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Anti-social security

The changing contours of the hegemonic field in the twenty-first-century United States

Jeff Maskovsky

), with the help of the celebrity security consultant and Trump lawyer Rudolph Giuliani, that launched an all-out attack on the Black Lives Matters mobilization in the aftermath of the Eric Garner decision. Garner died in Staten Island in July 2014, after

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Thatcher’s Sons?

1980s Boyhood in British Cinema, 2005–2010

Andy Pope

celebrity talking head format now ubiquitous in contemporary nostalgic clip shows. But in its analysis of the decade’s political and social touchstones, York’s series had an intriguing thesis. Responding to the inevitable media criticism that it was too soon

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Erica Morales, Alex Blower, Samantha White, Angelica Puzio, and Matthew Zbaracki

not report this has caused a sense of purposeless (e.g., Singleton 2008 ; Yowell 2002 ). The Boy Crisis has been praised by celebrities and mainstream US news programs. It is, in many ways, a “dominant” perspective on boys’ development. However

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David Nicol

dramatization of the lives of Captain John Smith, the governor of Jamestown, and Pocahontas, the daughter of Chief Powhatan who married the plantation owner John Rolfe and became a celebrity in London before her untimely death in 1616. The revelation of this

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Crafting Future Selves

Time-Tricking and the Limits of Temporal Play in Children’s Online Film-Making

Espen Helgesen

films and provided his main avatar with advice and encouragement. For example, in one film Justin Bieber tells Tariq, ‘Maybe you will be a celebrity one day’. The heavy emphasis on coolness among the children illustrates one of the limits to temporal

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From Pioneer of Comics to Cultural Myth

Castelao in Galician Graphic Biography

David Miranda-Barreiro

, saintliness, idolatry and celebrity appear so frequently in literary biography that ‘biomythography’ is a more apposite term since it recognises the role of these aspects of myth-making. It encompasses the necessary invention of self and identity by the writer

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“I’m No Donna Reed”

Postfeminist Rhetoric in Christian At-Home Daughterhood Texts

Elizabeth Shively

scarcely notice that we have it—it’s simply in the water” (17). Feminist awareness may even be moving to the foreground, thanks to a string of celebrity feminist identifications. Beyoncé, Taylor Swift, and Emma Watson of Harry Potter fame recently all outed

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“Something Good Distracts Us from the Bad”

Girls Cultivating Disruption

Crystal Leigh Endsley

Hop Feminism Anthology . Mira Loma, CA : Parker Publishing . Projansky , Sarah . 2014 . Spectacular Girls: Media Fascination and Celebrity Culture . New York : New York University Press . 10.18574/nyu/9780814770214.001.0001 Renold , Emma , and

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‘… But Is It Literature?’

Graphic Adaptation in Germany in the Context of High and Popular Culture

Juliane Blank

to objects but also to certain characters modelled after the appearance of celebrities. The president of the Parisian police, for example, bears a close resemblance to the French actor Gérard Depardieu. 57 The reference brings to mind the practice of

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“Space without People”

Austro-German Filmmaker, Bestselling Author, and Journalist Colin Ross Discovers Australia

Siegfried Mattl

undertaken between 1920 and 1924. Published by the leading German publisher Brockhaus, these travel books made Colin Ross known far and wide in Weimar Germany. But several circumstances coincided to really make him the celebrity he was when traveling through