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What Is Freedom?: The Unique Perspective of the Individual

Lynne Dale Halamish and Doron Hermoni

in The Weeping Willow: Encounters with Grief

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195325379
eISBN:
9780199999811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325379.003.0013
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine and Older People

This chapter examines the concept of freedom in relation to the experience of 25-year-old Judah, who took the responsibility of caring for her girlfriend Sarah after they had a car accident and she ... More


Testimony of Kemba Smith before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights: March 3, 2006

Rickie Solinger, Paula C. Johnson, Martha L. Raimon, Tina Reynolds, and Ruby C. Tapia

in Interrupted Life: Experiences of Incarcerated Women in the United States

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252493
eISBN:
9780520944565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252493.003.0069
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

The testimony of Kemba Smith, who had never handled, used, or sold any drugs when she was sentenced as a first-time non-violent drug offender to almost twenty-five years in prison, defines the ... More


Falling into the Lesbi World: Desire and Difference in Indonesia

Evelyn Blackwood

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834425
eISBN:
9780824870461
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834425.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This book offers a compelling view of sexual and gender difference through the everyday lives of tombois and their girlfriends (“femmes”) in the city of Padang, West Sumatra. While likening ... More


A Distant Star Called Possibility: Wintergreen

Nikki Giovanni

in Shaping Memories: Reflections of African American Women Writers

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732740
eISBN:
9781604734713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732740.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter discusses how, according to Nikki Giovanni, strong friendship can bring logic to the world. It tells the story of how, as a child, Giovanni thought something extraordinary was happening ... More


Introduction: Coupland's contexts

Andrew Tate

in Douglas Coupland

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719074882
eISBN:
9781781701201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719074882.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This book is structured around thematically focused chapters that consider Douglas Coupland's engagement with narrative, consumer culture, space and religion. This chapter locates Coupland's ... More


Intimate Currencies: Love, Romance, and Sex “without Hang-ups”

Alexia Bloch

in Sex, Love, and Migration: Postsocialism, Modernity, and Intimacy from Istanbul to the Arctic

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501713149
eISBN:
9781501709418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713149.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Drawing on interviews and participant observation with 15 entertainers in Istanbul, this chapter shows how younger women migrants disavow discourses that would frame them as “victims” of ... More


Fujoshi Emergent: Shifting Popular Representations of Yaoi/BL Fandom in Japan

Jeffry T. Hester

in Boys Love Manga and Beyond: History, Culture, and Community in Japan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781628461190
eISBN:
9781626740662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461190.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter discusses the emergence of fujoshi culture in Japan as a controversial and contested figure in popular culture, arguing that the fujoshi is not necessarily in control of her own image, ... More


Media, Sex, and the Self in Cambodia

Heidi Hoefinger

in Cultural Politics of Gender and Sexuality in Contemporary Asia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824852962
eISBN:
9780824869113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824852962.003.0011
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores the tensions and intersections between sex and intimacy, media and consumption and the precarity of female individualization in Cambodia. With a focus on ‘professional ... More


Gender, Sexuality, and Queer Desires

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/9780824834425.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This book explores the discourses that circulate in the lives of Indonesian lesbians “tomboi” (derived from the English word “tomboy”), their practices, their social relations with kin and community, ... More


Shifting Discourses of Gender and Desire

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/9780824834425.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter sets the context for the gender subjectivities expressed by tombois and their girlfriends in Indonesia, with particular emphasis on what sorts of desires are incited or imagined by ... More


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