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How Places Make Us: Novel LBQ Identities in Four Small Cities

Japonica Brown-Saracino

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226361116
eISBN:
9780226361390
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226361390.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Drawing on an ethnography of lesbian, bisexual, and queer (LBQ) residents in Ithaca, New York; San Luis Obispo, California; Greenfield, Massachusetts; and Portland, Maine; How Places Make Us shows ... More


Lovable Racists, Magical Negroes, and White Messiahs

David Ikard

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226492469
eISBN:
9780226492773
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226492773.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

Why do race relations appear to be getting worse instead of better since the election and reelection of the country’s first black president? David Ikard speaks directly to us, in the first person, as ... More


Conclusion: Normative Naturalism and Orocentric Identities

Bernard Debarbieux, Gilles Rudaz, and Martin F. Price

in The Mountain: A Political History from the Enlightenment to the Present

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226031118
eISBN:
9780226031255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226031255.003.0013
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

The conclusion recalls the variety of mountain places and regions which have been visited throughout the book, and the set of figures according to which they have been thought at during modern times. ... More


The Philosophy of Autobiography

Christopher Cowley (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226267890
eISBN:
9780226268088
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226268088.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This book explores a new area, the philosophy of autobiography. There are many long-standing philosophical discussions surrounding concepts relating to autobiography: the self, personal identity, ... More


Beheading the Saint: Nationalism, Religion, and Secularism in Quebec

Geneviève Zubrzycki

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226391540
eISBN:
9780226391717
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226391717.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Beheading the Saint analyzes the genesis and transformation of national identity in Québec from the mid-nineteenth century to the present, with specific attention to the secularization of French ... More


The I in Team: Sports Fandom and the Reproduction of Identity

Erin C. Tarver

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780226469935
eISBN:
9780226470276
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226470276.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Why does sports fandom matter so much to fans, who often don’t play the games they watch at all? This book philosophically investigates sports fandom, spanning the fields of feminist philosophy, ... More


Summoned: Identification and Religious Life in a Jewish Neighborhood

Iddo Tavory

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226321868
eISBN:
9780226322193
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226322193.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

Based on five years of ethnographic fieldwork, Summoned is an in-depth exploration of the social worlds of Orthodox Jews in a Los Angeles neighborhood as well as a theoretical exploration of the ... More


What Is an Event?

Robin Wagner-Pacifici

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226439648
eISBN:
9780226439815
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226439815.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

What is an Event? describes the complex lived experiences of events-in-the making. It analyzes how events erupt and take off from the ground of ongoing, everyday life and how they then restlessly ... More


Unmasking the State: Making Guinea Modern

Mike McGovern

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226925097
eISBN:
9780226925110
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226925110.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

When the Republic of Guinea gained independence in 1958, one of the first policies of the new state was a village-to-village eradication of masks and other ritual objects it deemed “fetishes.” The ... More


We Were Adivasis: Aspiration in an Indian Scheduled Tribe

Megan Moodie

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226252995
eISBN:
9780226253183
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226253183.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

What are the horizons of hope and possibility for subaltern groups in contemporary India? We were adivasisis an ethnography of collective aspiration among a marginalized urban community known as the ... More


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