainstream Press, and Public Opinion in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9789888208579
eISBN:
9789888268832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208579.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Chapter 10 discusses the theoretical implications of the book on the analysis of media interconnectedness and remediation, and the implications of the findings in relation to the broader problematic ... More


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