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The Rightful Enjoyment of our Being

John Kekes

in Enjoyment: The Moral Significance of Styles of Life

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199546923
eISBN:
9780191720109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546923.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Montaigne's life was as admirable as Hume's. Its style was self-directedness, its attitude inwardness, its manner independence, and its project the Essays that recorded, formed, and reflected the way ... More


Conclusion: Eudaimonistic Virtue Ethics under Adversity

Lisa Tessman

in Burdened Virtues: Virtue Ethics for Liberatory Struggles

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780195179149
eISBN:
9780199835782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195179145.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

The conclusion addresses a question that emerges given all of the critical revisions to a eudaimonistic virtue ethics that are suggested in the course of the book, and especially given the proposed ... More


Sport and Successful Aging

Jay Schulkin

in Sport: A Biological, Philosophical, and Cultural Perspective

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231176767
eISBN:
9780231541978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231176767.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

What is clear is the richness of biology, culture, and deep relationships; sport reveals what makes us human in our biological evolution and in its modification and expansion into cultural evolution. ... More


Remaking a World: Violence, Social Suffering, and Recovery

Veena Das, Arthur Kleinman, and Margaret Lock

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520223295
eISBN:
9780520924857
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520223295.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This book completes a triptych of volumes on social suffering, violence, and recovery. Social Suffering, the first volume, deals with sources and major forms of social adversity, with an emphasis on ... More


The social construction of health risks

Bob Heyman

in Risk, Safety and Clinical Practice: Health care through the lens of risk

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780198569008
eISBN:
9780191717499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198569008.003.02
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter locates the starting point for risk-thinking in the categorization of diverse cases as examples of a single uniform entity. This interpretive process involves the simultaneous ... More


The Call of Character: Living a Life Worth Living

Mari Ruti

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231164085
eISBN:
9780231536196
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164085.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Should we feel inadequate when we fail to be healthy, balanced, and well-adjusted? Is it realistic or even desirable to strive for such an existential equilibrium? Condemning our current cultural ... More


Colonial Politics and Constitutional Reform

William A. Green

in British Slave Emancipation

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202783
eISBN:
9780191675515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202783.003.0012
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter discusses the prevailing politics in the West Indies including the constitutional reforms that were sought and attempted during British rule. At mid-century, the two dominant themes of ... More


Scene conflict

Deborah Chester

in The Fantasy Fiction Formula

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781784992880
eISBN:
9781526104199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992880.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Because conflict comprises over ninety-five percent of a scene’s content and a scene will collapse without sufficient conflict, it’s important for writers to understand the difference between ... More


Clara Schumann’s Setting of “Ich stand”

David Lewin

in Studies in Music with Text

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195182088
eISBN:
9780199850594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182088.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Clara Schumann, wife of Robert Schumann, apparently began to compose songs only after her marriage, for the first three that we know of were presented to her husband as a gift for Christmas that ... More


“A thunder-bolt out of a clear sky” 1890–1896

Melba Porter Hay

in Madeline McDowell Breckinridge and the Battle for a New South

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125329
eISBN:
9780813135236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125329.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter discusses Madeline's social life. A near-serious mishap, which she suffered in her cart when her pony Cigarette ran away with her, caused her chronic pain in her foot. Madeline underwent ... More


Life in the Middle Ages

Robert A. Scott

in Miracle Cures: Saints, Pilgrimage, and the Healing Powers of Belief

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520262751
eISBN:
9780520946200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262751.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter explains the conditions during the medieval period that made life so difficult. It describes how community and religion together offered buffers against these harsh conditions. These ... More


Erecting the Fence: Texts, Contexts, Theories, and Strategies

Galit Hasan-Rokem

in Tales of the Neighborhood: Jewish Narrative Dialogues in Late Antiquity

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520234536
eISBN:
9780520928947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234536.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book aims to explore the ways in which readers can learn something about the relationship between literature and the reality in Late Antique Jewish culture by reading the texts that are known as ... More


Housing First From the Inside: Qualitative Research with Clients

Deborah K. Padgett, Benjamin F. Henwood, and Sam J. Tsemberis

in Housing First: Ending Homelessness, Transforming Systems, and Changing Lives

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199989805
eISBN:
9780190455804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199989805.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter discusses how qualitative studies can address the same outcomes as quantitative research on HF, albeit from a different perspective. Such studies also feature less tangible or measurable ... More


The Ideology of Affliction: Reconsidering the Adversity Thesis

Bernard Susser

in Diasporas and Exiles: Varieties of Jewish Identity

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520228641
eISBN:
9780520926899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520228641.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter is concerned with victimhood. The “adversity thesis” maintains that anti-Jewish prejudice and oppression have been the key to Jewish identity and survival over the last millennium, at ... More


Resilience and impacts of care work for individual young people and their families

Ruth Evans and Saul Becker

in Children caring for parents with HIV and AIDS: Global issues and policy responses

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420220
eISBN:
9781447301769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420220.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter draws on the concept of resilience in examining the effects of children's care work for individual children and young people, focusing on their emotional well being, health and welfare, ... More


Epigenetic influences on mental illness over the life course

Monica Uddin and Levent Sipahi

in A Life Course Approach to Mental Disorders

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199657018
eISBN:
9780191748097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657018.003.0022
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Lifetime experiences have long been recognized as important determinants of mental health and illness; however, the biological mechanisms through which social exposures influence mental health, and ... More


Adverse childhood experiences and brain development: neurobiological mechanisms linking the social environment to psychiatric disorders

Katie A. McLaughlin, Margaret A. Sheridan, and Charles A. Nelson, III

in A Life Course Approach to Mental Disorders

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199657018
eISBN:
9780191748097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657018.003.0023
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Adverse childhood experiences are robust determinants of psychiatric disorders with effects that persist across the life course. This chapter argues that childhood social and environmental experience ... More


Applying a life course perspective to depression

Sasha Rudenstine

in A Life Course Approach to Mental Disorders

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199657018
eISBN:
9780191748097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657018.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Major depression is one of the most prevalent forms of psychopathology today. Its common relapsing and recurring trajectory makes major depression a burdensome and complicated disease that not only ... More


Neural Consequences of Infant Attachment

Margaret A. Sheridan and Kim A. Bard

in The Cultural Nature of Attachment: Contextualizing Relationships and Development

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262036900
eISBN:
9780262342872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036900.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Typical studies of the impact of the quality and presence of attachment relationships on child development have focused on the child’s safe-base behavior. In terms of neurobiology, this has primarily ... More


Addiction, inequality and recovery

Jenny Svanberg

in Social Determinantsof Health: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Social Inequality and Wellbeing

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447336846
eISBN:
9781447336891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447336846.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines the impact of health inequalities on addiction and how the recommendations of the Marmot Review could influence recovery from addiction. The Marmot Review was tasked with ... More


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