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Series: e-Duke books scholarly collection.
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388289-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8828-9
Published: 24 May 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478005551-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0555-1
Published: 24 May 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478005551-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0555-1
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-071
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
Published: 09 February 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386964-030
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8696-4
Published: 26 February 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374541-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7454-1
... project of “the state” makes the institution appear to be more than the sum of its parts, as not being political or nakedly extractive. To the extent that corruption discourse condemns practices for deviating from the norms of bureaucratic governance, it is a political performative. When bureaucratic...
Published: 26 February 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7454-1
... an action as wrong because of popular protest. We know people engaged in particular acts because they were condemning “wrong” behavior.) This is not entirely satisfactory. After laying out the problematic of moral economies, the chapter develops a reading of a fascinating essay by the noted poet Odia...
Published: 22 October 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478022138-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2213-8
..., condemning, rescuing, defending, performing, questioning, queering, creating, negating, restaging, reclaiming, and debating the archive. But the very idea that there is a thing we can call “the archive” is itself a fiction. There are only, and always already, many different kinds of archives, and as many...
Published: 10 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373322-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7332-2
... but also as a form of cultural condemnation and contemporary desire. In the latter form, its contemporary linkage to the centrality of the state permits the AMP to return in the 1990s as a positive marker of Chinese state-cultural continuity rather than a negative marker of Chinese economic stagnation...
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By Christina Sharpe
Published: 21 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373452-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7345-2
... blackness becomes the symbol, par excellence, for the less-than-human being condemned to death, the chapter tracks how those deaths are imagined, spoken, and written about, and the ways that the conditions that produce Black death are not ameliorated. The chapter, though, also examines Black optics and ways...
Published: 26 February 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374701-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7470-1
... the condemnation of individual acts of terror, because of what the violence had already destroyed: a way of understanding and acting on the world rooted in class identities and organizations. human rights individualism class accompaniment gay rights ...
Series: Global and Insurgent Legalities
Published: 12 December 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027683-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2768-3
... The privatization of human rights reflects a prevailing ethical orientation that the chapter characterizes as “pernicious optimism.” The fetishism of abstract values facilitates disavowal of the ways in which ordinary law and economic policy condemn many to an untimely death. This is contrasted...
Published: 26 February 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374541-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7454-1
... The word “corruption” in Nigeria has a broader range of meanings than in the West, and it coexists with other traditions of condemning governmental malpractice. Nigeria’s problems with corruption can only be understood through simultaneous attention to local histories of government malpractice...
Published: 26 February 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374541-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7454-1
... and providing them with new means of improper enrichment. In this context, accusations of “corruption” were used as a way for British officials to condemn Nigerians, but only sometimes. During the earliest years of colonial rule, these malpractices could be characterized in this way, but more commonly officials...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373513-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7351-3
... The chapter addresses the direct link between violence and the discourse of cure—a link based on the condemnation of disabled women for failing to fulfill gender and sexual expectations in the making of the normality-centered, modern capitalist nation-state. The movement to address the criminal...
Published: 26 July 2024
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5962-2
... the original text’s distinct qualities, prophetic aspects, and condemnation of Europe. C. L. R. James comparative literature Caribbean studies Aimé Césaire ...
Published: 26 February 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374541-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7454-1
... engaged in particular acts because they were condemning “wrong” behavior.) This is not entirely satisfactory. After laying out the problematic of moral economies, the chapter develops a reading of a fascinating essay by the noted poet Odia Ofeimun as a window onto how moral economies operate, at least...
Published: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373148-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7314-8
... advocates have condemned U.S. sex crimes law—in particular the prosecution of minors and the regime of post-incarceration registration and civil commitment—as grave violations of international human rights laws. And yet those who should be expected to care about this issue—sex radicals, GLTBQ organizations...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374305-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7430-5
... the latter in war); states strengthened; natives’ autonomies waned. Cuba and Brazil expanded sugar and coffee, and faced conflicts that ended slavery in the 1880s and imperial rule before 1900. Haitians held strong on the land, condemned for destroying slavery in revolution. . Very diverse nations entered...
Published: 03 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373414-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7341-4
... this structure draws. Culled from ten thousand hours of digital video, the startling suicide footage included in The Bridge made newly visible a type of highly public dying that had remained socially and politically invisible for decades. While the film’s harshest critics condemned the mere act of recording...