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The Meaning of Self-Silencing in Polish Women

Krystyna Drat-Ruszczak

in Silencing the Self Across Cultures: Depression and Gender in the Social World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195398090
eISBN:
9780199776900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398090.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter brings a biobehavioral model of stress and attachment theory to explore whether self-silencing can be viewed as an adaptive mode of coping for women within the social expectations ... More


Moral Obligations and Social Commands 1

Susan Wolf

in Metaphysics and the Good: Themes from the Philosophy of Robert Merrihew Adams

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199542680
eISBN:
9780191715396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199542680.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Ordinary language and many moral theories distinguish between what is morally obligatory or required, and what is morally good, recommended, or even morally best. However, it is far from clear how to ... More


Attention to Particularity

Pierre Rosanvallon

in Democratic Legitimacy: Impartiality, Reflexivity, Proximity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691149486
eISBN:
9781400838745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691149486.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter investigates the changing relationships between the citizenry and their government. As new democratic institutions are being developed, citizens are becoming increasingly aware of the ... More


Navigating an Evolving Identity

Jennifer M. Morton

in Moving Up without Losing Your Way: The Ethical Costs of Upward Mobility

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691179230
eISBN:
9780691190655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691179230.003.0004
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

This chapter focuses on the idea of codeswitching in order to avoid incurring ethical costs and retain a sense of one's identity. It talks about how changing a person behaves as it moves between the ... More


Lark rise to spinsterhood? Women, the public service and marriage bar policy, 1900–46

Helen Glew

in Gender, Rhetoric and Regulation: Women's work in the Civil Service and the London County Council, 1900-55

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719090271
eISBN:
9781526104458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090271.003.0007
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter examines the evolution and persistence of the marriage bar - the restriction on married women holding permanent employment - from its installation in certain Civil Service departments at ... More


Memoirs of the Life of Henriette-Sylvie De Molière : A Novel

Madame de Villedieu

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226144191
eISBN:
9780226144214
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226144214.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Known as Madame de Villedieu, Marie-Catherine Desjardins (ca. 1640–1683) was a prolific writer who played an important role in the evolution of the early modern French novel. One of the earliest ... More


General Expectations I: Entitlements to Expect and Social Epistemic Responsibility

Sanford C. Goldberg

in To the Best of Our Knowledge: Social Expectations and Epistemic Normativity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198793670
eISBN:
9780191853203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198793670.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The notion of epistemic responsibility that emerges from Chapters 1–4 is a minimalist one: a subject is responsible in this sense so long as she forms her beliefs in a way that avoids bald ... More


Moments of Despair: Suicide, Divorce, and Debt in Civil War Era North Carolina

David Silkenat

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834602
eISBN:
9781469603353
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877951_silkenat
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

During the Civil War era, black and white North Carolinians were forced to fundamentally reinterpret the morality of suicide, divorce, and debt as these experiences became pressing issues throughout ... More


Opportunities and challenges of a global profession: an international perspective

Karen Lyons

in Transnational Social Work: Opportunities and Challenges of a Global Profession

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447333364
eISBN:
9781447333401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447333364.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter presents material about the international context within which social work has developed. Social work is a global profession but one which shows considerable variation in its history, ... More


People Seeking People: Craigslist, Online Dating, and Social Stigma

Jessa Lingel

in An Internet for the People: The Politics and Promise of craigslist

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691188904
eISBN:
9780691199887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691188904.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter looks at what made craigslist personals distinctive from other online dating platforms, focusing on shifting norms around anonymity and a persistent social stigma. More than any other ... More


State and Local Taxation: The Tax Ferrets

Nicholas R. Parrillo

in Against the Profit Motive: The Salary Revolution in American Government, 1780-1940

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780300176582
eISBN:
9780300187304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300176582.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Legal History

The second part of this book traces the transition from bounties to salaries. Governance in the early modern period consisted mostly of familiar imposition, in which officers were members of the ... More


Shame in the Everyday Experience of Poverty1

Robert Walker

in The Shame of Poverty

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199684823
eISBN:
9780191765117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199684823.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter investigates poverty-related shame, drawing on interviews with adults and (where possible) children in poverty living in rural areas of Gujarat and Kerala (India), in urban and rural ... More


Norms in the Wild: How to Diagnose, Measure, and Change Social Norms

Cristina Bicchieri

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190622046
eISBN:
9780190622084
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190622046.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

Norms in the Wild takes a unique look at social norms, answering questions about diagnosis (how can we tell that a shared practice is a social norm?), measurement (how do we measure expectations and ... More


From the Womb to the Breast: Total Motherhood and Risk-Free Children

Joan B. Wolf

in Is Breast Best?: Taking on the Breastfeeding Experts and the New High Stakes of Motherhood

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814794814
eISBN:
9780814795255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814794814.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter examines how the representation and practice of infant feeding are shaped by social expectations of mothers, and describes an ideology of total motherhood that requires mothers to devote ... More


“Maladjustment of a Worse Order”: Temperament, Psychosexual Misidentification, and the Refuge of Private Life

Maureen A. Molloy

in On Creating a Usable Culture: Margaret Mead and the Emergence of American Cosmopolitanism

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831165
eISBN:
9780824869236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831165.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on Mead's Sex and Temperament in Three Primitive Societies (1935). This book describes the gender roles of three societies, which provide the most striking contrasts for America. ... More


Women on the Road: Identities in Motion

Laura Nenzi

in Excursions in Identity: Travel and the Intersection of Place, Gender, and Status in Edo Japan

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831172
eISBN:
9780824869199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831172.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter focuses on how malleable spaces of travel sustained many women’s attempts to redefine their personas. Along the road, women could subtly call into question some of the parameters by ... More


Governing Migration beyond the State

Andrew Geddes

in Governing Migration beyond the State: Europe, North America, South America, and Southeast Asia in a Global Context

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198842750
eISBN:
9780191878688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198842750.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter introduces key themes and issues that will be explored in the book’s analysis of regional migration governance in Europe, North America, South America, and Southeast Asia. It specifies ... More


Philip Roth’s Performing Loudmouth: Alexander Portnoy

Richard Locke

in Critical Children: The Use of Childhood in Ten Great Novels

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231157834
eISBN:
9780231527996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231157834.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter discusses the character of Alexander Portnoy, a model child who harbors a guilty secret, in Philip Roth's Portnoy's Complaint (1969). The novel arose from Roth's four abandoned projects, ... More


The Battle to Define Life Chances and the Distributional Consequences of the Current Education and Economic Systems in America

Willliam Elliott and Melinda Lewis

in Making Education Work for the Poor: The Potential of Children's Savings Accounts

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190621568
eISBN:
9780197559697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190621568.003.0006
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Our stories serve to illustrate that divergent experiences are not primarily the result of different choices or preferences. Willie’s route to and through higher ... More


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