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Network Aesthetics

Patrick Jagoda

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226346489
eISBN:
9780226346656
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226346656.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The language of networks now describes everything from the Internet to terrorist organizations. But even as “network” has become an early-twenty-first century keyword, its overuse has also limited ... More


The normality of everyday ‘hate crime’

Paul Iganski

in 'Hate crime' and the city

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349408
eISBN:
9781447302476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349408.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

The experiences of victims show that in general, ‘hate crime’ offenders are not an aberration, or politically motivated extremists confined to the margins of society. Instead, many are ‘ordinary’ ... More


Introduction: Why Melodrama?

Louis Bayman

in The Operatic and the Everyday in Postwar Italian Film Melodrama

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780748656424
eISBN:
9781474400947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748656424.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter lays out an analysis of its topic as multi-faceted. It sets out the post-war period as a special moment of Italian melodrama’s greatest success, mentions the intertwining of ... More


Imagining an Idiosyncratic Belonging: Representing Disability in Chris Ware’s “Building Stories”

Margaret FinK BerMan

in The Comics of Chris Ware

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734423
eISBN:
9781621032236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734423.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

In Chris Ware’s comic strip “Building Stories,” the protagonist is a 30-year-old woman who is an amputee and sometimes wears a prosthetic limb. Ware’s description strangely elides disability as a ... More


Afterword: The Everyday Asian American Online

Ju Yon Kim

in The Racial Mundane: Asian American Performance and the Embodied Everyday

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479897896
eISBN:
9781479837519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479897896.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This afterword considers how the online video has become the quintessential form of the everyday, capturing life's smallest moments and disseminating them globally through websites such as YouTube. ... More


Styling the ‘ordinary’: Tele-factual genres and participant identities

Joanna Thornborrow

in Style, Mediation, and Change: Sociolinguistic Perspectives on Talking Media

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190629489
eISBN:
9780190629519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190629489.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter examines the concept of ‘ordinary’ as a way of categorizing and describing people who are non-media professionals participating in mediated discourse, specifically in relation to the ... More


Envy and School Bullying in the Japanese Cultural Context

Hidefumi Hitokoto and Masato Sawada

in Envy at Work and in Organizations

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190228057
eISBN:
9780190629458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190228057.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter argues that school bullying in Japan is sustained by interactions between emotional processes of envy and traditional cultural contexts that value interdependence, ordinariness, and ... More


‘A Sensible Touching, Feeling and Groping’: Metaphor and Sensory Experience in the English Reformation

Joe Moshenska

in Feeling Pleasures: The Sense of Touch in Renaissance England

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780198712947
eISBN:
9780191781377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198712947.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, Criticism/Theory

The first section considers the attack on the pious handling of relics in the Reformation, via the translation into English of Erasmus’s satirical colloquy on pilgrimage, which construes relics as ... More


Tyneside Shipbuilders: Workers’ Attitudes to Class, 1968–1971

Florence Sutcliffe-Braithwaite

in Class, Politics, and the Decline of Deference in England, 1968-2000

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198812579
eISBN:
9780191850387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812579.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This chapter focuses on the interviews and ethnographic observation conducted by a group of sociologists with Tyneside shipbuilders in 1968–71. Re-examining the interviews suggests several ... More


Attitudes to Class in the ‘100 Families’ Study, 1985–1988

Florence Sutcliffe-Braithwaite

in Class, Politics, and the Decline of Deference in England, 1968-2000

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198812579
eISBN:
9780191850387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812579.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This chapter reuses interviews conducted in 1985–8 for Paul Thompson’s ‘100 Families’ study to examine interviewees’ thoughts about class in the middle of the Thatcher decade. It finds that ... More


Mass Observers’ Attitudes to Class, 1990

Florence Sutcliffe-Braithwaite

in Class, Politics, and the Decline of Deference in England, 1968-2000

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198812579
eISBN:
9780191850387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812579.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This chapter uses responses to Mass Observation’s 1990 directive on ‘social divisions’ to examine what the Mass Observers thought about class. It concludes that earlier accounts have overstated these ... More


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