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Cultural Citizenship in Island Southeast Asia: Nation and Belonging in the Hinterlands

Renato Rosaldo (ed.)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520227477
eISBN:
9780520935693
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520227477.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Nation building and the construction of citizenship, so often conducted—or coerced—from the center, are all too commonly studied from the center as well. This book moves the view of cultural ... More


Introduction: The Borders of Belonging: Nation and Citizen in the Hinterlands

Renato Rosaldo

in Cultural Citizenship in Island Southeast Asia: Nation and Belonging in the Hinterlands

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520227477
eISBN:
9780520935693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520227477.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This book brings the state into clear focus by asking how it constructs hinterland ethnic groups and, thereby, simultaneously excludes them from full citizenship, also exploring how members of such ... More


Returning Citizenship

Jennifer Elena Cossyleon

in "Jesus Saved an Ex-Con": Political Activism and Redemption after Incarceration

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781479884148
eISBN:
9781479854561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479884148.003.0071
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines how members constructed being “returning citizens” through their experiences with community organizing. It argues that “returning citizenship” is a form of “cultural ... More


Introduction: Transnational Arab-American Belonging

Carol Fadda-Conrey

in Contemporary Arab-American Literature: Transnational Reconfigurations of Citizenship and Belonging

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479826926
eISBN:
9781479819027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479826926.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This introductory chapter briefly explores how Arab-American writers and critics respond to negative representations of Arabs in the United States. They articulate a rising need among Arab-Americans ... More


Doing Cultural Citizenship in the Global Media Hub: Illiberal Pragmatics and Lesbian Consumption Practices in Singapore

Audrey Yue

in Circuits of Visibility: Gender and Transnational Media Cultures

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814737309
eISBN:
9780814744680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814737309.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter discusses the production of public queer cultures as sites of media consumption. The recent development of a global media hub in Singapore has enabled the emergence of a queer public ... More


Transnational Cultural Constructions: Cumbia Music and the Making of Locality in Monterrey

Jesus A. Ramos-Kittrell

in Transnational Encounters: Music and Performance at the U.S.-Mexico Border

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199735921
eISBN:
9780199918607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735921.003.0010
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, History, American

This chapter explores how locally marginalized young musicians and dancers from Monterrey, Mexico, adopted and transformed cumbia in order to develop a sense of transnational belonging that ties them ... More


Afrocentric Essentialism and Globalization

Tunde Adeleke

in The Case against Afrocentrism

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732931
eISBN:
9781604732948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732931.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the implications of globalization for Afrocentric essentialism and the move toward global cultural citizenship from an Afrocentric essentialist perspective. It shows how ... More


Introduction: Loving Kindness and Cultural Citizenship in the Jewish South

Caroline E. Light

in That Pride of Race and Character: The Roots of Jewish Benevolence in the Jim Crow South

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479854530
eISBN:
9781479859542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479854530.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. This book challenges northern-centric perspectives on American Jewish history by looking south to uncover the roots of Jewish ... More


“Somos Negros Finos” (We Are Refined Blacks): Rescuing Roots as an Assertion of Respectable Blackness

Andrea J. Queeley

John M. Kirk (ed.)

in Rescuing Our Roots: The African Anglo-Caribbean Diaspora in Contemporary Cuba

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061092
eISBN:
9780813051376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061092.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

In chapter 4, Queeley proposes that the construction and maintenance of a respectable Blackness, rooted in civilizational discourse, is an alternative to ideologies of race mixture and whitening. Its ... More


The Martyr and the Mayor: On the Politics of Identity in the Southern Philippines

Patricia Horvatich

in Cultural Citizenship in Island Southeast Asia: Nation and Belonging in the Hinterlands

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520227477
eISBN:
9780520935693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520227477.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

In studying Sama Muslims in the southern Philippines, this chapter explores the concept of cultural citizenship by emphasizing the play of contextual factors in determining one's identity. It ... More


