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A (Short-Term) Counter-VDR Strategy

John Horgan

in Divided We Stand: The Strategy and Psychology of Ireland's Dissident Terrorists

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199772858
eISBN:
9780199307418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199772858.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter presents policy makers with a series of recommendations to consider in formulating a response to the dissidents. They include drawing a greater distinction between violence and ... More


Hitler Darkens the Waters

Barbara Lounsberry

in Virginia Woolf, the War Without, the War Within: Her Final Diaries and the Diaries She Read

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780813056937
eISBN:
9780813053790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056937.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

By 1938, Hitler “had taken over and was dictating the narrative of European history,” Rosenfeld notes. Virginia Woolf's books—including her diary—offer a counter narrative. In March, as Hitler ... More


Whose Pain?: Pain as a Locus of Meaning in Christian Martyr Texts

L. Stephanie Cobb

in Divine Deliverance: Pain and Painlessness in Early Christian Martyr Texts

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520293359
eISBN:
9780520966642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293359.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Chapter Four examines stories in which pain does function as a marker of meaning. In some texts, martyrs experience bodily pain apart from persecution; severing worldly ties, for instance, may be ... More


Cyborg Labor and the Global Logistics Matrix

Juan D. De Lara

in Inland Shift: Race, Space, and Capital in Southern California

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520289581
eISBN:
9780520964181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520289581.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Individual and collective stories provide insight into how people make sense of the world. Such narratives are laden with cultural meaning and can provide the seeds for opposition to dominant ... More


Toni Morrison’s Beloved

Mae G. Henderson

in Speaking in Tongues and Dancing Diaspora: Black Women Writing and Performing

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780195116595
eISBN:
9780199375219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195116595.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature, Women's Literature

Writing against the limitations of conventional historiography and nineteenth-century slave narratives, Toni Morrison, in her novel Beloved, addresses the unspoken and unspeakable: the sexual ... More


Counter-narration

Julia Sonnevend

in Stories Without Borders: The Berlin Wall and the Making of a Global Iconic Event

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190604301
eISBN:
9780190604349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190604301.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

The chapter examines the narrative that the East German and Soviet party-controlled press and television constructed for the East German border opening between the accidental day of November 9, 1989, ... More


Articulating Commemoration

Chaim Noy

in Thank You for Dying for Our Country: Commemorative Texts and Performances in Jerusalem

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199398973
eISBN:
9780199399000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199398973.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter examines more articulate entries and offers a performative reading of those entries. Performative Discourse Analysis brings performance and ethnographic sensibilities into the study of ... More


Local and Global Jihadist Narratives in Afghanistan: The Impact of the Decline of al-Qaeda and Rise of ‘Islamic State’

Martha Turnbull

in Jihadism Transformed: Al-Qaeda and Islamic State's Global Battle of Ideas

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190650292
eISBN:
9780190686499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190650292.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter explores the relationship between local and global jihadist narratives in Afghanistan by examining the public messages of the Afghan Taliban and Al-Qaeda since 2011. It argues that the ... More


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