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Celebrating … Empowerment Projects!

Nina Eliasoph

in Making Volunteers: Civic Life after Welfare's End

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691147093
eISBN:
9781400838820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691147093.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter describes the bewildering, over-stimulating form of empowerment projects' public events. In roughly similar words, all flyers for these events invite people to “celebrate our diverse, ... More


Public Events and Police Response: Understanding Public Order Policing in Democratic India

T.K. Vinod Kumar

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198090335
eISBN:
9780199082520
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198090335.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

From peaceful demonstrations to chaotic rallies, public events are at the heart of civic discourse in modern societies. The nature and number of public events and state response define the ... More


Nature of Public Events

T.K. Vinod Kumar

in Public Events and Police Response: Understanding Public Order Policing in Democratic India

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198090335
eISBN:
9780199082520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198090335.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter examines the nature of public events. Understanding the characteristics of public events is of foremost importance for the analyses of event response dynamics. The nature of public ... More


Police Response to Public Events

T.K. Vinod Kumar

in Public Events and Police Response: Understanding Public Order Policing in Democratic India

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198090335
eISBN:
9780199082520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198090335.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter examines the police response with a view to elucidating the relationship between public events and police response. Policing systems differ across urban and rural settings due to ... More


Statistical Model of Relationship between Public Event and Police Response

T.K. Vinod Kumar

in Public Events and Police Response: Understanding Public Order Policing in Democratic India

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198090335
eISBN:
9780199082520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198090335.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The response of police to public events is both systems based and designed to meet the demands of individual events. At the organizational level the response is through the macro organizational ... More


Public Events, Police Response, and Democratic Discourse

T.K. Vinod Kumar

in Public Events and Police Response: Understanding Public Order Policing in Democratic India

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198090335
eISBN:
9780199082520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198090335.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter sums up the conclusions drawn from the qualitative and quantitative analyses undertaken in the earlier chapters in the book and places them in the context of democracy in India. Public ... More


Introduction

T.K. Vinod Kumar

in Public Events and Police Response: Understanding Public Order Policing in Democratic India

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198090335
eISBN:
9780199082520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198090335.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This introductory chapter provides the reader with an overview of public events that could range from religious gatherings to political rallies to civil protests. Defining such events as indicators ... More


Theories on Public Events

T.K. Vinod Kumar

in Public Events and Police Response: Understanding Public Order Policing in Democratic India

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198090335
eISBN:
9780199082520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198090335.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter addresses various aspects of public events, disorder, and police response. It discusses in detail the characteristics of public events before moving on to focus on public events in the ... More


A Holistic Model of Event Characteristics and Police Response

T.K. Vinod Kumar

in Public Events and Police Response: Understanding Public Order Policing in Democratic India

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198090335
eISBN:
9780199082520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198090335.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter clearly underlines the strong relationship between the characteristics of the event and police response. Characteristics of the event such as type, structure, severity of violence, prior ... More


Women in Ministry

Larry A. Witham

in Who Shall Lead Them?: The Future of Ministry in America

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195315936
eISBN:
9780199851089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195315936.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the entry of women into the clergy in the United States. The first ordination of women to the priesthood was conducted by three rebel Episcopal bishops at the Church of the ... More


The 1969 Convention

Marina Sharpe

in The Regional Law of Refugee Protection in Africa

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198826224
eISBN:
9780191865169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198826224.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Chapter 3 first addresses the regional refugee definition according to the 1969 Convention , beginning with a description of article I(2)’s international influence and an interpretation of the ... More


Transits of Venus: Ceremonies and Ontested Public Space

in Coyote Nation: Sexuality, Race, and Conquest in Modernizing New Mexico, 1880-1920

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226532424
eISBN:
9780226532523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226532523.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the bodily comportment in ceremonies and public events in New Mexico. It explained how Anglo newspapers simultaneously racialized the bodily comportment of Indians and ... More


Editing the Nation: How Radio Engineers Encode Israeli National Imaginaries

Danny Kaplan

in Radio Fields: Anthropology and Wireless Sound in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814771679
eISBN:
9780814769935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814771679.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores music-editing practices in Israeli radio, with particular emphasis on how radio engineers encode national imaginaries. Drawing on an ethnographic study of Israeli public and ... More


Introduction

Afsar Mohammad

in The Festival of Pīrs: Popular Islam and Shared Devotion in South India

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199997589
eISBN:
9780199346448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199997589.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

In this section, to explain these two processes two key terms are used—localized Islam and local Islam—the former as a relatively fixed structure that upholds the normative Islam and the latter as a ... More


Irresolute Blackness: Struggles and Maneuvers over the Representation of Community

Isar P. Godreau

in Scripts of Blackness: Race, Cultural Nationalism, and U.S. Colonialism in Puerto Rico

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038907
eISBN:
9780252096860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038907.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter examines how the showcasing of black folklore in San Antón requires work and ideological maneuvering. Dynamics of representation of “community” varied a great deal depending on whether ... More


The Importance of Being English: English Ethnic Culture in Montreal, c.1800–1864

Gillian I. Leitch

in Locating the English Diaspora, 1500-2010

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318191
eISBN:
9781846317712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317712.007
Subject:
History, Economic History

This chapter examines English ethnic culture in Montreal during the period from 1800 to 1864, focusing not only on commemorations and ethnic festivals but also on sporting activities that helped ... More


Airing Dirty Laundry

in The Money Shot: Trash, Class, and the Making of TV Talk Shows

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226309095
eISBN:
9780226309088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226309088.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book is an ethnographic account of experience “behind the scenes” at two nationally televised daytime talk shows produced in the United States. It is also an account of how daytime talk shows ... More


Introduction: Bndies on Borders

in Coyote Nation: Sexuality, Race, and Conquest in Modernizing New Mexico, 1880-1920

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226532424
eISBN:
9780226532523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226532523.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book fleshes out various aspects of the imposition of an embodied social order in New Mexico. One of the most familiar images associated with New Mexico is the howling coyote. New Mexico has a ... More


Southern Fiddlers and Fiddle Contests

Chris Goertzen

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604731224
eISBN:
9781604733310
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604731224.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This book explores the phenomenon of American fiddle contests, which now have replaced dances as the main public event where American fiddlers get together. It studies this change and what it means ... More


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