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Series: Latin America in Translation
Published: 16 May 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387893-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8789-3
Book Chapter

By Purnima Mankekar
Published: 21 January 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7583-8
... Hindi cinema nonresident Indians (NRIs) economic liberalization erotics ...
Published: 21 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375838-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7583-8
... This chapter analyzes the place of Bollywood film Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge in the generation and circulation of notions of India and Indianness as portable in a historical and political-economic context marked by the liberalization of the Indian economy. Both addressing and representing...
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375081-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7508-1
... with in the concept of social identity. Examining the elision between political liberalism (queer freedom) and economic liberalism (free trade) in PRC and ROC political discourses, this chapter argues that the Cold War ideological construction of Marxist and liberal economies translates into a developmentalist...
Published: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373148-018
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7314-8
... What would it mean to build radical social, racial, and economic justice organizations that construct a complex political understanding through a vision that includes gender and sexual liberation at the center of their activism and their organizing? Focusing on sexual liberation allows...
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375081-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7508-1
... This chapter argues that queer culture is not a byproduct of a globalizing liberal-pluralism. Rather, queer culture offers an intervention in the liberal ideology of self-invention that informs both the model minority myth and the discourse of the East Asian economic miracle. According...
Published: 18 June 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375609-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7560-9
... In the training sessions, guides were encouraged to construct unique and attractive personalities that matched the refreshing and soothing image of the Canadian Rockies and produced affects in tourists. The tourist economy conflated the moral virtues of sincerity and honesty with the economic...
Book Chapter

By Charles T. Lee
Published: 05 February 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7483-1
... such as political life, economic life, gender life, and life itself. The liberal citizenship script contains elements of ideology (à la Marx), hegemony (à la Gramsci), and discourse (à la Foucault) that exist in a shifting continuum. This moving continuum molds different types of liberal citizen-subjects in varied...
Published: 05 February 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374831-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7483-1
... such as political life, economic life, gender life, and life itself. The liberal citizenship script contains elements of ideology (à la Marx), hegemony (à la Gramsci), and discourse (à la Foucault) that exist in a shifting continuum. This moving continuum molds different types of liberal citizen-subjects in varied...
Published: 20 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375647-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7564-7
...” is universalized and “freed” by liberal forms, while the peoples who created the conditions of possibility for that freedom are assimilated or forgotten. The chapter discusses colonial relations in the Americas that formed the conditions for political and economic freedom in Europe, through considerations...
Published: 05 February 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374831-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7483-1
... Chapter 3 advances a reading of global sex work as an inventive appropriation of liberal economic citizenship that utilizes calculated abjection of female bodies to procure a living wage in the shadows of capital. It first identifies a postindustrial formation of “antitrafficking assemblages...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-038
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... produced in the country, leading to unemployment and the breakdown of domestic trade. This resulted in a decrease in the money supply as well, since foreign commodities had to be paid for with silver. In the face of these “dire consequences” of economic liberalism, The Villager proposed protectionist...
Published: 25 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374589-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7458-9
... the uneasy evolution of Sino-Cuban relations from Cold War–era ideological foundations to twenty-firstcentury economic pragmatism. Official accords still encompass practically all aspects of Sino-Cuban interaction, from energy and transportation to tourism and cultural exchange. Tight regulations have...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-037
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... a decrease in the demand for goods produced in the country, leading to unemployment and the breakdown of domestic trade. This resulted in a decrease in the money supply as well, since foreign commodities had to be paid for with silver. In the face of these “dire consequences” of economic liberalism...
Book Chapter

By Charles T. Lee
Published: 05 February 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7483-1
... to generate and expand nonexistent rights for their constituents. Giorgio Agamben bare life tactics domestic workers’ movements nonexistent rights Chapter 3 advances a reading of global sex work as an inventive appropriation of liberal economic citizenship that utilizes calculated abjection...
Series: Art History Publication Initiative
Published: 09 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373681-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7368-1
..., in the introduction to modernity, and advanced, in terms of the accelerations and changes that would soon come to be associated with globalization: the economic restructuring of the 1970s often called post-Fordism. While diaspora and exodus enabled the miracle, the miracle did not enable an improved everyday life...
Published: 10 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374251-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7425-1
... Chapter 3 analyzes how independent filmmakers such as Apichatpong Weerasethakul make use of the Buddhist notion of impermanence to interrogate the notions of social wounding and recompense that inform liberal discourse on minoritarian personhood. The analysis of Apichatpong’s Tropical Malady...
Published: 05 February 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374619-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7461-9
... Cai Xiang begins by foregrounding the historical importance of the Chinese revolution and situating its legitimacy within the international context of China’s struggle for national independence and for the liberation of subaltern classes. He complicates the issues by identifying the challenges...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-040
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... The founder of the Aramayo mining dynasty, José Avelino Aramayo (1809–82) was a prominent advocate of industrial modernization, which he had witnessed under way during his travels in Europe. He championed Bolivia’s potential to attain the economic level of its neighbors Argentina and Chile...
Series: The Lewis Henry Morgan Lectures
Published: 23 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375524-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7552-4
... This chapter explores the ironic fact that, in the southern African societies we like to think of as liberated and postcolonial, many actively seek hierarchical and dependent relationships with well-placed others. Tracing a regional history in which social orders based on the scarcity and value...