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Published: 03 August 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372110-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7211-0
Published: 25 October 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383598-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8359-8
... the study of the cinema. It was in this context of disciplinary power struggle that Japanese cinema played an indispensable role. Film studies as a new intercultural discipline be- came all the more acceptable with the discovery of other cinemas, such as Japa- nese cinema, whose unique...
Published: 01 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374503-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7450-3
... institutional and developmental issues of the region would not have developed into “problems” without thor- ough regional disciplinary work in the social sciences and in the humanities. Regional knowledge was a precondition for the construction of hemispheric influence and power. I present various...
Published: 11 October 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387220-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8722-0
... PART I DISCIPLINARY TENSIONS: BLACK STUDIES/QUEER STUDIES CATHY J. COHEN PUNKS, BULLDAGGERS, AND WELFARE QUEENS: THE RADICAL POTENTIAL OF QUEER POLITICS? On the...
Published: 07 January 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383581-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8358-1
... Part 1. Confronting the Institutional-Disciplinary Order How an academic system distributes and legitimizes power may well be its most important aspect.—Burton R. Clark, The Higher Education System (1983) In May 1971, PMLA and College English quietly made history as the first mainstream...
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389897-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8989-7
... 1 Disciplinary Forces and Resistance: The Silicon Valley and Beyond This chapter presents a discussion of my ethnographic methodology as well as the historical and demographic contours of Native Americans in Califor• nia in general, and Silicon Valley in particular. To...
Published: 07 November 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388524-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8852-4
... CHAPTER NINE Institutional Transformations and the Introduction of Disciplinary Specialization The Defeat of the Mid-Nineteenth-Century Model he optimism of the inaugural addresses delivered to the Statistical So- Tciety of London and the relatively unreflexive character of...
Published: 07 November 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388524-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8852-4
... PART IV The Struggle to Retain Disciplinary Recognition: How to ‘‘Defend’’ a Discipline in Nineteenth-Century England CHAPTER EIGHT The Challenge to Vital Statistics s in France, the period 1878 to 1885 in England was marked by the Aemergence of new, competing...
Published: 07 November 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388524-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8852-4
... PART I The Struggle for Disciplinary Recognition: Why ‘‘Invent’’ a Discipline in Nineteenth-Century France? CHAPTER ONE The ‘‘Invention’’ of Demography, 1853–1855 he question ‘‘Why establish a discipline in the nineteenth century Tserves to shift the...
Published: 28 December 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387404-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8740-4
... chapter 5 Power Negotiated, Power Defied: Political Culture, Governance, and Mobilization The Jesuit Joseph Sánchez Labrador made an arduous journey, in the rainy season of January 1767, across the cultural and ecological borderlands...
Published: 01 June 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386551-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8655-1
... power; pleasure is that which provides power with some of its techniques for the extraction of informa- tion or knowledge, and for imposing discipline through the subject’s very complicity in speaking and acting according to requirements of disciplinary regimes. But if pleasure can function in the...
Published: 16 June 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392453-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9245-3
... Africa and Africans, which fail to o√er insights into how Afri- POWER IN POSTCOLONIAL PERFORMANCE 109 cans live, how they ‘‘exercise their existence That is to say, Mbembe seeks neither to essentialize the Africans nor to simply contextualize or trap them within disciplinary...
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397014-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9701-4
... Respectable Ponce: Deciphering the Codes of Power, My sister is a poor orphan, with no patrimony but her honor. - Presbitero Velez, "Contra Andres Nieves Servano," 1901, AGPR The declarant says that she has had romantic relations for about a year with An• tonio Laubriel, who...
Published: 01 October 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394235-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9423-5
...amit s. rai Here We accrete dUrations Toward a Practice of Intervals in the Perceptual Mode of Power Becoming isn’t part of history; history amounts [to] only the set of pre- conditions, however recent, that one leaves behind in order to “become...
Published: 27 March 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384854-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8485-4
... kin ideology has been increasingly stressed through the holding of more and larger feasts. The feasts associated with the Protestant worship services are also political occasions, a means of ex- tending the disciplinary power of the church; hence, they have been encour- aged by the church. The...
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389323-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8932-3
...Chapter 1 TUTELARY COLONIALISM AND CULTURAL POWER The [American] Ideal is this you see, that every people in the world should have self-government and equal rights. This means, when reduced from windy oratory to common-sense, that they consider these...
Published: 05 February 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383406-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8340-6
... The Christian Right, Focus on the Family, and James Dobson 6 The Power of Soft-Sell Style Building a Multimillion-Dollar Ministry by Subverting Feminism Its Vast Scope: 82 Ministries in over 98 Countries When I visited Focus on the Family in Colorado Springs...
Published: 24 June 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384731-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8473-1
... chapter 5 The Power of Laws Despite ample disagreements among historians about the meaning and nature of Rosismo, most accounts of the period 1825–1852 coincide on one point: the Rosas regime lacked any credible system of justice.∞ Its...
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385387-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8538-7
... latter in planned, disciplined ways, such that the regulation of the pri- vate is productive of power. Here we borrow from Foucault the notions that power is generated when disciplinary practices are institution...
Published: 04 April 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387770-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8777-0
...More Power to the President? Amid the sometimes heated discussions about the state of contem- porary higher education, one theme is beginning to be heard with increasing frequency. Many critics assert that our root problem is one of governance. Our antiquated systems require seemingly in...