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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


On Being and Waiting (Tables), or, The Roles We Play

Jennifer Anna Gosetti-Ferencei

in On Being and Becoming: An Existentialist Approach to Life

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780190913656
eISBN:
9780197516867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190913656.003.0017
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter critically engages Sartre’s view that adopting roles in the performance of life’s tasks is inherently inauthentic. It examines Sartre’s critique in Being and Nothingness of the waiter ... 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


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


Dread Trident: Tabletop Role-Playing Games and the Modern Fantastic

Curtis D. Carbonell

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620573
eISBN:
9781789629644
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620573.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Dread Trident examines the rise of imaginary worlds in tabletop role-playing games (TRPGs), such as Dungeons and Dragons. With the combination of analog and digital mechanisms, from traditional books ... 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


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


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


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


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


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


Political Erotics of Burlesque Ballet, 1624–1627

Mark Franko

in Dance as Text: Ideologies of the Baroque Body

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199794010
eISBN:
9780190241186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794010.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Dance, History, Western

This chapter focuses on the performance of burlesque ballet under Louis XIII. In contrast to the earlier geometrical dance, burlesque ballet experimented with political ambivalence and critique even ... More


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