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African Diasporic Women's NarrativesPolitics of Resistance, Survival, and Citizenship

African Diasporic Women's Narratives: Politics of Resistance, Survival, and Citizenship

Simone A. James Alexander

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049823
eISBN:
9780813050249
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049823.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Motivated by a growing need to address questions of transnationalism, female mobility, and citizenship, this book offers an in-depth study of selective texts of Audre Lorde (Barbadian-American), ... More

Dance and GenderAn Evidence-Based Approach

Dance and Gender: An Evidence-Based Approach

Wendy Oliver and Doug Risner (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813062662
eISBN:
9780813051956
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062662.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Driven by exacting methods and hard data, this volume reveals gender dynamics within the dance world in the twenty-first century. It provides concrete evidence about how gender impacts the daily ... More

PolygynyWhat It Means When African American Muslim Women Share Their Husbands

Polygyny: What It Means When African American Muslim Women Share Their Husbands

Debra Majeed

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060774
eISBN:
9780813051253
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060774.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Polygyny explores the practice of multiple-wife marriage among African American Muslims who follow the leadership of Imam W. D. Mohammed. The dominant voices in this work are those of my female ... More

Site DanceChoreographers and the Lure of Alternative Spaces

Site Dance: Choreographers and the Lure of Alternative Spaces

Melanie Kloetzel and Carolyn Pavlik (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034003
eISBN:
9780813039442
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034003.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

In recent years, site-specific dance has grown in popularity. In the wake of groundbreaking work by choreographers who left traditional performance spaces for other venues, more and more performances ... More

Who Owns Haiti?People, Power, and Sovereignty

Who Owns Haiti?: People, Power, and Sovereignty

Robert Maguire and Scott Freeman (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813062266
eISBN:
9780813051987
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062266.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Who Owns Haiti addresses a provocative and complex question, one arguably at the heart of Haitian studies and Haiti’s history. This edited volume calls into question the role of external actors in ... More

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