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Cinema: ‘Allegory Lite’, and the movie Hollywood Refused to Make

David Holloway

in 9/11 and the War on Terror

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748633807
eISBN:
9780748670772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633807.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Chapter 4, on cinema, includes detailed discussion of The Manchurian Candidate, The Village, The Alamo, War of the Worlds, and Fahrenheit 9/11. It offers supporting discussion of a broad range of ... More


Religion: The Dynamics of Cultural Adaptations

Lesley Newson and Peter Richerson

in Evolution, Religion, and Cognitive Science: Critical and Constructive Essays

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199688081
eISBN:
9780191767722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688081.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, Religion and Society

This chapter offers a non-mathematical summary of the cultural evolutionary approach to explaining cultural change and the evolution of human behaviour. It reviews the evidence that the size and ... More


Feminism’s Estrangement: Critical Reflections on Feminist Engagements with Law in India*

Ratna Kapur

in Feminisms of Discontent: Global Contestations

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780199452941
eISBN:
9780199085521
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199452941.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The Slutwalk campaigns around the world have triggered a furious debate on whether it advances or limits feminist legal politics. This article examines the position of Slutwalk in the context of ... More


Looking to the Future

Sarah Paterson

in Corporate Reorganization Law and Forces of Change

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780198860365
eISBN:
9780191892547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198860365.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

It is an organizing principle of the book that modern corporate reorganization law responds to different patterns of fact in diverse and complex ways, and this chapter explores other types of ... More


rights of prisoners: the lives of others

silvia quadrelli

in The Picture of Health: Medical Ethics and the Movies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199735365
eISBN:
9780190267520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199735365.003.0054
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter uses the film The Lives of Others (2006) to set the stage for a discussion of the rights of prisoners. The film, set in the former East Germany before the fall of the Berlin Wall, tells ... More


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