Journal Category: IAFOR Journal of Cultural Studies

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Friend or Foe: An Analysis of the Contribution National Identity Hegemony Plays in the Acceptance of Asylum Seekers in Australia, Spain and Catalonia

Author: Amanda Collins Email: a.collins.35@student.scu.edu.au Published: April 6, 2019 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.4.1.06 Citation: Collins, A. (2019). Friend or Foe: An Analysis of the Contribution National Identity Hegemony Plays in the Acceptance of Asylum Seekers in Australia, Spain and Catalonia IAFOR Journal of Cultural Studies, 4(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.4.1.06 Abstract With the vast number of people currently seeking asylum, this

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The Referendum for Catalan Independence and its Aftermath: A Personal Account

Author: Bill Phillips, University of Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain Email: billphillips@ub.edu Published: April 6, 2019 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.4.1.05 Citation: Phillips, B. (2019). The Referendum for Catalan Independence and its Aftermath: A Personal Account IAFOR Journal of Cultural Studies, 4(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.4.1.05 Abstract This account does not claim to be academic in nature – though all of the events described

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The Politics of the Peninsular “Patrix”: “In Spain There Are no Political Prisoners!”

Author: Cornelis Martin Renes, University of Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain Email: mrenes@ub.edu Published: April 6, 2019 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.4.1.04 Citation: Renes, C. M. (2019). The Politics of the Peninsular “Patrix”: “In Spain There Are no Political Prisoners!” IAFOR Journal of Cultural Studies, 4(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.4.1.04 Abstract “In Spain there are no political prisoners!” Rafael Català, the Spanish Minister of

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Thinking about the Political Situation in Catalonia

Author: Montserrat Camps-Gaset, University of Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain Email: mcamps@ub.edu Published: April 6, 2019 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.4.1.03 Citation: Camps-Gaset, M. (2019). Thinking about the Political Situation in Catalonia IAFOR Journal of Cultural Studies, 4(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.4.1.03 Abstract Catalan Separatism is, above all, a peaceful movement for self-government, defending the capacity for taking decisions as a nation, as a

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The Whys and Wherefores of Spain’s Current Political Crisis: Catalonia… Again

Author: Michael Strubell, formerly from Open University of Catalonia, Spain Email: m_strubell@yahoo.com Published: April 6, 2019 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.4.1.02 Citation: Strubell, M. (2019). The Whys and Wherefores of Spain’s Current Political Crisis: Catalonia… Again. IAFOR Journal of Cultural Studies, 4(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.4.1.02 Abstract In recent years the media have been full of dramatic headlines on Catalonia. At the

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Spain: For Catalonia!

Authors: Christoph Menke, Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany Alexander Garcia Düttmann, Berlin University of the Arts, Germany Email: a.garciaduettmann@udk-berlin.de Published: April 6, 2019 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.4.1.01 Citation: Menke, C., & Düttmann, A. G. (2019). Spain: For Catalonia! IAFOR Journal of Cultural Studies, 4(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.4.1.01 Abstract When does the confrontation between the government in Barcelona and the government in

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IAFOR Journal of Cultural Studies: Volume 4 – Issue 1

IAFOR Journal of Cultural Studies: Volume 4 – Issue 1 Editor: Professor Holger Briel, Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, China Published: April 6, 2019 ISSN: 2187-4905 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.4.1 Articles Spain: For Catalonia! Christoph Menke, Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany Alexander Garcia Düttmann, Berlin University of the Arts, Germany The Whys and Wherefores of Spain’s Current Political Crisis: Catalonia… Again

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Cultural Particularism and Intercultural Communication: The Case of Chinese Face

Author: Paweł Zygadło, Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, China Email: pawel.zygadlo@xjtlu.edu.cn Published: November 12, 2018 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.3.2.05 Citation: Zygadło, P. (2018). Cultural Particularism and Intercultural Communication: The Case of Chinese Face. IAFOR Journal of Cultural Studies, 3(2). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.3.2.05 Abstract In this paper, I argue that the acknowledgement of the particular nature of socio-ethical values and specific modes of

