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Places to go, things to do and people to see: space and activity in english youth work policy

Richard Davies

in Critical Geographies of Childhood and Youth: Contemporary Policy and Practice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9781847428462
eISBN:
9781447307259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428462.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

The chapter explores the development of youth work policy over a period of significant change under the 1997–2010 Labour governments. As a devolved activity, the English policy context has become ... More


Setting the scene: ritual performance and place-making in everyday life

Marianne Holm Pedersen

in Iraqi women in Denmark: Ritual performance and belonging in everyday life

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719089589
eISBN:
9781781706930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089589.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter develops the book’s analytical framework and situates the monograph within the field of studies on migration and religion. It argues that ritual performance can be used as a ‘cultural ... More


Ritual performance and belonging

Marianne Holm Pedersen

in Iraqi women in Denmark: Ritual performance and belonging in everyday life

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719089589
eISBN:
9781781706930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089589.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This conclusion draws out the main findings of the book and discusses them in relation to both the analytical perspectives that provided the framework of the book and the political contexts that ... More


Rescension and Precedential Media

Steve Dietz

in Social Media Archeology and Poetics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034654
eISBN:
9780262336871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034654.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This paper discusses five exhibitions curated by the author of what might be most broadly termed network-based art: Beyond Interface: net art and art on the net (1998), Art Entertainment Network ... More


System X: Interview with Founding Sysop Scot McPhee

Amanda McDonald Crowley

in Social Media Archeology and Poetics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034654
eISBN:
9780262336871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034654.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

System X was an Australian-based dial up BBS, where users created a community of interest with both a variety of text-based conversations and a virtual gallery of images and sound that invited visual ... More


MOOs and Participatory Media

Dene Grigar

in Social Media Archeology and Poetics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034654
eISBN:
9780262336871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034654.003.0016
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This essay revisits the online defense that took place in LinguaMOO in July 1995, tying it to theories and current practice of social media. In doing so, it situates MOOs in a historical, cultural ... More


Cultures in Cyberspace: Communications System Design as Social Sculpture

Anna Couey

in Social Media Archeology and Poetics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034654
eISBN:
9780262336871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034654.003.0021
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

Cultures in Cyberspace was a temporary communications network organized by the author in 1992 to connect five culturally diverse online communities in conversation: American Indian ... More


Crossing-Over of Art History and Media History in the Times of the Early Internet—with Special Regard to THE THING NYC

Susanne Gerber

in Social Media Archeology and Poetics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034654
eISBN:
9780262336871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034654.003.0022
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

In the early Internet, art history crossed the path of media history and both disciplines conveyed characteristics of each other. Net (based) art did not regain the utopian potential of art, but its ... More


Art and Minitel in France in the 1980s

Annick Bureaud

in Social Media Archeology and Poetics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034654
eISBN:
9780262336871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034654.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

The Minitel (French videotex system) is often considered as a “pre-Internet” platform and the art that was created with it as belonging to “network art” and/or “collaborative” practices on a “social ... More


IN.S.OMNIA, 1983–1993

Rob Wittig

in Social Media Archeology and Poetics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034654
eISBN:
9780262336871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034654.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

For a decade before the Internet, members of the literary performance group Invisible Seattle pioneered the delights of creativity in social media on their Bulletin Board System (BBS) IN.S.OMNIA. The ... More


Pseudo Space: Experiments with Avatarism and Telematic Performance in Social Media

Antoinette LaFarge

in Social Media Archeology and Poetics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034654
eISBN:
9780262336871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034654.003.0026
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

The history of social media has been marked by arguments over two central issues: markers of identity and degrees of participation. The battle over identity has largely focused on the legitimacy of ... More


Art Com Electronic Network: A Conversation with Fred Truck and Anna Couey

Judy Malloy

in Social Media Archeology and Poetics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034654
eISBN:
9780262336871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034654.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

Initiated by Carl Loeffler, Director of the San Francisco artspace La Mamelle/Art Com, who had been working on artists' telecommunications projects since the 1977 Send/Receive Project, Art Com ... More


Mixed Emotions: Beyond Fear and Hatred in International Conflict

Andrew A. G. Ross

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226077390
eISBN:
9780226077567
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226077567.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book explores the complex and creative role of emotion in global politics. From casual observers to trained experts, people care about challenges such as terrorism, violent conflict, and ... More


Introduction

Jack Saunders

in Assembling Cultures: Workplace Activism, Labour Militancy and Cultural Change in Britain's Car Factories, 1945-82

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781526133397
eISBN:
9781526146649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526133403.00006
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

The introduction explores the importance of car workers in popular memories of post-war Britain, particularly their status as disruptive militants in narratives of decline. It calls into question the ... More


Decentralised direct democracy, 1964–68

Jack Saunders

in Assembling Cultures: Workplace Activism, Labour Militancy and Cultural Change in Britain's Car Factories, 1945-82

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781526133397
eISBN:
9781526146649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526133403.00009
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

After two decades of time-consuming activism by the mid-1960s, a new system of industrial relations had taken shape in the British motor industry. This chapter shows how that system operated, ... More


Preliminary Thoughts on Art and Society

Sadia Abbas

in Islam after Liberalism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190851279
eISBN:
9780190943028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190851279.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter argues that anti-aesthetic tendencies in postsecular thought tend to obscure the complexity of society by dividing social practices with an aesthetic and aesthetically performative ... More


Medical Saints: Cosmas and Damian in a Postmodern World

Jacalyn Duffin

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199743179
eISBN:
9780199345045
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199743179.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The hematologist author was consulted as an expert on a case leukemia, by reading a set of bone marrow samples “blind” without clinical information. The patient had clearly been treated with ... More


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