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Libraries, Knowledge and Public Identity

David McKitterick

in The Organisation of Knowledge in Victorian Britain

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263266
eISBN:
9780191734854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263266.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the identification of libraries as a national and public issue and the establishment of librarianship as an identifiable profession. The public identity of libraries lay in ... More


Case Study (3): Anna Barbauld

Lucy Newlyn

in Reading, Writing, and Romanticism: The Anxiety of Reception

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198187110
eISBN:
9780191674631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198187110.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Anna Laetitia Barbauld's critique has both a general relevance to a period when private acts of reception were used as dress rehearsals for emergence into the public sphere, and a specific ... More


On Being a Muslim in Public

John O'Brien

in Keeping It Halal: The Everyday Lives of Muslim American Teenage Boys

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691197111
eISBN:
9781400888696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691197111.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter demonstrates how two competing methods for the presentation of Muslim identity at a time of potential stigma coexisted and sometimes conflicted at the City Mosque. Such internal cultural ... More


Unstable impressions

Sean F. Johnston

in The Neutron's Children: Nuclear Engineers and the Shaping of Identity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199692118
eISBN:
9780191740732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692118.003.0008
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

During the Second World War and for a decade after it, secrecy kept nuclear specialists from public view. Popular representations evolved in step with political contexts, from admired ‘atomic ... More


An Institutional Perspective on Public Services: Managing Publicness, Identities, and Behavior

Nina Van Loon and Wouter Vandenabeele

in Managing for Public Service Performance: How People and Values Make a Difference

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780192893420
eISBN:
9780191914683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192893420.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Public Management

It is easy to think of public service organizations in generic terms. However, on the basis of a multidimensional institutional perspective of publicness, which includes authority, funding, and ... More


“Our Work Is Change for the Sake of Justice”: Hope Community, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Mary Farrell Bednarowski

in Religion and Healing in America

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195167962
eISBN:
9780199850150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195167962.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

St. Joseph's Hope Community, an enterprise in Minneapolis, Minnesota that began as a homeless women's shelter, is a compelling example of some of the new forms that healing is taking in ... More


Public Service Motivation and Individual Job Performance

Adrian Ritz, Wouter Vandenabeele, and Dominik Vogel

in Managing for Public Service Performance: How People and Values Make a Difference

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780192893420
eISBN:
9780191914683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192893420.003.0014
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Public Management

When pressure on human resource departments to make government more efficient is increasing, it is of great relevance to understand employees’ motivation and the fit of an employee with their job, as ... More


The Antebellum Merchant in Southern Society

Frank J. Byrne

in Becoming Bourgeois: Merchant Culture in the South, 1820-1865

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124049
eISBN:
9780813134857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124049.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the reputation and societal standing of the antebellum merchant family in the antebellum American South. It explains that the business activities that ordered the internal lives ... More


The “Little Emperor”: Aaron Burr, Dandyism, and the Sexual Politics of Treason

Nancy Isenberg

in Beyond the Founders: New Approaches to the Political History of the Early American Republic

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807828892
eISBN:
9781469605241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898833_pasley.9
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter focuses on Aaron Burr's political identity and the dismal turn of his career after 1800. Nicknamed the “little emperor,” Burr, the first presidential candidate tried for treason, was ... More


Political Understanding of Economic Crises: The Shape of Resentment Toward Public Employees

Katherine J. Cramer

in Mass Politics in Tough Times: Opinions, Votes and Protest in the Great Recession

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199357505
eISBN:
9780199357536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199357505.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

How do people make sense of economic crises? This chapter uses ethnography with groups of people who meet of their own accord in settings in which they regularly gather to investigate. It focuses on ... More


Conclusion

Sabine N. Meyer

in We Are What We Drink: The Temperance Battle in Minnesota

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039355
eISBN:
9780252097409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039355.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This conclusion ponders the question of whether we are really what we drink by reviewing the insights gained from the analysis of the interwoven and constantly interacting identity discourses, among ... More


Public Representations of Gay Parenthood: Men’s Experiences Stepping “Out” as Parents and Families in Their Communities

Abbie E. Goldberg

in Gay Dads: Transitions to Adoptive Fatherhood

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814732236
eISBN:
9780814708293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814732236.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter examines public representations of gay parenthood, with particular emphasis on how gay adoptive fathers manage their multiple, often visible, differences in the context of societal ... More


Collective Memory in International Relations

Kathrin Bachleitner

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780192895363
eISBN:
9780191916182
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192895363.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book traces the influence of collective memory in international relations (IR). It inquires where a country’s memory first emerges and how it guides states through time in world politics. It ... More


The Impure Non-Identity Problem

Patrick Tomlin

in Ethics and Existence: The Legacy of Derek Parfit

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780192894250
eISBN:
9780191915314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192894250.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Some of Derek Parfit’s most significant work concerns the non-identity problem. Briefly put, this is the problem of how, morally speaking, we should understand cases in which we can act in one way, ... More


Becoming a Man: The Waiver of the Juvenile Sex Offender to Adult Court

Frank C. DiCataldo

in The Perversion of Youth: Controversies in the Assessment and Treatment of Juvenile Sex Offenders

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814720011
eISBN:
9780814785225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814720011.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter critiques the judicial waver—the act of transferring juvenile offenders from juvenile court to criminal court. The act is primarily implemented when the court sees no change in the ... More


Oligarchies of ‘Fixed Number’ or Citizen Bodies in the Making?

Maurizio Giangiulio

in Defining Citizenship in Archaic Greece

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198817192
eISBN:
9780191858727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817192.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter rejects the idea that the history of the archaic polis was defined by the succession of different constitutions and highlights the impact of such an Aristotelian model on the scholarly ... More


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