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Introduction: Dual Structures: Why Culture Matters in Schools

Prudence L. Carter

in Stubborn Roots: Race, Culture, and Inequality in U.S. and South African Schools

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199899630
eISBN:
9780199951147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199899630.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education, Race and Ethnicity

Using the stories of various students, this introductory chapter describes the social context of the educational issues discussed: how school desegregation as an educational policy and practice has ... More


 Ritual and Sincerity

Adam B. Seligman, Robert P. Weller, Michael J. Puett, and Bennett Simon

in Ritual and Its Consequences: An Essay on the Limits of Sincerity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195336009
eISBN:
9780199868933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195336009.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter turns directly to the tension between sincerity and ritual. Sincerity often appears as a reaction against the perceived hypocrisy of ritual; these reactions in turn tend to ritualize ... More


Conflict and Consensus

Andreas Wimmer

in Ethnic Boundary Making: Institutions, Power, Networks

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199927371
eISBN:
9780199980536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199927371.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity, Social Theory

Primordialist and constructivist authors have debated the nature of ethnicity “as such” and therefore failed to explain why its characteristics vary so dramatically across cases, displaying different ... More


Secret Sits in the Middle

Paul Christopher Johnson

in Secrets, Gossip, and Gods: The Transformation of Brazilian Candomblé

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195150582
eISBN:
9780199834358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195150589.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

Presents a point of departure for the study of secrecy through a close examination of Georg Simmel's seminal 1906 essay and offers a preliminary examination of secrets and secretism in Candomblé ... More


The Arcs of Modernism: Geography as Allegory

Paul Giles

in The Global Remapping of American Literature

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691136134
eISBN:
9781400836512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691136134.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines how the lineaments of U.S. national identity were shaped and consolidated by three wars over a span of eighty years: the American Civil War, World War I, and World War II. It ... More


Policing the Boundary: Interacting with Strangers in Public

Chinyere K. Osuji

in Boundaries of Love: Interracial Marriage and the Meaning of Race

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479878611
eISBN:
9781479855490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479878611.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter examines how interracial couples negotiate “racial boundary-policing” in which outsiders sanction them and redraw ethnoracial understandings of “us” versus “them.” Albeit rare, ... More


Drawing Boundaries: Disorder or Difference

Evelyn M. Perry

in Live and Let Live: Diversity, Conflict, and Community in an Integrated Neighborhood

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631387
eISBN:
9781469631400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631387.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

To make sense of urban areas, we create mental maps. Our maps break down the city into simplified, manageable chunks that facilitate navigation and guide decisions about where to go, who belongs ... More


Living Together

Evelyn M. Perry

in Live and Let Live: Diversity, Conflict, and Community in an Integrated Neighborhood

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631387
eISBN:
9781469631400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631387.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The closing chapter presents an explanation for the durability of Riverwest’s social diversity that centers on local culture and everyday processes of difference negotiation. It discusses the ... More


Drinking: Beers, Bars, and Bad Behavior

Evelyn M. Perry

in Live and Let Live: Diversity, Conflict, and Community in an Integrated Neighborhood

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631387
eISBN:
9781469631400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631387.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter continues the examination of social perceptions of disorder. To an outsider passing through the neighborhood, Riverwest’s numerous bars, pronounced public drinking and seeming tolerance ... More


How Boundary Organizations Facilitate Collaboration across Diverse Communities

Markus Perkmann

in Managing Knowledge Integration Across Boundaries

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198785972
eISBN:
9780191831621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785972.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

Integration of dispersed knowledge often requires collaboration between members of different communities separated by social boundaries. This chapter explores how specially designed boundary ... More


Conclusion

Andrew Talle

in Beyond Bach: Music and Everyday Life in the Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252040849
eISBN:
9780252099342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252040849.003.0013
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The conclusion of Beyond Bach affirms the principle that music is not an object but rather a means by which human beings relate to one another. In Bach’s Germany, those who heard keyboard ... More


The Perfect Servant: Eunuchs and the Social Construction of Gender in Byzantium

Kathryn M. Ringrose

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226720159
eISBN:
9780226720166
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226720166.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Medieval History

This book reevaluates the place of eunuchs in Byzantium, using the modern concept of gender as a social construct to identify eunuchs as a distinct gender and to illustrate how gender was defined in ... More


Community Conflict and Cuisine in Columbus

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/9780252042454.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Chapter Five looks at the appearance of taco trucks in Columbus, Ohio’s west side in the early 2000s and the progression of the community’s initially negative perception of the trucks to a positive ... More


Deconstructing Intergroup Insult

Karina V. Korostelina

in Political Insults: How Offenses Escalate Conflict

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199372812
eISBN:
9780199372836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199372812.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

Chapter 1 presents the theoretical foundation of the analysis of intergroup insult, including its main features, types, forms, and specific dynamics and creates a conceptual framework for the ... More


Dangerous Quests: Transgressive Sexualities in William Faulkner’s “The Wild Palms” and James Baldwin’s Another Country

Ben Robbins and Jay Watson

in Faulkner and the Black Literatures of the Americas

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781496806345
eISBN:
9781496806383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496806345.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

William Faulkner’s novels explore forms of social change and development from which the same author publically advocated retreating. James Baldwin praised Faulkner as one of a handful of writers who ... More


Governance

Brendan Cantwell, Rómulo Pinheiro, and Marek Kwiek

in High Participation Systems of Higher Education

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198828877
eISBN:
9780191867347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198828877.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter finds that governance is necessarily complex in high participation systems (HPS) of higher education and discusses actual governance arrangements. Extensive social entanglement ... More


“Painted Black”: Oppressive Exploitation and Racialized Resentment

Vanesa Ribas

in On the Line: Slaughterhouse Lives and the Making of the New South

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520282957
eISBN:
9780520958821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520282957.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter ties the pattern in symbolic boundaries to social boundaries, that is, to Latino migrants’ perceptions of their position vis-à-vis African Americans within the social organization of ... More


British social work: international context and perspectives

Karen Lyons

in Social Work: Past, Present and Future

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447356530
eISBN:
9781447356578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447356530.003.0013
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

The recognition of social work as a global profession has gained currency in recent years. This is in part the result of the increased number of social workers from overseas working in Britain and in ... More


A City of Saints

Jonathan E. Calvillo

in The Saints of Santa Ana: Faith and Ethnicity in a Mexican Majority City

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190097790
eISBN:
9780190097837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190097790.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses how religion delineates boundary markers related to ethnic identity. It provides a snapshot of two of Santa Ana’s religious communities, one Catholic and one evangelical, to ... More


New Generations in Germany

Ruth Gay

in Safe Among the Germans: Liberated Jews After World War II

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300092714
eISBN:
9780300133127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300092714.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the state of Germany a half-century after the end of World War II. When the Jews in Germany look back on that half-century, they find it hard to recognize their earlier, ... More


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