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The Wallkeepers: Monitoring the Israeli-Arab Conflict

Dan Caspi with Danny Rubinstein

in The Impacts of Lasting Occupation: Lessons from Israeli Society

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199862184
eISBN:
9780199979950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199862184.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The chapter describes the way in which the mass media have handled the occupation. It suggests that Israel has concentrated on building an “Information Wall” that separates between the Arab and the ... More


Sociological Art

Michael F. Leruth

in Fred Forest's Utopia: Media Art and Activism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262036498
eISBN:
9780262339926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036498.003.0002
Subject:
Art, Visual Culture

Chapter 1 traces the early development of Forest’s artistic vocation beginning with his production as a self-taught painter while still working for the French postal service in Algeria and focuses on ... More


Media and media freedom

Javier García-Marín

in Political Change in the Middle East and North Africa: After the Arab Spring

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474415286
eISBN:
9781474438551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474415286.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

The objective of this chapter is to explore the Arab region’s media systems in order to assess the sources of information available to civil society. The chapter is divided into four parts, which ... More


Introduction

Roberta Wue

in Art Worlds: Artists, Images, and Audiences in Late Nineteenth-Century Shanghai

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789888208463
eISBN:
9789888313280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208463.003.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

Offers a history and historiography of Shanghai and Shanghai art before turning to the unique circumstances of the late nineteenth-century art world. Taking advantage of Shanghai’s marketplace, ... More


Ancient Greece on British Television

Fiona Hobden and Amanda Wrigley (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474412599
eISBN:
9781474449526
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474412599.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

Ancient Greece has inspired television producers and captivated viewing audiences in the United Kingdom for over half a century. By examining how and why political, social and cultural narratives of ... More


The Rise of Postmodern Conservatism

Kevin Mattson

in American Thought and Culture in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748626014
eISBN:
9780748670673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748626014.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter concentrates on the parallels between conservatism and postmodernism, arguing that insofar as they are both concerned with challenging the ‘grand narratives’ of postwar politics and ... More


Introduction: A Revealing Failure by the Critics

Tom Shippey

in Hard Reading: Learning from Science Fiction

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781781382615
eISBN:
9781786945167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382615.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Following on again from the previous chapter, this chapter focuses on the responses of mainstream reviewers to the two alternate histories written by Kingsley Amis, The Alteration (1976), and Russian ... More


Political corruption and scandal

James L. Newell

in Corruption in contemporary politics: A new travel guide

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780719088919
eISBN:
9781526138729
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088919.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The chapter takes its point of departure from the fact that corruption is by definition an illegitimate activity and therefore likely to remain hidden. If revealed, therefore, it may give rise to ... More


Introduction: … And Not Fudging the Issue!

Tom Shippey

in Hard Reading: Learning from Science Fiction

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781781382615
eISBN:
9781786945167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382615.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Following on from the preceding chapter, the question of the relativity of cultural values is seen as animating much of the work of the author Jack Vance. The Prime Directive of the Star Trek series ... More


Introduction: Saying (When Necessary) the Lamentable Word

Tom Shippey

in Hard Reading: Learning from Science Fiction

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781781382615
eISBN:
9781786945167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382615.003.0029
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter discusses the ways in which anxiety over future war, or trauma over past wars, are reflected in science fiction, from Victorian works inspired by the Franco-Prussian War to works ... More


Broadcasting Greece: An Introduction to Greek Antiquity on the Small Screen

Fiona Hobden and Amanda Wrigley

in Ancient Greece on British Television

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474412599
eISBN:
9781474449526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474412599.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter offers an introduction to the subject of ancient Greece on British television from the mid-20th century to the present and to the particular topics and debates addressed in the volume. ... More


Life at School: From Routines to Civility

Sonia Livingstone and Julian Sefton-Green

in Class: Living and Learning in the Digital Age

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479884575
eISBN:
9781479863570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479884575.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

How does it feel to be a student at school? In chapter 5 we examine the texture of experience in the classroom, a place where children and young people spend many long hours. At Victoria Forest ... More


Circulations of Affect in Global Politics

Andrew A. G. Ross

in Mixed Emotions: Beyond Fear and Hatred in International Conflict

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226077390
eISBN:
9780226077567
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226077567.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter reconceptualizes emotions as social phenomena, explaining how affect circulates through individual bodies in the context of social interaction. This work draws from microsociological ... More


Epilogue: Change and Persistence

Kenneth Cohen

in They Will Have Their Game: Sporting Culture and the Making of the Early American Republic

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501705496
eISBN:
9781501714214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705496.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The Epilogue surveys continuities and changes in sporting culture since 1860. While recognizing the increasing inclusion of white women and African Americans over the course of the twentieth century, ... More


Causes and Consequences of Migration in Epiclassic Northern Mesoamerica

Christopher S. Beekman

in Migration and Disruptions: Toward a Unifying Theory of Ancient and Contemporary Migrations

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060804
eISBN:
9780813050874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060804.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter considers disruptions associated with the Epiclassic Mesoamerican migrations. Attempts to mitigate climate change along the northern frontier in Mexico elicited a complex sequence of ... More


Down with Democracy?

Peter Gill

in Famine and Foreigners: Ethiopia Since Live Aid

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199569847
eISBN:
9780191808609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199569847.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses the conflicting political stances of Amare Aregawi, Meles Zenawi, Dr. Berhanu Nega, and other prominent individuals who opposed the Zenawi's administration. It explains the ... More


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