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An Uncertain Sound: The Ambivalent Soul of the White Church

Lewis V. Baldwin

in The Voice of Conscience: The Church in the Mind of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195380316
eISBN:
9780199869299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380316.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter treats images of the white church in the thinking of Martin Luther King, Jr. King’s early attempts to reconcile the Christian love ethic with the segregated practices he witnessed as a ... More


Sweden: ambivalent adjustment

Ola Sjöberg

in Regulating the Risk of Unemployment: National Adaptations to Post-Industrial Labour Markets in Europe

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199592296
eISBN:
9780191731471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592296.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The chapter argues that the development of unemployment protection in Sweden, especially since the early 1990s, has been particularly ambivalent. While the voluntary state-subsidized system has been ... More


Introduction: Emancipation and the Modern Jewish Identity

Michael Clark

in Albion and Jerusalem: The Anglo-Jewish Community in the Post-Emancipation Era

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199562343
eISBN:
9780191721441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562343.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This introductory chapter discusses issues of modern Jewish identity and definition. Specifically, it explores how emancipation in Europe's nation states dissolved traditional patterns of Jewish ... More


Partisan Ambivalence and the Contingent Nature of Political Judgment

Howard G. Lavine, Christopher D. Johnston, and Marco R. Steenbergen

in The Ambivalent Partisan: How Critical Loyalty Promotes Democracy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199772759
eISBN:
9780199979622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199772759.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Psychology and Interaction

This chapter reviews the conventional wisdom on good citizenship, and contrasts this perspective with one focusing on incentives and motivation, and on the importance of situational flexibility in ... More


Ambivalent Partisans at the Polls

Howard G. Lavine, Christopher D. Johnston, and Marco R. Steenbergen

in The Ambivalent Partisan: How Critical Loyalty Promotes Democracy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199772759
eISBN:
9780199979622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199772759.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Psychology and Interaction

Chapter 6 considers the voting act itself: do univalent and ambivalent partisans differ in the bases in which they make their political choices on Election Day? The answer is a resounding “yes.” The ... More


Sophistication

David Pugmire

in Sound Sentiments: Integrity in the Emotions

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199276899
eISBN:
9780191602689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199276897.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Sophistication can be a virtue. Cynics lay claim to it; it allows one to settle for and negotiate the reality of mixed emotions; moreover, the refusal to stereotype or simplify things in the attempt ... More


Envy as Predicted by the Stereotype Content Model: A Volatile Ambivalence

Lasana T. Harris, Mina Cikara, and Susan T. Fiske

in Envy: Theory and Research

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195327953
eISBN:
9780199301485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327953.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

People have an affective response to others based on their perceived social category. This group-based affect is influenced by the target's perceived warmth and competence, and affects subsequent ... More


Introduction: Lead into Gold

in Alchemical Mercury: A Theory of Ambivalence

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760324
eISBN:
9780804772877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760324.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This introductory chapter begins by considering debates over the origins and the meaning of the word “alchemy,” and then discusses the history of alchemy; uses and abuses of “alchemy”; alchemy as a ... More


Excursus: Mercury

in Alchemical Mercury: A Theory of Ambivalence

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760324
eISBN:
9780804772877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760324.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter reviews the different meanings and images attached to “Mercury,” which can be a dog or wolf or as a winged putto on the top of a wheel. At times he is present as the winged messenger of ... More


Rumpelstiltskin

in Alchemical Mercury: A Theory of Ambivalence

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760324
eISBN:
9780804772877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760324.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter analyzes the Grimm brothers' tale of “Rumpelstiltskin,” which reflects a period prior to the mass production of textiles, when the industry was moving from hand-weaving to industrial ... More


Singapore

Mette Hjort and Duncan Petrie

in The Cinema of Small Nations

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625369
eISBN:
9780748671151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625369.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on the revitalization of Singapore cinema over a period of approximately two decades. Three tendencies are seen as characteristic of this period, namely cultural nationalism, ... More


Specificity of effects in the association between maternal postnatal depression and child development: evidence from the Cambridge longitudinal study

Lynne Murray

in Perinatal Psychiatry: The legacy of Channi Kumar

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199676859
eISBN:
9780191918346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199676859.003.0018
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Psychiatry

From 1985, when I first met Channi Kumar, he played a seminal role in the research I have conducted with my colleagues on the effects of postnatal ... More


Fascinated Scientists and Empathizing Theologians

Daniel Gold

in Aesthetics and Analysis in Writing on Religion: Modern Fascinations

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520236134
eISBN:
9780520929517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520236134.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter implies that even old stalwarts of hard-minded Enlightenment-style and soft-hearted romantic-style scholarship on religion harbor ambivalent feelings toward the materials of their study. ... More


Feelings

Tim Lomas

in Translating Happiness: A Cross-Cultural Lexicon of Well-Being

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037488
eISBN:
9780262344630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037488.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter outlines the first of the three meta-categories that together constitute the theory of wellbeing presented in the book. Its focus is feelings (encompassing not only emotions, but qualia ... More


“Something Has Survived …”: Ambivalence in the Discourse About Socialist Yugoslavia in Present-Day Slovenia

Mitja Velikonja

in After Yugoslavia: The Cultural Spaces of a Vanished Land

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804784023
eISBN:
9780804787345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784023.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses ambivalent attitudes about socialist Yugoslavia in different narratives and social practices in contemporary Slovenia, twenty years after independence. In the face of critical ... More


‘Ministers of Fate’: Politic Oversight and Ideal Authorities

Bill Angus

in Metadrama and the Informer in Shakespeare and Jonson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474415118
eISBN:
9781474426886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474415118.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter describes the ambivalent use of informer-figures found in the metadrama of The Tempest and A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and argues that the magical setting of these plays may facilitate a ... More


Introduction: An Agile Mind—The Many Stands of Preston Sturges

Jeff Jaeckle

in Refocus: the Films of Preston Sturges

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474406550
eISBN:
9781474416146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474406550.003.0015
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter challenges the reining views of Sturges as an ambivalent figure torn between art and commerce, especially as promulgated in popular writings by James Agee; instead, the chapter proposes ... More


Man-Eaters of Kumaon and Jim Corbett’s Jungle Idiom

Alan Johnson

in Out of Bounds: Anglo-Indian Literature and the Geography of Displacement

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834838
eISBN:
9780824871529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834838.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter locates the place of hunting in the colonial imaginary and explores how Jim Corbett's popular tiger-hunting tales, especially the best-selling collection Man-Eaters of Kumaon, complicate ... More


Religious Exoticism, Belonging, and Identities: The Discomfort of Bricolage

Véronique Altglas

in From Yoga to Kabbalah: Religious Exoticism and the Logics of Bricolage

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199997626
eISBN:
9780199380336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199997626.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The second chapter shows that individuals exploring yoga, meditation, or Kabbalah do not seek to become Hindu or Jewish. The confrontation with these religious traditions’ languages and liturgies ... More


Givers and Takers: Conspicuous Contribution and a Distinctly American Moral Community

Paul K. Longmore

Catherine Kudlick (ed.)

in Telethons: Spectacle, Disability, and the Business of Charity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190262075
eISBN:
9780190262105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190262075.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Cultural History

Telethons succeeded in part because they helped restore a sense of moral community at a time when Americans feared they were becoming increasingly selfish. In the nineteenth century famous French ... More


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