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Changing Adolescence: Social Trends and Mental Health

Ann Hagell (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9781447301042
eISBN:
9781447307242
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447301042.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

The general well-being of British adolescents has been the topic of considerable debate in recent years, but too often this is based on myth rather than fact. Are today's young people more stressed, ... More


Creating Communities to Foster Success

Leonard A. Jason

in Principles of Social Change

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199841851
eISBN:
9780199315901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199841851.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Chapter 4 focuses on the patience and persistence that is needed for large-scale changes. Focusing on small triumphs is imperative: it renews dedication to one’s efforts and celebrates even ... More


‘Who's Happy?’ Social Change Since 1970

Martin Johnes

in Wales since 1939

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719086663
eISBN:
9781781705988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086663.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Chapter twelve charts the social and cultural changes of the 1970s, ‘80s and ‘90s. In particular, it considers the shifts in gender, age and race relations towards increased attitudes of tolerance, ... More


Tracing China: A Forty-Year Ethnographic Journey

Helen F. Siu

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9789888083732
eISBN:
9789888313396
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083732.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Tracing China’s journey began from exploring rural revolution and reconstitutions of community in South China. Spanning decades of rural-urban divide, it finally uncovers China’s global reach and ... More


Salvage Ethnography in the Financial Sector: The Path to Economic Crisis in Scotland

Jonathan Hearn

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780719087998
eISBN:
9781526128492
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087998.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This book takes ethnographic data collected in 2001-2, during a year’s fieldwork in the Bank of Scotland and HBOS, and revisits it from the perspective of the present, that is, after the global ... More


Language and Social Change in Central Europe: Discourses on Policy, Identity and the German Language

Patrick Stevenson and Jenny Carl

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748635986
eISBN:
9780748671472
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635986.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This book explores the dynamics of language and social change in central Europe. One of the outcomes of the profound social transformations that this region has witnessed since the Second World War ... More


Introduction

Ann Hagell

in Changing Adolescence: Social Trends and Mental Health

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9781447301042
eISBN:
9781447307242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447301042.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter outlines the underlying question which was the starting point of the authors, namely is there any evidence that social change was responsible for the rise in emotional and behavioural ... More


Principles of Social Change

Leonard A. Jason

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199841851
eISBN:
9780199315901
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199841851.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Principles of Social Change offers a comprehensive guide to the development of community interventions and provides the tools and resources to initiate and sustain progress. I examine ... More


Diversity in family life: Gender, relationships and social change

Elisabetta Ruspini

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447300939
eISBN:
9781447310877
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300939.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

As new forms of family and ‘non-traditional’ families grow in number, there is a need for understanding of these “new” arrangements and models of parenthood. This ground-breaking book discusses, ... More


Reflections and implications

Ann Hagell and Sharon Witherspoon

in Changing Adolescence: Social Trends and Mental Health

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9781447301042
eISBN:
9781447307242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447301042.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

There is suggestive evidence that several domains of social change may 'matter' in regard to increases in emotional and behavioural symptoms of adolescents between the mid 1970s and the mid 2000s. ... More


The Root of the Issue

Leonard A. Jason

in Principles of Social Change

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199841851
eISBN:
9780199315901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199841851.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Our country, through slavery and its disastrous policies toward Native Americans, carries a legacy of oppression and injustice that still has consequences today. For that reason, the final chapter ... More


Social Change in Liberal Democracies

Jeremiah J. Garretson

in The Path to Gay Rights: How Activism and Coming Out Changed Public Opinion

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781479822133
eISBN:
9781479824236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479822133.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In this concluding chapter, the general conclusions that can be draw from this study are stated. After a brief recap of the historical narrative that has formed the core of this book, what these ... More


Positioning “Hong Kongers” and “New Immigrants”

Helen F. Siu

in Tracing China: A Forty-Year Ethnographic Journey

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9789888083732
eISBN:
9789888313396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083732.003.0015
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter takes a slice from the census records to examine policies, assumptions, and procedures related to a recent period of in-flow from China and to assess their impact on Hong Kong’s present ... More


Legitimacy and the Good

Neal Curtis

in Sovereignty and Superheroes

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719085048
eISBN:
9781526104434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085048.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Contrary to the usual connection of Superman to Nietzsche’s Übermensch, this chapter offers a reading of Superman in relation to Plato’s conception of the Good. The connection is made via Superman’s ... More


The Fourth Estate: Journalism in Twentieth-Century Ireland

Mark O'Brien

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719096136
eISBN:
9781526121004
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096136.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book examines the history of journalists and journalism in twentieth century Ireland. While many media institutions have been subjected to historical scrutiny, the professional and ... More


Don Marshall and the Strategic Objective

Montgomery McFate

in Military Anthropology: Soldiers, Scholars and Subjects at the Margins of Empire

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190680176
eISBN:
9780190943059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190680176.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

Under the fluorescent lights of the Pentagon and in the villages of Vietnam, Donald S. Marshall brought an anthropological perspective to bear on the most pressing national security issue of his day ... More


Flower Mountain Revealed: Innovation and Social Change in Ancient Societies

Markus Eberl

in War Owl Falling: Innovation, Creativity, and Culture Change in Ancient Maya Society

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813056555
eISBN:
9780813053486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056555.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter questions how innovation can help us to understand social change. Current models of society emphasize structures and agency. Societies have structural properties in the form of virtual ... More


Introduction

Angela Davis

in Modern Motherhood: Women and Family in England, 1945-2000

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780719084553
eISBN:
9781781702109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084553.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter introduces the debates surrounding the history of motherhood and how this book adds to our understanding of the subject. It explains why the period after 1945 is of particular importance ... More


The ‘Now-Women’ and Other Changes: A Wider Horizon of Possibilities?

Ben Cislaghi

in Human Rights and Community-led Development: Lessons from Tostan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474419796
eISBN:
9781474445139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474419796.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter analyses community members’ experiences during and after the programme. It uncovers a shift in participants’ attitudes, knowledge, intentions, and behaviour. The chapter also provides ... More


Conclusion

Ben Cislaghi

in Human Rights and Community-led Development: Lessons from Tostan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474419796
eISBN:
9781474445139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474419796.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The chapter looks at what can be learnt and done using the model of development analysed in the book. It also examines the theoretical and practical implications of an approach such as Tostan’s for ... More


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