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Published: 09 August 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388470-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8847-0
Published: 03 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7314-8
... sex panic culture of control sex crime victimization culture of fear ...
Published: 03 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7314-8
... sex panic culture of control sex crime victimization culture of fear ...
Book Chapter

By Adam Fish
Series: Elements
Published: 19 January 2024
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5901-1
... Great Barrier Reef sea turtle ocean/culture care control ...
Published: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373148-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7314-8
... Historians and sociologists have mapped the racial dimensions of the emergent culture of control, with its bloated prison system and far-flung surveillance techniques. This chapter draws out the sexual dimension, emphasizing how the figure of the imperiled child stands at center stage...
Series: Elements
Published: 19 January 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059011-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5901-1
... After seven chapters of increasingly distant yet intimate flight, the conclusion comes home, reconsidering how conservation technologies and their enhanced intimacy and capacity to invoke care and control alter the relationship between nature and culture. The conclusion draws from aerial...
Series: Elements
Published: 19 January 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059011-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5901-1
... Shark populations are collapsing around the world, while shark bites are increasing. Into this problem enters the New South Wales and Queensland government's Shark Control Program to catch and kill large sharks with shoreline nets and baited hooks. Designed to cull troublesome sharks and protect...
Series: The Lewis Henry Morgan Lectures
Published: 04 August 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478024538-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2453-8
... sensing instruments, field measurement campaigns, and visions of waves as natural objects yoked to projects of cultural control. Netherlands domestication environmental infrastructure coastal engineering scale models ...
Series: Elements
Published: 19 January 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059011-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5901-1
... of human bodies; elementality, or how drones are influenced by the sea and the wind; and governmentality, or how pilots aspire to a caring control over marine species with drones. Nature realism, or the drone operator's pragmatic ethos of conservation with technologies, is presented. Finally, the broad...
Published: 21 October 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7504-3
... and race; and impunity. race and nation culture sharecroppers and pig deconstruction impunity This chapter covers suburbs and stables, the GI Bill of Rights and race, Ford and Fordism, yammering, getting high, Max Weber and Michel Foucault and their fantasies of control, and “floating...
Published: 08 March 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059073-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-9415-9
... Chapter 6 explores Charles Mingus’s relationship with audio production during the 1950s. Throughout the decade, Mingus reimagined the economics and cultural politics of jazz through his concern for sound on record, where control over that sound also meant control over the form, content...
Published: 21 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375043-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7504-3
... Starting with the deeply problematic concept of “culture,” this chapter explores the mechanical cotton picker, NAFTA, the changing production of the victims of the agrarian South’s labor demands, and the muscle put on voting. On this basis the legal town and the apparent town of Maxton...
Published: 30 September 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2719-5
... the “laboratory of post-modernity” in his classic book Hybrid Cultures: Strategies for Entering and Leaving Modernity (1995). hybrid aesthetics urban curation Rosa-Linda Fregoso’s impressionistic essay draws on her memories, notes, and reflections of her years of work as cultural worker...
Published: 15 September 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027393-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2739-3
... The introduction examines the discourses of health that Latinx cultural workers engage in their work. First, it elaborates how Latinx artists conceptualize health within a sociopolitical landscape shaped by the Immigration Reform and Control Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Personal...
Published: 07 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375234-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7523-4
... Las Vegas epitomizes the normalization of surveillance and the privatization of public space. The same data mining and biometric technologies used to monitor gamblers, maximize consumption, and control labor in casinos are integrated into other aspects of daily life, such as online shopping...
Published: 01 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375494-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7549-4
... networks, a quality of musical aesthetics, an excessive term of affect and identity, and a key metaphor for the incommensurable paradoxes of modern global culture. The essay concludes with an example from the author’s ethnographic research with a day laborer community in Osaka, Japan, whose karaoke song...
Series: Console-ing Passions
Published: 04 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375685-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7568-5
... This chapter centers on the first year of the Cuban Revolution and explores how the government’s social, political, cultural, and economic transformations began to alter the function of television in Cuban society. The analysis pays special attention to the production of fiction and non-fiction...
Published: 20 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375593-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7559-3
... Fake experience is a constant in contemporary culture. We strive for authenticity. But authentic is easy to hide, easy to replicate. Tourist travel is full of fake experience and false emotions. People want to experience extreme yet controlled sensations—and companies and governments are ready...
Series: Console-ing Passions
Published: 09 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376033-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7603-3
.... This chapter argues that television’s operating logics about its own history and relation to viewing families, the Arnaz children’s control over their parents’ images, and the currency of anxieties about family in contemporary American culture overdetermine the recycling of Ball and Arnaz as star couple...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 29 August 2022
DOI: 10.1215/9781478022978-090
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2297-8
... powerful country. The readings in part VIII illustrate a new conjuncture of interest in the border, as a site of increased militarization and control by the U.S. government but also as a land with a rich, creative cultural history. Despite efforts by the United States over the past decades to stem the flow...