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The Multiculturalism of Fear

Jacob T. Levy

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198297123
eISBN:
9780191599767
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198297122.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This work argues for a liberal account of multiculturalism, which draws on a liberalism of fear, like that articulated by Judith Shklar and inspired by Montesquieu. Liberalism should not be centrally ... More


Children, Multiculturalism, and Education

David Archard

in The Moral and Political Status of Children

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199242689
eISBN:
9780191598715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199242682.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

There are three possible justifications of the claim cultural communities make for their right to transmit an identity to their children. A group strategy and a parenting strategy are both defective. ... More


Community Music: In Theory and In Practice

Lee Higgins

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199777839
eISBN:
9780199950218
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199777839.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Psychology of Music

This book draws upon his extensive experience to investigate an interventional approach to music making outside of formal teaching and learning situations. Working with historical, ethnographic, and ... More


Multiculturalism, Identity, and Minority Rights: Will Kymlicka and the Concept of Special Rights

Beth J. Singer

in Pragmatism, Rights, and Democracy

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780823218677
eISBN:
9780823284856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823218677.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This chapter focuses on the arguments of the Canadian philosopher Will Kymlicka for “special rights” designed to protect indigenous minorities and their cultures. Kymlicka rests his argument for the ... More


Ancient China’s Cultural Constitution: A Unified Script and Mandarin Chinese

Su Li

in The Constitution of Ancient China

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780691171593
eISBN:
9781400889778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691171593.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the role and significance of a unified script and Mandarin Chinese for the political and cultural formation of ancient China. From the Qin dynasty on, the bureaucracy was ... More


Cultural Heritage: Intangible Aspects

Janet Blake

in International Cultural Heritage Law

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198723516
eISBN:
9780191790300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723516.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

Chapter 5 deals with the intangible aspects of cultural heritage and the notion of ‘intangible cultural heritage’ is introduced and defined and its significance for cultural communities and wider ... More


Trends and Issues in the U.S. Child Welfare System

Jill Duerr Berrick

in Child Protection Systems: International Trends and Orientations

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199793358
eISBN:
9780199895137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199793358.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

The U.S. child welfare system, made up of many variations at the state and local levels, is unified in design by federal laws and regulations. This chapter reviews the definition of maltreatment as ... More


Changing cultures of night-time breastfeeding and sleep in the US

Cecilia Tomori

in Social Experiences of Breastfeeding: Building Bridges between Research, Policy and Practice

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447338499
eISBN:
9781447338543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447338499.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter looks at the cultural assumptions that childbearing requires specialised medical knowledge in the United States, where expectant parents usually receive advice on all aspects of ... More


Cultures in Cyberspace: Communications System Design as Social Sculpture

Anna Couey

in Social Media Archeology and Poetics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034654
eISBN:
9780262336871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034654.003.0021
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

Cultures in Cyberspace was a temporary communications network organized by the author in 1992 to connect five culturally diverse online communities in conversation: American Indian ... More


Virginia Woolf, Europe, and Peace: Vol. 1 Transnational Circulations

Ariane Mildenberg and Patricia Novillo-Corvalán (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781949979350
eISBN:
9781800341807
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781949979350.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Virginia Woolf, Europe, and Peace: Transnational Circulations enlarges our understanding of Virginia Woolf’s pacifist ideology and aesthetic response to the World Wars by re-examining her writings ... More


Experiencing Community

Elizabeth Cassidy Parker

in Adolescents on Music

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190671358
eISBN:
9780190671396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190671358.003.0016
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Chapter 6 explores how scholars define the word community within community psychology and cultural and cognitive anthropology. The chapter begins with how individuals see themselves in groups using ... More


Children and Child Care: A Theory of Relationships Within Cultural Communities

Carollee Howes

in The Culture of Child Care: Attachment, Peers, and Quality in Diverse Communities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780190218089
eISBN:
9780190218102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190218089.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

The theoretical framework of this volume integrates theories of attachment relationship formation with theories of cultural community. It is intended to guide our understandings both of children’s ... More


At Home and Abroad: The changing contours of american religion

Robert Wuthnow

in Boundless Faith: The Global Outreach of American Churches

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520259157
eISBN:
9780520943063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520259157.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter primarily focuses on American religion and globalization. The local focus of American religion comes through loud and clear when people talk about their congregations. Further ... More


Contextualizing the debate over democracy

Katherine Fierlbeck

in Globalizing Democracy: Power, Legitimacy and the Interpretation of Democratic Ideas

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719049958
eISBN:
9781781701416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719049958.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter considers the recent explosion of theories of democratization within a globalized world. It demonstrates how ‘democracy’ has too quickly become, both academically and politically, all ... More


The Problem of Culture

Noah Benezra Strote

in Lions and Lambs: Conflict in Weimar and the Creation of Post-Nazi Germany

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300219050
eISBN:
9780300228045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300219050.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter addresses the question of cultural identity and cultural minorities, particularly the state's proper relationship to the values associated with Christianity and Judaism—the two main ... More


Introduction

Robert Wuthnow

in Boundless Faith: The Global Outreach of American Churches

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520259157
eISBN:
9780520943063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520259157.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter illuminates the relatively neglected global aspect of American Christianity and broadens the framework in which one customarily thinks about the successes, failures, and variations among ... 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


Redemptive Manhood: Organizing a New Theater of War

Brian K. Feltman

in The Stigma of Surrender: German Prisoners, British Captors, and Manhood in the Great War and Beyond

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469619934
eISBN:
9781469623160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469619934.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines German soldiers' organized activities in captivity, which included celebrations of the Kaiser's birthday, the establishment of camp schools, and the formation of competitive ... More


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