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Mothers on the Fast Track: How a New Generation Can Balance Family and Careers

Mary Ann Mason and Eve Mason Ekman

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195182675
eISBN:
9780199944019
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182675.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

In the past few decades the number of women entering graduate and professional schools has been going up and up, while the number of women reaching the top rung of the corporate and academic worlds ... More


Concluding Remarks

Kylie Richardson

in Case and Aspect in Slavic

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199291960
eISBN:
9780191710551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199291960.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter summarizes the main syntactic claims in the book, namely that the accusative case is linked to the status of ν as [quantized] (a feature which signals that the event structure of a ... More


Solution-Focused Treatment of Domestic Violence Offenders: Accountability for Change

Mo Yee Lee, John Sebold, and Adriana Uken

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195146776
eISBN:
9780199864805
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195146776.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

Society has instigated diverse responses in an attempt to end domestic violence in intimate relationships, which has plagued our society and deeply hurt our families and children. Helping ... More


A World Fit for Children

Susan C. Mapp

in Global Child Welfare and Well-Being

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195339710
eISBN:
9780199863686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195339710.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter reviews issues discussed in the book and suggests the Millennium Development Goals as a vehicle for creating solutions. The importance of addressing these issues is underscored.


Does brain science change our view of free will?1

PATRICK HAGGARD

in Free Will and Modern Science

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264898
eISBN:
9780191754074
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264898.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter explores the interaction between neuroscience and free will. First, it considers how freely willed actions should be defined. Second, it outlines current understanding of brain ... More


Implicit Control of Stereotype Activation

Gordon B. Moskowitz and Peizhong Li

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/9780195391381.003.0019
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Social Psychology

Control typically is conceived of as a set of conscious responses to an activated goal and the subsequent attempts at goal pursuit. Control includes the self-regulatory steps one initiates by ... More


PsyCap Hope: The Will and the Way

Fred Luthans, Carolyn M. Youssef, and Bruce J. Avolio

in Psychological Capital: Developing the Human Competitive Edge

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195187526
eISBN:
9780199789863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195187526.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter draws from the considerable theory and research of C. Rick Snyder to define PsyCap hope in terms of both agency (willpower) and pathways (waypower) to accomplish goals. After summarizing ... More


Modern Challenges to the Welfare State and the Antecedents of the Third Way

Rebecca Surender

in Welfare State Change: Towards a Third Way?

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199266722
eISBN:
9780191601941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199266727.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

There has been considerable rethinking on the part of governments when it comes to social policy, in particular, about the relationships between the labour market, the family, and the state, and ... More


Modernizing the State: A New Style of Governance?

Janet Newman

in Welfare State Change: Towards a Third Way?

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199266722
eISBN:
9780191601941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199266727.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Examines the social policies associated with 'third ways' in European social democracy. It focuses on the Third Way in terms of discourse (e.g. a rhetoric of reconciliation), values (e.g. solidarity, ... More


The Implications of Third Way Social Policy for Inequality, Social Cohesion, and Citizenship

Hartley Dean

in Welfare State Change: Towards a Third Way?

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199266722
eISBN:
9780191601941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199266727.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Focuses on the UK and argues that the Labour Government has had firm ideas about both how social provision should look, and what the state can and cannot do about it. It suggests further that there ... More


Mastering the Art of Performance: A Primer for Musicians

Stewart Gordon

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195177435
eISBN:
9780199864690
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177435.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This book offers advice for all performers to achieve performance mastery. It defines performance in the broadest terms as being applicable to many life situations and challenges in many professions. ... More


UNDERSTANDING INSTITUTIONAL SOCIALIZATION

Roger Scully

in Becoming Europeans?: Attitudes, Behaviour, and Socialization in the European Parliament

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199284320
eISBN:
9780191603365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199284326.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter seeks to develop a coherent explanation of the circumstances in which political actors operating within EU institutions might be subject to socialisation processes that shape their ... More


Unpacking the Self-Control Dilemma and Its Modes of Resolution

Arie W. Kruglanski and Catalina Kőpetz

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/9780195391381.003.0016
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Social Psychology

The problem of self-control has been an old preoccupation since the time of Greek philosophers. In modern psychology, self-control and related concepts, such as conscientiousness, ego resilience, ... More


Aristotle's Theory of Form

David Bostock

in Space, Time, Matter, and Form: Essays on Aristotle's Physics

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199286867
eISBN:
9780191603532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199286868.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This essay is a résumé of all the ways in which Aristotle uses his notion of form in books, which one thinks of as ‘preceding’ the Metaphysics (in order of exposition, if not in order of ... More


 Neocortical Influences on Hippocampal Place Cells

David K. Bilkey

in Hippocampal Place Fields: Relevance to Learning and Memory

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195323245
eISBN:
9780199869268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195323245.003.0019
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter presents a picture of how hippocampal place cells might contribute to spatial memory via a field density model that provides information about direction to goals. A key feature of the ... More


Political Institutions: An Overview

Bo Rothstein

in A New Handbook of Political Science

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294719
eISBN:
9780191599361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294719.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Reference

Provides an overview of institutional analysis, which comprises all questions in political science. Discusses issues in political theory and the normative role of institutions, and traces the decline ... More


Political Ideas in the Twentieth Century

Isaiah Berlin

in Liberty

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199249893
eISBN:
9780191598807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019924989X.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This essay examines the origins of three political doctrines of the twentieth‐century—Communism, Fascism, and Marxism—which Berlin linked through attributing to them the assumption that human life ... More


The Distribution of Ministries

Ian Budge and Hans Keman

in Parties and Democracy: Coalition Formation and Government Functioning in Twenty States

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198279259
eISBN:
9780191598883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198279256.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The policy goals sought by parties in the various ideological ‘families’ are specified and flow diagrams created of how relevant ministries should be distributed among parties in government under ... More


On the Primacy of Party in Government: Why Legislative Parties Can Survive Party Decline in the Electorate

Michael F. Thies

in Parties Without Partisans: Political Change in Advanced Industrial Democracies

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199253098
eISBN:
9780191599026
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253099.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Argues that despite voluminous evidence of party decline in the electorate, parties in government can survive, even prosper, because the core of the party is and always has been located at the level ... More


Divinization in Greek Philosophy

Dominic J. O’Meara

in Platonopolis: Platonic Political Philosophy in Late Antiquity

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199285532
eISBN:
9780191717819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199285532.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This chapter shows briefly that divinization is often the goal of Greek philosophers, be they Plato, Aristotle, Epicurean, or Stoic. It describes the variety of ways in which the goal of divinization ... More


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