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Managing Boundaries between (Dirty) Work and Church Life for Indonesian Migrant Workers in Japan

Author: Median Mutiara, Nagoya University, Japan Email: median.mutiara@a.mbox.nagoya-u.ac.jp Published: November 12, 2018 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.3.2.04 Citation: Mutiara, M. (2018). Managing Boundaries between (Dirty) Work and Church Life for Indonesian Migrant Workers in Japan. IAFOR Journal of Cultural Studies, 3(2). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.3.2.04 Abstract This paper elucidates the boundary management between (dirty) work and religious life for Indonesian migrant workers

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Challenging the Mythical Boer Hero Archetype in Anglo-Boer War Short Films

Author: Anna-Marie Jansen van Vuuren, University of Johannesburg, South Africa Email: ajansenvanvuuren@uj.ac.za Published: November 12, 2018 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.3.2.01 Citation: Jansen van Vuuren, A. (2018). Challenging the Mythical Boer Hero Archetype in Anglo-Boer War Short Films. IAFOR Journal of Cultural Studies, 3(2). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.3.2.01 Abstract According to Roland Barthes, archetypical myths and folktales were used in the past

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Culture through Children’s Picture Books: A New Kind of Reading or a New Kind of Child?

Author: Christina Belcher, Redeemer University College, Canada Email: cbelcher@redeemer.ca Published: November 12, 2018 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.3.2.03 Citation: Belcher, C. (2018). Culture through Children’s Picture Books: A New Kind of Reading or a New Kind of Child? IAFOR Journal of Cultural Studies, 3(2). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.3.2.03 Abstract Children’s picture books are anything but neutral. As culture moves ahead, technology within

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Interdisciplinary Working Relationships of Health Care Staff in Late 20th Century Britain: A Cultural Study of Practices from the Past and Implications for the Present

Authors: Angela Turner-Wilson, Bournemouth University, UK Richard Fisher, Bournemouth University, UK Holly Crossen-White, Bournemouth University, UK Ann Hemingway, Bournemouth University, UK Email: aturnerwilson@bournemouth.ac.uk Published: November 12, 2018 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.3.2.02 Citation: Turner-Wilson, A., Fisher, R., Crossen-White, H., Hemingway, A. (2018). Interdisciplinary Working Relationships of Health Care Staff in Late 20th Century Britain: A Cultural Study of Practices

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IAFOR Journal of Cultural Studies: Volume 3 – Issue 2

IAFOR Journal of Cultural Studies: Volume 3 – Issue 2 Editor: Professor Holger Briel, Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, China Published: November 12, 2018 ISSN: 2187-4905 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.3.2 Articles Challenging the Mythical Boer Hero Archetype in Anglo-Boer War Short Films Anna-Marie Jansen van Vuuren, University of Johannesburg, South Africa Interdisciplinary Working Relationships of Health Care Staff in Late

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Is Video-art Becoming a Form of Popular Art? The case of Apple TV’s Aerial Screen Savers

Author: Pavel Slutskiy, Faculty of Communication Arts, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand Email: pavel.slutsky@gmail.com Published: April 02, 2018 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.3.1.05 Citation: Slutskiy, P. (2018). Is Video-art Becoming a Form of Popular Art? The case of Apple TV’s Aerial Screen Savers. IAFOR Journal of Cultural Studies, 3(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.3.1.05 Abstract In 2015 Apple unveiled its fourth generation Apple TV

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Open Interactivity: A Model for Audience Agency

Author: Charlotte Gould, School of Art, University of Brighton, UK Email: c.gould@brighton.ac.uk Published: April 02, 2018 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.3.1.04 Citation: Gould, C. (2018). Open Interactivity: A Model for Audience Agency. IAFOR Journal of Cultural Studies, 3(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.3.1.04 Abstract Artists have increasingly acknowledged the role of the audience as collaborators both in the construction of meaning (Bathes, 1977),

