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Emancipation, the Media, and Modernity: Arguments about the Media and Social Theory

Nicholas Garnham

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198742258
eISBN:
9780191695001
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198742258.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This book approaches the problems raised by the media via a set of arguments with post-modernism and Information Society theory. It argues that the media are important because they raise a set of ... More


The Normative Grounds of Information Policy

Shalini Venturelli

in Liberalizing the European Media: Politics, Regulation, and the Public Sphere

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198233794
eISBN:
9780191678998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198233794.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter highlights the historical need for evaluating public policies on information society with regards to their potential to make democracy's primordial concept to come into play: the ... More


Paradigms of Public Space

Shalini Venturelli

in Liberalizing the European Media: Politics, Regulation, and the Public Sphere

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198233794
eISBN:
9780191678998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198233794.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Taking a turn from the issues and concerns raised in the previous chapter, this chapter presents an attempt to argue that the aforementioned problems in the information policy concerning the public ... More


Introduction: After 100 Years of Evidentiary Film and Video

Louis-Georges Schwartz

in Mechanical Witness: A History of Motion Picture Evidence in U.S. Courts

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195315059
eISBN:
9780199871995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195315059.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Chapter 1 summarizes the book and examines the Society for Cinema Studies Resolution on the Rodney King case.


Liberalizing the European Media: Politics, Regulation, and the Public Sphere

Shalini Venturelli

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198233794
eISBN:
9780191678998
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198233794.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Arguing that the problem of political rights of information and participation in the public sphere is the central question involving the development of the European Union, this book offers an ... More


Art War with the State: Writers and Guardians of a Post-colonial Society

Ngũgĩ Wa Thiongʼo

in Penpoints, Gunpoints, and Dreams: Towards a Critical Theory of the Arts and the State in Africa

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183907
eISBN:
9780191674136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183907.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter describes the war going on between art and the state and the role of writers and guardians in the post-colonial society. Even in a democratic society which contains a class system the ... More


The Allegory of the Cave: Language, Democracy, and a New World Order

Ngũgĩ Wa Thiongʼo

in Penpoints, Gunpoints, and Dreams: Towards a Critical Theory of the Arts and the State in Africa

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183907
eISBN:
9780191674136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183907.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, World Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter looks at the role of the intellectual as an interpreter. It examines the genealogy and types of modern African interpreter in the colonial and post-colonial era: the interpreter as a ... More


Introduction: ‘Serious Drama’

John Caughie

in Television Drama: Realism, Modernism, and British Culture

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198742197
eISBN:
9780191694981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198742197.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter investigates the impact of postwar British culture, society, politics, and aesthetics on television drama and vice versa. The question as to whether television programs change or affect ... More


Just, Lasting, Comprehensive

Jacqueline Rose

in States of Fantasy

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183273
eISBN:
9780191673993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183273.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Justice always forms part of any nationalistic literature. It is for many an ideal, with a certain level of fantasy that will never be reached in its entirety. But Western political systems are built ... More


Introduction

Shalini Venturelli

in Liberalizing the European Media: Politics, Regulation, and the Public Sphere

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198233794
eISBN:
9780191678998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198233794.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter attempts to provide a contemporary and clear-cut definition of information society. It raises an important point that information society is not just about the processes of technological ... More


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