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Rescoring the Moving Image: La Belle et la Bête, Mashups and (Mis)syncing

John Richardson

in An Eye for Music: Popular Music and the Audiovisual Surreal

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195367362
eISBN:
9780199918249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367362.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter examines the relationship between loose and tight audiovisual synchronization in two recent instances, both of which speak to an aesthetic of repurposing in new audiovisual expression. ... More


Documenting the Dark Side: Fictional and Documentary Treatments of Torture and the ‘War on Terror’

Shohini Chaudhuri

in Cinema of the Dark Side: Atrocity and the Ethics of Film Spectatorship

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748642632
eISBN:
9781474408554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748642632.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter elaborates the book’s argument about morality and ethics by discussing documentaries and fictional dramas about torture and the ‘War on Terror’, including Zero Dark Thirty (2012), Taxi ... More


E. T. A. Hoffman: Transgressive Romanticism

Christopher R. Clason (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786941213
eISBN:
9781789629057
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941213.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This collection of essays addresses a very broad range of Hoffmann’s most significant works, examining them through the lens of “transgression.” Transgression bears relevance to E. T. A. Hoffmann’s ... More


The Nonsensical Smile of the Torturer in Post- 9 / 11 Documentary Films

Hilary Neroni

in The Subject of Torture: Psychoanalysis and Biopolitics in Television and Film

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231170710
eISBN:
9780231539142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170710.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines a group of documentaries that deal with the Abu Ghraib photographs. These documentaries include Standard Opening Procedure (2008), Taxi to the Dark Side (2007), and The Ghosts ... More


Understanding the Moon

Daniel R. Altschuler and Fernando J. Ballesteros

in The Women of the Moon: Tales of Science, Love, Sorrow, and Courage

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198844419
eISBN:
9780191879951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198844419.003.0002
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This chapter provides background material to put the Moon in context and to understand how craters came to be formed, as part of the formation of the solar system. It presents a brief history of the ... More


Reflections on the Dark Side of ICT4D

Tim Unwin

in Reclaiming Information and Communication Technologies for Development

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198795292
eISBN:
9780191836589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198795292.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

Technology is all too often seen as being inherently good, and there are powerful interests limiting the amount of attention paid to the darker side of ICTs and Internet access in particular. ... More


Analyzing a Hit

Ken Stephenson

in What to Listen For in Rock: A Stylistic Analysis

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300092394
eISBN:
9780300128239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300092394.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter provides a critical analysis of specific rock pieces in order to determine what contributes to the success of a rock song. It aims to show the possibility of critical analysis of rock ... More


On the Dark Side of the Market

Alex Preda

in Framing Finance: The Boundaries of Markets and Modern Capitalism

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226679310
eISBN:
9780226679334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226679334.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter examines the double game of relentless increases in efficiency. The notion that financial speculation is endowed with a special force, which justifies its economic functions, is echoed ... More


Classification and Social Relations: The Dark Side of the Gift

Thomas R. Blanton, IV

in A Spiritual Economy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300220407
eISBN:
9780300225143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300220407.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Although gift exchange is often vaunted for its socially integrative functions, it is also associated with negative effects: obligation, coercion, indebtedness, and the psychological and social ... More


Doing Torture in Film: Confronting Ambiguity and Ambivalence

Marnia Lazreg

in Screening Torture: Media Representations of State Terror and Political Domination

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153591
eISBN:
9780231526975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153591.003.0013
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter analyzes the 1965 feature film The Battle of Algiers, which dramatized an episode in the Algerian War during which torture was systematically used in the dismantling of an urban guerilla ... More


Milestones

Edward Rohs and Judith Estrine

in Raised by the Church: Growing up in New York City's Catholic Orphanages

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823240227
eISBN:
9780823240265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823240227.003.0013
Subject:
History, Social History

In 1978, when he was 31, Ed graduated from Fordham University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in social science, and he was accepted at the Fordham's Graduate School of Social Service. This chapter ... More


Trafficking in drugs and small arms

Stephen Emerson and Hussein Solomon

in African security in the twenty-first century: Challenges and opportunities

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526122735
eISBN:
9781526136190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526122735.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The carrying on of trade, both legal and illegal, between communities has been a fundamental feature of global economic relationships and an essential component of economic and social development. ... More


In the Interests of the Poorest and Most Marginalized

Tim Unwin

in Reclaiming Information and Communication Technologies for Development

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198795292
eISBN:
9780191836589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198795292.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

This concluding chapter highlights some of the most important changes that need to be made in ICT4D policies and practices if these technologies are to be used to empower poor and marginalized people ... More


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