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Community, authority, and parochial realms

Kathryn Gleadle

in Borderline Citizens: Women, Gender and Political Culture in Britain, 1815-1867

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264492
eISBN:
9780191734274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264492.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Within their communities, women could act as authoritative public figures in ways that were strikingly at odds with the highly feminized modes of action with which they were associated in the wider ... More


Culture and gender in a cathedral music context: an activity theory exploration

Graham F. Welch

in A Cultural Psychology of Music Education

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199214389
eISBN:
9780191594779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214389.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Music Psychology

This chapter uses cultural-historical activity theory as a lens to explore the antecedents to the successful introduction of female choristers into English cathedrals in the late 20th century in ... More


The Axis Factor: Fascist Overtures

Jennifer M. Dueck

in The Claims of Culture at Empire's End: Syria and Lebanon under French Rule

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264478
eISBN:
9780191734779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264478.003.0007
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter focuses on the Italian and German presence in the Levant in the pre-war period. It examines how German and Italian cultural activities became a forum in which links were forged and ... More


Production and Work in the American Metropolis

Allen J. Scott

in Social Economy of the Metropolis: Cognitive-Cultural Capitalism and the Global Resurgence of Cities

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199549306
eISBN:
9780191701511
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199549306.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

This chapter analyses the economic structure of American metropolitan areas, and the forms of production that contribute to its urbanization. It begins by revealing statistical points of growth and ... More


Introduction

Robert Tittler

in The Reformation and the Towns in England: Politics and Political Culture, c.1540-1640

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207184
eISBN:
9780191677540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207184.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter is an introduction to Part IV of this book, which deals with political culture in the post-Reformation town. Several suggestions have ... More


Institutional change and learning: The case of Finnish basic education

Reijo Miettinen

in Innovation, Human Capabilities, and Democracy: Towards an Enabling Welfare State

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199692613
eISBN:
9780191750762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692613.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Political Economy

The chapter introduces an approach of studying institutional change and development based on cultural-historical activity theory. It is used to analyze the emergence and development of the Finnish ... More


“The Strongest Weapons in the Hands of Jewish Workers” (1924)

United Jewish Workers’ Cultural Society

in Jewish Radicals: A Documentary History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814757437
eISBN:
9780814763469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814757437.003.0036
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter calls for further support for the United Jewish Workers' Cultural Society to develop Yiddish language and culture, in resistance to the general trend toward Americanization. It details ... More


Empire and Nation-Building in the Caribbean: Barbados, 1937-66

Mary Chamberlain

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719078767
eISBN:
9781781701997
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078767.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This book examines the processes of nation building in the British West Indies. It argues that nation building was a complex and messy affair, involving women and men in a range of social and ... More


Artistic Institutions, Initiatives, and Policies

Robin D. Moore

in Music and Revolution: Cultural Change in Socialist Cuba

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520247109
eISBN:
9780520939462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247109.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter takes a look at the slow creation of new cultural institutions and policies. It studies the campaigns designed to bring culture and art more directly to the masses, the move toward more ... More


The Production of Glamour: Intimate Apparel Workers and Union Culture

Jill Fields

in An Intimate Affair: Women, Lingerie, and Sexuality

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520223691
eISBN:
9780520941137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520223691.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter determines how the industrial manufacture of intimate apparel has shaped the definition of undergarments in American culture. The cultural activities of the International Ladies Garment ... More


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