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Beur Masculinity and Queer Fantasy

Nick Rees-Roberts

in French Queer Cinema

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748634187
eISBN:
9780748651160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748634187.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the represents of beur men in French queer cinema. It discusses the acting career of Salim Kechiouche and looks at the two early films by Sébastien Lifshitz to refute the notion ... More


Women and Information Technology: Research on Underrepresentation

Joanne Cohoon and William Aspray (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262033459
eISBN:
9780262255929
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262033459.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

Computing remains a heavily male-dominated field even after twenty-five years of extensive efforts to promote female participation. The chapters in this book look at reasons for the persistent gender ... More


‘The appearance is an added incentive’: national trends in literature popularity

Robert James

in Popular Culture and Working-Class Taste in Britain, 1930-39: A Round of Cheap Diversions?

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719080258
eISBN:
9781781702444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719080258.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter explores national trends in literature popularity in 1930s Britain. Bearing in mind the popularity of film comedy, it is surprising that the least-populated category in literature is ... More


‘The golden finger’: getting and keeping the top jobs

Bryn Caless

in Policing at the Top: The Roles, Values and Attitudes of Chief Police Officers

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781447300168
eISBN:
9781447305507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300168.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Some police officers think that their rise to the top was pre-destined, others that they came to senior promotion very late. This chapter describes the processes by which they became aware of their ... More


Securing the Foundation: The Chambers Firm in the Early 1970s

Richard A. Rosen and Joseph Mosnier

in Julius Chambers: A Life in the Legal Struggle for Civil Rights

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469628547
eISBN:
9781469628561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628547.003.0013
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter describes the growth and consolidation of the Chambers law firm in the first half of the 1970s. As the firm hired new lawyers, it maintained a roughly equal balance of white and black ... More


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