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An American Religion and a Roman Church, 1960–2001

Jay P. Dolan

in In Search of an American Catholicism: A History of Religion and Culture in Tension

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195069266
eISBN:
9780199834143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195069269.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The five themes presented in Ch. 3 (democracy, American national identity, gender equality, devotional Catholicism, and the Americanization of Catholic doctrine) are further examined here in the ... More


In Search of an American Catholicism

Jay P. Dolan

in In Search of an American Catholicism: A History of Religion and Culture in Tension

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195069266
eISBN:
9780199834143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195069269.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Examines the period from 1880–1920, when Catholicism's relationship with American culture intensified. There are five themes: (1) The study of the interaction between Catholicism and American culture ... More


Competing Visions

Jay P. Dolan

in In Search of an American Catholicism: A History of Religion and Culture in Tension

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195069266
eISBN:
9780199834143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195069269.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The five themes presented in Ch. 3 (American national identity, Americanization of Catholic doctrine, democracy, devotional Catholicism, and gender equality) are further examined here in the context ... More


 Racial Identity: Material for Cross‐Racial Bridging?

Korie L. Edwards

in The Elusive Dream: The Power of Race in Interracial Churches

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195314243
eISBN:
9780199871810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195314243.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In a race sensitive society, how people racially identify and the salience of these identities influence their associations, including the churches they to choose to attend. This chapter explores the ... More


Freedom

Michael Foley

in American Credo: The Place of Ideas in US Politics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199232673
eISBN:
9780191716362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232673.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses the concept and social meaning of freedom in the US. Topics covered include freedom and American identity, freedom as a contested category, the roots of American liberty, and ... More


The Redemptive Self: Stories Americans Live By

Dan P. McAdams

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195176933
eISBN:
9780199786787
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176933.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Drawing from the author's psychological research on especially generative (that is, caring and productive) midlife American adults and on a reading of American cultural history and literature, this ... More


BLACK (AND WHITE)

Dan P. McAdams

in The Redemptive Self: Stories Americans Live By

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195176933
eISBN:
9780199786787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176933.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Bringing together psychological research on life stories and generativity in African-American men and women with a reading of African-American autobiographies, folk tales, and 19th century slave ... More


Imperatives of Asian American Citizenship

Ellen D. Wu

in The Color of Success: Asian Americans and the Origins of the Model Minority

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157825
eISBN:
9781400848874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157825.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This introductory chapter describes the racial order in twentieth-century America—its evolution, consequences, and significance. Japanese and Chinese Americans, the largest ethnic Asian populations, ... More


Negotiating Three Identities: Schoenberg’s Socialization and Creative Work in America

Sabine Feisst

in Schoenberg’s New World: The American Years

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195372380
eISBN:
9780199896967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372380.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, American, History, Western

Chapter 3 illuminates Schoenberg’s socialization in and acculturation to America and shows how he negotiated three identities. His German identity is reflected in his interactions with his family and ... More


Descendents of Hagar (1950s)

Sarah Azaransky

in The Dream Is Freedom: Pauli Murray and American Democratic Faith

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199744817
eISBN:
9780199897308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744817.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter covers Murray's career and writings as a young lawyer in the late 1940s through the 1950s. It explores her development of a new kind of American history and an account of black American ... More


Toward a Theory of the Tea Party

Christopher S. Parker and Matt A. Barreto

in Change They Can't Believe In: The Tea Party and Reactionary Politics in America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691163611
eISBN:
9781400852314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691163611.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter situates the Tea Party movement in historical context and proposes a theory of why people support it. It argues that one of the reasons why some people are sympathetic to the goals and ... More


Cowboy Lawmen

Abigail A. Kohn

in Shooters: Myths and Realities of America's Gun Cultures

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195150513
eISBN:
9780199944095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195150513.003.0015
Subject:
Sociology, Culture, Sport and Leisure

This chapter discusses the role of cowboy lawmen in gun culture in the U.S. It explains that Americans have long romanticized the American West and the frontier as places that forged some of the most ... More


Foundations: Nationalism in the Antebellum American South

Quigley Paul

in Shifting Grounds: Nationalism and the American South, 1848–1865

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199735488
eISBN:
9780199918584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735488.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter analyzes how antebellum white southerners understood nationalism, both in abstract terms and in the case of the United States. Like their compatriots across the United States, white ... More


A LIFE STORY MADE IN AMERICA

Dan P. McAdams

in The Redemptive Self: Stories Americans Live By

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195176933
eISBN:
9780199786787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176933.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Beginning with an account of how rescue workers responded to the World Trade Center attacks of 9/11, this Prologue sets forth the book's central thesis: The most caring and productive midlife adults ... More


The Pathologizing of Identity

Linda Martín Alcoff

in Visible Identities: Race, Gender, and the Self

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195137347
eISBN:
9780199785773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195137345.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter examines the idea that social identity itself is an a priori problem; that identities, under any description, pose dangers and commits one to mistaken assumptions when they are believed ... More


“A Second Voice of America”: Women's Performances of Nation in Cold War Hong Kong

Stacilee Ford

in Troubling American Women: Narratives of Gender and Nation in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888083114
eISBN:
9789882207639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083114.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter first places the events in Hong Kong in a broad context, touching on some of the ways in which the expatriate experience in this era was gendered. Following a brief discussion of conduct ... More


Conclusion

Peter Levine

in To Ebbets Field: Sport and the American-Jewish Experience

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195085556
eISBN:
9780199854042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195085556.003.0014
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the role of sport in helping East European Jewish immigrants to the U.S. during the first half of the 20th century adopt to American life. The ... More


Schoenberg’s New World: The American Years

Sabine Feisst

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195372380
eISBN:
9780199896967
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372380.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American, History, Western

The first full-length study dedicated to Schoenberg’s life and music in the United States, this book dispels many myths and fills significant gaps in the existing literature on Schoenberg. Drawing on ... More


War: Suffering, Sacrifice, and the Trials of Nationalism

Quigley Paul

in Shifting Grounds: Nationalism and the American South, 1848–1865

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199735488
eISBN:
9780199918584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735488.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

After 1861, the development of Confederate nationalism was principally shaped by the determinative context of war. To be sure, old patterns remained: southerners continued to feel ambivalence about ... More


The Queer Composition of America's Sound: Gay Modernists, American Music, and National Identity

Nadine Hubbs

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520241848
eISBN:
9780520937956
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520241848.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This book shows how a gifted group of Manhattan-based gay composers were pivotal in creating a distinctive “American sound” and in the process served as architects of modern American identity. ... More


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