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Art and PluralismLawrence Alloway's Cultural Criticism

Art and Pluralism: Lawrence Alloway's Cultural Criticism

Nigel Whiteley

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316456
eISBN:
9781846316708
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316708
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Lawrence Alloway (1926–1990) was one of the most influential and widely respected (as well as prolific) art writers of the post-war years. His many books, catalogue essays, and reviews manifest the ... More

Contesting ViewsThe Visual Economy of France and Algeria

Contesting Views: The Visual Economy of France and Algeria

Edward Welch and Joseph McGonagle

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846318849
eISBN:
9781846317958
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318849.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Fifty years after Algerian independence, the legacy of France's Algerian past, and the ongoing complexities of the Franco-Algerian relationship, remain a key preoccupation in both countries. A ... More

The Cultural Values of Europe

The Cultural Values of Europe

Hans Joas and Klaus Wiegandt (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311383
eISBN:
9781846315800
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315800
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

What is the cultural identity of Europe? Are there specifically European values? Questions such as these are at the centre of a considerable number of political and scholarly debates in contemporary ... More

Cultures of AnyoneStudies on Cultural Democratization in the Spanish Neoliberal Crisis

Cultures of Anyone: Studies on Cultural Democratization in the Spanish Neoliberal Crisis

Luis Moreno-Caballud

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381939
eISBN:
9781781382295
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381939.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This book studies the emergence of collaborative and non-hierarchical cultures in the context of the Spanish economic crisis of 2008. It explains how peer-to-peer social networks that have arisen ... More

Dada 1916 in TheoryPractices of Critical Resistance

Dada 1916 in Theory: Practices of Critical Resistance

Dafydd Jones

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781781380208
eISBN:
9781781381526
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781380208.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Dada formed in 1916 in a world of rational appearances that belied a raging confusion – in the middle of the First World War, in the neutral centre of a warring continent, at the core of Western art. ... More

Dread TridentTabletop Role-Playing Games and the Modern Fantastic

Dread Trident: Tabletop Role-Playing Games and the Modern Fantastic

Curtis D. Carbonell

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620573
eISBN:
9781789629644
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620573.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Dread Trident examines the rise of imaginary worlds in tabletop role-playing games (TRPGs), such as Dungeons and Dragons. With the combination of analog and digital mechanisms, from traditional books ... More

Extending ThemselvesUser Initiated Transformations of Government-built Housing in Developing Countries

Extending Themselves: User Initiated Transformations of Government-built Housing in Developing Countries

Graham Tipple

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235040
eISBN:
9781846313097
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313097
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Many countries have large stocks of government-built housing which, for various reasons, are in poor physical conditions and/or do not conform to the expectations of occupants, who frequently make ... More

Franco-British Academic Partnerships: The Next ChapterThe Next Chapter

Franco-British Academic Partnerships: The Next Chapter: The Next Chapter

Philippe Lane and Maurice Fraser (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316630
eISBN:
9781846316777
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316777
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The steady increase in joint programmes and qualifications offered by UK and French universities is a cause for celebration. But language constraints, financial pressures and political uncertainty ... More

French CyclingA Social and Cultural History

French Cycling: A Social and Cultural History

Hugh Dauncey

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318351
eISBN:
9781846317859
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317859
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This book aims to provide a balanced and detailed analytical survey of the complex leisure activity, sport, and industry that is cycling in France. Identifying key events, practices, stakeholders and ... More

French Post-Modern MasculinitiesFrom Neuromatrices to Seropositivity

French Post-Modern Masculinities: From Neuromatrices to Seropositivity

Lawrence R. Schehr

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312151
eISBN:
9781846315282
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315282
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

As traditional notions of masculinity have been put into question, there have been representational reactions to and articulations of changing masculinities in post-modern culture. Certain ... More

French Studies in and for the Twenty-first Century

French Studies in and for the Twenty-first Century

Philippe Lane and Michael Worton (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316555
eISBN:
9781846316692
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316692
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This book draws together a range of scholars to examine the state of French Studies in the UK, taking account of the variety of factors that have made the discipline what it is. The book looks ahead ... More

Grounds for ReviewThe Garden Festival in Urban Planning and Design

Grounds for Review: The Garden Festival in Urban Planning and Design

Andrew Theokas

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235392
eISBN:
9781846314643
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314643
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Garden Festivals are more than temporary horticultural expositions. Complex and phased, these projects have additional significance as planning stratagems, reclamation projects, public art venues, ... More

Humour in Contemporary FranceControversy, Consensus and Contradictions

Humour in Contemporary France: Controversy, Consensus and Contradictions

Jonathan Ervine

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620511
eISBN:
9781789629811
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620511.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This timely study sheds new light on debates about humour and multiculturalism in France, and is the first monograph about multiculturalism and humour in France to be published in either English or ... More

Iberian ModalitiesA Relational Approach to the Study of Culture in the Iberian Peninsula

Iberian Modalities: A Relational Approach to the Study of Culture in the Iberian Peninsula

Joan Ramon Resina (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846318337
eISBN:
9781846317880
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318337.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Of late the term Iberian Studies has been gaining academic currency, but its semantic scope still fluctuates. For some it is a convenient way of combining the official cultures of two states, ... More

Identity, Belonging and Migration

Identity, Belonging and Migration

Gerard Delanty, Ruth Wodak, and Paul Jones (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781846311185
eISBN:
9781786945310
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846311185.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

By investigating the narratives of everyday life, Identity, Belonging and Migration provides some understanding of the many socio-political, historical, discursive and socio-cognitive processes ... More

IdiocyA Cultural History

Idiocy: A Cultural History

Patrick McDonagh

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310959
eISBN:
9781846315367
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315367
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The term ‘idiot’ is a damning put down, whether deployed on the playground or in the board room. People stigmatized as being ‘intellectually disabled’ today must confront variants of the fear and ... More

Intellectuals, Culture and Public Policy in FranceApproaches from the Left

Intellectuals, Culture and Public Policy in France: Approaches from the Left

Jeremy Ahearne

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312458
eISBN:
9781846316081
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316081
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

French intellectuals have always defined themselves in political terms. They figure in common representation as oppositional figures set against State and government. But speaking truth to power is ... More

London UndergroundA Cultural Geography

London Underground: A Cultural Geography

David Ashford

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846318597
eISBN:
9781846318016
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318597.001.0000
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Engaging with the rich catalogue of cultural material relating to the London Underground, this cultural geography sets out to explore one of the strangest spaces of the modern world. The first to ... More

Magazines, Travel, and Middlebrow CultureCanadian Periodicals in English and French, 1925-1960

Magazines, Travel, and Middlebrow Culture: Canadian Periodicals in English and French, 1925-1960

Faye Hammill and Michelle Smith

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781781381403
eISBN:
9781781382332
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381403.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

A century ago, the golden age of magazine publishing coincided with the beginning of a golden age of travel. Images of speed and flight dominated the pages of the new mass-market periodicals. This ... More

Making WavesFrench Feminisms and their Legacies 1975-2015

Making Waves: French Feminisms and their Legacies 1975-2015

Margaret Atack, Alison S. Fell, Diana Holmes, and Imogen Long (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620429
eISBN:
9781789629880
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620429.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

French feminisms were central to the theory and culture of Second Wave feminism as an international movement, and 1975 was a key year for the women’s movement in France. Forty years on, this book ... More

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