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Beyond Yellow English: Toward a Linguistic Anthropology of Asian Pacific America

Angela Reyes and Adrienne Lo (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195327359
eISBN:
9780199870639
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327359.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This book examines issues of language, identity, and culture among the rapidly growing Asian Pacific American (APA) population. The distinguished contributors—who represent a broad range of ... More


Desiring Hong Kong, Consuming South China: Transborder Cultural Politics, 1970-2010

Eric Kit-wai Ma

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9789888083459
eISBN:
9789882209329
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083459.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book is a study of consumer desire and cultural production in China through the lived experience of ordinary people. It focuses on the complex and changing cultural patterns in Hong Kong's ... More


National Paths: Common Patterns

Clive Emsley

in Crime, Police, and Penal Policy: European Experiences 1750-1940

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199202850
eISBN:
9780191707995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199202850.003.0014
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter draws together the key arguments of the book. It stresses how across the period studied, experts exchanged ideas and governments looked at what seemed to work elsewhere and sought to ... More


Danger in the City: Danger in the Countryside

Clive Emsley

in Crime, Police, and Penal Policy: European Experiences 1750-1940

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199202850
eISBN:
9780191707995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199202850.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter addresses the early and mid-19th-century concerns about those described as the criminal or dangerous classes. It emphasizes that while many of the concerns were directed at expanding ... More


Ageism and Age Discrimination

Jonathan Herring

in Older People in Law and Society

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199229024
eISBN:
9780191705274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199229024.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter considers the legal protection offered against age discrimination. It looks at what ageism is and when, if ever, it can be justified. It considers why it has taken so long for society to ... More


New Professionals: Old Problems

Clive Emsley

in Crime, Police, and Penal Policy: European Experiences 1750-1940

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199202850
eISBN:
9780191707995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199202850.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter charts the way in which the three types of police force delineated earlier developed in the closing years of the 19th century and at the beginning of the 20th. It traces their increasing ... More


Introduction: Mapping the Place of Latinas in the U.S. Media

Isabel Molina-Guzmán

in Dangerous Curves: Latina Bodies in the Media

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814757352
eISBN:
9780814759547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814757352.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This introductory chapter sets out the book's purpose, which is to explore the symbolic colonization and symbolic ruptures embedded in media discourses and audience readings about Latinas and ... More


Feminist Film Theory: An Introduction

Terri Murray

in Studying Feminist Film Theory

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325802
eISBN:
9781800342439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325802.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter provides an overview of feminist film theory. Feminist film studies, or ‘gendered film studies’, is intended to explore the ways in which women (and men) are represented by visual media, ... More


Obama and the Biracial Factor: The Battle for a New American Majority

Andrew Jolivette (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9781447301011
eISBN:
9781447307228
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447301011.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Obama and the Biracial Factor is the first book to explore the significance of mixed-race identity as a key factor in the election of President Obama and examines the sociological and political ... More


Alternate Roots: Ethnicity, Race, and Identity in Genealogy Media

Christine Scodari

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496817785
eISBN:
9781496817822
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496817785.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

For over two decades, the media have chronicled escalating participation in family history prompted by, among other things, the aging of Baby Boomers and Generation Xers, the growing availability of ... More


Media in homicide: from consumption to participation

Elizabeth Yardley

in Social Media Homicide Confessions: Stories of Killers and their Victims

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447328001
eISBN:
9781447328025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447328001.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter examines the extent to which criminologists have addressed issues relating to media representation of homicide. It first considers the shifts in media and the degree to which ... More


Youth Marginality in Britain: Contemporary Studies of Austerity

Shane Blackman and Ruth Rogers (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447330523
eISBN:
9781447330578
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447330523.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

The book critically engages with neo-liberal policies and media representations of youth austerity as a constructed social crisis but remaining the mechanism used by both government and media to ... More


Dark secrets of childhood: Media power, child abuse and public scandals

Fred Powell and Margaret Scanlon

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447317845
eISBN:
9781447317869
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447317845.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Over the last few decades, public opinion has been traumatised by revelations of child abuse on a mass scale. It has become the major human rights story of the 21st century in Western society. This ... More


The Media Poor and the Stories about Them

Christian Albrekt Larsen

in The Rise and Fall of Social Cohesion: The Construction and De-construction of Social Trust in the US, UK, Sweden and Denmark

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199681846
eISBN:
9780191761683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681846.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter provides a unique overview of how ‘the bottom’ in general is constructed in the US, UK, Sweden, and Denmark. Some of these patterns reflect some of the socio-economic ‘realities’ ... More


‘Illegals’ in the Law School of Athens: public presence, discourse, and migrants as threat

Giannis Gkolfinopoulos

in Security/Mobility: Politics of Movement

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781526107459
eISBN:
9781526124258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526107459.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter looks at the hunger strike of migrants in the Law School building of the University of Athens in 2011. The focus lies on the media representations of the occupation of the building and ... More


Letters to Casey Anthony, a woman accused of murder

Lizzie Seal

in Law in Popular Belief: Myth and Reality

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780719097836
eISBN:
9781526123985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097836.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter is based on an analysis of letters sent by members of the public to Casey Anthony, while she was awaiting trial for the capital murder of her daughter, Caylee. Caylee Anthony went ... More


What do they know of law who only cop shows know?

Anthony Amatrudo

in Law in Popular Belief: Myth and Reality

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780719097836
eISBN:
9781526123985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097836.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter shows how it is not the law, as such, but only representations of it that affect behaviour. Citizens act in terms of how they think the law is and not necessarily as it actually is. ... More


Narrating the young migrant journey: themes of self-representation

Sue Clayton

in Unaccompanied Young Migrants: Identity, Care and Justice

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781447331865
eISBN:
9781447331919
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447331865.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter first offers an analysis of media representation of refugees through print press and television. UK media tends to present refugee stereotypes of these people as either hostile and ... More


Critical Rhetorics of Race

Michael G. Lacy and Kent A. Ono (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814762226
eISBN:
9780814765296
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814762226.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

According to many pundits and cultural commentators, the United States is enjoying a post-racial age, thanks in part to Barack Obama's rise to the presidency. This high gloss of optimism fails, ... More


Inventing Martial Subjects: Toxic Masculinity, MMA, and Media Representation

Paul Bowman

in The Invention of Martial Arts: Popular Culture Between Asia and America

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780197540336
eISBN:
9780197540374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197540336.003.0011
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter examines contemporary academic and popular media conceptualizations of masculinity in relation to ‘hardness’. It stages this through a close reading of a recent documentary called ‘Hard ... More


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