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Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385592-022
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8559-2
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 27 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374398-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7439-8
Published: 12 January 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059097-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5909-7
... The conclusion draws on the author's own experiences with acute mylogenous leukemia (AML) in order to explore the concepts discussed throughout the book: temporality, situatedness, porous bodies, and care. The chapter engages with Audre Lorde's The Cancer Journals and Frantz Fanon's diagnosis...
Published: 03 November 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027294-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2729-4
... that gesture beyond disembodied communication, I turn my attention to the multifarious manifestations of techno-informational gadgets (especially cellular/mobile telephones) in R&B from 2000 to 2010, in both content and form, a genre acutely concerned with the conjuring of interiority, emotion, and affect...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374824-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7482-4
...-pitched or acute sounds that elicit vigilance and a sense of presence, and ultramusical givens such as macro- and microrhythms (respiration, ebbs and flows). duration memory fixation rhythm ...
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By Zoë H. Wool
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 04 November 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375098-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7509-8
... for understanding the centrality of the soldier to national ideals of masculine personhood by sketching the history of the valorization of soldier bodies in America and the exceptional worth vested in them in the contemporary moral landscape. This exceptional status offers an acute lens through which to think about...
Series: Sign, Storage, Transmission
Published: 26 January 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027713-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2771-3
... cassettes were always on the verge of being overwhelmed, and the format's excesses were felt more acutely by gatekeepers situated further upstream who commanded larger audiences. gatekeeping cassettes release music press ...
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By Daniel Fisher
Published: 29 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374428-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7442-8
... production. This locally acute voice consciousness is shaped by three imperatives of Aboriginal audio media production—that it give voice, link people up, and sound black. The chapter introduces and discusses these imperatives and their imbrication with enduring forms of Aboriginal cosmology, Australian...
Series: Visual Arts of Africa and its Diasporas
Published: 01 March 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059165-011
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5916-5
... American artists were acutely aware of the difficulties encountered by their Mexican counterparts, whose status as international celebrities did not always insulate them from censorious backlash against their more controversial work, especially when that work challenged the racial mores of the day...
Published: 29 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374435-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7443-5
... opens up a historical perspective on the memorial as a process in which representations are continually in motion—something that becomes most acute in moments of institutional change, as in making a new film or designing a new museum, as well as in moments of controversy where history and its...
Published: 15 December 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027096-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2709-6
... In addition to offering an acute observation of the way Black bodies are registered in space (and time), Fanon’s phenomenological reflection allows us to think about life, revolt, and world-making in the face of immeasurable violence. Chapter 4 explores how Fanon’s struggle to reconfigure his...
Published: 25 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374589-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7458-9
... From the big business of Mexican industrial manufacturing to the small kiosks of the nation’s rampant informal sector, China’s impact is acute. In 2013 Mexico reported a trade deficit with China of $56 billion, and that over 900,000 manufacturing jobs had been lost to Chinese competition...
Published: 25 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374589-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7458-9
... The desire to forge personal and collective destiny is nowhere more acute than in Havana’s Chinatown ( Barrio Chino ). As a historical bridge between Cuba and China and a profitable tourist attraction, but also a hub of unregistered trade, the district concentrates nationally pertinent...
Published: 07 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373643-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7364-3
... that are still unknown, that is, the “newly emerging infectious diseases” that threaten the region and beyond. Singapore's role in fighting infectious diseases draws most recently from the island's experiences in combating SARS (severe acute respiratory syndrome) and bringing the epidemic under control within...
Published: 01 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7482-4
..., progressions that allow for the foreseeability of sonic structures, high-pitched or acute sounds that elicit vigilance and a sense of presence, and ultramusical givens such as macro- and microrhythms (respiration, ebbs and flows). duration memory fixation rhythm ...
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By An Yountae
Published: 15 December 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2709-6
... critique of religion (political theology) is a critique of the secular, even when he is not naming it as such. violence political theology Frantz Fanon In addition to offering an acute observation of the way Black bodies are registered in space (and time), Fanon’s phenomenological reflection...
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By Aihwa Ong
Published: 07 October 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7364-3
... a program to deal with epidemiological dangers that are still unknown, that is, the “newly emerging infectious diseases” that threaten the region and beyond. Singapore's role in fighting infectious diseases draws most recently from the island's experiences in combating SARS (severe acute respiratory...
Series: Visual Arts of Africa and its Diasporas
Published: 01 March 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059165-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5916-5
... in the face of inequality and systematic repression. They often found it difficult to reconcile their ambitions with the desires of their patrons as they sought to use art to raise political, class, and racial consciousness within their own communities. These African American artists were acutely aware...