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The Redemptive Self: Stories Americans Live By

Dan P. McAdams

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195176933
eISBN:
9780199786787
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176933.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Drawing from the author's psychological research on especially generative (that is, caring and productive) midlife American adults and on a reading of American cultural history and literature, this ... More


“Beautiful Language and Difficult Ideas”: From New England Factory to New York Sweatshop

Sylvia Jenkins Cook

in Working Women, Literary Ladies: The Industrial Revolution and Female Aspiration

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195327809
eISBN:
9780199870547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327809.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter considers some dramatic changes in the population of working women by the beginning of the 20th century, as well as continuities of the same ideals that had animated the earliest female ... More


Learning in and through music performance: understanding cultural diversity via inquiry and dialogue

Susan O’Neill

in A Cultural Psychology of Music Education

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199214389
eISBN:
9780191594779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214389.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Music Psychology

Recent work in cultural psychology has begun to explore theoretical frameworks that involve the mutual inclusion of self and culture in action. These frameworks draw on the concepts of dialogue and ... More


Outsourcing the American Dream: Transforming Men’s Virtual Fantasies into Social Realities

Felicity Amaya Schaeffer

in Love and Empire: Cybermarriage and Citizenship across the Americas

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814785980
eISBN:
9780814724927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814785980.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter looks at men's chat-room exchanges alongside the emergence of a self-help culture and the formation of global masculinity wedded to U.S. expansion, free trade, and empire. It also draws ... More


Consciousness and Culture: Emerson and Thoreau Reviewed

Joel Porte

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300104462
eISBN:
9780300130577
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300104462.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Ralp Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau are the most celebrated odd couple of nineteenth-century American literature. Appearing to play the roles of benign mentor and eager disciple, they can also ... More


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