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Prefigurative Politics of the Umbrella Movement: An Ethnography of Its Promise and Predicament

Alex Yong Kang Chow

in Take Back Our Future: An Eventful Sociology of the Hong Kong Umbrella Movement

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501740916
eISBN:
9781501740930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501740916.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter discusses how the Umbrella Movement was an instance of prefigurative politics. Prefigurative politics refers to political actions or movements in which political ideals are ... More


Culture, participation and identity in contemporary Manchester

Andrew Miles

in Culture in Manchester: Institutions and urban change since 1850

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719090387
eISBN:
9781781707128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090387.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Andrew Miles offers an empirical study of the cultural practices of Manchester’s contemporary population. His essay is a contribution to continuing debates about the relationship between culture, ... More


Introduction: Representations of Race in East Asian Empire

Christopher P. Hanscom and Dennis Washburn

in The Affect of Difference: Representations of Race in East Asian Empire

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824852801
eISBN:
9780824868666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824852801.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This essay summarizes the theoretical framework of the collection. The modes and policies of imperial systems make race intelligible through the representational logic of ‘differential inclusion’. ... More


The Affect of Difference: Representations of Race in East Asian Empire

Christopher P. Hanscom and Dennis Washburn (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824852801
eISBN:
9780824868666
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824852801.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This collection of essays examines the production of racial difference and its affects in East Asia under Japanese empire and the postwar geo-political order. The contributors turn to materials that ... More


The Oklahoma Nature Theater Is Recruiting

Hélène Cixous

in Volleys of Humanity: Essays 1972-2009

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748639038
eISBN:
9780748653638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639038.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter discusses Cixous' trips to America. It narrates her conversation with her taxi driver while on the way to a meeting of her theatre company, and discusses the logic of persecution that is ... More


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