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Attack Frames

Framing Processes, Collective Identity, and Emotion in the Men’s Rights Subreddit

Chelsea Starr

to strengthen collective identity, as seen in research on a transgender movement organization ( Schrock et al. 2004 ). Emotions can also be engendered by “atrocity tales” that serve to identify victims and villains ( Hunt and Benford 1994 ). Movement

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Donatella della Porta

] memory transforms the chaos of events into a coherent story, with its heroes and villains” (2014: 276). The study of memory is especially relevant for social movement studies, which have paid little attention to this particular cultural aspect of

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Pueri Sunt Pueri

Machismo, Chivalry, and the Aggressive Pastimes of the Medieval Male Youth

Sean McGlynn

the connections between peasantry, criminality, and animal imagery. Discussing the fourteenth-century French proverb “The angry villains / are half mad” (“ Villains correciez / est demi enragiés ”), she observes that “half mad” could also mean “half

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Liberation Autochthony

Namibian Veteran Politics and African Citizenship Claims

Lalli Metsola

forces radically different from the portrayal of ex-combatants as a security threat, calling forth dichotomies of a nation and its oppressor, the good and the bad, heroes and villains. As put by President Hifikepunye Pohamba, for example, “it was natural

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“And much more I am soryat for my good knyghts”

Fainting, Homosociality, and Elite Male Culture in Middle English Romance

Rachel E. Moss

, introduced 880 lines into the poem, is a plot device whose function is to put Guinevere (Gaynor) in a position where she is accused of murder. He could easily have been portrayed as a villain who falsely accuses the queen, but instead a few lines make it

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Searching for What Is Already Found

Ivan Jablonka and the Life of a Nobody

Melanie Hawthorne

really in doubt, and although the complete details of the crime have yet to unfold (how Laëtitia’s body was dismembered and disposed of, for example), he is clearly the villain of the story. As such, he risks becoming a one-dimensional character. As

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Matthew Trundle

Two hundred years later Polybius mirrors the same message in exactly the same way. His villain of the piece is another Macedonian ruler, Philip V, active in the late third and early second century BCE, who cheats his way to victory. 11 Both writers

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Pegida as a European Far-Right Populist Movement

Helga Druxes and Patricia Anne Simpson

, Poland, Hungary, and beyond. She draws attention to their frequent use of scapegoating: “sometimes the Bad Apple frame is used by referring to an alleged villain within the opposition or in a stigmatized minority group; or a conspiracy is constructed as

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Conflicted Power of the Pen

The Impact of French Internment on the Pacifist Convictions and Literary Imagination of Lion Feuchtwanger

Nicole Dombrowski Risser

includes all the facets of reality, in its synthesis creates something new and splendid, something meaningful to all men.” 23 Strauss summarized the book as a romantic novel that portrayed Nazis as obvious villains—only necessary for plot—and exiles as

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Sandbags, Strikes, and Scandals

Public Disorder and Problematic Policing in Occupied Roubaix during World War I

James E. Connolly

-surveillance. 100 However, even more than their unoccupied compatriots, members of the occupied population—neither exclusively heroes, victims, nor villains—negotiated a moral-patriotic minefield that could, as in 1915, blow up in their faces. Struggles with the