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Fighting for the American Way: Consumption and Americanism, 1935–1945

Charles F. McGovern

in Sold American: Consumption and Citizenship, 1890-1945

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830338
eISBN:
9781469606040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807876640_mcgovern.13
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter explores the battles over the American Way of Life among business, government, and consumerists. It traces the partial resolution of different visions in the merging of Americanism and ... More


Consumer Citizenship and the Republicanization of the Market

Lisa Tiersten

in Marianne in the Market: Envisioning Consumer Society in Fin-de-Siecle France

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520225299
eISBN:
9780520925656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520225299.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the issues of consumer citizenship and the republicanization of the marketplace in Paris, France. It explains that the burgeoning alliance between home and marketplace was ... More


♦ ♦ “The Motion Picture You’re About to See Is a Story of Music”: The Migration of Cinema into Rock ’n’ Roll

Kay Dickinson

in Off Key: When Film and Music Won't Work Together

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195326635
eISBN:
9780199851676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326635.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter focuses on rock 'n' roll films in the U.S. during the mid-1950s. The story lines of these films, often starring and largely made for teenagers, revolved around the music industry with a ... More


“The Beauty Industry Is Ours”: Developing African American Consumer Citizenship in the 1920s and 1930s

Susannah Walker

in Style and Status: Selling Beauty to African American Women, 1920-1975

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124339
eISBN:
9780813134802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124339.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter discusses the attempts to create some form of African American consumer citizenship in order to prove the worth of black consumers to white-owned businesses. It looks at how beauty ... More


Moving toward Environmental Justice

Norah MacKendrick

in Better Safe Than Sorry: How Consumers Navigate Exposure to Everyday Toxics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520296688
eISBN:
9780520969070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520296688.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter concludes the book with a summary of the key findings. It considers the limitations of precautionary consumption to provide collective protection from widespread chemical pollution. It ... More


“My First Big Urban Purchase”: Mobile Technologies and Modern Subjectivity

Cara Wallis

in Technomobility in China: Young Migrant Women and Mobile Phones

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814795262
eISBN:
9780814784815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814795262.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter situates the mobile phone specifically within China's quest for development and modernity. It illustrates how the mobile phone is an important signifier of urban modernity for rural ... More


Reinventing the Mulatta in the United States for the 2000s: Celebrating Diversity amid the Haunting of Blackness

Jasmine Mitchell

in Imagining the Mulatta: Blackness in U.S. and Brazilian Media

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780252043284
eISBN:
9780252052163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043284.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter illustrates how mixed black women are moralized, pathologized, or eroticized in the public imaginary through an analysis of the film Monster’s Ball (2001) starring Halle Berry and the ... More


Introduction: Beyond Hybridity and Fundamentalism

Tabassum Ruhi Khan

in Beyond Hybridity and Fundamentalism: Emerging Muslim Identity in Globalized India

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199453610
eISBN:
9780199085323
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199453610.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

The introduction situates the question of emerging Indian Muslim youth identity within popular perceptions about Islam and Muslims (as regressive and anti-modern) and within dominant theoretical ... More


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