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Bereavement, young people and social context

Mccarthy Jane Ribbens

in Brief Interventions with Bereaved Children

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199561643
eISBN:
9780191730313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561643.003.0003
Subject:
Palliative Care, Paediatric Palliative Medicine, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter discusses the importance of social contexts and looks at a number of available examples of research evidence. These evidences are rooted in particular cultural understandings and ... More


Human Capital and Economic Growth

Andreas Savvides and Thanasis Stengos

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804755405
eISBN:
9780804769761
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804755405.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This book provides an in-depth investigation of the link between human capital and economic growth. The book examines the determinants of economic growth through a historical overview of the concept ... More


GH and Applied Theory

Thomas Hubbard

in The Impact of Incomplete Contracts on Economics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199826223
eISBN:
9780190259020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199826223.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The chapter insists on the difficulty but also the rewards of doing empirical work in this area as well as on the underutilization of the paradigm in some fields like industrial organization.


Non-Cartesian Cognitive Science

Mark Rowlands

in The New Science of the Mind: From Extended Mind to Embodied Phenomenology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014557
eISBN:
9780262289733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014557.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter aims to prove the soundness of non-Cartesian cognitive science and to disprove the notion that it is a peculiar outburst of philosophers of eccentric dispositions. Its most recent ... More


Religion, “Religion,” and Tolerance

Joshua C. Thurow

in Religion, Intolerance, and Conflict: A Scientific and Conceptual Investigation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199640911
eISBN:
9780191753077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199640911.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, Religion and Society

This chapter addresses the question: Does religion cause intolerance or tolerance? It begins by considering possible motivations for asking the question. It then clarifies the components of the ... More


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