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The Rules of Engagement

Ben Berger

in Attention Deficit Democracy: The Paradox of Civic Engagement

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691144689
eISBN:
9781400840311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691144689.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter discusses the shortcomings of the term “civic engagement” and argues that it must be reconceptualized as its constituent parts: political, social, and moral engagement—concepts that are ... More


Conclusion: Tocqueville vs. The Full Monty

Ben Berger

in Attention Deficit Democracy: The Paradox of Civic Engagement

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691144689
eISBN:
9781400840311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691144689.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This book has argued that civic engagement is a hopelessly confusing term and therefore should give way to political, social, and moral engagement. It has also critiqued idealistic conceptions of ... More


Attention Deficit Democracy: The Paradox of Civic Engagement

Ben Berger

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691144689
eISBN:
9781400840311
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691144689.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Handwringing about political apathy is as old as democracy itself. As early as 425 BC, the playwright Aristophanes ridiculed his fellow Athenians for gossiping in the market instead of voting. In ... More


Out of Our Minds: The Neuroethology of Primate Strategic Behavior

Louise Barrett and Drew Rendall

in Primate Neuroethology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195326598
eISBN:
9780199864904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326598.003.0028
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology, Evolutionary Psychology

This chapter presents an alternative view to the notion that complex social behaviors in primates require complex brain processes. It argues that social behavior in primates may be mediated by ... More


Joint Attention, Social Engagement, and the Development of Social Competence

Peter C. Mundy and C. Françoise Acra

in The Development of Social Engagement: Neurobiological Perspectives

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195168716
eISBN:
9780199847853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195168716.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

The development of joint attention reflects and contributes to the early developmental processes necessary for social engagement and social competence in infants. Results of longitudinal studies ... More


Mechanisms, Mediators, and Adaptive Consequences of Caregiving

Stephen W. Porges and C. Sue Carter

in Moving Beyond Self-Interest: Perspectives from Evolutionary Biology, Neuroscience, and the Social Sciences

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195388107
eISBN:
9780199918386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388107.003.0020
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This essay describes neurobiological and neuroendocrine mechanisms that are implicated in human caregiving. Anatomical and biochemical systems that first appeared in the evolutionary transition from ... More


The Development of Social Engagement: Neurobiological Perspectives

Peter J. Marshall and Nathan A. Fox (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195168716
eISBN:
9780199847853
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195168716.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This volume presents an overview of contemporary work on certain aspects of social engagement across a range of contexts, species, and domains. Early social engagement is defined in terms of its ... More


Understanding Impairments in Social Engagement in Autism

Raphael Bernier, Sara Jane Webb, and Geraldine Dawson

in The Development of Social Engagement: Neurobiological Perspectives

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195168716
eISBN:
9780199847853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195168716.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This study aims to examine the core early social impairments that affect the social engagement of individuals with autism, i.e. impairments in social orienting, emotion perception, joint attention, ... More


Introduction

Omri Elisha

in Moral Ambition: Mobilization and Social Outreach in Evangelical Megachurches

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520267503
eISBN:
9780520950542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267503.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

The chapter explains the concept of moral ambition highlighting two key points. First, as socially engaged evangelicals work to attain religious virtues associated with grace and compassion, they ... More


Evolutionary Perspectives on Social Engagement

Heidi Keller and Athanasios Chasiotis

in The Development of Social Engagement: Neurobiological Perspectives

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195168716
eISBN:
9780199847853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195168716.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter argues that competition, conflict, and cooperation are at the core of human social engagement, emphasizing the importance of interaction of selfish and cooperative motivation in gaining ... More


Biological Approaches to the Study of Social Engagement

Peter J. Marshall and Nathan A. Fox

in The Development of Social Engagement: Neurobiological Perspectives

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195168716
eISBN:
9780199847853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195168716.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

The growing interest in the biological mechanisms subserving social behaviour in humans and animals has been fuelled partly by techniques and assays for monitoring or recording nervous activity ... More


The New Evangelical Social Engagement

Brian Steensland and Philip Goff (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199329533
eISBN:
9780199369379
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199329533.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Evangelicals are increasingly turning their attention toward issues such as the environment, international human rights, economic development, racial reconciliation, and urban renewal. This marks an ... More


Social Engagement in Williams Syndrome

Helen Tager-Flusberg and Daniela Pleas-Skwerer

in The Development of Social Engagement: Neurobiological Perspectives

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195168716
eISBN:
9780199847853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195168716.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

Unique insights into understanding gene–brain–behaviour relationships could be obtained from genetically based neurodevelopmental disorders, especially Williams Syndrome (WS), which is useful in ... More


Freedom and Solidarity: Toward New Beginnings

Fred Dallmayr

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813165783
eISBN:
9780813165813
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813165783.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book explores the possibility of a transition from the modern paradigm—presently in a state of decay or disarray—toward new modes of life where freedom and solidarity would be reconciled, thus ... More


Play and the Development of Social Engagement: A Comparative Perspective

Sergio M. Pellis and Vivien C. Pellis

in The Development of Social Engagement: Neurobiological Perspectives

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195168716
eISBN:
9780199847853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195168716.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

Play has long been considered as either insignificant or irrelevant to normal behaviour development, or as important in the onset of normal behaviour development. Two fundamental factors that have ... More


All Catholics Now?: Specters of Catholicism in Evangelical Social Engagement

Omri Elisha

in The New Evangelical Social Engagement

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199329533
eISBN:
9780199369379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199329533.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter builds on the premise that evangelical social engagement shares meaningful characteristics in common with religious ideas and sensibilities located outside of evangelical Protestantism, ... More


The Names of Action

Omri Elisha

in Moral Ambition: Mobilization and Social Outreach in Evangelical Megachurches

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520267503
eISBN:
9780520950542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267503.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

This chapter offers ethnographic profiles of four individuals who personify the activist orientation of evangelical social engagement and embody the virtues, struggles, and moral ambitions that go ... More


Assessing Music Psychology Research: Values, Priorities, and Outcomes

John Sloboda

in Exploring the Musical Mind: Cognition, emotion, ability, function

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198530121
eISBN:
9780191689741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198530121.003.0023
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

This chapter poses several questions regarding useful criteria to evaluate research in music psychology, deciding what to research, and whether to carry out research at all. In exploring them it is ... More


Social Engagement Does Not Lead to Social Cognition: Evidence From Williams Syndrome

Helen Tager-Flusberg and Daniela Plesa Skwerer

in Navigating the Social World: What Infants, Children, and Other Species Can Teach Us

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199890712
eISBN:
9780199332779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199890712.003.0022
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter examines the social phenotype of Williams syndrome (WS). WS is a rare genetic disorder in which about 25 genes are missing from one copy of the long arm of chromosome 7. People with WS ... More


The Metamorphosis of Nigerian Pentecostalism: From Signs and Wonders in the Church to Service and Influence in Society

Danny McCain

in Spirit and Power: The Growth and Global Impact of Pentecostalism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199920570
eISBN:
9780199345632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199920570.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Nigerian Pentecostalism is a dynamic movement, with subtle changes of emphasis, beliefs and strategies. Within the modern Nigerian Pentecostal movement, there is an ongoing broadening of ... More


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