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The Fashionable Ideal: Looking Like a Model

Elizabeth A. Wissinger

in This Year's Model: "Fashion, Media, and the Making of Glamour"

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780814794180
eISBN:
9780814794197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814794180.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

In this chapter, I explore the significance of increasingly stringent and exigent dieting, exercise, and surgery advice from the 1970s onward, highlighting how self-altering practices were cast as a ... More


Pirates and Publishers: Comics Scanning and the Audience Function

Kalervo A. Sinervo

in The Comics World: Comic Books, Graphic Novels, and Their Publics

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781496834645
eISBN:
9781496834690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496834645.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Although a robust literature addresses fan communities that illicitly scan, translate, and distribute manga for consumption outside Japan, English-language comics scanning has not been studied ... More


Sacred Books in a Digital Age: A Cross-Cultural Look from the Heart of Asia to South America

Hildegard Diemberger and Stephen Hugh-Jones

in Subversion, Conversion, Development: Cross-Cultural Knowledge Exchange and the Politics of Design

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780262027168
eISBN:
9780262322492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027168.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

The use of digital technologies in reproducing texts has profoundly transformed attitudes towards books and to the production and format of literary texts. While it is often assumed that digitization ... More


Afterword: little digittle magazine

Eric Bulson

in Little Magazine, World Form

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231179768
eISBN:
9780231542326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231179768.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

I consider more recent attempts to digitize full runs of little magazines and make them accessible to a wider public, situating it in a more expansive archival history that includes earlier attempts ... More


Between Caves: From Plato to the Brain through the Internet

Javier Echeverria and Adolfo Plasencia

in Is the Universe a Hologram?: Scientists Answer the Most Provocative Questions

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262036016
eISBN:
9780262339308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036016.003.0028
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

In this dialogue, the philosopher of science and mathematician Javier Echeverria, begins by explaining how Leibniz created the first modern binary system, in which ‘1 and 0’ is capable of expressing ... More


Supermodels of the World: Living the Life

Elizabeth A. Wissinger

in This Year's Model: "Fashion, Media, and the Making of Glamour"

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780814794180
eISBN:
9780814794197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814794180.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

I describe in this chapter how the increased effort to harness hard-to-manage forms of “affective” energy accelerated the demand for models to sell brands and how eventually, in the form of the ... More


Scouting: The Hunger for New Faces

Elizabeth A. Wissinger

in This Year's Model: "Fashion, Media, and the Making of Glamour"

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780814794180
eISBN:
9780814794197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814794180.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Here I outline how the turn toward affective branding has shaped a new image regime facilitating the model industry’s rapid expansion into a global network, broadening the field for scouting of ... More


Touch-Ups: Making the Model Better

Elizabeth A. Wissinger

in This Year's Model: "Fashion, Media, and the Making of Glamour"

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780814794180
eISBN:
9780814794197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814794180.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

I explore in this chapter how, in recent decades, modeling work has come to require embodying the ideal of a malleable body, especially since the 1980s and 1990s, when digital technologies ... More


Digital Research of Jewish Texts: Challenges and Opportunities

Itay Marienberg-Milikowsky

in Textual Transmission in Contemporary Jewish Cultures

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780197516485
eISBN:
9780197516515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197516485.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Religious Studies

In his introduction to a volume titled Companion to the Digital Humanities (2004), a pioneering figure in the field, Roberto Busa, looked at the challenges posed by globalization to digital ... More


Overcoming the Obstacles to Internet Exploitation

Alan G. Gross and Joseph E. Harmon

in The Internet Revolution in the Sciences and Humanities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190465926
eISBN:
9780197559635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190465926.003.0012
Subject:
Education, Educational Equipment and Technology

The Internet presents an opportunity for the sciences and humanities to transform the generation, communication, and evaluation of new knowledge. Indeed, the elite scientific journals are already ... More


The Archival Revisionism of Mass Digitization

Adam Crymble

in Technology and the Historian: Transformations in the Digital Age

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780252043710
eISBN:
9780252052606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043710.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

By the twenty-first century, billions of historical sources were digitized, with many historians actively involved in this unprecedented archival revisionism. Understanding the history of mass ... More


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