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Published: 15 September 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396536-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9653-6
Published: 12 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373896-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7389-6
... The conclusion ends the book with a meditation on musical memory and nostalgia as they relate to popular music criticism and historiography. Subjects broached include illusory perceptions of history either falling into a rut or constantly progressing forward toward perfection; the inability in...
Published: 06 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374176-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7417-6
... The conclusion steps back from the case of emigration from El Salvador to the United States to consider the notions of space, time, and movement that are implicit in the forms of dismemberment and re/membering that are analyzed in earlier chapters. Young people’s accounts of their own lives...
Published: 22 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374190-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7419-0
... Hormonal menstrual suppression, as a chemical means of choosing nature, is a peculiar kind of purification, situated within a Bahian esthetic preference for artificiality. The conclusion engages with anthropological debates on the tension between biological contingency and technological...
Published: 05 February 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374725-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7472-5
Published: 13 July 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374794-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7479-4
... the heavily lauded civil rights “victories” emerging from courts and legislatures. The conclusion provides a view of what a trans politics whose demands—such as prison and border abolition, an end to poverty, and meaningful collective self-determination—far exceed what can be achieved through lawsuits...
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By Zoë H. Wool
Published: 04 November 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375098-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7509-8
... that consider the difficulties of enduring daily life in a present marked by violence. The ethics and politics of these various approaches are considered, as are the limits of anthropological knowledge of experiences of violence. The conclusion reflects on the theoretical and ethical significance of...
Published: 30 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375616-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7561-6
Published: 24 February 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376897-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7689-7
Published: 28 July 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376903-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7690-3
Published: 19 February 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377191-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7719-1
Published: 09 October 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377207-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7720-7
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By Lesley Gill
Published: 26 February 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374701-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7470-1
... The conclusion argues that, although Barrancabermeja is an extreme example of the violent making and unmaking of class, the experiences of urban residents exemplify a broader pattern of dispossession, displacement, and disorganization that have unraveled centers of working-class strength around...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373735-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7373-5
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By Matthew B. Karush
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373773-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7377-3
Published: 18 November 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373797-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7379-7
Published: 27 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374183-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7418-3
... The conclusion broadens the book’s scope to examine globally circulating ideas about urban futurity and their related models of urbanism. Reflecting on the case of Bogotá, it examines the implications of seeing the future of cities, and the cities of the future, as problems of security and risk...
Published: 03 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374220-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7422-0
... The conclusion explores the ways in which nationalism is both an object of inquiry in anthropology and a methodological challenge. More and more anthropological inquiry is hindered and sometimes made impossible by forms of policing that keep foreign anthropologists out. At the same time citizens...
Published: 09 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373681-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7368-1
... The conclusion attempts to limn latent, nascent currents in culture originating from the fraught civil wars fought between labor and capital several decades ago, a war that the victor, capital, seems to have won, thereby permanently suppressing histories of the vanquished. So it would seem...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373513-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7351-3
... The conclusion returns to the notion of folding time and discusses how the present continues to disappear in the imperative of cure, habilitation, and rehabilitation. The imperative of cure functions as a time machine that seeks to take us to the past and to the future, times when the...