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By Nick Salvato
Published: 11 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374473-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7447-3
... This chapter locates the value in Obstruction ’s most toxic and seemingly irredeemable blockage, the cynicism whose pervasiveness in television and regularity in academe have strong, telling correspondences. Looking to television, then, proves useful for the scholar who wishes not to get mired...
Published: 02 January 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383413-037
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8341-3
Published: 03 May 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002123-046
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0212-3
Book Chapter

By Didier Fassin
Published: 12 May 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7287-5
... bioethics health inequalities cynicism Islam Egypt ...
Book Chapter

By Nick Salvato
Published: 11 March 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7447-3
... cynicism television limited cel animation Daria radical incrementalism ...
Published: 12 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372875-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7287-5
... prejudices, and power structures. This scene is the starting point of a meditation on the quandary of doing anthropology in the Middle East, with the singular tensions between hope and cynicism, cheerfulness and negativity that undermine political debates. bioethics health inequalities cynicism...
Series: The C. L. R. James Archives
Published: 21 July 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373346-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7334-6
... bureaucracy were cautious about organizing an insurrection as Lenin would have done in those circumstances. James outlines how the theory of the United Front was developed by the Communist International in this period, but how this was cynically misinterpreted to avoid organizing a rising. The paralysis...
Published: 11 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374473-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7447-3
... reading of the Web series Drunk History , whose stunning yet unsettling arrangement of embarrassment, laziness, slowness, cynicism, and digressiveness suggests, finally, a tempering or modesty in the uptake of obstructive work or in the affirmation of obstruction’s value. Likewise, if the present...
Book Chapter

By Didier Fassin
Published: 12 May 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7287-5
..., cultural prejudices, and power structures. This scene is the starting point of a meditation on the quandary of doing anthropology in the Middle East, with the singular tensions between hope and cynicism, cheerfulness and negativity that undermine political debates. bioethics health inequalities...
Published: 27 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375579-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7557-9
... principal mode is satire; it mixes topical and regular features; it’s directed at working-class Mexicans; it’s chauvinistic about Mexico but cynical about the country’s political class; its “editorial” perspective is mostly male even when channeled through female personas; it mocks and celebrates working...
Published: 14 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375678-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7567-8
... misunderstandings; distortions introduced by some kinds of outside “help”; false trails towards empowerment; cynical manipulations of new discourses towards neo-liberal ends. The goal was to put up warnings signs, not to discourage the urgent impetus to create structures in which international feminism can struggle...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-078
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... regime, the rosca , the domestic influence of foreign oil companies, and the Chaco War, came out in 1935. While Marof himself held a left-nationalist position, he argued that the Bolivian and Paraguayan governments were cynically exploiting nationalist sentiment to the detriment of working-class...
Published: 14 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7567-8
... misunderstandings; distortions introduced by some kinds of outside “help”; false trails towards empowerment; cynical manipulations of new discourses towards neo-liberal ends. The goal was to put up warnings signs, not to discourage the urgent impetus to create structures in which international feminism can struggle...
Series: The C. L. R. James Archives
Published: 21 July 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7334-6
... about organizing an insurrection as Lenin would have done in those circumstances. James outlines how the theory of the United Front was developed by the Communist International in this period, but how this was cynically misinterpreted to avoid organizing a rising. The paralysis of the German Communists...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-073
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... out in 1935. While Marof himself held a left-nationalist position, he argued that the Bolivian and Paraguayan governments were cynically exploiting nationalist sentiment to the detriment of working-class soldiers who fought in the arduous conditions of the Chaco and to the benefit of foreign interests...