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Introduction:: Mining the Motherlode of African American Religious Experience

Carolyn M. Jones and Theodore Louis Trost

in Teaching African American Religions

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195167979
eISBN:
9780199784981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019516797X.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This introductory chapter discusses the subject of teaching African American religions. It argues that teaching in the 21st century classroom requires, a larger “toolkit”, which must involve ... More


Language Universals: A Collaborative Project for the Language Sciences

Morten H. Christiansen, Chris Collins, and Shimon Edelman

in Language Universals

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195305432
eISBN:
9780199866953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305432.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Cognitive Models and Architectures

This chapter begins with a brief discussion of the general perspective in the linguistic community on language universals. It then presents an overview of the subsequent chapters in this book. This ... More


What Has Poverty Got to Do With It?: Feminist Frameworks for Analyzing Violence against Women

Jacqui True

in The Political Economy of Violence against Women

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199755929
eISBN:
9780199979516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755929.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 2 sets out the elements of a feminist political economy method employed to analyze different forms of violence against women, their causes, and their consequences. It stresses the linkages ... More


Resilience and paediatric palliative care

Joan Marston

in Resilience in Palliative Care: Achievement in adversity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199206414
eISBN:
9780191730320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206414.003.0007
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter examines resilience in the paediatric palliative care setting. Children facing life-threatening illness, whether in themselves or a close family member, and children experiencing loss, ... More


Interdisciplinary Team Practices

M. Joanna Mellor

in Handbook of Social Work in Health and Aging

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195173727
eISBN:
9780199893218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173727.003.0070
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter discusses interdisciplinary team practice and its importance in providing comprehensive services to older adults. This approach is valuable for its ability to attend to the wide range of ... More


Getting Health Reform Right: A Guide to Improving Performance and Equity

Marc Roberts, William Hsiao, Peter Berman, and Michael Reich

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195371505
eISBN:
9780199863839
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195371505.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This book provides a framework for developing and analyzing health sector reforms, based on international experience. It offers practical guidance and stresses the need to take account of each ... More


China Across the Divide: The Domestic and Global in Politics and Society

Rosemary Foot (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199919864
eISBN:
9780199345601
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199919864.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Understanding China’s world role has become one of the crucial intellectual exercises of the 21st Century. A full and sophisticated understanding of that topic requires us to capture some of the key ... More


Conclusion: the future of studying primates in a changing world

Eleanor J. Sterling, Nora Bynum, and Mary E. Blair

in Primate Ecology and Conservation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199659449
eISBN:
9780191774775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659449.003.0019
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Ecology

This concluding chapter highlights several trends emerging from the other chapters in this book regarding future studies of primates. These include the need to continuously and creatively draw from ... More


Introduction: The Balancing Act of Literature and Science

Rachel Crossland

in Modernist Physics: Waves, Particles, and Relativities in the Writings of Virginia Woolf and D. H. Lawrence

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198815976
eISBN:
9780191853494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198815976.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Drawing on Gillian Beer’s suggestion that literature and science ‘share the moment’s discourse’, the Introduction sets out the approach adopted across this study as a whole as one which will combine, ... More


Why only humans weep: introduction to the theme

Ad Vingerhoets

in Why Only Humans Weep: Unravelling the mysteries of tears

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198570240
eISBN:
9780191744723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570240.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

This chapter discusses the different aspects and facets of crying. The need for a multidisciplinary approach is emphasized and a model is introduced that helps to obtain a better understanding of how ... More


“Making Identity Count” beyond IR

Srdjan Vucetic

in Making Identity Count: Building a National Identity Database

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190255473
eISBN:
9780190255503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190255473.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter addresses the implications that the Making Identity Count project raises for existing conceptual, theoretical, and methodological approaches to identity beyond International Relations. ... More


Advance care planning in the community

Peter Nightingale, Scott Murray, and Chris Absolon

in Advance Care Planning in End of Life Care

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198802136
eISBN:
9780191840548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198802136.003.0013
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

Advance care planning (ACP) is becoming more widely used as part of a drive to improve personalized care planning, but there is still more work to be done. Electronic Palliative Care Co-ordination ... More


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