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Sensational Flesh: Race, Power, and Masochism

Amber Jamilla Musser

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479891818
eISBN:
9781479891405
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479891818.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

In everyday language, masochism is usually understood as the desire to abdicate control in exchange for sensation—pleasure, pain, or a combination thereof. Yet at its core, masochism is a site where ... More


Waves of Resistance: Surfing and History in Twentieth-Century Hawaii

Isaiah Helekunihi Walker

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834623
eISBN:
9780824871703
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834623.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

Surfing has been a significant sport and cultural practice in Hawai'i for more than 1,500 years. In the last century, facing increased marginalization on land, many Native Hawaiians have found ... More


Rebel Girl: What De Beauvoir Left Us

Ellen Willis

in No More Nice Girls: Countercultural Essays

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680795
eISBN:
9781452949000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680795.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines Simone de Beauvoir’s impact on feminist politics and feminism more generally. De Beauvoir’s The Second Sex, remains the most cogent and thorough book of feminist theory yet ... More


Turning the Tide: January–December 1943

Robert Cole

in Propaganda, Censorship and Irish Neutrality in the Second World War

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748622771
eISBN:
9780748651337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622771.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

In 1943, the Allies turned the tide against the Axis in Europe. Germany was defeated in North Africa and went on the defensive in Russia, and the Allies defeated Italy and intensified their bombing ... More


Coda: The Right to Persist

Kenneth M. Bilby

in True-Born Maroons

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032788
eISBN:
9780813039138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032788.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter discusses the Jamaican Maroons' right to persist. It discusses the reality of globalization brought about by postmodern condition and suggests that the very concept of identity that ... More


CONTROLLING AND DEVELOPING BAGHDAD: CALIPHS, SULTANS AND THE BALANCE OF POWER IN THE ABBASID CAPITAL (MID-5TH/11TH TO LATE 6TH/12TH CENTURIES)

Vanessa Van Renterghem

in The Seljuqs: Politics, Society and Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748639946
eISBN:
9780748653294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639946.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Seljuq Iraq, though a central Islamic land and heart of the Abbayasid caliphate has not received the scholarly attention it deserves. Generally, descriptions of Iran under the Seljuq rule were seen ... More


Negotiating anal intercourse in interracial gay relationships in Hong Kong

in Sex and Desire in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789888139156
eISBN:
9789882209756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139156.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This article is about the experience of Chinese gay men in colonial Hong Kong, their relationship with Western partners and their sexual practices. The body of the colonized is a critical space where ... More


Now You Smell Perfume : The Social Drama of Politics in the 1920s

Lorraine Gates Schuyler

in The Weight of Their Votes: Southern Women and Political Leverage in the 1920s

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830666
eISBN:
9781469606224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807876695_schuyler.5
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter discusses the antisuffragists' apocalyptic predictions of the doomsday that would arrive in the South if women received the vote and explains that social order would collapse in the wake ... More


The Literal and the Hyperbolic: Mapping the Modalities of Online Porn

Susanna Paasonen

in Carnal Resonance: Affect and Online Pornography

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016315
eISBN:
9780262298810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016315.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter discusses the use of spam mail to promote online pornography, as well as the importance of looking into the specificities, idiosyncrasies, and modalities of pornography to understand its ... More


Anatomy of a Dancer: Place, Lineage, and Liberation

Peggy Myo-Young Choy

in Asian Settler Colonialism: From Local Governance to the Habits of Everyday Life in Hawaii

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824830151
eISBN:
9780824869243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824830151.003.0015
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter traces its author's own dance movements back through a family history of resistance in Hawai‘i that leaves us with important lessons for Asian settlers to consider. Her aunt's early ... More


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