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Confronting the Canon in the Classroom: Approaches to Teaching the Significance of Women, Sex, and Gender in the Work of Emile Durkheim

Jean Elisabeth Pedersen

in Teaching Durkheim

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195165272
eISBN:
9780199784554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195165276.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter recounts this book's author's own experiences of teaching Durkheim and introducing feminist theory, which have always occurred in settings where the dominant approach is reading and ... More


Social Realist Melodrama: Middle-class Minorities and Floundering Fathers

David Martin-Jones

in Scotland: Global Cinema: Genres, Modes and Identities

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748633913
eISBN:
9780748651207
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633913.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on two films that draw upon the social realist tradition, Ae Fond Kiss (2004) and On a Clear Day (2005). First, it outlines the way social realism is defined in studies of ... More


Social Construction: The “Debunking” Project

Sally Haslanger

in Resisting Reality: Social Construction and Social Critique

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199892631
eISBN:
9780199980055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199892631.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

In his book The Social Construction of What?, Ian Hacking offers a schema for understanding different social constructionist claims along with a framework for distinguishing kinds or degrees of ... More


Literature, Cinema and Politics 1930-1945: Reading Between the Frames

Lara Feigel

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748639502
eISBN:
9780748652938
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639502.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This book tells the story of a generation of writers who were passionately engaged with politics and with cinema, exploring the rise and fall of a distinct tradition of cinematic literature. Dismayed ... More


There Are Many Ways to Be Realistic

Esther M. K. Cheung

in Fruit Chan's Made in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099777
eISBN:
9789882206953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099777.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores Chan's realist mode in the traditions of Chinese-language cinemas. There are many modes of realism and Chan's case illustrates this concept clearly. His concern for ... More


Plays for today: representing ‘managed dissensus’

Tony Garnett

in Tony Garnett

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719066283
eISBN:
9781781702529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719066283.003.0015
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter shares some excerpts of Garnett's acting and production career. After revolutionary forces, left-wing teachers, union activists and television producers all found themselves branded, in ... More


The 1960s: social realism and The Wednesday Play

Tony Garnett

in Tony Garnett

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719066283
eISBN:
9781781702529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719066283.003.0013
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter revolves around the two Wednesday Plays, Up the Junction and Cathy Come Home. The Wednesday Play anthology series has acquired a pivotal role in the history of television drama, ... More


The Tempest in our Time

Howard Felperin

in The Uses of the Canon: Elizabethan Literature and Contemporary Theory

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198122654
eISBN:
9780191671517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122654.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Fourteen years ago, Bruce Erlich offered a Marxist interpretation of William Shakespeare's The Tempest. He argued that there are times when we have a ... More


Global London: Highs and Lows, Spaces and Places

Malini Guha

in From Empire to the World: Migrant London and Paris in the Cinema

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780748656462
eISBN:
9781474408585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748656462.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter situates the film Dirty Pretty Things (2002) within a wider historical continuum of “migrant London” cinema, while examining the longevity of social realist modes of storytelling and its ... More


Youth, Realism and Form

Christopher Pullen

in Straight Girls and Queer Guys: The Hetero Media Gaze in Film and Television

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780748694846
eISBN:
9781474418485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694846.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores the straight girl and queer guy relationship in relation to the transgressive potential of social realism, and the context of youth. Initially Beautiful Thing (Hettie MacDonald ... More


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