2017-11-14

Cricket: A Political History of the Global Game, 1945-2017

By Stephen Wagg
  • Full Title : Cricket: A Political History of the Global Game, 1945-2017
  • Author : Stephen Wagg
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • ISBN Code : 1317557298
  • Pages : 328
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  • Language : English
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Cricket is an enduring paradox. On the one hand, it symbolises much that is outmoded: imperialism; a leisured elite; a rural, aristocratic Englishness. On the other, it endures as a global game and does so by skilful adaptation, trading partly on its mythic past and partly on its capacity to repackage itself. This ambitious new history recounts the politics of cricket around the world since the Second World War, examining key cultural and political themes, including decolonisation, racism, gender, globalisation, corruption and commercialisation. Part One looks at the transformation of cricket cultures in the ten territories of the former British Empire in the years immediately after 1945, a time when decolonisation and the search for national identity touched every cricket playing region in the world. Part Two focuses on globalisation and the game’s evolution as an international sport, analysing: social change and the Ashes; the campaigns for new cricket formats; the development of the women’s game; the new breed of coach; the limits to the game’s global expansion; and the rise of India as the world’s leading cricket power. Cricket: A Political History of the Global Game, 1945-2017 is fascinating reading for anybody interested in the contemporary history of sport.


2020-01-16

The Cambridge History of Black and Asian British Writing

By Susheila Nasta,Mark U. Stein
  • Full Title : The Cambridge History of Black and Asian British Writing
  • Author : Susheila Nasta,Mark U. Stein
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • ISBN Code : 1108169007
  • Pages : N.A
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The Cambridge History of Black and Asian British Writing provides a comprehensive historical overview of the diverse literary traditions impacting on this field's evolution, from the eighteenth century to the present. Drawing on the expertise of over forty international experts, this book gathers innovative scholarship to look forward to new readings and perspectives, while also focusing on undervalued writers, texts, and research areas. Creating new pathways to engage with the naming of a field that has often been contested, readings of literary texts are interwoven throughout with key political, social, and material contexts. In making visible the diverse influences constituting past and contemporary British literary culture, this Cambridge History makes a unique contribution to British, Commonwealth, postcolonial, transnational, diasporic, and global literary studies, serving both as one of the first major reference works to cover four centuries of black and Asian British literary history and as a compass for future scholarship.


2019-11-27

The Dancing God

By Amit Sarwal
  • Full Title : The Dancing God
  • Author : Amit Sarwal
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • ISBN Code : 1000761991
  • Pages : 150
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The Dancing God: Staging Hindu Dance in Australia charts the sensational and historic journey of de-provincialising and popularising Hindu dance in Australia. In the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, colonialism, orientalism and nationalism came together in various combinations to make traditional Hindu temple dance into a global art form. The intricately symbolic Hindu dance in its vital form was virtually unseen and unknown in Australia until an Australian impresario, Louise Lightfoot, brought it onto the stage. Her experimental changes, which modernised Kathakali dance through her pioneering collaboration with Indian dancer Ananda Shivaram, moved the Hindu dance from the sphere of ritualistic practice to formalised stage art. Amit Sarwal argues that this movement enabled both the authentic Hindu dance and dancer to gain recognition worldwide and created in his persona a cultural guru and ambassador on the global stage. Ideal for anyone with an interest in global dance, The Dancing God is an in-depth study of how a unique dance form evolved in the meeting of travellers and cultures.


2021-03-11

A Cultural History of Law in the Modern Age

By Richard K. Sherwin,Danielle Celemajer
  • Full Title : A Cultural History of Law in the Modern Age
  • Author : Richard K. Sherwin,Danielle Celemajer
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • ISBN Code : 1350079340
  • Pages : 248
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The period since the First World War has been a century distinguished by the loss of any unitary foundation for truth, ethics, and the legitimate authority of law. With the emergence of radical pluralism, law has become the site of extraordinary creativity and, on occasion, a source of rights for those historically excluded from its protection. A Cultural History of Law in the Modern Age tells stories of human struggles in the face of state authority – including Aboriginal land claims, popular resistance to corporate power, and the inter-generational ramifications of genocidal state violence. The essays address how, and with what effects, different expressive modes (ceremonial dance, live street theater, the acoustics of radio, the affective range of film, to name a few) help to construct, memorialize, and disseminate political and legal meaning. Drawing upon a wealth of visual, textual and sound sources, A Cultural History of Law in the Modern Age presents essays that examine key cultural case studies of the period on the themes of justice, constitution, codes, agreements, arguments, property and possession, wrongs, and the legal profession.


