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By James R. Martel
Published: 03 February 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7343-8
... Haitian revolution Wilson’s Fourteen Points speech anticolonial movement Arab Spring Machiavelli ...
Series: Radical Américas
Published: 13 January 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7370-4
... Occupy Movement Arab Spring Michel Foucault Slavoj Žižek comparative political theory ...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 08 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7494-7
... desi South Asian American Arab Spring global pop post-9/11 music ...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 08 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374947-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7494-7
... This chapter analyzes the critique of U.S. empire by socially conscious South Asian American (or desi) rappers in the United States and the role of hip hop as the “soundtrack to the revolution(s)” in the Arab Spring. These artists illustrate the concept of “post-9/11 Brown”—an antiracist global...
Published: 03 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373438-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7343-8
... In chapter 2, I look at three events that characterize misinterpellation: the Haitian revolution; the response to Woodrow Wilson’s Fourteen Points speech; and the origin of the Arab Spring. In each case, I look at a call that was put out and answered by people whom the call never intended...
Published: 03 February 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7343-8
... that characterize misinterpellation: the Haitian revolution; the response to Woodrow Wilson’s Fourteen Points speech; and the origin of the Arab Spring. In each case, I look at a call that was put out and answered by people whom the call never intended to include. Thus the Haitian slaves answered the call...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 08 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7494-7
... of hip hop as the “soundtrack to the revolution(s)” in the Arab Spring. These artists illustrate the concept of “post-9/11 Brown”—an antiracist global political subjectivity that critiques U.S. empire. Linking racism at home to imperialism abroad, hip hop artists draw on the potentially democratizing...
Series: Radical Américas
Published: 13 January 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7370-4
... theorizing this book hopes to engage in. Occupy Movement Arab Spring Michel Foucault Slavoj Žižek comparative political theory ...
Published: 07 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373490-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7349-0
.... The more recent return of barricades, from the so-called Arab Spring to the European Indignados and various Occupy movements, allows us to appreciate anew the spirit of the barricades in more varied terms attuned to the combination of vulnerability and resourcefulness that has vividly marked...
Published: 05 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373353-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7335-3
... This chapter explores the protests of June 2013 and their aftermath. It argues that while the Brazilian protests indeed borrowed the practices and formats of Occupy, 15M, and the Arab Spring, they are difficult to reduce to a single logic, set of motivations, or even a symbolic target. Brazil’s...
Published: 05 May 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7335-3
.... collective action Venezuela counterpoint ( contapunteo ) contentious actions Chávez This chapter explores the protests of June 2013 and their aftermath. It argues that while the Brazilian protests indeed borrowed the practices and formats of Occupy, 15M, and the Arab Spring, they are difficult...