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Transnational Feminisms and the Decolonisation of the History of Art

Ceren Özpinar and Mary Kelly (eds)

in Under the Skin: Feminist Art and Art Histories from the Middle East and North Africa Today

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197266748
eISBN:
9780191938146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266748.003.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter discusses the aim and objectives of the volume by way of addressing the recent debates in the discipline of art history. The two main themes that comes through from this discussion are ... More


Comparative Science of Cultures: A Methodological Reflection *

S.N. Balagangadhara

in Reconceptualizing India Studies

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198082965
eISBN:
9780199081936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082965.003.0004
Subject:
History, Historiography

This programmatic chapter explains the methodology of the research programme comparative science of cultures. A problem of cultural asymmetry pervades many dominant social-scientific discourses ... More


Transcolonial Maghreb: Imagining Palestine in the Era of Decolonization

Olivia C. Harrison (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804794213
eISBN:
9780804796859
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804794213.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Imagining Palestine in the Era of Decolonization offers the first thorough analysis of the ways in which Moroccan, Algerian, and Tunisian writers have engaged with the Palestinian question and the ... More


Decolonizing Psychology: Globalization, Social Justice, and Indian Youth Identities

Sunil Bhatia

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780199964727
eISBN:
9780190690243
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199964727.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Decolonizing Psychology sheds light on the universalizing power and the colonizing dimensions of Euro-American psychology. The book integrates insights from postcolonial, narrative, and cultural ... More


Soldiering through Empire: Race and the Making of the Decolonizing Pacific

Simeon Man

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520283343
eISBN:
9780520959255
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283343.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In the decades after World War II, tens of thousands of soldiers and civilian contractors across Asia and the Pacific found work through the U.S. military. Recently liberated from colonial rule, ... More


“Indigenist” Collaborative Research Efforts in Native American Communities

Karina L. Walters, Antony Stately, Teresa Evans-Campbell, Jane M. Simoni, Bonnie Duran, Katie Schultz, Erin C. Stanley, Chris Charles, and Deborah Guerrero

in The Field Research Survival Guide

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195325522
eISBN:
9780199893850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325522.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter addresses the issues and difficulties in doing research on ethnic minorities in a sensitive and respectful manner that will ultimately benefit the ethnic community. It defines indigenist ... More


‘My Body, My Self’: Indigeneity, bioprecarity and the construction of the embodied self–an artist’s view

Katarina Pirak Sikku and Gabriele Griffin

in Bodily Interventions and Intimate Labour: Understanding Bioprecarity

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781526138569
eISBN:
9781526152138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526138576.00021
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter explores bioprecarity and racifying science in the context of eugenicist practices in Sweden in the early to mid-20th century related to the indigenous Samis’ treatment by Swedish race ... More


Women's Place in the Andes: Engaging Decolonial Feminist Anthropology

Florence E. Babb

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520298163
eISBN:
9780520970410
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520298163.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

Florence E. Babb’s Women’s Place in the Andes draws on long-term anthropological research to develop an analytical framework for reexamining the accumulated research of several decades—her own and ... More


Glamour in the Pacific: Cultural Internationalism and Race Politics in the Women's Pan-Pacific

Fiona Paisley

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833428
eISBN:
9780824870133
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833428.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

Since its inception in 1928, the Pan-Pacific Women's Association (PPWA) has witnessed and contributed to enormous changes in world and Pacific history. This women's network established a series of ... More


French officials and the insecurities of change in sub-Saharan Africa: Dakar, 19 August 1960 revisited

Alexander Keese

in Francophone Africa at fifty

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780719089305
eISBN:
9781526135858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089305.003.0004
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

How would French services operating on the ground, charged with ‘decolonizing’ African territories, adapt to the new situation? This question is posed by Alexander Keese with regard to a dramatic ... More


Introduction: Palestine as Metaphor

Olivia C. Harrison

in Transcolonial Maghreb: Imagining Palestine in the Era of Decolonization

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804794213
eISBN:
9780804796859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804794213.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The Introduction situates the invocation of Palestine as rallying cry during the Arab Spring within a decades-long history of “transcolonial identification” with Palestine in the region: processes of ... More


Global Perspectives on Orchestras: Collective Creativity and Social Agency

Tina K. Ramnarine (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780199352227
eISBN:
9780199352258
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199352227.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This book adopts global perspectives on orchestras. It draws on ethnographic, historical and comparative approaches to analyze a variety of orchestral traditions (such as symphony, steel, Indonesian ... More


Philosophy of Medicine

Alex Broadbent

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190612139
eISBN:
9780190612177
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190612139.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Philosophy of Medicine seeks to answer two questions: (1) what is medicine? and (2) what should we think of it? The first question is motivated by the observation that medicine has existed and ... More


Decolonizing Smell

Hsuan L. Hsu

in The Smell of Risk: Environmental Disparities and Olfactory Aesthetics

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781479807215
eISBN:
9781479805372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479807215.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Chapter 5 considers settler colonialism’s effects on the smellscape as a mode of atmospheric violence that targets a fundamental material contributor to Indigenous health, culture, and ecological ... More


Thatched Roof, No Walls

Becky Thompson

in Teaching with Tenderness: Toward an Embodied Practice

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041167
eISBN:
9780252099731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041167.003.0002
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

What are the consequences when teachers carry our minds to one place (to work, the classroom, our desks), our bodies to another (to the gym, yoga studio, our couch), our spirits to another (to ... More


Coda: New Directions: Jatinder Verma and Tara Arts

Justine McConnell

in Black Odysseys: The Homeric Odyssey in the African Diaspora since 1939

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199605002
eISBN:
9780191751226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199605002.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter concentrates on the cross-cultural work of theatre director Jatinder Verma, whose theatre company Tara Arts was founded in the 1970s to ‘achieve presence’ in the midst of the strife ... More


Introduction: Placemaking and Memorializing After the Great Watershed

Christine M. DeLucia

in Memory Lands: King Philip's War and the Place of Violence in the Northeast

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300201178
eISBN:
9780300231120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300201178.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

The introduction establishes the significance of King Philip’s War, called the “great watershed” for the powerful ways in which it reshaped Native and colonial communities, lives, and memories in the ... More


Conclusion: Centering the Arabian Peninsula, Decolonizing the Academy

Ahmed Kanna, Amélie Le Renard, and Neha Vora

in Beyond Exception: New Interpretations of the Arabian Peninsula

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501750298
eISBN:
9781501750328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501750298.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This concluding chapter explores the question of what decolonized ethnography and academia can look like. It argues that de-exceptionalizing the Arabian Peninsula as a field site requires ... More


Song, Surfing, and Postcolonial Sustainability

Timothy J. Cooley (ed.)

in Cultural Sustainabilities: Music, Media, Language, Advocacy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042362
eISBN:
9780252051203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042362.003.0024
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter begins with one cultural practice–surfing–that was developed to an extremely high level by indigenous peoples of Hawai'i over several millennia before it was appropriated by settler ... More


Into the Forest

Sarah M. Pike

in For the Wild: Ritual and Commitment in Radical Eco-Activism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520294950
eISBN:
9780520967892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520294950.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

Tree-sits and similar actions are simultaneously rites of passage and rites of protest as activists’ deepening commitments to other species are shaped by love and feelings of kinship in the context ... More


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