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Y tu mamá también
Deborah Shaw

President at the wedding scene, as the director tells us in the extras on the DVD package (‘Audio Interview with Director Alfonso Cuarón’). The impact of this private sponsorship on the film is not directly obvious; however, the production context of a film is central to an analysis of the political nature of the text. This is especially significant with a film which purports to critique bourgeois values and neo-liberalism, and to show the ‘other’ (mestizo) Mexico. I will argue below that the film adopts a soft brand of corporate anti-globalisation; that is, it presents a

in The three amigos
Chris Beasley and Heather Brook

another. Latham Hunter’s (2003) analysis of representations of masculinity at the movies confirms this. Hunter cites the influence of several popular films on everyday practices and attitudes: the popularity of British movie Billy Elliot (2000), for example, saw a significant increase in the number of boys taking up ballet. As Hunter points out, ‘film is not just text … it also influences the circumstances of culture’ (2003: 71). In innumerable ways, on-screen and off-screen worlds intersect. Criticising global Hollywood: globophobia Anti-globalisation commentators

in The cultural politics of contemporary Hollywood film
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The limits of radicalism
Deborah Shaw

from NASA Johnson Space Center (always used when the author of the Gaia books, James Lovelock, is speaking). The interviewees are the Slovenian cultural theorist Slavoj Žižek, the Canadian author and anti-globalisation activist Naomi Klein, the Franco-Bulgarian philosopher and theorist of literary narrative theory and cultural history Tzvetan Todorov, the Italian human geographer Fabrizio Eva, the Dutch sociologist of human migrations Saskia Sassen, Three Amigos.indb 218 1/4/2013 1:02:05 PM Children of Men 219 the British environmental theorist James Lovelock

in The three amigos
Toxic Grafity’s punk epiphany as subjectivity (re)storying ‘the truth of revolution’ across the lifespan
Mike Diboll

, intimidating people from taking collective action against it, here this haybat, this toxic charisma, was ‘punctured for all time’, just destroyed. And Mike D, a living, witnessing link between Stop the City and the Arab Spring grew up again in the punktured shell of Manager Mike. Few if any of the participants in the Bahrain Revolution would have known of Stop the City, but a genealogy connects them via the anti-globalisation and anti-capitalist protests of the later 1990s to 2000s and the Occupy! movement.12 Bahrain has a long history of uprising against, firstly, de facto

in Ripped, torn and cut
Publics, protest and the avant-garde
Nick Crossley

as a military band might stir soldiers before battle, and of laying claim to spaces by way of impromptu street parties – a strategy similar to that of Reclaim the Streets anti-road and anti-globalisation protests in the West. There are several examples of Western rock and pop taking on a political significance in non-Western contexts. Often this is a matter of protestors seeking democratisation of their country in a manner they perceive in the West. Tas ( 2014 ), however, notes that in Turkey, where the government has sought to establish a Western style

in Connecting sounds
The decade of the conte de L’Estaque
Joseph Mai

Muslim in honour of his dead father.17 It is also a space of transmission: often the women 16 Justin likes to read Le Monde Diplomatique, one of the leading anti-​globalisation papers, whereas Caroline prefers L’Humanité, the Communist paper. 17 Justin gives a traditionally republican argument concerning the relation of religion to politics. Malek asks Justin why there are so many religions. Justin offers Marseilles as a comparison, but a Marseilles that would represent all of humanity: there are people from this neighbourhood or that, but they are still all

in Robert Guédiguian
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Illness, disability and ‘improper’ subjects
Stephen Greer

self-​care may constitute a field of action that is not reducible to the proper distribution of individualised responsibility:  that care may take the form of a governmentalised demand does not mean that is unable to serve alternative, reparative ends.  182 182 Queer exceptions Care and self-​care: the vacuum cleaner Such possibilities are apparent in the work of ‘art and activism cell of one’ James Leadbitter, better known as the vacuum cleaner for his appearance in an anti-​globalisation intervention titled Cleaning Up After Capitalism (2003). Leadbitter

in Queer exceptions
Myths of the global and global myths (Star Trek)
Geraldine Harris

been characterised as anti-globalisation. Actually, many protesters advocate planetary consciousness and global interconnectedness based on concerns for human rights, ecology and a more equal division of world resources. There is little argument that transnational corporations now account for about a third of world economic output and two thirds of world trade (Spronk, 2002: 2). However, to accept the inevitably of some form of globalisation is still not necessarily to accept the inevitability of a model based on western M410 HARRIS TEXT.qxd 20/7/06 11:35 AM Page

in Beyond representation