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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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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