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Sowing New Seeds, Ploughing Old Furrows: Agrarismo, 1915–29

Matthew Butler

in Popular Piety and Political Identity in Mexico's Cristero Rebellion: Michoacán, 1927-29

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262986
eISBN:
9780191734656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262986.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the history of agrarian revolts in Michoacán, Mexico during the period from 1915 to 1919. It explains that after Emiliano Zapata's famous 1911 revolt, agrarian revolts plagued ... More


Disciples of All Nations

Philip Jenkins

in The Next Christendom: The Coming of Global Christianity

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195146165
eISBN:
9780199834341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195146166.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter addresses the myth of Western Christianity and outlines the true origins and development of Christianity, as opposed to those presented in the history books. Accounts are given of the ... More


The Grounding of Cosmopolitans: Merchants and Local Cultures in Guangdong

F Siu Helen

in Becoming Chinese: Passages to Modernity and Beyond

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520219236
eISBN:
9780520924413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520219236.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter focuses on the merchants and local culture in the Pearl River delta in Guangdong, China. It suggests that the merchants of the Pearl River delta were no more engaged in Republican ... More


New Regimes of Knowledge, 1800–1865

Michael Laffan

in The Makings of Indonesian Islam: Orientalism and the Narration of a Sufi Past

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691145303
eISBN:
9781400839995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691145303.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter explores the changes wrought in the nineteenth century under the impact of new cultures of science and new concepts of empire fostered by the governments of The Hague and Batavia. These ... More


Living with Colonialism: Nationalism and Culture in the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan

Heather Sharkey

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520235588
eISBN:
9780520929364
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520235588.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Histories written in the aftermath of empire have often featured conquerors and peasant rebels but have said little about the vast staffs of locally recruited clerks, technicians, teachers, and ... More


Clean Sweeps and Social Control in Latino Bisexual Male Sex Markets in New York City

Edgar Rivera Colón, Miguel Muñoz-Laboy, and Diana Hernández

in HIV Prevention with Latinos: Theory, Research, and Practice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199764303
eISBN:
9780199950232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764303.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter presents analyses of the sex marketplaces of Latino bisexual men in New York City between 2000 and 2009. Chapter aims are to identify the role that sexual marketplaces play in the sexual ... More


Four Faces of Globalization: Debating Heterogeneity and Inequality

Robert Wuthnow

in Boundless Faith: The Global Outreach of American Churches

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520259157
eISBN:
9780520943063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520259157.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter briefly discusses the four faces of globalization. A counterargument to the view that global culture is becoming more and more the same is the view that diversity not only persists but ... More


Framing Approaches to World Music Pedagogy in a Local Music Culture

Valerie R. Peters

in The Musical Experience: Rethinking Music Teaching and Learning

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199363032
eISBN:
9780199363063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199363032.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter examines several theoretical perspectives that may be useful in framing curricular approaches to the study of world music pedagogy in local music cultures. These theoretical frameworks ... More


The Little Russian Idea and the Imagination of Russian and Ukrainian Nations

Faith Hillis

in Children of Rus': Right-Bank Ukraine and the Invention of a Russian Nation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452192
eISBN:
9780801469268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452192.003.0004
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter reconstructs the disputes that divided Little Russian activists, follows the efforts of imperial officials to manage these conflicts, and considers how internal tensions and external ... More


Introduction

Yiu-Wai Chu

in Hong Kong Cantopop: A Concise History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789888390571
eISBN:
9789888390298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390571.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

Despite its immense popularity in Chinese communities across the globe, Cantopop has been receiving far less attention than that of Chinese film and other genres of popular culture in the academy. ... More


Local Conflict Resolution in the Shadows of Liberal International Peacebuilding

Oliver P. Richmond

in Mediating Across Difference: Oceanic and Asian Approaches to Conflict Resolution

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834593
eISBN:
9780824871697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834593.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter shows how prevalent liberal approaches to peacebuilding and conflict resolution fail to draw upon local culture. In many parts of the world, peacekeeping, conflict resolution, and ... More


Conclusion

Richard Pugh and Brain Cheers

in Rural social work: International perspectives

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347213
eISBN:
9781447303305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347213.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This book has emphasised the importance of recognising the diversity of rural contexts and rural lives, the necessity of an informed appreciation of local context, and, following from these, a ... More


Taking the Town: Collegiate and Community Culture in the Bluegrass, 1880-1917

Kolan Thomas Morelock

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125046
eISBN:
9780813135113
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125046.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book explores culture and intellectual life in Lexington, Kentucky, at the turn of the twentieth century. Drawing on local newspapers and on the work of historians and other writers, it reveals ... More


Orality, the Media and New Popular Cultures in Africa

Karin Barber

in Media and Identity in Africa

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635221
eISBN:
9780748653010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635221.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

Live, oral, improvised popular culture with traditional roots (that is, in some sense handed down from previous generations) has retained its vitality in most of Africa. It is a matter for ... More


Adventure of Local Online Games toward Globalization

Dal Yong Jin

in Korea's Online Gaming Empire

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014762
eISBN:
9780262289511
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014762.003.0007
Subject:
Computer Science, Game Studies

Using the Lineage games of NCsoft in conjunction with Korean online games as a case study, this chapter examines the globalization process of the local online game industry. It traces production ... More


Conclusion: Religion, Moral Polarization, and the Fragmentation of Tradition

Mary Ellen Konieczny

in The Spirit's Tether: Family, Work, and Religion among American Catholics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199965779
eISBN:
9780199346059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199965779.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book's Conclusion considers the extent and limits of its case study findings andemploys these findings to propose a general explanation of moral polarization among Catholics.Exploration of the ... More


National Origins and Local Identity: Museums of Premodern History

Kirk A. Denton

in Exhibiting the Past: Historical Memory and the Politics of Museums in Postsocialist China

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836870
eISBN:
9780824869748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836870.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter begins with a brief overview of the emergence of modern conceptions of history from the late Qing to the 1950s. It then investigates how in some museums in China the ancient past serves ... More


Social work, social development and practice legitimacy in Central Asia

Terry Murphy

in Social work in extremis: Lessons for social work internationally

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847427182
eISBN:
9781447303558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427182.003.0012
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

One of the core theoretical issues facing social work in extreme social environments is the nature of civil society within which social work normally finds a home. At the very least, social work and ... More


Conclusion

Dal Yong Jin

in New Korean Wave: Transnational Cultural Power in the Age of Social Media

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039973
eISBN:
9780252098147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039973.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter first summarizes the major characteristics of the New Korean Wave. It then considers whether we need to develop non-Western media theories to explain the rapid growth of local popular ... More


Local migration cultures: compulsion and sacrifice

Anne White

in Polish families and migration since EU accession

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847428202
eISBN:
9781447303008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428202.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter explores facets of the local migration culture in places like Grajewo and Sanok, attitudes that promote migration in certain circumstances and for certain objectives. It presents ... More


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