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The Color of Success: Asian Americans and the Origins of the Model Minority

Ellen D. Wu

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157825
eISBN:
9781400848874
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157825.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book tells of the astonishing transformation of Asians in the United States from the “yellow peril” to “model minorities”—peoples distinct from the white majority but lauded as well-assimilated, ... More


The Philadelphia Mennonite Fellowship

David Harrington Watt

in Bible-Carrying Christians: Conservative Protestants and Social Power

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195068344
eISBN:
9780199834822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195068343.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The Philadelphia Mennonite Fellowship, a congregation that deeply valued the traditions of the Anabaptists, was located in a section of West Philadelphia that was not at all prosperous. Many of the ... More


Rhetoric, Reality, and Results: The Reagan Years at Home

Michael Schaller

in Reckoning with Reagan: America and Its President in the 1980s

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195090499
eISBN:
9780199854196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195090499.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the impact of U.S. President Ronald Reagan's administration of the local political and social condition. Reagan had an impact on American society and government that was both ... More


Attitudes toward Care Services in the Home

Thomas Boggatz

in Growing Old in Egypt: The Supply and Demand of Care for Older Persons

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789774164552
eISBN:
9781617970412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774164552.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter presents the results of a qualitative study that investigated the attitudes of older Egyptians toward home care services. When asked about nursing homes, study participants tended to ... More


EPILOGUE: Future Shot

J. Bronner Simon

in Killing Tradition: Inside Hunting and Animal Rights Controversies

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125282
eISBN:
9780813135007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125282.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This section deals with the promises in the future of both hunting heritage advocates and animal rights activists, wherein their message will broaden, using modernity as a common oppugnant force. It ... More


The Teaching Force

Christopher Bjork

in High-Stakes Schooling: What We Can Learn from Japan's Experiences with Testing, Accountability, and Education Reform

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226309385
eISBN:
9780226309552
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226309552.003.0004
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Chapter Four explores the roles that instructors played in implementing the government’s plans for yutori kyoiku. The first section investigates the rhetorical arguments that were used to support the ... More


Parenting

Lindsey Apple

in The Family Legacy of Henry Clay: In the Shadow of a Kentucky Patriarch

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813134109
eISBN:
9780813135908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813134109.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Called a wretched father by biographer Robert Rimini, the records reveal Henry Clay as a father of prodigal sons instead. Exhibiting traditional values, he left the greatest responsibility to ... More


Sports: media events and masculine discourse

Rebecca Feasey

in Masculinity and Popular Television

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748627974
eISBN:
9780748651184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627974.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

Sports television is a generic label that covers a wide range of different production practices such as live sports coverage, magazine programmes, quiz shows, chat shows and fictional dramas ... More


Conversions of the Self: Mexican Women’s Turn from the National to the Foreign

Felicity Amaya Schaeffer

in Love and Empire: Cybermarriage and Citizenship across the Americas

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814785980
eISBN:
9780814724927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814785980.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter contextualizes women's stories of shifting desire from local to foreign men alongside broader transformations in Mexico that shape professional women's conversion from the Catholic ... More


Riders on the Storm: Countercultural Hitchhiking and Conservative Resistance, 1968–1975

Jack Reid

in Roadside Americans: The Rise and Fall of Hitchhiking in a Changing Nation

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469655000
eISBN:
9781469655024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469655000.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter explores how hitchhiking—with its promise of free, untethered, and spontaneous mobility—allowed youths of the late sixties and early seventies the ability to maintain a largely nomadic ... More


The Second Five-Year Plan And The Great Terror, 1933–1938

Laurence Senelick and Sergei Ostrovsky

in The Soviet Theater: A Documentary History

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300194760
eISBN:
9780300211351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300194760.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter describes various events in the history of Soviet theater and arts from 1933 to 1938. The implementation of the second Five-Year Plan widened the chasm between public and private life. ... More


Academic Feminism Versus Hollywood Feminism: How Modest Maternity Becomes Pregnant Glam

Kelly Oliver

in Knock Me Up, Knock Me Down: Images of Pregnancy in Hollywood Films

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231161091
eISBN:
9780231530705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231161091.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This chapter follows the parallel courses of various feminists'—Simone de Beauvoir, Julia Kristeva, Iris Marion Young—revaluations of pregnant embodiment and Hollywood's changing depictions of ... More


Current Challenges: Globalization and National Identity, Intergenerational Transfer of Values, and Protection of Minority Rights

William J. Long

in Tantric State: A Buddhist Approach to Democracy and Development in Bhutan

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190843397
eISBN:
9780190843427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190843397.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

Can a small, landlocked country sandwiched between the world’s two most populous countries open itself to the global economy without losing the values that make it a separate sovereign nation? ... More


MMM for VVP: Building the Modern Media Machine

Gulnaz Sharafutdinova

in The Red Mirror: Putin's Leadership and Russia's Insecure Identity

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780197502938
eISBN:
9780197502976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197502938.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Russian Politics

Putin’s leadership is constructed through media. This chapter explores the key points in the development of the Kremlin-controlled media machine, including the key actors, central mechanisms, and the ... More


A Russian Perspective on Global Governance

Elena Belokurova

in Global Governance from Regional Perspectives: A Critical View

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198793342
eISBN:
9780191835193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198793342.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines how dominant political and academic discourses in Russia consider global governance, the respective roles played in this picture by policies of hard and soft power, and the role ... More


Abortion, Law, and the Cognitive Map

Naomi Cahn and June Carbone

in Red Families v. Blue Families: Legal Polarization and the Creation of Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199836819
eISBN:
9780190260255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199836819.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Family Law

While contraception is the vital aspect of the blue family model, abortion is the unfortunate yet essential backup. This is in contrast with the red family model wherein the issue of abortion paved ... More


Tradition, Religion, and Rejection of Moral Relativism

Mark D. Brewer and Jeffrey M. Stonecash

in Polarization and the Politics of Personal Responsibility

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780190239817
eISBN:
9780190239848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190239817.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Conservatives strongly believe that individuals function best when a clear moral code prevails. That code is derived from tradition and religious beliefs and norms. Without these norms moral ... More


Where Local Meets Global: Environmental Justice on the US-Mexico Border

David V. Carruthers

in Environmental Justice in Latin America: Problems, Promise, and Practice

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262033725
eISBN:
9780262269957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262033725.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

The U.S.–Mexico border region demonstrates significant inequalities in environmental justice prevailing between developing and developed countries. The residents of this region experience the ... More


Comedy, Class, and Nation

Philip Tew

in The Oxford History of the Novel in English: Volume 7: British and Irish Fiction Since 1940

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198749394
eISBN:
9780191869754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198749394.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This chapter studies the comic novel. If British and Irish culture in the post-war decades underwent some radical social and political upheavals, the novel registered and critiqued these ... More


An Anorexic in Miyazaki’s Land of Cockaigne: Excess and Abnegation in

Susan Napier

in Devouring Japan: Global Perspectives on Japanese Culinary Identity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190240400
eISBN:
9780190240448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190240400.003.0016
Subject:
History, Asian History, Cultural History

This chapter discusses how copious excretion and vomit feature in popular animator Miyazaki Hayao's Academy-award winning feature Spirited Away (2001), arguing that these bodily eruptions are ... More


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