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Women, Law and Culture: Conformity, Contradiction and Conflict ebook

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Women, Law and Culture: Conformity, Contradiction and Conflict

This book explores cultural constructs, societal demands and political and philosophical underpinnings that position women in the world. It illustrates the way culture controls women's place in the world and how cultural constraints are not limited to any one culture, country, ethnicity, race, class or status. Written by scholars from a wide range of specialists in law, sociology, anthropolog

Affective Moments in the Films of Martel, Carri, and Puenzo ebook

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Affective Moments in the Films of Martel, Carri, and Puenzo

This book studies the intimate tensions between affect and emotions as terrains of sociopolitical significance in the cinema of Lucrecia Martel, Albertina Carri, and Lucía Puenzo. Such tensions, Selimović argues, result in “affective moments” that relate to the films’ core arguments. They also signal these filmmakers’ novel insights on complex manifestations of memory, desire, and violen