An Overview of American Transcendentalism Martin Bickman, University of Colorado Although Transcendentalism as a historical movement was limited in time from the mid s to the late s and in space to eastern Massachusetts, its ripples continue to spread through American culture. It is easier to note its pervasive influence, though, than it is to clarify its doctrines.
Larkin, and Hugo Walter Description Turkey is often visualized as a modern nation-state having a perfect balance of Eastern and Western cultural mores and traditions within dominant ideological constructions and representations, but on closer inspection, one can detect conflicts and contradictions within various texts - particularly in regards to depictions of gender and sexual identity.
Upon its foundation as a nation, Turkey embarked on a state-centered, elite-driven path toward modernization and Westernization while also seeking to produce a monolithic culture. At the time, it was widely believed that Turkey could not rank among modern, Western countries without the emancipation of women.
In recent years, this model of state-centered secular modernity and state feminism has come under intense scrutiny and criticism as Islamists, Kurds, feminists, and others demand their claims for recognition and force a rethinking of current understandings of Turkish identity and subjectivity, specifically regarding gender and the place and role of women in society.
Negotiating Gender and Sexuality in Contemporary.Weak social constructionism sees the underlying, objective, "brute fact" elements of the class of languages and functional assignments of human, metaphysical, reality.
Brute facts are all facts that are not institutional facts (e.g., metaphysical, social agreement).
A consideration of the regional contexts of religion in the South directs attention to the geographic, environmental, demographic, economic, social, and cultural factors of religious development.
Spatial and social places mattered. Culture, religion, and gender Frances Raday* This article explores the intersection of culture, religion, and gender in the academic literature, cultural and religious values are usually raised separately dominant culture and minority subcultures, or there may be a mosaic of subcultures.
Second, there may be a diversity of institutional.
Cultural hegemony refers to domination or rule maintained through ideological or cultural means. It is usually achieved though social institutions, which allow those in power to strongly influence the values, norms, ideas, expectations, worldview, and behavior of the rest of society.
Specifically, we critically engage translationas interceding on settled notions of culture and history and as imbricated in constructions of colonialism, race, empire and diaspora.
Overview American Literature, – The Transformation of a Nation. The Civil War, and the enormous devastation and loss of life it caused, left the United States morally exhausted at its conclusion.