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The Bond of Ancestor Worship

Khun Eng Kuah-Pearce

in Rebuilding the Ancestral Village: Singaporeans in China

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028818
eISBN:
9789882207332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028818.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter explores religious revivalism in the ancestral villages, qiaoxiang of the emigrants, and their descendants. It examines the significance of ancestors within the Chinese cosmology, the ... More


Absolute

Jean-Luc Nancy

in Identity: Fragments, Frankness

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823256105
eISBN:
9780823261314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256105.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Chapter 5 enunciates two axioms: That an identity relates to a lineage; and that it demands a name. Regarding the first statement, Nancy attempts to show that an identity is never given in a simple ... More


Enslaved Women and British Comic Culture

Brooke N. Newman

in A Dark Inheritance: Blood, Race, and Sex in Colonial Jamaica

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780300225556
eISBN:
9780300240979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300225556.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Chapter 5 shifts focus to metropolitan Britain and the popular imaginary. Through analysis of satirical prints, plays, songs, novels, and poems, it shows how visual and literary representations of ... More


Accumulating Cognitive Capital

Kim Sterelny

in The Evolved Apprentice: How Evolution Made Humans Unique

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262016797
eISBN:
9780262302814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016797.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

The core project of this chapter is to develop an incremental model of the evolution of human social learning, showing how social learning can be critical to agents’ lifeways before they have evolved ... More


Adventure of Local Online Games toward Globalization

Dal Yong Jin

in Korea's Online Gaming Empire

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014762
eISBN:
9780262289511
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014762.003.0007
Subject:
Computer Science, Game Studies

Using the Lineage games of NCsoft in conjunction with Korean online games as a case study, this chapter examines the globalization process of the local online game industry. It traces production ... More


Violent households: the family destabilized in The Monk (1796), Zofloya, or the Moor (1818), and Her Fearful Symmetry (2009)

Joanne Watkiss

in Gothic kinship

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719088605
eISBN:
9781781707203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088605.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Chapter 9 aligns anxieties regarding family lineage in Audrey Niffenegger’s Her Fearful Symmetry (2009) with similar anxieties in classic Gothic texts such as The Monk and Zofloya, or the Moor. ... More


Grandparental agency after adult children's divorce

Virpi Timonen and Martha Doyle

in Contemporary grandparenting: Changing family relationships in global contexts

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847429681
eISBN:
9781447307624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429681.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter focuses on grandparenting in families where members of the middle generation have divorced or separated. Grandparents’ roles in divorced and separated families range from intensive ... More


Appropriate delineation of species for conservation purposes

Richard Frankham, Jonathan D. Ballou, Katherine Ralls, Mark D. B. Eldridge, Michele R. Dudash, Charles B. Fenster, Robert C. Lacy, and Paul Sunnucks

in A Practical Guide for Genetic Management of Fragmented Animal and Plant Populations

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198783411
eISBN:
9780191826337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198783411.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

The first step in conservation management is to delineate groups for separate versus combined management. However, there are many problems with species delineation, including diverse species ... More


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