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Working Feminism

Working Feminism

Geraldine Pratt

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748615698
eISBN:
9780748671243
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748615698.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

Working Feminism looks at key concepts and debates within feminist theory and puts them to work concretely in relation to the real problems faced by Filipina domestic workers and Asian youth in ... More

Working towards the MonarchyThe Politics of Space in Downtown Bangkok

Working towards the Monarchy: The Politics of Space in Downtown Bangkok

Serhat Ünaldi

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824855727
eISBN:
9780824868673
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824855727.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The long reign of Thailand’s King Bhumibol is coming to an end. Meanwhile, the country is stuck in a perpetual political crisis: Royalists try to keep the monarchy at the apex of the Thai order while ... More

World ProjectsGlobal Information before World War I

World Projects: Global Information before World War I

Markus Krajewski

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816695935
eISBN:
9781452947501
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816695935.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book opens a new portal into the history of globalization by examining several large-scale projects that, at the beginning of the twentieth century, shared a grand yet unachievable goal: ... More

World Wide ResearchReshaping the Sciences and Humanities

World Wide Research: Reshaping the Sciences and Humanities

William H. Dutton and Paul W. Jeffreys (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014397
eISBN:
9780262272087
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014397.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Advances in information and communication technology are transforming the way scholarly research is conducted across all disciplines. The use of increasingly powerful and versatile computer-based and ... More

Worldview, the Orichas, and SanteríaAfrica to Cuba and Beyond

Worldview, the Orichas, and Santería: Africa to Cuba and Beyond

Mercedes Cros Sandoval

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813030203
eISBN:
9780813039565
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813030203.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This introduction to the Afro-Cuban religion called Santería explores how it emerged and developed in Cuba out of transplanted Yoruba beliefs, and continues to spread and adjust to changing times and ... More

Writers of the Winter RepublicLiterature and Resistance in Park Chung Hee’s Korea

Writers of the Winter Republic: Literature and Resistance in Park Chung Hee’s Korea

Youngju Ryu

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839871
eISBN:
9780824868383
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839871.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

In 1975, a young high school teacher took the stage at a prayer meeting in a southwestern Korean city to recite a poem called “The Winter Republic.” The poem became an anthem against the military ... More

X-MarksNative Signatures of Assent

X-Marks: Native Signatures of Assent

Scott Lyons

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816666768
eISBN:
9781452946856
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816666768.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

During the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, North American Indian leaders commonly signed treaties with the European powers and the American and Canadian governments with an X, signifying their ... More

Yo Soy NegroBlackness in Peru

Yo Soy Negro: Blackness in Peru

Tanya Marie Golash-Boza

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035741
eISBN:
9780813038490
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035741.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This book addresses what it means to be black in Peru. Based on extensive ethnographic work in the country and informed by more than 80 interviews with Peruvians of African descent, this study ... More

Yosef Haim BrennerA Life

Yosef Haim Brenner: A Life

Anita Shapira

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780804785273
eISBN:
9780804793131
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785273.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This book follows the life story of the writer, critic, and intellectual Yosef Haim Brenner, one of the leading figures of the Hebrew renaissance at the turn of the nineteenth century. It describes ... More

Young British MuslimsIdentity, Culture, Politics and the Media

Young British Muslims: Identity, Culture, Politics and the Media

Nahid A Kabir

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641338
eISBN:
9780748653232
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641338.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

In Britain's highly politicised social climate in the aftermath of the 7/7 London bombings, this book provides an in-depth understanding of British Muslim identity through social constructs — ... More

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