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Adjusting the ContrastBritish Television and Constructs of Race

Adjusting the Contrast: British Television and Constructs of Race

Sarita Malik and Darrell M. Newton (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526100986
eISBN:
9781526132185
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526100986.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Through contextual and textual analyses, Adjusting the contrast: British television and constructs of race explores a range of texts and practices that address the ongoing phenomenon of television’s ... More

The Advocacy TrapTransnational Activism and State Power in China

The Advocacy Trap: Transnational Activism and State Power in China

Stephen Noakes

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526119476
eISBN:
9781526132413
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526119476.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

What does China’s rise mean for transnational civil society? What happens when global activist networks engage a powerful and norm-resistant new hegemon? This book combines detailed ethnographic ... More

African security in the twenty-first centuryChallenges and opportunities

African security in the twenty-first century: Challenges and opportunities

Stephen Emerson and Hussein Solomon

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526122735
eISBN:
9781526136190
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526122735.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book explores the evolving African security paradigm in light of the multitude of diverse threats facing the continent and the international community today and in the decades ahead. It ... More

As You Like It

As You Like It

Robert Shaughnessy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780719086939
eISBN:
9781526132192
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086939.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This book examines the modern performance history of one of Shakespeare’s best-loved and most enduring comedies, and one that has given opportunities for generations of theatre-makers and ... More

Barry HinesKes, Threads and Beyond

Barry Hines: Kes, Threads and Beyond

David Forrest and Sue Vice

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781784992620
eISBN:
9781526132208
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992620.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book analyses all of Barry Hines’s written works, including fiction, screenplays for film and television and scripts for the theatre. We draw on Barry Hines’s archive, in which appear several ... More

Black Flags and Social MovementsA Sociological Analysis of Movement Anarchism

Black Flags and Social Movements: A Sociological Analysis of Movement Anarchism

Dana M. Williams

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526105547
eISBN:
9781526132215
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526105547.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Anarchism may be the most misunderstood political ideology of the modern era—it’s surely one of the least studied social movements by English-speaking scholars. Black Flags and Social Movements ... More

Byron and Italy

Byron and Italy

Alan Rawes and Diego Saglia (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526100559
eISBN:
9781526132222
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526100559.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Byron’s connection with Italy is one of the most familiar facts about British Romanticism. A considerable portion of his legend is linked to his many pronouncements about the country (where he lived ... More

Centre-left parties and the European UnionPower, accountability and democracy

Centre-left parties and the European Union: Power, accountability and democracy

Isabelle Hertner

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526120335
eISBN:
9781526136152
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526120335.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Does European integration contribute to, or even accelerate, the erosion of intra-party democracy? This book is about improving our understanding of political parties as democratic organisations in ... More

The challenge of the sublimeFrom Burke's Philosophical Enquiry to British Romantic art

The challenge of the sublime: From Burke's Philosophical Enquiry to British Romantic art

Hélène Ibata

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526117397
eISBN:
9781526136114
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526117397.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

The challenge of the sublime argues that the unprecedented visual inventiveness of the Romantic period in Britain could be seen as a response to theories of the sublime, more specifically to Edmund ... More

The church as sacred space in Middle English literature and culture

The church as sacred space in Middle English literature and culture

Laura Varnam

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781784994174
eISBN:
9781526132420
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784994174.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

The church as sacred space places the reader at the heart of medieval religious life, standing inside the church with the medieval laity in order to ask what the church meant to them and why. It ... More

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