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The Power of Words in International Relations: Birth of an Anti-Whaling Discourse

Charlotte Epstein

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262050920
eISBN:
9780262272384
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262050920.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In the second half of the twentieth century, worldwide attitudes toward whaling shifted from widespread acceptance to moral censure. Why? Whaling, once as important to the global economy as oil is ... More


Against Nature

Elizabeth F. Emens

in Evolution and Morality: NOMOS LII

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814771228
eISBN:
9780814737828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814771228.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter addresses the progressive resistance to nature talk by tracing key themes in the rhetoric of the nature-versus-culture debate across five identity categories: sex, disability, sexual ... More


Beyond Representation: Television Drama and the Politics and Aesthetics of Identity

Geraldine Harris

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719074585
eISBN:
9781781701010
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719074585.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This book poses the question as to whether, over the last thirty years, there have been signs of ‘progress’ or ‘progressiveness’ in the representation of ‘marginalised’ or subaltern identity ... More


Bodily Interventions and Intimate Labour: Understanding Bioprecarity

Gabriele Griffin and Doris Leibetseder (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781526138569
eISBN:
9781526152138
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526138576
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This volume is concerned with the ways in which bioprecarity, here understood as the vulnerabilization of people as embodied selves, is created through regulations and norms that encourage ... More


Sexuality and Regulatory Regimes: Jayánta’s and Banks’s

Patrick Colm Hogan

in Sexual Identities: A Cognitive Literary Study

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190857790
eISBN:
9780190857820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190857790.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The fourth chapter takes us to the regulation of sexuality, specifically developing the relation of such regulation to the formation and operation of identity groups. The first section argues that ... More


Race and the Roots/Routes Traced by Latin Musicians

Christina D. Abreu

in Rhythms of Race: Cuban Musicians and the Making of Latino New York City and Miami, 1940-1960

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469620848
eISBN:
9781469620862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469620848.003.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the development of the earliest Latino communities in New York during the 1940s and 1950s. It explores how music played a role in the growth of the community, looking into the ... More


Metapragmatics, Sexuality, and the Novel: Reading Jean Genet’s Querelle

Michael Lucey

in Someone: The Pragmatics of Misfit Sexualities, from Colette to Hervé Guibert

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226606187
eISBN:
9780226606354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226606354.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter explores the way Jean Genet’s novel, Querelle, can be read as a theorization of the process of acquiring those social structures that ground sexual interaction and sexual expression; ... More


Bringing Organizational Studies Back into Social Movement Scholarship

Sarah A. Soule

in The Future of Social Movement Research: Dynamics, Mechanisms, and Processes

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816686513
eISBN:
9781452948928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816686513.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

The once mutual relationship between social movement and organizational studies has recently become lopsided. Organizational studies scholars have increasingly drawn on insights from the social ... More


Violence and War in the Middle East in the 1980s

Hamit Bozarslan

in Identity, Conflict and Politics in Turkey, Iran and Pakistan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190845780
eISBN:
9780190943011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190845780.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter discusses how important historical breaks are in the transformation of the identity categories that are relevant for mobilizations. In particular, year 1979 is a break-year in the ... More


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