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The Colonial and National Politics of Gender, Sex, and Family

T. Fujitani

in Race for Empire: Koreans as Japanese and Japanese as Americans during World War II

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520262232
eISBN:
9780520927636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262232.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter builds on the discussion in Chapter 7, focusing on the mutually constitutive character of discourses on gender, romance, and family, on the one hand, and nation and colony on the other. ... More


Gender and Society in The Bell Jar

Luke Ferretter

in Sylvia Plath's Fiction: A Critical Study

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625093
eISBN:
9780748671694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625093.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter places The Bell Jar in the cultural context of the discourses on gender within which Plath lived and wrote. Contemporary discourses on sex, medicine, childbirth, psychiatry, beauty, ... More


Epilogue

Sara Mendelson and Patricia Crawford

in Women in Early Modern England 1550–1720

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201243
eISBN:
9780191674846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201243.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter considers the shape of women's history in relation to the larger society over the course of the early modern era. It addresses the most significant forces for change in women's lives. ... More


Engendering the Post-Liberal Peace in Cyprus: UNSC Resolution 1325 as a Tool

Olga Demetriou and Maria Hadjipavlou

in Post-Liberal Peace Transitions: Between Peace Formation and State Formation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474402170
eISBN:
9781474418720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402170.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter discusses the role of women in forging paths into post-liberal peace formations. The adoption of the United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 in 2000 could be said to have marked ... More


Gender, Innocence, and Civilization

Helen M. Kinsella

in The Image before the Weapon: A Critical History of the Distinction between Combatant and Civilian

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449031
eISBN:
9780801460784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449031.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This introductory chapter considers the inconsistencies and ambiguities surrounding the principle of distinction—a juridical principle formally distinguishing between combatants and civilians. The ... More


Doing Gender

Evelyn Blackwood

in Falling into the Lesbi World: Desire and Difference in Indonesia

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834425
eISBN:
9780824870461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834425.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the ways that tombois and girlfriends produce, maintain, and negotiate their gendered subjectivities in the spaces where they socialize together. It considers tombois' and ... More


Community safety, the family and domestic violence

Paula Wilcox

in Community safety: Critical perspectives on policy and practice

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347305
eISBN:
9781447301950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347305.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter looks at the historical development of initiatives against ‘domestic violence’ (which have largely resulted from feminist organising), examining the influence of community safety ... More


Arabic Sociolinguistics

Reem Bassiouney

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748623730
eISBN:
9780748671373
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623730.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

The first introduction to the field of Arabic sociolinguistics, this book discusses major trends in research on diglossia, code-switching, gendered discourse, language variation and change, and ... More


General Orders 100, Union General Sherman’s March to Atlanta, and the Sand Creek Massacre

Helen M. Kinsella

in The Image before the Weapon: A Critical History of the Distinction between Combatant and Civilian

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449031
eISBN:
9780801460784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449031.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter investigates the identification and protection of civilians during the American Civil War and the U.S.-Indian wars, focusing on the period 1861–1865. Specifically, the chapter ... More


Negotiating Pressures in Terms of Gender: Male Dancers and Female Style Dance

Christina Sunardi

in Stunning Males and Powerful Females: Gender and Tradition in East Javanese Dance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038952
eISBN:
9780252096914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038952.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter explores some of the ways in which male dancers who performed female style dance (or had performed female style dance prior to the author's fieldwork) have been pushing at dominant ... More


Feminine Virtue, Female Agency, and the Legacy of Eiximenis

Nuria Silleras-Fernandez

in Chariots of Ladies: Francesc Eiximenis and the Court Culture of Medieval and Early Modern Iberia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453830
eISBN:
9781501701641
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453830.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This concluding chapter considers the legacy of Eiximenis in the gender discourse of the fourteenth to sixteenth centuries. It examines how this discourse had changed during the time of the writing ... More


“Becoming Visible”: Italian Women and Their Male Co-Citizens in the Liberal State

Sabina Donati (ed.)

in A Political History of National Citizenship and Identity in Italy, 1861-1950

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804784511
eISBN:
9780804787338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784511.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

“Becoming Visible”: Italian Women and Their Male Co-Citizens in the Liberal State


Introduction: Eiximenis, His Patronesses, and Female Virtue in Late Medieval and Early Modern Iberia

Nuria Silleras-Fernandez

in Chariots of Ladies: Francesc Eiximenis and the Court Culture of Medieval and Early Modern Iberia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453830
eISBN:
9781501701641
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453830.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This introductory chapter lays out the groundwork for a threefold study on a discourse relating to the works of Francesc Eiximenis, the women behind his books, as well as the larger scope of female ... More


Introduction

Reem Bassiouney

in Arabic Sociolinguistics

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748623730
eISBN:
9780748671373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623730.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This introductory chapter begins by explaining what sociolinguistics is and why Arabic is important. It then sets out the purpose of the book, which is to provide an up-to-date account of major ... More


Heroines and victims, brothers and sisters

Natalya Vince

in Our fighting sisters: Nation, memory and gender in Algeria, 1954-2012

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719091070
eISBN:
9781781708675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091070.003.0003
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter examines colonial and nationalist propaganda produced about women during the war, and how interviewees ignored, resisted or appropriated these gendered discourses, then and now. It also ... More


Responsibility

Helen M. Kinsella

in The Image before the Weapon: A Critical History of the Distinction between Combatant and Civilian

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449031
eISBN:
9780801460784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449031.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This concluding chapter discusses the continuing challenges of interpreting and implementing the principle of distinction. In considering the principle, both its critics and advocates note that ... More


Gender in Sámi Shamanism: The Past as a Premise for new Gender Constructions

Trude Fonneland

in Contemporary Shamanisms in Norway

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190678821
eISBN:
9780190699239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190678821.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

Religion is a core unit in terms of how gender stereotypes are produced and realized. By exploring how shamans in Norway use the past to construct narratives of gender in the present, my presentation ... More


Eiximenis on the Atlantic: The Chariot of Ladies and Catalina of Habsburg (Portugal, c. 1525–78)

Nuria Silleras-Fernandez

in Chariots of Ladies: Francesc Eiximenis and the Court Culture of Medieval and Early Modern Iberia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453830
eISBN:
9781501701641
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453830.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter analyzes a new appropriation and translation of the Carro de las donas (Chariot of Ladies)—one that combined the Llibre de les dones with new material developed by a new translator, ... More


Occupation, Monarchy, and Customary Law: Tribalizing Women

Noga Efrati

in Women in Iraq: Past Meets Present

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158145
eISBN:
9780231530248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158145.003.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines the customary law or “tribal custom” introduced by British occupying forces in Iraq and its enforcement through the TCCDR. Customary law became the central component of ... More


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