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What’s Positive about Positive Psychology?: Reducing Value-Bias and Enhancing Integration within the Field

Kennon M. Sheldon

in Designing Positive Psychology: Taking Stock and Moving Forward

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195373585
eISBN:
9780199893263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373585.003.0028
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Health Psychology

This chapter considers four possible meanings of the “positive” in positive psychology: that positive psychology involves doing “positive science” (basic and applied research aimed at improving human ... More


Positive Relationship Science: A New Frontier for Positive Psychology?

Nathaniel M. Lambert, Frank D. Fincham, A. Marlea Gwinn, and Christine A. Ajayi

in Designing Positive Psychology: Taking Stock and Moving Forward

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195373585
eISBN:
9780199893263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373585.003.0018
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Health Psychology

This chapter joins an ongoing effort to establish a positive relationship science (PRS). It has a twofold objective: firstly, to review research on positive constructs likely to facilitate ... More


The Extended Case Method: Race and Class in Postcolonial Africa

Michael Burawoy

in The Extended Case Method: Four Countries, Four Decades, Four Great Transformations, and One Theoretical Tradition

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520259003
eISBN:
9780520943384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520259003.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter illustrates and explicates the extended case method using a study conducted between 1968 and 1972 in the then newly independent African country of Zambia. This study was chosen because ... More


Schleiermacher from Halle to Berlin

Zachary Purvis

in Theology and the University in Nineteenth-Century Germany

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198783381
eISBN:
9780191826306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198783381.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter zooms in on the context of Schleiermacher’s brief tenure at the University of Halle and the eventual founding of the University of Berlin in the wake of Halle’s closure and as part of ... More


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