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 The Faith at Work Era (c. 1985–Present)

David W. Miller

in God at Work: The History and Promise of the Faith at Work Movement

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195314809
eISBN:
9780199785278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195314809.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter describes and analyzes the third and current wave of the Faith at Work (FAW) movement. The FAW era emerged as social and ecclesiastical conditions in the mid-1980s sapped the Ministry of ... More


Young Rebels in Contemporary Chinese Cinema

Xuelin Zhou

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098497
eISBN:
9789882207707
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098497.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Has China in the 1980s gone through a phase of “youth rebellion” comparable with that represented in films such as Rebel Without a Cause (1954), Look Back in Anger (1959), or Easy Rider (1969)? This ... More


Separate Strands: Early Education and Child Care for Poor Children in the 1980s

Elizabeth Rose

in The Promise of Preschool: From Head Start to Universal Pre-Kindergarten

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195395075
eISBN:
9780199775767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395075.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The education reform movement of the 1980s drew preschool closer to the world of public education, leading to the spread of public pre‐kindergarten programs. Research on the long‐term benefits of ... More


“For All Those Bending Years”: IRCA, the Dog War, and the Campaign for Legal Status

Cindy Hahamovitch

in No Man's Land: Jamaican Guestworkers in America and the Global History of Deportable Labor

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691102689
eISBN:
9781400840021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691102689.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter considers the developments of the 1980s for the Jamaican guestworkers. The decade brought guestworkers immigration reform legislation known as the Immigration Reform and Control Act ... More


Dirty Harry's America: "Clint Eastwood, Harry Callahan, and the Conservative Backlash"

Joe Street

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061672
eISBN:
9780813051192
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061672.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book positions the Dirty Harry film series as a key agent and index of the American conservative backlash against 1960s liberalism. The San Francisco–based series cemented Clint Eastwood and his ... More


James Baldwin and the 1980s: Witnessing the Reagan Era

Joseph Vogel

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041747
eISBN:
9780252050411
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041747.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Few literary figures are as commonly referenced in contemporary culture as James Baldwin. In the wake of the Black Lives Matter movement, the election of Donald Trump, and daily debates about walls, ... More


Bitterness in the Early Eighties

Bernard Bergonzi

in Exploding English: Criticism, Theory, Culture

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112617
eISBN:
9780191670817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112617.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter discusses several arguments made in the 1980s about the state of English studies. It is shown that these arguments, which became unusually angry and peculiarly public, are full of human ... More


Historical Investigations: Didier Daeninckx, Meurtres pour mémoire (1984)

Claire Gorrara

in The Roman Noir in Post-War French Culture: Dark Fictions

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199246090
eISBN:
9780191697555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246090.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter discusses the developments of roman noir in French literature during the 1980s, as well as the works of Didier Daeninckx, specifically the Meurtres pour mémoire.


Telling Tales: Daniel Pennac, La Fée Carabine (1987)

Claire Gorrara

in The Roman Noir in Post-War French Culture: Dark Fictions

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199246090
eISBN:
9780191697555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246090.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter discusses the effects of immigration in France towards the French roman noir, and describes the status of French fiction during the 1980s.


Epilogue

Joseph Vogel

in James Baldwin and the 1980s: Witnessing the Reagan Era

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041747
eISBN:
9780252050411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041747.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

This epilogue argues for the significance of Baldwin’s contributions to media and cultural studies, highlighting not only how his work in the 1980s engaged with television, film, and other forms of ... More


Novel Biopolitics

Kathy Acker and Michel Foucault

in Powers of Possibility: Experimental American Writing since the 1960s

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199609291
eISBN:
9780191731723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609291.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter considers how Acker's novels engage with post‐structuralist theories of power and possibility—particularly those of Foucault—to turn fictional life‐writing into a form of potentialism. ... More


The 1980s: “The Phantom of the Opera Is There Inside My Mind”

Stacy Wolf

in Changed for Good: A Feminist History of the Broadway Musical

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195378238
eISBN:
9780199897018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378238.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

Musicals of the 1980s responded to a new global capitalism, supported by the economic and government policies of the Thatcher and Reagan’s regimes. “Megamusicals” radically shifted all aspects of ... More


The State, Ethnic Identity and Capitalism

C. J. W.-L. Wee

in The Asian Modern: Culture, Capitalist Development, Singapore

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098596
eISBN:
9789882207509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098596.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the modifications of Singaporean ethnicity during the 1980s. During this period, the deterritorializing movement of the city-state was replaced by the emergence of identity and ... More


Wall Street and other casinos

Benjamin J. Cohen and Susan Strange

in Mad Money: with an introduction by Benjamin J. Cohen

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781784992668
eISBN:
9781526104076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992668.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Are Wall Street and other stock exchanges a danger to the world economy? What lessons from the 1930s and the 1980s? Is the contagion factor, as in Asia in 1997, a new flaw in the financial system?


Steelpan Grooves: The US Navy Steel Band, 1975–1995

Andrew R. Martin

in Steelpan Ambassadors: The US Navy Steel Band, 1957-1999

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496812407
eISBN:
9781496812445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496812407.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter focuses on the US Navy Steel Band's adolescent years—1978 to 1995. In 1976 alone they performed nearly four hundred performances as part of the US Navy's all-out publicity blitz to ... More


What happened in criminal justice: the 1980s

David Faulkner and Ros Burnett

in Where Next For Criminal Justice?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847428929
eISBN:
9781447305569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428929.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter describes the confidence that existed up to the 1960s; the period of disillusion which followed; and the strategy that the Conservative government developed during the first part of its ... More


. Filaments of Fascism in Postwar Times

Alan Tansman

in The Aesthetics of Japanese Fascism

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520245051
eISBN:
9780520943490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520245051.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter focuses on two 1980s figures—the novelist and essayist Nakagami Kenji, much of whose work can be read as a critique of the centralizing, discriminatory power of the Japanese state and ... More


French Thought between Liberalism and Fascism: Bataille and Blanchot in the 1930s

Adrian May

in From Bataille to Badiou: Lignes, the Preservation of Radical French Thought, 1987-2017

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786940438
eISBN:
9781789629118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786940438.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Georges Bataille and Maurice Blanchot were two foundational influences on both Lignes and many of the review’s contributors. Yet, in the period after Lignes’ creation in 1987, the political ... More


Wily Patients, Welfare Queens, and the Reiteration of Race

Khiara M. Bridges

in Reproducing Race: An Ethnography of Pregnancy as a Site of Racialization

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520268944
eISBN:
9780520949447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268944.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter begins with an examination of the acrimony characterizing the relationship between the clinic staff and their pregnant patients, suggesting that the acerbity of this relationship is ... More


Symmetry

Dalton Conley

in Honky

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520215863
eISBN:
9780520921733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520215863.003.0015
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The author tells of his feelings and experiences during his first morning back at school in 1982. He realized at this point how grown up he was at that time and how he looked forward to attending O. ... More


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