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Xenia

Claudio Ciborra

in The Labyrinths of Information: Challenging the Wisdom of Systems

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199275267
eISBN:
9780191714399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199275267.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

This chapter shows how — by skipping over issues like hospitality and adopting scientific discourse — systems methodologies turn themselves away from everyday human dealings with technology, and find ... More


The Taming of the True

Neil Tennant

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199251605
eISBN:
9780191698057
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199251605.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics, Philosophy of Language

This book poses a broad challenge to the realist views of meaning and truth that have been prominent in recent philosophy. The book starts with a careful critical survey of the realism debate, ... More


‘Scientific’ Criminology

Clive Emsley

in Crime, Police, and Penal Policy: European Experiences 1750-1940

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199202850
eISBN:
9780191707995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199202850.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter begins by noting how in the last third of the 19th century, the usual suspects — beggars, vagabonds, prostitutes, the day-labouring poor of the cities and their children — continued to ... More


Narrative and Non-narrative in Interaction

Alexandra Georgakopoulou and Dionysis Goutsos

in Discourse Analysis: An Introduction

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748620456
eISBN:
9780748671397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748620456.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

The chapter brings together the discussion of narrative and non-narrative discourse analysis as presented in the preceding chapters and discusses the interaction of narrative and non-narrative in a ... More


Between Communitas and Pantheism: Terry Pratchett’s Nation as a Post-Christian Robinsonade for a Postcolonial World

Anja Höing

in Didactics and the Modern Robinsonade: New Paradigms for Young Readers

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620047
eISBN:
9781789629613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620047.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter argues that the openness and egalitarianism of scientific discourse to be found in Terry Pratchett’s Nation functions as an alternative to the hierarchical structures imposed by ... More


The Fractured Organic: Lawrence's Aesthetics

Fernihough Anne

in D. H. Lawrence: Aesthetics and Ideology

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112358
eISBN:
9780191670770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112358.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter examines Lawrence's concept of aesthetics, allegory, and symbol. The organic metaphor is a particularly complex and confusing one because it aspires to transcend its own metaphoric ... More


Epilogue: The Turn to Science in Postwar North and South Korea

Dafna Zur

in Figuring Korean Futures: Children's Literature in Modern Korea

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781503601680
eISBN:
9781503603110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503601680.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The dropping of atomic bombs in Hiroshima and Nagasaki and the devastation of the Korean War signaled the period known globally as the “loss of innocence.” The Epilogue hints at some of the ... More


New Horizons?

Christine Kelly

in Juvenile Justice in Victorian Scotland

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474427340
eISBN:
9781474476508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474427340.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

The fourth chapter places the focus on the period 1884-1910, analysing the situation in Scotland at the turn of the century; by this time the statutory system had evolved into a net-widening ... More


The global proliferation of the reconciliation language in the context of the transitional justice discourse

Judith Renner

in Discourse, normative change and the quest for reconciliation in global politics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780719088025
eISBN:
9781781705872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088025.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In the years after the South African transition, these constructions of reconciliation began to proliferate beyond the borders of South Africa. Chapter 3 reconstructs this process and examines how ... More


Recovering Authenticity: West-Bank Settlers and the Second Stage of National Archaeology

Michael Feige

in Selective Remembrances: Archaeology in the Construction, Commemoration, and Consecration of National Pasts

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226450582
eISBN:
9780226450643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226450643.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter investigates how a fringe religious group can influence archaeological study and interpretive outcomes, focusing on Gush Emunim's stake in archaeological pursuits in Israel. It describes ... More


Introduction

Christine Kelly

in Juvenile Justice in Victorian Scotland

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474427340
eISBN:
9781474476508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474427340.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

The introductory chapter provides an overview of the main themes discussed in the book and its key insights. It highlights the legacy of reform, commenting on some of the connections between the ... More


Robert Hooke: “The Armed Eye”

in Fictions of the Cosmos: Science and Literature in the Seventeenth Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226011226
eISBN:
9780226011240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226011240.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter examines Robert Hooke's books Micrographia and An Attempt to Prove the Motion of the Earth. It explains that in Micrographia Hooke illustrated confidence of the Royal Society in the ... More


Imagining the apocalypse: nuclear winter in science and the world

Paul Rubinson

in Understanding the Imaginary War: Culture, Thought and Nuclear Conflict, 1945-90

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784994402
eISBN:
9781526115126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784994402.003.0011
Subject:
History, Military History

During the 1980s, Carl Sagan and other scientists used the theory of nuclear winter to criticize the arms race. Historians have largely dismissed nuclear winter as a political movement. In fact, ... More


Coda: Moving Fields, Modernity, and the Bacchic Chorus

Kélina Gotman

in Choreomania: Dance and Disorder

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190840419
eISBN:
9780190840457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190840419.003.0013
Subject:
Music, Dance

Modernity can be understood as the cultivation of a fantasy about the past: in the case of choreomania, this ‘past’ was imagined as a rumbling horde, a Bacchic chorus against which purposeful ... More


On Being the Right Size: The Impor tance of Size in Life History, Ecology, and Evolution

Felisa A. Smith and S. Kathleen Lyons

in Animal Body Size: Linking Pattern and Process across Space, Time, and Taxonomic Group

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226012148
eISBN:
9780226012285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226012285.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This introductory chapter begins by reviewing the long history of the study of body size in scientific discourse. It considers some of the important questions that remain unaddressed by any ... More


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