in The Oxford Companion to Consciousness
January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Psychology. 536 words.
Consciousness expansion, or expanded awareness, is a rather broad concept, usually referring to certain states of consciousness in which
Why is connection with others so critical? The formation of dyadic states of consciousness and the expansion of individuals' states of consciousness: coherence governed selection and the co-creation of meaning out of messy meaning making
in Emotional Development:
December 2004; p ublished online March 2012 .
Chapter. Subjects: Developmental Psychology. 10741 words.
This chapter introduces a new model of infant-mother interaction — the ‘Dyadic States of Consciousness’ (DSC). In an infant-mother interaction, each individual communicates their affective...
in A Dictionary of Psychology
January 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Psychology. 109 words.
In *analytical psychology, the expansion of a person's consciousness beyond its normal limits, arising through *identification (
in A Dictionary of Psychology
January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Psychology. 108 words.
In analytical psychology, the expansion of a person's consciousness beyond its normal limits, arising through identification (2)
in Mind-Altering Drugs
May 2005; p ublished online April 2010 .
Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics. 9468 words.
This chapter examines the states of consciousness induced by hallucinogens or psychedelic drugs in the framework of a general model of altered states of consciousness (ASCs). According to...
in Freedom and Limits
March 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .
Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy. 1804 words.
Lachs takes up the question of whether we should or should not use drugs, especially with respect to its effect on consciousness. He is critical of those who recommend drug use without due...
in India–China Boundary Problem 1846–1947
May 2011; p ublished online September 2012 .
Chapter. 4968 words.
This chapter details the failed efforts to define the boundary with China despite two successive boundary commissions. A boundary consciousness never receded from the minds of the...
in Grove Art Online
August 1996; p ublished online January 1998 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Art. 280 words.
Australian architect. He graduated from the University of Melbourne (1970) and worked for Daryl Jackson Evan Walker Architects before starting his own practice in 1972. Burgess’s...
in Grove Music Online
January 2013; p ublished online September 2014 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 548 words.
A subgenre of rock music that first emerged around 1965 in San Francisco and London. Independently, musicians in both cities responded in similar ways to cultural and social developments,...
in The Objectification Spectrum
August 2014; p ublished online March 2015 .
Chapter. Subjects: Social Work Research and Evidence-based Practice. 2788 words.
Chapter 5 provides a glimpse into the highest level of awareness that human beings are capable of achieving—unity consciousness. This is reality as experienced by many of the world’s great...
in Mystical Encounters with the Natural World
July 2005; p ublished online February 2006 .
Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy of Religion. 13423 words.
Spiritual approaches to mystical experience can be fleshed out with insights from the sciences and philosophy. Two overlapping ways of understanding the consciousness expansions of mystical...
in Western Sufism
December 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .
Chapter. Subjects: Islam. 6916 words.
This chapter examines two interwar movements that link Theosophy and Western Sufism: the Traditionalism of René Guénon, and the teaching of George Gurdjieff. Although Guénon publicly...
January 2009; p ublished online June 2013 .
Book. Subjects: Asian History. 272 pages.
Linking economic and social historical research methods with special reference to the evolution of the industrial labor force, this book offers an account of the popular expansion of...
in Corruption and Realism in Late Socialist China
October 2006; p ublished online June 2013 .
Chapter. Subjects: Literature. 9496 words.
This chapter examines Wang Yuewen's political novel National Portrait. It explains that the problem tackled in this novel is municipal-level governance and that all the corruptions are...
April 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .
Chapter. Subjects: Economic Geography; Politics; Economics. 3966 words.
‘Globalization: a contested concept’ attempts to provide a definition of globalization. Globalization first appeared in the 1940s, but did not gain widespread traction until the 1990s. It...
in Globalization: A Very Short Introduction
April 2017; p ublished online April 2017 .
Chapter. Subjects: International Relations and International Political Economy. 4549 words.
‘Globalization: a contested concept’ attempts to provide a definition of globalization. Globalization first appeared in the 1940s, but did not gain widespread traction until the 1990s, with...
in Struggling for Ordinary
March 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .
Chapter. Subjects: Health, Illness, and Medicine. 14844 words.
This chapter offers a brief history of transgender visibility in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries across film, television, news, print, popular music, websites, and digital culture....
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in The Oxford Handbook of Victorian Literary Culture
P ublished online June 2014 .
Article. Subjects: Literature; Literary Studies (19th Century). 8500 words.
Facing rapid capitalist expansion in the nineteenth century, Britons reflected on the webs of commercial exchange in which they were embedded. Focusing on John Stuart Mill’s notion of the...