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An Integrating Scaffold: Toward an Autonomy-Theoretic Modelling of Cultural Change

C. A. Hooker

in The Evolution of Cultural Entities

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780197262627
eISBN:
9780191771989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262627.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter explores the dynamics of cultural change by presenting a dynamical analysis of biological organisation. In order to understand cultural change, it argues that the focus should be on ... More


Contested Tastes: Foie Gras and the Politics of Food

Michaela DeSoucey

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691154930
eISBN:
9781400882830
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154930.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Who cares about foie gras? As it turns out, many do. In the last decade, this French delicacy—the fattened liver of ducks or geese that have been force-fed through a tube—has been at the center of ... More


Shreveport Music before Modern Media

Tracey E. W. Laird

in Louisiana Hayride: Radio and Roots of Music along the Red River

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195167511
eISBN:
9780199850099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195167511.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

The music in Shreveport during the 19th century travelled the same river and land routes as the steamboats and overland pioneers. It also grew in the form of the local practices that characterized ... More


Building/Rejecting the Liberal Peace: State Consolidation and Liberal Failure in the Middle East

Oliver P. Richmond and Jason Franks

in Liberal Peace Transitions: Between Statebuilding and Peacebuilding

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638765
eISBN:
9780748652761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638765.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the Oslo peace process as the first attempt to introduce the liberal peace framework in the Middle East, and the later, more limited engagement with the construction of a viable ... More


Tragedy’s Endurance: Performances of Greek Tragedies and Cultural Identity in Germany since 1800

Erika Fischer-Lichte

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780199651634
eISBN:
9780191801440
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199651634.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The book is devoted to the remarkable phenomenon of Greek tragedy’s endurance on German stages during the last 200 years. It examines how performances of Greek tragedies since 1800 contributed to the ... More


Introduction: Getting the Question Right? Ways of Thinking about the Death Penalty

Randall Mcgowen

in America's Death Penalty: Between Past and Present

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814732663
eISBN:
9780814733042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814732663.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This book examines the historical and theoretical assumptions that have underpinned contemporary discussions of capital punishment in the United States. Drawing on insights from historians, ... More


Transportation: Seamen and Tomboys in Ports and at Sea

Kale Bantigue Fajardo

in Filipino Crosscurrents: Oceanographies of Seafaring, Masculinities, and Globalization

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816666645
eISBN:
9781452946795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816666645.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter discusses the manhood of Filipino seamen and the sexual identity of “Filipino tomboys”— male-identified females who generally have sexual or emotional relationships with other females. ... More


Teachers, Practice, and Travel

William M. Gorvine

in Envisioning a Tibetan Luminary: The Life of a Modern Bönpo Saint

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780199362349
eISBN:
9780190914547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199362349.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Chapter 3 turns its attention to the formative phase of Shardza’s youth. The chapter explores how the biographies present the emergent inclinations and religious orientations shaping his temperament. ... More


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