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The Churches and Their Ministries

Heidi Rolland Unruh and Ronald J. Sider

in Saving Souls, Serving Society: Understanding the Faith Factor in Church-Based Social Ministry

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780195161557
eISBN:
9780199835836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195161556.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter introduces fifteen diverse Protestant churches noted for their community outreach, in the context of their Philadelphia religious ecology. The 237 programs sponsored by these case study ... More


The activation dilemma: Reconciling the fairness and effectiveness of minimum income schemes in Europe

Amilcar Moreira

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420466
eISBN:
9781447303695
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420466.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

The activation of social welfare recipients has been, and still is, a central issue in the development of social and employment policies in Europe. This book explores the employment effectiveness of ... More


The Distribution of Individual Earnings

Henry Phelps Brown

in The Inequality of Pay

Published in print:
1979
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198851202
eISBN:
9780191596780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198851200.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter follows the examination in the previous chapter of differences in the dispersion of individual pay about the average in the presence of a given structure of pay by occupation. The ... More


Feeling Good About Yourself: Self-Esteem as an Educational Goal

Jack Martin and Ann-Marie McLellan

in The Education of Selves: How Psychology Transformed Students

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199913671
eISBN:
9780199315949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199913671.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The expressive self of educational psychology is considered in greater detail in this chapter through a historical and critical examination of self-esteem. This chapter focuses on self-esteem ... More


The Individual as Consumer

John Tehranian

in Infringement Nation: Copyright 2.0 and You

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199733170
eISBN:
9780199894567
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199733170.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter focuses on the individual as a pure consumer of copyrighted works. It highlights the critical role that copyrighted works play in personal development by tracing how a person's ... More


On the Frontier of Adulthood: Theory, Research, and Public Policy

Richard A. Settersten Jr., Frank F. Furstenberg, and Ruben G. Rumbaut (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226748894
eISBN:
9780226748924
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226748924.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This book reveals a new fact: adulthood no longer begins when adolescence ends. A lengthy period before adulthood, often spanning the twenties and even extending into the thirties, is now devoted to ... More


The employment effectiveness of minimum income schemes and their respect for the right to personal development

Amilcar Moreira

in The activation dilemma: Reconciling the fairness and effectiveness of minimum income schemes in Europe

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420466
eISBN:
9781447303695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420466.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter uses simple correlational tools, qualitative comparative analysis (QCA), and cluster analysis to test and evaluate the hypothesis that minimum income schemes that show more respect for ... More


Justifying a minimum income guarantee: the right to personal development

Amilcar Moreira

in The activation dilemma: Reconciling the fairness and effectiveness of minimum income schemes in Europe

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420466
eISBN:
9781447303695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420466.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter aims to provide a normative framework to give an adequate justification of the right to a minimum income. Using the ontological frameworks proposed by John Stuart Mill and Karl Marx as ... More


Gratitude, Like Other Positive Emotions, Broadens and Builds

Barbara L. Fredrickson

in The Psychology of Gratitude

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195150100
eISBN:
9780199847389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195150100.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter examines the feeling of being grateful. It suggests feeling grateful is similar to other positive emotions that help build a person’s enduring personal resources and broaden an ... More


Measuring respect for the right to personal development

Amilcar Moreira

in The activation dilemma: Reconciling the fairness and effectiveness of minimum income schemes in Europe

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420466
eISBN:
9781447303695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420466.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter aims to measure the respect for the recipient's right to personal development in the schemes under analysis. As seen earlier, this normative approach states that every individual has a ... More


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