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 Bakuzufu: Contested Identities and the Quest for Power in African Christianity

Ogbu Kalu

in African Pentecostalism: An Introduction

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195340006
eISBN:
9780199867073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340006.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

Africans have tended to appropriate the charismatic dimensions of the gospel, attracted to the extra power offered by the new religion, and stamped it with an African identity. This charismatic and ... More


Historical Overview and General Introduction

Lynette A. Jones and Susan J. Lederman

in Human Hand Function

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195173154
eISBN:
9780199786749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173154.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter provides an historical overview and general introduction to the topic of human hand function. It also provides a new framework for conceptually organizing human hand functions along a ... More


The Roots of Identity Theory

Peter J. Burke and Jan E. Stets

in Identity Theory

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195388275
eISBN:
9780199943937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388275.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Social Psychology and Interaction

This chapter presents the historical roots of identity theory in symbolic interactionist thought. It reviews both perceptual control theory and symbolic interactionism, specifically the works of ... More


Exploring the roots of terrorism

Cheryl E. Easley and Carol Easley Allen

in Terrorism and Public Health: A balanced approach to strengthening systems and protecting people

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195325256
eISBN:
9780199864409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325256.003.0018
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter explores the roots of terrorism. It addresses historical and political roots of terrorism, economic and social roots of terrorism, and the philosophical, ideological, and religious roots ... More


Let’s Play Lewis & Clark!: Strange Visions of Nature and History at the Bicentennial

Mark Spence

in Lewis & Clark: Legacies, Memories, and New Perspectives

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520228399
eISBN:
9780520937147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520228399.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter uses a combination of the present understandings of Lewis and Clark and the original purposes of the expedition to demonstrate that the bicentennial was celebrated as a chance for ... More


“Identity” Declined in the Plural

Massimo Montanari

in Let the Meatballs Rest: And Other Stories About Food and Culture

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231157339
eISBN:
9780231527880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231157339.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter discusses the notion of food as a fundamental instrument of cultural identity. Many have, after all, asserted their identities via the authenticities of a particular cuisine, yet food ... More


Background and theoretical assumptions

Mary Dalrymple, John J. Lowe, and Louise Mycock

in The Oxford Reference Guide to Lexical Functional Grammar

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780198733300
eISBN:
9780191874246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198733300.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter sets the scene for the rest of the work. The chapter first describes the historical roots and development of Lexical Functional Grammar, a nontransformational theory of linguistic ... More


Tending the Body: The History of Economics

Julie A. Nelson

in Economics for Humans

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226572024
eISBN:
9780226572055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226572055.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This chapter reviews the history of economics from its early concern with bodily provisioning. It tries to demonstrate that the metaphor of the mechanistic, amoral, clockwork economy has particular ... More


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