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Published: 13 August 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383215-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8321-5
... From National Capital to Global Capital: Urban Change in Mexico City Néstor García Canclini Translated by Paul Liffman The critical study of modern cities, such as Paris, Vienna, and Ber- lin, has contributed greatly to the project to rethink modernity. If it is agreed that a...
Published: 31 October 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383277-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8327-7
... ≥ Capital and the Fetish of the White Man My opinion is that international marriage is a ‘‘circle of the weak’’ [ ja- kusha no wa]. The weak of the world always look for women outside their country—weaker women. So weak white men marry Japanese women, who have lower status...
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384038-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8403-8
... 2 : CAPITAL PUNISHMENT, FEDERAL COURTS, AND THE WRIT OF HABEAS CORPUS Larry W. Yackle The controversy over capital punishment in the United States is entangled with a related debate regarding the...
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384038-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8403-8
... 4 : RACE AND CAPITAL PUNISHMENT Sheri Lynn Johnson In the last year of the twentieth century, two big race and death penalty sto- ries hit the news. Both of these stories are complicated, but they are worth detailing—both for the light they shed on...
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384038-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8403-8
... 5 : LESSONS FROM THE CAPITAL JURY PROJECT John H. Blume, Theodore Eisenberg, & Stephen P. Garvey Capital sentencing is unique in many ways, not the least of which is the fact that a defendant’s sentence usually turns on the judgment of a jury, not that of a judge...
Published: 01 January 2003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8403-8
... POSTSCRIPT: THE PECULIAR PRESENT OF AMERICAN CAPITAL PUNISHMENT Franklin E. Zimring My aim here is not to summarize or to critique the materials assembled in this volume, but instead to use the book’s contributions as a foundation for my...
Published: 24 November 1997
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382478-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8247-8
... encourages include as well the upmarket varieties of consumer demand. In an essay that suggestively sketches relations between the Aestheticism ofThe Picture ofDorian Gray, concentrated in Lord Henry's anthem for desire, and the theories and practices of late-nineteenth-century capitalism, Rachel...
Published: 22 May 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382485-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8248-5
...JOHN MASON HART Social Unrest, Nationalism, andAmerican Capital in the Mexican Countryside, I876-I920 During the Mexican Revolution of1910, peasant and local elites, indepen• dent of outside control, erupted in violence across the countryside. They rose up against the...
Published: 15 March 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386759-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8675-9
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Published: 03 April 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387534-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8753-4
... chapter 1 Of Code and Capital silent transformation in the global organization of work is upon us.With Ahigh-speed data-communication links, workers based in one part of the world are increasingly able to work at locations far beyond their immedi- ate horizon. Other stories of...
Published: 03 April 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387534-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8753-4
... chapter 7 Migrations: Nation, Capital, and the State One of the great social crises of this country is unrestricted immigration and an invasion from the south.—Pat Buchanan (2000) Aggregated demand is putting very significant pressures on an ever...
Published: 19 April 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383383-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8338-3
... Universalism and Belonging in the Logic of Capital Dipesh Chakrabarty The shadow of cultural diversity—the diverse ways in which we ‘‘world’’ this earth—now falls across all universalistic assumptions about history or human nature that often underlie propositions of modern...
Published: 23 October 2002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8431-1
... III : IN THE SHADOW OF CAPITAL DALE M. BAUER Academic Housework: Women’s Studies and Second Shifting I started teaching introductory Women’s Studies courses in 1986, but it was only after I read Arlie Hochschild’s The Second Shift in 1989...
Published: 28 March 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395874-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9587-4
... FOUR HELENA HANSEN PHARMACEUTICAL EVANGELISM AND SPIRITUAL CAPITAL An American Tale of Two Communities of Addicted Selves The year is 2001. George W. Bush has just won a U.S. presidential campaign that owed much of its success to an evangelist voting...
Published: 01 January 2012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9521-8
... aPPenDix 2 Sais: Capital of Egypt [405] I would like to describe here three short themes that emerged during my third trip to Egypt,1 which took place in December 1994: (1) the so- called philosophy of Memphis; (2...
Published: 10 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373285-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7328-5
... Chapter 1 explains the nature of speculative, financialized, multinational pharmaceutical capital. It focuses primarily on the logics that drive the Euro-American, R&D-driven pharmaceutical industry, to argue how an industry that is captured by capital is one that, structurally and...
Published: 04 November 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392309-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9230-9
...2 CHALLENGES OF THE GLOBAL AND INFORMAL ECONOMIES Takatso A. Mofokeng THE INFORMAL ECONOMY AND THE RELIGION OF GLOBAL CAPITAL n this essay, I look at the informal sector of the economy in Ghana, Kenya, ISouth Africa, and Jamaica. My thesis is that this...
Published: 15 July 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393238-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9323-8
... Dream Labor in the Dream Factory Three capital and authorship in drama production Ota¯ T¯oru, the birth father of the trendy drama, could barely hide his jealousy when, in a magazine interview, he commented on the so-called young...
Published: 17 November 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385028-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8502-8
... unprecedented use of tax-exempt debt, retained earnings, and new stock? Enfranchisement of the for- merly uninsured through Medicaid and Medicare plus the continued growth of private health insurance have given marginal providers the cash flow that allowed this dynamic growth in capital investment while...
Published: 03 January 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388579-018
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8857-9
... 13 Mapping Identity in a Postcolonial City: Intertextuality and Cultural Hybridity in Zhu Tianxin’s Ancient Capital Lingchei Letty Chen Making inquiries into cultural identity in Taiwan is a complicated and tricky endeavor because the culture is closely tied to many other cultures...