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Overview of Cross-Cultural Research Overview of Cross-Cultural Research

Thanh V. Tran

in Developing Cross Cultural Measurement

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195325089
eISBN:
9780199864515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325089.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Chapter 1 provides the readers an overview of the definitions of culture, a brief discussion of cross-cultural research backgrounds in anthropology, psychology, sociology, and political science, and ... More


Analytical and Cross-Cultural Studies in World Music

Michael Tenzer and John Roeder (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195384581
eISBN:
9780199918331
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195384581.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This collection of essays analyzes diverse musical creations with reference to the contexts in which the music is created and performed. The authors explain the music as sound in process, through ... More


Integrating Music: Personal and Global Transformations

Michael Tenzer

in Analytical and Cross-Cultural Studies in World Music

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195384581
eISBN:
9780199918331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195384581.003.0010
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

The act of cross-cultural musical comparison itself is fraught and in many ways forbidding due to the bewildering complexity of linking aspects of our inner selves with seemingly untranslatable and ... More


Introduction

John Roeder

in Analytical and Cross-Cultural Studies in World Music

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195384581
eISBN:
9780199918331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195384581.003.0000
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

The growing interest in music of diverse cultures, and the growing awareness of the methods and approaches that are needed to compare it, motivate this collection of more analytical studies in world ... More


A Cross-Cultural Topology of Musical Time: Afterword to the Present Book and to Analytical Studies in World Music (2006)

Michael Tenzer

in Analytical and Cross-Cultural Studies in World Music

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195384581
eISBN:
9780199918331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195384581.003.0012
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This essay marshals the twenty disparate musical selections comprising the core repertoire analyzed in the current volume plus its predecessor Analytical Studies in World Music (M. Tenzer, ed., ... More


Constraints and freedom: Improvisation in music, language, and nature

Aaron L. Berkowitz

in The Improvising Mind: Cognition and Creativity in the Musical Moment

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199590957
eISBN:
9780191594595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590957.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Music Psychology

This concluding section explores the interactions of constraints, freedom, and style in improvisation, drawing on all of the materials discussed in previous chapters. These ideas are presented in ... More


Learning to improvise: Learners’ perspectives

Aaron L. Berkowitz

in The Improvising Mind: Cognition and Creativity in the Musical Moment

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199590957
eISBN:
9780191594595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590957.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Music Psychology

This chapter explores learning to improvise from the perspective of the improviser, presenting accounts drawn from interviews with pianists Robert Levin and Malcolm Bilson about how they learned to ... More


Improvised performance: Performers’ perspectives

Aaron L. Berkowitz

in The Improvising Mind: Cognition and Creativity in the Musical Moment

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199590957
eISBN:
9780191594595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590957.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Music Psychology

This chapter explores the experience and psychology of improvised performance from performers' perspectives. It presents interviews about improvisation with classical pianists Robert Levin and ... More


The Gender of the Gift: Problems with Women and Problems with Society in Melanesia

Marilyn Strathern

Published in print:
1988
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520064232
eISBN:
9780520910713
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520064232.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

In this original synthesis on Melanesian scholarship, this book argues that gender relations have been a particular casualty of unexamined assumptions held by Western anthropologists and feminist ... More


Rejoinder to Chapters 2 and 3: Critical Comments on Arnett’s and Tanner’s Approach

Marion Kloep and Leo B. Hendry

in Debating Emerging Adulthood: Stage or Process?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199757176
eISBN:
9780199863389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199757176.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter critically examines elements of Arnett’s “theory”. As has been demonstrated the concept of emerging adulthood is not relevant for many young people globally. Even in Western societies, ... More


A Cross-Cultural Perspective on the Significance of Music and Dance to Culture and Society: Insight from BaYaka Pygmies

Jerome Lewis

in Language, Music, and the Brain: A Mysterious Relationship

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262018104
eISBN:
9780262314121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262018104.003.0002
Subject:
Neuroscience, Development

The concepts associated with what English speakers recognize as music and dance are not shared cross-culturally. In some societies there are no general terms for music and dance; instead, specific ... More


The Oxford History of Historical Writing: Volume 5: Historical Writing Since 1945

Axel Schneider and Daniel Woolf (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780199225996
eISBN:
9780191863431
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199225996.001.0001
Subject:
History, Historiography

The fifth volume of this series offers chapters on the writing of history globally since 1945. Divided into two parts, part one selects and surveys theoretical and interdisciplinary approaches to ... More


Conclusion: Asia and the United States

J. L. Cassaniti

in Remembering the Present: Mindfulness in Buddhist Asia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501707995
eISBN:
9781501714177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501707995.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

The final chapter returns the analysis back to mindfulness in the United States, and the lessons learned about how mindfulness is understood differently in Thailand, Burma and Sri Lanka compared with ... More


Legalism: Community and Justice

Fernanda Pirie and Judith Scheele (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198716570
eISBN:
9780191785108
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716570.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Comparative Law

That law is, or should be, related to justice generally goes without saying; that communities are the basis for (or objects of) laws is also easily assumed; and notable theories of justice explicitly ... More


Explanatory pluralism across cultures and development

Cristine H Legare and Andrew Shtulman

in Metacognitive Diversity: An Interdisciplinary Approach

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198789710
eISBN:
9780191841675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198789710.003.0019
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Social Psychology

Humans use natural and supernatural explanations for phenomena such as illness, death, and human origins. These explanations are available not just to different individuals within a society, but to ... More


Discussion

David Daley, Rasmus Højbjerg Jacobsen, Anne‐Mette Lange, Anders Sørensen, and Jeanette Walldorf

in Costing Adult Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: Impact on the Individual and Society

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198745556
eISBN:
9780191807619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198745556.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This final chapter summarizes the key results outlined in this book. Key recommendations that may help to address the inequalities experienced by individuals with ADHD are put forward. The main ... More


The Oxford History of Historical Writing: Volume 3: 1400-1800

José Rabasa, Masayuki Sato, Edoardo Tortarolo, and Daniel Woolf (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199219179
eISBN:
9780191804267
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199219179.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

Volume III of this series contains chapters on the writing of history globally during the early modern era, from 1400 to 1800. The volumes proceed in geographic order from east to west, beginning in ... More


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