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Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393740-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9374-0
Published: 24 July 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384106-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8410-6
Series: American Encounters/Global Interactions
Published: 22 May 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382485-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8248-5
Published: 10 June 2022
DOI: 10.1215/9781478022954-011
EISBN: 978-1-4780-9264-3
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396956-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9695-6
Series: Asia-Pacific: Culture, Politics, and Society
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397465-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9746-5
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375395-018
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7539-5
... number of youths are born deformed, their bodies stunted and their minds undeveloped. Jadugoda uranium poisoning radioactivity activism ...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374534-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7453-4
... This chapter is a study of Michelle Cliff’s Clare Savage novels as an attempt to initiate a new time for the Jamaican people who inhabit a place that has been deformed by the temporal calculations and technologies of colonial sugar capital and postcolonial tourist capital. Cliff suggests...
Published: 13 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374367-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7436-7
... corrective surgery offered by American benefactors for the spinal deformation he suffers as a result of the disaster, Animal insists on remaining an allegorical symbol of the systemic human rights abuses that are produced by neoliberal policies. Representing what this essay terms “melancholic citizenship...
Published: 04 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375739-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7573-9
... is pursued by focusing on two aspects of the colonial legal form in order to assess its plasticity: its resistance to and deformation by anticolonial efforts. First, this chapter turns to an analysis of the limits of indigenous recognition. It then discusses colonial biopolitics through which the juridical...
Published: 07 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373490-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7349-0
... This chapter engages Mona Hatoum’s art of vulnerable corporealities to ask what kinds of bodies are formed and deformed in times of loss, displacement, and occupation; how these bodies come to embody and witness what is lost; and how they come to relate to other bodies. Hatoum’s feminist...
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By Amitava Kumar
Published: 24 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7539-5
..., and where the author spent a part of his boyhood, uranium mining has claimed many victims. Most of them are from India’s aboriginal population and there is little sharing of information about the dangers of radioactive waste. A large number of youths are born deformed, their bodies stunted and their minds...
Published: 01 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7453-4
.... globalization alternative modernities temporality of decolonization Fanon subaltern postcoloniality This chapter is a study of Michelle Cliff’s Clare Savage novels as an attempt to initiate a new time for the Jamaican people who inhabit a place that has been deformed by the temporal calculations...
Published: 13 May 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7436-7
... to address the human rights tragedies that resulted from a disastrous gas leak from an American-owned pesticide factory in Bhopal, India, in 1984. By refusing corrective surgery offered by American benefactors for the spinal deformation he suffers as a result of the disaster, Animal insists on remaining...