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Women and the family in political culture

Kathryn Gleadle

in Borderline Citizens: Women, Gender and Political Culture in Britain, 1815-1867

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264492
eISBN:
9780191734274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264492.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Historians of feminism, such as Jane Rendall, have demonstrated how the family was construed as a vital locus of civic virtue in Enlightenment histories, evangelical moralizing, and revolutionary ... More


Making Rights Claims in the Age of AIDS

Karen Zivi

in Making Rights Claims: A Practice of Democratic Citizenship

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199826414
eISBN:
9780199919437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199826414.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Democratization

This chapter analyzes rights claiming done in the context of AIDS policy debates in the United States and South Africa. It illustrates how rights claims made, particularly on behalf of HIV-positive ... More


Postcolonial Disorders: Reflections on Subjectivity in the Contemporary World

Byron J. Good, Mary-Jo DelVecchio Good, Sandra Teresa Hyde, and Sarah Pinto

in Postcolonial Disorders

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520252233
eISBN:
9780520941021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252233.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This book reflects on the nature of subjectivity in everyday modes of experience, the social and psychological dimensions of individual lives, the psychological qualities of social life, the ... More


Conclusions

Kathryn Gleadle

in Borderline Citizens: Women, Gender and Political Culture in Britain, 1815-1867

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264492
eISBN:
9780191734274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264492.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book has shown how women occupied an enduring but peripheral location within the contemporary political imagination in Britain. Their status within the world of public politics remained ... More


Interrogating Sovereign Politics:: An Alternative Citizen-Subject

Aoileann Ní Mhurchú

in Ambiguous Citizenship in an Age of Global Migration

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748692774
eISBN:
9781474406499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748692774.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Chapter three contextualises the work of Étienne Balibar, Engin Isin and RBJ Walker within the broader theoretical field of poststructuralism. It outlines how a poststructuralist approach (broadly ... More


Everyday Aids Practices: Contestations of Borders and Infectious Disease in Southwest China

Sandra Teresa Hyde

in Postcolonial Disorders

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520252233
eISBN:
9780520941021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252233.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter examines HIV as a spatialized disease, identified with communities at the borderlands along China's multiethnic southern frontier during the late-socialist period. It shows how political ... More


The Subject of Mental Illness: Psychosis, Mad Violence, and Subjectivity in Indonesia

Byron J. Good, Subandi, and Mary-Jo Delvecchio Good

in Subjectivity: Ethnographic Investigations

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520247925
eISBN:
9780520939639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247925.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

This chapter studies the relationship between the subjective experience of psychotic illness and political subjectivity, and the madness of the psychotic and that of violent crowds in modern ... More


Introduction: In the Shadows of Citizenship: African Americans and Democracy's Alterity

Ivy G. Wilson

in Specters of Democracy: Blackness and the Aesthetics of Politics in the Antebellum U.S.

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195337372
eISBN:
9780199896929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337372.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Beginning with a reading of a Sojourner Truth carte-de-visite and its epigrammatic phrasing, this introductory chapter prefigures Ralph Ellison's notion of the “shadow” and Jacques Derrida's notion ... More


Introduction

Athena Athanasiou

in Agonistic Mourning: Political Dissidence and the Women in Black

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474420143
eISBN:
9781474434904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420143.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This introductory chapter pursues the main question of the book: How might we capture the performative power implicit in processes of turning the impossibility of mourning into an incalculable ... More


Conclusion: Dreams Multiplied … A Final Entrée to Cuba

Andrea J. Queeley

John M. Kirk (ed.)

in Rescuing Our Roots: The African Anglo-Caribbean Diaspora in Contemporary Cuba

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061092
eISBN:
9780813051376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061092.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The concluding chapter reflects upon changes in Cuban society from the early twentieth century to the post-Soviet era, reviewing key moments for the Anglo-Caribbean Cuban community and emphasizing ... More


The Babylon Complex: Theopolitical Fantasies of War, Sex, and Sovereignty

Erin Runions

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823257331
eISBN:
9780823261529
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823257331.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Following allusions to Babylon in secular and religious discourse in the decade after 9.11, this book explores the complicated influence of the Bible on U.S. political thought. Babylon is a ... More


The Biopolitics of Stalinism: Ideology and Life in Soviet Socialism

Sergei Prozorov

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781474410526
eISBN:
9781474418744
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474410526.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The Biopolitics of Stalinism is the first book to investigate Soviet socialism from a biopolitical perspective. While canonical theories of biopolitics of Michel Foucault, Giorgio Agamben and Roberto ... More


The Kebab and the <i>Wurst</i>

Nitzan Shoshan

in The Management of Hate: Nation, Affect, and the Governance of Right-Wing Extremism in Germany

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691171951
eISBN:
9781400883653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691171951.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines how young right-wing extremists in Berlin articulate their relations to immigrants and ethnic alterity and how they negotiate layers of otherness in order to trace, in their own ... More


Tolerating Babel: Biopolitics, Film, and Family

Erin Runions

in The Babylon Complex: Theopolitical Fantasies of War, Sex, and Sovereignty

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823257331
eISBN:
9780823261529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823257331.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter shows how biopolitics, Babel, and the discourse of tolerance are imbricated in two important films: D. W. Griffith’s 1916 film Intolerance: Love’s Struggle through the Ages, and ... More


Coda: The Living Indebted (on Students and Sabotage)

Annie McClanahan

in Dead Pledges: Debt, Crisis, and Twenty-First-Century Culture

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780804799058
eISBN:
9781503600690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804799058.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

The Coda to Dead Pledges explores an emerging anti-debt politics, arguing that “debt strikes” and the occupation or sabotage of domestic space are forms of protest that attempt to block capital at ... More


Conducting unleashing interviews where control means life or death

Rose Løvgren

in Experiences in Researching Conflict and Violence: Fieldwork Interrupted

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447337683
eISBN:
9781447337737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447337683.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter discusses ethical concerns about empathetic engagement in interviews about violence. It discusses cases from fieldwork in Rwanda where emotional investment in the field can be ... More


. The Other Side of the Screen: The Materiality of the Hyperreal

Joshua Raulerson

in Singularities: Technoculture, Transhumanism, and Science Fiction in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846319723
eISBN:
9781781381052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319723.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Chapter 5 traces the shift from cyberpunk to postcyberpunk through the evolution of interface design reflected in – or directly inspired by – sf narratives since Gibson’s Neuromancer (1984). This ... More


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