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Introduction

Paul J. Silvia

in Exploring the Psychology of Interest

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195158557
eISBN:
9780199786824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195158557.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

Psychology has long been attracted to the study of interest, curiosity, and intrinsic motivation. Many areas of psychology have grappled with interest, particularly with why some things are ... More


Interests and Motivational Development

Paul J. Silvia

in Exploring the Psychology of Interest

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195158557
eISBN:
9780199786824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195158557.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

Where do people's idiosyncratic hobbies and interests come from? This chapter reviews how, across the history of psychology, people have explained the development of interests. The emergence of ... More


Suffrage First

Judith N. McArthur and Harold L. Smith

in Minnie Fisher Cunningham: A Suffragist's Life in Politics

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195304862
eISBN:
9780199871537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304862.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter argues that Minnie Fisher Cunningham's four terms as president of the Texas Equal Suffrage Association were central to its becoming one of the largest and most politically effective in ... More


Hobby-Horse and Horn Dance

Ronald Hutton

in The Stations of the Sun: A History of the Ritual Year in Britain

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205708
eISBN:
9780191676758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205708.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Every May Day, two hobby-horses dance their way through the Cornish coastal town of Padstow, representing different halves of the community. For 12 hours they move around separate circuits, each led ... More


The Birth of a Fashion (2): High Hopes Restored

C. W. Thompson

in French Romantic Travel Writing: Chateaubriand to Nerval

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199233540
eISBN:
9780191730948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233540.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

The chapter traces the shift in this fashion after Waterloo, when it became possible to travel again for purely hedonistic pleasure, as Stendhal and Nodier illustrate in their Rome, Naples et ... More


Small-Gauge Storytelling: Discovering the Amateur Fiction Film

Ryan Shand and Ian Craven (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748656349
eISBN:
9780748684274
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748656349.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Storytelling in film has never been an activity confined to the domain of the professional movie maker. Ever since the introduction of small-gauge equipment in the 1920s, numerous amateur ‘lone ... More


Mounting the (Century Guild) Hobby Horse

Koenraad Claes

in The Late-Victorian Little Magazine

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474426213
eISBN:
9781474453776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474426213.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter is entirely dedicated to a pioneering little magazine that elaborated on the example of The Germ and the Oxford and Cambridge Magazine (see Chapter 1), the Century GuildHobby Horse ... More


Who are the fundraisers?

Beth Breeze

in The New Fundraisers: Who Organises Charitable Giving in Contemporary Society?

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447325000
eISBN:
9781447325314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447325000.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

Chapter 2 presents findings of a major survey of over 1,200 UK fundraisers. It illustrates their backgrounds, their paths into this career and how they acquired relevant skills and knowledge. Data on ... More


Introduction: Why Don’t They Stay Home?

Sherry L. Martin

in Popular Democracy in Japan: How Gender and Community Are Changing Modern Electoral Politics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449178
eISBN:
9780801460821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449178.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This introductory chapter considers the perspectives of the Japanese toward their own nation's politics in general, and profiles the average Japanese voter, in particular—a woman. On every House ... More


The Most Sacred of All Property: Corporations and Persons

Finbarr Curtis

in Production of American Religious Freedom: The Production of American Religious Freedom

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479882113
eISBN:
9781479823734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479882113.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

The Supreme Court’s willingness to grant the religious freedom of persons to corporations reflects the expansion of the power of private institutions. Religious privacy does not protect personal ... More


Corporation as Sect

Kathryn Lofton

in Consuming Religion

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226481937
eISBN:
9780226482125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226482125.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter considers how work became so central to contemporary life and how the corporate workplace became a particular site of political freedom and activity. The essay begins by looking at ... More


Corporate Governance beyond Economics

Elizabeth Pollman

in The Corporate Contract in Changing Times: Is the Law Keeping Up?

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226599403
eISBN:
9780226599540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226599540.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

In recent years, changes to state and federal law have increased pressure on corporate law to serve as an ordering mechanism for interests and values beyond economics. On the federal front, two U.S. ... More


Family background and early life

Henry A. McGhie

in Henry Dresser and Victorian Ornithology: Birds, Books and Business

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781784994136
eISBN:
9781526132307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784994136.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter explores Dresser’s family background, establishing the family’s wealth and prominent social position. Dresser was sent to be schooled, alone, to Germany and Sweden, as his father had ... More


Rural connectivity and older people’s leisure participation

Catherine Hagan Hennessy, Yvette Staelens, Gloria Lankshear, Andrew Phippen, Avril Silk, and Daniel Zahra

in Countryside connections: Older people, community and place in rural Britain

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447310303
eISBN:
9781447310327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310303.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The potential of older people’s participation in leisure activities as a means of creating community capital is an expanding focus of research by gerontologists although to date the leisure ... More


Making space for a neglected visual history

Nicholson Heather Norris

in Amateur film: Meaning and practice c. 1927–77

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719077739
eISBN:
9781781704547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077739.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Chapter 1 introduces this fifty year survey of amateur film practice, outlining the hobby’s evolution, changing popular appeal and varied uses as a personal record of domestic and family life, ... More


The rise of a hobby press

Nicholson Heather Norris

in Amateur film: Meaning and practice c. 1927–77

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719077739
eISBN:
9781781704547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077739.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Chapter 3 traces the development of a specialist hobby literature that was written by, for and about amateur film practitioners and their films. Focusing primarily but not exclusively on Britain’s ... More


The First Amendment and the Business Corporation

Ronald J. Colombo

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199335671
eISBN:
9780199361915
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199335671.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Company and Commercial Law

The role of the business corporation in modern society is a controversial one. Some fear and object to the use of corporate power and influence over governments, legislation, and culture. Others view ... More


The Sign Reads ‘Keep Out’

Jason Reid

in Get Out of My Room!: A History of Teen Bedrooms in America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226409214
eISBN:
9780226409351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226409351.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the growing popularity of teen bedroom culture during the years following the Second World War. Although academically-trained child development experts continued to emphasize ... More


Competing Visions of Nisei Consumer Culture

Shiho Imai

in Creating the Nisei Market: Race and Citizenship in Hawaii's Japanese American Consumer Culture

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833329
eISBN:
9780824870232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833329.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter examines competing visions of Nisei consumer culture in 1930s Honolulu. In particular, it considers how different groups within the community, from the ethnic press to Nisei sociologists ... More


Pluralistic Functionalism about Corporate Agency

Waheed Hussain and Joakim Sandberg

in The Moral Responsibility of Firms

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198738534
eISBN:
9780191801808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198738534.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

Liberal democracies today face many important questions about the agency of business corporations, but abstract conceptual analyses of “corporate agency” will not give us the answers. We need to ... More


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