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The China Boom: Why China Will Not Rule the World

Ho-fung Hung

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231164184
eISBN:
9780231540223
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164184.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

Many thought China’s rise would fundamentally remake the global order. Yet, much like other developing nations, the Chinese state now finds itself in a status quo characterized by free trade and ... More


A Community of Sense

Jan Bryant

in Artmaking in the Age of Global Capitalism: Visual Practices, Philosophy, Politics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474456944
eISBN:
9781474476867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474456944.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

The chapter opens with a distinction between political activism and artmaking by suggesting that activism tends to push the political as subject matter, while art has moved away this century from ... More


The art of unpayable debts

Max Haiven

Mark Featherstone (ed.)

in The Sociology of Debt

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447339526
eISBN:
9781447339571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447339526.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter explores a dialectics of what the author terms unpayable debts that define the current financialized global capitalist paradigm. On the one hand, these are the widely acknowledged and ... More


The Gumshoe Vanishes: Conspiracy Film in the Sixties Era

Erik Dussere

in America Is Elsewhere: The Noir Tradition in the Age of Consumer Culture

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199969913
eISBN:
9780199369027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199969913.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

In this chapter I argue that in the sixties and seventies the political logic of noir authenticity is taken up in the new genre of the conspiracy narrative. While noir film and fiction seem to have ... More


Post-Noir:: Getting Back to Business

Mark Bould

in International Noir

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748691104
eISBN:
9781474406437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748691104.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Post-noir’ is, like all noir labels, heavily contested; even the need for it is open to question. Drawing on Fredric Jameson, Anne McClintock, Jean-François Lyotard and Kwame Anthony Appiah, this ... More


Degas’s New Orleanian Spaces

Marilyn R. Brown

in Sweet Spots: In-Between Spaces in New Orleans

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496817020
eISBN:
9781496817068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496817020.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

In Degas’s representations of New Orleans, in-between, interstitial spaces like the veranda of his uncle’s rented Esplanade house, where he portrayed his cousin Mathilde Musson Bell, and the back ... More


Transatlantic Film Studies in the Age of Neoliberalism: Towards a Postnational Cinema?

Antonio Gómez López-Quiñones

in Transatlantic Studies: Latin America, Iberia, and Africa

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620252
eISBN:
9781789623857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620252.003.0025
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This essay argues that specialists in Transatlantic Film Studies need to contextualize their research agendas within the growing intensification of globalizing forces, above all, transnational ... More


Conclusion

Amy A. Quark

in Global Rivalries: Standards Wars and the Transnational Cotton Trade

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226050539
eISBN:
9780226050706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226050706.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The concluding chapter discusses the implications of this analysis of shifting quality standards and dispute settlement mechanisms for broader debates in the literatures on institutional change and ... More


Empathy and the Geopolitical

Anne Whitehead

in Medicine and Empathy in Contemporary British Fiction: An Intervention in Medical Humanities

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780748686186
eISBN:
9781474438728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748686186.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter focuses on medicine and empathy in the context of global capitalism. It argues that our affective interactions are necessarily embedded in, and inflected by, structural and material ... More


Thou Shalt Not Speak One Language: Self, Skill, and Politics in post-Arab Spring Morocco

Charis Boutieri

in Social Currents in North Africa: Culture and Governance after the Arab Spring

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190876036
eISBN:
9780190943127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190876036.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

It is the contention of this chapter that official promotions of multilingualism partake in a broader neoliberal state strategy to shield highly stratified and unequal economic interests by placing ... More


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