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semiotic economy

Overview page. Subjects: Media Studies.

The infinite use of finite elements. The structural feature of double articulation within a semiotic system allows an infinite number of meaningful combinations to be generated using a...

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semiotic economy

Overview page. Subjects: Media Studies.

The infinite use of finite elements. The structural feature of double articulation within a semiotic system allows an infinite number of meaningful combinations to be generated using a...

See overview in Oxford Index

semiotic economy

Daniel Chandler and Rod Munday.

in A Dictionary of Media and Communication

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies. 79 words.

The infinite use of finite elements. The structural feature of double *articulation within a *semiotic system allows an

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semiotic economy

Daniel Chandler and Rod Munday.

in A Dictionary of Media and Communication

P ublished online March 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies. 79 words.

The infinite use of finite elements. The structural feature of double *articulation within a *semiotic system allows an

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Unusable, Dangerous, and Desirable

Shampa Biswas.

in Nuclear Desire

September 2014; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations. 10237 words.

Chapter Three uses a Marxist approach to commodity fetishism to theorize two economies of exchange that generate a desire for nuclear weapons – the logic of deterrence as a semiotic economy...

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The Deep Semiotic Structure of Deservingness

Sanford F. Schram.

in The Return of Ordinary Capitalism

October 2015; p ublished online December 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: US Politics; Political Economy. 10914 words.

This chapter uses semiotics to suggest that combating the prevailing biases of the neoliberalized welfare state must of necessity confront how those biases are built on a deeply sedimented...

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Cultural political economy meets global production networks: a productive meeting?

Ray Hudson.

in Journal of Economic Geography

May 2008; p ublished online March 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Geography. 10688 words.

In this article, I explore some of the implications of pursuing a cultural political economy (CPE) approach to the analysis of global production networks (GPNs). This raises three sets of...

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The Oxford Handbook of the Study of Religion

Edited by Michael Stausberg and Steven Engler.

November 2016; p ublished online June 2017 .

Book. Subjects: Religion. 880 pages.

This Handbook offers an authoritative and up-to-date survey of original research in the study of religion. Its fifty-one chapters, written by authors from twelve countries, are organized...

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Routes of Accumulation

Llerena Guiu Searle.

in Landscapes of Accumulation

September 2016; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social and Cultural Anthropology. 8665 words.

The liberalization of the Indian economy in the 1990s changed the structure of the real estate industry: it ushered in new roles for private-sector elites and spurred the growth of real...

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Flashback: Collapse and Victory of the Enlightenment

Benjamin Harshav.

in Language in Time of Revolution

August 1993; p ublished online May 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social and Cultural Anthropology. 2906 words.

This chapter discusses the slogan of aestheticization referred not only to external appearance but also to the appreciation of beauty, love, nature, art, literature, and beautiful forms...

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Culinary Encounters

Michael Dietler.

in Archaeologies of Colonialism

October 2010; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Classical History. 32440 words.

Food is a domain of social life that presents what should be an obvious target for investigation in seeking to understand the operation of colonialism. It is not simply a convenient index...

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John Pendleton Kennedy’s Plantation of the Picturesque

Christopher Hanlon.

in America’s England

April 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (1500 to 1800). 12746 words.

This chapter examines the resonance of the English picturesque in the U.S. South, arguing that while southern appreciators of landscape during the antebellum period admired the picturesque...

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The Book of Ruth

Michal Ben-Naftali.

in Chronicle of Separation

May 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 19893 words.

This chapter moves to the fictive, namely “The Book of Ruth,” which repeats the title of its Biblical original and reinvents the historical figures of Ruth the Moabite and her mother-in-law...

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Possible Scotlands

Caroline McCracken-Flesher.

October 2005; p ublished online September 2007 .

Book. Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century). 239 pages.

Walter Scott is confined by his literary and political reputations. He is considered foundational to the novel, but categorized under history or romance, and thus set aside. In Scotland, on...

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Advertising and Promotion

Matthew P. McAllister and Alexandra Nutter Smith.

in Cinema and Media Studies

P ublished online December 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Media Studies; Film; Radio; Television. 9902 words.

Advertising is unique in its status as both a major textual genre and a revenue source for media systems. As a textual genre, it is arguably the most dominant in our culture: for every hour...

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Communication Research in Argentina (2001–2015): Between Expansion and Intellectual Intervention

Mariano Zarowsky and Carolina Justo von Lurzer.

in Communication Theory

May 2018; p ublished online May 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Communication Studies; Communication Theory and Methodology; Communication and Cultural Studies; International and Global Communication; Mass Communication. 10114 words.

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This article outlines the current landscape of research studies on communication and culture in Argentina. Rather than offering an exhaustive and...

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Linguistic Landscape of Ethiopia

Elizabeth Lanza and Hirut Woldemariam.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Linguistics

P ublished online June 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Applied Linguistics; Sociolinguistics. 10252 words.

The linguistic landscape (henceforth LL) has proven to be a fruitful approach for investigating various societal dimensions of written language use in the public sphere. First introduced in...

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Book Survey 2011

Marylin Johnson Raisch.

in Journal of International Economic Law

March 2012; p ublished online March 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Financial Law; Public International Law; Economics. 2127 words.

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Symbolic Power in the World Trade Organization. By Matthew Eagleton-Pierce

Ada Bogliolo Piancastelli Siqueira.

in Journal of International Economic Law

June 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Financial Law; Public International Law; International Economic Law; Economics. 1281 words.

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Marxist Traditions in Cultural Studies

Lee Artz.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Communication

P ublished online November 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Communication Studies. 12039 words.

Cultural studies seeks to understand and explain how culture relates to the larger society and draws on social theory, philosophy, history, linguistics, communication, semiotics, media...

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Market Fundamentalisms: Business Ethics at the Altar of Human Rights

Upendra Baxi.

in Human Rights Law Review

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration. 11900 words.

In this article the author explores what he terms ‘an emergent trade-related, market-friendly paradigm of human rights’, in contrast to the paradigm of human rights enshrined in the...

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