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Cross-Cultural Technology Design: Creating Culture-Sensitive Technology for Local Users

Huatong Sun

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199744763
eISBN:
9780199932993
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744763.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Models and Architectures

A demanding challenge in cross-cultural design is how to make a usable technology meaningful to local users. This book examines the disconnect of action and meaning in cross-cultural design and ... More


Scars of Conquest/Masks of Resistance: The Invention of Cultural Identities in African, African-American and Caribbean Drama

Tejumola Olaniyan

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195094053
eISBN:
9780199855278
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195094053.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Drama

Looking in detail at the works of Baraka, Soyinka, Walcott, and Shange and their historical trajectories in black anti-Eurocentric discourses, the author offers a sophisticated reading of how these ... More


Literature or Science?

A. H. Halsey

in A History of Sociology in Britain: Science, Literature, and Society

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199266609
eISBN:
9780191601019
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199266603.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

There was always a struggle between science and literature for ownership of the intellectual territory of social criticism and social reform. Balzac's La comedie humaine was the nineteenth century ... More


East Asian Pop Culture: Analysing the Korean Wave

Beng Huat Chua and Koichi Iwabuchi (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098923
eISBN:
9789882206885
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098923.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

In this book, an international group of contributors provide a multi-layered analysis of the emerging East Asian media culture, using the Korean TV drama as its analytic vehicle. This collection of ... More


Classical Constructions: Papers in Memory of Don Fowler, Classicist and Epicurean

S. J. Heyworth (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199218035
eISBN:
9780191711534
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199218035.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book comprises a collection of chapters on Latin literature by a number of distinguished classicists, produced in memory of Don Fowler, who died in 1999 at the age of forty-six. The authors of ... More


The Wire

Caroline Levine

in Forms: Whole, Rhythm, Hierarchy, Network

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691160627
eISBN:
9781400852604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691160627.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter offers a surprising, even counterintuitive, paradigm for bringing all four major forms together. HBO's recent television series, The Wire (2002–2008), conceptualizes social life as both ... More


Philosophy and Post-structuralist Theory: From Kant to Deleuze

Claire Colebrook

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748622276
eISBN:
9780748671663
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622276.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book, a critique and overview of contemporary post-structuralist theory, explores the Kantian and phenomenological background of Derrida, Deleuze, Foucault and Irigaray, and raises some key ... More


Jesuit on the Roof of the World: Ippolito Desideri's Mission to Tibet

Trent Pomplun

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195377866
eISBN:
9780199869466
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377866.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This book is the first full‐length study in any language of Ippolito Desideri (1684–1733), a Jesuit missionary who traveled in Tibet from 1715 to 1721. Based on close readings of a wide range of ... More


Texts: Contemporary Cultural Texts and Critical Approaches

Peter Childs

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748620432
eISBN:
9780748671700
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748620432.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Texts takes a wide range of visual, virtual, performative and written texts as a means of exploring both the ‘the literary’ and ‘the textual’ in contemporary culture. Each chapter includes an ... More


Discrimination and the Popular Arts

Christopher Hilliard

in English as a Vocation: The 'Scrutiny' Movement

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199695171
eISBN:
9780199949946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695171.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Chapter 6 examines two major efforts to apply the approaches of Scrutiny's cultural criticism to the post-war scene, which now included commercial television and more complex popular art forms aimed ... More


Post-Marxism Versus Cultural Studies: Theory, Politics and Intervention

Paul Bowman

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748617623
eISBN:
9780748652785
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748617623.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book is an exploration of the ethical and political significance of Cultural Studies and Post-Marxist discourse theory, arguing that although Cultural Studies and Post-Marxism tend to present ... More


Race, Nation, and Religion in the Americas

Henry Goldschmidt and Elizabeth McAlister (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195149180
eISBN:
9780199835386
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195149181.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The pioneering essays collected in this volume bring critical new perspectives to the interdisciplinary study of racial, national, and religious identities. The authors draw on original research in ... More


Culture and Magical Thinking

Eugene Subbotsky

in Magic and the Mind: Mechanisms, Functions, and Development of Magical Thinking and Behavior

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195393873
eISBN:
9780199776979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393873.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

In Chapter 6 (“Culture and Magical Thinking”), social and cultural factors in adults' magical beliefs are considered. With reference to relevant studies, the point is made that despite fundamental ... More


Deleuze and Memorial Culture: Desire, Singular Memory and the Politics of Trauma

Adrian Parr

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748627547
eISBN:
9780748652433
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627547.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This book presents a detailed study of contemporary forms of public remembrance. It considers the different character traumatic memory takes throughout the sphere of cultural production and argues ... More


Conclusions and Comparative Comments: “Uninitiated Understanding”

Hugh B. Urban

in The Economics of Ecstasy: Tantra, Secrecy and Power in Colonial Bengal

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195139020
eISBN:
9780199834778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019513902X.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The conclusion then zooms back out once again, to review the larger implications of this study of the Kartābhajā sect. These are (in order from the most specific to the most general and comparative) ... More


Introduction

Melanie J. Wright

in Moses in America: The Cultural Uses of Biblical Narrative

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195152265
eISBN:
9780199834884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195152263.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter outlines the theory and methodology that underpins the rest of the study. It touches on the history of literary and artistic representations of Moses. It then describes cultural studies, ... More


Great Satan'S Rage: American negativity and rap/metal in the age of supercapitalism

Scott Wilson

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719097416
eISBN:
9781526104083
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097416.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Great Satan's rage looks at how rap and metal have been highly engaged with America’s role in the world, supercapitalism and their own role within it. This has especially been the case when genres – ... More


Writing Management: Organization Theory as a Literary Genre

Barbara Czarniawska

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198296140
eISBN:
9780191716584
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296140.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This book provides an alternative perspective on organization studies, introducing an approach that draws on narratology, literary theory, cultural studies, and anthropology, contrasting it with the ... More


Deleuze's Hume: Philosophy, Culture and the Scottish Enlightenment

Jeffrey A. Bell

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748634392
eISBN:
9780748652464
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748634392.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This book offers an extended comparison of the philosophies of Gilles Deleuze and David Hume. The book argues that Deleuze's early work on Hume was instrumental to Deleuze's formulation of the ... More


English as a Vocation: The 'Scrutiny' Movement

Christopher Hilliard

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199695171
eISBN:
9780199949946
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695171.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book is a history of the most influential movement in modern British literary criticism. F. R. Leavis and his collaborators on the Cambridge journal Scrutiny in the 1920s and 1930s demonstrated ... More


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