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Aesthetics of Distinctive Characteristics and Ambience

Yuriko Saito

in Everyday Aesthetics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199278350
eISBN:
9780191707001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278350.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter analyzes a familiar aesthetic experience in our everyday life: appreciation of the distinctive characteristics of objects, environments, and temporal contexts. It ranges from the ... More


The Image of England and a Sense of Place

HUGH M. THOMAS

in The English and the Normans: Ethnic Hostility, Assimilation, and Identity 1066-c.1220

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199251230
eISBN:
9780191719134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199251230.003.0015
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

An important support for the emergence of Englishness after the Norman conquest was the construct of England. This raises important questions about the relations between place and identity and about ... More


Insularity, Connectivity, and Social Identity on Prehistoric and Protohistoric Cyprus

Bernard A. Knapp

in Prehistoric and Protohistoric Cyprus: Identity, Insularity, and Connectivity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199237371
eISBN:
9780191717208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237371.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter returns to the main themes of the book — insularity, connectivity, and social identity — and recapitulates from those perspectives the material, social, and cultural developments and ... More


Visions of the past: The Anglo-Saxons and the ancient landscape

Sarah Semple

in Perceptions of the Prehistoric in Anglo-Saxon England: Religion, Ritual, and Rulership in the Landscape

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199683109
eISBN:
9780191762956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199683109.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter provides a concluding summary. The ancient monuments that marked the landscape were meaningful features to Anglo-Saxon populations throughout the era. Populations sought out ancient ... 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


Church Planting II: Sense of Place

James S. Bielo

in Emerging Evangelicals: Faith, Modernity, and the Desire for Authenticity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814789544
eISBN:
9780814723234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814789544.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines church planting within Emerging Evangelicalism in relation to sense of place, an expression that enables Emerging Evangelicals to respond to the cultural conditions of late ... More


“A Whole ’Nother Place”: Narrative Stewardship and Sense of Place

Charlie Groth

in Another Haul: Narrative Stewardship and Cultural Sustainability at the Lewis Family Fishery

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496820365
eISBN:
9781496820402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496820365.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Chapter 8 builds on Chapter 6’s connection of narrative to sense of place and Chapter 7’s connection of narrative to belonging, to create a richer understanding of people’s interactions with places, ... More


Happiness: The Suburb and Film Style

Timotheus Vermeulen

in Scenes from the Suburbs: The Suburb in Contemporary US Film and Television

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780748691661
eISBN:
9781474400909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748691661.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The second chapter examines the ways in which Todd Solondz’ 1998 controversial ensemble film Happiness uses editing, composition, and tone to create a particular spatiality and sense of place – which ... More


Linking Social and Ecological Systems

Wayne C. Zipperer, Wayde F. Morse, and Cassandra Johnson Gaither

in Urban Ecology: Patterns, Processes, and Applications

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199563562
eISBN:
9780191774713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563562.003.0035
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

The reciprocal feedbacks between social and ecological patterns and processes define socio-ecological systems. In urban landscapes these systems can exhibit a high degree of complexity, be ... More


Epilogue

Benjamin Looker

in A Nation of Neighborhoods: Imagining Cities, Communities, and Democracy in Postwar America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226073989
eISBN:
9780226290454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226290454.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The key terms for most of the neighborhood chroniclers and organizers discussed in this work reflected patterns set in motion in the age of the modern industrial city. But by the 1980s, the epilogue ... More


Civic Ecology: Adaptation and Transformation from the Ground Up

Marianne E. Krasny and Keith G. Tidball

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028653
eISBN:
9780262327169
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028653.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

In communities across the country and around the world, people are coming together to rebuild and restore local environments that have been affected by crisis, disinvestment, or disaster. In New ... More


Immigrants and Political Rights in the City

Avner de Shalit

in Cities and Immigration: Political and Moral Dilemmas in the New Era of Migration

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198833215
eISBN:
9780191871443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833215.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

If immigrants do settle in the city, what political rights should they have? The criteria for being a city-zen in a city are controversial. On the one hand it seems that immigrants have an interest ... More


Political Theory and Global Climate Change

Steve Vanderheiden (ed.)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262220842
eISBN:
9780262285445
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262220842.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

Climate change will shape the political, economic, and cultural landscape as surely as it shapes the natural landscape. It challenges our existing political institutions, ethical theories, and ways ... More


Social Confusion

Emily Talen

in Neighborhood

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190907495
eISBN:
9780190907525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190907495.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Cultural History

This chapter focuses on the long-standing debate over the quest to achieve goals about social relationships via the neighborhood. Earlier in the 20th century, it was common for neighborhood ... More


Making Sacramento Into an Edible City

Robert Lemon

in The Taco Truck: How Mexican Street Food Is Transforming the American City

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042454
eISBN:
9780252051296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042454.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Chapter 3 investigates Sacramento, California, as a culinary contested landscape. As the city promotes its new urban marketing brand, “The Farm to Fork Capital of America,” to create a new vibrant ... More


Britishness and Northern Irishness: Identity and the UUP

Thomas Hennessey, Máire Braniff, James W. McAuley, Jonathan Tonge, and Sophie A. Whiting

in The Ulster Unionist Party: Country Before Party?

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198794387
eISBN:
9780191835889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198794387.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Chapter 6 assesses the basis of British identity held by UUP members. The party adapted to a devolutionary settlement, having been a party often more supportive of direct rule from Westminster during ... More


Creating Local Value

A. David Napier

in Making Things Better: A Workbook on Ritual, Cultural Values, and Environmental Behavior

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199969357
eISBN:
9780199346097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199969357.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Readers are asked to take objects to which they have attached spiritual meaning and create special (sacred or ritual) spaces for those objects. They are then asked to examine how their awareness of ... More


It’s Sacred Ground: The Cultural Meaning of Land

John M. Coggeshall

in Liberia, South Carolina: An African American Appalachian Community

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469640853
eISBN:
9781469640877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469640853.003.0008
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter uses the example of Liberia’s returning population to offer a wider examination of the relationship between Appalachian residents and their family land. Using an anthropological lens, ... More


Aging in Place in the City: Ruthie’s Story

Rachael A. Woldoff, Lisa M. Morrison, and Michael R. Glass

in Priced Out: Stuyvesant Town and the Loss of Middle-Class Neighborhoods

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479812462
eISBN:
9781479840373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479812462.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Chapter 3 is the first of two vignette chapters that spotlight resident narratives and demonstrate how members of tenant subgroups interpret their respective places in Stuyvesant Town. Ruthie ... More


Mission Churches of Mora County

Frank Graziano

in Historic Churches of New Mexico Today

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190663476
eISBN:
9780190940263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190663476.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The chapter opens with discussion of the restoration of San Rafael in La Cueva as an illustration of how a few committed mayordomos (church caretakers) are struggling to save churches that have ... More


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