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Introduction: Calling in San Francisco

Joaquin Jay Gonzalez III

in Filipino American Faith in Action: Immigration, Religion, and Civic Engagement

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814731963
eISBN:
9780814733257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814731963.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This introductory chapter sets out the book's purpose, which is to tell the story of the civic engagement of Filipino migrants through religion by showing how the Filipino migrant faithful Filipinize ... More


With a Yiddish Accent: East European Jewish Neighborhoods

Fred Rosenbaum

in Cosmopolitans: A Social and Cultural History of the Jews of the San Francisco Bay Area

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520259133
eISBN:
9780520945029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520259133.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Visitors to the San Francisco Bay Area often note the lack of a Jewish neighborhood similar to Los Angeles's Fairfax District or Chicago's Devon Avenue. But in earlier days there were four ... More


Trailblazing: Producing Landscapes, Extracting Profits, Inserting Risk

Gregory L. Simon

in Flame and Fortune in the American West: Urban Development, Environmental Change, and the Great Oakland Hills Fire

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520292802
eISBN:
9780520966161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520292802.003.0004
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

This chapter illuminates how the production of vulnerability proceeds through—and is supported by—interconnected economic development and resource use activities across city and regional scales. It ... More


From Freedom Now! to Free Speech: The FSM’s Roots in the Bay Area Civil Rights Movement

Jo Freeman

in The Free Speech Movement: Reflections on Berkeley in the 1960s

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520222212
eISBN:
9780520928619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222212.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the introduction of Mario Savio to the civil rights movement and the roots of the Fee Speech Movement (FSM). It discusses Savio's participation in the Mississippi Summer Project ... More


A Background on Transnational and Transracial Adoption

Andrea Louie

in How Chinese Are You?: Adopted Chinese Youth and their Families Negotiate Identity and Culture

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479890521
eISBN:
9781479859887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479890521.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the methods and positionality used in this ethnographic study on the processes by which Chinese American and white adoptive parents negotiate Chineseness and Chinese culture ... More


The Megachurch and the Mainline: Remaking Religious Tradition in the Twenty-first Century

Stephen Ellingson

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226204895
eISBN:
9780226204925
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226204925.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Religious traditions provide the stories and rituals that define the core values of church members. Yet modern life in America can make those customs seem undesirable, even impractical. As a result, ... More


Lavender and Red: Liberation and Solidarity in the Gay and Lesbian Left

Emily K. Hobson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520279056
eISBN:
9780520965706
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520279056.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

LGBT activism is often imagined as a self-contained struggle, inspired by but set apart from other social movements. The history of the gay and lesbian left reveals a far different story: a movement ... More


The Restructuring of American Religious Traditions

in The Megachurch and the Mainline: Remaking Religious Tradition in the Twenty-first Century

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226204895
eISBN:
9780226204925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226204925.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Ordinations and installations of pastors are extraordinary rituals in the life of a congregation. They are moments when the foundational beliefs, distinctive theological worldviews, and the most ... More


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