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Identity Politics and the Right/Left Convergence

Robert Stam and Ella Shohat

in Race in Translation: Culture Wars around the Postcolonial Atlantic

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814798379
eISBN:
9780814723920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814798379.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter discusses conservative opposition to decolonization movements. Right-wing polemicists accused pioneers of multicultural “identity politics” of causing racial “balkanization” and “ethnic ... More


Chicana/o Remix: Art and Errata Since the Sixties

Karen Mary Davalos

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781479877966
eISBN:
9781479825165
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479877966.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Remixing and reexamining art of and after the Chicano movement of the 1960s and 1970s, this book brings to light new insights about artists, their cultural production, and the exhibitions that ... More


Race in Translation: Culture Wars around the Postcolonial Atlantic

Robert Stam and Ella Shohat

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814798379
eISBN:
9780814723920
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814798379.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

While the term “culture wars” often designates the heated arguments in the English-speaking world spiraling around race, the canon, and affirmative action, in fact these discussions have raged in ... More


Don’t Objectify Me: Chinese Adoptee Teens

Andrea Louie

in How Chinese Are You?: Adopted Chinese Youth and their Families Negotiate Identity and Culture

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479890521
eISBN:
9781479859887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479890521.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores how Chinese culture is enacted, performed, and negotiated within broader U.S. identity politics by focusing on the use of Chineseness by Chinese adoptee teens to define ... More


Flaming and Blaming: The Political Effect of Internet News and Reader “Comments”

Brian R. Calfano

in Controlling the Message: New Media in American Political Campaigns

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479886357
eISBN:
9781479865505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479886357.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines the consequences of citizen exposure to “flaming and blaming” in online comments forums. Using an Internet-based experimental research design consisting of an array of media ... More


Race, Transnational Feminism, and Paradigms of Difference

Leela Fernandes

in Transnational Feminism in the United States: Knowledge, Ethics, Power

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814760963
eISBN:
9780814762998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760963.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter analyzes how dominant U.S. models of multiculturalism such as the wave model of feminism have disciplined and distorted the insights of “third wave feminism.” The static nature of the ... More


Against Nature

Elizabeth F. Emens

in Evolution and Morality: NOMOS LII

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814771228
eISBN:
9780814737828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814771228.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter addresses the progressive resistance to nature talk by tracing key themes in the rhetoric of the nature-versus-culture debate across five identity categories: sex, disability, sexual ... More


Introduction: Gay Parenthood in Context

Abbie E. Goldberg

in Gay Dads: Transitions to Adoptive Fatherhood

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814732236
eISBN:
9780814708293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814732236.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This book explores the perspectives of gay men who became parents through adoption, with particular emphasis on how they experience and perceive the transition to adoptive parenthood. Using data ... More


Conclusion: Virtually Legal

Joshua Takano Chambers-Letson

in A Race So Different: Performance and Law in Asian America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814738399
eISBN:
9780814745250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814738399.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This concluding chapter discusses Tracking Transience, a performance both of the law and for the law. It stages the surveillance techniques of the national security state as they concentrate on the ... More


A Stranger among Friends

Jeffrey Shandler

in Jews, God, and Videotape: Religion and Media in America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814740675
eISBN:
9780814708880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814740675.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter analyzes the implementation of various media—including advertising, television drama, and greeting cards—to address the challenges that Christmas poses to American Jews. Known since the ... More


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