Search results: Found 38

Listing 1 - 10 of 38 << page
of 4
>>
Sort by
Kontextualisering

Author:
Book Series: Basic Readings in Culture and Aesthetics ISBN: 9789176350881 9789176350911 9789176350898 9789176350904 Year: Pages: 215 DOI: 10.16993/baw Language: Swedish
Publisher: Stockholm University Press
Subject: History of arts --- Arts in general
Added to DOAB on : 2019-03-16 11:21:02
License:

Loading...
Export citation

Choose an application

Abstract

"This book is about a concept which is constantly used in many different ways, but also one of the most common concepts in humanities: context. However, the significance and use of this concept shifts between disciplines, and sometimes within the same discipline.&#xD;All chapters in this edited volume address a concrete situation where this concept is used. The authors demonstrate how it can be applied in interpretations of images, buildings and places from different historical periods, and how it affects the ability to create meaning and knowledge. The interpretative action thus entails different forms of contextualisation.&#xD;The book is primarily addressed to students of art history and others who take an interest in questions of visuality and visual practices. Offering not only a theoretical understanding of the concept, it strives to point out ways and possibilities of the practical use of contextualisation.&#xD;This book constitutes the second volume of Theoretical Applications in Art History, which forms part of the series Basic Readings in Culture and Aesthetics."&#xD;

6 The user-friendly Galen (Book chapter)

Book title: Greek Medical Literature and its Readers

Author:
ISBN: 9781472487919 9781351205276 Year: Pages: 20 Language: English
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Subject: Medicine (General)
Added to DOAB on : 2018-02-27 11:02:20
License:

Loading...
Export citation

Choose an application

Abstract

When a text is translated into another language and leaves its previous linguistic, cultural and social context, it also leaves its old audience behind. The new audience&#xD;the text now faces has its own set of requirements, which may only partly&#xD;overlap with those of the original audience. The task of bridging the gap between&#xD;old and new audiences and appealing to the latter falls to the translator.&#xD;In the field of medieval Arabic medicine, an abundance of extant medical translations&#xD;allows us to document how translators attempted to appeal to their audience&#xD;and how they took the immediate practical needs of their readers into account.&#xD;This chapter presents samples from this material and illustrates the insights it can&#xD;provide into the relationship between the translator and his audience.

Local knowledge matters

Authors: --- ---
ISBN: 9781447348085 Year: Pages: 192 DOI: 10.26530/OAPEN_1000193 Language: English
Publisher: Policy Press
Subject: Political Science
Added to DOAB on : 2018-06-30 11:01:01
License:

Loading...
Export citation

Choose an application

Abstract

"Available Open Access under CC-BY-NC licence. This book explores the critical role that local knowledge plays in public policy processes as well as its role in the co-production of policy relevant knowledge with the scientific and professional communities.&#xD;The authors consider the mechanisms used by local organisations and the constraints and opportunities they face, exploring what the knowledge-to-policy process means, who is involved and how different communities can engage in the policy process. &#xD;Ten diverse case studies are used from around Indonesia, addressing issues such as forest management, water resources, maritime resource management and financial services. By making extensive use of quotes from the field, the book allows the reader to ‘hear’ the perspectives and beliefs of community members around local knowledge and its effects on individual and community life."&#xD;

Keywords

Context --- Indonesia --- Knowledge --- Local --- Policy --- Power

The Sociocultural Context of Psychosocial Interventions

Authors: --- ---
Book Series: Frontiers Research Topics ISSN: 16648714 ISBN: 9782889456482 Year: Pages: 124 DOI: 10.3389/978-2-88945-648-2 Language: English
Publisher: Frontiers Media SA
Subject: Science (General) --- Psychology --- Medicine (General) --- Psychiatry
Added to DOAB on : 2019-01-23 14:53:43
License:

