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Stop Mugging Grandma: The 'Generation Wars' and Why Boomer Blaming Won't Solve Anything

Jennie Bristow

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780300236835
eISBN:
9780300249422
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300236835.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Millennials have been incited to regard their parents' generation as entitled and selfish, and to blame the baby boomers of the 1960s for the cultural and economic problems of today. But is it true ... More


The Self-Organizing Social Mind

John Bolender

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014441
eISBN:
9780262289238
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014441.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

This book proposes a new explanation for the forms of social relations. It argues that the core of social-relational cognition exhibits beauty—in the physicist’s sense of the word, associated with ... More


Ice in nature

Victor F. Petrenko and Robert W. Whitworth

in Physics of Ice

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780198518945
eISBN:
9780191707247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198518945.003.0012
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography

This chapter surveys the many forms in which ice occur in nature. Lake and river ice have characteristic polycrystalline structures and these are different from sea ice. In the atmosphere water ... More


February

Jules Pretty

in The East Country: Almanac Tales of Valley and Shore

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501709333
eISBN:
9781501709340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501709333.003.0002
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter describes snow in the east country in February. In the beginning, static air from cold Arctic collided with a wet west front. Snowflakes fell heavily, resulting to eight inches of snow ... More


Dimensions

David P. Feldman

in Chaos and Fractals: An Elementary Introduction

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199566433
eISBN:
9780191774966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566433.003.0017
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter explains how to characterise fractals by means of the dimension. It defines dimension in terms of the scaling properties of a shape in order to describe fractals quantitatively. The ... More


Introductory Chapter

John Bolender

in The Self-Organizing Social Mind

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014441
eISBN:
9780262289238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014441.003.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

This chapter demonstrates that there are deep necessities in how social relations are conceived. It illustrates that there are some very central aspects of relational cognition that are deeply ... More


Symmetry and Its Undoing

John Bolender

in The Self-Organizing Social Mind

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014441
eISBN:
9780262289238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014441.003.0002
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

This chapter discusses the symmetries in the social mind. A symmetry is a transformation in which original and image are the same in whatever respects are deemed relevant. Symmetries may be ... More


Unravelling The Mystery of Crystals: The Forerunners

André Authier

in Early Days of X-ray Crystallography

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199659845
eISBN:
9780191748219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659845.003.0011
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography

This chapter recounts the early attempts at guessing the inner structure of crystals. The Ancients thought quartz was the result of the congelation of water. The first to think that the symmetry of ... More


Creating a Structure to Share Responsibility: Neighborhood Teams

Elizabeth McKenna and Hahrie Han

in Groundbreakers: How Obama's 2.2 Million Volunteers Transformed Campaigning in America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199394593
eISBN:
9780199394630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199394593.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

One of OFA’s proudest feats was building 10,000 neighborhood teams composed of 30,000 dedicated core team members. How did the campaign manage all of the volunteers with whom they were building ... More


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