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Restricted Access"Media, Disability, and the Politics of Participation"

Restricted Access: "Media, Disability, and the Politics of Participation"

Elizabeth Ellcessor

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479813803
eISBN:
9781479865789
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479813803.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Restricted Access investigates digital media accessibility—the processes by which media is made usable by people with particular needs—and argues for conceptualizing access in a way that enables ... More

Sensational FleshRace, Power, and Masochism

Sensational Flesh: Race, Power, and Masochism

Amber Jamilla Musser

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479891818
eISBN:
9781479891405
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479891818.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

In everyday language, masochism is usually understood as the desire to abdicate control in exchange for sensation—pleasure, pain, or a combination thereof. Yet at its core, masochism is a site where ... More

Shadowing the White Man's BurdenU.S. Imperialism and the Problem of the Color Line

Shadowing the White Man's Burden: U.S. Imperialism and the Problem of the Color Line

Gretchen Murphy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814795989
eISBN:
9780814759592
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814795989.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

During the height of 19th-century imperialism, Rudyard Kipling published his famous poem “The White Man's Burden.” While some of his American readers argued that the poem served as justification for ... More

Sites UnseenArchitecture, Race, and American Literature

Sites Unseen: Architecture, Race, and American Literature

William A. Gleason

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814732465
eISBN:
9780814733271
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814732465.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This book examines the complex intertwining of race and architecture in nineteenth-century and early-twentieth-century American culture, the period not only in which American architecture came of age ... More

Sitting in DarknessMark Twain's Asia and Comparative Racialization

Sitting in Darkness: Mark Twain's Asia and Comparative Racialization

Hsuan L. Hsu

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479880416
eISBN:
9781479843404
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479880416.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Perhaps the most popular of all canonical American authors, Mark Twain is famous for creating works that satirize American formations of race and empire. While many scholars have explored Twain's ... More

Sounds of BelongingU.S. Spanish-language Radio and Public Advocacy

Sounds of Belonging: U.S. Spanish-language Radio and Public Advocacy

Dolores Ines Casillas

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814770658
eISBN:
9780814760369
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814770658.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The last two decades have produced continued Latino population growth, and marked shifts in both communications and immigration policy. Since the 1990s, Spanish-language radio has dethroned ... More

Spectacular GirlsMedia Fascination and Celebrity Culture

Spectacular Girls: Media Fascination and Celebrity Culture

Sarah Projansky

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814770214
eISBN:
9780814764794
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814770214.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

As an omnipresent figure of the media landscape, girls are spectacles. They are ubiquitous visual objects on display at which we are incessantly invited to look. Investigating our cultural obsession ... More

The Sun Never SetsSouth Asian Migrants in an Age of U.S. Power

The Sun Never Sets: South Asian Migrants in an Age of U.S. Power

Vivek Bald, Miabi Chatterji, Sujani Reddy, and Manu Vimalassery (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814786437
eISBN:
9780814786451
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814786437.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book collects the work of a generation of scholars who are enacting a shift in the orientation of the field of South Asian American studies. By focusing upon the lives, work, and activism of ... More

Surveillance Cinema

Surveillance Cinema

Catherine Zimmer

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479864379
eISBN:
9781479876853
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479864379.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Surveillance Cinema examines how technology and ideology have come together in cinematic form to play a functional role in the politics of surveillance. The book combines detailed close analysis of ... More

A Taste For Brown BodiesGay Modernity and Cosmopolitan Desire

A Taste For Brown Bodies: Gay Modernity and Cosmopolitan Desire

Hiram Perez

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781479818655
eISBN:
9781479846757
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479818655.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

A Taste for Brown Bodies asks what difference race makes in the emergence of gay modernity. The book examines how the romanticization of the “brown body” continues to shape modern gay sensibilities, ... More

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