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Series: Politics, History, and Culture
Published: 31 March 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388722-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8872-2
Published: 22 July 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373445-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7344-5
Series: Latin America in Translation
Published: 24 September 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383932-127
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8393-2
Book Chapter

By Naisargi N. Davé
Published: 30 June 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2713-3
... context consistency antivegetarianism exhaustion interspecies ...
Published: 30 June 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027133-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2713-3
... The chapter addresses the means through which otherwise worlds are exhausted. It is premised on one ethnographic vignette and its numerous interpretations to argue that normativity works through the tyranny of consistency and through the insistence on rote context. context consistency...
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...
Book: Brutalism
Series: Theory in Forms
Published: 24 December 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027720-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2772-0
... The world has never produced as much knowledge as it does today. Most of it is about life processes and mechanical and physico-chemical procedures. Some of it consists of unique acts of creation and imagination. Many have as their function the invention of mobile forces, situated...
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...
Book: Brutalism
Series: Theory in Forms
Published: 24 December 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027720-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2772-0
..., it would seem we now have only to contemplate the world's end, and thought's task now consists merely in announcing it. Hence the current rise to power of all sorts of eschatological narratives and the discourse of collapsology. The counterhypothesis of this book is that the African continent...
Series: Black Outdoors: Innovations in the Poetics of Study
Published: 11 August 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027065-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2706-5
... Since one of the most consistent discourses in animal studies is feminist inquiry, the book attempts to move through feminist contributions to the discourse on hum:animal, from Donna Haraway and Vicki Hearne to Jane Bennett, reimagining the place of work and/or training in the focus on becoming...
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: Spin-Offs
Published: 12 January 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027591-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2759-1
... murderers but often showcasing similar characteristics across their various roles. Moreover, each repeat offender also consistently follows the very star persona developed through their television work in the 1960s. classical Hollywood star studies Ida Lupino Citizen Kane ...
Published: 02 February 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059127-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5912-7
... This chapter gives a bottom-up cosmology, identifying the component parts of the cosmos: after Leibniz, monads, or embodied souls. Marks defines soul nontranscendentally, as anything that is bounded and therefore alive, and suggests that the cosmos, and all entities, consists of ensouled matter...
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...