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Introduction: The Best of Times, The Worst of Times

Debra L. Dodson

in The Impact of Women in Congress

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780198296744
eISBN:
9780191603709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296746.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Drawing on the strikingly different records of the 103rd and 104th Congresses — congresses in which women’s proportional presence was roughly similar — this introduction to Part I highlights the ... More


Children’s Memory for Stressful Events: Exploring the Role of Discrete Emotions

Elizabeth L. Davis, Jodi A. Quas, and Linda J. Levine

in Stress, Trauma, and Children's Memory Development: Neurobiological, cognitive, clinical and legal perspectives

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195308457
eISBN:
9780199867387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195308457.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter examines how discrete emotions affect children's memory of stressful experiences. It argues for the need to look beyond “distress” as a unitary construct and evaluate children's ... More


Counting Jacob's Twelve Sons

Mary Douglas

in Jacob's Tears: The Priestly Work of Reconciliation

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199265237
eISBN:
9780191602054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199265232.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Develops the author's argument that the motivation of the priestly editors of the Pentateuch, and in particular of Numbers and Leviticus, was strictly professional and priestly. The author asks why, ... More


Conclusion: The Boom Ends

Patrick Deer

in Culture in Camouflage: War, Empire, and Modern British Literature

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199239887
eISBN:
9780191716782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239887.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The Conclusion argues that the real rupture in British literary tradition comes not during the Second World War, but after it. In the late 1940s, the literary boom of the war years gave way to a ... More


To What Does One Awaken?

Tracy B. Strong

in Learning One's Native Tongue: Citizenship, Contestation, and Conflict in America

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226623191
eISBN:
9780226623368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226623368.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

As the country moves into the eighteenth century; it needs to find a substitute for the energies that shaped the Puritan experience. Jonathan Edwards works out a complex theology that rests virtuous ... More


Great Days

Terry Chester Shulman

in Film's First Family: The Untold Story of the Costellos

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813178097
eISBN:
9780813178127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178097.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Mae becomes jealous of the adulation Maurice is getting from thousands of female moviegoers. Maurice lets success go to his head, drinking more and giving his already “angry temperament” full vent. ... More


An Anatomy of Excuses

Jeremy Horder

in Excusing Crime

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199225781
eISBN:
9780191715174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199225781.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter provides an ‘anatomy’ of excuses, a close examination of the sometimes very different elements of which each is comprised. It begins by focusing on three different dimensions to excuses, ... More


From Blaxploitation to Black Macho: The Angry Black Woman Comes of Age

Terrion L. Williamson

in Black Cultural Production after Civil Rights

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042775
eISBN:
9780252051630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042775.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

For commentators concerned with black cultural production in the contemporary era, there are few images more controversial than the angry black woman, particularly as it is reproduced within the ... More


A British Comparison

Zhou Xuelin

in Young Rebels in Contemporary Chinese Cinema

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098497
eISBN:
9789882207707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098497.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter presents a sample comparative study of youth cultures. It compares and contrasts the British angry-young-man films of the late 1950s and early 1960s, and the Chinese young-rebel films of ... More


A New Reality: Shelagh Delaney’s A Taste of Honey (1958)

Maria Elena Capitani

in British Women's Writing, 1930 to 1960: Between the Waves

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789621822
eISBN:
9781800341302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621822.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Focussing on the crucial transitional year of 1958, Shelagh Delaney’s A Taste of Honey offers a valuable and often overlooked contribution to the genre of ‘kitchen sink drama’. Nevertheless, as Maria ... More


Citizens as Spectators: Citizenship as a Communicative Practice on the Eastern Indonesian Island of Sumba

Joel C. Kuipers

in Cultural Citizenship in Island Southeast Asia: Nation and Belonging in the Hinterlands

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520227477
eISBN:
9780520935693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520227477.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter argues that Weyewa people understand their own cultural citizenship as a social activity called the practice of audiencing; they do not regard it, in the manner of official national ... More


The Voice of the Great God: A Theology of Preaching

Michael J. McClymond and Gerald R. McDermott

in The Theology of Jonathan Edwards

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199791606
eISBN:
9780199932290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199791606.003.0031
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter outlines the physical and ecclesiastical setting of Edwards's preaching; divides his preaching career into three periods; sketches his view of the importance and tasks of preaching; and ... More


Never Quite Sane in the Night

Forrest G. Robinson

in The Author-Cat: Clemens's Life in Fiction

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823227877
eISBN:
9780823240968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823227877.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Samuel Langhorne Clemens wrote most about the period of his life, specially his childhood where his inner fires first ignited. According to Dixon Wecter, young Sam was his mother's problematic child ... More


Indian Masculinities: Beyond Gender and Matriarchy

Hoshang Merchant

in Secret Writings of Hoshang Merchant

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199465965
eISBN:
9780199086962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199465965.003.0018
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Gandhi feminized himself. Devdas is the lost man who would have enslaved India and the confused manhood of the newly independent India. Devdas is replaced by Bachchan’s angry young man in Indira ... More


Nature of the Curse – Analysis

Marisa C. Hayes

in Ju-On: The Grudge

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325291
eISBN:
9781800342255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325291.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter presents a detailed analysis of Ju-on: The Grudge (2002). The film's links to the revenge hauntings outlined in onryō tales are undeniable, yet it is also true that Kayako's angry ghost ... More


Angry Young Men: Deewaar (The Wall, 1975, Dir. Yash Chopra)

Omar Ahmed

in Studying Indian Cinema

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906733681
eISBN:
9781800342088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906733681.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter addresses how, unlike Hollywood, which has seen the rise of high-concept cinema overshadow the power a film star once possessed at the box office, Indian cinema, especially mainstream ... More


On Anger

Terrion L. Williamson

in Scandalize My Name: Black Feminist Practice and the Making of Black Social Life

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780823274727
eISBN:
9780823274772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823274727.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter takes up the position of the infamous “angry black woman” by avoiding righteous, revisionist, or reactionary arguments about black women and anger and instead considering black women’s ... More


Adoptees Strike Back: Who Are You Calling Angry?

Kimberly D. McKee

in Disrupting Kinship: Transnational Politics of Korean Adoption in the United States

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780252042287
eISBN:
9780252051128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042287.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

The Internet provides adoptees new avenues to disrupt the traditional depiction of adoptees as children, recuperate their subjecthood, and instantly engage wider debates found in the transracial, ... More


Conclusion

Stephen G. Hall

in A Faithful Account of the Race: African American Historical Writing in Nineteenth-Century America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833056
eISBN:
9781469605364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899199_hall.11
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book concludes by describing how black history is presented as an angry intruder in the midst of a placid academic field marked by order, discipline, and rigor. Black history barges onto the ... More


A New-Age Search for Order

Deborah Gray White

in Lost in the USA: American Identity from the Promise Keepers to the Million Mom March

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040900
eISBN:
9780252099403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040900.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter demonstrates that Americans felt alone, angry, alienated, and isolated in the 1990s, and that they marched with likeminded people to both express these feelings and to find ways to take ... More


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