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General points about the accounts

Alf Gabrielsson

in Strong Experiences with Music: Music is much more than just music

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199695225
eISBN:
9780191729775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695225.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter presents some general points about the accounts provided by participants in the study. The accounts comprise strong experiences with music that took place during a period of almost 100 ... More


Frontiers on the Interface between Behavioral Syndromes and Social Behavioral Ecology

Andrew Sih

in Animal Personalities: Behavior, Physiology, and Evolution

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226922058
eISBN:
9780226922065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226922065.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Animal Behavior / Behavioral Ecology

This chapter discusses how behavioral syndromes relate to mating and cooperation. It also examines the social ecology of behavioral syndromes by considering the following issues: (1) key aspects of ... More


Struggles for Justice in Latin America

Susan Eva Eckstein and Timothy P. Wickham-Crowley

in What Justice? Whose Justice?: Fighting for Fairness in Latin America

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520237445
eISBN:
9780520936980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520237445.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter delineates the overarching thematic orientation of the text, and in doing so, establishes the predominant theoretical nature of the book as well. The contemporary frustration over ... More


Text, context and the cultural object

Peter J. Martin

in Music and the Sociological Gaze: Art Worlds and Cultural Production

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719072161
eISBN:
9781781701492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719072161.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter argues that the familiar distinction between ‘text’ and ‘context’ is problematic, as is the suggestion that a sociological approach to art is unable to say anything about artworks ... More


Introduction

Peter J. Martin

in Music and the Sociological Gaze: Art Worlds and Cultural Production

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719072161
eISBN:
9781781701492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719072161.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Since the mid-1990s, the distinctiveness of a sociological approach to music has become increasingly apparent. This chapter notes that the primary focus of this specifically sociological ‘gaze’ is a ... More


The Myth of Intelligence: Smartness Isn’t Like Height

Gregory M. Walton

in Education, Justice, and Democracy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226012629
eISBN:
9780226012933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226012933.003.0008
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

This chapter, which draws on recent work in psychology to demonstrate the socially situated nature of human intelligence, shows that intellectual performance is not simply lodged within individuals' ... More


Shamira Cook: “Who Am I?”

David Barnard, Patricia Boston R.N., Anna Towers, and Yanna Lambrinidou

in Crossing Over: Narratives of Palliative Care

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195123432
eISBN:
9780199999835
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195123432.003.0006
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine and Older People

This chapter examines the case of Shamira Cook, a 34-year-old African American woman who was not only terminally ill with cancer but also a single parent with a history of heroin addiction. In a ... More


A Chancer (1985)

Simon Kővesi

in James Kelman

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719070969
eISBN:
9781781701041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719070969.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter examines A Chancer, whose protagonist is a habitual gambler with a tendency to leave social situations, noting that this novel is considered as Kelman's puritanical text and is at the ... More


Conclusion

Adrian Parr

in Deleuze and Memorial Culture: Desire, Singular Memory and the Politics of Trauma

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748627547
eISBN:
9780748652433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627547.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This concluding chapter sums up the key findings of this study on contemporary forms of public remembrance or memorial culture, and explains that memory can be used by the social field in a ... More


From Gangsta Parties to the Postracial Promised Land: A Year of Race Stories

in What Can You Say?: America's National Conversation on Race

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804763363
eISBN:
9780804774666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804763363.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter starts off with the case of the Clemson party incident, which helps show that the pop-cultural arena is where most Americans prefer to think about race. It looks at the two main ways to ... More


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