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From Edwardian Selfie to Telepresent Comic

Author: Paul Sermon, School of Art, University of Brighton, UK Email: p.sermon@brighton.ac.uk Published: April 02, 2018 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.3.1.03 Citation: Sermon, P. (2018). From Edwardian Selfie to Telepresent Comic. IAFOR Journal of Cultural Studies, 3(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.3.1.03 Abstract Drawing on the media archaeology accounts of “Illusions in Motion” by Erkki Huhtamo (2013), this paper will compare and discuss

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Difference-theoretical Analysis of Aesthetic Media and Forms

Author: Franz Kasper Krönig, University of Applied Sciences, Cologne, Germany Email: fkroenig@th-koeln.de Published: April 02, 2018 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.3.1.02 Citation: Krönig, F. K. (2018). Difference-theoretical Analysis of Aesthetic Media and Forms. IAFOR Journal of Cultural Studies, 3(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.3.1.02 Abstract The general medium/form-difference-theory as proposed by Fritz Heider (cf. Heider, 1959) has been seized on by the sociological

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A Portrait of the Computer as a Young Artist

Author: Holger Briel, Xi’an Jiaotong Liverpool University, China & Monarch University, Switzerland Email: ijcs@iafor.org Published: April 02, 2018 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.3.1.01 Citation: Briel, H. (2018). A Portrait of the Computer as a Young Artist. IAFOR Journal of Cultural Studies, 3(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.3.1.01 Abstract From Emojis to Manga, from western adverts to “foreign” brand consciousness, visual products are continuing

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A Portrait of the Computer as a Young Artist

Author: Holger Briel, Xi’an Jiaotong Liverpool University, China & Monarch University, Switzerland Email: ijcs@iafor.org Published: April 02, 2018 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.3.1.01 Citation: Briel, H. (2018). A Portrait of the Computer as a Young Artist. IAFOR Journal of Cultural Studies, 3(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.3.1.01 Abstract From Emojis to Manga, from western adverts to “foreign” brand consciousness, visual products are continuing

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IAFOR Journal of Cultural Studies: Volume 3 – Issue 1

IAFOR Journal of Cultural Studies: Volume 3 – Issue 1 Editor-in-Chief: Professor Holger Briel, Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, China Guest Editor: Dr Markus Heidingsfelder, Habib University Published: April 02, 2018 ISSN: 2187-4905 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.3.1 Articles A Portrait of the Computer as a Young Artist Holger Briel, Xi’an Jiaotong Liverpool University, China, & Monarch University, Switzerland Difference-theoretical Analysis

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Immigration, Identity and Mobility in Europe: Inclusive Cultural Policies and Exclusion Effects

Authors: Maxime Jaffré, CNRS – Centre Norbert Elias, France Elena Raevskikh, CNRS – Centre Norbert Elias, France Emmanuel Pedler, EHESS – Centre Norbert Elias, France Email: maxime.jaffre@univ-amu.fr Published: October 16, 2017 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.2.2.03 Citation: Jaffré, M., Raevskikh, E., & Pedler, E. (2017). Immigration, Identity and Mobility in Europe: Inclusive Cultural Policies and Exclusion Effects. IAFOR Journal

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Crime Fiction and the City: The Rise of a Global Urban Genre

Author: Bill Phillips, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain Email: billphillips@ub.edu Published: October 16, 2017 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.2.2.07 Citation: Phillips, B. (2017). Crime Fiction and the City: The Rise of a Global Urban Genre. IAFOR Journal of Cultural Studies, 2(2). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.2.2.07 Abstract In the twentieth century, in the United States, the figure of the nineteenth century frontier pioneer metamorphosed

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Book Review: The Pedagogies of Cultural Studies. By Andrew Hickey (ed.) (2016). New York and London: Routledge

Reviewer: Maarit Jaakkola, University of Tampere, Finland Published: October 16, 2017 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.2.2.08 Citation: Jaakkola, M (2017). In Search of the Signature Pedagogies of Cultural Studies. [Review of the book The Pedagogies of Cultural Studies, by A. Hickey (ed.)]. New York and London: Routledge.

