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Between the Black Box and the White CubeExpanded Cinema and Postwar Art

Between the Black Box and the White Cube: Expanded Cinema and Postwar Art

Andrew V. Uroskie

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226842981
eISBN:
9780226109022
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226109022.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Treats the contemporary explosion of artist film & video practice obliquely, using the 1960s Expanded Cinema as a historical and conceptual optic through which to reconsider entrenched paradigms of ... More

BottleneckMoving, Building, and Belonging in an African City

Bottleneck: Moving, Building, and Belonging in an African City

Caroline Melly

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226488875
eISBN:
9780226489063
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226489063.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

Drawing on long-term ethnographic research, this book examines the emergence of mobility as an enduring and elusive collective value in contemporary Dakar, Senegal. It takes the concept of ... More

The Chicago Handbook of University Technology Transfer and Academic Entrepreneurship

The Chicago Handbook of University Technology Transfer and Academic Entrepreneurship

Albert N. Link, Donald S. Siegel, and Mike Wright (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226178349
eISBN:
9780226178486
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226178486.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This Handbook is the definitive source of major academic research on university technology transfer and academic entrepreneurship, featuring chapters from the leading scholars in this field. Given ... More

Concrete RevolutionLarge Dams, Cold War Geopolitics, and the US Bureau of Reclamation

Concrete Revolution: Large Dams, Cold War Geopolitics, and the US Bureau of Reclamation

Christopher Sneddon

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226284316
eISBN:
9780226284453
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226284453.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

The construction of tens of thousands of large dams across the planet’s surface brought about one of the largest biophysical transformations of the twentieth century and has irrevocably altered ... More

Dreamscapes of ModernitySociotechnical Imaginaries and the Fabrication of Power

Dreamscapes of Modernity: Sociotechnical Imaginaries and the Fabrication of Power

Sheila Jasanoff and Sang-Hyun Kim (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226276496
eISBN:
9780226276663
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226276663.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This volume introduces the concept of sociotechnical imaginaries to help explain the divergent ways in which states and societies conceptualize futures achievable through and supportive of advances ... More

Erotic AttunementParenthood and the Ethics of Sensuality between Unequals

Erotic Attunement: Parenthood and the Ethics of Sensuality between Unequals

Cristina L. H. Traina

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226811383
eISBN:
9780226811376
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226811376.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

Heightened awareness of the problem of sexual abuse has led to deep anxiety over adults touching children—in nearly any context. Though our society has moved toward increasingly strict enforcement of ... More

Extraterritorial DreamsEuropean Citizenship, Sephardi Jews, and the Ottoman Twentieth Century

Extraterritorial Dreams: European Citizenship, Sephardi Jews, and the Ottoman Twentieth Century

Sarah Abrevaya Stein

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226368191
eISBN:
9780226368368
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226368368.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

Crossing Europe, the Mediterranean, Middle East, North Africa, south and east Asia, as well as the major conflicts of a century, this book takes shape where empires, states, and individuals meet, ... More

Filled with the SpiritSexuality, Gender, and Radical Inclusivity in a Black Pentecostal Church Coalition

Filled with the Spirit: Sexuality, Gender, and Radical Inclusivity in a Black Pentecostal Church Coalition

Ellen Lewin

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226537177
eISBN:
9780226537344
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226537344.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

This book explores the worship and community central to the Fellowship of Affirming Ministries (TFAM), a coalition of predominantly African American, LGBT congregations with a Pentecostal style of ... More

FuckologyCritical Essays on John Money's Diagnostic Concepts

Fuckology: Critical Essays on John Money's Diagnostic Concepts

Lisa Downing, Iain Morland, and Nikki Sullivan

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226186580
eISBN:
9780226186757
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226186757.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

One of the twentieth century’s most controversial sexologists—or “fuckologists,” to use his own term—John Money was considered a trailblazing scientist and sexual libertarian by some, but damned by ... More

