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Armenia: Portraits of Survival and Hope

Donald Miller

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520234925
eISBN:
9780520929142
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234925.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

A remarkable view of how geopolitics affects ordinary people, this book documents the lives of Armenians in the last two decades. Based on intimate interviews with 300 Armenians, it brings together ... More


Recidivist Beliefs and Desires

Denise Meyerson

in False Consciousness

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198248194
eISBN:
9780191681073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198248194.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

According to Marx, the only way to get rid of ideological illusions is to be rid of the social circumstances which generate them. Ideological beliefs can survive the impact of recognized contrary ... More


An Adolescent Girl Seeking Sexual and Reproductive Health Care

Rebecca J. Cook, Bernard M. Dickens, and Mahmoud F. Fathalla

in Reproductive Health and Human Rights: Integrating Medicine, Ethics, and Law

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199241323
eISBN:
9780191696909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241323.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter analyzes the case of Miss B, a fifteen-year-old young woman, who has come to Dr CD's office and asked for contraceptive care. She explains that for several months she has been sexually ... More


Family practices in later life

Pat Chambers

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420534
eISBN:
9781447302346
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420534.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

There is no shortage of political and moral commentary on family life. Frequently the underlying theme of these commentaries is the decline of contemporary family commitment, particularly when older ... More


Proverbial Wisdom

Adam Fox

in Oral and Literate Culture in England 1500–1700

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199251032
eISBN:
9780191698019
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199251032.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter focuses on the usage and importance of proverbs to the modes of thought and expression which personified England in the 16th and 17th centuries. There were about 12,000 proverbs and ... More


Introduction

Annika Thiem

in Unbecoming Subjects: Judith Butler, Moral Philosophy, and Critical Responsibility

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823228980
eISBN:
9780823235865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823228980.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Living with others as people do, this question also means how to live well given the social circumstances people find themselves in. Moral and ethical codes as part of social ... More


Inequalities and ethnicity: evidence and intervention

Bradby Hannah and Chandola Tarani

in Challenging health inequalities: From Acheson to choosing health

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348999
eISBN:
9781447301646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348999.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter discusses the available evidence on health patterns among ethnic groups in England and considers significant findings from data sets that have become available since the report of the ... More


The Secret History of Emotion: From Aristotle's Rhetoric to Modern Brain Science

Daniel M. Gross

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226309798
eISBN:
9780226309934
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226309934.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Princess Diana's death was a tragedy that provoked mourning across the globe; the death of a homeless person, more often than not, is met with apathy. How can we account for this uneven distribution ... More


Reinventing Cultural Identity in Intergroup Couple Relationships

Jill M. Bystydzienski

in Intercultural Couples: Crossing Boundaries, Negotiating Difference

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814799789
eISBN:
9780814723197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814799789.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter illuminates how the identities of those involved in intergroup domestic partnerships are affected by living daily with someone from another cultural group. Conceiving of identity in ... More


Endings

Caroline Field Levander and Matthew Pratt Guterl

in Hotel Life: The Story of a Place Where Anything Can Happen

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469621128
eISBN:
9781469623290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469621128.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the hotel as a common site for narratives of death and finality. Just as the hotel seems to offer temporary resistance to modernity’s crushing burden in the form of ... More


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