1300 36 33 32

With a detailed range of approaches, this new collection investigates how cinematic narratives can and have been used to portray different political 'threats' and 'dangers'. Including a range of chapters with a contemporary focus, it studies issues such as: * how the geopolitical world has been constructed through film * how cinema can provide explanatory narratives in periods of cultural and political anxiety, uneasiness and uncertainty. Examining the ways in which film impacts upon popular understandings of national identity and the changing geopolitical world, the book looks at how audiences make sense of the (geo)political messages and meanings contained within a variety of films - from the US productions of Hollywood, to Palestinian, Mexican, British, and German cinematic traditions. This thought-provoking book draws on an international range of contributions to discuss and fully investigate world cinema in light of key contemporary issues. This book was previously published as a special issue of Geopolitics.

Buy Cinema and Popular Geo-politics book by Marcus Power from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780415463775
ISBN-10: 0415463777
Format: Paperback
(254mm x 178mm x 12mm)
Pages: 222
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 24-Dec-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Other Editions

Reviews

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Cinema and Popular Geo-politics book by Marcus Power and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write Review


Author Biography - Marcus Power

Andrew Crampton is Senior Lecturer Department of International Studies, Nottingham Trent University, UK. Marcus Power is at the Department of Geography, University of Durham, UK.

Books By Author Marcus Power

China's Resource Diplomacy in Africa by Marcus Power

China's Resource Diplomacy in Africa

Hardback, July 2012
$191.68
China and Angola by Marcus Power

China and Angola

Paperback, July 2012
$53.96
Cinema and Popular Geo-politics by Marcus Power

Cinema and Popular Geo-politics

Hardback, December 2005
$190.80
Rethinking Development Geographies by Marcus Power

Rethinking Development Geographies

Paperback, March 2003
$84.59