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French-language Road Cinema: Borders, Diasporas, Migration and 'New Europe'

Michael Gott

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748698677
eISBN:
9781474421966
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748698677.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Over the past two decades road cinema has become an increasingly popular form of expression for European directors. Focusing on a corpus of films from France, Belgium and Switzerland, including works ... More


Transnational Film Remakes

Iain Robert Smith and Constantine Verevis (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474407236
eISBN:
9781474434812
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474407236.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Film remakes are often dismissed within critical discourse as unoriginal, derivative and inferior to their source texts, yet this mode of critique takes on additional layers of meaning when films are ... More


January 2000: The Adoption (Intercountry Aspects) Act 1999

Kenneth McK Norrie

in Professor Norrie's Commentaries on Family Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861193
eISBN:
9781474406246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861193.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Family Law

Discusses the Adoption (Intercountry Aspects) Act 1999 which gives effect to the Hague Convention on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption.


Introduction the Next American Century?

Martin Halliwell and Catherine Morley

in American Thought and Culture in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748626014
eISBN:
9780748670673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748626014.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The introduction traces the changing patterns of American thought and culture in its transition into the early twenty-first century, looking particularly at two perceived turning points: the ... More


Argentina: Introduction

Dolores Tierney

in New Transnationalisms in Contemporary Latin American Cinemas

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780748645732
eISBN:
9781474445238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748645732.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This introductory section and its account of the significant changes in Argentine filmmaking in the last twenty five years acts as a platform to the director-centred analyses of Juan José ... More


Civil society and social justice: the limits and possibilities of global governance

Paula Chakravartty and Katharine Sarikakis

in Media Policy and Globalization

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748618491
eISBN:
9780748670970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748618491.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter looks more closely at the material and symbolic debates around the Word Summit on the Information Society (WSIS), introduced in the previous chapter. Drawing of feminist political ... More


Post-beur Cinema: Maghrebi-French and North African Emigre Filmmaking in France since 2000

Will Higbee

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780748640041
eISBN:
9780748693917
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640041.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Since the early 1980s and the arrival of Beur cinema filmmakers of Maghrebi origin have made a key contribution French cinema's representation of issues such as immigration, integration and national ... More


Nineteenth-Century US Literature in Middle Eastern Languages

Jeffrey Einboden

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748645640
eISBN:
9780748689132
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748645640.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Reading the early American canon through its Middle Eastern translations, Nineteenth-Century US Literature in Middle Eastern Languages examines prominent renditions of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, ... More


Policing Forced Marriages Among Pakistanis in the United Kingdom

Stefano Bonino

in Human Trafficking: The Complexities of Exploitation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781474401128
eISBN:
9781474418683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474401128.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 10 addresses the emotive subject of forced marriages in one ethnic community in the UK in the context of human trafficking. It highlights that forced marriage entails the abuse and ... More


Root Causes, Transnational Mobility and Formations of Patriarchy in the Sex Trafficking of Women

Jackie Turner

in Human Trafficking: The Complexities of Exploitation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781474401128
eISBN:
9781474418683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474401128.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The focus of this chapter is on transnational mobility and formations of patriarchy in the cross border trafficking of women for sexual exploitation. It draws on the findings of an empirical study, ... More


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