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Media and Opinion Formation: Toward a New Theory of Deliberative Politics

Ronald N. Jacobs

in The Space of Opinion: Media Intellectuals and the Public Sphere

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199797929
eISBN:
9780199944170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199797929.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Chapter 3 develops a cultural sociological model of the space of opinion and its role in democratic deliberation. It analyzes three waves of media theory which have shaped thinking about news and ... More


Algeria: Nation, Culture and Transnationalism 1988–2015

Patrick Crowley

in Algeria: Nation, Culture and Transnationalism: 1988-2015

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781786940216
eISBN:
9781786944245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940216.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This Introduction offers a critical political and social context for Algeria 1988-2015. It makes the case for thinking about the idea of Algeria and to its contemporary realities and the need to do ... More


Cultural Integration: Redefining Identities in a Diverse Metropolis

Rafael Alarcón, Luis Escala, and Olga Odgers

in Making Los Angeles Home: The Integration of Mexican Immigrants in the United States

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520284852
eISBN:
9780520960527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284852.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter looks at the cultural integration of Mexican immigrants. In spite of exhausting work days, the immigrants take an active part in artistic, religious, and civic associations, centered ... More


Let the Good Times Roll: Liminality and the Night-time Economy

Dick Hobbs, Philip Hadfield, Stuart Lister, and Simon Winlow

in Bouncers: Violence and Governance in the Night-Time Economy

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199288007
eISBN:
9780191700484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199288007.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The chapter examines how the economy has changed during the years when night time industries emerged. The modern times is characterised by the further convergence of cultural and economic spheres. ... More


Arabic-Islamic Records on Latin-Christian Europe

Daniel G. König

in Arabic-Islamic Views of the Latin West: Tracing the Emergence of Medieval Europe

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198737193
eISBN:
9780191800689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198737193.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Chapter 1 introduces the reader to the general theme of the book. It discusses and defines the terminology employed to describe, analyse, and evaluate Arabic-Islamic records on medieval Western ... More


Places of Shared Stories

Michael Nitsche

in Video Game Spaces: Image, Play, and Structure in 3D Worlds

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262141017
eISBN:
9780262255110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262141017.003.0130
Subject:
Computer Science, Game Studies

Video games have become widespread cultural artifacts. As a result, video game spaces increasingly become places of cultural practice and cultural significance. How do they incorporate this quality? ... More


Information and Power

Oscar H. Gandy Jr. Jr.

in The Panoptic Sort: A Political Economy of Personal Information

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780197579411
eISBN:
9780197579459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197579411.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter develops an understanding of the relationships between information and power, in part through an examination of the uses and activities to which the panoptic sort has been applied. ... More


Continuity and change: the documentary ‘boom’

Thomas Austin

in Watching the World

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076893
eISBN:
9781781701775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076893.003.0010
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the contexts for documentary in cinemas and on television. In the period from late 2002 to early 2004, a ‘boom’ in documentary cinema was identified. Such commentaries were ... More


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