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African Art ReframedReflections and Dialogues on Museum Culture

African Art Reframed: Reflections and Dialogues on Museum Culture

Bennetta Jules-Rosette and J. R. Osborn

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780252043277
eISBN:
9780252052156
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043277.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This book approaches the reframing of African art through dialogues with collectors, curators, and artists on three continents. It explores museum exhibitions, storerooms, artists’ studios, and ... More

American UnemploymentPast, Present, and Future

American Unemployment: Past, Present, and Future

Frank Stricker

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780252043154
eISBN:
9780252052033
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043154.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This book shows that full employment has been rare in the United States in the last 150 years; excessive unemployment has been the norm. Against prominent economists who argue that unemployment is ... More

Artful NoisePercussion Literature in the Twentieth Century

Artful Noise: Percussion Literature in the Twentieth Century

Thomas Siwe

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780252043130
eISBN:
9780252052019
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043130.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

A substantial body of musical literature for solo and ensemble percussion was created in the twentieth century. This book examines percussion literature’s evolution: how it came to be and the styles ... More

Degrees of DifferenceReflections of Women of Color on Graduate School

Degrees of Difference: Reflections of Women of Color on Graduate School

Kimberly D. McKee and Denise A. Delgado

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780252043185
eISBN:
9780252052064
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043185.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Degrees of Difference: Reflections of Women of Color on Graduate School uses personal narrative supported by scholarly research to identify the struggles faced by women of color in graduate school ... More

Disability Rights and Religious Liberty in EducationThe Story behind Zobrest v. Catalina Foothills School District

Disability Rights and Religious Liberty in Education: The Story behind Zobrest v. Catalina Foothills School District

Bruce J Dierenfield and David A. Gerber

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780252043208
eISBN:
9780252052088
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043208.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

In 1988, Sandi and Larry Zobrest became agents in the struggle for disability rights when they sued a suburban Tucson, Arizona, school district to obtain public funding for the signed language ... More

Ending Gender-Based ViolenceJustice and Community in South Africa

Ending Gender-Based Violence: Justice and Community in South Africa

Hannah E. Britton

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780252043093
eISBN:
9780252051975
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043093.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

South Africa’s democratization has been celebrated internationally for the remarkable advances of women in political office. Despite these visible steps forward, South Africa continues to face ... More

Fashioning PostfeminismSpectacular Femininity and Transnational Culture

Fashioning Postfeminism: Spectacular Femininity and Transnational Culture

Simidele Dosekun

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780252043215
eISBN:
9780252052095
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043215.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This book concerns young, class-privileged women in the Nigerian city of Lagos who dress in a “spectacularly feminine” style characterised by the extravagant use and combination of normatively ... More

Fighting Fascist SpainWorker Protest from the Printing Press

Fighting Fascist Spain: Worker Protest from the Printing Press

Montse Feu

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780252043246
eISBN:
9780252052125
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043246.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Fighting Fascist Spain pieces together the story of Spanish immigrants in the United States in their fight against fascism, as reflected in the periodical España Libre and the grassroots activism of ... More

Imagining the MulattaBlackness in U.S. and Brazilian Media

Imagining the Mulatta: Blackness in U.S. and Brazilian Media

Jasmine Mitchell

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780252043284
eISBN:
9780252052163
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043284.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Imagining the Mulatta: Blackness in U.S. and Brazilian Media demonstrates how mixed-race women of African and European descent are harnessed in popular media as a tool to uphold white supremacy and ... More

Money, Marriage, and MadnessThe Life of Anna Ott

Money, Marriage, and Madness: The Life of Anna Ott

Kim E. Nielsen

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780252043147
eISBN:
9780252052026
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043147.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Money, Marriage, and Madness is a story of the medical profession, a woman’s wealth and the gendered property laws in which she operated, marital violence, marriage and divorce, institutional ... More

Pleasure in the NewsAfrican American Readership and Sexuality in the Black Press

Pleasure in the News: African American Readership and Sexuality in the Black Press

Kim T. Gallon

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780252043222
eISBN:
9780252052101
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043222.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Pleasure in the News: African American Readership and Sexuality in the Black Press is an examination of the coverage of sexuality in the Black Press between 1925 and 1940, otherwise known as the ... More

Roots of the Black Chicago RenaissanceNew Negro Writers, Artists, and Intellectuals, 1893-1930

Roots of the Black Chicago Renaissance: New Negro Writers, Artists, and Intellectuals, 1893-1930

Richard A. Courage and Christopher Robert Reed

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780252043055
eISBN:
9780252051913
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043055.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This anthology engages questions about origins of the Black Chicago Renaissance (1930-1955) from wide-ranging disciplinary perspectives. It traces a foundational stage from the 1893 World’s Columbian ... More

Signs of the SpiritMusic and the Experience of Meaning in Ndau Ceremonial Life

Signs of the Spirit: Music and the Experience of Meaning in Ndau Ceremonial Life

Tony Perman

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780252043253
eISBN:
9780252052132
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043253.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This book is an ethnography of spirit possession ceremonies and accompanying musical practices in the rural Ndau-speaking communities surrounding Chipinge, Zimbabwe. Collectively called madhlozi, ... More

Unruly CinemaHistory, Politics, and Bollywood

Unruly Cinema: History, Politics, and Bollywood

Rini Battacharya Mehta

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780252043123
eISBN:
9780252052002
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043123.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Unruly Cinema is a meta-history of Indian cinema’s emergence and growth in correspondence with the colonial, postcolonial, and the neoliberal state. Indian popular cinema has grown steadily from the ... More

Werner Herzog

Werner Herzog

Joshua Lund

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780252043178
eISBN:
9780252052057
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043178.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Werner Herzog is the first book-length study of Werner Herzog’s American (in the hemispheric sense) work. It is also the first sustained, book-length study on the question of the political in ... More

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