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The Language of Ethnicity

Aaron P. Johnson

in Ethnicity and Argument in Eusebius' Praeparatio Evangelica

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199296132
eISBN:
9780191712302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296132.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter argues for the value of a discursive approach to ethnicity — one that looks for the mechanisms of its construction within social interaction, especially as a process of boundary ... More


Making Friends across Ethnic Boundaries: Are Personal Networks of Adolescents Diverse?

Frank van Tubergen and Sanne Smith

in Growing up in Diverse Societies: The Integration of the Children of Immigrants in England, Germany, the Netherlands, and Sweden

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780197266373
eISBN:
9780191879562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266373.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

How ethnically diverse are the social networks of adolescents in Europe? The present study finds that ethnic majority youth in England, Germany, Netherlands and Sweden have very few ties to ethnic ... More


Ethnic Boundaries

Harlan Lane, Richard C. Pillard, and Ulf Hedberg

in The People of the Eye: Deaf Ethnicity and Ancestry

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199759293
eISBN:
9780199863372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199759293.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Chapter 2 addresses the ways in which properties of ethnic groups create and maintain ethnic boundaries. The contexts in which we find active boundary maintenance in the Deaf-World can be sorted into ... More


Israel Among the Nations: Biblical Culture in the Ancient Near East

Ronald Hendel

in Remembering Abraham: Culture, Memory, and History in the Hebrew Bible

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195177961
eISBN:
9780199784622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195177967.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Ancient Israel was a nation in the Near East, but it conceived of itself as a unique people. This chapter investigates the ways that Israel constructed its cultural identity in relation to its ... More


Culture and Closure: This chapter is co-authored with Thomas Soehl

Andreas Wimmer

in Ethnic Boundary Making: Institutions, Power, Networks

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199927371
eISBN:
9780199980536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199927371.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity, Social Theory

Various approaches in the social sciences and the humanities assume that individual value orientations are closely associated with and shaped by their ethnic background. Others propose that ethnicity ... More


Introduction

Lentz Carola

in Ethnicity and the Making of History in Northern Ghana

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748624010
eISBN:
9780748652969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624010.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

Far-reaching political, social, and cultural transformations have taken place since the end of the nineteenth century in North-Western Ghana, a region which in the pre-colonial period was neither ... More


Conclusion: Wholly Fractured, Wholly Whole: Innovating “Traditions” and Reconstructing Self in Come to My Kwe-Kwe Rituals

Gillian Richards-Greaves

in Rediasporization: African-Guyanese Kweh-Kweh

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496831156
eISBN:
9781496831200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496831156.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter synthesizes the arguments throughout the book to demonstrate how Come to My Kwe-Kwe has become increasingly important to the process of rediasporization in the African-Guyanese community ... More


The Orang Asli/Suku Terasing and the Malayu

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/9780824831899.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter explores the Orang Asli, an ethnic category known as “Suku Terasing” in Indonesia. It provides another example of how a shift in trade affects relationships between groups, leading to a ... More


Locating the Samnites

Rafael Scopacasa

in Ancient Samnium: Settlement, Culture, and Identity between History and Archaeology

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198713760
eISBN:
9780191782152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198713760.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, Archaeology: Non-Classical

This chapter brings together the written evidence to discuss descriptions of the Samnites in Greek and Roman texts, and what these descriptions tell us about how communities in Samnium may have ... More


Dipping In: Baptism and the State of the Body

Rachel Havrelock

in River Jordan: The Mythology of a Dividing Line

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226319575
eISBN:
9780226319599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226319599.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter discusses W. D. Davies's theory of how Christianity “increasingly abandoned the geographic involvement of Judaism” and shattered its system of territorial borders. Christianity overcame ... More


The Birth of Greater Aitolia, 279–270 b.c.

Joseph B. Scholten

in The Politics of Plunder: Aitolians and their Koinon in the Early Hellenistic Era, 279-217 B.C.

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520201873
eISBN:
9780520916746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520201873.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter talks about the Aitolians' momentous abandonment of the traditional, ethnic boundaries of their political economy, providing as it did the potential for creating a new mainland polity ... More


Toward a Global History of Anthropology

Rainer F. Buschmann

in Anthropology's Global Histories: The Ethnographic Frontier in German New Guinea, 1870-1935

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831844
eISBN:
9780824869960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831844.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This introductory chapter begins with a brief discussion of the increasing reconciliation between the disciplines of anthropology and history. It then to European exploration of the Pacific Ocean and ... More


Carvalho Yeo and the 1928 Hong Kong Treasury Swindle

Christopher Munn

in Meeting Place: Encounters across Cultures in Hong Kong, 1841-1984

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9789888390847
eISBN:
9789888455010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390847.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

In 1928 Carvalho Yeo was accused of stealing more than a quarter of a million dollars from the Government Treasury through an elaborate cheque fraud. Yeo was traced to Shanghai and brought back to ... More


Being and Becoming: Polish Conversions to Judaism and the Dynamics of Affiliation

Jan Lorenz

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 33: Jewish Religious Life in Poland since 1750

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781906764753
eISBN:
9781800852044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764753.003.0019
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter explores conversions to Judaism in pre-modern confessional states that were recognized as central to the experience of European Jews and became common in antiquity in the last two ... More


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