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Entangled Voices: Genre and the Religious Construction of the Self

Frederick J. Ruf

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195102635
eISBN:
9780199853458
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195102635.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

This book aims to bring about an understanding of how the concepts of “voice” and “genre” function in texts, especially religious texts. To this end, it joins literary theorists in the discussion ... More


Human Rights: Setting the Global Minimum

David Miller

in National Responsibility and Global Justice

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199235056
eISBN:
9780191715792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235056.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

This chapter examines the global minimum that people everywhere can claim as a matter of justice, and proposes that this should be understood as respect and protection for their basic human rights. ... More


 Putting the Trumpet to Their Lips

Angela M. Lahr

in Millennial Dreams and Apocalyptic Nightmares: The Cold War Origins of Political Evangelicalism

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195314489
eISBN:
9780199872077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195314489.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Evangelical Cold War missionaries spread a premillennial and “American” gospel in the Cold War. A “culture of urgency” drove both evangelical missionaries and U.S. political leaders, who spread their ... More


Time Urgency, Sleep Loss, and Obesity

Peter C. Whybrow

in Insecurity, Inequality, and Obesity in Affluent Societies

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264980
eISBN:
9780191754135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264980.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Advancing technology and global commerce have created a 24-hour society where the natural constraints on human activity of geography and distance are dissolving. The competitive challenge of this ... More


The Doorkeeper

Anna Wierzbicka

in What Did Jesus Mean?: Explaining the Sermon on the Mount and the Parables in Simple and Universal Human Concepts

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195137330
eISBN:
9780199867905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195137337.003.0019
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter links the parable of the Doorkeeper and other “parables of vigilance” with the eighteenth‐century spiritual writer Jean Pierre De Caussade's “spirituality of the present moment.” It ... More


Bad Timing

Jon Elster

in The Thief of Time: Philosophical Essays on Procrastination

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195376685
eISBN:
9780199776306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195376685.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

In this chapter, procrastination is viewed as a species of a more general phenomenon, bad timing, which also includes premature decisions. The badness of bad timing is defined in terms of ... More


Distribution of Resources: Urgency and Outcome

F. M. Kamm

in Morality, Mortality Volume I: Death and Whom to Save From It

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195119114
eISBN:
9780199872244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195119118.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Continues the discussion of organ distribution for transplantation presented in the last four chapters of Part III of the book. Discusses the relative weight that should be assigned to urgency and ... More


Limits Of Utilitarianism As The Ethical Basis Of Publicaction *

Prasanta K. Pattanaik

in The Handbook of Rational and Social Choice

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199290420
eISBN:
9780191710506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199290420.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Though utilitarianism has been highly influential as a normative theory of public action, it has faced many searching criticisms throughout its history. In welfare economics, where the dominant ... More


Determining Our Unconditional Obligations

David Bilchitz

in Poverty and Fundamental Rights: The Justification and Enforcement of Socio-economic Rights

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199552160
eISBN:
9780191709456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199552160.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Rights that flow from a premise concerning the equal importance of individuals are not absolute and can be overridden by other weighty normative factors. This chapter draws an important distinction ... More


Arguing for Human Rights: Labor Rights as Human Rights

Mathias Risse

in On Global Justice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691142692
eISBN:
9781400845507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691142692.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter examines whether labor rights are human rights. Labor rights appear in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and are covered by the International Covenant on Economic, Social, and ... More


Power of International Courts to Grant Provisional Measures

Chester Brown

in A Common Law of International Adjudication

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199206506
eISBN:
9780191709708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206506.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines the power of international courts to grant provisional measures and analyses whether there is an emerging common practice. It first describes the purpose of provisional measures ... More


Distribution of Resources: Need and Outcome

F. M. Kamm

in Morality, Mortality Volume I: Death and Whom to Save From It

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195119114
eISBN:
9780199872244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195119118.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Begins the discussion of organ distribution for transplantation presented in the last four chapters of Part III of the book by analysing factors that may be relevant in three situations: true ... More


Distribution of Resources: Outcome, Waiting Time, and Money

F. M. Kamm

in Morality, Mortality Volume I: Death and Whom to Save From It

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195119114
eISBN:
9780199872244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195119118.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Continues the discussion of organ distribution for transplantation presented in the last four chapters of Part III of the book. Considers whether and why, when need and urgency are held constant, ... More


Wilfred Owen's Concern

Tim Kendall

in Modern English War Poetry

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199562022
eISBN:
9780191707636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562022.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter explores the war poetry of Wilfred Owen. Soldier-poet anthologies published during the First World War confirm that ‘urgency of concern’ does not often ‘produce irreplaceable poems’, and ... More


How Are Businesses and Universities Different? How Are They Similar?

James W. Dean Jr. and Deborah Y. Clarke

in The Insider's Guide to Working with Universities: Practical Insights for Board Members, Businesspeople, Entrepreneurs, Philanthropists, Alumni, Parents, and Administrators

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469653419
eISBN:
9781469653433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653419.003.0002
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

This chapter discusses the most important similarities and differences between business and higher education and explores ways in which businesspeople can effectively bring their knowledge and ... More


Judicial vacations

Peter Tochtermann

in Unified Patent Protection in Europe: A Commentary

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198755463
eISBN:
9780191927706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198755463.003.0161
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

Judicial vacations at the UPC will be fixed by the President of the Court of Appeal after consultation with the Presidium, which will make suggestions (Rule 342 UPCARoP). Official holidays will be ... More


Urgency

SHABTAI ROSENNE

in Provisional Measures in International Law: The International Court of Justice and the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199268061
eISBN:
9780191699245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199268061.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Urgency, which is specifically mentioned as one of the requirements for the prescription of provisional measures, is the focus of this chapter. Urgency as such is not mentioned in the Statute of the ... More


Fee for the infringement action

Clemens Plassmann and Steffen Steininger

in Unified Patent Protection in Europe: A Commentary

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198755463
eISBN:
9780191927706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198755463.003.0206
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

Rule 15.1 UPCARoP puts in more specific terms for the infringement proceedings the obligation of the parties to the proceedings, stipulated in Art 70(1) UPCA, to pay Court fees by imposing on the ... More


Rule 209 Examination of the Application for provisional measures

Andreas von Falck and Stephan Dorn

in Unified Patent Protection in Europe: A Commentary

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198755463
eISBN:
9780191927706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198755463.003.0379
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

Rule 209.1 UPCARoP gives the Court the power to use its discretion to decide on further proceedings. It has three options: giving information to the defendant about the application and inviting him ... More


Urgency Clause

Jairam Ramesh and Muhammad Ali Khan

in Legislating for Justice: The Making of the 2013 Land Acquisition Law

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199458998
eISBN:
9780199085347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199458998.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Section 17 of the Land Acquisition Act 1894 was used to forcibly dispossess people of their land in a frequent and brutal fashion by suspending the requirement for due process. An anachronism in this ... More


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