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“Also the School Is a Temple”: Republicanism, Imagined Transnational Spaces, and the Schooling of Muslim Youth in France

André Elias Mazawi

in Being Young and Muslim: New Cultural Politics in the Global South and North

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195369212
eISBN:
9780199871179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369212.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Islam

This chapter is concerned with the debates and media constructions on the schooling of Muslim youth in France. First, it positions these debates in relation to the shifting bases of political power ... More


The Media Poor and the Stories about Them

Christian Albrekt Larsen

in The Rise and Fall of Social Cohesion: The Construction and De-construction of Social Trust in the US, UK, Sweden and Denmark

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199681846
eISBN:
9780191761683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681846.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter provides a unique overview of how ‘the bottom’ in general is constructed in the US, UK, Sweden, and Denmark. Some of these patterns reflect some of the socio-economic ‘realities’ ... More


Medicalizing Crime—Criminalizing Health? The Role of Law

Jonathan Montgomery

in The Criminal Justice System and Health Care

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199228294
eISBN:
9780191711343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199228294.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter draws together the broad themes of the book, utilizing two of the areas of focus (the criminalization of medical malpractice and disease transmission) as case studies. A socio-legal ... More


Mainstreaming Latina Identity: Culture-Blind and Colorblind Themes in Viewer Interpretations of Ugly Betty

Philip A. Kretsedemas

in The Colorblind Screen: Television in Post-Racial America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479809769
eISBN:
9781479893331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479809769.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter uses audience studies and focus groups to examine viewers' ability and willingness to decode racial subtexts in Ugly Betty. The findings suggest that while audiences do react positively ... More


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