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Crossing Gender Boundaries Fashion to Create, Disrupt and Transcend
ISBN: PB: 9781789381535, ISBN: HB: 9781789381146, Intellect, January 2020
225 pp., 24.7x17.1 cm, 23 halftones
This volume presents a collection of the most recent knowledge on the relationship between gender and fashion in historical and contemporary contexts. Through fourteen essays divided into three segments – how dress creates, disrupts, and transcends g...
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£38,00
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£80,00
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Poetics and Politics of the Veil in Iran An Archival and Photographic Adventure
ISBN: PB: 9781789381269, Intellect, November 2019
130 pp., 22.2x22.2 cm, 16 colour plates
This volume explores the lives of women in Iran through the social, political, and aesthetic contexts of veiling, unveiling, and re-veiling. Through poetic writings and photographs, Azadeh Fatehrad responds to the legacy of the Iranian Revolution via...
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£34,00
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Queer Communion Ron Athey
ISBN: PB: 9781789380941, Intellect, November 2019
192 pp., 24.7x17.1 cm, 200 halftones
Ron Athey is one of the most important, prolific, and influential performance artists of the past four decades. A singular example of lived creativity, his radical performances are odds with the art worlds and art marketplaces that have increasingly...
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£37,00
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Prison Cultures Performance, Resistance, Desire
ISBN: HB: 9781789381054, Intellect, October 2019
300 pp., 24.7x17.1 cm, 9 halftones
"Prison Cultures" offers the first systematic examination of women in prison and performances in and of the institution. Using a feminist approach to reach beyond tropes of "bad girls" and simplistic inside vs. outside dynamics, it examines how cultu...
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£86,00
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Keepin' It Real Essays on Race in Contemorary America
ISBN: PB: 9781789380507, Intellect, September 2019
140 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
The past decade has been one of the most racially turbulent periods in the modern era, as the complicated breakthrough of the Obama presidency gave way to the racially charged campaigning and eventual governing of Donald Trump. "Keepin' It Real" pres...
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£18,00
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Dancing Odissi Paratopic Performances of Gender and State
ISBN: PB: 9780857425539, Seagull Books, September 2019
256 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm, 50 halftones, 22 facsimiles
Odissi holds iconic status as one of the eight classical dance forms recognized and promoted by the Indian government. This book traces the dance's transformation from its historical role as a regional artistic practice to its modern incarnation as t...
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£26,50
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Dangerous Outcast The Prostitute in Nineteenth-Century Bengal
ISBN: PB: 9780857426154, Seagull Books, September 2019
256 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm
"Dangerous Outcast" traces prostitution in Bengal from precolonial times through the arrival of the British, examining how the profession was reordered to suit British desires. Drawing on nineteenth-century popular and folk culture, Sumanta Banerjee...
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£25,00
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Literate South Reading before Emancipation
ISBN: HB: 9780300112535, Yale University Press, August 2019
280 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 30 black&white illus.
A pervasive assumption about the culture of the southern United States is that it is firmly rooted in an oral tradition, not a written one. Schweiger complicates our understanding of literacy and reading in the American South before emancipation by s...
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£25,00
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Mutual Accompaniment and the Creation of the Commons
ISBN: PB: 9780300236149, Yale University Press, August 2019
376 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
This timely and pathbreaking volume maps a radical model of accompaniment, exploring its profound implications for solidarity. Psychosocial and ecological accompaniment is a mode of responsive assistance that combines psychosocial understanding with...
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£23,00
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Performing Arts in Prison Creative Perspectives
ISBN: HB: 9781783209972, Intellect, July 2019
250 pp., 22.8x17.7 cm, 8 halftones
This book explores prison arts in Australia, USA, UK, and Chile, and creates a new framework for understanding its practices. There is a growing body of evidence that suggests music, theatre, poetry, and dance can contribute to prisoner wellbeing, ma...
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£79,00
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