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Tradition and Modernity: Philosophical Reflections on the African Experience

Kwame Gyekye

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195112252
eISBN:
9780199853069
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195112252.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book offers philosophical interpretation and critical analysis of the African cultural experience in modern times. In their attempt to evolve ways of life appropriate to our modern world ... More


Introduction

James Buzard

in The Beaten Track: European Tourism, Literature, and the Ways to ‘Culture’, 1800–1918

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198122760
eISBN:
9780191671531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122760.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about tourism in Europe during the 19th century and early years of the 20th century. This book studies a wide range of texts ... More


Counterfeit Capital: Poetic Labor and Revolutionary Irony

Jennifer Bajorek

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758246
eISBN:
9780804786805
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758246.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This is a comparative and interdisciplinary study exploring the unexpected yet essential relationship between irony and capital in the texts of Baudelaire and Marx. It argues for the renewed ... More


China Abroad: Travels, Subjects, Spaces

Elaine Yee Lin Ho and Julia Kuehn (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099456
eISBN:
9789882206687
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099456.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book brings together accounts of journeys and cross-cultural experiences by Chinese travelers in the late nineteenth century with those of more recent migrants and diasporic Chinese subjects in ... More


A Bishop's Evolving Worldview

John D. Early

in Maya and Catholic Cultures in Crisis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813040134
eISBN:
9780813043838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813040134.003.0028
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

Samuel Ruíz García was consecrated the bishop of the San Cristóbal diocese on January 25, 1960, and remained until 1999 when he reached the mandatory retirement age for bishops. In forty years of ... More


Race and Class Matters

Lois Weis, Kristin Cipollone, and Heather Jenkins

in Class Warfare: Class, Race, and College Admissions in Top-Tier Secondary Schools

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226134895
eISBN:
9780226135083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226135083.003.0006
Subject:
Education, Secondary Education

In this chapter we focus more directly on individualized and felt treatment of low-income Black students in a context in which difference manifests itself in the school's environment in particular ... More


Dance as a Separate Reality

Jamake Highwater

in Dance: Rituals of Experience

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195112054
eISBN:
9780199853083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195112054.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

Afro-American cultural experiences in dancing are a lot different from other cultures as it is better able to variation of the mix of cultures and races, this chapter argues. It features a holocaust ... More


Theater and Imagination to (Re)Discover Reality

Tania Zittoun and Adeline Rosenstein

in Handbook of Imagination and Culture

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190468712
eISBN:
9780190698843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190468712.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Imagination plays a central role in theater. This chapter first examines how psychology has apprehended theater—as a metaphor, a tool, a cultural experience and as a sociocultural practice. It then ... More


Tail Again: Presence of Junk

Thierry Bardini

in Junkware

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816667505
eISBN:
9781452946580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816667505.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter summarizes the meaning of the word “junk”, which is both described as an unknown part of DNA or the binding principle that holds the world together. Junk is the cement of cultural ... More


Conclusion

Aimée Boutin

in City of Noise: Sound and Nineteenth-Century Paris

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039218
eISBN:
9780252097263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039218.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This concluding chapter summarizes key themes and presents some final thoughts. It argues that the collective experience of sounds is what gives aurality meaning, even though there is an element of ... More


Culture

Donald Taylor Black

in Austerity and Recovery in Ireland: Europe's Poster Child and the Great Recession

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198792376
eISBN:
9780191834387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198792376.003.0017
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Public and Welfare

This chapter interrogates cultural changes during the Great Recession and partial recovery in Ireland. First, it considers the documentary film Skin in the Game, directed by the author, Donald Taylor ... More


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