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Psychological Capital: Developing the Human Competitive Edge

Fred Luthans, Carolyn M. Youssef, and Bruce J. Avolio

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195187526
eISBN:
9780199789863
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195187526.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This book draws from a foundation of positive psychology and recently emerging positive organizational behavior (POB). Its purpose is to introduce the untapped human resource capacity of ... More


Building Strengths and Skills: A Collaborative Approach to Working with Clients

Jacqueline Corcoran (ed.)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195154306
eISBN:
9780199864287
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195154306.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This book presents an approach to therapeutic contact with clients that capitalizes on people's resilience, strengths, and capacities. The helper works in collaboration with the individual to ... More


The Psychology of Terrorism Fears

Samuel Justin Sinclair and Daniel Antonius

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195388114
eISBN:
9780199949816
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388114.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The psychology of terrorism, in its most basic form, is about fear. While academics continue to debate the meaning of terrorism, the end result for many people affected is fear and terror. However, ... More


Brief Interventions with Bereaved Children

Barbara Monroe and Frances Kraus (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199561643
eISBN:
9780191730313
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561643.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Paediatric Palliative Medicine, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

Recent years have seen increasing interest in the needs of children facing bereavement, and a corresponding increase in services to support them. This book addresses and explains the theoretical ... More


Addressing Tipping Points for a Precarious Future

Timothy O'Riordan and Timothy Lenton (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265536
eISBN:
9780191760327
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265536.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This book places tipping points in their scientific, economic, governmental, creative, and spiritual contexts. It seeks to offer a comprehensive set of ... More


Exploring Adaptive Governance for Managing Tipping Points

Emily Boyd

in Addressing Tipping Points for a Precarious Future

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265536
eISBN:
9780191760327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265536.003.0020
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Adaptive governance explains processes of reaction and social learning through leadership, experience, and experimentation. Much of this is set in frameworks of culture, power, social relations, ... More


Human Resilience in the Face of Biodiversity Tipping Points at Local and Regional Scales

Patricia Howard

in Addressing Tipping Points for a Precarious Future

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265536
eISBN:
9780191760327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265536.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Biodiversity and cultural diversity are intertwined. The threats to biodiversity are already observable and are accelerating. The spread of non-native species is an under-examined threat to ... More


Coping with Terrorism: The Psychology of Resilience

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/9780195388114.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The primary purpose of this chapter is to define and discuss psychological resilience as it relates to the terrorism threat. Previous chapters have discussed at length the psychology of terrorism ... More


Pathways of Double Exposure

Robin M. Leichenko and Karen L. O'Brien

in Environmental Change and Globalization: Double Exposures

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195177329
eISBN:
9780199869800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177329.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter elaborates on the double exposure framework through a description of some of the possible pathways of interaction between global environmental change and globalization. These pathways, ... More


Changing Contexts and Emerging Vulnerabilities

Robin M. Leichenko and Karen L. O'Brien

in Environmental Change and Globalization: Double Exposures

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195177329
eISBN:
9780199869800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177329.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter demonstrates how processes of global change are affecting vulnerability to all types of shocks and extreme events in urban areas. It first shows how both processes are altering ... More


 Thriving in the Face of Challenge: The Integrative Science of Human Resilience

Carol D. Ryff and Burton Singer

in Interdisciplinary Research: Case Studies from Health and Social Science

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195324273
eISBN:
9780199893966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195324273.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter presents an interdisciplinary study on the topic of human resilience, which is defined as the capacity to maintain or regain health and well-being in the face of adversity. The first ... More


Interactions between changes in marine ecosystems and human communities

R. Ian Perry, Rosemary E. Ommer, Edward H. Allison, Marie‐Caroline Badjeck, Manuel Barange, Lawrence Hamilton, Astrid Jarre, Renato A. Quiñones, and U. Rashid Sumaila

in Marine Ecosystems and Global Change

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199558025
eISBN:
9780191721939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558025.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Aquatic Biology

Humans are integral parts of marine social—ecological systems. Changes in marine ecosystems impact human communities, and changes in human communities impact marine ecosystems. The interactive nature ... More


The Age of Possibilities: Four Case Studies

Jeffrey Jensen Arnett

in Emerging Adulthood: The Winding Road from the Late Teens through the Twenties

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195309379
eISBN:
9780199786688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309379.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter highlights emerging adulthood as an age of possibilities by profiling four young people who have overcome difficult experiences to transform their lives. The lives of these adults raise ... More


Violence in Context: Current Evidence on Risk, Protection, and Prevention

Todd I. Herrenkohl, Eugene Aisenberg, James Herbert Williams, and Jeffrey M. Jenson (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195369595
eISBN:
9780199865215
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369595.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This book offers a critical appraisal of research and theory focused on violence in youth, families, and communities. Chapters examine the ways in which violence is defined and ... More


Risk and Resilience Among Children Referred to the Child Welfare System: A Longitudinal Investigation of Child Well-Being in Multiple Domains

Anne Shaffer, Byron Egeland, and Kevin Wang

in Child Welfare and Child Well-Being: New Perspectives From the National Survey of Child and Adolescent Well-Being

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195398465
eISBN:
9780199863426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398465.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Health and Mental Health

This chapter looks at children in their beginning school years. For children involved with child welfare, the transition to school brings new opportunities but may also present new obstacles to those ... More


Introduction

Jeffrey M. Jenson, Catherine F. Alter, Nicole Nicotera, Elizabeth K. Anthony, and Shandra S. Forrest-Bank

in Risk, Resilience, and Positive Youth Development: Developing Effective Community Programs for At-Risk Youth: Lessons from the Denver Bridge Project

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199755882
eISBN:
9780199979509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755882.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Communities and Organizations

This book is divided into two parts. The first section describes three common theoretical approaches to providing community-based programs to at-risk children and youth: risk and resilience, positive ... More


The Resilience of the Spanish Monarchy 1665-1700

Christopher Storrs

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199246373
eISBN:
9780191715242
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246373.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

For too long the history of seventeenth-century Spain has been dismissed as a story of imperial decline after the achievement of the sixteenth century. Resilience of the Spanish monarchy presents a ... More


Smart and Sassy: The Strengths of Inner-City Black Girls

Joyce West Stevens

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195121643
eISBN:
9780199865383
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195121643.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This book provides an explanatory model of adolescent development in a social context in order to explicate how meaningful psychosocial identities are constructed. The maturational trajectories of ... More


In the Line of Fire: Trauma in the Emergency Services

Cheryl Regehr and Ted Bober

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195165029
eISBN:
9780199864089
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165029.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

In the wake of disaster, emergency service workers including police officers, firefighters, and paramedics are first on the scene and last to leave. Their heroic actions save lives, provide comfort ... More


Percolation and epidemics

Sergey N. Dorogovtsev

in Lectures on Complex Networks

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199548927
eISBN:
9780191720574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199548927.003.0006
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter considers the organization of connected components in uncorrelated networks, in particular, the structure and size of a giant connected component. These properties are closely related to ... More


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