2020-11-26

The Arden Research Handbook of Shakespeare and Social Justice

By David Ruiter
  • Full Title : The Arden Research Handbook of Shakespeare and Social Justice
  • Author : David Ruiter
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • ISBN Code : 1350140384
  • Pages : 352
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The Arden Research Handbook of Shakespeare and Social Justice is a wide-ranging, authoritative guide to research on Shakespeare and issues of social justice and arts activism by an international team of leading scholars, directors, arts activists, and educators. Across four sections it explores the relevance and responsibility of art to the real world ? to the significant teaching and learning, performance and practice, theory and economies that not only expand the discussion of literature and theatre, but also open the gates of engagement between the life of the mind and lived experience. The collection draws from noted scholars, writers and practitioners from around the globe to assert the power of art to question, disrupt and re-invigorate both the ties that bind and the barriers that divide us. A series of interviews with theatre practitioners and scholars opens the volume, establishing an initial portfolio of areas for research, exploration, and change. In Section 2 'The Practice of Shakespeare and Social Justice' contributors examine Shakespeare's place and possibilities in intervening on issues of race, class, gender and sexuality. Section 3 'The Performance of Shakespeare and Social Justice' traces Shakespeare and social justice in multiple global contexts; engaging productions grounded in the politics of Mexico, India, South Africa, China and aspects of Asian politics broadly, this section illuminates the burgeoning field of global production while keeping as a priority the political structures that make advocacy and resistance possible. The last section on 'Economies of Shakespeare' describes socio-economic and community issues that come to light in Shakespeare, and their potential to catalyse ongoing discussion and change in respect to wealth, distribution, equity, and humanity. An annotated bibliography provides further guidance to those researching the subject.


2015-07-14

American Covert Operations: A Guide to the Issues

By J. Ransom Clark
  • Full Title : American Covert Operations: A Guide to the Issues
  • Author : J. Ransom Clark
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • ISBN Code : 0313383294
  • Pages : 224
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Traces our country's long history of covert and special operations, focusing on the similarities and differences in the practice from the Revolutionary War to the present. • References literature supporting both sides of the special and covert operations debate • Explains how covert operations is used as a tool of American foreign policy • Examines the changes in covert operations since the attacks of September 11, 2001


2014-04-03T00:00:00+02:00

Le Temps scellé

By Andrei arsenievitch Tarkovski
  • Full Title : Le Temps scellé
  • Author : Andrei arsenievitch Tarkovski
  • Publisher : Philippe Rey
  • ISBN Code : 284876385X
  • Pages : 304
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  • Language : English
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"« Il n’est pas dans mon intention de faire ici la leçon à qui que ce soit, ni d’imposer un point de vue. Ce livre n’a été dicté que par le désir de défricher la jungle des possibilités qui s’offrent à un art encore jeune et magnifique, toujours à explorer, et de m’y retrouver moi-même aussi indépendant et libre que possible. » Andreï Tarkovski, tout au long de son œuvre cinématographique, rédige des notes de travail, des réflexions sur son art, restituant dans le même mouvement son itinéraire d’homme et d’artiste. À partir de son exil en Italie où il réalise Nostalghia en 1983, puis en France durant la dernière année de sa vie, il rassemble ces écrits qui sont d’abord édités en Allemagne puis dans les autres pays d’Europe occidentale où ils deviendront vite une référence incontournable. Il y aborde une large réflexion aussi bien sur la civilisation contemporaine que sur l’art cinématographique : son ontologie et sa place parmi les autres arts, ou des aspects plus concrets comme le scénario, le montage, l’acteur, le son, la musique, la lumière, le cadrage... Puisant dans son expérience de cinéaste, dans sa vaste culture littéraire, se remémorant ses années de formation, les luttes interminables pour terminer ses films à l’époque soviétique, Andreï Tarkovski offre ici le livre-bilan d’un artiste en recherche de sens, d’un homme qui consacra son inépuisable énergie à « fixer le temps »...


