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Postcolonial Gothic

Sarah Ilott

in Twenty-First-Century Gothic: An Edinburgh Companion

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474440929
eISBN:
9781474477024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474440929.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Contemporary postcolonial Gothic provides a language for reengaging with the political realities of the post/neo-colonial present, speaking truths that are structurally repressed elsewhere,especially ... More


Drug Violence in the Streets and at Home

Javier Auyero and Katherine Sobering

in The Ambivalent State: Police-Criminal Collusion at the Urban Margins

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190915537
eISBN:
9780190915575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190915537.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Law, Crime and Deviance

Drawing on long-term ethnographic fieldwork collected in the poor neighborhood of Arquitecto Tucci, this chapter describes residents’ everyday experiences with violence. It begins by explaining the ... More


The escalation of violence: War and genocide

Mary Fulbrook

in Dissonant Lives: Generations and Violence Through the German Dictatorships

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199287208
eISBN:
9780191804335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199287208.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the history of war and genocide in Germany during the late 1930s to the early 1940s. It discusses the German invasion of Poland in September 1939, the routinization of systemic ... More


Fire, Voices and Torment

Samm Deighan

in M

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325772
eISBN:
9781800342422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325772.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on Fritz Lang's seminal film M in 1931, which exists in a liminal space between social drama, crime thriller, and horror film. It explains that M follows the paedophiliac killer ... More


Unpacking Collusion

Javier Auyero and Katherine Sobering

in The Ambivalent State: Police-Criminal Collusion at the Urban Margins

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190915537
eISBN:
9780190915575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190915537.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter draws out common features of collusion across cases, highlighting the patterned character of this transactional world, as well as the mistakes and last-minute improvisations that abound ... More


An Ethics of Generosity

Min Hyoung Song

in Flashpoints for Asian American Studies

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823278602
eISBN:
9780823280629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823278602.003.0018
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

“An Ethics of Generosity” uses as a main contrapuntal premise the logics of neoliberal self-interest and its disastrous implications for Asian Americans and other groups of color. Song accordingly ... More


Competition, Retaliation, and Violence

Javier Auyero and Katherine Sobering

in The Ambivalent State: Police-Criminal Collusion at the Urban Margins

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190915537
eISBN:
9780190915575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190915537.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter begins conceptualizing the relational dynamics of collusion, outlining the resources, practices, and processes that sustain the clandestine relationships between police officers and drug ... More


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