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The Language of Heaven

Zain Abdullah

in Black Mecca: The African Muslims of Harlem

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195314250
eISBN:
9780199871797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195314250.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Islam

While the majority of West Africans in the United States are Anglophone with Christian leanings, today’s most recent African immigrants are Francophone or French-speaking and Muslim. Even if they did ... More


Forever FOB?: Resisting and Reproducing the Other in High School ESL

Steven Talmy

in Beyond Yellow English: Toward a Linguistic Anthropology of Asian Pacific America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195327359
eISBN:
9780199870639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327359.003.0021
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Employing a conceptual framework informed by theories of cultural production, identity markedness, and linguistic discrimination, this chapter examines how an ESL subject position is locally produced ... More


Demos-cracy for the European Union: Why and How

Philippe Van Parijs

in Institutional Cosmopolitanism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190905651
eISBN:
9780190905682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190905651.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The European Union (EU) has become a community of citizens whose fates are massively affected by socioeconomic institutions they share in common. For this reason, the European Union will need to be ... More


Starting Over

Chia Youyee Vang

in Fly Until You Die: An Oral History of Hmong Pilots in the Vietnam War

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190622145
eISBN:
9780190622176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190622145.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History, Military History

The difficulties of starting over in a new country are discussed in chapter 8. Former pilots and their families describe their departure from Southeast Asia: filling out the paperwork required for ... More


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