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Published: 27 May 2016
Book: The Popular Arts
Published: 29 June 2018
Published: 01 January 1996
Book: The Value of Comparison
Published: 03 June 2016
... 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: Reclaiming Travel
Published: 20 March 2015
... Leisure is a serious topic in the history of thought, connected intimately with the search for a meaningful life. The relationship between work and leisure today is more complex than ever. Though leisure is certainly not a concept exclusive to the world of travel and tourism, the two are hard to...
Published: 06 May 2016
... 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: 24 April 2015
... 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: 23 March 2015
... 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: 16 February 2015
... This chapter introduces the theoretical background and empirical context of the study. It discusses the reasons why the topic of sexuality and disability is urgent and how past studies have examined it. Introducing the context of the study—Denmark and Sweden—the chapter explains how the two...
Published: 13 January 2017
... 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: 12 May 2017
... 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: 17 March 2017
... 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
... 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...
Book: Revolution and Its Narratives : China's Socialist Literary and Cultural Imaginaries, 1949-1966
Published: 05 February 2016
... 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: 11 March 2016
... 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: 08 May 2015
... The conclusion discusses some of the topics broached in the introduction (such as the avant-gardes, aesthetics, the success and failure of revolutions, the connection between postmodernism and postsocialist avant-garde movements), as well as related issues such as Friedrich Schiller’s and...
Published: 01 April 2016
... The relationship between translation and empire in the United States is the topic of this chapter. It argues that such a relationship cannot be understood apart from a critical appreciation of the history of Americanization, which is to say translation, of English from an imperial into a...
Published: 04 March 2015
... or economic and technological progress, but instead was associated with the racial, ethnic, and cultural composition of the nation. By the mid-1950s, however, the topic of morality took another turn when Cuba’s Ministry of Communication joined the battle against “immorality” on television. Debates...
Book: TV Socialism
Published: 03 June 2016
... 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...
Published: 05 March 2016
... of global health are topics that provide a foundation to the chapters in this volume. What is the difference between colonial public-private partnerships in health aid and their contemporary iterations in the postcolonial moment? What are the similarities and differences that pertain to forms of...