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Introduction: Guns in America

Abigail A. Kohn

in Shooters: Myths and Realities of America's Gun Cultures

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195150513
eISBN:
9780199944095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195150513.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Culture, Sport and Leisure

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about the myths and realities of gun culture in the U.S. This volume features interviews with three different types of shooters, ... More


Captain Cocq and the Unruly Musketeer

Harry Berger Jr.

in Manhood, Marriage, and Mischief: Rembrandt's 'Night Watch' and Other Dutch Group Portraits

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823225569
eISBN:
9780823240937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823225569.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The embodiment of Klovenier order and discipline is “the dignified musketeer” partly visible between the captain and lieutenant: his effort “to redirect the line of fire” gets converted to a symbol ... More


The Body Without Organs and Internet Gaming Addiction

Ian Cook

in Deleuze and New Technology

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748633364
eISBN:
9780748652600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633364.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter examines Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari's concept of body without organs in relation to Internet-gaming addiction, particularly first-person shooter games. It offers the view of ... More


Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore

Pradeep Chhibber and Harsh Shah

in India Tomorrow: Conversations with the Next Generation of Political Leaders

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190125837
eISBN:
9780190991456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190125837.003.0015
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore, an Olympics silver medalist and former army officer who has served in counter-insurgency operations, is an unusual politician. He did not enter politics, either working ... More


Self-Defense and Personal Responsibility

Angela Stroud

in Good Guys with Guns: The Appeal and Consequences of Concealed Carry

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469627892
eISBN:
9781469627915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627892.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

This chapter examines how ideas about crime and criminals are shaped by neoliberal cultural discourses of personal responsibility that not only justify why people need to be armed but also ... More


Iconicity and Interactivity

Inge Hinterwaldner

in The Systemic Image: A New Theory of Interactive Real-Time Simulations

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035040
eISBN:
9780262335546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035040.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

Frank Popper roughly discriminates between two kinds of computer-based works: The ones built on data bases administer a collection of digitized material, and the ones of interest here that provide ... More


“Like Wheat Before the Sickle”

Rod Gragg

in Covered with Glory: The 26th North Carolina Infantry at the Battle of Gettysburg

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807871409
eISBN:
9781469604312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898383_gragg.10
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter talks about the champion marbles shooter of Company F—Private Eli Setser. His second cousin and fellow soldier, Thomas W. Setser, claimed Eli could “beet enybody in camp a playing ... More


Tactical Considerations1

Seth W. Stoughton, Jeffrey J. Noble, and Geoffrey P. Alpert

in Evaluating Police Uses of Force

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479814657
eISBN:
9781479830480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479814657.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Officers do not use force in a vacuum. It has long been recognized that a use of force is not the result of a single decision, but rather of “a contingent sequence of decisions and resulting ... More


Virtual Antiracism: Pleasure, Catharsis, and Hope in Mafia III and Watch Dogs 2

David J. Leonard

in Racialized Media: The Design, Delivery, and Decoding of Race and Ethnicity

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479811076
eISBN:
9781479807826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479811076.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Often defined by racism, sexism, homophobia, and disempowering representations, video games are rarely thought of us as progressive and hopeful tools of freedom. Examining Mafia III and Watch Dogs 2, ... More


Unintentional Causes of Profiling: What’s Under the Tip of the Attitude Iceberg?

Jack Glaser

in Suspect Race: Causes and Consequences of Racial Profiling

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780195370409
eISBN:
9780190221058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195370409.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Unintentional causes of racial profiling, particularly implicit stereotypes, are discussed in order to explain why profiling and other forms of discrimination persist in the presence of ... More


The Game of Life: Experiences of the First-Person Shooter

Patrick Crogan

in Gameplay Mode: War, Simulation, and Technoculture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816653348
eISBN:
9781452946146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816653348.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines the experience of information in first-person shooter computer games. Elements of the screen interface are the common informational supplements to the visual field of perception ... More


The Blackest Eyes . . . The Devil’s Eyes: Horror’s First-Person Camerawork Part 2: The Searching Camera

Adam Charles Hart

in Monstrous Forms: Moving Image Horror Across Media

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780190916237
eISBN:
9780190916275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190916237.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter analyzes the recent development in first-person camerawork in horror, in which the killer-aligned camera of Killer POV has been supplanted by the victim- or protagonist-aligned cameras ... More


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