1937-02-22

THE INDIAN LISTENER

By All India Radio,Bombay
  • Full Title : THE INDIAN LISTENER
  • Author : All India Radio,Bombay
  • Publisher : All India Radio,Bombay
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  • Pages : 48
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  • Language : English
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The Indian Listener (fortnightly programme journal of AIR in English) published by The Indian State Broadcasting Service,Bombay ,started on 22 december, 1935 and was the successor to the Indian Radio Times in english, which was published beginning in July 16 of 1927. From August ,1937 onwards, it was published by All India Radio,New Delhi.In 1950,it was turned into a weekly journal. Later,The Indian listener became "Akashvani" in January 5, 1958. It was made a fortnightly again on July 1,1983. It used to serve the listener as a bradshaw of broadcasting ,and give listener the useful information in an interesting manner about programmes,who writes them,take part in them and produce them along with photographs of performing artistS. It also contains the information of major changes in the policy and service of the organisation. NAME OF THE JOURNAL: The Indian Listener LANGUAGE OF THE JOURNAL: English DATE,MONTH & YEAR OF PUBLICATION: 22-02-1937 PERIODICITY OF THE JOURNAL: Fortnightly NUMBER OF PAGES: 48 VOLUME NUMBER: Vol. II, No.5. BROADCAST PROGRAMME SCHEDULE PUBLISHED(PAGE NOS): 166-191 Document ID: INL -1936-37 (D-D) Vol -I (05)


2017-07-12

Across Space and Time

By Patrick Haughey
  • Full Title : Across Space and Time
  • Author : Patrick Haughey
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • ISBN Code : 1351534092
  • Pages : 330
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Modernity tends to be considered a mostly Western, chronologically recent concept. Looking at locations in Brazil, Java, India, Georgia, and Yugoslavia, among others, Across Space and Time provides architectural and cultural evidence that modernity has had an impact across the globe and for much longer than previously conceived. This volume moves through space and time to illustrate the way global modernity has been negotiated through architecture, urban planning, design pedagogies, preservation, and art history in diverse locations around the world. Bringing together emerging and established architecture and art history scholars, each chapter focuses on a particular site where modernity was defined, challenged, or reinterpreted. The contributors examine how architectures, landscapes, and design thinking influence and are influenced by conflicts between cultural, economic, technological, and political forces. By invoking well-researched histories to ground their work in a post-colonial critique, they closely examine many prevailing myths of modernity. Notable topics include emerging architectural history in the Indian subcontinent and the connection between climate change and architecture. Ultimately, Across Space and Time contributes to the ongoing critique of architecture and its history, both as a discipline and within the academy. The authors insist that architecture is more than a style. It is a powerful expression of representational power that reveals how a society negotiates its progress.


2016-10-04

Candide, La fée carabine et les autres

By Sandrine Aeby Daghé
  • Full Title : Candide, La fée carabine et les autres
  • Author : Sandrine Aeby Daghé
  • Publisher : Peter Lang
  • ISBN Code : 3035202583
  • Pages : 324
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  • Language : English
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Les pratiques de lecture des élèves ont fait l'objet de recherches de grande ampleur. Mais que sait-on des pratiques d'enseignement ? Qu'est-ce qui se construit lorsque des enseignants et des élèves abordent un texte en classe ? Cet objet varie-t-il en fonction des textes ? De leur longueur ? De leur statut ?(L'auteur a mené une recherche avec des enseignants qui ont étudié Candide de Voltaire et La fée Carabine de Pennac avec leurs élèves de 16 ans. Comment les enseignants s'y sont-ils pris dans cette entreprise complexe? Comment ont-ils assuré les liens entre les lectures réalisées à la maison et le travail en classe ? Certes, chaque enseignant s'y prend différemment. Mais un phénomène commun apparait: le recours à des genres d'activité scolaire pour appréhender différentes facettes des textes littéraires et assurer les liens entre le commentaire de texte et les lectures des élèves.(Le chercheur trouvera dans cet ouvrage une démarche d'analyse systématique des interactions didactiques. L'enseignant y découvrira des modèles d'activités qui lui permettront de mieux comprendre ses pratiques et l'inspireront dans la conception d'activités futures.


2020-01-01

Global Youth Citizenry and Radical Hope

By Kathleen Gallagher,Dirk J. Rodricks,Kelsey Jacobson
  • Full Title : Global Youth Citizenry and Radical Hope
  • Author : Kathleen Gallagher,Dirk J. Rodricks,Kelsey Jacobson
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • ISBN Code : 9811512825
  • Pages : 273
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  • Language : English
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This book explores the affective and relational lives of young people in diverse urban spaces. By following the trajectories of diverse young people as they creatively work through multiple and unfolding global crises, it asks how arts-based methodologies might answer the question: How do we stand in relation to others, those nearby and those at great distances? The research draws on knowledges, research traditions, and artistic practices that span the Global North and Global South, including Athens (Greece), Coventry (England), Lucknow (India), Tainan (Taiwan), and Toronto (Canada) and curates a way of thinking about global research that departs from the comparative model and moves towards a new analytic model of thinking multiple research sites alongside one another as an approach to sustaining dialogue between local contexts and wider global concerns.


