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Published: 12 October 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390152-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9015-2
Published: 15 July 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374879-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7487-9
Published: 21 March 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389705-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8970-5
Published: 09 August 1985
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382959-022
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8295-9
Published: 27 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374398-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7439-8
Published: 11 December 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002604-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0260-4
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021391-099
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2139-1
...After the Revolution · 255 A MAGICAL EXPLAINER OF IMPURE SOUNDS Robert Palmer, Deep Blues, 1981 The short bio in Deep Blues came off as the best résumé in music writing. Palmer grew up in Arkansas, playing in blues, rock, soul, and jazz bands, and organ izing blues festivals. He then went to New...
Published: 11 December 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002604-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0260-4
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021391-030
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2139-1
... heart, rather than a great musician, after all. Senti- mentality wasn t her weakness: it was her gift and her pr campaign. TUNE DETECTIVE AND EXPERT EXPLAINER Sigmund Spaeth, Read Em and Weep: The Songs You Forgot to Remember, 1927 It s hard to be sure which of Spaeth s thirty- plus books to emphasize...
Published: 13 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373377-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7337-7
... The introduction explains how Ahmed is thinking of feminist theory as homework, as what we are doing when we are navigating restrictions we encounter in everyday life. She suggests that we need to repose feminism as a life question. She explains how the book relates to her previous work, as well...
Published: 12 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373834-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7383-4
... Third World women (organic) intellectuals led the search for a new language to express and a theory to explain their everyday experiences as women of color, queers, poor, and migrants. The complexity of intersecting oppressions, they believed, better explained their condition than race alone...
Published: 10 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374657-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7465-7
... This chapter features Jossianna Arroyo’s interview with Ah mén creator Javier Cardona. In the first part of the interview, Cardona details his creative process, explaining how he conceived Ah mén . Cardona then shares his potential interests and investments in applying the term “queer” to his...
Published: 10 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374657-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7465-7
... The introduction locates the editors’ shared political investments in the activist work of Sylvia Rivera and Marsha P. Johnson, explaining that the book stages a dialogue between queer black and brown performance works and critical traditions. The editors explicate the project’s key terms...
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By David H. Price
Published: 01 April 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7438-1
... importance of political economy in shaping anthropological theory is stressed. The organization and core arguments of the book are explained. ...
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By Gary Y. Okihiro
Published: 12 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373834-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7383-4
... Imperialism, both discursive and material, extended European rule over space-time, land and water, and peoples. Geographical and biological determinism explained superior and inferior varieties (races), and taxonomy segregated, assigned natures, and ranked all of the planet’s life forms. Those...
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375586-024
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7558-6
... This chapter explains how Rosemarie and her husband, Vincent, founded Mennonite House. Describes the experience of creating an interracial community in Atlanta in 1961, how it worked, who became involved, and how people reacted to what they were doing (some positively, some negatively). ...
Published: 02 November 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7485-5
... Carlo Galli’s preface explains why the ancient Roman god Janus provides a fitting metonym for his systematic interpretation of Schmitt’s political thought. Janus was the god of thresholds and passages, of beginnings that double as ends. As such, he was famously two-faced: he looked forward and...
Published: 08 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375692-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7569-2
... This chapter explains the rationales for indigenous slavery in the sixteenth century and why it continued despite laws to the contrary. It also reflects on what it meant to be an indio, including the construct’s precariousness and its associations with the unfree labor of slaves from other parts...
Published: 07 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372929-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7292-9
... recent scholarship on the deployment of women’s and gay rights against migrant (and particularly Muslim) communities, the introduction explains the novel contribution of the book in its focus upon political economy. It then moves to define the key concept through which the book puts forward the political...
Published: 10 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374657-028
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7465-7
... In this chapter, Ramón H. Rivera-Servera interviews I Just Love Andy Gibb: A Play in One Act creator Charles Rice-González. In the first part of the interview, Rice-González discusses his own politics of art production as a black queer Puerto Rican writer and further explains his investments...