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Pleasure and Social Utility: The Virtues of Being Epicurean

A. A. Long

in From Epicurus to Epictetus: Studies in Hellenistic and Roman Philosophy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199279128
eISBN:
9780191706769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279128.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

The Epicurean explanation for the origin of community life and laws was the utility of these institutions in facilitating people's natural and necessary desires for a secure life. In advising his ... More


Concluding Reflections: Community in Small Towns

Robert Wuthnow

in Small-Town America: Finding Community, Shaping the Future

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157207
eISBN:
9781400846498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157207.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter considers the various factors that contribute to residents' sense of community in small towns. The discussion draws from Suzanne Keller's ethnographic study of community life in which ... More


Nontraditional Settings: Literature and Case Illustrations

Melvin Delgado

in Social Work Practice in Nontraditional Urban Settings

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195112481
eISBN:
9780199865826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195112481.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter reviews literature on nontraditional settings and provides examples of how these settings provide assistance in the daily life of a community. Literature reviews were undertaken on nine ... More


Do People Like Sprawl (and So What If They Do)?

Thad Williamson

in Sprawl, Justice, and Citizenship: The Civic Costs of the American Way of Life

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195369434
eISBN:
9780199852826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369434.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter focuses more on the well-being of the whole of American society in terms of whether sprawl actually promotes happiness, good health, and satisfaction or the quality of life. It does this ... More


The Bowery and Its Bars

Richard E. Ocejo

in Upscaling Downtown: From Bowery Saloons to Cocktail Bars in New York City

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155166
eISBN:
9781400852635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155166.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter provides a brief social history of the Bowery as told through the transformation of its bars and nightlife. It first examines how bars and nightlife corresponded to and helped along the ... More


A Politicized Minority: “”

Jonathan Laurence

in The Emancipation of Europe's Muslims: The State's Role in Minority Integration

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691144214
eISBN:
9781400840373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691144214.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter addresses the growth of Political Islam and transnational religious NGOs in Western Europe. While the European receiving states were granting a de facto monopoly of religious ... More


Strengthening Communities And The Roles Of Individuals In Community Life

Robert E. Aronson, Kay Lovelace, John W. Hatch, and Tony L. Whitehead

in Social Injustice and Public Health

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195171853
eISBN:
9780199865352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171853.003.0024
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter addresses strengthening communities and the roles of individuals in community life as ways of reducing social injustice. It describes how social injustice can be addressed through ... More


Life in Community

Peter McDonough and Eugene C. Bianchi

in Passionate Uncertainty: Inside the American Jesuits

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520230552
eISBN:
9780520930773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230552.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Assessments of Jesuit community life vary enormously, and so do the expectations brought to it. Bonding is powerful among men undergoing the rigors of training, and it slackens as men move on to ... More


Negotiating locality

Benson Michaela

in The British in Rural France: Lifestyle Migration and the Ongoing Quest for a Better Way of Life

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719082498
eISBN:
9781781701843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082498.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter explores how the migrants' imaginings of community life and local belonging shape and influence their social relationships within their new surroundings. In particular, it examines the ... More


The Age of Obama: The Changing Place of Minorities in British and American Society

Tom Clark, Robert D. Putnam, and Edward Fieldhouse

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719082771
eISBN:
9781781702901
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082771.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Drawing on collaborative research from a team at Harvard and Manchester universities, this book asks how two very different societies are responding to the tide of diversity that is being felt around ... More


The Two Treatises: To Monks in Monasteries and Communities, and Exhortation to a Virgin

Robert E. Sinkewicz

in Evagrius of Pontus: The Greek Ascetic Corpus

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199259939
eISBN:
9780191698651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259939.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter presents an English translation of the ascetic corpus writing of Evagrius of Pontus about the lives of monks in monasteries and in communities and exhortation to a virgin. These two ... More


The Appeal of the Moravian Church in England

Colin Podmore

in The Moravian Church in England, 1728–1760

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207252
eISBN:
9780191677588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207252.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Religion

By 1753, the Moravians had almost 1,000 communicants in England. With regular attenders at the preaching and a large number of children, they put the total number of souls in their care in England in ... More


The End of a Dream?

Sam F. Stack

in The Arthurdale Community School: Education and Reform in Depression Era Appalachia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813166889
eISBN:
9780813167855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166889.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The concluding chapter evaluates the attempt to establish a community school in the Arthurdale subsistence homestead community. Central to building community was self-realization and cultural ... More


Chains of Liberation: Poverty and Social Action in the Universal Church of the Kingdom of God

Jill Detemple

in Latino Religions and Civic Activism in the United States

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195162271
eISBN:
9780199850365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162271.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter argues that, for many on the margins of society, acting to change the system via the organized and group-oriented methods of the system is neither a logical nor a tangible initial path. ... More


Mosaic or cracked vase? Diversity and community life

Tom Clark, Robert D. Putnam, and Edward Fieldhouse

in The Age of Obama: The Changing Place of Minorities in British and American Society

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719082771
eISBN:
9781781702901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082771.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter assesses whether diversity has a tendency to lead to more conflict or to friendly contact in Britain and the United States, evaluates the effect of diversity for whites and for ... More


Conclusion

Joan Greatrex

in The English Benedictine Cathedral Priories: Rule and Practice, c. 1270-1420

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199250738
eISBN:
9780191728570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250738.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, History of Religion

The final chapter describes the assembly of Benedictine prelates and monks who were summoned by Henry V to meet him at Westminster in May 1420 in order to discuss the royal proposals for the reform ... More


Introduction: John McManners, Man and Historian

Nigel Aston

in Religious Change in Europe 1650–1914: Essays for John McManners

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205968
eISBN:
9780191676871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205968.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter presents a biographical sketch of John McManners, one of the most honored British historians of the Church. The making of his distinctive historical sensibility owes much to his family ... More


Relevance of primary care bioethics committees in public health ethical practice in the community: an experience in an area of extreme poverty in Santiago, Chile

Marla Solari and Tatiana Escobar-koch

in Public health ethics and practice

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847421029
eISBN:
9781447303114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847421029.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines the importance of primary care bioethics in public health ethical practice in the community setting, focusing on case studies in Santiago, Chile. The example of the local ... More


From the Indian Ocean to the Mediterranean: The Global Trade Networks of Armenian Merchants from New Julfa

Sebouh DavidAslanian

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520266872
eISBN:
9780520947573
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520266872.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Drawing on a rich trove of documents, including correspondence not seen for 300 years, this study explores the emergence and growth of a remarkable global trade network operated by Armenian silk ... More


Religious Roots of New Left Radicalism

Joshua Z. Gahr and Michael P. Young

in Religion and Progressive Activism: New Stories About Faith and Politics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781479854769
eISBN:
9781479834457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479854769.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Joshua Z. Gahr and Michael P. Young’s chapter provides a historical analysis of the somewhat counterintuitive, yet central, role that Protestant institutions played in the emergence of the new Left. ... More


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