By David Bedrick
By Anja Meulenbelt
Anja Meulenbelt over zeventien actuele Kwesties
Zijn vrouwen nu gelukkig? Waarom dan de lustpil voor vrouwen? Waarom is het combineren van werk en gezin (voor vrouwen) nog steeds een probleem? Waarom is eerlijk delen zo moeilijk? Is er toekomst voor echte mannen? Moeten moslimvrouwen bevrijd worden, en door wie? Is iedereen bi? Wat hebben we met het feminisme gewonnen, wat (nog) niet, waar willen we heen?
Op haar bekende, persoonlijke manier maakt Anja Meulenbelt na bijna een halve eeuw feminisme de rekening op. Ze laat haar gedachten gaan over de hedendaagse man-vrouwverhouding en komt tot verrassende conclusies.
In Het verschil wordt een breed scala aan onderwerpen aangesneden: van de ode aan het vaderschap, vrouwelijke lust, feminisme uitleggen in China tot date-rape, oorlogsverkrachting en het directeurenfeminisme van Opzij.
Anja Meulenbelt bekijkt zeventien actuele kwesties vanuit het feminisme. Kwesties die ons allemaal aangaan, vrouwen en mannen, en waar iedereen op een of andere manier mee te maken krijgt. Het verschil is een inspirerend boek dat je aan het denken zet.
Anja Meulenbelt werd bekend als feministisch boegbeeld met de autobiografische bestseller De schaamte voorb?. Ze heeft sindsdien niet stil gezeten, en schreef nog zo’n veertig boeken. Recentel?k voerde ze de redactie (met Renee Römkens) over het succesvolle Het F-Boek, over hedendaags feminisme.
By Thiam Huat Kam and Björn-Ole Kamm Patrick W. Galbraith,Patrick W. Galbraith,Thiam Huat Kam,Björn-Ole Kamm
Debating Otaku in modern Japan disrupts the naturalization and trivialization of 'otaku' by way of studying the historic contingency of the time period in an effort to establish and comprise frustrating formative years, shoppers and fan cultures in Japan. Its chapters, many translated from eastern and to be had in English for the 1st time – and with a foreword through Otsuka Eiji, former editor of Manga Burikko – discover key moments within the evolving discourse of 'otaku' in Japan. instead of providing a delicate, successful narrative of the transition of a way of life to the mainstream, the edited quantity repositions 'otaku' in particular ancient, social and financial contexts, delivering new insights into the importance of the 'otaku' phenomenon in Japan and the realm.
By going again to unique eastern files, translating key contributions by way of eastern students and delivering sustained research of those files and students, Debating Otaku in modern Japan presents substitute histories of and techniques to 'otaku'. For all scholars and students of up to date Japan and the historical past of jap fan and shopper cultures, this quantity might be a origin for knowing how 'otaku', at assorted locations and occasions and to various humans, is meaningful.
By David Stephens
By John Preston
Through using ethnographic, biographical and documentary study how whiteness ‘works’ in schooling is printed. The ways that operating type whites are represented as ‘white trash’ or ‘chav’; the sophisticated activities of white center type newcomers to minimize variety in grownup schooling and the pre-modern traits of white ruling category education are used to spotlight either divergence and congruence within the racial formation of whiteness. coverage matters also are thought of, particularly the advantages of regulating ‘hate speech’ in universities and the ways that racist ‘civil defence pedagogies’ became embedded in academic and native land protection policies.
However, this ebook doesn't simply contemplate the practices of whiteness but additionally how practitioners may possibly ponder serious whiteness reviews in anti-racist perform. it really is taken with not just deciding upon how ‘white supremacy’ maintains to dominate academic discourse and perform yet the way it will be resisted.
By Myra Mendible
From the exuberant excesses of Carmen Miranda within the "tutti frutti hat" to the curvaceous posterior of Jennifer Lopez, the Latina physique has lengthy been a signifier of Latina/o id in U.S. pop culture. yet how does this stereotype of the unique, erotic Latina "bombshell" relate, if in any respect, to genuine Latina girls who characterize a large spectrum of ethnicities, nationwide origins, cultures, and actual appearances? How are rules approximately "Latinidad" imagined, challenged, and inscribed on Latina our bodies? What racial, classification, and different markers of id do representations of the Latina physique sign or reject?
In this largely interdisciplinary publication, specialists from the fields of Latina/o experiences, media reports, verbal exchange, comparative literature, women's stories, and sociology come jointly to provide the 1st wide-ranging examine the development and illustration of Latina identification in U.S. pop culture. The authors contemplate such renowned figures as actresses Lupe Vélez, Salma Hayek, and Jennifer Lopez; singers Shakira and Celia Cruz; or even the Hispanic Barbie doll in her many guises. They examine the media discourses surrounding arguable Latinas resembling Lorena Bobbitt and Marisleysis González. they usually speak about Latina representations in Lupe Solano's sequence of puzzle books and within the renowned television exhibits El convey de Cristina and Laura en América. This broad therapy of Latina illustration in pop culture not just sheds new gentle on how that means is produced via photographs of the Latina physique, but additionally on how those representations of Latinas are bought, revised, and challenged.
By LiAnne Yu
Consumption in China explores what it ability to be a client within the world’s quickest becoming financial system. LiAnne Yu presents a multi-faceted portrait of the effect of elevated intake on city areas, social prestige, life, identities, and freedom of expression. The publication additionally examines what's detailed and what's common approximately how client practices in China have built, investigating the criteria that differentiate them from what has been saw one of the already mature purchaser markets.
in the back of the usually magnificent data approximately China are the very human tales that spotlight the emotional and social triggers at the back of intake. This enticing ebook is a necessary source for college students, students and company execs drawn to a deeper knowing of what motivates China’s shoppers, and what demanding situations they face as extra features of way of life turn into commoditized.
By Kevin Smokler
Including interviews with actors, writers, and administrators of the period, and chock choked with attention-grabbing proof approximately your favourite 80s videos, Brat Pack America is a needs to for any fan. Smokler went to Goonies Day in Astoria, OR, took a Lost Boys travel of Santa Cruz, CA, and deeply explored each corner and cranny of the films we know and love, and it shows.
By Ron Rhodes,Author of The Case for Christ Lee Strobel
By Robert C. Berry,William B Gould,Paul D. Staudohar
For all of the billions of bucks the activities generates, its exertions legislation and negotiations are nonetheless fairly new, and their influence is simply starting to be felt. hard work relatives in expert activities deals a step by step exam of the way those new management-player relationships have take place and what they might portend for the long run. In an interesting sort that's wealthy in activities background and anecdotes, the authors research the heritage of the most important crew sports--baseball, soccer, basketball, and hockey--and learn how enterprise and felony issues have affected every one sport's improvement. in addition they probe present unresolved concerns and predictable destiny difficulties, corresponding to the relationships of broadcast networks and activities leagues. unusually, this e-book with so bold a name isn't just readable yet even tough to place down. causes of advanced criminal judgements are decreased to short, lucid passages. large footnotes are supplied in every one bankruptcy for readers who want better aspect.
. . . a finished remedy of work kin in activities. . . . total, the booklet is a slam-dunk luck.
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