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This collection explores and interrogates the complex role of the child character in the dystopian landscape of post-apocalyptic cinema, including classic, recent, and international films, approached from a variety of theoretical, ...

Author: Debbie Olson

Publisher: Lexington Books

ISBN: 9780739194294

Category: Social Science

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This collection explores and interrogates the complex role of the child character in the dystopian landscape of post-apocalyptic cinema, including classic, recent, and international films, approached from a variety of theoretical, methodological, and cultural perspectives.
2015-03-06 By Debbie Olson

Otelo Burning's construction of South Africa as a “transitional,” rather than a “postapartheid” nation, and the attention it affords to the ... 2017); Debbie Olson, ed., The Child in Post-Apocalyptic Cinema (Lexington Books, 2015). 2.

Author: Debbie Olson

Publisher: Lexington Books

ISBN: 9781498563819

Category: Social Science

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This volume offers compelling analyses of children and childhood in non-Western films.
2018-02-19 By Debbie Olson

New Visions of the Child in Italian Cinema. Oxford and New York: Peter Lang, 2014. Howe, Alexander, and Wynn Yarbrough, eds. Kidding Around: The Child in Film and Media. ... The Child in Post-Apocalyptic Cinema.

Author: Adrian Schober

Publisher: Lexington Books

ISBN: 9781498518857

Category: Social Science

Page: 326

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This collection, representing the work of scholars from a range of theoretical frameworks and disciplines, examines aspects of the preoccupation with children and childhood in Steven Spielberg’s films. It includes essays on such films as Close Encounters of the Third Kind, E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial, Empire of the Sun, Hook, Jurassic Park, and more.
2016-04-13 By Adrian Schober

This book explores cultural conceptions of the child and the cinematic absence of black children from contemporary Hollywood film.

Author: Debbie Olson

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9783319482736

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 229

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This book explores cultural conceptions of the child and the cinematic absence of black children from contemporary Hollywood film. Debbie Olson argues that within the discourse of children’s studies and film scholarship in relation to the conception of “the child,” there is often little to no distinction among children by race—the “child” is most often discussed as a universal entity, as the embodiment of all things not adult, not (sexually) corrupt. Discussions about children of color among scholars often take place within contexts such as crime, drugs, urbanization, poverty, or lack of education that tend to reinforce historically stereotypical beliefs about African Americans. Olson looks at historical conceptions of childhood within scholarly discourse, the child character in popular film and what space the black child (both African and African American) occupies within that ideal.
2017-03-14 By Debbie Olson

“Space and Children in Post-Apocalyptic Film: The Road and Les Temps du Loup.” In The Child in Post-Apocalyptic Cinema, edited by Debbie Olson, 93–106. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2014. Butler, Judith. Gender Trouble: Feminism and the ...

Author: Keith Wilhite

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9781611477191

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 302

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This book analyzes post-9/11 literature, film, and television through an interdisciplinary lens, taking into account contemporary debates about spatial practices, gentrification, cosmopolitanism, memory and history, nostalgia, the uncanny and the abject, postmodern virtuality, the politics of realism, and the economic and social life of cities. Featuring an international group of scholars, the volume theorizes how literary and visual representations expose the persistent conflicts that arise as cities rebuild in the shadow of past ruins.
2016-03-04 By Keith Wilhite

His current research seeks to understand the children's book as object and symbol in the popular (adult) imagination. ... and editor of The Child in World Cinema (2018), The Child in Post-apocalyptic Cinema (2015), and many others.

Author: Debbie Olson

Publisher: Lexington Books

ISBN: 9781793600134

Category: Social Science

Page: 352

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This unique and timely collection examines childhood and the child character throughout Stephen King’s works, from his early novels and short stories, through film adaptations, to his most recent publications. King’s use of child characters within the framework of horror (or of horrific childhood) raises questions about adult expectations of children, childhood, the American family, child agency, and the nature of fear and terror for (or by) children. The ways in which King presents, complicates, challenges, or terrorizes children and notions of childhood provide a unique lens through which to examine American culture, including both adult and social anxieties about children and childhood across the decades of King’s works.
2020-10-06 By Debbie Olson

She is the Editor-in-Chief of Red Feather Journal: an International Journal of Children's Popular Culture, author of Black Children in Hollywood Cinema: Cast in Shadow (2017) and editor of The Child in Post-apocalyptic Cinema (2015), ...

