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“Black” Cultural Capital and the Conflicts of Schooling

Prudence L. Carter

in Keepin' It Real: School Success Beyond Black and White

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195168624
eISBN:
9780199943968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195168624.003.0017
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter examines how and why race, ethnicity, and culture influence students' academic behaviors. It discuss Pierre Bourdieu's cultural capital theory, which explains how the cultural codes and ... More


The Salience of Culture

Tricia Colleen Bruce

in Faithful Revolution: How Voice of the Faithful Is Changing the Church

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195385847
eISBN:
9780199873371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385847.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores how Catholicism operated in VOTF as a cultural code for participants, a meaning system through which they selected and interpreted movement discourse, form, and tactics. As an ... More


Discovering “Truth”

Thomas DeGloma

in Seeing the Light: The Social Logic of Personal Discovery

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226175744
eISBN:
9780226175911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226175911.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter opens by calling attention to the social prevalence and cultural significance of awakening narratives. It frames the sociological approach to awakenings by outlining three dimensions of ... More


Introduction

Thomas H. Johnson and Barry Scott Zellen

in Culture, Conflict, and Counterinsurgency

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804785952
eISBN:
9780804789219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785952.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The examination of wars and conflicts of the twenty-first century immediately draws one to the culture and sectarian dimensions of a conflict. Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California ... More


“Looking at Another Man's Work”: Theaters of Masculinity in Conrad's Lord Jim

Thomas Strychacz

in Dangerous Masculinities: Conrad, Hemingway, and Lawrence

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813031613
eISBN:
9780813038926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813031613.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter discusses Conrad's Lord Jim, which is read as a competitive theater of manhood in which Jim and Marlow keep staging their masculinity to each other. In this novel, masculinity arises out ... More


Introduction

Susan Ashbrook Harvey

in Scenting Salvation: Ancient Christianity and the Olfactory Imagination

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520241473
eISBN:
9780520931015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520241473.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

Christianity began in a world where smells mattered. They mattered for what they did and what they meant. Smells affected what or whom they touched, rendering them attractive, repulsive, soothing, or ... More


Trash, Class, and Cultural Hierarchy

in The Money Shot: Trash, Class, and the Making of TV Talk Shows

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226309095
eISBN:
9780226309088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226309088.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

There are serious problems with talk shows: They give ordinary people a voice, but only a certain kind of voice, only under certain conditions, and only according to certain rules. In Foucauldian ... More


The Revolution Might Be Televised: The Mass Mediation of Gay Memories

Christopher Castiglia and Christopher Reed

in If Memory Serves: Gay Men, AIDS, and the Promise of the Queer Past

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676101
eISBN:
9781452947624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676101.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter examines George Lipsitz’s analysis of the dynamics of theater and television in relation to the emerging gay culture. The comedic genre was the easiest television format to link with gay ... More


“The Latest Fad of These Silly Days”: Buffalo Bill in Darkest London

Monica Rico

in Nature's Noblemen: Transatlantic Masculinities and the Nineteenth-Century American West

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300136067
eISBN:
9780300196252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300136067.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter focuses on William F. “Buffalo Bill” Cody and the running of his Wild West show at Earls' Court in 1882. In 1887, when Cody brought the Wild West show across the Atlantic for the first ... More


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