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Holistic Approach to Knowledge: Contribution of the Bhagavadgita and its Relevance to Social Science Research and Ethics *

M.V. Nadkarni

in Ethics For Our Times: Essays in Gandhian Perspective

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198073864
eISBN:
9780199082162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198073864.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter examines the relevance and contribution of the Bhagavadgita to ethics and social science research in India. It explains that most of the training in social science research methodology ... More


Teamwork in Palliative Care: Fulfilling or Frustrating?

Peter Speck (ed.)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198567745
eISBN:
9780191730436
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567745.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

Teamwork is a complex but essential component of palliative care. The needs of people diagnosed with life threatening disease will vary greatly over time, and it is rarely possible for just one ... More


Holistic Approach to Knowledge: Contribution of the Bhagavadgita and Its Relevance to Social Science Research and Ethics*

M.V. Nadkarni

in Ethics for Our Times: Essays in Gandhian Perspective

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199450534
eISBN:
9780199083022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199450534.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter examines the relevance and contribution of the Bhagavadgita to ethics and social science research in India. It explains that most of the training in social science research methodology ... More


Breaking Through: Essays, Journals, and Travelogues of Edward F. Ricketts

Edward Ricketts

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520247048
eISBN:
9780520932661
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247048.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Trailblazing marine biologist, visionary conservationist, deep ecology philosopher, Edward F. Ricketts (1897–1948) has reached legendary status in the California mythos. A true polymath and a thinker ... More


Beyond Child Welfare: International Perspectives on Child and Family Policies

Sheila B. Kamerman and Alfred J. Kahn

in Child Welfare Research: Advances for Practice and Policy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195304961
eISBN:
9780199863648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304961.003.0021
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Research and Evaluation

This chapter examines the evolving attention to achieving the goal of child well-being through a broad child and family approach rather than a narrow focus on protecting children against abuse and ... More


Domestic violence and health: The response of the medical profession

Emma Williamson

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342157
eISBN:
9781447302148
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342157.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This book explores the issue of healthcare professionals' attitudes towards women who are victims of domestic violence. There is a growing interest by healthcare professionals and researchers in the ... More


The success paradox: Why we need a holistic theory of social mobility

Graeme Atherton

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781447316336
eISBN:
9781447316350
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447316336.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Social mobility needs a re-boot. The narrow, economistic way of measuring it favoured by politicians and academics is unsustainable and is contributing to rising inequality. This timely book provides ... More


Two Faces of Discrimination

Hanoch Sheinman

in Philosophical Foundations of Discrimination Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199664313
eISBN:
9780191748486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664313.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter analyzes interpersonally individualistic and holistic aspects of discrimination. The chapter is organized as follows. Section I characterizes the organizing distinction and looks at ... More


Affirmative Action and Higher Education

J. Scott Carter and Cameron D. Lippard

in The Death of Affirmative Action?: Racialized Framing and the Fight Against Racial Preference in College Admissions

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781529201116
eISBN:
9781529201161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529201116.003.0002
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter discusses the ever-evolving role of race in politics in the history of the US. How the government handled racial and other discrimination has not always been effective. It was not until ... More


Young people with mental health problems

Sarah Judd

in Managing transitions: Support for individuals at key points of change

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847421883
eISBN:
9781447302780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847421883.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Young adults face a number of stressful transitions that can prove a trigger point for their mental health, including the transition from school to work or university, leaving the family home, or ... More


Cross-Cultural Studies of Gender-Based Violence: Holistic Approaches for Marital Rape Research

Jennifer R. Wies and Hillary J. Haldane

in Marital Rape: Consent, Marriage, and Social Change in Global Context

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190238360
eISBN:
9780190615208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190238360.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Drawing from studies of gender-based violence in anthropology, Wies and Haldane chart the possibilities for understanding rape in marriage informed by cross-cultural approaches. Through ethnographic ... More


Alternative Explanations

in The Japanese Challenge to the American Neoliberal World Order: Identity, Meaning, and Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758123
eISBN:
9780804787536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758123.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explores alternative explanations to the identity-intention analytical framework in relation to the Japanese challenge to the U.S.-led neoliberal world order. It evaluates different ... More


Perspectives on phonological development

Marilyn May Vihman

in Phonological Templates in Development

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780198793564
eISBN:
9780191835346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198793564.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Theoretical Linguistics

The chapter characterizes language as a system of links or associations and states the goal of gaining understanding of the origins of systematicity in the child. A working definition of ‘template’ ... More


A Typology of the Evaluation of Qualitative Research: Toward a Holistic View

Jeasik Cho

in Evaluating Qualitative Research

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780199330010
eISBN:
9780190490089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199330010.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter explores five specific categories of the evaluation of qualitative research (EQR): (1) a general EQR category for a universal set of criteria for any type of qualitative research; (2) a ... More


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

Alonzo L. Plough (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190080495
eISBN:
9780190080525
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190080495.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The world is currently in the midst of unprecedented challenges—from the impacts of climate change and the humanitarian crisis of forced migration, to the rise of nationalism and epidemic growth of ... More


From Periphery to Core: A Process Model for Embracing Sustainability

Luciana Silvestri and Ranjay Gulati

in Leading Sustainable Change: An Organizational Perspective

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198704072
eISBN:
9780191773242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704072.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Knowledge Management

There is a growing call for business enterprises to adopt sustainability principles and practices, yet many established organizations continue to struggle in their quest to embrace them. This chapter ... More


Marxism and Ancient History

Kostas Vlassopoulos

in How to Do Things with History: New Approaches to Ancient Greece

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190649890
eISBN:
9780190649913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190649890.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

In this chapter, Vlassopoulos explores how Marxist historiographies can be turned to productive use by contemporary historians. He argues that Marxist approaches bring four major elements that are ... More


Common Concepts of Successful Prevention Programs

Joy G. Dryfoos

in Adolescents at Risk: Prevalence and Prevention

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195072686
eISBN:
9780197560259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195072686.003.0018
Subject:
Education, Care and Counseling of Students

The review of four major fields—prevention of delinquency, substance abuse, teen pregnancy, and school failure (in Chapters 9 to 12)—yielded about 100 different programs that appear to have ... More


The Dialectical Signature: Soderbergh as Classical Auteur

Andrew deWaard and R. Colin Tait

in The Cinema of Steven Soderbergh: Indie Sex, Corporate Lies, and Digital Videotape

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165518
eISBN:
9780231850391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165518.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter looks at the conflicting characteristics of Soderbergh's cinematography, narrative, editing, and performance. Soderbergh subscribes to a holistic approach in filmmaking, by experimenting ... More


Towards convergence: academic studies and the student performer

Celia Duffy and Joe Harrop

in Musicians in the Making: Pathways to Creative Performance

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780199346677
eISBN:
9780199346707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199346677.003.0020
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

This chapter concerns the interrelationship between music history and analysis—so-called academic studies—and musical performance, and it considers how such studies might affect or influence the ... More


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