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‘Insubordinate Irish’: Travellers in the Text

Mícheál Ó hAodha

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719083044
eISBN:
9781781702437
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083044.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This book traces a number of common themes relating to the representation of Irish Travellers in Irish popular tradition and how these themes have impacted on Ireland's collective imagination. A ... More


Time and Memory in Reggae Music: The Politics of Hope

Sarah Daynes

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076213
eISBN:
9781781702116
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076213.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

On the basis of a body of reggae songs from the 1970s and late 1990s, this book offers a sociological analysis of memory, hope and redemption in reggae music. From Dennis Brown to Sizzla, the way in ... More


Spanish Identity in the Age of Nations

Jose Alvarez-Junco

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719075797
eISBN:
9781781701737
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719075797.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

First published in Spanish in 2001, this book is a study of the development of Spanish national identity (‘the idea of Spain’) from the end of the eighteenth to the twentieth centuries. It breaks ... More


Theorising Media: Power, Form and Subjectivity

John Corner

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719082603
eISBN:
9781781703182
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082603.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book explores how issues of power, form and subjectivity feature at the core of all serious thinking about the media, including appreciations of their creativity as well as anxiety about the ... More


Victorians and the Virgin Mary: Religion and Gender in England 1830 - 1885

Carol Engelhardt Herringer

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077531
eISBN:
9781781700709
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077531.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This interdisciplinary study of competing representations of the Virgin Mary examines how anxieties about religious and gender identities intersected to create public controversies that, whilst ... More


Innovation By Demand: An Interdisciplinary Approach to the Study of Demand and its Role in Innovation

Andrew McMeekin, Mark Tomlinson, Ken Green, and Vivien Walsh

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719062674
eISBN:
9781781700273
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719062674.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This book brings together a range of sociologists and economists to study the role of demand and consumption in the innovative process. Starting with a broad conceptual overview of ways that the ... More


British Asian Fiction: Twenty-first Century Voices

Sara Upstone

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719078323
eISBN:
9781781703229
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078323.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This text focuses solely on the writing of British writers of South Asian descent born or raised in Britain. Exploring the unique contribution of these writers, it positions their work within debates ... More


Great Satan'S Rage: American negativity and rap/metal in the age of supercapitalism

Scott Wilson

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719097416
eISBN:
9781526104083
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097416.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Great Satan's rage looks at how rap and metal have been highly engaged with America’s role in the world, supercapitalism and their own role within it. This has especially been the case when genres – ... More


In/security in Colombia: Writing Political Identities in the Democratic Security Policy

Josefina A. Echavarria

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079856
eISBN:
9781781702185
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079856.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Based on geo- and biopolitical analyses, this book reconsiders how security policies and practices legitimate state and non-state violence in the Colombian conflict, and uses the case study of the ... More


The Formation of Croatian National Identity: A Centuries-Old Dream?

Alex J. Bellamy

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719065026
eISBN:
9781781700440
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719065026.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book assesses the formation of Croatian national identity in the 1990s. It develops a novel framework, calling into question both primordial and modernist approaches to nationalism and national ... More


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