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Acts of Identity Work

Charles Price

in Becoming Rasta: Origins of Rastafari Identity in Jamaica

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814767467
eISBN:
9780814768464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814767467.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

This chapter describes the processes of identity transformation. Creating a Rastafari identity for oneself involves many challenges, as a person must decide how to deal with whom they were “before” ... More


Visible and Invisible: Rebecca’s Multiple Identities

Megan Taylor Shockley

in The Captain's Widow of Sandwich: Self-Invention and the Life of Hannah Rebecca Burgess, 1834-1917

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814783191
eISBN:
9780814786529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814783191.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines the ways in which Rebecca engaged in negotiating between multiple identities simultaneously. Her multiple identities speak to the way in which she wanted to be remembered, and ... More


Stylistics of educational discourse

Martin Solly

in The Stylistics of Professional Discourse

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780748691692
eISBN:
9781474418546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748691692.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter focuses on some of the ideas currently underpinning notions of education in order to show how they drive contemporary educational discourse, and also on how the language choice plays a ... More


A New Era, a New Narrative

Megan Taylor Shockley

in The Captain's Widow of Sandwich: Self-Invention and the Life of Hannah Rebecca Burgess, 1834-1917

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814783191
eISBN:
9780814786529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814783191.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter reveals how Rebecca used the Challenger journal and rituals of public and private mourning in order to construct and reinforce her new identity. Having spent the past two years almost ... More


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