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Published: 30 March 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371670-019
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7167-0
Series: Dissident acts
Published: 07 April 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478024118-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2411-8
Series: a Camera Obscura Book
Published: 07 February 2022
DOI: 10.1215/9781478022626-012
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2262-6
Published: 06 November 2006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8819-7
Series: Global Insecurities
Published: 29 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374718-026
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7471-8
... Ambulantes are not allowed to pay taxes to the municipality and have to compete for space with the puestos fijos. urban space conflict taxation policing ...
Published: 09 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375654-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7565-4
... Writing culture suggests allowing writing to take up the burden of theory, practicing Walter Benjamin’s idea of Denkbilden, or thought-images, and creating as well as describing and analyzing culture. field notes anthopology ethnography ...
Published: 23 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375890-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7589-0
... Chapter 5 analyzes the rationale behind and the results of the colony’s policy to allow married convicts to petition for their spouses and dependents to join them in exile. They also permitted some convicts to marry in exile and still others live in heterosexual consensual unions. Commanders...
Published: 22 July 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374275-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7427-5
... of the relationship between work and leisure in neoliberal economies. By and large, Indian programmers do not allow work demands to intrude on leisure time; in fact, they actively resist this. The chapter posits that leisure time is so preserved because it allows programmers to develop a politics of pleasure...
Book Chapter

By Swanee Hunt
Published: 05 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373568-051
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7356-8
... Upheavals of war can create disruption that allows a breakthrough for women's leadership. Rwanda's women have been visionary pioneers, creating stability and reconciliation as genocidal chaos cracked open the culture, allowing an unexpected elevation of their leadership. The epilogue draws out...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373735-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7373-5
... This chapter studies the connections that allowed Cunas and Wayuu to develop a lifestyle or worldview that can be called a cosmopolitan, Greater Caribbean way of being in the world. It also emphasizes how the interactions associated with cosmopolitanism put these indigenous groups on an equal...
Published: 01 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374381-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7438-1
... The structure and function of CIA funding fronts are examined, and several dozen CIA funding fronts from the 1950s and 1960s are identified. These fronts allowed the CIA to outsource research to unwitting scholars, including anthropologists, who gathered information and produced analysis...
Published: 17 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373339-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7333-9
.... By superimposing disparate aporias in the historical record, it allows for will to emerge through critical acts of imagination that are placed in conversation with traditional historical evidentiary processes. Genealogies of performance Archive South African history Free labor South African slavery ...
Published: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373148-019
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7314-8
... Although this collection outlines numerous challenges facing reform advocates, recent successes suggest that meaningful change is possible. Some of these victories are shared to encourage readers not to allow their anger and injustice to go to waste but instead to mobilize in political...
Published: 01 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375494-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7549-4
... Echo is a faded facsimile of an original sound, a reflection of time passed. It invites a habit of listening that allows us not only to locate origin (temporally and spatially) but, more important, to test authenticity: how illustrative the sound was of the historical moment in which...
Published: 14 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373933-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7393-3
... The genomics revolution, in which Dr. Snyderman had participated at Genentech with the sequencing of the human genome was going to transform medicine by allowing it to be more personalized and preventative. Dr. Snyderman envisioned a bold new approach termed personalized health care . Duke...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 19 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376279-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7627-9
... in which Gambian populations have become objects of governmental practice and biomedical knowledge. Of particular concern is how scientific activity animates governmental practice in a small-scale state and the configurations between experiment and development that allow the Gambia to operate...
Series: [sic] Series
Published: 06 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375470-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7547-0
... Slavoj Žižek’s interventions into the fields of culture and politics have characteristic resemblances with what Freud termed “wild analysis”: they are somewhat premature and do not allow the analysand to speak for itself. Instead, Žižek often poses his conclusions in the form of rhetorical...
Book Chapter

By Bruce O'Neill
Published: 17 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373278-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7327-8
... Boredom, the conclusion argues, is not just a matter of time but also a matter of one’s place amid the global production of desire. Boredom registers the inability of displaced persons to move toward valued opportunities. This ethnographic observation allows for a dramatic rethinking of both...
Series: School for Advanced Research Advanced Seminar
Published: 05 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373261-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7326-1
... and transform motifs drawn from Islamic tradition, including those relating to the torments of the soul after death. As such, they allow Ilyas to achieve an otherwise impossible proximity to his own madness and thus, at least temporarily, to reorder his existence and resume his life in the world. mental...
Published: 05 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375333-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7533-3
... The central claim of this chapter is that Bergson’s élan vital is not a teleology, only a direction. Like the free act, creative evolution allows for determinism only retroactively. Here Jankélévitch lays out Bergson’s method of philosophical intuition, which alone both follows and comprehends...