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Class Acts and Class Work: Poise and the Polishing of Campus Queens

Karen W. Tice

in Queens of Academe: Beauty Pageants and Campus Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199842780
eISBN:
9780199933440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199842780.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

In this chapter, three case studies explore the micro-politics of class in campus beauty pageants and training of campus queens. It analyzes how class is reduced to a matter of self-production, not ... More


Lesbianism among Indonesian Women Migrants in Hong Kong1

Amy Sim

in As Normal as Possible: Negotiating Sexuality and Gender in Mainland China and Hong Kong

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099876
eISBN:
9789882206625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099876.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter deals with lesbianism among Indonesian migrant women in Hong Kong. It explores the nexus of sexuality shaped through practices and ideologies embedded in nationalistic and patriarchal ... More


Neglected Places of Practice

Robert A. Beauregard

in Planning Matter: Acting with Things

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226297255
eISBN:
9780226297422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226297422.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter situates the micro-politics of planning in the places in which practice occurs. Using a case study of the attempted siting of a sanitary landfill in Iowa (USA), it argues that the places ... More


Women’s Everyday Resistance and the Infrapolitics of Ṣumūd: “Yes, we came here to enjoy!”

Sophie Richter-Devroe

in Women's Political Activism in Palestine: Peacebuilding, Resistance, and Survival

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252041860
eISBN:
9780252050558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041860.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Chapter 3 deals with women’s less spectacular strategies of quotidian resistance and survival—ṣumūd, as they are often referred to in Palestine. Classic political analysis might consider the silent, ... More


Judith Butler, Radical Democracy and Micro-politics1

Birgit Schippers

in The Politics of Radical Democracy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748633999
eISBN:
9780748652723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633999.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter assesses the significance of micro-politics for Butler's understanding of radical democratic practice, and examines the politics of radical democracy, not just its theoretical contours. ... More


Regulating Through the Back Door: Understanding the Implications of Institutional Transfer

Dubash Navroz K.

in The Rise of the Regulatory State of the South: Infrastructure and Development in Emerging Economies

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199677160
eISBN:
9780191760068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199677160.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Public International Law

This chapter explores ideas of regulatory diffusion and transplant. It argues that the existing literature, which focuses on channels of diffusion and macro-contextual variables of sectors and ... More


The Parliamentary Committee for the Empowerment of Women

Shirin M. Rai and Carole Spary

in Performing Representation: Women Members in the Indian Parliament

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780199489053
eISBN:
9780199093861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199489053.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

The chapter examines the working of the Committee for the Empowerment of Women as a politically gendered space and one which enables the substantive representation of women. It explores the gendered ... More


Adorno and A Postcapitalist Politics

Shannon L. Mariotti

in Adorno and Democracy: The American Years

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813167336
eISBN:
9780813167411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167336.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This conclusion highlights parallels between Adorno’s unconventional democratic project and J. K. Gibson-Graham’s influential and much more recent volume, A Postcapitalist Politics. I show how ... More


The affaire des sièges: The Anatomy of Ceremonial Crisis

Giora Sternberg

in Status Interaction during the Reign of Louis XIV

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199640348
eISBN:
9780191747779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199640348.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter traces the anatomy of a ceremonial crisis based on a remarkable archival dossier. After the ceremonies of 1679, the transformation of the bride from French princess to Spanish queen ... More


Conclusion

Katherine Natanel

in Sustaining Conflict: Apathy and Domination in Israel-Palestine

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520285255
eISBN:
9780520960794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520285255.003.0007
Subject:
History, Middle East History

The conclusion draws together the threads of each individual chapter, weaving arguments, concepts, and mechanisms into a cohesive tapestry of ordinary life among leftist Jewish Israelis. This section ... More


Normal problems or problem children? Parents and the micro-politics of deviance and disability

Ara Francis

in Family troubles?: Exploring changes and challenges in the family lives of children and young people

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9781447304432
eISBN:
9781447307884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447304432.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter draws on a study of middle-class parents in the US who identify their children as having significant problems, such as learning and developmental disabilities, mental illnesses and ... More


Swearing the Nation: Administering the Protestation

John Walter

in Covenanting Citizens: The Protestation Oath and Popular Political Culture in the English Revolution

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780199605590
eISBN:
9780191779114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199605590.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Religion, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter explores the use of the Protestation to swear the nation. In a hitherto little-known phase through to autumn 1641, the pattern of early subscription and reconstruction of the ... More


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