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Requiem for the Twin Towers

Steve Redhead

in The Jean Baudrillard Reader

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748627882
eISBN:
9780748671182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627882.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This is an extract from Baudrillard’s The Spirit of Terrorism, with an editorial overview


Paul Cowan’s: The Tribes of America

Rick Perlstein

in Second Read: Writers Look Back at Classic Works of Reportage

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231159319
eISBN:
9780231500586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231159319.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This essay reviews the book The Tribes of America (1979), by Paul Cowan. The Tribes of America is a prescient and deeply empathetic work based on seven years of reporting from the front lines of the ... More


Conquest

Emma Widdis

in Visions of a New Land: Soviet Film from the Revolution to the Second World War

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300092912
eISBN:
9780300127584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300092912.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter discusses creation of the boundaries in the almost boundless Soviet Union territory. In the 1930s, the boundaries of the Soviet Union served as a protective divide from the influences of ... More


Introduction

Michael Talbot

in The Business of Music

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235286
eISBN:
9781846312717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235286.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book explores what music is (or ought to be) about and how music is produced and consumed, bought and sold. It examines whether the union of music and business is a good or a bad thing, focusing ... More


The Modernisation of London Concert Life around 1900

Simon McVeigh and Cyril Ehrlich

in The Business of Music

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235286
eISBN:
9781846312717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235286.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines the modernisation of concert life in London and its rapid transformation around the turn of the century, resulting in a ‘crisis of overproduction’. Crucial to this ... More


Queer Relay

Lisa Henderson

in Love and Money: Queers, Class, and Cultural Production

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814790571
eISBN:
9780814790595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814790571.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter continues social exploration through fieldwork to examine actually existing market conditions of queer cultural production at the crossroads of industrial and queer independent sectors. ... More


Plausible Optimism

Lisa Henderson

in Love and Money: Queers, Class, and Cultural Production

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814790571
eISBN:
9780814790595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814790571.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter is an exposing comparison of two recent films in the queer canon—Brokeback Mountain (2005) and By Hook or By Crook (2001). Brokeback Mountain was heralded as the watershed entry of queer ... More


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