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By Tyler Denmead
Published: 08 November 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007319-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0731-9
.... I have to have the time of my life and make art that matters. These examples show how two young people at New Urban Arts wres- tled with what it means to be more productive with their time and their lives, what it means to transition from childhood to adulthood. Their perspectives illuminate...
Published: 26 February 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021308-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2130-8
..., too, often suggest that the successful transition to adulthood and social mobility will be tied to some form of leaving for example, films that end with a lower- class character heading to college, such as Lady Bird (Greta Gerwig, dir., 2017), Boyhood (Richard Linklater, dir., 2014), and Real Women...
Published: 17 April 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009177-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0917-7
... retained her commitment to innocent white femininity as she grew older, smoothing her transition to adulthood by, in some ways, rejecting certain expectations of maturity and reinvesting in whiteness and youthfulness. Methodologically, in this chapter I seek to read backward, looking at these artists per...
Published: 14 August 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012382-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1238-2
... through Marriage 193 provide reprieve from previous barriers (Creighton et al. 2013).2 At this criti- cal moment, as questions are emerging about how 1.5-generation immigrants experience the transition into adulthood, I consider the experiences of un- documented young adults who enter adulthood...
Published: 14 August 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012382-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1238-2
... most profoundly when they make the critical transition into adulthood and learn to be illegal (Gonzales 2011). Notably, U.S. citizen children with undocumented parents also share in the risks and limitations associated with the lack of legal immigration status. For example, given that encounters...
Published: 29 November 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007029-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0702-9
..., it gradually pressed upon me and became an imperative in late adulthood. I rejected the idea of taking the familiar route of writing another historical account or narrative of the large- scale event of Turkey s involvement in World War I, retracing the complex historiographical con- troversies over the origins...
Published: 14 August 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012382-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1238-2
... on the table, so their brothers and sisters have something to eat. Rosa and Paula speak to the structural obstacles that prevent undocu- mented young people from reaching their dreams and goals, or as authors put it, their social incorporation and transition to adulthood (Abrego 2006; Gonzales 2011...
Published: 26 February 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021308-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2130-8
...- tual transition from a 2d to a 3d format presented technical obstacles that pushed developers to create games that favored progressive structures over emergent structures and that included an exorbitant amount of player assistance and hand- holding.6 Frequently approached as linear and cloy- ing...
Published: 17 April 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009177-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0917-7
... and childhood at the turn 10 Introduction of the century. In the first, anxious narratives of the decline of adulthood and cele brations of grown- ups rejuvenilization (Noxon 2006) urgently diagnosed the infantilization of American culture in recent history. In the second, the rapid expansion...
Published: 14 August 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012382-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1238-2
... to be legally pre sent in the country, on the other hand, framed their lives and their uneven access to institutions that determined their life chances. It was the deep unfairness of this transition that compelled students to collectively demand changes to the system. Access to higher education, however...
Published: 01 January 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007289-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0728-9
.... This is thinking ecologically, reconfiguring, rethinking rela- tionships all the way down (Code 2006). Creatures move through the salt- watery dimensions of ocean and transition at dif er ent life stages, which may manifest as eggs, juveniles, larval, adulthood, and older age. Life- forms, including humans, all...
Published: 26 February 2021
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2130-8
... the city. Both narratively and phenomenally, the film is a form of urban journey, a mode of experiencing the very fabric of the city and of crossing its borders. Set in 1972 in one of the radial housing developments of late Francoist Madrid as Spain teeters on the precipice of its transition to global...
Series: Global Insecurities
Published: 06 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374176-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7417-6
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By Tyler Bickford
Published: 17 April 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009177-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0917-7
...Adorno, Theodor, 10 adulthood, infantilization of, 10 14, 188n9 adultification, 27 28 affectionate citizenship, 188n7 age compression, 15 18; causes of, 189n12; as discourse of precocity, 149; and Disney s early tween music, 63; and High School Musical audience, 16, 188n11; implications for Black...
Published: 09 October 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478005599-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0559-9
... relevant than the dual concepts of the oriental sublime and the cinematic sub- lime, both of which are operational in The River. As I will argue, both are de- ployed to convey a sense of an encounter with the Other (manifested, variously, in the form of strangers, adulthood, love, and death) in India...
Published: 03 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007180-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0718-0
... into a stable and secure middle- class lifestyle (Lukacs 2010a). The sh jo of the 1990s appeared in a transitional stage of her life, moving from adolescence to adulthood. The cell phone novel heroines of the 2000s are also transitioning out of adolescence, but they never reach adulthood. In cell phone novels...
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By Eli Clare
Published: 13 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373520-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7352-0
... ecosystem interdependencies and from the creation of disability access and community. In tandem with this discussion is an exploration of the relationship between monocultures, eradication, and the un-choosing of disability. Additionally this section introduces gender transition, the author’s transgender...
Series: Art History Publication Initiative
Published: 26 June 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007340-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0734-0
... are sensual yet modest; sex is imminent but just beyond view. Camara s view of a teenager s desires, an interior dream world caught half- way between childhood and the prosaic responsibilities of adulthood, struck an international chord. The Tate exhibited the Chambres maliennes as well as twenty new...
Published: 17 April 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009177-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0917-7
... of a very clear racial coding that rejected the white- ness of innocence (Bern stein 2011). Such controversy is common for child stars, because of their contradictory demands of their roles as children and public performers (O Connor 2008), to the point that Cyrus s experience of difficult transition from...
Published: 20 March 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007302-024
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0730-2
.... They helped me become analytical and critical because I could see different perspectives. They also made me committed to honoring the fact that people have complicated identities. Ruberg Would you describe your own ethnic identity as complicated ? Jones Definitely. I spent a lot of my young adulthood trying...