2003-01-01

La compétence interculturelle

By Gerhard Neuner
  • Full Title : La compétence interculturelle
  • Author : Gerhard Neuner
  • Publisher : Council of Europe
  • ISBN Code : 9789287151698
  • Pages : 156
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  • Language : English
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2014-02-26T00:00:00+01:00

La 3e voie

By Breck England,Stephen R. Covey
  • Full Title : La 3e voie
  • Author : Breck England,Stephen R. Covey
  • Publisher : J\'ai Lu
  • ISBN Code : 2290236926
  • Pages : 641
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  • Language : English
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Pour Stephen Covey, si nous voulons apporter une solution à un problème, qu'il soit affectif, professionnel ou financier, nous devons changer radicalement notre façon de penser. La 3e voie est celle de la créativité et de la synergie. A travers des exemptes extraordinaires, Covey nous explique comment un père de famille a pu aider sa fille à repousser des pensées suicidaires ; un responsable de ta police a réduit de moitié la délinquance de sa ville ; une mère se réconcilie avec son fils adolescent ; un homme a procuré l'électricité à des millions de pauvres en Inde, etc. Que vous souhaitiez régler vos problèmes affectifs, familiaux ou professionnels, ce livre vous aidera à relever ces défis et à construire un avenir radieux


2013-10-31

The Regional Dimensions to Security

By Aglaya Snetkov
  • Full Title : The Regional Dimensions to Security
  • Author : Aglaya Snetkov
  • Publisher : Springer
  • ISBN Code : 1137330058
  • Pages : 287
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This book provides a comprehensive assessment of the perspective and approaches to Afghan security taken by the states bordering and in close proximity to Afghanistan, and the transnational dynamics that interconnect these states with Afghanistan and one another.


2015-11-02

Feminism in Community

By Catherine J. Irving,Leona M. English
  • Full Title : Feminism in Community
  • Author : Catherine J. Irving,Leona M. English
  • Publisher : Springer
  • ISBN Code : 9463002022
  • Pages : 204
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  • Language : English
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The authors draw upon their earlier research examining how feminists have negotiated identity and learning in international contexts or multisector environments. Feminism in Community focuses on feminist challenges to lead, learn, and participate in nonprofit organizations, as well as their efforts to enact feminist pedagogy through arts processes, Internet fora, and critical community engagement. The authors bring a focused energy to the topic of women and adult learning, integrating insights of pedagogy and theory-informed practice in the fields of social movement learning, transformative learning, and community development. The social determinants of health, spirituality, research partnerships, and policy engagement are among the contexts in which such learning occurs. In drawing attention to the identity and practice of the adult educator teaching and learning with women in the community, the authors respond to gender mainstreaming processes that have obscured women as a discernible category in many areas of practice.


2018-04-18

La Construction sociale de la réalité - 3e éd.

By Peter Berger,Thomas Luckmann
  • Full Title : La Construction sociale de la réalité - 3e éd.
  • Author : Peter Berger,Thomas Luckmann
  • Publisher : Armand Colin
  • ISBN Code : 2200622600
  • Pages : 352
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Qu’est-ce que le réel ? Comment le connaître ? Comment se produit l’articulation entre les faits objectifs et les significations subjectives ? Par quels processus un ensemble de typifications devient-il une réalité socialement établie ? Comment finissons-nous par vivre, au milieu de sociétés plurielles, dans un monde commun ? L'importance et le succès durable de ce livre majeur du constructivisme tiennent à la place unique qu’il occupe dans l’histoire de la théorie sociale. L'ouvrage, présenté par D. Martucelli et F. de Singly, s’enrichit d’une introduction inédite qui facilite la compréhension de ce texte exigeant.


