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Powers of the Hidden Self: Psychological Spirituality

Robert C. Fuller

in Spiritual, but not Religious: Understanding Unchurched America

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195146806
eISBN:
9780199834204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195146808.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Popular psychology has emerged as one of the major sources of Americans’ self‐understanding. From Ralph Waldo Emerson's essay on “Self‐Reliance” to today, American reading audiences have turned to ... More


The Psychological Realm: Abraham Maslow's Self-Actualized Individuals and Eupsychian Community

Linda Sargent Wood

in A More Perfect Union: Holistic Worldviews and the Transformation of American Culture after World War II

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195377743
eISBN:
9780199869404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377743.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter concentrates on the life and work of psychologist Abraham Maslow. In his influential book Motivation and Personality, he embraced holistic ideas explicitly: “Holism is obviously ... More


Orientation, Definitions, and the Limits of Language

William A. Richards and G. William Barnard

in Sacred Knowledge: Psychedelics and Religious Experiences

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231174060
eISBN:
9780231540919
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174060.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Psychopharmacology

Mystical and non-mystical alternative states of consciousness, Relation of brain and nervous system to consciousness.


A Structure Held Together by Respect

Philip B. Heymann

in Living the Policy Process

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195335385
eISBN:
9780199851690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335385.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Two cases that illustrate that Professor Abraham Maslow was right in attaching great motivating power to the desire for belonging and for respect or esteem are presented. These two cases examined the ... More


Psychosocial day care

Julie Hearn

in Palliative Day Care in Practice

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780192631831
eISBN:
9780191730221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192631831.003.0005
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

For the purposes of this chapter, psychosocial day care is used to describe a model of care in which patients spend a day at a hospice with a minimum of clinical interventions. This chapter describes ... More


Looking Back in Anger? The Assault on ‘Small-State Realism’

John Gilmour

in Sweden, the Swastika and Stalin: The Swedish experience in the Second World War

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748627462
eISBN:
9780748671274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627462.003.0013
Subject:
History, European Modern History

A debate has developed between two main schools of historiographical interpretation of Sweden’s wartime conduct which can briefly be summarised as ‘small-state realism’ and ‘moral interpretation’. ... More


Existential Psychology and Intrinsic Motivation: Deci, Maslow, and Frankl

John Davenport

in Will as Commitment and Resolve: An Existential Account of Creativity, Love, Virtue, and Happiness

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823225750
eISBN:
9780823235896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823225750.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

In models of divine creativity, agape, and moral motivation in John Duns Scotus, Immanuel Kant, and Anders Nygren, we find both precedent and evidence for the existential ... More


How Our Many Worlds Are Entwined

Jeffrey T. Kiehl

in Facing Climate Change: An Integrated Path to the Future

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231177184
eISBN:
9780231541169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231177184.003.0010
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

A description of how coherence arises from dynamic interactions within physical and social systems. An argument is made that we need to recognize our empathic interconnectedness to the world to deal ... More


The Psychology of Creativity

Sarah Brouillette

in Literature and the Creative Economy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804789486
eISBN:
9780804792431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789486.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter considers what creative-economy discourse and its models of the flexible personality owe to an understanding of the creative person that extends back to the late 1950s and 60s, when ... More


Self-Actualization, Society, and Scientific Psychology

Kennon M. Sheldon, Geoffrey Williams, and Thomas Joiner

in Self-Determination Theory in the Clinic: Motivating Physical and Mental Health

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300095449
eISBN:
9780300128666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300095449.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter outlines the rise and fall of the humanistic theoretical perspective, which can be found in academic psychology. Abraham Maslow, Rollo May, and Carl Rogers are just some of the founders ... More


Between the Counterculture and the Corporation: Abraham Maslow and Humanistic Psychology in the 1960s

Nadine Weidman

in Groovy Science: Knowledge, Innovation, and American Counterculture

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226372884
eISBN:
9780226373072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226373072.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

In the 1960s, the psychologist Abraham Maslow became the public face of humanistic psychology, an interpretation of human nature that he spent decades developing and that stressed the fulfillment of ... More


Dancing Folk

Rebecca Rossen

in Dancing Jewish: Jewish Identity in American Modern and Postmodern Dance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199791767
eISBN:
9780199375851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199791767.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Dance, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter focuses on ensemble pieces created at two distinct periods after World War II—the 1950s and 1990s—that explored memory, loss, immigration, the Diaspora, and cultural belonging. In these ... More


Dancing Zionism, Embodying Conflict

Rebecca Rossen

in Dancing Jewish: Jewish Identity in American Modern and Postmodern Dance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199791767
eISBN:
9780199375851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199791767.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Dance, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter discusses how dance has served as a platform to negotiate the shifting relationship between American Jews and Israel. In the mid-twentieth century, Jewish choreographers established a ... More


Thriving in Adversity: Toward a Framework of Hope, Optimism, and Resilience

Valerie Maholmes

in Fostering Resilience and Well-Being in Children and Families in Poverty: Why Hope Still Matters

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199959525
eISBN:
9780199372034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199959525.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter provides the theoretical and conceptual framework for the book. Hope, optimism, and resilience are discussed as three interrelated constructs that form a potential explanatory model for ... More


Empowering Neighborhoods and Communities to Foster Resilience

Valerie Maholmes

in Fostering Resilience and Well-Being in Children and Families in Poverty: Why Hope Still Matters

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199959525
eISBN:
9780199372034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199959525.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter elaborates on the factors that empower communities to collectively cope with adverse conditions and sheds light on processes through which neighborhoods enable children to feel a sense ... More


Mergers and Acquisitions: Business Fiction and the Theory of Liberal Management

Benjamin Mangrum

in Land of Tomorrow: Postwar Fiction and the Crisis of American Liberalism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190909376
eISBN:
9780190909406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190909376.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter examines changes in American business culture through shifts in postwar management theory, on the one hand, and fiction about corporate life by Sloan Wilson and Saul Bellow, on the ... More


Generosity, Philanthropy, and Civil Society in Social Context

Patricia Snell Herzog and Heather Price

in American Generosity: Who Gives and Why

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780190456498
eISBN:
9780190456528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190456498.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The conclusion summarizes the central contributions of the book and offers a Maslow-inspired theory of “circles of generosity” that represent meaningful bundles of giving ability, intended targets, ... More


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