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ABC’s <i>Scandal</i> and Black Women’s Fandom

Kristen J. Warner

in Cupcakes, Pinterest, and Ladyporn: Feminized Popular Culture in the Early Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039577
eISBN:
9780252097669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039577.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter analyzes the ways Black women fans have reacted to not being visible in the dominant spaces of fandom. It offers the fandom of ABC's Scandal—a program with Black women in central ... More


Accretive Genius: The Case for Disrupting Culture

David S. Roh

in Illegal Literature: Toward a Disruptive Creativity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780816695751
eISBN:
9781452953670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816695751.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The introduction reconsiders the relationship between canonical and subcultural voices relegated to the periphery in cultural studies, and articulates the need for considering how infrastructure--in ... More


Afterword: Memory, Genre, and Self-Narrativization; Or, Why I Should Be a More Content Horror Fan

David Church

in American Horror Film: The Genre at the Turn of the Millennium

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734539
eISBN:
9781621031048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734539.003.0013
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter presents the author’s personal reflections on having been a fan and a scholar of horror films. It outlines the difficulties in narrativizing the history and development of a genre as ... More


Alcohol and the Effectiveness of Alcohol Controls

Geoff Pearson

in An ethnography of English football fans: Cans, cops and carnivals

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719087219
eISBN:
9781781706145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087219.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter identities the central importance of alcohol (usually beer) consumption to the carnival fan groups. It considers drug use but does not consider this to be a key driving force for ... More


Architecture and Morality: Transformative Works, Transforming Fans

Rebecca Tushnet

in Creativity without Law: Challenging the Assumptions of Intellectual Property

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781479841936
eISBN:
9781479822980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479841936.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

Fan fiction, a practice that sometimes attracts the ire of copyright holders, but can often lay a strong claim to fair use, is neither clearly lawful nor unlawful. Untroubled by the legal status of ... More


Aspectology, Related Issues, and the Greek Verb

T. V. Evans

in Verbal Syntax in the Greek Pentateuch: Natural Greek Usage and Hebrew Interference

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198270102
eISBN:
9780191683909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198270102.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

The Ancient Greek verbal system has been subjected to the scrutiny of scholars for over 2,500 years, but is still in many respects little understood. This state of affairs has been clarified in ... More


Attitudes to Gender, Sexuality, Race and Disability

Geoff Pearson

in An ethnography of English football fans: Cans, cops and carnivals

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719087219
eISBN:
9781781706145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087219.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The chapter considers equality and discrimination in carnival fan culture. It notes that carnival fan groups are dominated by able-bodied white males and that ‘traditional’ masculine attitudes ... More


Authority and Social Control

Geoff Pearson

in An ethnography of English football fans: Cans, cops and carnivals

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719087219
eISBN:
9781781706145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087219.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter considers the relationship between the carnival fan groups and those responsible for crowd management, control and safety. It looks at how fans viewed the police service and how certain ... More


Becoming an Opera Fan: Cultural Membership, Mediation, and Differentiation

in The Opera Fanatic: Ethnography of an Obsession

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226043401
eISBN:
9780226043432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226043432.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Opera

This chapter provides an overview of the diverse instances through which people learn to love opera. It discusses the issues related to cultural membership and differentiation and mediation of opera ... More


Beginning Reforms

Melvyn C. Goldstein, Dawei Sherap, and William R. Siebenschuh

in A Tibetan Revolutionary: The Political Life and Times of Bapa Phuntso Wangye

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520240896
eISBN:
9780520940307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520240896.003.0018
Subject:
History, Asian History

Chen Yi clearly stated that reforms would be carried out in Tibet at some point. Under the leadership of Fan Ming, plans were made to start trial reforms in Tibet later in 1956, and Fan set about ... More


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