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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


Pluralism, Incompletely Theorized Agreements, and Public Policy

Jennifer Prah Ruger

in Health and Social Justice

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199559978
eISBN:
9780191721489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559978.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter draws on social choice theory and proposes incompletely theorized agreements (ITAs) as an approach to collective decision‐making in public policy and human rights. The chapter presents ... 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


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


A Critical Review of Social Movement Theory: Gender and Emotion in Activist Cultures

Emma Craddock

in Living Against Austerity: A Feminist Investigation of Doing Activism and Being Activist

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781529205701
eISBN:
9781529205749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529205701.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This chapter sets up the theoretical context of the book. It begins by establishing the key relevant debates in Social Movement Theory (SMT), including that of new versus old social movements, the ... 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


What’s the Problem?

Bob Smale

in Exploring Trade Union Identities: Union Identity, Niche Identity and the Problem of Organizing the Unorganized

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781529204070
eISBN:
9781529204117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529204070.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter asks why it is important to understand union identities and starts from the position that unions, as with other organisations, project distinct identities in the public domain. It then ... 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


Of Drama and Performance: Transformative Discourses of the Revolution

Laura Gribbon and Sarah Hawas

in Translating Egypt's Revolution: The Language of Tahrir (A Tahrir Studies Edition)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789774165337
eISBN:
9781617971303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165337.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Translates some of the most decisive and influential discursive and performative moments that shaped the early drama of the unfolding text of Egypt's uprising. By drawing on analytical tools from the ... 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


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 calling of social thought: Rediscovering the work of Edward Shils

Christopher Adair-Toteff and Stephen Turner (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526120052
eISBN:
9781526144669
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526120052.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

Edward Shils was an important figure in twentieth century social theory, and a true transatlantic thinker who divided his time between the University of Chicago and the U.K. He was friends with many ... More


Introduction: Romanticism and the Social Contract

Zoe Beenstock

in The Politics of Romanticism: The Social Contract and Literature

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474401036
eISBN:
9781474422147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474401036.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This introduction argues that not only have Romantic works been shaped by social contract theory’s tensions, but also their reception. The historical-political turn in Romanticism studies has brought ... More


Prehistoric Myths in Modern Political Philosophy

Karl Widerquist and Grant S. McCall

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780748678662
eISBN:
9781474430968
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748678662.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book shows how—despite significant equivocation—the most influential justifications of government and of private property rely on the seldom-questioned empirical premise that this book calls, ... More


The Politics of Attack: Communiqués and Insurrectionary Violence

Michael Loadenthal

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526114457
eISBN:
9781526128454
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526114457.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

The politics of attack is an exploration of insurrectionary anarchist praxis, with a particular focus on the rhetoric, discourse, and theory found in communiqués. This book challenges the reader to ... 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


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