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Hollywood liberalism: myth or reality? A study of the representation of race, gender and class in popular culture and its impact on the American society

Debrieux, Mathilde (30 jun. 2014)

This paper aims at defining the role and influence of the entertainment industry on American society by analyzing the representation of the concepts of race, gender and class in film and, to a lesser extent, television. Through the study of several movies from the beginning of Hollywood cinema to ...

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Source: Theses.fr

The taboos and restrictions of representation in Paul Auster and Jérome Rothenberg’s works

Hugonnier, François (17 nov. 2012)

Les événements d’Auschwitz, d’Hiroshima et du 11 septembre 2001 ravivent un questionnement ancien sur le pouvoir du langage, ainsi que sur la responsabilité et les modes du témoignage. Tenter de dépasser les interdits de la représentation dans ce contexte historique relève d’un acte de ...

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Source: RERO

Are sociocultural factors important for studying a science university major?

Grossmann, Volker et al. (22 oct. 2015)

This paper examines the role of the sociocultural background of students for choosing STEM fields in university. We combine rich survey data on university graduates in Switzerland with municipality level information from the census as well as nationwide elections and referenda to characterize a ...

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Source: HAL

Swedish Dimensional Adjectives

Vogel, Anna (4 jun. 2004)

The purpose of this study is to give a thorough and detailed account and analysis of the semantics of twelve Swedish dimensional adjectives: hög ‘high/tall', låg ‘low', bred ‘broad/wide', smal ‘narrow/thin', vid ‘broad', trång ‘narrow', tjock ‘thick', tunn ‘thin', djup ‘deep', ...

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Probing connections between deep earth and surface processes in a land-locked ocean basin transformed into a giant saline basin: the Mediterranean GOLD project

Rabineau, Marina et al. (sep. 2015)

During the last decade, the interaction of deep processes in the lithosphere and mantle with surface processes (erosion, climate, sea-level, subsidence, glacio-isostatic readjustment) has been the subject of heated discussion. The use of a multidisciplinary approach linking geology, geophysics, ...

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Source: HAL

Identity, Space, Discourse in Bryher's Autobiographical Writings and Fictions

Guiheneuf, Lucie (17 sep. 2013)

In her work, the modernist author Bryher construes identity as a quest ending beyond the frame of the narrative and beyond regulations. The simile of the interstice epitomises both narrative spaces and space in the texts, ranging from the figure of a split self at odds with the dominant geographical ...

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Source: HAL

Telling stories with space : the social, cognitive, and technical uses of narrative in the Disney parks

Clément, Thibaut (13 dec. 2011)

As the number-one tourist destination in the United States, the Disney theme parks are asignificant cultural phenomenon and present a unique opportunity to evaluate mass communication inlight of its influence on the user’s behavior and practices. This study aims to provide an analysis of “ ...

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Source: RERO

The international law foundations of Palestinian nationality: a legal examination of Palestinian nationality under the British rule

Qafisheh, Mu'taz et al. (8 apr. 2008)

By the end of the British rule in Palestine on 14 May 1948, Palestinian nationality had become well-established in accordance with both domestic law and international law. Accordingly, the legal origin of Palestinian nationality lies in this nearly thirty-year period as the status of Palestinians ...

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The Alps

Conway, William Martin et al. (7 may 2015)

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Source: SOAS

The Erotic and the Vulgar: Visual Culture and Organized Labor's Critique of U.S. Hegemony in Occupied Japan

Gerteis, Christopher (1 march 2007)

This essay engages the colonial legacy of postwar Japan by arguing that the political cartoons produced as part of the postwar Japanese labor movement’s critique of U.S. cultural hegemony illustrate how gendered discourses underpinned, and sometimes undermined, the ideologies formally represented ...

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