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The Sherwin Cody Legacy

Edwin L. Battistella

in Do You Make These Mistakes in English?: The Story of Sherwin Cody's Famous Language School

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195367126
eISBN:
9780199867356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367126.003.0016
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

Chapter 16 takes stock of Sherwin Cody as an entrepreneur, social critic, and educator, framing his legacy as silent mentor who encourage people to take responsibility for their own education through ... More


Risking Life and Limb

Mark R. Leary

in The Curse of the Self: Self-Awareness, Egotism, and the Quality of Human Life

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195172423
eISBN:
9780199786756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172423.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Many of the risks that people take with their safety and health can be traced to the self. In particular, the desire to be perceived in particular ways by others often promotes risk-taking, leading ... More


Questioning Old Assumptions: Faking and the Personality–Performance Relationship

D. Brent Smith and Max McDaniel

in New Perspectives on Faking in Personality Assessment

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195387476
eISBN:
9780199914517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387476.003.0022
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The goal of this chapter is to re-examine research and theory on impression management by examining alternatives to the trait-realist perspective on personality. By examining alternatives lenses on ... More


Application of Preventive Strategies

Stephan Dilchert and Deniz S. Ones

in New Perspectives on Faking in Personality Assessment

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195387476
eISBN:
9780199914517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387476.003.0054
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter addresses issues surrounding strategies to identify and reduce socially desirable responding, impression management, and faking in applied assessment settings. Strategies are discussed ... More


Behind Bars: Social Control in Licensed Premises

Phil Hadfield

in Bar Wars: Contesting the Night in Contemporary British Cities

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199297856
eISBN:
9780191700866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297856.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The ability to control the behaviour of one's customers is essential to the successful operation of licensed premises. In exploring the constitution of and application of control, this chapter ... More


Stereotypes and Relative Social Status in Social Comparisons

Jillian K. Swencionis and Susan T. Fiske

in Social Comparison, Judgment, and Behavior

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780190629113
eISBN:
9780190629137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190629113.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

How do people compare themselves to others who are relatively higher or lower in social status, and what are the interpersonal consequences of these status comparisons? This chapter reviews past and ... More


Symbolic Management of Process

James Westphal and Sun Hyun Park

in Symbolic Management: Governance, Strategy, and Institutions

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198792055
eISBN:
9780191834257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198792055.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Knowledge Management

In this chapter we examine the symbolic management of social processes in firm leadership and governance. We explain how firm leaders engage in verbal impression management about their strategic ... More


Identity 2.0: Young People and Digital and Mobile Media

Lynn Schofield Clark

in The Parent App: Understanding Families in the Digital Age

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199899616
eISBN:
9780199980161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199899616.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

In this chapter, we learn more about how young people experience parental approaches to digital and mobile media. As they get older, young people increasingly desire respect and connection from their ... More


Social Network Ties and Symbolic Management

James Westphal and Sun Hyun Park

in Symbolic Management: Governance, Strategy, and Institutions

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198792055
eISBN:
9780191834257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198792055.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Knowledge Management

In this chapter we examine social network ties among firm leaders as a key determinant of symbolic management. After reviewing extant theory about the role of board interlock ties in symbolic ... More


The Social Psychological Dynamics of Symbolic Management

James Westphal and Sun Hyun Park

in Symbolic Management: Governance, Strategy, and Institutions

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198792055
eISBN:
9780191834257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198792055.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Knowledge Management

While previous chapters described dyad-level and group-level behavioral processes of symbolic management, in this chapter we examine processes of symbolic management at a more micro-level of ... More


Does Impression Management Have an Image Problem?

Mark R. Leary

in Most Underappreciated: 50 Prominent Social Psychologists Describe Their Most Unloved Work

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199778188
eISBN:
9780190256043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199778188.003.0019
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Mark R. Leary describes his most underappreciated work: a research on how human behavior and emotions are influenced by an individual's concerns with how he/she is perceived, evaluated, and accepted ... More


Hearing “the A Word”: The Road to Becoming an Alzheimer’s Patient

Renée L. Beard

in Living with Alzheimer's: Managing Memory Loss, Identity, and Illness

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479800117
eISBN:
9781479855377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479800117.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Accounts of diagnosis in this chapter suggest that while potentially removing personal blame and/or responsibility, designating a brain demented also threatens the individualism and autonomy of those ... More


Symbolic Management beyond the Firm Level

James Westphal and Sun Hyun Park

in Symbolic Management: Governance, Strategy, and Institutions

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198792055
eISBN:
9780191834257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198792055.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Knowledge Management

We describe forms of symbolic management that cross organizational boundaries, including symbolic management by firm leaders about the leadership, strategy, and governance of particular other firms, ... More


How Religious Identity Shapes Survey Responses

Philip S. Brenner

in Faithful Measures: New Methods in the Measurement of Religion

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781479875214
eISBN:
9781479897629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479875214.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter reviews recent research on the measurement of religious behaviors, particularly the overreporting of religious service attendance on surveys. Conventional understandings of this survey ... More


The Messages We Send: Social Signals and Storytelling

G. R. F. Ferrari

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198798422
eISBN:
9780191840487
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198798422.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Aesthetics

This is a book about ‘intimations’: social interactions that approach outright communication but do not quite reach it. The controlling metaphor is that of a communicative scale or switch, which goes ... More


What Is Moral Grandstanding?

Justin Tosi and Brandon Warmke

in Grandstanding: The Use and Abuse of Moral Talk

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190900151
eISBN:
9780190900182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190900151.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Drawing on empirical research from psychology, this chapter gives an account of moral grandstanding. Grandstanding is a contribution to public moral discourse that is significantly motivated by the ... More


Rehabilitation of Pedophiles

John Borneman

in Cruel Attachments: The Ritual Rehab of Child Molesters in Germany

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226233888
eISBN:
9780226234076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226234076.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines not whether but how therapy is efficacious within ritual rehab. It follows the ritual process of rehabilitation, beginning with the accusation of abuse, to arrest, imprisonment, ... More


Accommodation: Peasants Negotiating GM Crops and Agrochemical Exposure (2009–2013)

Pablo Lapegna

in Soybeans and Power: Genetically Modified Crops, Environmental Politics, and Social Movements in Argentina

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190215132
eISBN:
9780190215170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190215132.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Chapter 5 dissects the events surrounding an agrochemical drift in 2009. The chapter argues that the response of authorities to this agrochemical drift exemplifies a mechanism of performative ... More


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