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Published: 18 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375555-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7555-5
... This chapter analyzes the Hampton short The New Era and its use as an epilogue for certain screenings of The Birth of a Nation in 1915. Here, the industrial filmmaking of Hampton met mainstream commercial filmmaking, resulting in a barrage of criticism against the institute for its...
Published: 01 January 1987
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377818-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7781-8
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 22 November 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478003465-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0346-5
Published: 01 January 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012504-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1250-4
Published: 03 September 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386049-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8604-9
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By Allyson Nadia Field
... The Birth of a Nation D.W. Griffith Hampton Epilogue The New Era exhibition history ...
Published: 15 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375463-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7546-3
... the administrative imperatives to recognize the individuals inhabiting its territories with national distributive projects organized around the family, private property, gender and race. birth certificates transgender New York City sex classification ...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373483-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7348-3
... nationality, due to poor documentation of births, government policy and practice, and intentional discrimination. Migrants in the Americas are particularly at risk. Many persons who are entitled to citizenship cannot prove it, or proof is disregarded by officials. Citizenship status, in turn, determines...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373483-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7348-3
... laws by focusing on the evidence residents were requested to produce to demonstrate their ivoirité. Identity documents, such as birth certificates, nationality certificates, passports, and national identity cards, were systemically viewed as false or fraudulent for a particular class of citizens...
Published: 21 April 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7321-6
... of modeling the national economy excluded the labor of home and care from calculations of gdp, by the 1960s questions of reproduction in the form of population growth and demography became central to Cold War and postcolonial practices of governing national economies that sought to avert the birth of some...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373483-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7348-3
... Passports draw lines of belonging and exclusion not only at international borders but also within nation-states. In chapter 7, Rachel E. Rosenbloom describes the rush of passport applications occasioned by the imposition of new documentation requirements for U.S. citizens entering the United...
Published: 15 May 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7546-3
... of the problem and the corresponding modalities of vigilance, state and civil surveillance over women have always been differentially entrained on female bodies as vulnerable or dangerous. Through a critical focus on the work of anti-trafficking in the League of Nations, this essay argues that a persistent...
Published: 01 January 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7348-3
... electoral, nationality, land, and labor acts. As well as looking at how the policy affected Ivorian society, Babo investigates how ordinary citizens navigated laws by focusing on the evidence residents were requested to produce to demonstrate their ivoirité. Identity documents, such as birth certificates...
Published: 22 July 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7535-7
.... Rahnia and her Sudanese refugee husband, Ahmed, are now citizens of the British state. Yet, Rahnia and Ahmed’s path to reproduction in Britain is anything but straightforward. Eight difficult IVF cycles there lead to the birth of only one child, a daughter Wisal. Feeling “desperate” to provide Wisal...
Published: 01 January 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7348-3
... nationality, due to poor documentation of births, government policy and practice, and intentional discrimination. Migrants in the Americas are particularly at risk. Many persons who are entitled to citizenship cannot prove it, or proof is disregarded by officials. Citizenship status, in turn, determines...
Published: 01 January 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7348-3
..., for example, led to a documents regime that lasted from 1881 to 1947. Applicants’ gender led to a regime based on marriage certificates for U.S.-born women who married foreign men between 1907 and 1922, and decades longer for wives of Chinese and Japanese nationals. In their implementation of documents...
Published: 25 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374633-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7463-3
..., as a natural/national resource that made living organ donors readily bioavailable and hence enabled transplantation despite considerable resource constraints. Powerfully evoked in this discourse were strong symbolic connections between living donation and women’s bodies and roles through analogies with giving...
Series: Asia-Pacific: Culture, Politics, and Society
Published: 23 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376040-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7604-0
... This chapter lays the foundations for later examinations of the conflicts that took place between living and dead labor in Okinawa. It will trace Okinawa prefecture’s inclusion into the Japanese nation-state qua empire from the 1870s in a manner that established it as a periphery—simultaneously...
Published: 25 March 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7463-3
... as kind of cultural technology, as a natural/national resource that made living organ donors readily bioavailable and hence enabled transplantation despite considerable resource constraints. Powerfully evoked in this discourse were strong symbolic connections between living donation and women’s bodies...
Series: Politics, History, and Culture
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376392-017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7639-2