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Classes of Ladies of Cloistered Spaces: Writing Feminist History through Biography in Fin-de-siecle Eypt

Marilyn Booth

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780748694860
eISBN:
9781474408639
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694860.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

This book history scrutinizes the production, advertising, contents, compilation and circulation – locally and globally – of an Arabic-language volume of biographies of world women, al-Durr ... More


Communities and commitment

Jim Phillips

in Collieries, Communities and the Miners' Strike in Scotland, 1984-85

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780719086328
eISBN:
9781781704691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086328.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This moves the analysis to community level, examining organisational features: the strike committees and centres, the fund-raising and the soup kitchens; and the contribution of women, as both ... More


Women's political participation

Bronagh Hinds

in Everyday Life After the Irish Conflict: The Impact of Devolution and Cross-border Cooperation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780719087288
eISBN:
9781781704561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087288.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the challenges facing women who want to participate in politics in Northern Ireland and touches upon the relationship between women inside and outside politics. Women constantly ... More


From Visceral Style to Discourse of Resistance: Reading Alka Sadat’s Afghan Documentaries on Violence Against Women

Anna Misiak

in Female Agency and Documentary Strategies: Subjectivities, Identity and Activism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474419475
eISBN:
9781474444699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474419475.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This essay explores the director’s documentary tactics of granting the voice to the oppressed women through a number of visual and textual distancing strategies. It also shows that Sadat’s films ... More


Wartime Ozu: Between Bourgeois Drama and National Policy Film

Woojeong Joo

in The Cinema of Ozu Yasujiro: Histories of the Everyday

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748696321
eISBN:
9781474434775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696321.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter deals with Ozu’s wartime works from the perspective of their continuing inquiry into the everyday as well as their relation to his postwar films so that they can be re-evaluated as a ... More


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