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The Passive Leverage of the European Union

Milada Anna Vachudova

in Europe Undivided: Democracy, Leverage, and Integration After Communism

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199241194
eISBN:
9780191602382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199241198.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter presents a theoretical framework for the EU’s passive leverage, defined as the traction that the EU has on the domestic politics of credible candidate states merely by virtue of its ... More


Traditional Political Realism and the Writing of History

Roger D. Spegele

in International Society and its Critics

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199265206
eISBN:
9780191601866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199265208.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Part Two of the book begins with a discussion of realist and English School of International Relations approaches to writing international history, in which the author argues that the appreciation of ... More


New Punk Cinema

Nicholas Rombes (ed.)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748620340
eISBN:
9780748671052
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748620340.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book examines a new breed of film that is indebted to the punk spirit of experimentation, do-it-yourself ethos, and an uneasy, often defiant relationship with the mainstream. An array of ... More


Hegemony and IR Theory

Ian Clark

in Hegemony in International Society

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199556267
eISBN:
9780191725609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199556267.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter locates hegemony in the context of IR theoretical debates. In particular, it examines two alternative conceptions of international stability, one related to a dispersal of power, and the ... More


Dangerous Doctrine: How Obama's Grand Strategy Weakened America

Robert G. Kaufman

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813167206
eISBN:
9780813167749
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167206.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The main argument is that President Obama’s foreign and national security policy reflects a coherent set of assumptions and premises constituting a Doctrine. The book argues further that the Obama ... More


Kelly Reichardt

Katherine Fusco and Nicole Seymour

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041242
eISBN:
9780252050107
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041242.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Kelly Reichardt is the first book-length study of contemporary filmmaker Kelly Reichardt. This book argues that Reichardt’s process-based slow cinema captures the “emergent” quality of contemporary, ... More


ReFocus: The Films of Kelly Reichardt

E. Dawn Hall

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474411127
eISBN:
9781474444620
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474411127.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Over her multi-film career, the American independent filmmaker Kelly Reichardt has established a highly individual perspectives on questions of gender, feminism, socioeconomics and sexual ... More


The Perils of Neorealism

Robert G. Kaufman

in In Defense of the Bush Doctrine

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124346
eISBN:
9780813134987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124346.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Neorealists such as Stephen M. Walt argue that the Bush administration's war on terror did not promote democratic reforms in the Middle East but instead heightened anti-American sentiment in the ... More


Down to the Bone: Neo-neorealism and Genre in Contemporary Women’s Indies

Linda Badley

in Indie Reframed: Women's Filmmaking and Contemporary American Independent Cinema

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474403924
eISBN:
9781474426756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474403924.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines a resurgence of the American independent tradition of documentary-style social realism that inspired and enabled women filmmakers in the 1980s in recent films by Debra Granik ... More


In Person: Reenactment in Postwar and Contemporary Cinema

Ivone Margulies

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190496821
eISBN:
9780190496852
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190496821.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

In Person: Reenactment in Postwar and Contemporary Cinema delineates a new performative genre based on replay and self-awareness. The book argues that in-person reenactment, an actual person ... More


Panahi’s Disagreement

James Harvey

in Jacques Rancière and the Politics of Art Cinema

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474423786
eISBN:
9781474453585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474423786.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Following discussion of the particularities of the Panahi case and the cultural specificity of the film, I engage with This is Not a Film in the context of what Rancière describes as ‘suitable ... More


Constructing a Neorealist Reality: Petty Urbanites, Mundaneness, and Chi Li’s Fiction

Haomin Gong

in Uneven Modernity: Literature, Film, and Intellectual Discourse in Postsocialist China

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835316
eISBN:
9780824871185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835316.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the problematics of neorealism (xin xieshizhuyi) by focusing on the work of Chi Li. It first considers the term “neorealism” and its relationship to realism and avant-gardism in ... More


Observation in the cinema

David MacDougall

in The looking machine: Essays on cinema, anthropology and documentary filmmaking

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526134097
eISBN:
9781526144720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526134097.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

In this chapter the author notes that for some people ‘observation’ connotes an attitude of surveillance towards the subject. Despite this, the term is a useful summation of the original documentary ... More


Documentary and its doubles

David MacDougall

in The looking machine: Essays on cinema, anthropology and documentary filmmaking

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526134097
eISBN:
9781526144720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526134097.003.0013
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter provides a critical overview of the history of documentary cinema, arguing that it gradually lost sight of its early inspiration in the cinema of the Lumière brothers, adopting many of ... More


The Main Tenets of the Obama Doctrine

Robert G. Kaufman

in Dangerous Doctrine: How Obama's Grand Strategy Weakened America

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813167206
eISBN:
9780813167749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167206.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter identifies seven major tenets informing the Obama Doctrine, which the president has applied with remarkable consistency despite the vagaries of politics. Three deserve special mention. ... More


Global Neorealism: The Transnational History of a Film Style

Saverio Giovacchini and Robert Sklar (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617031229
eISBN:
9781617031236
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617031229.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Intellectual, cultural, and film historians have long considered neorealism the founding block of post-World War II Italian cinema. Neorealism, the traditional story goes, was an Italian film style ... More


Killer of Sheep (1977)

James Naremore

in Charles Burnett: A Cinema of Symbolic Knowledge

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520285521
eISBN:
9780520960954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520285521.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses Burnett’s most celebrated film, which was completed as an MFA thesis and became one of the first movies to be designated by the Library of Congress as a national treasure. Shot ... More


Two Screenplays: Bless Their Little Hearts (1984) Man in a Basket (2003)

James Naremore

in Charles Burnett: A Cinema of Symbolic Knowledge

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520285521
eISBN:
9780520960954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520285521.003.0013
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Burnett is a complete filmmaker who has not only directed but also photographed, edited, and written many films. This chapter puts emphasis on his talent as a screenwriter, using two very different ... More


From Italian Neorealism to New Latin American Cinema: Ruptures and Continuities during the 1960s

Mariano Mestman

in Global Neorealism: The Transnational History of a Film Style

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617031229
eISBN:
9781617031236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617031229.003.0010
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the influence of Italian postwar neorealist films on the so-called New Latin American Cinema (NLAC) of the 1960s, and narrates a story that goes from the 1950s cinema of ... More


After the War: Cinema as the Site of Historical Consciousness

Hermann Kappelhoff

in The Politics and Poetics of Cinematic Realism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780231170727
eISBN:
9780231539319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170727.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Against the backdrop of the Second World War and the ubiquitous instrumentalization of cinema in propaganda battles, the aesthetic potential of cinema is radically reconceptualized. By examining ... More


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