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New Television, Globalisation, and the East Asian Cultural Imagination

Michael Keane, Anthony Y. H. Fung, and Albert Moran

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098206
eISBN:
9789882207219
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098206.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

Challenging assumptions that have underpinned critiques of globalization and combining cultural theory with media-industry analysis, this book gives an account of the evolution of television in the ... More


The Cultural Economy of American Christianity

James Davison Hunter

in To Change the World: The Irony, Tragedy, and Possibility of Christianity Today

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199730803
eISBN:
9780199777082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730803.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The actual vitality of American Christianity’s cultural capital today resides almost exclusively among average people in the pew rather than those in leadership, on the periphery not the center of ... More


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

Chris Berry, Nicola Liscutin, and Jonathan D. Mackintosh

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099746
eISBN:
9789882206793
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099746.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

These essays highlight regional cross-fertilization in music, film, new media, and popular culture in Northeast Asia. They include analysis of gender and labor issues amid differing regulatory ... More


Globalization, Mundialización: Civilizing Processes and the Relocation of Languages and Knowledges

Walter D. Mignolo

in Local Histories/Global Designs: Coloniality, Subaltern Knowledges, and Border Thinking

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691156095
eISBN:
9781400845064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691156095.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter identifies some of the instances in which the denial of the denial of coevalness materializes itself by redressing and implementing long-lasting forces, sensibilities, and rationalities ... More


Introduction: The History of the Poetic Career

Jesse Zuba

in The First Book: Twentieth-Century Poetic Careers in America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691164472
eISBN:
9781400873791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164472.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This introductory chapter discusses the unique trajectories of poetic careers throughout contemporary history. It briefly follows the twentieth-century poets discussed in this volume in engaging ... More


Renting East Asian Popular Culture for Local Television:: Regional Networks of Cultural Production

Tania Lim

in East Asian Pop Culture: Analysing the Korean Wave

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098923
eISBN:
9789882206885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098923.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter demonstrates how media producers in East Asia mutually appropriate celebrities, icons, contents and program formats of East Asian pop culture for their own productions in their bid to ... More


Beyond The Chinese Connection: Contemporary Afro-Asian Cultural Production

Crystal S. Anderson

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037559
eISBN:
9781621039327
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037559.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book explores the cultural and political exchanges between African Americans, Asian Americans, and Asians over the last four decades. To do so, it examines such cultural productions as novels ... More


Darwin's Unfinished Symphony

Kevin N. Laland

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691182810
eISBN:
9780691184470
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691182810.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Humans possess an extraordinary capacity for cultural production, from the arts and language to science and technology. How did the human mind—and the uniquely human ability to devise and transmit ... More


Mainstream Culture Refocused: Toward an Understanding of Chinese Television Drama

Xueping Zhong

in Mainstream Culture Refocused: Television Drama, Society, and the Production of Meaning in Reform-Era China

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834173
eISBN:
9780824870010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834173.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This introductory chapter first highlights the “fate” of Chinese mainstream culture and debates about it in the West, with a brief observation about their own sociocultural particularities. It argues ... More


Modeling Socialism and Socialist Cultural Politics

Katherine Verdery

in National Ideology Under Socialism: Identity and Cultural Politics in Ceausescu's Romania

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520072169
eISBN:
9780520917286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520072169.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

This chapter presents a theoretical framework for analyzing “real socialism” as a social order. The nature of socialist systems has a purpose to clarify the environment in which socialism's cultural ... More


The Arc and the Machine: Narrative and New Media

Caroline Bassett

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719073427
eISBN:
9781781700907
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719073427.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book is a defence of narrative in an age of information. Stressing interpretation and experience alongside affect and sensation, it argues that narrative is key to contemporary forms of cultural ... More


Black Cultural Production after Civil Rights

Robert J. Patterson (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042775
eISBN:
9780252051630
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042775.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Through its analysis of film, drama, fiction, visual culture, poetry, and other cultural -artifacts, Black Cultural Production after Civil Rights offers a fresh examination of how the historical ... More


Hacking Diversity: The Politics of Inclusion in Open Technology Cultures

Christina Dunbar-Hester

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691192888
eISBN:
9780691194172
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691192888.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Hacking, as a mode of technical and cultural production, is commonly celebrated for its extraordinary freedoms of creation and circulation. Yet surprisingly few women participate in it: rates of ... More


Media Franchising: Creative License and Collaboration in the Culture Industries

Derek Johnson

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814743478
eISBN:
9780814743492
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814743478.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

While immediately recognizable throughout the United States and many other countries, media mainstays like X-Men, Star Trek, and Transformers achieved such familiarity through constant reincarnation. ... More


Epilogue: Intellectuals, Mainstream Culture, and Social Transformation

Xueping Zhong

in Mainstream Culture Refocused: Television Drama, Society, and the Production of Meaning in Reform-Era China

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834173
eISBN:
9780824870010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834173.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter highlights a theme that implicitly runs through this book, namely, the changing relationship between mainstream culture and the role of intellectuals in the postrevolutionary ... More


East Meets Black: Asian and Black Masculinities in the Post-Civil Rights Era

Chong Chon-Smith

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781628462050
eISBN:
9781626745292
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462050.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This book provides an understanding of the inspiring, contradictory, hostile, resonant, and unarticulated ways in which Asian American and African American cultural formation occurs. Through the ... More


Negotiating Chineseness in Everyday Life

Andrea Louie

in How Chinese Are You?: Adopted Chinese Youth and their Families Negotiate Identity and Culture

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479890521
eISBN:
9781479859887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479890521.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores the productions of Chineseness as a form of cultural and racial identity within the context of everyday lives of adoptive parents and their children. More specifically, it ... More


Introduction

Shweta Kishore

in Indian Documentary Film and Filmmakers: Practicing Independence

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474433068
eISBN:
9781474453578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474433068.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In India, ‘independent documentary film’ is a term that signifies a body of films that first appeared in 1975 during the Constitutional Emergency, a period when the repressive exercise of state ... More


Introduction: Space and the Sixties

Yasmine Ramadan

in Space in Modern Egyptian Fiction

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474427647
eISBN:
9781474476775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474427647.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The first part of the chapter presents the members of the sixties generation, telling the story of their emergence onto the cultural scene in Egypt. It outlines the socio-economic and political ... More


Contesting the Meaning of Animal Sacrifice

Daniel Ullucci

in Ancient Mediterranean Sacrifice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199738960
eISBN:
9780199918676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199738960.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World

Noting the widespread tendency among ancient authors to discount the necessity of sacrifice even while assuming that sacrificial practice should continue, Daniel Ullucci suggests that such statements ... More


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