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AIDS, Culture, and Gay Men

AIDS, Culture, and Gay Men

Douglas A. Feldman (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034317
eISBN:
9780813039312
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034317.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

There are approximately seven million adult gay and bisexual men in the United States and 120 million adult gay and bisexual men globally. This book explores the cultural dimensions of AIDS among men ... More

The British in Rural FranceLifestyle Migration and the Ongoing Quest for a Better Way of Life

The British in Rural France: Lifestyle Migration and the Ongoing Quest for a Better Way of Life

Michaela Caroline Benson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719082498
eISBN:
9781781701843
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082498.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This is a study of how lifestyle choices intersect with migration, and how this relationship frames and shapes post-migration lives. It presents a conceptual framework for understanding ... More

The Culture and Politics of Contemporary Street Gang Memoirs

The Culture and Politics of Contemporary Street Gang Memoirs

Josephine Metcalf

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032813
eISBN:
9781617032820
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032813.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

The publication in 1993 of Sanyika Shakur’s Monster: The Autobiography of an L.A. Gang Member generated a huge amount of excitement in literary circles — New York Times book critic Michiko Kakutani ... More

Desi DivasPolitical Activism in South Asian American Cultural Performances

Desi Divas: Political Activism in South Asian American Cultural Performances

Christine L. Garlough

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037320
eISBN:
9781621039242
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037320.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This book is the product of five years of field research with progressive activists associated with the School for Indian Languages and Cultures (SILC), South Asian Americans Leading Together ... More

Disability Studies and Spanish CultureFilms, Novels, the Comic and the Public Exhibition

Disability Studies and Spanish Culture: Films, Novels, the Comic and the Public Exhibition

Benjamin Fraser

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846318702
eISBN:
9781846317965
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318702.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This is the first book to use a Disability Studies approach to understanding cultural production in Spain. The author takes on a range of cultural products—from film to literature to the ... More

Eating TogetherFood, Friendship, and Inequality

Eating Together: Food, Friendship, and Inequality

Alice P. Julier

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037634
eISBN:
9780252094880
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037634.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

An insightful map of the landscape of social meals, this book argues that the ways in which Americans eat together play a central role in social life in the United States. Delving into a wide range ... More

"Franco-American Identity, Community, and La Guiannée"

"Franco-American Identity, Community, and La Guiannée"

Anna Servaes

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781628462104
eISBN:
9781626745599
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462104.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

Travel with La Guiannée in Ste. Genevieve, Missouri and Prairie du Rocher, Illinois to glimpse the Franco-American cultural identity in these two Midwestern communities that have continued for over ... More

‘Insubordinate Irish’Travellers in the Text

‘Insubordinate Irish’: Travellers in the Text

Mícheál Ó hAodha

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719083044
eISBN:
9781781702437
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083044.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This book traces a number of common themes relating to the representation of Irish Travellers in Irish popular tradition and how these themes have impacted on Ireland's collective imagination. A ... More

Maya and Catholic Cultures in Crisis

Maya and Catholic Cultures in Crisis

John Early

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813040134
eISBN:
9780813043838
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813040134.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

The book describes the interaction in Maya communities between Maya and Catholic theological worldviews from the middle to the end of the twentieth century. Both worldviews were experiencing periods ... More

A Minority and the StateTravellers in Britain in the Twentieth Century

A Minority and the State: Travellers in Britain in the Twentieth Century

Becky Taylor

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719075674
eISBN:
9781781700853
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719075674.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This book is a history of Britain's travelling communities in the twentieth century, drawing together detailed archival research at local and national levels to explore the impact of state and ... More

No Heavenly Delusion?A Comparative Study of Three Communal Movements

No Heavenly Delusion?: A Comparative Study of Three Communal Movements

Michael Tyldesley

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236085
eISBN:
9781846313677
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313677
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This book analyses three movements of communal living — the Kibbutz, the Bruderhof and the Integrierte Gemeinde — all of which can trace their origins to the German Youth Movement of the first part ... More

Postcolonial AsylumSeeking Sanctuary Before the Law

Postcolonial Asylum: Seeking Sanctuary Before the Law

David Farrier

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846314803
eISBN:
9781846317132
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317132
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This book is concerned with asylum as a key emerging postcolonial field. Through an engagement with asylum legislation, legal theory and ethics, it argues that the exclusionary culture of host ... More

Radical childhoodsSchooling and the struggle for social change

Radical childhoods: Schooling and the struggle for social change

Jessica Gerrard

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719090219
eISBN:
9781781706954
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090219.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

Education has long been central to the struggle for radical social change. Yet, as social class inequalities sustain and deepen, it is increasingly difficult to conceptualise and understand the ... More

Reading Together, Reading ApartIdentity, Belonging, and South Asian American Community

Reading Together, Reading Apart: Identity, Belonging, and South Asian American Community

Tamara Bhalla

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040481
eISBN:
9780252098925
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040481.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

Often thought of as a solitary activity, the practice of reading can in fact encode the complex politics of community formation. Engagement with literary culture represents a particularly integral ... More

Remoteness and ModernityTransformation and Continuity in Northern Pakistan

Remoteness and Modernity: Transformation and Continuity in Northern Pakistan

Shafqat Hussain

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300205558
eISBN:
9780300213355
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300205558.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This groundbreaking book is the first sustained anthropological inquiry into the idea of remote areas. The author examines the surprisingly diverse ways that the people of Hunza, a remote independent ... More

Representing AutismCulture, Narrative, Fascination

Representing Autism: Culture, Narrative, Fascination

Stuart Murray

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310911
eISBN:
9781846314667
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314667
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

From concerns of an ‘autism epidemic’ to the MMR vaccine crisis, autism is a source of peculiar fascination in the contemporary media. Discussion of the condition has been largely framed within ... More

Representing EpilepsyMyth and Matter

Representing Epilepsy: Myth and Matter

Jeannette Stirling

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312373
eISBN:
9781846316173
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316173
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

At least 50 million people worldwide have epilepsy. This book seeks to understand the epileptic body as a literary or figurative device intelligible beyond a medical framework. The author argues that ... More

Rethinking Anthropological Perspectives on Migration

Rethinking Anthropological Perspectives on Migration

Graciela S. Cabana and Jeffery J. Clark (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813036076
eISBN:
9780813041780
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036076.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

All too often, anthropologists study specific facets of human migration without guidance from the other subdisciplines (archaeology, biological anthropology, cultural anthropology, and linguistics) ... More

The White PossessiveProperty, Power, and Indigenous Sovereignty

The White Possessive: Property, Power, and Indigenous Sovereignty

Aileen Moreton-Robinson

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816692149
eISBN:
9781452950761
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692149.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

The White Possessive explores the links between race, sovereignty, and possession through themes of property: owning property, being property, and becoming propertyless. Focusing on the Australian ... More

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

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