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Imitating Frenchness in Emily Tang Xiaobai’s Conjugation and Jia Zhangke’s The World

Michelle E. Bloom

in Contemporary Sino-French Cinemas: Absent Fathers, Banned Books, and Red Balloons

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824851583
eISBN:
9780824868291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824851583.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The mode of imitation represents mainlanders’s desire for the French Other in films by Emily Tang Xiaobai and Jia Zhangke. Both directors portray the marginalized, whose lack of socioeconomic and ... More


Paris

Andrew Thacker

in Modernism, Space and the City: Outsiders and Affect in Paris, Vienna, Berlin, and London

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780748633470
eISBN:
9781474459754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633470.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter explores the affective pull that Paris exerted upon modernist writers and artists, attracting outsiders from around the globe to experience its cultural institutions and openness to ... More


The Politics of Iconic Architecture

Leslie Sklair

in The Icon Project: Architecture, Cities, and Capitalist Globalization

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190464189
eISBN:
9780197559628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190464189.003.0010
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Urban Geography

The political fraction of the transnational capitalist class (TCC) in architecture and urban design is made up of national, international, and transnational politicians and officials at all levels ... More


Iconic Architecture and Capitalist Globalization

Leslie Sklair

in The Icon Project: Architecture, Cities, and Capitalist Globalization

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190464189
eISBN:
9780197559628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190464189.003.0006
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Urban Geography

In previous publications I have set out a theoretical framework to guide substantive research on this qualitatively new phase of capitalism in global perspective (Sklair 2001, 2002). This framework ... More


International Nationalism

Christine M. E. Guth

in Hokusai's Great Wave: Biography of a Global Icon

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839598
eISBN:
9780824871550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839598.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Focusing on the period between the 1860s and the first decades of the twentieth century, this chapter follows the movement of Hokusai’s waves and their multi-sited cultural mediations across spaces ... More


Introduction

Leslie Sklair

in The Icon Project: Architecture, Cities, and Capitalist Globalization

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190464189
eISBN:
9780197559628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190464189.003.0005
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Urban Geography

Never before in the history of human society has the capacity to produce and deliver goods and services been so efficient and so enormous, thanks to the electronic revolution that started in the ... More


Corporate Starchitects and Unique Icons

Leslie Sklair

in The Icon Project: Architecture, Cities, and Capitalist Globalization

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190464189
eISBN:
9780197559628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190464189.003.0009
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Urban Geography

Although some find it unpleasant and others find it flippant, the term 'starchitect' is theoretically useful for the sociology of architecture. It connects the world of the architect with the world ... More


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