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Men Do Matter: The Socially Supportive Role of the African American “Uncle” in the Lives of Single-Female Headed Households and At-Risk African American Male Youth

Joseph B. Richardson

in Social Work With African American Males: Health, Mental Health, and Social Policy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195314366
eISBN:
9780199865567
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195314366.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations, Health and Mental Health

This chapter examines the role of nonbiological fathers, specifically the African American “uncle” as a vital but often overlooked source of social support in the lives of African American male ... More


Fatherhood and the Habit of Command: L. Aemilius Paullus and the Adelphoe

MATTHEW LEIGH

in Comedy and the Rise of Rome

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199266760
eISBN:
9780191708916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199266760.003.05
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter begins by investigating the sense that the historicist approach to the Adelphoe, for all that it was richly and excitingly suggestive, had never recovered from the perception of a ... More


Conclusion

Anna von der Goltz

in Hindenburg: Power, Myth, and the Rise of the Nazis

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199570324
eISBN:
9780191722240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570324.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This concluding chapter highlights common threads between chapters. It argues that Hindenburg's appeal was not limited by class, regional, or religious constraints. Hindenburg-worship differed ... More


“Everything His Father Was Not”: Fatherhood and Father Figures in Barack Obama’s First Term

Heidi Ardizzone

in Race and the Obama Phenomenon: The Vision of a More Perfect Multiracial Union

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781628460216
eISBN:
9781626740426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628460216.003.0012
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines Obama’s performance as a father and its role in his political career. His public interactions with children are part of his own self-representation and the political ... More


A False Father Found: Malvo Meets John Muhammad

Carmeta Albarus and Jonathan H. Mack

in The Making of Lee Boyd Malvo: The D.C. Sniper

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231143110
eISBN:
9780231512688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231143110.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter describes the first meeting between Lee Boyd Malvo and John Muhammad, his perceived “hero” father figure. It was during the early days of October 2000 that Malvo first encountered John ... More


Imagining Father

Mutsuo Takahashi

in Twelve Views from the Distance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816672776
eISBN:
9781452948157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816672776.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter talks about Takahashi Mutsuo’s childhood perception of his father, Shirō, who died a few months after his birth. It describes the self-portrait painting and family grave stone that ... More


Conclusion: The Dream of Cinema

Whitney Crothers Dilley

in The Cinema of Ang Lee: The Other Side of the Screen

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167734
eISBN:
9780231538497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167734.003.0015
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This concluding chapter assesses Taiwanese-born Hollywood director Ang Lee's place in the history of world cinema. After winning two Best Director Academy Awards for Brokeback Mountain in 2006 and ... More


“That Pause for Contemplation”: A Centennial Meditation on Ralph Ellison

John Callahan

in The New Territory: Ralph Ellison and the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781496806796
eISBN:
9781496806833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496806796.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

In “’That Pause for Contemplation’: A Centennial Meditation on Ralph Ellison,” John Callahan—Ellison’s literary executor and the dean of Ellison studies—looks back upon Ellison’s life and work, ... More


Control, Discipline, and Punish: Black Masculinity and (In)visible Whiteness in the NBA

Rachel Alicia Griffin and Bernadette Marie Calafell

in Critical Rhetorics of Race

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814762226
eISBN:
9780814765296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814762226.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter critiques the “allegorical power of sport” in relation to historical and contemporary manifestations of white supremacy. In particular, it argues that media discourse about the NBA ... More


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