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Re-examining paradigms of sibling incest

communities and the formation of social ties, his analysis points to a human tendency towards incest. 5 This qualification is essential to an examination of sibling incest in the Gothic, which scholarship has often viewed as an extension of the paternal incest threat, as many of these depictions are in fact bound up in the language of natural tendencies and desires. 6 Such representations frequently

in Gothic incest
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The imaginary archaeology of redevelopment

’s production process typically involves archival research and ethnographic interviews about the history of a neighbourhood or building. In performance, company members project these primary materials onto the exterior walls of the neighbourhood or building in question. This chapter takes up two of KompleX’s artistic interventions into industrial space, PlayRec (2006–08) and SPP (short for Sentier Pédestre Périphérique (Peripheral Pedestrian Path), 2011–12). For PlayRec, a touring production, KompleX developed site-specific performances that engaged with derelict or converted

in Street theatre and the production of postindustrial space
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The autonomous life?

Keyser – the Free Emperor), and produced a number of documentary films that displayed the endless rows of paint bombs and Molotov cocktails that the squatters had prepared for the eviction. Countless documentaries and news clips from this period showcase tall, thin, masked, young men engaged in various activities, from debating suited news reporters to walking on the roof of the house to guard it from potential evictors. The squatters were ready to fight. As Owens describes, “The Keyser became an armed camp

in The autonomous life?
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‘What's an old, 3000-line poem like you doing in a place like this?’ What would it mean to ‘date’ Beowulf ? And what do we learn when we try? This playful pun on one of the more controversial terms in the scholarship on the poem allows a consideration of the range of intimacies generated by it as well as a conditioning of both the poem and its scholarship. Indeed, we, the editors, sincerely hope that you, the

in Dating Beowulf

engaged in other forms of education, employment and volunteering. Some peer leaders had received a scholarship from their NGO to complete their secondary education, but others were often employed in ‘piecework’, odd jobs with limited financial rewards. Many peer leaders were also volunteering within other organizations, including schools or other NGOs. This wider involvement chimes with a common community-orientated motivation for becoming a peer

in Localizing global sport for development
An ‘aesthetics of care’ through aural attention

is forged between the participants, the project practitioners and facilitators allows for some sense of the young people’s reality to emerge in the aesthetic material that is formed. TVF facilitators must be ‘present’ and engaged in an attentive form of ‘listening, watching, feeling, contributing’ (Noddings, 2013 : 22). The quality of receptivity, as we go on to discuss below, also infuses the practice and ethics of TVF verbatim performances, both in terms of how the performer delivers the recorded testimonies and in the way that audience members, of whom a large

in Performing care
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Seas, oceans and civilisations

these respective fields of scholarship. To begin with, I propose that connections across seas span a range of remarkable diversity, just as links across lands do. A typology of those connections can discern features of oceanic, portal or thalassic, and islander-​based civilisations in their orientation (Mazlish, 2004: 21–​41; Murphy, 2001; Paine, 2013) –​an orientation that is as decidedly civilisational in character as any of the land-​based empires. Yet, the orientations of oceanic, portal and islander civilisations have not received the attention that they should

in Debating civilisations
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development spending across the Colonial Empire after 1940 in an attempt to improve conditions and mollify critics of British imperialism. 4 The focus in scholarship that explores the results of this turn to development has been on Africa, however, so that we know very little of the plans formulated for Britain’s Caribbean colonies after 1940, despite the significance of the region for producing new policy in the first place. Importantly, this exploration of Britain’s economic plans for the West Indies shows them to be of a very different character from the state

in Science at the end of empire
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The beast that no-one could – or should – control?

to which open access 34 Science and the politics of openness should be allowed to perturb the mores of scholarship and research or to breach the walls of the academy. At the core of discussions on open access, at least in policy formulations, is the idea that the public, as taxpayers, should have access to the research that they fund. Academic perspectives on open access, by contrast, tend to be more focused on the internal operations of scientific research, although there are signs that the issue is stimulating discussion within the academy on how research

in Science and the politics of openness
Colonialism and Native Health nursing in New Zealand, 1900–40

nursing scheme for Māori was first mooted in the 1890s by a group of young Māori men who had attended a private Māori school  – Te Aute College  – and who had formed an organisation to address Māori welfare.13 The Te Aute Students’ Association supported the suggestion in 1897 by one of its members, Hamiora Hei, to set up a system of nursing scholarships for Māori girls. They lobbied James Pope, Inspector of Native Schools, who in turn persuaded the Education Department to provide scholarships for Māori girls to spend one year training in a hospital, after which they

in Colonial caring