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Situating Familicide

Neil Websdale

in Familicidal Hearts: The Emotional Styles of 211 Killers

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195315417
eISBN:
9780199777464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195315417.003.001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

The opening chapter introduces a sociohistorical approach to the study of familicide, which takes shape against the backdrop of the ethnographic research and social policy work of the author. The ... More


What Feminist Science Studies Can Offer

Janet A. Kourany

in Philosophy of Science after Feminism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199732623
eISBN:
9780199866403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732623.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This chapter takes up the feminists’ normative questions regarding science introduced in chapter 1 together with the various feminist science studies approaches they have engendered—the ... More


The Reformation

Patrick Collinson

in A Century of Theological and Religious Studies in Britain, 1902-2002

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263051
eISBN:
9780191734090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263051.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter discusses the Reformation and introduces Leopold von Ranke, who started several scholarly endeavours years before the British Academy was founded. Theology during the Reformation and ... More


Prophecy and the Prophetic Books

J. Blenkinsopp

in Text in Context: Essays by Members of the Society for Old Testament Study

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780198263913
eISBN:
9780191601187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198263910.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This is the second of six chapters on the Old Testament and its authors. It discusses prophecy and the prophetic books of the Old Testament starting by pointing out that not much has been added to ... More


Analysing Organizational Stability and Change

Graham M. Winch

in Managing Production: Engineering Change and Stability

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198288411
eISBN:
9780191684593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198288411.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter discusses the existing approaches to technological and organizational change. The diffusion approach, impact approach, and social shaping approach are reviewed and criticized for their ... More


Physical Activity

Stephanie Zaza, Peter A. Briss, and Kate W. Harris

in The Guide to Community Preventive Services: What works to promote health?

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195151091
eISBN:
9780199864973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195151091.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter summarizes the conclusions and recommendations from the Task Force on interventions to increase physical activity using three types of approaches: informational, behavioral and social, ... More


Community well-being strategy and the legacies of new institutionalism and New Public Management in third way New Zealand

David Craig

in Social Policy Review 18: Analysis and debate in social policy, 2006

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348449
eISBN:
9781447303459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348449.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter examines the development and implementation of a local ‘well-being strategy’ in New Zealand. It places well-being within a wider political and social context and illustrates how both the ... More


Scope and Limits of the Approaches

Helen E. Longino

in Studying Human Behavior: How Scientists Investigate Aggression and Sexuality

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226492872
eISBN:
9780226921822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226921822.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter reviews the five approaches discussed in Chapters 2–6. These are quantitative behavioral genetics; social-environmental approaches; molecular behavioral genetics; neurobiological ... More


Introduction: social work’s contribution to tackling lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans health inequalities

Julie Fish and Kate Karban

in Lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans health inequalities: International perspectives in social work

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447309673
eISBN:
9781447313526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447309673.003.0019
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Social work is explicitly committed to health as a fundamental human right and a matter of social justice. Mitigating the impact of social disadvantage is a core concern of social work around the ... More


Social neuropeptides in the human brain: Oxytocin and social behavior

Markus Heinrichs, Frances S. Chen, and Gregor Domes

in Understanding Other Minds: Perspectives from developmental social neuroscience

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199692972
eISBN:
9780191758515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692972.003.0016
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

The neuropeptide oxytocin plays a central role in mammalian social behaviour and cognition. In humans, oxytocin contributes to the motivation and ability to understand the minds of others through ... More


Sociological Theories: Regional and Global Trade Agreements

Moshe Hirsch

in Invitation to the Sociology of International Law

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780199688111
eISBN:
9780191767456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688111.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal History

Chapter 2 analyses the long-standing debate in international trade law regarding regional trade agreements (RTAs) from three major theoretical perspectives in sociological literature. The ... More


Assessing the state of social justice in Irish public administration

Chris McInerney

in Challenging times, challenging administration: The role of public administration in producing social justice in Ireland

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719088292
eISBN:
9781781706886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088292.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Chapter 6 offers a more detailed examination of the role of the Irish public administration system in promoting social justice. It draws on a range of primary and secondary sources to assess its ... More


Introduction

Timothy Luckritz Marquis

in Transient Apostle

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300187144
eISBN:
9780300187427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300187144.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter introduces readers to the inclusion of the concept of travel in Paul the Apostle's writings and his form of life. The first section is about a declaration of a new age during 17 bc and ... More


The social model in alcohol treatment services: the impact for women

Daisy Bogg and Terry Bogg

in Women and alcohol: Social perspectives

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447318880
eISBN:
9781447318903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318880.003.0013
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Alcohol treatment has undergone rapid change over the last decade, from something on the edges of substance misuse treatment, often treated solely in primary care, and suffering from a scarcity of ... More


How Do People Respond to Threatened Social Status?: Moderators of Benign versus Malicious Envy

Jan Crusius and Jens Lange

in Envy at Work and in Organizations

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190228057
eISBN:
9780190629458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190228057.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Envy can motivate us to strive for self-improvement, but it can also lead to hostile behavior. These divergent outcomes of upward comparisons reflect two kinds of envy: benign envy, motivating to ... More


The network approach in teleost fishes and elasmobranchs

Jens Krause, Darren P. Croft, and Alexander D.M. Wilson

in Animal Social Networks

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199679041
eISBN:
9780191794094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679041.003.0014
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

The study of teleost fishes has played an important role in pushing the boundaries of behavioural ecology, including research topics such as the evolution of life-history traits, sexual selection, ... More


Aesthetics and Analysis in Writing on Religion: Modern Fascinations

Daniel Gold

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520236134
eISBN:
9780520929517
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520236134.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This book addresses a fundamental dilemma in religious studies. Exploring the tension between humanistic and social scientific approaches to thinking and writing about religion, the author develops a ... More


Introduction: Remembering as a Psychological and Social–Cultural Process

Brady Wagoner

in Handbook of Culture and Memory

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190230814
eISBN:
9780190841157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190230814.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

In recent decades, memory has been increasingly conceptualized, within many theoretical and disciplinary fields, as constituted by social and cultural life. This book seizes the opportunity to ... More


Institutional Interaction: Ten Years of Scholarly Development

Sebastian Oberthür and Thomas Gehring

in Managing Institutional Complexity: Regime Interplay and Global Environmental Change

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015912
eISBN:
9780262298346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015912.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter discusses international institutions’ horizontal interplay studies conducted to better understand institutional interaction. Driving forces/mechanisms of institutional interplay are ... More


New Ways to Make People Save: A Social Marketing Approach: Annamaria Lusardi, Punam Anand Keller, and Adam M. Keller

Annamaria Lusardi (ed.)

in Overcoming the Saving Slump: How to Increase the Effectiveness of Financial Education and Saving Programs

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226497099
eISBN:
9780226497105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226497105.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter uses a social marketing approach to develop a planning aid to help new employees at a not-for-profit institution open and contribute to supplementary retirement pensions. It demonstrates ... More


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