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Splendours and Miseries of The Academy

Bernard Bergonzi

in Exploding English: Criticism, Theory, Culture

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112617
eISBN:
9780191670817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112617.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter discusses the highs and lows of the academy over the years, noting that academic literary study was divided between those who saw it as inevitably involved with making judgments and ... More


The National Health Service in England: Science and the sociology of medical care

Richard M. Titmuss

in Essays on the Welfare State

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447349518
eISBN:
9781447349525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447349518.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This concluding chapter reviews how, during the past decade, there has been an increasing volume of studies and reports on general practice in Britain, the United States, and other countries. No ... More


History after Hobsbawm: Writing the Past for the Twenty-First Century

John H. Arnold, Matthew Hilton, and Jan Rüger (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198768784
eISBN:
9780191822124
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198768784.001.0001
Subject:
History, Historiography

What does it mean—and what might it yet come to mean—to write ‘history’ in the twenty-first century? This volume brings together leading historians from across the globe to ask what being an ... More


Cultures of Science in Early Victorian England

Ruth Barton

in The X Club: Power and Authority in Victorian Science

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226551616
eISBN:
9780226551753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226551753.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter identifies the diverse cultural contexts that shaped the future members of the X Club: gentlemanly London science (Busk, Hooker and Lubbock), Balliol College, Oxford (Spottiswoode), ... More


Populating the Underworld: Armed Robbery

Dick Hobbs

in Lush Life: Constructing Organized Crime in the UK

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199668281
eISBN:
9780191760563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199668281.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter examines a crime that, before entrepreneurial serious crime came to dominate illegal markets, had emerged as particularly representative of ‘the underworld’. It suggests that armed ... More


The Problems of Popularization

Gowan Dawson

in Show Me the Bone: Reconstructing Prehistoric Monsters in Nineteenth-Century Britain and America

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226332734
eISBN:
9780226332871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226332871.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter shows that while Huxley won over the scientific community, he was less successful in persuading general audiences, who were instead more likely to listen to popularizers of science. The ... More


The challenge of integration

Alan Cribb

in Healthcare in Transition: Understanding Key Ideas and Tensions in Contemporary Health Policy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447323211
eISBN:
9781447323235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447323211.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter analyses the increasingly influential idea that healthcare systems, or health and social care systems more broadly, need to be better integrated—that both services and the experiences of ... More


Otto Brendel and the Classical Archaeologists at Oxford

Katharina Lorenz

in Ark of Civilization: Refugee Scholars and Oxford University, 1930-1945

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199687558
eISBN:
9780191827266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687558.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter examines the life of a specific German refugee classical archaeologist, Otto Brendel, and explores the impact of academic networks and academic specialism on his emigration. Brendel was ... More


Written Law and the Maintenance of Order, 1124–1230

Alice Taylor

in The Shape of the State in Medieval Scotland, 1124–1290

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198749202
eISBN:
9780191813399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198749202.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter identifies two major shifts in how law was made and order maintained between 1124 and 1230. The first was one where kings gradually took away the primary responsibility for actually ... More


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