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Development Strategies, State Policies, and the Status of Women: A Comparative Assessment of Iran, Turkey, and Tunisia

Valentine M. Moghadam

in Patriarchy and Development: Women's Positions at the End of the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198290230
eISBN:
9780191684807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198290230.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Past studies have revealed that a culturalist approach may be more appropriate in assessing the roles and status attained by women across Arab-Islamic countries since religious and cultural factors ... More


From Agrarian Patriarchy to Patriarchal Capitalism: Gendered Capitalist Industrialization in Korea

John Lie

in Patriarchy and Development: Women's Positions at the End of the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198290230
eISBN:
9780191684807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198290230.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Along with several other parts of the world, Korea has experienced a shift from agrarian patriarchy to patriarchal capitalism. The chapter looks at areas where issues of ‘gender’are concerned, ... More


Conversations with Zapatistas: The Revolutionary Law of Women and Military Occupation

Lynn Stephen

in Zapata Lives!: Histories and Cultural Politics in Southern Mexico

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520222373
eISBN:
9780520927643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222373.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines interviews with Zapatista comandantes, insurgents, and base members in order to profile the distinct origins, visions, and goals of Zapatista struggles. It also provides a ... More


Fabricating Consumers: The Sewing Machine in Modern Japan

Andrew Gordon

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520267855
eISBN:
9780520950313
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267855.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Since its early days of mass production in the 1850s, the sewing machine has been intricately connected with the global development of capitalism. This book traces the machine's remarkable journey ... More


Media of the Weird

Mizuki Shigeru and Kuchi-sake-onna

in Pandemonium and Parade: Japanese Monsters and the Culture of Yokai

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520253612
eISBN:
9780520942677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520253612.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses yôkai in the 1970s and 1980s, after Japan's period of fast economic growth. It notes that the trope for this period was the media, and looks at the role yôkai played within ... More


The Human Dignity of Embryos?: The German Case

Anja J. Karnein

in A Theory of Unborn Life: From Abortion to Genetic Manipulation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199782475
eISBN:
9780199933297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199782475.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter explores to what extent the Personhood Dependent Principle (PDP) as it is developed in Chapter One is an attractive principle for a country such as Germany, with strong constitutional ... More


The Woman of Yesterday versus the New Woman

Catherine Oglesby

in Corra Harris and the Divided Mind of the New South

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032474
eISBN:
9780813038728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032474.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines Harris's thoughts on what she called the “ancient fate of women”. It looks at some of the most troubling ideas with which she struggled in her effort to reconcile contradictions ... More


Sylvia Plath's Fiction: A Critical Study

Luke Ferretter

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625093
eISBN:
9780748671694
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625093.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This is the first study devoted to Sylvia Plath's fiction. Plath wrote fiction throughout her life, in a wide variety of genres, including women's magazine romances, New Yorker stories, comedy, ... More


Prostitution, Sexuality, and the Law in Ancient Rome

Thomas A. J. McGinn

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195161328
eISBN:
9780199789344
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195161328.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book is a study of the legal rules affecting the practice of female prostitution at Rome from approximately 200 BC to AD 250. It examines the formation and precise content of the legal norms ... More


Religion in Society: Social Issues Addressed

KATE ZEBIRI

in Maḥmūd Shalt=ut and Islamic Modernism

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263302
eISBN:
9780191682469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263302.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter examines the works of Maḥmūd Shaltūt relevant to the pressing need of contemporary Muslims to address specific social issues that have arisen in modern times or that for some reasons ... More


“When the Will of the Wife is the Other Way”

Paul C. Gutjahr

in Charles Hodge: Guardian of American Orthodoxy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199740420
eISBN:
9780199894703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740420.003.0039
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Chapter thirty-nine explores the Hodge family has it finally breaks up from its central Princeton location. With the marriages of A. A. and Mary, Hodge’s family began to disperse. Archie left with ... More


Introduction: Setting the Table

Rebekah E. Pite

in Creating a Common Table in Twentieth-Century Argentina: Dona Petrona, Women, and Food

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469606897
eISBN:
9781469608044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469606897.003.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Doña Petrona Carrizo de Gandulfo (c. 1896–1992) was the author of Argentina's most influential cookbook El libro de Doña Petrona. She was perhaps Argentina's most prominent domestic and culinary icon ... More


Epilogue: Vichy and the Liberation

PAUL SMITH

in Feminism and the Third Republic: Women's Political and Civil Rights in France, 1918-1945

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206231
eISBN:
9780191677045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206231.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In contrast to the suffragist-feminist activities in 1914, the war, which came in September 1939, did not immediately result in the suspension of such events. The government recieved negative ... More


Widows as the Only “Free Moral Agents”

Catherine Oglesby

in Corra Harris and the Divided Mind of the New South

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032474
eISBN:
9780813038728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032474.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter discusses Harris's ideas about the role of women as seen in the characters of her novels. Often she venerated domestic tradition in the popular press and blamed and condemned women for ... More


The Clash of Ignorance

Manlio Graziano

in Holy Wars and Holy Alliance: The Return of Religion to the Global Political Stage

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231174626
eISBN:
9780231543910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174626.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter presents some of the more common misunderstandings about Islam


Irreconcilable differences? The fraught relationship between women and the Catholic Church in Ireland

Sharon Tighe-Mooney

in Tracing the Cultural Legacy of Irish Catholicism: From Galway to Cloyne and Beyond

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781526101068
eISBN:
9781526124197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526101068.003.0013
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Sharon Tighe-Mooney’s chapter sees the divorce, contraception and abortion referenda of the 1980s and 90s as a watershed for Irish women, as these were issues that impacted directly on their lives. ... More


A welfare society: Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712–78)

Vic George

in Major thinkers in welfare: Contemporary issues in historical perspective

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847427069
eISBN:
9781447302728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427069.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter discusses the works of Jean-Jacques Rousseau, whose work on poverty and inequality and theses on balance are well-known. The discussion begins with his views on human nature before it ... More


Conclusion: Gender Equality and Democratization

Iija A. Luciak

in Gender and Democracy in Cuba

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813030630
eISBN:
9780813039473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813030630.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter concludes that while Cuba was perceived to be subjected under radical change after the dictator Batista was ousted from his political seat, it has been shown that the Cuban system of ... More


Introduction: the Lady Audley Paradigm

Saverio Tomaiuolo

in In Lady Audley's Shadow: Mary Elizabeth Braddon and Victorian Literary Genres

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641154
eISBN:
9780748651665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641154.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This introductory chapter discusses the ‘sensational novel’, was one of the most complicated and vague literary phenomena from the mid-to-late nineteenth century, beginning with a brief account of ... More


Can a Gobbler Have It All?

Ian Bogost

in How To Talk About Videogames

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816699117
eISBN:
9781452952406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816699117.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter looks at how the strange technological design of Ms. Pac-Man and how it relates to the feminist promise of her title. The genesis of Ms. Pac-Man recalls both traditional and progressive ... More


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