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International Arbitration Culture and Global Governance

Joshua Karton

in International Arbitration and Global Governance: Contending Theories and Evidence

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198716723
eISBN:
9780191785337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716723.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter provides a cultural account of how and why international commercial arbitration has emerged as a form of global governance. After justifying its sociologically informed approach, it ... More


Searching for Japan: 20th Century Italy's Fascination with Japanese Culture

Michele Monserrati

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781789621075
eISBN:
9781800341197
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621075.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This book pursues the specific case of Italian travel narratives in the Far East, through a focus on the experience of Japan in works by writers who visited the Land of the Rising Sun beginning in ... More


Introduction

Mitsuyo Wada-Marciano

in Japanese Cinema in the Digital Age

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835941
eISBN:
9780824871574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835941.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book examines the impact of digital technology on Japanese cinema from the 1990s to the present by focusing on the salient film genres or media networks: horror, documentary-style fiction, ... More


“I Have a Very Good Relationship with Allah”: Pakistani Gay Men and Transnational Belonging

Ahmed Afzal

in Lone Star Muslims: Transnational Lives and the South Asian Experience in Texas

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479855346
eISBN:
9781479851638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479855346.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter studies Muslim American gay men of Pakistani descent to illustrate the heterogeneity of the Pakistani population in Houston along the axis of sexuality. Though stigmatized, criminalized, ... More


The Author Function in Walter Besant’s Fiction: The Notion of Artistic Value in the Wake of Copyright Law and the Nationalist Restructuring of the Book Trade

Alberto Gabriele

in Walter Besant: The Business of Literature and the Pleasures of Reform

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620351
eISBN:
9781789623901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620351.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter examines the author’s function in Walter Besant’s Herr Paulus (1888) and Armorel of Lyonesse (1890). It places the representation of literary and artistic creation in Walter Besant’s ... More


Introduction: A New Style of Femininity

Simidele Dosekun

in Fashioning Postfeminism: Spectacular Femininity and Transnational Culture

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780252043215
eISBN:
9780252052095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043215.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter introduces the book’s new conceptual and methodological understanding of postfeminism as performative and transnational cultural, including by way of critique of the broader literature ... More


From the Lisbon Disaster to Oprah Winfrey: Suffering as Identity in the Era of Globalization

Eva Illouz (ed.)

in Global America?: The Cultural Consequences of Globalization

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239185
eISBN:
9781846313219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853239185.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines suffering as a form of collective identity, where transnational culture contains not only utopian possibilities but also makes a spectacle of private and public grief. It ... More


Fashioning Postfeminism: Spectacular Femininity and Transnational Culture

Simidele Dosekun

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780252043215
eISBN:
9780252052095
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043215.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This book concerns young, class-privileged women in the Nigerian city of Lagos who dress in a “spectacularly feminine” style characterised by the extravagant use and combination of normatively ... More


Globally Black, “Naija,” and Fabulous: Asserting Authentic Selves

Simidele Dosekun

in Fashioning Postfeminism: Spectacular Femininity and Transnational Culture

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780252043215
eISBN:
9780252052095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043215.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

The chapter concerns how the women position themselves as simultaneously and authentically black, Nigerian and cosmopolitan subjects. The first part of the chapter addresses the racial politics of ... More


Are Black Women the Future of Man? The Role of Black Women in Political and Cultural Transformation in Science Fiction from the US, UK, and Cameroon

Robyn Citizen

in The Liverpool Companion to World Science Fiction Film

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781781380383
eISBN:
9781781381557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781380383.003.0012
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Science fiction presents radically other socio-cultural contexts and bodily states of being as part of its generic horizon of expectations, yet visions of the future, and whom we imagine as agents of ... More


Are Black Women the Future of Man? The Role of Black Women in Political and Cultural Transformation in Science Fiction from the US, UK, and Cameroon

Robyn Citizen

in The Liverpool Companion to World Science Fiction Film

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781781380383
eISBN:
9781781381557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781380383.003.0012
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Science fiction presents radically other socio-cultural contexts and bodily states of being as part of its generic horizon of expectations, yet visions of the future, and whom we imagine as agents of ... More


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