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Palestinian Citizens of Israel: A History Through Fiction, 1948-2010

Manar H. Makhoul

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474459273
eISBN:
9781474480765
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474459273.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Palestinian citizens in Israel are part of the Palestinian nation that was scattered and divided during the 1948 War (Nakba, a catastrophe), amidst which Israel was founded. Today, Palestinian ... More


France in Flux: Space, Territory and Contemporary Culture

Ari J. Blatt and Edward Welch (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781786941787
eISBN:
9781789623239
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941787.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The look and feel of metropolitan France has been a notable preoccupation of French literary and visual culture since the 1980s. Numerous writers, filmmakers and photographers have been drawn to ... More


Dickens and Demolition: Literary Afterlives and Mid-Nineteenth Century Urban Development

Joanna Hofer-Robinson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474420983
eISBN:
9781474453738
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420983.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Dickens and Demolition is the first study to trace and measure the material impact of Charles Dickens’s fiction in London’s built environment. The book analyses debates surrounding large-scale ... More


Nostalgia and the post-war Labour Party: Prisoners of the past

Richard Jobson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526113306
eISBN:
9781526136039
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526113306.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book examines the impact that nostalgia has had on the Labour Party’s political development since 1951. In contrast to existing studies that have emphasised the role played by modernity, it ... More


The Stadium Century: Sport, Spectatorship and Mass Society in Modern France

Robert W. Lewis

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781526106247
eISBN:
9781526120816
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526106247.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The stadium century traces the history of stadia and mass spectatorship in modern France from the vélodromes of the late nineteenth century to the construction of the Stade de France before the 1998 ... More


Reconstructing Conservatism?: The Conservative party in opposition, 1997-2010

Richard Hayton

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719083167
eISBN:
9781781706107
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083167.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Why did it take the Conservative Party so long to recover power? After a landslide defeat in 1997, why was it so slow to adapt, reposition itself and rebuild its support? How did the party leadership ... More


Synge and Modernity in The Aran Islands

David Fitzpatrick

in Synge and Edwardian Ireland

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199609888
eISBN:
9780191731778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609888.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Drama, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Synge combines incisive observation and human sympathy with sleight of hand in The Aran Islands. When narrating his introduction to the supposedly primitive West of Ireland (1898–1901), he adopts ... More


Conclusion

Paul Kennedy

in The Spanish Socialist Party and the modernisation of Spain

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719074134
eISBN:
9781781706220
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719074134.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Chapter 11 draws the book to a close with an overall conclusion. It considers the lessons to be learned from the PSOE's experience in office and opposition and the difficulties experienced by social ... More


The Reformist State and the Universalist Orientation

Aziz al-Azmeh

in Secularism in the Arab World: Contexts, Ideas and Consequences

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474447461
eISBN:
9781474480697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474447461.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter sketches state-reformist initiatives in the late Ottoman empire, considered as systemic transformations in a global context of modern state forms with associated forms of social ... More


The European Literary Periphery

WReC (Warwick Research Collective)

in Combined and Uneven Development: Towards a New Theory of World-Literature

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381892
eISBN:
9781781382264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381892.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter offers a reading of novels from the European literary periphery, proposing that the realities of combined and uneven development – often conceived as characterising the non-European ... More


Palestinian Novels In Israel, 1948−1967

Manar H. Makhoul

in Palestinian Citizens of Israel: A History Through Fiction, 1948-2010

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474459273
eISBN:
9781474480765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474459273.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The period covered in this chapter is dominated by the military rule years (imposed until 1966). This was a crucial period for Palestinians in Israel, as these were years of adaptation to the new ... More


Angels of History: Looking Back at Spatial Planning in the Mission photographique de la DATAR

Edward Welch

in France in Flux: Space, Territory and Contemporary Culture

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781786941787
eISBN:
9781789623239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941787.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter explores the relationship between modernisation, space and photography in contemporary France, and the privileged role acquired by photography as a means of portraying a sense of ... More


The Politics of Aging

Alex Waddan

in Assessing the George W. Bush Presidency: A Tale of Two Terms

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748627400
eISBN:
9780748671946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627400.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Under President George W. Bush, the White House had been ambitious in its earlier years as it sought to redraw the contours of domestic policy. The tax cuts of 2001 and 2003, the No Child Left Behind ... More


Introduction

Joanna Hofer-Robinson

in Dickens and Demolition: Literary Afterlives and Mid-Nineteenth Century Urban Development

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474420983
eISBN:
9781474453738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420983.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Sentimental obituaries published after Charles Dickens’s death in 1870 remark that phrases and characters from his fiction “[mingle] with our daily converse and our daily life” (Glasgow Herald, 11 ... More


Charles Dickens and Metropolitan Improvements

Joanna Hofer-Robinson

in Dickens and Demolition: Literary Afterlives and Mid-Nineteenth Century Urban Development

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474420983
eISBN:
9781474453738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420983.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

For readers who are unfamiliar with the historical contexts underpinning London’s improvement in the mid-nineteenth century, Chapter 1 offers an account of the processes and problems of improvement ... More


Introduction

Michela Coletta

in Decadent Modernity: Civilisation and 'Latinidad' in Spanish America, 1880-1920

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786941312
eISBN:
9781789629040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941312.003.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The introduction starts by defining the theoretical framework in the context of recent and current debates on ‘multiple modernities’, which often fail to include Latin America. This section then ... More


Another brick in the wall

Thomas Docherty

in The new treason of the intellectuals: Can the University survive?

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526132741
eISBN:
9781526138965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526132741.003.0005
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Between 1945-1989 we can trace a growing conflation of economic liberalism with social and cultural liberalism, such that social liberalism becomes engulfed by neoliberal capital and subsumed under ... More


Efficiency in the House of Commons since 1997

Alexandra Kelso

in Parliamentary Reform at Westminster

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076756
eISBN:
9781781702482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076756.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The Labour Party government elected in 1997 was committed to an expansive legislative programme after almost twenty years in opposition, and was keen to ensure that the most efficient mechanisms were ... More


Effectiveness in the House of Commons since 1997

Alexandra Kelso

in Parliamentary Reform at Westminster

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076756
eISBN:
9781781702482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076756.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Norton (2000) outlined three conditions that must be met before effective parliamentary reform may proceed. The first necessary condition is a window of opportunity in which reform can take place. ... More


From puppets to puppeteers: Modernising Spain through entertainment television1

Mar Binimelis

in Popular television in authoritarian Europe

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719082399
eISBN:
9781781707302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082399.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

Although the Franco government is generally thought to have used television to reinforce Spanish national and political identity, this chapter argues that it was also a vehicle for transculturalism ... More


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