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Black Cultural Production after Civil Rights

Black Cultural Production after Civil Rights

Robert J. Patterson (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042775
eISBN:
9780252051630
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042775.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Through its analysis of film, drama, fiction, visual culture, poetry, and other cultural -artifacts, Black Cultural Production after Civil Rights offers a fresh examination of how the historical ... More

Black Sexual EconomiesRace and Sex in a Culture of Capital

Black Sexual Economies: Race and Sex in a Culture of Capital

Adrienne D. Davis and BSE Collective (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042645
eISBN:
9780252051494
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042645.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This book is a compilation of contemporary and previously unpublished scholarship on Black sexualities. The sixteen essays work to untangle the complex mechanisms of dominance and subordination as ... More

Defining Girlhood in IndiaA Transnational History of Sexual Maturity Laws

Defining Girlhood in India: A Transnational History of Sexual Maturity Laws

Ashwini Tambe

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042720
eISBN:
9780252051586
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042720.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

At what age do girls gain the maturity to make sexual choices? This question provokes especially vexed debates in India, where early marriage is a widespread practice. India has served as a focal ... More

Dirty Jokes and Bawdy SongsThe Uncensored Life of Gershon Legman

Dirty Jokes and Bawdy Songs: The Uncensored Life of Gershon Legman

Susan G. Davis

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042614
eISBN:
9780252051456
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042614.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Born into a poor Jewish family, folklorist Gershon Legman (1917-99) made an independent career for himself in the study of erotic literature and obscene folklore. The book is the first full biography ... More

A Guru's JourneyPandit Chitresh Das and Indian Classical Dance in Diaspora

A Guru's Journey: Pandit Chitresh Das and Indian Classical Dance in Diaspora

Sarah Morelli

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042867
eISBN:
9780252051722
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042867.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

This book provides the first ethnographic examination into the life of and the community formed around Pandit Chitresh Das, one of India’s most dynamic, outspoken, and captivating dancers. Born in ... More

Hierarchies of CareGirls, Motherhood, and Inequality in Peru

Hierarchies of Care: Girls, Motherhood, and Inequality in Peru

Krista E. Van Vleet

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042782
eISBN:
9780252051647
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042782.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This book explores how young women navigate everyday moral dilemmas, develop understandings of self, and negotiate hierarchies of power, as they endeavor to “make life better” for themselves and ... More

A History of the Ozarks, Volume 2The Conflicted Ozarks

A History of the Ozarks, Volume 2: The Conflicted Ozarks

Brooks Blevins

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042737
eISBN:
9780252051593
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042737.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

A History of the Ozarks, Vol. 2: The Conflicted Ozarks focuses on the long era of Civil War and Reconstruction, stretching roughly from the 1850s through the 1880s. The book begins with an analysis ... More

Hungry TranslationsRelearning the World through Radical Vulnerability

Hungry Translations: Relearning the World through Radical Vulnerability

Richa Nagar

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042577
eISBN:
9780252051418
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042577.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

The dominant landscape of knowledge and policy rests on a fundamental inequality: bodies who are seen as hungry are deemed available for the interventions of experts, but those experts often ... More

Joanna Russ

Joanna Russ

Gwyneth Jones

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042638
eISBN:
9780252051487
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042638.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Joanna Russ (1937-2011) was an outstanding writer, critic, and theorist of science fiction at a time when female writers were marginal to the genre, and very few women, perhaps only Judith Merril and ... More

Josephine Baker and Katherine DunhamDances in Literature and Cinema

Josephine Baker and Katherine Dunham: Dances in Literature and Cinema

Hannah Durkin

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042621
eISBN:
9780252051463
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042621.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

This book investigates African American dancers Josephine Baker and Katherine Dunham’s self-inventions on screen and in writing to map the intellectual underpinnings and visual impact of their art. ... More

