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The Curse of the Self: Self-Awareness, Egotism, and the Quality of Human Life

Mark R. Leary

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195172423
eISBN:
9780199786756
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172423.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Human beings are unique in their ability to think consciously about themselves. Because they have a capacity for self-awareness not shared by other animals, people can imagine themselves in the ... More


The School Practitioner’s Concise Companion to Preventing Dropout and Attendance Problems

Cynthia Franklin, Mary Beth Harris, and Paula Allen-Meares (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195370577
eISBN:
9780199893386
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195370577.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Here, readers will find an overview of the factors that put students at risk for missing school and dropping out. This Concise Companion presents strategies to improve school attendance and to engage ... More


What is the Impact on Strategy?

Sharan Jagpal

in Fusion for Profit: How Marketing and Finance Can Work Together to Create Value

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195371055
eISBN:
9780199870745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195371055.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Marketing

This chapter provides an analytical approach for defining the market. It shows the importance of explicitly evaluating consumer perceptions and perceived product benefits when defining the boundaries ... More


Through the Eyes of the Ego

Mark R. Leary

in The Curse of the Self: Self-Awareness, Egotism, and the Quality of Human Life

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195172423
eISBN:
9780199786756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172423.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

People process information about themselves, other people, and the world through the filter of their own self-images and egoistic desires. Their experience of the events that unfold around them is ... More


The Specter of "the People": Urban Poverty in Northeast China

Mun Young Cho

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451652
eISBN:
9780801467431
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451652.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Despite massive changes to its economic policies, China continues to define itself as socialist; since 1949 and into the present, the Maoist slogan “Serve the People” has been a central point of ... More


Paradigm Shift: Training Staff to Provide Services to the Kinship Triad

Sondra M. Jackson

in Kinship Foster Care: Policy, Practice, and Research

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195109405
eISBN:
9780199865789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195109405.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter focuses on the training needs of social workers involved in kinship care programs. Child welfare trainers have realized that the traditional foster care training is unable to meet the ... More


The Domestication of the Reformation

Lyndal Roper

in The Holy Household: Women and Morals in Reformation Augsburg

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202806
eISBN:
9780191675522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202806.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter describes the start of Reformation in Augsburg. Augsburg was one of the largest and most powerful of the southern German cities with a population of over 30,000. During the eve of the ... More


AN EPISTEMICALLY MODEST UNIVERSAL MORAL STANDPOINT

William Talbott

in Which Rights Should Be Universal?

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195173475
eISBN:
9780199835331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195173473.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, General

In this chapter, Talbott uses the life of Bartolomé de Las Casas to illustrate the importance of bottom-up moral reasoning. He shows how Las Casas’s experiences in the Americas could have contributed ... More


The Life of Gauri Ma

Carol S. Anderson

in The Graceful Guru: Hindu Female Gurus in India and the United States

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195145380
eISBN:
9780199849963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195145380.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter explores the motives behind Gauri Ma's desire to lead a life of intensive meditation and ascetic practice as a tapasvini. It also describes the circumstances surrounding her attendant ... More


Property Rules versus Liability Rules

Stephanie M. Stern and Daphna Lewinsohn-Zamir

in The Psychology of Property Law

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781479835683
eISBN:
9781479857623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479835683.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter discusses one of the most fundamental issues that every legal system must address: the form of protection that should be given to legal entitlements, including property rights. The ... More


Serving One’s Lord 《事君章》‎

Henry Rosemont and Roger T. Ames

in The Chinese Classic of Family Reverence: A Philosophical Translation of the Xiaojing

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832841
eISBN:
9780824869953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832841.003.0017
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

In this chapter, Confucius and Master Zeng are having a conversation about serving one’s lord. According to Confucius, “Exemplary persons (junzi) when serving those above at court reflect on how they ... More


The Expansion and Refinement of the Moral Senses in the Human Species

Dennis L. Krebs

in The Origins of Morality: An Evolutionary Account

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199778232
eISBN:
9780199897261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199778232.003.0031
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter presents an account of how the primitive moral sense possessed by early humans and other primates evolved into the complex sense of morality possessed by modern humans. Mental ... More


Urban Music Education: A Practical Guide for Teachers

Kate Fitzpatrick-Harnish

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199778560
eISBN:
9780190238872
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199778560.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

The prevailing discourse surrounding urban music education suggests the deficit-laden notion that urban school settings are “less than” rather than “different from” their counterparts. Through the ... More


Influencing Social Policy: Applied Psychology Serving the Public Interest

Kenneth I. Maton

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199989973
eISBN:
9780190628840
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199989973.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Social Psychology

This volume fills a void in the literature by examining the social policy contributions of a wide range of psychologists. These psychologists work from various vantage points (i.e., have different ... More


Worlds within Worlds

Alison Owings

in Hey, Waitress!: The USA from the Other Side of the Tray

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520217508
eISBN:
9780520931220
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520217508.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter looks at the various worlds that waitresses are a part of. Examples of these worlds are those self-contained worlds in restaurants, those that are beyond one's notion of serving, and ... More


After Shift

Alison Owings

in Hey, Waitress!: The USA from the Other Side of the Tray

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520217508
eISBN:
9780520931220
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520217508.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter discusses the after-shift rituals of the waitresses. It begins with the account of the owner of Kathy's Old Townhouse Café, who is also the manager, cook, and waitress. The next story ... More


Fitness to serve

James McDermott

in British Military Service Tribunals, 1916–18: A Very Much Abused Body of Men

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719084775
eISBN:
9781781702673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084775.003.0008
Subject:
History, Military History

The implementation of the Derby Scheme, under which more than 1.1 million men attested their willingness to serve, imposed a massive new burden upon medical officers, and previously brief ... More


Service

Caroline Knowles and Douglas Harper

in Hong Kong: Migrant Lives, Landscapes, and Journeys

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226448565
eISBN:
9780226448589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226448589.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter focuses on serving-class migrants. Maids provide a clearer case of serving-class migration than waiters. Service is deeply entangled in their lives. It defines their entry conditions and ... More


The Beginnings of the Summer Camp Movement

Meryl Nadel

in Not Just Play: Summer Camp and the Profession of Social Work

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190496548
eISBN:
9780190496579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190496548.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Communities and Organizations

“The Beginnings of the Summer Camp Movement” presents the early history of the summer camp as background for understanding the circumstances confronted by the new social work profession around the ... More


Introduction: The Local Politics of Immigrant Integration

Els de Graauw

in Making Immigrant Rights Real: Nonprofits and the Politics of Integration in San Francisco

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501700187
eISBN:
9781501703492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501700187.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This introductory chapter explains how the book's analysis of immigrant-serving nonprofits successfully navigated advocacy constraints to influence the local governance of immigrant rights and ... More


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