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Concluding Summary and Some Global Observations

Nachman Ben-Yehuda

in Theocratic Democracy: The Social Construction of Religious and Secular Extremism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199734863
eISBN:
9780199895090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734863.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This concluding chapter frames Haredi deviant and unconventional behavior within symbolic processes of social change and social stability. The most prominent media reported Haredi infraction is ... More


Conclusion: The Giant Yams of Pohnpei

Robert A. Paul

in Mixed Messages: Cultural and Genetic Inheritance in the Constitution of Human Society

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226240725
eISBN:
9780226241050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226241050.003.0011
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Boyd and Richerson suggest that the practice of growing giant yams on the island of Pohnpei is an example of a runaway process at the symbolic level, paralleling the runaway process in biological ... More


The Capitol and Other Public Spheres

Hannah Rosen

in Terror in the Heart of Freedom: Citizenship, Sexual Violence, and the Meaning of Race in the Postemancipation South

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832028
eISBN:
9781469605715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888568_rosen.6
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter describes how, throughout the South, people who had once been slaves were demanding a voice in public affairs in the early stage of congressional Reconstruction. Following emancipation, ... More


‘A real live organisation’: The Liverpool Women's Social and Political Union, 1905–14

in Mrs Brown is a Man and a Brother: Women in Merseyside's Political Organisations 1890-1920

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237389
eISBN:
9781846313608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853237389.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the history of the Liverpool Women's Social and Political Union (WSPU) during the period from 1905 to 1914. It explains that the WSPU was formed by Manchester Independent Labour ... More


Mixed Messages: Cultural and Genetic Inheritance in the Constitution of Human Society

Robert A. Paul

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226240725
eISBN:
9780226241050
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226241050.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Starting from the observed fact that humans construct themselves using information carried in two separate channels, one cultural and consisting largely of symbols, the other genetic and consisting ... More


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