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Sources of Self-Help Movement Legitimation *

Matthew E. Archibald

in Social Movements and the Transformation of American Health Care

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195388299
eISBN:
9780199866519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388299.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter focuses on the challenges health social movements face in their efforts to achieve legitimation—sociopolitical and cultural recognition and acceptance—from actors with vested interests ... More


Appropriating Disorder

Joseph E. Davis

in Chemically Imbalanced: Everyday Suffering, Medication, and Our Troubled Quest for Self-Mastery

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226686547
eISBN:
9780226686714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226686714.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

All the neuroscience talk in psychiatry has fed a widespread assumption that people look to medication and speak of their suffering in terms of neurobiology because they have been schooled in ... More


Re-Envisioning Egypt 1919-1952

Arthur Goldschmidt and Amy J. Johnson (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789774249006
eISBN:
9781617971006
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774249006.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This book presents new and often dismissed aspects of the constitutional monarchy era in Egyptian history. It demonstrates that many of the domestic and regional sociopolitical and cultural changes ... More


Connecting Childhood and Old Age in Popular Media

Vanessa Joosen (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496815163
eISBN:
9781496815200
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496815163.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Media narratives in popular culture often ascribe interchangeable characteristics to childhood and old age. In the manner of George Lakoff and Mark Johnson’s Metaphors We Live By, the authors in this ... More


The Origins of Public Mobilization

James Reilly

in Strong Society, Smart State: The Rise of Public Opinion in China's Japan Policy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158060
eISBN:
9780231528085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158060.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the origins of public mobilization against Japan in the early 2000s. It looks into the Chinese Communist Party's (CCP) methods in shaping trends in activism, popular media, and ... More


The Trial of Ibo Simon: Popular Media and Anti-Haitian Violence in Guadeloupe

Philippe Zacaïr

in Haiti and the Haitian Diaspora in the Wider Caribbean

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034614
eISBN:
9780813039053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034614.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter explores the role of the popular media in igniting anti-Haitian violence in Caribbean states. In 2001, Ibo Simon, a powerful media person was charged with flaring up racist hatred and ... More


Chadari Politics: Translating Perceptions into Policy and Practice

Lina Abirafeh

in Land of the Unconquerable: The Lives of Contemporary Afghan Women

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520261853
eISBN:
9780520948990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520261853.003.0019
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores the popular perceptions of Afghan women, investigating the book covers with chadari images to better understand how Afghan women are represented in popular media. Afghanistan is ... More


Order Restored? Chinese Masculinities in the German Crime Television Series Tatort

Arnhilt Johanna Hoefle

in The Cosmopolitan Dream: Transnational Chinese Masculinities in a Global Age

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9789888455850
eISBN:
9789888455478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455850.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter studies the depiction of Chinese protagonists in the crime series Tatort, the most extensive and longest-running fictional television program in the German-speaking countries. The ... More


For-Profit Prophets: Christian Cultural Products and the Selling of Jesus

in Shaking the World for Jesus: Media and Conservative Evangelical Culture

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226326795
eISBN:
9780226326801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226326801.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter highlights some of today's typical products—youth-targeted straight-to-video series that take secular media genres (the cartoon, the sitcom) and respin them to suit evangelical purposes. ... More


Why popular films are popular: identification, imitation and critical mortification

David Platten

in Imagining the popular in contemporary French culture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719078163
eISBN:
9781781705056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078163.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter argues that the French popular film is a contradiction in terms: French cinema has long been associated with high culture, and despite the iconoclastic verve and youth appeal of the ... More


Heroes and Scoundrels: The Image of the Journalist in Popular Culture

Matthew C. Ehrlich and Joe Saltzman

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039027
eISBN:
9780252096990
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039027.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Whether it's the rule-defying lifer, the sharp-witted female newshound, or the irascible editor in chief, the journalists portrayed in popular culture have shaped our views of the press and its role ... More


Performing Sexual Purity in the Media Age

Sara Moslener

in Virgin Nation: Sexual Purity and American Adolescence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199987764
eISBN:
9780190239473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199987764.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The new paradigm spirituality that took hold of mainstream evangelicalism in the 1970s embraced the media age and created new genres of lifestyle media and Christian worship. As one tactic for ... More


The Making, Mapping and Mobilising in Merthyr project: young people, research and arts activisms in a post-industrial place

Emma Renold, Gabrielle Ivinson, Gareth Thomas, and Eva Elliott

in Imagining Regulation Differently: Co-creating for Engagement

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447348016
eISBN:
9781447348061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447348016.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter tells the story of a research-engagement project called Making, Mapping and Mobilising in Merthyr (otherwise known as the 4Ms project). The project explored young people's sense of place ... More


Introduction: theorising masculinities on the small screen

Rebecca Feasey

in Masculinity and Popular Television

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748627974
eISBN:
9780748651184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627974.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

Television studies is the new and growing academic discipline that emerged out of a diverse range of sociology, politics, film, media and cultural theory departments during the late 1970s and the ... More


Mountains, Monsters, and Monks: Nepal in the 1950s Western Popular Imagination

Mark Liechty

in Far Out: Countercultural Seekers and the Tourist Encounter in Nepal

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226428802
eISBN:
9780226429137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226429137.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

In the 1950s Western media coverage of Nepal reached unprecedented levels. With Nepal a Cold War “front line” state, Western news media published surprisingly extensive coverage of Nepali politics. ... More


Black Faces

Carolyn Finney

in Black Faces, White Spaces: Reimagining the Relationship of African Americans to the Great Outdoors

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781469614489
eISBN:
9781469614502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469614489.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter explores how the paucity of visual and textual representation of African Americans in popular media, the National Parks, and environmental education perpetuates their invisibility in ... More


Defeat Reconsidered: Heroes, Victims, and Perpetrators in the Popular Media

Akiko Hashimoto

in The Long Defeat: Cultural Trauma, Memory, and Identity in Japan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780190239152
eISBN:
9780190239190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190239152.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Culture, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Chapter 3 describes how Japan remembers the war and the war dead at the annual commemorations on August 15. It shows how political performances and popular media discourses divide rather than unite ... More


The Modern Working Girl

Cecilia Tossounian

in La Joven Moderna in Interwar Argentina: Gender, Nation, and Popular Culture

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781683401162
eISBN:
9781683401421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401162.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Chapter 3 turns from the upper-class flapper to representations of female workers in order to explore how pink-collar labor impacted women’s daily lives, especially in the areas of dating and ... More


Whose Class Is It Anyway? The “White Working Class” and the Myth of Trump

Sarah Jaffe

in Labor in the Time of Trump

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501746598
eISBN:
9781501746611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501746598.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter unpacks myths about the white working class and its support for Donald Trump in the 2016 election. Popular media wrongly suggest that millions of white, economically disadvantaged, ... More


Anecdotal Evidence: Ecocritiqe from Hollywood to the Mass Image

Sean Cubitt

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190065713
eISBN:
9780190065751
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190065713.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Ecocritique is a practice of radical questioning, as essential to the critical armoury as feminism and postcolonialism have become. Anecdotes are ecocritical because they focus on encounters, ... More


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