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Leadership and Governance

Melanie M. Morey and John J. Piderit

in Catholic Higher Education: A Culture in Crisis

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780195305517
eISBN:
9780199784813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195305515.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter discusses the role of leadership in cultural change and provides practical approaches to assessing and enhancing Catholic institutional culture. Two composite types of visionary leaders ... More


Stubborn Roots: Race, Culture, and Inequality in U.S. and South African Schools

Prudence L. Carter

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199899630
eISBN:
9780199951147
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199899630.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education, Race and Ethnicity

This book details a sociological, comparative analysis of the institutional and group dynamics in eight schools located within four cities in the United States and South Africa. This book details how ... More


Identity Development in Multiple Cultural Contexts

Jean S. Phinney and Oscar A. Baldelomar

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

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195383430
eISBN:
9780199827176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383430.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter explores identity formation as an interactive process that takes place at the crux of development and culture. Development of identity is inseparable from the immediate and larger ... More


The Paradoxes of Opportunity: Resources, Boundaries, and Organizational-Racial Habitus

Prudence L. Carter

in Stubborn Roots: Race, Culture, and Inequality in U.S. and South African Schools

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199899630
eISBN:
9780199951147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199899630.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Education, Race and Ethnicity

Chapter Three posits one of the book's main arguments: even as improved resource contexts become available to historically and socially disadvantaged students, other issues unfold ... More


Equity and Empathy: Growing Equality of Opportunity

Prudence L. Carter

in Stubborn Roots: Race, Culture, and Inequality in U.S. and South African Schools

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199899630
eISBN:
9780199951147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199899630.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Education, Race and Ethnicity

Drawing on organizational, group-, and individual-level data presented in the prior chapters, Chapter Six outlines a typology that emerges from the focal study about the multiple dimensions of mixed ... More


Emotional Contributions to the Development of Executive Functions in the Family Context

Susan M. Perez and Mary Gauvain

in Self- and Social-Regulation: Exploring the Relations Between Social Interaction, Social Understanding, and the Development of Executive Functions

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195327694
eISBN:
9780199776962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327694.003.0015
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter examines executive function development, specifically planning, in the family context in relation to social, emotional, and cultural processes. Learning from others relies on both ... More


Turnout in Context: A Comparison of Member States

Jean Blondel, Richard Sinnott, and Palle Svensson

in People and Parliament in the European Union: Participation, Democracy, and Legitimacy

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198293088
eISBN:
9780191598814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293089.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Examines the cross‐country variations in turnout in European Parliament elections and of variations in the variables associated with turnout. Countries are considered in three groups—high turnout, ... More


Music, Science, and Culture

CROSS IAN

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/9780197264195.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Music is conceptualized as a product and a process of imagination. It is often assumed that engagement in music initiates the developmental and evolutionary emergence of imagination. This conception ... More


Fragments and Meaning in Traditional Song: From the Blues to the Baltic

Mary-Ann Constantine and Gerald Porter

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262887
eISBN:
9780191734441
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262887.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This book is about traditional songs. Folk song scholarship was originally obsessed with notions of completeness and narrative coherence; yet field notebooks and recordings (and, increasingly, ... More


Conclusion

John A. Grigg

in The Lives of David Brainerd: The Making of an American Evangelical Icon

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195372373
eISBN:
9780199870868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372373.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The Conclusion summarizes the book's main themes and ideas about David Brainerd's life. The chapter states that David Brainerd, like most people, was a complex individual who can only be understood ... More


The Paradoxical Success of the Romance Epic: Ariosto and Beyond

JANE E. EVERSON

in The Italian Romance Epic in the Age of Humanism: The Matter of Italy and the World of Rome

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198160151
eISBN:
9780191716386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198160151.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter argues that the success of the romance epic in Italy in the age of Humanism depended on the two phenomena to which this study has constantly drawn attention, and which together ... More


Milton, Marriage, and the Politics of Gender

Rosanna Cox

in John Milton: Life, Writing, Reputation

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264706
eISBN:
9780191734557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264706.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies

This chapter investigates the seventeenth-century cultural and historical context of Milton's portrayal the relationship of Adam and Eve in Paradise Lost. This approach aims to bring the ... More


On angels and biblical exegesis in thirteenth‐century Ashkenaz

Moshe Idel

in Scriptural Exegesis: The Shapes of Culture and the Religious Imagination: Essays in Honour of Michael Fishbane

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199206575
eISBN:
9780191709678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206575.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Judaism

This chapter continues the theme of esoteric interpretation, considering the Ashkenazic cultural context. The traditions of the Hasidei Ashkenaz, which often build upon the earlier rabbinic ... More


First Art and Art's Definition

Stephen Davies

in Philosophical Perspectives on Art

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199202423
eISBN:
9780191708541
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199202423.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

To be complete, theories that define art recursively in terms of some relation between present art and past art must provide an account of the first artworks, since these had no predecessors. The ... More


Social values and child labour

Virginia Morrow and Jo Boyden

in Child Labour: A Public Health Perspective

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199558582
eISBN:
9780191594397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558582.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Drawing on a number of studies and commentaries, this chapter explores how social and cultural values related to child development, gender, marriage, religion, and ethnicity may affect children's ... More


Musical Creativities in Practice

Pamela Burnard

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199583942
eISBN:
9780191740671
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583942.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Social Psychology

This book explores the social and the cultural contexts in which creativity in music occurs. It begins by considering what constitutes creativity — taking a cross cultural view of music, while ... More


The Ethnography of Reading

Jonathan Boyarin (ed.)

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520079557
eISBN:
9780520913431
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520079557.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

Writing, the subject of much innovative scholarship in recent years, is only half of what we call literacy. The other half, reading, receives its due in these essays by a group of anthropologists and ... More


Introduction

Claire Gorrara

in The Roman Noir in Post-War French Culture: Dark Fictions

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199246090
eISBN:
9780191697555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246090.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter discusses several of the possible approaches towards roman noir and examines the narrative patterns and structures that are connected to roman noir. The cultural contexts where the ... More


The Integrative Thinker: A Vision of the High-Value Decision Maker in Postmodern High Capitalism

Mihnea C. Moldoveanu and Roger L. Martin

in The Future of the MBA: Designing the Thinker of the Future

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195340143
eISBN:
9780199851775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340143.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This chapter highlights and argues for a particular conception of the future high-value decision maker, embodying skills and characteristics that make him or her unique from the prototypes for ... More


Evaluating Health Promotion: Practice and Methods

Margaret Thorogood and Yolande Coombes (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199569298
eISBN:
9780191594427
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569298.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Health Promotion is a relatively new discipline and there is little in the way of practical help for choosing and implementing appropriate evaluation methods. As the demands for rigorous evaluation ... More


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