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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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Formalizing San Francisco’s Informal Street Food Vendors

Robert Lemon

in The Taco Truck: How Mexican Street Food Is Transforming the American City

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042454
eISBN:
9780252051296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042454.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

In San Francisco, young economic developers help immigrant women turn their small, informal businesses into thriving corporations, while others try to take advantage of the boom in boutique food ... More


Islam: The Unpillaged Eastern Religion

Steve Bruce

in Secular Beats Spiritual: The Westernization of the Easternization of the West

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198805687
eISBN:
9780191843631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805687.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Understanding why Islam has contributed little to contemporary religious and spiritual innovations allows us to see the principles underlying cultural borrowing. With its creator God, authoritative ... More


Elective Poverty and Postwar Politics

Jennifer Le Zotte

in From Goodwill to Grunge: A History of Secondhand Styles and Alternative Economies

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631905
eISBN:
9781469631929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631905.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter tracks the rise of voluntary poor dress and its links to a middle-class rejection of inherited class positions often rooted in political protest—against widespread poverty, the Vietnam ... More


Conclusion: Beyond Cooking and Eating

Mark Padoongpatt

in Flavors of Empire: Food and the Making of Thai America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520293731
eISBN:
9780520966925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293731.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The conclusion explains the author's reasons for writing the book, including autobiographical material, and how the author came to the topic. It details the book's scholarly contributions and ... More


People of the Corn

Alyshia Gálvez

in Eating NAFTA: Trade, Food Policies, and the Destruction of Mexico

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520291805
eISBN:
9780520965447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520291805.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

Chapter 2 explores Mexico’s ancestral cuisine and the ways that it has come to enjoy a moment of high prestige and appreciation in the global food marketplace in the last few years. The chapter ... More


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