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Gender, Multiculturalism, and the Missionary Position on the Borderlands

Rosa Linda Fregoso

in meXicana Encounters: The Making of Social Identities on the Borderlands

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520229976
eISBN:
9780520937284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520229976.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter looks at the cinematic strategies that are used to reinforce the prevailing racial and patriarchal structures, in relation to Mexicana and Chicana representation. The first section of ... More


Conclusion

Jan Bryant

in Artmaking in the Age of Global Capitalism: Visual Practices, Philosophy, Politics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474456944
eISBN:
9781474476867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474456944.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

A small selection of works was presented in Part III as examples to show how artists are operating in the contested spaces of the political aesthetic today. Consistent with the historical materialist ... More


The Family

James Rose

in The Texas Chain Saw Massacre

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906733643
eISBN:
9781800342064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906733643.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on the dynamics of Leatherface's family in The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974). From the point at which Cook first sees Hitchhiker in the headlights, a family structure is ... More


“I Feel No Ways Tired”: Sarah’s Daughters

Jerrilyn McGregory

in Downhome Gospel: African American Spiritual Activism in Wiregrass Country

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604737820
eISBN:
9781604737837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604737820.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter examines local African American women in Wiregrass County who served as the bulwark of their networks. It explains that these women achieved greater autonomy and provide examples of how ... More


“We Have Opened Doors, Others Have Been Closed”: Women under the Oslo Accords

Lotta Schüllerqvist

in The Oslo Accords: A Critical Assessment

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9789774167706
eISBN:
9781617975486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167706.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

The majority of Palestinian women are seldom seen or heard in public. They have strong voices and strong minds, but the patriarchal culture requires them to keep their opinions and experiences within ... More


Sexuality, Scandals, and the Urban Order

Anindita Ghosh

in Claiming the City: Protest, Crime, and Scandals in Colonial Calcutta, c. 1860-1920

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199464791
eISBN:
9780199086931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199464791.003.0004
Subject:
History, Indian History

The telling of popular stories on the urban experience was inimical to the shaping of the city’s social order. It helped outline a wider public sphere and announce the presence of new social and ... More


Conclusion

Delphine Bénézet

in The Cinema of Agnès Varda: Resistance and Eclecticism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169752
eISBN:
9780231850612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169752.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This concluding chapter outlines Agnès Varda's overall influence not only in the world of cinema, but to the society as well. With a career spanning almost sixty years, Varda's films are also ... More


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