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Foucault Goes to Weight Watchers (Redux)

Cressida J. Heyes

in Self-Transformations: Foucault, Ethics, and Normalized Bodies

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195310535
eISBN:
9780199871445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195310535.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This chapter argues that weight-loss dieting is not only a quest for the ideal body, but also a process of working on the self, marketed and sold to women with particular resonance, that cleverly ... More


Critique, Co‐optation, and the Limits of the Corporation

Peter Fleming

in Authenticity and the Cultural Politics of Work: New Forms of Informal Control

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199547159
eISBN:
9780191720024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547159.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, HRM / IR

If corporations are now utilizing the tools of criticism and dissent, then where does this leave scholarly critique? This chapter provocatively explores the role of criticism in a cultural era where ... More


Academic Laboratories and the Reproduction of Proprietary Science: Modeling Organizational Rules through Autocatalytic Networks

Jeannette A. Colyvas and Spiro Maroulis

in The Emergence of Organizations and Markets

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691148670
eISBN:
9781400845552
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691148670.003.0016
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter extends previous work analyzing the origins of academic entrepreneurship at Stanford with an agent-based model that simulates the rise and spread of patenting by research faculty, ... More


Introduction

Joseph Chinyong Liow

in Piety and Politics: Islamism in Contemporary Malaysia

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195377088
eISBN:
9780199869527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377088.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The introduction presents the conceptual framework for the book and its central arguments. It discusses Islamism as a political ideology, as well as the nexus in the political science literature ... More


State Erosion: Unlootable Resources and Unruly Elites in Central Asia

Lawrence P. Markowitz

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451874
eISBN:
9780801469466
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451874.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

State failure is a central challenge to international peace and security in the post-Cold War era. Yet theorizing on the causes of state failure remains surprisingly limited. This book draws on ... More


Colonial Trade and Co-optation in a Russian Key

Ilya Vinkovetsky

in Russian America: An Overseas Colony of a Continental Empire, 1804-1867

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195391282
eISBN:
9780199894369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195391282.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter analyzes the relationship between trade and co-optation in Russian strategies aimed at reshaping indigenous ruling structures and identities. It addresses how the Russians employed trade ... More


British Jewry, Zionism, and the British Polity

Stephan E. C. Wendehorst

in British Jewry, Zionism, and the Jewish State, 1936-1956

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199265305
eISBN:
9780191730849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199265305.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Religion

Following on from the examination of how British Jews related to the Zionist project in the Middle East in Part II and the Zionist transformation of British Jewry in Part III, Part IV probes how the ... More


The Chinese Communist Party Tools of Co-optation and Persuasion

Christine Loh

in Underground Front: The Chinese Communist Party in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028948
eISBN:
9789882207653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028948.003.0015
Subject:
History, Asian History

A co-optation strategy aims to bring as many people on side as possible, and coupled with propaganda, these have always been, and remain, the essential hand-in-glove tools to win the “hearts and ... More


Staying an Co-optation of the Northeastern Provincial Elites, 1931–1932

Rana Mitter

in The Manchurian Myth: Nationalism, Resistance, and Collaboration in Modern China

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520221116
eISBN:
9780520923881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520221116.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

The Manchurian Incident was marked with prevalent cooperation between the Japanese invaders and the local Chinese leaders. In many places, there was fearless fighting by Chinese opposed to the ... More


Co-optation and exclusion: controlled policy integration in Japan

Shizuka Oshitani

in Global Warming Policy in Japan and Britain: Interactions Between Institutions and Issue Characteristics

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719069383
eISBN:
9781781701546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719069383.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

To the extent that the problem of global warming arises from existing socio-economic activities, tackling it will entail an institutional metamorphosis towards a more sustainable form of ... More


Introduction

Sarah Oates

in Revolution Stalled: The Political Limits of the Internet in the Post-Soviet Sphere

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199735952
eISBN:
9780199332465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735952.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics, Democratization

This chapter elucidates a framework for understanding how, why, and when the internet can foster change in non-free states. It introduces five elements of internet analysis that can lead to clearer ... More


Unexpected Alliances: Independent Filmmakers, the State, and the Film Industry in Postauthoritarian South Korea

Young-a Park

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780804783613
eISBN:
9780804793476
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804783613.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Since 1999 South Korean films have drawn roughly 40 to 60 percent of the Korean domestic box office, matching or even surpassing Hollywood films in popularity. How did this Korean “film explosion” ... More


Ideology

Aysegul Aydin and Cem Emrence

in Zones of Rebellion: Kurdish Insurgents and the Turkish State

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453540
eISBN:
9780801456206
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453540.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter examines the way the Turkish state views insurgents and insurgency and how it responds to them. It begins by tracing the historical origins of Turkish counterinsurgency discourse and ... More


Conclusion

Aysegul Aydin and Cem Emrence

in Zones of Rebellion: Kurdish Insurgents and the Turkish State

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453540
eISBN:
9780801456206
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453540.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This book has examined the distribution of violence and its political origins in the Turkish civil war. It has highlighted the different political trajectories followed by the Kurds and Kurdish areas ... More


Introduction

Young-a Park

in Unexpected Alliances: Independent Filmmakers, the State, and the Film Industry in Postauthoritarian South Korea

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780804783613
eISBN:
9780804793476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804783613.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

By interweaving an ethnography of the Pusan International Film Festival, the author’s personal accounts, an overview of Korean modern history (with a focus on the emergence of the “democratic ... More


Epilogue: New Cultural Spaces, New Sensibilities

Young-a Park

in Unexpected Alliances: Independent Filmmakers, the State, and the Film Industry in Postauthoritarian South Korea

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780804783613
eISBN:
9780804793476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804783613.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Can the alliances described throughout this book be characterized as “co-optation” of social activism in contemporary South Korea? This chapter argues that this characterization does not help us to ... More


The Central Committee as a Bureaucratic Elite

Robert Daniels

in The Rise and Fall of Communism in Russia

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300106497
eISBN:
9780300134933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300106497.003.0028
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union is considered an institutionally defined elite. Research conducted in the 1960s and 1970s explored the educational and career ... More


Koan

Phil Ford

in Dig: Sound and Music in Hip Culture

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199939916
eISBN:
9780199354467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199939916.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

This chapter suggests that hipness is a historically-situated, contingent entity, arising among urbanized African Americans in the interwar United States and subsequently transforming as it enters ... More


A Culture of Immediatism: Co-optation and Complicity

Jon Schubert

in Working the System: A Political Ethnography of the New Angola

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501713699
eISBN:
9781501709692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713699.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter looks at the desires produced by Angola’s oil wealth and analyses the material and symbolic effects of the post-war economic boom on the lives of Luandans. It does so by exploring the ... More


The Re-establishment of Authority

Jaime M. Pensado

in Rebel Mexico: Student Unrest and Authoritarian Political Culture During the Long Sixties

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804786539
eISBN:
9780804787291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804786539.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines both putatively legal and extralegal mechanisms of control employed by government authorities and competing political powerbrokers to repress, co-opt, and/or negotiate with ... More


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