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Economic Cultures, Ideologies of Debt, and State Virtue

Kenneth Dyson

in States, Debt, and Power: 'Saints' and 'Sinners' in European History and Integration

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198714071
eISBN:
9780191782558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714071.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter considers the importance of economic culture and associated ideologies of debt in shaping different images of state virtue. It shows the role that debt has played in identity formation ... More


Mediating forces and the domestic polity

Brid Quinn and Bernadette Connaughton

in Europeanisation and New Patterns of Governance in Ireland

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076206
eISBN:
9781781702932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076206.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter examines the domestic polity of Ireland and the mediating forces to Europeanisation. It outlines the key elements of Irish political and social culture and analyses the way in which ... More


Introduction

Shabana Mir

in Muslim American Women on Campus: Undergraduate Social Life and Identity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469610788
eISBN:
9781469612614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469610788.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This introductory chapter discusses the book's main themes and methodology. The book is an ethnographic study of Muslim American undergraduate women on U.S. college campuses. It is based on a ... More


Despoiling Poynton: James, the Wilde Trials and Interior Decoration

Michèle Mendelssohn

in Henry James, Oscar Wilde and Aesthetic Culture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623853
eISBN:
9780748651634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623853.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

In the spring of 1895, Oscar Wilde was at the epicentre of the most famous lawsuit in homosexual history. The sequence of three trials had begun in early April with Wilde's libel suit against the ... More


Identity, Alienation, and Integration: Body Modifications in the Early Colonial Population from Campeche

Vera Tiesler and Iván Oliva Arias

in Natives, Europeans, and Africans in Colonial Campeche: History and Archaeology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034928
eISBN:
9780813039626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034928.003.0007
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter aims to analyze cultural practices that have left their traces in the skeletal morphology of the burial population from Campeche's main square. It refers specifically to cranial ... More


The Sympathetic City: Community and Identity in Wartime Sarajevo

Emily Greble

in Sarajevo, 1941-1945: Muslims, Christians, and Jews in Hitler's Europe

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449215
eISBN:
9780801460739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449215.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter argues that wartime Sarajevo can be understood in terms of four central themes: the breakdown of confessional institutions in modern Europe and their replacement by civic bodies as the ... More


Tying the Yuma to the Stick

Kenneth Routon

in Hidden Powers of State in the Cuban Imagination

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034836
eISBN:
9780813038858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034836.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter focuses on a so-far unexplored dimension of the literature on the Special Period—namely, the ritual management of desire via the use of love magic in the tourist-driven economy of ... More


The Conditions of Political Subjectivity

Jean-François Kervégan

in The Actual and the Rational: Hegel and Objective Spirit

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226023809
eISBN:
9780226023946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226023946.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter analyzes the notion of "political disposition" (politische Gesinnung) as a theory of the social constitution of a political subjectivity. Contrary to his former ideal of a resetting of ... More


Silence and Its Contours

Dipannita Datta

in Ashapurna Devi and Feminist Consciousness in Bengal: A Bio-critical Reading

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198099994
eISBN:
9780199085415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198099994.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The first part of this chapter, primarily reading the forms of presence and absence of silence in Ashapurna Devi’s life, exposes the ‘contrary-tensions’ between the ‘inside’ and ‘outside’ and their ... More


Collecting, Recording, and Practical Knowledge

Joshua Teplitsky

in Prince of the Press: How One Collector Built History's Most Enduring and Remarkable Jewish Library

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300234909
eISBN:
9780300241136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300234909.003.0004
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter explores how David Oppenheim's library offered him a means to assert superiority over his rabbinic colleagues on account of his ability to marshal and manage an ever-growing body of ... More


Corporate Managers: Dr. Jekyll or Mr. Hyde?

Lawrence E. Mitchell

in Corporate Irresponsibility: America`s Newest Export

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300090239
eISBN:
9780300137767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300090239.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses examples of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde to analyze corporate irresponsibility. It argues that corporate misbehavior is not especially the fault of corporate managers, stockholders, ... More


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