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Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375067-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7506-7
Published: 06 January 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386438-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8643-8
Published: 06 January 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386438-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8643-8
Series: Latin America Otherwise
Published: 27 October 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385332-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8533-2
Series: Latin America Otherwise
Published: 08 October 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386179-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8617-9
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396796-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9679-6
Series: New Ecologies for the Twenty-First Century
Published: 24 March 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393078-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9307-8
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By Jerry K. Jacka
Series: New Ecologies for the Twenty-First Century
Published: 19 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375012-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7501-2
... to study the transformation of land and the transformation of people. This chapter provides the context for contemporary resource development in Papua New Guinea, where development projects must benefit impacted customary groups, who, in the parlance of development discourse, are the landowners associated...
Series: Religious Cultures of African and African Diaspora People
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373872-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7387-2
... adapted to local cosmologies and worldviews and customary ways. Finally, the chapter argues that the imbrication of mission Christianity to local social, religious, economic, and political conditions provided the essential structural and ideological framework for the modernization of Southern Nigeria. ...
Published: 11 November 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375050-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7505-0
... and children, and the pursuit of livelihoods beyond the plantations. Freedpeople’s growing mobility and refashioned work routines prompted planters and lawmakers to respond with severe legal and customary strategies of containment, including the 1834 Contract Act, which tied employment to estate residence...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-132
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... answered to directives of the international financial institutions without regard for the intricate web of local and customary use-rights for water. Based on the coalition’s experience of public consultation and decision-making in 2000, Olivera advocated horizontal and direct modes of democratic...
Published: 21 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374886-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7488-6
...: in style sections of internationally circulating newspapers and world-renowned fashion magazines. Chapter 3 examines the highly stylized and standardized conventions of outfit photos, from the customary camera angles to the spatial and temporal aesthetic arrangements of the shot and the blogger’s body...
Series: American Encounters/Global Interactions
Published: 20 August 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386377-361
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8637-7
... in the text a choice that re- flects the context in which I knew the person. In rural Latin America, it is customary to refer to people by their first names, adding the prefix Don or Doña to express deference. (So, for instance, César Sánchez might be known as Don César in the countryside and Señor Sánchez...
Series: Theory in Forms
Published: 06 March 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007579-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0757-9
... of the protago- nists regarding the need to co- opt women s dance for both national and personal interests exemplifies the ways in which civil leaders exploit gender and tradition within biopolitical postcolonial contexts. In Ng g s fictional nation- state, the dancers wearing customary garb are expected...
Published: 15 November 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007388-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0738-8
... the country for a summit, and the South African gov- ernment refused to arrest him. It insisted that all heads of state were entitled to immunity under customary international law (cil). A number of South African government officials reiterated the point that it does not want to carry out icc arrest warrants...
Series: The World Readers, The World Readers
Published: 19 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377450-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7745-0
... people from perishing from hunger and worry, it has become customary for Landdrosts [magistrates] and Heemraden [mag- istracy councilors] to bestow such a Hottentot child or children until his twenty-­fifth year on one of the inhabitants who takes pity on him. This is done on condition that when...
Series: Theory in Forms
Published: 06 March 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007579-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0757-9
.... These cases, which I call Africanizing nakedness, are attempts by public of- ficials to inflate the customary power effects of mature women s angry self- disrobing for factional political interests. The cultural capital of genital cursing, nominal or substantive, derives from the affective powers...
Published: 22 November 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007234-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0723-4
... simply because there s not a single norm that says this is what it is, that defines it and its princi ples and its procedures. It s a form of law based only on customary practices [usos y costumbres], a spoken law. It s not codified anywhere. (La Razón, January 11, 2009; emphasis in original) Yet beyond...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013099-039
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1309-9
... of great interest, and seems to underline the mutual respect for customary arrangements which held be- tween the estate owners or managers and the slaves. As settlement and the sugar industry and trade increased, activity in the capital town and in the ports of the island would also have grown. New demands...
Series: Archives of empire ;
Published: 10 December 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385042-066
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8504-2
... INTRODUCTION Sati/Suttee: Observances, Abolition, Observations barbara harlow and mia carter L ike thuggee / thagi, Sati, the customary Hindu practice of widow immolation, captured the attention and imaginations of British ad- ministrators and reformers. In his Minute proposing its abolition...