Kansas City vs. OaklandThe Bitter Sports Rivalry That Defined an Era

Kansas City vs. Oakland: The Bitter Sports Rivalry That Defined an Era

Matthew C. Ehrlich

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042652
eISBN:
9780252051500
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042652.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

The book discusses a sports rivalry between two cities--Kansas City, Missouri and Oakland, California--during one of the most tumultuous periods in U.S. history, the mid-1960s through the mid-1970s. ... More

Kim Stanley Robinson

Kim Stanley Robinson

Robert Markley

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042751
eISBN:
9780252051616
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042751.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Kim Stanley Robinson is the first full-length study of one of the most widely read and influential science-fiction writers of our era. In dicussing eighteen of his novels published since 1984 and a ... More

Lucrecia Martel

Lucrecia Martel

Gerd Gemünden

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042836
eISBN:
9780252051692
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042836.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book provides an overview of the films of the Argentine filmmaker Lucrecia Martel, who counts as one of the most accomplished filmmakers from Latin America and as a leading female global auteur. ... More

Negotiating LatinidadIntralatina/o Lives in Chicago

Negotiating Latinidad: Intralatina/o Lives in Chicago

Frances R. Aparicio

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042690
eISBN:
9780252051555
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042690.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

While Chicago has been long described as a city of Latinidad, there has been very limited academic attention paid to the lives of second-generation Intralatino/as—MexiRicans, MexiGuatemalans, ... More

On TrendThe Business of Forecasting the Future

On Trend: The Business of Forecasting the Future

Devon Powers

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042874
eISBN:
9780252051739
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042874.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

What is a trend? What role do trends play in consumer culture? How do trends come into being? And how do trends shape the future? This book explores these and other questions through a focus on the ... More

Over Here, Over ThereTransatlantic Conversations on the Music of World War I

Over Here, Over There: Transatlantic Conversations on the Music of World War I

William Brooks, Christina Bashford, and Gayle Magee (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042706
eISBN:
9780252051562
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042706.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Music in World War I played an important role in cementing the transatlantic alliance among Anglophone and Francophone allies. Chapters 1–5 consider responses to the war by five individuals from ... More

Raced to Death in 1920s Hawai iInjustice and Revenge in the Fukunaga Case

Raced to Death in 1920s Hawai i: Injustice and Revenge in the Fukunaga Case

Jonathan Y. Okamura

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042607
eISBN:
9780252051449
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042607.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This book analyzes the larger racial significance of the quick conviction and death sentence given to a likely insane Japanese American, Myles Fukunaga, for murdering a White boy, Gill Jamieson, in ... More

Rocking the ClosetHow Little Richard, Johnnie Ray, Liberace, and Johnny Mathis Queered Pop Music

Rocking the Closet: How Little Richard, Johnnie Ray, Liberace, and Johnny Mathis Queered Pop Music

Vincent L. Stephens

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042805
eISBN:
9780252051661
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042805.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

Rocking the Closet: How Little Richard, Johnnie Ray, Liberace, and Johnny Mathias Queered Pop Music examines the way four popular male musicians who emerged in the 1950s, Johnnie Ray, Little Richard, ... More

Shared SelvesLatinx Memoir and Ethical Alternatives to Humanism

Shared Selves: Latinx Memoir and Ethical Alternatives to Humanism

Suzanne Bost

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042799
eISBN:
9780252051654
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042799.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Writing about marginalized lives has the power to shift norms. In telling their own stories, John Rechy, Aurora Levins Morales, Gloria Anzaldúa, and other Latinx writers make visible experiences and ... More

Sophonisba BreckinridgeChampioning Women's Activism in Modern America

Sophonisba Breckinridge: Championing Women's Activism in Modern America

Anya Jabour

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042676
eISBN:
9780252051524
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042676.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Sophonisba Breckinridge (1866-1948) was involved in virtually every reform--including legal aid for immigrants, civil rights for blacks, labor legislation for workers, juvenile courts for youth, and ... More

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