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Heated Debate on the Ethnic Beauty Pageant

Chiou-Ling Yeh

in Making an American Festival: Chinese New Year in San Francisco's Chinatown

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520253506
eISBN:
9780520942431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520253506.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the extent to which participants have transformed the Miss Chinatown U.S.A. beauty pageant in San Francisco since the late 1960s. While many contestants achieved their personal ... More


Rallying ’round the leader more than the flag: Changes in Russian nationalist public opinion 2013–14

Mikhail A. Alexseev and Henry E. Hale

in The New Russian Nationalism: "Imperialism, Ethnicity and Authoritarianism 2000-2015"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781474410427
eISBN:
9781474418751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474410427.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter analyses and compares the results of the 2013 and 2014 NEORUSS surveys. It finds that attitudes regarding such typically ‘nationalist’ issues as ethnic pride and ethnocentrism had ... More


Mayan Soldier-Citizens: Ethnic Pride in the Guatemalan Military, 1925–1945

David Carey

in Military Struggle and Identity Formation in Latin America: Race, Nation, and Community During the Liberal Period

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034874
eISBN:
9780813038438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034874.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The relationship between the Maya and the military had been an uneasy one since the 1870s when Liberal leaders began expanding the size of the army and the role of the militias. Since militias were ... More


Liberation Movements

Cyrus R. K. Patell

in Emergent U.S. Literatures: From Multiculturalism to Cosmopolitanism in the Late Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479893720
eISBN:
9781479879502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479893720.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter discusses the liberation movements of the 1960s and the emergent writing that followed. During the 1960s, literature had played a crucial role in the formation of ethnic identity and the ... More


The Theatricality of Everyday Life

Andrea Most

in Theatrical Liberalism: Jews and Popular Entertainment in America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814708194
eISBN:
9780814707982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814708194.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In the late 1950s and early 1960s, the values of theatrical liberalism caught the imagination of Jewish social scientists, who found it useful for explaining everyday behavior. At the same time, a ... More


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