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The Literary Possidius

Erika T. Hermanowicz

in Possidius of Calama: A Study of the North African Episcopate in the Age of Augustine

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199236350
eISBN:
9780191717062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199236350.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter argues that Possidius applied a great deal of pressure to Augustine's life and books. The push was intentional. His ‘reconsiderations’ were inspired, in part, by an eagerness to defend ... More


Market Power Politics: War, Institutions, and Strategic Delay in World Politics

Stephen E. Gent and Mark J.C. Crescenzi

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780197529805
eISBN:
9780197529843
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197529805.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book explores how market power competition between states can create disruptions in the global political economy and potentially lead to territorial aggression and war. When a state’s firms have ... More


What Audiences Think of the Creation Museum

Kathleen C. Oberlin

in Creating the Creation Museum: How Fundamentalist Beliefs Come to Life

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781479881642
eISBN:
9781479897520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479881642.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Preceding chapters largely draw upon data collected on-site to examine internally why the Creation Museum emerged and how it operates. But what does it do for the movement? Who pays attention to the ... More


Dangerous Constitutional Moments: the ‘Tactic of Legality’ in Nazi Germany and the Irish Free State Compared

Gerard Quinn

in Judges, Transition, and Human Rights

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199204939
eISBN:
9780191695599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199204939.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter looks at dangerous constitutional moments that can occur during any process of transition. It focuses on the deconstruction of the Weimar Constitution in the early 1930s which paved the ... More


Is That All There Is? Reaction to the That’s-Not-All Procedure

Jerry M. Burger

in Most Underappreciated: 50 Prominent Social Psychologists Describe Their Most Unloved Work

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199778188
eISBN:
9780190256043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199778188.003.0042
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Jerry M. Burger reflects on his most underappreciated work: a set of seven studies that explored a compliance tactic he termed “that's-not-all” technique. Similar to the foot-in-the-door, the ... More


The Body Wishes to Walk

David Greenstein

in Roads to Utopia: The Walking Stories of the Zohar

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804788335
eISBN:
9780804789684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804788335.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

While the Zohar acknowledges the metaphorical meanings of walking, it also portrays walking in its silent, primal form--as freedom of movement through space, unburdened with prior significances. It ... More


The Shadow and the Substance of Sojourner Truth

Lisa Pace Vetter

in The Political Thought of America's Founding Feminists

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781479853342
eISBN:
9781479867752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479853342.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The chapter explores the important yet neglected theoretical contributions of Sojourner Truth. Because she was illiterate, Truth left behind no writings in her own hand. Yet fragmentary evidence ... More


Monogamous Brains and Alternative Tactics: Neuronal V1aR, Space Use, and Sexual Infidelity among Male Prairie Voles

Steven M. Phelps and Alexander G. Ophir (eds)

in Cognitive Ecology II

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226169354
eISBN:
9780226169378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226169378.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Animal Behavior / Behavioral Ecology

This chapter focuses on male sexual behavior within a unique mammalian model that relies on natural variation in the mating systems of voles of the genus Microtus. The authors use their thorough ... More


Advocacy and Democratic Participation in a Changing Environment: Room for Challenge?

Linda Milbourne

in Voluntary sector in transition: Hard times or new opportunities?

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781847427236
eISBN:
9781447310952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427236.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Successive governments have turned to voluntary sector organisations to address concerns about civic and civil participation and this chapter examines voluntary sector advocacy work. The chapter ... More


Market Power, War, and Strategic Delay

Stephen E. Gent and Mark J. C. Crescenzi

in Market Power Politics: War, Institutions, and Strategic Delay in World Politics

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780197529805
eISBN:
9780197529843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197529805.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter develops a theory to explain how market power competition can lead to violence and strategic delay in international relations. When states have opportunities to change market structures ... More


Alternative Reproductive Tactics

Shawn Garner and Bryan Neff

in Reproductive Biology: The Natural History of the Crustacea, Volume 6

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190688554
eISBN:
9780197538272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190688554.003.0015
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Aquatic Biology

Alternative reproductive tactics (ARTs) describe variation among individuals of a single sex in the tactics used to obtain mating opportunities. In crustaceans, ARTs have been observed in multiple ... More


Introduction: Principles, Themes, and Problems in Transitions

Robert Johnson and Timothy Clack

in At the End of Military Intervention: Historical, Theoretical and Applied Approaches to Transition, Handover and Withdrawal

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198725015
eISBN:
9780191792472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198725015.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Transitions have often been overlooked in favour of interventions, but this volume examines the manner of withdrawal, ending or transformation at the ‘tactical’ level of operations. Using history and ... More


Humor in the Music Classroom

Bridget Sweet

in Growing Musicians: Teaching Music in Middle School and Beyond

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199372065
eISBN:
9780190457662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199372065.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, American

Chapter 6 focuses on humor in the adolescent music classroom. Adolescents can be very funny people and humor provides a natural way to connect with and guide them. In addition, as adolescents can ... More


Strategizing for Human Rights: From Ideals to Practice

Douglas A. Johnson and Kathryn Sikkink

in The Limits of Human Rights

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198824756
eISBN:
9780191863479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824756.003.0025
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

The chapter argues that committing our professional futures to human rights struggles requires not only moral commitment but also the sense that we are being effective and strategic in our approaches ... More


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