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Author: Jade Alexander

, as an academic discipline is advancing methodologically and conceptually, there are limitations to the current body of work. In order to develop our understanding of individuals’ lived experiences of celebrity and fandom there has been a call to expand the discipline towards studies that focus on the

In: (Extra)Ordinary?

potential for contact in the roller derby scene can enable greater analysis of interactional dynamics and power relations present in fan and celebrity encounters, elements which are typically methodologically problematic in studies of global, mass-mediated celebrity formations.” 14 Her chapter helps us

In: (Extra)Ordinary?
Author: Lara Okihiro

develops through a middle voice or by a "posture that is neither subjective not objective, neither that of social scientist with a methodology and a theory nor that of the poet intent upon expressing a personal reac- tion" (White Figural Realism, p. 37). What I think is most important about working in

In: Tropes for the Past

Vietnamese Youth in New Orleans,” in The New Second Generation, ed. Alejandro Portes (New York: Russell Sage Foundation, 1996): 197–220. ——, & James V. Gatewood, ed. Contemporary Asian America: A Multidisciplinary Reader (New York: New York UP, 2000). Zhou, Xiaojing. “Critical Theories and Methodologies

In: "So There It Is"

resistance to Euro-American dominance in 40 Chance, Formless in Form, 1. 41 Xiaojing Zhou, “Critical Theories and Methodologies in Asian American Literary Studies,” in Form and Transformation in Asian American Literature, ed. Xiaojing Zhou & Samina Najmi

In: "So There It Is"

language remain such a politically charged element of mass and avant-garde culture, in both national and global cultures? To consider the vexed field of multilingual cultural production, I turn to the interdisciplinary methodology of translation theory because it has developed a set of useful analytic

In: How Far is America From Here?
Author: Michael York

of a ‘disease of language’ as a biased concept, Müller’s exclusive use of linguistic methodology, and his Michael York 282 assumption that the Vedic Aryans were the proto-Indo-Europeans. Though perhaps now entering its twilight period in the United States, the current fashion in Indo

In: From Virgin Land to Disney World
Author: Michael York

methodology, and his 281 Michael York assumption that the Vedic Aryans were the proto-Indo-Europeans . Though perhaps now entering its twilight period in the United States, the current fashion in Indo-European Studies is George Dumezil's tripartite functionalism. Influenced by Durkheim's contention that

In: From Virgin Land to Disney World

methodology that provided a critique of and corrective for the universalizing tendencies of Enlightenment reason, negative realism can be read as a response to the authoritarian logic of Western realism, a way of looking at the dominant mechanism of realism from a reverse angle. Though apparently far

In: Uncertain Mirrors
Author: Howard F. Stein

CRUST OF CULTURE anthropology to being useful following disasters. Methodologically, this chapter explores anthropologically generic (a) epistemological issues (What we know is founded on how we come to know.); (b) ontological issues (fidelity to data and to learning from experience versus fidelity

In: Beneath the Crust of Culture