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Adam D. Reich

in Selling Our Souls: The Commodification of Hospital Care in the United States

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691160405
eISBN:
9781400850372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691160405.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter examines informality and collegiality at PubliCare Hospital. In part, informality and collegiality at PubliCare seemed to result from organizational inertia—the same people had been ... More


The Downsized Self

Nancy Sherman

in Stoic Warriors: The Ancient Philosophy behind the Military Mind

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195315912
eISBN:
9780199851201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195315912.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This chapter discusses camaraderie, empathy, and respect. It looks at camaraderie as a critical element in combat courage and resilience, and as essential to psychological recovery in the aftermath ... More


Ambivalence

Robert Desjarlais

in Counterplay: An Anthropologist at the Chessboard

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520267398
eISBN:
9780520948204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267398.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

A determined, intrepid approach to the game helps a player to grab precious points. Seasoned players speak of such determination as an integral piece of a chess player's success. One motivation that ... More


On the Fireline: Living and Dying with Wildland Firefighters

Matthew Desmond

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226144085
eISBN:
9780226144078
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226144078.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This rugged account of a rugged profession explores the heart and soul of the wildland firefighter. Having joined a firecrew in Northern Arizona as a young man, the author relates his experiences ... More


Epilogue

Ethan Pollock

in Without the Banya We Would Perish: A History of the Russian Bathhouse

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780195395488
eISBN:
9780190051662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195395488.003.0012
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

The epilogue indulges the conceit that various aspects of the banya’s history remain present in the banya today. For centuries, the basic contours of the steam room have remained fundamentally ... More


Men at Play

David Trouille

in Fútbol in the Park: Immigrants, Soccer, and the Creation of Social Ties

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226748740
eISBN:
9780226748917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226748917.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Chapter 2 describes action on the soccer field and examines how playing, watching, and commenting on the soccer games gave the men a shared context in which to meet and spend time together. These ... More


. “The Sparks That Fly Upward”

Matthew Kadane

in The Watchful Clothier

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300169614
eISBN:
9780300188936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300169614.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter discusses the family life of Ryder, whose house was filled with children, although none were his biologically. Matters grew unusual when Ryder's need to sustain and expand his household ... More


A Fractured Fidelity to Cause

Nancy Sherman

in Loyalty: NOMOS LIV

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814785935
eISBN:
9780814760918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814785935.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter explores the moral psychic reality of war. Cause, unlike camaraderie, can erode a soldier's morale, and soldiers often turn to camaraderie to motivate where cause cannot. Many soldiers, ... More


Factions and Friendships

in Invisible Men: The Secret Lives of Police Constables in Liverpool, Manchester and Birmingham, 1900-1939

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312359
eISBN:
9781846316104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316104.005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In the early twentieth century, police constables in Manchester, Birmingham, and Liverpool acted out contradictory patterns of internal hostilities and loyalties, not only within ranks but also up ... More


Conclusion

in Invisible Men: The Secret Lives of Police Constables in Liverpool, Manchester and Birmingham, 1900-1939

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312359
eISBN:
9781846316104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316104.012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In Manchester, Birmingham, and Liverpool, the prospects for a constable joining the police force in the 1930s were very different from those back in the 1900s. The 1900s recruit was more likely to ... More


Expertise and the Work of Staff Meetings

Jack Levinson

in Making Life Work: Freedom and Disability in a Community Group Home

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816650811
eISBN:
9781452946054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816650811.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter examines the significance of staff meetings at Driggs House. A weekly staff meeting was conducted at Driggs House every Thursday afternoon, from 2:00 to 5:00. Its length was one ... More


Gambling at the Water Table

Andrew Ross

in Bird on Fire: Lessons from the World's Least Sustainable City

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199828265
eISBN:
9780197563205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199828265.003.0007
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Sustainability

Of all the livelihoods made possible by land development, Cory Breternitz’s job was one of the more peculiar. He was paid to do archaeological excavations by people who hoped he would find nothing ... More


Campus Novels, Camaraderie, and White Nationalist Merriment

Travis M. Foster

in Genre and White Supremacy in the Postemancipation United States

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198838098
eISBN:
9780191874611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198838098.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Chapter 1 highlights the significance of everyday social practices for white sectional reunion after the Civil War, reassessing the form assumed by reconciliation as it transitioned from an object of ... More


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