Author: De-Valera NYM Botchway

Publisher: Vernon Press

ISBN: 9781622735877

Category: Social Science

Page: 278

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What does it mean to be a child in Africa? In the detached Western media, narratives of penury, wickedness and death have dominated portrayals of African childhood. The hegemonic lens of the West has failed to take into account the intricacies of not only what it means to be an African child in local and culturally specific contexts, but also African childhood in general. Challenging colonial discourses, this edited volume guides the reader through different comprehensions and perspectives of childhood in Africa. Using a blend of theory, empiricism and history, the contributors to this volume offer studies from a range of fields including African literature, Afro-centric psychology and sociology. Importantly, in its eclectic geographical coverage of Africa, this book unashamedly presents the good, the bad and the ugly of African childhood. The resilience, creativity, pains and triumphs of African childhood are skilfully woven together to present the myriad of lived experiences and aspirations of children from across Africa. As an important contribution to African childhood studies, this book has the potential to be used by policymakers to shape, sustain or change socio-cultural, economic and education systems that accommodate African childhood dynamics and experiences at different levels.
2019-09-05 By De-Valera NYM Botchway

The Child in Contemporary Latin American Cinema. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2019. ... Screen Adaptations and the Politics of Childhood: Transforming Children's Literature into Film. ... The Child in Post-Apocalyptic Cinema.

Author: Laura Duhan-Kaplan

Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

ISBN: 9781532633294

Category: Religion

Page: 268

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How do religious traditions create strangers and neighbors? How do they construct otherness? Or, instead, work to overcome it? In this exciting collection of interdisciplinary essays, scholars and activists from various traditions explore these questions. Through legal and media studies, they reveal how we see religious others. They show that Jewish, Christian, Islamic, and Sikh texts frame others in open-ended ways. Conflict resolution experts and Hindu teachers, they explain, draw on a shared positive psychology. Jewish mystics and Christian contemplatives use powerful tools of compassionate perception. Finally, the authors explain how Christian theology can help teach respectful views of difference. They are not afraid to discuss how religious groups have alienated one another. But, together, they choose to draw positive lessons about future cooperation.
2020-04-17 By Laura Duhan-Kaplan

The majority of her research has examined the unique benefits for children growing up in poverty or for children who have culturally and ... The Child in World Cinema (2018), The Child in Post-apocalyptic Cinema (2015), and many others.

Author: Dafna Lemish

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9781000574944

Category: Social Science

Page: 556

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This second, thoroughly updated edition of The Routledge International Handbook of Children, Adolescents, and Media analyzes a broad range of complementary areas of study, including children as media consumers, children as active participants in media making, and representations of children in the media. The roles that media play in the lives of children and adolescents, as well as their potential implications for their cognitive, emotional, social, and behavioral development, have attracted growing research attention in a variety of disciplines. This handbook presents a collection that spans a variety of disciplines including developmental psychology, media studies, public health, education, feminist studies, and the sociology of childhood. Chapters provide a unique intellectual mapping of current knowledge, exploring the relationship of children and media in local, national, and global contexts. Divided into five parts, each with an introduction explaining the themes and topics covered, the handbook features over 50 contributions from leading and upcoming academics from around the globe. The revised and new chapters consider vital questions by analyzing texts, audience, and institutions, including: media and its effects on children’s mental health children and the internet of toys media and digital inequalities news and citizenship in the aftermath of COVID-19 The Handbook’s interdisciplinary approach and comprehensive, current, and international scope make it an authoritative, state-of-the-art guide to the field of children’s media studies. It will be indispensable for media scholars and professionals, policy makers, educators, and parents.
2022-05-31 By Dafna Lemish

The Child in Post-Apocalyptic Cinema. Lanham: Lexington: 185–205. Gallagher, Mark. 2006. “Omega Men: Late 1960s and Early 1970s Action Heroes” in Action Figures. New York: Palgrave Macmillan: 81–111. King, Claire Sisco. 2012.

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Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 9789004361317

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 232

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Cityscapes of the Future: Urban Spaces in Science Fiction examines the central role played by urban spaces in science fictional narratives in diverse media from the literary to the ludic to cinematic.
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