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Genes, Environments, and Concepts of Biological Inheritance

Matteo Mameli

in The Innate Mind, Volume 3: Foundations and the Future

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195332834
eISBN:
9780199868117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195332834.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The term inheritance is often used to talk about biological traits. It can be argued that in this context this term is used to express two different concepts. The first refers to the processes ... More


Introduction

Parvis Ghassem-Fachandi

in Pogrom in Gujarat: Hindu Nationalism and Anti-Muslim Violence in India

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151762
eISBN:
9781400842599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151762.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This introductory chapter argues that the pogrom is an event driven by words and images, as much by the associations and invocations that precede it as by those that accompany it. The enactment of ... More


The Evolution of Intelligence

Kevin N. Laland

in Darwin's Unfinished Symphony

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691182810
eISBN:
9780691184470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691182810.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter fleshes out the “cultural drive” hypothesis proposed by eminent scientist Allan Wilson. It first considers the question of exactly how social learning could drive brain evolution when ... More


Cultural Processes and Linguistic Mediations: Pacific Explorations

Miki Makihara and Bambi B. Schieffelin

in Consequences of Contact: Language Ideologies and Sociocultural Transformations in Pacific Societies

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195324983
eISBN:
9780199869398
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195324983.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter argues that language ideologies and practices mediate consequences of cultural contact over time. Focusing on the Pacific, from Rapa Nui to West Papua, it highlights complex histories ... More


Exploring the Dynamics of Human Development: An Integrative Approach

Catherine Raeff

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199328413
eISBN:
9780190619602
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199328413.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Social Psychology

Developmental psychology is a vast and fragmented discipline that is in dire need of a theoretical framework for thinking systematically about development. This book offers an integrative theoretical ... More


Exhibitions and the New Imperialism

Peter H. Hoffenberg

in An Empire on Display: English, Indian, and Australian Exhibitions from the Crystal Palace to the Great War

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520218918
eISBN:
9780520922969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520218918.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter examines the relevance of exhibitions to British imperialism. It explains that exhibitions provided for a simultaneous and shared envisioning and for physical participation, in addition ... More


Disability and poverty: A global challenge

Arne H. Eide and Benedicte Ingstad (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847428851
eISBN:
9781447302063
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428851.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This book is about being disabled and being poor, and the social, cultural, and political processes that link these two aspects of living. Environmental barriers, limited access to services, and ... More


Handbook of Culture and Creativity: Basic Processes and Applied Innovations

Angela K.-y. Leung, Letty Kwan, and Shyhnan Liou (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190455675
eISBN:
9780190883317
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190455675.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This edited volume presents 12 chapters to enrich the cultural perspective of creativity. Contributed by esteemed scholars in the field, this book is a joint effort to provide an in-depth and ... More


The Evolution of Complex Society in the Titicaca Basin

Charles Stanish

in Ancient Titicaca: The Evolution of Complex Society in Southern Peru and Northern Bolivia

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520232457
eISBN:
9780520928190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520232457.003.0011
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter investigates how the complex society of the Titicaca Basin evolved. It discusses the persuasive means of elite emergence, the rise of competitive peer polities during the Upper Formative ... More


Creolization, Nam, Absent Loved Ones, Watchers, and Serious Play with “Toys”

Grey Gundaker

in Creolization as Cultural Creativity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617031069
eISBN:
9781617031076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617031069.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter explores the several theoretical trajectories related to the term “creolization.” It contends that the term has outlived its usefulness as a unitary theoretical rubic, but as an ... More


Introduction Producing Success

Peter Demerath

in Producing Success: The Culture of Personal Advancement in an American High School

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226142395
eISBN:
9780226142425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226142425.003.0001
Subject:
Education, Secondary Education

The implications of the Wilton Way for how schooling is carried out in the community examined here, particularly in its “Blue Ribbon” high school are described in this chapter where its cultural ... More


Waking Up to Race with Imus in the Morning

in What Can You Say?: America's National Conversation on Race

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804763363
eISBN:
9780804774666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804763363.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter talks about the Imus incident, which is the perfect example of the media dynamics that give people “racial remarks.” It is show that such media coverage is also shaped by public figures' ... More


Maintaining the Representation of Female Power through Beskalan Putri

Christina Sunardi

in Stunning Males and Powerful Females: Gender and Tradition in East Javanese Dance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038952
eISBN:
9780252096914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038952.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter examines some of the ways in which artists have maintained cultural space for the representation of female power through Beskalan Putri as they have adapted, taught, remembered, learned, ... More


The Edinburgh Companion to Shakespeare and the Arts

Mark Thornton Burnett and Adrian Streete

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635238
eISBN:
9780748652297
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635238.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This reference work explores the place of Shakespeare in relation to cultural processes that take in publishing, exhibiting, performing, reconstructing, and disseminating. The thirty commissioned ... More


Basic Developmental Processes and Basic Systems Premises

Catherine Raeff

in Exploring the Dynamics of Human Development: An Integrative Approach

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199328413
eISBN:
9780190619602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199328413.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter sets the stage for the book by explaining why developmental psychology is in need of an integrative framework for thinking systematically about basic developmental processes, including ... More


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