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Boyz II Men

Jonas Westover.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online February 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Popular Music. 234 words.

R&B vocal group. After their initial success in the 1990s, the group has maintained a presence on the music scene for more than two decades. The four best known members—Nathan Morris,...

Marking Ethnicity Through Premortem Cranial Modification Among the Pre-Inca Chiribaya, Peru

María Cecilia Lozada.

in The Bioarchaeology of the Human Head

May 2011; p ublished online January 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Prehistoric Archaeology. 4086 words.

This chapter reconstructs identity and assesses group differentiation among the pre-Inca Chiribaya of southern Peru (ad 700–1359) based on an analysis of cranial modification complemented...

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When Men Dance

Edited by Jennifer Fisher and Anthony Shay.

December 2009; p ublished online February 2010 .

Book. Subjects: Dance. 416 pages.

When Men Dance explores the intersection of dance and perceptions of male gender and sexuality across history and in different cultural contexts. In many societies, the...

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Louis Dumont

Overview page. Subjects: Hinduism — Social Sciences.


A French anthropologist, the appearance of whose essay, ‘World Renunciation in Indian Religions’ (1959; English trans. 1960), followed by his monumental study of the...

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True People, Foreigners, and the Framing of Maya Morality

Andrew K. Scherer, Charles Golden and Stephen houston.

in Bioarchaeology of Pre-Columbian Mesoamerica

October 2018; p ublished online May 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Prehistoric Archaeology. 11952 words.

This chapter explores ancient Maya understandings of identity, belonging, how they defined themselves, and how they contrasted that against people who they perceived as foreign or “other.”...

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The Orlando Ricans: Overlapping Iden tity Discourses among Middle-Class Puerto Rican Immigrants

Jorge Duany.

in Blurred Borders

September 2011; p ublished online July 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 10510 words.

This chapter analyzes in-depth interviews with Puerto Rican business, civic, political, educational, and religious leaders in Orlando. The author concentrates on how this privileged group...

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Gradedness as Relative Efficiency in the Processing of Syntax and Semantics1


in Gradience in Grammar

October 2006; p ublished online January 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Grammar, Syntax and Morphology. 7864 words.

This chapter presents a group of corpus data from English, a head-initial language, and some additional data from Japanese, a head-final language, showing clear selection preferences among...

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Families and friends

Steven Gunn.

in Henry VII’s New Men and the Making of Tudor England

August 2016; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 11216 words.

Wider relations of friendship and kinship were also important in the new men’s exercise of power. Brothers, sons, uncles, and nephews often played roles in local affairs that complemented...

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Value of Language-Related Questions and Comments in Digital Media for Lexicographical User Research

Špela Arhar Holdt, Jaka Čibej and Ana Zwitter Vitez.

in International Journal of Lexicography

September 2017; p ublished online April 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Lexicography. 9547 words.


This paper explores the possibility of identifying lexicographical needs of language users by analysing user-generated content in digital media, and...

Number and Classifier

Yasuki Ueda.

in Japanese Syntax in Comparative Perspective

June 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Grammar, Syntax and Morphology. 7861 words.

It has been observed that languages are split into two groups: those with classifiers and those with number morphology. This led researchers such as Akira Watanabe and Hiroki Narita to the...

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Syntactic Change

D. Gary Miller.

in Language Change and Linguistic Theory, Volume II

August 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Historical and Diachronic Linguistics. 13995 words.

Differences in syntactic projection result from changes in lexical features, e.g. by reanalysis. In West Greenlandic factives, subject‐to‐object raising was lost along with the Agree...

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The Dynamic Self as Knower

Jeannine Hill Fletcher.

in Motherhood as Metaphor

August 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Religious Studies. 14061 words.

Complementing the preceding case study, chapter 6 pursues further a renewed theology of religious pluralism rooted in the insights of the Philadelphia Area Women's Multifaith Group. This...

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“Verse, Properly So Called”

F. W. Dobbs-Allsopp.

in On Biblical Poetry

September 2015; p ublished online October 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Biblical Studies. 36352 words.

The chapter focalizes the issue of the poetic line in biblical poetry. In particular, attention is dedicated, one, to issues of discernment—what are the kinds of evidences that positively...

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Thomas, Karen P.

Gary Galván.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary Music. 399 words.

(b Seattle, WA, Sept 17, 1957). American conductor and composer. She studied composition at Cornish College of Arts (BA 1979) with Bern Herbolsheimer, complemented by studies in piano...

Cheap Trick

Michael Ethen.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online February 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Popular Music. 256 words.

Rock group founded in 1972 in Rockford, Illinois. Its lineup has remained consistent, comprising Robin Zander (b Beloit, WI, 23 Jan 1953; vocals), Rick Nielsen (b Rockford, IL, 22 Dec...

Word order

Giampaolo Salvi.

in The Oxford Guide to the Romance Languages

June 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Historical and Diachronic Linguistics. 9247 words.

The main goal of this chapter is to provide a descriptive and critical overview of the some of the most striking and interesting problems and questions related to issues in Romance word...

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Law, Governance, and the Ecological Ethos

Daniel Butt.

in The Oxford Handbook of Environmental Ethics

January 2017; p ublished online November 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art. 5795 words.

This chapter examines the limitations of both command-and-control and market-based legal mechanisms in the pursuit of environmental justice. If the environment is to be protected to at...

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Politics beyond Westminster: Communication Strategies, the Media, and the Public

Matthew Hilton, James Mckay, Nicholas Crowson and Jean‐François Mouhot.

in The Politics of Expertise

April 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 19000 words.

Complementing chapter five, This chapter looks at how NGOs have gone beyond the formal political arena. Through the use of the mass media, NGOs have attempted to communicate not only with...

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Gonda Van Steen.

in Theatre of the Condemned

December 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Classical Literature. 4486 words.

The exile stage confronted actors, artists, and audiences with the modernist challenge to rethink the very means and methods of drama. The theater of the prison islands was intensely...

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Jesus Centre, Dublin

Gladys Ganiel.

in Transforming Post-Catholic Ireland

February 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Religious Studies. 8195 words.

This chapter presents the findings from a case study of Jesus Centre, Dublin, a parish of the charismatic/Pentecostal, Nigerian-based Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG). It includes a...

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