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Published: 09 March 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372066-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7206-6
Published: 04 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375296-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7529-6
... This chapter critiques the Transportation Security Administration’s program in behavior detection. Based on select Israeli security techniques, which have been modified according to a contested school of behavioral psychology, the program approaches the passenger/suspect as a discrete individual...
Published: 04 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375296-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7529-6
... is at work in recent attempts to control affect in public spaces beyond airports. The latest version of community policing in the United States mobilizes citizens to engage in lateral behavior detection. The chapter sketches an alternative politics of mobility, identifies areas for further research...
Series: Spin-Offs
Published: 12 January 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027591-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2759-1
... This chapter briefly traces some of the primary influences for Columbo , ranging from Dostoyevsky’s detective Petrovich to Georges Simenon’s Commissioner Maigret. It then turns to the series’ fascination with class difference, in which the lieutenant is regularly pitted against the wealthy...
Series: Spin-Offs
Published: 12 January 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027591-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2759-1
... asks what it means to know and love Columbo the detective. Many of the films in which Peter Falk appeared, including The Princess Bride and Wings of Desire , as well as the reboot of the series, implicitly explore that question as well. In its consideration of these complex portrayals and affective...
Series: Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies
Published: 08 December 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371755-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7175-5
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By Amitava Kumar
Published: 13 March 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007197-056
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0719-7
Series: Sign, Storage, Transmission
Published: 13 October 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376231-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7623-1
Series: Latin America in Translation
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384182-078
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8418-2
Published: 15 April 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385530-017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8553-0
Series: Spin-Offs
Published: 12 January 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027591-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2759-1
... played characters straddling both sides of the law. As he navigates the law, he also navigates class positions. In Columbo , the detective’s beat-up French Peugeot neatly represents these complex traversals. His affection for his car also demonstrates his overall warm and playful star persona that he...
Series: Post-Contemporary Interventions
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822398776-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9877-6
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021391-030
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2139-1
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By Amelie Hastie
Series: Spin-Offs
Published: 12 January 2024
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2759-1
... intertextuality Jorge Luis Borges television studies detection ...
Book Chapter

By Amelie Hastie
Series: Spin-Offs
Published: 12 January 2024
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2759-1
... detective fiction class difference Eric Berne The Manchurian Candidate ...
Series: Experimental Futures: Technological Lives, Scientific Arts, Anthropological Voices
Published: 22 September 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2727-0
... sociology of science neutrino detection experimental practice fact/value distinction perplexity ...
Series: Spin-Offs
Published: 12 January 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027591-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2759-1
... The introduction develops one of the primary claims of the book and its interpretive methods. That is, Columbo trains its viewers as detectives of television. Detecting television requires a form of attention that is always divided and multiplied at once. Given both its historical origins...
Series: Experimental Futures: Technological Lives, Scientific Arts, Anthropological Voices
Published: 22 September 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027270-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2727-0
... To speak well of the sciences, this chapter argues, entails an exploration of the singularity of scientific practices, of what, like all other practices, makes them unlike all other practices. It follows the history of the detection of solar neutrinos and develops an argument affirming...
Published: 13 October 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027546-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2754-6
... The most successful and enduring example of ethnic policing was the NYPD Italian Squad, which existed in various forms between 1904 and 1910. Under the leadership of detective Joseph Petrosino, the “Sherlock Holmes of Italy,” the department made the squad responsible for solving crimes involving...
Published: 13 October 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027546-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2754-6
... of colonial governance in the Philippines and organized the police force in US-occupied Havana. This chapter explores the similarities between attempts to subordinate US overseas colonies and multiracial New York City. After becoming police commissioner in 1903, Greene reorganized the detective bureau...