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Susanne Schmidt

in Midlife Crisis: The Feminist Origins of a Chauvinist Cliché

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226686851
eISBN:
9780226686998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226686998.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

What is the meaning of the surprising origin story of the midlife crisis? Reflecting on the history of the midlife crisis in light of ongoing debates about the cost of living for women and men, the ... More


Sexual Orientation, Middle Adulthood, and Narratives of Transition and Change

Andrew J. Hostetler

in Handbook of Psychology and Sexual Orientation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199765218
eISBN:
9780199979585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765218.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter explores the shifting narratives of midlife within lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities, and the general role of sexuality in middle adulthood in creating the kinds of ... More


Against Seizing the Day

Antti Kauppinen

in Oxford Studies in Normative Ethics Volume 11

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780192856913
eISBN:
9780191947698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192856913.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

On a widely accepted view, what gives meaning to our lives is success in valuable ground projects. However, philosophers like Kieran Setiya have recently challenged the value of such orientation ... More


The career decisions of musical prodigies

Jae Yup Jung and Paul Evans

in Musical Prodigies: Interpretations from Psychology, Education, Musicology, and Ethnomusicology

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199685851
eISBN:
9780191806049
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685851.003.0018
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter draws on the literature on musical prodigies and prodigies in general, career decision-making theory, the development of music professionals, and the career decisions of gifted ... More


A Dance with Death: Gregory Markopoulos and The Mysteries

Tony Pipolo

in The Melancholy Lens: Loss and Mourning in American Avant-Garde Cinema

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197551165
eISBN:
9780197551202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197551165.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Gregory Markopoulos was one of the key figures of American avant-garde cinema from the 1940s through the 1980s. This chapter focuses on The Mysteries, perhaps his most enigmatic film, made during ... More


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