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By Ann Snitow
Published: 14 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7567-8
... Greenham Common women’s peace camps in the 1980s Occupy Wall Street direct political action ending the Cold War anti-nuclear activism ...
Published: 03 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374121-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7412-1
... collaborations with the experimental rock band the Red Krayola, extend conceptual investigations of art world discourse, while others abandon the conceptual to pursue direct political action. The latter include the results of a final international collaboration with artists in Yugoslavia, where Art...
Published: 14 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375678-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7567-8
... from the possible chaos of a World War Three. Greenham Common women’s peace camps in the 1980s Occupy Wall Street direct political action ending the Cold War anti-nuclear activism ...
Published: 05 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373353-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7335-3
... This chapter explores the diverse strategies applied by farmer communities, social organizations, and NGOs in the north of Peru to resist the plans of the Río Blanco mining company to exploit minerals in their territories. Both contentious strategies of direct action and protest...
Series: Elements
Published: 19 January 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059011-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5901-1
... The chapter follows the atmospheric and oceanic activism of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, a direct-action environmental organization that works to stop whale poaching in the Southern Ocean and porpoise killing in the Sea of Cortez. The major obstacles—but also the primary enablers...
Published: 05 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373353-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7335-3
... Following the IMF's destruction of the economy, Argentine social movements engaged in direct actions and theater through nonhierarchical organizational power structures. This chapter explores the “politics by other means” of the Asamblea Popular Ambiental de Gualeguaychú (Asamblea) to stop...
Published: 14 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7567-8
... Occupy Wall Street direct political action ending the Cold War anti-nuclear activism When Snitow began her travels to East Central Europe in 1991 as a feminist organizer and teacher, she was surprised to find that, though there were post-communist women with feminist ideas and wishes...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-053
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... and topple the dictator. The documents that follow, originally published in the anti-Melgarejo newspaper El Noticioso , chronicle the militarized campaign of indigenous peasants and their allies, led by Casimiro Corral. Corral had first gained political experience working as editor of the newspaper El...
Published: 05 May 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7335-3
... communities, social organizations, and NGOs in the north of Peru to resist the plans of the Río Blanco mining company to exploit minerals in their territories. Both contentious strategies of direct action and protest, such as the organization of a referendum by local municipalities and social organizations...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-140
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
.... The struggle to make Sucre the unitary capital (capital plena) served the opposition as a unifying symbol and fuel for direct action. At no time was this movement more volatile than in 2007, when street violence paralyzed Sucre and nearly shut down the Constituent Assembly. The movement publicly harassed...
Published: 05 May 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7335-3
... countries as well. social movements popular feminism secular state abortion Catholic Integralism Following the IMF's destruction of the economy, Argentine social movements engaged in direct actions and theater through nonhierarchical organizational power structures. This chapter explores...
Series: Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies
Published: 15 August 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2454-5
...Securitization This chapter looks at the political purchase of International Conflict Feminism (ICF) in helping constitute the normative framework guiding and legitimizing laws and policies advanced under the rubric of CVE (countering violent extremism). It attends to how these have...
Series: Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies
Published: 15 August 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478024545-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2454-5
... This chapter examines knotted narratives that assume religion causes gender-based violence. It shows that secular frameworks and the actions of the secular state are as deeply implicated in gender-based violence as are religious actors. Taking as its primary example actions by three successive...
Series: Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies
Published: 23 October 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384311-022
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8431-1
Series: Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies
Published: 12 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7520-3
... absorbed, distributed, metabolized, and excreted. The chapter begins by tracking the way in which antidepressant medications are metabolized in human bodies—taking the gut as an important biological and political reference point. The chapter argues that the pharmacokinetics of ssris are more conceptually...
Series: Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies
Published: 15 August 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478024545-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2454-5
... This chapter looks at the political purchase of International Conflict Feminism (ICF) in helping constitute the normative framework guiding and legitimizing laws and policies advanced under the rubric of CVE (countering violent extremism). It attends to how these have intersected with the work...
Series: Power Play: Games, Politics, Culture
Published: 05 April 2024
EISBN: 978-1-4780-9396-1
... preserve the primacy of play—the political inconsequentiality of action—via a racial logic that mediates play. Metal Gear Solid biraciality Asian American studies new media Japanese game studies Chapter 5 expands on the dissonance between Asian labors and Asian bodies through a close...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-047
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... objectives, enjoyed relative autonomy—since they were directed by their own captains and commanders—and received their own funding as a result of the pact. Corral thus had limited control over the actions of the indigenous troops, and he feared that their mobilization would lead to “race war.” When he...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-065
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
.... But the direct action of peons on haciendas as well as Indian reclamation of communal lands pushed the government to pass a more radical law for the redistribution of property. It was the second major agrarian reform in Latin America, after Mexico’s, which had unfolded both more slowly and with greater violence...
Published: 03 February 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7343-8
.... This action, I suggest, highlights the way we are all misinterpellated subjects; we are never the person we want to be, the one who is intended by the call for subjectivity but we are the ones who show up anyway. I also look at the way that for Nietzsche the subjects that we are (as opposed to who we want...