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Published: 24 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373032-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7303-2
... Chapter 4 examines the New Life Movement launched in 1934, focusing on the ways in which it sought to fix everyday life in a twofold sense. First, it examines how fascists touted rationalized Confucian precepts to foster the national unity that they believed necessary for industrial productivity...
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By Maggie Clinton
Published: 24 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7303-2
... New Life Movement Confucian values everyday life ...
Published: 08 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375661-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7566-1
... movements like surrealism or new movements like Cobra, struggled to establish a viable relationship with oppositional political groups, thereby limiting their activities to the cultural field. The SI responded with a critique of the existing forms of artistic endeavor and political action. Their goal...
Published: 25 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375708-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7570-8
... Chapter 2 considers the growth of two distinct markets during Chicago’s Migration era—the expansion of religious institutions and the explosion of commercial products. Using the language of markets, this chapter reveals how girls interacted with newfound choices about religious life, from...
Published: 12 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375074-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7507-4
... count—as in “matter”—through the technique of counting: adding them up. It has become one of the most important social movements of the postwar period. life gold mining resource extraction antimining activism referenda pollution health defense of territory development precision...
Published: 29 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375456-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7545-6
... to grapple with this new capitalist delirium, he turns to a different, anthropological conception of economy in its relation to life in order to explore some of the successful responses that have been launched against the capitalist colonization of the everyday. Korsten sees the composition of dispersed...
Published: 29 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375456-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7545-6
... of these autonomist movements is “the creativity of real men and women, of ordinary people, who are, in the end, those who make the revolution and are the ones who create the new worlds.” Rather than the “trap of the generalized designs for the ‘society as a whole’,” this post-Leninist paradigm understands that “what...
Published: 29 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7545-6
... movements, which are actively reconfiguring the political and social meaning of “Life” brought into question by de Bloois, Korsten, and Noys. vitalism anarchism savage anthropology Hegelianism Observing that capitalist crises have now entered into a persistent delirium, this chapter presents...
Published: 29 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7545-6
...Indigeneity and Commons If the new millennium saw first the rise and consolidation of progressive governments throughout Latin America, it also saw the deactivation of large sectors of the social movements that had brought those governments into being. Out of this moment, came a series...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-143
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... Going into the Constituent Assembly, some members of the indigenous and peasant movements sought to introduce radical new ecological values. Although the Bolivian National Constitution of 2009 came up short of their aspirations, it did, controversially, recognize the Pachamama, or Mother Earth...
Published: 05 May 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7335-3
... black communities The Movement of Rural Women Workers acts simultaneously through uncivic contention in the streets and civil-society-based participation in government. By examining this duality of social movement practices, this chapter identifies a new way of being a movement in a democratic...
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By Attiya Ahmad
Series: Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies
Published: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373223-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7322-3
... To learn more about Islam, many domestic workers obtain learning materials and take classes at Kuwait’s Islamic da’wa movement’s women’s center. Taught in their first languages, by teachers of similar ethnonational backgrounds, these classes effectively reproduce domestic workers’ ethnonational...
Published: 17 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373360-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7336-0
... Oil’s natural quality shields it from a degree of interrogation and fear. The entire hydrocarbon fuel system generates no new substances. Human actions, in other words, only amplify petrolic activity that preceded industrial life. Of course, the vast strip mine amid Canada’s tar sands overruns...
Published: 12 October 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7507-4
...YES to Life = NO to Mining This chapter explores how “development” increasingly means “free trade” and resource extraction via transnational corporations. In Guatemala the 1996 peace accords accompanied new regulations encouraging exploitation of “natural resources,” unleashing a rush...
Published: 13 May 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7436-7
... university. It argues that the corporate university participates in neoliberalism’s effort to enclose or accumulate the common means to life, of which education is one instance. Critique disassociated from the social movements that have always challenged the racial and class segregation of the university...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-133
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... In early 2000, a broad cross-section of civil society in Cochabamba rose up to protest the privatization of water and corresponding rate hikes for water service. The Coalition for Defense of Water and Life brought together rural and urban sectors into a common force, including members...
Series: Objects/Histories
Published: 05 February 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7460-2
... the highly traveled homelands and in the everyday hands and lifeworlds of NPY female artists. Tjanpi demonstrates how important ways of doing and being are to practice-based, life-making aesthetics. The haptic viscera of country, of women’s life work, is itself woven into the object form, making the work...
Published: 14 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7567-8
... description of early efforts to create an independent feminist movement. Inventive, imaginative, passionate, she is one of the unrecognized heroes of the post-communist period, one of a new generation of dissidents resisting the conditions and values of the post-Cold War era. Slawka Walczewska feminism...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-136
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... immediately moved to expel Morales, who was by this time a congressman from the new Movement to Socialism (MAS) party, during a rushed session that failed to prove his responsibility for the deaths of the policemen. Morales announced that he would return “as millions,” as Tupaj Katari is said to have...
Series: The C. L. R. James Archives
Published: 01 January 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7394-0
... in Detroit: 1963.” He describes the impact made by the revised edition of James’s work on a new generation of black radicals in the 1960s. For Georgakas, the book served as a timely catalyst to the emerging radical movement in Detroit. He describes how the book was read and admired by most of the individuals...