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TRANSCENDING OUR STORIES: TRANSCENDING OUR STORIES: THE POETICS OF SPIRITUAL AGING

William L Randall and A. Elizabeth McKim

in Reading Our Lives: The poetics of growing old

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195306873
eISBN:
9780199894062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306873.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter argues that spiritual aging is ultimately a narrative endeavor. After considering the relationship between spirituality and wisdom, aging, and religion, it proposes that spirituality has ... More


Generativity: A Form of Unconditional Love

George E. Vaillant

in Altruism and Health: Perspectives from Empirical Research

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195182910
eISBN:
9780199786794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182910.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

This chapter uses the Study of Adult Development — Harvard Medical School's sixty-year prospective study of the lives of college and inner-city men — to answer two questions about generativity. ... More


Do Generative Adolescents Become Healthy Older Adults?

Paul Wink and Michele Dillon

in Altruism and Health: Perspectives from Empirical Research

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195182910
eISBN:
9780199786794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182910.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

This chapter focuses on four questions critical to understanding the long-term connection between generativity and health. First, it examines whether adolescents who manifest generative behaviour in ... More


The Redemptive Self: Stories Americans Live By

Dan P. McAdams

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195176933
eISBN:
9780199786787
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176933.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Drawing from the author's psychological research on especially generative (that is, caring and productive) midlife American adults and on a reading of American cultural history and literature, this ... More


A LIFE STORY MADE IN AMERICA

Dan P. McAdams

in The Redemptive Self: Stories Americans Live By

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195176933
eISBN:
9780199786787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176933.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Beginning with an account of how rescue workers responded to the World Trade Center attacks of 9/11, this Prologue sets forth the book's central thesis: The most caring and productive midlife adults ... More


THE GENERATIVE ADULT

Dan P. McAdams

in The Redemptive Self: Stories Americans Live By

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195176933
eISBN:
9780199786787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176933.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter describes the psychological concept of generativity and its place in the human life course. Introduced to psychology through the writings of Erik H. Erikson, generativity is an adult's ... More


from start to finish

Harvey Max Chochinov

in Dignity Therapy: Final Words for Final Days

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195176216
eISBN:
9780199933181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176216.003.0006
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter provides two examples of Dignity Therapy. In both instances, the reader is provided with the unedited, raw transcription, followed by what the final generativity looks like once the ... More


Generativity and Time in Gay Men's Life Stories

Andrew J. Hostetler

in The Story of Sexual Identity: Narrative Perspectives on the Gay and Lesbian Life Course

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195326789
eISBN:
9780199870356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326789.003.0017
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Drawing on life-story interviews with forty-two gay men representing roughly four different historical cohorts, this chapter explores the meaning and experience of gay generativity through ... More


The Ethical Foundations of Human and Organizational Development Programs: The Ethics of Human Development and Community Across the Curriculum

Paul R. Dokecki, Mark Mccormack, Hasina Mohyuddin, and Linda Isaacs

in Academics in Action!: A Model for Community-Engaged Research, Teaching, and Service

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823268795
eISBN:
9780823272518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823268795.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

In this chapter, we present the Ethics of Human Development and Community as an ethical framework for practitioners in community research and action and for teachers and students engaging in ... More


Games of Nature, the Emergence of Organic Form, and the Problem of Spontaneity

Justin E. H. Smith

in Divine Machines: Leibniz and the Sciences of Life

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691141787
eISBN:
9781400838721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691141787.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter looks at three distinct cases of natural generativity: (i) the influence of the maternal imagination in fetal development, (ii) spontaneous generation, and (iii) the origins of ... More


moving dignity into care

Harvey Max Chochinov

in Dignity Therapy: Final Words for Final Days

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195176216
eISBN:
9780199933181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176216.003.0002
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter illustrates how each aspect of the model of dignity in the terminally ill informs critical elements of Dignity Therapy, including its form, tone and content. Given the importance of ... More


the generativity document

Harvey Max Chochinov

in Dignity Therapy: Final Words for Final Days

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195176216
eISBN:
9780199933181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176216.003.0005
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

An important aspect of Dignity Therapy is the creation of a generativity document. This document begins as a word-by-word transcript of the dialogue between the dignity therapist and patient. This ... More


Aristotle on the Concept of Shared Life

Sara Brill

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198839583
eISBN:
9780191875465
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198839583.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

Aristotle on the Concept of Shared Life studies Aristotle’s understanding of the political character of human intimacy via an examination of the zoological frame informing his political theory. It ... More


“Lively Evidence”: Legal Inquiry and the Evidentia of Shakespearean Drama

Lorna Hutson

in Shakespeare and the Law: A Conversation among Disciplines and Professions

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226924939
eISBN:
9780226924946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226924946.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

The investigation of the legal dimensions of Shakespeare's plays begets a certain question: are we ready to see the characters in these plays as vividly realized human beings? The capability to do so ... More


Appreciative inquiry

Caroline Nicholson and Julie Barnes

in Participatory Research in Palliative Care: Actions and Reflections

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199644155
eISBN:
9780191749094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644155.003.0006
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter examines the use of Appreciative Inquiry (AI) in palliative care. It argues that AI is a helpful addition to the more usual problem based paradigm of action research. The chapter ... More


Positive Youth Musical Engagement

Susan A. O'neill

in The Child as Musician: A handbook of musical development

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198530329
eISBN:
9780191689765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198530329.003.0023
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

This chapter considers the concept of diversity and the social groups associated with musical engagement during childhood and adolescence. In ... More


Gratitude in Modern Life: Its Manifestations and Development

Dan P. McAdams and Jack J. Bauer

in The Psychology of Gratitude

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195150100
eISBN:
9780199847389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195150100.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter examines the manifestations and development of gratitude in modern life. It proposes a framework for thinking developmentally about gratitude and reviewing the scant research on the ... More


Digital Materiality and the Emergence of an Evolutionary Science of the Artificial

Youngjin Yoo

in Materiality and Organizing: Social Interaction in a Technological World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199664054
eISBN:
9780191745423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664054.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

An important consequence of the pervasive digitalization of artifacts is that artifacts become generative due to the unique materiality of digital technology. As result, digital artifacts evolve once ... More


Double Generativity and Complete Effective Inseparability

Raymond M. Smullyan

in Recursion Theory for Metamathematics

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195082326
eISBN:
9780197560426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195082326.003.0009
Subject:
Computer Science, Mathematical Theory of Computation

§1. Complete Effective Inseparability. A disjoint pair (A1,A2) is by definition recursively inseparable if no recursive superset of A1 is disjoint from A2. This is ... More


Elusive Legitimacy: Subservient, Separate, or Generative?

Steve Herbert

in Citizens, Cops, and Power: Recognizing the Limits of Community

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226327303
eISBN:
9780226327358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226327358.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter examines how conflicting demands for legitimacy place the police in an awkward position vis-à-vis the citizenry. It explains how different ideals such as subservience, separation, and ... More


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