Mediating And Remediating Death
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📒Mediating And Remediating Death ✍ Dorthe Refslund Christensen
✏Mediating and Remediating Death Book Summary : From the ritual object which functions as a substitute for the dead - thus acting as a medium for communicating with the ’other world’ - to the representation of death, violence and suffering in media, or the use of online social networks as spaces of commemoration, media of various kinds are central to the communication and performance of death-related socio-cultural practices of individuals, groups and societies. This second volume of the Studies in Death, Materiality and Time series explores the ways in which such practices are subject to ’re-mediation’; that is to say, processes by which well-known practices are re-presented in new ways through various media formats. Presenting rich, interdisciplinary new empirical case studies and fieldwork from the US and Europe, Asia, The Middle East, Australasia and Africa, Mediating and Remediating Death shows how different media forms contribute to the shaping and transformation of various forms of death and commemoration, whether in terms of their range and distribution, their relation to users or their roles in creating and maintaining communities. With its broad and multi-faceted focus on how uses of media can redraw the traditional boundaries of death-related practices and create new cultural realities, this book will appeal to scholars across the social sciences and humanities with interests in ritual and commemoration practices, the sociology and anthropology of death and dying, and cultural and media studies.
📒Residues Of Death ✍ Tamara Kohn
✏Residues of Death Book Summary : This book provides a critical overview of the changing ways people mourn, commemorate and interact with the remains of the dead, including bodies, materials and digital artefacts. It focuses on how residues of death persist and circulate through different spaces, materials, data and mediated memories, refiguring how the disposal of the dead is understood, enacted and contested across the globe. The volume contains contributions by scholars from a number of disciplines and includes a diverse range of case studies drawn from Asia, Europe and North America. Together they reveal how rapidly changing practices, industries and experiences around death’s remains involve the entwining of digital technologies with other material and ritualised forms of commemoration, as well as with shifting boundaries between the sacred and the profane, the institutional and the vernacular, the public and the private.
📒Global Media Biopolitics And Affect ✍ Britta Timm Knudsen
✏Global Media Biopolitics and Affect Book Summary : Global Media, Biopolitics and Affect shows how mediations of bodily vulnerability have become a strong political force in contemporary societies. In discussions and struggles concerning war involvement, healthcare issues, charity, democracy movements, contested national pasts, and climate change, performances of bodily vulnerability is increasingly used by citizens to raise awareness, create sympathy, encourage political action, and to circulate information in global media networks. The book thus argues that bodily vulnerability can serve as a catalyst for affectively charging and disseminating particular political events or issues by means of media. To investigate how, when and why that happens, and to evaluate the long-term social impacts of mediating bodily vulnerability, the book offers a theoretical framework for understanding the role of bodily vulnerability in contemporary digital media culture. Likewise, it presents a range of close empirical case studies in the areas of illness blogging, global protests after the killing of Neda Agda Soltan in Iran, charity communication, green media activism, online war commemoration and digital witnessing related to conflicts in Sarajevo and Ukraine.
📒Whose Cosmopolitanism ✍ Nina Glick Schiller
✏Whose Cosmopolitanism Book Summary : The term cosmopolitan is increasingly used within different social, cultural and political settings, including academia, popular media and national politics. However those who invoke the cosmopolitan project rarely ask whose experience, understanding, or vision of cosmopolitanism is being described and for whose purposes? In response, this volume assembles contributors from different disciplines and theoretical backgrounds to examine cosmopolitanism's possibilities, aspirations and applications--as well as its tensions, contradictions, and discontents--so as to offer a critical commentary on the vital but often neglected question: whose cosmopolitanism? The book investigates when, where, and how cosmopolitanism emerges as a contemporary social process, global aspiration or emancipatory political project and asks whether it can serve as a political or methodological framework for action in a world of conflict and difference.
📒Imago Mortis ✍ Ashby Kinch
✏Imago Mortis Book Summary : In Imago Mortis: Mediating Images of Death in Late Medieval Culture, Ashby Kinch argues that late medieval artists, writers, and patrons creatively adapted conventional death iconography in ways that ultimately affirm theiir artistic, social and political identities.
📒Technologies Of Intercessory Power ✍ Angie Deborah Heo
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📒Mediating Professional Misconduct Complaints ✍ Lisa Feld
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📒Oil Spill Remediation ✍ Ponisseril Somasundaran
✏Oil Spill Remediation Book Summary : This book provides a comprehensive overview of oil spillremediation from the perspectives of policy makers, scientists, andengineers, generally focusing on colloid chemistry phenomena andsolutions involved in oil spills and their cleanup. • First book to address oil spill remediation from theperspective of physicochemical and colloidal science • Discusses current and emerging detergents used inclean-ups • Includes chapters from leading scientists,researchers, engineers, and policy makers • Presents new insights into the possible impact of oilspills on ecosystems as well as preventive measures
📒Encyclopedia Of Environmental Analysis And Remediation ✍ Robert Allen Meyers
✏Encyclopedia of environmental analysis and remediation Book Summary : A much needed professional-level encyclopedia covering all aspects of the environment. It includes 400 articles published together in eight volumes. It brings together the disciplines of chemistry, biology, engineering, physics and mathematics to provide comprehensive coverage of the entire field. It covers topics from pollution sources, transport, regulations and health effects through sampling and remediation. Includes detailed charts and figures and subjects presented on a first principle basis.
📒Intermediality In Theatre And Performance ✍ Freda Chapple
✏Intermediality in Theatre and Performance Book Summary : Intermediality : The incorporation of digital technology into theatre practice, and the presence of film, television and digital media in contemporary theatre is a significant feature of twentieth-century performance. Presented here for the first time is a major collection od essays written by The Theatre and Intermediality research Group of the International Federation for Theatre research. This books draws on the history of ideas to present a concept of intermediality as an integration of thoughts and medial processes and it locates intermediality at the inter-sections situated between the performers, the observers and the confluence of media, medial spaces and art forms involved in performance at a particular monent in time.