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Educating Chinese Learners for Social Conscience in Hong Kong:An International School Perspective

Martin Schmidt

in International Education and the Chinese Learner

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028450
eISBN:
9789882207059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028450.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The theoretical perspectives explored in this book have been helpful frameworks in understanding how and why students come to care about the material they study in class, care about their fellow ... More


The Bologna Process and the Future of Clinical Education in Europe: A View from Spain

DIEGO BLÁZQUEZ-MARTÍN

in The Global Clinical Movement: Educating Lawyers for Social Justice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195381146
eISBN:
9780199869305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381146.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter addresses the role that the Bologna Process for the construction of a European Higher Education Area has played in promoting changes in Spanish legal education, and the role that ... More


Hakluyt's Voyages

Alice Fox

in Virginia Woolf and the Literature of the English Renaissance

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198129882
eISBN:
9780191671876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198129882.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter narrates Virginia Stephen's introduction to Hakluyt's Voyages, Travels, and Discoveries of the English Nation and the subsequent influence the book had on the imagination and writing ... More


Troubling Violence: A Performance Project

M. Heather Carver and Elaine J. Lawless

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732085
eISBN:
9781604733471
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732085.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This book, which follows the collaboration between the author, a performance studies professor, and ethnographic folklorist Elaine J. Lawless, traces the creative development of a performance troupe ... More


Neural and Evolutionary Perspectives on Empathy

C. Sue Carter, James Harri, and Stephen W. Porges

in The Social Neuroscience of Empathy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012973
eISBN:
9780262255295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012973.003.0014
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

This chapter focuses on autonomic and neuroendocrine processes that underlie social behaviors and emotional states, including those that are believed to reflect empathy in humans. Empathy has been ... More


Emerging Political Identities, Practices, and Temporalities

Maria de los Angeles Torres, Irene Rizzini, and Norma Del Río

in Citizens in the Present: Youth Civic Engagement in the Americas

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037658
eISBN:
9780252094910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037658.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This book has explored the trajectories, practices, and ideas of civically engaged youth in Rio de Janeiro, Chicago, and Mexico City. The youth activists' civic engagement may provide fresh insights ... More


Why humans and not apes: the social preconditions for the emergence of language

Charles Whitehead

in The Social Origins of Language

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199665327
eISBN:
9780191779725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665327.003.0012
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

In this chapter it is argued that language emerged in humans and not in apes because of specific behavioural and mental differences between us and them. First, our formidable armamentarium of social ... More


Vocal communication and social awareness in chimpanzees and bonobos

Zanna Clay and Klaus Zuberbühler

in The Social Origins of Language

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199665327
eISBN:
9780191779725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665327.003.0011
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

A core Darwinian principle is that complex traits evolve gradually, usually as elaborations of pre-existing traits, rather than appearing de novo. While many traits are visible in the fossil record, ... More


Chicago Youth Activists: Home Matters in Their Search for Democracy

Maria de los Angeles Torres

in Citizens in the Present: Youth Civic Engagement in the Americas

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037658
eISBN:
9780252094910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037658.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter examines youth civic engagement in Chicago, with particular emphasis on young people's attitudes regarding democracy. Drawing on interviews with directors and youth workers in a variety ... More


New Paradigms of Civic Participation among Youth: A Study in Mexico City

Norma Del Río

in Citizens in the Present: Youth Civic Engagement in the Americas

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037658
eISBN:
9780252094910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037658.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter examines new paradigms of civic participation among Mexico City's youth. In recent years, international human rights organizations have stressed the need for participative democratic ... More


Magna Carta and the Judges: Realizing the Vision

Mary Arden

in Common Law and Modern Society: Keeping Pace with Change

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198755845
eISBN:
9780191816970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198755845.003.0019
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter demonstrates Magna Carta’s groundbreaking perspectives on the role of judges and the legal system. Many of the concepts in Magna Carta are still relevant to this day, particularly in ... More


Preserving Free Innovators’ Legal Rights

Eric von Hippel

in Free Innovation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035217
eISBN:
9780262335461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035217.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This chapter reviews household sector innovators' legal rights to engage in innovation and innovation diffusion. It reveals that free innovators have very strong legal rights, at least in the United ... More


Affirming the Young Democracy: Youth Engagement in Rio de Janeiro

Irene Rizzini and Malcolm Bush

in Citizens in the Present: Youth Civic Engagement in the Americas

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037658
eISBN:
9780252094910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037658.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter examines youth civic engagement in the Rio de Janeiro metropolitan region. It first considers the context of young people's civic engagement in Brazil, citing how a series of events in ... More


The emotional and embodied nature of human understanding: Sharing narratives of meaning

Jonathan Delafield-Butt

in The Child's Curriculum: Working with the Natural Voices of Young Children

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198747109
eISBN:
9780191809439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198747109.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter explores the emotional and embodied nature of children’s learning to discover biological principles of social awareness, affective contact, and shared sense-making before school. From ... More


Conclusion

in Science Fiction and Empire

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310249
eISBN:
9781846314018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314018.011
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter states that science fiction is multidimensional, and other science fiction narratives focuses more on power and political realities. Science fiction provides a vision of the distant ... More


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