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Series: New Americanists
Published: 28 April 1995
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381907-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8190-7
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By Ilan Stavans
Published: 25 April 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7317-9
... first-person pronouns selflessness linguistic varieties definition of “self” ...
Published: 25 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373179-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7317-9
... and Mister Hyde , and the movie Being John Malkovich . Finally, it ponders the role Facebook plays in reconfiguring our understanding of the self. first-person pronouns selflessness linguistic varieties definition of “self” ...
Series: Public Planet Books
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375135-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7513-5
... of the self. The claims of religious visibility and the controversies they provoke reveal the unspoken secular rules and norms of the public sphere in European countries. Nationalism, public sphere, and definitions of self are mainly conceptualized within the secular paradigm. Based on Turkish and Indian...
Series: Public Planet Books
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375135-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7513-5
... Muslim perspectives and practices challenge and contest secular hegemony on definitions of self and sexuality. The headscarf as a powerful marker of Muslim religiosity reveals a historically charged intercivilizational field and a multilayered realm of conflicts. Muslim women’s covering breaks away...
Published: 13 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373377-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7337-7
... character flaws. The chapter offers a feminist history of willfulness in which a diagnosis becomes self-description. The chapter argues that willfulness matters especially for black women and women of color and draws specifically on Alice Walker’s definition of womanism. willfulness feminist history...
Published: 24 July 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375371-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7537-1
... the Move Experiment confronts the limits of representing the self through staged performance, while BlackLight takes self-knowledge and care as the starting point from which Black girls engage the Detroit public. Ultimately, the stories in this chapter provide examples of how both performances of self...
Published: 24 July 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375371-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7537-1
... at least as much collective expressions that work to entertain and uplift the girls as they are declarations of self-definition meant to respond to mandated social scripts for Black girlhood. A week-long camping trip in Ohio and the oral history surrounding a protest staged by the residents in the early...
Series: Global Insecurities
Published: 05 February 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374725-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7472-5
... in affective labor that attempts to buffer the blows of racism, xenophobia, and neoliberal demands for refugee economic independence, self-sufficiency, autonomy, and self-help. neoliberal border zones social services caseworkers affective labor ...
Book Chapter

By Aimee Meredith Cox
Published: 24 July 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7537-1
... and uplift the girls as they are declarations of self-definition meant to respond to mandated social scripts for Black girlhood. A week-long camping trip in Ohio and the oral history surrounding a protest staged by the residents in the early days of the shelter are the main narratives in this chapter...
Series: Narrating Native Histories
Published: 11 November 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373759-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7375-9
... on Llamojha’s efforts as an activist intellectual, exploring the ways he worked to decolonize knowledge. The introduction also offers historical analysis of Peruvian conceptualizations of indigeneity, showing how Llamojha’s self-definition as a campesino is an anticolonial expression of his indigenous identity...
Book Chapter

By Aimee Meredith Cox
Published: 24 July 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7537-1
...-knowledge and care as the starting point from which Black girls engage the Detroit public. Ultimately, the stories in this chapter provide examples of how both performances of self in everyday life and formal performing arts intersect, are mutually definitive, and hold the potential for embodied political...
Published: 20 March 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7559-3
... of travel in mythology, both ancient and modern. mythology exile Utopia Odyssey Edward Said Every outgoing journey is really an odyssey into our inner self. Even in the midst of the journey, we are already creating a narrative of ourselves on the road. Our movements are registered in our...
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By Sara Ahmed
Published: 13 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373377-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7337-7
... of our will. Returning to folklore and fictional fables of willful girls, it explores how willfulness is used to diagnose disobedience and dissent as deriving from character flaws. The chapter offers a feminist history of willfulness in which a diagnosis becomes self-description. The chapter argues...
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By Catherine Besteman
Series: Global Insecurities
Published: 05 February 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7472-5
... more experience with diversity, refugees, or both. They are engaged in affective labor that attempts to buffer the blows of racism, xenophobia, and neoliberal demands for refugee economic independence, self-sufficiency, autonomy, and self-help. neoliberal border zones social services...
Series: Console-ing Passions
Published: 12 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373902-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7390-2
... in the transnational Sinophone world. The Chinese example analyzed in this chapter foregrounds the normative definition of adult femininity as an identity focused on familial care work. In contrast, an alternative subcategory of women’s lifestyle television, originating in Taiwan, centers on an emergent and idealized...
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By Ann Snitow
Published: 14 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7567-8
... America versus England French versus English socialism Christina Stead Angela Carter Feminist style In the 1920s, the novelist, critic, and scion of the Bloomsbury school, David Garnett, produced two extraordinary novellas. Here his self-conscious, literary inheritance achieved a perfect balance...
Published: 29 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7556-2
... born out of wedlock, and to adult legitimate offspring who were not self-supporting at a level befitting their status in society. Lawsuits over custody were more complicated, as they not only pitted mothers against fathers but also parents against third parties who took children into their homes...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-120
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... in the Santa Cruz region, not least those of European and mestizo descent. Leaders of the Santa Cruz autonomy movement have argued that Camba Nation’s founding was not a simple response to the increasing visibility of firebrand social leaders like Felipe Quispe advocating Indian self-government or Evo Morales...