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Published: 04 November 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393313-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9331-3
Published: 15 April 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822399049-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9904-9
Published: 26 December 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389330-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8933-0
Published: 08 September 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386124-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8612-4
Published: 13 August 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381259-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8125-9
Published: 17 December 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385127-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8512-7
Published: 17 December 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385127-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8512-7
Published: 10 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373285-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7328-5
... The introduction provides an overview of the book. It elaborates the definition of “pharmocracy”; it describes the empirical trajectories concerning the global harmonization of clinical trials regulation and intellectual property regimes in India that provide the conjuncture within which this...
Published: 26 June 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389668-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8966-8
Published: 24 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373025-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7302-5
... This letter is concerned with the sense in which Stuart Hall was consummately oriented toward a responsiveness to the present rather than to abstract theoretical issues. It aims to show the role of “contingency” in his thinking and acting, especially its relation to his idea of a “conjuncture...
Published: 06 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374299-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7429-9
... This chapter looks at São Paulo’s neighborhood organizations. In examining their weight within the political conjunctures, their relationships with union organizations, and their engagement in the broader struggles of workers in that period, it seeks to overcome the dichotomy, all too common in...
Published: 09 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375654-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7565-4
... If ethnography is the writing of life in its varied worlds, what forms must it take in addressing itself to the escalating and varied forms of mass death? This chapter explores the death of form(s) as an analogue for writing about mass death. It revisits a vexed conjuncture between ethnography...
Published: 13 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374367-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7436-7
... histories and global conditions of violent dispossession. Using this local-global conjuncture, this essay peruses how a black radical tradition of critique in the U.S. South has been mobilized as a pillar from or through which Latina/o lives matter more in that region’s political climate and discourse...
Published: 14 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372882-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7288-2
.... Arguing, finally, that technologies are always uniquely distributed in the chronological, geographic, and social dimensions of history, this chapter concludes by proposing alternative methodologies for mapping and making sense of technologies in the current historical conjuncture. ...
Published: 14 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372882-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7288-2
... the contemporary conjuncture, it goes on to explain that a counter-history is not simply oppositional but seeks to unearth and reconfigure the deep-seated historical logic undergirding this assumption. It thereby sketches the broad outlines of an alternative historical logic according to which “the...
Published: 29 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374510-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7451-0
... 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 that the cultural studies...
Published: 29 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374510-018
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7451-0
... account of the multiple modernities thesis in theories of globalization put forward in the sociology of culture. Rather than an additive or supplemental model, conjunctural analysis of cross-cultural dynamics in the colonial encounter, whether in Aboriginal Australia, preindependence India, or modern...
Published: 27 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374107-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7410-7
... conjuncture. It argues that those reflections are often equivocal in that they make meaning in multiple directions at once. While such equivocation can appear undecided, uncertain, ambiguous—in other words, as a failure to think and act—the coda claims that they rather offer a freedom from structures of...