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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


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


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


“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


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


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


‘A common language of the spirit’: cultural awakenings and national belongings

Mary Chamberlain

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

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719078767
eISBN:
9781781701997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078767.003.0006
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter focuses on the various cultural activities in colonial Barbados and the role played by them in forging a West Indian identity. Various societies such as Dan Blackett's Social Physical ... 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


Culture and the Press

STEPHEN R. MacKINNON

in Wuhan, 1938: War, Refugees, and the Making of Modern China

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520254459
eISBN:
9780520934603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520254459.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter describes how the needs of refugee society and the harsh realities of the military situation produced dramatic shifts in cultural activity at Wuhan under the leadership of transplanted ... More


“Sow the Field of Yiddish Cultural Tradition” (1939)

United Council of Yiddish Women’s Reading Circles of Detroit

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/9780814757437.003.0039
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter presents an overview of women's Yiddish cultural activism in Detroit. It centers largely on the work of the United Council of Yiddish Women's Reading Circles of Detroit in preserving and ... More


Community Environmental Education

Marianne E. Krasny, Mutizwa Mukute, Olivia M. Aguilar, Mapula Priscilla Masilela, and Lausanne Olvitt

Alex Russ and Marianne E. Krasny (eds)

in Urban Environmental Education Review

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501705823
eISBN:
9781501712791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705823.003.0014
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter examines the positive impact of community environmental education programs on both communities and the environment. Community environmental education uses environmental learning and ... More


‘The manhood of the mind’ classicism, romanticism and the politics of culture

in The ‘Natural Leaders’ and their World: Politics, Culture and Society in Belfast, c.1801–1832

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318481
eISBN:
9781846317903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317903.005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the nature and significance of cultural and intellectual activity in Belfast during the period from 1801 to 1832, explores the interrelation of politics and culture, and ... More


Jazz Behind the Iron Curtain, 1961–1966

Lisa E. Davenport

in Jazz Diplomacy: Promoting America in the Cold War Era

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732689
eISBN:
9781604733440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732689.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, American

As both modern and traditional jazz gained greater respectability, internationalist impulses dramatically intensified in the Soviet bloc. American and Soviet officials acknowledged the strong appeal ... More


Introduction

Sheila Whiteley

in Christmas, Ideology and Popular Culture

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748628087
eISBN:
9780748653065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748628087.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Christmas brings with it a sense of ‘recognition’ that is largely dependent upon a sedimented evocation of its history, albeit tempered by the social structure and customs of the country. The topics ... More


Hong Kong Society in This Period

Patricia Lim

in Forgotten Souls: A Social History of the Hong Kong Cemetery

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099906
eISBN:
9789882207714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099906.003.0017
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter discusses the society of Hong Kong during the late nineteenth century. It begins by discussing cultural and leisure activities during the 1870s, which included amateur theatrical ... More


Brains and the Evolution of <i>Homo sapiens</i>

Alan Harvey

in Music, evolution, and the harmony of souls

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198786856
eISBN:
9780191838736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198786856.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

To examine ideas as to how and why humans evolved (and retained) music and language as interrelated but distinct communication streams, this chapter sets out the basic tenets of modern evolutionary ... More


Christmas, Ideology and Popular Culture

Sheila Whiteley

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748628087
eISBN:
9780748653065
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748628087.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

How do we understand Christmas? What does it mean? This book is a lively introduction to the study of popular culture through one central case study. It explores the cultural, social, and historical ... More


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