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History, Culture, Symbols

Asifa Hussain and William Miller

in Multicultural Nationalism: Islamophobia, Anglophobia, and Devolution

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199280711
eISBN:
9780191604102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199280711.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

One-third of English immigrants and two-thirds of Pakistanis want to change Scottish culture, preferring to add to the variety of Scottish customs and traditions rather than attempt to ‘adapt and ... More


The Mental Corpus: How language is represented in the mind

John R. Taylor

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199290802
eISBN:
9780191741388
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199290802.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This book argues that knowledge of a language can be thought of as a mental corpus, that is, as a repository of memories of previous linguistic encounters with the language. Features of incoming ... More


“Kelly, I Think That Hole Must Mean Tigger”: Blending Frames and Reframing in Interaction

Cynthia Gordon

in Making Meanings, Creating Family: Intertextuality and Framing in Family Interaction

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195373820
eISBN:
9780199872046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373820.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter examines the process of reframing and identifies blended frames as a third kind of frame lamination. It does so by investigating how language from children's storybooks is repeatedly ... More


The Way We Imagine1

MARK TURNER

in Imaginative Minds

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264195
eISBN:
9780191734540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264195.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter focuses on the engine of human imagination —the conceptual integration in which conceptual arrays are blended to form compressed, memorable conceptual packets, agreeable to human ... More


Physiology and the Non‐Cognitive Galen's Alternative Approach to Emotion

Richard Sorabji

in Emotion and Peace of Mind: From Stoic Agitation to Christian Temptation

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199256600
eISBN:
9780191712609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199256600.003.0018
Subject:
Philosophy, General

The idea that the body's chemical blend is the soul is rejected by Plato, Aristotle, and Augustine, but held by Galen for the mortal soul. Among Aristotelians, Andronicus thinks soul is rather a ... More


WORDS, MUSIC, AND SONG: THE NINETEENTH‐CENTURY LIED

Lawrence M. Zbikowski

in Conceptualizing Music: Cognitive Structure, Theory, and Analysis

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195140231
eISBN:
9780199871278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195140231.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter explores further the nature of song and also the process of conceptual blending. As noted in Chapter 2, conceptual blending is a pervasive and often transparent process in which elements ... More


Blending

John R Taylor

in The Mental Corpus: How language is represented in the mind

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199290802
eISBN:
9780191741388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199290802.003.0012
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

Mechanisms of creativity and innovation are addressed by applying Fauconnier and Turner's theory of conceptual blending to the structural elements of a language. While some blends are transitory ... More


Creative Blends

Mark Turner

in The Literary Mind

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195126679
eISBN:
9780199853007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195126679.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The chapter discusses meaning, which is posited to originate from connections across various mental spaces. It is dynamic and involves complex operations such as projection, integration, linking, and ... More


Single Lives

Mark Turner

in The Literary Mind

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195126679
eISBN:
9780199853007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195126679.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The chapter discusses the concepts of focus, viewpoint, role, and character and their role in providing connections between mental spaces and enabling people to transcend singularities. The ... More


Blending Methods for Coupling Atomistic and Continuum Models

P. Bochev, R. Lehoucq, M. Parks, S. Badia, and M. Gunzburger

in Multiscale Methods: Bridging the Scales in Science and Engineering

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199233854
eISBN:
9780191715532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233854.003.0006
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

We review some recent developments in the coupling of atomistic and continuum models based on the blending of the two models in an overlap, or bridge, subdomain. These coupling schemes resemble ... More


The Relationship between the Administration and the Other Branches

Eoin Carolan

in The New Separation of Powers: A Theory for the Modern State

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199568673
eISBN:
9780191721588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568673.003.007
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Public International Law

This chapter briefly considers the way in which the relationship between the administration and the other branches of government might operate. Because the institutions each represent a particular ... More


Blends

C. M. Roland

in Viscoelastic Behavior of Rubbery Materials

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199571574
eISBN:
9780191728976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571574.003.0007
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Most polymer blends are phase-segregated, and among thermodynamically miscible blends, only a few have components that are both rubbers. Since the equilibrium morphology of miscible blends is ... More


Legal Boundaries Between the Juvenile and Criminal Justice Systems in the United States

Patrick Griffin

in From Juvenile Delinquency to Adult Crime: Criminal Careers, Justice Policy and Prevention

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199828166
eISBN:
9780199951208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199828166.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter describes the complex patchwork of jurisdictional age, transfer, and blended sentencing laws that determine where, in any given state, the juvenile justice system leaves off and the ... More


MODELS OF MANY-CHAIN SYSTEMS

Glenn H. Fredrickson

in The Equilibrium Theory of Inhomogeneous Polymers

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198567295
eISBN:
9780191717956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567295.003.0004
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter discusses methods for converting the many body problem in interacting polymer fluids to a statistical field theory. Auxiliary field transforms are introduced, that decouple interactions ... More


Demography as Destiny: Falling Birthrates and the Allure of a Blended Society

Sawako Shirahase

in Japan: The Precarious Future

Published in print:
1953
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781479889389
eISBN:
9781479830893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479889389.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

Today Japan is undergoing a major demographic transformation marked by a decline in fertility and a rapidly aging population. What is a widening gap between the productive and postproductive ... More


The Mixing of Information

Stuart Macdonald

in Information for Innovation: Managing Change from an Information Perspective

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199241477
eISBN:
9780191696947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241477.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Organization Studies

This chapter explores how information not only flows through, but is also grasped by people inside an organization, and how these two aspects are mixed. The boundaries of an organization (known as ... More


Many Spaces

Mark Turner

in The Literary Mind

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195126679
eISBN:
9780199853007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195126679.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The chapter discusses the concept of generic space which houses the abstract structure shared by input spaces and indicates the counterpart connections between these input spaces. The author ... More


The Cognitive Tango

Lawrence M. Zbikowski

in The Artful Mind: Cognitive Science and the Riddle of Human Creativity

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195306361
eISBN:
9780199851034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306361.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter focuses on the ways in which double-scope integration achieves conceptual compression, a hallmark of art. Cognitively modern human beings have art, language, science, religion, refined ... More


Where Guangdong Meets Shanghai: Hong Kong Culture in a Trans-regional Context

May Bo Ching

in Hong Kong Mobile: Making a Global Population

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099180
eISBN:
9789882206984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099180.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

To evaluate Hong Kong's positioning for its residents, past and present, a regional cultural context is essential. By the 1920s, established Guangdong merchants in Shanghai patronized their native ... More


Gradience in Grammar

GISBERT FANSELOW, CAROLINE FÉRY, RALF VOGEL, and MATTHIAS SCHLESEWSKY

in Gradience in Grammar: Generative Perspectives

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199274796
eISBN:
9780191705861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274796.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter begins by defining gradience in terms of an individual speaker's grammar. It also identifies gradient phenomena in various domains of grammar such as semantic ambiguities, syntactic ... More


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