Loading...
Export citation

Choose an application

Abstract

Across diverse academic fields, scholars and practitioners are engaged in developing interventions to promote outcomes like health and quality of life. Indeed, such is the apparent efficacy of such interventions, that there are many policy-led initiatives to implement these at national and international scales. However, few scholars or practitioners have thought in any systematic and critical way about the importance of contextualizing these interventions, i.e., considering how the impact of such interventions may be affected and mediated by specific sociocultural factors (from gender, to ethnicity and socio-economics).The aim of the Research Topic “The Sociocultural Context of Psychosocial Interventions” was to address this lacuna. As such, we tried to help bringing a more ‘contextual’ mindset to the implementation of health and wellbeing interventions. This may help to shift the way such interventions are designed and implemented, both at a granular local level (i.e., influencing individual practitioners) and at a large-scale macro level (e.g., influencing policy makers).Themes within this Research Topic have concerned both macro-sociocultural as well as meso-and micro-layers, and the peculiarities of implementing real world research based on these levels. There has been room for physical and mental health, for family relationships, for educational contexts and even for the effects of crime. Some works have included interesting methodological discussions on the integration of different ecological layers or the modal distribution of our interests.For us it has been very important to work giving a greater diffusion to these issues since, considering psychosocial interventions in the context in which they occur, goes beyond an epistemological or methodological discussion. Rather, these considerations seriously affect the ability of practitioners to really reach the people who need their interventions, listening to their needs and respecting their preferences. For the editors of this book, then, the contextualization of interventions means considering the people who receive them as full citizens immersed in complex societies where factors such as social justice and health or well-being do not float apart in space but affect each other dialectically. We therefore think that the duty of both academics and practitioners is not to forget that it is as important to evaluate the direct effect of our interventions as the influence we have in the society as a whole when we carry them out.We hope you enjoy reading these works and that their dissemination stimulates new lines of research committed to both good practice and social transformation.

Estrutura, personagens e enganos: introdução

Author:
Book Series: Autores Gregos e Latinos - Ensaios ISSN: 2183220X ISBN: 9789892612751 Year: Pages: 83 DOI: https://doi.org/10.14195/978-989-26-1276-8 Language: Portuguese
Publisher: Coimbra University Press
Added to DOAB on : 2019-03-07 12:22:19
License:

Loading...
Export citation

Choose an application

Abstract

This publication presents an introductory study, of didactic nature, to Plautus’ Bacchides. Aspects related to the context, the characteristics, the structure and the characters of the play are discussed, as well as the problem of Plautus’ originality regarding the creation of the ‘third deception’.

Keywords

Plautus --- Bacchides --- context --- structure --- characters --- originality

Context in Cultural and Literary Studies

Authors: ---
Book Series: Comparative Literature and Culture ISBN: 9781787356245 Year: Pages: 230 DOI: 10.14324/111.9781787356245 Language: English
Publisher: UCL Press
Subject: Languages and Literatures
Added to DOAB on : 2019-07-03 11:21:02
License:

Loading...
Export citation

Choose an application

Abstract

Context in Literary and Cultural Studies is an interdisciplinary volume that deals with the challenges of studying works of art and literature in their historical context today. The relationship between artworks and context has long been a central concern for aesthetic and cultural disciplines, and the question of context has been asked anew in all eras. Developments in contemporary culture and technology, as well as new theoretical and methodological orientations in the humanities, once again prompt us to rethink context in literary and cultural studies. This volume takes up that challenge.&#xD;Introducing readers to new developments in literary and cultural theory, Context in Literary and Cultural Studies connects all disciplines related to these areas to provide an interdisciplinary overview of the challenges different scholarly fields today meet in their studies of artworks in context. Spanning a number of countries, and covering subjects from nineteenth-century novels to rave culture, the chapters together constitute an informed, diverse and wide-ranging discussion.&#xD;

A History of Self-Harm in Britain

Author:
ISBN: 9781137529619 Year: Pages: 268 DOI: 10.1057/9781137529626 Language: English
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan Grant: Wellcome Trust - 89708
Subject: Medicine (General)
Added to DOAB on : 2016-06-15 11:01:16
License:

