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Published: 19 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377450-053
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7745-0
...Repeal the Pass Laws! ANC Women’s League and the Federation of South African Women One of the main goals of apartheid was to control the movement of Africans into urban areas, which the state had long considered to be fundamentally white space. Apartheid’s social engineers took this to...
Published: 19 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377450-055
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7745-0
...Women’s Charter Federation of South African Women Throughout the twentieth century, women actively protested unfair burdens im- posed by the state, and they also sought improved economic conditions. In 1913 Afri- can women in Bloemfontein demonstrated against an early attempt there to...
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392279-081
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9227-9
...The South Moluccan Case Department of Public Information of the Republic of South Moluccas The Republic of the United States of Indonesia faced a variety of problems with its federal states, and in the end it lasted only until August 17, 1950. Strong resistance against a push from...
Published: 08 August 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8500-4
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377566-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7756-6
...3  NKYUI KANG It All Started with a Bang The Role of PC Bangs in South Korea’s Cybercultures Korea has been the graveyard of console gaming. Many game consoles were introduced there for decades, such as Game Boy, PlayStation, Xbox, and Wii, but they simply failed to take off. It...
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377566-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7756-6
...6  LLYKE JEONG The Quasi Patriarch Kim Sŭng-­ho and South Korean Postwar Movies Cinematic representation [is] a kind of mapping social vision into subjectivity. In other words, cinema’s binding of fantasy to significant images affects the spectator as a subjective production, and so...
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377566-021
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7756-6
...15  GAOL FEDORENKO South Korean Advertising as Popular Culture ADVERTISING AS POPULAR CULTURE? “When you leave home, it’s dog’s suffering” chip( nagamyŏn kae kosaeng ida) was a popular way to humorously express pessimism in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis in South Korea. The...
Published: 19 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377450-038
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7745-0
...Africans in the South African War S. M. Molema Few European observers discussed the African role in the South African War. Many Africans believed that British victory would result in political benefits, including a relaxation of strict labor laws. The war also nurtured African discontent...
Published: 19 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377450-045
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7745-0
...Workers of the World, Unite and Fight for a White South Africa William Urquhart White and then black mine workers went on strike in the years immediately follow- ing the creation of the Union of South Africa. Labor unrest continued across much of South Africa, particularly in the 1920s...
Published: 19 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377450-072
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7745-0
...The Future of South Africa Mangosuthu Gatsha Buthelezi While critics dismissed black homeland leaders as puppets, Chief Mangosuthu Gat- sha Buthelezi (1928–) used his position as leader of the KwaZulu homeland to build a wider following. He tried to position himself as a moderate black...
Published: 19 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377450-076
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7745-0
...“Reforms” and Revolution in South Africa Joe Slovo In the early 1980s, President P. W. Botha’s National Party government attempted to persuade the world that it was engaged in a process of reform. The liberation struggle in the 1980s included mass protest as well as armed struggle. But it...
Published: 05 March 2012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9499-0
... ania loomba and ritty a. lukose South Asian Feminisms Contemporary Interventions THIS COLLECTION OF ESSAYS, originating in a conference held at the University of Pennsylvania, presents recent interventions in key areas of feminist scholarship...
Published: 05 March 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394990-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9499-0
... mrinalini sinha A Global Perspective on Gender What’s South Asia Got to Do with It? THE QUESTION THAT ANIMATES my essay is this: what might it mean to bring a global perspective to gender? The familiar un- derstanding of gender, as having to...
Published: 01 January 1996
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396376-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9637-6
... 2 "I DRESS IN THIS FASHION": TRANSFORMATIONS IN SOTHO DRESS AND WOMEN'S LIVES IN A SEKHUKHUNELAND VILLAGE, SOUTH AFRICA Deborah James T Consciousness and its "colonization...
Published: 29 April 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384656-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8465-6
...2. Simians, Savages, Skulls, and Sex Science and Colonial Militarism in Nineteenth-Century South Africa Zine Magubane In a provocative turn of phrase, Frederick Cooper and Ann Stoler (1997: 5) have christened the colonies ‘‘laboratories of modernity The image of a laboratory is...
Published: 11 June 1991
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382355-020
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8235-5
... Jose E. Limon Dancing with the Devil: Society, Gender, and the Political Unconscious in Mexican-American South Texas "iEs puro pedo de viejas!" ("It's all women's crap!) Mendieta told me as we sat at the bar in the mostly empty dance hall on a Monday...
Published: 04 March 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394129-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9412-9
... five Bad Boy Patriots This Gun for Hire, Ride the Pink Horse, and Pickup on South Street Leave my loneliness unbroken!—Edgar Allan Poe, ‘‘The Raven’’ Spying is just like any other business.—J. Edgar Hoover...
Published: 23 March 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394051-093
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9405-1
...Neither Sinhala nor Tamil— On Being a South Asian in Sri Lanka Sree Padma The ethnic conflict has seriously tested political relations between India and Sri Lanka, especially following the 1987 Indo-Lanka Accord, when thousands of Indian troops were deployed to the north and northeast...
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392620-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9262-0
... PART II Message from the Grassroots 4 NOTES FROM THE UNDERGROUND Free Jazz and Black Power in South Los Angeles An author who has carefully thought about the condition of production today . . . will never be concerned with prod...
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392620-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9262-0
... 8 HOW TO SURVIVE IN SOUTH CENTRAL Black Film as Class Critique In la heroes don’t fly through the sky of stars they live behind bars and everybody’s doin’ a little dirt and it’s the youngsters putting in the most work so be alert...