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(University of St Andrews, 2020-07-27) - ThesisDrawing on ethnographic research conducted from September 2016 to September 2017 in a county on the east coast of Scotland, this thesis explores heroin and poly-substance use in relation to time, temporality, and memory. ...
Recovering Indian Third Cinema practice : a study of the 1970s films of Ritwik Ghatak, Mrinal Sen, and Satyajit Ray (University of St Andrews, 2020-07-27) - ThesisIn this thesis I focus on the cultural politics and film practices of Ritwik Ghatak, Mrinal Sen, and Satyajit Ray in the long 1960s, with the aim of recovering Indian political cinema as Third Cinema practice. I posit the ...
The rise of grassroots voices : Chinese urban identity and independent filmmaking in the post-1989 era (University of St Andrews, 2020-06-11) - ThesisAt the beginning of the 1990s, independent Chinese fiction and documentary film works made their first step, marking the rise of Chinese Sixth Generation cinema. Faced with the dominant communist state ideology and commercial ...
Wandering becomings : free movement, farm labouring and desires of becoming amongst Romanian migrants in the Danish countryside (University of St Andrews, 2020-07-27) - ThesisThis thesis explores the everyday implications of labour migration within the European Union. Every year many people from Romania travel to work in Danish agriculture to gain a better livelihood. Due to issues of corruption ...
(University of St Andrews, 2020-07-27) - ThesisThis work is an attempt to develop a general ethical framework, the product of the synthesis of Kantian ethics and Utilitarianism, giving us a basic account of the dignity of persons and the structure of the moral community. ...