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The Visual Representation ofSocial Actors

Theo Van Leeuwen

in Discourse and Practice: New Tools for Critical Analysis

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195323306
eISBN:
9780199869251
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195323306.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter adapts the framework for analyzing the representation of social actors (cf. chapter 2) to the domain of visual communication. After discussing the critical import of analyzing ... More


Austen on Cluelessness

Michael Suk-Young Chwe

in Jane Austen, Game Theorist

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691162447
eISBN:
9781400851331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691162447.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines how Jane Austen deals with cluelessness in her novels. It discusses the five explanations offered by Austen for cluelessness. The first is lack of natural ability and the second ... More


Religion, Society, and Culture in Colombia: Medellín and Antioquia, 1850-1930

Patricia Londoño-Vega

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199249534
eISBN:
9780191719318
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199249534.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This book provides the first detailed scholarly study of culture and sociability in Colombia during the period c.1850 and 1930. It gives a vivid picture of some of the factors that reduced social ... More


Pandemic Planning: What Is Ethically Justified?

Margaret P. Battin, Leslie P. Francis, Jay A. Jacobson, and Charles B. Smith

in The Patient as Victim and Vector: Ethics and Infectious Disease

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195335842
eISBN:
9780199868926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335842.003.0017
Subject:
Philosophy, General

With the pressing risk of avian flu, jurisdictions across the world have devoted considerable attention to pandemic planning. This chapter employs the PVV view about the justifiability of constraints ... More


Political, Legal, and Social Issues in a National Health Emergency

William R. Clark

in Bracing for Armageddon?: The Science and Politics of Bioterrorism in America

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195336214
eISBN:
9780199868537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195336214.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Who is running the show in a nation-wide health crisis? The federal government? Individual states? Preservation of the public health is a power granted to individual states, as an exercise of their ... More


Credit and Trade in the New South

Martin Ruef

in Between Slavery and Capitalism: The Legacy of Emancipation in the American South

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691162775
eISBN:
9781400852642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691162775.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter discusses the uncertainties surrounding the trade among country merchants, manufacturers, and wholesalers. Often separated by distances of hundreds of miles, their exchange relationships ... More


The Dutch-German Border: Relating Linguistic, Geographic and Social Distances

Folkert De Vriend, Charlotte Giesbers, Roeland Van Hout, and Louis Ten Bosch

in Computing and Language Variation: International Journal of Humanities and Arts Computing Volume 2

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748640300
eISBN:
9780748671380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640300.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

The Dutch-German state border south of the river Rhine was established in 1830. Before that time, the administrative borders in this region frequently changed. The Kleverlandish dialect area, which ... More


Introduction

Patricia Londoño-Vega

in Religion, Society, and Culture in Colombia: Medellín and Antioquia, 1850-1930

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199249534
eISBN:
9780191719318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199249534.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This introductory chapter illustrates for Antioquia to what extent men and women of varying social groups intermingled in their daily routines, as well as the ties, frictions, prejudices, ... More


‘From pig to man and man to pig’: 1 The 1381 Uprisings in Chaucer’s The Nun’s Priest’s Tale

HELEN BARR

in Socioliterary Practice in Late Medieval England

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198112426
eISBN:
9780191707865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112426.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter argues that the absence of authorial and narrative fixity in the The Nun's Priests Tale generates rhetorical comparisons between animals and humans which resonate very differently from ... More


Compensation and the Victims of Constraint

Margaret P. Battin, Leslie P. Francis, Jay A. Jacobson, and Charles B. Smith

in The Patient as Victim and Vector: Ethics and Infectious Disease

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195335842
eISBN:
9780199868926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335842.003.0018
Subject:
Philosophy, General

When pandemic constraints are imposed, some people will suffer losses, people who might not otherwise have done so. The economic losses of facilities that are used in pandemic emergencies have been ... More


Drinking: Beers, Bars, and Bad Behavior

Evelyn M. Perry

in Live and Let Live: Diversity, Conflict, and Community in an Integrated Neighborhood

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631387
eISBN:
9781469631400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631387.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter continues the examination of social perceptions of disorder. To an outsider passing through the neighborhood, Riverwest’s numerous bars, pronounced public drinking and seeming tolerance ... More


Henry James and the Art of Distance

Gage McWeeny

in The Comfort of Strangers: Social Life and Literary Form

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199797202
eISBN:
9780190461188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199797202.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Where preceding chapters examined the interrelation of aesthetic and social effects within a text, in this chapter on Henry James such effects bleed into social relations conducted both through and ... More


Straight Men: Renegotiating Hegemonic Masculinity and Its Homophobic Bargain

James Joseph Dean

in Straights: Heterosexuality in Post-Closeted Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814762752
eISBN:
9780814785812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814762752.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter explores shifts in the role of homophobia in the construction of straight masculinities by drawing on interview data with Black and White straight men. Using a continuum to map a variety ... More


Ethnic Professional Associations and the Minority Culture of Mobility

in Barrios to Burbs: The Making of the Mexican American Middle Class

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804781398
eISBN:
9780804783163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804781398.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Mexican Americans from middle-class backgrounds often follow the traditional linear route of assimilation into the middle class, where they eventually cross boundaries with whites. Socially mobile ... More


Diffusion of Norms and its Limits: Socio-Legal Fragmentation, Investment Tribunals, and Human Rights Law

Moshe Hirsch

in Invitation to the Sociology of International Law

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780199688111
eISBN:
9780191767456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688111.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal History

Chapter 5 examines some sociological aspects of international legal fragmentation, and particularly of the interaction between international investment tribunals and human rights law. Informed by ... More


Straight Women: Doing and Undoing Compulsory Heterosexuality

James Joseph Dean

in Straights: Heterosexuality in Post-Closeted Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814762752
eISBN:
9780814785812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814762752.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter presents case studies of straight femininities. Aspects of the lives of straight women are sketched to illustrate a series of positions on a continuum. This continuum uses the homophobic ... More


The Politics of Intimacy

Miriam Driessen

in Tales of Hope, Tastes of Bitterness: Chinese Road Builders in Ethiopia

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9789888528042
eISBN:
9789882204416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528042.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Anxieties about the loss of integrity – the quality of having strong moral principles and the state of being undivided – are compounded by the increased intimacy between Chinese foremen and female ... More


Slave Markets and Networks1

in The Hierarchies of Slavery in Santos, Brazil, 1822-1888

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804774147
eISBN:
9780804778558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804774147.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the history of the slave market in Santos, Brazil. It explores the local market and the port trade of slaves as they rotated in and out of town via canoes, and as they were ... More


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