By Samuel Krähenbühl
Samuel Krähenbühl entwickelt eine theoretische Erklärung für den Einfluss von Kreativität auf Lernprozesse, welche zudem auf eine mögliche Funktion bei der Entstehung sozialer Bildungsungleichheiten verweist. An einer Stichprobe von rund 2000 Kindern wird die Bedeutung von Kreativität für schulische Grundkompetenzen und deren Entwicklung im zweiten Grundschuljahr untersucht. Die Ergebnisse deuten auf qualitativ unterschiedliche Lernprozesse vor und nach dem Schuleintritt hin.
By Martin Clayton,Trevor Herbert,Richard Middleton
By Matthias Finkemeier
Der Begriff wird in der Regel sowohl im Zusammenhang mit Elite als auch den Massenmedien diskutiert, weshalb die vielfältigen Bezüge und Wechselwirkungen bei der examine unbedingt Beachtung finden müssen.
In der vorliegenden Arbeit wird sich zunächst mit den „Urhebern“ von Prominenz befasst und gefragt, wie dieser prestige eigentlich erreicht werden kann und welche Faktoren und Wechselwirkungen hierbei in (Inter-)Aktion zueinander treten (z.B. die Massenmedien, die „Stars“ und natürlich das Publikum selbst).
Im zweiten Teil der Arbeit wird auf einige Aspekte des „Verwertungspotentials“ von Prominenz in den Massenmedien eingegangen und unterschiedliche Rezipientenprofile sowie die Rolle journalistischer Selektion im Prozess der „Meinungsbildung" genauer in den Blick genommen.
Im dritten Teil werden kritische Aspekte zu „Deutschland sucht den big name“ und „Big Brother“ – als klassische Reality-Formate – hinsichtlich Fragen der Menschenwürde, des Inszenierungspotentials medialer Ereignisse und den Absatzmöglichkeiten solch professioneller Vermarktungsketten behandelt und finden Eingang in die abschließende examine des Gesamtprozesses der Prominenzierung.
By Barrie Gunter
Employing an attractive and new method of the transforming into scholarly curiosity in big name tradition, Barrie Gunter makes use of the belief of price as expressed throughout the time period 'capital'. Capital frequently refers back to the financial worthy of anything. megastar capital in spite of the fact that might be measured in financial phrases but in addition in social, political and mental phrases. study from worldwide has been collated to supply an evidence-based research of the worth of star within the twenty first century and the way it may be systematically assessed. together with additional examining for college students, key issues and finish of bankruptcy dialogue questions, Gunter creates the 1st technique to evaluate the worth of fame.
By Jason Mellard
During the early Seventies, the nation’s turbulence used to be keenly mirrored in Austin’s kaleidoscopic cultural activities, quite within the city’s innovative kingdom tune scene. shooting a pivotal bankruptcy in American social heritage, Progressive Country maps the conflicted iconography of “the Texan” throughout the ’70s and its influence at the cultural politics of next decades.
This richly textured journey spans the proposal of the “cosmic cowboy,” the highbrow background of college of Texas folklore and historiography courses, and the complex political heritage of late-twentieth-century Texas. Jason Mellard analyzes the complicated courting among Anglo-Texan masculinity and nearby and nationwide identities, drawing on cultural stories, American stories, and political technological know-how to track the consequences and representations of the multi-faceted personas that formed the face of robust social justice routine. From the loss of life of Lyndon Johnson to Willie Nelson’s picnics, from the United Farm employees’ marches on Austin to the spectacle of Texas stylish at the streets of latest York urban, Texas mattered in those years no longer easily as a spot, yet as a repository of longstanding American myths and logos at a ancient second within which that mythology was once being deeply contested.
Delivering a clean tackle the that means and tool of “the Texan” and its repercussions for American heritage, this detail-rich exploration reframes the consequences of a populist second that maintains to encourage revolutionary change.
