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Holistic Approach to Knowledge: Contribution of the Bhagavadgita and its Relevance to Social Science Research and Ethics *

M.V. Nadkarni

in Ethics For Our Times: Essays in Gandhian Perspective

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198073864
eISBN:
9780199082162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198073864.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter examines the relevance and contribution of the Bhagavadgita to ethics and social science research in India. It explains that most of the training in social science research methodology ... More


Teamwork in Palliative Care: Fulfilling or Frustrating?

Peter Speck (ed.)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198567745
eISBN:
9780191730436
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567745.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

Teamwork is a complex but essential component of palliative care. The needs of people diagnosed with life threatening disease will vary greatly over time, and it is rarely possible for just one ... More


Holistic Approach to Knowledge: Contribution of the Bhagavadgita and Its Relevance to Social Science Research and Ethics*

M.V. Nadkarni

in Ethics for Our Times: Essays in Gandhian Perspective

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199450534
eISBN:
9780199083022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199450534.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter examines the relevance and contribution of the Bhagavadgita to ethics and social science research in India. It explains that most of the training in social science research methodology ... More


Breaking Through: Essays, Journals, and Travelogues of Edward F. Ricketts

Edward Ricketts

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520247048
eISBN:
9780520932661
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247048.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Trailblazing marine biologist, visionary conservationist, deep ecology philosopher, Edward F. Ricketts (1897–1948) has reached legendary status in the California mythos. A true polymath and a thinker ... More


Beyond Child Welfare: International Perspectives on Child and Family Policies

Sheila B. Kamerman and Alfred J. Kahn

in Child Welfare Research: Advances for Practice and Policy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195304961
eISBN:
9780199863648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304961.003.0021
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Research and Evaluation

This chapter examines the evolving attention to achieving the goal of child well-being through a broad child and family approach rather than a narrow focus on protecting children against abuse and ... More


Domestic violence and health: The response of the medical profession

Emma Williamson

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342157
eISBN:
9781447302148
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342157.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This book explores the issue of healthcare professionals' attitudes towards women who are victims of domestic violence. There is a growing interest by healthcare professionals and researchers in the ... More


Two Faces of Discrimination

Hanoch Sheinman

in Philosophical Foundations of Discrimination Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199664313
eISBN:
9780191748486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664313.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter analyzes interpersonally individualistic and holistic aspects of discrimination. The chapter is organized as follows. Section I characterizes the organizing distinction and looks at ... More


The success paradox: Why we need a holistic theory of social mobility

Graeme Atherton

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781447316336
eISBN:
9781447316350
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447316336.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Social mobility needs a re-boot. The narrow, economistic way of measuring it favoured by politicians and academics is unsustainable and is contributing to rising inequality. This timely book provides ... More


Young people with mental health problems

Sarah Judd

in Managing transitions: Support for individuals at key points of change

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847421883
eISBN:
9781447302780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847421883.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Young adults face a number of stressful transitions that can prove a trigger point for their mental health, including the transition from school to work or university, leaving the family home, or ... More


Cross-Cultural Studies of Gender-Based Violence: Holistic Approaches for Marital Rape Research

Jennifer R. Wies and Hillary J. Haldane

in Marital Rape: Consent, Marriage, and Social Change in Global Context

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190238360
eISBN:
9780190615208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190238360.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Drawing from studies of gender-based violence in anthropology, Wies and Haldane chart the possibilities for understanding rape in marriage informed by cross-cultural approaches. Through ethnographic ... More


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