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Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377580-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7758-0
... 8. Misconception: Laboring under No Illusions its punning title implies, Misconception is a...
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By Megan Vaughan
Published: 11 January 2005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8691-9
... ‘‘misconception so Brugevin went on, was actively propa- gated among Africans of the interior, by the slave traders who promised their captives that if they caused no problems en route, then they would be protected from this fate on arrival at the coast; if, on the other hand, they attempted to escape, they...
Published: 16 March 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391944-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9194-4
... 15 Chapter One they are socially mediated rather than strictly accurate. One student re- cently wrote, “What I know about Africa is greatly skewed through a white Western lens. I do my best to resist and question these misconceptions, yet when I think of Africa...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377580-034
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7758-0
... push avant-garde principles onto an expanded terrain. She knew I had brought affection and interest but little enthusiasm to her avant-garde Super-8mm projects, but thought I'd feel differently about this one. Sure enough, I loved Misconception and instantly wanted to champion it. For once, in...
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By Robert J. Corber
Published: 06 January 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393788-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9378-8
... Misconceptions: Doris Day Re- appraised. London: British Film Institute, 1980. Cohan, Steven. Masked Men: Masculinity and the Movies in the Fifties. Blooming- ton: Indiana University Press, 1995. Columpar, Corinn. “Marnie: A Site/Sight for the Convergence of Gazes.” Hitch- cock Annual 10 (2002): 51...
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397694-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9769-4
... expectations, and what they could no longer af• ford to do without alienating their public opinion. While it prolonged the crisis and proved extremely costly for the Ko• sovars, Milosevic's misconception about the predicament of his future enemies was hardly imputable to him...
Published: 01 January 2009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9235-4
..., ‘‘the tunnels the North Vietnamese used during the war Scholars were hardly immune to such misconceptions. One historian, for example, referred in a recently published article to the ‘‘National Liberation Fronts of Algeria and North Vietnam With the emergence of Vietnam war video games, it was...
Published: 18 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392545-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9254-5
..., caricature, prejudice, and misconception if not outright misinformation. I console myself with the conviction that all historical universals are constructed out of just such things, and that if we do not want to be submerged in what Theodor Adorno would have called the nominalism and the positivism of...
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By Dubravka Žarkov
Published: 13 August 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390183-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9018-3
...; 210 relations, 10; and intersections of Serb women, under-reproductive, 20 masculinity and heterosexuality, 164 Sexism, 73 I n d e x 285  Sexuality: female, 68; misconceptions Taylor, Diana, 175, 181 of, 161 Taylor...
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385592-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8559-2
... man’s protection she finds her pride and joy. As a result, as Mantegazza and various proverbs note, she often feigns sadness. She cries or pretends to be sick to attract the attention and kindness of others; this is the source of the traditional misconception that women are...
Published: 25 September 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392088-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9208-8
... Outer Circle (1973), as well as her two best-known films, Daughters of Chaos (1980) and Misconception (1974–77), exemplify her artistic response to these issues. This section will cover Daughters of Chaos, which is particularly interesting when viewed as Keller’s rejoinder to Kaplan’s psychoanalytic...
Published: 13 August 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390183-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9018-3
... international humanitarian law does not discriminate on the ground of sex and that, therefore, the law relevant to sexual assault on women should apply with equal force to men. (111) In this statement there are obvious misconceptions of gender and sexu- ality, as well as of meanings of sexual...
Published: 03 December 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395430-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9543-0
... reproduction rather than a theorist of historical transformation? While the question is a legitimate one, the incredulity is misplaced. As we will see, it is based on certain misconceptions about Bourdieu’s work, misconceptions that are un- fortunately quite widespread, particularly in the Anglophone world...
Published: 15 November 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383857-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8385-7
... character, a well-educated Ottoman man on a boat returning from Mar- seille, are also in revolt against Orientalist misconceptions: ‘‘Whenever he began reading a book on the East, especially on his own country, he felt inclined to leave it. As he witnessed the Western writers’ accounts of a lifestyle...
... group at the expense of another, especially in the present day. Her assertion, indeed allegation, and skepticism aptly capture a major obstacle before what is called the contemporary reparations movement in America. First, it elicits the misconception that welfare and affirmative action are...
Published: 21 August 1990
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382713-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8271-3
... meaning of a text, its historical context, and the intention of its human author. Richard A. Muller attempts to correct the misconceptions created by such charac• terizations by arguing that they do justice neither to medieval exegesis nor to Calvin's working hermeneutic. By examining Calvin's...
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By Robert J. Corber
Published: 06 January 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393788-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9378-8
Published: 13 April 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395171-028
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9517-1
... indelicate muscles and the com- mon cultural habit of associating anything labeled feminine with weak- ness, and it’s no wonder that only people prepared or predisposed to see what’s hard in figure skating may view it a serious, grit- requiring sport. I can laugh at that misconception or occasionally...
Published: 11 December 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388203-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8820-3
... misconceptions about what tenure really means. I shall try, therefore, to clear the doubts somewhat by dealing first with what tenure is and then with what it is not. A good general explanation of tenure has been supplied, again, by Van Alstyne: The conferral of tenure means that the institution, after...
Published: 04 October 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388180-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8818-0
... year. But if I don’t tell them, I’m violating a trust. I decide to resolve this by keeping a list of things they bring up that wouldn’t be acceptable in the West. All semester I’ve been working to cor- rect certain Japanese misconceptions and stereotypes, especially their idea that English is a...