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Identities

David Howell

in MacDonald's Party: Labour Identities and Crisis 1922-1931

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198203049
eISBN:
9780191719530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203049.003.0015
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In March 1923, Philip Snowden rose in the Commons to propose a motion whose terms demonstrated that, in the complex political arguments and alignments of the 1920s in Britain, socialism and the ... More


Progressive Varieties

David Howell

in MacDonald's Party: Labour Identities and Crisis 1922-1931

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198203049
eISBN:
9780191719530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203049.003.0020
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The Labour Party meeting held in the spring of 1924 featured two new party recruits, Oswald and Cynthia Mosley. The inclusion of a woman was indicative of the degree to which the Labour Party was ... More


Landmarks

David Howell

in MacDonald's Party: Labour Identities and Crisis 1922-1931

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198203049
eISBN:
9780191719530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203049.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The second Labour Government entered office at the worst of times. When the Labour Party took office, unemployment stood at 1,164,000. By July 1931, it had risen to 2,750,000. The easy belief that a ... More


The Real Cyber War: The Political Economy of Internet Freedom

Shawn M. Powers and Michael Jablonski

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039126
eISBN:
9780252097102
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039126.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

Contemporary discussion surrounding the role of the Internet in society is dominated by words like: internet freedom, surveillance, cybersecurity, Edward Snowden and, most prolifically, cyber war. ... More


The Gold Standard and Public Finance, 1924–1931

G. C. Peden

in The Treasury and British Public Policy, 1906–1959

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207078
eISBN:
9780191677472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207078.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Economic History

Treasury officials successfully guided ministers to complete the post-war return to fiscal and monetary orthodoxy by restoring the gold standard. On the other hand, questions must be asked about the ... More


The Issues at Stake

Andrew Thorpe

in The British General Election of 1931

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202189
eISBN:
9780191675195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202189.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The election campaign of 1931 has long been regarded as, at best, a rather unfortunate and distasteful affair in British politics. For years, Labourites in particular felt they had been cheated but ... More


Conclusion

Andrew Thorpe

in The British General Election of 1931

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202189
eISBN:
9780191675195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202189.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The 1931 general election and its outcome were not a huge confidence trick. The Labour Party had had, in fact, little prospect of maintaining its current position of 287 seats, let alone of winning ... More


Believing in Ethiopians

Maghan Keita

in African Athena: New Agendas

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199595006
eISBN:
9780191731464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199595006.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, African History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter discusses contributions of African American intellectuals to the debates inherent to Martin Bernal's controversial thesis on the origins of Western Classical Civilization. Pre‐dating ... More


A Future for Digital Rights

Natasha Tusikov

in Chokepoints: Global Private Regulation on the Internet

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520291218
eISBN:
9780520965034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520291218.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

The conclusion argues that Internet firms and the U.S. government have common interests in expanding the surveillance economy, which refers to the massive online accumulation of information. It also ... More


The Cybersecurity Dilemma: Hacking, Trust and Fear Between Nations

Ben Buchanan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190665012
eISBN:
9780190686543
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190665012.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

Why do nations break into one another's most important computer networks? There is an obvious answer: to steal valuable information or to attack. But this isn't the full story. This book draws on ... More


Working Toward an Open Connected Future

David Christopher

in Strategies for Media Reform: International Perspectives

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823271641
eISBN:
9780823271696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823271641.003.0009
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

The Internet won’t save itself. And no single organization can save it either. That is why everything OpenMedia (openmedia.ca) does is about placing citizens at the heart of digital policy. Our ... More


Laura Poitras

Scott MacDonald

in The Sublimity of Document: Cinema as Diorama

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190052126
eISBN:
9780190052164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190052126.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This is the first career interview with Academy Award–winner, Pulitzer Prize–winner, MacArthur Fellow Laura Poitras, whose shift from cooking to filmmaking brought her first into contact with the ... More


Introduction

Ian Scott and Henry Thompson

in The cinema of Oliver Stone: Art, authorship and activism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719099168
eISBN:
9781526115010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099168.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Stone’s early film career, exemplified by productions like Platoon (1986) and Wall Street (1987) has often been contrasted by critics with a seemingly less vital period after the commercial failure ... More


Corporations

Ian Scott and Henry Thompson

in The cinema of Oliver Stone: Art, authorship and activism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719099168
eISBN:
9781526115010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099168.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter traces two key threads in Stone’s exploration of corporations and their impact on wider society; one to do with the media, and the other concerning government. The first part of this ... More


Conclusion

Ian Scott and Henry Thompson

in The cinema of Oliver Stone: Art, authorship and activism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719099168
eISBN:
9781526115010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099168.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The chapter notes that Stone’s interests in social critique and politics have carried him some way ahead of art and commerce into the territory that can best be summed up as activism. Each of his ... More


False Positives: Opportunities and Dangers in Big-Data Text Analysis1

Geoffrey Rockwell and Stéfan Sinclair

in Hermeneutica: Computer-Assisted Interpretation in the Humanities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034357
eISBN:
9780262332064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034357.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

What is big data, and what does it have to do with the humanities? The Snowden revelations have drawn attention to the opportunities and dangers to the gathering of large collections of data, ... More


Conclusion

Catherine Zimmer

in Surveillance Cinema

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479864379
eISBN:
9781479876853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479864379.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The conclusion reflects on the continued developments in both cinematic and television surveillance narratives and surveillance culture, noting that the surveillance tropes discussed in the book have ... More


The Dominican Republic, 1920

David J. Bettez

in Kentucky Marine: Major General Logan Feland and the Making of the Modern USMC

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813144573
eISBN:
9780813145143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813144573.003.0009
Subject:
History, Military History

In 1919 Feland returns to Headquarters Marine Corps in Washington, recuperates on leave, attends ceremonies, prepares war plans for invading Mexican oil fields, and waits for his next major ... More


Corporation as Sect

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/9780226482125.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter considers how work became so central to contemporary life and how the corporate workplace became a particular site of political freedom and activity. The essay begins by looking at ... More


The WSIS Decade and the Public–Private Partnership Thirst

Roxana Radu

in Negotiating Internet Governance

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198833079
eISBN:
9780191871405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833079.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

The governance of the Internet faced a reflexive turn throughout the WSIS decade (2005–15), explored in this chapter. Concerns for authority, legitimacy, and accountability—expressed by different ... More


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