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Fred Forest's Utopia: Media Art and Activism

Michael F. Leruth

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262036498
eISBN:
9780262339926
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036498.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Visual Culture

This book introduces readers to the iconoclastic work of the French media artist Fred Forest. A pioneer in the fields of video art in the 1960s and internet art in the 1990s, and cofounder of the ... More


The Fire Temple at Tash-k’irman Tepe, Chorasmia

ALISON V. G. BETTS and VADIM N. YAGODIN

in After Alexander: Central Asia before Islam

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263846
eISBN:
9780191734113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263846.003.0022
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter describes the fire temple in Tash-k'irman Tepe, Chorasmia. The interpretation of the Tash-k'irman Tepe fire temple is problematic, but there is strong enough evidence indicating the ... More


Media Localism: The Policies of Place

Christopher Ali

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040726
eISBN:
9780252099168
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040726.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Local media is at a turning point. Legacy outlets – television and newspapers – are declining while emerging platforms are failing to take their place. When it comes to the policies and regulations ... More


Law in Popular Belief: Myth and Reality

Anthony Amatrudo and Regina Rauxloh (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780719097836
eISBN:
9781526123985
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097836.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

In recent years there has been a significant growth in interest of the so-called “law in context” extending legal studies beyond black letter law. This book looks at the relationship between written ... More


Media Policy and Globalization

Paula Chakravartty and Katharine Sarikakis

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748618491
eISBN:
9780748670970
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748618491.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This volume investigates media and communications policy and provides a comprehensive account of issues that are central to the study of the field. It addresses profound gaps in the study of policy ... More


Keeping the Home Front Cool

Steven Casey

in Selling the Korean War: Propaganda, Politics, and Public Opinion in the United States, 1950-1953

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195306927
eISBN:
9780199867936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306927.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores the Truman administration's publicity efforts in the first three weeks of the Korean War. Fearful that this new Cold War crisis might escalate into a far bigger conflict with ... More


Socio-Legal Factors Influencing US and EU Law and Policymaking

Cinnamon Piñon Carlarne

in Climate Change Law and Policy: EU and US Perspectives

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199553419
eISBN:
9780191594984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199553419.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Private International Law

Questions of how and why the EU and the US are responding to climate change and what socio-political factors drive these choices remain underexplored. To better understand convergences and ... More


Modern Satanism: Dark Doctrines and Black Flames

Jesper Aagaard Petersen

in Controversial New Religions

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780195156829
eISBN:
9780199784806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019515682X.003.0019
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This essay begins with a short historical and sociological outline of the Satanic subculture (or movement), followed by a discussion of the connecting themes, beliefs, and practices in an attempt to ... More


Smutty Little Movies: The Creation and Regulation of Adult Video

Peter Alilunas

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520291706
eISBN:
9780520965362
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520291706.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Smutty Little Movies traces the adult film industry’s transition from celluloid to home video beginning in the late 1970s alongside an examination of the cultural and legal efforts to regulate, ... More


The Public Sphere and the Postcolony

Benjamin F. Soares

in Islam and the Prayer Economy: History and Authority in a Malian Town

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748622856
eISBN:
9780748670635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622856.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

Chapter 8 considers the importance of the secular state, the development of the public sphere, and mass media, as well as the impact of these on Nioro as a social and religious space at the end of ... More


The Woman Fantastic in Contemporary American Media Culture

Elyce Rae Helford, Shiloh Carroll, Sarah Gray, and Michael R. II Howard (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781496808714
eISBN:
9781496808752
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496808714.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

In chapters devoted to individual television programs, adult and young adult literature, and comics, the authors collected in The Woman Fantastic in Contemporary American Media Culture discuss ... More


Poiesis and Enchantment in Topological Matter

Xin Wei Sha

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780262019514
eISBN:
9780262318914
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019514.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Movement, and in particular, gesture are arguably essential aspects of engendering human experience. But rather than taking “the body” or “cognition” for granted as conceptual starting points, we ... More


Talk Radio, the Mainstream Press, and Public Opinion in Hong Kong

Francis L.F. Lee

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9789888208579
eISBN:
9789888268832
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208579.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Phone-in programs on public and commercial radio channels have been a staple of popular Hong Kong politics since the 1990s. In the absence of a fully democratic system, they have played an ... More


First Queer Voices from Thailand: "Uncle Go's Advice Columns for Gays, Lesbians and Kathoeys"

Peter A. Jackson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9789888083268
eISBN:
9789888313907
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083268.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

First Queer Voices from Thailand: Uncle Go’s Advice Columns for Gays, Lesbians and Kathoeys is a fully revised and substantially expanded edition of Peter Jackson’s pioneering study of an Asian gay ... More


Naked Ladies and Ice Cream Bars

Peter Alilunas

in Smutty Little Movies: The Creation and Regulation of Adult Video

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520291706
eISBN:
9780520965362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520291706.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In this prologue, I describe my own background in relation to this topic, particularly important given my religious family upbringing describe the book’s guiding questions, and set the stage for the ... More


Youth Marginality in Britain: Contemporary Studies of Austerity

Shane Blackman and Ruth Rogers (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447330523
eISBN:
9781447330578
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447330523.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

The book critically engages with neo-liberal policies and media representations of youth austerity as a constructed social crisis but remaining the mechanism used by both government and media to ... More


The News Gap: When the Information Preferences of the Media and the Public Diverge

Pablo J. Boczkowski and Eugenia Mitchelstein

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019835
eISBN:
9780262318181
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019835.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The sites of major media organizations—CNN, USA Today, the Guardian, and others—provide the public with much of the online news they consume. But although a large proportion of the top stories these ... More


Expanding on “What Is the Social in Social Media?”: A Conversation with Geert Lovink

Judy Malloy

in Social Media Archeology and Poetics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034654
eISBN:
9780262336871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034654.003.0028
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

In 1995, Geert Lovink started <nettime> with Pit Schultz. It expanded into many lists and languages and in the process demonstrated that English language and American-centric platforms do not have to ... More


The BBC's Irish troubles: Television, conflict and Northern Ireland

Robert Savage

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719087332
eISBN:
9781781708804
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087332.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This book explores how news and information about the conflict in Northern Ireland was disseminated through the most accessible, powerful and popular form of media: television. It focuses on the BBC ... More


Devolution and Communications Policy in Scotland

Philip Schlesinger

in Anglo-Scottish Relations, from 1900 to Devolution and Beyond

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263310
eISBN:
9780191734144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263310.003.0014
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter illustrates how ‘most of the Holyrood political class has been reluctant to explore the boundaries between the devolved and the reserved’, even on less life-and-death issues such as ... More


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