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Series: Narrating Native Histories
Published: 11 November 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373759-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7375-9
... narrowly escaped death in the 1986 El Frontón prison massacre. This chapter discusses the traumas of political violence and disappearance, the poverty endured by displaced persons, and a troubling case of familial betrayal. It also offers reflections on the dictatorial rule of President Alberto Fujimori...
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By Joseph R. Winters
Series: Religious Cultures of African and African Diaspora People
Published: 10 June 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7408-4
... Richard Rorty American exceptionalism collective violence acceptable loss displacement of violence ...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 22 December 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027881-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2788-1
... displacement. By narrating one particular period of insecurity, the chapter queries the affective experience of living in bad weather, as Christina Sharpe calls antiblack regimes, at the convergence of death, disaster, and possibility. Where violence looms, destruction is always a risk; but inhabiting affect...
Published: 26 February 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374701-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7470-1
... This chapter documents how counterinsurgent, paramilitary terror unmade Barrancabermeja’s working class by rupturing the fabric of popular solidarity and dispossessing and displacing working people from the late twentieth century to the present. Political violence provided both the preconditions...
Series: Religious Cultures of African and African Diaspora People
Published: 10 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374084-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7408-4
... the nation-state becomes a displaced site of racism, acceptable violence, and erasure. Because this logic in Obama’s speeches and writings resonate with Richard Rorty’s arguments about the relationship between pride and shame, I offer a comparison with Rorty’s provocative text, Achieving Our Country...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373865-032
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7386-5
... displaced person who escaped violence by taking refuge in Bogotá in 1997. City and Country rural Colombia urban Colombia encomienda haciendas in Colombia internally displaced people ...
Published: 07 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373490-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7349-0
... This chapter engages Mona Hatoum’s art of vulnerable corporealities to ask what kinds of bodies are formed and deformed in times of loss, displacement, and occupation; how these bodies come to embody and witness what is lost; and how they come to relate to other bodies. Hatoum’s feminist...
Published: 26 January 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027751-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2775-1
... and contemporary significance of space and place making to trans lives and queer possibilities. Cisheteronormativity, as a form of communal and spatial intimacy, incessantly marks trans people’s bodies as unfamiliar, out of place, and transgressive. Trans people are displaced from the visual and material field...
Series: Perverse Modernities: A Series Edited by Jack Halberstam and Lisa Lowe
Published: 16 February 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059233-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5923-3
... This chapter situates history making as a way of redressing contemporary queer violence in Jamaica. In so doing, it considers how mathematics shapes historical thought as a mode of representation and suggests displacing the dominance of arithmetic in practices of history making. It centers...
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375852-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7585-2
... the current “epistemological resignation” that marks much scholarly research on urbanity. Noting the epistemological illegibility and silence enshrouding the forced displacement, mass imprisonment, and state and epistemic violence facing urban, low-capital communities of color, Wynter’s writings...
Published: 05 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373353-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7335-3
... grants ethnic, territorial, and socioeconomic rights to black communities. But even as several tenets of Law 70 are implemented, black communities have been caught in the crossfire of the accelerated armed conflict in the region and are specific targets of violence, death, and displacement. Afro...
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By Emma Heaney
Series: ASTERISK: Gender, Trans-, and All That Comes After
Published: 29 March 2024
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5943-1
... on a structure of analogy with and displacement of race. Further, it considers whether Truth actually posed her membership to “woman” as a question. White trans feminist investment in invoking Truth as the question “ain’t I a woman?” can teach something about the racist logics of liberal trans feminism...
Series: The Cultures and Practice of Violence
Published: 30 January 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388791-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8879-1
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By Lesley Gill
Published: 26 February 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7470-1
... fear impunity displacement crisis neoliberal capitalism ...
Book Chapter

By Lesley Gill
Published: 26 February 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374701-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7470-1
... The conclusion argues that, although Barrancabermeja is an extreme example of the violent making and unmaking of class, the experiences of urban residents exemplify a broader pattern of dispossession, displacement, and disorganization that have unraveled centers of working-class strength around...
Series: Latin America Otherwise
Published: 10 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374923-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7492-3
... The conclusion argues that the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) facilitated the drug economy with its model of export-led manufacture and influx of cheap basic grains, which displaced millions of workers and peasants who turned to the drug economy as the only source of employment...
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By Omar Kasmani
Published: 06 October 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2731-7
...Mehfil This chapter thinks about desire and female intimacies through their sacred affects, their illegibility and incoherence, and through the pleasures and violence which become bonds between queer women in Pakistan. In this creative non-fiction essay, I think of queerness along...
Series: a John Hope Franklin Center Book
Published: 14 October 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7361-2
..., containment, violence, and settlement. Reimagining the imperial breadth of the “carceral archipelago” entails redrawing a virtual archive of imperial logics and their conceptual maps. Colonies agricoles /agricultural colonies France Foucault Colonialism Imperial logics Virtual archives...
Published: 05 May 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7335-3
... in the region and are specific targets of violence, death, and displacement. Afro-Colombian struggles continue in the face of renewed forms of social exclusion and exacerbation in existing inequalities. Gramsci Law 70 conjunctures Afro-Colombian postcolonial feminist scholarship social exclusion...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-136
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... coca” policy aimed at eradicating 100 percent of the coca plantations in the Chapare. In protest, thousands of coca growers marched in the city of Chapare and engaged in confrontations with the police. During the violence, pro-coca demonstrators seized, tortured, and killed two policemen. Congress...