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New Desires, New Selves: Sex, Love, and Piety among Turkish Youth

Gul Ozyegin

Published in print:
1937
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780814762349
eISBN:
9780814762356
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814762349.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

As Turkey pushes for its place in the global pecking order and embraces neoliberal capitalism, the nation has seen a period of unprecedented shifts in political, religious, and gender and sexual ... More


The Promise of Patriarchy: Women and the Nation of Islam

Ula Yvette Taylor

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469633930
eISBN:
9781469633954
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469633930.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

The patriarchal structure of the Nation of Islam (NOI) promised black women the prospect of finding a provider and a protector among the organization’s men, who were fiercely committed to these ... More


Moreau de Saint-Méry’s Daughter and the Anti-Slavery Muse of La Mulâtre comme il y a beaucoup de blanches (1803)

Marlene L. Daut

in Tropics of Haiti: Race and the Literary History of the Haitian Revolution in the Atlantic World, 1789-1865

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381847
eISBN:
9781781382394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381847.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Considers the anonymously published epistolary romance, La Mulâtre comme il y a beaucoup de blanches (1803), as a text in which the character Mimi takes up a passionate defense of women of color ... More


‘Born to Command’: Leonora Sansay and the Paradoxes of Female Benevolence as Resistance in Zelica; the Creole

Marlene L. Daut

in Tropics of Haiti: Race and the Literary History of the Haitian Revolution in the Atlantic World, 1789-1865

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381847
eISBN:
9781781382394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381847.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Examines the three-volume novel Zelica; the Creole (1820), most often attributed to Leonora Sansay. The author argues that Zelica ambivalently constructs a narrative in which during the Revolution, ... More


An Enduring Dilemma: Teaching National Identity in Lebanon

Jennifer M. Dueck

in The Claims of Culture at Empire's End: Syria and Lebanon under French Rule

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264478
eISBN:
9780191734779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264478.003.0005
Subject:
History, Middle East History

The situation in Lebanon shared many features with that in Syria. Education and language were symbolic pillars of political power and collective identity in both countries. That said, there were ... More


Jacked Up and Unjust: Pacific is lander Teens Confront Violent Legacies

Katherine Irwin and Karen Umemoto

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520283022
eISBN:
9780520958883
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283022.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Based on a nine years of ethnographic research, the authors examine multiple inequalities that underscore youth violence. They feature the experiences of inner city as well as rural girls and boys in ... More


Talkies, Road Movies and Chick Flicks: Gender, Genre and Film Sound in American Cinema

Heidi Wilkins

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474406895
eISBN:
9781474418492
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474406895.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The representation of gender in film remains an intensely debated topic, particularly in academic considerations of US mainstream cinema where it is often perceived as perpetuating rigid, binary ... More


Between Two Worlds of Father Politics: USA or Sweden?

Michael Rush

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719091896
eISBN:
9781781708347
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091896.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Between ‘two worlds’ of father politics represents the USA and Sweden as two ends on an international continuum in ways of thinking about fatherhood. The ‘two worlds’ model locates the decline of ... More


The Gentlewoman's Remembrance: Patriarchy, Piety, and Singlehood in Early Stuart England

Isaac Stephens

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784991432
eISBN:
9781526115102
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784991432.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

A microhistory of a never-married English gentlewoman named Elizabeth Isham, this book centres on an extremely rare piece of women’s writing – a relatively newly discovered 60,000-word spiritual ... More


‘Theresa’ to the Rescue! African American Women’s Resistance and the Literary History of the Haitian Revolution

Marlene L. Daut

in Tropics of Haiti: Race and the Literary History of the Haitian Revolution in the Atlantic World, 1789-1865

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381847
eISBN:
9781781382394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381847.003.0007
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter is all about ‘Theresa; a Haytien Tale’ (1828), a short story that was serialized and published anonymously in the first African American newspaper Freedom’s Journal, and is now ... More


Contesting Patriarchy: The Early Years

Chitra Sinha

in Debating Patriarchy: The Hindu Code Bill Controversy in India (1941–1956)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198078944
eISBN:
9780199081479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198078944.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Family Law

The chapter focuses on the role of discourse and communicative action in the advancement of gender rights over several centuries, the second chapter concentrates on social, political, and legal ... More


Symbolic authority and kinship

Neal Curtis

in Sovereignty and Superheroes

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719085048
eISBN:
9781526104434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085048.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Another important aspect of sovereignty is the symbolic authority it represents. Here, the sovereign not only creates an identity for a people living within a territory, it also determines kinship ... More


Lives of Scottish Women: Women and Scottish Society 1800–1980

William Knox

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748624096
eISBN:
9780748672264
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624096.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book deals with the lives of ten extraordinary women – Duchess of Atholl, Mary Brooksbank, Jane Welsh Carlyle, Elsie Inglis, Sophia Jex-Blake, Frances Balfour, Willa Muir, Mary Slessor, ... More


Violent Romances: The Bodily Drama of Patriarchal Trauma

Marilyn Booth

in Classes of Ladies of Cloistered Spaces: Writing Feminist History through Biography in Fin-de-siecle Eypt

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780748694860
eISBN:
9781474408639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694860.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

This chapter considers the presence of violence in a volume of women’s biography, linking it to a critique of patriarchy that undergirds Fawwaz’s project as a public intellectual. It assesses the ... More


Introduction

Helena Liu

in Redeeming Leadership: An Anti-Racist Feminist Intervention

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781529200041
eISBN:
9781529200096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529200041.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This chapter canvasses recent global events including white nationalist rallies in the United States, the protectionist vote for Brexit, and the mainstreaming of racist far-right political groups ... More


Dominance

Helena Liu

in Redeeming Leadership: An Anti-Racist Feminist Intervention

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781529200041
eISBN:
9781529200096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529200041.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This chapter examines the hegemony of white masculinity and critiques the imperialist fantasy of white masculine dominance, strength and power. This historical image bestowed white men the right to ... More


Claire Denis – The Intruder

Jan Bryant

in Artmaking in the Age of Global Capitalism: Visual Practices, Philosophy, Politics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474456944
eISBN:
9781474476867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474456944.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

An extended essay on Claire Denis’ L’Intrus acts as a companion piece to the chapter on Frances Barrett. Dealing with similar themes of care, hospitality, and feminism, it expands on an aspect that ... More


Domestic Disruption: World War I, Modernity, and Southern Women’s Fiction

David A. Davis (ed.)

in World War I and Southern Modernism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496815415
eISBN:
9781496815453
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496815415.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

The tension between gender determinism and feminism increased after World War I, and works by black and white southern women writers set during the war often portray women characters as alternately ... More


Niseis, Sanseis, and Their Class-Gender Identity

Mieko Nishida

in Diaspora and Identity: Japanese Brazilians in Brazil and Japan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780824867935
eISBN:
9780824876951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824867935.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Born in the city during the 1950s and 1960s, Niseis and Sanseis [third-generation Japanese Brazilians] were expected to succeed as urban professionals, following the path of the older elite Nisei ... More


Book Two

in Paternal Tyranny

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226789651
eISBN:
9780226789675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226789675.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter focuses on the social and political aspects of patriarchy that harm women. It cites men's betrayal of their daughters' trust, the evils of the contemporary marriage market and women's ... More


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