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The Resource Haunted : an ethnography of the Hollywood and Hong Kong media industries, Sylvia J. Martin

Haunted : an ethnography of the Hollywood and Hong Kong media industries, Sylvia J. Martin

Label
Haunted : an ethnography of the Hollywood and Hong Kong media industries
Title
Haunted
Title remainder
an ethnography of the Hollywood and Hong Kong media industries
Statement of responsibility
Sylvia J. Martin
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"An ethnography of risk, death, and culture in the Hollywood and Hong Kong media industries"--
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Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
384/.80979494
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN1993.5.U65
LC item number
M33 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Issues of globalization: case studies in contemporary anthropology
Label
Haunted : an ethnography of the Hollywood and Hong Kong media industries, Sylvia J. Martin
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 204-219) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Machine generated contents note: -- List of Illustrations -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- "The End" -- The Risks of Filming Death -- Themes of the Book -- Framing: The Multisited and Multisighted -- Access -- Structure of the Book -- PART 1: The Assemblages of Spectacle -- Chapter 1: Contrasts, Commonalities, and Connections: Hollywood and Hong Kong -- Ideological Contrasts -- Industrial Overviews: Commonalities and Contrasts -- Media Assemblages: Joint Productions and Collaborations -- Chapter 2: The Production of Spectacle / The Spectacle of Production -- The Set -- "Who's the Chief?": Setwork and Authority -- Spectacle and the "Cinema of Attractions" -- The Reel Audience: Mediating in the Immediate -- The Spectacle of Attractions: Explosions, Wizardry, and Tricks -- Tensions Between Extra and Actors -- Sisyphean Efforts of the Subcontractor -- PART 2: Local Sets, Global Forces --Chapter 3: Gambling, Striking, and Assemblage: Hollywood on (Its) Location -- Dollar Day -- Standard Instability -- Transnational Flows, Gender, and Race -- "Strike!" -- Hong Kong in Hollywood: Media Assemblage -- Chapter 4: The Death Narratives of Revitalization: Colonial Governance, China, and the Reconfiguration of the Hong Kong Film Industry -- The Death Narratives -- "King Kong in Hong Kong": The Specter of Return -- Industrial Decline -- Structural Causes of Decline -- Consequences of Decline -- Conclusion -- PART 3: PERFORMANCE AND POSSESSION -- Chapter 5: Of Ghosts and Gangsters: Capitalist Cultural Production and the Hong Kong Film Industry -- The Underworlds Emerge -- Performance, Payment, Possession -- The Spectral in the Spectacle: Constraints and Collaborations -- Gangsterism: Constraints and Collaborations -- Reciprocity and (Self) Censorship of Ghosts and Gangsters -- The Violence in Production: Possessive Power and Payments -- Chapter 6: Affective Labor: An Intersection of Performance and Possession </strong> -- Introduction -- Affective Labor -- Laboring Between Worlds -- Performance and Spirit Possession -- Conclusion -- Chapter 7: Camera/Chimera: Suicide, Setwork, and the Ethics of Soul Capture -- A Spirited Camera: Protector or Provocateur? -- "Camera Ready": Transitions and Transformations -- Conclusion -- Epilogue -- Hong Kong -- Hollywood -- Notes -- References Cited -- Index
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xiii, 236 pages
Isbn
9780190464462
Lccn
2016024543
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)957581378
  • UtOrBLW
Label
Haunted : an ethnography of the Hollywood and Hong Kong media industries, Sylvia J. Martin
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 204-219) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Machine generated contents note: -- List of Illustrations -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- "The End" -- The Risks of Filming Death -- Themes of the Book -- Framing: The Multisited and Multisighted -- Access -- Structure of the Book -- PART 1: The Assemblages of Spectacle -- Chapter 1: Contrasts, Commonalities, and Connections: Hollywood and Hong Kong -- Ideological Contrasts -- Industrial Overviews: Commonalities and Contrasts -- Media Assemblages: Joint Productions and Collaborations -- Chapter 2: The Production of Spectacle / The Spectacle of Production -- The Set -- "Who's the Chief?": Setwork and Authority -- Spectacle and the "Cinema of Attractions" -- The Reel Audience: Mediating in the Immediate -- The Spectacle of Attractions: Explosions, Wizardry, and Tricks -- Tensions Between Extra and Actors -- Sisyphean Efforts of the Subcontractor -- PART 2: Local Sets, Global Forces --Chapter 3: Gambling, Striking, and Assemblage: Hollywood on (Its) Location -- Dollar Day -- Standard Instability -- Transnational Flows, Gender, and Race -- "Strike!" -- Hong Kong in Hollywood: Media Assemblage -- Chapter 4: The Death Narratives of Revitalization: Colonial Governance, China, and the Reconfiguration of the Hong Kong Film Industry -- The Death Narratives -- "King Kong in Hong Kong": The Specter of Return -- Industrial Decline -- Structural Causes of Decline -- Consequences of Decline -- Conclusion -- PART 3: PERFORMANCE AND POSSESSION -- Chapter 5: Of Ghosts and Gangsters: Capitalist Cultural Production and the Hong Kong Film Industry -- The Underworlds Emerge -- Performance, Payment, Possession -- The Spectral in the Spectacle: Constraints and Collaborations -- Gangsterism: Constraints and Collaborations -- Reciprocity and (Self) Censorship of Ghosts and Gangsters -- The Violence in Production: Possessive Power and Payments -- Chapter 6: Affective Labor: An Intersection of Performance and Possession </strong> -- Introduction -- Affective Labor -- Laboring Between Worlds -- Performance and Spirit Possession -- Conclusion -- Chapter 7: Camera/Chimera: Suicide, Setwork, and the Ethics of Soul Capture -- A Spirited Camera: Protector or Provocateur? -- "Camera Ready": Transitions and Transformations -- Conclusion -- Epilogue -- Hong Kong -- Hollywood -- Notes -- References Cited -- Index
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xiii, 236 pages
Isbn
9780190464462
Lccn
2016024543
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)957581378
  • UtOrBLW

Library Locations

    • Harold B. Lee Library Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, 84602, US
      40.249156 -111.649242
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