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Nobody’s Debt: Frances Burney’s Universal Obligation

Catherine Gallagher

in Nobody's Story: The Vanishing Acts of Women Writers in the Marketplace, 1670–1820

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198182436
eISBN:
9780191673801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198182436.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter discusses Nobody's social and economic conditions more fully in an attempt to understand how she became so helpful. It outlines Nobody's history, and identifies the gender, class, and ... More


Re-Visioning Family: Māhūwahine and Male-to-Female Transgender in Contemporary Hawai‘i

Linda L. Ikeda

in Gender on the Edge: Transgender, Gay, and Other Pacific Islanders

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838829
eISBN:
9780824869489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838829.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on a particular network of transgender individuals in contemporary Honolulu, Hawai'i, as well as their construction of family and other communities of belonging. Drawing on ... More


Imagining a Homeland: The Election of Place and Time

Asher D. Biemann

in Place in Modern Jewish Culture and Society

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190912628
eISBN:
9780190912659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190912628.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the notion of an imagined homeland and how it requires the election of a place defined by other spaces as well as the election of a time that will always be not-yet, an ... More


The Planning Problem

Emily Talen

in Neighborhood

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190907495
eISBN:
9780190907525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190907495.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Cultural History

This chapter reviews the debate over predetermination, that is, whether neighborhoods should and can be planned into existence. The planned neighborhood is the result of deliberative action, either ... More


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