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Endurance, Ecology, Empire

Teresa Shewry

in Hope At Sea: Possible Ecologies in Oceanic Literature

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816691579
eISBN:
9781452952390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816691579.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter explores writers’ struggles to illuminate hope as these struggles become interlocked with the precarious endurance of human and nonhuman beings in a context of prolonged and severe ... More


Austerity Future(s)?

Vicki Dabrowski

in Austerity, Women and the Role of the State: Lived Experiences of the Crisis

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781529210521
eISBN:
9781529210552
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529210521.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter pays particular attention to how women's future imaginaries are felt in the present. It explores how austerity affects these imaginaries and asks which types of futures have women begun ... More


The future

Naomi Woodspring

in Baby Boomers: Time and Ageing Bodies

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447318774
eISBN:
9781447318781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318774.003.0007
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

‘The future,’ research participants discuss what is yet to come – their future plans, fears and worries, and imaginings. Their narratives and thoughts include dementia, loss, health and vitality, ... More


Parenting for a Digital Future: How Hopes and Fears about Technology Shape Children's Lives

Sonia Livingstone and Alicia Blum-Ross

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780190874698
eISBN:
9780190874735
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190874698.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family, Social Psychology and Interaction

In the decades it takes to bring up a child, parents face challenges that are both helped and hindered by the fact that they are living through a period of unprecedented digital innovation. Drawing ... More


Imagining the Future

Della Rocca

in Parenting for a Digital Future: How Hopes and Fears about Technology Shape Children's Lives

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780190874698
eISBN:
9780190874735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190874698.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family, Social Psychology and Interaction

In this chapter the authors develop conclusions by revisiting families from earlier chapters to demonstrate what differences their conceptions of the future made to their parenting in the here and ... More


Vulnerable young people’s lives

Kate Brown

in Vulnerability and young people: Care and social control in policy and practice

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447318170
eISBN:
9781447318200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318170.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter considers lived experiences of vulnerability through focussing on the life stories and perspectives of vulnerable young people. Experiences of abuse, neglect, drug use, homelessness, ... More


Reflection: Memory: An Adaptive Constructive Process

Daniel L. Schacter

in Memory: A History

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199793839
eISBN:
9780199345205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199793839.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Memory errors can have serious consequences in everyday life. However, memory errors do not necessarily reflect fundamental flaws in the architecture of the memory system; instead, they can be ... More


‘Unfortunately We Are Bankrupt’: The Greek Bankruptcy Crisis of 1893 and Its Remembrance in the World Economic Crisis, 2010–2011

Korinna Schönhärl

in Remembering and Learning from Financial Crises

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780198870906
eISBN:
9780191913495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198870906.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

It is often noted that people remember the past to better manage the present. One major driving force of economic behaviour is expectations of the future or ‘imagined futures’, as the sociologist ... More


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