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A New Heartland: Women, Modernity, and the Agrarian Ideal in America

Janet Gallingani Casey

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195338959
eISBN:
9780199867103
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195338959.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This book reconceptualizes American modernity by focusing on rurality and women. It challenges the notion of the city as the privileged site of modern experience, arguing that rurality—urbanity’s ... More


Rural social work: International perspectives

Richard Pugh

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347213
eISBN:
9781447303305
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347213.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

In much of the West, the concerns of rural people are marginalised and rural issues neglected. This book draws upon a variety of material to show why rural social work is such a challenging field of ... More


The new countryside?: Ethnicity, nation and exclusion in contemporary rural Britain

Sarah Neal and Julian Agyeman (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347961
eISBN:
9781447303916
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347961.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This book explores issues of ethnicity, identity, and radicalised exclusion in rural Britain. It questions what the countryside ‘is’, problematises who is seen as belonging to rural spaces, and ... More


Introduction: Women, Modernity, Rurality

Janet Galligani Casey

in A New Heartland: Women, Modernity, and the Agrarian Ideal in America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195338959
eISBN:
9780199867103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195338959.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This opening section of the book offers some provocative examples of the relations among women, modernity, and rurality, and lays out the central questions of this study, including: How have ... More


Chapter 3 Chapter 3 Women, the Farm, and the Best-seller

Janet Galligani Casey

in A New Heartland: Women, Modernity, and the Agrarian Ideal in America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195338959
eISBN:
9780199867103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195338959.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter demonstrates the ways in which women’s rural fiction was heavily implicated in conversations about the encroachment of middlebrow culture, and discusses the remarkable popularity of ... More


Chapter 5 Chapter 5 Rural Camera Work: Women and/in Photography

Janet Galligani Casey

in A New Heartland: Women, Modernity, and the Agrarian Ideal in America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195338959
eISBN:
9780199867103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195338959.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter extends women’s engagement with rurality and modernity into the visual arena, discussing how women photographers performed and sustained their own modernness by photographing a ... More


The Moral Economy’s Freedom

Loka Ashwood

in For-Profit Democracy: Why the Government Is Losing the Trust of Rural America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780300215359
eISBN:
9780300235142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215359.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter argues that in the presence of abundant minorities—of rurality, of poverty, of race, and of region—the corporate form has made a majoritarian feast of the people of Burke County. Letting ... More


The British countryside: nostalgia, romanticism and intervention

Madhu Satsangi, Nick Gallent, and Mark Bevan

in The rural housing question: Community and planning in Britain's countrysides

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423856
eISBN:
9781447303985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423856.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Popular conceptions of rurality are not accidental, nor are they natural representations of fact. Rather they are transforming social constructs, based on received remembrance of a past, and on ... More


Turf Tussle: Uniting through North Carolina Barbecue

Ashli Que Sinberry Stokes and Wendy Atkins-Sayre

in Consuming Identity: The Role of Food in Redefining the South

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781496809186
eISBN:
9781496809223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496809186.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Chapter four examines how barbecue is a Southern cultural institution that sends rhetorical messages about Southern history, gender, race, class, ritual, and fellowship. Barbecue is a type of ... More


Encircling the Seamless: India, Climate Change, and the Global Commons

A. Damodaran

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198066750
eISBN:
9780199080106
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198066750.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book focuses on global commons within the larger canvas of the world’s political and economic landscape. It explores global environmental negotiations against the backdrop of complex political ... More


Homegrown and Lowdown

Sara Le Menestrel

in Negotiating Difference in French Louisiana Music: Categories, Stereotypes, and Identifications

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781628461459
eISBN:
9781626740785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461459.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter investigates the meanings involved in the valorization of a rural heritage. Characterized as “simple,” “plain,” and “unpolished,” the attributes of the region’s music are integral to the ... More


India’s Rurality and Its Different Faces

A. Damodaran

in Encircling the Seamless: India, Climate Change, and the Global Commons

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198066750
eISBN:
9780199080106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198066750.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

In his analysis of ‘rurality’ and its role in obstructing modernization, Tom Nairn (1997) sees a connection between seclusion and agricultural growth and provides insights on how seclusion reinforces ... More


Alternative countrysides: anthropology and rural West Europe today

Jeremy MacClancy

in Alternative countrysides: Anthropological approaches to rural Western Europe today

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719096846
eISBN:
9781526103925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096846.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

To set the scene for the rest of the book, this chapter discusses the evolving discourses of the rural and the urban, the exploitation of this discourse by some political parties, and the rise of the ... More


Modern Villagers: Rurality, Urbanity, and the Remaking of the German Village

Marcel Thomas

in Local Lives, Parallel Histories: Villagers and Everyday Life in the Divided Germany

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198856146
eISBN:
9780191889646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198856146.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Social History

The first chapter provides an introduction to the postwar remodelling of Neukirch and Ebersbach and examines how this process was informed by shifting notions of what it meant to be rural in postwar ... More


Tales of the West: “Americanization” in an Era of “Europeanization”

Kristin Solli

in Global Perspectives on the United States: Pro-Americanism, Anti-Americanism, and the Discourses Between

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040832
eISBN:
9780252099335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040832.003.0024
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This essay examines “country music,” its fans in Norway, and its complicated message about “Europeanization.” It shows how sporting “American” symbols such as cowboy hats and U.S. flags was common ... More


Key issues for people with dementia living in rural Ireland: social exclusion, models of care and policy change

Eamon O’Shea and Kieran Walsh

in Remote and Rural Dementia Care: Policy, Research and Practice

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447344957
eISBN:
9781447345350
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447344957.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

The way we think about older people’s lives at the intersection of dementia and rurality, and our recognition of the importance of their world, is crucial to ensuring the delivery of more effective ... More


/s/exuality in Smalltown California: Gender Normativity and the Acoustic Realization of /s/

Robert J. Podesva and Janneke Van Hofwegen

in Language, Sexuality, and Power: Studies in Intersectional Sociolinguistics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190210366
eISBN:
9780190210397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190210366.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Recent sociophonetic work on /s/ reveals that sex, gender, and sexual orientation strongly structure variation in the acoustic signal. This chapter acoustically analyzes /s/ production for fifty-one ... More


Introduction

Jan Breman

in On Pauperism in Present and Past

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199464814
eISBN:
9780199086481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199464814.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

The introductory chapter lays out the blueprint of the study along with methodological and field details. Pauperism and pauperization are widespread phenomena in India today. This observation will be ... More


The Village Studied at Close Quarters

Jan Breman

in On Pauperism in Present and Past

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199464814
eISBN:
9780199086481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199464814.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

The first chapter is a wide-angled look at the rurality and rural studies in India, before zeroing in on the dynamics of dispossession and dislocation to which the landless poor have been exposed in ... More


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