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Names and Naming Patterns in England 1538–1700

Scott Smith-Bannister

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206637
eISBN:
9780191677250
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206637.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This book contains the results of the first large-scale quantitative investigation of naming practices in early modern England. It traces the history of the fundamentally ... More


The Priority of Disadvantage Principle

Peter W. Higgins

in Immigration Justice

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748670260
eISBN:
9780748695126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748670260.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter proposes as a necessary condition of the justice of states’ immigration policies that just immigration policies may not avoidably harm social groups that are already unjustly ... More


Naming and the Family

Scott Smith-Bannister

in Names and Naming Patterns in England 1538–1700

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206637
eISBN:
9780191677250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206637.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter examines the relationship between naming and the family in England between 1538 and 1700. It is based on family reconstitution data ... More


Immigration Justice

Peter Higgins

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748670260
eISBN:
9780748695126
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748670260.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

By what moral standards must nation-states select immigration policies? A central contention of Immigration Justice is that the justice of an immigration policy can be ascertained only through ... More


A Social Perspective on Debates about Free Will

Victoria K. Lee and Lasana T. Harris

in Moral Psychology, Volume 4: Free Will and Moral Responsibility

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780262026680
eISBN:
9780262321488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262026680.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Lee and Harris argue that people's overall positions on free will depend less on arguments and more on social rewards, so members of a coherent social group will end up holding similar positions on ... More


The Delayed Sudden Death Virus Outbreak

Lasana T. Harris

in Invisible Mind: Flexible Social Cognition and Dehumanization

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035965
eISBN:
9780262339049
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035965.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

The six chapter presents a thought experiment that examines why flexible social cognition may have been evolutionarily preserved. It introduces the human capacity for deception as a possible ... More


Substantive collectivism: collectivism in practice

Paul Spicker

in Thinking Collectively: Social Policy, Collective Action and the Common Good

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447346890
eISBN:
9781447346937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447346890.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Substantive collectivism is the idea that we live, not as 'individuals', but as a member of social groups, and that many of our actions are done together with others in organisations and social ... More


Tension

Lasana T. Harris

in Invisible Mind: Flexible Social Cognition and Dehumanization

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035965
eISBN:
9780262339049
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035965.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

The first chapter states that flexible social cognition—having the ability to engage and not engage in mental state inferences with others—perhaps explains why people are capable of pro and ... More


Methodological collectivism: social science and social policy

Paul Spicker

in Thinking Collectively: Social Policy, Collective Action and the Common Good

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447346890
eISBN:
9781447346937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447346890.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Methodological collectivism looks for explanations and patterns of behaviour not in the actions of individuals, but in the actions of groups - including classes, ethnic groups and societies taken as ... More


Moral collectivism

Paul Spicker

in Thinking Collectively: Social Policy, Collective Action and the Common Good

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447346890
eISBN:
9781447346937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447346890.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Moral collectivism is the idea that social groups can be moral agents; that they have rights and responsibilities, that groups as well as individuals can take moral action, that the morality of their ... More


Polite Society

Robert M. Geraci

in Virtually Sacred: Myth and Meaning in World of Warcraft and Second Life

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199344697
eISBN:
9780199374731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199344697.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter describes the how World of Warcraft provides some of the benefits of religious affiliation: a public forum for group formation and ethical reflection that might otherwise be the purview ... More


Social Dynamics

Rolf Strootman

in Courts and Elites in the Hellenistic Empires: The Near East After the Achaemenids, c. 330 to 30 BCE

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748691265
eISBN:
9781474400800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748691265.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Chapters 7 discuss the social dynamics of the court society. It is shown how relations at court were structured by the Greek moral complex of philia (ritualised friendship) and xenia ... More


Urban Residents and Migrant Workers in Public Life

Di Wang

in The Teahouse under Socialism: The Decline and Renewal of Public Life in Chengdu, 1950-2000

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781501715488
eISBN:
9781501715556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501715488.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter focuses on the various types of teahouse patron and those who made a living in and associated with the teahouse, especially migrant workers. With the post-Mao reforms and weakening of ... More


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