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Published: 22 July 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374275-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7427-5
... and the history of Indian migration to Germany. It also outlines current autonomist Marxist theorizations of cognitive capitalism and shows how a theorization of differently supported working bodies can be added to these descriptions of neoliberal patterns of work. It argues that to understand how...
Published: 22 July 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374275-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7427-5
... cognitive work, arguing that it is a means of dividing office work into skilled “front room” and grunt “back room” coding. Firms simultaneously pay attention to race as a source of information on foreign populations of potential customers and to evaluate the desired traits of future cognitive workers. In a...
Published: 22 July 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374275-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7427-5
... the relationship between work and leisure in neoliberal economies. By and large, Indian programmers do not allow work demands to intrude on leisure time; in fact, they actively resist this. The chapter posits that leisure time is so preserved because it allows programmers to develop a politics of...
Published: 16 October 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012641-038
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1264-1
... they ve only just met and who will be struggling emotion- ally with the transition. The children may have emotional or cognitive delays because of the circumstances that led to their being in foster care. And since 34. Work- Family Balance in Academia lauren hall- lew and heidi harley 266 lauren hall...
Published: 16 August 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385516-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8551-6
... telegraph a series of anthropological-sociological functions of film that constitute the reconstruction of sociocultural consciousness. Studies of Hollywood in the 1920s point out how film performs future-oriented cognitive work, allowing immigrant working-class populations to think through new lifestyles...
Published: 01 January 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007289-015
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0728-9
...? Putting Marine Life to Work for Sustainability Amy Braun 276 Amy Braun Consumer advocates objected to the addition of dha algal oils produced in industrial facilities by algae fed with corn syrup to an organic food prod- uct (Whoriskey 2017). Under the US Department of Agriculture s (usda) National...
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By Sareeta Amrute
Published: 22 July 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374275-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7427-5
... analyzes two ways that Indian programmers materialize cognitive work—telling jokes and giving gifts. Though much anthropological attention has focused recently on the gift as a site to think through contemporary capitalism and its alternatives, jokes have been given less attention. Putting jokes and gifts...
Book Chapter

By Sareeta Amrute
Published: 22 July 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374275-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7427-5
... deployed around cognitive work, arguing that it is a means of dividing office work into skilled “front room” and grunt “back room” coding. Firms simultaneously pay attention to race as a source of information on foreign populations of potential customers and to evaluate the desired traits of future...
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By Andrew Bickford
Published: 11 December 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478010302-013
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1030-2
... of Cognitive Per for mance works cited | 275 and a Potential Treatment for Substance Abuse Disorders. Psychopharmacology (Berl) 229 (3): 415 34. Messelken, Daniel, and Hans Ulrich Baer. 2013. Hovering between Roles: Military Medical Ethics. In Military Medical Ethics for the 21st Century, edited...
Published: 12 March 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013068-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1306-8
... liberal frameworks. In this chapter, in order to track these diff er ent modes of cognition and performed action, I turn to Zhang Huan, He Chengyao, and Cao Fei, three artists whose works circulate on the global art market and are often curated to demonstrate herculean ideas about Chinese subjects...
Published: 22 July 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374275-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7427-5
... This chapter analyzes two ways that Indian programmers materialize cognitive work—telling jokes and giving gifts. Though much anthropological attention has focused recently on the gift as a site to think through contemporary capitalism and its alternatives, jokes have been given less attention...
Published: 08 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374947-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7494-7
... and creative engagement outside national borders. This essay traces this invocatory practice in the works of W. C. Handy, Dizzy Gillespie, and Wynton Marsalis, showing their musical resourcefulness to be inextricable from the nation’s imperial proclivities. Musicians engage an intersensory, affective...
Published: 21 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374909-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7490-9
...—and identifies them all as iterations of animal religion, determined not exclusively by language or cognition, but by affective forces. Affects, it is argued, are not private, apolitical, or ahistorical—as earlier phenomenological accounts of religion held—but, in keeping with Smith’s call to address...
Published: 04 March 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7449-7
... This chapter explores the experience of improvisation as a process of listening that is first accessed by the nonverbal body and later understood by the verbal brain. A comparison is drawn between the time delay between evoked potentials and cognition (Libet) and the time delay between the...
Published: 14 August 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012382-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1238-2
... discussion on po liti cal issues claims it holds. Therefore, for this chapter I will work on the latter possibility and analyze its use in the immigration reform context. Immigration Meta phors and Cognitive Structures In the face of competing ideas of the ideal society, and the difering opin- ions among...
Published: 02 October 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1255-9
...n ot es o n t ra n sl at io n & t ra n sl it er at io nA ll translations in this work are mine, unless other wise indicated. In keep-ing with the key concept of para- semiosis at play here, languages such as Greek, Hebrew, and Arabic are given in their native transcription, followed by an...
Published: 18 September 2006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8813-5
... United States, in some respects the type case of modernity, in others the most atypi- cal of modern societies. Part III attacks the modern assumption that the cognitive evaluative divide is absolute, not arguing that the cognitive and evaluative are identical but that they overlap more than modernity...
Published: 06 December 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007135-068
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0713-5
... enhance intrinsic human per for mance and resilience. This reluctance is starting to wane, but only slowly. . . . New advances in physiology, nutrition, neuroscience, and engineering now offer a significant potential to prevent (or reduce) the degradation of a warfighter s cognitive and physical...
Published: 08 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7494-7
... This essay explores the audibility of U.S. empire and the sonic landscapes of the extended spaces of the U.S.-Mexico border by focusing on both the pasts and presents of migrant musical practice. In the context of a historical “songbook of migrancy” rooted in corridos, Kun traces the work of...
Published: 26 February 2021
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1248-1
..., Saint Pe- tersburg). She is editor of Woman Does Not Exist: Con temporary Studies of Sexual Difference (Syktyvkar University Press, Rus sia, 1999) and editor of the Rus sian trans- lation of Luce Irigaray s Ethics of Sexual Difference. Prior to her work in the United States, she taught at the National...