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Mobile Orientations: An Intimate Autoethnography of Migration, Sex Work, and Humanitarian Borders

Nicola Mai

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226584959
eISBN:
9780226585147
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226585147.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

The book draws on unique and original research on the experiences of women, men, transgender people, minors and third party agents working in the sex industry in a variety of settings and jobs in the ... More


From Emancipation to Exclusion: Racial Analogy in Afro-Asian Periodical Print Culture

Edlie L. Wong

in Racial Reconstruction: Black Inclusion, Chinese Exclusion, and the Fictions of Citizenship

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781479868001
eISBN:
9781479899043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479868001.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Chapter 2 broadens our understanding of Reconstruction to encompass the West and its “Chinese Question.” It builds upon the analytics for articulating racial difference—differential thinking—honed in ... More


Introduction: Savage Jews

Samuel J. Spinner

in Jewish Primitivism

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781503628274
eISBN:
9781503628281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503628274.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

The Introduction surveys the languages, media, and politics of Jewish primitivism and defines it in relation to modernist primitivism more broadly. Jewish primitivism redirected toward the self the ... More


Introduction

Angela Jones

in Camming: Money, Power, and Pleasure in the Sex Work Industry

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781479842964
eISBN:
9781479829422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479842964.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Camming is the first book devoted solely to the erotic webcam industry, that empirically documents the history of the camming industry, the industry’s current size, the profitability of the camming ... More


Arabic, Self and Autoethnography

Yasir Suleiman

in Arabic, Self and Identity: A Study in Conflict and Displacement

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199747016
eISBN:
9780199896905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199747016.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

The chapter deals with the language-Self link in the study of Arabic in the social world. For this purpose, the chapter investigates two sites in the authors’ linguistic behaviour as a teacher ... More


Chinese Supernaturalism: Mythic Ethnography and the Mystical Other

Kenneth Chan

in Remade in Hollywood: The Global Chinese Presence in Transnational Cinemas

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622090552
eISBN:
9789882207356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622090552.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on the way Chinese supernatural films pursue a kind of mythic autoethnography, where Chinese religious beliefs and superstitions receive an intensified makeover to emphasize the ... More


The Narrative Complexity of Ordinary Life: Tales from the Coffee Shop

William L. Randall

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780199930432
eISBN:
9780190267193
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199930432.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Social Psychology

Every day of life, we are enmeshed in countless storylines: those we spin around the experiences we remember, the people we relate to, and the world we inhabit, plus what others spin around us. And ... More


Intimate Autoethnography

Nicola Mai

in Mobile Orientations: An Intimate Autoethnography of Migration, Sex Work, and Humanitarian Borders

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226584959
eISBN:
9780226585147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226585147.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Chapter 1 further explores the author's subjective positioning and presents in more detail the methodological implications of his intimate, autoethnographic approach. It focuses on the strategic ... More


On Being a White Person of Color: Using Autoethnography to Understand Puerto Ricans’ Racialization

Salvador Vidal-Ortiz

in Critical Dialogues in Latinx Studies: A Reader

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781479805198
eISBN:
9781479805235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479805198.003.0039
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This is an abridged version of a 2004 article, which uses autoethnography to make larger conceptual/theoretical points about racial/ethnic identity categories for Puerto Ricans in the United States. ... More


Labours of Care in Sport: Reflections on Feminist Practice in Athletics

Meena Gopal

in Sports Studies in India: Expanding the Field

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780190130640
eISBN:
9780190993115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190130640.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

Meena Gopal’s essay employs a feminist perspective of care and an autoethnographic method to explore the dimensions of a nurturing, mentoring practice in athletics. It is done through an unravelling ... More


Radical otherness: voiceover, autoethnography, performativity

Ming-Yuen S. Ma

in There is no soundtrack: Rethinking Art, Media, and the Audio-Visual Contract

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526142122
eISBN:
9781526155535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526142139.00008
Subject:
Art, Art Theory and Criticism

This chapter’s discussion is organized around the discursive as well as bodily understanding of the voice within Western intellectual traditions, through which it examines the voice’s disembodiment ... More


Deep Listening to Stories

Kevin D. Cordi

in You Don't Know Jack: A Storyteller Goes to School

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496821249
eISBN:
9781496821294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496821249.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

In this chapter Cordi shares the value of what he calls deep listening. He states this is the first point of story. He then expresses how important it is to listen to experience. He shares that his ... More


Introduction

Karen Throsby

in Immersion: Marathon Swimming, Embodiment and Identity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719099625
eISBN:
9781526114976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099625.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Opening with an autoethnographic extract detailing the end of the author’s English Channel swim, the chapter describes the sport of marathon swimming. It presents a working definition and a ... More


Strangely Familiar: Autoethnography and Whiteness in Personal Documentaries

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/9780252042539.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Personal films made in the 1970s by white women, such as Joyce Chopra and Amalie Rothschild, have long been the subject of debate among feminist film scholars. Denied a literal and symbolic voice in ... More


Native Ethnographers and Feminist Solidarity

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/9780252042539.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explore matters of racial and ethnic difference and solidarity in films by white women and by women of color about communities of color. It argues that the films are most productively ... More


“We’re Called Neck, and We Play Psycho-Ceilídh—It Goes Something Like This …”

Gareth Dylan Smith

in Scattered Musics

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781496832368
eISBN:
9781496832405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496832368.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter explores aspects of the Irish diaspora through accounts of performances, rehearsals, and touring with London Irish “psycho-ceilídh” band, Neck, from 2002 to 2016. It draws on both rich, ... More


Skateboarding Basics: The Grammar of Skateboarding Tricks

Gregory J. Snyder

in Skateboarding LA: Inside Professional Street Skateboarding

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780814769867
eISBN:
9780814729205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814769867.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter goes deeper into the naming of tricks and provides a firsthand account of the process of learning to skateboard from the author’s brother and key informant, Aaron Snyder, a former ... More


Intersections, Overlaps, and Collaborations

Mwenda Ntarangwi

in The Street Is My Pulpit: Hip Hop and Christianity in Kenya

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040061
eISBN:
9780252098260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040061.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter summarizes in brief an ethnography which demonstrates a close collaboration between the subject and researcher; the role one hip hop artist plays in a counterdiscourse to Christianity's ... More


Autoethnography and Post-Mandarin Masculinity

Ben Tran

in Post-Mandarin: Masculinity and Aesthetic Modernity in Colonial Vietnam

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780823273133
eISBN:
9780823273188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823273133.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Chapter 1 elaborates upon the relationship between the native intellectual’s vexed masculinity, analyzing reportage as a form of bodily knowledge indicative of the post-mandarin’s uncertain ... More


Author Autoethnography: Life as a Legal Sex Worker

Breanna Mohr

in Sex and Stigma: Stories of Everyday Life in Nevada's Legal Brothels

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781479859290
eISBN:
9781479875597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479859290.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Chapter 5 is an autoethnographic account of author Breanna Mohr’s lived experiences working in a legal brothel. Initially choosing legal prostitution as an occupation when she was in her early ... More


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