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The East Asian Brandscape:: Distribution of Japanese Brands in the Age of Globalization

Shinji Oyama

in Cultural Studies and Cultural Industries in Northeast Asia: What a Difference a Region Makes

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099746
eISBN:
9789882206793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099746.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

There are fluid but distinctively East Asian flows of brands constituting what this chapter calls the “East Asian brandscape.” The chapter analyzes East Asian brandscape as one paradigmatic ... More


Reconsidering East Asian Connectivity and the Usefulness of Media and Cultural Studies

Kōichi Iwabuchi

in Cultural Studies and Cultural Industries in Northeast Asia: What a Difference a Region Makes

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099746
eISBN:
9789882206793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099746.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter looks first at how the logic of corporatism has deeply penetrated transnational media culture flows and how states are also joining the game of corporate branding of the nation in ways ... More


Discourse Studies and Cultural Politics: An Introduction

Shi-xu

in Discourse as Cultural Struggle

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098114
eISBN:
9789882206830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098114.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This introductory chapter explains the objective of this book, which is to establish that human discourses in the contemporary world are sites of cultural contest. This book discusses cultural and ... More


Intellectual Incorrectness: Melodrama, Populism, Cultural Hierarchies

Juliet John

in Dickens's Villains: Melodrama, Character, Popular Culture

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198184614
eISBN:
9780191714214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184614.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter discusses intellectual incorrectness in melodrama, populism, and cultural hierarchies. The history of the academic study of English literature provides ample explanation for the ... More


The Contemporary Poetry Reading

Peter Middleton

in Close Listening: Poetry and the Performed Word

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195109924
eISBN:
9780199855261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195109924.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Many poetry readings since the Beat poets read at the Six Gallery have radiated a belief in poetry's revolutionary cultural power. Poets certainly become uneasy when they do occasionally reflect on ... More


Nobody's Story: The Vanishing Acts of Women Writers in the Marketplace, 1670–1820

Catherine Gallagher

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198182436
eISBN:
9780191673801
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198182436.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This book is an exploration of the careers of five influential women writers of the Restoration and eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. The ‘nobodies’ of the title are not ignored, silenced, ... More


Dialogue

Lu Xiao

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028122
eISBN:
9789882206816
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028122.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

What forces continue to oppress and restrain women artists in contemporary China? Some powerful answers are provided in this fictional memoir of an author who played an important role in the ... More


Western Representations of the Other

Qing Cao

in Discourse as Cultural Struggle

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098114
eISBN:
9789882206830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098114.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter examines Western representations of China with special reference to the mass media and highlights the cultural power processes in the Western discourse of the “Other”. It describes the ... More


Introduction: Locating Beijing University in History

Timothy B. Weston

in The Power of Position: Beijing University, Intellectuals, and Chinese Political Culture, 1898-1929

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520237674
eISBN:
9780520929906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520237674.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Beijing University occupies a particularly distinguished place in modern Chinese history. This study is constructed around four major contentions. The first of these is that Beijing University's ... More


Conclusion

Terence E. McDonnell

in Best Laid Plans: Cultural Entropy and the Unraveling of Aids Media Campaigns

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226382012
eISBN:
9780226382296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226382296.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

The book concludes by explaining how cultural entropy systematically undermines the effectiveness of these AIDS campaigns and other modern interventions. It place the various mechanisms of entropy ... More


The Voice of America in Richard Wright’s Lawd Today!

Jonah Willihnganz

in Broadcasting Modernism

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033495
eISBN:
9780813038315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033495.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In the late 1930s, nearly everyone owned a radio. The radio helped create mass-market culture and established a new medium of power, a medium of disembodied speech and sound that, for many, seemed ... More


Toward a Latino Critique of Public Sphere Theory

Hector Amaya

in Citizenship Excess: Latino/as, Media, and the Nation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814708453
eISBN:
9780814723838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814708453.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter describes the Latino/a public sphere—spaces for deliberation such as politics, media, and so on where people can come together and positively influence the nation-state. Even though ... More


The Negotiation of Racial Identity

Kathleen M. German

in Promises of Citizenship: Film Recruitment of African Americans in World War II

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496812353
eISBN:
9781496812391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496812353.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter reveals the enduring social consequences of World War II images of African Americans. The narrative of American history was altered to include black contributions, and the result was to ... More


Introduction: Love and Money, Queerness and Class

Lisa Henderson

in Love and Money: Queers, Class, and Cultural Production

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814790571
eISBN:
9780814790595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814790571.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This introductory chapter discusses the link between sexuality and social class to reinvigorate accountability to class hierarchy inside and outside of queerness. It situates questions about ... More


The Rise of the Orangkaya: The Social World of Patani, Thirteenth–Seventeenth Centuries

Francis R. Bradley

in Forging Islamic Power and Place: The Legacy of Shaykh Daud bin 'Abd Allah al-Fatani in Mecca and Southeast Asia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824851613
eISBN:
9780824868093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824851613.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

Chapter two illustrates how the principle actors in Patani society practiced social and cultural power and how they constructed moral authority during the sultanate’s “golden age” in the late ... More


Theater and the Text-Spatial Reproduction of Literati and Mercantile Masculinities in Nineteenth-Century Beijing

Mark Stevenson

in Changing Chinese Masculinities: From Imperial Pillars of State to Global Real Men

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9789888208562
eISBN:
9789888313716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208562.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

With historians’ recognition of the growth in influence of the mercantile class in the Ming dynasty it is common to identify the appearance of contrasting and competing forms of cultural power along ... More


The Cultural Struggle for Control over Schooling: The Power of Ideas and the Weakness of the Educational Field

Jal Mehta

in Title Pages

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199942060
eISBN:
9780197563281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199942060.003.0004
Subject:
Education, Schools Studies

How can we best understand the repeated eff orts to rationalize schools across the 20th century? Traditional approaches to explaining political phenomena—interest ... More


The Nostalgic

Andrew Nestingen

in The Cinema of Aki Kaurismäki: Contrarian Stories

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165594
eISBN:
9780231850414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165594.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores Aki Kaurismäki's nostalgia. Kaurismäki's films offer much evidence of nostalgia in their aesthetics, mise-en-scène, and characters' attitudes. In bringing the past into the ... More


. Strange and Forbidden Fruits: Richard Wright and Lynching’s Cautionary Tales

Sandy Alexandre

in The Properties of Violence: Claims to Ownership in Representations of Lynching

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617036651
eISBN:
9781621030423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617036651.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the role of white women in the lynching narrative and the kinds of cultural power that could be obtained from being objectified as property. It looks at Richard Wright’s ... More


“Master of the House”?

Joyce D. Goodfriend

in Who Should Rule at Home?: Confronting the Elite in British New York City

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780801451270
eISBN:
9781501708046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451270.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter examines the underlying tension in relationships predicated on the gendered distribution of cultural power by focusing on the actions of artisans' wives. Implicit in the concept of the ... More


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