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Embodied Resistance

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Author: Chris Bobel
Publisher: Vanderbilt University Press
ISBN: 0826517889
Size: 78.61 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
Category : Body, Mind & Spirit
Languages : en
Pages : 272
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Book Description: Embodied Resistance engages the rich and complex range of society's contemporary "body outlaws"--people from many social locations who violate norms about the private, the repellent, or the forbidden. This collection ventures beyond the conventional focus on the "disciplined body" and instead, examines conformity from the perspective of resisters. By balancing accessibly written original ethnographic research with personal narratives, Embodied Resistance provides a window into the everyday lives of those who defy or violate socially constructed body rules and conventions.

Constructive Resistance

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Author: Mona Lilja
ISBN: 1538146495
Size: 61.29 MB
Format: PDF
Category :
Languages : en
Pages : 200
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Book Description: Presents new theoretical tools for understanding the more productive forms of power and meaning making, which create new subjectivities and ways of life by displaying how time, emotions and repetitions matter.

The Oxford Handbook Of American Folklore And Folklife Studies

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Author: Simon J. Bronner
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0190840617
Size: 55.48 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
Category : Literary Criticism
Languages : en
Pages : 1032
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Book Description: "This handbook surveys the materials, approaches, contexts, and applications of American folklore and folklife studies to guide students and scholars of American folklore, culture, history, and society in the future. In addition to longstanding areas in the 350-year legacy of the subject's study and applications such as folktales and speech, the handbook includes exciting fields that have emerged in the twenty-first century such as the Internet, bodylore, folklore of organizations and networks, sexual orientation, neurodiverse identities, and disability groups. These studies encompass cultural traditions in the United States ranging from bits of slang in private conversations to massive public demonstrations, ancient beliefs to contemporary viral memes, and a simple handshake greeting to festivals encompassing multiple genres and groups. Folklore and folklife studies include material traditions such as buildings and crafts as well as oral and social genres of dance, ritual, drama, and play. Whereas the use of lore often emphasizes speech, song, and story that all people express, the rhetoric of life draws attention to tradition-centered communities such as the Amish and Hasidim, occupational groups and their workaday worlds, and children and other age groups. Significant to the American context has been the cultural diversity and changing national boundaries of the United States, relative youth of the nation and its legacy of mass immigration, mobility of residents and their relation to an indigenous and racialized population, and a varied landscape and settlement pattern. The handbook is a reference, therefore, to American studies as well as the global study of tradition, folk arts, and cultural practice"--

The History Of Scotland

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Author: John Hill Burton
Size: 28.47 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
Category : Scotland
Languages : en
Pages : 100
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The Sage Handbook Of Resistance

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Author: David Courpasson
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1473959187
Size: 64.47 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
Category : Business & Economics
Languages : en
Pages : 530
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Book Description: Chosen by Library Journal as one of the best reference texts of 2016. Occupy. Indignados. The Tea Party. The Arab Spring. Anonymous. These and other terms have become part of an emerging lexicon in recent years, signalling an important development that has gripped many parts of the world: millions of people are increasingly involved, whether directly or indirectly, in movements of resistance and protestation. However, resistance and its conceptual "companions”, protest, contestation, opposition, disobedience and mobilization, all seem to be still mostly seen in public and private discourses as illegitimate and problematic forms of action. The time is, therefore, ripe to delve into the concerns, themes and legitimacy. The SAGE Handbook of Resistance offers theoretical essays enabling readers to forge their own perspectives of what “is” resistance and emphasizes the empirical and experiential dimension of resistance - making strong choices in terms of how contemporary topics related to resistance help to rethink our societies as “protest societies”. The coverage is divided into six key sub-sections: Foundations Sites of Resistance Technologies of Resistance Languages of Resistance Geographies of Resistance Consequences of Resistance

Indigenous Bodies Cells And Genes

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Author: Joanna Ziarkowska
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1000194116
Size: 27.20 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
Category : Social Science
Languages : en
Pages : 270
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Book Description: This book explores Native American literary responses to biomedical discourses and biomedicalization processes as they circulate in social and cultural contexts. Native American communities resist reductivism of biomedicine that excludes Indigenous (and non-Western) epistemologies and instead draw attention to how illness, healing, treatment, and genetic research are socially constructed and dependent on inherently racialist thinking. This volume highlights how interventions into the hegemony of biomedicine are vigorously addressed in Native American literature. The book covers tuberculosis and diabetes epidemics, the emergence of Native American DNA, discoveries in biotechnology, and the problematics of a biomedical model of psychiatry. The book analyzes work by Louise Erdrich, Sherman Alexie, LeAnne Howe, Linda Hogan, Heid E. Erdrich, Elissa Washuta and Frances Washburn. The book will appeal to scholars of Native American and Indigenous Studies, as well as to others with an interest in literature and medicine.

The English Quarterly

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Size: 62.82 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
Category : Canadian literature
Languages : en
Pages :
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Bewegungsfreiheit PDF

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Author: Rita Rieger
Publisher: transcript Verlag
ISBN: 3839438314
Size: 37.27 MB
Format: PDF
Category : Performing Arts
Languages : de
Pages : 344
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Book Description: Ungewöhnliche Bewegungsmuster faszinieren von 1900 bis 1950 sowohl Kunst, Technik und Medizin als auch Alltagskulturen. Die in diesem Band versammelten Einzelanalysen tänzerischer Bewegungen in Ballett, Oper, Musical, Theater, Film und Literatur zeigen die dynamische Verbindung von ästhetischen, medialen und kulturpolitischen Ansprüchen, hinterfragen neben der Tanzästhetik tradierte Konzepte wie Körper, Bewegung, Sprache, Freiheit, Kunst und Kultur und bestimmen diese neu. Die Vielfalt an gleichzeitig in Nord- und Südamerika, Europa und Asien praktizierten Tänzen sowie ihre wandelbaren kulturellen Bedeutungszuschreibungen werden u. a. in Beiträgen von Inge Baxmann, Claudia Jeschke, Rolf Kailuweit, Astrid Poier-Bernhard, Anna Seidl und Frank Reza Links charakterisiert.

Wole Soyinka

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Author: Anjali Gera Roy
Size: 43.16 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
Category :
Languages : en
Pages : 271
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Book Description: Contributed articles.