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Voices Carry: Film and Telepathy

Ned Schantz

in Gossip, Letters, Phones: The Scandal of Female Networks in Film and Literature

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195335910
eISBN:
9780199868902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335910.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, Women's Literature

This chapter pursues the problem of coincidence on the telephone in its greatest cinematic example—Sorry, Wrong Number—all the way to the ambivalent dream of telepathy, a major fantasy of novelistic ... More


Cinematic Fairy Tales of Female Mobility in Post-Wall Europe: Hanna v. Mona

Aga Skrodzka

in East, West and Centre: Reframing post-1989 European Cinema

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748694150
eISBN:
9781474408592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694150.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter brings together Hungarian director Szabolcs Hajdu's Bibliothèque Pascal (2010) and British director Joe Wright's Hanna (2011), two recent films produced in the European east and the ... More


Khmer Women on the Move: Exploring Work and Life in Urban Cambodia

Annuska Derks

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831288
eISBN:
9780824869182
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831288.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This book offers a fascinating ethnography of young Cambodian women who move from the countryside to work in Cambodia's capital city, Phnom Penh. Female migration and urban employment are rising, ... More


Women on the Road: Representing Female Mobility in Contemporary Hungarian–Romanian Co-productions

Hajnal Király

in Journeys on Screen: Theory, Ethics, Aesthetics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474421836
eISBN:
9781474460118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474421836.003.0010
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Despite their stylistic differences, contemporary Hungarian and Romanian films show a striking similarity in representing aborted, delayed, interrupted journeys, often culminating in situations of ... More


Women, Ideals, and Migration

Annuska Derks

in Khmer Women on the Move: Exploring Work and Life in Urban Cambodia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831288
eISBN:
9780824869182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831288.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter looks at how discussions about gender in Cambodian society have confusingly pointed to male dominance, the relative equality of men and women, and the “high status” and “considerable ... More


Do Traffickers Have Navels?

Sverre Molland

in The Perfect Business? Anti-Trafficking and the Sex Trade along the Mekong

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836108
eISBN:
9780824871505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836108.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the recent attention to the issue of human trafficking, first by addressing the claim that trafficking is the new slave trade. In particular, it considers what human trafficking ... More


City Life and Modern Experience

Annuska Derks

in Khmer Women on the Move: Exploring Work and Life in Urban Cambodia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831288
eISBN:
9780824869182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831288.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter studies the urban experiences of several young rural women working in Phnom Penh—experiences that are usually defined by contrast with the traditional village life these women have left ... More


Mrs. Brooks and President Roosevelt

Pamela H. Simpson

in Corn Palaces and Butter Queens: A History of Crop Art and Dairy Sculpture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676194
eISBN:
9781452947921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676194.003.0006
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter considers the role of gender as it is embodied in late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century butter sculpture. Caroline Brooks used butter as a means to circumvent nineteenth-century ... More


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