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The Varying Strategies of 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/9780226076645.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Social preservationists' practices fall into three general categories: (1) symbolic, as in the use of festivals, streetscapes, and artworks that celebrate old-timers or theater productions that ... More


Carolingian Symbols and Meaning

Ulrich Krotz and Joachim Schild

in Shaping Europe: France, Germany, and Embedded Bilateralism from the Elysée Treaty to Twenty-First Century Politics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199660087
eISBN:
9780191751646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660087.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 3 explores the web of symbolic acts and practices that is part of the bilateral Franco-German reality, producing its own distinct meanings and political implications. It reconsiders the ... More


Science Without Reference

Daniel Whistler

in Schelling's Theory of Symbolic Language: Forming the System of Identity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199673735
eISBN:
9780191751981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673735.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Religion and Literature

In Chapter 10, Whistler begins to consider the implications of §73 of the Philosophy of Art for a philosophy of language and Schelling’s philosophy in general. He focuses on the idea of a language ... More


Bilateral Regional Polity and Policy Shaping

Ulrich Krotz and Joachim Schild

in Shaping Europe: France, Germany, and Embedded Bilateralism from the Elysée Treaty to Twenty-First Century Politics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199660087
eISBN:
9780191751646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660087.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 1 provides the conceptual and theoretical frame to answer comprehensively the two main questions we pose in this book. It briefly introduces the concepts to capture the major building blocks ... More


Old Babylonian Law: Gesture, Speech, and Writing

in Writing, Law, and Kingship in Old Babylonian Mesopotamia

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226101583
eISBN:
9780226101590
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226101590.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines the evolution of symbolic gestures, speech and writing in relation to law in Mesopotamia during the Old Babylonian period. The diachronic analysis reveals the increasing place ... More


“Dig Dutty”: The Practice of Matikor among Hindus in Guyana and Trinidad

Dave Ramsaran and Linden F. Lewis

in Caribbean Masala: Indian Identity in Guyana and Trinidad

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496818041
eISBN:
9781496818089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496818041.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter examines the Matikor or “Dig Dutty” ritual in Guyana and Trinidad. The Dig Dutty/Matikor ritual is an important part of Hindu ethnic identity. It is central to the story of historical ... More


Cultural Techniques: Grids, Filters, Doors, and Other Articulations of the Real

Bernhard Siegert

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823263752
eISBN:
9780823268962
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263752.001.0001
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

In a crucial shift within posthumanistic media studies, Bernhard Siegert dissolves the concept of media into a network of operations that reproduce, displace, process, and reflect the distinctions ... More


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