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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


Community Organising Against Racism: Race', Ethnicity and Community Development

Gary Craig (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447333746
eISBN:
9781447333791
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447333746.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This book blends theory and practice-based case studies to review how different community development approaches can empower minority ethnic communities to confront racism and overcome social, ... More


Citizen aspirations: women, ethnicity and housing

Bethan Harries and Liz Richardson

in Changing local governance, changing citizens

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422170
eISBN:
9781447301677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422170.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Housing policy is focused on increasing housing supply, improving existing neighbourhoods, managing community relations, and increasing consumer choice. For effective implementation of these ... 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


The Transformation of Chinese American Communities New York vs. Los Angeles

Margaret M. Chin, Min Zhou, and Rebecca Y. Kim

in New York and Los Angeles: The Uncertain Future

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199778386
eISBN:
9780199332588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199778386.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the formation and development of sprawling Chinese urban enclaves and ethnoburbs in New York and Los Angeles to address critical questions about residential assimilation. How ... More


Lives at risk: multiculturalism, young women and ‘honour’ killings

Veena Meetoo and Heidi Safia Mirza

in Growing up with risk

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347329
eISBN:
9781447302469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347329.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter examines the uneasy relationship between policies designed to recognise diversity and the need to protect people from abuse carried out in the name of ‘traditional values’. The issue of ... More


Who are we now? Local history, industrial decline and ethnic diversity

Elizabeth Pente and Paul Ward

in Re-Imagining Contested Communities: Connecting Rotherham through Research

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447333302
eISBN:
9781447333357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447333302.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter challenges what might be called a ‘local history paradigm’, whereby immigration to Britain and the decline of industry are linked and local history is considered to ‘end’ in the 1980s. ... More


Communities

Joshua M. Zeitz

in White Ethnic New York: Jews, Catholics, and the Shaping of Postwar Politics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807830956
eISBN:
9781469602691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807872802_zeitz.5
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter focuses on the erosion of tight-knit ethnic communities in New York City after World War II. It examines how ethnicity persisted in the city well into the late 1960s as reflected by ... More


BME community engagement in the UK and public policy: a brief retrospective

Asif Afridi

in Community Organising Against Racism: Race', Ethnicity and Community Development

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447333746
eISBN:
9781447333791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447333746.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter outlines the ways in which ethnic minorities have been represented through ‘community engagement’ work and the close relationship between British race relations policy and the ... More


Ethnicity and the Making of History in Northern Ghana

Carola Lentz

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748624010
eISBN:
9780748652969
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624010.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This book draws on two decades of research and provides a social and political history of North-Western Ghana. It traces the creation of new ethnic and territorial boundaries, categories and forms of ... More


African Diasporic Ethnicity in Mexico City to 1650

Frank “Trey” Proctor

in Africans to Spanish America: Expanding the Diaspora

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036637
eISBN:
9780252093715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036637.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This chapter examines the intersections of race, ethnicity, and slavery in Spanish America and the African Diaspora by focusing on the development of African Diasporic ethnicity in Mexico City to ... More


Introduction

Gary Craig

in Community Organising Against Racism: Race', Ethnicity and Community Development

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447333746
eISBN:
9781447333791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447333746.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This introductory chapter first sets out the book's aims, which are to help to fill a substantial gap in the literature on community development work; to outline the history and theory of community ... More


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