1-20 of 4810 Search Results for

ethnic signifier

Follow your search
Access your saved searches in your account

Would you like to receive an alert when new items match your search?
×Close Modal
Sort by
Published: 19 July 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392927-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9292-7
... Even when we think we are creating, we are always being worked by foreign messages. —jean laplanche, ‘‘The Kent Seminar’’ ∞ THE ENIGMATIC SIGNIFIER...
Published: 29 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374510-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7451-0
... This chapter offers an overview of Stuart Hall’s approach to diaspora, placing the emphasis on his conjunctural analysis of the “ethnic signifier” as it is articulated in different social formations, such as postindependence Jamaica and post-Empire Britain. It is argued that the cultural studies...
Published: 11 October 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390619-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9061-9
.... This ethos would understand that the ethnic-racialized subject is also a subject of the signifier, a social, political, and psychoanalytic subject in language. Ethnic-racialized subjects would certainly not be encouraged to mourn their failure to coincide with an...
Published: 28 December 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387404-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8740-4
... chapter 4 Ethnic Mosaics and Gendered Identities Thinking historically is a process of locating oneself in space and time. And a location . . . is an itinerary rather than a bounded site—a series of encounters and...
Published: 05 June 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395409-018
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9540-9
... FIFTEEN Native Policy and Colonial State Formation in Pondicherry (India) and Vietnam Recasting Ethnic Relations, 1870s– 1920s anne raffin A substantial literature seeks to understand the colonial environment...
Published: 04 January 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393870-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9387-0
...hpart iii  daddy ’s home Family Melodrama and the Fictions of State the fighting irish  h Ethnic Whiteness 5 and Million Dollar Baby Protect yourself at all times. frankie dunn, in Million Dollar Baby Everyone’s life is a long series...
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385462-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8546-2
... the ethnic protocell. Finally, we use the concept of assimilation to signify the processes of integration of the European into the neo-American societies whose lin- 62 darcy ribeiro guistic and cultural similarities—in regard to their worldview and work experiences—do not justify employing...
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387596-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8759-6
... represented in schools as black Americans being victims of slavery who were saved by Abraham Lincoln to blacks as noble survivors and agents of their own freedom. Blackness became a popu- lar signifier of cultural heritage and ethnicity emblematic of the multicultural principles of a post–Jim Crow...
Published: 23 May 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389965-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8996-5
... chapter 7 Navigating the Borders of Racial and Ethnic Hierarchies Within Mexico, indigenous peoples are incorporated into a colonially inherited system of merged racial/ethnic classification...
Published: 26 June 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387961-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8796-1
... GENDERED CARTOGRAPHIES OF KNOWLEDGE Area Studies, Ethnic Studies, and Postcolonial Studies When gender is invoked outside of ‘‘Western’’ spaces, it is often subjected in the academy to a (inter...
Published: 16 April 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389187-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8918-7
... as signifi- cant actors in Sri Lanka’s ethnic drama. A pattern of local-level Tamil-Muslim riots and civil disturbances in towns such as Akkaraipattu can be traced back many years, but the causes have been land scarcity and insults to communal honor, not religious hatreds. However, the Eelam...
Published: 10 June 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383666-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8366-6
... I The Dynamics of a Dialogic Relation between a Peasant Village and Its Ethnic Counterpart: A Semiotic Approach Prologue ‘‘The Strange Intruder’’ (From Peirce): A Peasant Village and Its Many Others This book is a...
Published: 01 September 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394600-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9460-0
... films in South Korea have produced powerful American characters—both white and black—as the most domi- nant form of the ethnic Other and the unsullied signifier that precipi- tated Korean men’s devirilization,17 recent years of economic prosperity have brought about a renewed Korean interest...
Published: 01 April 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392101-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9210-1
...-century colo- nial Andean world. The labels signify how colonial ethnic identity incor- porated occupation and economic status and, for women, the type of clothing they wore. As women created lives in new cities like Potosí their economic activities a√ected products and practices of urban trade; their...
Published: 10 June 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383666-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8366-6
... family member to Cleveland, Ohio, thereby founding a Slovene-American ethnic commu- nity. While Cleveland was the location of choice, some migrants established themselves in the small town of Hibbing, Minnesota. The interpretation of the transnational and ethnic quality that bound these two...
Published: 10 June 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383666-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8366-6
... Chapter Six The Story of the Ethnic Community in Cleveland In chapter 1 I noted my first impressions of the well-developed and thriving ethnic Cleveland community in the 1970s in the area of St. Clair Avenue and the deterioration of the traditional community during the...
Published: 27 July 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392897-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9289-7
... by cultivating strong internal ethnic bonds, but this move inward also signifies a trou- bling “strategy of disidentification” (Kibria 2000: 84) with Blacks and Latinos. The hip hoppers’ ambivalence toward ethnicity par- tially stems from the reaction of elder immigrants who repress...
Published: 27 October 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385332-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8533-2
... joanne rappaport Redrawing the Nation Indigenous Intellectuals and Ethnic Pluralism in Contemporary Colombia In June 1999, the Panamerican Highway between the Colom- a...
Published: 05 August 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391203-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9120-3
... 4 • — • — • — • — • — • — • — • — • Culinary— • — • — Patriotism • — • — • —— • —• —• —• — • —• — • •— — • • — • — • — • — • — • — • — • — Ethnic Restaurants and Melancholic Citizenship bove...
Published: 22 August 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387329-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8732-9
...5 § The Ethnic Spatial Fix Tracking Tangwena on Rhodesian Radar Shortly after European settlers forcibly defeated widespread African rebellions across Rhodesia’s fledgling colony in 1897, o≈cials anxiously mapped the loca- tion of influential chiefs within an imperial topography of rule. The...