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Introduction

Peter V. Rabins

in The Why of Things: Causality in Science, Medicine, and Life

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231164726
eISBN:
9780231535458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164726.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This book offers a conceptual framework for analyzing daunting questions of causality, such as why the Fukushima and Three Mile Island nuclear disasters occurred or why a person becomes depressed. ... More


Epilogue

Hussein Ali Agrama

in Questioning Secularism: Islam, Sovereignty, and the Rule of Law in Modern Egypt

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226010687
eISBN:
9780226010700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226010700.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

On January 25, 2011, protests that began on that afternoon grew into a massive wave that overtook the entire country and brought down Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak's thirty-year rule in just ... More


Introduction: Tiny Revolutions

Russell Frank

in Newslore: Contemporary Folklore on the Internet

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604739282
eISBN:
9781604739299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604739282.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this volume which is about the so-called newslore or the folklore on the Internet. Newslore are folklore that comments on, and is therefore ... More


Talking about Politics: Informal Groups and Social Identity in American Life

Katherine Cramer Walsh

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226872186
eISBN:
9780226872216
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226872216.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Whether at parties, around the dinner table, or at the office, people talk about politics all the time. Yet while such conversations are a common part of everyday life, political scientists know very ... More


Newslore: Contemporary Folklore on the Internet

Russell Frank

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604739282
eISBN:
9781604739299
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604739282.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

Newslore is folklore that comments on and hinges on knowledge of current events. These expressions come in many forms: jokes, urban legends, digitally altered photographs, mock news stories, press ... More


Copyright, Moral Rights, and the Right to One’s Image

Stephen Bate and Gervase de Wilde

in Tugendhat and Christie: The Law of Privacy and The Media

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780199685745
eISBN:
9780191932953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199685745.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

UK copyright is a right created by statute and is now contained in the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 (CDPA). Copyright is mainly regarded as a means of protecting the economic interests ... More


Epilogue: The Ends of the Anarchive

Lia Brozgal

in Absent the Archive: Cultural Traces of a Massacre in Paris, 17 October 1961

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789622386
eISBN:
9781800341289
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622386.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The epilogue reflects on the ways in which the October 17 massacre continues to be rendered invisible in public discourse, while also acknowledging key evolutions in the representation of knowledge ... More


Local Lost Ground to Distant News

Kevin G. Barnhurst

in Mister Pulitzer and the Spider: Modern News from Realism to the Digital

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040184
eISBN:
9780252098406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040184.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter considers the claim that that news from outside the United States has been declining. For over a century, prominent figures have been describing the citizenry as ill informed, especially ... More


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