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Care, illness and television spectatorship
(Bloomsbury Publishing, 2020-05-28)
Pain and Spatial Inclusion: Evidence from Mandarin
The surface grammar of reports such as ‘I have a pain in my leg’ suggests that pains are objects which are spatially located in parts of the body. We show that the parallel construction is not available in Mandarin. Further, ...
Democratic Legitimacy and the Competence Obligation
What obligations are there on voters? This paper argues that voters should make their electoral decision competently, and does so by developing on a recent proposal for democratic legitimacy. It then explores three problems ...
Iconic Designs : 50 Stories about 50 Things
(Bloomsbury Publishing, 2020-01-23)
Iconic Designs is a beautifully designed and illustrated guide to fifty classic 'things' – designs that we find in the city, in our homes and offices, on page and screen, and in our everyday lives. In her introduction, ...
Star Power: Kirk Douglas, celebrity activism and the Hollywood-Israel connection
This article scrutinizes the actor Kirk Douglas’s pro-Israeli advocacy over six decades, both on the screen and off it, setting this within the contexts of the Arab-Israeli conflict and the links between Hollywood and ...
"Monstrous and indefensible"? Newspaper accounts of sexual assaults on children in nineteenth-century England and Wales
(Cambridge University Press, 2020)
Popular crime reportage of sexual violence has a long history in England. Despite the fact that from the 1830s onwards newspapers and periodicals – and sometimes even law reports – were increasingly liable to skim over the ...
Panpsychism and Russellian Monism
Russellian monist positions such as panpsychism are widely believed to have crucial advantages over mainstream physicalist and dualist positions. Physicalism disregards or distorts the distinctive features of consciousness, ...
From Popular Culture to Popular Custom, and Back Again : A love-lock's tale
Walk over a major bridge in a Western city and chances are you will come across at least one or two love-locks. These are padlocks inscribed with names or initials and attached to a public structure, typically by a couple ...
Temporal Dynamism in Country-of-Origin Effect: The Malleability of Italians’ Perceptions Regarding the British Sixties
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to enrich country of origin (COO) effect in international marketing theory by adding the understanding of temporal dynamism into COO research. Design/methodology/approach: Utilizing a ...
‘Blood made White’: the relationship between blood and breastmilk in Early Modern England
(Hektoen Institute of Medicine, 2019-11-05)