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Discrimination in an Unequal World

Miguel Angel Centeno and Katherine S. Newman (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199732166
eISBN:
9780199866144
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732166.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Is globalization making our world more equal, or less? Proponents of globalization argue that it is helping and that in a competitive world, no one can afford to discriminate except on the basis of ... More


Making conservation come alive

Susan K. Jacobson, Mallory D. McDuff, and Martha C. Monroe

in Conservation Education and Outreach Techniques

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198567714
eISBN:
9780191718311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567714.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Making conservation come alive can mean discovering the natural world around us through a neighborhood scavenger hunt or researching the perspectives of an industry group for a role-play. Many of the ... More


Actor/Author

Julie Stone Peters

in Theatre of the Book 1480–1880: Print, Text, and Performance in Europe

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199262168
eISBN:
9780191698811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199262168.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, Drama

This chapter describes the role of print in the creation of the actor as author of the scene — a paradigm of social role-playing, and a prototype for the changeling self as subject.


The role of the actor in medical education

Paul Heinrich

in Handbook of Communication in Oncology and Palliative Care

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199238361
eISBN:
9780191730290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238361.003.0052
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

The world of medical education has been transformed over the past forty years through the use of members of the public in role playing to teach and assess clinical and communication skills. Howard S. ... More


Song Flies Home

Geraldine Pratt

in Working Feminism

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748615698
eISBN:
9780748671243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748615698.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter asks how western researchers might do other than recycle orientalist representations of ‘third world women’. It is an experiment in performative writing that considers two kinds of ... More


Simulation Science: Securing the Future

Melanie Armstrong

in Germ Wars: The Politics of Microbes and America's Landscape of Fear

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520292765
eISBN:
9780520966147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520292765.003.0006
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Because no large-scale bioterrorist attack has happened in the modern age, planning for bioterrorism requires imagination. Simulations, ranging from computer-generated models to large-scale ... More


Challenging the Normal and the Perverse: Feminist Speculations on Sexual Preference

Linda LeMoncheck

in Loose Women, Lecherous Men: A Feminist Philosophy of Sex

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195105568
eISBN:
9780199852949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195105568.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

The “loose women” described in this book pose a threat to patriarchy by challenging the constraints of monogamy imposed on women by an androcentric heterosexuality. However, women in search of sexual ... More


Designing for Collaboration: Roles and Game Mechanics

Eric Klopfer

in Augmented Learning: Research and Design of Mobile Educational Games

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262113151
eISBN:
9780262277297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262113151.003.0010
Subject:
Computer Science, Game Studies

This chapter focuses on collaborative learning in augmented reality (AR) games. It identifies the following necessary components of collaborative learning: positive interdependence, promotive ... More


Adventure of Local Online Games toward Globalization

Dal Yong Jin

in Korea's Online Gaming Empire

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014762
eISBN:
9780262289511
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014762.003.0007
Subject:
Computer Science, Game Studies

Using the Lineage games of NCsoft in conjunction with Korean online games as a case study, this chapter examines the globalization process of the local online game industry. It traces production ... More


Gateways to Forever: The Story of the Science-Fiction Magazines from 1970 to 1980

Mike Ashley

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846310027
eISBN:
9781781380536
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846310027.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This third volume in a four-volume study of science fiction magazines focuses on the turbulent years of the 1970s, when the United States emerged from the Vietnam War into an economic crisis. It saw ... More


Choosing Roles and Role Models: Faulkner's Delinquent Fathers

Judith L. Sensibar

in Faulkner and Love: The Women Who Shaped His Art

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300115031
eISBN:
9780300142433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300115031.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter examines the shifting roles and role models of William Faulkner during his teenage years. It explains that when Faulkner quit school at the age of 15, he committed himself to becoming a ... More


Looking Back: The Gateways in Perspective

Mike Ashley

in Gateways to Forever: The Story of the Science-Fiction Magazines from 1970 to 1980

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846310027
eISBN:
9781781380536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846310027.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter reflects upon the state of science fiction magazines during 1970s. It argues that science fiction magazines were supposed to be on a steady course during the 1970s, but the death of John ... More


Always-On/Always-On-You: The Tethered Self

Sherry Turkle

in Handbook of Mobile Communication Studies

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262113120
eISBN:
9780262276818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262113120.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter focuses on how the intimacy of people with their communication devices results in attitude changes. It discusses the role of mobile phones, e-mail, text messages, and online interaction ... More


Digital Hallyu 2.0: Transnationalization of Local Digital Games

Dal Yong Jin

in New Korean Wave: Transnational Cultural Power in the Age of Social Media

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039973
eISBN:
9780252098147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039973.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter maps out the growth of locally based digital games. In the twenty-first century, the New Korean Wave has been expanding with the rapid growth of digital culture, in particular with ... More


The Rise of Fantasy: Swords and Planets

in Solar Flares: Science Fiction in the 1970s

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318344
eISBN:
9781846317798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317798.006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Science fantasy boomed in the 1970s, especially in the second half of the decade. Just as some of the science fiction publications of the period recalled Mary Shelley, H. G. Wells and Jules Verne, ... More


Empathy

Ian Bogost

in How to Do Things With Videogames

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676460
eISBN:
9781452947617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676460.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter studies the videogames Darfur is Dying, E.T., and Hush, and the ability of videogames to put the player in someone else’s shoes. Darfur is Dying and E.T. emphasize the role-playing ... More


Making conservation come alive

Susan K. Jacobson, Mallory D. McDuff, and Martha C. Monroe

in Conservation Education and Outreach Techniques

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198716686
eISBN:
9780191797477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716686.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Making conservation come alive can mean discovering the natural world through a neighborhood scavenger hunt or researching the perspectives of an industry group for a role-play. Techniques in this ... More


Challenges of Conducting Interaction with Technologically Mediated Bodies

Elizabeth Keating

in Intercorporeality: Emerging Socialities in Interaction

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190210465
eISBN:
9780190210489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190210465.003.0012
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Technologically mediated interaction challenges people’s habitual ways of acting interdependently and intercorporeally with others. This chapter discusses strategies observed in two different groups, ... More


Fetish as placebo: the social history of a sexual idea

Edward Shorter

in Placebo Talks: Modern perspectives on placebos in society

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199680702
eISBN:
9780191760679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680702.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter uses placebo as an analogy in distinguishing between biologically and socially determined aspects of sexual behavior. Today, it is increasingly accepted that human sexuality is shaped by ... More


Detlef Sierck in Europe

Tom Ryan

in The Films of Douglas Sirk: Exquisite Ironies and Magnificent Obsessions

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496817983
eISBN:
9781496822406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496817983.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Detailed analysis and contextualisation of Sirk’s work in Germany, when he was employed by UFA studios during Hitler’s rise to power. And afterwards, when he worked elsewhere in Europe, prior to his ... More


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