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Internationalizing Cultural Studies. An Anthology. Edition No. 1

  • ID: 5224474
  • Book
  • September 2004
  • 720 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Internationalizing Cultural Studies is an unprecedented resource that introduces and consolidates cultural studies literature from diverse locales and intellectual traditions.
- Contains forty-four contemporary essays that introduce and pluralize cultural studies work from diverse locales and intellectual traditions
- Covers regions the world over, including Asia, Europe, and Africa
- Organizes material around key themes such as race and ethnicity, transnationalism, gender and sexual cultures, media production and consumption, urban life, popular practices, techno-cultures, and visual cultures
- Includes expert introductions from an international panel of editors, and facilitates customization of content for course use
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Alternative Table of Contents – Speaking Positions.

Alternative Table of Contents – Localities.

Preface: How to Use this Book.

Acknowledgments.

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1. INTRODUCTION.

Ackbar Abbas and John Nguyet Erni.

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PART I: TECHNO-CULTURES.

Introduction.

J. Macgregor Wise.

2. Science as a Reason of State.

Ashis Nandy.

3. Biotechnological Development and the Conservation of Biodiversity.

Vandana Shiva.

4. Recycling Modernity: Pirate Electronic Cultures in India.

Ravi Sundaram.

5. Karaoke in East Asia: Modernization, Japanization, or Asianization?.

Akiko Otake & Shuhei Hosokawa.

6. Techno-Being.

Viktor Mazin.

PART II: Performance and Culture.

Introduction.

Della Pollock.

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7. Health Theatre in a Hmong Refugee Camp: Performance, Communication and Culture.

Dwight Conquergood.

8. The Answerability of Memory: ‘Saving’ Khmer Classical Dance.

Judith Hamera.

9. The Fool.

Smadar Lavie.

10. East Asian Bouquet: Ethnicity and Gender in the Wartime Japanese Revue Theatre.

Jennifer Robertson.

11. The Theatre of Operations: Performing Nation-ness in the Public Sphere.

Diana Taylor.

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PART III: GENDER AND SEXUALITY.

Introduction.

Cindy Patton.

12. Frontier City Berlin: The Post War Politics.

Erica Carter.

13. Gender-Bending in Paradise: Doing ‘Female’ and ‘Male’ in Japan.

Jennifer Robertson.

14. The Marriage of Feminism and Islamism in Egypt: Selective Repudiation as a Dynamic of Postcolonial Cultural Politics.

Lila Abu-Lughod.

15. Freeing South Africa: The ‘modernization’ of male-male sexuality in Soweto.

Donald L. Donham.

16. Very Close to yinfu and ënu, Or How Prefaces Matter for JPM (1695) and Enu Shu (Taipei, 1995).

Ding Naifei.

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PART IV: MEDIA PRODUCTION AND CONSUMPTION.

Introduction.

Toby Miller.

17. Hizballah’s Virtual Civil Society.

Janine Abboushi Dallal.

18. Towards a Semiotic Inquiry into the Television Message.

Umberto Eco.

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19. Looking for My Penis: The Eroticized Asian in Gay Video Porn.

Richard Fung.

20. From the Public to the Private: The ‘Americanization’ of Spectators.

Néstor García-Canclini.

21. Embedded Aesthetics: Creating a Discursive Space for Indigenous Media.

Faye Ginsburg.

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PART V: POPULAR PRACTICES.

Introduction.

John Nguyet Erni.

22. The World of the Yoruba Taxi Driver: An Interpretative Approach to Vehicle Slogans.

Olatunde Bayo Lawuyi.

23. Doing Verbal Play: Creative Work of Cantonese Working Class Schoolboys in Hong Kong.

Angel Lin.

24. Love Letters and Amanuenses: Beginning the Cultural History of the Working Class Private Sphere in Southern Africa, 1900-1933.

Keith Breckenridge.

25. Live Life More Selfishly: An On-line Gay Advice Column in Japan.

Mark McLelland.

26. African Cuisines: Recipes for Nation-Building?.

Igor Cusack.

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PART VI: RACE, ETHNICITY AND NATION.

Introduction.

Wimal Dissanayake.

27. Racisms.

Kwame Anthony Appiah.

28. Race and Social Theory.

Cornel West.

29. The End of Anti-racism.

Paul Gilroy.

30. Whose Imagined Communities?.

Partha Chatterjee.

31. Patriotism and Its Futures.

Arjun Appadurai.

PART VII: VISUAL CULTURES.

Introduction.

Dominic Pettman.

32. Visual Culture and the Place of Modernity.

Sudeep Dasgupta.

33. Popular Culture on a Global Scale: A Challenge for Cultural Studies?.

Simon During.

34. The Abject Artefacts of Memory: The 1997 Museum of Modern Art New York Exhibition of Photographs from Cambodia’s Genocide.

Rachel Hughes.

35. Sex Machine: Global Hypermasculinity and Images of the Asian Woman in Modernity.

L. H. M. Ling.

36. De-Eurocentrizing Cultural Studies: Some Proposals.

Robert Stam & Ella Shohat.

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PART VIII: GLOBAL DIASPORAS.

Introduction.

Ping-hui Liao.

37. Exodus.

Benedict Anderson.

38. Diaspora.

James Clifford.

39. Out Here and Over There: Queerness and Diaspora in Asian American Studies.

David Eng.

40. Situating Accented Cinema.

Hamid Nacify.

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PART IX: CITIES AND THE URBAN IMAGINARY.

Introduction.

Ackbar Abbas.

41. Cultural Intersections: Re-visioning Architecture and the City in the Twentieth Century.

Zeynep Çelik.

42. Grassrooting the Space of Flows.

Manuel Castells.

43. The Generic City.

Rem Koolhaas.

44. Scene X: The Development of the X-Urban City.

Mario Gandelsonas.

45. On the Political Economy of the Fake.

Ziauddin Sardar

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Ackbar Abbas University of Hong Kong.

John Nguyet Erni City University of Hong Kong.
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