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Published: 09 August 1994
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382652-024
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8265-2
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380900-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8090-0
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391661-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9166-1
Published: 24 September 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390312-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9031-2
Published: 05 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373568-042
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7356-8
... Part V, “Building the Road They're Walking,” examines how women are striving to safeguard their gains. Interviewees are candid about the fact that key political offices carry great symbolic weight. However, cultural norms persist, particularly within rural communities and among the older...
Published: 15 July 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7399-5
... marker while they're secretly obsessed with something else entirely. ...
Book Chapter

By Hettie Jones
Published: 23 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374152-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7415-2
... Helene and Hettie discuss a visit; Helene comments that they’re “both tired from different things” but delights in their “care across states.” Hettie works on a memoir for Alexander Smalls and teaches oversize class at Parsons, having self-described “Killer Days.” Helene offers very funny “Memo...
Published: 19 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377450-098
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7745-0
... was when we Africans, South Africans, Black South Africans . . . we just thought . . . generally like, we thought that now we are free. Free at last. Free from the hands of the White Man. Everybody then just told himself that ‘Oh, we don’t have any grudges with Whites—­they’re our brothers and...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377580-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7758-0
... been Akerman? Chantal Akerman is one of the most important European directors of our (post-sixties) gen• eration. Not only are her films handily brilliant, but they're profoundly feminist as well, in form as well as subject matter. It's about time New Yorkers got to find out, firsthand, just...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377580-020
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7758-0
... you know anything about women?" she finally asks. Unlike most movie attempts at such debate, these conversations are riveting. They're as upsetting and suspenseful as an argument running out of control on live TV. If A Question of Silence liberalizes feminist thinking on woman's place in...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377580-030
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7758-0
... Bolivia, looking up film colleagues with whom I would try to converse in my primitive weeks-old Spanish. At a soiree in Lima, we overheard one guest tell another, "They're probably perfectly intelligent, they just can't speak Spanish," and were mortified. Years later, I would meet these same...
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375395-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7539-5
... away from the writing you want to do. My children are small and don’t take no for an answer, but everyone who is older is pretty understanding. And if they’re understanding, they’ll know that for you occasional drinks or dinner together are more acceptable distractions. 9. Finish...
Book Chapter

By Dominic Tierney
Published: 11 June 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390626-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9062-6
... Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Foreign Policies, 14; Dallek, Franklin D. Roosevelt and American For- eign Policy, 145; Freidel, Franklin D. Roosevelt,270;Welles,Sumner Welles,213; Schmitz, Thank God They’re on Our Side, chapter 3. 16 Traina, American Diplomacy and the Spanish Civil War, 108. 17...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377580-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7758-0
... camera offer a shot from the point of view of the women up on the stage. We're never permitted to share their experience while they're working-to inhabit their perspective when they're supposedly being most exploited and objectified. The result is a backfire: we remain voyeurs, and they remain...
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386797-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8679-7
... drugs is not a drug addict, " the girls informed me. I was outraged . Earl' s and Andrew's deaths ( Andrew had died in 1961 ) flashed through my mind . The girls standing before me were just a blur. 83 MEN, MARRIAGE, AND MOTHERHOOD Birdie cautioned: "Don't talk anymore, leave them alone. They're just...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377580-042
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7758-0
... bureaucrat with liberal white-boy credentials in year two of the Reagan revolution: talk tough, stand tall, no more entitlements, time to grow up. In his essay, he'd asked: "Are these comments too banal? Maybe they're not as exciting as great ideas. But I've never found that a marvelous idea got you...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377580-021
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7758-0
... for the sena• tor who decided to take Christie on politically. "So you went to Nicaragua, eh? Did you meet the editor of La Prensa?" Yes, she had, and didn't like him one bit. "You know, they're giving him a lot of trouble down there." Well, his paper's still coming out, isn't it? But facts...
Published: 19 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377450-033
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7745-0
... are on the look-­out, and they might turn spiteful and speak too loud. I just mention it as a hint. We can’t be too careful. The local newspaper has been saying things lately about the Sunday drunks.” Mr Bernstein nodded knowingly. “It’s all right. They’re only playing up for a bit of sugar...
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377566-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7756-6
... “love seat” stations with two computers and a bench for couples. Such considerations are appre- ciated not only by couples but also by single men and ­women. If you really watch the love seats, [. . .] it becomes apparent that they’re not so much a porch swing as an Internet-me­ diated bar...
Book Chapter

By Banning Eyre
Published: 27 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375425-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7542-5
... the government in his songs. “You sing about what you want in this country,” Th omas asserted, adding, “I don’t see why you cannot sing about corruption within the government, just because they’re leaders.” Th is, the world would soon know, was no mere bravado. Th e video for “Ngoma...