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Disability and Sexuality: Toward a Constructionist Focus on Access and the Inclusion of Disabled People in the Sexual Rights Movement

Russell P. Shuttleworth

in Sexual Inequalities and Social Justice

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520246140
eISBN:
9780520939141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520246140.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

Disabled individuals suffer stigmatization and discrimination in various fields but nowhere more than within the contexts of dating and romance and in their attempts to negotiate sexual intimacy. ... More


Language and Sensory Orientations

Kathryn Linn Geurts

in Culture and the Senses: Bodily Ways of Knowing in an African Community

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520234550
eISBN:
9780520936546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234550.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter presents an inventory of sensory fields. It first searches for a possible category for “the senses,” and then considers some cultural categories and studies the domain of feeling in the ... More


The Third Function of Law: Its Power to Change Cultural Categories

Karla Hoff and James Walsh

in Law, Economics, and Conflict

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781501759383
eISBN:
9781501759284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501759383.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines how “law and economics” is affected by the broadening of the scope of economics. The “command function” of law was partly dismantled and enriched by the new work on the ... More


Document Raj: Writing and Scribes in Early Colonial South India

Bhavani Raman

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226703275
eISBN:
9780226703299
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226703299.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Historians of British colonial rule in India have noted both the place of military might and the imposition of new cultural categories in the making of Empire, but this book uncovers a lesser-known ... More


Thinking Immunologically

in The Age of Immunology: Conceiving A Future in an Alienating World

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226568126
eISBN:
9780226568140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226568140.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on how metaphors function as conveyors of cultural categories of thought, and how immunology becomes a dominant medium through which those categories are variably embodied. The ... More


Systemic Culture Shock: Meeting Fu Lai Ming on the Tibetan Plateau

Naomi C. F. Yamada

in At Home and in the Field: Ethnographic Encounters in Asia and the Pacific Islands

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824847593
eISBN:
9780824868215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824847593.003.0015
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter is a story about cultural categories of birds and science in China that addresses issues of the Sapir–Whorf hypothesis—which suggests that the cultural content of one's language can ... More


Intelligence and Intelligibility: Cross-Cultural Studies of Human Cognitive Experience

G. E. R. Lloyd

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198854593
eISBN:
9780191888847
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198854593.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This study investigates the tension between two conflicting intuitions, our twin recognitions: (1) that all humans share the same basic cognitive capacities; and yet (2) their actual manifestations ... More


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