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Responding to Resistance in Teaching about New Religious Movements

Eugene V. Gallagher

in Teaching New Religious Movements

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195177299
eISBN:
9780199785537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177299.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Students frequently come to classes about new religious movements disinclined to take them seriously as legitimate religions. Borrowing from literature about race and diversity in the classroom and ... More


Staging Cultural Difference: Cultural Translation and the Politics of Representation: Hanif Kureishi and Meera Syal

Situating Hanif Kureishi and Meera Syal

in South Asian Writers in Twentieth-Century Britain: Culture in Translation

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199207770
eISBN:
9780191695681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207770.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, World Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter examines the emergence of British-born Asian writers in the 1980s and 1990s, focusing on the work of Hanif Kureishi and Meera Syal. Rather than offering forms of cultural assimilation, ... More


The Māori Television Service and Questions of Culture

Chris Prentice

in The Fourth Eye: M ori Media in Aotearoa New Zealand

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816681037
eISBN:
9781452948621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681037.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines what Rey Chow refers to as “the vicissitudes of cross-ethnic representational politics” by focusing on the Māori Television Service (MTS) in New Zealand. Launched in 2004, the ... More


The Lived Dalit Experience

A. Raghuramaraju

in Modernity in Indian Social Theory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198070122
eISBN:
9780199080014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198070122.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

This chapter explains how a certain reading of modernity, particularly its theory and universalism, prevailed and influenced a well-intended proposal for a Dalit discourse by Gopal Guru. Guru's ... More


Human Rights and the Politics of Representation: Is There a Role For International Law?

Christine Chinikin

in The Role of Law in International Politics: Essays in International Relations and International Law

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199244027
eISBN:
9780191713224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199244027.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter focuses on the targeting of States by NGOs within global human rights arenas. It examines some questions in the limited context of the social movement for the more effective promotion ... More


A Nonracial Education: On Navigating Diaspora, Anti-Black Caricature, and Anthropology

Donald Martin Carter

in Navigating the African Diaspora: The Anthropology of Invisibility

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816647774
eISBN:
9781452945927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816647774.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the problems of anthropology, the plurality of the African diaspora, as well as the classifications and categorizations enforced, without consent, onto African groups, i.e. the ... More


The Anthropology of Invisibility

Donald Martin Carter

in Navigating the African Diaspora: The Anthropology of Invisibility

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816647774
eISBN:
9781452945927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816647774.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This introductory chapter explores the meaning of “invisibility” in the African diaspora—more specifically, it is a meditation on the Senegalese migration to Italy and the prejudices encountered ... More


Universalism and the Conceptual Limits to Human Rights

Julietta Hua

in Trafficking Women's Human Rights

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816675609
eISBN:
9781452946375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816675609.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter examines the conceptual terms through which human rights is framed in order to tease out the epistemological and ontological premises that prescribe human rights mechanisms such as the ... More


The Canon

Patrick Hayes

in Philip Roth: Fiction and Power

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199689125
eISBN:
9780191795305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689125.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Roth’s engagement with the culture wars of the 1980s and 90s has been much discussed, but there has so far been little agreement on how to define his intervention within the debate on the literary ... More


‘Postcolonial Beaux’ Stratagem: Singing and Dancing Back with Carmen in African Films

Yifen T. Beus

in Storytelling in World Cinemas: Contexts

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231163378
eISBN:
9780231850254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231163378.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter argues that one of the most effective strategies of resisting the Western centre is through the ‘writing of Otherness’ — namely, by using adaptations of Western texts as a method of ... More


Conclusion: Ethnography of In/visibility

Ieva Jusionyte

in Savage Frontier: Making News and Security on the Argentine Border

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520283510
eISBN:
9780520959378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283510.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

Making security and making news both involve tactical uses of visibility and invisibility. While people invent ingenious ways of remaining invisible to law enforcement and continue to engage in ... More


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