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Unitas: Therapy for Youth in a Street Society

Edward P. Eismann

in Handbook of Community-Based Clinical Practice

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195159226
eISBN:
9780199893843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195159226.003.0014
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health, Communities and Organizations

This chapter describes community mental health theory as the clinical rationale underpinning the creation of this neighborhood caretaker system, then demonstrates how such theoretical concepts were ... More


Choosing a Prime Minister: The Transfer of Power in Britain

Rodney Brazier

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198859291
eISBN:
9780191891731
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198859291.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This unique book for the first time makes a precise analysis of all the possible circumstances in which a politician can become, and cease to be, the British Prime Minister. A critical examination is ... More


The Theatre of the Absurd and the Tragic

K. M. Newton

in Modern Literature and the Tragic

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748636730
eISBN:
9780748652082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748636730.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter reviews the relation between the ‘Theatre of the Absurd’ and the tragic and argues that though Samuel Beckett's drama can't be pinned down as being either tragic or anti-tragic, Harold ... More


Human–animal interactions in the research environment

Kristine Coleman and Allison Heagerty

in Anthrozoology: Human-Animal Interactions in Domesticated and Wild Animals

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198753629
eISBN:
9780191815225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198753629.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

Animal care in biomedical facilities has undergone major changes in the past few decades, including having dedicated and highly trained caretakers to oversee the physiological and psychological ... More


Caretaker or liberator?

Allyn Fives

in Evaluating Parental Power: An Exercise in Pluralist Political Theory

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781784994327
eISBN:
9781526128614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784994327.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Are parents caretakers or liberators? Is the role of parents to act in a paternalistic fashion so as to take care of their children or is it instead to set their children free? In this chapter, I ... More


The Circular Routes of Colonial and Postcolonial Domestic Work: Però’s and Ciaravino’s Alexandria and Ghermandi’s “The Story of Woizero Bekelech and Signor Antonio”

Teresa Fiore

in Pre-Occupied Spaces: Remapping Italy's Transnational Migrations and Colonial Legacies

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823274321
eISBN:
9780823274376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823274321.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The chapter explores the connection between emigration and immigration through a combined reading of texts where demographic movements are defined by colonial routes: Renata Ciaravino’s script for ... More


The Elderly and Dementia

Daniel Callahan

in Dying in the Twenty-First Century: Toward a New Ethical Framework for the Art of Dying Well

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262029124
eISBN:
9780262328579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029124.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Bioethics

Daniel Callahan addresses special concerns at the opposite end of the spectrum. He invites the reader into a discussion of grief and of Alzheimer’s dementia, of the moral problems facing individual ... More


Taking Culture Seriously: A Pluralistic Approach to Attachment

Gilda A. Morelli, Nandita Chaudhary, Alma Gottlieb, Heidi Keller, Marjorie Murray, Naomi Quinn, Mariano Rosabal-Coto, Gabriel Scheidecker, Akira Takada, and Marga Vicedo

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/9780262036900.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter presents an alternative view to classic attachment theory and research, arguing for systematic, ethnographically informed, approaches to the study of child development. It begins with ... More


Gendered Narratives of Self, Addiction, and Recovery among Women Methamphetamine Users

Jody Miller, Kristin Carbone-Lopez, and Mikh V. Gunderman

in Narrative Criminology: Understanding Stories of Crime

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479876778
eISBN:
9781479895731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479876778.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter discusses the functions and uses of gender-based categorizations among offenders by investigating women methamphetamine users’ narratives of self, addiction, and recovery. These ... More


Jimmy: “The Party Came to a Crashing End”

Jesus Ramirez-Valles

in Queer Aging: The Gayby Boomers and a New Frontier for Gerontology

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190276348
eISBN:
9780190276379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190276348.003.0012
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Jimmy is caring for his long-term partner who suffers from depression. Jimmy—a white, 71-year-old gay man—grew up on a farm and went on to pursue a law career, which took a drastic turn when a law ... More


Changing Investiture Rules in the Czech Republic

Robert Zbiral

in Parliaments and Government Formation: Unpacking Investiture Rules

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198747017
eISBN:
9780191809286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198747017.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The Czech Republic is a parliamentarian political system with a traditionally strong President. Despite the requirement of a parliamentary investiture process, the Czech Republic has experienced a ... More


San Esteban del Rey, Acoma Pueblo

Frank Graziano

in Historic Churches of New Mexico Today

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190663476
eISBN:
9780190940263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190663476.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The punitive expedition ordered by Juan de Oñate and commanded by Vicente de Zaldívar is summarized, following documents from the subsequent trials. The construction and current situation of San ... More


Divorce

Sanford N. Katz

in Family Law in America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199759224
eISBN:
9780199364800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199759224.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Family Law

Divorce is both the legal termination of the marital relationship as well as the reorganization of that relationship. The substantive and procedural laws regulating divorce as ... More


Minding the Shop

Rodney Brazier

in Choosing a Prime Minister: The Transfer of Power in Britain

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198859291
eISBN:
9780191891731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198859291.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Between the resignation (or death) of a Prime Minister and the formal appointment of a successor the office is vacant. How is the office discharged during an interregnum, or when a Prime Minister is ... More


Devalued places

Paul Watt

in Estate Regeneration and its Discontents: Public Housing, Place and Inequality in London

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781447329183
eISBN:
9781447329206
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447329183.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter explores how pre-regeneration estates became devalued places, largely connected to neoliberalisation and austerity policies and effects. Five devaluation strands are analysed: ... More


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