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Beautiful Fighting Girl

Beautiful Fighting Girl

Saito Tamaki

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816654505
eISBN:
9781452946108
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816654505.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

From Cutie Honey and Sailor Moon to Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind, the worlds of Japanese anime and manga teem with prepubescent girls toting deadly weapons. Sometimes overtly sexual, always ... More

Becoming American? The Art and Identity Crisis of Yasuo Kuniyoshi

Becoming American? The Art and Identity Crisis of Yasuo Kuniyoshi

ShiPu Wang

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834180
eISBN:
9780824870393
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834180.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

On December 8, 1941, artist Yasuo Kuniyoshi (1889–1953) awoke to find himself branded an “enemy alien” by the U.S. government in the aftermath of Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor. The historical crisis ... More

The Beginning and End of RapeConfronting Sexual Violence in Native America

The Beginning and End of Rape: Confronting Sexual Violence in Native America

Sarah Deer

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816696314
eISBN:
9781452952338
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816696314.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

The book explores the history of rape and sex trafficking in North America, and provides historical and contemporary examples of federal complicity in the high rate of rape committed against Native ... More

Beginning to See the LightSex, Hope, and Rock-and-Roll

Beginning to See the Light: Sex, Hope, and Rock-and-Roll

Ellen Willis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680788
eISBN:
9781452948997
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680788.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Written by New Yorker’s inimitable first pop music critic, this book presents the perspective of a radical and rational political realm, to look at rock-and-roll, sexuality, and above all, freedom. ... More

Being PoliticalLeadership and Democracy in the Pacific Islands

Being Political: Leadership and Democracy in the Pacific Islands

Jack Corbett

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824841027
eISBN:
9780824869427
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824841027.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

Politicians everywhere attract popular disaffection but in the Pacific the word ‘politician’ has increasingly become synonymous with corruption, graft and misconduct. But who are these much-maligned ... More

Between Foreigners and ShiʿisNineteenth-Century Iran and its Jewish Minority

Between Foreigners and Shiʿis: Nineteenth-Century Iran and its Jewish Minority

Daniel Tsadik

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804754583
eISBN:
9780804779487
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804754583.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

Based on archival and primary sources in Persian, Hebrew, Judeo-Persian, Arabic, and European languages, this book examines the Jews' religious, social, and political status in nineteenth-century ... More

Between the Black Box and the White CubeExpanded Cinema and Postwar Art

Between the Black Box and the White Cube: Expanded Cinema and Postwar Art

Andrew V. Uroskie

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226842981
eISBN:
9780226109022
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226109022.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Treats the contemporary explosion of artist film & video practice obliquely, using the 1960s Expanded Cinema as a historical and conceptual optic through which to reconsider entrenched paradigms of ... More

Beyond Ainu StudiesChanging Academic and Public Perspectives

Beyond Ainu Studies: Changing Academic and Public Perspectives

Mark J. Hudson, Ann-Elise Lewallen, and Mark K. Watson (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836979
eISBN:
9780824870973
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836979.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

In 2008, 140 years after it had annexed Ainu lands, the Japanese government shocked observers by finally recognizing Ainu as an Indigenous people. In this moment of unparalleled political change, it ... More

Beyond ExpulsionJews, Christians, and Reformation Strasbourg

Beyond Expulsion: Jews, Christians, and Reformation Strasbourg

Debra Kaplan

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804774420
eISBN:
9780804779050
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804774420.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This book is a history of Jewish–Christian interactions in early modern Strasbourg, a city from which the Jews had been expelled and banned from residence in the late fourteenth century. It shows ... More

Beyond NewsThe Future of Journalism

Beyond News: The Future of Journalism

Mitchell Stephens

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231159388
eISBN:
9780231536295
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231159388.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book provides an original, sometimes critical, examination of contemporary journalism, both on- and offline, and proposes a new standard for journalism (wisdom journalism) that brings together ... More

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