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Published: 01 January 1997
DOI: 10.1215/9780822379683-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7968-3
Published: 12 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373155-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7315-5
... on his early involvement in collecting, as a clerk at a record store, beginning to collect jazz and avant-garde music, recalling in multiple anecdotes his adventures acquiring prized LPs. The piece ends with a comparison of several kinds of collector, from the “amassing” record buyer to the “connoisseur...
Published: 12 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373155-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7315-5
... on his early involvement in collecting, as a clerk at a record store, beginning to collect jazz and avant-garde music, recalling in multiple anecdotes his adventures acquiring prized LPs. The piece ends with a comparison of several kinds of collector, from the “amassing” record buyer to the “connoisseur...
Published: 13 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373377-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7337-7
... This chapter explores how the histories that lead us to feminism are the histories that leave us fragile. It offers an account of how feminism begins with a sense of things—as being wrong—and how we acquire knowledge through making sense of what does not at first make sense. It discusses how...
Published: 22 July 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374244-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7424-4
... In a close reading of David Mitchell’s Ghostwritten that uses Benedict Anderson’s formal categories, this chapter examines what happens to the novel form when the novelistic imagination goes global and acquires a networked orientation, when it is no longer analogous to imagining a nation...
Published: 04 August 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372707-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7270-7
... ideas, acquire potential and meet their limits. Cutting, sawing, and suturing are examples of potential and limit, both for the ethnographer and for the patient whose deeply intimate transformation was witnessed. operating room surgical practice gender theory clinical ethnography ...
Published: 17 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373391-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7339-1
... and philosophy, the chapter shows how the impossible philosophical activity of inventing a new political order will silently shape the course of exploration in the Laws and in much of colonialist thought after Plato. Suddenly, philosophical nomos acquires a paradigmatic and, if the accusations Badiou levels...
Series: Narrating Native Histories
Published: 08 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375692-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7569-2
... practices and forced inter-American diasporas experienced by previous generations. It also examines the cultural placement of slaves into the households of their Castilian masters, arguing that the label indio acquired meaning in relation to masters with their own sets of expectations and in relation...
Series: Spin-Offs
Published: 12 January 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027591-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2759-1
...’ own delight in knowing through its eponymous detective and the affection viewers acquire for him and his methods. Finally, this introduction offers a breakdown of each primary chapter of the book. intertextuality Jorge Luis Borges television studies detection ...
Published: 06 October 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027317-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2731-7
..., it illustrates how desire emerges and transacts, turns abundant and acquires political charge through queer-affective forms in writing, art, image, sex, religious belonging and political participation in the context of Pakistan. Pakistan desire gathering queer affect ...
Published: 11 August 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027331-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2733-1
... are habits, nothing but habits, the habit of acquiring habits.” In doing so, it discusses some convergences and differences between Deleuze's and Michel Foucault's work, focusing particularly on the role Deleuze attributes to exemplary forms of authority in guiding our habits as “larval subjects.” Deleuze's...
Published: 11 August 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027331-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2733-1
... of governance, there is an underlying basis for some degree of constancy in its definition. This possibility is explored via a discussion of Pierre Bourdieu's concept of “conditionability” as a natural capacity to acquire nonnatural characteristics. The implications of this position for “the arbitrariness...
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By Judith Casselberry
Published: 14 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372974-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7297-4
... of righteousness. Ultimately, women perform religious labor to produce holy Black womanhood. Navigating the webs of spiritual, social, and organizational relationships calls for women to acquire and hone a wide range of skills across material and immaterial realms, to carry out the demanding labor of faith. ...
Published: 25 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376026-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7602-6
... during his American career—and as a catalyst to acquire a Hollywood contract. The sketched outline of his frame is still a globally recognized logotype. This performance mode, Hitchcock playing “Hitchcock,” generated an emphasis on corporeal matters and food culture as signatures for the work in many...
Published: 12 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374978-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7497-8
..., religious family of illustrious ancestry but relatively modest means. In an unpublished memoir the author tells of her childhood passion for reading popular Urdu novels. She identified with female characters who retained the traditional feminine virtues while also acquiring modern educations and pursuing...
Published: 08 March 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059158-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5915-8
... questions that acquired particular salience for Native peoples, including land, ecology, and treaty rights, as well as those elements, like cultural revitalization, police violence, state repression, and the struggle against patriarchy, that were common to all racialized populations inside the United States...
Book Chapter

By Emma Kowal
Series: Experimental Futures: Technological Lives, Scientific Arts, Anthropological Voices
Published: 13 October 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027539-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2753-9
... knowledge about Indigenous people claimed new theories or methods that were superior to previous modes of knowledge production. Along the way, thousands of bones, hair samples, blood samples, pathology slides, placental samples, and more were acquired, collated, and stored in museums and laboratories across...
Published: 21 May 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021452-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2145-2
... Enslaved women bore witness to the newly emergent discourses of race, commodity, and kin that shaped the early modern Atlantic world. Through the processes of capture, transport, and sale, they acquired critical perspectives on the new world they were situated in. That perspective became crucial...
Published: 29 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374510-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7451-0
... then exported to markets in West and Central Africa, such textiles are misperceived as authentically “African,” yet the global circuits in which the fabric travels reveal that it does not carry one unitary meaning but instead acquires multiple inflections as it moves through different local cultural contexts...
Published: 29 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374312-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7431-2
... be acquired. Electoral politics and affirmative action help caste to remain a force. While promising its beneficiaries economic mobility, affirmative action mandates that they brandish their social inferiority to qualify for benefits. Though only a minority of Dalits practice polluting occupations, all Dalits...