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Crossing Paths

Douglas A Hicks

in With God on All Sides: Leadership in a Devout and Diverse America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195337174
eISBN:
9780199868407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337174.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The notion of convivencia, or cultures living alongside one another, arose from scholarship on religious diversity in medieval Spain. This concept can add to a vision of leadership in which diverse ... More


Reason, Absurdity, and Anti-Semitism in the believer

Tom Martin

in Ethics at the Cinema

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195320398
eISBN:
9780199869534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195320398.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

The aim of this essay is to account for the anti-Semitism harboured and expressed by Danny Balint, the main character in Henry Bean’s film, The Believer. I begin by considering two kinds of ... More


Cosmopolitanisms

Bruce Robbins, Paulo Lemos Horta, and Kwame Anthony Appiah (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781479829682
eISBN:
9781479839681
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479829682.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Cosmopolitanism is less an ideal than a description. It merely assumes that wherever and whenever history has set peoples in motion across national boundaries, sometimes by force, many of them and ... More


You Mixed?: Racial Identity without Racial Biology

Sally Haslanger

in Resisting Reality: Social Construction and Social Critique

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199892631
eISBN:
9780199980055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199892631.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

If racial categories are to be understood as positions in a social structure (as was argued in Chapter 7), then in principle one can be raced without incorporating that fact into one's ... More


Edith Wharton: A Citizen of the World

Meredith L. Goldsmith and Emily J. Orlando

in Edith Wharton and Cosmopolitanism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813062815
eISBN:
9780813051772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062815.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This introductory chapter explores Wharton’s cosmopolitan engagements, beginning with a reading of The Age of Innocence. Distinguishing between the immersive cosmopolitanism of Ellen Olenska and the ... More


The Caribbean Difference: Imagining Trans-Status Communities

Marta Caminero-Santangelo

in Documenting the Undocumented: Latino/a Narratives and Social Justice in the Era of Operation Gatekeeper

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062594
eISBN:
9780813051611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062594.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Chapter 3 extends the analysis of a developing, constructed sense of group identity around issues of the trauma of illegality by looking at fiction by Caribbean Latino/a writers. Drawing on Anthony ... More


Afterword

Jimmy Casas Klausen

in Fugitive Rousseau: Slavery, Primitivism, and Political Freedom

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823257294
eISBN:
9780823261512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823257294.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The Afterword argues that the political effects of Rousseauian fugitive freedom represent an important alternative to liberal cosmopolitanism (Appiah) and to recent radical currents emerging from ... More


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