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“Risen into Empire”: Moral Geographies of the American Republic

David N. Livingstone

in Geography and Revolution

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226487335
eISBN:
9780226487359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226487359.003.0011
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter focuses on the production of geographies in the period of the American Revolution and draws upon several different species of geographical text in order to ascertain how they were ... More


Moral Geographies of Climate Change

Kristina Diprose, Gill Valentine, Robert M. Vanderbeck, Chen Liu, and Katie Mcquaid

in Climate Change, Consumption and Intergenerational Justice: Lived Experiences in China, Uganda and the UK

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781529204735
eISBN:
9781529204773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529204735.003.0004
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

This chapter explores how local perceptions of climate change intersect with considerations of environmental justice, contrasting moral readings of climate change that differently emphasise ... More


Race and the Spatial Boundaries of Respectability

in I've Got to Make My Livin': Black Women's Sex Work in Turn-of-the-Century Chicago

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226055985
eISBN:
9780226056005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226056005.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the racial and spatial boundaries of respectability in the context of the sex economy in Chicago. It suggests that the visibility of African American prostitutes generated ... More


Orientations: Moral Geographies in Transnational Ghanaian Pentecostal Networks

Kristine Krause

in The Anthropology of Global Pentecostalism and Evangelicalism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780814772591
eISBN:
9780814723517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814772591.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

This chapter concerns how Pentecostal believers evaluate, sustain, and create moral geographies of their inner selves, their surroundings, and the wider world in their charismatic practices. It ... More


Music, Maturity, and the Moral Geography in Leave It to Beaver (1957–1963)

Stanley C. Pelkey

in Anxiety Muted: American Film Music in a Suburban Age

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199936151
eISBN:
9780190204662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199936151.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

Leave It to Beaver can be described as an overly idealized and sentimental portrayal of the family in the 1950s and early 1960s. Books on child psychology and parenting published in the 1940s and ... More


The Mind of Empire: China's History and Modern Foreign Relations

Christopher A. Ford

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813192635
eISBN:
9780813135519
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813192635.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In the last century, no other nation has grown and transformed itself with such zeal as China. With a booming economy, a formidable military, and a rapidly expanding population, China is emerging as ... More


Exotic Familiarity

Xin Liu

in In One's Own Shadow: An Ethnographic Account of the Condition of Post-reform Rural China

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520219939
eISBN:
9780520923478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520219939.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter argues that the most backward people in rural China are the “dead brains”: people who are not only poor but also incapable of making changes in life. No time seems more pleasant than the ... More


Britain: Brands and Standards

Susanne Freidberg

in French Beans and Food Scares: Culture and Commerce in an Anxious Age

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195169607
eISBN:
9780197562185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195169607.003.0008
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

In February 2002, the Financial Times ran a full-page article on the dangers posed by excessive “food miles.” It was written by the editor of Country Life, a magazine dedicated to the preservation ... More


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