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Published: 18 May 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387732-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8773-2
Series: Latin America in Translation
Published: 24 September 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383932-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8393-2
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375067-042
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7506-7
Published: 27 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375579-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7557-9
... The Introduction begins with a critique of long-standing stereotypes about Mexican working-class men, especially their alleged machismo. It provides background on Mexico City in the late 19th and early 20th centuries (including demographic changes in the workforce) and the satiric penny press...
Published: 13 October 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027546-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2754-6
... In the late nineteenth century, bodies, race, and gender expression determined who would make a good police officer. The need for police to be good fighters made Irish officers necessary because of, and not despite, their alleged ability to brawl. The masculinity of police was also hotly debated...
Published: 01 December 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027676-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2767-6
... state. In the post-World War II United States, both allegations of conspiracy and dismissals of “conspiracy theory” have become part of a robust discourse on human agency, sovereign power, and the health of the public sphere. Conspiracy discourse is a symptom of the conditions of knowledge in a security...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373483-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7348-3
... and self-evident legal identity creates a context for allegations of fraud and mendacity, and the denial of statelessness claims. statelessness expert testimony fraud documentation refugees ...
Series: Console-ing Passions
Published: 03 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374466-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7446-6
... nationalisms and, simultaneously, for visualizing the contradictions at the core of these nationalisms. The first aspect is their loose treatment of historical facts, places, and people. Second, the nationalistic projects at the heart of these adventure serials drew simultaneously on the alleged authenticity...
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375883-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7588-3
... This chapter suggests that the precariousness of missionary work to Māori was exposed by the sexual transgressions of missionaries themselves. It offers a close reading of the most protracted scandal that rocked the mission: the dismissal of William Yate in 1836 following allegations he...
Published: 03 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373414-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7341-4
... ethically, in light of social scientists’ findings that suicides can spread when romanticized through their media representation—an effect that would counteract the project’s alleged goal of suicide prevention. digital video Golden Gate Bridge Eric Steel media ethics surveillance ...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373735-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7373-5
... of British informal empire in Latin America. The second presents the proposals of Jamaican planters and merchants to overcome the economic crisis produced by the American Revolution. The third turns to the analysis of alleged and real threats of British invasion of Caribbean New Granada. The fourth examines...
Published: 08 December 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027621-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2762-1
... Chapter 4 examines cases of alleged interracial rape in the interwar period. In the 1920s, an official government commission was appointed to investigate the problem of “Black Peril,” a term used across colonial spaces to refer to sexual assaults allegedly committed by Black or brown men...
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By Anikó Imre
Series: Console-ing Passions
Published: 03 June 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7446-6
... for sustaining nationalisms and, simultaneously, for visualizing the contradictions at the core of these nationalisms. The first aspect is their loose treatment of historical facts, places, and people. Second, the nationalistic projects at the heart of these adventure serials drew simultaneously on the alleged...
Published: 01 December 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2767-6
... theory,” but the idea that conspiracy theory is a special type of discourse—one that is easily recognized and dismissed as pathological—emerged during the Cold War and is entangled with the history of the security state. In the post-World War II United States, both allegations of conspiracy...
Published: 01 January 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7348-3
... seemingly unrelated matters, such as being convicted of a crime, can give rise to a context in which statelessness is almost unprovable. The fiction of a fixed and self-evident legal identity creates a context for allegations of fraud and mendacity, and the denial of statelessness claims. In chapter 4...
... of British informal empire in Latin America. The second presents the proposals of Jamaican planters and merchants to overcome the economic crisis produced by the American Revolution. The third turns to the analysis of alleged and real threats of British invasion of Caribbean New Granada. The fourth examines...