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 The Big Man of the Big God: Pentecostalism, Media, and Popular Culture in the 1980s

Ogbu Kalu

in African Pentecostalism: An Introduction

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195340006
eISBN:
9780199867073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340006.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

The 1980s brought major changes including socioeconomic and political collapse; the enlarged networking with external, Western forms of Pentecostalism; and the liberalization of media space following ... More


The Media as Technologies

Nicholas Garnham

in Emancipation, the Media, and Modernity: Arguments about the Media and Social Theory

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198742258
eISBN:
9780191695001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198742258.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter presents an analysis of the media as technology. It argues that many of the debates about the economic and social impact and future development of the media are part of wider debates, ... More


‘Beautiful patterns of bits’: cybernetics, interfaces, new media

Caroline Bassett

in The Arc and the Machine: Narrative and New Media

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719073427
eISBN:
9781781700907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719073427.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter explores how the connections between technology and culture have been drawn — and may be drawn — in relation to new media technologies. One key issue here is how and why newly introduced ... More


Television and New Media Audiences

Ellen Seiter

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198711421
eISBN:
9780191694905
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198711421.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Why is talk about television forbidden at certain schools? Why does a mother feel guilty about watching Star Trek in front of her four-year-old child? Why would retired men turn to daytime soap ... More


Disability and Biomediation: Tinnitus as Phantom Disability

Mack Hagood

in Disability Media Studies

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781479867820
eISBN:
9781479802340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479867820.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The medical mediation of bodily differences can be fraught, and many scholars have shown how the combination of media and medicine can produce disablement according to biopolitical norms. Mack Hagood ... More


Poiesis and Enchantment in Topological Matter

Xin Wei Sha

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780262019514
eISBN:
9780262318914
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019514.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Movement, and in particular, gesture are arguably essential aspects of engendering human experience. But rather than taking “the body” or “cognition” for granted as conceptual starting points, we ... More


What Is in My Heart Is on My Twitter

Tarek El-Ariss

in Leaks, Hacks, and Scandals

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691181936
eISBN:
9780691184913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691181936.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines the confrontational practices of Egyptian activist Wael Abbas. Investigating the interplay of leaks and scene-making in Wael's posts and language, which are often decried or ... More


The Electric Touch Machine Miracle Scam: Body, Technology, and the (Dis)authentication of the Pentecostal Supernatural

Marleen de Witte

in Deus in Machina: Religion, Technology, and the Things in Between

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823249800
eISBN:
9780823252480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823249800.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Starting with the case of a Ghanaian pastor in Uganda who was accused of using an “electric touch machine,” this chapter explores the nexus of the corporeal, the technological, and the spiritual in ... More


Digitising and visualising: old media, new media and the pursuit of emerging urban publics

Scott Rodgers

in Rethinking the public: Innovations in research, theory and politics

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424167
eISBN:
9781447303275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424167.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Organizations

This chapter addresses the distinction between old and new media by exploring how new media technologies enter into the settings of supposedly ‘old’ media organisations. In focusing on how Toronto ... More


Afterword: Class Work/Homework

Karen W. Tice

in Queens of Academe: Beauty Pageants and Campus Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199842780
eISBN:
9780199933440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199842780.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter examines the diverse effects of campus beauty pageants for affirming and disrupting restrictive gender/race/class dynamics on campus. It discusses the effects of neo-liberalism, ... More


Mobile Methods and Large Screens

Nikos Papastergiadis, Amelia Barikin, Xin Gu, Scott McQuire, and Audrey Yue

in Ambient Screens and Transnational Public Spaces

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789888208920
eISBN:
9789888313839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208920.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter details the case studies that were conducted as part of a five-year research project, which conducted the world’s first real-time cross-cultural exchange via the networking of large ... More


Feeling Mediated: A History of Media Technology and Emotion in America

Brenton J. Malin

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814762790
eISBN:
9780814770153
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814762790.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

New technologies, whether text message or telegraph, inevitably raise questions about emotion. New forms of communication bring with them both fear and hope, on one hand allowing us deeper emotional ... More


Cycles of Disruptive Fixation

Christo Sims

in Disruptive Fixation: School Reform and the Pitfalls of Techno-Idealism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691163987
eISBN:
9781400885299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691163987.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the emergence of the Downtown School for Design, Media, and Technology within the context of historical cycles of purportedly disruptive educational reform in the United States. ... More


The Smart City: Strategic Placemaking and the Internet of Things

Germaine R. Halegoua

in The Digital City: Media and the Social Production of Place

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781479839216
eISBN:
9781479829101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479839216.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Chapter 1 engages the process of re-placeing on a global scale, examining how top-down imaginations of the built environment are coupled with digital media to express particular paradigms and plans ... More


New Media and Traveling Spirits: Pentecostals in the Vietnamese Diaspora and the Disaster of the Titanic

Gertrud Hüwelmeier

in Trance Mediums and New Media: Spirit Possession in the Age of Technical Reproduction

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823253807
eISBN:
9780823260966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823253807.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores the role of media and new media technologies and the ways in which prayers and spirits travel and circulate among local and global audiences. Based on ethnographic fieldwork ... More


Why This Book?

Xin Wei Sha

in Poiesis and Enchantment in Topological Matter

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780262019514
eISBN:
9780262318914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019514.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Chapter 1 orients readers to what is at stake in computationally augmented and nondigital responsive media and responsive environments: the potential for ethico-aesthetic experiment. This appeals to ... More


Amenable and Fixable Subjects

Christo Sims

in Disruptive Fixation: School Reform and the Pitfalls of Techno-Idealism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691163987
eISBN:
9781400885299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691163987.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines how reformers imagined subjects that would be amenable to and fixable with their intervention in comparison with the ways that students negotiated identification and difference ... More


Beyond the Phantom Public

Anthony M. Nadler

in Making the News Popular: Mobilizing U.S. News Audiences

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040146
eISBN:
9780252098345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040146.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This concluding chapter discusses the intellectual resources of critical media studies and applies them to debates about the future of news. The changes taking place in news media concern not only ... More


From Bombay to Bollywood: The Making of a Global Media Industry

Aswin Punathambekar

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814771891
eISBN:
9780814771907
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814771891.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book analyzes the transformation of the national film industry in Bombay into a transnational and multimedia cultural enterprise, which has come to be known as Bollywood. Combining ethnographic, ... More


Mediated Experience in the Egyptian Revolution

Mark Allen Peterson

in Digital Middle East: State and Society in the Information Age

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190859329
eISBN:
9780190942977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190859329.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

Reconciling large scale political and social change with everyday lived experience has always been a fundamental problem for understanding social and political change. This chapter offers a ... More


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