“Oi, Recruit! Wake Up Your Idea!”: Homosexuality and Cultural Citizenship in the Singaporean Military

Chris K. K. Tan

in Queer Singapore: Illiberal Citizenship and Mediated Cultures

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789888139330
eISBN:
9789888180196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139330.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The writer examines how the military is a ‘prime site’ for gay men to negotiate their cultural citizenship. Using anthropological fieldwork, he discusses the life experiences of gay men serving in ... More


The News in the Provinces

Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing

in Cultural Citizenship in Island Southeast Asia: Nation and Belonging in the Hinterlands

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520227477
eISBN:
9780520935693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520227477.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Studying the hinterlands of Kalimantan, Indonesia, this chapter speaks of the hinterland reception of metropolitan news broadcasts. In tacking between a sketch of the metropolitan news and a more ... More


Transnational Identity, the Singing of Spirituals, and the Performance of Blackness among Mascogos 1

Alejandro L. Madrid

in Transnational Encounters: Music and Performance at the U.S.-Mexico Border

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199735921
eISBN:
9780199918607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735921.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, History, American

This chapter takes capeyuye [spiritual singing] as a point of departure to study the Mascogos’ continuous struggle to define themselves as binational people, as Afro-Seminoles living in Coahuila, ... More


Citizens as Spectators: Citizenship as a Communicative Practice on the Eastern Indonesian Island of Sumba

Joel C. Kuipers

in Cultural Citizenship in Island Southeast Asia: Nation and Belonging in the Hinterlands

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520227477
eISBN:
9780520935693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520227477.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter argues that Weyewa people understand their own cultural citizenship as a social activity called the practice of audiencing; they do not regard it, in the manner of official national ... More


Doing Cultural Studies: Critique, Pedagogy, and the Pragmatics of Cultural Education in Hong Kong

Stephen Ching-Kiu Chan

in Creativity and Academic Activism: Instituting Cultural Studies

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789888139392
eISBN:
9789888180219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139392.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter follows disciplinary transformations unfolding across time instead of those condensed by a single event. His account of the emergence of “pedagogy” as central to both culture and ... More


Virtual Homelands: Indian Immigrants and Online Cultures in the United States

Madhavi Mallapragada

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038631
eISBN:
9780252096563
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038631.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

The Internet has transformed the idea of home for Indians and Indian Americans. This book analyzes home pages and other online communities organized by diasporic and immigrant Indians from the late ... More


Tracking Race: Policy, Property, and Racial Reformation in the Tourist State

Margaret Werry

in The Tourist State: Performing Leisure, Liberalism, and Race in New Zealand

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816666058
eISBN:
9781452946719
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816666058.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter examines neoliberal transformations in contemporary Aotearoa New Zealand as they reinvent the previous century’s touristic technologies of branding, spatial management, conduct, ... More


Waila as Transnational Practice

Joan Titus

in Transnational Encounters: Music and Performance at the U.S.-Mexico Border

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199735921
eISBN:
9780199918607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735921.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, History, American

This chapter studies the development of waila as a local reinvention of traditions from Germany and Mexico among the Tohono O’odham from Arizona, putting in evidence transnational flows that have ... More


Feasting Our Eyes: Food Films and Cultural Identity in the United States

Laura Lindenfeld and Fabio Parasecoli

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231172516
eISBN:
9780231542975
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172516.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Big Night (1996), Ratatouille (2007), and Julie and Julia (2009) are more than films about food—they serve a political purpose. In the kitchen, around the table, and in the dining room, these films ... More


The Pakistan Independence Day Festival: The Making of a “Houston Tradition”

Ahmed Afzal

in Lone Star Muslims: Transnational Lives and the South Asian Experience in Texas

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479855346
eISBN:
9781479851638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479855346.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter discusses the Pakistan Independence Day Festival. The complexities in negotiations of transnationality that are centered on the intersection of transnational Islam, South Asian cultural ... More


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