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How Children Feel About How They Spend Time

Killian Mullan

in A Child's Day: A Comprehensive Analysis of Change in Children's Time Use in the UK

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529201697
eISBN:
9781529201741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529201697.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter focuses on the affective component of subjective well-being, specifically in connection with how children feel about how they spend their time. The results for children's enjoyment of ... More


Techniques to Develop Secure Memorization

Stewart Gordon

in Mastering the Art of Performance: A Primer for Musicians

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195177435
eISBN:
9780199864690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177435.003.07
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

Although we memorize constantly in daily living, four characteristics attend memorization in performance that may not ordinarily be present: complexity of material, level of precision, time pressure, ... More


Understanding the Effects of Computer Displays and Time Pressure on the Performance of Distributed Teams

Leonard Adelman, Cedric Yeo, and Sheryl L. Miller

in Adaptive Perspectives on Human–Technology Interaction: Methods and Models for Cognitive Engineering and Human-Computer Interaction

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195374827
eISBN:
9780199847693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374827.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter provides an explanation regarding team decision accuracy that appeared to decline regardless of the type of human-computer interface used, as time pressure increased. This can be done by ... More


Parenthood and civic engagement

Esther Muddiman

in Civil Society through the Lifecourse

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781447354833
eISBN:
9781447354857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447354833.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

In this chapter, Esther Muddiman draws on qualitative data from interviews with 20 parents of teenagers to explore how parenthood disrupts, complements and triggers various types of civic engagement. ... More


Grandparenting and participation in civil society

Jennifer May Hampton and Esther Muddiman

in Civil Society through the Lifecourse

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781447354833
eISBN:
9781447354857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447354833.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

In this chapter, Jennifer May Hampton and Esther Muddiman turn their attention to a lifecourse event that affects older members of the family through focusing on how becoming a grandparent both ... More


Older Volunteers in the Netherlands: New Challenges to an Old Tradition

Joop Schippers and Wieteke Conen

in Active ageing: Voluntary work by older people in Europe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447307204
eISBN:
9781447303145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447307204.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Despite major changes in the Dutch welfare system and an increase in labour market participation the number of older volunteers has been and still is increasing. The typical Dutch older volunteer is ... More


The Hunger Strikes: ‘Playing Their Last Card’?

Niall Ó Dochartaigh

in Deniable Contact: Back-Channel Negotiation in Northern Ireland

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780192894762
eISBN:
9780191915642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192894762.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter analyses back-channel negotiations during the republican hunger strikes of 1980 and 1981. Although it has ancient precedents in Ireland, hunger-striking is a modern negotiating tactic. ... More


Time: The Long Shadow of the Past and the Future

Amrita Narlikar and Aruna Narlikar

in Bargaining with a Rising India: Lessons from the Mahabharata

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199698387
eISBN:
9780191755972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698387.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The Indian readiness to engage in prolonged negotiation derives at least partly from its bureaucratic and political culture. Interestingly, the willingness of Indian negotiators to bide their time in ... More


Conclusion: The Road Ahead for My Competitive Kids

Hilary Levey Friedman

in Playing to Win: Raising Children in a Competitive Culture

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520276758
eISBN:
9780520956698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520276758.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This concluding chapter argues that parents consider Competitive Kid Capital—by internalizing the importance of winning, learning how to recover from a loss to win in the future, managing time ... More


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