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Subject to Identity
Subject to Identity (March 2000)
Knowledge, Sexuality, and Academic Practices in Higher Education
Susan Talburt - Author

Challenges the ways "lesbian academics" have been socially constructed.

"A carefully conceived, brilliantly executed piece of work." -- William F. Pinar, coeditor of Understanding Curriculum as Racial Text: Representations of Identity and Difference in Education

This interpretive ethnography explores the academic practices of three lesbian faculty members at Liberal U., a public research university. Drawing on poststructu...(Read More)
 
 
Kibbutzniks in the Diaspora
Kibbutzniks in the Diaspora (March 2000)
Naama Sabar - Author

Explores the search for identity under changing conditions by examining the lives of kibbutz-born young people living in L.A.

Under what circumstances would kibbutz-born young people leave a society which symbolizes, more than anything else, the Zionist dream? Naama Sabar explores this question by examining the lives of a group of Israeli emigrants living in Los Angeles in the 1980s and early 1990s. Through extensive interviews in whic...(Read More)
 
 
Sexual Ideology and Schooling
Sexual Ideology and Schooling (November 1999)
Towards Democratic Sexuality Education
Alexander McKay - Author

Presents a comprehensive analysis of the debates surrounding sexuality education in the schools and examines their implications for the content of educational programs.

Sexuality education in the schools has become a key battleground in the wider social conflict over the sexual norms of Western culture. In Sexual Ideology and Schooling, Alexander McKay conceptualizes the sexuality debates as a battle between two basic but diamet...(Read More)
 
 
Reconstructing Citizenship
Reconstructing Citizenship (September 1999)
The Politics of Nationality Reform and Immigration in Contemporary France
Miriam Feldblum - Author

Provides the most comprehensive analysis of the rise of citizenship conflict in contemporary France.

Studying the politics of citizenship reforms and immigration in contemporary France, Reconstructing Citizenship reveals the influential roles played by key figures and institutions in reconstructing French citizenship. An extended political process framework is used by Feldblum to study domestic changes in citizen...(Read More)
 
 
Constructing Spanish Womanhood
Constructing Spanish Womanhood (January 1999)
Female Identity in Modern Spain
Victoria Loree Enders - Editor
Pamela Beth Radcliff - Editor

The first anthology in English on modern Spanish women's history and identity formation.

"Until recently, synthetic treatments of European women's history in the English-speaking world have inadvertently neglected (due more to unfamiliarity than ill-will) the important findings of historical research on women and gender in Spain, even as all too few historians outside Spain had embarked on such analyses. Constructin...(Read More)
 
 
The Citizen Factory
The Citizen Factory (January 1999)
Schooling and Cultural Production in Bolivia
Aurolyn Luykx - Author

A vivid ethnography of a group of students training to become schoolteachers in Bolivia and the challenges they face as they try to maintain their indigenous identity.

"The Citizen Factory is a testimony to the organic character of all ethnographic interpretation...This study of a Bolivian Normal School will challenge comparative politics and comparative education scholars to rethink their studies of political socialization. Mo...(Read More)
 
 
France on Display
France on Display (February 1998)
Peasants, Provincials, and Folklore in the 1937 Paris World's Fair
Shanny Peer - Author

Winner of the 1999 Laurence Wylie Prize in French Cultural Studies presented by the Association for French Cultural Studies

The 1937 Paris World's Fair presented a traditionalist image of France as a rural, provincial country, faithful to its folk traditions and to its Old World heritage. France's attachment, well into the twentieth century, to its traditionalist roots has often been interpreted by scholars as a reactionary impulse, a desir...(Read More)

 
 
Situating Selves
Situating Selves (February 1996)
The Communication of Social Identities in American Scenes
Donal Carbaugh - Author

Provides a communication theory of identity. Shows how listening to communication in cultural scenes can help reveal how deeply identity is situated in various communicative practices.

"This is a mature voice of an accomplished scholar at its best: well informed, empirically grounded, open-minded, probing, and jumping between specifics and larger questions of general importance. I like the diversity of 'scenes' combined with th...(Read More)
 
 
Where
Where "Something Catches" (October 1995)
Work, Love, and Identity in Youth
Victoria I. Munoz - Author

Helps people working with youth think in new ways about the relationships between work, love, and identity and how these interact within the socio-political processes of class, race, gender, and sexuality.

"This book offers stunning insights into the formation of identity. In a language that is at once Munoz's own--even as she acknowledges and extends the languages of others (notably women theorists of color, artists, po...(Read More)
 
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