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. Vulnerability to Violence and Ethical Sensibility

Dave Boothroyd

in Ethical Subjects in Contemporary Culture

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780748640096
eISBN:
9780748693795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640096.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Developing further the argument of the previous chapter, this chapter turns to the significance of ‘the skin’ as neither simply a trope nor a species of naturalism in the theory of contact/touch ... More


Gothic Medicine: Written on the Body

Ann Davies

in Contemporary Spanish Gothic

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474402996
eISBN:
9781474426732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402996.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The final chapter draws on Judith Halberstam's theorisation of the Gothic as the postindustrial production and consumption of excess, to consider the contemporary Gothic body and the efforts of ... More


Democratic Futures in the Shadow of Mass Incarceration: Toward a Political Theology of Prison Abolition

Elias Ortega-Aponte

in Common Goods: Economy, Ecology, and Political Theology

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823268436
eISBN:
9780823272532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823268436.003.0018
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Political theology’s radical democratic discourse, as it outlines the shape of possible democratic futures to come, has remained silent around the question of mass incarceration and the threat it ... More


George Lamming

Mary Chamberlain

in West Indian Intellectuals in Britain

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719064746
eISBN:
9781781700426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719064746.003.0009
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

By the time George Lamming wrote In the Castle of My Skin, he was able to translate the fear, misery and violence he had witnessed into a sophisticated literary analysis of the complexities of ... More


Analytics of Credit Frictions and Market Freezes

Assaf Razin

in Understanding Global Crises: An Emerging Paradigm

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262028592
eISBN:
9780262327701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028592.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The chapter reviews models that analyze frictions in loans extended by financial institutions and other lenders.1 Broadly speaking, these are models of credit frictions and market freezes. This ... More


Cutaneous Channels of Communication

Geldard Frank A.

in Sensory Communication

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262518420
eISBN:
9780262314213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262518420.003.0004
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

This chapter discusses two radical approaches that may be taken in the assessment of cutaneous communication possibilities. First is the “hearing through the skin” programs, using as a starting point ... More


The Myth of Scotland as Nowhere in Particular

John Marmysz

in Cinematic Nihilism: Encounters, Confrontations, Overcomings

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474424561
eISBN:
9781474438421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474424561.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In this chapter a cinematic phenomenon is examined involving a crop of movies – including Prometheus, The Dark Knight Rises, Perfect Sense, Under the Skin, World War Z, and Cloud Atlas – set or ... More


On Vulnerability and Risk: Learning to write and Teach Memoir as a Student of Louise DeSalvo

Kym Ragusa

in Personal Effects: Essays on Memoir, Teaching, and Culture in the Work of Louise DeSalvo

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262274
eISBN:
9780823266418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262274.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Kym Ragusa’s essay examines the influence of DeSalvo’s work as a teacher of memoir in a working class institutional setting. Ragusa focuses on the teaching and learning of memoir as part of the ... More


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