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Dreams of the autonomous and reflexive self: the religious significance of contemporary lifestyle media

Gordon Lynch

in Religion, spirituality and the social sciences: Challenging marginalisation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420411
eISBN:
9781447303190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420411.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

Lifestyle media, with its early origins in popular manuals of etiquette and household management, seeks to explore options and to offer advice in areas of everyday living. In addition to exploring ... More


Feminist Subversions: Comedy and the Carnivalesque

Eleanor Ty

in Unfastened: Globality and Asian North American Narratives

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665075
eISBN:
9781452946368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665075.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter examines Nina Aquino and Nadine Villasin’s play Miss Orient(ed) and Deepa Mehta’s film Bollywood/Hollywood (2002). These works use humor, irony, and parody to question and challenge the ... More


“Prisoners Rise, Rise, Rise!”: Hip Hop as a Ciceronian Approach to Prison Protest and Community Care

Craig Lee Engstrom and Derrick L. Williams

in Working for Justice: A Handbook of Prison Education and Activism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037702
eISBN:
9780252094965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037702.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter provides a rhetorical analysis of “consciousness-raising hip-hop.” Merging personal stories with an encyclopedic knowledge of contemporary pop culture, it argues that a politically savvy ... More


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