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Bringing Practice, Law, and Values Together

John D. Skrentny

in After Civil Rights: Racial Realism in the New American Workplace

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159966
eISBN:
9781400848492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159966.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter suggests several possible principles for reform that could guide attempts to bring law and practice closer together in a way that accepts at least some racial realism but is also in line ... More


Coming in from the Cold (War): Cecil B. Demille's the Ten Commandments(1956)

Melanie J. Wright

in Moses in America: The Cultural Uses of Biblical Narrative

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195152265
eISBN:
9780199834884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195152263.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter examines Cecil B. DeMille's 1956 biblical epic film The Ten Commandments. The analysis of the film and its reception draws on insights from cinema studies, particular in relation to the ... More


The Promise of Sport

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/9780195085556.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the use of sport as social and political force to help facilitate the assimilation of Jewish immigrants and preserve the purity of an already endangered American stock. Social ... More


Conclusion

Landon R. Y. Storrs

in The Second Red Scare and the Unmaking of the New Deal Left

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153964
eISBN:
9781400845255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153964.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This concluding chapter argues that the civil servants described here saw themselves as defenders, not betrayers, of fundamental American values such as egalitarianism and democracy. Not only does ... More


Epilogue

John P. Herron

in Science and the Social Good: Nature, Culture, and Community, 1865-1965

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195383546
eISBN:
9780199870523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383546.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, American History: 20th Century

This chapter presents some concluding thoughts from the author. It argues that nature continues to serve as a foundation for American political values, with natural science acting as guide. Key to ... More


14 Dante Abolitionist and Nationalist in the Nineteenth Century: The Case of Cordelia Ray

Dennis Looney

in Dante in the Long Nineteenth Century: Nationality, Identity, and Appropriation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199584628
eISBN:
9780191739095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584628.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Poetry

The appropriation of Dante by Cordelia Ray, a late nineteenth-century African American author whose thinking about race, civic activism, and freedom was refracted through her reading of the medieval ... More


Building a Colony

Kathryn C. Statler

in Replacing France: The Origins of American Intervention in Vietnam

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124407
eISBN:
9780813134772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124407.003.0009
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter discusses the efforts of the U.S. agencies to modernize and Westernize South Vietnam and imprint American values and culture on the Vietnamese people. At the same time, the Eisenhower ... More


Italian-Jewish Intermarriage the Italian-American Spouse

Carol Bonomo Jennngs and Christine Palamidessi Moore

in American Woman, Italian Style: Italian Americana's Best Writings on Women

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823231751
eISBN:
9780823241286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823231751.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter focuses on intermarriage patterns between Italian Americans and Jewish Americans, two groups exhibiting similar patterns. In the United States, intermarriage occurs between members of ... More


The American Foundations

Mira Katzburg-Yungman

in Hadassah: American Women Zionists and the Rebirth of Israel

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774839
eISBN:
9781800340367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774839.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter discusses Hadassah's American foundations. American zionist ideology had much in common with core American values and the American ethos. Hadassah's ideology is no exception to this ... More


Cultural Foundations of Moral Imagination

Yvonne C. Zimmerman

in Other Dreams of Freedom: Religion, Sex, and Human Trafficking

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199942190
eISBN:
9780199980765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199942190.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter traces several key movements, including separate spheres gender ideology, the Cult of True Womanhood, and the ideology of romantic love, through which Protestant conceptions of morality ... More


Americanizing the Home: Housing Reform and the California Home Teacher Act of 1915

Christina A. Ziegler-McPherson

in Americanization in the States: Immigrant Social Welfare Policy, Citizenship, and National Identity in the United States, 19081929

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033617
eISBN:
9780813039718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033617.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

In California, Americanization initially centered on interventions in the labor market through the CCIH's regulation of agricultural labor camps. However, the CCIH developed two other important ... More


First Strike: America, Terrorism, and Moral Tradition

Mark Totten

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300124484
eISBN:
9780300168648
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300124484.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

Can the use of force first against a less-than-imminent threat be both morally acceptable and consistent with American values? This book offers an in-depth, historical examination of the use of ... More


Looking Back and the Road Ahead: Gender-Based Violence, Activism, and Critique

Juliane Hammer

in Peaceful Families: American Muslim Efforts against Domestic Violence

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691190877
eISBN:
9780691194387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691190877.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This concluding chapter summarizes the central arguments developed throughout this book. American Muslim efforts against domestic violence (DV) demonstrate powerfully that Muslim communities in the ... More


Uniting America: Restoring the Vital Center to American Democracy

Norton Garfinkle and Daniel Yankelovich (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108569
eISBN:
9780300133189
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108569.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This book rejects the myth of polarization. On topics ranging from the war on terrorism, health care, economic policy and Social Security, to religion, diversity and immigration, it argues that there ... More


Birth as an American Rite of Passage

Robbie Davis-Floyd

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520229327
eISBN:
9780520927216
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520229327.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

Why do so many American women allow themselves to become enmeshed in the standardized routines of technocratic childbirth—routines that can be insensitive, unnecessary, and even unhealthy? This book ... More


Challenging Segregation: Chinese Children at School

Wendy Rouse Jorae

in The Children of Chinatown: Growing Up Chinese American in San Francisco, 1850-1920

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833131
eISBN:
9781469605371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898581_jorae.8
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter describes how children growing up in Chinatown and desiring an American education chose between attendance at one of the private schools or at the segregated Chinese Public School. There ... More


Washington Defines a New Nativism: 1965–1975

David E. Hayes-Bautista

in La Nueva California: Latinos from Pioneers to Post-Millennials

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520292529
eISBN:
9780520966024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520292529.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Latinos were categorized by new nativists as a dysfunctional urban underclass minority group that led a lifestyle sharply at odds with the accepted American values-based lifestyle: unemployed and not ... More


Epilogue

Jake Johnson

in Mormons, Musical Theater, and Belonging in America

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042515
eISBN:
9780252051364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042515.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The Epilogue briefly peers into Mormonism’s unfolding relationship with American culture, suggesting that the story of Mormons and musical theater might well be a fitting encapsulation of the ... More


“Advancing American Art”: Modernist Painting and Public–Private Partnerships

Greg Barnhisel

in Cold War Modernists: Art, Literature, and American Cultural Diplomacy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231162302
eISBN:
9780231538626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231162302.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter describes the disjointed and often discouraged art program of the Department of State and United States Information Agency, which sponsored several touring exhibitions that included ... More


Cold Warriors of the Book: American Book Programs in the 1950s

Greg Barnhisel

in Cold War Modernists: Art, Literature, and American Cultural Diplomacy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231162302
eISBN:
9780231538626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231162302.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter examines the State Department's programs to distribute books among foreign audiences (particularly in central and eastern Europe)—books which were carefully chosen to convey American ... More


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