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2005 to 1938: Lifting Social Groups Out of the Landscape

Mike Savage

in Identities and Social Change in Britain since 1940: The Politics of Method

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199587650
eISBN:
9780191740626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587650.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter traces the relations between technology, change, and identity in Great Britain from 1938 to 2005, through a focus on the role of the social sciences in eliciting and shaping cultural ... More


Reconsidering Nationality: Poland

in Romantic Nationalism in Eastern Europe: Russian, Polish, and Ukrainian Political Imaginations

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804778060
eISBN:
9780804780568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804778060.003.0005
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter defines the dominant idioms of Polishness for every specific configuration of an imagined community, which allows us to draw an analytical model of the Polish national imagination of the ... More


Navigating through the Web of Social Relations

in Quest for Harmony: The Moso Traditions of Sexual Union and Family Life.

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804761994
eISBN:
9780804773447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804761994.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the myriad of social relations among the Moso. It begins with the cultural idioms that the Moso use to recognize and differentiate people in their web of social relations. ... More


Homeland Insecurity: How Immigrant Muslims Naturalize America in Islam

Mucahit Bilici

in Finding Mecca in America: How Islam Is Becoming an American Religion

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226049564
eISBN:
9780226922874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226922874.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter focuses on the difficulty some Muslims have in seeing America as a homeland. It first discusses the concept of home and what it means to feel at home. It then considers the cultural ... More


Rahmat: The Dilemmas of a “Perfect” Pashtun

Andrea Chiovenda

in Crafting Masculine Selves: Culture, War, and Psychodynamics in Afghanistan

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780190073558
eISBN:
9780190073589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190073558.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Theory

The chapter revolves around Rahmat, a young man, father of two, who lives in a rural village on the border with Pakistan. His case is different from the previous ones in that he embodies apparently ... More


Introduction

Andrea Chiovenda

in Crafting Masculine Selves: Culture, War, and Psychodynamics in Afghanistan

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780190073558
eISBN:
9780190073589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190073558.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Theory

The chapter lays the theoretical and epistemological foundations on which the ethnographic analysis contained in the subsequent chapters is based. It explores how a particular kind of psychoanalytic ... More


Crafting Masculine Selves: Culture, War, and Psychodynamics in Afghanistan

Andrea Chiovenda

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780190073558
eISBN:
9780190073589
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190073558.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Theory

Crafting Masculine Selves represents a journey into the culture and psychological dynamics of a select group of Afghan Pashtun men. The book is based on eighteen months of fieldwork in a volatile ... More


Baryalay: Between Cultural and Personal Representational Worlds

Andrea Chiovenda

in Crafting Masculine Selves: Culture, War, and Psychodynamics in Afghanistan

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780190073558
eISBN:
9780190073589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190073558.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Theory

This chapter follows Baryalay, a college-educated man in his early thirties who hails from, and still lives in, a volatile rural village in Nangarhar province, marred by the conflict between the ... More


Malayu Antecedents

Leonard Y. Andaya

in Leaves of the Same Tree: Trade and Ethnicity in the Straits of Melaka

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831899
eISBN:
9780824869403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831899.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter discusses how the Malayu were one of the earliest and most influential groups in the Straits of Melaka. As an ethnonym, “Malayu” initially referred to the communities living in southeast ... More


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