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Walk Like a Man: Vagabondage and Gender Construction

Dúnlaith Bird

in Travelling in Different Skins: Gender Identity in European Women's Oriental Travelogues, 1850-1950

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199644162
eISBN:
9780199949984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644162.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter explores the original paradigm of vagabondage. An increasingly totemic concept in European women’s travel writing from the 1850s onwards, vagabondage offers an alternative model of ... More


Contours of the Battlefield

Janne Kivivuori

in Discovery of Hidden Crime: Self-Report Delinquency Surveys in Criminal Policy Context

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199639199
eISBN:
9780191807299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199639199.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter examines the intellectual context in which the quantitative hidden crime survey was discovered. It begins with an overview of the penal-welfare complex before turning to the abnormality ... More


The Laughing Philosopher and the Physician: Laughter, Diagnosis, and Therapy in Greek Medicine

R. J. Hankinson

in Laughter, Humor, and Comedy in Ancient Philosophy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190460549
eISBN:
9780190460563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190460549.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Ancient doctors knew that laughter, hysterical or otherwise, sometimes presented as a symptom of mental disturbances of various kinds (and indeed of rare physical conditions); equally, they realized ... More


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