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The Lack of Muslim Vulnerability

Parvis Ghassem-Fachandi

in Pogrom in Gujarat: Hindu Nationalism and Anti-Muslim Violence in India

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151762
eISBN:
9781400842599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151762.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores how the phantasmagoria of the Muslim is drawn from certain culinary and dietary habits, most clearly stereotyped in the meat eater or butcher. This stereotype manifests in the ... More


The Fantasy Fiction Formula

Deborah Chester

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781784992880
eISBN:
9781526104199
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992880.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

There’s more to writing a successful fantasy story than building a unique world or inventing a new type of magic. From the writing of strong, action-packed scenes to the creation of dynamic, ... More


Masters of Craft: Old Jobs in the New Urban Economy

Richard E. Ocejo

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691165493
eISBN:
9781400884865
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691165493.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

In today's new economy—in which “good” jobs are typically knowledge or technology based—many well-educated and culturally savvy young men are instead choosing to pursue traditionally low-status ... More


Religion in the Kitchen: "Cooking, Talking, and the Making of Black Atlantic Traditions"

Elizabeth Pérez

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479861613
eISBN:
9781479803217
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479861613.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This book argues that cooking and talking are at the very quick of Black Atlantic religions. It shows that tasks like butchering, although manual, are far from menial, and “idle chatter” does a ... More


Meat Markets: The Cultural History of Bloody London

Ted Geier

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474424714
eISBN:
9781474434522
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474424714.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Meat Markets articulates the emergent ‘nonhuman thought’ developed across literatures of the long nineteenth century and inflecting recent critical theories of abject life and animality. It presents ... More


A Room of Her Own: Newnham College 1874–1879

Annabel Robinson

in The Life and Work of Jane Ellen Harrison

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199242337
eISBN:
9780191714108
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242337.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter describes the Cambridge of 1874, the beginnings of university education for women, the obstacles and conflicts faced by the pioneers, notably Henry Sidgwick and John Stuart Mill. It ... More


Industrial Cowboys: Miller & Lux and the Transformation of the Far West, 1850-1920

David Igler

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520226586
eISBN:
9780520938939
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520226586.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Few industrial enterprises left a more enduring imprint on the American West than Miller and Lux, a vast meatpacking conglomerate started by two San Francisco butchers in 1858. This book examines how ... More


Cairo

Deborah Manley

in Women Travelers in Egypt: From the Eighteenth to the Twenty-first Century

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789774164859
eISBN:
9781617971273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774164859.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The travelers—in the past—enjoyed the markets, visited the ladies of the harems, ventured into the baths, and looked onward up the Nile where they were to travel.Cairo, although overwhelming, was—and ... More


Putting Back the Animals: Woman-Animal Meme in Contemporary Taiwanese Ecofeminist Imagination

Chia-ju Chang

in Chinese Ecocinema: In the Age of Environmental Challenge

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622090866
eISBN:
9789882206724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622090866.003.0014
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter is an ecofeminist study of the relationship between humans and animals in Chinese and Taiwanese literature and film. It first looks at current vegetarian ecofeminist views on ... More


Badr Al-din Al-maqdisi: A Palestinian Shaykh Resisting French Occupation in Late Eighteenth-century Cairo

Camille Mansour and Leila Fawaz

in Transformed Landscapes: Essays on Palestine and the Middle East in Honor of Walid Khalidi

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162473
eISBN:
9781617970191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162473.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Badr al-Din al-Maqdisi's life story is recounted by a great Egyptian historian. There is very little information about his life as a whole. Much is missing in his story, and this chapter is able to ... More


Commerce and Class Tensions at the Butcher Shop

Stacy E. Holden

in The Politics of Food in Modern Morocco

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033730
eISBN:
9780813039398
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033730.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Meat was a consumable luxury that provided tangible evidence of wealth and status among both the Muslim majority and the Jewish minority. To increase profits, butchers serving each of these ... More


Fiscal Politics at the Municipal Slaughterhouse

Stacy E. Holden

in The Politics of Food in Modern Morocco

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033730
eISBN:
9780813039398
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033730.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Meat played a central role not only in legitimizing the protectorate but also in funding its operation. To advertise respect for Islam, colonial officers amplified the celebrations for 'Id al–Adha, ... More


On the Butcher Block: A Panorama of Social Marking

Henry Sussman

in Idylls of the Wanderer: Outside in Literature and Theory

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823227693
eISBN:
9780823235278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823227693.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter presents a commentary on the film The Butcher Boy directed by Neil Jordan. The film, based on a 1992 novel by Patrick McCabe, provides a fortuitous occasion for ... More


Neil M. Gunn, Chinua Achebe and the Postcolonial Debate

Margery Palmer McCulloch

in Scottish Literature and Postcolonial Literature: Comparative Texts and Critical Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748637744
eISBN:
9780748652143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637744.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The principal fiction texts described in this chapter include Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart, and Neil Gunn's novel of the Clearances, Butcher's Broom. Things Fall Apart aims to examine the past ... More


A Stroll Through the Market

Richard E. Ocejo

in Masters of Craft: Old Jobs in the New Urban Economy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691165493
eISBN:
9781400884865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691165493.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This introductory chapter discusses how bars, barbershops, and butcher shops were neighborhood cornerstones in the industrial city. Today, new versions of them catering to knowledgeable and wealthy ... More


Show the Animal

Richard E. Ocejo

in Masters of Craft: Old Jobs in the New Urban Economy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691165493
eISBN:
9781400884865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691165493.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter illustrates how new whole-animal butcher shops have emerged alongside the rise of the “foodie” movement. In today's age of cultural omnivorousness, when the boundaries surrounding high ... More


Service Teaching

Richard E. Ocejo

in Masters of Craft: Old Jobs in the New Urban Economy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691165493
eISBN:
9781400884865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691165493.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter explores how all bartenders, barbers, and butchers face a dilemma when someone first walks into their businesses. They do not know exactly what consumers want out of their experience, ... More


<i>Getting</i> the Job

Richard E. Ocejo

in Masters of Craft: Old Jobs in the New Urban Economy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691165493
eISBN:
9781400884865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691165493.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter examines how doing the job for workers in each of these occupations—bartenders, barbers, butchers—includes displaying confidence while performing tasks. Confident behavior serves as the ... More


Fighter

James C. Nicholson

in The Notorious John Morrissey: How a Bare-Knuckle Brawler Became a Congressman and Founded Saratoga Race Course

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813167503
eISBN:
9780813167824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167503.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Upon his return to New York City, Morrissey sought a fight with American champion boxer Tom Hyer, whose attention was focused on nativist politics and saloons, and he would only agree to fight ... More


A Faith in Success

Harry S. Laver

in A General Who Will Fight: The Leadership of Ulysses S. Grant

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813136776
eISBN:
9780813141282
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136776.003.0009
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter argues that Grant was victorious in his battles and in the overall war because of his analytical determination, that is, his ability to assess correctly the circumstances and enemy he ... More


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