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Law and the Public Gaze: The Hindu Code Bill in the Public Sphere

Chitra Sinha

in Debating Patriarchy: The Hindu Code Bill Controversy in India (1941–1956)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198078944
eISBN:
9780199081479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198078944.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Family Law

An analysis of the debate on gender rights that encompassed the Hindu Code Bill in the 1940s and 1950s in the public sphere is presented in the fourth chapter. The conflict of a liberal feminist ... More


Under the Spotlight, and the Disappearing Act

Eric Reinders

in Borrowed Gods and Foreign Bodies: Christian Missionaries Imagine Chinese Religion

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520241718
eISBN:
9780520931084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520241718.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter focuses on the public visibility of Western missionaries in China. It discusses the situation of the missionaries when they were surrounded by Chinese giving them their full attention ... More


5 “Distinguished success … in teaching Music as a science”: Genteel Women Scientists

Candace Bailey

in Unbinding Gentility: Women Making Music in the Nineteenth-Century South

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780252043758
eISBN:
9780252052651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043758.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter marks the existence and influence of professional women on women musicians by first defining and contextualizing scientific music, examining how schools approached teaching music as ... More


Commodities, Curiosities, and the Display of Anthropological Objects

in Anthropology and Antihumanism in Imperial Germany

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226983417
eISBN:
9780226983462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226983462.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

To retain the bodies and possessions of the colonized for their science, anthropologists had to prevent them from entering the popular European culture of exotic spectacles, a culture that had ... More


10 “She takes up music as a profession”: Career Women

Candace Bailey

in Unbinding Gentility: Women Making Music in the Nineteenth-Century South

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780252043758
eISBN:
9780252052651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043758.003.0011
Subject:
Music, History, American

Women had to rethink and rebuild themselves during the Reconstruction, a period when ideas of gender and class were in flux, and professionals challenged antebellum strictures about the public gaze ... More


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