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The Public Sphere and the Postcolony

Benjamin F. Soares

in Islam and the Prayer Economy: History and Authority in a Malian Town

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748622856
eISBN:
9780748670635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622856.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

Chapter 8 considers the importance of the secular state, the development of the public sphere, and mass media, as well as the impact of these on Nioro as a social and religious space at the end of ... More


Ambient Screens and Transnational Public Spaces

Nikos Papastergiadis (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789888208920
eISBN:
9789888313839
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208920.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Large public screens have now become a ubiquitous part of the contemporary cityscape. Far from being simply oversized televisions, the media experts contributing to Ambient Screens and Transnational ... More


‘Leisure to be wise’: female education and the possibilities of domesticity

Richard De Ritter

in Imagining women readers, 1789-1820: Well-regulated minds

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719090332
eISBN:
9781781707241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090332.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

For Maria Edgeworth, women's exclusion from professional labour frees them from the requirement to tailor their knowledge to the demands of a single specialisation: it provides them with ‘leisure to ... More


The Structural Transformation of the Coffeehouse: Religion, Language, and the Public Sphere in the Modernizing Muslim World

Michiel Leezenberg

in Things: Religion and the Question of Materiality

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823239450
eISBN:
9780823239498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239450.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses the Ottoman coffeehouse against the backdrop of the understanding that the emergence of the coffee house in seventeenth-and eighteenth-century Western and Central Europe ... More


Introduction: Screen Cultures and Public Spaces

Nikos Papastergiadis, Amelia Barikin, Scott McQuire, and Audrey Yue

in Ambient Screens and Transnational Public Spaces

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789888208920
eISBN:
9789888313839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208920.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter challenges the binary characterisation of large screens contemporary public spaces, as either an incursion which threatens the fecundity of public engagement, or as a renewal of the ... More


Journalism as a Beacon for Democracy

Noha Mellor

in Modern Arab Journalism: Problems and Prospects

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748634101
eISBN:
9780748671328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748634101.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter discusses this normative model of the public sphere and whether it is plausible to apply it to the Arab case. It discusses a recent attempt to apply this model to the Arab context and ... More


The Teahouse under Socialism: The Decline and Renewal of Public Life in Chengdu, 1950-2000

Di Wang

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781501715488
eISBN:
9781501715556
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501715488.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book explores urban public life through the microcosm of the Chengdu teahouse. Like most public spaces, the teahouse was and still is an enduring symbol of Chinese popular culture, stemming back ... More


Conclusion: The Market, The Public and Islam

Benjamin F. Soares

in Islam and the Prayer Economy: History and Authority in a Malian Town

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748622856
eISBN:
9780748670635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622856.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

The concluding chapter returns to the question of changing ideas about and practices of Islam and some of the ongoing tensions around Islam and authority in Mali and particularly in Nioro as a ... More


Introduction: Modern Print Artefacts

Patrick Collier

in Modern Print Artefacts: Textual Materiality and Literary Value in British Print Culture, 1890-1930s

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474413473
eISBN:
9781474426824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474413473.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The materiality of print objects took on increased significance with the explosion of print culture in the late nineteenth century, as artists from Henry James to the modernists sought to ... More


Ephemeral Histories: Public Art, Politics, and the Struggle for the Streets in Chile

Camilo D. Trumper

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520289901
eISBN:
9780520964303
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520289901.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Ephemeral Histories: Public Art, Politics and the Struggle for the Street in Chile is a cultural history of the street in Chile during the presidency of Salvador Allende, the hemisphere’s first ... More


Conclusion: The State, the Teahouse, and the Public Sphere

Di Wang

in The Teahouse under Socialism: The Decline and Renewal of Public Life in Chengdu, 1950-2000

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781501715488
eISBN:
9781501715556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501715488.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

The Conclusion weaves together the broader themes of cultural continuity and discontinuity, of conflicts between national and local cultures, and public life and public sphere. Teahouses, a ... More


Marvell discovers the public sphere

Michael McKeon

in Texts and readers in the Age of Marvell

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526113894
eISBN:
9781526138897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526113894.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

As formulated by Jürgen Habermas, the public sphere is a realm of communication that mediates between the actual discourse of private individuals and, largely through print, virtual public ... More


Algeria: Nation, Culture and Transnationalism 1988–2015

Patrick Crowley

in Algeria: Nation, Culture and Transnationalism: 1988-2015

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781786940216
eISBN:
9781786944245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940216.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This Introduction offers a critical political and social context for Algeria 1988-2015. It makes the case for thinking about the idea of Algeria and to its contemporary realities and the need to do ... More


The Outsider as Editor: <i>Three Guineas</i> and the Feminist Periodical

Alyssa Mackenzie

in Virginia Woolf and Her Female Contemporaries

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781942954088
eISBN:
9781786944122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781942954088.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter discusses Virginia Woolf’s Three Guineas in relation to feminist periodicals of her time. Drawing on Jürgen Habermas’s notion of the public sphere, it considers The Freewoman (edited by ... More


Mobilizing Piety: Islam and Feminism in Indonesia

Rachel Rinaldo

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199948109
eISBN:
9780199345960
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199948109.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change, Sociology of Religion

In the post 9/11 world, Islam and feminism are widely viewed as incompatible. Sociologist Rachel Rinaldo’s ethnography of Muslim and secular women activists in Jakarta, Indonesia highlights the ... More


Necessary to Abide: Gendered Spheres and Spaces in New England’s Wars

Gina M. Martino

in Women at War in the Borderlands of the Early American Northeast

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469640990
eISBN:
9781469641003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469640990.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter explores how colonists in seventeenth-century New England used gender ideologies about women’s roles as actors in public spheres to frame their understanding of women who fought in the ... More


Chinese <i>Danmei</i> Fandom and Cultural Globalization from Below

Ling Yang and Yanrui Xu

in Boys' Love, Cosplay, and Androgynous Idols: Queer Fan Cultures in Mainland China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9789888390809
eISBN:
9789888390441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390809.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

By tracing the trajectory of Chinese danmei fandom in the past two decades, this chapter explores the possibility of danmei as a model of grassroots globalization. The chapter focuses on three key ... More


State–religion relations and welfare regimes in Europe

José Luis Romanillos, Justin Beaumont, and Mustafa Şen

in Faith-based organisations and exclusion in European cities

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9781847428349
eISBN:
9781447307785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428349.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

Chapter Two provides an introduction to the key terms, concepts and debates useful in describing political and ethical FBO activities. The chapter examines these activities and their relation to ... More


“There is a spirit in that image”: Mass-Produced Jesus Pictures and Protestant-Pentecostal Animation in Ghana

Birgit Meyer

in Things: Religion and the Question of Materiality

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823239450
eISBN:
9780823239498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239450.003.0018
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter addresses Pentecostal ambivalence toward and contestation of Jesus pictures in southern Ghana. These are massively present in public space, entailing a “pentecostalization” of Ghana's ... More


Autonomy in the Kitchen?: Food Films and Postfeminism

Laura Lindenfeld and Fabio Parasecoli

in Feasting Our Eyes: Food Films and Cultural Identity in the United States

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231172516
eISBN:
9780231542975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172516.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Considers instead the relationship between women and food, in professional and domestic environments. Cooking is presented as a way for women to assert themselves and their independence, while at the ... More


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