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 Sankofa: Pentecostalism in the African Map of the Universe

Ogbu Kalu

in African Pentecostalism: An Introduction

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195340006
eISBN:
9780199867073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340006.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter focuses on cultural discourse that reconstructs the African Pentecostal movement's response to the system of meanings embodied in the symbols and worldviews of indigenous African ... More


Discourse and Cultural Transformation

Robert Maier

in Discourse as Cultural Struggle

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098114
eISBN:
9789882206830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098114.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter examines the influence of discourse on cultural transformation. It considers the new cultural context of contemporary discourse and discusses new ways of engaging in cultural discourses. ... More


The Arms in the Sky: Diffraction of a Narrative Theme

Alessandro Barchiesi

in Homeric Effects in Vergil's Narrative

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161815
eISBN:
9781400852482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161815.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter considers some of the narrative strategies and their relative effects of sense in the Aeneid. What matters here is grasping the specific way the complexity of cultural presuppositions ... More


A Chinese Christmas Story

Gary Sigley

in Discourse as Cultural Struggle

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098114
eISBN:
9789882206830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098114.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter examines the popular Christmas celebration in the broader context of China's unfolding social transformation. It highlights the interconnectivity of political, economic, and cultural ... More


Dynamics of Diversity

Adelyn Lim

in Transnational Feminism and Women's Movements In Post-1997 Hong Kong: Solidarity Beyond the State

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9789888139378
eISBN:
9789888313174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139378.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter deliberates on the feminization of poverty to illustrate diverging feminist agendas and organizing processes as the first local Chinese women's groups reinforce an enduring ... More


The Chicano Familia Romance

Rosa Linda Fregoso

in meXicana Encounters: The Making of Social Identities on the Borderlands

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520229976
eISBN:
9780520937284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520229976.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter considers the salience of the ideology of la familia in Chicana/Chicano cultural discourse and politics. The discussion also reflects on the effects of its monolithic representation for ... More


Can Chinese grandparents say no? A comparison of grandmothers in two Asian cities

Esther C.L. Goh and Sheng-li Wang

in Grandparenting Practices around the World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447340645
eISBN:
9781447340690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340645.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter examines two dominant research constructs namely, ‘cultural obligation’ and ‘intergenerational reciprocity’ in caring for grandchildren in Chinese societies – Fuzhou and Singapore. ... More


Private Letters: An Alternative Sphere for Cultural Discourse

Natalie Naimark-Goldberg

in Jewish Women in Enlightenment Berlin

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113539
eISBN:
9781800340473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113539.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter discusses the role of personal correspondence as a vehicle for circulating ideas and opinions of enlightened Jewish women. The network of correspondence they sustained with many people ... More


Face Value: Racial Typology and Irish Modernism

John Brannigan

in Race in Modern Irish Literature and Culture

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638833
eISBN:
9780748651801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638833.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter reviews the relationship of Irish political and cultural discourses and the ‘sciences’ of racial typology during the 1930s. It argues that the connection between the typologies of the ... More


“All Stories Are True”: Palimpsestic Storytelling

Tracie Church Guzzio

in All Stories Are True: History, Myth, and Trauma in the Work of John Edgar Wideman

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617030048
eISBN:
9781617030055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617030048.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter shows how the Ibo saying “all stories are true” suggest a way of reading Wideman’s chronicle of his family and the history of the community and the race. The statement and its appearance ... More


Creativity and Chaos: War on the Front Lines

Carolyn Nordstrom and Antonius C. G. M. Robben

in Fieldwork Under Fire: Contemporary Studies of Violence and Culture

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520089938
eISBN:
9780520915718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520089938.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

Not only chaos but also creativity accompanies war and violence. This chapter describes how the author has struggled and continues to struggle with the senselessness of the violence inflicted on the ... More


Ideology and the New Rhetoric of Genomics

Kelly E. Happe

in The Material Gene: Gender, Race, and Heredity after the Human Genome Project

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814790670
eISBN:
9780814744727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814790670.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This introductory chapter explains how genomics is dependent on normative conceptions of the gendered, raced, and bounded body. Epistemologically and rhetorically, genomics effects the ... More


Justice, Respect, and Recognition in Mental Health Services: Theoretical and Testimonial Accounts

Paul Brodwin

in Understanding Health Inequalities and Justice: Bridging Perspectives for New Conversations

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469630359
eISBN:
9781469630373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630359.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter raises a key question for the interdisciplinary study of health and justice: is dialogue possible between theoretical models and first-person testimony about the harms caused by ... More


The “Angel of Arsenic”: Marie Lafarge

Lisa Downing

in The Subject of Murder: Gender, Exceptionality, and the Modern Killer

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226003405
eISBN:
9780226003689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226003689.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines the case of Marie Lafarge, and how the treatment she received in a series of cultural discourses, including medical, literary, journalistic, and criminological, differed ... More


The Alchemist's Personae

in Alchemy and Authority in the Holy Roman Empire

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226608563
eISBN:
9780226608570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226608570.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter examines the emergence of an alchemical persona from the late Middle Ages to the sixteenth century, the initial elements of which it describes as having been reshaped in reaction to ... More


Whether Home or Away

Timothy Luckritz Marquis

in Transient Apostle

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300187144
eISBN:
9780300187427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300187144.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter discusses the theme of judgment, which influences Paul to target the attitude and behavior of the Corinthians. It reviews a language Paul used that might reflect his initial and basic ... More


Marginalized Agencies and Narrative Selves

Joel P. Christensen

in The Many-Minded Man: The "Odyssey," Psychology, and the Therapy of Epic

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501752346
eISBN:
9781501752360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501752346.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter evaluates the impact that the Odyssey's projected narratives of agency has on those who are not the returning hero, in particular, on the enslaved people who make up a significant part ... More


Penelope’s Subordinated Agency

Joel P. Christensen

in The Many-Minded Man: The "Odyssey," Psychology, and the Therapy of Epic

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501752346
eISBN:
9781501752360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501752346.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter offers a longer reading of Penelope alone to examine the ways in which her own agency is curbed by the expectations of social roles and varying levels of internalized oppression. It ... More


Between Fable and Romance

R. Howard Bloch

in The Anonymous Marie de France

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226059686
eISBN:
9780226059693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226059693.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter examines the elements of doctrine that fit into the mold of fable and of romance in Marie de France's Espurgatoire Seint Patriz, her translation of the Tractatus. It analyzes Marie's ... More


Introduction

in Identity Parades: Northern Irish Culture and Dissident Subjects

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236269
eISBN:
9781846313318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853236269.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book examines bourgeois formations within Northern Irish cultural discourse, and also addresses indigenous and non-indigenous film, popular fiction, autobiography, critical analyses and ... More


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