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Published: 27 May 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7426-8
Published: 29 June 2018
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7468-8
Published: 01 January 1996
DOI: 10.1215/9780822378211-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7821-1
Published: 03 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374220-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7422-0
... who engage in anthropological inquiry are under pressure to avoid so-called sensitive topics. In India and China this has become a formidable obstacle for empirical research. Nevertheless, nationalism as the ideological expression of culture is one of the most important topics in social science...
Book Chapter

By Paulo Fontes
Published: 06 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374299-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7429-9
... The introduction provides an overview of the book, highlighting its main themes and aims. It also connects the key theoretical topics analyzed in the book with the broader literature in Brazil and beyond. Issues such as working-class formation, migration, populism, urbanization, and popular...
Published: 13 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373520-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7352-0
... places psychiatric hospitalization next to environmental destruction next to resistance next to joy next to community connection next to an analysis of racist and ableist hate language, to name a few of the topics. Each short piece in the book is a fragment of the bigger whole about cure and its core...
Published: 23 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375487-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7548-7
... lack thereof—of Filipino American identity to members within the scene, a topic that will be revisited later in the book. It ends with a discussion of the study’s methodology, as well as an explanation of the book’s title. ...
Published: 17 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374169-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7416-9
... The book opens by introducing concepts of migration, geography, and spatial theory. While African American migration between the two world wars is perhaps a well-rehearsed topic, this section looks at how such movement and dislocation impacted the materiality of contemporary art practice...
Published: 05 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372998-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7299-8
... The silent erotic comedy of Johann Schwarzer’s Saturn films (1906–1911) visualized topics such as hypnosis, medical examination, harem scenes, slave markets, and surgery. Each imaginary erotic situation served as a mise-en-scéne for scopic desire and fulfillment. Almost as though hiding in plain...
Published: 12 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372875-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7287-5
... support for their cause, he nevertheless took the opportunity of this public presence to challenge the conventional topic of resistance and assert that empowerment is not an end but a means. To the heroic discourse, which masks games of power and reproduces the attitude of the oppressor, he opposed the...
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375586-023
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7558-6
... This chapter explores three central values within black religion and culture: hospitality, healing practices, and ghosts/spirit stories. It looks at each topic individually and tells of experiences Rosemarie, her family members, and movement colleagues have had regarding each one. Her...
Published: 01 January 2003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8497-7
... acknowledgments T over the past several years I have benefited from discussions about the topic of this book with numerous people. I am grateful to the participants in faculty workshops on drafts of chapters 3 and 4 at Brooklyn, Cardozo, Duke...
Published: 05 February 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374619-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7461-9
... posed particular narrative problems for socialist literary production. The topics engaged in this chapter include the relation of socialist literature to romanticism, the ways in which the communal forms of labor in the Chinese countryside were narrated differently from the Soviet communization process...
Published: 16 November 2007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9036-7
... Important Themes  64 Table 3. Average Incidence of Selected Keywords by Letter Topic  96 Table 4. Average Incidence of Selected Keywords by Decade, All Types of Letter  108 Table 5. Comparing Keyword Content in Certain Types of Letters Across Periods  114 Table 6. Average...
Published: 01 September 2011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9398-6
... those closest to us came to wonder about our strange enthusiasm for this topic. ...
Book Chapter

By Lori Merish
Published: 24 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373315-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7331-5
... often surprising connections between divergent artistic milieus. In the exploration of cross-disciplinary topics on art produced in Western Europe (primarily France and Italy) and the Americas (primarily the United States, Brazil, and Cuba),the editors argue that the goal is to remap the cultural and...
Book Chapter

By Swanee Hunt
Published: 05 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373568-032
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7356-8
... pressure of overcrowded prisons required riveting attention. Their achievements are presented thematically, covering topics such as inheritance for girls, equality in marriage, prevention of gender-based violence (including marital rape), female entrepreneurship, wellness and mental health, reproductive...
Published: 11 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374640-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7464-0
... be used as a tool of political propaganda, despite their own radical politics. This was a topical issue in the Indonesian literary environment Wright was shortly to encounter. ...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374329-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7432-9
... classic theories of translation as making possible the “afterlife” of texts in other languages and also on Jacques Derrida’s gloss that this encouraged the transformation of both languages. While translation was rarely an overt topic in early Conceptual Art, it was crucial to the work of Ian Burn and Mel...
Book Chapter

By Anikó Imre
Published: 03 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374466-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7446-6
... analysis of the popular Hungarian series Family Circle , a program that developed an effective and successful formula for tele-education by integrating dramatizations and expert discussions, by inviting viewers to participate, and by broaching topics of general interest that were silenced or censored in...