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Music and Well-Being

Jay Schulkin

in Reflections on the Musical Mind: An Evolutionary Perspective

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157443
eISBN:
9781400849031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157443.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This conclusion considers the effects of music on well-being. Music evolved in the context of social contact and meaning. Music allows us to reach out to others and expand our human experience toward ... More


Conclusion: The Impact and Implications of Black Country Élites

Richard H. Trainor

in Black Country Élites: The Exercise of Authority in an Industrialized Area, 1830-1900

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203551
eISBN:
9780191675850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203551.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the role of the elites in the governance of the industrial district of the Black Country in England during the period from 1830 to 1900. The ... More


Unity and Diversity in European Culture c.1800

Tim Blanning and Hagen Schulze (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263822
eISBN:
9780191734960
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263822.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Two of the most popular, innovative and controversial fields of historical study are cultural history and the history of nationalism. This volume brings these two areas together by addressing a ... More


Taking the (Inner) City for God

Omri Elisha

in Moral Ambition: Mobilization and Social Outreach in Evangelical Megachurches

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520267503
eISBN:
9780520950542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267503.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

The chapter explores the religious and cultural significance of the inner city for white suburban and socially engaged evangelicals, linking it to coterminous evangelical concerns regarding the ... More


Staging Harmony: Music and Religious Change in Late Medieval and Early Modern English Drama

Katherine Steele Brokaw

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501703140
eISBN:
9781501705915
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501703140.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This book reveals how the relationship between drama, music, and religious change across England’s long sixteenth century moved religious discourse to more moderate positions. It did so by ... More


Confucian Conceptions of Order

Christopher A. Ford

in The Mind of Empire: China's History and Modern Foreign Relations

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813192635
eISBN:
9780813135519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813192635.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The impact of Confucius on Chinese philosophy and politics perhaps eclipses that of any other single human being, and the ethical teachings attributed to him lie today in many respects at the core of ... More


Religion for All Beings

Balmiki Prasad Singh

in Bahudhā and the Post 9/11 World

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195693553
eISBN:
9780199080328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195693553.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

It is very unfortunate that religion has become a source of discord, conflict and wars. Faiths differ from each other in terms of dogmas, beliefs, and rituals. But, at the same time, all religions ... More


The Dissenters

Michael R. Watts

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229681
eISBN:
9780191678905
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229681.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The expansion of Evangelical Nonconformity was one of the most important developments in English and Welsh history in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. In eighty years the number of ... More


Evolution and Religion

William Irons and Richard D. Alexander

in Human Social Evolution: The Foundational Works of Richard D. Alexander

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199791750
eISBN:
9780190267858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199791750.003.0015
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter discusses the evolution of religion within the framework of Richard D. Alexander's concept of God as a metaphor for social harmony. It first considers two major themes in the recent ... More


On Purpose: How We Create the Meaning of Life

Paul Froese

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780199948901
eISBN:
9780190262884
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199948901.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book is a sociological conversation about the meaning of life. Froese explores how people talk about, think about, and conceptualize the purpose of their lives. At root, we instinctually imagine ... More


Conclusion

Mike Huggins

in Horseracing and the British 1919-30

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719065286
eISBN:
9781781701669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719065286.003.0009
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Racing was one of Britain's leading national sports, and the media gave it more prominence. The study of racing also adds a vital dimension to debates amongst historians about the extent of social ... More


In Conclusion

Balmiki Prasad Singh

in Bahudhā and the Post 9/11 World

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195693553
eISBN:
9780199080328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195693553.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

The issues of globalization, democracy, and peace that have dominated people’s lives, especially after 1989, are likely to continue as the most important global political trends of the twenty-first ... More


about time

Paul Froese

in On Purpose: How We Create the Meaning of Life

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780199948901
eISBN:
9780190262884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199948901.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter 6 looks at how a particularly deep aspect of culture—social time—affects how we experience the meaning of life. Truth articulates life’s meaning with distinct vocabularies and conceptual ... More


Sage Kings and Laws in the Chinese and Greek Traditions

Paul S. Ropp

in Heritage of China: Contemporary Perspectives on Chinese Civilization

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520064409
eISBN:
9780520908932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520064409.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the relatively recent development of democratic forms of government in China. It illustrates the unshakable Chinese confidence, even through long periods of political chaos and ... More


Religious literacy as lokahi: social harmony through diversity

Michael Barnes SJ and Jonathan D. Smith

in Religious literacy in policy and practice

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447316657
eISBN:
9781447316725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447316657.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter explores religious literacy through a dialogue with the concept of lokahi – a Hawaiian theory of positive interaction through diversity – and the projects of The Lokahi Foundation, a UK ... More


Buchanan and the Conservative Argument against Human Enhancement from Biological and Social Harmony

Steve Clarke

in The Ethics of Human Enhancement: Understanding the Debate

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198754855
eISBN:
9780191816352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198754855.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

In his recent Beyond Humanity? (2011), Allen Buchanan takes issue with a slew of arguments against human enhancement put forward by prominent conservatives. This chapter discusses his treatment of ... More


Introducing Jigsaw cities

Anne Power and John Houghton

in Jigsaw cities: Big places, small spaces

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346599
eISBN:
9781447302636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346599.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter sets out the scope of the study and looks closely at urban and housing history, current dilemmas, and the urban future. It uses the metaphor of the jigsaw to capture the complexity and ... More


Love Thy Neighbor? Terror Threat and the Social Fabric

in Democracy at Risk: How Terrorist Threats Affect the Public

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226520544
eISBN:
9780226520568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226520568.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

How exactly might assessments and relationships among individuals shift in times of terrorist threat? This chapter offers an explanation by turning to a coping strategy: the expression of increased ... More


National Reconciliation through Public Hearings: Representative Repertoire, Choreography, and Politics of Reception

Pascha Bueno-Hansen

in Feminist and Human Rights Struggles in Peru: Decolonizing Transitional Justice

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039423
eISBN:
9780252097539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039423.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter examines how the Peruvian Truth and Reconciliation Commission (PTRC) turned from policy suggestions to the symbolic realm of public hearings as part of its efforts to construct and ... More


Legal Migration

Steve Peers

in EU Justice and Home Affairs Law: Volume I: EU Immigration and Asylum Law

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198776833
eISBN:
9780191834820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198776833.003.0006
Subject:
Law, EU Law

Migration presents fundamental issues for the economic, social, and cultural development of Europe. Migrants have made large contributions of every kind to EU Member States throughout history, and ... More


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