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Marriage and Lineal Authentication

Nadav Samin

in Of Sand or Soil: Genealogy and Tribal Belonging in Saudi Arabia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691164441
eISBN:
9781400873852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164441.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines marriage patterns in Arabian history and how knowledge of these patterns became a key element of Saudi Arabia's modern genealogical culture. It begins with a review of new ... More


‘Justice and Peace have embraced’ (Psalm 84: 11): Laws and Societies

Gilbert Márkus

in Conceiving a Nation: Scotland to 900 AD

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780748678983
eISBN:
9781474435208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748678983.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

It is possible to identify and compare elements of laws from Gaelic, British and Anglo-Saxon traditions - though the laws themselves are not all from Scotland itself, the legal traditions were all ... More


“The Best Mart on the Continent”: The 1750s and 1760s

Clifton Hood

in In Pursuit of Privilege: A History of New York City's Upper Class and the Making of a Metropolis

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231172165
eISBN:
9780231542951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172165.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 1 concentrates on the 1750s and early 1760s when New York City was a minor seaport and provincial capital within an Atlantic economy of empires and trading. In a colonial seaport whose life’s ... More


Of Whips, Shackles, and Guns: Tools and Technologies of Policing

Marie Muschalek

in Violence as Usual: Policing and the Colonial State in German Southwest Africa

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501742859
eISBN:
9781501742866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501742859.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter approaches practices of everyday violence through the lens of its material instruments. Three tools are examined in depth: the whip, the shackle, and the gun. Their specific use emerged ... More


Raging Hormones, Regulated Love

Amy T. Schalet

in Not Under My Roof: Parents, Teens, and the Culture of Sex

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226736181
eISBN:
9780226736204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226736204.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This book aims to take us beyond our usual perspectives on adolescent sexuality. Medical and public health literatures conceptualize adolescent sexuality primarily in terms of individual risk-taking ... More


Gender and Modernity in a Chinese Economic Zone

Nancy E. Riley

in Gender and Globalization in Asia and the Pacific: Method, Practice, Theory

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831592
eISBN:
9780824869311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831592.003.0012
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the tendency of women working in the Dalian Economic Zone (DEZ) in Northeast China refer to the zone and their lives there as “paradise.” It argues that women in Dalian are ... More


Made in the USA

Jytte Klausen

in Western Jihadism: A Thirty Year History

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780198870791
eISBN:
9780191913396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198870791.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Security Studies

Chapter 9 discusses the significance of Bin Laden’s diary, discovered in the Abbottabad compound in 2011, which shows that he was urging the recruitment of American citizens, not necessarily Muslims, ... More


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