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The Resource Becoming Arab in London : performativity and the undoing of identity, Ramy M.K. Aly

Becoming Arab in London : performativity and the undoing of identity, Ramy M.K. Aly

Label
Becoming Arab in London : performativity and the undoing of identity
Title
Becoming Arab in London
Title remainder
performativity and the undoing of identity
Statement of responsibility
Ramy M.K. Aly
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Annotation
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Aly, Ramy M. K
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Anthropology, culture, and society
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Arabs
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Arabs
  • England
  • Araber
  • Ethnische Identität
  • Geschlechterrolle
  • Sozialisation
  • London
  • Araber
  • Etnicitet
  • Kulturell identitet
  • Kulturell assimilation
  • London
Summary expansion
Ramy M.K. Aly's ethnography uncovers narratives of growing up in London, the codes of sociability at Shisha cafes and the sexual politics and ethnic self-portraits which make British-Arab men and women
Label
Becoming Arab in London : performativity and the undoing of identity, Ramy M.K. Aly
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-248) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • London for sale: playboy princes and the Petrodollar Invasion
  • The Stray Dogs in London: political purges 1977-89
  • War and the making of British Arabs
  • Migration, ethnic counting and the racialisation of Arabness
  • Making and unmaking Arab London
  • Everyday Arabness
  • Tresspassing: the reach of performativity
  • Re-reading sex and temperament
  • Getting stuck between performance and performativity
  • Performative race: the injunctions "to be" ethnic in Britain
  • 1.
  • Critical junctures in the making of Arab London
  • Struggles of the homeland: students and activists 1924-73
  • Contested recitations of identitarian authenticity
  • 3.
  • Going for Shisha: doing ethnicity, gender and class
  • Shisha: the aromas of gender, ethnicity and morality
  • The walk of shame
  • Our kind of people, our kind of place
  • 4.
  • Dancing class: choreographing Arabness in London
  • Emirs and emiras: partying with the stereotype of Arab wealth
  • No sex please we're Arabs
  • 2.
  • Assuming a position on dance
  • Raqs: performance, comportment and sexuality
  • The dancing men: gender parody or ambiguity?
  • 5.
  • Reclaiming the Orient through the diasporic gaze
  • Orientalism in art: A1-Qanoon
  • An Orient in my likeness
  • The encrypted others of melancholia
  • 6.
  • Performativity and the undoing of identity
  • Learning to be Arab: growing up in London
  • A performative reading of becoming Arab in London
  • The war at school
  • Learning to be an Arab man
  • Gendering narratives and Arabs in hiding
  • (Re)citing masculine heroism
  • Learning to be an Arab woman
  • One performance, competing structures of subjection
Control code
ocn904547986
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 255 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781783711567
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt183j766
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)904547986
Label
Becoming Arab in London : performativity and the undoing of identity, Ramy M.K. Aly
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-248) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • London for sale: playboy princes and the Petrodollar Invasion
  • The Stray Dogs in London: political purges 1977-89
  • War and the making of British Arabs
  • Migration, ethnic counting and the racialisation of Arabness
  • Making and unmaking Arab London
  • Everyday Arabness
  • Tresspassing: the reach of performativity
  • Re-reading sex and temperament
  • Getting stuck between performance and performativity
  • Performative race: the injunctions "to be" ethnic in Britain
  • 1.
  • Critical junctures in the making of Arab London
  • Struggles of the homeland: students and activists 1924-73
  • Contested recitations of identitarian authenticity
  • 3.
  • Going for Shisha: doing ethnicity, gender and class
  • Shisha: the aromas of gender, ethnicity and morality
  • The walk of shame
  • Our kind of people, our kind of place
  • 4.
  • Dancing class: choreographing Arabness in London
  • Emirs and emiras: partying with the stereotype of Arab wealth
  • No sex please we're Arabs
  • 2.
  • Assuming a position on dance
  • Raqs: performance, comportment and sexuality
  • The dancing men: gender parody or ambiguity?
  • 5.
  • Reclaiming the Orient through the diasporic gaze
  • Orientalism in art: A1-Qanoon
  • An Orient in my likeness
  • The encrypted others of melancholia
  • 6.
  • Performativity and the undoing of identity
  • Learning to be Arab: growing up in London
  • A performative reading of becoming Arab in London
  • The war at school
  • Learning to be an Arab man
  • Gendering narratives and Arabs in hiding
  • (Re)citing masculine heroism
  • Learning to be an Arab woman
  • One performance, competing structures of subjection
Control code
ocn904547986
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 255 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781783711567
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt183j766
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)904547986

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