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Taking Charge: A School-Based Life Skills Program for Adolescent Mothers

Mary Beth Harris and Cynthia Franklin

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195172942
eISBN:
9780199893249
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172942.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations, Children and Families

Taking Charge is the first empirically tested program of its kind, designed specifically to improve academic achievement and self-sufficiency for adolescent and teenage mothers, who face ... More


The Closed Commercial State: Perpetual Peace and Commercial Society from Rousseau to Fichte

Isaac Nakhimovsky

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691148946
eISBN:
9781400838752
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691148946.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book presents an important new account of Johann Gottlieb Fichte's Closed Commercial State, a major early nineteenth-century development of Rousseau and Kant's political thought. This book shows ... More


Welfare-to-Work: Which Policies Work and Why?: KEYNES LECTURE IN ECONOMICS

RICHARD BLUNDELL

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 117: 2001 Lectures

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197262795
eISBN:
9780191753954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262795.003.0015
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter considers the arguments behind the expansion in welfare-to-work programmes that occurred over the last decade, and reviews the effectiveness of alternative approaches to enhancing ... More


International Trade, Food Security, and the Response to the WTO in South Asian Countries

Ramesh Chand

in Food Security: Indicators, Measurement, and the Impact of Trade Openness

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199236558
eISBN:
9780191717031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199236558.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Implementation of various provisions of the WTO Agreement on Agriculture causes serious concern with regard to the performance of the agriculture sector and food security, and South Asian countries ... More


Epilogue

James W. Ely

in The Guardian of Every Other Right: A Constitutional History of Property Rights

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195323337
eISBN:
9780199851508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195323337.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the constitutional history of property rights in America. It explains that the U.S. Constitution and Bill of Rights affirmed the central place ... More


Production, Entitlements and Nutrition

Jean Drèze and Amartya Sen

in Hunger and Public Action

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198283652
eISBN:
9780191596193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198283652.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The problem of public action in combating persistent undernutrition and endemic deprivation is raised. The argument is made for broadening the attention from food self‐sufficiency to food adequacy, ... More


Romana mors in Antony and Cleopatra

Eric Langley

in Narcissism and Suicide in Shakespeare and his Contemporaries

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199541232
eISBN:
9780191716072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541232.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter continues the exploration of Shakespeare's representation of Romana mors through discussion of the figures of Pyramus and Thisbe, Lucrece, and Antony and Cleopatra (both in Shakespeare's ... More


Personal and Political Relationships

Kurt Lampe

in The Birth of Hedonism: The Cyrenaic Philosophers and Pleasure as a Way of Life

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161136
eISBN:
9781400852499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161136.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter deals with Cyrenaic positions on personal and civic relationships, beginning with a short overview of assumptions about positive and negative reciprocity in ancient Greek ... More


Hobbes and Individualism

Alan Ryan

in The Making of Modern Liberalism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691148403
eISBN:
9781400841950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691148403.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter examines Thomas Hobbes's individualism. It first considers Hobbes's epistemological antiauthoritarianism and individualism before discussing his theory of obligation and its moral basis. ... More


Triumph and Jeopardy: The Shape of Jane Eyre

Heather Glen

in Charlotte Brontë: The Imagination in History

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199272556
eISBN:
9780191699627
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199272556.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Charlotte Brontë's account of what her first novel was not could serve as a description of her second. Those ‘sudden turns’ denied to William Crimsworth — unearned wealth, a transformative marriage, ... More


The Middle Class and Mainstream Treatment

Cristopher D. Ringwald

in The Soul of Recovery: Uncovering the Spiritual Dimension in the Treatment of Addictions

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195147681
eISBN:
9780199849338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195147681.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

As several middle-class alcoholics or addicts have expressed that they do not believe that they need assistance, individualism as a belief is evident as people from all social and economic ... More


Best School-Based Practices With Adolescent Parents

Mary Beth Harris

in The School Practitioner’s Concise Companion to Preventing Dropout and Attendance Problems

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195370577
eISBN:
9780199893386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195370577.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Pregnant and parenting adolescents continue to be an at-risk population in schools. With a 60% dropout rate, they are far less likely than their peers to graduate from high school, and they and their ... More


‘Purging the Leaven’

Charles Conti

in Metaphysical Personalism: An Analysis of Austin Farrer's Metaphysics of Theism

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263388
eISBN:
9780191682513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263388.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter examines the move from statics to dynamics in theology, shifting the idea of God from Actus Purus to Causa Sui. It explores what made Farrer abandon the idea of ‘divine self-sufficiency’ ... More


Some Reflections About Ends and Happiness

Paul Grice

in Aspects of Reason

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198242529
eISBN:
9780191597534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198242522.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Grice discusses happiness as an end, and its relation to other ends, as it would feature in practical reasoning. He begins by analysing Aristotle's claims towards the self‐sufficiency and finality of ... More


PLOTINUS, ENNEAD 1. 4 AS CRITIQUE OF EARLIER EUDAIMONISM

A. A. LONG

in Virtue and Happiness: Essays in Honour of Julia Annas

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199646043
eISBN:
9780191743368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646043.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The main purpose of this chapter is not to present a comprehensive account of human happiness. Plotinus, aims, rather, to show other philosophers, especially Aristotelians and Stoics, that their many ... More


Happiness and Virtuous Activity

Daniel C. Russell

in Happiness for Humans

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199583683
eISBN:
9780191745713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583683.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter moves from the concept of happiness to a particular conception of it, beginning with the very idea that virtuous activity could have anything to do with happiness. Instead of beginning ... More


The Relevance of Pathological Altruism to Eating Disorders

Rachel Bachner-Melman

in Pathological Altruism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199738571
eISBN:
9780199918669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199738571.003.0075
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Much anecdotal, clinical, and research evidence highlights the tendency of individuals with eating disorders to deprive themselves while satisfying others’ needs. A combination of and interaction ... More


Justice Has Two Sides

Mona Sue Weissmark

in Justice Matters: Legacies of the Holocaust and World War II

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195157574
eISBN:
9780199848485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195157574.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

What is involved in overcoming the responses to an injustice? Is it a matter of becoming fully aware of our own legacies? What happens when we have ... More


Making a Living

Allen Johnson

in Families of the Forest: The Matsigenka Indians of the Peruvian Amazon

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520232419
eISBN:
9780520936294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520232419.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter offers a description of the economy, making the case for the material self-sufficiency of the Matsigenka Indians in the household and extended-family hamlet. It explains that a single ... More


Vaccine production, national security anxieties and the unstable state in nineteenth- and twentieth-century Mexico

Ana María Carrillo

in The Politics of Vaccination: A Global History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781526110886
eISBN:
9781526124272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526110886.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter deals with the development and production of vaccines in Mexico from the last third of the nineteenth century to 1989, when the erosion of this sector began. Along with discussing ... More


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