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Caring about Caring

Jeffrey Blustein

in Care and Commitment: Taking the Personal Point of View

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195067996
eISBN:
9780199852895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195067996.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter discusses what constitutes caring about caring. To care about caring is to care about one's ability to care deeply about things and people in general, to invest oneself in and devote ... More


Were Traditional Labour Voters Disillusioned with New Labour?

Anthony F. Heath, Roger M. Jowell, and John K. Curtice

in The Rise of New Labour: Party Policies and Voter Choices

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199245116
eISBN:
9780191599453
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199245118.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The central hypothesis tested in this chapter is that Labour's traditional constituency in the working class did not respond with enthusiasm to New Labour's apparent lack of concern with their ... More


Building a new politics?

Gerry Stoker

in New Paradigms in Public Policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197264935
eISBN:
9780191760365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264935.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter first examines the evidence that political alienation and disengagement is not evenly spread among all sections of British society, and indeed appears to be concentrating among some of ... More


Autonomy, Freedom, and Political Speech

Thomas Blom Hansen

in Melancholia of Freedom: Social Life in an Indian Township in South Africa

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691152950
eISBN:
9781400842612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691152950.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the development of political institutions of autonomy that were designed for Indians during the apartheid years. It unravels the pervasive sense of unreality and absurdity that ... More


The Power of Planning: Self-Control by Effective Goal-striving

Peter M. Gollwitzer, Caterina Gawrilow, and Gabriele Oettingen

in Self Control in Society, Mind, and Brain

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195391381
eISBN:
9780199776894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195391381.003.0015
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Social Psychology

As highlighted by Kurt Lewin, goal attainment is not yet secured solely by forming strong commitments to highly desirable and feasible goals. There is always the subsequent issue of implementing a ... More


Coping and Memory: Automatic and Controlled Processes in Adaptation to Stress

Bruce E. Compas, Laura K. Campbell, Kristen E. Robinson, and Erin M. Rodriguez

in Emotion in Memory and Development: Biological, Cognitive, and Social Considerations

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195326932
eISBN:
9780199870318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326932.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter describes a dual-process model of responses to stress as a framework for understanding stress, coping, and memory. The model includes both automatic and controlled responses to stress ... More


Unsettling Gaza: Secular Liberalism, Radical Religion, and the Israeli Settlement Project

Joyce Dalsheim

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199751204
eISBN:
9780199895014
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751204.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This ethnographic study takes a unique approach to one of the most contentious issues in the Middle East—the Israeli settlement project. The book’s work intercedes in the conflict between religiously ... More


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

Thad Williamson

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195369434
eISBN:
9780199852826
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369434.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Must the strip mall and the eight-lane highway define 21st century American life? That is a central question posed by critics of suburban and exurban living in America. Yet despite the ubiquity of ... More


Zion's Dilemmas: How Israel Makes National Security Policy

David Frick

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451041
eISBN:
9780801465741
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451041.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This book details the history and, in many cases, the chronic inadequacies in the making of Israel's national security policy. It identifies profound, ongoing problems ascribed to a series of ... More


Career and Work Performance

Maureen Duffy and Len Sperry

in Mobbing: Causes, Consequences, and Solutions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195380019
eISBN:
9780199932764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380019.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter discusses the impact of workplace mobbing on job performance. How mobbing can result in voluntary or involuntary loss of employment with associated losses of health and retirement ... More


Nature and Abstraction

Henry Maguire

in Nectar and Illusion: Nature in Byzantine Art and Literature

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199766604
eISBN:
9780199950386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199766604.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine

This chapter considers the question of the extent to which the unfigured intarsia floors of the medieval Byzantine churches and palaces were read by the Byzantines as abstract depictions of the earth ... More


Unmasking the Tradition

Simon Glendinning

in The Philosophy of J. L. Austin

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199219759
eISBN:
9780191730818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199219759.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This essay is concerned with the relationship between J. L. Austin’s work in linguistic phenomenology and the philosophical tradition which comes into view in that work. Two features of this ... More


Why do Children with Autism have a Joint Attention Impairmen t?

Sue Leekam

in Joint Attention: Communication and Other Minds: Issues in Philosophy and Psychology

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199245635
eISBN:
9780191715303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199245635.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Clinicians describe joint attention difficulties such as a lack of gaze-following, pointing, and showing as the most significant problems that are seen in children with autism. What psychological ... More


Political (dis)engagement: The changing nature of the 'political'

Nathan Manning (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447317012
eISBN:
9781447317036
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447317012.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This book aims to explore some of the rich textures of contemporary politics and the dynamism of its practice. Contributors to this volume have been chosen to reflect some of the key areas of ... More


Sustaining Conflict: Apathy and Domination in Israel-Palestine

Katherine Natanel

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520285255
eISBN:
9780520960794
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520285255.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

In the wake of continuing violence in Israel-Palestine, Sustaining Conflict examines how occupation, colonization, and domination are maintained not only through social sanction and popular support ... More


Disengagement

Anthony Rudd

in Kierkegaard and the Limits of the Ethical

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198752189
eISBN:
9780191695063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198752189.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Central to the argument of this book is the claim that the status of ethics in the modern world has been rendered deeply problematic by the rise of the so-called ‘Disengaged View’. It is the outlook ... More


Knowledge and Existence

Anthony Rudd

in Kierkegaard and the Limits of the Ethical

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198752189
eISBN:
9780191695063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198752189.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter discusses Søren Kierkegaard's theory of knowledge, his critique of Hegelian metaphysics, his treatment of scepticism, and his conception of subjective truth. These are not only important ... More


Conclusion

MICHAEL MORIARTY

in Early Modern French Thought: The Age of Suspicion

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199261468
eISBN:
9780191718649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261468.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

Charles Taylor uses the term ‘disengagement’ to describe Descartes's epistemological stance, and the break with ordinary experience it involves. The previous chapters show how the thought of Pascal ... More


The domestic face of the military—fiscal state: government and society in eighteenth-century Britain

Joanna Innes

in Inferior Politics: Social Problems and Social Policies in Eighteenth-Century Britain

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201526
eISBN:
9780191674914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201526.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter takes as its starting point new developments in fiscal and military organization described by John Brewer. It outlines the case for supposing that these developments encouraged the ... More


Death in Old Age

Pat Jalland

in Death in the Victorian Family

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201885
eISBN:
9780191675058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201885.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the death of elderly people and the plight they have to undergo as they age, such as social disengagement, loneliness and isolation, dependency, and a declining sense of ... More


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