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We are what we celebrate [electronic resource] : understanding holidays and rituals / edited by Amitai Etzioni and Jared Bloom.

Contributor(s): Etzioni, Amitai | Bloom, Jared, 1981-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : New York University Press, c2004Description: 1 online resource (vi, 253 p.).ISBN: 1429414006 (electronic bk.); 9781429414005 (electronic bk.); 9780814722268 (cloth : alk. paper); 0814722261 (cloth : alk. paper); 9780814722275 (pbk. : alk. paper); 081472227X (pbk. : alk. paper).Subject(s): Holidays | Ritual | Families | Community life | Jours f�eri�es | Rituel | Communaut�e | Famille | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Holidays (non-religious) | Feestdagen | Riten | Gezin | Gemeenschap (sociologie) | StatenGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: We are what we celebrate.DDC classification: 394.2673 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Holidays and rituals : neglected seedbeds of virtue / Amitai Etzioni -- Who are we and where do we come from? Rituals, families, and identities / Elizabeth H. Pleck -- Just for kids : how holidays became child centered / Gary Cross -- This is our family : stepfamilies, rituals, and kinship connections / Mary F. Whiteside -- Gathering together : remembering memory through ritual / John R. Gillis -- The festival cycle : Halloween to Easter in the community of Middletown / Theodore Caplow -- Mainstreaming Kwanzaa / Anna Day Wilde -- Victorian days : performing community through local festival / David E. Procter -- Can you celebrate dissent? Holidays and social protest / Francesca Polletta -- The invention of Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday / Matthew Dennis -- Proclaiming Thanksgiving throughout the land : from local to national holiday / Diana Muir -- "Our hearts burn with ardent love for two countries" : ethnicity and assimilation / Ellen M. Litwicki.
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Holidays and rituals : neglected seedbeds of virtue / Amitai Etzioni -- Who are we and where do we come from? Rituals, families, and identities / Elizabeth H. Pleck -- Just for kids : how holidays became child centered / Gary Cross -- This is our family : stepfamilies, rituals, and kinship connections / Mary F. Whiteside -- Gathering together : remembering memory through ritual / John R. Gillis -- The festival cycle : Halloween to Easter in the community of Middletown / Theodore Caplow -- Mainstreaming Kwanzaa / Anna Day Wilde -- Victorian days : performing community through local festival / David E. Procter -- Can you celebrate dissent? Holidays and social protest / Francesca Polletta -- The invention of Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday / Matthew Dennis -- Proclaiming Thanksgiving throughout the land : from local to national holiday / Diana Muir -- "Our hearts burn with ardent love for two countries" : ethnicity and assimilation / Ellen M. Litwicki.

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