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The Psychological Aftermath of Terrorism: A Current State of the Science

Samuel Justin Sinclair and Daniel Antonius

in The Psychology of Terrorism Fears

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195388114
eISBN:
9780199949816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388114.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The purpose of this chapter is to present an overview of the science that has been disseminated over the past decade on the psychological impact of terrorism. Both short- and longer-term research on ... More


Gendered violence and the self

Suzanne Franzway, Nicole Moulding, Sarah Wendt, Carole Zufferey, and Donna Chung

in Sexual Politics of Gendered Violence and Women's Citizenship

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447337782
eISBN:
9781447337836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447337782.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter is devoted to questions about why intimate partner violence is understood in terms of its psychological impact on individual women. It suggests alternative ways that the serious ... More


A Burden Too Heavy to Bear: War Trauma, Suicide, and Confederate Soldiers

Diane Miller Sommerville

in Aberration of Mind: Suicide and Suffering in the Civil War-Era South

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469643304
eISBN:
9781469643588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643304.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Examines the psychological impact of the Civil War on Confederate soldiers who suffered debilitating psychological and emotional wounds that sometimes resulted in institutionalization in insane ... More


The Meaning of Terrorism: Academic Perspectives

Anthony Richards

in Conceptualizing Terrorism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198746966
eISBN:
9780191809255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198746966.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

The chapter begins by drawing a distinction between terrorism and political terror (including state terror). It goes on to argue that, although an agreed definition has remained elusive within ... More


The “Perfect Educational Storm”

Frederick J. Morrison

in Improving Literacy in America: Guidelines from Research

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300106459
eISBN:
9780300130256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300106459.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Education

Significant changes in both parenting and teaching over the last half century have serious negative consequences for some children's educational achievement. This historical convergence is termed the ... More


Effortful Attention Control

Brandon J. Schmeichel and Roy F. Baumeister

in Effortless Attention: A New Perspective in the Cognitive Science of Attention and Action

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013840
eISBN:
9780262269438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013840.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter focuses on those events or situations in which individuals need to make concerted efforts to remain attentive or focused on certain tasks or activities. Activities such as driving and ... More


Tender Is the Night and the Calculus of Modern War

James H. Meredith

in Twenty-First-Century Readings of Tender is the Night

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310713
eISBN:
9781846314308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314308.012
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter explores the ways in which Tender functions as a war novel, as opposed to combat fiction. The novel is contrasted with other World War I fiction, such as Henry Barbusse's Under Fire: The ... More


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