2017-11-17

Performance and Civic Engagement

By Ananda Breed,Tim Prentki
  • Full Title : Performance and Civic Engagement
  • Author : Ananda Breed,Tim Prentki
  • Publisher : Springer
  • ISBN Code : 3319665170
  • Pages : 312
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This book explores 'civic engagement' as a politically active encounter between institutions, individuals and art practices that addresses the public sphere on a civic level across physical and virtual spaces. Taking a multidisciplinary approach, it tracks across the overlapping discourses of politics, cultural geography and performance, investigating how and why physical and digital spaces can be analysed and utilised to develop new art forms that challenge traditional notions of how performance is political and how politics are performative. Across three sections - Politicising Communities, Applying Digital Agency and Performing Landscapes and Identities - the ten chapters and three interviews cover a wide variety of international perspectives, all informed by innovative ways of addressing the current crisis of social fragmentation through performance. Providing access to many debates on the theory and practice of new media, this book is of significance to readers from a broad set of academic disciplines, including politics, sociology, geography, and performance studies.


2016-05-23

Building Walls and Dissolving Borders

By Max Stephenson,Laura Zanotti
  • Full Title : Building Walls and Dissolving Borders
  • Author : Max Stephenson,Laura Zanotti
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • ISBN Code : 1317170806
  • Pages : 218
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Walls play multiple social, political, economic and cultural roles and are linked to the fundamental question of how human beings live together. Globalization and urbanization have created high population density, rapid migration, growing poverty, income inequality and frequent discontent and conflict among heterogeneous populations. The writers in this volume explore how walls are changing in this era, when social containers have become porous, proximity has been redefined, circulation has intensified and the state as a way of organizing political life is being questioned. The authors analyze how walls articulate with other social boundaries to address feelings of vulnerability and anxiety and how they embody governmental processes, public and social contestation, fears and notions of identity and alterity. This book’s authors explore walls as the consequence of a changing web of social relationships. Whether walls are physical objects on the landscape or metaphors for difference among specific groups or communities, the writers consider them as heterotopias, powerful sites around which ways of living together are contested and transformed. They also investigate how architectural planning concerning walls may de facto become a means of waging war, as well as how demolishing walls may give way to new ways of imagining security.


2018-01-11

Les Rêves de mon père

By Barack OBAMA
  • Full Title : Les Rêves de mon père
  • Author : Barack OBAMA
  • Publisher : Presses de la Cité
  • ISBN Code : 2258147972
  • Pages : 432
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Le chef-d'œuvre autobiographique de Barack Obama Avant d'être élu Président de la première puissance mondiale et de marquer l'histoire, Barack Obama a été un petit garçon introverti, un petit-fils choyé par ses grands-parents, un expatrié en Indonésie, un ado tenté par des vapeurs illicites, un métis soucieux de lutter pour les droits du peuple noir, un étudiant débarqué à New York et passant sa première nuit à la rue, un activiste dans les banlieues de Chicago, un étudiant brillant, un enfant grandi sans père qui devint homme en cherchant la vérité de ses origines derrière l'éclat du mythe. Dans une autobiographie bouleversante qui part d'Hawaii pour s'achever au Kenya, Barack Obama revient sur l'extraordinaire parcours qui le mena en politique mais il raconte surtout, en écrivain, les blessures intimes, les rencontres providentielles, et l'extraordinaire roman familial qui firent de lui l'homme qu'il est aujourd'hui.


2017-11-16

Unfinished

By João Biehl,Peter Locke
  • Full Title : Unfinished
  • Author : João Biehl,Peter Locke
  • Publisher : Duke University Press
  • ISBN Code : 0822372452
  • Pages : 400
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  • Language : English
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This original, field-changing collection explores the plasticity and unfinishedness of human subjects and lifeworlds, advancing the conceptual terrain of an anthropology of becoming. People's becomings trouble and exceed ways of knowing and acting, producing new possibilities for research, methodology, and writing. The contributors creatively bridge ethnography and critical theory in a range of worlds on the edge, from war and its aftermath, economic transformation, racial inequality, and gun violence to religiosity, therapeutic markets, animal rights activism, and abrupt environmental change. Defying totalizing analytical schemes, these visionary essays articulate a human science of the uncertain and unknown and restore a sense of movement and possibility to ethics and political practice. Unfinished invites readers to consider the array of affects, ideas, forces, and objects that shape contemporary modes of existence and future horizons, opening new channels for critical thought and creative expression. Contributors. Lucas Bessire, João Biehl, Naisargi N. Dave, Elizabeth A. Davis, Michael M. J. Fischer, Angela Garcia, Peter Locke, Adriana Petryna, Bridget Purcell, Laurence Ralph, Lilia M. Schwarcz