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Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence — Maritime History.

Of a ship, to sink at sea, generally understood to be by the flooding of its hull either through springing a leak or through striking a rock. Other causes of a ship sinking, such as...

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Benyamin Lichtenstein.

in Generative Emergence

July 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Psychology. 10560 words.

All generative emergence begins when a lead agent (a founder) experiences an opportunity tension, through envisioning a viable entrepreneurial opportunity, which she or he feels passionate...

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The Grounded Theory Method and Pragmatism

Antony Bryant.

in Grounded Theory and Grounded Theorizing

January 2017; p ublished online January 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Psychology. 8800 words.

Charles Sanders Peirce, William James, John Dewey—founders of Pragmatism. James’s discussion on the nature of truth and knowledge. Dewey’s development of this instrumentalism, including his...

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Legislating from a Feminist Standpoint

Shelly Grabe.

in Narrating a Psychology of Resistance

January 2017; p ublished online December 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Psychology. 9985 words.

With the Sandinistas’ dismissal of women’s rights and neoliberal dismantling of services that sought to actualize those rights, several nongovernmental organizations sprung up throughout...

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Greatness as A Manifestation of Experience-Producing Drives

Wendy Johnson.

in The Complexity of Greatness

May 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Psychology. 6924 words.

People can clearly recognize greatness when they see it. What is less clear is where this greatness comes from. Whereas the never ending nature-nurture debate is discussed in regard to many...

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The Lives of Erich Fromm

Lawrence Friedman.

August 2014; p ublished online November 2015 .

Book. Subjects: Social Psychology. 410 pages.

Erich Fromm was a political activist, psychologist, psychoanalyst, philosopher, and one of the most important intellectuals of the twentieth century. Known for his theories of personality...

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Deideologizing Land Ownership

Shelly Grabe.

in Narrating a Psychology of Resistance

January 2017; p ublished online December 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Psychology. 9223 words.

Organizations emerged in the mid-1990s to increase the likelihood of women owning the land from which they produced. La Fundación Entre Mujeres (LaFEM, the Foundation Between Women) in...

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Trait Perspective

M. Brent Donnellan and Christopher Hopwood.

in Psychology

P ublished online November 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Cognitive Psychology; Developmental Psychology; Health Psychology; History and Systems in Psychology; Educational Psychology; Social Psychology. 13103 words.

Personality traits, or relatively enduring and global patterns of thinking, feeling, and behaving, are thought to be a foundational element of personality by many researchers. Gordon...

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Phenomenological Psychology

Darren Langdridge.

in Psychology

P ublished online April 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Cognitive Psychology; Developmental Psychology; Health Psychology; History and Systems in Psychology; Educational Psychology; Social Psychology. 10151 words.

Phenomenological psychology refers to an approach to psychology that draws on phenomenological, existential, and hermeneutic philosophy. The focus in all such work is on making sense of the...

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Gordon Allport

Vincent W. Hevern.

in Psychology

P ublished online January 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Cognitive Psychology; Developmental Psychology; Health Psychology; History and Systems in Psychology; Educational Psychology; Social Psychology. 12257 words.

Gordon Willard Allport (b. 1897–d. 1967) stands as one of the most important psychologists of the 20th century, and, in the 21st, he continues to influence crucial aspects of personality...

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Sex and Gender

Joan C. Chrisler and Alexandra Nobel.

in Psychology

P ublished online November 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Cognitive Psychology; Developmental Psychology; Health Psychology; History and Systems in Psychology; Educational Psychology; Social Psychology. 11934 words.

Sex and gender are fundamental to the understanding of human behavior. Perhaps the first thing people notice when they are introduced to someone new to them is that person’s sex. From an...

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