Gendered ParadoxesEducating Jordanian Women in Nation, Faith, and Progress

Gendered Paradoxes: Educating Jordanian Women in Nation, Faith, and Progress

Fida Adely

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226006901
eISBN:
9780226006925
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226006925.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

In 2005 the World Bank released a gender assessment of the nation of Jordan, a country that, like many in the Middle East, has undergone dramatic social and gender transformations, in part by ... More

Gershom ScholemAn Intellectual Biography

Gershom Scholem: An Intellectual Biography

Amir Engel

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226428635
eISBN:
9780226428772
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226428772.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This book discusses the life and work of the best-known Israeli scholar, the Kabbalah historian of German Jewish descent, Gershom Scholem (1897 – 1982). It offers a new perspective on this seminal ... More

Global Sex

Global Sex

Dennis Altman

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226016061
eISBN:
9780226016047
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226016047.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This book takes on the globalization of sexuality, examining the ways in which desire and pleasure—as well as ideas about gender, political power, and public health—are framed, shaped, or commodified ... More

The HoardersMaterial Deviance in Modern American Culture

The Hoarders: Material Deviance in Modern American Culture

Scott Herring

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226171685
eISBN:
9780226171852
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226171852.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The Hoarders argues that the mental illness of hoarding (Hoarding Disorder) is not an individual pathology. While abnormal psychology and social work use classification systems such as Diagnostic and ... More

Iberian Imperialism and Language Evolution in Latin America

Iberian Imperialism and Language Evolution in Latin America

Salikoko S. Mufwene (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226126173
eISBN:
9780226125671
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226125671.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This book is about various linguistic aspects and consequences of the effective colonization of Latin America by Portugal and Spain since the dawn of the 16th century. It is about how Portuguese and ... More

In ExcessSergei Eisenstein's Mexico

In Excess: Sergei Eisenstein's Mexico

Masha Salazkina

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226734149
eISBN:
9780226734163
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226734163.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

During the 1920s and 1930s, Mexico attracted an international roster of artists and intellectuals—including Orson Welles, Katherine Anne Porter, and Leon Trotsky—who were drawn to the heady tumult ... More

The Money ShotTrash, Class, and the Making of TV Talk Shows

The Money Shot: Trash, Class, and the Making of TV Talk Shows

Laura Grindstaff

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226309095
eISBN:
9780226309088
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226309088.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

He leaped from his chair, ripped off his microphone, and lunged at his ex-wife. Security guards rushed to intercept him. The audience screamed, then cheered. Were producers concerned? Not at all. ... More

Moral StealthHow "Correct Behavior" Insinuates Itself into Psychotherapeutic Practice

Moral Stealth: How "Correct Behavior" Insinuates Itself into Psychotherapeutic Practice

Arnold Goldberg Goldberg

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226301204
eISBN:
9780226301365
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226301365.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

A psychiatrist writes a letter to a journal explaining his decision to marry a former patient. Another psychiatrist confides that most of his friends are ex-patients. Both practitioners felt they had ... More

A Nation of NeighborhoodsImagining Cities, Communities, and Democracy in Postwar America

A Nation of Neighborhoods: Imagining Cities, Communities, and Democracy in Postwar America

Benjamin Looker

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226073989
eISBN:
9780226290454
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226290454.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

A Nation of Neighborhoods investigates what the concept of “neighborhood” came to mean to Americans who grappled with vast changes in their urban spaces from World War II to the Reagan era. Across ... More

NollywoodThe Creation of Nigerian Film Genres

Nollywood: The Creation of Nigerian Film Genres

Jonathan Haynes

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226387819
eISBN:
9780226388007
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226388007.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

Nigeria’s Nollywood is among the world’s largest film industries and is the most powerful expression of contemporary African culture. This book provides an overview of the industry and its history ... More

Oil and WaterBeing Han in Xinjiang

Oil and Water: Being Han in Xinjiang

Tom Cliff

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226359939
eISBN:
9780226360270
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226360270.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

The experience of being Han in Xinjiang is part of the broader experience of migration and frontier settlement in PRC-era China. Drawing on analysis of history, biography, and social structure, Oil ... More

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