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The Descent

James Marriott

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906733711
eISBN:
9781800342101
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906733711.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The story of an all-female caving expedition gone horribly wrong, The Descent (2005) is arguably the best of the mid-2000s horror entries to return verve and intensity to the genre. Unlike its peers ... More


Waging the War on Terror

Hal Brands

in From Berlin to Baghdad: America's Search for Purpose in the Post-Cold War World

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124629
eISBN:
9780813134925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124629.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses the war on terror, which unfolded during the early 2000s. This showed that the strategy of the Bush administration was not nearly well integrated as it had originally appeared. ... More


To a Thousand Generations: Governance and Reconstruction

Michael J. McVicar

in Christian Reconstruction: R. J. Rushdoony and American Religious Conservatism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469622743
eISBN:
9781469622767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622743.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This concluding chapter charts the aftermath of Rushdoony’s theological legacy. As a result of Rushdoony’s ill health, financial setbacks, and the premature deaths of theologians such as Bahnsen and ... More


This Generation’s Radio: Music Formats in the Early 2000s

Eric Weisbard

in Top 40 Democracy: The Rival Mainstreams of American Music

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226896168
eISBN:
9780226194370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226194370.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Popular

The first decade of the 2000s saw record sales plummet as the Internet threatened to rewrite every rule of the music industry. But a closer look at the ten years just past shows patterns created by ... More


The age of location realism

Richard Hewett

in The Changing Spaces of Television Acting: From Studio Realism to Location Realism in BBC Television Drama

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781784992989
eISBN:
9781526128362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992989.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

The huge shift that has taken place in British television drama production in the 2000s, away from multi-camera studio and towards single camera location (and occasional soundstage) work, has been ... More


The Sudan Bread-Basket Dream

Eckart Woertz

in Oil for Food: The Global Food Crisis and the Middle East

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199659487
eISBN:
9780191749155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659487.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Gulf countries tried to develop Sudan as an Arab bread-basket in the 1970s. It was hoped that Sudan with its huge land mass and considerable water resources could alleviate the vulnerability of ... More


Return to the Future: Current Gulf Agro-investments

Eckart Woertz

in Oil for Food: The Global Food Crisis and the Middle East

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199659487
eISBN:
9780191749155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659487.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

After the global food crisis of 2008, international agro-investments by Gulf countries are back on the agenda. This time, investors have looked beyond Sudan. Chapter 7 gives an overview of announced ... More


Explaining the Implementation Gap: Money, Water, and Politics

Eckart Woertz

in Oil for Food: The Global Food Crisis and the Middle East

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199659487
eISBN:
9780191749155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659487.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Dispelling some of the widespread media hype around international land investments, Chapter 8 identifies reasons why there has been such a gap between announced Gulf agro-investments and their actual ... More


Security as Normal Politics: The Rise of Security in Parliamentary Committees

Andrew W. Neal

in Security as Politics: Beyond the State of Exception

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474450928
eISBN:
9781474465342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474450928.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter uses the rise in parliamentary committee engagement with ‘security’ to examine the migration of ‘security’ into ‘normal politics’. At the same time, it examines changing ... More


Queer Visibility and Social Class

Lisa Henderson

in Love and Money: Queers, Class, and Cultural Production

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814790571
eISBN:
9780814790595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814790571.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter is a structural analysis of the symbolic engines of queer/class articulation. It explores the“new queer visibility” which was both celebrated and distrusted in the 1990s and early 2000s. ... More


National Treasure: Judi Dench and Older Female Stardom into the 2000s

Melanie Williams

in Female Stars of British Cinema: The Women in Question

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474405638
eISBN:
9781474434843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474405638.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The last case study chapter examines the later-life stardom of Dame Judi Dench who has been acclaimed not only as an excellent actress but also a model for ageing gracefully. Her stardom represents a ... More


Communications Satellites and the China Quagmire

Hugo Meijer

in Trading with the Enemy: The Making of US Export Control Policy toward the People's Republic of China

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780190277697
eISBN:
9780190277710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190277697.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, American Politics

Despite the growing unease over the modernization of the People’s Liberation Army, as shown in chapter 8, the controls on dual-use ICT continued to be substantially liberalized in the 2000s, ... More


The China Rule and the China “Threat”

Hugo Meijer

in Trading with the Enemy: The Making of US Export Control Policy toward the People's Republic of China

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780190277697
eISBN:
9780190277710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190277697.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, American Politics

Chapter 10 investigates the making of a key decision in the 2000s, the so-called “China Rule”, which established, on the one hand, more stringent controls on a limited number of sensitive ... More


Lessons of the Financial Crisis for Private- Label MBS

Mark Adelson

in The Handbook of Mortgage-Backed Securities: 7th Edition

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198785774
eISBN:
9780191827594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785774.003.0019
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter discusses the lessons of the 2008 financial crisis for private-label mortgage-based securities (MBS). It considers both what happened in the general economy and evolution of the mortgage ... More


Southern Realism: Christianity in Friday Night Lights and Rectify

Charlotte E. Howell

in Divine Programming: Negotiating Christianity in American Dramatic Television Production 1996-2016

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190054373
eISBN:
9780190054410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190054373.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Friday Night Lights (NBC, 2006–2011) and Rectify (SundanceTV, 2013–2016) exemplified containing Christianity’s middlebrow appeal through displacement onto the cultural specificity of a realistically ... More


China’s Military Modernization and Foreign Defense Technology Acquisition

Hugo Meijer

in Trading with the Enemy: The Making of US Export Control Policy toward the People's Republic of China

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780190277697
eISBN:
9780190277710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190277697.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, American Politics

The 2000s marked the ascent of the People’s Republic of China onto the world stage from both an economic and military standpoint. China’s military build-up in the 2000s, partly fueled by its economic ... More


The People’s Liberation Army and Dual-Use Information and Communications Technologies

Hugo Meijer

in Trading with the Enemy: The Making of US Export Control Policy toward the People's Republic of China

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780190277697
eISBN:
9780190277710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190277697.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, American Politics

China’s reliance on dual-use information and communications technology to develop its C4ISR and Network Centric Warfare capabilities constituted a major challenge for US export control policy ... More


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