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By Nayoung Aimee Kwon
Published: 25 May 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7540-1
... Yi Kwangsu comparative empires colonial intimacy colonial desire imperial subject assimilation ...
Published: 25 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375401-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7540-1
... proximate neighbors is used as a case study to propose the need for a more nuanced perspective on comparative empires and the problem of colonial modernity. This chapter proposes to consider what it calls the “shared but disavowed” history of colonial modernity as the experience of modernity under colonial...
Series: a John Hope Franklin Center Book
Published: 14 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373612-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7361-2
... This chapter takes the post-9/11 resurfacing and overdetermination of “imperialism” as a moment to identify and question the assumptions that inform comparisons and commensurabilities of imperial practices. What counts as imperial in these evocations of empire, and how are they to be compared...
Series: a John Hope Franklin Center Book
Published: 14 October 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7361-2
..., and how are they to be compared? It argues that for too long (post) colonial studies has held a myopic understanding of empire that sidelines and treats as “exceptional” a range of imperial formations and practices that could instead be considered exemplary. Here, the political history of “American...
Published: 05 December 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478023807-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2380-7
... in a classified collection of annotated “pictures.” This watershed in mapping and data management dates to 1460, when officials in Venice decreed that accurate knowledge of place for the entire empire should be handily available in drawings for those with decision-making authority in the metropole. The essay...
Published: 15 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375463-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7546-3
... of the methodological as well as conceptual limits of surveillance studies, we briefly compare surveillance studies to policing studies, security studies, and intelligence studies. After raising these questions about the direction of surveillance studies and the “research methods gap” therein, we turn to a discussion...
Published: 15 May 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7546-3
... of the feminist movement that is actively involved in the surveillance and deviant construction of clients: anti-prostitution advocates. The chapter focuses on the prohibitionist group, Prostitution Research and Education (PRE) to analyze how its empirical reports participate in surveillant logics, reify clients...
Published: 12 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373209-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7320-9
... to track: Martí and Rizal, writing in Spanish on behalf of the modern Cuban and Philippine nations during the twilight of the Spanish empire, and James and Roberts, writing as English-speaking West Indies nationalists a half century later in the context of postwar decolonization. The essay focuses...
Published: 05 December 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2380-7
... and qualitative geospatial data about its territorial holdings and visualize them in a classified collection of annotated “pictures.” This watershed in mapping and data management dates to 1460, when officials in Venice decreed that accurate knowledge of place for the entire empire should be handily available...
Series: Politics, History, and Culture
Published: 05 June 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395409-017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9540-9
Series: Perverse modernities
Published: 03 August 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394075-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9407-5
Published: 01 September 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387107-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8710-7
Published: 13 May 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7436-7
...Militarism, Empire, and War<subtitle>The Security State and States of Insecurity</subtitle> This essay examines the devolution of immigrant detention and deportation efforts domestically and internationally. It addresses the outsourcing of detention operations to surrogate jailers and the use...
Published: 29 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374510-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7451-0
...Detours and Returns This chapter offers an overview of Stuart Hall’s approach to diaspora, placing the emphasis on his conjunctural analysis of the “ethnic signifier” as it is articulated in different social formations, such as postindependence Jamaica and post-Empire Britain. It is argued...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374763-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7476-3
... comparative Latino/a studies ...
Published: 13 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374367-021
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7436-7
... targeting along the borders of U.S. imperial cartography. While doing so reveals how the raciality of the war on terror is produced through visual technologies, the essay concludes by speculating briefly on how a counterarchive might enable us to see otherwise. comparative racialization drone wars...
Published: 01 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374572-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7457-2
... languages in a relationship of translation. However, this linguistic complexity and the politics of language it implies are deflected in Ileto’s later autobiographical writings, where Ileto is more concerned with dramatizing his relationship with his father. He compares his father’s experiences...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-110
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... that, at the time, he denied the mnr was breaking with the revolutionary nationalist model that it had inaugurated in 1952. Rather, he peculiarly compared Paz Estenssoro to Louis XIV, and justified the new measures on the grounds that the central state required more effective political control. He asserted...