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The Union of Westminster and Edinburgh Parliaments, 1707

Iain Mclean and Alistair McMillan

in State of the Union

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199258208
eISBN:
9780191603334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199258201.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The motives of the pro- and anti-Union forces in Scotland in the years leading to 1707 are analysed. It is shown that they were mixed, but that trade, security, and material interests all played a ... More


The God Who Deconstructs Himself: Sovereignty and Subjectivity Between Freud, Bataille, and Derrida

Nick Mansfield

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823232413
eISBN:
9780823235735
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823232413.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

No topic has caused more discussion in recent philosophy and political theory than sovereignty. From late Foucault to Agamben, and from Guantanamo Bay to the “war on terror,” the issue of the extent ... More


'Tinkers': Synge and the Cultural History of the Irish Traveller

Mary Burke

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199566464
eISBN:
9780191721670
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566464.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The history of the Irish minority Traveller community is not analogous to that of the ‘tinker’, a Europe-wide underworld fantasy created by 16th-century British and continental Rogue Literature that ... More


I Died a Million Times: Gangster Noir in Midcentury America

Robert Miklitsch

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780252043611
eISBN:
9780252052491
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043611.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The Age of Affluence. Ike and Mamie. The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit. In the United States, the 1950s have been memorialized as the Pax Americana. A similar stereotypical view has characterized the ... More


Walk Like a Man: Vagabondage and Gender Construction

Dúnlaith Bird

in Travelling in Different Skins: Gender Identity in European Women's Oriental Travelogues, 1850-1950

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199644162
eISBN:
9780199949984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644162.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter explores the original paradigm of vagabondage. An increasingly totemic concept in European women’s travel writing from the 1850s onwards, vagabondage offers an alternative model of ... More


Cavaliers, Puritans, and Rogues: English Prose Fiction from 1485 to 1700

Patrick Parrinder

in Nation & Novel: The English Novel from its Origins to the Present Day

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199264858
eISBN:
9780191698989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264858.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Prose fiction came in late in European literature. Before the Elizabethan period, original short stories and romance narratives consisted of just prose fiction. The prose fiction works of Malory, ... More


Literary Antecedents of the Irish Revival Tinker

Mary Burke

in 'Tinkers': Synge and the Cultural History of the Irish Traveller

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199566464
eISBN:
9780191721670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566464.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The opening chapter traces the various imagined ‘Easts’ from which the purported pre-Gaelic ancestors of tinkers and the Oriental antecedents of European Gypsies emerged. The Revival-era theory of ... More


Rogue Desires

Denise Meyerson

in False Consciousness

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198248194
eISBN:
9780191681073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198248194.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Marcuse says not merely that ‘false needs…perpetuate toil, aggressiveness, misery and injustice’, but also that they are ‘determined by external powers over which the individual has no control’. This ... More


Atlantic Rogues

Sal Nicolazzo

in Vagrant Figures: Law, Literature, and the Origins of the Police

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780300241310
eISBN:
9780300255706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300241310.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter argues that in the late seventeenth century, vagrancy statutes are in formal conversation with the picaresque novel as both genres begin to circulate transatlantically. It contextualizes ... More


Dual Containment, 1992–2000

Steven Hurst

in The United States and Iraq since 1979: Hegemony, Oil and War

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748627677
eISBN:
9780748672103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627677.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The Persian Gulf War thus left Saddam Hussein in power with question marks remaining over the extent of Iraq's WMD programmes. Abandoning power-balancing strategies, the Clinton administration ... More


Fantastic and Bizarro

Daniel Cook

in Walter Scott and Short Fiction

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781474487139
eISBN:
9781399501903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474487139.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

As a theorist, Scott opposed what he perceived to be the formal unscrupulousness of the fantastic. As a practitioner, he appreciated the new ways in which the mode could endlessly shape his ... More


Rogue Democracy and the Hidden God

Samuel Weber

in Political Theologies: Public Religions in a Post-Secular World

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226443
eISBN:
9780823237043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226443.003.0021
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

The United States uses the phrase “rogue states” to designate not only a state that “relies on acts of terror” itself, but also “terrorists”, who presumably are not ... More


Sovereign Counter-Sovereignty, Justice, and the Event

Nick Mansfield

in The God Who Deconstructs Himself: Sovereignty and Subjectivity Between Freud, Bataille, and Derrida

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823232413
eISBN:
9780823235735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823232413.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter examines Jacques Derrida's essay Rogues by way of a discussion of messianism and the event in his book Specters of Marx: The State of the Debt, the Work of Mourning & the New ... More


Rogues, reptiles and repentant sinners

Brian Mcnair

in Journalists in Film: Heroes and Villains

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748634460
eISBN:
9780748670925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748634460.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter describes the representation of journalists in cinema as best, lovable rogues and as worst, loathsome reptiles. Runaway Bride stars Richard Gere in the lovable rogue role, opposite Julia ... More


Playing the Fool: Comedy and the end of Everyman

Gill Plain

in John Mills and British Cinema: Masculinity, Identity and Nation

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748621071
eISBN:
9780748651092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621071.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Comedy is a form that facilitates the disruption of gender norms, both through the stereotypical inversions of the hen-pecked husband and the shrewish wife, and through more subtle manipulations of ... More


Revisiting missile defence

Natalie Bormann

in National Missile Defence and the Politics of US Identity: A Poststructural Critique

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719074707
eISBN:
9781781701331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719074707.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter serves as an account of what missile defence is. It shows how the missile defence system is located within the overall US thinking of security and observes that missile defence has ... More


NMD and foreign policy discourse

Natalie Bormann

in National Missile Defence and the Politics of US Identity: A Poststructural Critique

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719074707
eISBN:
9781781701331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719074707.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter reviews some of the key arguments that are in favour of NMD, and considers some of the lasting assumptions about the character of security and threat, as well as the concept of policy ... More


Blacklisting

J. C. Sharman

in The Money Laundry: Regulating Criminal Finance in the Global Economy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450181
eISBN:
9780801463198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450181.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines how blacklisting, and the threat of being blacklisted, helps promote policy diffusion with regards to anti-money laundering (AML). It first provides a historical background of ... More


From the Syndicate to the Classic Heist Picture

Robert Miklitsch

in I Died a Million Times: Gangster Noir in Midcentury America

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780252043611
eISBN:
9780252052491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043611.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The introduction proffers some cultural, political, and historical contexts for the emergence of the three subgenres of gangster noir discussed in the body of the book: the syndicate, rogue cop, and ... More


Where the Sidewalk Ends: Theft, Adaptation, Prototypicality

Robert Miklitsch

in I Died a Million Times: Gangster Noir in Midcentury America

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780252043611
eISBN:
9780252052491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043611.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

If John Cromwell’s The Racket (1951) remains a representative transitional instance of the rogue cop film, the subgenre cannot be reduced, thematically speaking, either to vigilante violence or ... More


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