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The Mind as an Intuitive Pollster: Frugal Search in Social Spaces

Thorsten Pachur, Ralph Hertwig, and Jörg Rieskamp

in Simple Heuristics in a Social World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195388435
eISBN:
9780199950089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388435.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Inferring latent event frequencies in the environment is a key cognitive function. Models of frequency judgments commonly assume that for such inferences, people rely on instance knowledge (e.g., ... More


Movement Development and Organizational Networks: The Role of ‘Single Members’ In the German Nazi Party, 1925–30

Helmut Anheier

in Social Movements and Networks: Relational Approaches to Collective Action

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199251780
eISBN:
9780191599057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199251789.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Explores the role of individual activists in promoting the growth of political organizations. His findings on single members (i.e. members who operated in areas where there were no chapters and ... More


Hazlitt, Hunt, and Cockney Conversability

Jon Mee

in Conversable Worlds: Literature, Contention, and Community 1762 to 1830

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199591749
eISBN:
9780191731433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199591749.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter examines the conversable world of the ‘Cockney’ writers associated with Leigh Hunt and, particularly, William Hazlitt. It discusses both Cockney sociability and the ideas of conversation ... More


Social Circles and the Reformation of Female Manners

in Abigail and John Adams: The Americanization of Sensibility

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226037431
eISBN:
9780226037448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226037448.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter, which examines the views of John and Abigail Adams on social circles and the reformation of female manners, explains that in the late seventeenth century, women in Britain initiated the ... More


Chaucer the Poet and Chaucer the Pilgrim

Caroline M. Barron

in Historians on Chaucer: The 'General Prologue' to the Canterbury Tales

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199689545
eISBN:
9780191802669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689545.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, Poetry

Chaucer was a member of many different social circles during his lifetime. These included his family, aristocratic, and royal households, the London customs service, his London parish and ward, the ... More


Introduction

Isobel Armstrong

in The Life and Poems of Anne Hunter Haydn's Tuneful Voice

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846311918
eISBN:
9781846315886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846311918.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Published in 1802, Poems may be considered the definitive representation of Anne Hunter's poetry. Containing a carefully selected collection of her works, it is Hunter's attempt to consolidate her ... More


Conclusion: Unfolding Communities: Union Road as a “Uniter of People”?

Mieka Brand Polanco

in Historically Black: Imagining Community in a Black Historic District

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814762882
eISBN:
9780814724743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814762882.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This concluding chapter presents a broad perspective of community as a concept in which history, space, and race are constantly “becoming” and where competing meanings are intertwined with and ... More


Charismatic Dreamer

Jeff Mielke

in Homer Lea: American Soldier of Fortune

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813126166
eISBN:
9780813135632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813126166.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History

Although restricted by his handicap, Homer Lea developed desires for personal success and fame, the same as what countless people experience in social and literary circles. From his past, Homer ... More


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