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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


A Durable Scale

Eric T. Freyfogle

in Agrarianism and the Good Society: Land, Culture, Conflict, and Hope

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124391
eISBN:
9780813134888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124391.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Aldo Leopold was the leading voice in the conservation community until his death in 1948. He first gained prominence in 1920, when he promoted the then-novel idea of protecting the remaining wild ... More


Travels in the Body: Technologies of Waste in the Chinese Diaspora

Deborah L. Madsen

in China Abroad: Travels, Subjects, Spaces

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099456
eISBN:
9789882206687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099456.003.0010
Subject:
History, Asian History

The theme of toilets in particular, and waste in general, permeates the cultural production of the Chinese diaspora. This chapter analyzes the toilet as an element of material culture that usually ... More


Signifying Power in Africa

Deborah D. Kaspin

in Images and Empires: Visuality in Colonial and Postcolonial Africa

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520229488
eISBN:
9780520927292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520229488.003.0014
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter sums up the key findings on this study on the colonial visual images of Africa. It describes several roles played by visual images in the political landscapes of Africa and suggests that ... More


Introduction

Julia M. H. Smith

in Europe after Rome: A New Cultural History 500-1000

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780192892638
eISBN:
9780191670626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192892638.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This introductory chapter presents the main argument of this book, namely that contrary to existing paradigms, the dynamic transformation of Europe's cultures between Antiquity and the Middle Ages ... More


Heidegger and McLuhan: the Computer as Component

Michael Heim

in The Metaphysics of Virtual Reality

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195092585
eISBN:
9780199852987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195092585.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Heidegger's philosophy highlights the clash between technology and human values. Though he did not live long enough to witness the proliferation of microcomputers, his ideas are still viable means to ... More


Introduction: Engaging with Interactions: Traditions as Context-Bound Articulations

Elfriede Hermann

in Changing Contexts, Shifting Meanings: Transformations of Cultural Traditions in Oceania

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833664
eISBN:
9780824870355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833664.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This introductory chapter sets out the book's purpose, which is to demonstrate how social and structural interactions in Oceania yield articulations of cultural traditions and their meanings. The ... More


Our Story

Riane Eisler

in Nurturing Our Humanity: How Domination and Partnership Shape Our Brains, Lives, and Future

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190935726
eISBN:
9780190935757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190935726.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Social Psychology

This stage-setting chapter introduces a way to address more effectively our mounting social, economic, and environmental challenges: the Biocultural Partnership-Domination Lens. Transcending ... More


Global Edge: Miami in the Twenty-First Century

Alejandro Portes and Ariel C. Armony

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520297104
eISBN:
9780520969612
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297104.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Over the last quarter of a century, no other city like Miami has rapidly transformed into a global city. This book charts the social tensions and unexpected consequences of this remarkable process of ... More


Cultural Change in Oceania: Remembering the Historical Questions

Peter Hempenstall

in Changing Contexts, Shifting Meanings: Transformations of Cultural Traditions in Oceania

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833664
eISBN:
9780824870355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833664.003.0020
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter considers the myriad cases presented during the symposium “Changing Contexts—Shifting Meanings: Transformations of Cultural Traditions in Oceania”, sponsored by the Honolulu Academy of ... More


Transcultural Presence

Bill Ashcroft

in Presence: Philosophy, History, and Cultural Theory for the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452208
eISBN:
9780801469206
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452208.003.0008
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter seeks to discuss a production of “presence” that is not so much a moment of aesthetic intensity as it is a moment of cultural transformation. Such presence may be seen to occur in ... More


To Reinvent Life

Lewis Watts and Eric Porter

in New Orleans Suite: Music and Culture in Transition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780520273870
eISBN:
9780520955325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273870.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, American

Section 5 focuses on cultural shifts that are happening along with demographic transformations and changing spatial relationships in the city. It suggests that future writing about New Orleans will ... More


Preamble

in Memoirs of a Grandmother: Scenes from the Cultural History of the Jews of Russia in the Nineteenth Century, Volume One

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804768795
eISBN:
9780804775045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804768795.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

In this preamble, Pauline Wengeroff reflects on the experiences and observations that she recorded in her memoirs. She remembers a joyful, worry-free childhood in her parents' home, followed by ... More


Introduction

Lisa Tiersten

in Marianne in the Market: Envisioning Consumer Society in Fin-de-Siecle France

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520225299
eISBN:
9780520925656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520225299.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This introductory chapter explains the theme of this volume, which is about the antagonism between the marketplace and the French Republic. This book examines the contests over the meanings of the ... More


This new England

John Baxendale

in Priestley's England: J. B. Priestley and English Culture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719072864
eISBN:
9781781700662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719072864.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter deals with the development of England as a city state. Priestley was among the first of his contemporaries to recognise that something new was being born in suburban England, something ... More


Holding On to Reality: The Nature of Information at the Turn of the Millennium

Albert Borgmann

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226066257
eISBN:
9780226066226
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226066226.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This book is a history of information, from its inception in the natural world to its role in the transformation of culture to the current Internet mania and is attendant assets and liabilities. ... More


The Distributed Society: Andean Sounds, Mediated Scenes, and Urban Space

Joshua Tucker

in Gentleman Troubadours and Andean Pop Stars: Huayno Music, Media Work, and Ethnic Imaginaries in Urban Peru

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226923956
eISBN:
9780226923970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226923970.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter outlines the historical factors that weigh upon the contemporary significance of Ayacuchano music in Peru’s public sphere. It discusses the recording of huayno music; the recent ... More


Maori Traditions in Analogy with the Past

Toon van Meijl

in Changing Contexts, Shifting Meanings: Transformations of Cultural Traditions in Oceania

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833664
eISBN:
9780824870355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833664.003.0017
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter proposes a new analytical concept for studying indigenous discourses on tradition: traditions as reconstructions of cultural practices analogous to similar actions performed in the past. ... More


This is (not) Detroit: projecting the future of Germany’s Ruhr region

Julia Sattler

in Why Detroit Matters: Decline, Renewal and Hope in a Divided City

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447327868
eISBN:
9781447327882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327868.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Using the example of Germany’s Ruhr region, this chapter discusses Detroit’s relevance outside of the United States. Like Detroit, the Ruhr has gone through a massive process of economic ... More


The Oxford English Literary History: Volume I: 1000-1350: Conquest and Transformation

Laura Ashe

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780199575381
eISBN:
9780191845420
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199575381.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This book is a new literary and cultural history of the period 1000–1350, documenting its transformative, foundational importance. These centuries have never before received a comprehensive ... More


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