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Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 115 Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, I

F.M.L. Thompson (ed.)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197262788
eISBN:
9780191754210
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262788.001.0001
Subject:
History, Historiography

The twenty-one scholars whose obituaries are published in this book were Fellows of the British Academy (FBA) and were outstanding in their fields. The Fellows remembered for their academic ... More


Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 172, Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, X

Ron Johnston (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264904
eISBN:
9780191754081
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264904.001.0001
Subject:
History, Historiography

The eighteen scholars whose obituaries are published in this book were Fellows of the British Academy (FBA) and were outstanding in their fields. The Fellows remembered for their academic ... More


The Reflective Life: Living Wisely With Our Limits

Valerie Tiberius

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199202867
eISBN:
9780191707988
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199202867.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

How should you live? Should you devote yourself to perfecting a single talent or try to live a balanced life? Should you lighten up and have more fun, or buckle down and try to achieve greatness? ... More


Integration Interrupted: Tracking, Black Students, and Acting White after Brown

Karolyn Tyson (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199736447
eISBN:
9780199943951
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199736447.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

An all-too-popular explanation for why black students aren't doing better in school is their own use of the “acting white” slur to ridicule fellow blacks for taking advanced classes, doing ... More


The Domains and Demands of School Social Work Practice: A Guide to Working Effectively with Students, Families, and Schools

Michael S Kelly

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195343304
eISBN:
9780199863945
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195343304.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

School social work enters its 2nd century as a profession still conflicted about its central mission. Are school social workers meant to be “in-house” clinicians providing services to kids in need, ... More


Taking Charge: A School-Based Life Skills Program for Adolescent Mothers

Mary Beth Harris and Cynthia Franklin

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195172942
eISBN:
9780199893249
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172942.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations, Children and Families

Taking Charge is the first empirically tested program of its kind, designed specifically to improve academic achievement and self-sufficiency for adolescent and teenage mothers, who face ... More


Immigration Reconsidered: History, Sociology, and Politics

Virginia Yans-McLaughlin (ed.)

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195055108
eISBN:
9780199854219
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195055108.001.0001
Subject:
History, Historiography

Providing an interdisciplinary and global perspective on immigration to the United States, this book represents an important step forward in the development of immigration studies. The book aims to ... More


Order and Disorder in World Politics

Roland Bleiker

in International Society and its Critics

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199265206
eISBN:
9780191601866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199265208.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In this final chapter of Part Two, the author addresses arguably the central stumbling block for those who would enlarge international society to incorporate elements of world society, alternative ... More


Class Transformation and Trends in Social Fluidity in the Republic of Ireland 1973–94

Richard Layte and Christopher T. Whelan

in Social Mobility in Europe

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2004
ISBN:
9780199258451
eISBN:
9780191601491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199258457.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The Irish case provides a particularly appropriate test of the consequences for social mobility of economic growth and, in particular, of the hypothesis of increasing merit selection. This is so not ... More


Knowledge Governance: Themes and Questions

Snejina Michailova and Nicolai J. Foss

in Knowledge Governance: Processes and Perspectives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199235926
eISBN:
9780191717093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235926.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This introductory chapter briefly outlines the arguments for the importance of knowledge governance. It poses a number of questions and unsolved issues in the knowledge governance area. The chapter ... More


Moral Frailty and Moral Luck

Robert Merrihew Adams

in A Theory of Virtue: Excellence in Being for the Good

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199207510
eISBN:
9780191708824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207510.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Psychological experiments and other empirical data seem to show that good traits of character (even if real) are frail, rather easily overcome by some types of temptation, and are dependent on social ... More


Four. Recommendations for Policy and Practice

Kathy Hirsh-Pasek, Roberta Michnick Golinkoff, Laura E. Berk, and Dorothy G. Singer

in A Mandate for Playful Learning in Preschool: Presenting the Evidence

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195382716
eISBN:
9780199893522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195382716.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

Play and playful learning promote all aspects of early childhood psychological development and, in so doing, provide the springboard for successful academic and social adjustment to school. Early ... More


Why Considerations of Verbal Aptitude Are Important in Educating Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Students

C. Tane Akamatsu, Connie Mayer, and Steven Hardy-Braz

in Deaf Cognition: Foundations and Outcomes

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195368673
eISBN:
9780199894161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368673.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter examines the importance of assessing the language abilities of DHH students in order to understand their potential for achievement in mathematics and science. It considers the ... More


 The Drama of Black Life

Curtis J. Evans

in The Burden of Black Religion

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195328189
eISBN:
9780199870028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328189.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Debates about instrumentalism or using the black churches as instruments of social and political reform deepened even as black leaders began emphasizing the drama of black life and religion. Drama ... More


The Eighteenth Century: Mimesis and Effect

Ann Jefferson

in Genius in France: An Idea and Its Uses

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691160658
eISBN:
9781400852598
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691160658.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines the characteristics of genius as set forth during the eighteenth century, when the modern idea of genius first took root and when the secular values of the Enlightenment took ... More


Nonacademic Needs of Students: How Can Schools Intervene?

Susan Stone

in Raising Children: Emerging Needs, Modern Risks, and Social Responses

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195310122
eISBN:
9780199865284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195310122.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Children and Families

Schools are increasingly implementing policies not only to educate children, but to deliver programs that meet the non-academic needs of students including health and mental health conditions, low ... More


Korean American Families in Immigrant America: How Teens and Parents Navigate Race

Sumie Okazaki and Nancy Abelmann

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781479804207
eISBN:
9781479834853
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479804207.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This book about Korean American immigrant families is the result of a collaboration between an anthropologist and a psychologist. Combining quantitative surveys with family ethnography, the book ... More


Human Interests and Human Causes

David S. Wendler

in The Ethics of Pediatric Research

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199730087
eISBN:
9780199776689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730087.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The fifth chapter first describes three reasonable conditions on any acceptable justification of nonbeneficial pediatric research: risk allowance, risk threshold, and preference for adults. The first ... More


Implicit Motives and Explicit Goals: The Role of Motivational Congruence in Emotional Well-Being

Joachim C. Brunstein

in Implicit Motives

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195335156
eISBN:
9780199776955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335156.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter reviews research highlighting the importance of the concept of motivational congruence, defined as the degree of correspondence between what people consciously seek to attain and what ... More


Motive Training and Motivational Competence

Falko Rheinberg and Stefan Engeser

in Implicit Motives

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195335156
eISBN:
9780199776955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335156.003.0018
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The chapter starts out discussing achievement motive trainings for entrepreneurs with the aim of fostering economic performance. Next, we review a variety of the original motive training programs and ... More


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