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Published: 17 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373278-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7327-8
... Chapter 1 examines the forms of space-time expansion that are endemic to globalization. The chapter contextualizes the diminishing economic activity of low-skilled workers in Romania by contrasting the idleness of communist-era breadlines with the boredom of homelessness and unemployment in the...
Published: 19 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377450-085
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7745-0
... water. • One quarter of all African households get less than r300 a month. Two thirds get less than the breadline—­r900 a month. but two thirds of white households get more than r2000 a month. • Two thirds of African children and half of Coloured children live in overcrowded houses...
Published: 01 January 1997
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7766-5
..., "A Group of Folk Dances," is held at Heckscher Theater. Satires: Parasite, Charity, Jingoisms-traffic, politicians, peace conferences; Strike: Uprisings, Hunger, War Trilogy-breadlines, war, on the barri• cades; Final March. June 1933. New Dance Group gives studio recitals. June...
Published: 01 January 1997
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377665-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7766-5
... file cabinet were some articles my father wrote for the News- 2 Stepping Left 1. Breadlines in New York City. "Unemployed at the New York Municipal Lodging House during the depression in 1930." (uPI/Bettmann) Dance Is a Weapon 3 paper of the...
Published: 01 January 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012900-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1290-0
... streets, relief shelters, breadlines, and meeting halls, as well as local taverns and nightclubs, where they built dialogues about the travails of daily life and forged new interdependencies out of shared vulnerabilities. San Franciscans sense of their own local circumstances was informed by strug gles...
Published: 01 January 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012900-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1290-0
... music and murals to stage and screen per for mances; community ties and cir cuits of communication forged in neighborhoods, mi grant camps, pool halls, and breadlines; innovative organ izing practices that sought workplace democracy; and coordinated confrontations with urban and rural employers...
Published: 01 January 2021
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1290-0
Book Chapter

By Ellen Graff
Published: 01 January 1997
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377665-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7766-5
.... The first New Dance Group concert took place at the Heckscher Theatre on March 26, 1933 (figure 20). Concerns with contempo• rary social issues are evident in the dance titles. Sections of Strike were called "Uprisings," "Hunger," and "War Trilogy: Breadlines, War, On the Barricades," while the...
Published: 01 January 1997
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377665-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7766-5
... the stage. Diagonals form and re-form, evoking images of breadlines, of aimless wandering, of endless despair.69 These images are coded in the systematic language of Graham's develop• ing technique and unfold through formal manipulations of space, with• out the aid of literal gesture, but...
Published: 19 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377450-083
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7745-0
...: • Only one out of five African households have running waterbut every white household has running water. • One quarter of all African households get less than r300 a month. Two thirds get less than the breadline—­r900 a month. but two thirds of white households get more than r2000 a...