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Disordered Violence: How Gender, Race and Heteronormativity Structure Terrorism

Caron Gentry

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474424806
eISBN:
9781474480574
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474424806.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Disordered Violence argues that neither mainstream nor critical Terrorism Studies scholarship goes far enough in interrogating the structures that determine how terrorism is understood and therefore ... More


Odd women?: Spinsters, lesbians and widows in British women's fiction, 1850s–1930s

Emma Liggins

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719087561
eISBN:
9781781706855
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087561.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Women outside marriage between 1850 and the Second World War were seen as abnormal, threatening, superfluous and incomplete, whilst also being hailed as ‘women of the future’. Before 1850 odd women ... More


Queer Singapore: Illiberal Citizenship and Mediated Cultures

Audrey Yue and Jun Zubillaga-Pow (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789888139330
eISBN:
9789888180196
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139330.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Singapore remains one of the few countries in Asia that has yet to decriminalise homosexuality. Yet it has also been hailed by many as one of the emerging gay capitals of Asia. This book accounts for ... More


Conclusion: Disordered Violence

Caron E. Gentry

in Disordered Violence: How Gender, Race and Heteronormativity Structure Terrorism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474424806
eISBN:
9781474480574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474424806.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter returns the reader to the questions posed in earlier chapters, particularly looking at who gets harmed when the label of terrorist is used. It argues that scholars—and policy-makers and ... More


Making Space for Making Space: Jeff Lemire’s Essex County and the Canadian Alternative

Jocelyn Sakal Froese (ed.)

in The Canadian Alternative: Cartoonists, Comics, and Graphic Novels

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496815118
eISBN:
9781496815156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496815118.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter employs a framework informed predominantly by queer theory in order to untangle the complex structures that Lemire uses in writing the Canada that he does, and ultimately suggests that ... More


Torchwood’s Supermen: Bisexuality as a Hypermasculine Superpower

Craig Haslop

in Toxic Masculinity: Mapping the Monstrous in Our Heroes

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496828934
eISBN:
9781496828989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496828934.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Focusing on the spin-off series Torchwood, lauded by academics and popular media for its liberating and frank representations of fluid sexuality, this chapter discusses audience research using focus ... More


Sex or “Just Dancing”

Maxine Leeds Craig

in Sorry I Don't Dance: Why Men Refuse to Move

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199845279
eISBN:
9780199369614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199845279.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality, Race and Ethnicity

Based on interviews, this chapter foregrounds sexuality as it examines the meanings attached to men’s bodies, to bodily movement, and to dance. While girls often dance together homophobia makes it ... More


Men Walk in Parallel!: Dancing in Chuck Davis’s “Paths”

C. Kemal Nance

in Hot Feet and Social Change: African Dance and Diaspora Communities

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252042959
eISBN:
9780252051814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042959.003.0015
Subject:
Music, Dance

C. Kemal Nance reflects on the ways in which African American men utilize dance vocabularies in artistic and academic work. He reveals his findings through his own experiences as an African dance ... More


Uncle Go’s Liberal Conservatism

Peter A. Jackson

in First Queer Voices from Thailand: "Uncle Go's Advice Columns for Gays, Lesbians and Kathoeys"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9789888083268
eISBN:
9789888313907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083268.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter details the contrasting mix of liberalism and conservatism reflected in Uncle Go’s replies to his gay and lesbian correspondents. Uncle Go’s idiosyncratic theory of homosexuality, in ... More


Family Prohibitions and Sexual Autonomy in Lesbian Letters to Uncle Go

Peter A. Jackson

in First Queer Voices from Thailand: "Uncle Go's Advice Columns for Gays, Lesbians and Kathoeys"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9789888083268
eISBN:
9789888313907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083268.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter details the importance of family attitudes to the success, or failure, of lesbian relationships in Thailand, and specifically the extent to which parents may intervene to break up a ... More


Desiring Queer, Negotiating Normal: Denise Ho (HOCC) Fandom before and after the Coming-Out

