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Published: 06 October 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389231-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8923-1
Published: 15 November 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386353-027
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8635-3
Published: 15 September 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385998-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8599-8
Published: 12 August 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394099-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9409-9
Published: 28 September 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381136-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8113-6
Series: Objects/Histories
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391746-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9174-6
Published: 30 January 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382584-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8258-4
Published: 30 April 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392866-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9286-6
Published: 15 November 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386353-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8635-3
Published: 19 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373889-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7388-9
... film cycle, the cultural imperialism of Disney, and the countercultural comix of the 1960s. The film performs a radical resignification and critique of the stereotype as commodity fetish, especially the continued naïve and uncritical circulation of this iconography through mass media. Through a textual...
Published: 21 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374886-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7488-6
... for Asian superbloggers’ tastes. Chapter 1 discusses the historical, cultural, and political legacy of dominant racial tastes—and distastes—for Asians. The “cheap Asian” stereotype provides a critical model of one specific articulation of racial tastes for and against Asianness. The stereotype has...
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By Mary K. Coffey
Published: 17 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478003304-011
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0330-4
..., and therefore he is neither culpable nor implicated in the processes of acculturation that he laments. Humphrey s mural betrays its imperialist nostalgia in the stereotypical portrayal of its Native American subjects. Indigenous men lurk throughout the early scenes of Wheelock s arrival, their comportment...
Published: 27 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375579-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7557-9
... The Introduction begins with a critique of long-standing stereotypes about Mexican working-class men, especially their alleged machismo. It provides background on Mexico City in the late 19th and early 20th centuries (including demographic changes in the workforce) and the satiric penny press...
Published: 30 October 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012658-036
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1265-8
...Poison Ivy (1998) In 1998, in response to the debates surrounding the work of the artist Kara Walker, which had been denounced by some in the black art world for its play with racist imagery, Harvard University hosted a panel on stereotypes in contemporary art. Ronald Jones, the artist and critic...
Published: 18 June 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375609-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7560-9
... For tourists, the tour guides often become inspirational figures, who left Japan to pursue their individual dreams. The unexpected centrality of guides to these stories is in tension with the tourist industry’s rhetoric of direct encounters with nature. Despite—or because of —the stereotypical...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 27 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374398-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7439-8
... more deep and intimate—into cultural reasoning that reproduces stereotypes of indigenous Venezuelans. ...
Published: 29 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374312-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7431-2
... are stigmatized as a result. Even the media’s depiction of Dalits as sweepers or cobblers reinforces the negative stereotypes of Dalits. Another complication is that many Dalit are not only comfortable with their caste identity but are proud of being Dalits. Is Indian society egalitarian enough to admit those...
Published: 29 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374510-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7451-0
... Written for a 1995 group exhibition on contemporary artists who have engaged Frantz Fanon’s psychoanalytic study of colonialism, this chapter examines practices that address the ambivalent mix of fear and fantasy driving the political technology of the stereotype as it fixes sexualized meanings...
Published: 05 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375227-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7522-7
... the orientalizing tropes inherent in the explanations of wartime rape. It argues that the rehabilitation program institutionalized stereotypes and subordinated norms of femininity in Bangladesh, even though it aimed to provide a new vocabulary for social change in gender relations and citizenship for women...
Published: 17 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7358-2
... scrubs, prom dresses, or coats and ties, with photos of those same individuals performing menacing stereotypes of black urban life. The photos anticipate their sitters’ own premature deaths, refusing to be silenced by the probability of a future violent death they confront on a daily basis in the present...