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Victorian DundeeImage and Realities

Victorian Dundee: Image and Realities

Christopher A. Whatley, Bob Harris, and Louise Miskell (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845860912
eISBN:
9781474406062
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845860912.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This book reveals aspects of Victorian Dundee that have been hidden from history. It looks behind the traditional view of Dundee in this period as a grim industrial town marred by social deprivation ... More

Violence and the Cultural Politics of Trauma

Violence and the Cultural Politics of Trauma

Jane Kilby

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748618163
eISBN:
9780748653041
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748618163.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

During the late 1970s and 1980s speaking out about the traumatic reality of incest and rape was a rare and politically groundbreaking act. Today it is a ubiquitous feature of popular culture and its ... More

The Voice of the PeopleHamish Henderson and Scottish Cultural Politics

The Voice of the People: Hamish Henderson and Scottish Cultural Politics

Corey Gibson

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748696574
eISBN:
9781474412520
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696574.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This book examines the work of Hamish Henderson (1919-2002): principal strategist of the modern Scottish folk revival, poet, songwriter, translator, folklorist, vociferous cultural commentator, and, ... More

We Have Never Been PostmodernTheory at the Speed of Light

We Have Never Been Postmodern: Theory at the Speed of Light

Steve Redhead

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748643448
eISBN:
9780748652945
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748643448.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Is it possible that various disciplines, theorists and cultural commentators have been hurtling down a blind alley in the last thirty years, searching for the holy grail of the postmodern? What if, ... More

Working Feminism

Working Feminism

Geraldine Pratt

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748615698
eISBN:
9780748671243
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748615698.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

Working Feminism looks at key concepts and debates within feminist theory and puts them to work concretely in relation to the real problems faced by Filipina domestic workers and Asian youth in ... More

Young British MuslimsIdentity, Culture, Politics and the Media

Young British Muslims: Identity, Culture, Politics and the Media

Nahid A Kabir

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641338
eISBN:
9780748653232
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641338.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

In Britain's highly politicised social climate in the aftermath of the 7/7 London bombings, this book provides an in-depth understanding of British Muslim identity through social constructs — ... More

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