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Published: 09 November 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393221-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9322-1
... The MorTaliTy effecT " Counting the Dead in the Cancer Trial S. Lochlann Jain In its attempts to recruit patients with late-stage and metastatic renal cancer, Oxford Biomedica s patient pamphlet takes the stan- dard form of asking and answering an array of imagined patient questions. Among them...
Published: 20 February 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384250-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8425-0
... can intensify and localize listeners auditory fields, making it much easier to pay attention to minute sonic de- tails and faint sounds. Brandes s headphones provide the truest and clear- est reception because of this emphasis on sonic detail through isolation. 2 Techniques of Listening 88 THE...
Published: 17 January 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0755-5
... techniques of preparedness PART I I CHAP TER FOUR sentinels and early warning signals In this chapter, I describe how birds are used as sentinels that is, how they are made to signal threats affecting humans. The idea that birds carry signs of the future that humans should learn to read is...
Published: 12 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375074-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7507-4
... This chapter builds from the etymology of algebra (meaning “bonesetter”), referring to the cancellation of like terms on opposite sides of the equation, to examine exhumations of mass graves and their role in counting the dead. Forensic anthropologists are disembedding bodies in order to count...
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By Diane M. Nelson
Published: 12 October 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7507-4
... This chapter builds from the etymology of algebra (meaning “bonesetter”), referring to the cancellation of like terms on opposite sides of the equation, to examine exhumations of mass graves and their role in counting the dead. Forensic anthropologists are disembedding bodies in order to...
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By Sara Ahmed
Published: 25 October 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007210-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0721-0
... about how use became a technique. For Lancaster, education was about directing or channeling the liveliness of the child toward what he called simply useful ends. To direct the child toward useful ends is to redirect the child away from mischief without repressing the active spirits of the child...
Published: 20 February 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384250-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8425-0
...Mediate auscultation was the first site where modern techniques of listen- ing were developed and used, but audile technique would proliferate across cultural contexts in the second half of the nineteenth century. This chapter explores the expansion of audile technique in media contexts: first...
Published: 12 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375074-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7507-4
... count—as in “matter”—through the technique of counting: adding them up. It has become one of the most important social movements of the postwar period. ...
Published: 14 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373612-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7361-2
... This chapter takes the post-9/11 resurfacing and overdetermination of “imperialism” as a moment to identify and question the assumptions that inform comparisons and commensurabilities of imperial practices. What counts as imperial in these evocations of empire, and how are they to be compared...
Published: 12 October 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7507-4
... count—as in “matter”—through the technique of counting: adding them up. It has become one of the most important social movements of the postwar period. This chapter weaves together these struggles over counting, struggles that encompass repair, territory, land, subsistence, money, resources, and...
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By Erin Manning
Published: 06 November 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1259-7
... fray, uneasy with the enormity of the enterprise. But I heard you, and in the years that followed I lis- tened closely to better understand what has moved you consistently, over the five de cades and counting of your life, to work as an intercessor for those black communities that made you and sustain...
Published: 14 October 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7361-2
... This chapter takes the post-9/11 resurfacing and overdetermination of “imperialism” as a moment to identify and question the assumptions that inform comparisons and commensurabilities of imperial practices. What counts as imperial in these evocations of empire, and how are they to be compared...
Published: 06 December 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007135-051
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0713-5
... fashion trends. As Peter Van Buren demonstrates in his contribution to this section, Hollywood war films have followed a formulaic pattern that glorifies American soldiers and erases the moral complexities of armed conflict. He documents how these techniques have been used for well over half a century and...
Published: 06 November 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012597-014
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1259-7
... Borde clinic: How does one avoid the institution s re- forming an asylum structure, or constituting perverse and reformist artificial socie ties, or residual paternalistic or mothering pseudo families? (319). What techniques can be put in place to schizz the institution s penchant for all that...
Published: 24 August 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012405-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1240-5
... should thus be done about them. In this chapter I turn my attention to these struggles around carbon footprinting in order to explore how counting carbon brings into view a third dimension of thinking like a climate, when the findings of climate science meet techniques of accounting. Here what emerges...
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By Ellen Graff
Published: 01 January 1997
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377665-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7766-5
... techniques gleaned from the world of theater and collaborating with leftist artists from other fields, these groups molded didactic themes into modernist works of art. The New Dance Group was formed in February 1932 by dancers from the Mary Wigman School including Fanya Geltman, Miriam Blecher...
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By Carole McGranahan
Published: 24 April 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0916-0
... Patrol checkpoints on Arivaca Road and on Sasabe Highway, back when I used to count the times I was stopped and to document what the agents were saying. I also take pictures. Many pictures. On my cell phone or using one of the two digital cameras that I carry around. I take pictures of dumpster fires and...
Published: 24 April 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007524-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0752-4
... moving in. Immigration would break the rules of Paso Caballos s agreement with conap that allows them to live inside a national park. One or two men admitted that people had moved in that conap didn t like. But these people were family, they insisted, and should not really count as outsiders. These three...
Published: 02 December 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007371-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0737-1
..., sophrosyne retains its ancient role in establishing relations of subordination but establishes them with new techniques. Agonistic competition is one of those techniques; re- sponsibility is another. c. From Rights to Responsibility As both political scientist Lester Spence and surveillance scholar Simone...
Published: 06 November 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012597-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1259-7
... de pen dence from our pro cess that would allow them to germinate elsewhere? Our interest was never in creating an account of our activities. Our interest in the anarchive was in generating techniques for sharing the work s potential, the speculative edge of its pragmatic propositions. Our hope was...