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Series: Science and Cultural Theory
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385646-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8564-6
Series: New Ecologies for the Twenty-First Century
Published: 06 October 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372301-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7230-1
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013099-033
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1309-9
Series: Global Insecurities
Published: 29 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374718-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7471-8
... Although often conceptualized as distinct sectors, the informal and formal economies are not separate but require each other for their survival. informal economy street vendors markets ...
Series: Global Insecurities
Published: 29 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374718-019
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7471-8
... Although it is thought to be chaotic and disorganized, the Cancha is divided between syndicates and federations that provide regulation in the market. order and chaos trade unions syndicalism citizenship ...
Series: Global Insecurities
Published: 29 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374718-021
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7471-8
... Informal selling provides a path to autonomy for market women, although it is a challenging form of work, filled with conflicts and threats to self-sufficiency. gender marketwomen conflict ...
Published: 16 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373742-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7374-2
... The conclusion presents the book’s overall argument that Gramsci’s nuanced and anything but economistic understanding of class provides a useful starting-point, although never a simple template, for those trying to imagine how radical change might come about in our grossly unequal, twenty-first...
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: 13 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374367-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7436-7
... Why is it that, when black suffering and death are centered, they are almost always forced into a conversation that focuses on the experiences of nonblacks? Although this essay draws on collective experiences in the United States and in Brazil, it is more concerned with the realm...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374534-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7453-4
... This chapter is a study of Amitav Ghosh’s The Hungry Tide as an exploration of the degradation of the subaltern world of the Sundarbans by state and local government projects of modernization and international wildlife preservation movements. It argues that although the novel has faith...
Series: Religious Cultures of African and African Diaspora People
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373872-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7387-2
... on which modern Nigeria was constructed after the imposition of colonial rule at the beginning of the twentieth century. Although shaped by global and regional forces, these religious movements had enduring consequences for Nigeria’s diverse peoples because they were products of the internal dynamics among...
Published: 02 November 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374855-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7485-5
... of Schmitt’s thought nor even a sustained object of Schmitt’s attention. Although Schmitt certainly does turn to Machiavelli to make sense of the “technics” of modern politics, does cite Machiavelli to legitimize his support of Italian Fascism, and does share with Machiavalli a certain “pessimistic” view about...
Published: 06 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374299-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7429-9
... of the city by the 1950s. Although immersed in the peripheral pattern of urban growth dominant in São Paulo during this period, São Miguel was different from other suburbs that were widely considered to be bedroom communities. This chapter explores how the presence of a large industrial company employing most...
Published: 15 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375128-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7512-8
... Historically, the term performance art has been used to refer to a specific art form that emerged in the 1960s and 1970s. Although there are many isolated examples of earlier works that could be considered performance art, the movement of the 1960s and 1970s springs up as a widespread demand...
Published: 05 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374022-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7402-2
... As in other quickly developing cities, a prevalent trope for gentrified Beijing is the palimpsest. It places the passing of time within a narrative of spatial transformation and the preservation of collective memory. I propose that although palimpsest seems to offer a location-specific...
Published: 11 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374640-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7464-0
... A year after its original publication in English, Wright’s 1953 novel The Outsider was available in Indonesia in its Dutch translation, as this review in a Bandung Dutch-language newspaper indicates. Although Wright’s Indonesian interlocutors were committed nationalists and prominent producers...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-115
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... The Bolivian economy continued to struggle in the years after the implementation of the far-reaching economic, political, and social reforms authorized by Supreme Decree 21060, which put Bolivia firmly in the grip of the Washington Consensus. Although hyperinflation was under control by 1987...
Published: 08 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375661-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7566-1
... of a radical political movement. Surrealism existed in the contested space between culture and politics, and although the instability of this position accounted for the fugitive character of the movement’s political influence, it also animated its imagery and constitutes an integral element of its aesthetic...
Book Chapter

By Noenoe K. Silva
Published: 24 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373131-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7313-1
..., or otherwise having kuleana to do so. Currently, a small collective is producing works that bring us closer to understanding the complex philosophies of our kupuna that are expressed in poetic, sometimes deeply puzzling language. Although we are but a few right now, there is a surge of new Kanaka intellectuals...
Published: 17 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373391-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7339-1
... a succinct yet comprehensive account of many of the concepts, such as biopolitics, the impersonal, and the unpolitical, that have begun to pervade our political terminology and that inform many of the essays assembled here. The result is more than just a précis of Esposito’s work to date, however (although...