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Published: 01 January 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007289-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0728-9
Published: 08 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374459-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7445-9
Book Chapter

By Attiya Ahmad
Series: Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies
Published: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373223-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7322-3
... This chapter examines how South Asian domestic workers’ experiences of migration in the Gulf are characterized by “suspension”—of their being a part of, yet apart from, their “work households” in the Gulf and their “family households” in South Asia. This chapter discusses how domestic workers...
Published: 02 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021421-038
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2142-1
Published: 17 May 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478004400-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0440-0
Published: 16 November 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002161-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0216-1
... that both texts evoke states of suspension and disorientation that reject the straight lines of metronormative narratives of gay and immigrant success and “the good life.” This chapter also engages the poetry of the Kashmiri American poet Agha Shahid Ali, whose work similarly evokes an alternative...
Published: 02 November 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012832-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1283-2
Series: New Ecologies for the Twenty-First Century
Published: 28 July 2014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7636-1
...From Governmental Collapse to Pachakuti’s Suspension, 2003–2005 ...
Series: Writing Matters!
Published: 03 February 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478024071-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2407-1
Series: Sign, Storage, Transmission
Published: 23 February 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059028-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5902-8
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By Tanja Petrović
Series: Theory in Forms
Published: 15 March 2024
EISBN: 978-1-4780-9378-7
... hesitation morality silence suspension ...
Series: e-Duke books scholarly collection.
Published: 02 January 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390589-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9058-9
Book Chapter

By Mark Seltzer
Published: 08 April 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7445-9
... Suspense Anthropotechnics Social Systems Patricia Highsmith Henry James Peter Sloterdijk Professionalism ...
Book Chapter

By Mark Seltzer
Published: 08 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374459-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7445-9
.... Via crime stories and crime films, and belief systems such as Scientology, this part details the medium of suspense as a worldview—focusing on one the suspense novel’s great practitioners, Patricia Highsmith, and on one of the suspense motion picture’s great strategists, Alfred Hitchcock. A central...
Published: 08 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374459-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7445-9
... This part sets out the premises of the official world and describes the emergence of a self-reporting form of society: its cultural technologies and its aesthetic techniques. It defines the epoch of social systems and our indoor social life. The chapter shows how suspense becomes a world...
Book Chapter

By Tanja Petrović
Series: Theory in Forms
Published: 15 March 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027805-011
EISBN: 978-1-4780-9378-7
... This chapter explores forms in which the afterlife of military service in the Yugoslav People’s Army manifests itself amid the ruins of Yugoslavia, working against the stillness of the aftermath and questioning and destabilizing it. These are forms signaled by silence, hesitation, and suspension...
Published: 08 April 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7445-9
... the medium of suspense as a worldview—focusing on one the suspense novel’s great practitioners, Patricia Highsmith, and on one of the suspense motion picture’s great strategists, Alfred Hitchcock. A central focus on the novel and the film Strangers on a Train . Scientology Institutional Space...
Published: 17 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373582-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7358-2
... This chapter proceeds from the counterintuitive contention that stasis is a continual balancing of multiple forces in equilibrium, a temporal modality of diasporic motion held in suspension, hovering between stillness and movement. It juxtaposes late nineteenth-century ethnographic photos...
Book Chapter

By Mark Seltzer
Published: 08 April 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7445-9
...The Daily Planet This part sets out the premises of the official world and describes the emergence of a self-reporting form of society: its cultural technologies and its aesthetic techniques. It defines the epoch of social systems and our indoor social life. The chapter shows how suspense...
Series: Asia-Pacific: Culture, Politics, and Society
Published: 25 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374206-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7420-6
... The analysis undertaken by Uno Kōzō on the question of the (im)possibility or “ nihil of reason” ( muri ) characterizing the commodification of labor power operates as a theoretical pivot that exposes two exteriorities, two suspensions. On the one hand this moment discloses the theoretical...