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Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392316-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9231-6
... companies are in the highest range. I intend this little story to serve as an introduction to the subject of the bureaucratic emotions. But it took place almost twenty years ago. Today extricating yourself from identity theft, which is rampant, is agonizingly di≈cult and time consuming. Although I...
Published: 27 May 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391982-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9198-2
... chapter four Bureaucratic Modernity, the Indian Civil Service, and Grammars of Nationalism B Often glorified as consisting of “the most powerful officials inthe empire,”1 the Indian Civil Service (ics) formed the...
Published: 10 June 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389132-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8913-2
... part one Producing Bureaucratic Authority 2 ruling files The management of the modern o≈ce is based upon written docu- ments the files which are preserved in their original or draft form. . . . the body of o≈cials actively engaged in...
Published: 02 May 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387602-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8760-2
... 15 Bureaucratic Speech Acts and the University Discourse: Lacan’s Geoff Boucher Theory of Modernity Bureaucratic Speech Acts...
Published: 02 July 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394709-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9470-9
... LITERACY, BUREAUCRATIC DOMINATION, AND DEMOCRACY 6 he Indian state may appear no di√erent from other modern bu- Treaucracies in the importance it gives to writing. What makes this emphasis on writing, which borders on an obsession, so significant in the Indian context...
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388319-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8831-9
... of their identities and culture which have persisted to this day. The practices—elabo- rate interrogation methods, identification techniques, and Chinese manipula- tions of these procedures—came to constitute both the bureaucratic culture of the ins and its policies and immigrant understandings of...
Published: 05 May 1995
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382683-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8268-3
...Latin American Identity and Mixed Temporalities; or, How to Be Postmodern and Indian at the Same Time Fernando Calderon Why, in Latin America, do millions of peasants and artisans coexist with factories, computers and electronic...
Published: 01 April 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392101-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9210-1
... established procedures for collecting testi- mony about a subject’s public identity and were in full control of both the evidence and the conceptual assertions that rendered it coherent as a legal construct. As noted by Henry Kamen, the men behind inquisitorial procedures were a group of elite bureaucrats...
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390701-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9070-1
... A aron aron Fascism’s Furry Friends: Dogs, National Identity, and Purity Sk of Blood in 1930s Japan a b elun d d Nearly everyone in Japan is familiar with the tale of Hachikō (1923–35). Better known as the...
Published: 13 September 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388609-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8860-9
...The University, Disciplines, National Identity: Why Is There No Film Studies in Japan? Mitsuhiro Yoshimoto he situation surrounding the university has been radically changing for T some time. It is said that the university is in crisis, even in ruins. It is losing the clear sense...
Published: 10 June 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383666-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8366-6
... pressure of bureaucrats, media men, and commercial hucksters will also increase gen- erating in turn ‘‘more ritual activities as communities at various levels assert and defend their identities’’ (15–16). That Boissevain’s conclusions may have validity under various circum- stances can be...
Published: 27 March 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384854-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8485-4
... the Mozambican populace for the 1994 elec- tions and of staging those elections, election officials created a material meta- phor of many components in the form of a system of electoral bureaucratic artifacts. Individual identity tokens in the form of voter cards (and, later, ballots) operated...
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386445-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8644-5
... Gilane Tawadros A Case of Mistaken Identity In the autumn of 1984 I was sitting in a small lecture theater at the University of the Sorbonne in Paris, attending a seminar on film. The film under scrutiny was Alfred Hitchcock’s North by Northwest and it was being subjected to a full...
Published: 13 April 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385639-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8563-9
... 2 SAMBA AND NATIONAL IDENTITY Between the late 1920s and the early 1940s, samba evolved from a marginal musical genre performed almost exclusively in a few, pre- dominantly poor and Afro-Brazilian neighborhoods of Rio de Janeiro into the mainstay of a burgeoning...
Published: 02 December 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391067-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9106-7
... Chapter 2 Sarah A. Radcliffe, Nina Laurie, and Robert Andolina Development-with-Identity: Social Capital and Andean Culture aving traced the transnational networks and paradigms concerned with Hindigenous...
Published: 01 January 1995
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396116-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9611-6
... From the Politics of Identity to an IIlternatiue [ultural Politics: On Taiwan Primordial Inhabitants' II-systemic mouement Chiu Yen Liang IFred] Since the Kuomintang (KMT) was defeated by the Chinese Commu• nist...
Published: 06 August 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388692-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8869-2
... chapter 9 the search for well-being: placing development with indigenous identity Laurel Smith In 1997, members of Grupo Solidario de Quiatoni, an Indigenous community-based organization in the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca...
Published: 22 March 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392774-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9277-4
... The City as Subject Performing the Postsocialist City Beijing Identity in Art, Film, and Fiction In the thirteenth century Marco Polo declared that Bei- jing was so vast, rich, and beautiful that no one could design anything superior to...
Published: 25 August 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385134-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8513-4
... jeffrey lesser Japanese, Brazilians, Nikkei: A Short History of Identity...
Published: 05 May 1995
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382683-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8268-3
...Modernity, Identity, and Utopia in Latin America Anibal Quijano Perhaps for many, to take up the modern/postmodern debate in re• lation to Latin America is not something whose importance is immediately evident. For others, the...