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Series: Radical Perspectives
Published: 17 October 2007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9038-1
...Public Assertion and Civic Space ...
Published: 12 October 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7497-8
...Negotiating Autobiography<subtitle>Between Assertion and Subversion</subtitle> This chapter contributes to scholarly discussions of the role of popular fiction in the development of a female selfhood. It explores how reading Urdu-language fiction contributed to the development of a young...
Series: Constitutional Conflicts
Published: 22 September 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385950-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8595-0
Published: 02 July 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391876-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9187-6
Published: 13 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374367-025
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7436-7
.... Southwest, the essay suggests that Mexican American racial identity is first and foremost a political choice. Contrary to most contemporaneous ethnic Mexican organizations, ANMA consciously asserted a nonwhite identity that reflected the larger political commitments of its leftist ideology. race...
Published: 31 December 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382157-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8215-7
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By James A. Joseph
Published: 21 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7554-8
... Cajuns creoles cultural gumbo Rosenwald schools self-assertion ...
Series: Global Insecurities
Published: 29 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374718-037
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7471-8
... Marginalized, informal people use political techniques both quiet and loud to assert their presence and demand their rights from the state. social movements urban public space quiet encroachment popular politics ...
Published: 21 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375548-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7554-8
... to strike in public in order to keep a job or physically survive sometimes masked an alternative culture of self-assertion that could be found in the black church, pool halls, and barber shops, and on street corners. Cajuns creoles cultural gumbo Rosenwald schools self-assertion ...
Published: 10 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374657-019
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7465-7
... This chapter features D. Soyini Madison’s interview with Cuban Hustle creator Cedric Brown. Madison and Brown discuss the political implications of the play’s depictions of black gay male sexuality and U.S.-Cuban relations. Brown ultimately asserts that the play is a metaphor...
Series: The Lewis Henry Morgan Lectures
Published: 23 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375524-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7552-4
... be changing, introducing some of the book’s key assertions about the growing role of distributive politics and the importance of distributive claims grounded in ideas not of need or charity but of a “rightful share.” distribution Marxism feminism basic income rightful share ...
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375586-045
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7558-6
... Asserts that the Africans who were enslaved on American soil (Grandma Rye and others) put their breath and blood and prayers into the land in the South when they arrived, as a kind of medicine against the terrors they sensed were coming to them and their children. She says that the blessings...
Published: 10 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374657-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7465-7
... In this chapter, John Keene interviews Dancin’ the Down Low creator Jeffrey Q. McCune Jr. McCune discusses his intellectual and artistic trajectory and asserts that his performance work is a form of activism. He contends, for example, that DL men being blamed for the rise of new cases of HIV...
Published: 10 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374657-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7465-7
... In this chapter, Jennifer DeVere Brody situates E. Patrick Johnson’s play Strange Fruit within a critical genealogy of black gay image-making. Brody asserts that Johnson’s artistic work, along with that of other black queer men, facilitated the emergence of black queer studies. Brody...
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By Lesley Gill
Published: 26 February 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374701-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7470-1
... relations, understandings, and forms of political participation institutionalized as “the state” emerge from contending projects of rule in different scalar dimensions. Finally, it asserts that understanding the entanglements of violence and capitalist processes is central to grasping the emergence...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-112
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... of workers in the state mining sector. The political statement issued by the fstmb contained a blunt and withering attack on the aims of the neoliberal restructuring introduced by Supreme Decree 21060 in 1985. Most notably, it asserted that the foremost economic interests of the nation were no different...
Published: 21 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7554-8
... as the seat of the state’s Ku Klux Klan. The deferential poses blacks had to strike in public in order to keep a job or physically survive sometimes masked an alternative culture of self-assertion that could be found in the black church, pool halls, and barber shops, and on street corners. Cajuns...
Published: 12 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372875-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7287-5
... support for their cause, he nevertheless took the opportunity of this public presence to challenge the conventional topic of resistance and assert that empowerment is not an end but a means. To the heroic discourse, which masks games of power and reproduces the attitude of the oppressor, he opposed...
Published: 07 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373551-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7355-1
... The book concludes with a last “return”/iteration, an epilogue, which begins with a discussion of the book’s title, noting how it has a double sense that both asserts an answer and questions the reductive binary of the first apparent sense. The chapter builds on this opening by discussing how...
Series: Improvisation, Community, and Social Practice
Published: 04 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374497-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7449-7
... of meaning and identity as coherent and unitary, and they thereby open up the possibility for new forms of signification. Their performances assert a profound and complex connection between bodies, sensuality, and meaning. Fall on Your Knees also, however, situates the liberatory potential of improvised...