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The Forcing Apparatus: Dombey and Son

Shuttleworth Sally

in The Mind of the Child: Child Development in Literature, Science, and Medicine, 1840-1900

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199582563
eISBN:
9780191702327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582563.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter examines discourses concerning child mental development in England during the 19th century. It offers extended literary readings of two mid-century novels which address questions of ... More


Introduction

MARILYN SHATZ

in A Toddler’s Life: Becoming a Person

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195099232
eISBN:
9780199846863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195099232.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about the essence of toddlerhood and the development of social-linguistic intelligence. This describes the incidents covering ... More


Acknowledge the Mini-Adult

Vijayalakshmi Balakrishnan

in Growing Up and Away: Narratives of Indian Childhoods Memory, History, Identity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198071266
eISBN:
9780199080779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198071266.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter focuses on the policies and initiatives that created a new governance architecture for child development based on the idea of the child as an adult-in-the-making. It became the duty of ... More


Triangulating the growth point—arriving at consciousness

David Mcneill

in Gesture, Speech, and Sign

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198524519
eISBN:
9780191689215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524519.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The growth point is an attempt to think out the implications of speech–gesture synchrony. When words and gesture co-occur, we ask, what does this imply? A growth point is the initial organizing ... More


The Innate Experience of Self-Agency

Philippe Rochat

in The Sense of Agency

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780190267278
eISBN:
9780190267308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190267278.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Social Psychology

Research is presented showing that an implicit sense of self-agency is probably developing from birth, and possibly even before that. These time points are months before the child begins to manifest ... More


Dick Manfred

Laurence A. Rickels

in I Think I Am: Philip K. Dick

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816666652
eISBN:
9781452946566
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816666652.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter explores the tension span occupied by the schizophrenic boy in Melanie Klein’s case of Dick and Lord Byron’s Faustian drama Manfred. In her 1930 chapter “The Importance of Symbol ... More


Avuncular Structures: Sigmund Freud/Friedrich Nietzsche

Laurence A. Rickels

in Aberrations of Mourning

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816675951
eISBN:
9781452947167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816675951.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter focuses on the psychoanalysis of Sigmund Freud and Friedrich Nietzsche. According to Freud, uncanny experiences occur whenever repressed infantile complexes are reanimated through some ... More


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