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Culture and Consumption

Viviana A. Zelizer

in Economic Lives: How Culture Shapes the Economy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691139364
eISBN:
9781400836253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691139364.003.0020
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter focuses on the intersections of culture and consumption. It takes up recent investigations of consumption outside of sociology; sociological studies of consumption, outside the claimed ... More


Nisei in Uniform

Ellen D. Wu

in The Color of Success: Asian Americans and the Origins of the Model Minority

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157825
eISBN:
9781400848874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157825.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter talks about how the Nisei soldier, the Japanese American Citizens League's (JACL) brainchild, answered various race and citizenship imperatives in the 1940s and 1950s. For all Japanese ... More


“Indigenist” Collaborative Research Efforts in Native American Communities

Karina L. Walters, Antony Stately, Teresa Evans-Campbell, Jane M. Simoni, Bonnie Duran, Katie Schultz, Erin C. Stanley, Chris Charles, and Deborah Guerrero

in The Field Research Survival Guide

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195325522
eISBN:
9780199893850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325522.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter addresses the issues and difficulties in doing research on ethnic minorities in a sensitive and respectful manner that will ultimately benefit the ethnic community. It defines indigenist ... More


Epilogue

Ellen D. Wu

in The Color of Success: Asian Americans and the Origins of the Model Minority

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157825
eISBN:
9781400848874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157825.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This concluding chapter discusses how, by the twilight of the civil rights era, the success stories of Japanese and Chinese America had themselves become success stories. The cross pressures of ... More


Killing Others

Matthew Lange

in Killing Others: A Natural History of Ethnic Violence

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501704871
eISBN:
9781501707773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704871.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This book examines the origins, causes, transformations, and future of ethnic violence by focusing on its natural history. Drawing on insight from numerous disciplines combined with a theoretical ... More


Barrios to Burbs: The Making of the Mexican American Middle Class

Jody Vallejo

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804781398
eISBN:
9780804783163
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804781398.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Too frequently, the media and politicians cast Mexican immigrants as a threat to American society. Given America's increasing ethnic diversity and the large size of the Mexican-origin population, an ... More


Making an American Festival: Chinese New Year in San Francisco's Chinatown

Chiou-ling Yeh

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520253506
eISBN:
9780520942431
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520253506.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This history of the largest annual Chinese celebration in the United States—the Chinese New Year Festival and beauty pageant in San Francisco—opens a new window onto the evolution of one Chinese ... More


Religion and Nation in Hungary, 1790–1849

R. J. W. Evans

in Austria, Hungary, and the Habsburgs: Central Europe c.1683-1867

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199541621
eISBN:
9780191701252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541621.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter presents an essay that examines the relation between the churches and national politics in Hungary during the period from 1970 to 1849. It suggests that the confessional rivalries within ... More


Vlaams Blok

Cas Mudde

in The Ideology of the Extreme Right

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719057939
eISBN:
9781781700082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719057939.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter discusses the formation of an anti-Establishment party. On 28 May 1979, the VNP was disbanded and the political party Vlaams Blok (Flemish Block, VB) was founded as a fusion of the VNP ... More


Ethnoburb: The New Ethnic Community in Urban America

Wei Li

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824830656
eISBN:
9780824869939
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824830656.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This innovative work provides a new model for the analysis of ethnic and racial settlement patterns in the United States and Canada. Ethnoburbs—suburban ethnic clusters of residential areas and ... More


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