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Criticisms of Speciesism

Paul Waldau

in The Specter of Speciesism: Buddhist and Christian Views of Animals

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195145717
eISBN:
9780199834792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195145712.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Criticisms of “speciesism” by various philosophers are engaged to provide a test for assessing limitations of the notion generally. Analogies of speciesism to racism and sexism are evaluated. The ... More


Grammar as a Complex Adaptive System

Namhee Lee, Lisa Mikesell, Anna Dina L. Joaquin, Andrea W. Mates, and John H. Schumann

in The Interactional Instinct: The Evolution and Acquisition of Language

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195384246
eISBN:
9780199869916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195384246.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter presents the theory of complex adaptive systems (CASs) as a basis for the evolution of grammar. From this perspective, grammatical structure and language in general exist as an invisible ... More


Getting Angry: The Jamesian Theory of Emotion in Anthropology (1984)

Robert C. Solomon

in Not Passion's Slave: Emotions and Choice

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195145496
eISBN:
9780199833726
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195145496.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Anthropologists sometimes adopt a “Jamesian” view of emotions, following William James in taking emotions to be feelings based on unlearned physiological reactions. I argue, more in line with ... More


Getting the Word Around

Alejandro L. Madrid

in Nor-tec Rifa!: Electronic Dance Music from Tijuana to the World

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195326376
eISBN:
9780199851652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326376.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter explores the different distribution strategies adopted by members of the Nortec Collective. It shows the development of a Nor-tec scene which did not necessarily take place in specific ... More


Prospects for a Global Networked Cultural Heritage: Law versus Technology?

Stanley N. Katz

in The Global Flow of Information: Legal, Social, and Cultural Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814748114
eISBN:
9780814749470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814748114.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter addresses the preservation of and access to digital cultural artifacts, including the many contradictions that emerge with it. For one, the new copyright and IP battles between rights ... More


Epilogue: Trading Places

in On Uneven Ground: Miyazawa Kenji and the Making of Place in Modern Japan

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804776868
eISBN:
9780804778886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804776868.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter explores how Miyazawa Kenji remained integral to the production of locality in the literary sector in Japan even as the conditions of this production have changed radically. It describes ... More


Race Formation and Morally Configured Black Identities

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/9780814767467.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

This chapter discusses how Blackness and its various permutations—especially the morally configured ones—develop in Jamaica and persist to the present. It looks at the lineage of Rastafari rhetoric ... More


The origins of cultural diversity

Janusz K. Kozłowski

in Origins of the Human Brain

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198523901
eISBN:
9780191689048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198523901.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

As this chapter attempts to draw an outline on the origins of cultural diversity in prehistoric man, it aims to present hypotheses concerning the significance of the differentiation of various types ... More


Recruiting Race: The Commodification of Mexicana/o Bodies from the U.S.-Mexico Border

Michael J. Montoya

in Making the Mexican Diabetic: Race, Science, and the Genetics of Inequality

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520267305
eISBN:
9780520949003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267305.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter reviews the ways in which racialized DNA samples operate as value-generating cultural artifacts, and also explores the diabetes enterprise through three phases: (1) production (2) ... More


Places of Shared Stories

Michael Nitsche

in Video Game Spaces: Image, Play, and Structure in 3D Worlds

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262141017
eISBN:
9780262255110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262141017.003.0130
Subject:
Computer Science, Game Studies

Video games have become widespread cultural artifacts. As a result, video game spaces increasingly become places of cultural practice and cultural significance. How do they incorporate this quality? ... More


Introduction

Richard D. Sawyer and Joe Norris

in Duoethnography

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199757404
eISBN:
9780190255992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199757404.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This introductory chapter provides an overview of duoethnography. It explains that a dialogic context in duoethnography is not only a conversation between people, but between people and their ... More


Terrains of Settler Nationhood

in Facts on the Ground: Archaeological Practice and Territorial Self-Fashioning in Israeli Society

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226001944
eISBN:
9780226002156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226002156.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

Discrete material-cultural artifacts, ornamentations, and styles of architecture were interpreted as exemplars of Jewish artistic forms and achievements. They were invoked as emblems of continuity, ... More


Scenes and Scenarios: Reading Aright

Koritha Mitchell

in Living with Lynching: African American Lynching Plays, Performance, and Citizenship, 1890-1930

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036491
eISBN:
9780252093524
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036491.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter argues that blacks living during lynching's height accurately read the discourses and practices of their historical moment, and their cultural artifacts reflect their insights. Namely, ... More


Setting Limits

Richard Taruskin

in The Danger of Music and Other Anti-Utopian Essays

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520249776
eISBN:
9780520942790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249776.003.0042
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter is a conclusion to the entire study, contending on a variety of topics. All works of art are subject to social mediation, which renders works of art intelligible, and this is what gives ... More


The Great Social Laboratory: Subjects of Knowledge in Colonial and Postcolonial Egypt

Omnia El Shakry

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804755672
eISBN:
9780804781923
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804755672.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book charts the development of the human sciences—anthropology, human geography, and demography—in late nineteenth-and twentieth-century Egypt. Tracing both intellectual and institutional ... More


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