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Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396895-034
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9689-5
Published: 04 January 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012801-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1280-1
Series: Series Q
Published: 28 June 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387985-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8798-5
Series: School for Advanced Research Advanced Seminar
Published: 05 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373261-018
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7326-1
... On a regular commute to work, the sight of fresh roadkill and a radio conversation about the subject of hunting compel an anthropologist to reflect—via the writings of José Ortega y Gasset and Georges Bataille—on the human experience of loving animals and killing them. hunting taboo...
Published: 07 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373490-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7349-0
... To consider the relation between vulnerability and resistance, this chapter looks at those instances where the kind of precarity and exclusion described by the term “late colony” defines the position of the subject. The chapter argues that such a position compels Kurdish subjects in Turkey...
Published: 17 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373599-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7359-9
... Residents of Mumbai receive their daily allocations of water on a schedule that produces “water time” and compels temporalized forms of social activity in the settlements. This chapter is an ethnographic account of how water time is experienced and made viable by three women in different...
Published: 14 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375678-026
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7567-8
... in these often strange but always compelling novels. Doris Lessing novels Doris Lessing science fiction The Good Terrorist Lessing as a Jeremiah Dystopian fiction ...
Series: Global Insecurities
Published: 06 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374176-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7417-6
... compete with other possible interpretations, in which, for example, the violence that compelled them to emigrate is reconstrued as poverty or in which the marginalization they experienced in the United States is reconfigured as a likelihood that they will become criminals. These competing interpretations...
Published: 19 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373889-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7388-9
... of the film as fiction and chronicle considers the history of San Francisco as mediated by anxieties of black diasporic absence that are compelled by a romance conceit. In this instance of film blackness there is a complicated sense of how place impacts blackness in tandem with negotiations of futurity...
Book Chapter

By Eunjung Kim
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373513-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7351-3
... Opening with a discussion of the film Sim Ch’ŏng , which depicts filial piety as a uniquely Korean virtue enabling the cure of blindness, the chapter explores how the relational and interdependent aspects of disability compel family members to attempt to cure disability through spiritual...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373483-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7348-3
... for Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs; Ex parte Ame (2005) felt compelled to use characterizations that devalued the status of Australian citizenship held by Papuans at the time of Papua New Guinea’s independence. Mr. Ame and his fellow countrymen and countrywomen were “treated...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-084
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... The most compelling intellectual exponent of revolutionary nationalism was Carlos Montenegro Quiroga, a cofounder and leading ideologue of the Revolutionary Nationalist Movement ( mnr ) before his death in 1953 at age fifty. As a journalist in the 1940s, he edited the party’s influential...
Published: 09 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375654-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7565-4
... obligations, obligations that compel those who seek knowledge to put themselves on the line by making truth claims that they know will matter for the people they describe. The chapter begins with a rereading of Writing Culture; it turns to Hume’s writings on empiricism, and concludes by juxtaposing...
Series: The Lewis Henry Morgan Lectures
Published: 03 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374220-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7422-0
... This chapter discusses why Indian middle classes seem to have no compelling interest in improving sanitation for the poor, despite the fact that their own health is affected due to their close proximity to the poor. It examines some cultural theories of attitudes toward “the dirty outside world...
Published: 11 November 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373698-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7369-8
... accoutrements, impact, and contemporary status. This is a fresh narration of the establishment and remarkability of poetry conducted from a compelling transpoetical position. In fact, the story of poetry, Ghosh concludes, does not end for poetic experience is all about revisitation and reclamation. The story...
Published: 15 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375463-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7546-3
...-trafficking compels attention to a long, jagged history of both diverse surveillance rationales and tactics but also foregrounds multiple surveillance failures and impossibilities. Even as the invocation of a generic “traffic in women and girls” in the early twentieth expanded the reach of the problem...
Published: 05 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373124-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7312-4
... to reshape the social fabric and landscape of Metro Manila. Through an ethnographic investigation of transnational realtors, Filipino American investors, and business process outsourcing employees, this chapter utilizes the case of Metro Manila to demonstrate how the forces compelling the transformation...
Published: 05 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373964-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7396-4
... CRMOs highly wary of potential hijacking and the stigma of being associated with them. The space of the legitimate citizen became smaller and smaller, compelling many people to use science as a means to distance themselves from politics. But this does not mean that citizen science was completely...
Book Chapter

By Nick Salvato
Published: 11 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374473-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7447-3
..., associative play. Creating a genealogy of laziness’s theorists, and demonstrating that these theorists of “doing nothing” are consistently doing something (typically, producing compelling writing), the chapter finds one curious—and curiously instructive—terminus for historical idling, lazing, and lounging...
Published: 07 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375302-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7530-2
.... As such, this ledger serves as an important record of pre-Confederation black arrivals in Canada. This chapter also discusses the surveillance of black mobilities by examining lantern laws, which were ordinances in New York City that compelled black, mixed-race, and indigenous slaves to carry small lamps...