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Published: 01 May 1990
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382553-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8255-3
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By Robert Gay
Published: 16 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375777-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7577-7
... This chapter discusses the nature of Bruno’s relationship with both drug suppliers in Bolivia and clients in the favelas of Rio de Janeiro. It describes how, after eight years in the business, Bruno decides to distill cocaine from cocaine base, which leads to his arrest in Rio. The chapter also...
Published: 19 April 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059141-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5914-1
... of disciplinary objectives and ideas. The goal of this module is to produce an RD that narrates how and why a project’s empirical and theoretical concepts are being put together in new or unusual ways. As a narrative distillation of the concept map and a showcase for innovative research concept combo(s), the RD...
Published: 12 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7519-7
... in contemporary “infowar” the “fog of war” is undissipatable. The chapter distills a how-to guide to self-synchronization gleaned from key military theory texts informing the war on terror. The concept of nonconscious priming is further developed, centering on the role of cueing. Extensive excursions...
Published: 24 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373292-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7329-2
.... This negotiation, distilled from a rereading of this volume’s contributions, locates ways to consider the concrete manifestations of the “continuum of life in the age of global media.” mediatizing Japan remediation media life ...
Series: The Lewis Henry Morgan Lectures
Published: 23 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375524-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7552-4
... relationships that sustain and enable such practices. This chapter attempts to distill the key insights of this literature and to draw some lessons from it about how to understand the place of what it terms “distributive labor” in the regional political economy. The fact that distribution and production...
Book Chapter

By Sora Y. Han
Series: Black Outdoors: Innovations in the Poetics of Study
Published: 22 February 2024
EISBN: 978-1-4780-9414-2
...Preface The preface provides the reader with the context of the book’s writing during the early months of the global COVID-19 pandemic, the loss of the author’s father to cancer, and the Black Lives Matter protests sparked by George Floyd’s murder; explains the protocol of distilling the 49...
Published: 12 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375197-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7519-7
... it necessary to evaluate the polyphony of tendential forces at whose crossroads each formation is located. This involves assessing which tendency is most intensely in-forming a given formation’s functioning. Processual tendencies must be distilled from their historical in-mixing with other tendencies...
Published: 10 November 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027263-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-9368-8
... Apartheid South Africa's infrastructures distilled systemic and epistemic racism into their purest forms, weaving them into the fabric of everyday life. The opening chapter builds on insights by philosopher Charles Mills to argue that apartheid laid bare the profoundly technopolitical character...
Published: 24 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373292-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7329-2
... , or “media philosophy.” Providing an overview of early debates on mediation and distilling many of the conceptual stakes of media theory that philosophers in 1930s Japan prepared, this chapter resituates the work of central figures such as Nishida Kitarō, Tanabe Hajime, Tosaka Jun, and Nakai Masakazu...
Published: 21 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375548-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7554-8
... This chapter seeks to distil the lessons learned from Nelson Mandela about reconciliation, forgiveness, diplomacy, and leadership. It also describes the transactional political culture that led to an extraordinary faith in the potential of negotiations to resolve conflicts that once seemed...
Published: 12 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375197-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7519-7
...”: directly translated into perception, in turn directly issuing in attack. This is achieved even though in contemporary “infowar” the “fog of war” is undissipatable. The chapter distills a how-to guide to self-synchronization gleaned from key military theory texts informing the war on terror. The concept...
Published: 19 January 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027690-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2769-0
... the racial capitalism playbook using the theories and methods of our own counter-playbook. We conclude the introduction by distilling our counter-playbook as a four-part toolkit: accomplice, refusal, otherwise, speech. We invite readers to use this toolkit, as they do the book, to grow liberation...
Series: Radical Américas
Published: 13 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373704-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7370-4
... This chapter tracks the emergence of a radicalized dialectic of class struggle in the work of turn-of-the-century French syndicalist, Georges Sorel. Distilling an early version of Sorel’s myth from his restaging of the Trial of Socrates , we see how Sorel would later break with unity and turn...
Published: 16 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373711-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7371-1
... in late 1960s Jamaica, followed by its history in the late 1970s to early 1980s when Jamaican poets in Kingston and London began to distill the sound principles of the relatively new music genre into “dub poetry,” Gill analyzes what he refers to as “the queer middle child” of young’s three-part dub...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-118
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
.... His rich body of work is marked by its intimate subjective perspectives and its elegant, distilled expression. In 2004, Mitre published his volume of poems The Manhattan Umbrella, a tribute to the spaces and people of New York City. As the Spanish writer Antonio Muñoz Molina put it, the book captures...
Published: 17 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373360-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7336-0
... working-class migrants from Britain died rapidly, and the colony collapsed in disaster. Stollmeyer remained in Port of Spain and gained a position as manager of an asphalt deposit in South Trinidad. He found a method to distill that heavy hydrocarbon into a light oil that would burn and generate heat. He...
Published: 24 February 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7329-2
... this school as offering a philosophy of mediation, or Medienphilosophie , or “media philosophy.” Providing an overview of early debates on mediation and distilling many of the conceptual stakes of media theory that philosophers in 1930s Japan prepared, this chapter resituates the work of central figures...
Published: 21 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7554-8
... and status. The chapter concludes with an examination of the fallacy of color blindness and the potential for the emergence of a new leadership class. constitution political empowerment economic empowerment color blindness unfinished agenda This chapter seeks to distil the lessons learned...
Published: 17 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373360-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7336-0
... found a method to distill that heavy hydrocarbon into a light oil that would burn and generate heat. He had at last found a reliable substitute for human bodies and a means to the paradise without labor. Yet, as Stollmeyer observed freed slaves in Trinidad, his sentiments grew racist and flipped...