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Convictions of the Soul: Religion Culture and Agency in the Central America Solidarity Movement

Sharon Erickson Nepstad

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195169232
eISBN:
9780199835195
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195169239.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book examines the Central American solidarity movement based on the cultural-agency approach. It also explores the challenges of organizing at the transnational level. People of faith were at ... More


Culture, Agency, and Religion in Social Movements

Sharon Erickson Nepstad

in Convictions of the Soul: Religion Culture and Agency in the Central America Solidarity Movement

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195169232
eISBN:
9780199835195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195169239.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores the roots of the U.S.-Central America solidarity movement. It discusses a cultural-agency approach to social movements, and highlights the important role played by religion. An ... More


The Reformation

Patrick Collinson

in A Century of Theological and Religious Studies in Britain, 1902-2002

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263051
eISBN:
9780191734090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263051.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter discusses the Reformation and introduces Leopold von Ranke, who started several scholarly endeavours years before the British Academy was founded. Theology during the Reformation and ... More


Bridging Cultural and Developmental Approaches to Psychology: New Syntheses in Theory, Research, and Policy

Lene Arnett Jensen

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195383430
eISBN:
9780199827176
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383430.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This book contains chapters which propose ways to bridge cultural and developmental approaches to human psychology. The chapters heed the call of cultural psychology to study different peoples around ... More


Work Motivation

Miriam Erez

in Culture, Self-Identity, and Work

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195075809
eISBN:
9780199854912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195075809.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

Organisational motivations grounded on a cross-cultural approach are essential in the analysis of the factors that affect employees' (though different) persistence, volunteerism, and goal-directed ... More


Introduction

Miriam Erez

in Culture, Self-Identity, and Work

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195075809
eISBN:
9780199854912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195075809.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

Behaviours – observable and covert – exhibited in the workplace are studied under the discipline of organisational behaviour (OB). These manifestations are caused by personal traits, environment ... More


Theodor Herzl: A Non-Jewish State of Jews

Dmitry Shumsky

in Beyond the Nation-State: The Zionist Political Imagination from Pinsker to Ben-Gurion

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780300230130
eISBN:
9780300241099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300230130.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter examines Theodor Herzl (1860–1904), the founder of political Zionism. The very expression “Herzl, visionary of the state,” which has become common not only in Israeli public discourse ... More


Classical Athenian Democracy and Democracy Today: Culture, Knowledge, Power

Josiah Ober

in The Promotion of Knowledge: Lectures to Mark the Centenary of the British Academy 1902-2002

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263129
eISBN:
9780191734861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263129.003.0008
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter presents the text of a lecture on the growing popularity of Greek democracy as a topic in school and university curricula. It argues that that the modern penchant for reading the meaning ... More


Conclusion

Christian Smith, Bridget Ritz, and Michael Rotolo

in Religious Parenting: Transmitting Faith and Values in Contemporary America

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691194967
eISBN:
9780691197821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691194967.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This concluding chapter reviews, highlights, and elaborates on some key points. Many scholars in the social sciences and the humanities study various aspects of religion. Despite it being a question ... More


Crowds, Community, and Ritual in the Work of E. P. Thompson and Natalie Davis

Suzanne Desan

in The New Cultural History

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520064287
eISBN:
9780520908925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520064287.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

This chapter investigates the underlying historical conceptions and agendas of E. P. Thompson and Natalie Davis as seminal figures in the development of the cultural approach. It also discusses the ... More


The Extreme Right and Social Movement Studies: An Introduction

della Porta and Caiani Wagemann

in Mobilizing on the Extreme Right: Germany, Italy, and the United States

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199641260
eISBN:
9780191738654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641260.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Notwithstanding its limited capacity in terms of members and mobilization, the extreme right is perceived as an increasing challenge even in established democracies. On delicate issues such as ... More


The Cultural-Developmental Approach to Moral Psychology: Autonomy, Community, and Divinity Across Cultures and Ages

Lene Arnett Jensen

in Handbook of Advances in Culture and Psychology, Volume 7

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190879228
eISBN:
9780190879549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190879228.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter details the cultural-developmental approach to moral psychology. This conceptual framework lays out life-course “templates” for the three Ethics of Autonomy, Community, and Divinity. ... More


Religion: The Dynamics of Cultural Adaptations

Lesley Newson and Peter Richerson

in Evolution, Religion, and Cognitive Science: Critical and Constructive Essays

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199688081
eISBN:
9780191767722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688081.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, Religion and Society

This chapter offers a non-mathematical summary of the cultural evolutionary approach to explaining cultural change and the evolution of human behaviour. It reviews the evidence that the size and ... More


Long-Term Trajectories of Technological Change

Stephen Shennan

in Cultural Evolution: Society, Technology, Language, and Religion

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262019750
eISBN:
9780262318297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019750.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

The study of technology is a field in which generalized evolutionary ideas have been current for many years. However, when we start trying to implement a cultural evolutionary approach more ... More


Introduction: Remembering as a Psychological and Social–Cultural Process

Brady Wagoner

in Handbook of Culture and Memory

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190230814
eISBN:
9780190841157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190230814.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

In recent decades, memory has been increasingly conceptualized, within many theoretical and disciplinary fields, as constituted by social and cultural life. This book seizes the opportunity to ... More


Dynamics, Feeling, and Meanings

Douglas J. Davies

in Emotion, Identity, and Religion: Hope, Reciprocity, and Otherness

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199551538
eISBN:
9780191806537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199551538.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter analyzes the various complex forms of meaning-making in relation to religion, emotion, and identity. It describes the bio-cultural approach employed in the present study, which uses ... More


Brands R Us

Mario Biagioli, Anupam Chander, and Madhavi Sunder

in The Luxury Economy and Intellectual Property: Critical Reflections

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199335701
eISBN:
9780199350421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199335701.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law, Competition Law

This chapter describes a cultural approach to brands and the logic and contradictions of this approach, drawing upon articles recently published in two issues of the UC Davis Law Review, which ... More


Introduction

Toby C. Rider

in Cold War Games: Propaganda, the Olympics, and U.S. Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040238
eISBN:
9780252098451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040238.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This introductory chapter captures in brief the strained relations between the United States and the Soviet Union in the years following World War II. In particular it looks at the Olympic Games, ... More


Introducing the Questions

Janet Huskinson

in Roman Strigillated Sarcophagi: Art and Social History

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780199203246
eISBN:
9780191802522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203246.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

Roman strigillated sarcophagi are distinguished by their S-shaped fluting, minimal figures, and architectural decoration. Produced over several centuries and surviving in large numbers, they are a ... More


How is Islam Known and Not Known on Campus?

Alison Scott-Baumann, Mathew Guest, Shuruq Naguib, Sariya Cheruvallil-Contractor, and Aisha Phoenix

in Islam on Campus: Contested Identities and the Cultures of Higher Education in Britain

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198846789
eISBN:
9780191881787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198846789.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The specific social, intellectual and historical trajectories that produce knowledge about Islam are complex and may be problematic. They are caught up in patterns of cultural othering and ... More


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