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Music VCDs and the New Generation: Negotiating Youth, Femininity, and Islam in Indonesia

Suzanne Naafs

in Being Young and Muslim: New Cultural Politics in the Global South and North

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195369212
eISBN:
9780199871179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369212.003.0021
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Islam

This chapter deals with the images of young female artists prevalent in music video compact disks (VCDs) of national and regional music genres in Indonesia and what they reflect about youth ... More


Introduction

Rayna Denison, Rachel Mizsei-Ward, and Derek Johnston

in Superheroes On World Screens

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781628462340
eISBN:
9781626746787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462340.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This introduction argues that superheroes are now a global phenomenon. While connections between the USA and superheroes persist in discussions of the superhero in contemporary culture, many local ... More


Enabling Global Business Transactions: Relational and Legal Mechanisms

Volkmar Gessner

in Capitalisms and Capitalism in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199694761
eISBN:
9780191741289
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199694761.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

Cross-border economic activities are embedded either in formal subordination to particular national legal systems, a commitment established and structured by nation states and in practice voluntarily ... More


Four Faces of Globalization: Debating Heterogeneity and Inequality

Robert Wuthnow

in Boundless Faith: The Global Outreach of American Churches

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520259157
eISBN:
9780520943063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520259157.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter briefly discusses the four faces of globalization. A counterargument to the view that global culture is becoming more and more the same is the view that diversity not only persists but ... More


Andrew Lau and Alan Mak's Infernal Affairs - The Trilogy

Gina Marchetti

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098015
eISBN:
9789882206601
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098015.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Infernal Affairs has received journalistic, popular and corporate notice but little vigorous critical attention. This book explores the way this example of Hong Kong's cinematic eclecticism has ... More


Psychology and the Neoliberal Self: Global Culture and the “New Colonial” Subjects

Sunil Bhatia

in Decolonizing Psychology: Globalization, Social Justice, and Indian Youth Identities

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780199964727
eISBN:
9780190690243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199964727.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter investigates how neoliberal globalization is not just an economic concept or an economic condition; rather, it brings with it shifts in the spheres of culture psychology and identity. It ... More


The pop novel in the age of globalisation: The Ground Beneath Her Feet and Fury

Andrew Teverson

in Salman Rushdie

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719070501
eISBN:
9781781701225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719070501.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter discusses the novels The Ground Beneath Her Feet and Fury, which take globalisation as a central theme. These tend to reflect more ambivalently upon the subject, since they focus upon ... More


From a Musical Holiday to the Tchaikovsky Competition: Moscow as a Global Center of Musical Culture

Kiril Tomoff

in Virtuosi Abroad: Soviet Music and Imperial Competition during the Early Cold War, 1945-1958

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453120
eISBN:
9781501701825
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453120.003.0004
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter looks at the long-term initiative to establish the ultimate international music competition in Moscow. It narrates the tale of an ill-fated Moscow Musical Holiday, proposed in the late ... More


Playing It Both Ways: Local Egyptian Performers between Regional Identity and International Markets

Walter Armbrust (ed.)

in Mass Mediations: New Approaches to Popular Culture in the Middle East and Beyond

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520219250
eISBN:
9780520923096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520219250.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter presents an alternative view of transnational media consumption, studying two Egyptian performance communities that relate differently to both global and national trends. The first is ... More


Global Communities

Lucy Evans

in Communities in Contemporary Anglophone Caribbean Short Stories

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781781381182
eISBN:
9781781384855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381182.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Dionne Brand’s At the Full and Change of the Moon (1999) and Robert Antoni’s My Grandmother’s Erotic Folktales (2000) present global Caribbean communities. Moon features an family spanning two ... More


Video Games Around the World

Mark J. P. Wolf (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262527163
eISBN:
9780262328487
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262527163.001.0001
Subject:
Computer Science, Game Studies

Video games have become a global industry, and their history spans dozens of national industries, where foreign imports compete with domestic productions, legitimate industry contends with piracy, ... More


A Relational World: The Significance of the Thought of William James and John Dewey for Global Culture

John J. McDermott

in The Drama of Possibility: Experience as Philosophy of Culture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226627
eISBN:
9780823235704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226627.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This chapter presents an essay on the significance of American classical philosophers William James and John Dewey's thought for global culture. It suggests that James' ... More


Introduction: The New Wave and the Generic Abyss

Gina Marchetti

in Andrew Lau and Alan Mak's Infernal Affairs - The Trilogy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098015
eISBN:
9789882206601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098015.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The Infernal Affairs trilogy provides the illusion of an epic sweep (from 1991–2003) that covers the issues of government legitimacy, global capitalist expansion, individual alienation, and the ... More


Encultured Identities, Cultivated Selves

Carol Upadhya

in Reengineering India: Work, Capital, and Class in an Offshore Economy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199461486
eISBN:
9780199087495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199461486.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Chapter 5 continues the exploration of the connections between work, culture, power, and subjectivity in IT workspaces through an examination of the fashioning of new worker-subjects through soft ... More


Who’s Afraid of the Girls?: Fears about FFPUS

Lesley J. Pruitt

in Women in Blue Helmets: Gender, Policing, and the UN's First All-Female Peacekeeping Unit

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520290600
eISBN:
9780520964716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520290600.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Chapter 5 explores how the FFPU evoked a number of common gendered fears, both around women’s participation in security and women’s participation as women working in all-female units. The latter ... More


Introduction

Mark J. P. Wolf

in Video Games Around the World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262527163
eISBN:
9780262328487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262527163.003.0001
Subject:
Computer Science, Game Studies

In addition to describing the contents and structure of the book, the Introduction describes the different levels of infrastructure needed for a national video game industry to exist, and the various ... More


Regenerating National Pride: Musical Progress and International Glory

Jann Pasler

in Composing the Citizen: Music as Public Utility in Third Republic France

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520257405
eISBN:
9780520943872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257405.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter discusses efforts to get people to identify with the artistic achievements of France. It reveals that international politics was a possible reason for the improved receptivity to French ... More


Studying Modern Arabic Literature: Mustafa Badawi, Scholar and Critic

Roger Allen and Robin Ostle (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780748696628
eISBN:
9781474412254
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696628.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This book is devoted to the life and academic legacy of Mustafa Badawi who transformed the study of modern Arabic literature in the second half of the twentieth century. Prior to the 1960s the study ... More


Sport, Bicycling, and Globalization in the Print Era: Convergences and Divergences

Eric Reed

in Selling the Yellow Jersey: The Tour de France in the Global Era

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226206530
eISBN:
9780226206677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226206677.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Chapter One describes the milieu into which the Tour was born in 1903. Modern sports and sporting cultures were established as new networks of communication, exchange, and travel blossomed, empires ... More


Americanism: New Perspectives on the History of an Ideal

Michael Kazin and Joseph A. McCartin (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807830109
eISBN:
9781469602332
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869710_kazin
Subject:
History, Cultural History

What is Americanism? The contributors to this volume recognize Americanism in all its complexity—as an ideology, an articulation of the nation's rightful place in the world, a set of traditions, a ... More


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