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Outlaw Culture

Author : bell hooks
ISBN : 9781136767906
Genre : Social Science
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According to the Washington Post, no one who cares about contemporary African-American cultures can ignore bell hooks' electrifying feminist explorations. Targeting cultural icons as diverse as Madonna and Spike Lee, Outlaw Culture presents a collection of essays that pulls no punches. As hooks herself notes, interrogations of popular culture can be a ‘powerful site for intervention, challenge and change’. And intervene, challenge and change is what hooks does best.

Great Powers And Outlaw States

Author : Gerry Simpson
ISBN : 0521534909
Genre : Law
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Historical and legal analysis of Kosovo and Afghanistan wars and impact on global political order.

Der Outlaw

Author : Jón Gnarr
ISBN : 9783608100884
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Als der vierzehnjährige Jón ins Flugzeug nach Ísafjörður steigt, ahnt er noch nichts von dem, was ihn erwartet. Die wohl schmerzhafteste Phase seines Lebens nimmt ihren Anfang ... Jón Gnarrs Geschichte zeigt eindrucksvoll, wie aus einem vermeintlich schwer erziehbaren Jugendlichen der Bürgermeister seiner Heimatstadt Reykjavík werden konnte. In seiner Autobiographie beschreibt Jón Gnarr die späten Jahre seiner düsteren Teenagerzeit. Am nordwestlichen Rande Islands verbringt er zwei Jahre in einem Internat für schwer erziehbare Jugendliche. Von der Außenwelt abgeschnitten und missverstanden, gerät er in ein System institutionalisierten Unrechts, dem er schutzlos ausgeliefert ist. Der heranwachsende Jón versucht, dem Elend mit Punk-Musik zu entfliehen. Doch in seiner tiefen Verzweiflung entdeckt er auch die Ideale, für die er später so vehement eintreten wird: Er bekämpft Ungerechtigkeiten, wendet sich gegen jede Form von Gewalt und entdeckt die Ideen des Anarchismus für sich. Jón Gnarr erzählt mitreißend und einnehmend, wie er dem Internatsalltag unerbittlich trotzt und es ihm mit viel Mut und Willenskraft gelingt, sein Leben zurückzuerobern.

Outlaw

Author : Stephen Davies
ISBN : 9780547390178
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Kidnapped by a man who claims to be a remorseless outlaw with terrorist ties, British ambassador's son Jake and his sister, Kas, begin to doubt their captor's identity when they discover unsettling facts about the corrupt local government. By the award-winning author of Hacking Timbuktu.

Outlaw Representation

Author : Richard Meyer
ISBN : UOM:39015056845434
Genre : Art
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From the U.S. Navy's 1934 confiscation of a painting of sailors on shore leave to contemporary culture wars over funding for the arts, conflicts surrounding homosexuality and creative freedom have shaped the history of modern art in America. Richard Meyer's Outlaw Representation tells the charged story of this strife through pioneering analysis of the works of gay artists and the circumstances under which these works have been attacked, suppressed, or censored outright. Focusing on the careers of Paul Cadmus, Andy Warhol, Robert Mapplethorpe, David Wojnarowicz, Gran Fury, and Holly Hughes, Outlaw Representation explores how gay artists responded to the threat of censorship by producing their own "outlaw representations" of homosexuality. Instead of acquiescing to attacks on their work as indecent or obscene, these artists used the outlaw status of homosexuality to propose new forms of social, sexual, and creative life. Richly illustrated, Outlaw Representation includes close to 200 striking images, ranging from the art of celebrated figures such as Andy Warhol and Robert Mapplethorpe to physique-magazine photographs and gay liberation posters. Throughout, images that once provoked censorship now elicit close visual analysis and careful historical investigation. Engagingly written and sweepingly researched, Outlaw Representation promises to be a landmark in the study of twentieth-century American art, politics, and sexuality.

The Rebels

Author : Daniel R. Wolf
ISBN : 0802073638
Genre : Social Science
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The image of the outlaw biker is widely recognize in North American society. The reality is only known to insiders. To study the phenomenon of outlaw biker clubs, anthropologist Daniel Wolf bridged the gap between image and reality by becoming an insider.

Outlaw

Author : Lee Child
ISBN : 9783641061173
Genre : Fiction
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Jack Reacher ist 100% Adrenalin! Zwei gottverlassene Dörfer in Colorado. Hope und Despair. Hoffnung und Verzweiflung. Dazwischen nichts weiter als meilenweit Niemandsland. Jack Reacher, per Anhalter unterwegs, strandet ausgerechnet in Despair. Er will nur einen Kaffee trinken und dann weiterziehen, doch vier düstere Gesellen wollen ihn wegen Landstreicherei von der Gemarkung verweisen. Reacher geht die Freiheit zwar über alles, aber einen Platzverweis lässt er sich nicht bieten. Und sein untrüglicher Instinkt sagt ihm, wenn jemand etwas zu verbergen hat ... Der neue Fall für den eigenwilligsten Ermittler der Thrillerliteratur!

The Hero And The Outlaw Building Extraordinary Brands Through The Power Of Archetypes

Author : Margaret Mark
ISBN : 007138118X
Genre : Business & Economics
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A brand’s meaning—how it resonates in the public heart and mind—is a company’s most valuable competitive advantage. Yet, few companies really know how brand meaning works, how to manage it, and how to use brand meaning strategically. Written by best-selling author Carol S. Pearson (The Hero Within) and branding guru Margaret Mark, this groundbreaking book provides the illusive and compelling answer. Using studies drawn from the experiences of Nike, Marlboro, Ivory and other powerhouse brands, the authors show that the most successful brands are those that most effectively correspond to fundamental patterns in the unconscious mind known as archetypes. The book provides tools and strategies to: • Implement a proven system for identifying the most appropriate and leverageable archetypes for any company and/or brand • Harness the power of the archetype to align corporate strategy to sustain competitive advantage

Outlaw The Collected Works Of Miguel Pi Ero

Author : Miguel Piñero
ISBN : 9781611923483
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Mafia And Outlaw Stories From Italian Life And Literature

Author : Robin Pickering-Iazzi
ISBN : 9780802095619
Genre : Social Science
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The first of its kind in English, Mafia and Outlaw Stories from Italian Life and Literature is a selection of readings from Italian fiction and non-fiction writers on the subject of the Mafia. Among the renowned writers featured are Giovanni Verga, Grazia Deledda, Anna Maria Ortese, Livia De Stefani, and Silvana La Spina, as well as famous witnesses such as Felicia Impastato, Letizia Battaglia, and Rita Atria who provide personal, often terrifying testimonies about their experiences with the Mafia. It is a historically diverse examination of criminal and outlaw institutions by some of the most significant figures in Italian literature. These newly translated writings show the ways in which Italians perceived and wrote about the Mafia and crime from the 1880s to the 1990s. Among them are stories dealing with the important legends used by the Mafia as sources for their image and ideology, legends such as the brigand and the Blessed Paulists. Some of the fascinating themes discussed are connections between the Mafia, the State, and the Catholic Church; the Mafia and children; women and the Mafia; the Black Hand; and relations between the Mafia and the Allied Forces during the Second World War. Robin Pickering-Iazzi incorporates an invaluable introduction that charts key periods in the history of Italy and the Mafia, and profiles each of the authors in the collection, noting their major works in Italian as well as those available in English. These and other features make this text especially appropriate for courses in Italian studies. Mafia and Outlaw Stories from Italian Life and Literature takes a unique and intriguing approach to the subject of the Mafia, and offers informed judgements about its historical impact on Italian society and culture.

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