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The Analysis of Personal Supernaturalism Using World View Theory

Author: Shelley Ashdown, Graduate Institute of Applied Linguistics, Dallas, Texas, United States of America Email: shelley_ashdown@gial.edu Published: October 16, 2017 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.2.2.06 Citation: Ashdown, S. (2017). The Analysis of Personal Supernaturalism Using World View Theory. IAFOR Journal of Cultural Studies, 2(2). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.2.2.06 Abstract This paper proposes using universal categories of world view theory as an analytical

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Me, My “Selfie” and I: A Survey of Self-disclosure Motivations on Social Media

Author: Patricia Williamson, Trey Stohlman and Heather Polinsky Central Michigan University, United States of America Email: willi1pa@cmich.edu Published: October 16, 2017 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.2.2.05 Citation: Williamson, P., Stohlman, T., Polinsky, H. (2017). Me, My “Selfie” and I: A Survey of Self-disclosure Motivations on Social Media. IAFOR Journal of Cultural Studies, 2(2). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.2.2.05 Abstract Personal photo-sharing has become

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A Liberal Assessment of Intercultural Relations in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan

Authors: Jamal Shah and Bican Şahin Government Degree College, Toru, Mardan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan Hacettepe University, Turkey Email: jamalkhattana@gmail.com Published: October 16, 2017 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.2.2.04 Citation: Shah, J., Şahin, B., (2017). A Liberal Assessment of Intercultural Relations in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. IAFOR Journal of Cultural Studies, 2(2). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.2.2.04 Abstract Various theories attempt to provide generalized solutions

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American Cinematic Discourses of Women’s Oppression in Old China: From The Good Earth to Pavilion of Women

Author: Jing Yang, Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, China Email: 199910233@oamail.gdufs.edu.cn Published: October 16, 2017 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.2.2.02 Citation: Yang, j. (2017). American Cinematic Discourses of Women’s Oppression in Old China: From The Good Earth to Pavilion of Women. IAFOR Journal of Cultural Studies, 2(2). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.2.2.02 Abstract Discourses of women’s oppression in old China have helped to

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Patriotic Rhetoric in Chinese Public Spaces

Author: Pawel Zygadlo, Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, Suzhou, China Email: pawel.zygadlo@xjtlu.edu.cn Published: October 16, 2017 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.2.2.01 Citation: Zygadlo, P. (2017). Patriotic Rhetoric in Chinese Public Spaces. IAFOR Journal of Cultural Studies, 2(2). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.2.2.01 Abstract This paper begins with the analysis of the socio-cultural phenomenon known as “public space.” This analysis is followed by the reflection on

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IAFOR Journal of Cultural Studies: Volume 2 – Issue 2

IAFOR Journal of Cultural Studies: Volume 2 – Issue 2 Editor: Professor Holger Briel, Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, China Published: October 16, 2017 ISSN: 2187-4905 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.2.2 Articles Patriotic Rhetoric in Chinese Public Spaces Pawel Zygadlo, Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, Suzhou, China American Cinematic Discourses of Women’s Oppression in Old China: From The Good Earth to Pavilion of

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Black Women’s and Girls’ Return to Joy: Addressing Trauma, Healing, and Educational Opportunity

Authors: Dannielle Joy Davis, Saint Louis University, United States of America Cassandra Chaney, Louisiana State University, United States of America Denise Davis-Maye, Alabama State University, United States of America Donnamaria Culbreth, The National Girls and Women of Color Council, Inc., United States of America Email: djdavis@slu.edu Published: February 28, 2017 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.2.1.06 Citation: Davis, D. J.,