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Identity and Identifying

Asifa Hussain and William Miller

in Multicultural Nationalism: Islamophobia, Anglophobia, and Devolution

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199280711
eISBN:
9780191604102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199280711.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Identities or self-images are multiple, nested, hyphenated, flexible, and instrumental. Culture and identity provide both bridges and walls between Scots and minorities, but what is a bridge for one ... More


PLURALISM, PERSONAL IDENTITY, AND FREEDOM OF CONSCIENCE

Kenneth A. Strike

in Citizenship and Education in Liberal-Democratic Societies: Teaching for Cosmopolitan Values and Collective Identities

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199253661
eISBN:
9780191601972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253668.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Kenneth Strike’s essay on pluralism, personal identity, and freedom of conscience, takes up the concept of identity, and contrasts cultural and religious pluralism. He argues that the issues of ... More


Scars of Conquest/Masks of Resistance: The Invention of Cultural Identities in African, African-American and Caribbean Drama

Tejumola Olaniyan

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195094053
eISBN:
9780199855278
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195094053.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Drama

Looking in detail at the works of Baraka, Soyinka, Walcott, and Shange and their historical trajectories in black anti-Eurocentric discourses, the author offers a sophisticated reading of how these ... More


Cultural Identity and Civic Responsibility

Jeremy Waldron

in Citizenship in Diverse Societies

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780198297703
eISBN:
9780191602948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829770X.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Two formulations of civic responsibility are advanced: participating in a way that does not improperly diminish the prospects for peace or the prospect that the inhabitants will come to terms and set ... More


Multicultural Citizenship: A Liberal Theory of Minority Rights

Will Kymlicka

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198290919
eISBN:
9780191599712
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198290918.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The increasingly multicultural fabric of modern societies has given rise to many new issues and conflicts, as ethnic and national minorities demand recognition and support for their cultural ... More


BETWEEN STATE AND CIVIL SOCIETY: EUROPEAN CONTEXTS FOR EDUCATION

Joseph Dunne

in Citizenship and Education in Liberal-Democratic Societies: Teaching for Cosmopolitan Values and Collective Identities

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199253661
eISBN:
9780191601972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253668.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Joseph Dunne’s essay begins by examining the ways in which schooling in modern liberal–democratic societies tend to function as the agent of cultural homogenization and alienation, and thus block ... More


GERMAN MUSIC IN AN AGE OF POSITIVISM

Kevin C. Karnes

in Music, Criticism, and the Challenge of History: Shaping Modern Musical Thought in Late Nineteenth Century Vienna

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195368666
eISBN:
9780199867547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368666.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter considers the nationalist underpinnings of late-century musicology by examining the diverse and even contradictory cultural associations that Adler forged through the medium of his work. ... More


Introduction: Perspectives on Cultural Integration of Immigrants

Yann Algan, Alberto Bisin, and Thierry Verdier

in Cultural Integration of Immigrants in Europe

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199660094
eISBN:
9780191748936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660094.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, International

This introduction, building on the recent economics of cultural transmission, introduces the main conceptual issues which are of relevance to the study of the cultural integration patterns of ... More


Spirituality, Diversity, and Learner‐Centered Teaching: A Generative Paradox

Elizabeth J. Tisdell

in The American University in a Postsecular Age: Religion and the Academy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195323443
eISBN:
9780199869145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195323443.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Tisdell advocates a way of teaching that is learner‐centered, responsive to cultural identity, and socially transformative. In this kind of teaching, spirituality is always part of the mix, and the ... More


Education for Citizenship

Will Kymlicka

in Politics in the Vernacular: Nationalism, Multiculturalism, and Citizenship

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199240982
eISBN:
9780191599729
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240981.003.0017
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter explores issues on citizenship education. It shows how liberal citizenship is more complicated than often realized, and why schools play a key role in educating children for citizenship. ... More


Female Autonomy and Cultural Imperative: Two Hearts Beating Together

Sawitri Saharso

in Citizenship in Diverse Societies

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780198297703
eISBN:
9780191602948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829770X.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

In the light of a suicide case of a Hindustani woman in the Netherlands in 1988, this chapter enquires whether it is possible to find a concept of autonomy for Asian women that is both worthy of the ... More


Ungoverned Imaginings: James Mill's The History of British India and Orientalism

Javed Majeed

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198117865
eISBN:
9780191671098
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117865.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Drawing on contemporary critical work on colonialism and the cross-cultural encounter, this book is a study of the emergence of utilitarianism as a new political language in Britain in the late-18th ... More


Dimensions of Value

John Kekes

in The Human Condition

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199588886
eISBN:
9780191595448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588886.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

The system of values of the agent's society forms the external standard for judging the relative importance of the agent's commitments. There are three dimensions of value: universally human, ... More


Order, Justice, and Global Islam

James Piscatori

in Order and Justice in International Relations

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199251209
eISBN:
9780191599293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199251207.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines some of the conceptions of order and justice that are present in the Islamic world. It argues that many Islamic states have been willing to accommodate themselves to an ... More


The Philosophical Critique

Linda Martín Alcoff

in Visible Identities: Race, Gender, and the Self

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195137347
eISBN:
9780199785773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195137345.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter discusses the philosophical critique of identity. In order to understand the current aversion to cultural identity, one needs to retrace the development of the philosophical treatment of ... More


Israel Among the Nations: Biblical Culture in the Ancient Near East

Ronald Hendel

in Remembering Abraham: Culture, Memory, and History in the Hebrew Bible

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195177961
eISBN:
9780199784622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195177967.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Ancient Israel was a nation in the Near East, but it conceived of itself as a unique people. This chapter investigates the ways that Israel constructed its cultural identity in relation to its ... More


Epilogue: Ancient Myths and Modern Phenomena

Edith Bruder

in The Black Jews of Africa: History, Religion, Identity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195333565
eISBN:
9780199868889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333565.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This final chapter examines the cultural, social, and political factors that could have led African religious traditions mingled with Christianity, and sometimes with Islam, to be superseded by a new ... More


Return Migration and Identity: A Global Phenomenon, A Hong Kong Case

Nan M. Sussman

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028832
eISBN:
9789882207370
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028832.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The global trend for immigrants to return home has unique relevance for Hong Kong. This work of cross-cultural psychology explores many personal stories of return migration. The author captures in ... More


Letting Down Her Hair or Cutting It Off: The Ritual Trial of a Woman Accused of Adultery and the Transformation of the Female “Other”

Susan Niditch

in "My Brother Esau Is a Hairy Man": Hair and Identity in Ancient Israel

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195181142
eISBN:
9780199869671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181142.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter explores two rituals patterns involving women and hair. One is a ceremony prescribed for a married woman accused of adultery by her husband in the absence of witnesses or other tangible ... More


Returning home: cultural transitions and the identity model

Nan M. Sussman

in Return Migration and Identity: A Global Phenomenon, A Hong Kong Case

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028832
eISBN:
9789882207370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028832.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter refocuses attention on the issue of remigration, first historically and then psychologically. It notes that the author's model of repatriation and cultural identity (CIM) is explicated ... More


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