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 The Vulnerable Self and Loss of Agency: Trauma Theory and the Challenge to a Rahnerian Theology of Freedom and Grace

Jennifer Erin Beste

in God and the Victim: Traumatic Intrusions on Grace, and Freedom

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195311099
eISBN:
9780199871117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311099.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter examines the impact of severe trauma on persons' selfhood, capacity for relationality, and freedom for self‐determination. To address the complex effects of trauma on the sense of self ... More


Culture, Self, and Communication

Miriam Erez

in Culture, Self-Identity, and Work

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195075809
eISBN:
9780199854912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195075809.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This chapter understands the association between and among cultural components, interpersonal relationships, and individuals' self-concept in group settings. Three cognitive frameworks about culture ... More


The Cognitive Neuroscience of the Self: Insights from Functional Neuroimaging of the Normal Brain

SETH J. GILLIHAN and MARTHA J. FARAH

in The Lost Self: Pathologies of the Brain and Identity

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195173413
eISBN:
9780199865758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173413.003.0003
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

This chapter reviews the cognitive neuroscience of the self, with particular reference to imaging studies in normal subjects. It first discusses the difficulties in performing this type of research. ... More


The Slavic Peoples: The Central Powers’ Self-Concept and Concept of the Enemy

Peter Hoeres

in The Forgotten Front: The Eastern Theater of World War I, 1914 - 1915

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813175416
eISBN:
9780813175447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813175416.003.0010
Subject:
History, Military History

Hubertus F. Jahn examines Russia’s self-concept (Selbstbild ) and enemy-concept (Feindbild) through an analysis of the views expressed by individuals, interest groups, and mass media. Multiple ... More


Telling Our Own Stories: Narrative Selves and Oppressive Circumstance

John Christman

in The Philosophy of Autobiography

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226267890
eISBN:
9780226268088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226268088.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, General

In recent decades thinkers from several fields of inquiry have claimed that selves or persons should be understood as essentially narrative in their structure. However, in many social conditions ... More


Questioning Old Assumptions: Faking and the Personality–Performance Relationship

D. Brent Smith and Max McDaniel

in New Perspectives on Faking in Personality Assessment

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195387476
eISBN:
9780199914517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387476.003.0022
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The goal of this chapter is to re-examine research and theory on impression management by examining alternatives to the trait-realist perspective on personality. By examining alternatives lenses on ... More


Understanding the Development of the Self

Bick-Har Lam

in Learning and Teaching in the Chinese Classroom: Responding to Individual Needs

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789888083428
eISBN:
9789882209848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083428.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter explains how a person develops through the processes of socialization, environmental interaction and self-concept formation. Important psychological concepts such as self-esteem, ... More


Social Comparison, Judgment, and Behavior

Jerry Suls, Rebecca L. Collins, and Ladd Wheeler (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780190629113
eISBN:
9780190629137
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190629113.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This edited volume presents both classic and contemporary conceptual, empirical, and applied perspectives on the role of comparisons with other people—a core aspect of social life—that have ... More


Journey into the Unknown

Ann Oakley

in From Here to Maternity: Becoming a Mother

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447349341
eISBN:
9781447349365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447349341.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter shows how having a first baby is a journey into the unknown in more senses than one. Apart from the birth, which is the central drama in the transition to motherhood, three changes have ... More


High Sensitivity as One Source of Fearfulness and Shyness: Preliminary Research and Clinical Implications

Elaine N. Aron

in Extreme Fear, Shyness, and Social Phobia

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195118872
eISBN:
9780199848232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195118872.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter reports the development and results related with different types of shyness in adolescents and adults. It specifically describes the research and theory on shyness with a focus on the ... More


Metacognitive Diversity: An Interdisciplinary Approach

Joëlle Proust and Martin Fortier (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198789710
eISBN:
9780191841675
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198789710.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Social Psychology

This book focuses on the variability of metacognitive skills across cultures. Metacognition refers to the processes that enable agents to contextually control their first-order cognitive activity ... More


The Education of Selves: How Psychology Transformed Students

Jack Martin and Ann-Marie McLellan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199913671
eISBN:
9780199315949
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199913671.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Most contemporary North Americans take for granted the universality of their conceptions and experiences of themselves as individuals with uniquely valuable psychological lives. However, such ... More


Children’s Memories of Emotional Events

Robyn Fivush and Jessica McDermott Sales

in Memory and Emotion

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195158564
eISBN:
9780199848126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195158564.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter deals with emotional memory in children and focuses on the fact that the functional role of emotional remembering often depends on ... More


Understanding Yourself: All About Self-Concept

Jack Martin and Ann-Marie McLellan

in The Education of Selves: How Psychology Transformed Students

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199913671
eISBN:
9780199315949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199913671.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter presents a historical and critical examination of self-concept in psychological and educational inquiry and practice. Self-concept researchers (e.g. Pajares, Schunk, Shavelson) have ... More


A Historical Memoir

Mark Clague

in The Memoirs of Alton Augustus Adams, Sr.: First Black Bandmaster of the United States Navy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520251311
eISBN:
9780520933811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520251311.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter reveals the memoirs in this book to be a response to a Virgin Islands “identity crisis” left in the wake of racial pressures from the U.S. mainland as well as the islands' own continuing ... More


Self-Other Concept in Humble Love: As Exemplified by Long-Term Members of L’Arche

Robert C. Roberts and Michael Spezio

in Humility

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190864873
eISBN:
9780190864910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190864873.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

After a period in l’Arche communities, members’ self-other concept often changes from what is typical for modern secular societies to that of receiving “life” from and giving “life” to others. The ... More


On Naturalizing the First-Person Perspective

Lynne Rudder Baker

in Naturalism and the First-Person Perspective

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199914722
eISBN:
9780199347483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199914722.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Chapter 2 discusses what it would take to "naturalize" the first-person perspective—that is, to bring it into line with scientific naturalism. There are two stages of a first-person perspective. ... More


Arguments against First-Person Naturalization

Lynne Rudder Baker

in Naturalism and the First-Person Perspective

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199914722
eISBN:
9780199347483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199914722.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Chapter 5 presents two positive arguments against scientific naturalization of the first-person perspective. After indicating that self-concepts imply that there are (dispositional) first-person ... More


Dimensional Comparison Theory: Extending the Internal/External Frame of Reference Model

Friederike Helm, Herbert W. Marsh, Theresa Dicke, and Jens Möller

in Social Comparison, Judgment, and Behavior

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780190629113
eISBN:
9780190629137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190629113.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter introduces two extensions of the internal/external frame of reference (I/E) model. First, the authors discuss dimensional comparison theory (DCT) positing that in addition to social and ... More


Play as Sense-Making

Thomas S. Henricks

in Play and the Human Condition

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039072
eISBN:
9780252097058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039072.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Psychology and Interaction

This chapter describes play as a special pattern of meaning-construction, one way in which people make sense of their qualities and character as they interact with particular elements of situations. ... More


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