By Mark Shiel
This booklet brings jointly the literature of city sociology and picture stories to discover new analytical and theoretical methods to the connection among cinema and town, and to teach how those impression at the realities of lifestyles in city societies.
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Extra info for Cinema and the City: Film and Urban Societies in a Global Context (Studies in Urban and Social Change)
Whatever happens, this book has been developed in the certainty that the processes of globalization, nationalism, identity, inequality, social, economic and cultural power, domination, and resistance raised throughout it will play themselves out in particularly dramatic and illuminating ways in the relationship between cinema and urban societies. Notes 1 Michel Foucault, “The Eye of Power,” preface to Jeremy Bentham, La Panoptique (1977), reprinted in Michel Foucault, Power/Knowledge: Selected Interviews and Other Cinema and the City in History and Theory 15 Writings, 1972–1977, ed.
But here, perhaps, we can strike an appropriate balance between realism – the recognition of homogeneity, of the apparent stability of the structures of global capitalism (for now), of the current relatively unchallenged dominance of Hollywood cinema – and aspiration – the recognition of the persistence and potential of difference, the historical inevitability of challenges (hopefully sooner rather than later) to global capitalism and future destabilization of the ascendancy of Hollywood cinema.
91–118, 158–64; Althusser, For Marx, trans. Ben Brewster (London: Verso, 1990); Althusser, “Ideology and Ideological State Apparatuses,” in Lenin and Philosophy and Other Essays (London: New Left Books, 1971), pp. 123–73. Raymond Williams, Marxism and Literature (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990), p. 140. , pp. 11–20. Henri Lefebvre, The Production of Space, trans. Donald Nicholson-Smith (Oxford: Blackwell, 1991; orig. Paris: Editions Anthropos, 1974); Michel Foucault, Discipline and Punish (London: Allen Lane, 1977); Ernest Mandel, Late Capitalism, trans.
Cinema and the City: Film and Urban Societies in a Global Context (Studies in Urban and Social Change) by Mark Shiel