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Generativity: A Form of Unconditional Love

George E. Vaillant

in Altruism and Health: Perspectives from Empirical Research

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195182910
eISBN:
9780199786794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182910.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

This chapter uses the Study of Adult Development — Harvard Medical School's sixty-year prospective study of the lives of college and inner-city men — to answer two questions about generativity. ... More


Can teachers count on mathematical neurosciences?

Xavier Seron

in Neuroscience in Education: The good, the bad, and the ugly

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199600496
eISBN:
9780191739187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600496.003.0032
Subject:
Neuroscience, Development, Behavioral Neuroscience

This chapter focuses on the potential impact of neuroscience on educational practices. It first presents some essential details of cognitive neuroscience research on arithmetic, highlighting its ... More


Investing in the Girl Child, 1989–2015

Ashwini Tambe

in Defining Girlhood in India: A Transnational History of Sexual Maturity Laws

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042720
eISBN:
9780252051586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042720.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter turns focus to girls as a conceptual category. In particular, it traces the rise of the figure of the “girl child” in 1990s Indian discourses and then in UN discourses. Chapter 6 shows ... More


Clark Kerr: Leading Proponent of the Instrumental University

Ethan Schrum

in The Instrumental University: Education in Service of the National Agenda after World War II

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501736643
eISBN:
9781501736650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501736643.003.0003
Subject:
Education, History of Education

Chapter 2 explores the work of Clark Kerr as a thinker and university leader. It examines the Inter-University Study of Labor Problems in Economic Development directed by Kerr, one of the largest ... More


Adult Onset Offending: Perspectives for Future Research

Georgia Zara

in The Future of Criminology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199917938
eISBN:
9780199950430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199917938.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter focuses on the much neglected criminal career aspect of adult-onset offenders. It stresses that risk factors do not always need to have an immediate and direct effect, that some early ... More


Susceptibility in Development: Micropolitics of Local Development in India and Indonesia

Tanya Jakimow

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198854739
eISBN:
9780191888939
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198854739.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, South and East Asia

Susceptibility in Development offers a novel approach to understanding power in development through theories of affect and emotion. Development agents—people tasked with designing or delivering ... More


Research on Criminal Careers, Part 2: Looking Back to Predict Ahead

Alex R. Piquero

in The Future of Criminology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199917938
eISBN:
9780199950430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199917938.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter uses David Farrington’s Cambridge Study in Delinquent Development as an example of a study that has generated hundreds of papers and several books relevant to criminal career research. ... More


The Materiality of Theory

Jess Bier

in Mapping Israel, Mapping Palestine: How Occupied Landscapes Shape Scientific Knowledge

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262036153
eISBN:
9780262339957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036153.003.0002
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cartography

Chapter 2, “The Materiality of Theory”, tells the story of the (ir)rationalization of the landscape of Palestine and Israel after 1948. It explores how the colonial legacies of cartography continue ... More


Developing Africa: Concepts and practices in twentieth-century colonialism

Joseph M. Hodge, Gerald Hödl, and Martina Kopf (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719091803
eISBN:
9781781706824
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091803.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The book investigates the concepts and related practices of development in British, French and Portuguese colonial Africa during the last decades of colonial rule. During this period, development ... More


Subjective Age Identity and the Transition to Adulthood: When Do Adolescents Become Adults?

Michael J. Shanahan, Erik J. Porfeli, Jeylan T. Mortimer, and Lance D. Erickson

in On the Frontier of Adulthood: Theory, Research, and Public Policy

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226748894
eISBN:
9780226748924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226748924.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Education

For many decades, scholars held that five transition markers delineated entry into adulthood: completing school, leaving home, beginning one's career, marrying, and becoming a parent. Based on these ... More


The Politics of Susceptibility

Tanya Jakimow

in Susceptibility in Development: Micropolitics of Local Development in India and Indonesia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198854739
eISBN:
9780191888939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198854739.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, South and East Asia

In encounters with so-called beneficiaries or other members of the public, ‘development agents’ are susceptible to being affected in ways that may derail, modify, or threaten their ‘sense of self’. ... More


Economic Development and Localist Knowledge

David J. Hess

in Localist Movements in a Global Economy: Sustainability, Justice, and Urban Development in the United States

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012645
eISBN:
9780262255486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012645.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter examines localism as a system of knowledge and as a critique of the research field of economic development studies. It analyzes the contribution of import substitution to economic ... More


Findings From the Community Youth Development Study

Abigail A. Fagan, J. David Hawkins, Richard F. Catalano, and David P. Farrington

in Communities that Care: Building Community Engagement and Capacity to Prevent Youth Behavior Problems

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190299217
eISBN:
9780190299255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190299217.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter describes a randomized controlled trial of the CTC system to show that it is possible to use this type of rigorous methodology to evaluate a community-based prevention system. This ... More


The Culture and Development Manifesto

Robert Klitgaard

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780197517734
eISBN:
9780197517772
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197517734.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This book is a manifesto for building on diverse cultural strengths in international development. Gently but firmly, it demonstrates how and why cultural studies and anthropology have fallen short in ... More


The School of Oriental and African Studies

Angela Penrose

in No Ordinary Woman: The Life of Edith Penrose

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198753940
eISBN:
9780191815720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198753940.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, Strategy

This chapter covers the period 1960–78. A readership in economics with reference to the Middle East at the London School of Economics and School of Oriental and African Studies was followed in 1964 ... More


The Development and Evaluation of CTC

Abigail A. Fagan, J. David Hawkins, Richard F. Catalano, and David P. Farrington

in Communities that Care: Building Community Engagement and Capacity to Prevent Youth Behavior Problems

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190299217
eISBN:
9780190299255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190299217.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance, Urban and Rural Studies

The chapter reviews how EBIs are typically evaluated. Evaluation usually begins with small pilot studies that examine implementation processes and feasibility and gather input from community members ... More


The Palestinian zakat committees 1993–2007 and their contested interpretations

Jonathan Benthall

in Islamic Charities and Islamic Humanism in Troubled Times

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781784993085
eISBN:
9781526124005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993085.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter was published in 2008, shortly after the decision of the Palestinian Authority in the West Bank to reorganize some 90 zakat committees and bring them under central control. The chapter ... More


Young motherhood, perinatal depression, and children’s development

Cerith S. Waters and Susan Pawlby

in Perinatal Psychiatry: The legacy of Channi Kumar

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199676859
eISBN:
9780191918346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199676859.003.0020
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Psychiatry

The aim of this chapter is to examine young women’s experience of mental health problems during the perinatal period. We shall argue that women who were young at the time of their transition to ... More


Childhood experiences, educational attainment and adult labour market performance

Paul Gregg and Stephen Machin

in Child well-being, child poverty and child policy in modern nations (Revised 2nd Edition): What do we know?

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342539
eISBN:
9781447301738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342539.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter looks at what can be said about the kinds of associations between childhood factors and adult earnings, by drawing on the data from two British birth cohorts were born sometime in March ... More


Maternal depression and child health: The case for integrating maternal mental health in Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Programmes

Atif Rahman

in Perinatal Psychiatry: The legacy of Channi Kumar

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199676859
eISBN:
9780191918346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199676859.003.0014
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Psychiatry

While the physical health of women and children is emphasized in international policy guidelines, the mental dimensions of their health are often ignored, especially in developing countries. ... More


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