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Anti-Americanism in Retreat: Jack Lang, Cultural Imperialism, and the Anti-Anti-Americans

Richard F. Kuisel

in The French Way: How France Embraced and Rejected American Values and Power

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151816
eISBN:
9781400839971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151816.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter details the rise of anti-Americanism in France, in particular French socialist minister of culture Jack Lang's attack against American popular culture. Lang began by refusing to attend ... More


Women, Culture, and Development: A Study of Human Capabilities

Martha C. Nussbaum and Jonathan Glover (eds)

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198289647
eISBN:
9780191596698
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198289642.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This volume, which grows out of The Quality of Life (eds. Martha Nussbaum and Amartya Sen, 1993), combines philosophical inquiry with economic concerns regarding women's equality in the developing ... More


CULTURAL RELATIVISM ABOUT HUMAN RIGHTS

William Talbott

in Which Rights Should Be Universal?

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195173475
eISBN:
9780199835331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195173473.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, General

In this chapter, Talbott explains why one of the most attractive arguments for extreme cultural relativism about morality, the moral imperialism argument, is incoherent. The incoherence of the ... More


Conclusions

Simon J. Potter

in Broadcasting Empire: The BBC and the British World, 1922-1970

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199568963
eISBN:
9780191741821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568963.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

The history of public broadcasting in the British world should not be presented as a clash between imperialism and nationalism. Rather, a set of close and continuing relationships were established ... More


Introduction

Simon J. Potter

in Broadcasting Empire: The BBC and the British World, 1922-1970

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199568963
eISBN:
9780191741821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568963.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter outlines the BBC's role in the British empire and, specifically, in a British world that encompassed Britain, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa. The BBC devised an ... More


American Empire and Cultural Imperialism: A View from the Receiving End

Rob Kroes

in Rethinking American History in a Global Age

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520230576
eISBN:
9780520936034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230576.003.0013
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter is concerned with American cultural imperialism from “the receiving end.” An evaluation of the capacity of the United States to assign itself to other foreign countries and touch every ... More


Anime in Asia: A Case of Cultural Imperialism?

Tze-Yue G. Hu

in Frames of Anime: Culture and Image-Building

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622090972
eISBN:
9789882207721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622090972.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter analyzes the development of the animation medium in various parts of Asia. It asks fundamentally why animated works (including film and television projects) made in South Korea, Taiwan, ... More


India in a Globalized World

Sagarika Dutt

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719069000
eISBN:
9781781701409
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719069000.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book looks at India in the context of a globalized world. It starts by looking at the history of Indian civilization, exploring the roots of Indian identity and highlighting processes such as ... More


The Modernity of America and the Practice of Scholarship

Winfried Fluck

in Rethinking American History in a Global Age

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520230576
eISBN:
9780520936034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230576.003.0015
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the concepts of “Americanization” and the humanities. It first shows that the “Americanization” of the humanities is not an effect of cultural imperialism, but of a promise of ... More


Global Awakenings: Divine Healing Networks and Global Community in North America, Brazil, Mozambique, and Beyond

Candy Gunther Brown

in Global Pentecostal and Charismatic Healing

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195393408
eISBN:
9780199894390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393408.003.0018
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

Global Awakening (GA), founded by Randy Clark of the “Toronto Blessing,” headquartered in Pennsylvania, active in thirty-six countries, prominently Brazil, Mozambique, and India, exemplifies ... More


Global Meanings and Trans-cultural Understandings of Dallas

Kristyn Gorton

in Media Audiences: Television, Meaning and Emotion

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748624171
eISBN:
9780748670956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624171.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter considers how the mediation of meaning occurs on a global scale. More specifically, it considers how the global exchange of televisual texts affects citizenship, notions of individualism ... More


The Debate about Hollywood

Wendy Su

in China's Encounter with Global Hollywood: "Cultural Policy and the Film Industry, 1994-2013"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813167060
eISBN:
9780813167077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167060.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the debate over the validity of the Chinese government’s Hollywood import policy and the symbolic meaning of Hollywood movies. It investigates the main discourses and arguments ... More


Discourse, Cultural Imperialism, Black Culture and Language Research in the United States

Garrett Albert Duncan

in Discourse as Cultural Struggle

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098114
eISBN:
9789882206830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098114.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter provides a critical account of African American language research discourse and cultural imperialism in the U.S. It analyzes the discourses that underlie research on African American ... More


Arguing for Human Rights: Labor Rights as Human Rights

Mathias Risse

in On Global Justice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691142692
eISBN:
9781400845507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691142692.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter examines whether labor rights are human rights. Labor rights appear in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and are covered by the International Covenant on Economic, Social, and ... More


An Incomplete Work of Imperial Mourning: Miguel de Unamuno’s En torno al casticismo

Javier Krauel

in Imperial Emotions: Cultural Responses to Myths of Empire in Fin-de-Siecle Spain

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846319761
eISBN:
9781781380963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319761.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter reads Miguel de Unamuno’s canonical essay (En torno al casticismo [1895]) by focusing on the ways in which the text addresses Spain’s transition from an imperial nation to a ... More


Alistair MacLeod and the Gaelic Poetic Tradition

Douglas S Mack

in Scottish Literature and Postcolonial Literature: Comparative Texts and Critical Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748637744
eISBN:
9780748652143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637744.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter describes how Gaelic poetic tradition has registered in the work of one of the most significant of postcolonial Canadian writers, Alistair MacLeod, whose work is vested with Scottish ... More


Big Brother, Bigg Boss: Reality Television as Global Form

Biswarup Sen

in Channeling Cultures: Television Studies from India

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198092056
eISBN:
9780199082889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198092056.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter looks at one well-known format in reality television– Big Brother (Bigg Boss in India) – in order to shed light on the complicated relationship between the forces of globalization, ... More


Introduction

Flora L. F. Kan

in Hong Kong's Chinese History Curriculum from 1945: Politics and Identity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789622098367
eISBN:
9789888180264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098367.003.0001
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This chapter is an introduction to the book that provides an overview of the development of the Chinese History curriculum which has been so greatly influenced by social and political factors.


Scots Churches and Missions

Esther Breitenbach

in Scotland and the British Empire

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199573240
eISBN:
9780191731310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573240.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Scottish Presbyterians had a presence throughout the British empire, as did Scots of many denominations. Presbyterianism remained dominant, however. In the colonies of settlement, Presbyterian ... More


Brazil, the United States, and the Culture Wars

Robert Stam and Ella Shohat

in Race in Translation: Culture Wars around the Postcolonial Atlantic

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814798379
eISBN:
9780814723920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814798379.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The chapter describes post-World War II Brazil, a time of relative democratization after the end of Vargas' authoritarian New State in 1945. Specifically, Brazilian left intellectuals expressed ... More


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