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Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375715-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7571-5
... This chapter is a close study of different notions of identity, recognizing in particular the development of system identity. While social identity is an identity continually renegotiated through linguistic interactions and social performances, bureaucratic identity—glimpsed in passports...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373483-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7348-3
... In chapter 4, Sara L. Friedman examines the work performed by identity and travel documents in contexts of contested citizenship and sovereignty, focusing on the largely de facto sovereignty experienced by Taiwan as a consequence of its contested relationship with China. By analyzing the...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373483-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7348-3
... very bureaucratic operations that have been mobilized by the state to prevent it. She demonstrates that citizenship adjudication procedures rely on a fiction of the territorialized state that has never been achieved in the highlands, yet which serves as the standard of “truth” against which stateless...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373483-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7348-3
... citizen, fit for bureaucratic manipulation. In the rush to strengthen rights and build legal citizenship, we neglect the exclusionary impact of its institutions and documents on migrants, the urban poor, and minorities. Sadiq argues that a highly regulated and formalized citizenship produces an oppressive...
Published: 24 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7571-5
... differentiating realms. Separations of cultural and neutral accents; of social, bureaucratic, and system identities; of diurnal body and nocturnal work; and of economic, social, and physical knowledge production are briefly discussed to illuminate divergent tracks and independent itineraries of different realms...
Published: 01 January 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7348-3
... data, Amanda Flaim locates the reproduction of statelessness in the very bureaucratic operations that have been mobilized by the state to prevent it. She demonstrates that citizenship adjudication procedures rely on a fiction of the territorialized state that has never been achieved in the highlands...
Published: 01 January 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7348-3
... statelessness, and show how seemingly unrelated matters, such as being convicted of a crime, can give rise to a context in which statelessness is almost unprovable. The fiction of a fixed and self-evident legal identity creates a context for allegations of fraud and mendacity, and the denial of statelessness...
Published: 08 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375692-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7569-2
... This chapter considers the bureaucratic and legal culture of the courtroom, including what constituted evidence. It argues that the power vested in the presentation of documents, including brands on faces and bodies, and the testimonies of expert witnesses resulted in the creation of legal...
Published: 12 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374978-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7497-8
... Jahanara’s textual and architectural narratives as forms of male Mughal prerogatives and bureaucratic practice that allowed the princess as the emperor’s “consort queen” to advance imperial agendas, sustain sovereignty, and conceptualize her subjecthood/objecthood. The concept of the imperial self as both a...
Published: 15 May 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7546-3
... The focus of surveillance studies has generally been on the modern, bureaucratic state. And yet the history of patriarchal and colonialist surveillance in this continent is much longer. The traditional account of surveillance studies tends to occlude the manner in which the settler state is...
Published: 12 October 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7497-8
... cultivate the multiple subjects and objects of her representation and to uphold the Mughal sociopolitical and religious ideology. The work considers Jahanara’s textual and architectural narratives as forms of male Mughal prerogatives and bureaucratic practice that allowed the princess as the emperor’s...
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375395-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7539-5
...- tions, our official host at Neemrana, was a nice sort but treated us like schoolchildren. A rash of Indian bureaucrats are now authors. It doesn’t bode well, in my opinion. Our host wasn’t a closeted writer, thank God, and was merely satisfied to regard the ­whole lot of us as delinquents. The...
Published: 25 February 1988
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381501-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8150-1
... easier to dismiss these prominent Sunnis as mere tokens but for tIle fact that the reginle and the party have not, in fact, shown any sectarian bias in their social policies. Obviously legislation in Syria does not formally award privileges on the basis Contemporary Syria of religious identity...
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-073
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... Enrique Peñaranda (1940–43) that was responsible, but also ostensibly “progressive” bureaucrats in the Ministry of Education who were hostile to its culturally pluralist principles and who favored the incorporation of Indians into a modernizing nation as culturally assimilated “peasants.” Elizardo...
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374817-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7481-7
... million in malpractice settlements and judgments.25 Because Native peoples are among the poorest in the country, they generally cannot afford alternative health care services. In ad• dition, Native peoples are often entangled by various bureaucratic requirements that prevents them from accessing...
Published: 25 February 1988
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381501-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8150-1
... bureaucratic structures that they used to engineer change from the top down. The Iranian revolution has now challenged almost all of the as• sumptions and achievements of the Ba'thist regime. First, the Is• lamic Republic stakes its legitimacy on an indigenous, rather than an imported, ideology-Islam...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377580-042
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7758-0
... bureaucrat with liberal white-boy credentials in year two of the Reagan revolution: talk tough, stand tall, no more entitlements, time to grow up. In his essay, he'd asked: "Are these comments too banal? Maybe they're not as exciting as great ideas. But I've never found that a marvelous idea got you...
Book Chapter

By Ken C. Kawashima
Published: 27 March 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392293-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9229-3
... nate Korean laziness), or else by individualizing the process of commodiÞca­ tion to such a degree that the shared experience between workers was lost amidst bureaucratic red tape. In short, state apparatuses tried to disavow the commonness between Korean and Japanese workers through individuating...
Published: 25 February 1988
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381501-018
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8150-1
... attacks in a number of Gulf countries, Palestinians (many of them holding Syrian documents) were deported.11 As a consequence of such circumstances, Palestinians have re• mained a floating community tllroughout much of the Arab world. Because Palestinians lacked a definable political identity from...
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377566-024
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7756-6
...- versity Press, 2004. “Artisanal Makgeolli Movement Underway,” Korea Herald, March 30, 2010. Bak, Sangmee. “Exoticizing the Familiar, Domesticating the Foreign: Ethnic Food Restaurants in Korea.” Korea Journal 50, no. 1 (2010): 110–32. “McDonald’s in Seoul: Food Choices, Identity, and Nationalism...