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Figures of Speech: Language and the Family Dynamic

Megan Perigoe Stitt

in Metaphors of Change in the Language of Nineteenth-Century Fiction: Scott, Gaskell, and Kingsley

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184423
eISBN:
9780191674242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184423.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter discusses the influence of family on the language, culture, and dialect of an individual. The influence of culture mixes and pressures on language, the individual's deviation from ... More


Are Leaders Born or Made?

Julian Barling

in The Science of Leadership: Lessons from Research for Organizational Leaders

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199757015
eISBN:
9780199372058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199757015.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Whether leadership is “born or made” has long intrigued theorists, management practitioners and the lay public. While many believe that leadership in iconic figures such as Nelson Mandela must surely ... More


Caribbean return migration in later life: family issues and transnational experiences as influential pre-retirement factors

Dennis Conway, Robert B Potter, and Godfrey St Bernard

in Return migration in later life: International perspectives

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447301226
eISBN:
9781447311010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447301226.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

The authors of this chapter provide an in-depth analysis of family influences, ties and obligations, in respect of older people's motivation to return to the Caribbean from the United States of ... More


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