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Community Tanks vs Private Wells: Coping Strategies and Sustainability Issues in South India

R. Balasubramanian

in Promise, Trust and Evolution: Managing the Commons of South Asia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199213832
eISBN:
9780191707438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213832.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter analyses the main causes of degradation of common pool tank irrigation systems and the interrelationships among poverty, private coping mechanisms, and collective action towards tank ... More


Anticipatory and disenfranchised grief among dementia family caregivers: helping spouse and adult-child caregivers to cope

Jacquelyn Frank

in Supportive care for the person with dementia

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199554133
eISBN:
9780191730269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199554133.003.0022
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

Drawing on data from qualitative and quantitative studies, this chapter examines the grief and loss experiences among dementia caregivers in order to offer new directions for supportive care. Of ... More


Denial

David Ellis

in Death and the Author: How D. H. Lawrence Died, and Was Remembered

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199546657
eISBN:
9780191701443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546657.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter discusses the coping mechanism of a terminally ill person which is denial. There are moments in the lives of many people when doctors feel obliged to give them bad news. No clear ... More


Emotion, Social Relationships, and Health

Carol D. Ryff and Burton Singer (eds)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195145410
eISBN:
9780199848201
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195145410.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

A growing literature on humans and animals documents linkages between social integration and various health outcomes, including mortality. The actual mechanisms ... More


Coping with Rejection: Ego-Defensive Strategies, Self-Esteem, and Interpersonal Relationships

Kristin Sommer

in Interpersonal Rejection

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195130157
eISBN:
9780199847761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195130157.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Relational devaluation may mean that a person is not anymore fitted with the qualities sought after to maintain and develop a relationship. Considering the assumption that rejection intimidates an ... More


Reminiscence and Life Review

Berit Ingersoll-Dayton and Angela Bommarito

in Handbook of Social Work in Health and Aging

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195173727
eISBN:
9780199893218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173727.003.0072
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Reminiscence and life review are significant natural coping mechanisms, and, as treatment modalities, both can help older adults find meaning through reflection on their life experiences. The appeal ... More


Protection: Coping with and Remaking Disruptive Environments

Erin Metz McDonnell

in Patchwork Leviathan: Pockets of Bureaucratic Effectiveness in Developing States

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691197364
eISBN:
9780691200064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691197364.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter argues that interstitial niches face ample environmental challenges and therefore engage in considerable work to protect themselves. Even when niches concentrate distinctive staff whose ... More


Deaf Education in Ethiopia

Tadesse Abera Tedla

in Deaf Education Beyond the Western World: Context, Challenges, and Prospects

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190880514
eISBN:
9780190947538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190880514.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter provides an overview of deaf education in Ethiopia. It covers the country’s history of special needs education, the history of deaf education, the status of sign language, teachers’ ... More


Meta-Emotion, Children’s Emotional Intelligence, and Buffering Children from Marital Conflict

John Gottman

in Emotion, Social Relationships, and Health

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195145410
eISBN:
9780199848201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195145410.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Potential detrimental consequences of marital dissolution on the development of children and suggested safeguards are the motivating ideas of this ... More


War Is Nasty

Mark de Rond

in Doctors at War: Life and Death in a Field Hospital

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501705489
eISBN:
9781501707940
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705489.003.0011
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

The author denounces the war because of the ugly psychological effects of war. He first describes some of the day's casualties in Camp Bastion, including a seven-year-old bilateral amputee, a ... More


Ethnicity in Ezra 9–10

Katherine E. Southwood

in Ethnicity and the Mixed Marriage Crisis in Ezra 9-10: An Anthropological Approach

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199644346
eISBN:
9780191739316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644346.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Judaism

This chapter applies some of the theories of ethnicity, such as boundary maintenance issues, and the role of religion and history in ethnicity to Ezra’s intermarriage crisis. The problematic nature ... More


Coping with Positive and Negative Symptoms

Rachel Miller and Susan E. Mason

in Diagnosis: Schizophrenia, Second Edition, second edition: A Comprehensive Resource for Consumers, Families, and Helping Professionals

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231150415
eISBN:
9780231521024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231150415.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter contains strategies on coping with the positive and negative symptoms of schizophrenia, as discussed in Chapter 4. For positive symptoms, taking medication consistently is the only ... More


Retrieval of Knowledge across Team Boundaries: Role of Transactive Memory Systems in a Restructuring Global Organization

Sirkka L. Jarvenpaa and Yongsuk Kim

in Managing Knowledge Integration Across Boundaries

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198785972
eISBN:
9780191831621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785972.003.0014
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

Organizational transactive memory systems, or shared organizational directories of who knows what in an organization, are a prerequisite for pooling specialized knowledge distributed across teams. ... More


Coping with Crisis

Michael Jackson

in How Lifeworlds Work: Emotionality, Sociality, and the Ambiguity of Being

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226491820
eISBN:
9780226492018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226492018.003.0018
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

Are there limits to ritual’s capacity for resolving life crises? Are there traumas so grave that social and psychological coping mechanisms break down? The author explores these questions by ... More


At the Front: Fighting and Writing the War

David Taylor

in Memory, Narrative and the Great War: Rifleman Patrick MacGill and the Construction of Wartime Experience

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846318719
eISBN:
9781846318030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318719.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter analyses MacGill's three autobiographical books (The Amateur Army, The Red Horizon and The Great Push), and a volume of poetry, all written and published in 1915 and 1916. It argues that ... More


Born to Shop: Consumerism as the Modern Panacea

Peter N. Stearns

in Satisfaction Not Guaranteed: Dilemmas of Progress in Modern Society

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814783627
eISBN:
9780814783634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814783627.003.0009
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter deals with consumerism, where unfulfilled hopes became almost built into the modern process, which not only illustrates the satisfaction gap but acquires much of the spillover from other ... More


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