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Tony: Rescuer

Kristen Renwick Monroe

in Ethics in an Age of Terror and Genocide: Identity and Moral Choice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151373
eISBN:
9781400840366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151373.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Psychology and Interaction

This chapter relates an interview with Tony, who was a young Dutch cavalry officer when the war began. Tony was bourgeois, with conservative social values and strong feelings of support for the Dutch ... More


The Holocaust and Genocide

Kristen Renwick Monroe

in Ethics in an Age of Terror and Genocide: Identity and Moral Choice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151373
eISBN:
9781400840366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151373.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Psychology and Interaction

This chapter reviews the literature on genocide to define it, asks what scholars already know about it, and provides a context within which the stories that constitute the heart of the data section ... More


Human Memory Search

Eddy J. Davelaar and Jeroen G. W. Raaijmakers

in Cognitive Search: Evolution, Algorithms, and the Brain

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262018098
eISBN:
9780262306003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262018098.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Social Psychology and Interaction

The importance of understanding human memory search is hard to exaggerate: we build and live our lives based on what we remember. This chapter explores the characteristics of memory search, with ... More


Neural Bases of Actions and Habits

John P. O’Doherty and Bernard W. Balleine

in Cognitive Search: Evolution, Algorithms, and the Brain

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262018098
eISBN:
9780262306003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262018098.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Psychology and Interaction

Considerable evidence suggests that the behavioral mechanisms for instrumental action selection are mediated by two distinct learning processes: a goal-directed process whereby actions are selected ... More


Play and the Human Condition

Thomas S. Henricks

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039072
eISBN:
9780252097058
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039072.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Psychology and Interaction

This book brings together ways of considering play to probe its essential relationship to work, ritual, and communitas. The book examines the causes, consequences, and contexts of play. Focusing on ... More


Play’s Nature

Thomas S. Henricks

in Play and the Human Condition

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039072
eISBN:
9780252097058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039072.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Psychology and Interaction

This chapter examines the link between play and nature, or more specifically, the human body. Our feats of thinking, feeling, and acting depend profoundly on structures of the body and the brain. ... More


Play and the Physical Environment

Thomas S. Henricks

in Play and the Human Condition

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039072
eISBN:
9780252097058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039072.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Psychology and Interaction

This chapter examines the intersection between human capability and the physical environment, and more specifically between active play and material forms. It begins by discussing the evolution of ... More


The Play of Possibility

Thomas S. Henricks

in Play and the Human Condition

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039072
eISBN:
9780252097058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039072.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Social Psychology and Interaction

This final chapter summarizes the book's major themes, including the thesis that play is a distinctive strategy of meaning-making that finds its end in self-realization. It begins with a discussion ... More


Introduction

Ira J. Cohen

in Solitary Action: Acting on Our Own in Everyday Life

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780190258573
eISBN:
9780190258597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190258573.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory, Social Psychology and Interaction

This chapter provides a basic introduction to solitary action. It includes a conceptual definition of solitary action as a contextually reflexive mode of human behavior. The chapter introduces the ... More


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