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Constructive FeminismWomen's Spaces and Women's Rights in the American City

Constructive Feminism: Women's Spaces and Women's Rights in the American City

Daphne Spain

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453199
eISBN:
9781501704130
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453199.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This book examines the deliberate and unintended spatial consequences of feminism’s second wave, a social movement dedicated to reconfiguring power relations between women and men. Placing the ... More

Creating the Suburban School AdvantageRace, Localism, and Inequality in an American Metropolis

Creating the Suburban School Advantage: Race, Localism, and Inequality in an American Metropolis

John L. Rury

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501748394
eISBN:
9781501748417
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748394.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This book explains how American suburban school districts gained a competitive edge over their urban counterparts. It focuses on the period between 1950 and 1980, and presents a detailed study of ... More

Difference and OrientationAn Alexander Kluge Reader

Difference and Orientation: An Alexander Kluge Reader

Alexander Kluge

Richard Langston (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501739200
eISBN:
9781501739224
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501739200.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book's author is one of contemporary Germany's leading intellectuals and artists. A key architect of the New German Cinema and a pioneer of auteur television programming, who has also written ... More

Food for All in AfricaSustainable Intensification for African Farmers

Food for All in Africa: Sustainable Intensification for African Farmers

Gordon Conway, Ousmane Badiane, and Katrin Glatzel

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501743887
eISBN:
9781501744419
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501743887.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Africa requires a new agricultural transformation that is appropriate for Africa, that recognizes the continent's diverse environments and climates, and that takes into account its histories and ... More

Lovesick JapanSex * Marriage * Romance * Law

Lovesick Japan: Sex * Marriage * Romance * Law

Mark D. West

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449475
eISBN:
9780801461026
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449475.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book explores an official vision of love, sex, and marriage in contemporary Japan. A comprehensive body of evidence describes a society characterized by a presupposed absence of physical and ... More

Paradox and RepresentationSilenced Voices in the Narratives of Nakagami Kenji

Paradox and Representation: Silenced Voices in the Narratives of Nakagami Kenji

Machiko Ishikawa

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501751943
eISBN:
9781501751967
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501751943.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

How can the “voiceless” voice be represented? This primary question underpins this book's analysis of selected works by Buraku writer, Nakagami Kenji (1946–1992). In spite of his Buraku background, ... More

That the People Might LiveLoss and Renewal in Native American Elegy

That the People Might Live: Loss and Renewal in Native American Elegy

Arnold Krupat

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451386
eISBN:
9780801465857
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451386.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

The word “elegy” comes from the Ancient Greek elogos, meaning a mournful poem or song, in particular a song of grief in response to loss. Because mourning and memorialization are so deeply embedded ... More

When There Was No AidWar and Peace in Somaliland

When There Was No Aid: War and Peace in Somaliland

Sarah G. Phillips

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501747151
eISBN:
9781501747168
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501747151.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

For all of the doubts raised about the effectiveness of international aid in advancing peace and development, there are few examples of developing countries that are even relatively untouched by it. ... More

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