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“Because I’m Neither Gringa nor Latina”: Conceptualizing Multiple Identities Within Transnational Social Fields

Débora Upegui-Hernández

in Navigating Multiple Identities: Race, Gender, Culture, Nationality, and Roles

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199732074
eISBN:
9780199933457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732074.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter explores how Colombian and Dominican children of immigrants living in New York City negotiate multiple identities, selves, cultures, and histories within transnational social fields. ... More


The Anglosphere: Continuity, Dissonance and Location

Ben Wellings and Andrew Mycock (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780197266618
eISBN:
9780191896064
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266618.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This volume provides the first detailed analyses of the ‘Anglosphere’ – a re-imagined transnational community of the English-speaking peoples – which came to international prominence in the wake of ... More


Between Two Empires: Race, History, and Transnationalism in Japanese America

Eiichiro Azuma

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195159400
eISBN:
9780199788545
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195159400.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Before World War II, Japanese immigrants, or Issei, forged a unique transnational identity between their native land and the United States. Whether merchants, community leaders, or rural farmers, ... More


Performing Identities on Saint Martin and Sint Maarten

Francio Guadeloupe

in Chanting Down the New Jerusalem: Calypso, Christianity, and Capitalism in the Caribbean

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520254886
eISBN:
9780520942639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520254886.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter clarifies the relationship between the newcomers and the locals. It centers on the small segment of the population that claims autochthony and tries to understand the skillful use of ... More


Prisoners of the Mosque

Sam Cherribi

in In the House of War: Dutch Islam Observed

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199734115
eISBN:
9780199866113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734115.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter analyzes the characteristics of Islamic religious leadership in the 90’s. At that time, the early to mid-1990s, what was said in the mosques was of little or no interest in the Dutch ... More


Translocal Connections between the US and the Arab World

Carol Fadda-Conrey

in Contemporary Arab-American Literature: Transnational Reconfigurations of Citizenship and Belonging

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479826926
eISBN:
9781479819027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479826926.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter delves deeper into the thematic diversity of transnational articulations to investigate how Arab-American rootedness in and production of transnational identities produce specific ... More


Global Dimensions of Irish Identity: Race, Nation, and the Popular Press, 1840-1880

Cian T. McMahon

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469620107
eISBN:
9781469620121
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469620107.001.0001
Subject:
History, Environmental History

Though Ireland is a relatively small island on the northeastern fringe of the Atlantic, 70 million people worldwide—including some 45 million in the United States—claim it as their ancestral home. ... More


The Landscape of Latina HIV Prevention Interventions and Their Implementation: Cultural Sensitivity in Community-Based Organizations

Miriam Y. Vega and Lina Cherfas

in HIV Prevention with Latinos: Theory, Research, and Practice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199764303
eISBN:
9780199950232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764303.003.0017
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter reviews the HIV prevention landscape in regard to Latinas, rooted in both the experience of community-based organizations (CBOs), as implementers of interventions, and Latino-specific ... More


Introduction

Ahmed Afzal

in Lone Star Muslims: Transnational Lives and the South Asian Experience in Texas

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479855346
eISBN:
9781479851638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479855346.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This introductory chapter frames this community-centered ethnographic study of the Pakistani experience in Houston over a ten-year period, from 2001 to 2011. Given the heightened U.S.-government ... More


Gendered Geographies of Home: Mapping Second- and Third-Generation Puerto Ricans’ Sense of Home

Maura I. Toro-Morn and Marixsa Alicea

in Gender and U.S. Immigration: Contemporary Trends

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520225619
eISBN:
9780520929869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520225619.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter takes a look at the features that make negotiating multiple identities and life on the borderlands difficult. It shows that life on the margins can be difficult due to the lack of road ... More


Boundaries: Infiltrated Identities

Anna Estera Mrozewicz

in Beyond Eastern Noir: Reimaging Russia and Eastern Europe in Nordic Cinemas

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474418102
eISBN:
9781474444675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474418102.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Whereas Eastern noir narratives reproduce the ‘iron’ border and operate by means of clear-cut national identities, Chapter 2 reconsiders the hard border promulgated by the master narrative of the ... More


Immigrants against the State: Yiddish and Italian Anarchism in America

Kenyon Zimmer

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039386
eISBN:
9780252097430
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039386.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

From the 1880s through the 1940s, tens of thousands of first- and second-generation immigrants embraced the anarchist cause after arriving on American shores. This book explores why these migrants ... More


Traveling Poetry

Jahan Ramazani

in A Transnational Poetics

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226703442
eISBN:
9780226703374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226703374.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter examines the specific types of poetic devices that enable extraterritorial imaginative travel and analyzes their implications for a poetics of transnational identity. It looks at the ... More


Black Mirror as a Netflix Original: Program Brand “Overflow” and the Multidiscursive Forms of Transatlantic TV Fandom

Matt Hills

in Transatlantic Television Drama: Industries, Programs, and Fans

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190663124
eISBN:
9780190663162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190663124.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, World Literature

This chapter explores a “Netflix discourse” of fandom where it is claimed that Netflix can “unveil” fandom even when audiences do not self-identify as fans. This creates tensions between lived ... More


Political Economy

Dirk Schoenmaker

in Governance of International Banking: The Financial Trilemma

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199971596
eISBN:
9780199333318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199971596.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Chapter 6 discusses the political economy of international governance. The fiscal dimension is key to any international governance in global finance. The control over fiscal resources to provide the ... More


Josephine Baker’s Routes and Roots: Mobility, Belonging, and Activism in the Atlantic World

Katharina Gerund

in Deferred Dreams, Defiant Struggles: Critical Perspectives on Blackness, Belonging, and Civil Rights

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781786940339
eISBN:
9781786945006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786940339.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

Chapter uses research paradigms from mobility studies, black diaspora studies, and transnational American studies, in order to create a nuanced picture of the many facets of Josephine Baker’s career ... More


Epilogue

Annette K. Joseph-Gabriel

in Reimagining Liberation: How Black Women Transformed Citizenship in the French Empire

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252042935
eISBN:
9780252051791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042935.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The conclusion considers works by a subsequent generation of writers and their visions for women’s political organizing and intellectual production. AWA: La Revue de la femme noire, a woman-centered ... More


Lost in the Blue Eyes of the North: El Libro Vaquero Envisions the U.S. Side of the Border

Bruce Campbell

in ¡Viva La Historieta!: Mexican Comics, NAFTA, and the Politics of Globalization

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604731262
eISBN:
9781621030706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604731262.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter examines El Libro Vaquero, a profit-driven, formulaic treatment of the American “Wild West,” pitting broad-chested, square-jawed gunslingers and buxom women against corrupt and menacing ... More


From Documentary to Fictional Realism: Mira Nair’s Documentary Roots, Fictional Home and Production Politics

Sarah Projansky and Kent A. Ono

in Indie Reframed: Women's Filmmaking and Contemporary American Independent Cinema

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474403924
eISBN:
9781474426756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474403924.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter demonstrates how the transnational figure and twenty-seven-year career of Mira Nair is prototypical of female independent practitioners who negotiate diverse issues of identity and ... More


Introduction

Charles Husband, Yunis Alam, Jörg Hüttermann, and Joanna Fomina

in Lived diversities: Space, place and identities in the multi-ethnic city

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781447315643
eISBN:
9781447315858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447315643.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter introduces the reader to the purposes and structure of the book. It provides an initial historical context to the arguments to follow and summarizes the subsequent chapters. This chapter ... More


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