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From entertainment to citizenship: Politics and popular culture

John Street, Sanna Inthorn, and Martin Scott

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719085383
eISBN:
9781781706121
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085383.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The relationship between politics and popular culture is often seen to take one of two forms. Either popular culture is seen to disengage or pacify citizens; or it is portrayed as a source of ... 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


Youth Prospects in the Digital Society: Identities and Inequalities in an Unravelling Europe

John Bynner and Walter Heinz

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781447351467
eISBN:
9781447351511
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447351467.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

Youth Prospects in the Digital Society In an age when the next generation have worse prospects than their parents, this book appraises the challenges that young people face resulting from the ... More


Hurry Up and Wait: Oppositional Compliance and Networking around the State in Kuwait

Deborah L. Wheeler

in Digital Resistance in the Middle East: New Media Activism in Everyday Life

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474422550
eISBN:
9781474435048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474422550.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

In Chapter 4, data collected through ethnographic research and structured interviews are used to argue that new media tools when used, can profoundly alter social and political practices in Kuwait. ... More


Exposing the invisible: visual investigation and conflict

Stephanie Hankey and Marek Tuszynski

in Image Operations: Visual media and political conflict

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781526107213
eISBN:
9781526120984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526107213.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter looks at how artists and activists are utilising still and moving images combined with simple digital technologies to investigate political conflicts. Often working with low-tech ... More


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