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Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822398578-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9857-8
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 ...
Published: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373148-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7314-8
... in the national drama. Beginning in the mid-1970s, a succession of modern sex crime panics have redefined childhood, reshaped American social institutions, fostered new forms of identity based on victimization, eroded democratic legal norms, and contributed to the development of a deeply seated culture of fear...
Published: 30 June 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027119-016
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2711-9
... In chapter fifteen, Shankar attends a meeting between Saahaayaka leadership, development personnel, and Karnataka educational leaders. During this meeting, Shankar finds that the versions of digital innovation imagined by those in positions of power reflect their fear of bureaucratic...
Published: 07 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375234-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7523-4
..., social networking, and the workplace. Vegas entertainments like csi: The Experience and The Gun Store illustrate how popular culture capitalizes on fear and habituates participants to total visibility in a surveillance society. casino surveillance Surveillance Information Network csi...
Published: 30 June 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478024613-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2461-3
... Struggles over the future of Detroit were indelibly shaped by pervasive mythmaking that manifested in cultural events like parades, photographic representation, ruin tourism, and general discourse. If anti-Black dystopian images of the city as an urban jungle and place to fear dominated...
Series: Global Insecurities
Published: 05 February 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374725-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7472-5
... in crime, and refuse to work, learn English, become citizens, or adapt to American culture. The myths may reflect a fear that Somalis are the renewing force that will displace those rendered disempowered and abandoned by Lewiston’s economic decline and may be a way to ensure that refugee/immigrants remain...
Published: 03 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7314-8
... seated culture of fear. sex panic culture of control sex crime victimization culture of fear 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...
Published: 16 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375845-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7584-5
... and sustain a culture in which disabled people’s sexuality is ignored and hindered. This attitude, and the policies and practices that emerge from it, is contrasted with the situation in Denmark, where helpers assist people with significant disabilities to perform activities like masturbation or engage in sex...
Series: a John Hope Franklin Center Book
Published: 17 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373230-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7323-0
... Black discourse in literature, philosophy, the arts, or politics is the appropriation of the ideology of cultural difference. Slavery, colonialism, and apartheid dominated Black discourse. From the fifteenth century on, mercantile reason was driven by liberalist expansion and the accumulation...
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...
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By Brooke Larson
Published: 08 December 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027560-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2756-0
... How did Bolivia's “civilizing” and “liberal” factions of the oligarchy argue over an instrument of racial assimilation, modern governance, and citizenship rights? How did Bolivia's modernizing elites reconcile their desire to create an integrative “national pedagogy” with their deep racial fear...
Published: 29 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374565-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7456-5
... This chapter analyzes two important institutional sites where knowledge and meanings about women and ethnic minority groups are produced and disseminated: government and the academy. In both sites, the cultural archive is driven by common sense that splits the subject “women” into three...
Series: ANIMA: Critical Race Studies Otherwise
Published: 30 September 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027201-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2720-1
... Thinking with and through the trans mundane means focusing on ordinary affects over and against an ongoing cultural emphasis on trans visibility and representation. Emphasizing affect over visuality opens the possibility of thinking through an ensemble of bad feelings that stubbornly attend...
Series: a John Hope Franklin Center Book
Published: 14 October 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7361-2
..., on the manipulations of space they condone, and on the objects of fear they nourish and reproduce. Reason Security regimes Enlightenment Empire Dutch colonialism Affect This chapter challenges the notion that the “new racism” is rooted in culture, as opposed to the “purer” and earlier biological...
Book Chapter

By Catherine Besteman
Series: Global Insecurities
Published: 05 February 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7472-5
... to work, learn English, become citizens, or adapt to American culture. The myths may reflect a fear that Somalis are the renewing force that will displace those rendered disempowered and abandoned by Lewiston’s economic decline and may be a way to ensure that refugee/immigrants remain outside...
Published: 04 October 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388227-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8822-7
Series: The World Readers
Published: 22 March 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395676-048
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9567-6
Series: Science and Cultural Theory
Published: 20 May 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383550-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8355-0