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Mission and Evangelism

Jacob Kavunkal SVD

in Christianity in South and Central Asia

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474439824
eISBN:
9781474465366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439824.003.0031
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Until the middle of the twentieth century, churches in South and Central Asia were operating from a Western concept of mission: namely, saving souls by proclaiming the gospel. However, since the last ... More


Who Owns Haiti?: People, Power, and Sovereignty

Robert Maguire and Scott Freeman (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813062266
eISBN:
9780813051987
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062266.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Who Owns Haiti addresses a provocative and complex question, one arguably at the heart of Haitian studies and Haiti’s history. This edited volume calls into question the role of external actors in ... More


Wearing the Dead

Candi K. Cann

in Virtual Afterlives: Grieving the Dead in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813145419
eISBN:
9780813145495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813145419.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Tattoo memorials, in which a deceased person is remembered by being etched into the skin of the bereaved, are another form of mourning clothing, but tattoos are permanent ways of marking grief and, ... More


Postscript: Towards a Research Agenda on Security Practices

Conrad Schetter

in Surviving Everyday Life: The Securityscapes of Threatened People in Kyrgyzstan

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529211955
eISBN:
9781529211986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529211955.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The chapter asks how the insights generated here can make a more general contribution to the future study of everyday security practices of marginalized groups. It emphasizes the importance of taking ... More


Uses of Media Culture, Usefulness of Media Culture Studies: Beyond Brand Nationalism into Public Dialogue

Koichi Iwabuchi

in Creativity and Academic Activism: Instituting Cultural Studies

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789888139392
eISBN:
9789888180219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139392.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The writer of this chapter critically examines the recent development of “brand nationalism” in the context of the Japanese government's growing interest in recent times in using media culture for ... More


Abye Tasse, 2016: Interviewed by Gurid Aga Askeland

Gurid Aga Askeland and Malcolm Payne

in Internationalizing Social Work Education: Insights from Leading Figures Across the Globe

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447328704
eISBN:
9781447328711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447328704.003.0017
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter contains a brief biography and transcript of an interview with Abye Tasse, a leader in African social work education, who was awarded the Katherine Kendall Award of the International ... More


Between the ‘Kanuri’ and Others: Giving a Face to a Jihad with neither Borders nor Tribes in the Lake chad Basin

Claude Mbowou

in Tribes and Global Jihadism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190864545
eISBN:
9780190943271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190864545.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

One of the common explanations for the expansion of Boko Haram in Lake Chad Basin is to consider that it has been fostered by the links between the jihadist movement and Kanuris. Indeed, the area of ... More


New Directions for Old Roads: Rewriting the Young Adult Road Trip Story

Jason Vanfosson

in Beyond the Blockbusters: Themes and Trends in Contemporary Young Adult Fiction

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781496827135
eISBN:
9781496827180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496827135.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter argues that contemporary young adult road narratives rewrite the story of the road to include more diverse representations that expose the challenges of traveling while part of a ... More


Eliminating Extermination, Fostering Existence: Diverse Dystopian Fiction and Female Adolescent Identity

S. R. Toliver

in Beyond the Blockbusters: Themes and Trends in Contemporary Young Adult Fiction

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781496827135
eISBN:
9781496827180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496827135.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter engages in a much needed exploration of the popular sub-genre of dystopian texts with female main characters. An intersectional examination of female protagonists of color provides ... More


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