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Nation‐States and Immigrant Societies

Michael Walzer

in Can Liberal Pluralism be Exported?: Western Political Theory and Ethnic Relations in Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780199248155
eISBN:
9780191602955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019924815X.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This paper presents an alternative to William Kymlicka’s approach for the integration or accommodation of ethnocultural groups in democratic states. It contends that there are different types of ... More


Culture in Mergers and Acquisitions: A Critical Synthesis and Steps Forward

Satu Teerikangas and Philippe Véry

in The Handbook of Mergers and Acquisitions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199601462
eISBN:
9780191743320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199601462.003.0016
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Strategy

As part of the globalization trend experienced by organizations worldwide, the number of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) has been steadily rising. Despite this optimism, many of these ventures end up ... More


Spatial Analysis and National Culture

Claudio Lomnitz-Adler

in Exits from the Labyrinth: Culture and Ideology in the Mexican National Space

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520077881
eISBN:
9780520912472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520077881.003.0019
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter reports a spatial analysis of Mexican political forms. Most of the works on Mexican national culture emerged out of concern with the forms in which Mexico was or was not modernizing. The ... More


A Scottish Perspective

Craig Cairns

in The Promotion of Knowledge: Lectures to Mark the Centenary of the British Academy 1902-2002

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263129
eISBN:
9780191734861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263129.003.0010
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter criticizes Keith Robbins' lecture on the history of Ireland, Scotland and Wales. It argues that Robbins' request for correspondence and dialogue contradicts his previous statement that ... More


Introduction: The Project and the Labyrinth

Claudio Lomnitz-Adler

in Exits from the Labyrinth: Culture and Ideology in the Mexican National Space

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520077881
eISBN:
9780520912472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520077881.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This book reviews the study of national culture. The problem covered is both political and conceptual. Its political dimension is associated to the formulation and discussion of alternate national ... More


State and Market in India's Culture

Balmiki Prasad Singh

in India's Culture: The State, the Arts, and Beyond

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198060635
eISBN:
9780199080250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198060635.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Along with market and trade, culture will soon be an important variable in determining the global position of a country. In India's long and uninterrupted cultural history, religion, trade and the ... More


Exits from the Labyrinth: Culture and Ideology in the Mexican National Space

Claudio Lomnitz-Adler

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520077881
eISBN:
9780520912472
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520077881.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

Can we address the issue of nationalism without polemics and restore it to the domain of social science? This book takes a major step in that direction by applying anthropological tools to the study ... More


Theory and Politics

Claudio Lomnitz-Adler

in Exits from the Labyrinth: Culture and Ideology in the Mexican National Space

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520077881
eISBN:
9780520912472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520077881.003.0016
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

Guillermo Bonfil's México profundo promotes the idea that there is a “deep” Mexico, a common Mexican culture, which is grounded in Indian culture. This book attempts to grapple with the old and ... More


Continuing Divergence of HRM Practices: US and European-Based Company-Level HRM Practices

Ferrie Pot and Jaap Paauwe

in HRM and Performance: Achieving Long Term Viability

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199273904
eISBN:
9780191699726
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273904.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Organization Studies

It is important to note that human resource managers should consider their organization's institutional environment. This institutional environment is composed of a wide variety of dimensions since ... More


“The Commercial Spirit Has Entered In”: Speech, Fiction, and Advertising

Ellen Gruber Garvey

in The Adman in the Parlor: Magazines and the Gendering of Consumer Culture, 1880s to 1910s

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195108224
eISBN:
9780199855070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195108224.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

As advertising increasingly entered daily life, writers and commentators grappled with the meaning of the new advertising discourse. This chapter examines the more diffuse movement of advertising ... More


The Cultural Dimension of Human Rights

Ana Vrdoljak (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199642120
eISBN:
9780191770401
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199642120.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The intersections between culture and human rights have engaged some of the most heated and controversial debates across international law and theory. As understandings of culture have evolved in ... More


Reconsidering East Asian Connectivity and the Usefulness of Media and Cultural Studies

Kōichi Iwabuchi

in Cultural Studies and Cultural Industries in Northeast Asia: What a Difference a Region Makes

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099746
eISBN:
9789882206793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099746.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter looks first at how the logic of corporatism has deeply penetrated transnational media culture flows and how states are also joining the game of corporate branding of the nation in ways ... More


Conclusion

Daniel G. Williams

in Ethnicity and Cultural Authority: From Arnold to Du Bois

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748622054
eISBN:
9780748651993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622054.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This concluding chapter reviews the discussions of the previous chapters, looking at the conservationist ethnic movements that challenged the idea of common national cultures in the United States and ... More


Indonesian Cinema before Reformasi

Thomas Barker

in Indonesian Cinema after the New Order: Going Mainstream

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9789888528073
eISBN:
9789882204751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528073.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Tracing the history of Indonesian cinema up until 1998, this chapter considers the way in which cinema was conceptualised through post-independence nationalism and later by its relationship to the ... More


Drama Kings: Players and Publics in the Re-creation of Peking Opera, 1870-1937

Joshua Goldstein

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520247529
eISBN:
9780520932791
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247529.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book describes the formation of the Peking opera in late Qing and its subsequent rise and re-creation as the epitome of the Chinese national culture in Republican era China. Providing an ... More


Joseph II and Nationality in the Habsburg Lands

R. J. W. Evans

in Austria, Hungary, and the Habsburgs: Central Europe c.1683-1867

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199541621
eISBN:
9780191701252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541621.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter presents an essay on the efforts of Joseph II to gain uniform and absolute control of Central Europe in the 1780s. He made two such attempts, which helped generate or catalyse forces of ... More


Jefferson and the Yeoman Republic

Stanley Elkins and Eric McKitrick

in The Age of Federalism

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195093810
eISBN:
9780199854127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195093810.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Thomas Jefferson's view of the city, as embodying forces which were foreign, unnatural, and corrupting to the morals of his fellow-citizens, was one to which he would hold throughout the remainder of ... More


The Uphill Struggle

Zbyněk Zeman and Antonín Klimek

in The Life of Edvard Beneš 1884–1948: Czechoslovakia in Peace and War

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205838
eISBN:
9780191676802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205838.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter describes the determination of the Czechoslovaks to fight which helped them to achieve the recognition of the national council. The British found it more convenient to deal with one ... More


Madams, Murders, and the Media: Akhbar al-Hawadith and the Emergence of a Mass Culture in 1920s Egypt1

Shaun T. Lopez

in Re-Envisioning Egypt 1919-1952

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789774249006
eISBN:
9781617971006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774249006.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter tells the story of the 1920 Alexandria serial murders, the “Raya and Sakina” murders, and argues that they played an important role in constructing the notion of an Egyptian national ... More


Introduction

Edward Whitley

in American Bards: Walt Whitman and Other Unlikely Candidates for National Poet

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834213
eISBN:
9781469606354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899427_whitley.6
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This book focuses on three relatively unknown antebellum poets—African American separatist James M. Whitfield, Mormon pioneer Eliza R. Snow, and Cherokee journalist John Rollin Ridge—and the ... More


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