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Series: Console-ing Passions
Published: 12 August 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7390-2
... China India dating shows individualization love and reality TV arranged marriages love relationships ...
Series: Console-ing Passions
Published: 12 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373902-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7390-2
... Chapter 7 moves into the territory of love and relationships. In recent years, TV audiences in both China and India have been exposed to a growing number of reality and lifestyle shows focused on dating, marriage, parenting, and love relationships. While, like spirituality, the affective...
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By Anand Pandian
Published: 02 November 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375166-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7516-6
... This chapter describes two overseas song shoots, in Switzerland and Dubai, taking the queer relationship between love and landscape in Indian cinema as a way of contesting its heteronormativity. love song queer sexuality landscape ...
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By David Kaczynski
Published: 08 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375005-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7500-5
... This chapter explores the love relationship of two people, Linda Patrik and David Kaczynski, who met at age eleven and formed a lifetime friendship culminating in marriage at age forty, only to find their newfound happiness derailed by Linda’s suspicion that David’s brother, Theodore...
Published: 13 October 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027461-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2746-1
... waiting for remittances or for the return of a spouse may begin as an act of love, it is susceptible to being transformed into a kind of work that requires the constant management of monetary flows and remakes the expectations and realities of transnational spousal relationships. This ethnography...
Published: 21 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375548-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7554-8
... in the movement about nonviolence, the role of religion and faith leaders in the public square, respect for the humanity of the adversary, and the relationship between love and justice. politics of God nonviolence faith leaders love justice ...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 11 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375746-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7574-6
... This chapter begins with the discussion of a popular thesis that sexual repression resulted in impotence in the Maoist period. Leaving aside the relationship between impotence and sexual repression, this thesis leads to the discussion of whether and why sexual desire was repressed under...
Published: 14 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375678-018
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7567-8
... we love is a poor feminism indeed. One must understand one’s situation with a feminist sensibility and find entry points for change to build rather than destroy deep human relationships. Feminism is about the good life. feminist pedagogy women’s subjectivity feminist sensibility feminist...
Published: 01 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7476-3
...Desiring Decolonization This chapter examines aesthetics, dispossession, trauma, and decolonial love in Díaz’s fiction. It theorizes a footnote from The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao that critically reflects on Oscar’s spectacularly closeted reading of science fiction and fantasy books...
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By June Hee Kwon
Published: 13 October 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2746-1
... as a particular form of money with a future-oriented temporality, functioning not only as pure money but also as gifts. It shows that, while waiting for remittances or for the return of a spouse may begin as an act of love, it is susceptible to being transformed into a kind of work that requires the constant...
Published: 06 October 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027317-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2731-7
... retells stories of the Sufi saint, Madho Lal Hussain (d. 1599), who fell in love with a Brahmin boy, Madho. It does not find in their lifelong relationship signs of a more permissive time. Instead, the chapter recovers the reproach Shah Hussain courted by refusing to conform to the social and gender...
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By Margaret Randall
Published: 20 July 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375272-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7527-2
... This chapter explores Haydée’s birth in 1922 and childhood on a sugar plantation in rural Cuba, what life was like for a girl and young woman in that restrictive atmosphere, and how class and gender norms affected her. It describes her place in the family, relationships with her parents and four...
Published: 02 November 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374800-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7480-0
... the conditions of their existence in human households. Other animals, some individual birds in particular, have become flexible persons in multispecies families. These animals are temporarily incorporated into the familial sphere, folded into relationships involving love and care, only to be abandoned amid major...
Published: 08 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374336-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7433-6
... other accountable. The chapter traces conversations around documents central to significant moments in this work including a bookstore map of New Words in Cambridge and the groundbreaking Women of Colour Bibliography at the Toronto Women’s Bookstore. Bookwomen used transnational relationships to hone...
Published: 27 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375579-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7557-9
... Chapter 5 explores the shifting landscape of male honor, female shame, and a new kind of relationship based on romance, love, and intimacy. To become modern lovers, working-class men needed a traditional male role model against which to construct their new, more “companionate” selves. Don Juan...
Published: 05 December 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478023807-026
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2380-7
...—the spaces of premodern governance and industry but also of the palaces that line the Grand Canal, and churches and their belltowers. It considers the Venetians who have long inhabited the lagoon, somewhat marginalized in relationship to the architecture of Venice’s past but on whose shoulders the city’s...
Series: Improvisation, Community, and Social Practice
Published: 03 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7401-5
...Sociality and Identity This chapter offers a comparative perspective on the relationship between the social and the aesthetic by contrasting the development of an Afro-modernist aesthetic of politics and music in American jazz improvisation of the 1950s and 1960s and the aesthetics...
Series: Improvisation, Community, and Social Practice
Published: 04 March 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7449-7
...Listening, Place, and Space This chapter explores listening practices in a soundwalk through consideration of Luce Irigaray’s ideas about intimate and ethical listening. The conceptualization of love as involving listening that is not yet coded but instead is open to the unknown is discussed...
Published: 05 December 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478023807-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2380-7
... in the image itself inasmuch as he conflates the topographical description with the representation of an idea of Venice as it emerges from his own lived experience. The View in its virtual spatial framework, therefore, encapsulates the transitive relationship between the artist and his habitat; it reflects...
Published: 05 December 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478023807-016
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2380-7
... models, chapter 15 relies on archival documents, de’ Barbari’s View , and urban plans to examine neighborhood development, patterns of convent foundation, and architectural and urban adjacencies, revealing how the built environment shaped and was shaped by relationships between convent communities...