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Divine Callings: Understanding the Call to Ministry in Black Pentecostalism

Richard N. Pitt

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814768235
eISBN:
9780814768259
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814768235.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

One of the unique aspects of the religious profession is the high percentage of those who claim to be “called by God” to do their work. This call is particularly important within African American ... More


Regulating Digital Media Accessibility: #CaptionTHIS

Elizabeth Ellcessor

in Restricted Access: "Media, Disability, and the Politics of Participation"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479813803
eISBN:
9781479865789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479813803.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter explores digital media accessibility through the lens of regulation by looking to laws, guidelines, and forms of internal and informal regulation undertaken by private companies, ... More


Co-ethnic Cultural Guardianship: Space, Race, and Region

Glenda M. Flores

in Latina Teachers: Creating Careers and Guarding Culture

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781479839070
eISBN:
9781479802296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479839070.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Chapter 4 provides a window into how Latina teachers navigate their professional lives with mostly African American and Asian colleagues, students, and parents. Controlling images of school district ... More


Class, Culture, and the Performance of Gendered Christianity

Prema A. Kurien

in Ethnic Church Meets Megachurch: Indian American Christianity in Motion

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781479804757
eISBN:
9781479845477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479804757.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Gender norms were another source of tension. First- and second-generation Mar Thoma Americans had divergent ideas about the obligations and behavior of Christian men and women in church, and the ... More


Narrative Criminology and Cultural Criminology: Shared Biographies, Different Lives?

Kester Aspden and Keith J. Hayward

in Narrative Criminology: Understanding Stories of Crime

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479876778
eISBN:
9781479895731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479876778.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter asserts that narrative criminology is a disciplinary subvariant that looks at how offenders create a storied identity by constructing themselves through a series of stories that make ... More


Factoring the Foreign Policy Goals of the Central Asian States

Marlene Laruelle

in China, The United States, and the Future of Central Asia: U.S.-China Relations, Volume I

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479844333
eISBN:
9781479809448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479844333.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter discusses the long-term positioning of Central Asian states on the international stage, and the matrixes of foreign policies, regime security, and diverging strategies of ... More


Leverage-Based Social Positioning

Silvia Domínguez

in Getting Ahead: Social Mobility, Public Housing, and Immigrant Networks

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814720776
eISBN:
9780814785072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814720776.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter explores the difficulties of leverage-based social positioning. Leverage describes ties that help individuals “get ahead” or change their opportunity structure. At face value, having ... More


When Social Positioning Is Not Enough

Silvia Domínguez

in Getting Ahead: Social Mobility, Public Housing, and Immigrant Networks

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814720776
eISBN:
9780814785072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814720776.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter explores the consequences of trauma and demonstrates the different ways in which trauma sabotages social positioning. It tells the stories of several women who had sufficient social ... More


Advancing Women Scientists to Senior Leadership Positions

Sue V. Rosser

in Breaking into the Lab: Engineering Progress for Women in Science

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814776452
eISBN:
9780814771525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814776452.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter focuses on the importance of advancing women scientists to senior leadership positions. Having women in top leadership positions in academic administration may constitute one of the most ... More


The Melian Dialogue, the Protocols, and the Paranoid Imperative

Richard Landes

in The Paranoid Apocalypse: A Hundred-Year Retrospective on The Protocols of the Elders of Zion

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814748923
eISBN:
9780814748930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814748923.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores the way in which the Protocols takes up a very long and largely dominant strain of political thought, articulated by the ancient Athenians as “the law that those who can, do ... More


Conclusion

Greg Carter

in The United States of the United Races: A Utopian History of Racial Mixing

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814772492
eISBN:
9780814790489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814772492.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This concluding chapter argues many who espoused the positive position on mixed race were men of privilege. Women, the poor, the laboring, and minorities also constructed similar opinions, but the ... More


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