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Conclusion

N. J. Sewell‐Rutter

in Guilt by Descent: Moral Inheritance and Decision Making in Greek Tragedy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199227334
eISBN:
9780191711152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199227334.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This concluding chapter presents a synthesis of the discussions in the preceding chapters. It argues that issues of familial interaction, causation, human action, and moral responsibility in Attic ... More


Figurations of Feeling, Haunted Hearts, and Uncanny Acts

Neil Websdale

in Familicidal Hearts: The Emotional Styles of 211 Killers

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195315417
eISBN:
9780199777464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195315417.003.002
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

Drawing upon the work of Antonio Damasio, Norbert Elias, Erving Goffman, Charles Horton Cooley, George Herbert Mead, and Raymond Williams, the author develops the notion of emotional styles as a ... More


Work and Play in the Secular City

Harvey Cox

in The Secular City: Secularization and Urbanization in Theological Perspective

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691158853
eISBN:
9781400848850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158853.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses the three basic alterations on work that urbanization and secularization produce. First, they separate the place of work from the place of residence; second, they transform ... More


Erinyes

N. J. Sewell‐Rutter

in Guilt by Descent: Moral Inheritance and Decision Making in Greek Tragedy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199227334
eISBN:
9780191711152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199227334.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines those endlessly polymorphous entities, the Erinyes, sometimes the enforcers or even the embodiments of curses and the rectifiers of familial transgression. It first looks at ... More


Is One Career More Democratic Than Another?

Roderic Ai Camp

in The Metamorphosis of Leadership in a Democratic Mexico

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199742851
eISBN:
9780199866298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199742851.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

The democratic era unleashed changes in leadership composition which led to leading Mexican politicians being less representative of the general population than at any time during the ... More


Children, Memory, and Family Identity in Roman Culture

Véronique Dasen and Thomas Späth (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199582570
eISBN:
9780191595271
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582570.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This book discusses the transmission of social memory and social identities in elite and non-elite families. It provides definitions of the notion of individual and collective memory, and examines ... More


America Dreaming

Zain Abdullah

in Black Mecca: The African Muslims of Harlem

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195314250
eISBN:
9780199871797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195314250.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Thousands are making a mass exodus from West Africa. Attempting to escape perpetual unemployment in their home countries, many are taking drastic measures to reach Spain or other European nations for ... More


Institutionalizing Households

DAVID WRIGHT

in Mental Disability in Victorian England: The Earlswood Asylum 1847-1901

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199246397
eISBN:
9780191715235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246397.003.005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter explores the factors that may have influenced some families in Victorian England to choose institutional care over familial care in the complex nexus of caring for their children who ... More


Wax and Plaster Memories: Children in Elite and non-Elite Strategies *

Véronique Dasen

in Children, Memory, and Family Identity in Roman Culture

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199582570
eISBN:
9780191595271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582570.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Scattered and debated iconographical documents relate to the imagines maiorum, those wax portraits of office-holding ancestors which were kept in the homes of the elite. A number of plaster masks of ... More


The Wanderer

Robert Garland

in Wandering Greeks: The Ancient Greek Diaspora from the Age of Homer to the Death of Alexander the Great

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161051
eISBN:
9781400850259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161051.003.0002
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines the centrality of wandering to the experience of being Greek. From earliest times, the Greeks were in restless movement, propelled from their familiar habitat either by human ... More


Maintaining the Family Interest

Elaine Chalus

in Elite Women in English Political Life c.1754-1790

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199280100
eISBN:
9780191707087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280100.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses women's contributions to family interests by exploring the nature of familial politics and the kinds of socio-political activities that women could engage in. It argues that ... More


Contextual Safeguarding: theorising the contexts of child protection and peer abuse

Carlene Firmin

in Child Sexual Exploitation: Why Theory Matters

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447351412
eISBN:
9781447352266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447351412.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter presents the extra-familial dynamics of peer abuse against the familial parameters of child protection. Analysed through the constructivist structuralist concepts offered by Pierre ... More


The Italian Notables and Their Church Interests

Peter Partner

in The Pope’s Men: The Papal Civil Service in the Renaissance

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198219958
eISBN:
9780191678394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198219958.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter discusses the prevailing Italian notables in the Roman See and their vested Church interests. It focuses on the participation of the Italian ruling classes in the distribution and ... More


The Treatment of Children During Conflict

Eric Greitens

in War and Underdevelopment: Volume 1: The Economic and Social Consequences of Conflict

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199241866
eISBN:
9780191696961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241866.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Armed conflicts in recent decades have been more deadly for civilians in general and children in particular than in many earlier wars. The impact of conflict on children eludes simple explanation, ... More


Character and Social Role

Jennifer Radden and John Z. Sadler

in The Virtuous Psychiatrist: Character Ethics in Psychiatric Practice

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195389371
eISBN:
9780199866328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195389371.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

Some tensions inherent in joining the traditional concept of character to that of social roles are outlined in Chapter 6. They are illustrated through a discussion of the moral psychological dangers ... More


Genetics of dementia

William S. Brooks, Clement T. Loy, John B. J. Kwok, and Peter R. Schofield

in Cognitive Neurology: A clinical textbook

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198569275
eISBN:
9780191724213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198569275.003.0016
Subject:
Neuroscience, Techniques

The clinical syndrome of dementia can occur in a range of conditions. Some dementia causing diseases are clearly genetic in origin, such as Huntington's disease (HD) or familial Alzheimer's disease ... More


From the Beginning: Housework

JOANNA BOURKE

in Husbandry to Housewifery: Women, Economic Change, and Housework in Ireland 1890-1914

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203858
eISBN:
9780191676024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203858.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

In rural Ireland between 1890 and 1914, changes in housework raised the economic value of domestic production, resulting in a shift from paid employment and familial farm labour to unwaged domestic ... More


The County Community Displayed

Diarmaid MacCulloch

in Suffolk and the Tudors: Politics and Religion in an English County 1500–1600

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229148
eISBN:
9780191678868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229148.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter presents an examination of how a county community developed in Suffolk in the face of aristocratic dominance. The discussions also highlight the administrative, geographical, and ... More


Gender and Family

Yvonne Yazbeck Haddad, Jane I. Smith, and Kathleen M. Moore

in Muslim Women in America: The Challenge of Islamic Identity Today

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195177831
eISBN:
9780199850716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177831.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter defines the role responsibilities and familial and non-familial structure of a Muslim family in America. It also explores the interaction between different gender lines as required in ... More


Children

Harry Brighouse and Adam Swift

in Family Values: The Ethics of Parent-Child Relationships

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691126913
eISBN:
9781400852543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691126913.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The family is justified because it produces certain goods that would otherwise not be available, or, in some cases, would be much more difficult to produce. These goods—familial relationship ... More


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