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This paper explores the representational practices of feminist theorising around gender and violence. Adapting Liz Kelly’s notion of the continuum of women’s experiences of sexual violence, I argue that ‘continuum thinking’ can offer important interventions which unsettle binaries, recognise grey areas in women’s experiences and avoid ‘othering’ specific communities. Continuum thinking allows us to understand connections whilst nevertheless maintaining distinctions that are important conceptu...
En la actualidad, la música digital y el cúmulo de prác0cas culturales circunscritas a ella, escapan a regulaciones de orden social, polí0co y legal. A pesar del esfuerzo que la industria musical ha inver0do en mantener el control sobre los procesos inherentes a su producción, distribución y mercadeo, el nuevo usuario ha redimensionado la dinámica de consumo haciendo que el control sobre el contenido pase de la industria a la audiencia y que el flujo de novedosas prác0cas culturales y apropia...
Several practitioners and experts in the field of public relations have emphasized the importance of public engagement in the context of new technological and social developments and the impact this has on reshaping and reconceptualising public relations. While the practice is embracing new trends, the questions of understanding, explaining and managing engagement of different publics appear to be largely unexplored in public relations discipline. The purpose of this study is to examine the s...
First paragraph: An editor’s first instinct is always to publish. And the news executives at the New York Times will not have had to think too long and hard about the ethical issues when images from the investigation into the Manchester bombing landed on their desks.
Several important South African role-players including Iziko Museums of Cape Town, the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) and Sanlam, launched an internet database in 2006 aimed at capturing local artists' signatures and monograms. This was done on the basis that the assignment of value to art is a necessary component of human development and nation-building. As the database, known as the Artist Signatures Project, notes: 'When value has been assigned with critical sensitivity, it enables...
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