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The Interrelationship between the Derivative Action and the Unfair Prejudice Remedy

Arad Reisberg

in Derivative Actions and Corporate Governance

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199204892
eISBN:
9780191709487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199204892.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter looks into the interrelationship between the Derivative Action and the Unfair Prejudice Remedy. Should the derivative action be dispensed with in favour of a single form of action, ... More


The Impact of Diversity Initiatives on Students of Color—What Do the Students Say?

George Yancey

in Neither Jew Nor Gentile: Exploring Issues of Racial Diversity on Protestant College Campuses

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199735433
eISBN:
9780199866267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735433.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores the attitudes of minority students of color who attend Protestant campuses. A significant percentage of such students have racial attitudes like those of majority group ... More


How to Become an American

Desmond King

in The Liberty of Strangers: Making the American Nation

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195306439
eISBN:
9780199850617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306439.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The chapter shows how assimilationist democracy unavoidably attached the most importance to building a singular sense of nation among its members and rode roughshod over democratic rights. This meant ... More


Lexis and Discourse

Pingali Sailaja

in Indian English

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625949
eISBN:
9780748671434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625949.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Indian English lexis is shown to be influenced considerably by British and American varieties. Some exclusively Indian words are explained as either residual entities from earlier British usage, or ... More


From “Americanization” to “Latinization”

Glenda M. Flores

in Latina Teachers: Creating Careers and Guarding Culture

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781479839070
eISBN:
9781479802296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479839070.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

While Mexican-origin children and other racial/ethnic and language-minority children were once forced to undergo Americanization programs that urged them to assimilate into a white mainstream, the ... More


Things Fall Apart; the LGBT Center Holds

Deborah Gray White

in Lost in the USA: American Identity from the Promise Keepers to the Million Mom March

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040900
eISBN:
9780252099403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040900.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter examines the lgbt marches of 1993 and 2000. It shows that the marches visibilized sexual minorities; made them feel whole and spiritually renewed, and helped people “come out.” It ... More


They’re Just Like Us: Good Paddies and Everyday Irish Racial Expectations

Jennifer Nugent Duffy

in Who's Your Paddy?: Racial Expectations and the Struggle for Irish American Identity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814785027
eISBN:
9780814744130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814785027.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter focuses on everyday interactions between the Yonkers Irish. It considers how Irish racial expectations get communicated in an array of cultural practices associated with Yonkers’s ... More


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