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  • Acoustemology 

    Rice, T (Wiley, 2018)
    ‘Acoustemology’ conjoins the words ‘acoustic’ and ‘epistemology’ to refer to a sonic way of knowing and being in the world. The term was introduced by anthropologist and ethnomusicologist Steven Feld following his fieldwork ...
  • Active ageing, emotional care and the threat of stigma: Identity management in older adults using sleeping medication long-term 

    Smith, G; Farrimond, HR (SAGE Publications, 2018-03-08)
    Amid fears about the medicalization of old age, the high prevalence of sleeping medication use in older cohorts is a significant public health concern. Long-term use is associated with a plethora of negative effects, such ...
  • Adapting to Aging: Older People Talk About Their Use of Selection, Optimization, and Compensation to Maximize Well-being in the Context of Physical Decline 

    Carpentieri, JD; Elliott, J; Brett, CE; Deary, IJ (Oxford University Press (OUP) / Gerontological Society of America, 2017-03-01)
    Objectives: Selection, Optimization, and Compensation (SOC) may contribute to successful aging by helping older people maximize well-being in the context of physical decline. To explore this hypothesis, and to investigate ...
  • Administrative social science data: The challenge of reproducible research 

    Playford, CJ; Gayle, V; Connelly, R; Gray, AJG (SAGE Publications, 2016-12-01)
    Powerful new social science data resources are emerging. One particularly important source is administrative data, which were originally collected for organisational purposes but often contain information that is suitable ...
  • Advertising Paekdusan: an ethnography of travel in contemporary South Korea 

    Dugnoille, Julien (Academy of Korean Studies, 2012)
    Through an ethnography inside one of Seoul‟s advertising agencies, my research aims to investigate how travel images of North Korean destinations are produced in South Korean advertising organisations and are commoditised ...
  • Aesthetic Virtues: Traits and Faculties 

    Roberts, T (Springer Verlag, 2017-02-08)
    Two varieties of aesthetic virtue are distinguished. Trait virtues are features of the agent’s character, and reflect an overarching concern for aesthetic goods such as beauty and novelty, while faculty virtues are excellences ...
  • Aesthetics and Affect: Engaging Energy Communities 

    Michael, M; Wilkie, A; Ovalle, L (Taylor & Francis (Routledge), 2018)
    Engaging publics in participatory events has been regarded as a central means to introducing lay people's voices into processes of technoscientific innovation and governance. While many criticisms have been levelled at the ...
  • The Affective "We": Self-regulation and Shared Emotions 

    Krueger, J (Routledge, 2015-12-01)
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  • Affective incorporation 

    Colombetti, Giovanna (Palgrave Macmillan, 2016-10-20)
    Classic and more recent phenomenological works provide rich accounts of our experience of the body and of its relation to the world. In this chapter I pull out one thread from this literature, focusing on the phenomenon ...
  • Affordances and the musically extended mind. 

    Krueger, JW (Frontiers, 2014-01-06)
    I defend a model of the musically extended mind. I consider how acts of "musicking" grant access to novel emotional experiences otherwise inaccessible. First, I discuss the idea of "musical affordances" and specify both ...
  • After dualism 

    Pickering, Andrew (2006-11-03)
    This talk concerns issues of time and dualism in academic theory and the real world. The dualism in question concerns people and things and the habit of thinking of them as distinct ontological orders. In contrast, I explore ...
  • 'After Heroism: Religion vs. Consumerism - Preliminaries for an Investigation of Protestantism and Islam under Consumer Culture 

    Varul, M.Z. (Taylor and Francis, 2008)
    Using Protestantism and Islam as examples, the intricate relation between consumerism and religion is examined. Beyond the opposition of religious 'heroic' anti-consumerism and secular 'romantic' consumerism, it will be ...
  • Against human exceptionalism 

    Pickering, Andrew (2008-01-25)
    This talk explores the continuing gravitational attraction of Cartesian dualism in the humanities and social sciences, which includes an obsession with the specialness of the human, and recommends a focus on performance ...
  • Against Maladaptationism: or What’s Wrong with Evolutionary Psychology? 

    Dupré, John (Ashgate, 2008-03)
    Investigating a theme first pioneered by Barry Barnes in the early 1970s, this volume explores the relationship between social order and legitimate knowledge and is intended as a tribute to Barnes' seminal role in the ...
  • Against Thatcherite linguistics: Rule-following, speech communities, and biolanguage 

    Glackin, SN (Wiley, 2018-06-05)
    According to Chomsky and his followers, language as a biological phenomenon is a property of individual minds and brains; its status as a social phenomenon is merely epiphenomenal, and not a proper object of scientific ...
  • The Age of Decline? Anxieties about Ageing in Japan 

    Kavedžija, I (Taylor & Francis (Routledge), 2014-05-16)
    In the context of unprecedented life expectancy, the social position of the Japanese elderly is changing. Anxieties related to ageing are widely experienced by people of all ages and on a number of levels, including ...
  • Amongst the disciplines: anthropology, sociology, intersection, and intersectionality 

    Tyler, K; Degnen, C (SAGE Publications, 2017-03-27)
    The history of relations between anthropology and sociology in the UK might at best be described as ‘studied indifference’. And yet, they have shared disciplinary interests in many respects, including the concepts of ...
  • Animalism and the persistence of human organisms 

    Dupré, John (Wiley, 2014-09)
    Humans are a kind of animal, and it is a natural and sensible idea that the way to understand what it is for a human person to persist over time is to reflect on what it is for an animal to persist. This paper accepts this ...
  • Animals as producers, consumers and consumed: the complexities of trans-species sustenance in a multi-faith community 

    Hurn, Samantha (Taylor & Francis (Routledge), 2016-02-01)
    Anthropological engagements with nonhuman animals in religious contexts have tended to focus either on animals as sacrificial offerings, whose physical bodies are consumed by suppliants and the divine, or as symbolic ...
  • Appraising valence 

    Colombetti, Giovanna (Imprint Academic, 2005-08)
    ‘Valence’ is used in many different ways in emotion theory. It generally refers to the ‘positive’ or ‘negative’ character of an emotion, as well as to the ‘positive’ or ‘negative’ character of some aspect of emotion. After ...