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Introduction

Adiel Schremer

in Brothers Estranged: Heresy, Christianity and Jewish Identity in Late Antiquity

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195383775
eISBN:
9780199777280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383775.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World

This chapter introduces the reader to the theme of “Jewish and Christian relations in Late Antiquity,” as treated by students of early rabbinic Judaism. It describes recent developments in scholarly ... More


Framing the Nature of the Study of Public Administration: Origins, Identity Crises, Maturity, and Conceptual Mapping

Jos C.N Raadschelders

in Public Administration: The Interdisciplinary Study of Government

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199693894
eISBN:
9780191731877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693894.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management

In this chapter the rationale for the study is developed against the background of discussions about the nature of the study and its emergence and growth since the seventeenth century. Public ... More


‘Hey, Afghani!’ Identity Contentions among Iranians and Afghan Refugees

Zuzanna Olszewska

in Dispossession and Displacement: Forced Migration in the Middle East and North Africa

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264591
eISBN:
9780191734397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264591.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter addresses issues of identity and rootlessness as expressed through poetry. It focuses in on the second generation of Afghan refugees who were portrayed as a confused generation subjected ... More


Problems of Identity

Alison Sharrock

in The Arab Minority in Israel, 1967–1991: Political Aspects

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198277125
eISBN:
9780191684159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198277125.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses the identity problem of the Arab minority in Israel. A study suggests that the identity of Arabs in Israel classified into four ... More


Johnnie To Kei-Fung's PTU

Michael Ingham

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099197
eISBN:
9789882207103
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099197.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

PTU is an underappreciated noir masterpiece by one of Hong Kong's most prolific and commercially successful directors. Johnnie To Kei-fung has been called the poet of post-1997 and the economic ... More


Public Administration: The Interdisciplinary Study of Government

Jos C. N. Raadschelders

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199693894
eISBN:
9780191731877
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693894.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management

Public administration seeks to develop a comprehensive understanding of the internal structure and functioning of government, in all its complexity, and its interaction with society and its citizens. ... More


Identity Crisis

Scott Richard Lyons

in X-Marks: Native Signatures of Assent

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816666768
eISBN:
9781452946856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816666768.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter examines controversies surrounding Indian identity—including ethnic fraud, disenrollment, and banishment—and relates them to a larger identity crisis. It considers the most nagging and ... More


Identity Crises

Kendall Lori

in Hanging Out in the Virtual Pub: Masculinities and Relationships Online

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520230361
eISBN:
9780520935983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230361.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter deals with identity and relationships mediated by computers, with particular attention to the effects of gender. It discusses the effects of the mediated and networked character of ... More


Passing as Identity Crisis: The Psychoanalytic Turn in Hollywood

N. Megan Kelley

in Projections of Passing: Postwar Anxieties and Hollywood Films, 1947-1960

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781496806277
eISBN:
9781496806314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496806277.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines how passing in Hollywood films that were produced in the late 1950s changed from being represented as an accepted external social strategy to one that reflected a ... More


The “Identity Crisis” of Younger Muslims

Muna Ali

in Young Muslim America: Faith, Community, and Belonging

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190664435
eISBN:
9780190664466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190664435.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter considers the narrative of an alleged “identity crisis” among young Muslim Americans, whereby they are torn between seemingly irreconcilable worlds of home/community/Islam and a secular ... More


Russia on the Edge: Imagined Geographies and Post-Soviet Identity

Edith W. Clowes

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801448560
eISBN:
9780801460661
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801448560.001.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

Since the dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1991, Russians have confronted a major crisis of identity. Soviet ideology rested on a belief in historical progress, but the post-Soviet imagination has ... More


Western Identities and the Orient: Guy Mannering and The Talisman

Andrew Lincoln

in Walter Scott and Modernity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748626069
eISBN:
9780748651870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748626069.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter studies two novels where the supposed superiority of the western observer is both represented and tested in relation to oriental ‘others’. It begins with a section on Guy Mannering, with ... More


Lightbreakfastbringer

Philip Kitcher

in Joyce's Kaleidoscope: An Invitation to Finnegans Wake

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195321029
eISBN:
9780199851317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195321029.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

When Shaun reappears, he has acquired a new name, “Jaunty Jaun”, after a long and wearing journey. He then speaks at great length, almost without interruption. As the beginning makes clear, the ... More


Hollywood’s Passing Contexts: The Rise of Psychoanalytic Discourse, Identity Studies, and Cold War Culture

N. Megan Kelley

in Projections of Passing: Postwar Anxieties and Hollywood Films, 1947-1960

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781496806277
eISBN:
9781496806314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496806277.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores how concepts about identity changed after World War II by focusing on cultural contexts which affected the ways that Hollywood films were produced and consumed. In particular, ... More


A Picture Primitive

Philip Kitcher

in Joyce's Kaleidoscope: An Invitation to Finnegans Wake

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195321029
eISBN:
9780199851317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195321029.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Part III of the Wake is dominated, at least initially, by the long-promised hero, Shaun. The dreamer's fresh start conjures a vision of innocence. After the enthusiasm of the introduction, the ... More


Political Understanding of Economic Crises: The Shape of Resentment Toward Public Employees

Katherine J. Cramer

in Mass Politics in Tough Times: Opinions, Votes and Protest in the Great Recession

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199357505
eISBN:
9780199357536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199357505.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

How do people make sense of economic crises? This chapter uses ethnography with groups of people who meet of their own accord in settings in which they regularly gather to investigate. It focuses on ... More


Gandhi's Identity Crisis

B. R. Nanda

in In Search of Gandhi: Essays and Reflections

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195672039
eISBN:
9780199081417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195672039.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This essay presents the identity crisis experienced by Mahatma Gandhi. While studying in England, Gandhi decided to assume a thick veneer of English culture. He wore suits made by the most ... More


Irregular Migrants and New Frontiers of the Political

Anne McNevin

in Contesting Citizenship: Irregular Migrants and New Frontiers of the Political

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231151283
eISBN:
9780231522243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231151283.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter establishes the theoretical groundwork for the book as a whole. It asks who irregular migrants are and why this particular designation of status has so much to reveal about contemporary ... More


Labyrinths of Deceit: Culture, Modernity and Identity in the Nineteenth Century

Richard J. Walker

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238492
eISBN:
9781846315404
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315404
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Prominent citizens in nineteenth-century England believed themselves to be living in a time of unstoppable progress. Yet running just beneath Victorian triumphalism were strong undercurrents of chaos ... More


A Historical Memoir

Mark Clague

in The Memoirs of Alton Augustus Adams, Sr.: First Black Bandmaster of the United States Navy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520251311
eISBN:
9780520933811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520251311.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter reveals the memoirs in this book to be a response to a Virgin Islands “identity crisis” left in the wake of racial pressures from the U.S. mainland as well as the islands' own continuing ... More


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