Her taste for disrespectability
grew more and more remarkable.
The neighborhood's rise in society was similarly steep, its Victorian peak rather pointed, and its decline into disrespectability
slow and relentless.
Indeed, one of the first vigilante groups he discusses, the "Slickers" of the antebellum cotton frontier, sought to define, "through a praxis of collective violence, questions of social order, community leadership and respectability, criminality and disrespectability
" in a region where substantial in-migration had the potential to undermine community self-definition.
In its place, these books suggest that we can study how images are used, mobilized, and deployed by subjects--ironically, humorously, pleasurably, strategically, and even normatively--and we can examine how the production of more, and more varied, images enables the flourishing of all kinds of erotic revolutionaries: those interested in advancing a politics of respectability and those invested in championing a politics of disrespectability
He denounces the disrespectability
of the Moroccan girls he encounters at the beach, and questions whether Morocco is really a true Muslim country.