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COMPREHENSIVE EDUCATIONS AND THE LIBERAL UNDERSTANDING OF AUTONOMY

Shelley Burtt

in Citizenship and Education in Liberal-Democratic Societies: Teaching for Cosmopolitan Values and Collective Identities

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199253661
eISBN:
9780191601972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253668.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This is the first of the four essays in Part II of the book on liberalism and traditionalist education; all four are by authors who would like to find ways for the liberal state to honour the ... More


Kings, Marriage, Ancestors, and God

Adrian Hastings

in The Church in Africa, 1450-1950

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198263999
eISBN:
9780191600623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198263996.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Aims to focus attention instead on African Africa, the great sweep of the continent still dominated until the 1880s by the internal norms of its tradition—diverse, conflictual, and black. These were, ... More


Chinese Visions of Family and State, 1915-1953

Susan Glosser

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520227293
eISBN:
9780520926394
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520227293.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

At the dawn of the twentieth century, China's sovereignty was fragile at best. In the face of international pressure and domestic upheaval, young urban radicals—desperate for reforms that would save ... More


Exploring Subsistence

Gary Holthaus

in Learning Native Wisdom: What Traditional Cultures Teach Us about Subsistence, Sustainibility, and Spirtuality

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124872
eISBN:
9780813135281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124872.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History

While all sustainable cultures are subsistence cultures, not all sustainable cultures are sustainable. In this chapter, the author seeks to examine a tribal definition of subsistence by exploring ... More


The Yin of Early Modern Vietnamese Culture Challenges the Yang of Tradition, 1932–1939

Neil L. Jamieson

in Understanding Vietnam

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520201576
eISBN:
9780520916586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520201576.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the conflict between traditional and early modern culture in Vietnam during the period from 1932 to 1939. Both intra- and interpersonal conflict intensified in early Vietnamese ... More


Popularization of Traditional Culture in Postsocialist China: A Study of the Yu Qiuyu Phenomenon

Haomin Gong

in Uneven Modernity: Literature, Film, and Intellectual Discourse in Postsocialist China

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835316
eISBN:
9780824871185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835316.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the popularization of traditional culture in postsocialist China by focusing on the Yu Qiuyu Phenomenon. Yu Qiuyu is a prose writer who also lives as a cultural symbol, a ... More


Mystical and Modernizing Trends: Prague’s Rabbinic Culture Threatened

Sharon Flatto

in Kabbalistic Culture of Eighteenth-century Prague: Ezekiel Landau and His Contemporaries

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113393
eISBN:
9781800342675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113393.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter identifies various trends and developments which threatened Prague's traditional culture during the last decades of the eighteenth century. It analyses the unique responses of Prague's ... More


Broadcasting to Ourselves at the Quan Họ Festivals

Lauren Meeker

in Sounding Out Heritage: Cultural Politics and the Social Practice of Quan ho Folk Song in Northern Vietnam

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835682
eISBN:
9780824870928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835682.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on a particular form of staging of traditional culture, village festivals in Bắc Ninh Province, to explore how visual imagery and sound have been used to frame quan họ as Bắc ... More


Violence and street culture

Sveinung Sandberg and Willy Pedersen

in Street capital: Black cannabis dealers in a white welfare state

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847421203
eISBN:
9781447303602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847421203.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter observes that it is hard to find a direct link between so-called ‘traditional honour cultures’ and violence. It notes that the development of criminal and deviant subcultures is often ... More


Epilogue

Joshua Goldstein

in Drama Kings: Players and Publics in the Re-creation of Peking Opera, 1870-1937

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520247529
eISBN:
9780520932791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247529.003.0010
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book ends in 1937 because the Japanese invasion marks an important shift in the contexts in which Peking opera was performed and reformed. The coastal and eastern cities that were the main ... More


Irish Travellers and the bardic tradition

Mícheál Ó hAodha

in ‘Insubordinate Irish’: Travellers in the Text

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719083044
eISBN:
9781781702437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083044.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

Macalister posited a mixed ethnogenesis for Irish Travellers. The likely cross-fertilisation between ‘literary’ Travellers and travelling craftsmen was highlighted to take an interest in Travellers ... More


Civil Buddhism in a Colonial Context

Juliane Schober

in Modern Buddhist Conjunctures in Myanmar: Cultural Narratives, Colonial Legacies, and Civil Society

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833824
eISBN:
9780824871635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833824.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter focuses on the modern Buddhist communities that emerged in response to the decline of the traditional culture and linked to transnational organizations that sought to propagate Buddhist ... More


Virginia Woolf and the Common(wealth) Reader

Helen Wussow and Mary Ann Gillies (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780989082679
eISBN:
9781781382196
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780989082679.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book presents chapters which present discussions delivered at the 23rd Annual International Conference on Virginia Woolf, hosted by Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, British Columbia. The ... More


Figures of a Changing World: Metaphor and the Emergence of Modern Culture

Harry Berger, Jr.

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823257478
eISBN:
9780823261550
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823257478.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book offers a dramatic new account of cultural change, an account based on the distinction between two familiar rhetorical figures, metonymy and metaphor. The book treats metonymy as the basic ... More


Social Control and Conflict Management Among Australian Aboriginal Desert People Before and After the Advent of Alcohol

Robert Tonkinson

in War, Peace, and Human Nature: The Convergence of Evolutionary and Cultural Views

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199858996
eISBN:
9780199332687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199858996.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

This chapter examines the Mardu of Australia. It describes social control and conflict management in Western Desert “traditional” culture, which suggests a number of mutually reinforcing ... More


Is Green Religion an Oxymoron?: Biocultural Evolution and Earthly Spirituality

Bron Taylor

in Ignoring Nature No More: The Case for Compassionate Conservation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226925332
eISBN:
9780226925363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226925363.003.0025
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter first discusses how the greatest environmental thinkers in the Western world have criticized the dominant religions of their day, viewing them as promoting beliefs and priorities that ... More


Ả Đào Singers: New Ways to Police Female Performance Art

Christina Elizabeth Firpo

in Black Market Business: Selling Sex in Northern Vietnam, 1920-1945

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501752650
eISBN:
9781501752674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501752650.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter is a study of the sale of sex in ả Đào singing houses, a form of female performance art dating back to the fourteenth century. In its twentieth-century iteration, sex work in ả Đào ... More


A tough sell:: wooing women in the 1950s-60s

David W. Gutzke

in Women drinking out in Britain since the early twentieth century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719052644
eISBN:
9781781707050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719052644.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

A powerful societal trend towards domesticity, as marriage and motherhood became ascendant, affected women, whose patronage of the pub plummeted to an all-time low in the late 1950s. Offensive toilet ... More


Proverbs and Ecclesiastes: The Poetry of the Ordinary—Proverbs and Ecclesiastes

Ellen F. Davis

in Opening Israel's Scriptures

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190260545
eISBN:
9780190260583
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190260545.003.0034
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

These books of so-called wisdom literature keep a low theological profile, attending to the practical and immediate aspects of everyday life. Proverbial sayings are community property, a form of ... More


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