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Cryin’ and Dyin’ in the Age of Aliteracy: Romancing Teen Sick-Lit

Julie Passanante Elman

in Chronic Youth: Disability, Sexuality, and U.S. Media Cultures of Rehabilitation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479841424
eISBN:
9781479806294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479841424.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter focuses on the young adult (YA) literature market. Published largely in the 1980s as part of a long history of sentimental literature about illness for women, these books catered to teen ... More


Work, Labour and Cleaning: The Social Contexts of Outsourcing Housework

Lotika Singha

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781529201468
eISBN:
9781529201505
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529201468.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

The outsourcing of domestic work in the UK has been steadily rising since the 1970s, but little research has considered the experiences of local White British women working as independent cleaning ... More


Working in Others’ Homes: Pragmatic Intimacy and Limits of Care

Samita Sen and Nilanjana Sengupta

in Domestic Days: Women, Work, and Politics in Contemporary Kolkata

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199461165
eISBN:
9780199087006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199461165.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility, Gender and Sexuality

Chapter 4 explores the workers’ perceptions of their work relationships through the tropes of familiality, dependency, and subordination. It argues that there remains a dominance of the paternalist ... More


This Year's Model: "Fashion, Media, and the Making of Glamour"

Elizabeth A. Wissinger

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780814794180
eISBN:
9780814794197
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814794180.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Over the last four decades, the fashion modeling industry has become a lightning rod for debates about Western beauty ideals, the sexual objectification of women, and consumerist desire. Yet, as ... More


Layers of Audience Communities

Chua Beng Huat

in Structure, Audience and Soft Power in East Asian Pop Culture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789888139033
eISBN:
9789882209121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139033.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

With the national and cultural boundary-crossing of East Asian Pop Culture becoming part of the regular diet of regional media consumers, national and transnational communities of audience/consumers ... More


Filming Among Others: Frances Flaherty and Osa Johnson

Shilyh Warren

in Subject to Reality: Women and Documentary Film

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042539
eISBN:
9780252051371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042539.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The first chapter explores the foundations of documentary’s anthropological strain in the pseudo-ethnographies of Frances and Robert Flaherty and Osa and Martin Johnson, filmmaking couples working at ... More


Affective Labor: Gender, Generation, and Consumption in the Production of Shōjo Manga

Jennifer S. Prough

in Straight from the Heart: Gender, Intimacy, and the Cultural Production of Shojo Manga

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834579
eISBN:
9780824870492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834579.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the human relations involved in the creation of shōjo manga. Beginning with the extant history of manga, it focuses on the relationships of editors and artists within the shōjo ... More


Time, Race, and Biology: Fanon, Freud, and the Labors of Race

Amber Jamilla Musser

in Sensational Flesh: Race, Power, and Masochism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479891818
eISBN:
9781479891405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479891818.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

This chapter presents the affective labor of subject formation to discuss Roderick Ferguson’s work Aberrations in Black. Ferguson describes the goals of a queer of color critique as “an ... More


Domestic Cleaning: Work or Labour

Lotika Singha

in Work, Labour and Cleaning: The Social Contexts of Outsourcing Housework

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781529201468
eISBN:
9781529201505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529201468.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter introduces the central argument of the book through a discussion of how the research respondents conceptualised paid-for domestic cleaning in terms of the structure of cleaning work and ... More


Putting “the Family” to Work: Managerial Discourses of Control in the Immigrant Service Sector

Miabi Chatterji

in The Sun Never Sets: South Asian Migrants in an Age of U.S. Power

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814786437
eISBN:
9780814786451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814786437.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter explores the ways that South Asian migrants to the United States have joined the ranks of Latinos and other working-class migrant workers who are asked to perform affective labor for the ... More


The Business of Being Kind

Melissa L. Caldwell

in Living Faithfully in an Unjust World: Compassionate Care in Russia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520285835
eISBN:
9780520961210
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520285835.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

If the activities of Moscow’s faith communities represent new approaches to public service in Russia, they have also inspired new modes of economic activity. In Russia’s neoliberal reality, need, ... More


A Good Woman

Megan Moodie

in We Were Adivasis: Aspiration in an Indian Scheduled Tribe

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226252995
eISBN:
9780226253183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226253183.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on Dhanka women who came of age in the era of service, in which men were frequently employed as government workers. It provides an extended reflection on the emotional and social ... More


Compassion

Melissa L. Caldwell

in Living Faithfully in an Unjust World: Compassionate Care in Russia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520285835
eISBN:
9780520961210
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520285835.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter introduces themes of care, kindness, compassion, civic action, social justice, and faith-based assistance within the context of contemporary Russian society. The chapter presents the ... More


Jean Rhys and the Fiction of Failed Reciprocity

Rebecca Colesworthy

in Returning the Gift: Modernism and the Thought of Exchange

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198778585
eISBN:
9780191823893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198778585.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Jean Rhys’s second novel, After Leaving Mr Mackenzie, focuses on a woman who is dependent on others for charity and all but excluded from the social contract at an historical moment when the ... More


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