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Intellectual Infrastructure

Brett M. Frischmann

in Infrastructure: The Social Value of Shared Resources

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199895656
eISBN:
9780199933280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199895656.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter explores how infrastructure theory applies to cultural-intellectual resources and delineates a class of infrastructure referred to as intellectual infrastructure. It is organized into ... More


The Evolution of Cultural Environments

Christopher Bail

in Terrified: How Anti-Muslim Fringe Organizations Became Mainstream

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159423
eISBN:
9781400852628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159423.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter summarizes the evolutionary theory of how civil society organizations shape the evolution of cultural environments in the wake of major crises such as the September 11 attacks. It ... More


The September 11th Attacks and the Rise of Anti-Muslim Fringe Organizations

Christopher Bail

in Terrified: How Anti-Muslim Fringe Organizations Became Mainstream

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159423
eISBN:
9781400852628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159423.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter charts the contours of the cultural environment inhabited by civil society organizations in the immediate aftermath of the September 11 attacks. While the majority of these organizations ... More


Research for Action: Cross-National Perspectives on Connecting Knowledge, Policy, and Practice for Children

Robert J. Chaskin and Jona M. Rosenfeld (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195314083
eISBN:
9780199865550
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195314083.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Across the social welfare and human services fields, interest is growing in how to apply research to influence policy and practice; simultaneously, with globalization's advance, it is clearer than ... More


General principles of cultural psychology

Carl Ratner

in Macro Cultural Psychology: A Political Philosophy of Mind

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195373547
eISBN:
9780199918294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373547.003.0031
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The chapter explains unique human psychology as the outgrowth of unique properties of culture. Human psychology is cultural because it is selected by the cultural environment. This is a Darwinian ... More


Bisexuality in a House of Mirrors: Multiple Reflections, Multiple Identities

Paula C. Rodríguez Rust

in The Story of Sexual Identity: Narrative Perspectives on the Gay and Lesbian Life Course

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195326789
eISBN:
9780199870356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326789.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter uses the concept of identity as a narrative product to explore the microconstructive processes that bisexual individuals go through as they move among the various social and cultural ... More


Foundations of Human Sociality: Economic Experiments and Ethnographic Evidence from Fifteen Small-Scale Societies

Joseph Henrich, Robert Boyd, Samuel Bowles, Colin Camerer, Ernst Fehr, and Herbert Gintis (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199262052
eISBN:
9780191601637
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199262055.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This book is the result of a collaborative effort by eleven anthropologists and six economists, and questions the motives that underlie the ways that humans interact socially, and whether these are ... More


Safe Sex among Men: Condoms, Promiscuity, and HIV

Tiantian Zheng

in Tongzhi Living: Men Attracted to Men in Postsocialist China

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816691999
eISBN:
9781452952499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816691999.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Chapter 7 explores popular sexual practices among tongzhi, including group sex, threesomes, and one-night stands, and the ways in which political, social, and cultural factors play a critical role in ... More


The Lessons of Design

DAVID A. NADLER, michael l. tushman, and mark b. nadler

in Competing by Design: The Power of Organizational Architecture

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195099171
eISBN:
9780199854868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195099171.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

Because each company faces different circumstances, there is not an organizational architecture and design that would universally suit the needs of all organizations, especially in terms of human ... More


The Socialization of Social Trust: Cultural Pluralism in Understanding Attachment and Trust in Children

Thomas S. Weisner

in Universalism without Uniformity: Explorations in Mind and Culture

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226501543
eISBN:
9780226501710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226501710.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

Attachment systems have universal features (the attachment-sensitive period in children and the stress-buffering roles of privileged caretakers), but with enormous diversity, not uniformity, in their ... More


Lesbian Mothers, Gay Fathers, and Their Children

Charlotte J. Patterson

in Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Identities over the Lifespan: Psychological Perspectives

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195082319
eISBN:
9780199848577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195082319.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

Over time organized research on lesbian and gay families with offspring has been conducted to assess the judicial preconditions regarding any harmful consequences for the well-being and psychological ... More


The Myth of Mentalizing and the Primacy of Folk Sociology

Lawrence A. Hirschfeld

in Navigating the Social World: What Infants, Children, and Other Species Can Teach Us

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199890712
eISBN:
9780199332779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199890712.003.0019
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter argues that mentalizing—imagining that others have thoughts and feelings and other mental states that motivate them to action—is of sharply limited utility in interpreting and predicting ... More


Objectives, Principles, and Resources

David Langlet and Said Mahmoudi

in EU Environmental Law and Policy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198753926
eISBN:
9780191831904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198753926.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter sets out the scope of the environmental policy of the EU. It provides an overview of the seven Community-level environmental action programmes adopted by the EU since 1973, before ... More


The Camel in the Zoo *

William Twining

in Law in Context: Enlarging a Discipline

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198264835
eISBN:
9780191682810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198264835.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter relates the experiences of the author at the University of Khartoum in Sudan. The anecdotes in here can all be interpreted as cross-cultural parables from which one could draw a variety ... More


The Cultural Context of Egyptian Mathematics in the Old Kingdom

Annette Imhausen

in Mathematics in Ancient Egypt: A Contextual History

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691117133
eISBN:
9781400874309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691117133.003.0006
Subject:
Mathematics, History of Mathematics

This chapter discusses the use of mathematics in the Old Kingdom. A number of sources provide information about the kind of mathematics and its context at that time. At least indirect evidence for ... More


Conclusion

Andrea Chiovenda

in Crafting Masculine Selves: Culture, War, and Psychodynamics in Afghanistan

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780190073558
eISBN:
9780190073589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190073558.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Theory

The conclusion to the book pulls together the many conceptual threads that emerged from the ethnographic material presented in the previous chapters. It argues for a human “shared psychic reality” ... More


Purpose Driven Planet: The Globalization of Evangelical Postsuburbia

Justin G. Wilford

in Sacred Subdivisions: The Postsuburban Transformation of American Evangelicalism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814725351
eISBN:
9780814708309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814725351.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter traces the intended journey of the Saddleback member to the “core” of the five Circles of Commitment by focusing on the most spatially diffuse program at Saddleback, Global P.E.A.C.E. ... More


Implications for Cognitive Studies of Musical Expressiveness

Catherine J. Stevens

in Expressiveness in music performance: Empirical approaches across styles and cultures

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199659647
eISBN:
9780191771651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659647.003.0019
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Social Psychology

Studies of expressiveness in music from a cognitive psychological perspective have, until now, tended to analyze emotional response to music as a proxy for expression. The present collection, ... More


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