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Published: 14 October 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7361-2
... crystalline contemporary exemplar of it. This chapter argues that the concepts of “colony” and “camp” shared a joined history. They make up a conceptual matrix, twin formations that borrow and blend essential features of their protective, curative, and coercive architecture. Tracing a new genealogy of...
Published: 14 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373612-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7361-2
Published: 18 September 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012313-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1231-3
... of methodology, Media Primi- tivism closely engages with works of art from around 1940 until the pre sent that activate concepts of mediation (as opposed to static medium) using the oldest kinds of media water, earth, air, metals, blacksmithing, and so on. They demonstrate a playful and sometimes...
Published: 01 January 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012795-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1279-5
... black sound tends to appear as extra- discursive plenitude, as medium for preserving and disclosing practices of re sis tance and structurally inarticulable postulates of freedom and collective black sound practice has indeed worked that way black sound as concept yokes together fields of...
Published: 13 March 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478004387-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0438-7
.... Yoshimi Yoshiaki, trans. Ethan Mark (New York: Columbia University Press, 2015); and Julia Adeney Thomas, Reconfiguring Modernity: Concepts of Nature in Japanese Political Ideol- ogy (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2001). This work builds on impor- tant earlier contributions such as those by...
Published: 06 September 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478005575-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0557-5
... responsibility (see chapter 2). As a result, this book works with two interconnected state conceptions.61 First, it faces toward an un- derstanding of the state as the shape and condition of public governance: as a broad, evaluative approach that allows dif er ent kinds of governance networks to be described in...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377849-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7784-9
... The Concept of the Political A Key to Understanding Carl Schmitt's Constitutional Theory Ernst-Wolfgang Bockenforde The focus of this chapter is not on the person, but on the work of Carl Schmitt, in particular the significance of Schmitt's concept of the politi• cal...
Published: 09 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375654-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7565-4
... This chapter argues that the most lively contemporary legacy of the 1980s Writing Culture critiques now lie outside or beyond conventional texts, in the forms that are integral to fieldwork itself. Fieldwork today requires a kind of collaborative concept work that stimulates studios, archiving...
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377566-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7756-6
... referential illusion relies on the spectator’s sentimental identification with embodied emotions that are a semblance of political and moral ideas.26 As Immanuel Kant pointed out in his aesthetic philosophy, an idea is only a rational concept with no relation to experience and requires an ideal (or...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377849-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7784-9
... des Politischen (1927 and 1932) and the Verfassungslehre do, however, elaborate a theory of political realism that culminates in a conception of the public in an age of mass democracy. Each works via a critique of liberal culture, defining a political culture as what liberalism is not...
Published: 30 October 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012658-012
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1265-8
... text illuminates the rarely noted spiritual aspects of O Grady s art in content, concept, and form and articulates why her work often centers on radical disjunctions: she does not aim to resolve difference, fragmentation, or division, or to achieve a simplistic synthesis of these elements; rather, she...
Published: 13 September 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478005346-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0534-6
... of the scientists who proselytized energy treated it as an inherently po liti cal and geo- theological concept. The figure of energy could be used to ad- dress topics as grand as the meaning of work, as well as the relationship of humans to the Earth and to God. To discuss energy was to touch upon...
Published: 02 April 2021
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2122-3
... stratification matrix. How, then, is this matrix afected by what here, as distinct from race/colour, we would call, for our purposes, the ethnic ele ment? II. In the En glish context, this debate has, in recent years, been dominated by the concept of plural socie ties. This concept, stemming from the work of...
Published: 01 January 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372370-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7237-0
... with this, if they do not politely ignore it or drop her like a hot potato?2 And I have to smile, because I realize that Anzaldúa s body of work as a whole has made it difficult to vampirize its power, ripped off and unacknowledged as her complex concepts of borderlands and queerness continue to be...
Published: 24 July 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012245-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1224-5
... have advanced high- lights black women, conceptual complexity, and musical craft; it therefore challenges popular and scholarly accounts of the concept that mystify soul artistry, simplify soul- era politics, and undermine black women s role in and leadership of this tradition. I have defined soul as a...
Published: 06 December 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007135-011
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0713-5
... reassurance: the initial advertisements made the unlikely claim that joining the army required no sacrifice of individuality an impor tant concept to 70s youth not even the traditional skin- head haircut. At the same time, these ads offered a chance to build your mind and body, further your education...
Published: 01 January 1996
DOI: 10.1215/9780822379010-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7901-0
... location of Asian immigrant women's work -at the intersection of processes of immigration, racialization, labor ex- ploitation, and patriarchal gender relations -marks that work as irreducible to the concept of "abstract labor," and distinguishes the subjectivity it con- stitutes as unassimilable to an...
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By Cisco Bradley
Published: 15 January 2021
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1271-9
..., 1972. 103 Th e Lo ft S ce n e disbanding in 1975.36 Aumic Orchestra was also inspired by bassist Alan Silva s recordings of the Celestial Communication Orchestra on the byg label.37 Both of these sources of inspiration were not musical in nature but rather the concept of having the big band s music...
Published: 15 January 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012719-015
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1271-9
... birds floating to the ground and then taking back of or evaporating into the sky.13 The original concept came with the idea of seven separate rec ords, each one with music written for a dif er ent vocalist, but he later de cided to do fewer recordings and put the proj ect out together as a box set. When...
Published: 31 August 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009283-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0928-3
... decency, abolitionist ide- als, and colonial constructions of racial otherness based on that indelible per for mance. Merging an exploration of Baartman s ongoing significance to the legal concept of contract with an analy sis of her cultural repre sen ta tions, this chapter flows through repre sen ta...