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Series: Politics, History, and Culture
Published: 31 March 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388722-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8872-2
Series: Latin America in Translation
Published: 24 September 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383932-127
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8393-2
Published: 22 July 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373445-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7344-5
Published: 20 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375593-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7559-3
... consistent. But maps are also smokescreens in that they hide the world rather than reveal them. maps colonialism GPS Lewis Carroll Jorge Luis Borges ...
Published: 21 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374909-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7490-9
... Starting with a case study demonstrating how religious practices can create consistent emotional reactions across cultures, this chapter examines the relationship between embodiment, emotion, and language by reflecting on the divide between the two branches of affect theory—the Deleuzian...
Published: 20 January 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7325-4
... The postlude consists of an interview with Connolly by Bradley MacDonald, organized in the fall of 2014. The interview first reviews Connolly’s early participation in protest movements and attempts to reorganize political inquiry. Connolly then discusses his 1976 text with Michael Best...
Published: 12 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372875-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7287-5
... consisted in explaining and rehabilitating Anonymous and its members since they aroused a combination of curiosity and suspicion. This investment had double returns: she gained recognition among the hackers, and she used the journalists to transform the image of the activist network. Interestingly...
Published: 21 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375548-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7554-8
... The one consistent moral force in the early years of African American youth growing up in Louisiana in the 1950s was black religion. Sunday morning was more than simply a time of worship. It was a time of shaping one’s values and learning how to use them, a time of developing a sense of personal...
Published: 29 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374312-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7431-2
... This essay argues that Ambedkar’s conception of an Indian nation consisting of Puruskrut (privileged) and Bahiskrut Bharat (excluded India) helps us comprehend the riddle of nationalism and its ideological framework—the rhetorical claim for social equality that sustains spatial practices...
Published: 15 July 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7399-5
...She Laughing Mean and Impressive Too The second section consists of essays on Black female artists, musicians, and writers. Tate describes his true calling as a Black Lesbian gangsta feminist. He tracks how Black feminism thrives (even if sometimes in silence), its impact on him, and his call...
Series: Perverse Modernities: A Series Edited by Jack Halberstam and Lisa Lowe
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376194-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7619-4
... This chapter shows how cross-dressing law increased the visibility of cross-dressing practices under the sign of criminality. The law consisted of a legal text that formally prohibited public cross-dressing practices and a set of legal and cultural procedures that brought them into view...
Series: a John Hope Franklin Center Book
Published: 17 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373230-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7323-0
... Black forms of remembering the colony have included commemoration, forgetting, repression, appropriation, and instrumentalization. Canonical African texts construct the colony as a site of loss—of both the authentic self and sovereignty. Colonial violence consisted in everyday aggressions...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374763-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7476-3
... is Diaz’s consistent critique of capitalism, which is best appreciated as a critique of the simultaneity of global racism and capitalism, which touches on all aspects of contemporary society and Latinos’ position in it. These two strands are informed by Diaz’s keen ethnographic eye, as both a social...
Book Chapter

By Swanee Hunt
Published: 05 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373568-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7356-8
... If the Rwandan genocide was gendered, so has been the recovery. The introduction explores some recent studies of war zones worldwide that reveal consistent differences between how women as a group behave and are regarded compared to men as a group. Most mainstream coverage of the Rwanda carnage...
Published: 14 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372882-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7288-2
... citizens to be passive before the supposedly inescapable forces of history, and throwing a shadow over the responsible agents of our presumed common destiny. The chapter concludes by advancing a critique of the world-image fostered by this notion, which consists in demonstrating that “the world” varies...
Published: 17 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375364-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7536-4
... Why are children’s images everywhere in evidence in the representational conventions of imagining international community and humanitarian concern, human need and human virtue? What do they depend upon for their imaginative and political efficacy? Children consistently appear in five registers...
Published: 04 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375296-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7529-6
... security with a smile. Across these diverse campaigns, one finds a range of social models, including egalitarian, ruthless individualism, government assistance for those unable to perform reflexive governance, and the good-vibes security state. A shared aesthetics of transparency provides consistency...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 08 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374947-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7494-7
... striking and consistent use of aural imagery, evoking a soundscape through references to noise, music, communication and sound reproduction technologies, and spoken language. Music and sound serve as more than atmospheric detail in these novels; they propel the stories and serve as the ground on which...
Published: 21 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372912-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7291-2
... as offering the NGO consistent sources of funding and international partnerships. The chapter thus highlights the importance of founding members’ dispositions/habitus in shaping organizational characteristics and subsequent trajectories. bootstrap development microcredit microfinance social...
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...