The relationship of French national identity to its cinema is a well-established field. Yet so far, most studies have either taken a broad historical approach or focused on a particular director or period. Using various theoretical approaches, this book investigates an area that is––as of today––either ill or untreated by scholars: what is the relationship of film form to the historical and social reflections of a given work, whether they be overt or hidden?
Exploiting Hip Hop and Using Racial Stereotypes to Entertain America
Within the rapidly growing literature on hip hop and gangster rap, Gangster Rap and Its Social Cost stands out from the rest because it provides a number of unique contributions, including how it asserts that gangster rap has empowered white racists and how it provides a serious distinction between gangster rap and hip hop. Given how influential rap music and its gangster rap variant are today in American life, this is an essential book for all libraries.
The Phenomenon of Human Kinship and the Global Diversity of Kinship Terminologies
As a book that brings together evolutionary and sociocultural anthropology, The Genius of Kinship will be a critical addition for all Anthropology collections.
This book makes an important contribution to the study of German national identity by offering a detailed and large-scale academic analysis of how German media discourse between 1998 and 2005 represents German national identity.