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Social Hierarchy and the Context Specificity of Thai Attitudes towards Male Homosexuality and Kathoeys

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/9789888083268.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter details how Thai attitudes to homosexuality and transgenderism vary according to social context. Ethnographic accounts of the supposed “loose structuring” of Thai culture and of the ... More


The Logic of Compromise: The Forgotten Tale of Antonio Jaramillo

Gladys I. McCormick

in The Logic of Compromise in Mexico: How the Countryside Was Key to the Emergence of Authoritarianism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469628943
eISBN:
9781469627762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628943.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The chapter documents the resurgence in peasant activism at the Zacatepec cooperative after 1947. A new cadre of leaders stepped up to press peasant demands upon an unapologetically corrupt general ... More


Mentors, Friends, and Patron: Finishing at LMU

Carol Boggess

in James Still: A Life

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813174181
eISBN:
9780813174815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813174181.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter follows Still’s return to Lincoln Memorial and notes the positive change in his college experience during his last two years. He began his job as janitor in the library and became ... More


Fabulous Women, Fables of Patronage Metham's Amoryus and Cleopes and BL MS Additional 10304

Kara Doyle

in Medieval Poetics and Social Practice: Responding to the Work of Penn R. Szittya

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823243242
eISBN:
9780823243280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823243242.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Kara Doyle focuses on medieval women as literary patrons; as she points out, “in the Middle Ages, the relationship between poetry and social practice is often negotiated through the mechanisms of ... More


The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Toby Musgrave

in The Multifarious Mr. Banks: From Botany Bay to Kew, The Natural Historian Who Shaped the World

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780300223835
eISBN:
9780300252132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300223835.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the intellectual paradigms and rationales that influenced Joseph Banks in his thinking and actions. It explains his disinterest with architectural and landscape fashions and his ... More


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