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Multiple Versions of MidWest's History

Charlotte Linde

in Working the Past: Narrative and Institutional Memory

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195140286
eISBN:
9780199871247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195140286.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter analyzes five temporally complete tellings of the history of MidWest, and posits the existence of a core story repertoire, the set of retold tales that are most frequently told. These ... More


Stance: Sociolinguistic Perspectives

Alexandra Jaffe (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195331646
eISBN:
9780199867974
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331646.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

All communication involves acts of stance, in which speakers take up positions vis-à-vis the expressive, referential, interactional, and social implications of their speech. This book brings together ... More


Justice, Capability, and Health Policy

Jennifer Prah Ruger

in Health and Social Justice

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199559978
eISBN:
9780191721489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559978.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter provides a workable operationalization of health capabilities, and seeks a shared standard of health based on the demands of social justice and the right to health in terms of health ... More


Trans-Pacific Japanese American Studies: Conversations on Race and Racializations

Yasuko Takezawa and Gary Y. Okihiro (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780824847586
eISBN:
9780824873066
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824847586.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Begun as a conversation among scholars of Japanese American studies in Japan and the United States, Transpacific Japanese American Studies is conceived of as an engagement across national archives, ... More


Experiences in Researching Conflict and Violence: Fieldwork Interrupted

Althea-Maria Rivas and Brendan Ciarán Browne (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447337683
eISBN:
9781447337737
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447337683.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

Unlike previous volumes on the subject of ‘doing’ conflict fieldwork, this book does not delineate a clear ‘how to’ toolset for undertaking conflict related research but rather requires the ... More


Nostalgia, belonging and community: linking time and space

Anya Ahmed

in Retiring to Spain: Women's narratives of nostalgia, belonging and community

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447313304
eISBN:
9781447313328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447313304.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

In the concluding chapter a final analysis of the relationship between nostalgia, belonging and community in retirement migration as illuminated through an interpretive narrative approach is ... More


Seven Fault Zones and Beyond: Some Methodological Considerations

Yasir Suleiman

in Arabic, Self and Identity: A Study in Conflict and Displacement

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199747016
eISBN:
9780199896905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199747016.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter provides a critique of some of the concepts, methods and approaches that are used in studying the Arabic language in the social world. The points chosen for discussion provide an ... More


Conclusion

Yasir Suleiman

in Arabic, Self and Identity: A Study in Conflict and Displacement

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199747016
eISBN:
9780199896905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199747016.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

The chapter summarizes the main arguments in the book and points to the way a symbolic and quantitative approach to the study of language in society can be taken forward. It stresses the need for a ... More


Transformative Education in a Broken World: Feminist and Jesuit Pedagogy on the Importance of Context

Theresa Weynand Tobin

in Jesuit and Feminist Education: Intersections in Teaching and Learning for the Twenty-first Century

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780823233311
eISBN:
9780823241743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823233311.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter relates the concept of positionality from feminist theory and pedagogy to the Ignatian paradigm to show how its focus on the individual, at the expense of the structural, fails to ... More


Research in Deaf Education: Contexts, Challenges, and Considerations

Stephanie Cawthon and Carrie Lou Garberoglio (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190455651
eISBN:
9780190686178
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190455651.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This edited volume, Research in Deaf Education: Contexts, Challenges, and Considerations, provides readers with critical foundational information with which to view contemporary research in deaf ... More


Hiroshima Traces: Time, Space, and the Dialectics of Memory

Lisa Yoneyama

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520085862
eISBN:
9780520914896
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520085862.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Remembering Hiroshima, the city obliterated by the world's first nuclear attack, has been a complicated and intensely politicized process, as we learn from this investigation of the “dialectics of ... More


Limits to Globalization: The Disruptive Geographies of Capitalist Development

Eric Sheppard

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199681167
eISBN:
9780191761249
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681167.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This book provides a geographical understanding of globalizing capitalism, the economic system that has come to dominate the world over the past four centuries. What I call globalizing capitalism ... More


Conclusion: Lawrence, Positionality, and the Prospects for New Masculinity Studies

Thomas Strychacz

in Dangerous Masculinities: Conrad, Hemingway, and Lawrence

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813031613
eISBN:
9780813038926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813031613.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter discusses some of the implications of the argument for a new approach to the issue of positionality in profeminist studies of modernism. It first considers, by way of interpretations of ... More


What is the problem?

Catherine Donovan and Marianne Hester

in Domestic violence and sexuality: What’s love got to do with it?

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447307433
eISBN:
9781447311638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447307433.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter introduces the theoretical and multi-method approach taken in the book and COHSAR research on which it is based. There is a discussion about the public story of DVA, which presents this ... More


Ethnographic Context: The Place and the People

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/9780824855604.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Given the significance of the Trobriand Islands in the history of anthropology, this chapter begins by recognizing the anthropological legacy of the islands. Geographical, demographic and ... More


Introduction

Elizabeth Pérez

in Religion in the Kitchen: "Cooking, Talking, and the Making of Black Atlantic Traditions"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479861613
eISBN:
9781479803217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479861613.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

The introduction begins by addressing the omission of food preparation and casual conversation from analyses of Black Atlantic religions. The author contends that the transnational expansion of these ... More


“You Are Rich Because You Are White”: Marking Race and Signifying Whiteness

Jemima Pierre

in The Predicament of Blackness: Postcolonial Ghana and the Politics of Race

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226923024
eISBN:
9780226923048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226923048.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores a key racial project in contemporary Ghana: the interdependent relationship between the trope of Whiteness and White positionality. It begins with an ethnographically informed ... More


Status Dissatisfaction

Jonathan Renshon

in Fighting for Status: Hierarchy and Conflict in World Politics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691174501
eISBN:
9781400885343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691174501.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter introduces a theory of status dissatisfaction that provides answers to basic questions surrounding status in world politics (for example, what types of status are most important, or what ... More


Movement Activism and the Post–Civil Rights Generation

Sekou M. Franklin

in After the Rebellion: Black Youth, Social Movement Activism, and the Post-Civil Rights Generation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814789384
eISBN:
9780814760611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814789384.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter offers an overview of youth-based activism. It pays attention to four theoretical concerns: the political status of black youth in the post-civil rights era, the significance of movement ... More


Straddling Intellectual Worlds: Positionality and the Writing of American History

Nicolas Barreyre, Manfred Berg, and Simon Middleton

in Historians across Borders: Writing American History in a Global Age

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780520279278
eISBN:
9780520958050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520279278.003.0004
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter questions the continued value of the outsider/insider binary (U.S. history written by “foreigners”) by looking at the various intellectual milieus that historians of the United States in ... More


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