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"Roles for the Boys?"

Will Radford, Matthias Gallé
2015 Proceedings of the 24th International Conference on World Wide Web - WWW '15 Companion  
We explore information mined from media database cast lists to explore onscreen gender depictions and how they change over time.  ...  Film and television play an important role in popular culture, however studies that require watching and annotating video are time-consuming and expensive to run at scale.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The authors wish to thank xrce colleagues and Kellie Webster for thoughtful early feedback.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2740908.2743056 dblp:conf/www/RadfordG15 fatcat:67tatw4z45gxhhcr5tv4daqora

Education in its broadest sense: what do the stories told by young men from one foster home, tell us about their upbringing (Erziehung), with a single male foster carer? [article]

Colin Brough, University Of Edinburgh, Mark Smith, Gale MacLeod
Findings are analysed, drawing on social pedagogical ideas and, in particular, the concept of upbringing. For the purposes of reporting, findings are structured around three key areas.  ...  The role that these various activities play in the development of our relationships (the young men and I), are reported in this section through another facet of social pedagogy, 'the common third', as  ...  Whilst the boys' mothers were not part of our day to day lives, my role as a single male carer did not present any conflict in roles for the boys, which allowed their mothers to retain a form of parental  ... 
doi:10.7488/era/1032 fatcat:hppgmqrzc5dzpmwdu53zjjk6le

Beyond the Scene of the Crime: Investigating Place in Golden Age Detective Fiction

Brittain Bright
Place is both physical and conceptual; in fiction, place offers an initial basic orientation, but also fulfills many more complex roles.  ...  These places evolve over decades of social commentary, but each maintains a core of structural meaning.  ...  (emphasis original) 79 It is she, instead of Jack's wife June, who plays a maternal role for the boys, taking them on outings and coming into their room to say goodnight.  ... 
doi:10.25602/gold.00011637 fatcat:sjywdxky35eutcvu7owljttx3y

Zones of Influence: The Production of Madrid in Early Franco Spain

Adam Lee Winkel
I argue that the disciplining of Madrid's urban space was a means of organizing the capital's citizens into ordered subjects during a time of transition.  ...  My analytical approach is based on case studies and close readings of films, novels, and official documents such as speeches, maps, laws, and urban policies that were produced during the 1940s and 50s.  ...  For the boys of Los golfos, their attempt at behaving honestly and breaking away from their marginal role proves impossible.  ... 
doi:10.7916/d86t0jn9 fatcat:7tqmbb74tff6tfl4uhuxgs7eb4