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Published: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373223
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7322-3
Published: 03 November 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372264-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7226-4
Published: 03 November 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372264
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7226-4
Published: 16 February 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385585-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8558-5
Published: 05 February 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374831-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7483-1
... Chapter 2 investigates how the dissident work practices of migrant domestic workers can be understood as deploying hidden tactics vis-à-vis their employers to appropriate the political script of liberal citizenship. It argues that these accounts of creative resistance are absent in the recent...
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By Attiya Ahmad
Published: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373223-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7322-3
... This chapter examines how South Asian domestic workers’ experiences of migration in the Gulf are characterized by “suspension”—of their being a part of, yet apart from, their “work households” in the Gulf and their “family households” in South Asia. This chapter discusses how domestic workers...
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377566-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7756-6
... do not use “popular cul- ture” to refer to state media. The problems in translating popular culture into Korean, discussed in detail in the introduction, take on a different shape in North Korea. It is difficult to imagine anything like yuhaeng (popular fash- ion) in a place where all domestic...
Book Chapter

By Attiya Ahmad
Published: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373223-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7322-3
... This chapter examines domestic workers’ housetalk: how their emergent practice of Islam develops through their relations and work within Kuwaiti households. Households constitute spaces of everyday activities and interactions through which domestic workers come to develop Islamic sensibilities...
Published: 03 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7314-8
... how the overlapping sex offender, queer, and criminalization/incarceration organizing tensions provide an opportunity to reflect on the wider implications of the authors’ very local work and to build shared analysis. This essay describes the personal experiences of a woman who, in September 2010...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373957-034
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7395-7
...240 Part 2 Dorchester Projects Gauging the Racial Times in the Work of Theaster Gates Romi N. Crawford 241 Romi N. Crawford Essay Gauging the Racial Times in the Work of Theaster Gates The definition of race is increasingly elusive. Sociologists Michael...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377849-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7784-9
... Versailles Treaty; and domestically as the constitutional crisis of a contested regime. Schmitt pays little attention to the second of these here, probably because he was also writing a major work on the Weimar Constitution as an example of the liberal Rechtsstaat at this time. While much of Der...
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377641-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7764-1
...Chapter 4 "Lending an Air 01 Importance" Vehicles at Work The thing that made you first notice Gay was that manner she had, as though she was masquerading as herself All her clothes and jewelry were so good that she wore them "on the surface." She could do that because she, too...
Published: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373223-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7322-3
... This chapter presents the phenomenon of South Asian migrant domestic workers’ Islamic conversion in the Gulf region, the major explanations often given to account for them, and the alternative explanation of “everyday conversions” discussed in the book. Understanding the circumstances through...
Book Chapter

By Attiya Ahmad
Published: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373223-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7322-3
... together the Gulf region and South Asia. It also examines the gendered juridicopolitical aporias that characterize the transnational domestic work sector, aporias that place domestic workers into precarious juridicopolitical positions that further reinscribe their “temporariness” in the Gulf. ...
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388647-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8864-7
... Revisited: Women and the World War II Work Experience Huntington Library John Anson Ford Papers Southern California Library for Social Studies and Research Robert W. Kenney Papers Ben Margolis Papers Alice Greenfield McGrath Papers Stanford University, Green Library, Special...
Published: 03 November 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372325-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7232-5
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396970-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9697-0
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380757-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8075-7
... States to see how assumptions about domesticity were put to work in the Philippine colony. Such assumptions, I argue, had the e√ect of lending a double identity to these women. They appeared as sub- 53 Colonial Domesticity altern (and thus akin to natives) yet privileged (hence, in...
Published: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373193-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7319-3
... sorts of disasters loom, family can readily depreciate or be depreciated, so mothers must continually work to appreciate it anew by becoming ever more mamapreneurial. Mamapreneurialism includes not only enterprising economic activities like online couponing and work-at-home sales but also a battery of...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373957-032
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7395-7
...214 Part 2 Dorchester Projects Utopian Operating Systems: Theaster’s Way of Working Shannon Jackson 215 Shannon Jackson Essay Utopian Operating Systems The nominations for the Vera List Center Prize for Art and Politics were due in the summer...