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Published: 08 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374459-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7445-9
Published: 01 January 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007289-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0728-9
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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
Series: Perverse Modernities: A Series Edited by Jack Halberstam and Lisa Lowe
Published: 16 November 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002161-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0216-1
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: e-Duke books scholarly collection.
Published: 02 January 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390589-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9058-9
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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...
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...
Published: 14 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373933-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7393-3
.... Inevitably crises arose as well. One of these involved the temporary suspension of Duke’s large program of clinical trials by a division of the Department of Health and Human Services. Another involved the organ transplantation error that resulted in the death of a 17 year-old girl. Both incidents made...
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By Mark Seltzer
Published: 08 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374459-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7445-9
... as a way of modeling modernity and as one of its symptoms. The relays between game and world in the official world is examined in several different scenes, including Patricia Highsmith’s suspense novel Ripley’s Game , anime-based film, and a range of realist fiction (William Dean Howells, Theodore...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374824-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7482-4
... . Audio-videogenic effects include those of rendering (creating sensations of energy, texture, etc.), of scenography or the construction of imaginary space, and of temporal phrasing (suspense, anticipation, relaxation, etc.). While sound and image are often synchronized in cinema, audiovisual dissonance...
Book Chapter

By Attiya Ahmad
Series: Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies
Published: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373223-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7322-3
... workers perceive themselves to be ideal transnational subjects, able to adjust to the temporariness and suspension that characterize their migration experiences, and also to have the underlying capacity to develop the skills necessary for the work they undertake in the Gulf. Being naram not only enables...