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    • Intercultural screen adaptation: British and global case studies 

      Stewart, Michael; Munro, Robert (Edinburgh University Press, 2020-05-31)
      Intercultural Screen Adaptation offers a wide-ranging examination of how film and television adaptations (and non-adaptations) interact with the cultural, social and political environments of their national, transnational ...
    • ‘To see oursels as ithers see us’: Textual, individual and national other-selves in Under the Skin 

      Munro, Robert (Edinburgh University Press, 2020-05-31)
      In Robert Burns’ To a Louse [1786] (2001), the narrator reflects upon the sight of a louse upon the head of a pompous woman in a church. The host body is unaware of its alien invader, and Burns’ narrator cannot help but ...
    • Back to the Future: Recalcitrance and Fidelity in Julieta 

      Stewart, Michael (Edinburgh University Press, 2020-05-31)
      Pedro Almodóvar’s adaptation of three Alice Munro short stories – ‘Chance’, ‘Soon’ and ‘Silence’, which appear consecutively and as episodes in one character’s life in the collection Runaway (2006) – was a much-anticipated ...
    • Arab documentary landscapes: Transnational flow of solidarity at festivals 

      Van de Peer, Stefanie (American University in Cairo Press, 2020-02-07)
      In response to the global commodification of culture and neoliberal, capitalist tendencies, political filmmaking and specifically documentary have taken on an increasing urgency with creative as well as political ideas and ...
    • Participation Problematises: Together in Violence 

      Schrag, Anthony (Routledge, 2020)
      Over the past decades, there has been a deepening relationship between participatory art practices and matters of social justice: this innovative approach to public engagement has resulted in many projects that aim to ...
    • Communication and action: Re-reading Habermas in the age of activism 

      Pieczka, Magda (Lodz University Press, 2020)
      The combined effects of digital communication technologies, political upheavals around the world, waves of powerful activism and protests have injected a new urgency into communication research. How communication theory ...
    • There's Something about Joe: Authenticity and Judge Dredd on Film 

      Percival, J. Mark (University of Texas Press, 2019-12-31)
      What is an “authentic” film adaptation of a comic book? If this question is difficult to answer, consider the questions that must follow: How do we decide what is or is not “authentic” in comics adaptations? Why do the ...
    • Dismantling, Disappearing, Reconstituting? Reflections on the Mackintosh fire 2018 

      Checchia, Viviana; Marschall, Anika (Routledge, 2019-11-21)
      In this article, the curator Viviana Checchia and the theatre scholar Anika Marschall reflect on the impact that the fire at the Mackintosh building in 2018 had on their public engagement at the Centre for Contemporary ...
    • ArtWar [Practice Research Case Study] 

      Schrag, Anthony (Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, 2019-09-23)
      Description: The researchers developed art-based, creative games that responded to the particular location and context of the case studies. The games were adapted from play theory, and specifically explore physicality and ...
    • Looking back and going forward: The concept of the public in public relations theory 

      Pieczka, Magda (SAGE, 2019-09-10)
      This article examines the development of the public as a foundational concept in public relations theory. It provides an overview of the way in which public relations has understood the term as referring to two distinct ...
    • Arts councils, policy-making and "the local" 

      Durrer, Victoria; Gilmore, Abigail; Stevenson, David (Taylor & Francis, 2019-08-01)
      In the British Isles, national policies for the arts are primarily viewed as the responsibility of arts councils with statutory duties to distribute state funding that meet the requirements of both ’arms-length’ principles ...
    • Public sociology and social movements: Incorporation or a war of position? 

      Scandrett, Eurig; Ballantyne, Elaine (Palgrave Macmillan, 2019-06-14)
      Activist academics have attempted to challenge neoliberalism in higher education through pedagogical and research engagement with social movements. This chapter draws on the experience of working with movements against ...
    • Working as a Traditional Musician in Scotland: Summary of main findings 

      Blanche, Rachel (TRACS, 2019-06)
      This study was commissioned by the Traditional Music Forum to generate a snapshot of the economic conditions experienced by people currently working in the sector in Scotland. A key driver for this research is to understand ...
    • Working as a Traditional Musician in Scotland: Full report 

      Blanche, Rachel (TRACS, 2019-06)
      This study was commissioned by the Traditional Music Forum to generate a snapshot of the economic conditions experienced by people currently working in the sector in Scotland. A key driver for this research is to understand ...
    • Cheeky little monkeys: Emancipation and art in regards to education versus participation 

      Schrag, Anthony (Engage: The National Association for Gallery Education, 2019-05-31)
      The inception of the Social Exclusion Unit in 1997 by the recently elected New Labour government saw participatory art projects being applied to the issues of community cohesion and social inclusion with the explicit aim ...
    • The cultural non-participant: Critical logics and discursive subject identities 

      Stevenson, David (Emerald, 2019-05-07)
      The existence of so-called non-participants are a cultural policy problem in the UK and beyond. Yet the very notion of a cultural non-participant seems nonsensical against the palpable evidence of lived experience. This ...
    • The “problem” of participation in cultural policy 

      Stevenson, David (Routledge, 2019)
      The need to increase recorded rates of cultural participation has become a recurring trope within cultural policy discourse. Internationally governments have commissioned research to measure who takes part in different ...
    • Seascapes of solidarity: Refugee cinema and the representation of the Mediterranean 

      Van de Peer, Stefanie (University College Cork, Ireland, 2019)
      Films about refugees have been embraced by accented cinema. Indeed, exilic filmmakers continue to test the boundaries of cinema, and specifically its strong bonds with nation and land. But not all exiles are refugees. This ...
    • AlcoLOLs, Re-thinking Drinking: Developing a shared leadership approach for alcohol education 

      Casteltrione, Isidoropaolo; Pieczka, Magda (SAGE, 2019)
      Objective: The aim of this article is to extend and elaborate ways of conceptualising, enabling and practising peer leadership in whole-school alcohol education programmes.
    • Using critical dialogue to create praxis: The AlcoLOLs project 

      Wood, Emma (Policy Press, 2019)
      This chapter explores the efficacy of using Freire’s pedagogy of the oppressed as a way of understanding how young people co-produced the ‘AlcoLOLs’ intervention aimed at encouraging young people to challenge social ...