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Keepin' It Real: School Success Beyond Black and White

Prudence L. Carter

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195168624
eISBN:
9780199943968
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195168624.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

How can we help African American and Latino students perform better in the classroom and on exams? Why are so many African American and Latino students performing less well than their Asian and White ... More


Epilogue: Captain Claiborne's Lost Isle

Cynthia J. Van Zandt

in Brothers Among Nations: The Pursuit of Intercultural Alliances in Early America, 1580-1660

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195181241
eISBN:
9780199870776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181241.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

The epilogue briefly summarizes the book's argument and examines William Claiborne's 1677 petition for the return of Kent Island. It argues that the seventeenth-century colonial American world had ... More


Mediated Business Interactions: Intercultural Communication Between Speakers of Spanish

Rosina Marquez Reiter

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748637201
eISBN:
9780748651559
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637201.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

This book examines mediated business interaction in Spanish. It focuses on communication between native speakers of Spanish from different Spanish-speaking countries with a view to informing our ... More


Discourse as Cultural Struggle

Xu Shi (ed.)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098114
eISBN:
9789882206830
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098114.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This book challenges the cultural imbalance in current research traditions, and argues for a culturalist perspective in facilitating better intercultural exchange amidst accelerated processes of ... More


Colonial Counterpoint: Music in Early Modern Manila

D. R. M. Irving

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195378269
eISBN:
9780199864614
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378269.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This book reconnects the Philippines to current musicological discourse on the early modern Hispanic world. For two and a half centuries, the Philippine Islands were linked to Latin America and Spain ... More


Anglo Cultural Scripts Seen through Middle Eastern Eyes

Anna Wierzbicka

in English: Meaning and Culture

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195174748
eISBN:
9780199788514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195174748.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

This chapter introduces the theory of “cultural scripts” and shows how it can help to explain miscommunication between “Anglos” and people from other cultural backgrounds. The notion of “cultural ... More


The “Cultural Baggage” of English and Its Significance in the World at Large

Anna Wierzbicka

in English: Meaning and Culture

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195174748
eISBN:
9780199788514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195174748.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

This chapter discusses the significance of the “cultural baggage” of English in a world in which English is increasingly functioning as a global lingua franca. It discusses the use of English by ... More


Positioning “World Music” in Education: A Conceptual History

Huib Schippers

in Facing the Music: Shaping Music Education from a Global Perspective

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195379754
eISBN:
9780199864386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195379754.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter presents a conceptual survey of approaches to cultural diversity for music educators, examining the myriad terms used to refer to cultural diversity and world music. The meaning of these ... More


Singer-songwriters

Pamela Burnard

in Musical Creativities in Practice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199583942
eISBN:
9780191740671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583942.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter focuses on the plurality of creativities that arise in song writing. Some of these creativities are the intercultural, individual, and collaborative practices that help uniquely define ... More


Brothers Among Nations: The Pursuit of Intercultural Alliances in Early America, 1580-1660

Cynthia Van Zandt

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195181241
eISBN:
9780199870776
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181241.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This book examines the extraordinary array of alliances and interactions among Native Americans, Europeans, and Africans during the first eighty years of permanent European colonization on the ... More


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