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Conclusion

Katy Layton-Jones

in Beyond the Metropolis: The changing image of urban Britain, 1780-1880

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719099694
eISBN:
9781526104038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099694.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The book concludes with re-evaluation of late eighteenth and nineteenth-century attitudes to provincial urbanisation and asserts that the reorganisation of the traditional urban hierarchy was ... More


Occidentalism: Literary Representations of the Maghrebi Experience of the East-West Encounter

Zahia Smail Salhi

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780748645800
eISBN:
9781474464833
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748645800.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The prime objective of this book is to underpin the Maghrebi encounter with the Occident, which evolved from fascination (Occidentophilia), to Ambivalence, to rejection of the Occident ... More


The Ultimate Delphic Paradox: The Veil of Finitude

Ariel Colonomos

in Selling the Future: The Perils of Predicting Global Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190603649
eISBN:
9780190638474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190603649.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

As the four paradoxes laid out in this book collectively attest to, the social demand for the future is ambivalent. On the one hand, in the context of our knowledge-based societies, we develop ... More


Walking the Values Tightrope: The Moral Ambivalence of Social Enterprise

Paul-Brian McInerney

in From Social Movement to Moral Market: How the Circuit Riders Sparked an IT Revolution and Created a Technology Market

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780804785129
eISBN:
9780804789066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785129.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter explains how NPower worked to institutionalize their entrepreneurial approach to nonprofit technology by expanding and replicating their model nationally. This chapter illustrates how ... More


Students navigating and negotiating the conveyor belt: aspiration, loss, endurance and fantasy

Christy Kulz

in Factories for Learning: Making Race, Class and Inequality in the Neoliberal Academy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526116178
eISBN:
9781526128430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526116178.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores how students navigate and negotiate Dreamfields’ demands from their situated positions. Unlike other research showing how masculinities are often built on displays of resistance ... More


The Kaleidoscope of China: Authenticity, Orientalism and Discontents

Diana Yeh

in The Happy Hsiungs: Performing China and the Struggle for Modernity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9789888208173
eISBN:
9789888268597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208173.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the diverse ways in which China and Chineseness have been constructed in Britain, US and Asia, by analyses the heterogeneous reception of Lady Precious Stream. It considers the ... More


Coda

James Williams

in Edward Lear

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780746312216
eISBN:
9781789629064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780746312216.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This extremely brief coda draws together the argument of the book by concluding that Lear’s poetry represents a testimony to the ambivalence of emotional life that is both truthful and, for all its ... More


Overstone’s ‘Negromania’: justness and justice at home and abroad

Jeff Rosen

in Julia Margaret Cameron's 'fancy subjects': Photographic allegories of Victorian identity and empire

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781784993177
eISBN:
9781526109811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993177.003.0006
Subject:
Art, Art History

In 1867, Cameron photographed Governor Eyre of Jamaica and his chief defender, Thomas Carlyle, and exhibited these portraits at her German Gallery exhibition of 1868. At the same time, she rushed ... More


Return, Repetition, and Other Ambivalent Impulses

Daniel Marrone

in Forging the Past: Seth and the Art of Memory

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781496807311
eISBN:
9781496807359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496807311.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Beginning with Zygmunt Bauman’s account of ambivalence – which depends on the “master-opposition” between inside and outside – this chapter delineates the relation of ambivalence to modernity and ... More


Introduction

Margaret Alexiou and Douglas Cairns

in Greek Laughter and Tears: Antiquity and After

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474403795
eISBN:
9781474435130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474403795.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter provides an overview of research on body language, gesture and emotion in connection with tears and laughter, and an account of its application in previous scholarship to ancient Greek ... More


Virginia Woolf’s Female Heritage: The Legacy of Anny Thackeray Ritchie, Woolf’s “Transparent Medium”

Marion Dell

in Virginia Woolf and Heritage

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781942954422
eISBN:
9781786944368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781942954422.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Virginia Woolf holds an unassailable place in twentieth-century literary modernism. What has been insufficiently acknowledged, not least by Woolf herself, is the profound influence of legacies from ... More


The rocky road from enmity

Duncan Morrow

in Everyday Life After the Irish Conflict: The Impact of Devolution and Cross-border Cooperation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780719087288
eISBN:
9781781704561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087288.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Huge efforts have been made to find a way beyond the violent stalemate produced by Northern Ireland's underlying crisis of legitimacy. At the core has been the search for social and political ... More


The asymmetrical alliance

Ken Young

in The American Bomb in Britain: Us Air Forces' Strategic Presence, 1946-64

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719086755
eISBN:
9781526115300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086755.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This final chapter reviews what the forgoing has shown to be an asymmetrical alliance. The asymmetry, however, was not just the obvious one between a major and a medium power. There were throughout ... More


A new look at grandparenting

Sara Arber and Virpi Timonen

in Contemporary grandparenting: Changing family relationships in global contexts

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847429681
eISBN:
9781447307624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429681.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This introductory chapter of Contemporary Grandparenting provides an overview of the main themes, arguments and frameworks that research on grandparents has yielded, highlighting how the book ... More


Being there yet not interfering: the paradoxes of grandparenting

Vanessa May, Jennifer Mason, and Lynda Clarke

in Contemporary grandparenting: Changing family relationships in global contexts

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847429681
eISBN:
9781447307624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429681.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter, which is based on a secondary analysis of qualitative interviews with 46 grandparents, focuses on ‘normative talk’ about grandparenting. We have identified two main cultural norms of ... More


Intergenerational ambivalence: beyond solidarity and conflict1

Kurt Lüscher and Andreas Hoff

in Intergenerational relations: European perspectives in family and society

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447300984
eISBN:
9781447310921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300984.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

Ambivalence has been established as a concept to account for the simultaneous existence of solidarity and conflict. Evidence is provided by theoretical argument and by research. Both also promise ... More


Wendy Brown

John Clarke, Wendy Brown, Allan Cochrane, Davina Cooper, Larry Grossberg, Wendy Larner, Gail Lewis, Tania Murray Li, Jeff Maskovsky, Janet Newman, Anu (Aradhana) Sharma, Paul Stubbs, and Fiona Williams

in Critical Dialogues: Thinking Together in Turbulent Times

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447350972
eISBN:
9781447348641
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350972.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

The chapter opens with a conversation about the demands and difficulties of theory, before turning to a reflection on the pleasures of seductions of discovering theory. We then reflect on the spaces ... More


Jeff Maskovsky

John Clarke, Wendy Brown, Allan Cochrane, Davina Cooper, Larry Grossberg, Wendy Larner, Gail Lewis, Tania Murray Li, Jeff Maskovsky, Janet Newman, Anu (Aradhana) Sharma, Paul Stubbs, and Fiona Williams

in Critical Dialogues: Thinking Together in Turbulent Times

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447350972
eISBN:
9781447348641
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350972.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

The chapter opens with reflections on some of the paradoxes of popular politics. It moves to a discussion of our relative political trajectories. It ends by considering the relationship between ... More


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