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The Culturally Contested Lives of Muslim Youth and American Teenagers

John O'Brien

in Keeping It Halal: The Everyday Lives of Muslim American Teenage Boys

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691197111
eISBN:
9781400888696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691197111.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This introductory chapter provides the background of a group of young men, referred to as the “Legendz,” who were urban American teenagers and second-generation immigrants. These young men were also ... More


Meeting the Missionaries: Rural Education, 1920–9

Matthew Butler

in Popular Piety and Political Identity in Mexico's Cristero Rebellion: Michoacán, 1927-29

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262986
eISBN:
9780191734656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262986.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the history of rural education in Michoacán, Mexico during the period from 1920 to 1929. It explains that during the 1920s, revolutionaries invested more efforts in educational ... More


Growing Up Muslim and American

John O'Brien

in Keeping It Halal: The Everyday Lives of Muslim American Teenage Boys

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691197111
eISBN:
9781400888696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691197111.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This concluding chapter argues that the story of the Legendz suggests key conditions important to the cultivation of healthy Muslim American identities. The Legendz's deep and pervasive sense of ... More


The Dilemma of a Dutiful Daughter: Love and Freedom in the Thought of Kartini

Chandran Kukathas

in Toward a Humanist Justice: The Political Philosophy of Susan Moller Okin

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195337396
eISBN:
9780199868681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337396.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This chapter uses the life of a Javanese woman at the end of the 19th century to explore the tensions between individual freedom and familial loyalty. In particular, it shows that although Kartini ... More


Through the Eyes of a Stepchild

Lisa Wilson

in History of Stepfamilies in Early America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781469618425
eISBN:
9781469618449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469618449.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter analyzes the stories of three New England families with stepmothers from the late-18th- and early 19-centuries. It considers the impact of cultural prejudice in each case. For some ... More


Reading Like a Girl: Narrative Intimacy in Contemporary American Young Adult Literature

Sara K. Day

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617038112
eISBN:
9781621039600
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617038112.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

By examining the novels of critically and commercially successful authors such as Sarah Dessen (Someone Like You), Stephenie Meyer (the Twilight series), and Laurie Halse Anderson (Speak), this book ... More


“Maladjustment of a Worse Order”: Temperament, Psychosexual Misidentification, and the Refuge of Private Life

Maureen A. Molloy

in On Creating a Usable Culture: Margaret Mead and the Emergence of American Cosmopolitanism

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831165
eISBN:
9780824869236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831165.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on Mead's Sex and Temperament in Three Primitive Societies (1935). This book describes the gender roles of three societies, which provide the most striking contrasts for America. ... More


Accommodating Differences

Jill M. Bystydzienski

in Intercultural Couples: Crossing Boundaries, Negotiating Difference

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814799789
eISBN:
9780814723197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814799789.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter examines strategies of accommodation. Economic class differences and related cultural expectations in particular are a source of tension for more than half of the couples in this study. ... More


Introduction

Raffaella Cribiore

in Libanius the Sophist: Rhetoric, Reality, and Religion in the Fourth Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452079
eISBN:
9780801469084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452079.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This introductory chapter presents a brief critical historiography of the life and works of the fourth-century sophist, Libanius, who lived and taught rhetoric in the city of Antioch in ancient ... More


Migrating Subjectivities

in Calixthe Beyala: Performances of Migration

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310287
eISBN:
9781846312724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846310287.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter analyzes the treatment of African migrants in the works of Calixthe Beyala. It examines the representation of Paris in the eyes of Beyala's migrant characters and explores the personal ... More


Why Study Housework?

Judith Treas

in Dividing the Domestic: Men, Women, and Household Work in Cross-National Perspective

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804763578
eISBN:
9780804773744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804763578.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This book examines how married people divide the household work and the variations in domestic practices across countries. It systematically relates these country differences in the division of ... More


Women at War

Victoria Stewart

in The Second World War in Contemporary British Fiction: Secret Histories

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640997
eISBN:
9780748651832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640997.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter discusses how illicit relationships might have been conducted during the war and what the supposed freedoms of wartime offered women, showing that the actions of women in wartime were ... More


Intensive Grandmothering

Madonna Harrington Meyer

in Grandmothers at Work: Juggling Families and Jobs

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814729236
eISBN:
9780814738153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814729236.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter focuses on the cause of intensive grandmothering—the practice of investing a great deal of time and energy into caring for grandchildren even while working. Much of the intensification ... More


The Renaissance Epic and the Oral Past

Anthony Welch

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300178869
eISBN:
9780300188998
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300178869.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This book offers a close survey of the changing audiences, modes of reading, and cultural expectations that shaped epic writing in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. According to the book, the ... More


Sex/Gender Differences in Caregiving

Ofra Mayseless

in The Caring Motivation: An Integrated Theory

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199913619
eISBN:
9780190299002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199913619.003.0020
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

This chapter discusses gender (sex) differences in caregiving, presents a variety of sometimes opposing perspectives on this issue, and provides integration and a suggested resolution. The chapter ... More


“Taras Bul'ba” in Context

in The Jewish Persona in the European Imagination: A Case of Russian Literature

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804770552
eISBN:
9780804775625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804770552.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter examines the character of Iankel in Russian author Nikolai Gogol's romanticized historical novella “Taras Bul'ba.” It suggests that Iankel became the main reference point for the ... More


The Challenges of Communication in the Dementia Context

Alison Wray

in The Dynamics of Dementia Communication

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190917807
eISBN:
9780190917838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190917807.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Much has been learned about how to provide good-quality care for dementia. While specific methods and approaches may come and go, some core underpinning principles—respect for personhood, empathy, ... More


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