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Epilogue

Rosa Linda Fregoso

in meXicana Encounters: The Making of Social Identities on the Borderlands

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520229976
eISBN:
9780520937284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520229976.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This concluding chapter briefly discusses the imagery of the meXicanas that are present in the cultural landscape. It looks at the questions about how the nation defines itself, and discusses sexual ... More


Patterns of Abrahamic Incrimination

Marc Gopin

in Holy War, Holy Peace: How Religion Can Bring Peace to the Middle East

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195146509
eISBN:
9780199834235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195146506.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Begins with a discussion of the processes of “othering” (the need to distinguish and exclude) and incrimination that are adopted both by religions and as a basic human psychological trait. “Othering” ... More


American Misfits and the Making of Middle-Class Respectability

Robert Wuthnow

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691176864
eISBN:
9781400888092
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691176864.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

How did Americans come to think of themselves as respectable members of the middle class? Was it just by earning a decent living? Or did it require something more? And if it did, what can we learn ... More


The Multiple Identities of Feminist Women of Color: Creating a New Feminism?

Janis Sanchez-Hucles, Alex E. Dryden, and Barbara Winstead

in Navigating Multiple Identities: Race, Gender, Culture, Nationality, and Roles

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199732074
eISBN:
9780199933457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732074.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Only recently have the writings of women of color (WOC) significantly influenced the field of feminism. These WOC bring unique identities, concerns, and cultures to the feminist movement. In this ... More


The ‘Others’: inscribing difference in colonial institutional settings

Catharine Coleborne

in Insanity, Identity and Empire: Immigrants and institutional confinement in Australia and New Zealand, 1873-1910

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719087240
eISBN:
9781526104250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087240.003.0006
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter examines the marginalising effects of institutional practices of ascribing social difference in patient case records, and it takes non-white patients as its main subject. In addition, it ... More


‘To count for nothing’: Poverty beyond the statistics: British Academy Lecture1 read 5 February 2015

Ruth Lister

in British Academy Lectures 2014-15

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780197265987
eISBN:
9780191772054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265987.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Beyond the statistics that tend to dominate much public debate, a focus on the experience of poverty, drawing on psychosocial analysis, reveals its relational as well as material nature. The article ... More


Theoretical perspectives and the Irish context

Mícheál Ó hAodha

in ‘Insubordinate Irish’: Travellers in the Text

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719083044
eISBN:
9781781702437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083044.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

Otherness and the way in which ‘otherness’ or ‘difference’ elucidates meaning has dominated French thought. The French theorisation of the Otherness question highlighted the necessity for ... More


Narrative and the Irish imaginary: Contested terrains

Mícheál Ó hAodha

in ‘Insubordinate Irish’: Travellers in the Text

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719083044
eISBN:
9781781702437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083044.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter investigates the ‘modes of existence’, which relates to both vernacular culture and the juxtaposition that is the ‘local struggle’. The contingency of power dictates that the luminal ... More


Planetary Sightings? Negotiating Sexual Differences in Globalization's Shadow

ELLENT T. ARMOUR

in Planetary Loves: Spivak, Postcoloniality, and Theology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823233250
eISBN:
9780823240487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823233250.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter traces the legacies of colonial strategies of othering in the contemporary empire, specifically their influence in the cultural wars over the status of sexual ... More


Conclusion: A Humanitarian Way Forward

Nahid Afrose Kabir

in Young British Muslims: Identity, Culture, Politics and the Media

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641338
eISBN:
9780748653232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641338.003.0017
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Investigations of the identity of young British Muslims have concluded that most of the participants valued their British connections because they were either born in Britain or had lived there for ... More


Othering: Cultural Diversity and Symbolic Boundaries

Robert Wuthnow

in American Misfits and the Making of Middle-Class Respectability

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691176864
eISBN:
9781400888092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691176864.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses the concept of othering. Othering is the process through which a person or group is turned into somebody different from us, an “other” from whom it is possible to distance ... More


The Rattle of the Sistrum: “Othering” Cleopatra and Egypt in Rome

John J. Johnston

in Rome Season Two: Trial and Triumph

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781474400275
eISBN:
9781474412148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474400275.003.0016
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

The chapter, “The Rattle of the Sistrum: ‘Othering’ Cleopatra and Egypt in Rome,” by John J. Johnston, appraises the set and costume design of Cleopatra’s court in Alexandria and its exotic denizens ... More


Fixing the Tourist Gaze: Essentializing the Primitive and the Creation of Desire in Textual and Visual Media

Michelle MacCarthy

in Making the Modern Primitive: Cultural Tourism in the Trobriand Islands

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780824855604
eISBN:
9780824872175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824855604.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter looks at the kinds of visual and textual representations that inform and influence ideas about “primitivity”. It provides an overview of the kinds of representations common in television ... More


The Legacy of Fear in Northern Ireland

Rachel Monaghan

in The Political Psychology of Terrorism Fears

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199925926
eISBN:
9780199380664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199925926.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Northern Ireland has experienced a prolonged period of terrorism and political violence in which more than 3600 people were killed and 100,000 injured. Despite much progress including a political ... More


Scroungerphobia: living with the stigma of benefits

Ruth Patrick

in For Whose Benefit?: The Everyday Realities of Welfare Reform

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447333463
eISBN:
9781447333517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447333463.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter reflects upon how out-of-work benefit claimants see both themselves and others in a time of welfare reform, and discusses the pervasive reach and consequences of benefits stigma. It ... More


Fear and loathing in the community: sexual offenders and desistance in a climate of risk and ‘extreme othering’

Jacky Burrows

in Moving on from Crime and Substance Use: Transforming Identities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447324676
eISBN:
9781447324690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447324676.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter focuses attention on sex offenders who, perhaps more than any other 'type' of offender, have been systematically vilified, demonised, and ostracised from mainstream society. The author ... More


Tales of the West: “Americanization” in an Era of “Europeanization”

Kristin Solli

in Global Perspectives on the United States: Pro-Americanism, Anti-Americanism, and the Discourses Between

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040832
eISBN:
9780252099335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040832.003.0024
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This essay examines “country music,” its fans in Norway, and its complicated message about “Europeanization.” It shows how sporting “American” symbols such as cowboy hats and U.S. flags was common ... More


Passing Truths: Identity-Immersion Journalism and the Experience of Authenticity

Loran Marsan

in Neo-Passing: Performing Identity after Jim Crow

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041587
eISBN:
9780252050244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041587.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter examines how passing is used as an educational tool in immersion-journalism narratives of race, ethnic, class, and gender passing. It analyzes six texts and one TV series spanning 1961 ... More


The “Other” Burials at Torre de Palma: Childhood as Special Death in a Medieval Portuguese Site

Sarah Holt, Stacey Hallman, Mary Lucas Powell, and Maia M. Langley

in Tracing Childhood: Bioarchaeological Investigations of Early Lives in Antiquity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049830
eISBN:
9780813050324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049830.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

The early Medieval burials in Apse 3 of the Portuguese site of Torre de Palma include at least 20 individuals comprised of neonates, infants, and very young sub-adults interred between 1100-1600AD. ... More


Emerging Concepts in Self–Other Relationships

James H. Austin

in Living Zen Remindfully: Retraining Subconscious Awareness

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262035088
eISBN:
9780262336475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035088.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter emphasizes the other-referential kind of processing functions in the human brain. These proceed anonymously (allocentrically) instead of in a Self-centered manner. Even so, the Self is ... More


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