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Sentient ink, curatorship and writing the new weird in China Miéville’s Kraken: An anatomy
Katharine Cox

), ‘Long live the new weird’, Third alternative , 35 (Summer), n.p. — (2008), ‘Multilateralism as terror: International law, Haiti and imperialism’, Finnish yearbook of international law , 19. Available: [accessed 21 June 2017]. — (2009), ‘Long live the new weird’, Extrapolation , 35. — (2010), Kraken: An anatomy (London: Pan Macmillan). — (2011), ‘M.R. James and the quantum vampire weird; Hauntological: Versus and

in Tattoos in crime and detective narratives
Hanna K. (1983) and the Palestinian ‘permission to narrate’
Matthew Abraham

of historical Palestine as a future Jewish state. Palestinian resistance through two intifadas, various wars, and the continued press for the enforcement of international law through the United Nations has placed Israel in a trying and difficult position with respect to its long-term legitimacy. In this context, questions about the rights of the Palestinian people are not easily pushed aside, despite the use of various tactics to undermine the legitimacy of the Palestinian quest for national determination and liberation. Such tactics include asserting that the

in The films of Costa-Gavras
Social contexts in L’Inchiesta and Risen
Fernando Gabriel Pagnoni Berns and Emiliano Aguilar

: Greenwood . Reed , Esther ( 2013 ) Theology for International Law , New York : Bloomsbury . Rooney , Bethany , and Belli , Mary Lou ( 2016 ) Directors Tell the Story: Master the Craft of Television and Film Directing , 2nd edn, New York : Routledge . Schoenherr , Richard ( 2002 ) Goodbye Father: The Celibate Male Priesthood and the Future of the Catholic Church , New York : Oxford University Press . Skoll , Geoffrey ( 2010 ) Social Theory of Fear: Terror, Torture, and Death in a Post-Capitalist World , New York : Palgrave Macmillan . Smit

in The Bible onscreen in the new millennium
Margaret C. Flinn

those accommodations. The question was very much in the public eye as the Spanish Civil War officially broke out during the same month as La Belle Équipe began shooting and vivid debates about intervention rose to prominence in the public sphere.13 France’s socialist Prime Minister Léon Blum had initially responded favourably to a request to sell arms to the Spanish Republic – sales that would have been legal under international law. But members of the Spanish embassy sympathetic to the rebellion leaked the information to the Right-wing French press, thereby

in Screening the Paris suburbs
Jonathan Rayner

calculated breach of treaties and international law at Pearl Harbor [sic], had absolved the United States from observing any rule restricting methods of naval warfare . . . After 7 December 1941 combatant ships were still considered prime targets, but the employment of submarines to lance the arteries of enemy trade now became of major importance.5 TNWC04 16/11/06 11:27 AM Page 104 104 The submarine war and the submarine film American submarines could not be shown to espouse the same tactics, to the same ends, as those employed by the vilified U-boats in the

in The naval war film
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Communicating conventions of (in)visibility in contemporary Spain
Maria van Liew

individual and collective identity’. While he does not confine the ‘new’ borderless and post-national self to immigration, the point is well taken that, ‘although international law has had increasing visibility and functions in the world, it is a fact that the law of the nation still is the ultimate agent and arbiter in legal affairs’ ( 2006 : 5

in Contemporary Spanish cinema and genre
Evidence for negotiated and oppositional coverage
Piers Robinson, Peter Goddard, Katy Parry, Craig Murray, and Philip M. Taylor

people being carted around on wagons, being brought all the way from Afghanistan, still denied legal rights, still holed up in Guantanamo eighteen months afterwards, no judicial process, totally illegal under all concepts of international law. Although his claims were thoroughly rejected by Bremer, partly on the basis that he is not an attorney, Snow continued to talk about Guantanamo rather than the US PoWs held in Iraq: ‘Well, if these people are not prisoners of war you ought perhaps to try them for crimes.’ So although this interview provided Bremer with ample

in Pockets of resistance
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Patterns of support, negotiation and opposition
Piers Robinson, Peter Goddard, Katy Parry, Craig Murray, and Philip M. Taylor

great deal of critical reporting emerged as a consequence. The Gilligan/Kelly affair was just one of a number of media controversies over the government’s decision to invade Iraq in the years that followed. Among other issues were criticisms of the preparedness of British troops, the absence of a robust post-war plan for Iraq, the degree to which British forces were able to operate independently of overall US strategic command and the legality of the war. In the latter case, in the face of long-standing criticism that the invasion had breached international law, the

in Pockets of resistance
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Jonathan Rayner

sinking of the cruiser is vital to ‘secure the Eastern Front’, suggests that the ship is meant to be HMS Hampshire, sunk in 1916 while carrying Lord Kitchener to Russia for negotiations with the Tsar, although her loss is usually attributed to a mine. 56 The recognition of prize rules, and their specific relevance to the regulation of submarine warfare, were controversial subjects in both world wars. See J. Ashley Roach, ‘The Law of Naval Warfare at the Turn of Two Centuries’, The American Journal of International Law, vol. 94n.1 (2000), 64–77 (p. 70). 57 Rick Altman ‘A

in The naval war film
Dave Rolinson

their bullets to subdue the violence of the people who exploit them … They kill to breathe.’ Although Turner insists that she would not have sent her child to be trained by the Palestinians, as Ulrike Meinhof had done, and that terrorism is ‘wrong’ and ‘fanatical’ and ‘cannot be justified’, she cannot respond to the Interrogator’s questioning of how she would act if she had ‘no rights’ and was ‘persona non grata according to international law … regarded as though you were not really a person at all’. This conversation establishes discursive positions which Contact and

in Alan Clarke