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Gifting and Grace: Patterns of Lay‐Mendicant Interaction

John E. Cort

in Jains in the World: Religious Values and Ideology in India

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195132342
eISBN:
9780199834112
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195132343.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The world‐renouncing monks and nuns – the mendicants of the Jain tradition – are the living examples of the path to liberation. This chapter details their daily practice, which revolves around ... More


Musical Chaunkis at the Darbar Sahib: History, Aesthetics, and Time

Pashaura Singh

in Sikhism in Global Context

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198075547
eISBN:
9780199082056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198075547.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Sikhism

This chapter explores the eight ‘sittings’ (chaunkis) to sing kirtan as part of daily liturgical routine at the Darbar Sahib (n Amritsar) in its historical context, concentrating on contemporary ... More


Into a Routine

Ann Oakley

in From Here to Maternity: Becoming a Mother

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447349341
eISBN:
9781447349365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447349341.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter explores the process of getting used to motherhood after the first five months. Here, the achievement of producing the baby is in the past, and the present must be devoted to growing and ... More


Life at the Volozhin Yeshiva

Shaul Stampfer

in Lithuanian Yeshivas of the Nineteenth Century: Creating a Tradition of Learning

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774792
eISBN:
9781800341128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774792.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter describes life at the Volozhin yeshiva. It begins with the study and daily routine, which reflected the values and goals of the rashei yeshivah. From there, the chapter turns to the ... More


Computers, Phones, and the Internet: Domesticating Information Technology

Robert Kraut, Malcolm Brynin, and Sara Kiesler (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195312805
eISBN:
9780199847730
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195312805.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

During the past decade, technology has become more pervasive, encroaching more and more on our lives. Computers, cell phones, and the internet have an enormous influence not only on how we function ... More


On the Street

Cathy A. Small, Jason Kordosky, and Ross Moore

in The Man in the Dog Park: Coming Up Close to Homelessness

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501748783
eISBN:
9781501748806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748783.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter describes homeless life on the street. Statistically, most homeless veterans like Ross Moore “choose” an “unsheltered” life. Often averse to the restrictive rules that shelters impose, ... More


The Maintenance of Desistance

David S. Kirk

in Home Free: Prisoner Reentry and Residential Change after Hurricane Katrina

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190841232
eISBN:
9780190841263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190841232.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance, Urban and Rural Studies

This is the first of two chapters presenting qualitative evidence for understanding why moving away from old neighborhoods can lead to desistance from crime. Chapter 6 examines the case of a former ... More


Domestic Life

Edward William Lane and Jason Thompson

in An Account of the Manners and Customs of the Modern Egyptians

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9789774165603
eISBN:
9781617975516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165603.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter examines the hierarchies within families of the upper classes and middle classes, the appellations used for different members of households, different types of servants and slaves and ... More


People, Places, and Things

David S. Kirk

in Home Free: Prisoner Reentry and Residential Change after Hurricane Katrina

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190841232
eISBN:
9780190841263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190841232.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance, Urban and Rural Studies

Chapter 7 describes the life history of Vernon, a middle-aged Black man with a history of crack addiction and four prior imprisonments. He moved to Houston in the wake of Hurricane Katrina and has ... More


A Day in the Life of a Bishop

Stephen J. Fichter, Thomas P. Gaunt, Catherine Hoegeman, and Paul M. Perl

in Catholic Bishops in the United States: Church Leadership in the Third Millennium

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190920289
eISBN:
9780190920319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190920289.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter describes the normal daily routines that bishops follow and compares their averages (in terms of hours spent sleeping and working) to those of other American males in their same age ... More


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