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Published: 09 July 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391791-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9179-1
Published: 21 May 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394938-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9493-8
Published: 15 April 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385530-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8553-0
Published: 17 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373582-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7358-2
Series: Writing Matters!
Published: 01 January 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013075-017
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1307-5
Published: 03 September 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377085-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7708-5
Book Chapter

By Amitava Kumar
Published: 13 March 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0719-7
...Exercises ...
Published: 14 May 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376637-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7663-7
Published: 10 November 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372455-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7245-5
Published: 04 May 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371694-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7169-4
Published: 15 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375128-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7512-8
... This chapter expands further on performance as a lens and a framework for understanding the world. Performance is not only an art form, an activist intervention, a business management system, or a military exercise. It produces a new reality. The chapter ends with a detailed discussion...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 05 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374480-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7448-0
... This chapter explores the relationships between political practices and evidence making in maternal health in Nigeria’s efforts to meet the Millennium Development Goals. Many actors become invested in the exercises of counting maternal outcomes and making decisions about care that will impact...
Series: a Cultural Politics Book
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373476-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7347-6
... The introduction shows that media matter because it is through them that we know and represent our relations to one another and to the environment, and that today power is exercised and wealth accumulated through them. It lays out the basic concept of mediation, distinguishing it from...
Book Chapter

By Gary Y. Okihiro
Published: 12 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373834-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7383-4
... The future of Third World studies requires a strategic mastery of the language and ideologies of the ruling class to engage and upend oppression. But self-determination also demands discourses and practices not of the master’s creation. If divide and rule is a principal strategy in the exercise...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 05 March 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7448-0
... and evidence making in maternal health in Nigeria’s efforts to meet the Millennium Development Goals. Many actors become invested in the exercises of counting maternal outcomes and making decisions about care that will impact these outcomes, and all of these are woven into the exercise of politics...
Published: 13 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374367-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7436-7
... of possibilities rather than fully actualized, embodied practices. Elusive as it may seem, freedom as an ethical imperative animates this exercise. The focus on freedom, even as an unrealized, perhaps unrealizable condition, forces readers to move beyond, if not against, the very grammars, practices...
Series: [sic] Series
Published: 06 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375470-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7547-0
... This chapter constitutes a preliminary exercise in investigating the productive consequences for psychoanalysis of a Žižekian reading of Lacan. By providing a new periodization of Lacan’s teaching—one which renders legible an insisting and unresolved impasse in psychoanalytic thinking, tying...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 07 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373186-027
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7318-6
... European aesthetic patterns. Lower-class groups demanded and exercised a larger presence in political and cultural life and in the city itself, and intellectuals such as José Carlos Mariátegui began to question the omnipotence of the upper classes and the closed political system. Many critics noted...
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375586-036
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7558-6
... The chapter recalls various workshops and exercises that Rosemarie and Vincent developed over the years, geared toward teachers, community activists, and others in the helping professions—how they focused on storytelling as a healing tool, on resources of spirituality for activism...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-045
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... for transportation and communication were lamentable. The population was minimal in size and prone to emigration to Argentina, and the towns mostly sleepy. Economic activity was sluggish and limited in scope. The Franciscan missions and the Standard Oil Company exercised more presence in the region than did...