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Professionalism

Matthew Gill

in Accountants' Truth: Knowledge and Ethics in the Financial World

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199547142
eISBN:
9780191720017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547142.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This chapter illustrates how accountants' conception of professionalism has been eroded both by the idea of the accountant as a technical expert, and by the competing imperative of commercialism in ... More


Moral Judgment and Conceptions of Reputation

Lawrence McNamara

in Reputation and Defamation

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199231454
eISBN:
9780191710858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231454.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

This chapter asks how the conceptions of reputation in the literature (and especially those in Robert Post's work) can be of assistance in understanding the nature of reputation. Section I examines ... More


The American Soul Rush: Esalen and the Rise of Spiritual Privilege

Marion Goldman

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814732878
eISBN:
9780814733387
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814732878.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Yoga, humanistic psychology, meditation, holistic healing: these practices are commonplace today, yet before the early 1960s they were atypical options for most people outside of the upper class or ... More


Counselling: Distress, Transitions, and Relationships

James Brennan

in Enhancing Cancer Care: Complementary therapy and support

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199297559
eISBN:
9780191730023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297559.003.0012
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

Healthcare policy is increasingly regarding cancer as a chronic illness and recognising that unprecedented numbers of people are living with the disease and all the psychological distress associated ... More


The nurturing approach to love: ‘We walk in the dream, but dream no more’

Aaron Ben-Zéev and Ruhama Goussinsky

in In The Name of Love: Romantic ideology and its victims

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198566496
eISBN:
9780191693595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566496.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter presents the alternative ‘Nurturing Approach’ approach to love, which emphasizes self-worth, autonomy, and development with the hope that such an approach would have a greater chance of ... More


Seeing Oneself as Friend

in Philosophy and Friendship

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748617272
eISBN:
9780748652358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748617272.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter addresses the question and the concepts of self-constitution and self-understanding as they are relevant to relations between friends. It considers questions of judgement and balance in ... More


The Wilton Way: Middle-Class Culture and Practice

Peter Demerath

in Producing Success: The Culture of Personal Advancement in an American High School

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226142395
eISBN:
9780226142425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226142425.003.0002
Subject:
Education, Secondary Education

This chapter describes the community examined in this book and the Wilton Way and details the more-or-less shared beliefs that comprise this ideology, including the distinctiveness of the community, ... More


The Role of the School: Institutional Advantaging

Peter Demerath

in Producing Success: The Culture of Personal Advancement in an American High School

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226142395
eISBN:
9780226142425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226142425.003.0004
Subject:
Education, Secondary Education

This chapter provides an introduction of the Wilton Burnham High School itself—a Blue Ribbon high school with a rich curriculum and extracurriculum and dedicated teaching staff. In addition to its ... More


When Time Is Money: Commission Salespeople and Sports and Entertainment Agents

Kevin J. Delaney

in Money at Work: On the Job with Priests, Poker Players and Hedge Fund Traders

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814720806
eISBN:
9780814738078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814720806.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter examines how commission salespeople and sports and entertainment agents conceive of the connection between time and money. Focusing primarily on people selling food and beverage ... More


Introduction: The Contested Terms of Manhood

Lorien Foote

in The Gentlemen and the Roughs: Violence, Honor, and Manhood in the Union Army

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814727904
eISBN:
9780814728581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814727904.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. It examines manhood in the north as it played out in the specific context of the Union army. It attempts to recover the place ... More


Multiple Identities and Self-Esteem

Richard T. Serpe, Fritz Long-Yarrison, Jan E. Stets, and Sheldon Stryker

in Identities in Everyday Life

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190873066
eISBN:
9780190873097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190873066.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Self-esteem is a common concern in our everyday life. People associate high self-esteem with positive self-feelings, behaviors, and outcomes, and low self-esteem with negative self-feelings, ... More


Asserting Self-Worth

Edith Sparks

in Boss Lady: How Three Women Entrepreneurs Built Successful Big Businesses in the Mid-Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469633022
eISBN:
9781469633046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469633022.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Asserting self-worth was necessary for twentieth-century female business owners in order to be successful and Lewis, Beech and Lewis each did it skilfully yet differently—respectively positioning ... More


Embracing Our Interdependence on God and Others

Jennifer Beste

in College Hookup Culture and Christian Ethics: The Lives and Longings of Emerging Adults

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190268503
eISBN:
9780190268534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190268503.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The first aspect of Johann Metz’s account of becoming fully human is to honor how deeply our sense of self and capacity to flourish depend on a network of relationships with God, others, and the rest ... More


Showing Students How to Compose a Life

Marilyn Watson

in Learning to Trust: Attachment Theory and Classroom Management

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190867263
eISBN:
9780190867294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190867263.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Laura made her students’ lives in the classroom as positive as she could by creating a classroom community that met her students’ needs for autonomy, belonging, and competence. She helped them become ... More


The Social Realities of Honor

Robert Paul Churchill

in Women in the Crossfire: Understanding and Ending Honor Killing

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190468569
eISBN:
9780190468590
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190468569.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

This chapter examines the cultural and social contexts in which honor killings occur. Honor killing is a social practice in which complex psychological, interpersonal, and social dynamics are unified ... More


Mundane Humility

Kent Dunnington

in Humility, Pride, and Christian Virtue Theory

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198818397
eISBN:
9780191859533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198818397.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Christian humility was repurposed in the early modern period to suit the goals of the emerging liberal state. After sketching how Thomas Hobbes achieved this repurposing, this chapter shows how David ... More


Radical Christian Humility

Kent Dunnington

in Humility, Pride, and Christian Virtue Theory

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198818397
eISBN:
9780191859533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198818397.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

After clarifying how central proper pride is to a low concern account of humility, this chapter elucidates the sense in which pride and humility are “concerned” with the self. “Self”-language is ... More


Too Small to Fail: Jason Compson’s Precarious Self-Worth

Ted Atkinson

in Faulkner and Money

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496822529
eISBN:
9781496822567
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496822529.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This essay performs a character analysis of Jason Compson IV in The Sound and the Fury. The main focus is on Jason's inability to confront the reality of impending financial ruin because of heavy ... More


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