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The Influence of Jacob Mincer on Modern Labor Economics

Jacob Mincer

in Jacob Mincer: A Founding Father of Modern Labor Economics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199211319
eISBN:
9780191705748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199211319.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

This chapter appraises the role played by Jacob Mincer in labor economics during his long and prolific career. Mincer is certainly a good example of the capacity that many academics have to attract ... More


History of an Idea

Witham Larry

in Marketplace of the Gods: How Economics Explains Religion

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195394757
eISBN:
9780199777372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394757.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The modern “economics of religion” has roots in the thought of Adam Smith, but emerged in modern form when social scientists interested in religion adapted the ideas of George Homans (exchange ... More


Contemporary Perspectives on the Roots of Violence

Charles K. Bellinger

in The Genealogy of Violence: Reflections on Creation, Freedom, and Evil

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195134988
eISBN:
9780199833986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195134982.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter summarizes and offers critical responses to four psychological theories of violence. Alice Miller focuses on child abuse. Ervin Staub speaks of ”difficult life conditions” that lead to ... More


Creation and Angst in Kierkegaard

Charles K. Bellinger

in The Genealogy of Violence: Reflections on Creation, Freedom, and Evil

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195134988
eISBN:
9780199833986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195134982.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

The Christian idea that creation is an ongoing event is found at the heart of Kierkegaard's thought. The incompleteness of creation lies behind the uniquely human emotion: angst (which arises out of ... More


Women, the public sphere, and collective identities

Kathryn Gleadle

in Borderline Citizens: Women, Gender and Political Culture in Britain, 1815-1867

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264492
eISBN:
9780191734274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264492.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Despite his acknowledgement of women's contribution to constituency and electoral politics, James Vernon has suggested that by the 1830s women were marginalized from the public sphere and ... More


Social Economics: Current and Emerging Avenues

Joan Costa-Font and Mario Macis (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035651
eISBN:
9780262337915
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035651.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

The growing field of social economics explores how individual behavior is affected by group-level influences, extending the approach of mainstream economics to include broader social motivations and ... More


The Sociology of Howard S. Becker: Theory with a Wide Horizon

Alain Pessin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780226362717
eISBN:
9780226362991
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226362991.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This book serves as an overview and introduction to the work of acclaimed sociologist Howard S. Becker. Author Alain Pessin notes Becker’s particular contributions to the field of sociology and ... More


Literacy Work in the Reign of Human Capital

Evan Watkins

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823264223
eISBN:
9780823266753
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823264223.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book addresses the subjects of literacy. It explores how literacy workers are subjected to the relations between new forms of labor and the concept of human capital as a dominant economic ... More


Necromedia

Marcel O'Gorman

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816695706
eISBN:
9781452950662
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816695706.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

In Necromedia, media activist Marcel O’Gorman takes aim at “the collusion of death and technology,” drawing on a broad arsenal that ranges from posthumanist philosophy and social psychology to ... More


Mathematics and Phenomenology: The Correspondence Between O. Becker and H. Weyl (with T. Ryckman)

Paolo Mancosu

in The Adventure of Reason: Interplay Between Philosophy of Mathematics and Mathematical Logic, 1900-1940

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199546534
eISBN:
9780191594939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546534.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter concerns the relation between phenomenology and mathematics during the twenties. This is still a largely unexplored area and one of the goals of the chapter is that of showing how rich ... More


Geometry,Physics, and Phenomenology: Four Letters of O. Becker to H. Weyl (with T. Ryckman)

Paolo Mancosu

in The Adventure of Reason: Interplay Between Philosophy of Mathematics and Mathematical Logic, 1900-1940

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199546534
eISBN:
9780191594939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546534.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter continues the treatment of the relation between phenomenology and mathematics during the twenties began in Chapter 10. The investigation focuses on Hermann Weyl and Oskar Becker and ... More


“Das Abenteuer der Vernunft”: O. Becker and D. Mahnke on the Phenomenological Foundations of the Exact Sciences

Paolo Mancosu

in The Adventure of Reason: Interplay Between Philosophy of Mathematics and Mathematical Logic, 1900-1940

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199546534
eISBN:
9780191594939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546534.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter explores the correspondence between Dietrich Mahnke and Oskar Becker. Both were phenomenologists interested in the phenomenological foundations of the exact sciences. Dietrich Mahnke was ... More


The Conservative Case for Private Enforcement

Brian T. Fitzpatrick

in The Conservative Case for Class Actions

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226659336
eISBN:
9780226659473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226659473.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Markets need rules. Who is the best policeman? Drawing on the work of Gary Becker and George Stigler, as well as conservative and libertarian theories of privatization from the “Chicago School” and ... More


Dreadmill

Marcel O’Gorman

in Necromedia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816695706
eISBN:
9781452950662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816695706.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

From 2004-2006, the author toured North America by lecturing while running a hacked treadmill hardwired to a computer. In lectures of 5-7 kilometers, the author ran through various theories about ... More


Roach Lab

Marcel O’Gorman

in Necromedia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816695706
eISBN:
9781452950662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816695706.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

Roach Lab, a grad student project created in the Critical Media Lab, provides yet another example of applied media theory as discussed in the previous chapter and exemplified in every other chapter ... More


Introduction: Exploring Intervention in the Social Sciences

Teun Zuiderent-Jerak

in Situated Intervention: Sociological Experiments in Health Care

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262029384
eISBN:
9780262329439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029384.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter explores the relationship between sociologists and their fields. This relation is strongly shaped by a dual fear that runs through the history of sociology: that of either losing ... More


An Overview of the Convention’s Evolution from the 1950s to the Early 1970s

Ed Bates

in The Evolution of the European Convention on Human Rights: From Its Inception to the Creation of a Permanent Court of Human Rights

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199207992
eISBN:
9780191728440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207992.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, EU Law

This chapter analyses the early history of the Convention, focusing as it does on the situation of the Strasbourg institutions in the 1950s, 1960s, and up to the early 1970s. It starts by discussing ... More


Receptivity Curves: Educational Research and the Flow of Ideas

Jerry A. Jacobs

in In Defense of Disciplines: Interdisciplinarity and Specialization in the Research University

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226069296
eISBN:
9780226069463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226069463.003.0006
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

Chapter 6 builds on the ideas developed in Chapter 5 by considering the timing of intellectual exchanges. The idea of an intellectual delay is specified by mapping out “receptivity curves,” that ... More


Hearing “the A Word”: The Road to Becoming an Alzheimer’s Patient

Renée L. Beard

in Living with Alzheimer's: Managing Memory Loss, Identity, and Illness

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479800117
eISBN:
9781479855377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479800117.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Accounts of diagnosis in this chapter suggest that while potentially removing personal blame and/or responsibility, designating a brain demented also threatens the individualism and autonomy of those ... More


Some Observations on Mendelssohn's Reception of Bach's Organ Works

Russell Stinson

in J. S. Bach at His Royal Instrument: Essays on His Organ Works

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199917235
eISBN:
9780199980321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199917235.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies, History, Western

As a performer, editor, antiquarian, teacher, and all-around ambassador, Felix Mendelssohn occupied himself with Bach's organ works his entire life. This chapter sheds new light on Mendelssohn's ... More


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