• Human Rights
    culture: Post-subcultural youth and neo-tribes ............................................................... 13   5. Style and gender: Masculinity, femininity, gender bending and androgyny .................................................. 15   6. Youth cultures and ethnic identities: Hip-hop & ‘the...
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  • Modernity and the Spaces of Femininity
    Modernity and the Spaces of Femininity was written by Griselda Pollock in 1988, and later published in The Expanding Disclosure in 1992. Griselda Pollock is an art historian, and writes this article for fellow art historians. This is an article written to show the different approaches to femininity in...
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  • Consumption
    globalization as a cultural force obscure the ways in which new global cultural forms are inserted into long-standing struggles over the meanings of modernity in many postcolonial locations.2 While attention to globalization as a new cultural force is crucial to understanding the changed cultural, political...
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  • 三屉馒头
    becoming. His imagined bio-map, therefore, is a theatre of memory, conjured up through word-images as a chronotope: a time-space or a spatialised temporality. His retravelled memorial space offers not merely the subjective perspective of the man on the street, the flaneur he woud study in the work of Parisian...
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  • Globalisation
    critically discuss the impact of globalisation and postmodernity on our understanding of leisure and sport.” No one really agrees as to what modernity, postmodernity, and globalization really mean. There are various opinions on each term, as they are forever changing. Globalisation is an increasingly...
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  • What Is Gender Performativity?
    following I will give explanation on Judith Butler’s arguments, and based on Bulter’s view, critical analyze the contemporary ideas of masculinity and femininity by discussing people’s clothing, see how are they being gendered. In Gender Trouble: Feminism and the Subversion of Identity, Judith Butler mentioned...
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  • Femina
    as a bridge in this country that is severed by 18 different languages and innumerable castes and classes. The magazine offers a cultural space where femininity is defined, described, re- invented and defended. Radha Sharma Hegde, Recipes for Change: Weekly Help for Indian Women, analyzed the prescriptions...
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  • Urban Princesses Performance and Women's Language in Japan's Gothiclolita Subculture
    constitutive levels of virtual and represented speech community I show the paradoxical mix of youth counterpublic and re-appropriated norms of (linguistic) femininity in Gothic/Lolita and the ambivalence it engenders in the news media. The majority of my data for the virtual speech community of Gothic/Lolita comes...
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  • BP oil spill
    Central Asia. 1995. Through the lens of modern Chinese literature, Gender Politics in Modern China explores the relationship between gender and modernity, notions of the feminine and masculine, and shifting arguments for gender equality in China. Ranging from interviews with contemporary writers, to...
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  • Mary Cassat
    Representations of Space Examining 3 Works by Mary Cassatt Prepared by: Kerstan Lindsay Women impressionists were challenged with the difficult task of overcoming the societal ideal that only men could be respected artists, with women accepted merely as subjects for artistic inspiration. This...
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  • Modernity
    Ch. 3- Modernity 1. “ The gaze, whether institutional or individual, thus helps to establish relationships of power” (Sturken and Cartwright 111). I chose this quote because of the fact that it is true. Once the gaze was virtually absent from descriptions of art, except as an arrow in the quiver...
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  • the cultural turn
    sphere”, that according to her were based on ‘masculinist interest and assumptions’ (Landes 1988: 40). Indeed, the transition from the OR to the modernity, which will be better expressed in the XIXth century (Charle 2011), and the transformation of the public sphere didn’t result “ in a situation of...
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  • Analytical Essay on Art
    focused upon Berthe Morisot's depiction of women within the clearly delineated roles and physical spaces which were acceptable for bourgeois women during the nineteenth century. Most of the physical spaces were either associated with the upper middle class home such as drawing rooms as depicted in Portrait...
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  • Representation of Women in Cinema
    flesh and blood human being in her own right. Rarely will a person deny that the Bollywood filmdom has been essentially male-centric, leaving little space for the female counterparts to evolve and grow as versatile performers. The roles they played were mostly of the Sati savitri mould, lacking variety...
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  • L'Oreal in India
    Table of Content Table of Content 3 Executive Summary 4 Company Introduction 5 Indian Cosmetic Market 5 L’Oreal in India 6 Product 7 Factors influencing Consumer Decisions 8 Culture 9 Personal Factors 9 Changing Demographics 9 Demand for Luxury Cosmetic Brands: 9 Cosmetics for Men:...
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  • Some Thoughts
    187 MEDIA, DIASPORA AND GENDER IDENTITY IN NATIONALISTIC SPACES: NEGOTIATING GENDER IN DIASPORIC CULTURAL AND LITERARY SPACES. Baby Pushpa Sinha* Lalan Kishore Singh** This paper endeavors to study gender identity in the framework of the ideology of nationalism and its projections in media and literary...
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  • Classical Hollywood Cinema
    1 Kate Woodford Modernity, Consumerism and ‘The Women’ In the 1920s, ‘modernity’ swept through America, with a enormous economic shift that transformed the pre world war one country from a society still rooted in a predominately agricultural small town past into the worlds primary...
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  • Bourdieu, Feminism and Female Physical Culture
    the sport, culture and industry, and an extensive base of artifacts and sources collected over six years (see Thorpe, 2007a). Unfortunately, due to space limitations, only a selection of empirical insights can be offered here. However, the following discussion of the gendering of capital, field and habitus...
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  • Media
    Edward Dimendberg (2004) Film Noir and the Spaces of Modernity Harvard University Press: Cambridge, Massachusetts & London ISBN: 0-674-01346-8 327 pp. Dara P atricia Downey Trinity College Dublin, Ireland Edward Dimendberg’s Film Noir and the Spaces of Modernity sets itself some high goals. Armed with...
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  • Essay Plan
    GLOBAL SOCIETIES AND IDENTITIES (SC231 Lecture 4 Feminist sociology and the gendering of modernity: an introduction to recent debates. Read Harriet Bradley, Fractured Identities, chapter 4; Anthony Giddens, Sociology, Chapters12 ‘Sexuality and Gender’ See photocopied articles – especially...
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