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The Uses and Abuses of Time

Shehzad Nadeem

in Dead Ringers: How Outsourcing Is Changing the Way Indians Understand Themselves

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691147871
eISBN:
9781400836697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691147871.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines how transnational companies make use of what it calls time arbitrage—the exploitation of time discrepancies between geographical labor markets to make a profit. The extension of ... More


The Questions of Temporal and Spatial Displacement in Animal Cognition

William A. Roberts

in Comparative Cognition: Experimental Explorations of Animal Intelligence

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195377804
eISBN:
9780199848461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377804.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Human language and cognition are often described as having the property of displacement. Displacement may be both temporal and spatial. Thus, we ... More


Iliad, Part 2

Justina Gregory

in Cheiron's Way: Youthful Education in Homer and Tragedy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190857882
eISBN:
9780190857912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190857882.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

While restricting its main narrative to the tenth year of the siege of Troy, the Iliad broadens its temporal horizon by alluding to themes more at home either earlier or later in the war. Similarly, ... More


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