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Series: Chronicles of the New World Encounter
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382508-047
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8250-8
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381242-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8124-2
Published: 05 February 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021315-022
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2131-5
Series: a John Hope Franklin Center Book
Published: 22 May 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383796-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8379-6
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 04 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375500-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7550-0
... to this point are entrenched and ongoing—especially the dominance of private industry in health care services, the priority given to technology use regardless of cost, and the lack of equity in the distribution of medical care—they continue to derail the practice of medicine and the entire health care delivery...
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By Ulrich Oslender
Series: New Ecologies for the Twenty-First Century
Published: 25 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374404-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7440-4
... mining. These changing economic, social, and political relations in the region have led to the killing of activists, massacres of entire communities, and massive forced displacement. The epilogue juxtaposes this dehumanizing condition and relentless environmental destruction to the progressive spirit...
Published: 17 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373360-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7336-0
... Oil’s natural quality shields it from a degree of interrogation and fear. The entire hydrocarbon fuel system generates no new substances. Human actions, in other words, only amplify petrolic activity that preceded industrial life. Of course, the vast strip mine amid Canada’s tar sands overruns...
Published: 14 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375210-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7521-0
.... The imperative to make water available to the world-class city—notwithstanding the linear constraints of time and the material constraints of pipes—has thrown “the entire infrastructure in a shambles.” This chapter is concerned with “the shambles”: the technologies, hydrologies, and imaginaries that work to make...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-039
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... the analysis of the country’s economic situation that the protectionist Villager had begun in 1830, and would last until at least 1860, when the entire economy was deregulated. ...
Series: Asia-Pacific: Culture, Politics, and Society
Published: 25 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374206-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7420-6
... thinkers, has a long prehistory in the work of Marx and subsequent Marxist theorists, perhaps most importantly in the work of Uno Kōzō, arguably the most influential and widely known Marxist thinker in modern Japan. Uno’s work, and particularly his major theoretical works of the 1950s, developed an entire...
Published: 22 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395706-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9570-6
... colonial mansions and working-class residences portrayed by police and gentrification authorities as the center of the city’s prostitution and drug trades. In late 1997 a nascent social movement called S.O.S. Children of the Historical Center, made up almost entirely of Pentecostal Protestant former...
Published: 22 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395706-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9570-6
... This chapter describes how thousands of working-class youths come to the Pelourinho on Sunday nights to sing in unison as they “translate” classic Jamaican reggae songs into Portuguese entirely on the basis of the songs’ prosody. It examines how the discussions of commodities and consumption...
Published: 16 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373810-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7381-0
... Serving as an introduction to the entire book, chapter 1 discusses the appearance and spread of a late liberal mode of governing, which the book refers to as “geontological power” and “geontopower” as well as three figures—the Desert, the Animist, and the Virus—that are displacing the four...
Published: 02 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375159-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7515-9
...-four-hour video installation made entirely of found footage of clocks and references to the time. The answer to the question “Is this clock analog or digital?” unsolders these two terms from their medium-specific connotations and reveals them to be less fully opposed than one might think. time...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 05 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374480-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7448-0
... Reliance on the unembellished metrics and austere research design of the randomized controlled trial has far-reaching implications not only for health but for entire health care infrastructures. Drawing from research in the largest integrated health care system in the United States...
Published: 05 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373353-018
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7335-3
..., and new forms of participation have created uneven terrain for activism. The outcome has been the creation of dynamic and heterogeneous fields of contestation, in which victories may be partial, but social movements are not entirely contained. Instead, they repeatedly overflow the boundaries of political...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 07 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373186-037
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7318-6
... Palma has been singled out as one of the most effective inventors of the myth of the “old Lima,” but he was certainly not the only one. An entire genre developed as a result of this nostalgia for times past. nostalgia modernization Mario Vargas Llosa colonial arcade Ricardo Palma ...
Published: 15 July 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7399-5
... us to look at some obvious marker while they're secretly obsessed with something else entirely. Black feminism Azealia Banks Black art Björk ...
Published: 02 November 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374855-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7485-5
... of the intellectual sources of modern liberalism), their conflicts are ultimately very different: whereas Strauss regards Spinoza’s thought as an “enigma,” Galli argues, Schmitt refuses Spinozan thought almost entirely. Carl Schmitt Baruch Spinoza Leo Strauss reason religion Judaism criticism ...
Published: 25 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376026-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7602-6
... and newspapers across his entire career in Hollywood. marketing franchise food corporeality journalism ...