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Party Policies and Voter Choices

Anthony F. Heath, Roger M. Jowell, and John K. Curtice

in The Rise of New Labour: Party Policies and Voter Choices

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199245116
eISBN:
9780191599453
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199245118.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The authors offer a multiplicative model that provides a comprehensive framework to place the main findings of the volume. The model is based on the standard ‘expected utility maximization’ model of ... More


Shaping Social Environments with Simple Recognition Heuristics

Peter M. Todd and Annerieke Heuvelink

in The Innate Mind: Volume 2: Culture and Cognition

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195310139
eISBN:
9780199871209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195310139.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Agents can shape their environment through the decisions they make, and when they do this in a coordinated manner, profound structure can emerge. Previously, the authors of this chapter have shown ... More


Rediscovering America: Japanese Perspectives on the American Century

Peter Duus

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520268432
eISBN:
9780520950375
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268432.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In this collection of writings, covering the period from 1878 to 1989, a wide range of Japanese visitors to the United States offer their perspectives on Americans and American society. The authors ... More


“Truth Grinning in a Solemn, Canting World”: Liberal Satire's Masculine, “Sociologically Oriented and Psychically Adjusted” Critique

in Revel with a Cause: Liberal Satire in Postwar America

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226431642
eISBN:
9780226431659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226431659.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on the manner in which satiric artists and performers addressed relations between men and women, social conformity, and the stifling effect of America's mass culture industries.


The Uses of Belief in God

Mitchell Silver

in A Plausible God: Secular Reflections on Liberal Jewish Theology

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226818
eISBN:
9780823236565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226818.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter enumerates all of the things that belief in any God might be expected to accomplish, things that belief in the old God did accomplish. The uses of a belief in ... More


Revel with a Cause: Liberal Satire in Postwar America

Stephen E. Kercher

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226431642
eISBN:
9780226431659
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226431659.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

We live in a time much like the postwar era. A time of arch political conservatism and vast social conformity. A time in which our nation's leaders question and challenge the patriotism of those who ... More


Social Confusion

Emily Talen

in Neighborhood

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190907495
eISBN:
9780190907525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190907495.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Cultural History

This chapter focuses on the long-standing debate over the quest to achieve goals about social relationships via the neighborhood. Earlier in the 20th century, it was common for neighborhood ... More


Genres of Gossip

Esther Eidinow

in Envy, Poison, and Death: Women on Trial in Classical Athens

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199562602
eISBN:
9780191747304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562602.003.0012
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Building on the previous chapter’s analysis of gossip as a social process, this chapter examines the language and locations of gossip in the ancient society of Athens. It sets the stage for the three ... More


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