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From Beloved Community to Imagined Community: SNCC's Intellectual Transformation

Joe Street

in From Sit-Ins to SNCC: The Student Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813041513
eISBN:
9780813043883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813041513.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter by Joe Street traces the development of SNCC's concept of community, placing particular emphasis on the transition that occurred between the conclusion of the Mississippi Summer Project ... More


Introduction

Samantha NeCamp

in Literacy in the Mountains: Community, Newspapers, and Writing in Appalachia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813178851
eISBN:
9780813178868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178851.003.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

The introduction details the ways in which Appalachia has come to represent heart of “Trump Country.” It argues that these representations trade on a long history of stereotypes and assumptions about ... More


Ana Mauad on Bán and Ellis: An Imagined Community for the Twenty-First Century?

Virginia R. Domínguez and Jane C. Desmond (eds)

in Global Perspectives on the United States: Pro-Americanism, Anti-Americanism, and the Discourses Between

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040832
eISBN:
9780252099335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040832.003.0023
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This essay asks whether the world could be (or could become) its own imagined community in the 21st century. Thinking with and through Benedict Anderson’s Imagined Communities, Mauad contemplates ... More


A Home in Becoming: Forging Taiwan’s Imagined Community in Jiufen

Dennis Lo

in The Authorship of Place: A Cultural Geography of the New Chinese Cinemas

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9789888528516
eISBN:
9789888180028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528516.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Examining Hou Xiaoxian's Dust in the Wind (1986) and City of Sadness (1989) as case studies, this chapter tells the story of how Jiufen, a once sleeping mining community in Northeastern Taiwan, ... More


Women, Literature, and National Brotherhood

Emilie Bergmann, Greenberg Janet, Gwen Kirkpatrick, Francine Masiello, Francesca Miller, Morello-Frosch Marta, Kathleen Newman, and Mary Louise Pratt

in Women, Culture, and Politics in Latin America

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520065536
eISBN:
9780520909076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520065536.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores travel literature that illustrates Gabriela Mistral's Poema de Chile. La historia oficial bears witness to the current emergence of new female political and historical subjects ... More


Emigrant Shipboard Newspapers: Provisional Settlement at Sea

Fariha Shaikh

in Nineteenth-Century Settler Emigration in British Literature and Art

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474433693
eISBN:
9781474449663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474433693.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Chapter Two takes up the concerns of the first chapter regarding the grey areas between public and private spheres and the binaries of manuscript and print in the context of two manuscript shipboard ... More


Popularity

Jed Rubenfeld

in Freedom and Time: A Theory of Constitutional Self-Government

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300080483
eISBN:
9780300129427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300080483.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The status of being an individual is known as individuality and that of being a person as personhood. There is no word to designate the status or condition of being a people. To fill this gap, ... More


A school for our community:critically assessing discourses of marginality in the establishment of a free school

Claire Tupling

in Youth Marginality in Britain: Contemporary Studies of Austerity

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447330523
eISBN:
9781447330578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447330523.003.0012
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Claire Tupling examines the case study of a Free School to challenge whether Free Schools are really designed to be responsive to the needs of local communities. She argues Free Schools may not ... More


Telling the hunger of ‘distant’ others

Carl J. Griffin

in The Politics of Hunger: Protest, Poverty and Policy in England, c. 1750-c. 1840

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781526145628
eISBN:
9781526152022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526145635.00015
Subject:
History, Social History

Hunger was not just understood directly but something mobilised and mediated through the plight of distant others. In particular, the devastating famines of 1840s Ireland and India were critical in ... More


The Cosmopolitan at War: Edith Wharton and Transnational Material Culture

Mary Carney

in Edith Wharton and Cosmopolitanism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813062815
eISBN:
9780813051772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062815.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Edith Wharton’s war literature reflects her attentiveness to the material culture of France and its powerful embodiment of intercultural exchange across centuries and cultures. In Wharton’s two major ... More


Russian-Language Media and Identity Formation

Ammon Cheskin

in Russian Speakers in Post-Soviet Latvia: Discursive Identity Strategies

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780748697434
eISBN:
9781474418539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748697434.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families

This chapter provides a detailed analysis of media discourse in Latvia, with a specific focus on the country’s Russian-language press. Firstly this section explores the means by which the media have ... More


We are a Little Land: Informational Film and Small-nation Cinema

C. Claire Thomson

in Short Films from a Small Nation: Danish Informational Cinema 1935-1965

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474424134
eISBN:
9781474444712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474424134.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Et lille land’ - a little land - is a trope of Danish identity which recurs in many of the short informational films about Denmark made from the 1930s to the 1960s. This chapter outlines why the ... More


Introduction: Projecting Britain

Ian Whittington

in Writing the Radio War: Literature, Politics and the BBC, 1939-1945

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474413596
eISBN:
9781474444897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474413596.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

As a central and previously untested mass medium in the context of war, radio served as a resonant chamber through which British writers articulated, on behalf of a series of newly empowered publics, ... More


Points of engagement:: reading the politics within popular culture

John Street, Sanna Inthorn, and Martin Scott

in From entertainment to citizenship: Politics and popular culture

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719085383
eISBN:
9781781706121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085383.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter examines the different ways in which popular culture is understood to engage with politics. We refer to these as ‘points of engagement’. These begin with the idea that films, soaps and ... More


EU enlargement and the freedom of movement: imagined communities in the Conservative Party’s discourse on Europe (1997–2016)

Marlene Herrschaft-Iden

in The road to Brexit: A cultural perspective on British attitudes to Europe

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526145086
eISBN:
9781526155559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526145093.00011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The freedom of movement within the EU continues to be a hotly contested topic in British politics. This chapter argues that this debate is closely connected to the enlargement of the European Union – ... More


The Racism of the Radical Right

Tahir Abbas

in Islamophobia and Radicalisation: A Vicious Cycle

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190083410
eISBN:
9780190099657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190083410.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter explores the nature of racism in the Global North, exploring its antecedents in imperialism and colonialism. It surveys the growth of European cultural and political power, and how ... More


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