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Introduction

Monique Deveaux

in Gender and Justice in Multicultural Liberal States

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199289790
eISBN:
9780191711022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199289790.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter introduces the main problem of the book: the tensions that exist between cultural rights, and accommodation and formal protection for sexual equality in liberal constitutional ... More


Gender and Justice in Multicultural Liberal States

Monique Deveaux

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199289790
eISBN:
9780191711022
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199289790.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This book explores the challenges that culturally plural liberal states face when they hold competing political commitments to cultural rights and sexual equality, and advances an argument for ... More


Cultural Conflicts *

Annelise Riles

in Law and Anthropology: Current Legal Issues Volume 12

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199580910
eISBN:
9780191723025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580910.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

It is no secret that there is widespread dissatisfaction with the prevailing doctrinal approaches to conflict of laws in the United States. The ‘methodologies’ for resolving conflicts problems that ... More


Between Conflict and Reconciliation: Toward a Theory of Peaceful Coexistence

Stephen Worchel and Dawna K. Coutant

in The Social Psychology of Intergroup Reconciliation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195300314
eISBN:
9780199868698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300314.003.0019
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter explores the factors that cause and nurture intractable conflict between enduring groups, examines the implications of a focus on peaceful coexistence, and relates this perspective to ... More


Communal Groups and Cultural Conflict

BENHARD PETERS

in Rights, Culture and the Law: Themes from the Legal and Political Philosophy of Joseph Raz

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199248254
eISBN:
9780191714849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248254.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

In certain ways, Joseph Raz's distinct version of a liberal moral and political theory seems to be particularly congenial to political conceptions of multiculturalism, understood as political support ... More


Coming to Terms

Philip Jenkins

in The Next Christendom: The Coming of Global Christianity

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195146165
eISBN:
9780199834341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195146166.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses the impact of demographic change (Southern population growth and Northern population decline) on the form of Christianity that is likely to be practiced in the future and ... More


The Printed Media: Making News—Constructing Realities

Nachman Ben-Yehuda

in Theocratic Democracy: The Social Construction of Religious and Secular Extremism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199734863
eISBN:
9780199895090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734863.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter describes the role of the media (e.g., control, transmission of culture, mobilization, create a sense of integration and purpose) and how news are constructed and transmitted. It ... More


Introduction: Guns in America

Abigail A. Kohn

in Shooters: Myths and Realities of America's Gun Cultures

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195150513
eISBN:
9780199944095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195150513.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Culture, Sport and Leisure

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about the myths and realities of gun culture in the U.S. This volume features interviews with three different types of shooters, ... More


The Changing Face of Christianity:: The Cultural Impetus of a World Religion

Lamin Sanneh

in The Changing Face of Christianity: Africa, the West, and the World

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780195177282
eISBN:
9780199835812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195177282.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This essay provides the global context for the local studies that follow: the emergence of Christianity as a world religion, its rising prominence in the global south and east and its waning ... More


Routines

Billy Ehn and Orvar Löfgren

in The Secret World of Doing Nothing

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520262614
eISBN:
9780520945708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262614.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

Routines may be seen as something that induces lack of initiative and flexibility. This chapter focuses on various routines that people tend to follow in their day-to-day life. It opens with a ... More


Keeping Slug Woman Alive: the Challenge of Reading in a Reservation Classroom

Jonathan Boyarin

in The Ethnography of Reading

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520079557
eISBN:
9780520913431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520079557.003.0011
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter explores different questions as a means of understanding the dismal classroom situation and establishing criteria for positive change. This way Bishop and the Kashaya schoolboard might ... More


Black Flight: Consequences of Neighborhood Cultural Conflict

Rachael A. Woldoff

in White Flight/Black Flight: The Dynamics of Racial Change in an American Neighborhood

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449185
eISBN:
9780801461033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449185.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter examines how black flight has transformed Parkmont, with particular emphasis on the changes that have occurred in the community as the second wave of black residents has begun to replace ... More


The Imperial Turn: Economics, Evolution, and Empire

Michael D. Gordin (ed.)

in A Well-Ordered Thing

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691172385
eISBN:
9780691184425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691172385.003.0006
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter discusses Dmitrii Mendeleev's “Imperial Turn.” Mendeleev had two productive reactions to his rough treatment at the hands of the Petersburg Academy of Sciences. First came ... More


The Left at War

Michael F. Bérubé

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814799840
eISBN:
9780814739051
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814799840.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The terrorist attacks of 9/11 and Bush’;s belligerent response fractured the American left—partly by putting pressure on little-noticed fissures that had appeared a decade earlier. This book revisits ... More


Introduction

Mary Ellen Konieczny

in The Spirit's Tether: Family, Work, and Religion among American Catholics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199965779
eISBN:
9780199346059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199965779.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Cultural conflicts about the family, such as those concerning abortion and same-sex marriage, have intensified over the last few decades among American Catholics. These conflicts comprise much of the ... More


The Fluid Dynamics of Political Culture

Stephen Welch

in The Theory of Political Culture

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199553334
eISBN:
9780191756009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199553334.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Chapter 8 accounts for the fluidity of political culture in terms of its discursive dimension. The approach of discursivism has first to be rejected, for it assumes the invariable success of ... More


A Crisis of Competence

Mary-Jo DelVecchio Good

in American Medicine: The Quest for Competence

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520088962
eISBN:
9780520922037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520088962.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter discusses a crisis of competence which was precipitated by a malpractice suit and by gender and specialty conflicts. Although the details of this ethnographic account are particular to ... More


Introduction: is surgical palliative care a paradox?

Geoffrey P. Dunn

in Surgical Palliative Care

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198510000
eISBN:
9780191730184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198510000.003.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter discusses whether surgical palliative care is a paradox. It first examines the cultural conflict that can be observed between surgeons and palliative care. This is followed by a detailed ... More


Sport

Simon Featherstone

in Englishness: Twentieth-Century Popular Culture and the Forming of English Identity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623655
eISBN:
9780748651764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623655.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter centres on international football and cricket, as well as their limited yet powerful performances of English nationhood during direct competitions with the sporting styles of other ... More


The Filial Debtor: Jade Snow Wong

erin Khuê Ninh

in Ingratitude: The Debt-Bound Daughter in Asian American Literature

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814758441
eISBN:
9780814759196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814758441.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter provides a reading of Jade Snow Wong's Fifth Chinese Daughter, which closely critiques the logic implicit in intergenerational conflict. The beginning of Wong's autobiography invokes an ... More


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