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Minos and the Moderns: Cretan Myth in Twentieth-Century Literature and Art

Theodore Ziolkowski

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195336917
eISBN:
9780199868353
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195336917.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book considers three mythological complexes that enjoyed a unique surge of interest in 20th-century European literature, art, and music. While many works deal with the literary use of myth—a ... More


Trade Union Merger Strategies: Purpose, Process, and Performance

Roger Undy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199544943
eISBN:
9780191719936
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199544943.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This empirical study of British trade union mergers examines the causes of mergers; the search for merger partners; merger negotiations; and merger outcomes. These developments are set within the ... More


Mergers: Good or Bad for Unions?

Roger Undy

in Trade Union Merger Strategies: Purpose, Process, and Performance

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199544943
eISBN:
9780191719936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199544943.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

The effect of mergers on the partner unions' post‐merger performance is addressed before assessing the implications of union mergers for the wider trade union movements' revitalization. It is ... More


Endangered Languages of Austronesia

Margaret Florey (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199544547
eISBN:
9780191720260
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199544547.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This book explores challenges to linguistic vitality confronting many minority languages in the highly diverse and geographically far-flung Austronesian language family. The contributions bring ... More


Paths to Development

Martin Ruef

in Between Slavery and Capitalism: The Legacy of Emancipation in the American South

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691162775
eISBN:
9781400852642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691162775.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter argues that familiar paths to economic development such as investments in railroad infrastructure, banking, and market centers, produced unpredictable returns for Southern communities in ... More


Urban renaissance?: New Labour, community and urban policy

Rob Imrie and Mike Raco (eds)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861343802
eISBN:
9781447304159
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861343802.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This book documents and assesses the core of New Labour's approach to the revitalisation of cities; that is, the revival of citizenship, democratic renewal, and the participation of communities to ... More


Eschatechnologies of the Americas

Thomas O Beebee

in Millennial Literatures of the Americas, 1492-2002

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195339383
eISBN:
9780199867097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195339383.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

The term “eschatechnology” condenses “technology” with the Greek to eschaton, an adjectival noun meaning “the last,” or “ultimate,” meaning here the last stages of a particular race, culture, or ... More


Marcus Garvey and the Politics of Revitalization

Lawrence W. Levine

in The Unpredictable Past: Explorations in American Cultural History

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195082975
eISBN:
9780199854035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195082975.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The chapter discusses the life and work of Marcus Garvey as he influenced the politics of revitalization though he was not the only force for black revitalization in the 1920s. The black writers of ... More


Language and Ethnic Minority Rights

Lionel Wee

in Language without Rights

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199737437
eISBN:
9780199827107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737437.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter traces three identifiably distinct groups or movements associated with the concept of language rights and reviews the differences and similarities between these groups. Despite their ... More


Affordable Housing in US Shrinking Cities: From Neighborhoods of Despair to Neighborhoods of Opportunity?

Robert Mark Silverman, Kelly L. Patterson, Li Yin, Molly Ranahan, and Laiyun Wu

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447327585
eISBN:
9781447327622
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327585.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Urban Geography

Given the rapid urbanization of the world’s population, the converse phenomenon of shrinking cities is often overlooked and not well understood. Yet, with almost one in ten post-industrial US cities ... More


Commodity Millennialism: Papuan Cargo Cults (Twentieth Century)

Richard Landes

in Heaven on Earth: The Varieties of the Millennial Experience

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199753598
eISBN:
9780199897445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199753598.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter discusses the “kago-kuts” of Papua New Guinea from the beginning of the twentieth century to their post–World War II manifestations. Here local natives, watching Western cargo planes ... More


Fighting for Total Person Unionism: Harold Gibbons, Ernest Calloway, and Working-Class Citizenship

Robert Bussel

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039492
eISBN:
9780252097607
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039492.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

During the 1950s and 1960s, labor leaders Harold Gibbons and Ernest Calloway championed a new kind of labor movement that regarded workers as “total persons” interested in both workplace affairs and ... More


Mystical Education: Social Theory and Pedagogical Prospects

Philip Wexler

in Teaching Mysticism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199751198
eISBN:
9780199918782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751198.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Modern society has seen a dramatic change toward the sacred. The prevalence and availability of mystical techniques and practices along with specific economic and social conditions have created a ... More


Labor in Israel: Beyond Nationalism and Neoliberalism

Jonathan Preminger

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501717123
eISBN:
9781501717130
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501717123.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This book analyzes worker organizing and union revitalization following the decline of neocorporatism, the transformation of industrial relations and the rise of neoliberalism. Given labor’s critical ... More


Storytelling in Siberia: The Olonkho Epic in a Changing World

Robin P. Harris

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041280
eISBN:
9780252099885
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041280.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Significant historical, global, and political forces of the Soviet period undermined the performance practice of the Sakha olonkho epic in northeastern Siberia, impairing the potential for ... More


Globalization in Reverse and the Challenge of Integration: Muslims in Denmark

Jørgen Bæk Simonsen

in Muslims in the West: From Sojourners to Citizens

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195148053
eISBN:
9780199849277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195148053.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Whether globalization is the cause or the consequence of change, it seems to be a generally accepted presumption that, in the very near future, those who will be most dramatically confronted with its ... More


Integrating the Inner City: The Promise and Perils of Mixed-Income Public Housing Transformation

Robert J. Chaskin and Mark L. Joseph

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226164397
eISBN:
9780226303901
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226303901.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This book examines the intent, implementation, and emerging outcomes of Chicago’s Plan for Transformation, the largest and most extensive effort in the country to deconcentrate poverty by ... More


Special Identities in Cuba’s Special Period: Race, Region, and Revitalization

Andrea J. Queeley

John M. Kirk (ed.)

in Rescuing Our Roots: The African Anglo-Caribbean Diaspora in Contemporary Cuba

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061092
eISBN:
9780813051376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061092.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Though the field research upon which this book is based was conducted after the Special Period, the author marshals ethnographic description in chapter 3 to illustrate the ways in which the economic ... More


Keeping It Local: Reappropriation, Migration, and the Zacán Festival

Ruth Hellier-Tinoco

in Embodying Mexico: Tourism, Nationalism & Performance

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195340365
eISBN:
9780199896998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340365.003.0011
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Dance

This chapter considers the ninety-year trajectory of The Old Men in relation to the residents of Lake Pátzcuaro, particularly in terms of migration, transmission, re-appropriation, and cultural ... More


Kuleana and Commitment: Working toward a Collaborative Hawaiian Archaeology

Kathleen L. Kawelu

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824846800
eISBN:
9780824868154
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824846800.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

The sociopolitical climate of Hawaii has changed substantially in recent decades, and archaeologists working to decipher the islands' past are increasingly faced with a complexity of issues involving ... More


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