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Introduction: Political Ideologies and Social Imaginaries

Manfred B. Steger

in The Rise of the Global Imaginary: Political Ideologies from the French Revolution to the Global War on Terror

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199286942
eISBN:
9780191700408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199286942.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Ideology is a loaded word with a checkered past and most people today regard it as a form of dogmatic thinking or political manipulation. Virtually no one associates it with analytic clarity or ... More


“The Beauty of America Is It’s a Salad Bowl”: Everyday Nationalism at Regional High

Thea Renda Abu El-Haj

in Unsettled Belonging: Educating Palestinian American Youth after 9/11

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226289328
eISBN:
9780226289632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226289632.003.0005
Subject:
Education, Secondary Education

Chapter 4 examines the stories educators told about America and American education that were expressions of everyday nationalism--the ways in which broader discourses of nationalism circulate in ... More


Enlightenment Orpheus: The Power of Music in Other Worlds

Vanessa Agnew

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195336665
eISBN:
9780199868544
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195336665.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Ancient beliefs in the power of music gained urgency during the mid to late 18th century. The period saw an efflorescence of Orpheus-themed musical works, including operas by Gluck, Mozart, and ... More


“Are You or Are You Not an American?”: The Politics of Belonging in Everyday Life

Thea Renda Abu El-Haj

in Unsettled Belonging: Educating Palestinian American Youth after 9/11

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226289328
eISBN:
9780226289632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226289632.003.0006
Subject:
Education, Secondary Education

Chapter 5 focuses on the politics of belonging as they unfolded on the ground in everyday life at Regional High--political projects that through which the boundaries of national communities are ... More


Native America, Thunderheart, and the National Imaginary

Robert Burgoyne

in Film Nation: Hollywood Looks at U.S. History, Revised Edition

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816642915
eISBN:
9781452945842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816642915.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on the film Thunderheart as an example of the changing image of Native Americans in the “national imaginary” of the nation-state. Native Americans have emerged in contemporary ... More


Editing the Nation: How Radio Engineers Encode Israeli National Imaginaries

Danny Kaplan

in Radio Fields: Anthropology and Wireless Sound in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814771679
eISBN:
9780814769935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814771679.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores music-editing practices in Israeli radio, with particular emphasis on how radio engineers encode national imaginaries. Drawing on an ethnographic study of Israeli public and ... More


Introduction: Nuevas Fronteras / New Frontiers

Marissa K. López

in Chicano Nations: The Hemispheric Origins of Mexican American Literature

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814752616
eISBN:
9780814753293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814752616.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This introductory chapter presents the book's rationale: to explore the convergence of race, space, and nation, as well as how the geopolitical divisions of the early nineteenth century—the period ... More


Race, Language, and National Identity in Afro-Panamanian Literary Discourse

Sonja Stephenson Watson

in The Politics of Race in Panama: Afro-Hispanic and West Indian Literary Discourses of Contention

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049861
eISBN:
9780813050331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049861.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The introduction illustrates how the articulation of race, language, and nation is problematic within Panamanian literary discourse because it is tied to a national imaginary that emphasizes ... More


Postcolonial Paradox

Claire Laurier Decoteau

in Ancestors and Antiretrovirals: The Bio-Politics of HIV/AIDS in Post-Apartheid South Africa

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226064451
eISBN:
9780226064628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226064628.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

The book begins by illustrating the profound crisis of liberation felt by the poor of South Africa, who won the struggle against the apartheid system, only to find themselves in worse living ... More


Race, Civilization, Empire

in Frederick Douglass and the Atlantic World

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310782
eISBN:
9781846313141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313141.007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter explores the later writing of Frederick Douglass and the extent to which it can be considered an indicator of a late alignment with the United States as empire. Even as Douglass took ... More


Māori Television, Anzac Day, and Constructing “Nationhood”

Sue Abel

in The Fourth Eye: M ori Media in Aotearoa New Zealand

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816681037
eISBN:
9781452948621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681037.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines the role played by Māori Television Service’s (MTS) annual coverage of Anzac Day both in the establishment of MTS as an integral part of the New Zealand mediascape and in the ... More


The Gendered Face of Latinidad: Global Circulation of Hybridity

Angharad N. Valdivia

in Circuits of Visibility: Gender and Transnational Media Cultures

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814737309
eISBN:
9780814744680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814737309.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines the gendered face of Latinidad as it is transported, manipulated, and articulated by popular media networks under the contemporary conditions of globality. Latinidad, the ... More


Conclusion

Karma R. Chávez

in Queer Migration Politics: Activist Rhetoric and Coalitional Possibilities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038105
eISBN:
9780252095375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038105.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This concluding chapter returns to the question of coalition as an alternative to normative and utopian approaches, and it offers some final thoughts about the importance of queer migration politics ... More


Portuguese Migrants and Portugal: Elite Discourse and Transnational Practices

Victor Pereira

in A Century of Transnationalism: Immigrants and Their Homeland Connections

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040443
eISBN:
9780252098864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040443.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter first examines the discourse produced about the transnational practices and policies by the Portuguese state, used to maintain its ties with its citizens living abroad. It then turns to ... More


A State in Denial

Claire Laurier Decoteau

in Ancestors and Antiretrovirals: The Bio-Politics of HIV/AIDS in Post-Apartheid South Africa

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226064451
eISBN:
9780226064628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226064628.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter deconstructs former President Thabo Mbeki’s ‘AIDS denialism,’ and argues it can be understood as both a means of resolving the postcolonial paradox, and as a new construction of ... More


Aliens Dancing at the Crossroads: Science Fiction Interventions in Irish Cinema1

Katie Moylan

in The Liverpool Companion to World Science Fiction Film

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781781380383
eISBN:
9781781381557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781380383.003.0010
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter identifies and explores how Irish film, itself a complex and multifaceted form which often resists Hollywood narrative strategies, has consistently appropriated and invoked science ... More


The Age of Silver: The Rise of the Novel East and West

Ning Ma

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190606565
eISBN:
9780190606589
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190606565.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This book advances a “horizontal” method of comparative literature and applies this approach to analyze the multiple emergences of early realism and novelistic modernity in Eastern and Western ... More


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