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The Old Residents Section in the Hong Kong Cemetery

Patricia Lim

in Forgotten Souls: A Social History of the Hong Kong Cemetery

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099906
eISBN:
9789882207714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099906.003.0023
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter discusses the old timers. These were the type of settlers who are buried in Section 23 of the Hong Kong Cemetery. The people in this section died over a twenty-five period at the ... More


Social Preservation

Japonica Brown-Saracino

in A Neighborhood That Never Changes: Gentrification, Social Preservation, and the Search for Authenticity

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226076621
eISBN:
9780226076645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226076645.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter documents the accounts social preservationists provide of the impetus for their relocation, which they typically locate in appreciation for ungentrified space, namely, space marked by ... More


The Varying Strategies of Social Preservation

Japonica Brown-Saracino

in A Neighborhood That Never Changes: Gentrification, Social Preservation, and the Search for Authenticity

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226076621
eISBN:
9780226076645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226076645.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Social preservationists' practices fall into three general categories: (1) symbolic, as in the use of festivals, streetscapes, and artworks that celebrate old-timers or theater productions that ... More


Self-Representation: Old-Timers' Perspectives

Japonica Brown-Saracino

in A Neighborhood That Never Changes: Gentrification, Social Preservation, and the Search for Authenticity

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226076621
eISBN:
9780226076645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226076645.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter explores the response of those whom social preservationists regard as old-timers to gentrification. Drawing from interviews and observations, it documents their perspectives on community ... More


Conclusion

Japonica Brown-Saracino

in A Neighborhood That Never Changes: Gentrification, Social Preservation, and the Search for Authenticity

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226076621
eISBN:
9780226076645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226076645.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

It is plausible that some of the very concerns that inspire social preservationists' attention to old-timers encouraged scholars to overlook social preservation or at least to leave it unexplored. ... More


the Social Practice of Informal Political Talk

in Talking about Politics: Informal Groups and Social Identity in American Life

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226872186
eISBN:
9780226872216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226872216.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter uses the observations of the men at the corner store and the women in the craft guild to provide a descriptive overview of the nature of their talk and demonstrate that this is a social ... More


Public Discussion of the Daily News

in Talking about Politics: Informal Groups and Social Identity in American Life

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226872186
eISBN:
9780226872216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226872216.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The evidence of the existence as well as the shape of the process of using social identities within a group context to understand political issues is provided by an investigation of the role of the ... More


The Data Are Not Given: Perspectives, Political Trust, and the 2000 Elections

in Talking about Politics: Informal Groups and Social Identity in American Life

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226872186
eISBN:
9780226872216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226872216.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter illustrates the way in which small groups of people interpret politics with socially rooted perspectives through an analysis of interpretations of a major political event, the aftermath ... More


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