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Published: 29 May 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383512-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8351-2
Book Chapter

By Debjani Ganguly
Published: 22 July 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374244-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7424-4
... The introduction offers a cultural history of the contemporary novel and traces in some detail the geopolitical, technological, and cultural shifts that shaped the novel after 1989. It also excavates a literary genealogy of the form from the mid-eighteenth century and delineates the homologies...
Series: Sign, Storage, Transmission
Published: 25 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376224-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7622-4
... then delineates two alternative forms of infrastructural representation, nodal narratives and transmission narratives, which disrupt the ideological power of narratives of connection and disruption. Analysing a series of films, magazine articles, and artworks, the chapter describes how these narratives’ might...
Published: 05 February 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374831-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7483-1
... from the liberal economy to reinvent sacrificial violence in legitimizing their political objectives and appropriating the right to life, liberty, and happiness. The chapter concludes by delineating the ways in which the recent neoliberal reforms spearheaded by the Palestinian Authority indicate...
Series: Sign, Storage, Transmission
Published: 25 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376224-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7622-4
... This chapter sets out the book’s main claims and outlines its theoretical vocabulary. It explores why undersea cables have remained absent in media and communications studies and in public perception. Arguing that a new mode of visibility is needed for cable systems, the chapter delineates...
Published: 12 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374978-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7497-8
... or in more individualistic, self-reflexive ways. It delineates the performative nature of life-story narratives, whether served in poetic, novelistic, fictional, or monumental mode. It investigates the nature of memory and its selective use, intrinsically a part of autobiographical practice, assessing...
Published: 12 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374978-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7497-8
... monism, Sikh inheritance, Punjabi Sufis’ antiauthority moods, and Bhakti devotion is delineated. Piro Bhakti Sufi Sikh prostitute ...
Published: 15 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375463-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7546-3
... surveillance and criminalization. The first part situates social science discourse, within the ambit of surveillance. The second part problematizes PRE’s methodology and interpretation, delineating how the client reports are deeply flawed and patently distortive. Finally, the chapter examines how anti...
Published: 29 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374312-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7431-2
... between social classes. It argues that some highly educated castes within the Dalit category have cornered the benefits of affirmative action. The essay illustrates this point through the categorization debate (of delineating quotas for various scheduled castes) between the two prominent Dalit castes...
Published: 29 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375456-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7545-6
... indigeneity and decoloniality without locating such political practices in much broader power geometries. Given the coterminous rise of sovereignty as a political concept and the advent of settler colonialism in the New World, Byrd asks what it means to delineate something as potentially dangerous...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-094
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... Che Guevara’s sober, detailed diary of the Bolivian guerrilla campaign is well known. Virtually unknown is another document delineating the political program of his movement. The authorship is somewhat unclear: the text is unsigned and written in the name of a still nameless group...
Published: 15 May 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7546-3
... as deviants and legitimate intensified state surveillance and criminalization. The first part situates social science discourse, within the ambit of surveillance. The second part problematizes PRE’s methodology and interpretation, delineating how the client reports are deeply flawed and patently distortive...
Published: 12 October 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7497-8
... eclecticism of her sect and her writing, with its borrowings from Vedantic monism, Sikh inheritance, Punjabi Sufis’ antiauthority moods, and Bhakti devotion is delineated. Piro Bhakti Sufi Sikh prostitute In 1924, Raihana Tyabji composed a small book of Bhakti devotionalism entitled The Heart...
Book Chapter

By Charles T. Lee
Published: 05 February 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7483-1
... to reinvent sacrificial violence in legitimizing their political objectives and appropriating the right to life, liberty, and happiness. The chapter concludes by delineating the ways in which the recent neoliberal reforms spearheaded by the Palestinian Authority indicate “creative” measures that utilize...
Published: 29 April 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7431-2
... of affirmative action. The essay illustrates this point through the categorization debate (of delineating quotas for various scheduled castes) between the two prominent Dalit castes in Andhra Pradesh, the Madigas and the Malas. The Madigas’ political groups argued for categorization of the reservations based...
Published: 29 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7545-6
... indigeneity and decoloniality without locating such political practices in much broader power geometries. Given the coterminous rise of sovereignty as a political concept and the advent of settler colonialism in the New World, Byrd asks what it means to delineate something as potentially dangerous...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-091
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... the guerrillas’ initial idealism and ambitions, as well as the tensions that existed within the Bolivian Communist Party. Che Guevara’s sober, detailed diary of the Bolivian guerrilla campaign is well known. Virtually unknown is another document delineating the political program of his movement...