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The Ryukyu Kingdom: Cornerstone of East Asia

Mamoru Akamine

Robert Huey (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780824855178
eISBN:
9780824872953
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824855178.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This English translation of an Okinawan scholarly voice provides a compelling new picture of the role played by the Ryukyu Kingdom in pre-modern East Asia. Mamoru Akamine first examines the early ... More


Rights-based Humanitarian Indicators in Post-earthquake Haiti *

Margaret L. Satterthwaite

in Governance by Indicators: Global Power through Quantification and Rankings

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199658244
eISBN:
9780199949915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658244.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses the effects and operation of indicators that are used to guide and measure the work of humanitarian relief agencies in their on-the-ground operations in Haiti. It examines two ... More


Popular Memories of the Mao Era: From Critical Debate to Reassessing History

Sebastian Veg (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9789888390762
eISBN:
9789888455614
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390762.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Over the past 10 or 15 years in China, there has been unprecedented critical public discussion of key episodes in PRC history, in particular the Great Famine of 1959-1961, the Anti-Rightist movement ... More


The Teahouse under Socialism: The Decline and Renewal of Public Life in Chengdu, 1950-2000

Di Wang

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781501715488
eISBN:
9781501715556
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501715488.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book explores urban public life through the microcosm of the Chengdu teahouse. Like most public spaces, the teahouse was and still is an enduring symbol of Chinese popular culture, stemming back ... More


Japan’s New Order in North-east Asia

W. G. Beasley

in Japanese Imperialism 1894–1945

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198221685
eISBN:
9780191678479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198221685.003.0013
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The events leading to the creation of Manchukuo in 1931–2 changed the frame of reference for Japanese policy making in several ways. Externally, they demonstrated that in certain circumstances the ... More


Ephemeral Histories: Public Art, Politics, and the Struggle for the Streets in Chile

Camilo D. Trumper

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520289901
eISBN:
9780520964303
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520289901.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Ephemeral Histories: Public Art, Politics and the Struggle for the Street in Chile is a cultural history of the street in Chile during the presidency of Salvador Allende, the hemisphere’s first ... More


Großraum Thinking in Russian Foreign Policy

David G. Lewis

in Russia's New Authoritarianism: Putin and the Politics of Order

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474454766
eISBN:
9781474480611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474454766.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines Carl Schmitt’s theory of international relations and applies it to Russian foreign policy. It outlines the emergence of Schmitt’s thinking about the ‘Grand Space’ or the ... More


Culinary Comfort: The Satiating Construction of Masculinity

Laura Lindenfeld and Fabio Parasecoli

in Feasting Our Eyes: Food Films and Cultural Identity in the United States

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231172516
eISBN:
9780231542975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172516.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Explores unusual – and often culturally problematic – models of masculinity and their relationship to food, taking into consideration male characters as nurturers and caretakers both in the private ... More


The Colonial Eyeglasses of Nakajima Atsushi

Robert Thomas Tierney

in Tropics of Savagery: The Culture of Japanese Empire in Comparative Frame

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520265783
eISBN:
9780520947665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520265783.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter looks at the South Seas literature of Nakajima Atsushi (1909–42), an important writer who published most of his work during the period of the Greater East Asian Co-Prosperity Sphere. ... More


Conclusion: The Market, The Public and Islam

Benjamin F. Soares

in Islam and the Prayer Economy: History and Authority in a Malian Town

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748622856
eISBN:
9780748670635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622856.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

The concluding chapter returns to the question of changing ideas about and practices of Islam and some of the ongoing tensions around Islam and authority in Mali and particularly in Nioro as a ... More


The Public Sphere and the Postcolony

Benjamin F. Soares

in Islam and the Prayer Economy: History and Authority in a Malian Town

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748622856
eISBN:
9780748670635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622856.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

Chapter 8 considers the importance of the secular state, the development of the public sphere, and mass media, as well as the impact of these on Nioro as a social and religious space at the end of ... More


Mobilizing Piety: Islam and Feminism in Indonesia

Rachel Rinaldo

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199948109
eISBN:
9780199345960
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199948109.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change, Sociology of Religion

In the post 9/11 world, Islam and feminism are widely viewed as incompatible. Sociologist Rachel Rinaldo’s ethnography of Muslim and secular women activists in Jakarta, Indonesia highlights the ... More


Chinese Danmei Fandom and Cultural Globalization from Below

Ling Yang and Yanrui Xu

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/9789888390809.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

By tracing the trajectory of Chinese danmei fandom in the past two decades, this chapter explores the possibility of danmei as a model of grassroots globalization. The chapter focuses on three key ... More


Dynamics of a Stagnant Religious Discourse and the Rise of New Secular Movements in Egypt

Nadine Sika

in Arab Spring in Egypt: Revolution and Beyond (A Tahrir Studies Edition)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789774165368
eISBN:
9781617971365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165368.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter analyzes the extent to which the Egyptian public sphere, especially religious institutions were controlled by the ruling authoritarian regime. Eventually, both the state's dominance over ... More


The Politics of Home in Hard Times

Jeffrey Helgeson

in Crucibles of Black Empowerment: Chicago’s Neighborhood Politics from the New Deal to Harold Washington

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226130699
eISBN:
9780226130729
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226130729.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines black women’s “politics of home” during the Great Depression. The chapter builds upon historian Earl Lewis’s notion of the “home sphere,” in which political actors envision ... More


Autonomy in the Kitchen?: Food Films and Postfeminism

Laura Lindenfeld and Fabio Parasecoli

in Feasting Our Eyes: Food Films and Cultural Identity in the United States

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231172516
eISBN:
9780231542975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172516.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Considers instead the relationship between women and food, in professional and domestic environments. Cooking is presented as a way for women to assert themselves and their independence, while at the ... More


When Weirdos Stir the Pot: Cooking Identity in Animated Movies

Laura Lindenfeld and Fabio Parasecoli

in Feasting Our Eyes: Food Films and Cultural Identity in the United States

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231172516
eISBN:
9780231542975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172516.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Explores recent animated films that embrace the idea that belonging to a community does not require conformity to social expectations, but rather builds on the protagonist’s individuality and seeming ... More


Big Screens, Little Acts: Transformations in the Structures and Operations of Public Address

Justin Clemens, Christopher Dodds, and Adam Nash

in Ambient Screens and Transnational Public Spaces

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789888208920
eISBN:
9789888313839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208920.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter demonstrates how the introduction of large screens to contemporary public spaces function to assimilate diverse arts, commercial, and public forms into a conservative regime. On the one ... More


Prolegomenon

John Borneman

in Cruel Attachments: The Ritual Rehab of Child Molesters in Germany

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226233888
eISBN:
9780226234076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226234076.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

The prolegomenon depicts the relation between a therapist and his client, who was sexually abused by his mother from the age of six and one-half to fourteen, became one of Berlin’s leading pimps, ... More


Some Early Astronomy

David Clarke

in Reflections on the Astronomy of Glasgow: A story of some 500 years

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780748678891
eISBN:
9780748689286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748678891.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

The activities of the first local notable person related to Glasgow astronomy form this chapter. George Sinclair, Professor of Natural Philosophy, is known for his tracts on physics, astronomy, ... More


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