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By James A. Joseph
Published: 21 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7554-8
... Cajuns creoles cultural gumbo Rosenwald schools self-assertion ...
Published: 21 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375548-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7554-8
... to strike in public in order to keep a job or physically survive sometimes masked an alternative culture of self-assertion that could be found in the black church, pool halls, and barber shops, and on street corners. Cajuns creoles cultural gumbo Rosenwald schools self-assertion ...
Published: 21 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7554-8
... as the seat of the state’s Ku Klux Klan. The deferential poses blacks had to strike in public in order to keep a job or physically survive sometimes masked an alternative culture of self-assertion that could be found in the black church, pool halls, and barber shops, and on street corners. Cajuns...
Published: 27 November 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027607-015
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2760-7
... This chapter argues that the Haudenosaunee Confederacy's use of their own passports poses a quiet but powerful challenge to extant state power in the realm of passports. In doing so, this chapter argues that the Haudenosaunee passport is instrumentally reshaping the concept of self-determination...
Published: 12 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374978-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7497-8
... This chapter examines the meanings of the term autobiography in different societies. Autobiography is used here for the varied ways in which a self is represented, fashioned, and articulated in South Asian cultures that include a range of autobiographical materials. While probing gendered...
Series: Radical Américas
Published: 13 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373704-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7370-4
... with his predecessor. In the French context, Fanon phenomenologically tracks his own racialization and objectification, an institutionalized form of unreason. With no other choices, Fanon opts for Black identity—in the radically explosive form of self-assertion. Fanon centers this explosion within...
Published: 08 December 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027775-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2777-5
... of the powerful structural forces that shape her life as undocumented in a hostile state. Music functions as a selfobject for Rose, who may find a path to citizenship through music and by developing healthy narcissism and a powerful, individual self who asserts not only belonging but also authorship...
Published: 24 July 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375371-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7537-1
... Chapter 3 connects the modes of performance in everyday life that Fresh Start residents employ to most effectively maneuver and assert their cultural and personal sensibilities within hostile contexts. As the word play in the title suggests, Black girls’ self-presentations are frequently...
Published: 07 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373551-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7355-1
...” that asserts the sort of shallow articulations of self and other that appealed to Duch and that are often at the heart of mass violence—even as this sort of dynamic is also part of our everyday lives (again, an illustration of the banality of everyday thought). The epilogue concludes by arguing that a key...
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By Aimee Meredith Cox
Published: 24 July 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7537-1
... in everyday life that Fresh Start residents employ to most effectively maneuver and assert their cultural and personal sensibilities within hostile contexts. As the word play in the title suggests, Black girls’ self-presentations are frequently at least as much collective expressions that work to entertain...
Series: Religious Cultures of African and African Diaspora People
Published: 03 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375319-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7531-9
... authorities’ assertion that Cuba was a “Catholic nation” heralded the heightened status of Catholicism in a young republic self-conscious of its national image—particularly with regard to race. The coronation is interpreted in relationship to the ascendance of another arts and letters movement, named...
Published: 27 November 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2760-7
...Indigenous Peoples Exercising Self-Determination Across Borders This chapter gives insight into how cross-border solidarity movements can be constructed and sustained by examining MADRE, a community-based international human rights organization advocating for Indigenous women and girls. Using...
Published: 12 October 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7497-8
... Muslim girl’s sense of self, as she was growing up in the 1920s in a scholarly, religious family of illustrious ancestry but relatively modest means. In an unpublished memoir the author tells of her childhood passion for reading popular Urdu novels. She identified with female characters who retained...
Published: 27 November 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2760-7
.... This chapter highlights the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the relationship between Indigenous Peoples and borders. Some Indigenous Peoples exercised self-determination by closing their borders despite antipathy from colonial states, and other transnational Indigenous Peoples were splintered due to state...
Series: Religious Cultures of African and African Diaspora People
Published: 03 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7531-9
... church and state. Civic and church authorities’ assertion that Cuba was a “Catholic nation” heralded the heightened status of Catholicism in a young republic self-conscious of its national image—particularly with regard to race. The coronation is interpreted in relationship to the ascendance of another...
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By Didier Fassin
Published: 12 May 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7287-5
... representing it before international agencies. As conflictive relationships developed between native leaders and their self-proclaimed advocates, the question soon became one of legitimacy and relevance as multiples discourses, including those of missionaries, ranchers, government officials, and the indigenous...