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Series: a Camera Obscura Book
Published: 16 March 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371854-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7185-4
Series: Archives of empire ;
Published: 10 December 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385042-059
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8504-2
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373865-066
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7386-5
Series: The World Readers
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392279-089
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9227-9
Series: Asia-Pacific: Culture, Politics, and Society
Published: 20 September 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384120-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8412-0
Published: 17 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373094-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7309-4
... In recent years, the European Commission (EC) has used various forms of public demonstrations, including technological demos, to manage its research and development programs. Based on sociological observations of one of these programs in the field of information technologies, this chapter shows...
Published: 12 May 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478023395-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-9358-9
Series: Experimental Futures: Technological Lives, Scientific Arts, Anthropological Voices
Published: 22 September 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2727-0
... Galileo rotation of Earth experimental demonstration laboratory ...
Book Chapter

By Doreen Lee
Published: 27 May 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7409-1
... Wiji Thukul resistance poetry demonstrations urban spatial politics student expertise ...
Book Chapter

By Doreen Lee
Published: 27 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374091-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7409-1
... Chapter 2 describes how student activists laid claim to the city through spectacular displays of political participation, most evident in organized marches and demonstrations. Student expertise brought together middle-class university activists with rural and urban poor in a reformed nationalist...
Series: Experimental Futures: Technological Lives, Scientific Arts, Anthropological Voices
Published: 22 September 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027270-011
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2727-0
... The appendix describes an apparatus set up by Galileo in 1608 to measure velocity, a necessary step in proving that the Earth is in motion, rotating on its own axis while circling the Sun. Stengers explores how what was “perhaps the first experimental demonstration” worked, and she argues...
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By Nikhil Anand
Published: 17 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373599-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7359-9
... This chapter demonstrates how the city’s urban government is extended into the region through projects to secure ever-increasing quantities of water from nearby rural areas. It details how rainfall in an agrarian district one hundred kilometers from the city is made Mumbai’s not just through...
Published: 07 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372929-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7292-9
... rights are among the most important values that migrants are expected to internalize and respect. While influential interpretations of civic integration policies such as Christian Joppke’s have claimed that the theme of gender equality conveyed by these policies demonstrates the liberal, as opposed...
Published: 16 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373711-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7371-1
... Kai M. Green stages a conversation between black lesbian feminism and transgender studies. Through a series of close readings of editorials by Alycee Lane that appeared in Black Lace , a black lesbian erotic magazine, he demonstrates how black lesbian as a Trans* modifier of feminism indexes...
Published: 30 June 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027133-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2713-3
... The chapter is a narrative interlude that recounts a walk with a dog healer in Bombay (Mumbai). Spanning class and religion, the chapter considers the ordinary ways that humans live alongside animals and demonstrates care premised on indifference rather than love, ideology, or animus...
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By Lesley Gill
Published: 26 February 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374701-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7470-1
... This chapter focuses on the case of Barrancabermeja’s Coca-Cola workers. It demonstrates how political violence and accumulation by dispossession unraveled a relatively privileged and well-organized sector of Barrancabermeja’s working class and facilitated the growth of insecure and temporary...
Series: [sic] Series
Published: 06 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375470-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7547-0
... it demonstrates why and how Žižek’s positions (as a systematic position) needs to be defended against any attack of any so called pragmatist neo-Hegelian. This then leads to a detailed reconstruction of one of the most surprising things that can be found in his Less than Nothing, namely a brilliant reading...
Published: 18 June 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375609-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7560-9
... as immaterial workers in neo/liberal capitalism. Their translations of nature demonstrate the concept’s elusiveness, its entanglement with ideas of freedom and liberation, and its significance for what it means to be human in a globalizing world. Acknowledging the urgency of contemporary concerns about...
Published: 30 June 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027133-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2713-3
... The chapter argues that indifference can be the basis for an interspecies ethics. It focuses on touch and tactility to demonstrate that touch is a kind of exposure to the world that generates receptivity. Being indifferent to touch, rather than invested in either purity or danger, the humans...
Published: 21 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372912-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7291-2
... This chapter provides a historical overview of development trends in Guatemala, embedding national developments in a changing international context. It demonstrates how projects do not disappear but are repackaged using new buzzwords, as can be seen with the continued emphasis on nontraditional...