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Representation in a Union State

Iain Mclean and Alistair McMillan

in State of the Union

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199258208
eISBN:
9780191603334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199258201.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter analyses what is now called the West Lothian Question (WLQ) after its persistent poser Tam Dalyell MP (formerly for West Lothian). The WLQ asks: Given partial devolution, why can an MP ... More


Robert Burns

Murray Pittock

in Scottish and Irish Romanticism

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199232796
eISBN:
9780191716409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232796.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter provides a detailed discussion of Burns' key writings. It begins by contrasting his continuing sales and international impact with his virtual disappearance from British literary history ... More


Cinematic Stardom: Baker and the 1930s French Musical Film

Hannah Durkin

in Josephine Baker and Katherine Dunham: Dances in Literature and Cinema

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042621
eISBN:
9780252051463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042621.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter examines Zouzou (1933) and Princesse Tam-Tam (1934) as cinematically ambivalent in their portrayal of Baker as both a “primitive” performer and a glamorous chanteuse. The productions ... More


Sai Kung Peninsula

John Strickland

in Southern District Officer Reports: Islands and Villages in Rural Hong Kong, 1910-60

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028382
eISBN:
9789882207400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028382.003.0073
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter provides reports from administrative officers' visits to the Sai Kung Peninsula which is composed of the Ho Chung Group of Villages, the Pak Sha Wan Group of Villages, the Pak Kong Group ... More


Urban Processions: Colonial Decline and Revival as Heritage in Postcolonial Hong Kong

Joseph Bosco

in Handbook of Religion and the Asian City: Aspiration and Urbanization in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780520281226
eISBN:
9780520961081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520281226.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines four religious processions in urban Hong Kong: two celebrate the birthday of the deity Tam Kung and the other two are fire dragon processions. It begins with an overview of Hong ... More


The End of Colonialism and the Emergence of Two Competing Models for Building a Modern Nation, 1940–1954

Neil L. Jamieson

in Understanding Vietnam

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520201576
eISBN:
9780520916586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520201576.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on the emergence of two competing models for rebuilding Vietnam after the end of French colonialism. There were two groups who sought to take advantage of French weakness during ... More


Urban Nomads, Exilic Reflections:: The Cine-Modernism of Patrick Tam

Esther C. M. Yau

in Hong Kong Screenscapes: From the New Wave to the Digital Frontier

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028566
eISBN:
9789882206991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028566.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Patrick Tam's astute grasp of Hong Kong's nascent consumerist manifestations, his sensitive probing of its material culture and image culture, and the urban nomadic consciousness in the characters of ... More


“Latino Threat in the 808?”: Mexican Migration and the Politics of Race in Hawai‘i

Rudy P. Guevarra

in Beyond Ethnicity: New Politics of Race in Hawai'i

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780824869885
eISBN:
9780824877859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824869885.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter examines the Latino population of Hawaiʻi, one of the oldest yet least explored settler groups to migrate to the islands. I begin by examining what I call the “Tam incident,” in which ... More


Hip(g)nosis as Pleasure: The Mulata on Film

Melissa Blanco Borelli

in She is Cuba: A Genealogy of the Mulata Body

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199968169
eISBN:
9780190274757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199968169.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Dance, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Chapter three, Hip(g)nosis on Film: Screening The Cuban Mulata examines how Cuban popular dance travelled in the bodies of Cuban dancers such as Ninón Sevilla or Chela Castro. I examine a variety of ... More


Pawnbroking: A Study in Ribbit and of the Halakhah in Exile

Haym Soloveitchik

in Collected Essays: v. 1

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113973
eISBN:
9781800341104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113973.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter explores an analysis of pawnbroking, which requires parsing simultaneously three areas of Jewish law: debt, pawns, and usury. Any analysis must also incorporate the practices of ... More


Breaking the Wave

Victor Fan

in Extraterritoriality: Locating Hong Kong Cinema and Media

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781474440424
eISBN:
9781474476614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474440424.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter asks the question: Can women filmmakers, cinematic spectators, and televisual viewers speak from their doubly––sociopolitically and gendered––extraterritorialised position? It ... More


A Response to R. Buckwold’s Critique of ‘Rabad of Posquières: A Programmatic Essay’, Part II

Haym Soloveitchik

in Collected Essays: Volume III

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781904113997
eISBN:
9781800851061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113997.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter is a continuation of the response to Rabbi E. A. Buckwold's extensive critique of the author's article on Ravad of Posquières. The author claimed that Ravad and Rabbenu Tam were ... More


Minh: “I Led Two Lives”

Patricia D. Norland

in The Saigon Sisters: Privileged Women in the Resistance

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501749735
eISBN:
9781501749759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749735.003.0012
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter talks about Minh, who was dubbed faithful daughter, wife, mother, and “adopted mother” to nieces and nephews while she endeavored to find ways to support the resistance. It details ... More


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