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Leisurely Islam: Negotiating Geography and Morality in Shi'ite South Beirut

Lara Deeb and Mona Harb

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153650
eISBN:
9781400848560
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153650.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

South Beirut has recently become a vibrant leisure destination with a plethora of cafés and restaurants that cater to the young, fashionable, and pious. What effects have these establishments had on ... More


New Markets for Cultural Goods

Derek B. Scott

in Sounds of the Metropolis: The 19th Century Popular Music Revolution in London, New York, Paris and Vienna

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195309461
eISBN:
9780199871254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309461.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Art in the second half of the 19th century had to take its place in the market with other commodities. The economics of cultural provision in the metropolis necessitated focusing on particular ... More


Exploring Leisure, Morality, and Geography in South Beirut

Lara Deeb and Mona Harb

in Leisurely Islam: Negotiating Geography and Morality in Shi'ite South Beirut

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153650
eISBN:
9781400848560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153650.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This introductory chapter begins with a brief description of the popularity of the Bab al-Hara café in south Beirut, an area often maligned in the U.S. press as “the Hizbullah stronghold” and known ... More


Producing Islamic Fun: Hizbullah, Fadlallah, and the Entrepreneurs

Lara Deeb and Mona Harb

in Leisurely Islam: Negotiating Geography and Morality in Shi'ite South Beirut

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153650
eISBN:
9781400848560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153650.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the three types of major players—political, religious, and economic—involved in producing and controlling leisure sites in south Beirut. All three types of players are ... More


Mapping Leisure and Café Styles

Lara Deeb and Mona Harb

in Leisurely Islam: Negotiating Geography and Morality in Shi'ite South Beirut

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153650
eISBN:
9781400848560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153650.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Prior to 2000, Dahiya had a few pizza places scattered along some of its commercial streets that functioned like the local man'oushe and fast-food stands. With the introduction of the Internet in ... More


Flexible Morality, Respectful Choices, Smaller Transgressions

Lara Deeb and Mona Harb

in Leisurely Islam: Negotiating Geography and Morality in Shi'ite South Beirut

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153650
eISBN:
9781400848560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153650.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Cafés are places where people are essentially forced to take a stance on the morality of specific activities, not only by choosing whether to partake, but also by passively accepting others' ... More


Never Say “Never Again”

Jeffrey Magee

in The Uncrowned King of Swing: Fletcher Henderson and Big Band Jazz

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195090222
eISBN:
9780199871469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195090222.003.0011
Subject:
Music, Popular

Far from securing his position and income, Henderson's work for Benny Goodman initiated an unstable sequence of ups and downs that continued until his death in 1952. Goodman's success, and the ... More


Government by Caretaker: 1954–1956

Thomas E. Skidmore

in Politics in Brazil, 1930 - 1964: An Experiment in Democracy - 40th Anniversary Edition

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195332698
eISBN:
9780199868162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195332698.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter begins by examining Brazilian politics without Vargas. It then discusses the 1955 presidential election. It evaluates whether a certain event in Brazilian politics is an inauguration or ... More


Social Media Archeology and Poetics

Judy Malloy (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034654
eISBN:
9780262336871
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034654.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

Focusing on early social media in the arts and humanities and on the core role of creative computer scientists, artists, and scholars in shaping the pre-Web social media landscape, Social Media ... More


Cuban Art in the Diaspora: The “Chaos of Difference and Repetition”

Andrea O’Reilly Herrera

in Picturing Cuba: Art, Culture, and Identity on the Island and in the Diaspora

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781683400905
eISBN:
9781683401193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400905.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Literary and art critic Andrea O’Reilly Herrera analyzes an itinerant art exhibition known as CAFÉ (Cuban American Foremost Exhibitions), curated by Leandro Soto (b. 1956) since 2001. O’Reilly ... More


Let’s Talk: Dialogue and Deliberation in Higher Education

Lisa Bedinger

in Resolving Community Conflicts and Problems: Public Deliberation and Sustained Dialogue

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231151689
eISBN:
9780231525282
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231151689.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter discusses the concept of social technologies to examine the use of dialogue and deliberation within the context of higher education. Social technologies are named, structured processes ... More


“True Till Death!”: Family Business

Ian Christie

in Robert Paul and the Origins of British Cinema

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226105628
eISBN:
9780226610115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226610115.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The Alhambra dancer Ellen Daws married Paul in 1897, after an unconventional courtship, according to the memoir of a family friend. Neither family approved of this theatre romance, although Ellen had ... More


A River Runs through It

Alan K. Rode

in Michael Curtiz: A Life in Film

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813173917
eISBN:
9780813174808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813173917.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Curtiz’s birth and early life in Hungary are delineated. Despite the numerous erroneous birth dates, some deliberately promulgated by Curtiz, his Christmas evening birthday of 1886 is verified by a ... More


Vienna: “This Mocking and Innocent City”

in Literary Passports: The Making of Modernist Hebrew Fiction in Europe

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804770644
eISBN:
9780804777247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804770644.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter discusses Vienna as an important intellectual center for Hebrew modernism. Within a few years around World War I, Hebrew and Yiddish literature blossomed in Vienna. The diaries and ... More


Great God Aʼmighty! The Dixie Hummingbirds: Celebrating the Rise of Soul Gospel Music

Jerry Zolten

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195152722
eISBN:
9780199849536
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195152722.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

From the Jim Crow world of 1920s Greenville, South Carolina, to Greenwich Village's Café Society in the 1940s, to their 1974 Grammy-winning collaboration on “Loves Me Like a Rock,” the Dixie ... More


The Café Waitress Sang the Blues

Miriam Silverberg

in Erotic Grotesque Nonsense: The Mass Culture of Japanese Modern Times

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520222731
eISBN:
9780520924628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222731.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

The Japanese café waitress was the working-class embodiment of the Modern Girl and as such she sang the blues. While she was commodified as an erotic object, at the same time she articulated her own ... More


Habitual drunkards and metaphysics: case studies from the Victorian period

Steven Earnshaw

in The existential drinker

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780719099618
eISBN:
9781526141934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099618.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Through four ‘case studies’ this chapter identifies behaviours, attitudes and representations which hint at the emergence of a new figure, and suggest significant moments in the transition from the ... More


Circulating Lawrence

Sydney Janet Kaplan

in Circulating Genius: John Middleton Murry, Katherine Mansfield and D. H. Lawrence

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748641482
eISBN:
9780748671595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641482.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter analyses Murry's relationship with Lawrence after Mansfield's death. It looks at Murry's involvements with women after Mansfield's death, in particular, with Frieda Lawrence, and ... More


Soho Nights

Anna Cottrell

in London Writing of the 1930s

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474425643
eISBN:
9781474438704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474425643.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

For the author who had grown tired of the frenetic life of the West End, the teashops and the red-lipped girls, Soho seemed to be the natural refuge. As the West End’s shabbier cousin, tucked away in ... More


Recollections of the Free Speech Movement

Martin Roysher

in The Free Speech Movement: Reflections on Berkeley in the 1960s

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520222212
eISBN:
9780520928619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222212.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter highlights the role of the FSM in securing the right to conduct political activity on campus that is now so commonplace today and suggests that the FSM seems like a seriocomic accident ... More


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