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Cultural Continuity Between Home and School as a Predictor of Student Motivation: What We Know, What We Need to Learn, and Implications for Practice

Kristen Bogner Warzon and Marika Ginsburg-Block

in Academic Motivation and the Culture of School in Childhood and Adolescence

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195326819
eISBN:
9780199847532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326819.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Recent studies have observed disparities on cultural continuity between home and school as predictors of students' motivation. This chapter illustrates the results of such studies and the ... More


Money as a Marker of Cultural Continuity and Change in Central Asia

JOE CRIBB

in After Alexander: Central Asia before Islam

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263846
eISBN:
9780191734113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263846.003.0017
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines the role of coins or money as a marker of cultural continuity and change in Central Asia. It explores the full range of surviving coins to create an overview of coinage in the ... More


Persian Conquerors, Babylonian Captivators

Erica Ehrenberg

in Regime Change in the Ancient Near East and Egypt: From Sargon of Agade to Saddam Hussein

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263907
eISBN:
9780191734687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263907.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines the impact of the relation between the Persian conquerors and the local Babylonians on the cultural continuity in Babylonia during the mid-first millennium BCE. It suggests that ... More


Empire and Metropolitan Cultures

John M. Mackenzie

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume III: The Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205654
eISBN:
9780191676734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205654.003.0013
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

There is extreme debate about the association of metropolitan cultures to British Empire. This chapter considers both the debate by Beloff and Said, and the scale of the problem, which recent work ... More


Introduction

GEORGINA HERRMANN and JOE CRIBB

in After Alexander: Central Asia before Islam

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263846
eISBN:
9780191734113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263846.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This introductory chapter discusses the coverage of this book, which is about the history of Central Asia after its conquest by Alexander the Great and before the introduction of Islam. It explores ... More


"Franco-American Identity, Community, and La Guiannée"

Anna Servaes

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781628462104
eISBN:
9781626745599
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462104.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

Travel with La Guiannée in Ste. Genevieve, Missouri and Prairie du Rocher, Illinois to glimpse the Franco-American cultural identity in these two Midwestern communities that have continued for over ... More


The politics of culture in exile

Laura Jeffery

in Chagos Islanders in Mauritius and the UK: Forced Displacement and Onward Migration

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719084300
eISBN:
9781781702451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084300.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

Culture [kiltir] has been an issue for displaced Chagos islanders in Mauritius for two reasons connected to the Chagossian struggle. First, in order to make a case for special treatment — ... More


Conclusion: America's Appointment with Destiny—A Cautionary Tale

Glenn Feldman

in Painting Dixie Red: When, Where, Why, and How the South Became Republican

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813036847
eISBN:
9780813043999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036847.003.0014
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This conclusion connects the southern experience to the national one. It explores in detail the southern (and increasingly American) propensity for plain people to put emotional issues ahead of their ... More


Continuity and Change in Anthropological Perspectives on Migration: Insights from Molecular Anthropology

Deborah A. Bolnick

in Rethinking Anthropological Perspectives on Migration

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813036076
eISBN:
9780813041780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036076.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

Historically, anthropologists have treated migration as a source and form of major change, involving mass population movement over large distances and across sociocultural boundaries. Migration ... 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


Heritage, History, and Continuity

Anna Servaes

in "Franco-American Identity, Community, and La Guiannée"

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781628462104
eISBN:
9781626745599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462104.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

Heritage and history become the linguistic communication for the Franco-American communities of the Midwest. By an attachment to their French heritage identity, community members create cultural ... More


Introduction: Has the South Become Republican?

Glenn Feldman

in Painting Dixie Red: When, Where, Why, and How the South Became Republican

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813036847
eISBN:
9780813043999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036847.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This introduction lays out the book's central themes: namely the question of whether or not the South has become a Republican stronghold where it was once Democratic. The chapter stresses the ... More


Introduction: Decolonizing Antiquity, Heritage Politics, and Performing the Past

Dimitris Tziovas

in Re-imagining the Past: Antiquity and Modern Greek Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199672752
eISBN:
9780191774324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199672752.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The Introduction outlines the aims of the volume and maps out transitions, debates, and new directions in the reception of antiquity in Greece over the last few decades, thus providing the background ... More


Jewishness: Expression, Identity and Representation

Simon J. Bronner (ed.)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113454
eISBN:
9781800340336
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113454.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This book proposes that the idea of ‘Jewish’, or what people think of as ‘Jewishness’, is revealed in expressions of culture and applied in constructions of identity and representation. Part I ... More


Yiddish in the Aftermath: Speech Community and Cultural Continuity in Displaced Persons Camps

Miriam Isaacs

in Jewishness: Expression, Identity and Representation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113454
eISBN:
9781800340336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113454.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter looks at the experience of survivors in displaced persons (DP) camps as a cultural anomaly, when Yiddish language and literature formed the basis for cultural continuity in the aftermath ... More


Culture of Memory or Cultural Amnesia: The Uses of the Past in the Contemporary Croatian Novel

Andrea Zlatar-Violić

in After Yugoslavia: The Cultural Spaces of a Vanished Land

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804784023
eISBN:
9780804787345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784023.003.0016
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Croatian literature in the 1990s was marked by a series of questions—about cultural continuity and discontinuity, about changes in the genre system due to changes in the transitional economy and ... More


Marriage as a Mirror of Change

Xin Liu

in In One's Own Shadow: An Ethnographic Account of the Condition of Post-reform Rural China

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520219939
eISBN:
9780520923478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520219939.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Marriage is a central concern for the people in this part of rural Shaanxi. This chapter examines its practice in the 1990s. As a process of negotiation and a mirror of social change, marriage ... More


Traveling and the Neighborhood

Anna Servaes

in "Franco-American Identity, Community, and La Guiannée"

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781628462104
eISBN:
9781626745599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462104.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter explores the traveling aspect of the Guiannée through its use of modern transportation, the bus, and its ability to reach a larger, more dispersed community. Historically, several ... More


Lightning Is Born: Using Ch′orti′ Ritual to Interpret Ancient Maya Art

Matthew Looper

in The Ch′orti′ Maya Area: Past and Present

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033310
eISBN:
9780813039527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033310.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter discusses the result of an interpretation of ancient Maya art using Ch'orti' ritual. It suggests that the existence of common symbols in both ancient and modern cultures does not ... More


Conclusion

Anna Servaes

in "Franco-American Identity, Community, and La Guiannée"

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781628462104
eISBN:
9781626745599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462104.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter concludes the study on La Guiannée of Ste. Genevieve and Prairie du Rocher by bringing together the idea individuals, people, or culture hold onto objects, songs, signs, and other ... More


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