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Problematizing Interaction

Webb Keane

in Ethical Life: Its Natural and Social Histories

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691167732
eISBN:
9781400873593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691167732.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter looks at a variety of ethnographic cases to show how recognition and intentionality are elaborated and brought into focus in different cultural contexts. It studies the concept of dewa, ... More


Developing an Ecological Framework for Establishing Connections Among Dispositions, Behaviors, and Environments: From Affordances to Behavior Settings

Reuben M. Baron

in Then A Miracle Occurs: Focusing on Behavior in Social Psychological Theory and Research

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195377798
eISBN:
9780199864522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377798.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Clinical Psychology

The author offers a far-reaching and integrative chapter in his discussion of affordances. He notes that behavior is a central element of any ecologically-based view of psychology. He explores ... More


Embedded Cognition and Mental Representation

Robert D. Rupert

in Cognitive Systems and the Extended Mind

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195379457
eISBN:
9780199869114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195379457.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter contains four sections. The first argues that what are supposed to be the innovative characteristics of embedded representations do not, in fact, differentiate them from representations ... More


Pushmi-pullyu Representations *

Ruth Garret Millikan

in Language: A Biological Model

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199284764
eISBN:
9780191603167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199284768.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

Pushmi-pullyu representations (P-PRs) are in one breath both descriptive and directive, the simplest being animal’s signals to conspecifics, such as danger signals and mating displays. P-PRs also ... More


An Ecological Theory of Face Perception

Leslie A. Zebrowitz, P. Matthew Bronstad, and Joann M. Montepare

in The Science of Social Vision

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195333176
eISBN:
9780199864324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333176.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Vision, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter presents an ecological theory of face perception, which draws on a Gibsonian approach to perception. This theory is offered not as a hypothetico-deductive framework, but rather as a ... More


Accommodating difference: Evaluating supported housing for vulnerable people

David Clapham

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447306344
eISBN:
9781447311591
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306344.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The book explores the objectives, philosophies and outcomes of supported housing for vulnerable people. The exploration is intended to further our understanding of an often-neglected topic in housing ... More


Presidential Campaigning in the Internet Age

Jennifer Stromer-Galley

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190694043
eISBN:
9780190694081
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190694043.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

Presidential candidates and their campaigns in the United States are fully invested in the use of social media. Yet, since 1996 presidential campaigns have been experimenting with ways to use digital ... More


Controlling the Volume: Everyone a Language Czar

NAOMI S. BARON

in Always On: Language in an Online and Mobile World

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195313055
eISBN:
9780199871094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313055.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter discusses how language technology is used to control the volume of interpersonal communication. It examines a range of language technologies that have increasingly empowered individuals ... More


Enacting Musical Time: The Bodily Experience of New Music

Mariusz Kozak

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780190080204
eISBN:
9780190080235
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190080204.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

What is musical time? Where is it manifested? How does it show up in our experience, and how do we capture it in our analyses? Enacting Musical Time offers several answers to these questions by ... More


‘Working the ground’

Penny McCall Howard

in Environment, Labour and Capitalism at Sea: Working the Ground' in Scotland

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781784994143
eISBN:
9781526128478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784994143.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

Chapter One focuses on human-environment relations and opens with a description of what it means to ‘work the ground’ when fishing off the coast of Scotland. Through detailed ethnography and James ... More


From Wullie’s Peak to the Burma Naming places at sea

Penny McCall Howard

in Environment, Labour and Capitalism at Sea: Working the Ground' in Scotland

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781784994143
eISBN:
9781526128478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784994143.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

The chapter focuses on human-environment relations. It begins with a description of how place names are used during a fishing trip, and how they are marked in digital GPS chartplotters and discussed ... More


The Daily Life of the Mind

Edward S. Reed

in Encountering the World: Toward an Ecological Psychology

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195073010
eISBN:
9780199846887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195073010.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

What is learned varies significantly across cultures. Some children will learn to collect kindling, whereas others will learn to draw; some will learn to carry water on their heads, whereas others ... More


Epilogue: The Significance of Ecological Psychology

Edward S. Reed

in Encountering the World: Toward an Ecological Psychology

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195073010
eISBN:
9780199846887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195073010.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter argues that ecological psychology exists as a unified but broad field of study. It is the study of how animals encounter their world, and while it has room within it to appreciate the ... More


Theorizing Information Technology as a Material Artifact in Information Systems Research

Daniel Robey, Benoit Raymond, and Chad Anderson

in Materiality and Organizing: Social Interaction in a Technological World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199664054
eISBN:
9780191745423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664054.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

Research that includes information technology (IT) artifacts within its scope of focus (e.g., “computer impact” studies) often fails to engage adequately with the material properties of those IT ... More


The Materiality of Technology: An Affordance Perspective

Samer Faraj and Bijan Azad

in Materiality and Organizing: Social Interaction in a Technological World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199664054
eISBN:
9780191745423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664054.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

The research at the nexus of technology-organizational change has converged on the materiality of technology as a fundamental theoretical concern. This chapter highlights three major weaknesses in ... More


Affordances: A New Ecology for Psychology

Edward S. Reed

in Encountering the World: Toward an Ecological Psychology

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195073010
eISBN:
9780199846887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195073010.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Ecological psychology holds that behavior and awareness are an animal's ways of discovering and using key resources—the values and meanings—of the animal's surroundings. Human beings are no different ... More


Representations of the visual world

Michael F. Land and Benjamin W. Tatler

in Looking and Acting: Vision and eye movements in natural behaviour

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198570943
eISBN:
9780191693878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570943.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter covers the representation of the visual world in the mind. It specifically examines the nature and content of these representations. It then addresses how they may relate to the roles of ... More


International Relations' Last Synthesis?: Decoupling Constructivist and Critical Approaches

J. Samuel Barkin and Laura Sjoberg

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190463427
eISBN:
9780190463458
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190463427.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Theory

Many scholars, intentionally or unintentionally, have entangled constructivisms and critical theories in problematic ways, either by assigning a critical-theoretical politics to constructivisms or by ... More


Affordances

Mariusz Kozak

in Enacting Musical Time: The Bodily Experience of New Music

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780190080204
eISBN:
9780190080235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190080204.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter elaborates on the idea that significance is manifested in music’s affordances relative to listeners’ bodily capabilities. The author argues that music is a significant phenomenon because ... More


From ‘where am I?’ to ‘where is that?’ Rethinking navigation

Penny McCall Howard

in Environment, Labour and Capitalism at Sea: Working the Ground' in Scotland

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781784994143
eISBN:
9781526128478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784994143.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

Chapter Four continues the discussion of techniques and technologies with a focus on orientation and navigation. The chapter draws on Tim Ingold’s and James Gibson’s descriptions of orientation as a ... More


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