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Special Affects: Cinema, Animation and the Translation of Consumer Culture

Eric S. Jenkins

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748695478
eISBN:
9781474406413
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748695478.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Special Affects retells the history of the emergence of classical Hollywood cinema and Disney animation from the perspective of affect theory. It argues that these media enabled new modes of ... More


Say Cheese! The Cinematic Lifestyle Consumer

Eric S. Jenkins

in Special Affects: Cinema, Animation and the Translation of Consumer Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748695478
eISBN:
9781474406413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748695478.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter argues that the special affections of classical cinema were mined by the culture industries to promote a mode of lifestyle consumption. Although cinema has frequently been connected to ... More


Selling Empire: India in the Making of Britain and America, 1600-1830

Jonathan Eacott

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469622309
eISBN:
9781469623153
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622309.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

Linking four continents over three centuries, Selling Empire demonstrates the centrality of India—both as an idea and a place—to the making of a global British imperial system. This book recasts the ... More


Responsibilty and Disease in Obesity Politics

Chad Lavin

in Eating Anxiety: The Perils of Food Politics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680917
eISBN:
9781452948188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680917.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Chapter 4 examines the rhetorics of responsibility and disease in contemporary debates about obesity. The chapter argues that each of these rhetorics conveys distinct anxieties about the meaning of ... More


The Year of Eating Politically

Chad Lavin

in Eating Anxiety: The Perils of Food Politics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680917
eISBN:
9781452948188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680917.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Chapter 5 examines the discourse of local foods and argues that the popularity of this mode of food politics owes to its ability to reclaim a traditional ideal of lived space and offer a promise of ... More


The Meat We Don’t Eat

Chad Lavin

in Eating Anxiety: The Perils of Food Politics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680917
eISBN:
9781452948188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680917.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Chapter 6 argues that debates about both vegetarianism and cannibalism exploit anxieties about the status of “the human.” In doing so, these debates reveal both the stakes and the possibilities of ... More


Eating Anxiety: The Perils of Food Politics

Chad Lavin

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680917
eISBN:
9781452948188
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680917.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

The book looks at canonical books in political theory and contemporary interventions in food politics to examine how the experience of eating structures our ability to conceptualize politics. The ... More


Diet and American Ideology

Chad Lavin

in Eating Anxiety: The Perils of Food Politics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680917
eISBN:
9781452948188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680917.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Chapter 1 chronicles three periods of dietary advice over the 20th Century, indexes them to distinct paradigms of production and capitalist accumulation, and shows how they capture particular ... More


Eating Alone

Chad Lavin

in Eating Anxiety: The Perils of Food Politics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680917
eISBN:
9781452948188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680917.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Chapter 2 reads Hobbes, Locke and Descartes to show how they invented the liberal subject by masking digestive processes. As a result, they established a way of thinking about selves and bodies that ... More


Conclusion: Democracy and Disgust

Chad Lavin

in Eating Anxiety: The Perils of Food Politics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680917
eISBN:
9781452948188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680917.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Chapter 7 ties together the theoretical and the topical chapters by using the sentiment of disgust to explore the engagement with unpleasantness and strangeness that is required in democratic ... More


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