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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


Rebels at the Bar: The Fascinating, Forgotten Stories of America's First Women Lawyers

Jill Norgren

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814758625
eISBN:
9780814758632
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814758625.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This book recounts the life stories of a small group of nineteenth-century women who were among the first female attorneys in the United States. Beginning in the late 1860s, these determined rebels ... More


“Is the Tattoo Guy Here?”: Women Tattoo Artists’ Experience Working in a Male-Dominated Profession

Beverly Yuen Thompson

in Covered in Ink: "Tattoos, Women and the Politics of the Body"

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780814760000
eISBN:
9780814785997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760000.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Female tattoo artists have faced occupational stigma, discrimination, and invisibility within the field. Like many women in non-traditional professions, tattooists have faced many barriers, and also ... More


Legitimating New Understandings of Ministry and the Clergy

Richard N. Pitt

in Divine Callings: Understanding the Call to Ministry in Black Pentecostalism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814768235
eISBN:
9780814768259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814768235.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This concluding chapter considers the ongoing expansion of the boundaries of the cleric's vocational identity, which has made the attributes that might mark the clergy as a profession more ambiguous. ... More


Introduction

Elaine G. Breslaw

in Lotions, Potions, Pills, and Magic: Health Care in Early America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814787175
eISBN:
9780814739389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814787175.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This book explores the evolution of public health crises and solutions in America. Focusing on the issue of the “fall” of the medical profession, it assesses the state of medicine and health in the ... More


Conclusion

Elaine G. Breslaw

in Lotions, Potions, Pills, and Magic: Health Care in Early America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814787175
eISBN:
9780814739389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814787175.003.0012
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter examines the early state of health care and the medical profession in America. It considers the problems faced by the medical profession in the nineteenth century, suggesting that ... More


White Knights and Legal Knaves

Jill Norgren

in Rebels at the Bar: The Fascinating, Forgotten Stories of America's First Women Lawyers

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814758625
eISBN:
9780814758632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814758625.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter sketches the nature of the profession of law in the nineteenth century. The legal profession was populated solely by male practitioners who were responsible for the nature of their ... More


2 White Knights and Legal Knaves

Jill Norgren

in Rebels at the Bar: The Fascinating, Forgotten Stories of America's First Women Lawyers

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814758625
eISBN:
9780814758632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814758625.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter sketches the nature of the profession of law in the nineteenth century. The legal profession was populated solely by male practitioners who were responsible for the nature of their ... More


Introduction: Some Thoughts on Biography

James R. Hackney

in Legal Intellectuals in Conversation: Reflections on the Construction of Contemporary American Legal Theory

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814737071
eISBN:
9780814745434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814737071.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This introductory chapter explains the rationale behind the present volume, which features a collection of interviews that offer a firsthand account of the movements, personalities, and ideas that ... More


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