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Social Work Practice in Nontraditional Urban Settings

Melvin Delgado

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195112481
eISBN:
9780199865826
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195112481.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

In an era of diminishing resources, communities that have historically been served by professionals in established social service settings can no longer rely on outside resources and assistance to ... More


Discrimination and the Popular Arts

Christopher Hilliard

in English as a Vocation: The 'Scrutiny' Movement

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199695171
eISBN:
9780199949946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695171.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Chapter 6 examines two major efforts to apply the approaches of Scrutiny's cultural criticism to the post-war scene, which now included commercial television and more complex popular art forms aimed ... More


 Consolidating a National Present: The Cultural Center of the Philippines

Christi-Anne Castro

in Musical Renderings of the Philippine Nation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199746408
eISBN:
9780199894758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746408.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter illustrates the institutionalization of culture and the display of modernism under the Marcos dictatorship through the creation of the Cultural Center of the Philippines in the late ... More


Grand Mosques in the United Arab Emirates: Domesticating the Transnational

Kishwar Rizvi

in The Transnational Mosque: Architecture and Historical Memory in the Contemporary Middle East

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469621166
eISBN:
9781469624952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469621166.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The United Arab Emirates, the focus of the fourth chapter, provides an important contrast and counterpoint to the other examples. Established in 1971, the federation of seven emirates needed to ... More


In the Service of the Lord: Religion, Race, and the Polynesian Cultural Center

Hokulani K. Aikau

in A Chosen People, a Promised Land: Mormonism and Race in Hawai'i

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816674619
eISBN:
9781452946986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816674619.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter examines how cultural tourism and cultural preservation through replicas of village life intersected at the Polynesian Cultural Center. It argues that attempts at the institutional level ... More


Cultural Centers: History, Architecture, and Public Space

Daniela Sandler

in Counterpreservation: Architectural Decay in Berlin Since 1989

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501703164
eISBN:
9781501706271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501703164.003.0004
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter focuses on independent, nonprofit cultural and art centers. Cultural centers such as the Haus Schwarzenberg—the primary focus of this chapter—as well as Schokoladen and the defunct ... More


La Casa de Cultura: Norteño Institutions Transform Public Space

Sarah Lynn Lopez

in The Remittance Landscape: Spaces of Migration in Rural Mexico and Urban USA

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226105130
eISBN:
9780226202952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226202952.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores how remittances have altered existing power structures in rural Mexico by introducing new resources for financing public infrastructure. In some cases, migrant renovations of ... More


The Cultural Center

Matthew Isaac Cohen

in Inventing the Performing Arts: Modernity and Tradition in Colonial Indonesia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824855567
eISBN:
9780824868710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824855567.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The Cultural Center, or Keimin Bunka Shidōsho in Japanese, was founded in Jakarta in 1943 to “accelerate the enlightenment and awakening of the people” and garner support for Japan’s war against the ... More


Political Islam in Ireland and the Role of Muslim Brotherhood Networks

Adil Hussain Khan

in Muslims in Ireland: Past and Present

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748696888
eISBN:
9781474412230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696888.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

How European networks of the Muslim Brotherhood have played a leading role in organising Muslims in Ireland is demonstrated in this chapter. The major Sunni mosque organisation, the Islamic Cultural ... More


Alexandrian Intellectual Life in the Roman Imperial Period

Edward J. Watts

in City and School in Late Antique Athens and Alexandria

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520244214
eISBN:
9780520931800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520244214.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter discusses the intellectual and cultural life of Alexandrians during the Roman Empire. It presents descriptions of the centers of scholarship in the city which included the Serapeum ... More


The Pinochet Dictatorship: Conflicting Histories and Memories, 1973–1990

Joanna Crow

in The Mapuche in Modern Chile: A Cultural History

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044286
eISBN:
9780813046273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044286.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Chapter 5 explores the interactive dynamics of indigenous-state relations during the military dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet. It begins by outlining the brutality of state repression, the ... More


Māori People in Pacific Spaces

Alice Te Punga Somerville

in Once Were Pacific: M ori Connections to Oceania

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677566
eISBN:
9781452948003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677566.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter describes the ways in which Māori are present in Pacific spaces. It begins by considering the singular figure of Te Rangihiroa, a Māori anthropologist whose career took him to Hawaii in ... More


Mahana, You Naked!: Modesty, Sexuality, and Race in the Mormon Pacific

Amanda Hendrix-Komoto

in Out of Obscurity: Mormonism since 1945

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199358212
eISBN:
9780199358250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199358212.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

During the second half of the twentieth century, the LDS Church-owned Polynesian Cultural Center and the Church College of Hawai’i reflected Mormon ambivalence about the position of Polynesian men ... More


Epilogue Remembrance and Kuleana

John W. Troutman

in Kika Kila: How the Hawaiian Steel Guitar Changed the Sound of Modern Music

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469627922
eISBN:
9781469627946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627922.003.0009
Subject:
Music, History, American

This epilogue details recent efforts by a number of Hawaiians to both celebrate the Hawaiian history of the steel guitar, as well as to rejuvenate interest in playing the instrument in Hawai‘i. It ... More


Amerasians’ Families and Hopes of Homecoming

Allison Varzally

in Children of Reunion: Vietnamese Adoptions and the Politics of Family Migrations

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469630915
eISBN:
9781469630939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630915.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines Amerasians, those who could have been but were not adopted by American families in the 1970s. National concern about this population revived ideas about responsibility to the ... More


Politics and popular culture

John Street, Sanna Inthorn, and Martin Scott

in From entertainment to citizenship: Politics and popular culture

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719085383
eISBN:
9781781706121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085383.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter traces the history of academic study of the relationship between politics and popular culture. This history has a variety of sources. These include Plato’s warnings about the ill effects ... More


A Contest of Modes in Revolutionary Philadelphia

Kate Haulman

in The Politics of Fashion in Eighteenth-Century America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834879
eISBN:
9781469602929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869291_haulman.9
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter focuses on the city of Philadelphia—the cultural center of British North America and eventual capital of the new American republic—which served as the site of culture wars that both ... More


Jewish Mystical Thought in Lorenzo IL Magnifico's Florence

Moshe Idel

in Kabbalah in Italy, 1280-1510: A Survey

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300126266
eISBN:
9780300155877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300126266.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter illustrates how many of the important cultural centers and developments in medieval and pre-modern times were shaped by political and social rulers who were concerned about intellectual ... More


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