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International Comparisons of Employment Contracts, Psychological Contracts, and Worker Well‐Being

Rita Claes, René Schalk, and Jeroen de Jong

in Employment Contracts, Psychological Contracts, and Employee Well-Being: An International Study

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199542697
eISBN:
9780191715389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199542697.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

The study was designed to explore the impact of any country differences on the use of and impact of temporary employment contracts. In addition, data were collected from three broad sectors to ... More


The role of socio-cultural factors in the obesity epidemic

Kylie Ball and David Crawford

in Obesity Epidemiology: From Aetiology to Public Health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199571512
eISBN:
9780191595097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571512.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Obesity is socio-culturally distributed, i.e., the prevalence of obesity is known to vary according to socio-cultural factors, including socio-economic position (SEP), social roles and circumstance, ... More


Models of Kinship from the Developed Worl d

Sarah Harper

in Families in Ageing Societies: A Multi-Disciplinary Approach

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199251162
eISBN:
9780191602740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199251169.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines kin interactions to identify the demographic, socio-economic, and cultural factors that influence social contacts between kin in Western industrialised societies. Variations by ... More


“I Wasn't Being True to Myself”: Women's Narratives of Postpartum Depression

Natasha S. Mauthner

in Silencing the Self Across Cultures: Depression and Gender in the Social World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195398090
eISBN:
9780199776900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398090.003.0023
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter describes the contrasting ways in which postpartum depression has been conceptualized based on varying theoretical and methodological approaches. The author presents an overview of ... More


Residential Care of Children: Comparative Perspectives

Mark E. Courtney and Dorota Iwaniec (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195309188
eISBN:
9780199863907
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309188.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This book fills major gaps in knowledge about residential care of children, and is sure to inform ongoing debates within and between nations about the appropriate use of such institutions. Each “case ... More


Macro Cultural Psychology: A Political Philosophy of Mind

Carl Ratner

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195373547
eISBN:
9780199918294
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373547.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This book articulates a new psychological theory and cultural theory that construes psychology as based in macro cultural factors, recapitulating the features of macro cultural factors, and ... More


The politics of macro 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/9780195373547.003.0073
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Political ramifications of macro cultural psychology are explained. Macro cultural psychology leans toward social reform because it seeks to improve cultural factors that form psychological ... More


Sexual Culture, Structure, and Change: A Transnational Framework for Studies of Latino/a Migration and HIV

Héctor Carrillo

in HIV Prevention with Latinos: Theory, Research, and Practice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199764303
eISBN:
9780199950232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764303.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter discusses current depictions in the behavioral science literature of the relationship between Latino/a migrants’ sexual cultures and HIV risk, and analyzes conceptual limitations that ... More


Linguistic Universals and Language Change

Jeff Good (ed.)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199298495
eISBN:
9780191711442
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298495.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

This book looks at the relationship between linguistic universals and language change. Reflecting the resurgence of work in both fields over the last two decades, it addresses two related issues of ... More


East and West: A Role for Culture in the Acquisition of Nouns and Verbs

Tracy A. Lavin, D. Geoffrey Hall, and Sandra R. Waxman

in Action Meets Word: How children learn verbs

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195170009
eISBN:
9780199893300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195170009.003.0021
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

This chapter presents a multifactor view of word learning, opting for a social explanation based in cultural factors. Using a modification of Gillette and Gleitman's human simulation paradigm, ... More


The Future of Fundamentalism

Robert Wuthnow

in Christianity in the Twenty-First Century: Reflections on the Challenges Ahead

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195096514
eISBN:
9780199853380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195096514.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

One of the most surprising features of American religion in the 20th century has been the survival of fundamentalism. Indeed, it might almost be appropriate to say that this has been one of the ... More


Seeking Safety with Undesirable Outcomes: Women's Self-Silencing in Abusive Intimate Relationships and Implications for Health Care

Stephanie J. Woods

in Silencing the Self Across Cultures: Depression and Gender in the Social World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195398090
eISBN:
9780199776900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398090.003.0024
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter describes the physical and mental health consequences encountered by women experiencing intimate male partner violence. Drawing upon on the literature and upon her research, the author ... More


Engaged Scholarship: Qualitative Methods and Adapting Evidence-Based Practice

Jeffrey Longhofer, Jerry Floersch, and Janet Hoy

in Qualitative Methods for Practice Research

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195398472
eISBN:
9780199979325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398472.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Engaged scholarship and qualitative methods can be used to adapt or modify an evidence-based practice (EBP). Implementation of a standardized measure or intervention must consider factors (e.g., ... More


2. Design, planning, and evaluation of nutritional epidemiological studies

Michael Nelson and Barrie M. Margetts

in Design Concepts in Nutritional Epidemiology

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192627391
eISBN:
9780191723704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192627391.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter outlines the key stages in the design and interpretation of nutritional epidemiological studies; considers the pitfalls likely to be met; reviews the ways in which new techniques may be ... More


Acting Up: An Approach to the Study of Cognitive Development

Giovanni Pezzulo, Gottfried Vosgerau, Uta Frith, Antonia F. de C. Hamilton, Cecilia Heyes, Atsushi Iriki, Henrik Jörntell, Peter König, Saskia K. Nagel, Pierre-Yves Oudeyer, Robert D. Rupert, and Antonella Tramacere

in The Pragmatic Turn: Toward Action-Oriented Views in Cognitive Science

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262034326
eISBN:
9780262333290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034326.003.0004
Subject:
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience

Despite decades of research, we lack a comprehensive framework to study and explain cognitive development. The emerging “paradigm” of action-based cognition implies that cognitive development is an ... More


Men, Women, and Money: An Introduction

David R. Green, Alastair Owens, Josephine Maltby, and Janette Rutterford

in Men, Women, and Money: Perspectives on Gender, Wealth, and Investment 1850-1930

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199593767
eISBN:
9780191728815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593767.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

Individual decisions regarding saving and investment in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries need to be understood in the context of changes in broader economic, social, and political ... More


The Interplay of Genetic and Cultural Factors in Ongoing Language Evolution

Stephen C. Levinson and Dan Dediu

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/9780262019750.003.0012
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter discusses recent advances in our understanding of the complex interplay between cultural and biological factors in language change and evolution. Three “myths” (the independence of ... More


The use of macro-sociological factor analysis in comparative studies

Vladimir Rys

in Reinventing social security worldwide: Back to essentials

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426413
eISBN:
9781447303176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426413.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter studies the use of macro-sociological factor analysis in comparative studies of post-community societies during the early 21st century. It compares the social product of the institution ... More


Queerness, Eruption, Bursting: U.S. Musical Modernism at Midcentury

Nadine Hubbs

in The Queer Composition of America's Sound: Gay Modernists, American Music, and National Identity

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520241848
eISBN:
9780520937956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520241848.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter traces a new history of midcentury musical modernism in the U.S. It suggests that political and cultural factors influenced compositional style and regime shifts. It highlights the ... More


The Breadth and Scope of Positive Asymmetry

Karen A. Cerulo

in Never Saw It Coming: Cultural Challenges to Envisioning the Worst

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226100326
eISBN:
9780226100296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226100296.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter analyzes the breadth and scope of the so-called positive asymmetry and explores the ways in which both cultural and social factors influence the consequences of the label “worst.” It ... More


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