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A Preliminary Analysis of Public Commentary Supporting and Opposing Mandatory HPV Vaccination: Implications for Policy

Lorie L. Sicafuse and Monica K. Miller

in Psychology, Law, and the Wellbeing of Children

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199934218
eISBN:
9780199356874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199934218.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

Lawmakers considering controversial legislation mandating HPV vaccination for pre-teen girls will likely incorporate public sentiment into their decisions. Doing so may increase public perceptions of ... More


The Crisis and its Consequences for the British Conservative Party

Lord Beloff

in Suez 1956: The Crisis and its Consequences

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202417
eISBN:
9780191675348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202417.003.0017
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Middle East History

This chapter critically evokes the turbulent emotions aroused by the Suez crisis. In Harold Macmillan's words, the British controversy over intervention caused rifts in friendships, divisions in ... More


Insulated, Technocratic Decision-making? Commission Position Formation and the Public Acceptability of Policy Options

Miriam Hartlapp, Julia Metz, and Christian Rauh

in Which Policy for Europe?: Power and Conflict inside the European Commission

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199688036
eISBN:
9780191767425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688036.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter challenges perspectives that portray the European Commission as being insulated from public pressures. Rather it argues that internal Commission actors care about the wider public ... More


The Age of Lynching

Ashraf H. A. Rushdy

in American Lynching

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300181388
eISBN:
9780300184747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300181388.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter focuses on the period between 1880 and 1930, known as the Age of Lynching, and describes the numerous lynchings during those years. The period from the end of Reconstruction until the ... More


Ideas and Ideology

John L. Campbell

in American Discontent: The Rise of Donald Trump and Decline of the Golden Age

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190872434
eISBN:
9780190872465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190872434.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Chapter 5 describes how economic decline led to an ideological shift in America. Trump was good at promising things that resonated with the public’s discontent. This chapter shows how he did this, ... More


Our Newcomers to the City: The Great Migration and the Making of Modern Mass Culture

Davarian L. Baldwin

in Beyond Blackface: African Americans and the Creation of American Popular Culture, 1890-1930

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834626
eISBN:
9781469602967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807878026_brundage.12
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter describes how the Chicago Defender had already begun to sound the alarm about “a racial amusement problem.” As proof of “boisterousness and defiance of public sentiment,” the Defender ... More


Firearms: A Primer

Gianni Pirelli

in The Behavioral Science of Firearms: Implications for Mental Health, Law and Policy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190630430
eISBN:
9780190630454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190630430.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

The purpose of this chapter is to provide an overview intended to summarize essential introductory information to help the reader consume the material provided throughout the remainder of the book. ... More


Sensationalizing Hindi: An Illustrated Agenda

Sujata S. Mody

in The Making of Modern Hindi: Literary Authority in Colonial North India

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780199489091
eISBN:
9780199093922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199489091.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Dwivedi’s attempt to sway his public through verbal and visual rhetoric is the primary focus of Chapter 1. Resorting to scaremongering and sensationalism, Dwivedi issues a variety of warnings ... More


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