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Published: 24 October 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383239-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8323-9
Published: 26 February 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374541-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7454-1
... After the civil war, oil production radically expanded and federal revenues no longer depended on the productive activities of Nigeria’s citizenry. Nigeria became an oil state, and in theory became wealthy. Political spending cut off from domestic economic activity removed one of the last...
Published: 04 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375685-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7568-5
... public broadcasting system. Prior to the establishment of television in Cuba, the broadcasting laws that governed radio programming were the product of a balancing act between the public, the private sector, and the State, in which the laws tilted to the perceived needs of the citizenry. These laws also...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374763-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7476-3
... ways lo sucio operates as a structural metonym for nonnormative constructions of intimacy, sexual desire, and kinship. In other words, the sucias and sucios of Diaz’s book inhabit racialized genders and sexualities that represent the deficit citizenry of institutional regimes of normative love and...
Published: 10 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374923-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7492-3
... Mexico are complicit in the construction of this racial geography as "savage," as subject to all forms of terrorism (including jihadist) and in need of militarization. The coda argues that the scalping and beheadings used by the narcos to intimidate their workforce, consumers, and the general citizenry...
Published: 26 February 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7454-1
... longer depended on the productive activities of Nigeria’s citizenry. Nigeria became an oil state, and in theory became wealthy. Political spending cut off from domestic economic activity removed one of the last mechanisms through which popular pressure could contain the activities of the political elite...
Published: 01 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7476-3
... imperfect. The chapter considers the ways lo sucio operates as a structural metonym for nonnormative constructions of intimacy, sexual desire, and kinship. In other words, the sucias and sucios of Diaz’s book inhabit racialized genders and sexualities that represent the deficit citizenry of...
Published: 20 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007609-035
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0760-9
... has continued to be performed at official events. Today the song is commonly referred to as the presi- dential hymn. The poem calls on the spirit of the country s forefathers (Dessalines, Toussaint, Capoix-la-mort, Chavannes, Ogé) to guide the current citizenry in their management of the new nation...
Published: 20 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007609-066
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0760-9
... second paragraph, and 407 of the Penal Code have been repealed due to the exaggerated application of these laws, to the detriment of the citizenry s rights, particularly the rural peas- antry, to have fun organizing dances, according to local customs; Considering that it behooves us to find ways to curb...
Published: 06 December 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007135-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0713-5
... potential for the disastrous rise of misplaced power exists and will persist. We must never let the weight of this combination endanger our liberties or demo cratic pro cesses. We should take nothing for granted. Only an alert and knowledgeable citizenry can compel the proper meshing of the huge industrial...
Published: 17 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007456-064
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0745-6
... than a lifetime, leaving the Somali citizenry without an economy. Moreover, it left lifelong fishermen without a reason for being, with no incentive to push their boats into the surf, but with many reasons to despise the interlopers who came from afar. It was a handful of these angry former fishermen...
Book Chapter

By Lisa Lowe
Published: 01 January 1996
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7901-0
... this particular genealogy of citizenship to the importance of Asia in the development of Western capitalism globally and the use of Asian labor in the development of capitalist America. The failure of citizenship to guarantee truly equal rights to all the nation's citizenry is not only an index of the...
Published: 01 January 1996
DOI: 10.1215/9780822379010-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7901-0
...-powerfully shapes who the citizenry is, where they dwell, what they remember, and what they forget. Insofar as the legal definition and political concept of the citizen enfranchises the subject who inhabits the national public sphere, the concept of the abstract citizen-each for- mally equivalent, one to the...
Published: 31 January 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0751-7
... ongoing wars have been devastating in their human costs. By contrast, the New York Times photos, Shields shows, often focus on their rewards: on American power being exercised for good; on the Iraqi, Afghan, and American citizenry s love for the dead and wounded; and on the heroics and values of those who...
Published: 13 January 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394815-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9481-5
... dangers of a complacent citizenry, and also subscribed to the era s Cold War consensus, which discouraged political criticism and, in its right-wing version, dubbed criticism of the government treason. A handful of leftist (social democrat) and left-liberal groups stood against the tide and argued that...
Book Chapter

By Jane I. Dawson
Published: 01 January 1996
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377825-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7782-5
... indepen• dent activism, people were confirming their belief that citizens should have a much greater role in political decision making. While contesting and exploring precisely how far the shift in power from state to citizenry should go, members agreed that the state's monopoly over decision mak...
Published: 01 January 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007470-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0747-0
... of the Southwest, eighteen- foot rusty metal pylons wind through low- income urban neighborhoods in plain sight of and in close proximity to people s homes. To understand what a state s practice of rebordering, vio lence, and ex- ception does to its citizenry, we introduce the concept of...
Published: 22 May 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009030-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0903-0
Published: 14 August 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012153-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1215-3
... dis- tance from the grand narratives the socialist state had forced on its citizenry. Western critics who praised the rebellious posture of postmodern literature ce- mented this view. A decade after the fall of the socialist regimes, while living in North America, I was to encounter a completely...
Published: 01 January 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012504-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1250-4
... terms 4 Introduction of inclusion. All women were by definition excluded from this ideal. The new nation established a hierarchy within its citizenry based on race, gender, class, and sexuality, with white male elites solidly positioned as the superior and legitimate subjects.7 Purist, nativist...