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Published: 05 June 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395409-020
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9540-9
Published: 25 April 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389781-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8978-1
Published: 28 September 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371960-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7196-0
Published: 01 January 1996
DOI: 10.1215/9780822399872-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9987-2
Published: 19 April 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383437-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8343-7
Published: 10 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373407-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7340-7
... contradictory calls for embodiment, focusing on a politics of the senses to try to understand the erasure of difference with regard to immigrant bodies, which must be cleansed and sanitized, and the simultaneous recognition of that very difference. I argue that these contexts say more about Western notions of...
Published: 16 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373711-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7371-1
... Inspired by botany and Deleuze and Guattari’s notion of the “rhizome/rhizomatic,” which emphasizes the creative, underground, multiple, and sometimes contradictory, Jafari S. Allen proposes “black/queer rhizomes.” The rhizome is the mode of propagation and sustenance for plants. Allen draws on...
Published: 29 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374312-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7431-2
... This essay argues that the colonial archive provides a very heterogeneous and at times contradictory representation of Indian society that stands in contrast to its homogeneous portrayal in colonial sociology. The field of postcolonial studies has relied heavily on colonial sociology (caste and...
Published: 08 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374947-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7494-7
... the contradictory meanings and appropriations of vernacular gramophone records, and, drawing on examples from Hawaii to Cuba, India to North Africa, it argues that phonograph recordings became a fundamental part of the cultural revolution that was decolonization, both through their direct connections...
Book Chapter

By Swanee Hunt
Published: 05 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373568-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7356-8
.... There was an array of views publicly and privately: women as worthy of respect, even veneration, or subservient, even second class. Folklore, still cited today, embraces these varied, often contradictory perspectives. The modern-day women's movement is squarely situated in this strong system of beliefs...
Published: 05 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373353-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7335-3
... binary explanations of power and resistance. It finds that the outcomes of black organizing are contradictory and contingent on different factors. Afro-Colombians have gained remarkable national and global visibility partly because of Colombia’s official multiculturalism, and of Law 70 of 1993, which...
Published: 05 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373353-018
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7335-3
... This concluding chapter revisits and extends the arguments developed throughout the text. The essays in the book reveal the contradictory faces of the Latin American “Pink Tide” governments of the early 2000s, illustrating the ways policies promoting extractivism, the policing of activism, and...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373872-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7387-2
... The chapter explores the contradictory impact of mission Christianity on colonial Northern and Southern Nigeria. It contends that in the Northern Nigerian Protectorate mission Christianity provided a formidable framework in which non-Muslim minority communities articulated strategies to resist...
Published: 29 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374565-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7456-5
... defends only one kind, that is, the dominant Western form of homosexuality. The chapter then focuses on Pim Fortuyn, flamboyant and successful gay politician, and his contradictory sexual desires, vilifying yet desiring Muslims. Reading his desires in light of the cultural archive, the chapter highlights...
Published: 18 November 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373674-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7367-4
... This chapter addresses the apparently contradictory idea of a queer popular. Queerness is that which destabilizes systems and norms, and thus it seems opposed to cultural normalcy. Yet what are we to make of wildly popular gay-themed films from Bollywood, Nollywood, and Southeast Asia? This...
Published: 15 July 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374114-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7411-4
... reveals the entangled histories of colonialism and the American imperial presence in Asia. The chapter illuminates the contradictory cultural effects of Asian American involvements on the discourse on American justice, militarism, race, and nationalism. The chapter traces these indelible Cold War imprints...
Published: 25 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375401-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7540-1
... subjection, whether reality or threat. This in fact was the experience of modernity shared by the global majority although not recognized as such. The antinomy of colonial modernity is seen as a self-divided and contradictory one, at the heart of which is a denial of the recognition and representation of...
Published: 25 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375401-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7540-1
... This chapter examines colonial-era debates over the shifting location of Korean literature, which emerged in response to contradictory demands on colonial culture within the Japanese empire. The spectre of the absent nation is palpable in these and other cultural debates at this time, and rather...
Published: 05 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375227-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7522-7
... communities, the village of Enayetpur, and its surrounding areas during an initial eight-month period of fieldwork in western Bangladesh. The contradictory subject positions of the war heroines show that they are trying to carve out their own definition of being a birangona . Also, the interplay between the...
Published: 14 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375678-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7567-8
.... It became women-only after the first nine months for a variety of reasons explored here in detail, including contradictory accounts mirroring the variety of feminist movement ideas. The camp became a place of protest for women with very different political aesthetics, strategies, fears, and wishes...