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The Invention of Jewish TheocracyThe Struggle for Legal Authority in Modern Israel

The Invention of Jewish Theocracy: The Struggle for Legal Authority in Modern Israel

Alexander Kaye

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190922740
eISBN:
9780190099954
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190922740.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

The Invention of Jewish Theocracy is about Jewish religious approaches to law and politics in the State of Israel. It uncovers the forgotten history of religious Zionists who tried to create a ... More

Troubling MotherhoodMaternality in Global Politics

Troubling Motherhood: Maternality in Global Politics

Lucy B. Hall, Anna L. Weissman, and Laura J. Shepherd (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780190939182
eISBN:
9780190939212
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190939182.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

In global politics, women’s bodies are policed, objectified, surveilled, and feared, with particular attention paid to both their met or unmet procreative potential. By illuminating and interrogating ... More

The Turnout MythVoting Rates and Partisan Outcomes in American National Elections

The Turnout Myth: Voting Rates and Partisan Outcomes in American National Elections

Daron Shaw and John Petrocik

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780190089450
eISBN:
9780190089498
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190089450.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book refutes the widely held convention that high turnout in national elections advantages Democratic candidates while low turnout helps Republicans. It examines over fifty years of ... More

Divine GuidanceLessons for Today from the World of Early Christianity

Divine Guidance: Lessons for Today from the World of Early Christianity

John A. Jillions

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190055738
eISBN:
9780190055769
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190055738.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World, Religion and Society

How are claims to God’s guidance to be understood against the background of fears, fundamentalism, and violence inspired by religious belief? But equally, how are acts of humanity, love, and ... More

High on GodHow Megachurches Won the Heart of America

High on God: How Megachurches Won the Heart of America

James Wellman, Katie Corcoran, and Kate Stockly

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780199827718
eISBN:
9780190053949
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199827718.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Humans are homo duplex, seeking to be individuals but knowing this is only possible in communities. Thus, humans struggle to integrate these two sides of their nature. Megachurches have been ... More

State-Sanctioned ViolenceAdvancing a Social Work Social Justice Agenda

State-Sanctioned Violence: Advancing a Social Work Social Justice Agenda

Melvin Delgado

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190058463
eISBN:
9780190058494
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190058463.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

The role and function of the state is not to harm its residents but rather to help them develop their potential and meet their basic human needs. The importance of violence is well attested to by ... More

The King and the PeopleSovereignty and Popular Politics in Mughal Delhi

The King and the People: Sovereignty and Popular Politics in Mughal Delhi

Abhishek Kaicker

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190070670
eISBN:
9780190070700
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190070670.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History, Asian History

An unprecedented exploration of the relationship between the Mughal emperor and his subjects in the space of the Mughal empire’s capital, The King and The People overturns an axiomatic assumption in ... More

Socially UndocumentedIdentity and Imigration Justice

Socially Undocumented: Identity and Imigration Justice

Amy Reed-Sandoval

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780190619800
eISBN:
9780190619848
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190619800.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, General

What does it really mean to “be undocumented,” particularly in the contemporary United States? Political philosophers, policymakers and others often define the term “undocumented migrant” ... More

The Story of RufinoSlavery, Freedom, and Islam in the Black Atlantic

The Story of Rufino: Slavery, Freedom, and Islam in the Black Atlantic

João José Reis, Flávio dos Santos Gomes, and Marcus J. M. de Carvalho

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780190224363
eISBN:
9780190093549
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190224363.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History, World Early Modern History

The book tells the story of Rufino, or Abuncare, a Yoruba Muslim from the kingdom of Oyo, who came to Brazil as a slave in c. 1823 and lived in the Atlantic cities of Salvador, Porto Alegre, Rio de ... More