By Lara J. Descartes,Conrad Kottak
By Gerald Nachman
• Mort Sahl, of a brand new political cynicism
• Lenny Bruce, of the sexual, drug, and language revolution
• Dick Gregory, of racial unrest
• invoice Cosby and Godfrey Cambridge, of racial concord
• Phyllis Diller, of housewifely complaint
• Mike Nichols & Elaine might and Woody Allen, of self-analytical angst and a rearrangement of male-female relations
• Stan Freberg and Bob Newhart, of encroaching, pervasive pop media manipulation and, with regards to Bob Elliott & Ray Goulding, of the banalities of broadcasting
• Mel Brooks, of the Yiddishization of yank comedy
• Sid Caesar, of a brand new understanding of the satirical probabilities of television
• Joan Rivers, of the obsessive longing for megastar gossip and of a latent bitchy sensibility
• Tom Lehrer, of the inane, hypocritical, mawkishly sentimental nature of hallowed American folkways and, in terms of the Smothers Brothers, of overly respected folks songs and folklore
• Steve Allen, of the late-night speak express as a strength in American comedy
• David Frye and Vaughn Meader, of the merger of showbiz and politics and, in addition to Will Jordan, of stretching the bounds of mimicry
• Shelley Berman, of a iteration of obsessively self-confessional humor
• Jonathan Winters and Jean Shepherd, of the bold new free-form improvisational comedy and of a sardonically up to date view of Midwestern archetypes
• Ernie Kovacs, of surreal visible results and the unbounded vistas of video
Taken jointly, they made up the school of a brand new institution of full of life, socially conscious satire, a colourful workforce of voices that reigned from nearly 1953 to 1965.
Nachman shines a flashlight into the corners of those comedians’ chaotic and infrequently lives, illuminating their genius in addition to their demons, broken souls, and determined force. His exhaustive examine and intimate interviews display characters which are fascinating and all too human, jam-packed with wealthy tales, confessions, regrets, and traumas. heavily humorous is immediately a blinding cultural historical past and a joyous party of a rare period in American comedy.
From the Hardcover edition.
By Birgit Althans,Johannes Bilstein
By Michael P. Jeffries
Comedy is a brutal company. whilst comedians outline good fortune, they do not speak about money—they speak about no longer quitting. They paintings in a company the place even large names paintings at no cost, and the inequalities of race, type, and gender create actual limitations. yet in addition they paintings in a company the place humans nonetheless think that onerous paintings and ability bring about the large time. How do humans operating in comedy maintain those contradictions and retain laughing?
In Behind the Laughs, Michael P. Jeffries brings readers into the realm of comedy to bare its darkish corners and percentage its buoyant lifeblood. He attracts on conversations with comedians, in addition to membership vendors, bookers, and bosses, to teach the intense social connections expert humor calls for. not just do comedians need to learn their viewers evening after evening, yet they have to additionally create lasting bonds around the career to get gigs within the first position. Comedy isn't really a meritocracy, and its rewards will not be frequently reputation and fortune. basically performers who be aware of the foundations in their group may be able to make it a career.
By Ian Chapman,Henry Johnson
This e-book is the 1st to discover sort and spectacle in glam renowned song functionality from the Nineteen Seventies to the current day, and from a global standpoint. concentration is given to a few consultant artists, bands, and events, in addition to nationwide, local, and cultural contexts from world wide. impending glam track functionality and magnificence generally, and utilizing the glam/glitter rock style of the early Nineteen Seventies as a beginning for case reviews and comparisons, the quantity engages with topics that assist in defining the glam phenomenon in its many manifestations and contexts. Glam rock, in its unique, term-defining inception, had its beginning within the united kingdom in 1970/71, and featured at its leading edge acts akin to David Bowie, T. Rex, Slade, and Roxy tune. Termed "glitter rock" within the US, stateside artists incorporated Alice Cooper, Suzi Quatro, the recent York Dolls, and Kiss. In a world context, glam is represented in lots of different cultures, the place the impacts of early glam rock will be obvious essentially. during this ebook, glam exists on the intersections of glam rock and different types (e.g., punk, steel, disco, goth). Its performers are characterised by means of their flamboyant and theatrical visual appeal (clothes, costumes, make-up, hairstyles), they typically problem gender stereotypes and sexuality (androgyny), and so they create spectacle in well known tune functionality, fandom, and style. The essays during this assortment contain theoretically-informed contributions that handle the variety of the world’s well known track through artists, bands, and pursuits, with distinctive cognizance given to the methods glam has been influential not just as a tune style, but in addition in model, layout, and different visible tradition.