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Trends in Informal Social Participation, 1974–2008

Peter V. Marsden and Sameer B. Srivastava

in Social Trends in American Life: Findings from the General Social Survey since 1972

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691133317
eISBN:
9781400845569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691133317.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter assesses trends in informal social connectedness over a 34-year period beginning in 1974, focusing on four forms of informal socializing measured regularly by the General Social Survey. ... More


Formal and informal co‐operative credit

Sean O'Connell

in Credit and Community: Working-Class Debt in the UK since 1880

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199263318
eISBN:
9780191718793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199263318.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter first examines co-operative retailers. Co-operative ideologues viewed credit as unthrifty, putting a brake on its provision. However, mutuality clubs (which resembled check trading) ... More


The Intentionality Model of Word Learning: How to Learn a Word Any Word

Lois Bloom

in Becoming a Word Learner: A Debate on Lexical Acquisition

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195130324
eISBN:
9780199893898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195130324.003.002
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter discusses word learning in the context of the whole child. It states that Lois Bloom stresses how word learning forms a part of language development and how language emerges out of a ... More


Cross-disciplinary research methods to study technology use, family, and life course dynamics: lessons from an action research project on social isolation and loneliness in later life

Barbara Barbosa Neves, Ron Baecker, Diana Carvalho, and Alexandra Sanders

in Connecting Families?: Information & Communication Technologies, Generations, and the Life Course

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447339946
eISBN:
9781447339984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447339946.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter reports on the design and implementation of cross-disciplinary research methods for investigating technology adoption in later life as well as family and life course dynamics. Drawing on ... More


Diversification, Flexibility, and Social Connectedness: Understanding the Narratives

Daniel Maxwell and Nisar Majid

in Famine in Somalia: Competing Imperatives, Collective Failures, 2011–12

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190499389
eISBN:
9780190638559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190499389.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter provides an analysis of the narratives presented in Chapter 5. First, it provides an overview and explanation of the complex issue of Somali clan structure and clan relations. Second, it ... More


Strategies for Facilitating Social Communication of Adolescents with Hearing Loss

Jill Duncan, Ellen A. Rhoades, and Elizabeth M. Fitzpatrick

in Auditory (Re)Habilitation for Adolescents with Hearing Loss: Theory and Practice

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780195381405
eISBN:
9780190204020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381405.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter discusses regular classroom learning environments as an educational context. It introduces the concept of inclusion and emphasizes the critical need for partnerships between ... More


Intercultural Challenges: The Concerns of International Sisters

Mary Johnson, Mary L. Gautier, Patricia Wittberg, and Thu T. Do

in Migration for Mission: International Catholic Sisters in the United States

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190933098
eISBN:
9780190933128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190933098.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on issues of concern to Catholic international sisters. These issues involve structural, social, and emotional concerns. Some of these relate to language. Others relate to issues ... More


Computer-Mediated Communication and Its Importance to Adolescents with Hearing Loss

Jill Duncan, Ellen A. Rhoades, and Elizabeth M. Fitzpatrick

in Auditory (Re)Habilitation for Adolescents with Hearing Loss: Theory and Practice

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780195381405
eISBN:
9780190204020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381405.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter explains how the use of computer-mediated communication has dramatically altered written and spoken language, entertainment and socialization as well as general learning and formal ... More


Does Money Protect Health Status? Evidence from South African Pensions

Anne Case

in Perspectives on the Economics of Aging

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226903057
eISBN:
9780226903286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226903286.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This chapter quantifies the impact of a large, exogenous increase in income—that associated with pensions in South Africa—on health status. It shows in households that pool income, the pension ... More


Leaving Sport

Jeffrey J. Martin

in Handbook of Disability Sport and Exercise Psychology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190638054
eISBN:
9780190638078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190638054.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Health Psychology

This chapter addresses the unique difficulties that disabled athletes face upon leaving sport. For instance, because athletes with disabilities tend to have less social connectedness than that of ... More


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