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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


“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 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


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


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


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


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


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


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


The Many Fields of (German) International Law

Nico Krisch

in Comparative International Law

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190697570
eISBN:
9780190697600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190697570.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Comparative Law

In recent years, interest in comparative approaches in the study of international law has grown. This chapter contributes to this endeavor with a focus on the particularities of academic ... More


Policy discourses and lifelong learning

Sheila Riddell, Stephen Baron, and Alastair Wilson

in The Learning Society and people with learning difficulties

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342232
eISBN:
9781447303886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342232.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter identifies the range of social-policy fields in which lifelong-learning policy for people with learning difficulties is forged, and the discourses both of lifelong learning and learning ... More


Discussion: The Changing Supply Side of Mobilization: Impressions on a Theme

Debra Minkoff

in The Future of Social Movement Research: Dynamics, Mechanisms, and Processes

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816686513
eISBN:
9781452948928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816686513.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This discussion offers five impressions in response to the chapters in this section, advocating for the importance of a combined relational (network) and aggregative (demographic/organizational) ... 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


When the Field Is a City: Hobart, Tasmania

George Gmelch and Sharon Bohn Gmelch

in In the Field: Life and Work in Cultural Anthropology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520289611
eISBN:
9780520964211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520289611.003.0011
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

After two decades of taking students to rural Barbados, the authors move their field school to Australia, to the Tasmanian city of Hobart. This chapter explores how different urban fieldwork is from ... More


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