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Published: 01 January 1997
DOI: 10.1215/9780822379218-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7921-8
Series: Series Q
Published: 28 June 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387985-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8798-5
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396680-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9668-0
Published: 30 October 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012658-030
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1265-8
Published: 25 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374343-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7434-3
Published: 03 January 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387947-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8794-7
Series: Elements
Published: 04 October 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021841-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2184-1
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385691-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8569-1
Series: e-Duke books scholarly collection.
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390787-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9078-7
Published: 09 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373926-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
... The city’s dance scene continued to reinvent itself when John “Jellybean” Benitez left midtown discotheque Xenon to take up residency at the Funhouse, a struggling venue that attracted a suburban crowd. With Jellybean combining disco and funk classics with newer releases, the venue started...
Published: 25 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374343-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7434-3
... This chapter analyzes Hur Jin-ho’s April Snow (2002) and its popular film locations, which attracted an unprecedented number of tourists, primarily from Japan. As a highly concentrated point of attraction for tourists, the site served to demonstrate how affect spilling over from cinematic...
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375395-019
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7539-5
... In this chapter, the author writes of the several research trips undertaken to India. This essay is partly a report on fieldwork, and partly a travel guide. The places mentioned include Delhi and its travel attractions, and then the less likely destinations, stone quarries in Punjab, a small...
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By Ilan Stavans
Published: 25 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373179-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7317-9
... The seventh chapter looks at Adál as a Nuyorican artist interested in science fiction. It comments on his attraction to the genre of the fotonovela . Stavans visits Adál in San Juan, Puerto Rico, where they discuss Spanglish not only as a language but also as a cultural approach to life...
Published: 22 July 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375357-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7535-7
... Dubai is the Middle East’s most “global city,” and the only one from the region to make the top-ten list of medical tourism destinations. Through state-sponsored cultural cosmopolitanism, Dubai is becoming an attractive destination for “global cosmopolitans”—mostly young professional couples...
Published: 05 February 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374619-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7461-9
... the Chinese revolution attracted the participation and sacrifices of youth. Situating youth in the context of the revolution and its narratives, Cai explores the ways in which representations of youth realized the formation of the modern subject/subjectivity and the extent to which the supposed private issues...
Published: 27 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375425-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7542-5
... ceremony, at which the instrument is used to attract the spirits of ancestors to possess a spirit medium. This context is contrasted with the secular use of mbira in Mapfumo’s music. The chapter concludes with a focus on how both sides of Zimbabwe’s liberation struggle tried to manipulate influential...
Published: 17 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373094-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7309-4
... The introduction presents the key questions the book addresses and draws on its chapters to outline an approach to cultural diversity in scientific practice. It begins by laying out both the attractions of invoking a concept of culture in studies of science and the main difficulties that often...
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By Youngmin Choe
Published: 25 March 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7434-3
... attracted an unprecedented number of tourists, primarily from Japan. As a highly concentrated point of attraction for tourists, the site served to demonstrate how affect spilling over from cinematic texts could potentially help to override conflicting regional politics. The chapter focuses...
Book Chapter

By Nicholas Sammond
Published: 17 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375784-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7578-4
... that was one of the hallmarks of the vaudeville stage. As early animation producers developed cartoons from an attraction into an industry, they chose as a fundamental performative trope the gently antagonistic relationship between minstrelsy’s interlocutor and the blackface minstrel, transposing...
Published: 18 June 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375609-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7560-9
... In the training sessions, guides were encouraged to construct unique and attractive personalities that matched the refreshing and soothing image of the Canadian Rockies and produced affects in tourists. The tourist economy conflated the moral virtues of sincerity and honesty with the economic...