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Tonality and Transformation

Steven Rings

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195384277
eISBN:
9780199897001
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195384277.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition, History, Western

This book employs transformational theory to illuminate the experience of tonal music. In addition to providing an accessible primer on transformational theory, the book introduces new theoretical ... More


Decentering Music: A Critique of Contemporary Musical Research

Kevin Korsyn

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195104547
eISBN:
9780199868988
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195104547.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This book examines the struggle for the authority to speak about music at a time when the humanities are in crisis. By linking the institutions that support musical research, including professional ... More


MUSIC AND SOCIAL ANTAGONISMS

Kevin Korsyn

in Decentering Music: A Critique of Contemporary Musical Research

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195104547
eISBN:
9780199868988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195104547.003.0010
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter examines how social antagonisms produce cultural double binds, moments when individuals are caught between different communities and languages that both refuse — and yet somehow demand — ... More


Valence and Habit

John Levi Martin

in The Explanation of Social Action

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199773312
eISBN:
9780199897223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199773312.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

This chapter follows the derivation of field theory in the social sciences from two starting points, first, the Gestalt psychology discussed in Chapter 5, and second, analyses of coordinated ... More


Conceptual Schemes: The Midcentury Poetics of Muriel Rukeyser and Charles Olson

Peter Middleton

in Physics Envy: American Poetry and Science in the Cold War and After

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226290003
eISBN:
9780226290140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226290140.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

By mid-century, social scientists such as Kurt Lewin increasing believed that a better understanding of the mind and society required scientific methods, especially the use of conceptual schemes. ... More


Hexatonic Cycles

Richard Cohn

in Audacious Euphony: Chromatic Harmony and the Triad's Second Nature

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199772698
eISBN:
9780199932238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199772698.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Chapter 2 presents the first of two preliminary models of the triadic universe, based on voice-leading proximity, On this conception, the most proximate triads are those whose roots are related by ... More


Syntactic Interaction and the Convertible Tonnetz

Richard Cohn

in Audacious Euphony: Chromatic Harmony and the Triad's Second Nature

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199772698
eISBN:
9780199932238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199772698.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Chapter 8 develops an integrated model of classical and pan-triadic syntax. It begins by reviewing and evaluating earlier models of Lewin, Hyer, Cohn, Rings, and Brower. It then proposes a new model ... More


Kurt Lewin

in Voices from Shanghai: Jewish Exiles in Wartime China

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226181660
eISBN:
9780226181684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226181684.003.0010
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter presents “More Light” (1941), a poem written by Kurt Lewin. As World War II swept across the planet, Lewin pleaded for spiritual and intellectual illumination. An astute observer of the ... More


Kurt Lewin

in Voices from Shanghai: Jewish Exiles in Wartime China

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226181660
eISBN:
9780226181684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226181684.003.0025
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter presents “The Weekly Salad” (1946), a poem written by Kurt Lewin. “Der Wochensalat” (The Weekly Salad) became a regular feature in the Shanghai Herald, and Lewin masterfully combines in ... More


Disability within Music-Theoretical Traditions

Joseph N. Straus

in Extraordinary Measures: Disability in Music

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199766451
eISBN:
9780199895007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199766451.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Popular, Philosophy of Music

Prevailing music theoretical models imagine a work of music as a metaphorical body susceptible to disabling conditions of one kind or another. These theories set themselves the task of normalizing ... More


Tension

Lasana T. Harris

in Invisible Mind: Flexible Social Cognition and Dehumanization

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035965
eISBN:
9780262339049
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035965.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

The first chapter states that flexible social cognition—having the ability to engage and not engage in mental state inferences with others—perhaps explains why people are capable of pro and ... More


1887: Dr. John Briggs Eats Some Peyote

Alexander S. Dawson

in Peyote Effect: From the Inquisition to the War on Drugs

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520285422
eISBN:
9780520960909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520285422.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

In this chapter, we consider the moment when European and American scientists “discovered” peyote. John Briggs was one of the first Americans to write about peyote (in 1887), followed shortly by ... More


Participation, Employed

Christopher M. Kelty

in The Participant: A Century of Participation in Four Stories

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226666624
eISBN:
9780226666938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226666938.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores participation at work, beginning in the 1940s in America, with the earliest experiments in worker participation conducted by students of Kurt Lewin. At the heart of this story ... More


Introduction

Richard Cohn

in David Lewin's Morgengruß: Text, Context, Commentary

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199844784
eISBN:
9780190228323
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199844784.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter is an introduction to Lewin’s 1974 Morgengruß essay, presenting an account of its genesis and reception, its position within Lewin’s intellectual development, and its influence on music ... More


From Mass Persuasion to Engineered Consent: The Impact of “European” Psychology on the Cognitive Turn in Marketing Thought

Jan L. Logemann

in Engineered to Sell: European Émigrés and the Making of Consumer Capitalism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226660011
eISBN:
9780226660295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226660295.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Over the course of the 1930s and 40s, consumers came to be seen as a diverse and socially contextualized group, which was not as easily swayed by mass media messages. Consumer behavior and attitudes ... More


The Making of a Probable Slave

Sajal Nag

in The Uprising: Colonial State, Christian Missionaries, and Anti-Slavery Movement in North-East India (1908-1954)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199460892
eISBN:
9780199086412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199460892.003.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter studies tribal raids through which slaves were collected by the Mizo tribe. It then recounts one such tribal raid in 1871 in which Mary Winchester, the six-year-old daughter of an ... More


‘Beware Oh Petticoats! There Be Leeches in These Parts’: Reading Gender, Indigeneity, and Tribal Authority in T.H. Lewin’s Archive, c. 1864–75

Angma Dey Jhala

in An Endangered History: Indigeneity, Religion, and Politics on the Borders of India, Burma, and Bangladesh

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780199493081
eISBN:
9780199096909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199493081.003.0002
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter critiques the voluminous published and unpublished writings of Thomas H. Lewin, the first British deputy commissioner and would-be ethnographer of the CHT during the 1860s and 1870s. He ... More


Thinking Goddesses, Mothers, Brothers, and Snakes with Freud and Bose

Alf Hiltebeitel

in Freud's India: Sigmund Freud and India's First Psychoanalyst Girindrasekhar Bose

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190878375
eISBN:
9780190878405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190878375.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism, Religion and Literature

This chapter further explores snake symbolism, highlighting also goddesses, Freud’s mother Amalia, and Freud’s brothers and half-brothers. The author considers the ideas of post-Freudian ... More


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