Anecdotal EvidenceEcocritiqe from Hollywood to the Mass Image

Anecdotal Evidence: Ecocritiqe from Hollywood to the Mass Image

Sean Cubitt

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190065713
eISBN:
9780190065751
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190065713.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Ecocritique is a practice of radical questioning, as essential to the critical armoury as feminism and postcolonialism have become. Anecdotes are ecocritical because they focus on encounters, ... More

Apt ImaginingsFeelings for Fictions and Other Creatures of the Mind

Apt Imaginings: Feelings for Fictions and Other Creatures of the Mind

Jonathan Gilmore

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190096342
eISBN:
9780190096373
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190096342.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Do people’s responses to works of art track their responses to the real world? Specifically, do emotions, cognitions, and desires elicited by fictional stories and visual imaginings differ—in their ... More

Come Out, Come Out, Whoever You Are

Come Out, Come Out, Whoever You Are

Abigail C. Saguy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190931650
eISBN:
9780190931698
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190931650.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This book examines how and why people use the concept of coming out as a certain kind of person to resist stigma and collectively mobilize for social change. It examines how the concept of coming out ... More

Hegel's Concept of LifeSelf-Consciousness, Freedom, Logic

Hegel's Concept of Life: Self-Consciousness, Freedom, Logic

Karen Ng

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190947613
eISBN:
9780190947620
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190947613.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This book defends a new interpretation of Hegel’s idealism as oriented by a philosophical and logical concept of life, focusing on Hegel’s Science of Logic. Beginning with the influence of Kant’s ... More

Imperialism and the Developing WorldHow Britain and the United States Shaped the Global Periphery

Imperialism and the Developing World: How Britain and the United States Shaped the Global Periphery

Atul Kohli

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190069629
eISBN:
9780190069650
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190069629.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

This book is a study of the causes and the consequences of modern imperialism, with a focus on British and US imperialism in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, respectively. It analyzes the ... More

Kick ItA Social History of the Drum Kit

Kick It: A Social History of the Drum Kit

Matt Brennan

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190683863
eISBN:
9780190087005
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190683863.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

The drum kit—the combination of kick drum, snare drum, and cymbals—has provided the pulse of popular music from before the dawn of jazz up to the present day pop charts. This book is a provocative ... More

Meaningful InefficienciesCivic Design in an Age of Digital Expediency

Meaningful Inefficiencies: Civic Design in an Age of Digital Expediency

Eric Gordon and Gabriel Mugar

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190870140
eISBN:
9780190870171
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190870140.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Public trust in civic organizations is low. And many public-serving organizations assume that greater efficiency will build trust. As a result, they are quick to adopt new technologies to enhance ... More

MultivocalitySinging on the Borders of Identity

Multivocality: Singing on the Borders of Identity

Katherine Meizel

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780190621469
eISBN:
9780190621506
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190621469.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This book frames vocality as a particularly holistic way to investigate the voice in music, as a concept embodying all the implications with which voice is inscribed—the negotiation of sound and ... More

Sergio LeoneCinema as Political Fable

Sergio Leone: Cinema as Political Fable

Christian Uva

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190942687
eISBN:
9780190942724
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190942687.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Spectacle, myth, fable. These are the main categories that have traditionally defined Sergio Leone’s cinematic production, but it is necessary to underline how much they are fueled by a profound, ... More

When Conversation LapsesThe Public Accountability of Silent Copresence

When Conversation Lapses: The Public Accountability of Silent Copresence

Elliott M. Hoey

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190947651
eISBN:
9780190947682
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190947651.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This book analyzes how people behave in and around lapses in conversation. Lapses are moments when all participants have the option to speak, but refrain from doing so. Through four empirical ... More

The Emergence of Subjectivity in the Ancient and Medieval WorldAn Interpretation of Western Civilization

The Emergence of Subjectivity in the Ancient and Medieval World: An Interpretation of Western Civilization

Jon Stewart

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780198854357
eISBN:
9780191888632
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198854357.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This work represents a combination of different genres: cultural history, philosophical anthropology, and textbook. It follows a handful of different but interrelated themes through more than a dozen ... More

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