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Where There Are Asians, There Are Rice Cookers: How “National” Went Global via Hong Kong

Yoshiko Nakano

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028085
eISBN:
9789882207684
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028085.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This book focuses on the electric rice cooker and the impact it has had on the lives of Asian people. This account of the rice cooker's globalization aims to move away from Japan-centric perspectives ... More


Ports of Entry in the “homeland Security” Era: Inequality of Mobility and the Securitization of Transnational Flows

Samuel Martínez

in International Migration and Human Rights: The Global Repercussions of U.S. Policy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520258211
eISBN:
9780520942578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520258211.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter covers the process of securitization in ways generally applicable to all types of ports, especially to U.S. ports of entry at the Mexican border. It brings a wide range of sources, ... More


Comparing International Law Academics

Anthea Roberts

in Is International Law International?

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190696412
eISBN:
9780190696443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190696412.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Comparative Law

This chapter identifies and explores some of the nationalizing, denationalizing, and westernizing influences that reflect and reinforce the divisible college of international lawyers. Part I focuses ... More


Cinema in Motion: Tracking Tamil Cinema's Assemblage

VIJAY DEVADAS and SELYARAJ VELAYUTHAM

in Travels of Bollywood Cinema: From Bombay to LA

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198075981
eISBN:
9780199081523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198075981.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter opposes the ‘regionalization’ of Tamil cinema and traces the transnational flows of Tamil cinema that are asymptotic with those of Hindi. Defining Tamil cinema as ‘a cinema in motion’, ... More


Hong Kong Screenscapes:: An Introduction

Esther M. K. Cheung, Gina Marchetti, and Tan See-Kam

in Hong Kong Screenscapes: From the New Wave to the Digital Frontier

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028566
eISBN:
9789882206991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028566.003.0018
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book situates Hong Kong's independent spirit within the context of global mediascapes. Hong Kong's wealth of art films, documentaries, experimental productions, digital arts, and videos ... More


Sa‘ida Sultan/Danna International: Transgender Pop and the Polysemiotics of Sex, Nation, and Ethnicity on the Israeli-Egyptian Border

Walter Armbrust (ed.)

in Mass Mediations: New Approaches to Popular Culture in the Middle East and Beyond

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520219250
eISBN:
9780520923096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520219250.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter considers an instance of transnational media flow that is nonhierarchical but rather horizontal between two nonmetropolitan nations, from Israel to Egypt, and studies the impact of ... More


Television and the Afterlife of Apartheid

in Starring Mandela and Cosby: Media and the End(s) of Apartheid

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226451886
eISBN:
9780226451909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226451909.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This chapter summarizes the major findings and the theoretical themes of this work. Through an analysis of attempts to deal with television's apartheid past—including the transformation of ... More


“They Stayed 'til the Flag Streamed”

in Starring Mandela and Cosby: Media and the End(s) of Apartheid

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226451886
eISBN:
9780226451909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226451909.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This chapter examines television's introduction to South Africa in 1976. In spite of the political contention around television before it arrived, the medium quickly became a popular and important ... More


Toward Information Sovereignty

Shawn M. Powers and Michael Jablonski

in The Real Cyber War: The Political Economy of Internet Freedom

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039126
eISBN:
9780252097102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039126.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter examines how state actors assert authority over the physical nature of transnational data flows in order to maintain domestic stability and expand influence abroad. Information ... More


Living with the Huxtables in a State of Emergency

in Starring Mandela and Cosby: Media and the End(s) of Apartheid

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226451886
eISBN:
9780226451909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226451909.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This chapter considers the role of television in further breaking down the absence of Black South Africans under the States of Emergency in the mid-and late 1980s, paying particular attention to the ... More


I May Not Be a Freedom Fighter, but I Play One on TV

in Starring Mandela and Cosby: Media and the End(s) of Apartheid

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226451886
eISBN:
9780226451909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226451909.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This chapter extends the analysis into the period of political negotiations, bookended by the release (in 1990) and the inauguration (in 1994) of Mandela, both major international media events in and ... More


Slow Erosions: Seamus Heaney and the Aftermath of Modernism

Nicholas Allen

in Modernism, Postcolonialism, and Globalism: Anglophone Literature, 1950 to the Present

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780199980963
eISBN:
9780190910846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199980963.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Focusing on Seamus Heaney’s poetry, this chapter explores the limitations of Irish postcolonial criticism. Acknowledging the invigorating influence of Said on Irish critics, it nevertheless argues ... More


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