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 The Faith at Work Era (c. 1985–Present)

David W. Miller

in God at Work: The History and Promise of the Faith at Work Movement

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195314809
eISBN:
9780199785278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195314809.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter describes and analyzes the third and current wave of the Faith at Work (FAW) movement. The FAW era emerged as social and ecclesiastical conditions in the mid-1980s sapped the Ministry of ... More


Young Rebels in Contemporary Chinese Cinema

Xuelin Zhou

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098497
eISBN:
9789882207707
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098497.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Has China in the 1980s gone through a phase of “youth rebellion” comparable with that represented in films such as Rebel Without a Cause (1954), Look Back in Anger (1959), or Easy Rider (1969)? This ... More


Separate Strands: Early Education and Child Care for Poor Children in the 1980s

Elizabeth Rose

in The Promise of Preschool: From Head Start to Universal Pre-Kindergarten

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195395075
eISBN:
9780199775767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395075.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The education reform movement of the 1980s drew preschool closer to the world of public education, leading to the spread of public pre‐kindergarten programs. Research on the long‐term benefits of ... More


“For All Those Bending Years”: IRCA, the Dog War, and the Campaign for Legal Status

Cindy Hahamovitch

in No Man's Land: Jamaican Guestworkers in America and the Global History of Deportable Labor

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691102689
eISBN:
9781400840021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691102689.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter considers the developments of the 1980s for the Jamaican guestworkers. The decade brought guestworkers immigration reform legislation known as the Immigration Reform and Control Act ... More


Dirty Harry's America: "Clint Eastwood, Harry Callahan, and the Conservative Backlash"

Joe Street

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061672
eISBN:
9780813051192
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061672.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book positions the Dirty Harry film series as a key agent and index of the American conservative backlash against 1960s liberalism. The San Francisco–based series cemented Clint Eastwood and his ... More


Bitterness in the Early Eighties

Bernard Bergonzi

in Exploding English: Criticism, Theory, Culture

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112617
eISBN:
9780191670817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112617.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter discusses several arguments made in the 1980s about the state of English studies. It is shown that these arguments, which became unusually angry and peculiarly public, are full of human ... More


Historical Investigations: Didier Daeninckx, Meurtres pour mémoire (1984)

Claire Gorrara

in The Roman Noir in Post-War French Culture: Dark Fictions

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199246090
eISBN:
9780191697555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246090.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter discusses the developments of roman noir in French literature during the 1980s, as well as the works of Didier Daeninckx, specifically the Meurtres pour mémoire.


Telling Tales: Daniel Pennac, La Fée Carabine (1987)

Claire Gorrara

in The Roman Noir in Post-War French Culture: Dark Fictions

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199246090
eISBN:
9780191697555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246090.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter discusses the effects of immigration in France towards the French roman noir, and describes the status of French fiction during the 1980s.


Novel Biopolitics

Kathy Acker and Michel Foucault

in Powers of Possibility: Experimental American Writing since the 1960s

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199609291
eISBN:
9780191731723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609291.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter considers how Acker's novels engage with post‐structuralist theories of power and possibility—particularly those of Foucault—to turn fictional life‐writing into a form of potentialism. ... More


The 1980s: “The Phantom of the Opera Is There Inside My Mind”

Stacy Wolf

in Changed for Good: A Feminist History of the Broadway Musical

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195378238
eISBN:
9780199897018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378238.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

Musicals of the 1980s responded to a new global capitalism, supported by the economic and government policies of the Thatcher and Reagan’s regimes. “Megamusicals” radically shifted all aspects of ... More


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