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Distances Matter

Victor Ginsburgh and Shlomo Weber

in How Many Languages Do We Need?: The Economics of Linguistic Diversity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691136899
eISBN:
9781400838905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691136899.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

The linguistic, genetic, and cultural distances discussed in Chapter 3 have important applications, and many economists have shown that they matter greatly. This chapter focuses on inter-country ... More


Queer/Euro Visions

Carl F. Stychin

in What's Queer about Europe?: Productive Encounters and Re-enchanting Paradigms

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823255351
eISBN:
9780823261079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823255351.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter provides a critical and interdisciplinary interrogation of the cultural phenomenon of the Eurovision Song Contest. The cultural spectacle of Eurovision has been interpreted both by ... More


Cultural-Civilizational Europeanization since 1989

Katherine Graney

in Russia, the Former Soviet Republics, and Europe Since 1989: Transformation and Tragedy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190055080
eISBN:
9780190055127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190055080.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics, European Union

This chapter examines how understandings and practices of Europeanization are shaped in the cultural-civilizational realm since 1989, focusing specifically on the evolution of a European cultural ... More


Sacred Poetics and Musical Politics in Post-Secular Europe

Philip V. Bohlman

in Resounding Transcendence: Transitions in Music, Religion, and Ritual

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199737642
eISBN:
9780190490133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737642.003.0011
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Performing Practice/Studies

As transition to a New Europe reaches the end of a generation, the sacred and political are increasingly intertwined. The dynamics of papal politics and Orange Revolution aesthetics encounter the ... More


Promoting Albania

Nicholas Tochka

in Audible States: Socialist Politics and Popular Music in Albania

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190467814
eISBN:
9780190467845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190467814.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Chapter 5 examines the neoliberal withdrawal of the state from the cultural field. The state’s withdrawal has not meant the disappearance of government, but its radical transfiguration. It presents ... More


Buildings, Spectacles, and Songs

Kathleen R. McNamara

in The Politics of Everyday Europe: Constructing Authority in the European Union

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780198716235
eISBN:
9780191784897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716235.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The chapter overviews EU cultural programming, and uses examples of the work done by cultural policies so as to demonstrate how these activities help to naturalize and legitimate European political ... More


The ‘Normal and/or Perverse Homosexual’ in International Relations: The ‘Eurovisioned Bearded Drag Queen’

Cynthia Weber

in Queer International Relations

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199795857
eISBN:
9780190462055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199795857.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

Chapter 6 argues that a range of diverse figurations of ‘homosexuality’ and the ‘homosexual’ in international politics exceed categorization as exclusively normal or perverse in relation to sex, ... More


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