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Playing the Role

Stephen Eric Bronner

in The Bigot: Why Prejudice Persists

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300162516
eISBN:
9780300163735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300162516.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter examines the roles played by the bigot as a righteous true believer, an insufferable elitist, and a resentful chauvinist. It explains how each role offers the bigot the comforts of ... More


Introduction: Cults and True Believers

Janja A. Lalich

in Bounded Choice: True Believers and Charismatic Cults

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520231948
eISBN:
9780520937512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520231948.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

The confounding behaviors of some cult members occur as a logical conclusion to lives that have been gradually constrained in an increasingly oppressive social structure. Some cult members make ... More


Extemporaneous Sermons in the Serpent-handling Tradition

Ralph W. Hood Jr. and W. Paul Williamson

in Them That Believe: The Power and Meaning of the Christian Serpent-Handling Tradition

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520231474
eISBN:
9780520942714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520231474.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter sheds light on the phenomenologically oriented research that was conducted over the past several years centering on the meanings of extemporaneous sermons on serpent handling. It ... More


What Movies Can Teach Law Students

John Denvir

in Law and Popular Culture

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199272235
eISBN:
9780191699603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199272235.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter looks at what motion pictures can teach law students. It argues that contrary to the conventional wisdom, motion pictures give law students a positive image of the law. It explains that ... More


The Bigot Today

Stephen Eric Bronner

in The Bigot: Why Prejudice Persists

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300162516
eISBN:
9780300163735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300162516.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter argues that the bigot today is defined by the practice of prejudice. It explains how the bigot's roles as a true believer, an insufferable elitist, and a resentful chauvinist provide him ... More


Professional Identity

in Lawyers of the Right: Professionalizing the Conservative Coalition

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226768335
eISBN:
9780226768366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226768366.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter considers whether lawyers identified with the goals and constituencies they served and how differences in their personal backgrounds shaped their understanding of professional role. It ... More


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