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Social selection

Graham Bell

in Selection: The Mechanism of Evolution

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780198569725
eISBN:
9780191717741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198569725.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Selection is often generated by interaction with other organisms: neighbours, partners, or antagonists. The force and direction of selection in these social contexts is very generally influenced by ... More


A Brief History of Thrift

Alison Hulme

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781526128836
eISBN:
9781526146724
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526128843
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

This book surveys ‘thrift’ through its moral, religious, ethical, political, spiritual and philosophical expressions, focussing in on key moments such as the early Puritans and Post-war rationing, ... More


Simplicity

Mike W. Martin

in Happiness and the Good Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199845217
eISBN:
9780199933068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199845217.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

Simplicity is a recurring theme in discussions of happiness, from Socrates and the Stoics to Thoreau to contemporary self-help books, but it contains complexities of its own. If simplicity is merely ... More


1797: Pennsylvania Friends' Yearly Meeting Memorial to the Congress of the United States

Michael J. Crawford

in The Having of Negroes Is Become a Burden: The Quaker Struggle to Free Slaves in Revolutionary North Carolina

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034706
eISBN:
9780813038346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034706.003.0027
Subject:
History, African-American History

The Pennsylvania Yearly Meeting held in September 1797 presented to Congress a memorial touching on the situation in North Carolina. The memorial recalls the Continental Association that was adopted ... More


Introduction

Alison Hulme

in A Brief History of Thrift

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781526128836
eISBN:
9781526146724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526128843.00007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

Explains the logic of the book – how it is thematic, rather than chronological, and attempts to explore the concept and practice of thrift via influential characters and specific eras in which it has ... More


Ghazālī and Others on Hospitality

Mona Siddiqui

in Hospitality and Islam: Welcoming in God's Name

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300211863
eISBN:
9780300216028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300211863.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter examines the views of Abū Hāmid al-Ghazālī, a Sunnī Muslim scholar, mystic, jurist and theologian of the medieval world, about eating and hospitality. It begins with an overview of the ... More


Kelham

David Dowland

in Nineteenth-Century Anglican Theological Training: The Redbrick Challenge

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269298
eISBN:
9780191683589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269298.003.0019
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

This chapter focuses on Father Herbert Kelly, a recluse who founded the Society of Sacred Mission in 1892. This recluse and shy priest believed that social groups have unique value to the Church and ... More


Why Have a Law of Attempts?

R. A. Duff

in Criminal Attempts

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198262688
eISBN:
9780191682384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262688.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Philosophy of Law

This chapter examines why there should be a general law of attempts for inchoate offences. It tries to answer the questions: why should the criminal law include inchoate offences, and why should ... More


Self-Discipline

Chŏng Yagyong

in Admonitions on Governing the People: Manual for All Administrators

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520260917
eISBN:
9780520947702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520260917.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

The English translation of the chapters in Book II of Mongmin simsŏ on administration for district magistrates is presented. The chapters discuss the following: setting the body in order, integrity, ... More


The Priority Heuristic: Making Choices Without Trade-offs

Eduard Brandstätter, Gerd Gigerenzer, and Ralph Hertwig

in Heuristics: The Foundations of Adaptive Behavior

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199744282
eISBN:
9780199894727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744282.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Human-Technology Interaction

Bernoulli's framework of expected utility serves as a model for various psychological processes, including motivation, moral sense, attitudes, and decision making. To account for evidence at variance ... More


Declarations and Statements

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew

in On Earth As In Heaven: Ecological Vision and Initiatives of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780823238859
eISBN:
9780823238897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823238859.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter contains various statements and declarations by Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew with Popes John Paul II and Benedict XVI, to the World Council of Churches, as well as on the occasion of ... More


Flirting with Disaster: The German Inflation, 1914–1923

Bernd Widdig

in Culture and Inflation in Weimar Germany

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520222908
eISBN:
9780520924703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222908.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter describes the general historical unfolding of inflation in Germany during the period from 1914 to 1923 through some telling statistics and poignant eyewitness accounts. It provides ... More


Don’t Need Their Coal

Jason G. Strange

in Shelter from the Machine: Homesteaders in the Age of Capitalism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252043031
eISBN:
9780252051890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043031.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter evaluates contemporary homesteading and rural subsistence in eastern Kentucky as a form of activism and resistance. It argues that homesteading alone is not a particularly effective ... More


Clashing at Home

Minjeong Kim

in Elusive Belonging: Marriage Immigrants and "Multiculturalism" in Rural South Korea

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780824869816
eISBN:
9780824877842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824869816.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

To provide a more nuanced understanding of multicultural family relations, Chapter 4 delves into the context surrounding domestic tension and conflicts, especially those related to economic issues. I ... More


Cultural History

John Belchem

in The Modern Period 1830–1999: A New History of the Isle of Man Volume 5

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237167
eISBN:
9781846313653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853237167.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the cultural history of the Isle of Man from 1830 to the 1990s, and describes major developments in different cultural sectors including literature, music, architecture, ... More


The Ruler’s Governance: (Jun zhi 君治)

in Shizi: China's First Syncretist

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231159067
eISBN:
9780231504171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231159067.003.0015
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter describes how a good ruler should govern and begins with a simple cosmology to juxtapose the good ruler's eminence with his humility. It then considers a schemata of early culture heroes ... More


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