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Negotiating with Modernity: Young Women and Sexuality in Iran

Fatemeh Sadeghi

in Being Young and Muslim: New Cultural Politics in the Global South and North

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195369212
eISBN:
9780199871179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369212.003.0017
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Islam

Iranian society has changed considerably since the Iranian revolution of 1979 and the establishment of the Islamic Republic of Iran. Iranian youth practice new lifestyles and constitute a distinct ... More


Sexual Discourses of Political Reform of the Post-Reconstruction Era

CLAUDIA TATE

in Domestic Allegories of Political Desire: The Black Heroine’s Text at the Turn of the Century

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195108576
eISBN:
9780199855094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195108576.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

The next three chapters deal with several strategies that the black women writers of the post-reconstruction era used to analyze the social affairs of their communities. In this chapter, the ... More


Dreaming of Normal While Sleeping with Impossible: Introduction

Yau Ching

in As Normal as Possible: Negotiating Sexuality and Gender in Mainland China and Hong Kong

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099876
eISBN:
9789882206625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099876.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Most of the research presented in this book is primary research, literally — most of the topics and/or communities studied here have not been studied before. The first part of this book re-frames ... More


Flights of Fancy: power

Judith A. Peraino

in Listening to the Sirens: Musical Technologies of Queer Identity from Homer to Hedwig

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520215870
eISBN:
9780520921740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520215870.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter traces the deployment of music in technologies of power, technologies that Foucault argues became specifically centered on categorizing and controlling sexuality after the seventeenth ... 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


Married bliss: sexuality, Catholicism and modernisation in Ireland, 1940–65

Michael G. Cronin

in Impure Thoughts: Sexuality, Catholicism and Literature in Twentieth-Century Ireland

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719086137
eISBN:
9781781704707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086137.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter discusses Angela MacNamara's promotion of purity, chastity and marriage in her works which were aimed at teenage readers for the Catholic Truth Society of Ireland (CTSI). McNamara's work ... More


Citizen, Invert, Queer: Lesbianism and War in Early Twentieth-Century Britain

Deborah Cohler

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816649754
eISBN:
9781452946009
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816649754.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

In late nineteenth-century England, “mannish” women were considered socially deviant but not homosexual. A half-century later, such masculinity equaled lesbianism in the public imagination. How did ... More


That Long Kiss: Comparing Joyce and Lawrence

Enda Duffy

in Modernists at Odds: Reconsidering Joyce and Lawrence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813060477
eISBN:
9780813050737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060477.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This essay puts Joyce and Lawrence into context with emerging technological culture in the early twentieth century by examining their representations of public affection and the kiss in Portrait and ... More


Introduction: Gender, Genealogy, Biopolitics

Jemima Repo

in The Biopolitics of Gender

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780190256913
eISBN:
9780190256937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190256913.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter discusses the theoretical, empirical, and methodological reasons for rethinking gender genealogically and biopolitically. Around the book’s core argument, that gender has emerged as an ... More


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