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By Natasha Myers
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 07 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7563-0
... life itself affect matter neo-Darwinism ethnographic interventions ...
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 07 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375630-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7563-0
... amplify the otherwise muted registers in which these practitioners articulate their affective entanglements with molecular life. life itself affect matter neo-Darwinism ethnographic interventions ...
Book Chapter

By Eric Plemons
Published: 04 August 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372707-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7270-7
... The introduction frames the book’s main argument: that as ideas shift about what sex is, so do the interventions required to change it and the logic of medical practices intended to do so. The introduction outlines the book’s ethnographic and conceptual support of that argument and details how...
Published: 29 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374428-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7442-8
... The book’s conclusion situates audio media in the context of the Northern Territory Emergency Response (the NTER), colloquially termed “the Intervention”). It foregrounds the politicized and contested character of multiple domains of Indigenous Australian life. The chapter’s ethnographic...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374763-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7476-3
... This chapter examines two elements that are central to Díaz’s interventions into contemporary Latino/a cultural politics. The first is Diaz’s critical and assertive engagement with Latinidad and how this position impacts his work as well as his political involvements and activism. The second...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 05 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374480-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7448-0
... The demand for quantifiably measurable data poses significant challenges for global health initiatives that are not centered on clinical activities or the distribution of tangible resources.  Drawing from ethnographic research with Konbit Sante, an American medical aid organization intervening...
Published: 16 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373711-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7371-1
.... Through examining Carolina Caycedo’s video documentary of a perreo dancing marathon in Rincón, Puerto Rico, and ethnographic data from a Latina/o queer dance club in Phoenix, Arizona, Rivera-Servera argues that the black aesthetics of reggaetón enabled queer dance practices that exceeded...
Series: Post-Contemporary Interventions
Published: 11 June 1991
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382355-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8235-5
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By Didier Fassin
Published: 12 May 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7287-5
... opposed the everyday practices of resilience. intellectual intervention audience resistance resilience Palestine For Federico Neiburg the involvement was direct with the people he was working with in Haiti, as his assistance was requested to help solve conflicts in the urban area where he...
Published: 07 October 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7364-3
... of the future.” It argues for the relevance of the ethnographic method for investigating contemporary practices that transform cultural notions of the anthropos, including technological interventions into ways of being human in the twenty-first century. Included is a discussion of fieldwork and informants...
Published: 05 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374022-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7402-2
..., people are deeply skeptical about local governments and do not hesitate to violate rules in seeking self-interest; on the other hand, people see interventions from higher levels of the state, especially the center, as the ultimate solution to their problems. The chapter seeks to examine such a structural...
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 22 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374190-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7419-0
... individuals on the other. As contraceptives they are central to interventions on the population and through the unfurling of new forms of administration which produce innumerable consumer-subject(ivitie)s, they are also involved in individualizing modes of biopolitics, concerned with the performance...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 05 March 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7448-0
... randomized controlled trial fidelity monitoring The demand for quantifiably measurable data poses significant challenges for global health initiatives that are not centered on clinical activities or the distribution of tangible resources.  Drawing from ethnographic research with Konbit Sante...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 08 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7494-7
... and the United States, this essay follows the politics projected onto music. The ways people use music to stake political claims can reveal the contours of contexts that make certain interventions possible, on the one hand, and needed, on the other. In the case examined here, routes of empire sent Houston from...
Book Chapter

By Didier Fassin
Published: 12 May 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7287-5
... intervention audience resistance resilience Palestine Kelly Gillespie analyzes the conditions under which her testimony was requested at a commission investigating police brutality in the township of Khayelitsha in South Africa. While she was expected to confirm the commonsense idea according...
Published: 01 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7476-3
...Activist Aesthetics This chapter examines two elements that are central to Díaz’s interventions into contemporary Latino/a cultural politics. The first is Diaz’s critical and assertive engagement with Latinidad and how this position impacts his work as well as his political involvements...
Published: 05 August 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7402-2
... are deeply skeptical about local governments and do not hesitate to violate rules in seeking self-interest; on the other hand, people see interventions from higher levels of the state, especially the center, as the ultimate solution to their problems. The chapter seeks to examine such a structural feature...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... federation into an expansive imperial force in the southern Andes, they likewise revised their myth of origin: a modest tale of having emerged from a cave in the Cuzco area became one in which their ancestors first appeared through divine intervention on an island on Lake Titicaca and thereafter migrated...