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Anandi Ramamurthy

creating and supplying the new tastes were concerned to sell not just their own product, but also the world system which produced it. 2 It is not just the power of these often ephemeral images that makes analysing these advertisements valuable. In the nineteenth and twentieth centuries discourses on ‘race’ and colonialism found

in Imperial persuaders
Representation and the real in the twentieth-century avant-gardes
Liz Tomlin

1 Discourses of resistance: representation and the real in the twentieth-century avant-gardes Before embarking on an investigation of performance practice and theory from the 1990s onwards, it is necessary to take a look back over the twentieth century at the practices and theories that laid the ground for such work and that are still visibly influential in the later period that is the focus of this study. This chapter will argue that the new performance practices that emerged in the 1990s and 2000s are predominantly categorised by artists and scholars as

in Acts and apparitions
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The FSN and the mythologisation of the Romanian revolution
Kevin Adamson and Sergiu Florean

9 Discourse and power: the FSN and the mythologisation of the Romanian revolution Kevin Adamson and Sergiu Florean A revolution is a rush of life through a crack in the appearance of things. It roars forward; it staggers; it ambles. It is no one’s careful plan or, if so, only in retrospect.1 The East European revolutions The FSN and the Romanian revolution Introduction: a discursive approach In the period since the Romanian revolution of December 1989, a significant body of scholarship has accumulated that seeks to identify the causes and consequences of the

in The 1989 Revolutions in Central and Eastern Europe
Tuairim’s challenge to the conservative consensus on education and childcare
Tomás Finn

4 discourse and discord: Tuairim’s challenge to the conservative consensus on education and childcare Tuairim, intellectual debate and policy formulation discourse and discord Tuairim advocated radical reforms to primary, post-primary and third-level education as well as to the system of childcare in ireland. increased investment in primary and post-primary schools, an end to divisions between the different strands of education and a third-level sector where both ucd and Trinity would play a full part in the future of the country were among the recommendations

in Tuairim, intellectual debate and policy formulation
Stephanie Barczewski

nineteenth centuries, we can see the discourse surrounding it taking shape alongside the effort to create a truly national style. On the one hand, this effort endorsed the purging of foreign models, leading to a turn away from neoclassicism and towards the gothic in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, as British architects looked to their own national history for precedent and inspiration

in Country houses and the British Empire, 1700–1930
Integrative concepts for a criminology of mass violence
Jon Shute

4 Moral discourse and action in relation to the corpse: integrative concepts for a criminology of mass violence Jon Shute Introduction: the moral–emotional ‘work’ of serious crime in peacetime and in conflict In stable, late-modern societies, crimes are adjudicated breaches of morality formally defined in law. They are variable in content across place and time, and do not always have a readily identifiable victim or definitions that have the informal moral support of the population; however, many of the most serious offences against the person and property

in Human remains and mass violence
David Morrison

In this chapter I analyse the content and evaluate the significance of the discourse of ‘the Third Way’, disseminated by the New Labour Government. I argue that the Third Way is a brand name that may well be transient. However, while the label may be transient, the content of Third Way discourse does contain substance, much of which predated the use of

in The Third Way and beyond
Jeremy C.A. Smith

169 8 Japan in engagement and the discourses of civilisation If civilisational analysis is lacking with respect to Latin America, it has been far from inattentive when it comes to Japan. In previous chapters, Japan serves as an illustration of theoretical engagements with civilisational analysis, as well as illustrating different points of my own argument. The frequent choice of Japan is no coincidence: it has been a focal point of investigation for comparativists in the humanities, the social sciences and political economy with an interest in civilisations

in Debating civilisations
Ricard Zapata-Barrero

2 Policy discourses in Spain in a growing multiple diversity process Introduction: overview of the different diversity challenges The rapid increase in the foreign population since 2000 has led to a growing awareness that immigration is a structural phenomenon and Spain is a diverse society. It was already diverse, because of the different nations residing together in the Spanish multinational State (see for example Requejo, 2005) and the presence of the gypsy minority (see for example Garreta Bochaca, 2003). Immigration adds a new dimension to this already

in Diversity management in Spain
Heather Streets

Gurkhas as inherently martial men revived connections initially made during the Rebellion of 1857. As a result, the discourse of martial races re-entered the public lexicon and inspired others – both military and civilian – to use its seductive imagery of masculinity, courage and honour with increasing frequency. By the end of the nineteenth century, the connections between ‘martial’ Sikhs

in Martial races