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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: 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...
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...
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: 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: 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 Lesley Gill
Published: 26 February 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7470-1
... fear impunity displacement crisis neoliberal capitalism ...
Series: The Cultures and Practice of Violence
Published: 30 January 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388791-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8879-1
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 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: 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...