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Space in Discourse

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/9780195323306.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Arguing that our understandings of space are always constructed in relation to, and on the basis of, the spatial framings of social practices, hence also on the way bodies are positioned in space, ... More


Gendered Space

Joan E. Taylor

in Jewish Women Philosophers of First-Century Alexandria: Philo's 'Therapeutae' Reconsidered

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199291410
eISBN:
9780191700637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199291410.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Religion in the Ancient World

Philo was concerned to locate his group very carefully on a certain hill between the Mediterranean Sea and Lake Mareotis. He indicates the surrounding villages and buildings, and the little houses in ... More


The Arrangement of Land M Cones in Human and a Primate Retina

J. K. Bowmaker, J. W. L. Parry, and J. D. Mollon

in Normal and Defective Colour Vision

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780198525301
eISBN:
9780191584947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525301.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

The relative numerosities and spatial arrangement of long-wave (L) and middle-wave (M) cones in the human and primate retina have long been debated. This topographical organization of cones is ... More


A computational model of cooperative spatial behaviour for virtual humans *

Nhung Nguyen and Ipke Wachsmuth

in Representing Space in Cognition: Interrelations of behaviour, language, and formal models

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199679911
eISBN:
9780191760112
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679911.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This chapter introduces a model which connects representations of the space surrounding a virtual humanoid’s body with the space it shares with several interaction partners. This work intends to ... More


The Colored Museum: William “Ethiop” Wilson and the Afric-American Picture Gallery

Ivy G. Wilson

in Specters of Democracy: Blackness and the Aesthetics of Politics in the Antebellum U.S.

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195337372
eISBN:
9780199896929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337372.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

In turning to one of the most curious stories in all of African American literature—William J. Wilson's “Afric-American Picture Gallery” (1859)—this last chapter examines the relationship between ... More


Gelatine-based bio-nanocomposites

Francisco M. Fernandes, Margarita Darder, Ana I. Ruiz, Pilar Aranda, and Eduardo Ruiz-Hitzky

in Nanocomposites with Biodegradable Polymers: Synthesis, Properties, and Future Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199581924
eISBN:
9780191728853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199581924.003.0009
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Gelatine is a well-known structural protein widely used in the daily life, as well as in the scientific and technological areas for the preparation of a great variety of composite materials. But in ... More


The Scene of the Crime

in The Time of the Crime: Phenomenology, Psychoanalysis, Italian Film

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758024
eISBN:
9780804786775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758024.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter examines the depiction of the crime scene in Michelangelo Antonioni's films Blow-Up and The Passenger. It explains that the subversive use of perspective in these films lead the ... More


"Just the Facts, Ma'am" : Reading For Information

Harvey S. Wiener

in Any Child Can Read Better

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195102185
eISBN:
9780197560952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195102185.003.0009
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

In the last chapter, we looked at how examining pages before actually reading them provides useful advance preparation for young readers at home. Let's look now at the act of reading itself. How do ... More


Place and Politics

John R. Parkinson

in Democracy and Public Space: The Physical Sites of Democratic Performance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199214563
eISBN:
9780191803321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199214563.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter considers claims that spatial arrangements affect political behaviour. This matters for the overall project because it helps us to understand exactly what is at stake politically when it ... More


Facing Death: Empathy, Emotion, and Embodied Actions in Jurors’ Decisions

Robin Conley

in Confronting the Death Penalty: How Language Influences Jurors in Capital Cases

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780199334162
eISBN:
9780190263911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199334162.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Chapter 4 treats the trial as an intersubjective, multimodal encounter, in which the positioning and movements of bodies are centrally relevant to the trial’s outcome. As evidenced in their ... More


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