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Future‐oriented Sensemaking: Temporalities and Institutional Legitimation

Robert P. Gephart, Cagri Topal, and Zhen Zhang

in Process, Sensemaking, and Organizing

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199594566
eISBN:
9780191595721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594566.003.0013
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

Sensemaking is the process by which people construct, interpret, and recognize meaningful features of the world. Although retrospective sensemaking is a key property of the Weickian approach, ... More


Temporal Asymmetry

Ian Hinckfuss

in The Existence of Space and Time

Published in print:
1975
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198245193
eISBN:
9780191680854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198245193.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter provides an investigation into the reasons, apart from the intuitions, for believing that the temporal dimension exhibits any asymmetry. It is specifically concerned with the theory that ... More


Attention and Time

Anna C. Nobre and Jennifer T. Coull (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199563456
eISBN:
9780191701863
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563456.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Our ability to attend selectively to our surroundings is crucial if we are to negotiate the world around us in an efficient manner. Several aspects of the temporal dimension turn out to be critical ... More


Conceptions

Pamela Burnard

in Musical Creativities in Practice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199583942
eISBN:
9780191740671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583942.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter aims to widen the concept of musical creativity from its singular form, which would allow it to accept certain manifestations of multiple musical creativities. It introduces the concept ... More


“Fiction” and “Historicity” in Doctors' Stories: Social and Narrative Dimensions of Learning Medicine

Cheryl Mattingly and Linda C. Garro

in Narrative and the Cultural Construction of Illness and Healing

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520218246
eISBN:
9780520935228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520218246.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter shows just how deep narrative runs in the daily medical world. It studies the central moral dimensions of medical practice, while noting that narrative seems to provide the place where ... More


The appearance of time

Naomi Woodspring

in Baby Boomers: Time and Ageing Bodies

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447318774
eISBN:
9781447318781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318774.003.0003
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

‘The appearance of time,’ explores the conceptual and theoretical framework that is expanded upon throughout the book. The temporal dimension is central to the lives of human beings, from diurnal ... More


Methodological Approaches for Sociological Research on Climate Change

Sandra T. Marquart-Pyatt, Andrew K. Jorgenson, and Lawrence C. Hamilton

in Climate Change and Society: Sociological Perspectives

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199356102
eISBN:
9780199356133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199356102.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

Research analyzing both social and environmental data is central for understanding the human causes and consequences of climate change. This chapter provides an overview of the sociological methods ... More


Constraints and You

F. M. Kamm

in Morality, Mortality Volume II: Rights, Duties, and Status

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195144024
eISBN:
9780199870998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195144023.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Examines the question of whether it is morally permissible to treat people in ways ruled out by the Principle of Permissible Harm (PPH; this was introduced in Ch. 7 and provides an account of certain ... More


Employing Data Fusion in Cultural Analysis and COIN in Tribal Social Systems by Steffen Merten

Steffen Merten

in Culture, Conflict, and Counterinsurgency

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804785952
eISBN:
9780804789219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785952.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter describes how data fusion enhances the analytical capability of cultural analysts by using the visual analyst theory in conjunction with ongoing technological software advances in data ... More


Places to go, things to do and people to see: space and activity in english youth work policy

Richard Davies

in Critical Geographies of Childhood and Youth: Contemporary Policy and Practice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9781847428462
eISBN:
9781447307259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428462.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

The chapter explores the development of youth work policy over a period of significant change under the 1997–2010 Labour governments. As a devolved activity, the English policy context has become ... More


Temporal Dimensions of Actual Entities

Didier Debaise

in Speculative Empiricism: Revisiting Whitehead

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474423045
eISBN:
9781474438612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474423045.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The individuation of actual entities has a beginning and an end. It passes from disjunctive diversity, where it has the character of an ‘aim’, a potentiality, through its being in action, to its ... More


The Future Republic

Thomas M. Allen

in A Republic in Time: Temporality and Social Imagination in Nineteenth-Century America

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831793
eISBN:
9781469603827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807868171_allen.5
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter sets the stage for time and American national identity by investigating the relationship between time and space through a reconfiguration of the classic problem of republic and empire. ... More


Conversation: reading between the lines

Rachel Thomson

in Unfolding lives: Youth, gender and change

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420510
eISBN:
9781447304104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420510.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter asks what can be learned by juxtaposing the accounts of Sherleen, Stan, Karin, and Devon. The case studies capture some of the microprocesses and practices of social and personal change ... More


The dimensions of time

George Jaroszkiewicz

in Images of Time: Mind, Science, Reality

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198718062
eISBN:
9780191787553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718062.003.0012
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This chapter discusses the mathematical reasons why time has one dimension rather than two or more dimensions. It examines the flow of information, through a spacetime with a given signature, in ... More


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