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Culture, Self-Identity, and Work

Miriam Erez and P. Christopher Earley

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195075809
eISBN:
9780199854912
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195075809.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

The focus of this book is the development and application of a middle-range theory of culture, self-identity, and work behaviour. According to the authors' self-representative theory, three ... More


Work, Worklessness, and the Political Economy of Health

Clare Bambra

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199588299
eISBN:
9780191731372
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588299.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

We are told that ‘work is good for us’ and that ill-health is caused by ‘individual lifestyles’. Drawing on research from public health, social policy, epidemiology, geography, and political science, ... More


Coda: Re-enter the Reader

Daphna Erdinast-Vulcan

in The Strange Short Fiction of Joseph Conrad: Writing, Culture, and Subjectivity

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184997
eISBN:
9780191674426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184997.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, European Literature

Having begun this study from the perspective of Romanticism, it is inevitable that the topic ultimately turns to Postmodernism. The various aspects of this study can all be viewed through a ... More


Small-Town America: Finding Community, Shaping the Future

Robert Wuthnow

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157207
eISBN:
9781400846498
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157207.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

More than thirty million Americans live in small, out-of-the-way places. Many of them could have joined the vast majority of Americans who live in cities and suburbs. They could live closer to more ... More


The Three Blessings: Boundaries, Censorship, and Identity in Jewish Liturgy

Yoel Kahn

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195373295
eISBN:
9780199893294
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373295.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

According to the Talmud (Menahot 43b), a Jewish man should give thanks each day “not having been made a gentile … a woman … nor a slave.” This study traces the history of this text in the Jewish ... More


Listening in the Silence, Seeing in the Dark: Reconstructing Life after Brain Injury

Ruthann Knechel Johansen

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520231146
eISBN:
9780520927766
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520231146.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

Traumatic brain injury can interrupt without warning the life story that any one of us is in the midst of creating. When the author's fifteen-year-old son survives a terrible car crash in spite of ... More


1962: The Moment of Sociology

Mike Savage

in Identities and Social Change in Britain since 1940: The Politics of Method

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199587650
eISBN:
9780191740626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587650.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter traces the institutional rise of sociology within the academic social sciences in Great Britain during the 1960s. It shows that sociology was directly implicated in claims to modernity ... More


Liberal Quotidian Practices of World Ordering

Kimberly Hutchings

in Liberal World Orders

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265529
eISBN:
9780191760334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265529.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter enquires into liberalism and its alleged ethnocentrism and discrimination between liberal and illiberal practices and subjects. It asks how it is possible for liberal order to be both ... More


Weaving a Nostalgia Narrative

Richard E. Ocejo

in Upscaling Downtown: From Bowery Saloons to Cocktail Bars in New York City

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155166
eISBN:
9781400852635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155166.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the social reasons behind collective action against economic development. In particular, it considers how early gentrifiers construct a “nostalgia narrative” that they use to ... More


The God Who Deconstructs Himself: Sovereignty and Subjectivity Between Freud, Bataille, and Derrida

Nick Mansfield

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823232413
eISBN:
9780823235735
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823232413.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

No topic has caused more discussion in recent philosophy and political theory than sovereignty. From late Foucault to Agamben, and from Guantanamo Bay to the “war on terror,” the issue of the extent ... More


Rigidity and Identity

Wayne A. Davis

in Nondescriptive Meaning and Reference: An Ideational Semantics

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199261659
eISBN:
9780191603099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199261652.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter shows that the principle of the necessity of identity, which precludes proper treatment of names in standard possible worlds semantics, fails for logical and epistemic necessity. Model ... More


The Fractal Self: Science, Philosophy, and the Evolution of Human Cooperation

John L. Culliney and David Jones

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824866617
eISBN:
9780824875763
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824866617.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

“The Fractal Self” traces fresh insights on the evolution of the universe from the Big Bang to sociobiology and human culture. The book posits that on every scale, complex structure and function and ... More


George Wither, Citizen Prophet

Michelle O'Callaghan

in The ‘Shepheards Nation’: Jacobean Spenserians and Early Stuart Political Culture 1612-25

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198186380
eISBN:
9780191674549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186380.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Poetry

As Wither believes that he is the Master of his self, his self-assertion exudes the ideal representative of individualism during the period of Renaissance. However, individualism does not exactly ... More


Reading with John Clare: Biopoetics, Sovereignty, Romanticism

Sara Guyer

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823265572
eISBN:
9780823266920
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823265572.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Reading with John Clare: Biopoetics, Homelessness, Romanticism argues that at the heart of contemporary biopolitical thinking is an insistent repression of poetry. By returning to the moment at ... More


Spanish Legacies: The Coming of Age of the Second Generation

Alejandro Portes, Rosa Aparicio, and Williiam Haller

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520286290
eISBN:
9780520961579
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286290.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This is a study of the adaptation of second-generation immigrants—children of immigrants—in Spain. It is based on a sample of close to seven thousand students, who were originally interviewed in ... More


Autonomy and Community

Joel Feinberg

in The Moral Limits of the Criminal Law Volume 4: Harmless Wrongdoing

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195064704
eISBN:
9780199833207
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195064704.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Feinberg defends liberalism against the charge that, given its commitment to autonomy, it is incompatible with certain community ideals. While Feinberg grants that some conflicts between autonomy and ... More


Commentary: Three Problems with Treatments for Parkinson’s Disease

Yukihiro Nobuhara

in The Future of Bioethics: International Dialogues

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199682676
eISBN:
9780191763168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682676.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Three points concerning treatments for Parkinson’s disease are indicated. First, treatments with uncertain results may be necessary, for without them, patients might turn to pseudoscientific ... More


Epilogue: The Native, the Local, and the Empire

Cong Ellen Zhang

in Transformative Journeys: Travel and Culture in Song China

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833992
eISBN:
9780824870522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833992.003.0010
Subject:
History, Asian History

This concluding chapter reflects on the insights gained from the previous chapters and examines the cultural and historical impact of Song elite travel for the empire as well as for future ... More


Conclusion

Yasir Suleiman

in Arabic, Self and Identity: A Study in Conflict and Displacement

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199747016
eISBN:
9780199896905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199747016.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

The chapter summarizes the main arguments in the book and points to the way a symbolic and quantitative approach to the study of language in society can be taken forward. It stresses the need for a ... More


Looking Back: Hurston's Dust Tracks on a Road and Rawling's Cross Creek

Anna Lillios

in Crossing the Creek: The Literary Friendship of Zora Neale Hurston and Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813038094
eISBN:
9780813041551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813038094.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

After Hurston and Rawlings succeeded in channelling the communal voices of Eatonville and Cross Creek into narratives, they had great difficulty in switching genres from novels to their ... More


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