Loading...
Export citation

Choose an application

Abstract

This book is the first account of self-harming behaviour in its proper historical and political context. The rise of self-cutting and overdosing in the 20th century is linked to the sweeping changes in mental and physical health, and wider political context. The welfare state, social work, Second World War, closure of the asylums, even the legalization of suicide, are all implicated in the prominence of self harm in Britain. The rise of 'overdosing as a cry for help' is linked to the integration of mental and physical healthcare, the NHS, and the change in the law on suicide and attempted suicide. The shift from overdosing to self-cutting as the most prominent 'self-damaging' behaviour is also explained, linked to changes in hospital organization and the wider rise of neoliberal politics. Appreciation of history and politics is vital to understanding the psychological concerns over these self-harming behaviours.

Early Twentieth-Century Self-Harm: Cut Throats, General and Mental Medicine (Book chapter)

Book title: A History of Self-Harm in Britain

Author:
ISBN: 9781137529619 Year: Pages: 268 Language: English
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan Grant: Wellcome Trust - 89708
Subject: Medicine (General)
Added to DOAB on : 2019-01-15 13:34:48

Loading...
Export citation

Choose an application

Abstract

This book is the first account of self-harming behaviour in its proper historical and political context. The rise of self-cutting and overdosing in the 20th century is linked to the sweeping changes in mental and physical health, and wider political context. The welfare state, social work, Second World War, closure of the asylums, even the legalization of suicide, are all implicated in the prominence of self harm in Britain. The rise of 'overdosing as a cry for help' is linked to the integration of mental and physical healthcare, the NHS, and the change in the law on suicide and attempted suicide. The shift from overdosing to self-cutting as the most prominent 'self-damaging' behaviour is also explained, linked to changes in hospital organization and the wider rise of neoliberal politics. Appreciation of history and politics is vital to understanding the psychological concerns over these self-harming behaviours.

Acknowledgements (Book chapter)

Book title: A History of Self-Harm in Britain

Author:
ISBN: 9781137529619 Year: Pages: 268 Language: English
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan Grant: Wellcome Trust - 89708
Subject: Medicine (General)
Added to DOAB on : 2019-01-15 13:34:48

Loading...
Export citation

Choose an application

Abstract

This book is the first account of self-harming behaviour in its proper historical and political context. The rise of self-cutting and overdosing in the 20th century is linked to the sweeping changes in mental and physical health, and wider political context. The welfare state, social work, Second World War, closure of the asylums, even the legalization of suicide, are all implicated in the prominence of self harm in Britain. The rise of 'overdosing as a cry for help' is linked to the integration of mental and physical healthcare, the NHS, and the change in the law on suicide and attempted suicide. The shift from overdosing to self-cutting as the most prominent 'self-damaging' behaviour is also explained, linked to changes in hospital organization and the wider rise of neoliberal politics. Appreciation of history and politics is vital to understanding the psychological concerns over these self-harming behaviours.

Self-Harm as Self-Cutting: Inpatients and Internal Tension (Book chapter)

Book title: A History of Self-Harm in Britain

Author:
ISBN: 9781137529619 Year: Pages: 268 Language: English
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan Grant: Wellcome Trust - 89708
Subject: Medicine (General)
Added to DOAB on : 2019-01-15 13:34:48

Loading...
Export citation

Choose an application

Abstract

This book is the first account of self-harming behaviour in its proper historical and political context. The rise of self-cutting and overdosing in the 20th century is linked to the sweeping changes in mental and physical health, and wider political context. The welfare state, social work, Second World War, closure of the asylums, even the legalization of suicide, are all implicated in the prominence of self harm in Britain. The rise of 'overdosing as a cry for help' is linked to the integration of mental and physical healthcare, the NHS, and the change in the law on suicide and attempted suicide. The shift from overdosing to self-cutting as the most prominent 'self-damaging' behaviour is also explained, linked to changes in hospital organization and the wider rise of neoliberal politics. Appreciation of history and politics is vital to understanding the psychological concerns over these self-harming behaviours.

Listing 1 - 10 of 38 << page
of 4
>>
Sort by