Eva Cheuk Yin Li

in Boys' Love, Cosplay, and Androgynous Idols: Queer Fan Cultures in Mainland China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9789888390809
eISBN:
9789888390441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390809.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

This chapter explores the entanglement between queer desires and struggles with normativities in fandoms through the case study of Denise Ho (a.k.a. HOCC) in Hong Kong. HOCC is one of the few ... More


From Single Motherhood to Queer Reproduction: Access Politics of Assisted Conception in Taiwan

Chia-ling Wu

in Gender, Health, and History in Modern East Asia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9789888390908
eISBN:
9789888455096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390908.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the regulatory trajectory of access to assisted reproductive technology (ART) in Taiwan since 1980s. The analysis focused on how diverse governing activities validate, ... More


‘Wrinkled deep in time’: Emily and Arcite in A Midsummer Night's Dream

Helen Barr

in Transporting Chaucer

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719091490
eISBN:
9781781707319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091490.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Chapter Four shows how Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream unfolds a wrinkle in time that discloses the memorial presence of Emily and Arcite from The Knight’s Tale and Two Noble Kinsmen. Emily ... More


How to Be Properly Unnatural: The Metaphysics of Heterosexual Normativity and the Importance of the Concepts of Essence and Nature for Pluralism

Jeremy Barris

in Sometimes Always True: Undogmatic Pluralism in Politics, Metaphysics, and Epistemology

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823262144
eISBN:
9780823266647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262144.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Heterosexual normativity—the attitude and social norm that heterosexuality can be taken for granted as naturally the right way to be—presupposes the concept of “nature,” or equivalents to it, and ... More


Heteronormativity, Homophobia, and Home

M. Cristina Alcalde

in Peruvian Lives across Borders: Power, Exclusion, and Home

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780252041846
eISBN:
9780252050510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041846.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter focuses on quotidian technologies of exclusion against migrants who identify as gay, lesbian, and bisexual. Drawing on interviews, newspapers, ordinances and bills, novels, and field ... More


‘Those most intimately concerned’: the strength of chosen family in Elizabeth Gaskell's Gothic short fiction

Ardel Haefele-Thomas

in Gothic kinship

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719088605
eISBN:
9781781707203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088605.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Ardel Haefele-Thomas in Chapter 2 analyses Elizabeth Gaskell’s pioneering of alternative family ties in her short Gothic fictional texts. Gaskell utilizes the Gothic genre to explore and provide ... More


The political uncanny of the family: Patricia Duncker's The Deadly Space Between and The Civil Partnership Act

Anne Quéma

in Gothic kinship

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719088605
eISBN:
9781781707203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088605.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Anne Quéma analyses in Chapter 8 the uncanny kinship narratives in Patricia Duncker’s The Deadly Space Between (2002) and the British Civil Partnership Act (CPA) (2004). Quéma argues that the uncanny ... More


Introduction

Emma Liggins

in Odd women?: Spinsters, lesbians and widows in British women's fiction, 1850s–1930s

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719087561
eISBN:
9781781706855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087561.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The introduction contextualises representations of female oddity between the 1850s and the Second World War in relation to debates within queer theory about heteronormativity, queer subjectivities, ... More


Introduction

Francisca Yuenki Lai

in Maid to Queer: Asian Labor Migration and Female Same-Sex Desires

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9789888528332
eISBN:
9789888268115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528332.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

This chapter explains the use of “queer” as a subject position, not as an identity. It proceeds to review previous studies of female labor migration, body and sexuality. The chapter also addresses ... More


Real Men Don’t Wear Shirts

Sharon Mazer

in Professional Wrestling: Sport and Spectacle, Second Edition

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781496826862
eISBN:
9781496826626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496826862.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

Professional wrestling’s play of masculinity is profoundly carnivalesque as it affirms and mocks, celebrates and critiques prevailing definitions of what it is to be a “real” man in contemporary ... More


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