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Working with “Youth-at-Risk”: The Way Ahead

Francis Wing-lin Lee

in Nurturing Pillars of Society: Understanding and Working with the Young Generation in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028801
eISBN:
9789882207226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028801.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

A multitude of services are utilized in efforts for assisting youth-at-risk to re-establish a pro-social lifestyle. While cooperation and multi-level interventions are needed since there are multiple ... More


Curriculum Matters: Structure, Content, and Psychological Literacy

Dana S. Dunn, Robin L. Cautin, and Regan A. R. Gurung

in The Psychologically Literate Citizen: Foundations and Global Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199794942
eISBN:
9780199914500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794942.003.0017
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Psychology differs from many other disciplines in that students can readily connect course material to their own lives (Goldstein, 2010). This distinction is at the root of the idea of psychological ... More


A Psychological Perspective on Tort Rules, Tort Cases, and Tort Reform

Jennifer K. Robbennolt and Valerie P. Hans

in The Psychology of Tort Law

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780814724941
eISBN:
9780814724712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814724941.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter reviews the ways in which a psychological perspective informs an understanding of how plaintiffs, defendants, lawyers, judges, and jurors make decisions. It then explores how a ... More


Components of Emotional Meaning: A sourcebook

Johnny J. R. Fontaine, Klaus R. Scherer, and Cristina Soriano (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199592746
eISBN:
9780191762765
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592746.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology

The present book reports an extensive cross-cultural and cross-linguistic study on the meaning of emotion words adopting a novel methodological approach. Based on the Component Process Model a new ... More


Introduction

Chaim I. Waxman

in Social Change and Halakhic Evolution in American Orthodoxy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764845
eISBN:
9781800343450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764845.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter introduces Orthodox Judaism, which is viewed phenomenologically, defined broadly, and recognized in the systems of beliefs and practices maintained by Orthodox Jews. It mentions the ... More


Mixed Marriage in Colonial Burma: National Identity and Nationhood at Risk

Tin Tin Htun

in Domestic Tensions, National Anxieties: Global Perspectives on Marriage, Crisis, and Nation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199856749
eISBN:
9780190497613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199856749.003.0006
Subject:
History, Family History, World Modern History

This chapter explores debates about mixed marriages between Burmese Buddhist women and Indian men in the rapidly changing social, psychological, political, and economic contexts of 1930s Burma. It ... More


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