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The Burden of Black Religion

Curtis J. Evans

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195328189
eISBN:
9780199870028
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328189.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book is about the crucial role that black religion has played in the United States as an imagined community or a united nation. The book argues that cultural images and interpretations of ... More


Engineering Rationality: ‘System Shall Replace Chaos’

Yehouda Shenhav

in Manufacturing Rationality: The Engineering Foundations of the Managerial Revolution

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199250004
eISBN:
9780191697869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250004.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Business History

This chapter traces the origin of the two engineering projects, ‘systematization’ and ‘standardization’, and defines them as social practices and cultural images that formed the backbone of ... More


Reb Goethe and the Problematics of Russian-Jewish Authorship

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/9780804770552.003.0016
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter examines the place of Christian and post-Christian imaginative patterns in the cultural and artistic self-image of Russian-Jewish artists, and in their ideas of “the Jews” and ... More


. Black Greek-Letter Fraternities and Masculinities

Reynaldo Anderson, Paul M. Buckley, and Natalie T. J. Tindall

in Black Greek-Letter Organizations 2.0: New Directions in the Study of African American Fraternities and Sororities

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604739213
eISBN:
9781604739220
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604739213.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines fraternity stereotypes by focusing on the tropes of the “Man’s Man,” “Ladies’ Man,” and “Gentleman” as they relate to three black Greek-letter fraternities (BGLFs): Kappa Alpha ... More


Images of Time: Mind, Science, Reality

George Jaroszkiewicz

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198718062
eISBN:
9780191787553
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718062.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

Time is fascinating and important to everyone. This book does two things: it reviews a great range of images of time, that is, theories of time, from a diversity of perspectives: historical, ... More


The Social Sciences in Modern Japan: The Marxian and Modernist Traditions

Andrew Barshay

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520236455
eISBN:
9780520941335
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520236455.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This history of Japanese social science from the 1890s to the present day considers the various forms of modernity that the processes of “development” or “rationalization” have engendered and the ... More


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