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The Administration of Justice in Medieval EgyptFrom the 7th to the 12th Century

The Administration of Justice in Medieval Egypt: From the 7th to the 12th Century

Yaacov Lev

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474459235
eISBN:
9781474480789
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474459235.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This book discusses how justice was administrated and applied in medieval Egypt. The model that evolved during the early middle ages involved four judicial institutions: the cadi, the court of ... More

Armenians Beyond DiasporaMaking Lebanon their Own

Armenians Beyond Diaspora: Making Lebanon their Own

Tsolin Nalbantian

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474458566
eISBN:
9781474480703
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474458566.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

A socio-political and cultural history of the Armenians in Cold War Lebanon, this book argues that Armenians around the world – in the face of the Genocide, and despite the absence of an independent ... More

Beyond HashtagsRacial Politics and Black Digital Networks

Beyond Hashtags: Racial Politics and Black Digital Networks

Sarah Florini

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781479892464
eISBN:
9781479807185
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479892464.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

In a culture dominated by discourses of “colorblindness” but still rife with structural racism, digital and social media have become a resource for Black Americans navigating a society that ... More

Bodily Interventions and Intimate LabourUnderstanding Bioprecarity

Bodily Interventions and Intimate Labour: Understanding Bioprecarity

Gabriele Griffin and Doris Leibetseder (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781526138569
eISBN:
9781526152138
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526138576
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This volume is concerned with the ways in which bioprecarity, here understood as the vulnerabilization of people as embodied selves, is created through regulations and norms that encourage ... More

Chicago CatólicoMaking Catholic Parishes Mexican

Chicago Católico: Making Catholic Parishes Mexican

Deborah E. Kanter

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252042973
eISBN:
9780252051845
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042973.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This book uses the Catholic parish to view Mexican immigration and ethnicity in the United States with a focus on Chicago. For Mexican immigrants, the parish had an Americanizing influence on its ... More

Creating the Suburban School AdvantageRace, Localism, and Inequality in an American Metropolis

Creating the Suburban School Advantage: Race, Localism, and Inequality in an American Metropolis

John L. Rury

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501748394
eISBN:
9781501748417
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748394.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This book explains how American suburban school districts gained a competitive edge over their urban counterparts. It focuses on the period between 1950 and 1980, and presents a detailed study of ... More

Defend the SacredNative American Religious Freedom beyond the First Amendment

Defend the Sacred: Native American Religious Freedom beyond the First Amendment

Michael D. McNally

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691190907
eISBN:
9780691201511
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691190907.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

From North Dakota's Standing Rock encampments to Arizona's San Francisco Peaks, Native Americans have repeatedly asserted legal rights to religious freedom to protect their sacred places, practices, ... More

The Digital CityMedia and the Social Production of Place

The Digital City: Media and the Social Production of Place

Germaine Halegoua

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781479839216
eISBN:
9781479829101
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479839216.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The Digital City focuses on the interface of people, urban place, and the role that digital media play in placemaking endeavors. Critics have understood digital media as forces that alienate and ... More

Digital Humanities in Latin America

Digital Humanities in Latin America

Héctor Fernández L'Hoeste and Juan Carlos Rodríguez (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781683401476
eISBN:
9781683402145
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401476.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Digital Humanities in Latin America performs a number of tasks: a re-definition of the nations’ symbolic territories, which implies their exploration as digital contexts, experiments, media products, ... More

Distributed BlacknessAfrican American Cybercultures

Distributed Blackness: African American Cybercultures

André Brock

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781479820375
eISBN:
9781479811908
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479820375.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book addresses Black culture, Web 2.0, and social networks from new methodological perspectives. Using critical technocultural discourse analysis, the chapters within examine Black-designed ... More

The EnforcersHow Little-Known Trade Reporters Exposed the Keating Five and Advanced Business Journalism

The Enforcers: How Little-Known Trade Reporters Exposed the Keating Five and Advanced Business Journalism

Rob Wells

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252042942
eISBN:
9780252051807
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042942.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The Enforcers describes the problems with business journalism and its possible future by focusing on the little-studied genre of the trade press. A historical and normative analysis of business ... More

Front Pages, Front LinesMedia and the Fight for Women's Suffrage

Front Pages, Front Lines: Media and the Fight for Women's Suffrage

Linda Steiner, Carolyn Kitch, and Brooke Kroeger (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252043109
eISBN:
9780252051982
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043109.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book addresses the role of media, particularly periodicals, in the American women’s suffrage movement, and in public understandings of the campaign for a Constitutional amendment enfranchising ... More

Geopolitics, Culture, and the Scientific Imaginary in Latin America

Geopolitics, Culture, and the Scientific Imaginary in Latin America

María del Pilar Blanco and Joanna Page (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781683401483
eISBN:
9781683402152
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401483.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The chapter authors detail local engagements with technology and the natural world in Latin America across time and reveal the social, political, and economic conditions that have led to the relative ... More

Graphic NewsHow Sensational Images Transformed Nineteenth-Century Journalism

Graphic News: How Sensational Images Transformed Nineteenth-Century Journalism

Amanda Frisken

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252042980
eISBN:
9780252051838
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042980.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book explores sensationalism as it took hold of U.S. media between 1870 and 1900. During this period, print news publishers became adept at translating stories about sex, crime, and violence ... More

Incarcerated StoriesIndigenous Women Migrants and Violence in the Settler-Capitalist State

Incarcerated Stories: Indigenous Women Migrants and Violence in the Settler-Capitalist State

Shannon Speed

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469653129
eISBN:
9781469653143
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653129.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

Indigenous women migrants from Central America and Mexico face harrowing experiences of violence before, during, and after their migration to the United States, like all asylum seekers. But as ... More

The Insubordination of PhotographyDocumentary Practices under Chile's Dictatorship

The Insubordination of Photography: Documentary Practices under Chile's Dictatorship

Ángeles Donoso Macaya

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781683401117
eISBN:
9781683401346
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401117.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The Insubordination of Photography studies the documentary practices of photography devised by different collectives (relatives of the detained-disappeared, church organizations, visual artists, and ... More

Israel/PalestineBorder Representations in Literature and Film

Israel/Palestine: Border Representations in Literature and Film

Drew Paul

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474456128
eISBN:
9781474480727
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474456128.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Since the early 1990s, Israel has greatly expanded a system checkpoints, walls and other barriers in the West Bank and Gaza that restrict Palestinian mobility. As a result, such border spaces have ... More

Jews and Palestinians in the Late Ottoman Era, 1908-1914Claiming the Homeland

Jews and Palestinians in the Late Ottoman Era, 1908-1914: Claiming the Homeland

Louis A. Fishman

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474453998
eISBN:
9781474480758
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474453998.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Uncovering a history buried by competing nationalist narratives (Jewish, Arab and Palestinian) this book looks at how the late Ottoman era set the stage for the on-going Palestinian-Israeli conflict ... More

La Joven Moderna in Interwar ArgentinaGender, Nation, and Popular Culture

La Joven Moderna in Interwar Argentina: Gender, Nation, and Popular Culture

Cecilia Tossounian

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781683401162
eISBN:
9781683401421
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401162.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This book reconstructs different images of modern femininities and their evolution during the 1920s and 1930s, showing that women were at the center of a public debate about modernity and its ... More

Latin American Culture and the Limits of the Human

Latin American Culture and the Limits of the Human

Lucy Bollington and Paul Merchant (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781683401490
eISBN:
9781683402169
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401490.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Latin American Culture and the Limits of the Human curates an important series of case studies of the posthuman imaginaries and nonhuman tropes employed in a broad range of Latin American cultural ... More

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