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Perspectives from the President's Commission on Social Security Reform *

John F. Cogan and Olivia S. Mitchell

in Lessons from Pension Reform in the Americas

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199226801
eISBN:
9780191710285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226801.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Pensions and Pension Management

In 2001, President George W. Bush appointed the President's Commission to Strengthen Social Security, composed of sixteen members from both major political parties. Members were tasked with providing ... More


General points about the accounts

Alf Gabrielsson

in Strong Experiences with Music: Music is much more than just music

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199695225
eISBN:
9780191729775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695225.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter presents some general points about the accounts provided by participants in the study. The accounts comprise strong experiences with music that took place during a period of almost 100 ... More


Sibling carer story

Julia Manning

in Brief Interventions with Bereaved Children

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199561643
eISBN:
9780191730313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561643.003.0019
Subject:
Palliative Care, Paediatric Palliative Medicine, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter discusses and relates a personal account of the experiences of a young woman following her mother's death when she became a carer to her younger siblings. She was supported by the Candle ... More


Mountains and medals: A young person's Journey

Emma Lupton with and Durone Stokes

in Brief Interventions with Bereaved Children

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199561643
eISBN:
9780191730313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561643.003.0020
Subject:
Palliative Care, Paediatric Palliative Medicine, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter provides another personal account of the experiences and feelings of a young boy who lost his older brother when he was stabbed to death three years previously. The boy has since sought ... More


Visions of Jesus: Direct Encounters from the New Testament to Today

Phillip H. Wiebe

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195126693
eISBN:
9780199853366
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195126693.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This book provides a critical study of contemporary visions of Jesus. Based on personal accounts from thirty people, the book discusses each vision in vivid detail and discusses such issues as why ... More


Overview, comparisons, questions, outlooks

Alf Gabrielsson

in Strong Experiences with Music: Music is much more than just music

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199695225
eISBN:
9780191729775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695225.003.0046
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter begins with a summary of this investigation of strong experiences with music. It then presents comparisons with earlier studies and similarities with other strong experiences. It ... More


Reforming Social Security with Progressive Personal Accounts

Stephen P. Zeldes

John Geanakoplos (ed.)

in Social Security Policy in a Changing Environment

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226076485
eISBN:
9780226076508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226076508.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter develops yet another approach to Social Security reform. This reform plan is designed to preserve the core objectives of the current Social Security system and, at the same time, gain ... More


Towards a new pension settlement? Recent pension reform in the UK

Debora Price

in Social Policy Review 20: Analysis and debate in social policy, 2008

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420763
eISBN:
9781447303473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420763.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

In December 2002, the Labour government announced the formation of the Pensions Commission. In 2005, the Commission published comprehensive proposals for pension reform in their second report and it ... More


Pricing Personal Account Benefit Guarantees: A Simplified Approach

Clark Burdick and Kent Smetters

Andrew Biggs (ed.)

in Social Security Policy in a Changing Environment

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226076485
eISBN:
9780226076508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226076508.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter demonstrates how a model for calculating the expected cost of a benefit guarantee can easily be modified to present the market price of personal account guarantees as a supplement to ... More


Not So Simple

Mark A. Drumbl

in Reimagining Child Soldiers in International Law and Policy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199592654
eISBN:
9780191738807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592654.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

How do children come to be associated with armed forces or armed groups? Once there, which roles do they serve? What do they do and how are they used? What is known about why some child soldiers ... More


Feelings/emotion

Alf Gabrielsson

in Strong Experiences with Music: Music is much more than just music

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199695225
eISBN:
9780191729775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695225.003.0019
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Social Psychology

Music is to a great extent associated with emotions. The accounts leave no doubt that such is the case. It is a question of both ‘simple’, fundamental emotions like happiness, sorrow, anger, and ... More


Music and religious experiences

Alf Gabrielsson

in Strong Experiences with Music: Music is much more than just music

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199695225
eISBN:
9780191729775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695225.003.0022
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Social Psychology

Religion and music have always been closely associated. Regardless of which religion, music is an important part of rites and cult activities, sometimes even dance. This chapter presents accounts of ... More


When performing music oneself

Alf Gabrielsson

in Strong Experiences with Music: Music is much more than just music

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199695225
eISBN:
9780191729775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695225.003.0026
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter presents selected accounts of strong experiences with music when making music, that is, playing or singing, alone or together with others. The accounts have been divided into six groups. ... More


A Century of British Medieval Studies

Alan Deyermond (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263952
eISBN:
9780191734083
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263952.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This book is a guide to the complete range of medieval scholarship undertaken in twentieth-century Britain: history, archaeology, language and culture. Some of the twenty-nine chapters here focus on ... More


When music takes over

Alf Gabrielsson

in Strong Experiences with Music: Music is much more than just music

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199695225
eISBN:
9780191729775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695225.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Social Psychology

A typical feature in strong experiences with music is that the music completely dominates one's attention and shuts out everything else. The world around one disappears, time stands still, the only ... More


Feeling light, floating, leaving one’s body

Alf Gabrielsson

in Strong Experiences with Music: Music is much more than just music

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199695225
eISBN:
9780191729775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695225.003.0016
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Social Psychology

In accounts of strong experiences with music, many bodily/physical reactions are mentioned. Some of them are well-known physiological reactions such as tears, shivers, goosepimples, palpitations, ... More


Singing in a choir

Alf Gabrielsson

in Strong Experiences with Music: Music is much more than just music

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199695225
eISBN:
9780191729775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695225.003.0027
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Social Psychology

Singing in a choir is something that hundreds of thousands of people in Sweden are involved in. Choirs of all types are to be found throughout the country, even in small communities, ranging from ... More


Accounts of care and accounting for care: repertoires in talk

Liz Forbat

in Talking about care: Two sides to the story

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346216
eISBN:
9781447303671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346216.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter focuses on the ways in which interviewees talk about care in their relationships. The main focus is on the repertoires that people draw on. It begins with some theoretical explorations ... More


Mapping family history: the genealogy of difficulties and care

Liz Forbat

in Talking about care: Two sides to the story

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346216
eISBN:
9781447303671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346216.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter illustrates how people use their life history to articulate meaningful accounts of difficulties within the current care relationship. It begins with a discussion of the function of talk ... More


Experiences during childhood

Alf Gabrielsson

in Strong Experiences with Music: Music is much more than just music

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199695225
eISBN:
9780191729775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695225.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter presents a selection of accounts of strong experiences with music during childhood (here defined as up to thirteen years of age). The accounts illustrate different aspects of early ... More


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