Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-5 of 5 items

  • Keywords: cultural understandings x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Bereavement, young people and social context

Mccarthy Jane Ribbens

in Brief Interventions with Bereaved Children

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199561643
eISBN:
9780191730313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561643.003.0003
Subject:
Palliative Care, Paediatric Palliative Medicine, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter discusses the importance of social contexts and looks at a number of available examples of research evidence. These evidences are rooted in particular cultural understandings and ... More


Meaning and Methods in the Study and Assessment of Attachment

Suzanne Gaskins, Marjorie Beeghly, Kim A. Bard, Ariane Gernhardt, Cindy H. Liu, Douglas M. Teti, Ross A. Thompson, Thomas S. Weisner, and Relindis D. Yovsi

in The Cultural Nature of Attachment: Contextualizing Relationships and Development

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262036900
eISBN:
9780262342872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036900.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

As originally conceived and still practiced today, attachment theory is limited in its ability to recognize and understand cross-cultural variations in human attachment systems, and it is restrictive ... More


Extraordinary Mediocrity

Alex Posecznick

in Selling Hope and College: Merit, Markets, and Recruitment in an Unranked School

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501707582
eISBN:
9781501708404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501707582.003.0002
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

This chapter presents a historical analysis of the American culture of meritocracy as manifested in education. Merit is most often understood as being a personal matter, as existing in individual ... More


The Dominant Culture View and the Women of the Wall: Competing Significances, Elusive Tradition, and Inegalitarianism

Yuval Jobani and Nahshon Perez

in Women of the Wall: Navigating Religion in Sacred Sites

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190280444
eISBN:
9780190280468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190280444.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter analyses the dominant culture view (DCV), which argues that, in any given country, majorities can legitimately advance their religious traditions and shared cultural understandings ... More


Hard Problems in Poetry Especially Valuing

Allen Grossman

in True-Love: Essays on Poetry and Valuing

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226309736
eISBN:
9780226309750
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226309750.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Poetry is the means of last recourse, the artistic form of communicative action. The use of poetry which is the focus of this chapter is its intention to interrupt the continuity of cultural ... More


View: