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Social Building Blocks of New Religious Movements: Organization and Leadership

E. Burke Rochford Jr.

in Teaching New Religious Movements

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195177299
eISBN:
9780199785537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177299.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter considers a number of questions and issues central to leadership and organization within new religions. Four key issues are explored: the social and historical context in which new ... More


Immigrants and Ethnics: Post–World War II Italian Immigration and Boston’s North End (1945–2016)

James S. Pasto

in New Italian Migrations to the United States: Vol. 1: Politics and History since 1945

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040955
eISBN:
9780252099496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040955.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter presents post-World War II Italian immigration to Boston’s North End against tropes of mafia, racial conflict, and white flight in favor of analysis in terms of segmented assimilation ... More


The Crystallization of an Anti-Dutch Narrative

Joyce D. Goodfriend

in Who Should Rule at Home?: Confronting the Elite in British New York City

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780801451270
eISBN:
9781501708046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451270.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter examines the enduring confusion about the persistence of local Dutch culture in British New York, showing that cultural authority was imposed on Dutch New Yorkers through an officially ... More


“Every Day Is Gay Day Here”: Hating the Faire

Rachel Lee Rubin

in Well Met: Renaissance Faires and the American Counterculture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814771389
eISBN:
9780814738108
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814771389.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the disdain for the Renaissance faire and how the faire has been linked to what sociologist Stanley Cohen termed “moral panics.” Residents of areas adjoining Renaissance faire ... More


Italian Immigrant Radical Culture: The Idealism of the Sovversivi in the United States, 1890-1940

Marcella Bencivenni

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814791035
eISBN:
9780814723180
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814791035.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Maligned by modern media and often stereotyped, Italian Americans possess a vibrant, if largely forgotten, radical past. This book delves into the history of the sovversivi, a transnational ... More


A Man for All Seasons: Lincoln in Spain

Carolyn P. Boyd

in The Global Lincoln

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195379112
eISBN:
9780190254643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195379112.003.0011
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter examines the image and reputation of Abraham Lincoln in Spain. It explains that many Spaniards found inspiration in the life and career of Lincoln because they saw him as the embodiment ... More


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