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The Sites of Transition: Fear, Struggle, Acceptance, Family Processes, Maturation

Monika Renz, Mark Kyburz, and John Peck

in Dying: A Transition

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231170888
eISBN:
9780231540230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170888.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Five important factors of dying processes (fear, struggle, denial and acceptance, family processes, maturation) are explained and related to the main process of transition. The transitional process ... More


‘When you actually talk to them …’ –recognising and respecting cultural and religious diversity in Irish schools

Merike Darmody and Emer Smyth

in Tolerance and Diversity In Ireland, North and South

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719097201
eISBN:
9781526103994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097201.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Large scale and rapid immigration to Ireland has significantly changed the face of the country. Recent Census figures show that, despite the economic recession, migration to Ireland is continuing, ... More


Widowers’ Houses: “Life Here Is a Perfect Idyll”

Tony Jason Stafford and R. F. Dietrich

in Shaw's Settings: Gardens and Libraries

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813044989
eISBN:
9780813046747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044989.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

By examining Shaw’s use of the garden and the library in Widowers’ Houses in meticulous detail, one gains an appreciation of the complexity, subtlety, and mastery which Shaw therein reveals, as well ... More


Faculty Contracts

Julee T. Flood and Terry L. Leap

in Managing Risk in High-Stakes Faculty Employment Decisions

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501728952
eISBN:
9781501728969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501728952.003.0004
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

The basics of the employment relationship and the job security hierarchy are explained along with the major elements of contract law. Contracts may or may not include only the "four corners" of a ... More


Coming Out of Glass Closets

Abigail C. Saguy

in Come Out, Come Out, Whoever You Are

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190931650
eISBN:
9780190931698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190931650.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Culture, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter discusses coming out as fat. It shows how fat lesbian feminists, who were already steeped in talk of coming out as lesbian, first extrapolated from that experience to talk of coming out ... More


Motivation from the Perspective of Contextual Cognitive Behavioral Approaches and the Psychological Flexibility Model

Lance M. McCracken and Whitney Scott

in Motivational Perspectives on Chronic Pain

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190627898
eISBN:
9780190627928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190627898.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

In everyday uses, the term motivation may imply a kind of mechanistic, “inside” the person, type of process. Contextual approaches, on the other hand, adopt an evolutionary perspective on motivation ... More


Spatially balanced sampling

David G. Hankin, Michael S. Mohr, and Ken B. Newman

in Sampling Theory: For the Ecological and Natural Resource Sciences

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780198815792
eISBN:
9780191853463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198815792.003.0012
Subject:
Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies, Ecology

In many ecological and natural resource settings, there may be a high degree of spatial structure or pattern to the distribution of target variable values across the landscape. For example, the ... More


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