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Civic Engagement, Political Engagement, and Generational Change

Cliff Zukin, Scott Keeter, Molly Andolina, Krista Jenkins, and Michael X. Delli Carpini

in A New Engagement?: Political Participation, Civic Life, and the Changing American Citizen

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195183177
eISBN:
9780199850822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183177.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses the remixing of citizen engagement in United States. It also looks on the implications on what it means if current trends continue and how things might be different if a larger ... More


 Act II

David Domke and Kevin Coe

in The God Strategy: How Religion Became a Political Weapon in America

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195326413
eISBN:
9780199870431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326413.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter describes a key moment that signaled a shift in America's new religious politics: a 2006 event at the famous pastor Rick Warren's church that featured Republican Senator Sam Brownback ... More


Language change across the lifespan

Meisel Jurgen M., Elsig Martin, and Rinke Esther

in Language Acquisition and Change: A Morphosyntactic Perspective

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748642250
eISBN:
9780748695157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748642250.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

This chapter explores the predictive similarities between UG-based and variationist approaches concerning phenomena of language change, in particular the observation that both core grammatical ... More


Marital Conflicts and Abuse

Julie Macfarlane

in Islamic Divorce in North America: A Shari’a Path in a Secular Society

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199753918
eISBN:
9780199949588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199753918.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter draws on respondent interviews to describe and analyse the most frequently presented causes of marital conflict. The most consistent focus of conflict between spouses relates to ... More


Multiracial Parents: Mixed Families, Generational Change, and the Future of Race

Miri Song

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781479840540
eISBN:
9781479843367
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479840540.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

While there has been significant growth in studies of “multiracial,” or “mixed-race,” individuals, very few have investigated the experiences of the descendants of multiracial individuals—the ... More


Introduction: Pensions Imperilment and Political Economy

Craig Berry

in Pensions Imperilled: The Political Economy of Private Pensions Provision in the UK

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198782834
eISBN:
9780191826023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198782834.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Pensions and Pension Management

The UK pensions system is in danger. How did we get here? Moreover, what exactly is it that is endangering UK pensions? This introductory chapter explores the main narratives of pensions crisis in ... More


Families

Piotr Oseka, Polymeris Voglis, and Anna von der Goltz

in Europe's 1968: Voices of Revolt

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199587513
eISBN:
9780191747557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587513.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

‘Families’ focuses on the ways in which activists make sense of their family backgrounds and upbringing in their journeys into revolt. For many, the legacies of the war and of Nazism or fascism ... More


Social change and later life

Ian Rees Jones, Martin Hyde, Christina R. Victor, Richard D. Wiggins, Chris Gilleard, and Paul Higgs

in Ageing in a consumer society: From passive to active consumption in Britain

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348821
eISBN:
9781447301431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348821.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter provides some background information for studying the extent to which consumption is now a part of later life. The discussion begins by looking at the problem of studying later life in ... More


Mignon in Germany: From Goethe to Stifter

Terence Cave

in Mignon's Afterlives: Crossing Cultures from Goethe to the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199604807
eISBN:
9780191731624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604807.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The opening section of this chapter is devoted to Mignon’s afterlives in Goethe’s own writing, in particular an episode of memory and mourning in Wilhelm Meisters Wanderjahre. Her appearances in the ... More


Like the Ancient Ones

Casey High

in Victims and Warriors: Violence, History, and Memory in Amazonia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039058
eISBN:
9780252097027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039058.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the gendered dimensions of alterity and Waorani understandings of what it means to be “like the ancient ones” (durani bai). It analyzes the place of violence and memory in ... More


Pensions Imperilled: The Political Economy of Private Pensions Provision in the UK

Craig Berry

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198782834
eISBN:
9780191826023
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198782834.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Pensions and Pension Management

Private pensions provision in the United Kingdom is in crisis—but it is not the crisis often depicted in political and popular discourses. While population ageing has affected traditional pensions ... More


Conclusions

Teresa Platz Robinson

in Café Culture in Pune: Being Young and Middle Class in Urban India

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198099437
eISBN:
9780199083008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198099437.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

The last chapter summarizes the main arguments of the book while drawing general conclusions. Young people in India use both ‘the global’ and ‘the local’ to make and remake themselves as the persons ... More


Many Happy Returns? Investment Governance and the Political Economy of Time in UK Pensions Provision

Craig Berry

in Pensions Imperilled: The Political Economy of Private Pensions Provision in the UK

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198782834
eISBN:
9780191826023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198782834.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Pensions and Pension Management

We are increasingly conscious that private pension schemes in the UK are primarily financial institutions. UK private pensions provision has always been highly financialized, but the ... More


How the Rise and Fall of Regimes Affects Judicial Review

Jack M. Balkin

in The Cycles of Constitutional Time

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780197530993
eISBN:
9780197531020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197530993.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The rise and fall of regimes shapes partisan attitudes about judicial review. How people feel about judicial activism and judicial restraint depends on where they are in political time, and which ... More


Conclusion: Momentum for Change but Challenges Persist

Alonzo L. Plough

in Well-Being: Expanding the Definition of Progress: Insights From Practitioners, Researchers, and Innovators From Around the Globe

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190080495
eISBN:
9780190080525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190080495.003.0017
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This concluding chapter demonstrates how the well-being movement is gaining momentum and looks at the need and opportunity for further exploration and scaling. There are numerous examples from ... More


From Gods to Human Beings: Mapping Generational Histories

Ester Gallo

in The Fall of Gods: Memory, Kinship, and Middle Classes in South India

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780199469307
eISBN:
9780199089871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199469307.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology, Marriage and the Family

Chapter two explores the generational dimension of Nambudiri class engagements with reform movements, and threads this into a discussion of the position held by Nambudiris in Kerala society. It ... More


The Future: “Dilution” and Social Change

Miri Song

in Multiracial Parents: Mixed Families, Generational Change, and the Future of Race

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781479840540
eISBN:
9781479843367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479840540.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter reviews what our study participants thought would be in store for their children as they grew up, and perhaps had children of their own. Asking what multiracial parents thought about the ... More


Conclusion: Summary and Policy Options

Craig Berry

in Pensions Imperilled: The Political Economy of Private Pensions Provision in the UK

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198782834
eISBN:
9780191826023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198782834.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Pensions and Pension Management

The concluding chapter summarizes the book’s main arguments, distilling its implications for how we understand pensions provision, and specifically its relationship to the wider financialization ... More


Understanding Politicians

Jack Corbett

in Being Political: Leadership and Democracy in the Pacific Islands

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824841027
eISBN:
9780824869427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824841027.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

Concludes by returning to the anti-politics discussion introduced in Chapter One. It outlines how disaffection is produced by a distinction between a naive view of leadership and the messy and ... More


Multiracial People as Parents

Miri Song

in Multiracial Parents: Mixed Families, Generational Change, and the Future of Race

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781479840540
eISBN:
9781479843367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479840540.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Starting with a discussion of the demographics of mixed-race people in Britain, this chapter shows that, rather than being a marginal social group, they are quickly becoming more populous, ... More


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