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‘Refugees Are Welcome Here!’

How Public Opinion Got Ahead of Government in Summer 2015 and Stayed There

Maurice Wren

directness of social media; by the vocal role of a broad range of respected civil society voices, including senior judges, faith leaders and celebrities; by the rapid spread of local voluntary organizing groups (such as City of Sanctuary; Calaid, Help

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Michael Hughes

, achieving a kind of celebrity status which meant that he could not be easily ignored. His scare-mongering about the threat posed to Britain by invasion from abroad before 1914 became part of a national discourse that emphasised the country's vulnerability in

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Janet Staiger

expertise in stars, celebrities, and acting? I can imagine a distinction—scopophilia versus cognitive knowledge—but, then, where does this information fit into aesthetic processing of a film, since watching stars (or acting approaches) may be at odds with

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How Schlager (ZDF 1969–1984) Beat Disco (ZDF 1971–1982)

Sunka Simon

-centric top ten music and celebrity culture, long before the Idol franchise made this popular. Audience members in the studio and at home were asked to send in postcards with their top song choice of the evening’s performances. The winner would get a return

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“There’s nothing makeup cannot do”

Women Beauty Vloggers’ Self-Representations, Transformations, and #thepowerofmakeup

Michele White

and Twitter use #thepowerofmakeup and other hashtags to suggest that men’s messy cosmetic applications can change masculine bodies into beautiful female celebrities. The accompanying photographic sequences plot out these gender and identity makeovers

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Vasiliki P. Neofotistos

Macedonia and the existence of a distinctive Macedonian nation ( Nova Makedonija 2011 ; Dnevnik 2011c ). After all, as David Andrews and Steven Jackson (2001) aptly argue, sporting celebrities are the product of political forces. Sports and music

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Emily Bent

stories about girls’ political activism reinforce neoliberal narratives of individual girl power, celebrity girlhood exceptionalism, and a depoliticized notion of citizenship, feminist activism with, by, and for girls troubles traditional approaches to

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Authenticity and Aspiration

Exploring the CBBC Television Tween

Sarah Godfrey

construction of television personalities via mechanisms of ordinariness within metatextual celebrity discourse, but his arguments provide a useful framework through which to examine television texts as well. To this end, it could be argued that British

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The iAnimal Film Series

Activating Empathy Through Virtual Reality

Holly Cecil

also to remove cultural blinders and see more clearly the cruelty perpetuated by widespread dietary habits. The iAnimal series has benefitted from celebrity endorsement, with an impressive range of international A-list actors narrating and

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David N. Myers, Pnina Lahav, Sarab Abu-Rabia-Queder, Adi Mahalel, and Lauren B. Strauss

readers will likely quote, excerpt, and remember, tends to be the colorful but well-trodden ground of Hollywood and other American celebrities and their relationship with the Jewish state over 70 years. These celebrities are not all Jews—far from it. The