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Conclusion

Hera Cook

in The Long Sexual Revolution: English Women, Sex, and Contraception 1800-1975

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199252183
eISBN:
9780191719240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199252183.003.0017
Subject:
History, Social History

Immense positive change has taken place in English people's sexual and emotional lives. This is reflected in changing family forms and greater acceptance of sexual variation of all kinds. These ... More


In the Midst of Life: Affect and Ideation in the World of the Tolai

A. L. Epstein

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520075627
eISBN:
9780520911642
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520075627.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

The Tolai are among the most distinctive of Papua New Guinea's indigenous peoples. For all their success in the pursuit of modernity, they remain traditional in their attitudes toward death, the ... More


Issues in Children's Literature Criticism

Lesnik-Oberstein Karín

in Children's Literature

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198119982
eISBN:
9780191671272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198119982.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter illustrates how reading has been made to play various roles in theories of interpretative activity: children's literature criticism derives its overall authority in making claims about ... More


From Homo economicus to Homo communicans

Eva Illouz

in Saving the Modern Soul: Therapy, Emotions, and the Culture of Self-Help

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520224469
eISBN:
9780520941311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520224469.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

This chapter examines how psychology has profoundly transformed the emotional culture of the workplace by making men and women's emotional cultures increasingly converge into a common androgynous ... More


Studying Emotion through Stories

Yiannis Gabriel

in Storytelling in Organizations: Facts, Fictions, and Fantasies

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198290957
eISBN:
9780191684845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198290957.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter is an exploration of nostalgic stories in organizations. It also offers a systematic analysis of one particular emotion, nostalgia, through the medium of storytelling; in so doing, it ... More


On Knowing the Child: Stories of Origin and the Education–Amusement Divide

Lesnik-Oberstein Karín

in Children's Literature

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198119982
eISBN:
9780191671272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198119982.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter argues that children's literature criticism and production isolates loose elements of a concept of the ‘child’ and a postulated origin of an ‘education-amusement’ divide of which ... More


Saving the Modern Soul: Therapy, Emotions, and the Culture of Self-Help

Eva Illouz

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520224469
eISBN:
9780520941311
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520224469.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

The language of psychology is all-pervasive in American culture—from The Sopranos to Oprah, from the abundance of self-help books to the private consulting room, and from the support group to the ... More


Madness and Other Realities

Edward M. Hundert

in Philosophy Psychiatry and Neuroscience: A Synthetic Analysis of the Varieties of Human Experience

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198248965
eISBN:
9780191681165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198248965.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter explores the term madness and the diversity beneath the unity of madness. When the fathers of existential psychiatry first began to develop some empathic techniques to get them closer to ... More


The Flyer: British Culture and the Royal Air Force 1939–1945

Martin Francis

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199277483
eISBN:
9780191699948
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199277483.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

Between 1939 and 1945, the British public was spellbound by the martial endeavours and dashing style of the young men of the RAF, especially those with silvery fabric wings sewn above the breast ... More


Desert Island Discs and British emotional life

David Hendy

Julie Brown, Nicholas Cook, and Stephen Cottrell (eds)

in Defining the Discographic Self: Desert Island Discs in Context

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780197266175
eISBN:
9780191865220
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266175.003.0013
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter explores how Desert Island Discs has responded over time to an increasing public appetite for openness and honesty. One of the programme’s presenters once said it was ‘properly impressed ... More


Brian Tatler and His Family

Peggy J. Miller and Grace E. Cho

in Self-Esteem in Time and Place: How American Families Imagine, Enact, and Personalize a Cultural Ideal

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780199959723
eISBN:
9780190698898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199959723.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Chapter 11, “Brian Tatler and His Family,” describes a middle-class European American family with two children. Brian and his younger brother went to day care and spent two afternoons a week with ... More


A Serious Student: Against a background of quiet culture

Barbara B. Heyman

in Samuel Barber: The Composer and His Music

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780190863739
eISBN:
9780190054786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190863739.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, American

When the Curtis Institute of Music opened in 1924, Barber was one of its first students. Due to founder Mary Curtis Bok’s vast cultural background and contacts, the faculty at the school was highly ... More


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