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“Because I’m Neither Gringa nor Latina”: Conceptualizing Multiple Identities Within Transnational Social Fields

Débora Upegui-Hernández

in Navigating Multiple Identities: Race, Gender, Culture, Nationality, and Roles

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199732074
eISBN:
9780199933457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732074.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter explores how Colombian and Dominican children of immigrants living in New York City negotiate multiple identities, selves, cultures, and histories within transnational social fields. ... More


The Humanitarian Space

Shai M. Dromi

in Above the Fray: The Red Cross and the Making of the Humanitarian NGO Sector

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226680101
eISBN:
9780226680385
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226680385.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Humanitarian NGOs receive wide support from donors, policymakers, and diplomats, despite a lively scholarly debate about their effectiveness and ethical grounding. How did the humanitarian NGO sector ... More


“Trying to Have an Identity without a Place in the World”

Thea Renda Abu El-Haj

in Unsettled Belonging: Educating Palestinian American Youth after 9/11

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226289328
eISBN:
9780226289632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226289632.003.0002
Subject:
Education, Secondary Education

Young people’s sense of being Palestinian and belonging to a national community was produced through everyday practices that unfolded across transnational social fields, constituting an informal ... More


The Réveil and the Founding of the Red Cross

Shai M. Dromi

in Above the Fray: The Red Cross and the Making of the Humanitarian NGO Sector

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226680101
eISBN:
9780226680385
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226680385.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

The early Red Cross movement promoted a controversial idea: establishing a sector of nongovernmental and impartial volunteer societies, which would be considered neutral parties on the battlefield. ... More


The Spread of Humanitarian Logics into New Domains

Shai M. Dromi

in Above the Fray: The Red Cross and the Making of the Humanitarian NGO Sector

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226680101
eISBN:
9780226680385
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226680385.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

The nascent transnational humanitarian field relied in many ways on actors in other fields who affirmed its importance and independence, such as legal scholars, nursing professionals, and ... More


The Street Casino: Survival in violent street gangs

Simon Harding

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447317173
eISBN:
9781447317197
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447317173.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This work offers a new theoretical perspective on how young people survive the violent street gangs of south London. Using the principles of social field analysis and habitus from Pierre Bourdieu, ... More


The Street Casino

Simon Harding

in The Street Casino: Survival in violent street gangs

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447317173
eISBN:
9781447317197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447317173.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

The final chapter considers the cumulative impact of this social field upon the young lives lived within it. It also reviews the value and utility of the social field theory and the street capital ... More


The Spread of Humanitarian Culture Across Borders

Shai M. Dromi

in Above the Fray: The Red Cross and the Making of the Humanitarian NGO Sector

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226680101
eISBN:
9780226680385
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226680385.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

The international Red Cross movement emerged at a period of rising nationalism in politics and culture, and yet the movement spread across borders with considerable ease. This chapter examines how ... More


Creativity and genius: a systems perspective

Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

in Genius and the Mind: Studies of Creativity and Temperament

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198523734
eISBN:
9780191688997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198523734.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

A complementary perspective on creativity and achievement is provided in this chapter with respect to the sociocultural dimension. The author of this chapter has been prominent in the investigation ... More


Sans-Frontiérisme and the Rise of “New Humanitarianism”

Shai M. Dromi

in Above the Fray: The Red Cross and the Making of the Humanitarian NGO Sector

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226680101
eISBN:
9780226680385
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226680385.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

To what extent does the contemporary transnational humanitarian field continue to bear the mark of the religious faith of its founders? This chapter shows that although the field has seen significant ... More


Above the Fray: The Red Cross and the Making of the Humanitarian NGO Sector

Shai M. Dromi

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226680101
eISBN:
9780226680385
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226680385.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Humanitarian nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) present themselves as servants of the most longstanding and universal human values. And yet, the idea that NGOs like Médecins sans Frontières, ... More


Media: The Bridge to Globalization

Noha Mellor

in Modern Arab Journalism: Problems and Prospects

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748634101
eISBN:
9780748671328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748634101.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter reviews some Arab scholarly works on globalization to illustrate the Arab view of hybridity. The chapter draws heavily on Giddens’ theory of structuration combined with Bourdieu’s field ... More


Motivations and characteristics of owners

Simon Harding

in Unleashed: The phenomena of status dogs and weapon dogs

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9781447300274
eISBN:
9781447307594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300274.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter uses social field analysis derived from French sociologist Pierre Bourdieu to determine the motivations and characteristics of owners from different social fields. Dog choice is linked ... More


Introduction

Noha Mellor

in Modern Arab Journalism: Problems and Prospects

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748634101
eISBN:
9780748671328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748634101.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The introduction provides an overview of the structure of the book. It presents the aim of the book which is to apply Social Critical Theory to the study of Arab journalism.


The New Social Field of Policing

Bethan Loftus

in Police Culture in a Changing World

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199560905
eISBN:
9780191701818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560905.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter determines the defining developments that have occurred in the British policing landscape. It draws upon three broad axes of change to specify the new social field of British policing: ... More


The Game in Action: Habitus, Street Capital and Territory

Simon Harding

in The Street Casino: Survival in violent street gangs

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447317173
eISBN:
9781447317197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447317173.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Chapter seven reveals how many practitioners and academics have misread the concept of territoriality. It argues that territoriality is a metaphor for the habitus and the body corpus of the gang ... More


Conclusion

Adrian Parr

in Deleuze and Memorial Culture: Desire, Singular Memory and the Politics of Trauma

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748627547
eISBN:
9780748652433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627547.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This concluding chapter sums up the key findings of this study on contemporary forms of public remembrance or memorial culture, and explains that memory can be used by the social field in a ... More


Codes of Class

Carol Upadhya

in Reengineering India: Work, Capital, and Class in an Offshore Economy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199461486
eISBN:
9780199087495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199461486.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Chapter 6 focuses on the connections between IT and the middle class, exploring processes of class consolidation and reshuffling that have been set in motion by the advent of the software outsourcing ... More


Sociology of International Arbitration

Emmanuel Gaillard

in Practising Virtue: Inside International Arbitration

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198739807
eISBN:
9780191802775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739807.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter analyses international arbitration as a social field that is structured by social actors and their rituals. The social actors are structured into essentials actors, such as the parties ... More


A Preliminary Typology of Complex Dependence

Peter Alexander Meyers

in Abandoned to Ourselves

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780300172058
eISBN:
9780300178050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300172058.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The Afterword provides some concluding thoughts. This book has considered many aspects of Rousseau's complex theory of the social field from which political relationships arise. Rousseau identified ... More


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