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The Labour Government and Northern Ireland, 1974–9

John McGarry and Brendan O'Leary

in The Northern Ireland Conflict: Consociational Engagements

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199266579
eISBN:
9780191601446
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199266573.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The chapter is highly critical of the Wilson cabinet's failure to defend Northern Ireland's first consociational experiment, the Sunningdale Agreement, although it concedes that this agreement may ... More


Introduction

Juan Manuel Garrido

in On Time, Being, and Hunger: Challenging the Traditional Way of Thinking Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823239351
eISBN:
9780823239399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239351.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This introductory chapter explains the main goal of this book: to define a traditional way of thinking life and to render plausible and relevant the task of carrying out a critical enquiry concerning ... More


Patrick Kavanagh and Austin Clarke In a Metaphysical Land

Alan Gillis

in Irish Poetry of the 1930s

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199277094
eISBN:
9780191707483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199277094.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter compares and contrasts Patrick Kavanagh’s The Great Hunger with Austin Clarke’s Night and Morning. It explores the manner in which Kavanagh vandalizes stereotypes of rural Ireland and ... More


Sense and Solidarity: Jholawala Economics for Everyone

Jean Drèze

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198833468
eISBN:
9780191871900
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833468.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The last twenty years have been a time of intense public debates on social policy in India. There have also been major initiatives, such as the National Rural Employment Guarantee Act, as well as ... More


There’s No Place Like Home: Gender, Family, and the Confederate Alabama Household

Victoria E. Ott (ed.)

in War Matters: Material Culture in the Civil War Era

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469643205
eISBN:
9781469643229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643205.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The plain folk of Alabama who supported the Confederacy used household objects to craft a new identity. To express that identity, they made military uniforms and supplied foodstuffs for soldiers. But ... More


Ten

Juan Manuel Garrido

in On Time, Being, and Hunger: Challenging the Traditional Way of Thinking Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823239351
eISBN:
9780823239399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239351.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter analyzes the political signification of the idea of life as hunger and engages the deconstruction of “the soveignty of life.” The chapter interprets the meaning of “protection” in ... More


Romantics and Modernists in British Cinema

John Orr

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748640140
eISBN:
9780748671090
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640140.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book examines the neglected relationship between romanticism and modernism in British cinema from 1929 to the present day. Encompassing a broad selection of films, filmmakers and debates, it ... More


Conclusion: into the new century

John Orr

in Romantics and Modernists in British Cinema

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748640140
eISBN:
9780748671090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640140.003.0010
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

One of the striking features of the new century is that three major British films as of June 2009 were identical in two ways. All three are biopics and all are debut features by visual artists who ... More


Forced Glory: Katniss Everdeen, Bella Swan, and Varieties of Virginity

Rhonda V. Wilcox

in The Woman Fantastic in Contemporary American Media Culture

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781496808714
eISBN:
9781496808752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496808714.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Rhonda V. Wilcox’s “Forced Glory: Katniss Everdeen, Bella Swan, and Varieties of Virginity” contrasts Twilight’s Bella Swan and The Hunger Games’ Katniss Everdeen. There are many parallels between ... More


Inward Hunger: How Eric Williams Fails Postcolonial History

Grant Farred

in The Legacy of Eric Williams: Into the Postcolonial Moment

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781628462425
eISBN:
9781626746985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462425.003.0008
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter talks about how Eric Williams’ failure at Chaguaramas, Trinidad, in 1975 marked a “triple failure” because it was at this moment that federalist dreams were destroyed, protonationalist ... More


Making A Body without Organs: Amélie Nothomb’s An-Organic Flux of Immanence

Amaleena Damlé

in The Becoming of the Body: Contemporary Women's Writing in French

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780748668212
eISBN:
9781474400923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748668212.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter explores hunger and the anorexic body in Amélie Nothomb’s autofictional work. It analyses relations between hunger, desire and pleasure, sensation and immanence, investigates the making ... More


Beyond Freedom Summer

Debbie Z. Harwell

in Wednesdays in Mississippi: Proper Ladies Working for Radical Change, Freedom Summer 1964

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781628460957
eISBN:
9781626740556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628460957.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

Chapter Six explains how WIMS evolved into a professional exchange in 1965, sending interracial, interfaith teams of teachers, psychologists, librarians, and others and paired them with southern ... More


Let the Games Begin: Hybrid Horror in Trilogy

Emily L. Hiltz

in Reading in the Dark: Horror in Children's Literature and Culture

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781496806444
eISBN:
9781496806482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496806444.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This essay examines Suzanne Collins’s monstrous “mutts” in her phenomenally popular series The Hunger Games. Hiltz is especially interested in Collins’s characterization of human-animal hybrids, ... More


Feeding Hunger-Striking Prisoners: Biopolitics and Impossible Citizenship

Nayan Shah

in Biocitizenship: The Politics of Bodies, Governance, and Power

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781479845194
eISBN:
9781479846306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479845194.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This essay explores the tension between state practices of biocitizenship that champion human vitality and health and the state’s exercise of bodily violence. This tension erupts sharply in grappling ... More


Margaret Thatcher, the IRA and the ‘oxygen of publicity’

Robert J. Savage

in The BBC's Irish troubles: Television, conflict and Northern Ireland

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719087332
eISBN:
9781781708804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087332.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter looks at the very difficult relationship between Margaret Thatcher and the BBC from 1979 to the introduction of the broadcasting ban in 1988. It addresses how the assassination of Airey ... More


Electoral Participation and Republican Moderation

Matthew Whiting

in Sinn Féin and the IRA: From Revolution to Moderation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474420549
eISBN:
9781474445146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420549.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter traces how electoral participation contributed to the moderation of republicanism. It argues that liberal democratic elections simply do not allow for revolution. The decision by Irish ... More


Conclusion: Family Matters

Kathryn Lofton

in Consuming Religion

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226481937
eISBN:
9780226482125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226482125.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

The book's conclusion argues that the commodification of the family is at the heart of the consumer culture of religion. In order to resist the hold of consumer life, the family must be reimagined as ... More


Interior Matters: Secrecy and Hunger in Katherine Mansfield’s ‘Bliss’

Polly Dickson

in Katherine Mansfield and Psychology

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474417532
eISBN:
9781474426916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474417532.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This article offers a reading of Katherine Mansfield’s short story ‘Bliss’ alongside Maud Ellman’s psychoanalytical readings of hunger and Sara Ahmed’s ‘queer phenomenology’. It suggests that in ... More


Angel in the Big House

Kathleen Frederickson

in The Ploy of Instinct: Victorian Sciences of Nature and Sexuality in Liberal Governance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262519
eISBN:
9780823266395
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262519.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

In a move that reflects instinct’s position in civilization more generally, the rational citizen was sometimes the binary counterpart to the instinctive woman and sometimes a figure endowed with his ... More


Struggles for the plant1

Mihai Varga

in Worker protests in post-communist Romania and Ukraine: Striking with tied hands

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719091124
eISBN:
9781781707777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091124.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

Workers and trade unions in Chapter 5 fight for the survival of plants and maintenance of jobs. In their case, employers attempted to close down plants (entirely or most of the plant) and sell assets ... More


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