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Growing God's Family: The Global Orphan Care Movement and the Limits of Evangelical Activism

Samuel L. Perry

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781479800384
eISBN:
9781479820788
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479800384.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Since the mid-2000s, hundreds of American Christian evangelical leaders and organizations have sought to mobilize their ranks to address the problem of “orphans,” primarily through adoption and ... More


Learning to Play Music: Class, Culture, and Taste

Sonia Livingstone and Julian Sefton-Green

in Class: Living and Learning in the Digital Age

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479884575
eISBN:
9781479863570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479884575.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

How is social capital created and enacted? We answer this question by exploring six young people’s practices of music making out of school. Examining informal music making allowed us to see how ways ... More


Painting on Walls: Street Art without Copyright?

Marta Iljadica

in Creativity without Law: Challenging the Assumptions of Intellectual Property

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781479841936
eISBN:
9781479822980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479841936.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

Although graffiti images are copyright eligible in the abstract, the inherently illicit act of spray painting private property without permission complicates efforts to rely on formal law. Marta ... More


Subcultural Change and Dynamic Norms: Revisiting Roller Derby’s Master Roster

David Fagundes

in Creativity without Law: Challenging the Assumptions of Intellectual Property

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781479841936
eISBN:
9781479822980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479841936.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

Dave Fagundes explains how roller derby skaters once guaranteed exclusive use of the pseudonyms under which they compete. Roller derby names were initially a central part of this countercultural, ... More


Anti-Semitism from Outer Space: The Protocols in the UFO Subculture

Michael Barkun

in The Paranoid Apocalypse: A Hundred-Year Retrospective on The Protocols of the Elders of Zion

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814748923
eISBN:
9780814748930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814748923.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores the relationship between UFOs and the Protocols, in which beings from outer space “reveal” the fact that the Zionist conspiracy reaches into the worlds beyond ours. While the ... More


The Symbolic Power of Civil Marriage on the Sexual Life Histories of Gay Men

Adam Isaiah Green

in Sex for Life: From Virginity to Viagra, How Sexuality Changes Throughout Our Lives

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814772522
eISBN:
9780814723814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814772522.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter analyzes how gay and straight men's sexual life histories are powerfully shaped by the combination of early-life expectations about marriage and social structures that make marriage ... More


“Every Day Is Gay Day Here”: Hating the Faire

Rachel Lee Rubin

in Well Met: Renaissance Faires and the American Counterculture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814771389
eISBN:
9780814738108
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814771389.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the disdain for the Renaissance faire and how the faire has been linked to what sociologist Stanley Cohen termed “moral panics.” Residents of areas adjoining Renaissance faire ... More


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