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Anna Akhmatova (1889–1966)

Catriona Kelly

in A History of Russian Women's Writing 1820–1992

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159643
eISBN:
9780191673665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159643.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter discusses the different poems of Anna Akhmatova, which are less complex in lexical, thematic, and metrical terms. Her poems are also more accessible than those of other Russian female ... More


Green and the Idealist Conception of a Person's Good

John Skorupski (ed.)

in T. H. Green: Ethics, Metaphysics, and Political Philosophy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199271665
eISBN:
9780191709364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271665.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The idealist conception of a person's good, as set out by Green, includes the following ideas: that one's good is the satisfaction of what one ‘truly’ or ‘really’ desires; that this is ... More


Two Conceptions of Autonomy

Kai Möller

in The Global Model of Constitutional Rights

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199664603
eISBN:
9780191745751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664603.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses two competing conceptions of personal autonomy: the excluded reasons conception and the protected interests conception. The excluded reasons conception — related to Ronald ... More


Introduction: choice and the life cycle

Michael Clarke

in Challenging choices: Ideology, consumerism and policy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423986
eISBN:
9781447301622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423986.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter discusses the weight of vital choices in the life cycle which are often seen as the key to fulfilment and self-realisation. It notes that choices in this area are necessary, very ... More


Conclusion: Hymns ancient and modern

Alana Harris

in Faith in the family: A lived religious history of English Catholicism, 1945-82

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780719085741
eISBN:
9781781706503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085741.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This concluding chapter teases out the tangled and interwoven threads of continuity and change, as well as the contradictory and countervailing trends that have been examined in this study of the ... More


Lives in re/construction: myth, memory and masculinity in Irish men’s narratives of work in the British construction industry

Barry Hazley

in Life history and the Irish migrant experience in post-war England: Myth, memory and emotional adaptation

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781526128003
eISBN:
9781526150554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526128010.00011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the meanings male migrants attach to their experiences of work within the post-war British construction industry. Setting the analysis within the broader context of change ... More


Falling away from the Church? Negotiating religious selfhoods in post-1945 England

Barry Hazley

in Life history and the Irish migrant experience in post-war England: Myth, memory and emotional adaptation

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781526128003
eISBN:
9781526150554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526128010.00012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

While recent commemorative histories mythologise fervent devotion to the faith as a distinctive attribute of the post-war migrant experience, catholic observers at the time feared migrants were ... More


The ‘soft power’ of marketisation: the administrative assembling of Irish youth justice work

Katharina Swirak

in Marketisation and Privatisation in Criminal Justice

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447345701
eISBN:
9781447346579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447345701.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter is based on the premise that marketisation extends beyond strategies such as privatisation or monetisation, but encroaches into our life-worlds more subtly. Based on the analysis of ... More


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