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“To take a wyf”

Marriage, Status, and Moral Conduct in “The Merchant’s Tale”

Natalie Hanna

considers the age and physical attributes of his ideal spouse, using language that falls primarily into the semantic field of food, including “fish,” “pyk,” “boef,” “veel,” and “bene-straw” (beanstalk). 8 The comparison of a wife to food reflects not only

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Sunday Paul Chinazo Onwuegbuchulam and Khondlo Mtshali

constitute and help a person to live a life that he or she values ( Sen 1999 ). Functionings can be basic ‘beings’ and ‘doings’ in life, such as one’s ability to be healthy, to have security, food, shelter, and so forth. They can also include more complex

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Paul Gyllenhammer

resources. Sartre explains that social injustice stems from and is maintained by a scarcity of resources, straightforwardly material (e.g., access to food) and quasi-material (e.g., access to social power). As with Hobbes, when life is at stake, each person

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Solicitor Brown and His Boy

Love, Sex, and Scandal in Twentieth-Century Ireland

Averill Earls

running messages and hocking papers for pennies, was a necessary part of survival. An older, sometimes much older, sexual partner might provide protection, food, affection, drugs/alcohol, shelter, and/or money. Socioeconomic and home life circumstances

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Michael McGuire

impediment to resumed Somme farming was the ubiquity of unexploded shells. The second section also discussed restoring “essential conditions for communal life,” such as farms, houses, usable water, food sources, and local commerce. 23 Similarly, in November

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“Clear and Present Danger”

The Legacy of the 1917 Espionage Act in the United States

Petra DeWitt

(1962): 46, 46–58. See also Paul L. Murphy, World War I and the Origin of Civil Liberties in the United States (New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 1979), 39, 245, 248. 7 Organizations including the War Industries Board and Food Administration regulated

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Richard Bessel

men had to be supplied with vast amounts of materiel, from ammunition to food. 29 However, it was with the West’s wars of the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries that the application of violence became the task of a relatively small

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Alex Lichtenstein

of these democratic organisations available to black workers as tools of their own liberation. Aggett, a medical doctor, worked as a trade union organiser for the multiracial Food and Canning Workers Union until his death in February 1982 after

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Daniel Lord Smail

completely organic and locally sourced foods and no one suffered from opioid addiction. The other stuff was maybe not so admirable. But the past is past, and we study it not to hold a mirror up to ourselves but in the hopes of understanding another world on

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Baya Messaoudi

of “imposture,” even “hallucination.” Others say that they are based on sharing and exchange. Jean-Paul Sartre sees the problem above all in terms of freedom. Although dogs live together with humans and find their shelter and food within a human