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Under the Skin: Feminist Art and Art Histories from the Middle East and North Africa Today

Ceren Özpınar and Mary Kelly (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197266748
eISBN:
9780191938146
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266748.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

Under the Skin: Feminist Art and Art Histories from the Middle East and North Africa Today is set out to show what is beneath the surface, under the appearances of skin, body, colour and provenance, ... More


Transnational Feminisms and the Decolonisation of the History of Art

Ceren Özpinar and Mary Kelly (eds)

in Under the Skin: Feminist Art and Art Histories from the Middle East and North Africa Today

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197266748
eISBN:
9780191938146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266748.003.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter discusses the aim and objectives of the volume by way of addressing the recent debates in the discipline of art history. The two main themes that comes through from this discussion are ... More


Hyphenated. Transnational Feminism in Contemporary Israeli Art: Between Mizrahi and Arab Identities

Tal Dekel (ed.)

in Under the Skin: Feminist Art and Art Histories from the Middle East and North Africa Today

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197266748
eISBN:
9780191938146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266748.003.0004
Subject:
Art, Art History

The chapter discusses Jewish Israeli women immigrant artists through the case study of artist Jennifer Abesirra (b. 1984), an immigrant from France of Algerian origin. Abesirra's artworks stand as ... More


Transnational Migration and the New Subjects of Work: Transmigrants, Hybrids and Cosmopolitans

Banu Özkazanç-Pan

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781529204544
eISBN:
9781529204582
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529204544.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This book brings about insights and key concepts from the field of transnational migration studies to bear upon the field of organization studies. It expands upon multiscalar global perspective, ... More


Jewish Orthodoxy in Scotland: Rabbi Dr Salis Daiches and Religious Leadership

Hannah Holtschneider

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474452595
eISBN:
9781474476553
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474452595.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This book analyses the religious aspects of Jewish acculturation to Scotland through a transnational perspective on migration, focused through an examination of Jewish religious leadership and ... More


Celluloid Singapore: Cinema, Performance and the National

Edna Lim

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474402880
eISBN:
9781474444613
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402880.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Celluloid Singapore is not about Singapore cinema per se, or Singapore, but both. It is a ground-breaking study of the three major periods in Singapore cinema’s fragmented history – the golden age ... More


Superheroes On World Screens

Rayna Denison and Rachel Mizsei-Ward (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781628462340
eISBN:
9781626746787
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462340.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

There are now superheroes from every corner of the world, and they are becoming increasingly important within local and global cultures alike. This collection brings together a wide range of film, ... More


The Making of Salafism: Islamic Reform in the Twentieth Century

Henri Lauzière

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231175500
eISBN:
9780231540179
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231175500.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Some Islamic scholars hold that Salafism is an innovative and rationalist effort at Islamic reform that emerged in the late nineteenth century but gradually disappeared in the mid twentieth. Others ... More


The Transnational Mosque: Architecture and Historical Memory in the Contemporary Middle East

Kishwar Rizvi

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469621166
eISBN:
9781469624952
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469621166.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The Transnational Mosque is the first book-length study to provide a nuanced understanding of the role of mosques in the construction of Muslim identity through the lens of their political, ... More


Between Preservation and Exploitation: Transnational Advocacy Networks and Conservation in Developing Countries

Kemi Fuentes-George

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034289
eISBN:
9780262333924
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034289.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

When are transnational networks likely to convince policymakers in developing countries to adopt potentially costly environmental regulations for the good of managing biodiversity? Since most of the ... More


Ambient Screens and Transnational Public Spaces

Nikos Papastergiadis (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789888208920
eISBN:
9789888313839
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208920.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Large public screens have now become a ubiquitous part of the contemporary cityscape. Far from being simply oversized televisions, the media experts contributing to Ambient Screens and Transnational ... More


Introduction

Rayna Denison, Rachel Mizsei-Ward, and Derek Johnston

in Superheroes On World Screens

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781628462340
eISBN:
9781626746787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462340.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This introduction argues that superheroes are now a global phenomenon. While connections between the USA and superheroes persist in discussions of the superhero in contemporary culture, many local ... More


Thor, God of Borders: Transnationalism and Celestial Connections in the Superhero Film

Vincent M. Gaine

in Superheroes On World Screens

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781628462340
eISBN:
9781626746787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462340.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

The chapter discusses Thor (2011) as an example of transnational filmmaking. This discussion includes analysis of Thor as a product of globalization, a product that combines multiple nationalities to ... More


American Superheroes in Japanese Hands: Superhero Genre Hybridity as Superhero Systems Collide in Supaidāman

Rayna Denison

in Superheroes On World Screens

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781628462340
eISBN:
9781626746787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462340.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

American superheroes have a long transnational history, remade and remediated by filmmakers and television producers around all over the world. This chapter examines the localization process ... More


“Tu Mera Superman”: Globalization, Cultural Exchange, and the Indian Superhero

Iain Robert Smith

in Superheroes On World Screens

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781628462340
eISBN:
9781626746787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462340.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

While the recent blockbuster Krrish (2006) was initially promoted as “India’s First Super Hero,” the film is actually part of a long history of attempts to engage with the superhero genre in Indian ... More


Sport and diplomacy: Games within games

Simon Rofe (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526131058
eISBN:
9781526138873
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526131058.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

The purpose of this book is to critically enhance the appreciation of Diplomacy and Sport in global affairs from the perspective of practitioners and scholars. The book will make an important new ... More


Engineered to Sell: European Émigrés and the Making of Consumer Capitalism

Jan L. Logemann

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226660011
eISBN:
9780226660295
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226660295.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Engineered to Sell traces the transnational careers of consumer engineers in advertising, market research and commercial design who transformed capitalism, from the 1930s through the 1960s. It argues ... More


Globalization Under and After Socialism: The Evolution of Transnational Capital in Central and Eastern Europe

Besnik Pula

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781503605138
eISBN:
9781503605985
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503605138.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Today, by a number of measures, the ex-socialist economies of Central and Eastern Europe are among the most globalized in the world. This book argues that the origins of Central and Eastern Europe’s ... More


Introduction

Adelyn Lim

in Transnational Feminism and Women's Movements In Post-1997 Hong Kong: Solidarity Beyond the State

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9789888139378
eISBN:
9789888313174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139378.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter provides an overview of social movements in the socio-cultural, economic, and political context of Hong Kong. It also draws on feminist and social movement scholarship to illustrate how ... More


Conclusion

Adelyn Lim

in Transnational Feminism and Women's Movements In Post-1997 Hong Kong: Solidarity Beyond the State

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9789888139378
eISBN:
9789888313174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139378.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter reiterates the argument that relations among women activists are constructed, not only on the basis of difference, but on shared understandings and aspirations. Women's movements in Hong ... More


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