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Published: 18 May 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387732-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8773-2
Published: 07 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372929-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7292-9
... to nationalist (and racist), character of these programs, this chapter demonstrates that the opposite is actually the case. By showing the colonial legacies of these policies as well as their nationalist rationale, it demonstrates that civic integration policies are arguably the most concrete and insidious form...
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By Grace Lavery
Published: 26 January 2024
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5913-4
...Formula The introductory essay sets up a series of short fragments concerning the American sitcom from the 1940s through the 2010s. It argues that the genre effectuated a complex, subtle, and arguably unrivaled-in-scale change in American attitudes and therefore in the attitudes of those...
Series: Power Play: Games, Politics, Culture
Published: 05 April 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059264-012
EISBN: 978-1-4780-9396-1
... The Indian subcontinent has long been a zone of exploration and exoticism for the European and North American countries, and arguably it continues to remain so even in very new media such as video games. Strangely, although it is one of the most populous and diverse parts of Asia...
Published: 19 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375258-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7525-8
... This chapter focuses on the music and performance of Ivy Queen, arguably the most visible woman rapper in reggaetón. In particular, the chapter examines two aspects of Ivy Queen’s persona—the shift in her physical appearance from “tomboy” to “diva,” and her lyrics on suffering and vengeance...
Series: ANIMA: Critical Race Studies Otherwise
Published: 30 September 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027201-014
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2720-1
... specifically, the second observation asks if new materialism, as Hayles claims, conspicuously ignores conscious cognition. The third observation outlines a Whiteheadian nonconscious, intended to upset the anthropocentricism that arguably persists in theories of embodiment. The discussion concludes by examining...
Published: 26 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376019-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7601-9
... This chapter argues that women’s films about other cultures are marketed in North America as humanist fables and that art house exhibition functions as a middle-brow and arguably feminized taste culture. It takes as case studies prominent women directors whose diasporic visions of “home” solicit...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 13 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373469-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7346-9
... of the music’s exponents to seek an audience in a diaspora that revered them as the purveyors of the lost homeland. New York City became an important hub of this genre; arguably, it saved it from extinction. The scant scholarly literature on jíbaro music has unreflectively echoed the construction of jíbaro...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 13 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373469-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7346-9
... Lucecita Benítez is, arguably, Puerto Rico’s most gifted and iconic singer, male or female, and one of the greatest of Latin American twentieth-century pop voices. While she is typically regarded as difficult or intuitive, or perpetually in the throes of multiple personal difficulties...
Series: Asia-Pacific: Culture, Politics, and Society
Published: 25 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374206-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7420-6
... thinkers, has a long prehistory in the work of Marx and subsequent Marxist theorists, perhaps most importantly in the work of Uno Kōzō, arguably the most influential and widely known Marxist thinker in modern Japan. Uno’s work, and particularly his major theoretical works of the 1950s, developed an entire...
Series: Power Play: Games, Politics, Culture
Published: 05 April 2024
EISBN: 978-1-4780-9396-1
... The Indian subcontinent has long been a zone of exploration and exoticism for the European and North American countries, and arguably it continues to remain so even in very new media such as video games. Strangely, although it is one of the most populous and diverse parts of Asia, it is generally not counted...
Series: ANIMA: Critical Race Studies Otherwise
Published: 30 September 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2720-1
... the anthropocentricism that arguably persists in theories of embodiment. The discussion concludes by examining how a theory of the nonconscious can avoid the neurocentric and phenomenological trap of the subject-predicate-object by mapping out a nonbifurcated experience. Alfred North Whitehead neuroscience new...