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Corporal Knowledge: Early Christian Bodies

Jennifer Glancy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195328158
eISBN:
9780199777143
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328158.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Early Christian Studies

Drawing on representations of bodies in sources from Paul to Augustine, this book focuses on the question of what is known in the body and demonstrates why that question is significant for a cultural ... More


Epilogue

Jennifer A. Glancy

in Corporal Knowledge: Early Christian Bodies

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195328158
eISBN:
9780199777143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328158.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Early Christian Studies

In daily practice the embodied interactions and embodied self-understandings of Christians were subject to the status-conscious corporal pedagogy of the Roman Empire. Socially located experiences ... More


Placements: The Geographical and Social Locations of the Mareotic Group

Joan E. Taylor

in Jewish Women Philosophers of First-Century Alexandria: Philo's 'Therapeutae' Reconsidered

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199291410
eISBN:
9780191700637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199291410.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Religion in the Ancient World

It is easy to configure the Mareotic group in the light of later Christian monasteries, and become blind to the evidence that Philo provides in his text. For Philo and for others in the Graeco-Roman ... More


Locating Social Preservation

Japonica Brown-Saracino

in A Neighborhood That Never Changes: Gentrification, Social Preservation, and the Search for Authenticity

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226076621
eISBN:
9780226076645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226076645.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter explores how those who articulated the social preservation ideology and engaged in related practices while the author was in the field are similar to and different from other ... More


Epilogue. The Construction of Hindu and Muslim Identities in Maharashtra

James W. Laine

in Shivaji: Hindu King in Islamic India

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195141269
eISBN:
9780199849543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195141269.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

Scholars have been able to put up a vast collection of writings regarding religion, its definitions, and specific religious traditions like “Islam” or “Hinduism.” From a modern perspective wherein ... More


The Label of ‘Magic’ in the Ancient Greco­Roman World

Radcliffe G. Edmonds III

in Drawing Down the Moon: Magic in the Ancient Greco-Roman World

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780691156934
eISBN:
9780691186092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691156934.003.0011
Subject:
History, Social History

This concluding chapter assesses why the label of “magic” is applied, by whom, to whom, and in what circumstances. Many of the things labeled as “magic”—curses or prayers or divinatory rituals—may, ... More


Drawing Down the Moon: Defining Magic in the Ancient Greco­Roman World

Radcliffe G. Edmonds III

in Drawing Down the Moon: Magic in the Ancient Greco-Roman World

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780691156934
eISBN:
9780691186092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691156934.003.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This introductory chapter provides a definition of magic. One of the most useful adjustments in the recent scholarship on magic has been the turn to considering magic as a dynamic social construct, ... More


Toward an Interdisciplinary Science of Lifelong Sexualities for the Twenty-First Century

John DeLamater and Laura M. Carpenter

in Sex for Life: From Virginity to Viagra, How Sexuality Changes Throughout Our Lives

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814772522
eISBN:
9780814723814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814772522.003.0015
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This concluding chapter provides a synthesis of this book's empirical research and its vision for future research on sexualities from birth to death and every age in between. Many of the studies in ... More


Leverage-Based Social Positioning

Silvia Domínguez

in Getting Ahead: Social Mobility, Public Housing, and Immigrant Networks

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814720776
eISBN:
9780814785072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814720776.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter explores the difficulties of leverage-based social positioning. Leverage describes ties that help individuals “get ahead” or change their opportunity structure. At face value, having ... More


Teaching Civic Engagement

Forrest Clingerman and Reid B. Locklin (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190250508
eISBN:
9780190250522
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190250508.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

What is the civic relevance of the academic study of religion, considered on its own terms and in its increased diversity? The chapters explore this question by focusing on four core capacities: ... More


Discourse, Democracy, and the Many Faces of Civic Engagement: Four Guiding Objectives for the University Classroom

Reid B. Locklin and Ellen Posman

in Teaching Civic Engagement

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190250508
eISBN:
9780190250522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190250508.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In contemporary discussions of the university’s public role, intellectual complexity often takes center stage. This account, however, rests on a particular understanding of civic engagement, one that ... More


Gendered Labor: Experiences of Nepali Women within Pan-Ethnic Informal Labor Markets in Boston and New York

Shobha Hamal Gurung and Bandana Purkayastha

in Immigrant Women Workers in the Neoliberal Age

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037573
eISBN:
9780252094828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037573.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter examines how contemporary globalization has created gendered labor by drawing on the experiences of Nepali immigrant women within pan-ethnic informal labor markets in Boston and New York ... More


New to Long-Term Residential Care: Using Reflexivity to Navigate Research Tensions as Student Novice Ethnographers

Krystal Kehoe MacLeod, Suzanne Day, and Sandra Smele

in Creative Teamwork: Developing Rapid, Site-Switching Ethnography

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190862268
eISBN:
9780190862299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190862268.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter examines how the social location of student novice researchers was instrumental in shaping their research experiences, relationships, and accounts as they navigated the complexities of ... More


“What Is Wrong with Being a ‘Miss’?”: Transnational Migrant Women and Sex Work in the Twenty-First Century

Christine B. N. Chin

in Cosmopolitan Sex Workers: Women and Migration in a Global City

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199890910
eISBN:
9780199345489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199890910.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

Chapter Four begins with a brief history of prostitution in KL and Malaysian women’s gradual displacement by transnational migrant women sex workers. This is followed by analysis of women from ... More


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