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Cultural Appropriation

Jennifer C. Lena

in Entitled: Discriminating Tastes and the Expansion of the Arts

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691158914
eISBN:
9780691189840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158914.003.0006
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter studies the impact of artistic legitimation processes on cultural producers and their communities. It also explores the dynamic debates around cultural appreciation and cultural ... More


Conclusion: Toward New Territory

Black Hawk Hancock

in American Allegory: Lindy Hop and the Racial Imagination

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226043074
eISBN:
9780226043241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226043241.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter reflects on the limitations of cultural appropriation as a viable way to come to a sociological explanation for cross-cultural engagement. It offers some possible alternative ... More


Economic Ownership of Jazz

Philippe Carles and Jean-Louis Comolli

in Free Jazz/Black Power

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781628460391
eISBN:
9781626740846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628460391.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter explores the impact of white appropriation and commercial interests on the evolution of jazz. They long contributed to the economic exploitation of black musicians and in imposing white ... More


Exposure, Marketing, and Access: Malt Liquor and the Racialization of Taste

Nathaniel G. Chapman and David L. Brunsma

in Beer and Racism: How Beer Became White, Why It Matters, and the Movements to Change It

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781529201758
eISBN:
9781529201789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529201758.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter investigates how the lack of diversity and representation in the craft beer industry has led to the systematic exclusion of black people from beer consumption. One way to do this is to ... More


Klezmer’s Afterlife: An Ethnography of the Jewish Music Revival in Poland and Germany

Magdalena Waligorska

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199995790
eISBN:
9780199346424
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199995790.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Klezmer has been a controversial phenomenon in post-Holocaust Europe, ever since this traditional Jewish wedding music made it to the concert halls and discos of Berlin, Warsaw, Budapest and Prague. ... More


Excavating the Poetic Emporium: Material and Cultural Capital in the Polymetrics

Elizabeth Marie Young

in Translation as Muse: Poetic Translation in Catullus's Rome

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226279916
eISBN:
9780226280080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226280080.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

My second chapter reads an assortment of short poems from the first part of the collection (the so-called “polymetrics”) to reveal the ways in which they use foreign luxuries objects as sites to ... More


Stolen Time: Black Fad Performance and the Calypso Craze

Shane Vogel and Shane Vogel

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226568300
eISBN:
9780226568584
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226568584.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

In 1956 Harry Belafonte’s Calypso became the first LP to sell more than a million copies. For a few fleeting months, calypso music was the top-selling genre in the US—it even threatened to supplant ... More


Put a Little Color on That!

Black Hawk Hancock

in American Allegory: Lindy Hop and the Racial Imagination

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226043074
eISBN:
9780226043241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226043241.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter highlights the lived immediacy of dancing leading to both a simultaneous investment in mastery of those embodied practices and an obliviousness to how those interactions erase the ... More


Ethics: Misidentifying Religious Practices as Fully Secular

Candy Gunther Brown

in Debating Yoga and Mindfulness in Public Schools: Reforming Secular Education or Reestablishing Religion?

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469648484
eISBN:
9781469648507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469648484.003.0015
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Chapter 14 advances an ethical argument that respect for cultural and religious diversity and informed consent require transparency and voluntarism. Many school yoga and meditation programs borrow ... More


Impostors: Literary Hoaxes and Cultural Authenticity

Christopher L. Miller

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226590950
eISBN:
9780226591148
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226591148.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Impostors analyzes two national traditions of literary hoaxing: those in the United States and in France, arguing that the latter has not received the attention it merits. In a context of open ... More


Language Shift in an ‘Importing Culture’:: The Cultural Logic of the Arapesh Roads*

Lise M. Dobrin

in Endangered Languages: Beliefs and Ideologies in Language Documentation and Revitalization

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780197265765
eISBN:
9780191771958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265765.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families

In the Arapesh communities of northern Papua New Guinea, where language shift to Tok Pisin is now advanced, villagers express regret about the loss of their local language. However, they do not seem ... More


Novica, Navajo Knock-Offs, and the ’Net: A Critique of Fair Trade Marketing Practices

Kathy M’Closkey

in Fair Trade and Social Justice: Global Ethnographies

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814796207
eISBN:
9780814765005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814796207.003.0011
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores how Novica, the fair trade artisan organization based in Los Angeles, supports the reproduction of historic Navajo designs by Zapotec weavers from Oaxaca, Mexico. In particular, ... More


Tear Down the Walls: White Radicalism and Black Power in 1960s Rock

Patrick Burke

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780226768182
eISBN:
9780226768359
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226768359.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This book sheds light on a significant but overlooked facet of 1960s rock and the Black Power era—white musicians and audiences casting themselves as political revolutionaries by enacting a ... More


Street Players: Black Pulp Fiction and the Making of a Literary Underground

Kinohi Nishikawa

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226586885
eISBN:
9780226587073
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226587073.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

Black pulp fiction flourished as a popular literary genre in the final quarter of the twentieth century. The genre's market success belied the fact that it was published by a single company for over ... More


Loss of Innocence: Found Sounds before and after 9/11

M.I. Franklin

in Sampling Politics: Music and the Geocultural

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780190855475
eISBN:
9780190855512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190855475.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This case of music borrowing/sampling, dating from the late 1970s, encapsulates both the creative potential and ethical hazards of music borrowing, when doing so with “permission” in legal terms yet ... More


The Natural Voice, Community Choirs, and World Song: Setting the Scene

Caroline Bithell

in A Different Voice, A Different Song: Reclaiming Community through the Natural Voice and World Song

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199354542
eISBN:
9780199354580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199354542.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Chapter 1 offers an extended overview of the book’s immediate subject matter and the theoretical perspectives driving the analysis. Viewed through the window of a thick description of a Sing for ... More


Stolen Song: How the Troubadours Became French

Eliza Zingesser

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501747571
eISBN:
9781501747649
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501747571.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This book documents the act of cultural appropriation that created a founding moment for French literary history: the rescripting and domestication of troubadour song, a prestige corpus in the ... More


Honkie Soul The MC5 at the Democratic National Convention: Lincoln Park, Chicago, August 25, 1968

Patrick Burke

in Tear Down the Walls: White Radicalism and Black Power in 1960s Rock

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780226768182
eISBN:
9780226768359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226768359.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, American

The Detroit rock band MC5 are known for their affiliation with the White Panther Party, a radical group founded in Ann Arbor in 1968 by poet, jazz critic, and arts promoter John Sinclair. This ... More


Whose Heritage? Whose Culture?: The Uncertain Future of Jumping the Broom

Tyler D. Parry

in Jumping the Broom: The Surprising Multicultural Origins of a Black Wedding Ritual

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781469660868
eISBN:
9781469660882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469660868.003.0011
Subject:
History, African-American History

The conclusion is structured around a few cultural moments that resonate with current discussions of the ritual’s modern and historical relevance, including two audiovisual depictions of the ceremony ... More


Introduction: We, Other Greeks

Anya P. Foxen

in Inhaling Spirit: Harmonialism, Orientalism, and the Western Roots of Modern Yoga

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190082734
eISBN:
9780190082765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190082734.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This introduction presents the argument and general parameters of the subsequent chapters. It argues that modern postural yoga as practiced in popularized contexts (such as gyms and corporate ... More


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