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Writing and Politics: Contexts and Debates

Patrick Hayes

in J.M. Coetzee and the Novel: Writing and Politics after Beckett

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199587957
eISBN:
9780191723292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587957.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter contextualizes Coetzee's fiction by placing it in relation to late twentieth‐century debates on the nature of a good community, and on the relationship between culture and politics. It ... More


The Culture of Politics, the Politics of Culture

Susana Narotzky and Gavin Smith

in Immediate Struggles: People, Power, and Place in Rural Spain

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520245686
eISBN:
9780520939011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520245686.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on politics by briefly touching on the two bodies of literature. One proposes a turn away from the major figures of history and the sweeping political movements toward the study ... More


Black Public Intellectuals and Civil Society in Comparative Perspective

Michael Hanchard

in Party/Politics: Horizons in Black Political Thought

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195176247
eISBN:
9780199851003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176247.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter explores another dimension of the culture/politics conundrum: the 1990s debates about black public intellectuals in the United States. It places the mid-1990s debates about black public ... More


Introduction: Politics of Culture and the Spirit of Critique

Gabriel Rockhill and Alfredo Gomez-Muller (eds)

in Politics of Culture and the Spirit of Critique: Dialogues

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231151870
eISBN:
9780231526364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231151870.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book is comprised of a series of discourses providing critical perspectives on cultural issues involving the politics of culture. The rising importance of culture in politics and morality is ... More


The Ubiquity of Culture

Jeffrey J. Williams

in How to Be an Intellectual: Essays on Criticism, Culture, and the University

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823263806
eISBN:
9780823266432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263806.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines the relation of culture and politics in contemporary cultural studies. It discusses the criticisms of cultural politics in the work of Francis Mulhern and Terry Eagleton, ... More


Defining Tradition: On the Meaning and Politics of a “Handy” Concept

Simon J. Bronner

in Explaining Traditions: Folk Behavior in Modern Culture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813134062
eISBN:
9780813135885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813134062.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The chapter outlines eight meanings of tradition used by scholars. It suggests that a key to the various meanings of tradition is the rhetorical and historical reference to the hand as instrumental ... More


A Culture of Reciprocity: The Politics of Cultural Exchange in Contemporary Nordic Genre Film

Pietari Kääpä

in Nordic Genre Film: Small Nation Film Cultures in the Global Marketplace

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780748693184
eISBN:
9781474412223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748693184.003.0018
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Tim League, the founder of Austin’s Alamo Drafthouse Cinema chain, and a key figure in distributing genre cinema in the US, outlines several significant developments in the international profile of ... More


Integrating Culture and Politics

in Cultural Dilemmas of Progressive Politics: Styles of Engagement among Grassroots Activists

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226318172
eISBN:
9780226318196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226318196.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

What kind of relationships between culture and progressive politics are possible and desirable? This chapter first clarifies this question by examining its context—the increased salience of cultural ... More


How to Be an Intellectual: Essays on Criticism, Culture, and the University

Jeffrey J. Williams

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823263806
eISBN:
9780823266432
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263806.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

How to Be an Intellectual makes the case for a renewed critical writing. It tells the story of contemporary criticism and theory from several unique perspectives, notably its institutional and ... More


Tales of the West: “Americanization” in an Era of “Europeanization”

Kristin Solli

in Global Perspectives on the United States: Pro-Americanism, Anti-Americanism, and the Discourses Between

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040832
eISBN:
9780252099335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040832.003.0024
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This essay examines “country music,” its fans in Norway, and its complicated message about “Europeanization.” It shows how sporting “American” symbols such as cowboy hats and U.S. flags was common ... More


Stories of war in the Balkans and Caucasus

Cerwyn Moore

in Contemporary Violence: Postmodern War in Kosovo and Chechnya

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719075995
eISBN:
9781781702697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719075995.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses the enemification—or the cultural construction of an enemy—and its location within a wider body of work on colonialism and post-colonialism. It addresses the argument that ... More


“The Spirit of the Rebel Poet”

Kevin M. Jones

in The Dangers of Poetry: Culture, Politics, and Revolution in Iraq

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781503613393
eISBN:
9781503613874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503613393.003.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

The introduction outlines the concept of rebel poetry and the relationship between poetry and the political struggles against colonialism and dictatorship in modern Iraq. It traces the broad contours ... More


The Dangers of Poetry: Culture, Politics, and Revolution in Iraq

Kevin M. Jones

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781503613393
eISBN:
9781503613874
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503613393.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Poetry has long dominated the cultural landscape of modern Iraq, simultaneously representing the literary pinnacle of high culture and giving voice to the popular discourses of mass culture. As the ... More


‘The manhood of the mind’ classicism, romanticism and the politics of culture

in The ‘Natural Leaders’ and their World: Politics, Culture and Society in Belfast, c.1801–1832

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318481
eISBN:
9781846317903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317903.005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the nature and significance of cultural and intellectual activity in Belfast during the period from 1801 to 1832, explores the interrelation of politics and culture, and ... More


Concrete Universality and Critical Social Theory: Dialogue with Alfredo Gomez-Muller and Gabriel Rockhill

Seyla Benhabib

in Politics of Culture and the Spirit of Critique: Dialogues

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231151870
eISBN:
9780231526364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231151870.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter presents a dialogue with Turkish-American philosopher Seyla Benhabib concerning her discussion of the issue of universalism and concrete ethical communities, and the problem of the ... More


The Great Reordering of the Parties

Lee Drutman

in Breaking the Two-Party Doom Loop: The Case for Multiparty Democracy in America

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190913854
eISBN:
9780197516980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190913854.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Comparative Politics

This chapter details how the parties went from being loose, incoherent coalitions of state and local parties to distinct national parties with very different visions for the country. Parties at ... More


The Royal Field (Sanam Luang): Bangkok’s Polysemic Urban Palimpsest

Koompong Noobanjong

in Messy Urbanism: Understanding the "Other" Cities of Asia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9789888208333
eISBN:
9789888313471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208333.003.0005
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

Created in 1782, the Royal Field—or Sanam Luang—is a large open space located at the heart of Bangkok, occupying a prominent space both in the urban fabric of the city and in the collective psyche of ... More


Democratic Practice: Origins of the Iberian Divide in Political Inclusion

Robert M. Fishman

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190912871
eISBN:
9780190912918
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190912871.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This book offers a new way to conceptualize and study differences among democracies, focusing on political conduct and interaction as well as related taken-for-granted assumptions. With an empirical ... More


Cultural Hegemony: The Politics of Class, Gender, and Nation, 1958–1963

Kevin M. Jones

in The Dangers of Poetry: Culture, Politics, and Revolution in Iraq

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781503613393
eISBN:
9781503613874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503613393.003.0007
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter explores the collapse of national front politics and the violent cultural conflict that followed the revolution of July 14, 1958. It shows how relatively minor ideological disputes over ... More


Poetry of Public Spaces: Mass Politics and New Horizons, 1946–1958

Kevin M. Jones

in The Dangers of Poetry: Culture, Politics, and Revolution in Iraq

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781503613393
eISBN:
9781503613874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503613393.003.0006
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter describes the era of the poetry of public spaces, when dissident leftist poets participated in massive popular protests and galvanized their audiences with defiant acts of public ... More


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