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Perichoretic Monotheism

Stephen T. Davis

in Christian Philosophical Theology

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199284597
eISBN:
9780191603778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199284598.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter discusses the concept of the Trinity and the distinction between the Latin theory of the Trinity and the Eastern or Social Theory of the Trinity. An a priori argument in favor of the ... More


Value Theory

Russell Hardin

in David Hume: Moral and Political Theorist

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199232567
eISBN:
9780191715976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232567.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter explores Hume's value theory. It is argued that Hume does not lay out his value theory as a whole apparel for the body of his moral psychology. He makes points about values almost always ... More


Social Identifications and Pro-Social Activity in Poland

Katarzyna Hamer and Jakub Gutowski

in On Behalf of Others: The Psychology of Care in a Global World

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195385557
eISBN:
9780199864669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385557.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

Globalization has opened up the possibility of widening an individual’s sense of belonging to broader and perhaps more abstract commonalities, such as Europe or humanity. The more locally bounded ... More


Expected and Unexpected Identity Combinations in Northern Ireland: Consequences for Identification, Threat, and Attitudes 1

Robert D. Lowe, Orla Muldoon, and Katharina Schmid

in On Behalf of Others: The Psychology of Care in a Global World

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195385557
eISBN:
9780199864669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385557.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

The chapter aims at bringing more complexity to the body of literature on social categorization that underlies group conflict. Much of the literature tends to conceive of identities as dichotomous, ... More


Robert Pinker on rethinking approaches to welfare

John Offer

in Social Policy and Welfare Pluralism: Selected Writings of Robert Pinker

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447323556
eISBN:
9781447323570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447323556.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This book examines Robert Pinker's selected works on social policy and welfare pluralism, past and present. Pinker began writing on social policy in the 1960s, undertaking research work on issues ... More


Using Behavior Change Theory to Understand and Guide Technological Interventions

Tammy Toscos and Kay Connelly

in Health Informatics: A Patient-Centered Approach to Diabetes

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014328
eISBN:
9780262289498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014328.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

This chapter evaluates the application of three of the most widely used behavior modification theories in the design of an effective interactive behavior change technology (IBCT), a technological ... More


The Kindness of Strangers: Prosocial Behavior on the Internet

Lee Sproull, Caryn A. Conley, and Jae Yun Moon

in The Social Net: Understanding our online behavior

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199639540
eISBN:
9780191747748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199639540.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter examines online prosocial behavior, defined as voluntary intentional actions, taking place on the Internet, to benefit others with no expectation of personal reward. The focus is on ... More


Moral Obligations and Social Commands

Susan Wolf

in The Variety of Values: Essays on Morality, Meaning, and Love

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780195332803
eISBN:
9780190219123
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195332803.003.0018
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

What are moral obligations? This chapter reviews the most plausible alternatives, pointing out serious problems with each one. After rejecting Divine Command Theories and theories that identify moral ... More


The ends and means of social policy: a personal and generational perspective

Robert Pinker

in Social Policy and Welfare Pluralism: Selected Writings of Robert Pinker

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447323556
eISBN:
9781447323570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447323556.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

In this chapter, Robert Pinker considers the ways in which different generations of students perceive the history of social policy as well as the different vantage points in time from which each of ... More


Pride and Shame in Child and Family Social Work: Emotions and the Search for Humane Practice

Matthew Gibson

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781447344797
eISBN:
9781447344841
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447344797.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This book reports on the first study into the role of pride and shame in social work practice. The concepts of pride, shame, guilt, humiliation, and embarrassment are outlined and analysed, providing ... More


Triangles of Relief: Klezmer and the Negotiation of Identities

Magdalena Waligórska

in Klezmer’s Afterlife: An Ethnography of the Jewish Music Revival in Poland and Germany

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199995790
eISBN:
9780199346424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199995790.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Presenting the potential of the klezmer scene as a site of difficult “truth-telling” (Lehrer), this chapter looks at the consequences that the intensive contact with the culture of the other has for ... More


How Do Children Learn to Actively Control Their Explicit Prejudice?

Adam Rutland

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/9780199890712.003.0062
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter shows how explicit intergroup prejudices are highly dependent on a child's active recursive reasoning about mental states and group norms (i.e., expectations about interactions between ... More


Black and Blue: How African Americans Judge the U.S. Legal System

James L. Gibson and Michael Nelson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190865214
eISBN:
9780190865252
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190865214.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

It is not hyperbole to proclaim that a crisis of legal legitimacy exists in the relationships between African Americans and the law and legal authorities and institutions that govern them. However, ... More


MOOs and Participatory Media

Dene Grigar

in Social Media Archeology and Poetics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034654
eISBN:
9780262336871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034654.003.0016
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This essay revisits the online defense that took place in LinguaMOO in July 1995, tying it to theories and current practice of social media. In doing so, it situates MOOs in a historical, cultural ... More


Crossing-Over of Art History and Media History in the Times of the Early Internet—with Special Regard to THE THING NYC

Susanne Gerber

in Social Media Archeology and Poetics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034654
eISBN:
9780262336871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034654.003.0022
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

In the early Internet, art history crossed the path of media history and both disciplines conveyed characteristics of each other. Net (based) art did not regain the utopian potential of art, but its ... More


Critically theorising young adult marginality: historical and contemporary perspectives

Shane Blackman and Ruth Rogers

in Youth Marginality in Britain: Contemporary Studies of Austerity

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447330523
eISBN:
9781447330578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447330523.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Blackman and Rogers critically examines the use of popular images within the media whereby government have adopted punitive sanctions towards young adults in Britain. They develop a theoretical ... More


Embodiment and Social Perception

Søren Overgaard

in Knowing Other Minds

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780198794400
eISBN:
9780191882609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198794400.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Social Perception Theory (SPT) claims that it is possible, on occasion, to perceive that others are in pain, angry, intend to kick, or desire another helping of ice cream. According to a thesis that ... More


Social Identity in War

Kenneth Payne

in The Psychology of Strategy: Exploring Rationality in the Vietnam War

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190227234
eISBN:
9780190492120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190227234.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

The social identity of policymakers provides one of the key motivations for strategy. In particular, strategists are motivated to improve their standing within their referent group, and to enhance ... More


Introduction

Benjamin F. Soares

in Islam and the Prayer Economy: History and Authority in a Malian Town

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748622856
eISBN:
9780748670635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622856.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This introductory chapter introduces this innovative combination of anthropology, history, and social theory that explores Islam and Muslim practice in an important Islamic religious centre in West ... More


Symbols of Justice or of Social Control? Legal Authority and the Views of African Americans

James L. Gibson and Michael J. Nelson

in Black and Blue: How African Americans Judge the U.S. Legal System

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190865214
eISBN:
9780190865252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190865214.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Extant research has established that black and white Americans hold vastly different explicit attitudes about law, justice, and the legal system. What has not been established, however, is whether ... More


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