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African Art ReframedReflections and Dialogues on Museum Culture

African Art Reframed: Reflections and Dialogues on Museum Culture

Bennetta Jules-Rosette and J. R. Osborn

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780252043277
eISBN:
9780252052156
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043277.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This book approaches the reframing of African art through dialogues with collectors, curators, and artists on three continents. It explores museum exhibitions, storerooms, artists’ studios, and ... More

Becoming HumanMatter and Meaning in an Antiblack World

Becoming Human: Matter and Meaning in an Antiblack World

Zakiyyah Iman Jackson

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479890040
eISBN:
9781479834556
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479890040.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Becoming Human: Matter and Meaning in an Antiblack World demonstrates that the history of racialized gender and maternity, specifically antiblackness, is indispensable to future thought on matter, ... More

Children's Charities in CrisisEarly Intervention and the State

Children's Charities in Crisis: Early Intervention and the State

Alison Body

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447346432
eISBN:
9781447345572
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447346432.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Following a decade of radical change in policy and funding in children’s early intervention services and with the role of the third sector under increased scrutiny, this timely book assesses the ... More

The Criminology of Boxing, Violence and Desistance

The Criminology of Boxing, Violence and Desistance

Deborah Jump

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529203240
eISBN:
9781529203264
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529203240.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

There is an assumption in criminal justice that boxing will immediately work to reduce offending among young men. Many practitioners cite discipline and respect as the desisting elements inherent in ... More

Decolonizing ChildhoodsFrom Exclusion to Dignity

Decolonizing Childhoods: From Exclusion to Dignity

Manfred Liebel

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447356400
eISBN:
9781447356448
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447356400.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

This book addresses key aspects of the post- and decolonial analysis of childhood, such as the scope and limitations of Eurocentric concepts of childhood and the impact of social inequality ... More

Ending Gender-Based ViolenceJustice and Community in South Africa

Ending Gender-Based Violence: Justice and Community in South Africa

Hannah E. Britton

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780252043093
eISBN:
9780252051975
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043093.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

South Africa’s democratization has been celebrated internationally for the remarkable advances of women in political office. Despite these visible steps forward, South Africa continues to face ... More

Everyday Masculinities in 21st-Century ChinaThe Making of Able-Responsible Men

Everyday Masculinities in 21st-Century China: The Making of Able-Responsible Men

Magdalena Wong

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9789888528424
eISBN:
9789882203570
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528424.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Everyday Masculinities in 21st-Century China: The Making of Able-Responsible Men argues that a moral dimension in Chinese masculinity is of growing significance in fast-changing China. The author ... More

Fashioning PostfeminismSpectacular Femininity and Transnational Culture

Fashioning Postfeminism: Spectacular Femininity and Transnational Culture

Simidele Dosekun

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780252043215
eISBN:
9780252052095
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043215.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This book concerns young, class-privileged women in the Nigerian city of Lagos who dress in a “spectacularly feminine” style characterised by the extravagant use and combination of normatively ... More

Forgiveness WorkMercy, Law, and Victims' Rights in Iran

Forgiveness Work: Mercy, Law, and Victims' Rights in Iran

Arzoo Osanloo

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691172040
eISBN:
9780691201535
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691172040.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Iran's criminal courts are notorious for meting out severe sentences—according to Amnesty International, the country has the world's highest rate of capital punishment per capita. Less known to ... More

Gamer TroubleFeminist Confrontations in Digital Culture

Gamer Trouble: Feminist Confrontations in Digital Culture

Amanda Phillips

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479870103
eISBN:
9781479806522
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479870103.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Gamers have been in trouble as long as games have existed, constantly mired in controversies about violence, diversity, and online harassment. As our popular understanding of “gamer” shifts beyond ... More

Gaming SexismGender and Identity in the Era of Casual Video Games

Gaming Sexism: Gender and Identity in the Era of Casual Video Games

Amanda C. Cote

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479838523
eISBN:
9781479802210
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479838523.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

In 2012, video gaming culture saw an interesting, paradoxical divergence. On one hand, game journalists and trade organizations testified that gaming had significantly diversified from its masculine ... More

Handmade in CubaRolando Estévez and the Beautiful Books of Ediciones Vigía

Handmade in Cuba: Rolando Estévez and the Beautiful Books of Ediciones Vigía

Ruth Behar, Juanamaría Cordones-Cook, and Kristin Schwain (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781683401520
eISBN:
9781683402190
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401520.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Handmade in Cuba is an in-depth examination of Ediciones Vigía, an artisanal press that published exquisite books crafted from everyday supplies during some of Cuba’s most dire economic periods. ... More

Introduction to a Poetics of Diversityby Édouard Glissant

Introduction to a Poetics of Diversity: by Édouard Glissant

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781789620979
eISBN:
9781800341418
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620979.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This book reproduces the texts of four lectures, followed by discussions, and two interviews with Lise Gauvin published in Introduction à une poétique du divers (1996); and also four further ... More

The Kizilbash-Alevis in Ottoman AnatoliaSufism, Politics and Community

The Kizilbash-Alevis in Ottoman Anatolia: Sufism, Politics and Community

Ayfer Karakaya-Stump

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781474432689
eISBN:
9781474476799
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474432689.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The Kizilbash were at once key players in and the foremost victims of the Ottoman-Safavid conflict that defined the early modern Middle East today. Today referred to as Alevis, they constitute the ... More

Metrics at WorkJournalism and the Contested Meaning of Algorithms

Metrics at Work: Journalism and the Contested Meaning of Algorithms

Angele Christin

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691175232
eISBN:
9780691200002
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691175232.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

When the news moved online, journalists suddenly learned what their audiences actually liked, through algorithmic technologies that scrutinize web traffic and activity. Has this advent of audience ... More

The New Brazilian MediascapeTelevision Production in the Digital Streaming Age

The New Brazilian Mediascape: Television Production in the Digital Streaming Age

Eli Lee Carter

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781683401834
eISBN:
9781683403340
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401834.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

In this book, Eli Carter explores the ways in which the movement away from historically popular telenovelas toward new television and internet series is creating dramatic shifts in how Brazil ... More

The New Technocracy

The New Technocracy

Anders Esmark

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529200874
eISBN:
9781529200898
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529200874.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

Setting a new benchmark for studies of technocracy, the book shows that a solution to the challenge of populism will depend as much on a technocratic retreat as democratic innovation. Esmark examines ... More

Open World EmpireRace, Erotics, and the Global Rise of Video Games

Open World Empire: Race, Erotics, and the Global Rise of Video Games

Christopher B. Patterson

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479802043
eISBN:
9781479886029
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479802043.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Video games vastly outpace all other entertainment media in revenue and in global reach. On the surface, games do not appear ideological, nor are they categorized as national products, yet their very ... More

Operation Pedro Pan and the Exodus of Cuba's Children

Operation Pedro Pan and the Exodus of Cuba's Children

Deborah Shnookal

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781683401551
eISBN:
9781683402220
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401551.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This in-depth examination of one of the most controversial episodes in U.S.-Cuba relations sheds new light on the program that airlifted 14,000 unaccompanied children to the United States in the wake ... More

Pablo Escobar and Colombian Narcoculture

Pablo Escobar and Colombian Narcoculture

Aldona Bialowas Pobutsky

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781683401513
eISBN:
9781683402183
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401513.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

In the years since his death in 1993, Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar has become a globally recognized symbol of crime, wealth, power, and masculinity. In this long-overdue exploration of Escobar’s ... More

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