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Published: 01 January 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002536-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0253-6
Published: 24 May 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478003311-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0331-1
Published: 21 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374909-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7490-9
... phenomenological. The Deleuzian branch (represented by scholars such as Brian Massumi and Patricia Clough) focuses on affect as a permanent fluctuation of “becoming” that is categorically opposed to structure. The phenomenological branch (represented by scholars such as Eve Sedgwick and Sara Ahmed), by contrast...
Published: 26 February 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374541-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7454-1
... mechanisms through which popular pressure could contain the activities of the political elite. At the same time, it deepened Nigeria’s vulnerability to fluctuations in commodity prices. The decline in the price of oil in 1981 touched off a recurrent fiscal crisis. For a time, oil money had allowed the...
Published: 26 February 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7454-1
.... At the same time, it deepened Nigeria’s vulnerability to fluctuations in commodity prices. The decline in the price of oil in 1981 touched off a recurrent fiscal crisis. For a time, oil money had allowed the federal government to pay off ethnic constituencies, but during the 1980s decreased amounts...
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021209-011
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2120-9
... front portion of the eye and can cause glaucoma (neovascular glaucoma). Symptoms: What You May Experience Note that as your blood sugar fluctuates, your vision may fluctuate due to swelling of the lens within the eye; this is not diabetic retinopathy. Early stages of diabetic retinop- athy are not...
Published: 11 September 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1253-5
... consumer- ist society has returned as if nothing ever happened. This general obso- lescence has nurtured a fathomless pessimism in many of us. My senses have since been fluctuating between a will to radical change and a res- ignation to the world dying its long, slow death by irreversible degrada- tion. In...
Published: 08 January 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012573-011
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1257-3
... possibilities, incomputables, quarks and curved space. I of- fer mnemonic black livingness: fluctuating codes and stories of black life, new and long- standing, that honor and study, imperfectly, our collabora- tive efforts to seek liberation. This is mindful work that is not interested in seizing...
Published: 05 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013204-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1320-4
...- increasing entropy or disorder that prefigures the heat death of the universe) led him to look out into the highly ordered cosmos and suggest that Earth along with every other vis i ble feature must exist as a random thermal fluctuation (or a ran- dom increase in order) within a generally chaotic or entropic...
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By Allison Moore
Published: 26 June 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007340-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0734-0
... way that is less subject to art market fluctuations and more concerned with the imaginaries such photographs might provide. Many scholars of the contemporary African art world do not appreciate the biennale because of its neocolonial aura; scholars also deride the importance of Keïta and Sidibé...
Published: 02 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002154-012
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0215-4
..., not subject to his normal tendency to orthodox closure; on the other hand, it leads to certain fluctuations of tone and address, to a continuous discursive movement of advance and retreat, which gives the marked impression of tragically unfinished business. The Introduction to State, Power...
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By Jane Bennett
Published: 22 May 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009290-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0929-0
... which a fluctuating and noisy ado (influx and efflux) gives birth to discrete things.55 At a very early phase, for example, there may emerge a tiny intensifi- cation or surge in the noise, as in that ever- so- slightly- higher whine audible above the background sound of wind or that barely...
Published: 09 October 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012269-026
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1226-9
... extractivist policies, which depend on highly fluctuating and ecologically finite resources such as oil. As in Venezuela, the massive infrastructural projects undertaken as part of the Citizens Revo- lution in Ecuador under Rafael Correa were made possible by oil rents in the context of high oil prices, which...
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021209-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2120-9
... eyelids may droop even more when you are looking down. Some people may develop tension headaches from raising their eyebrows all day to com- pensate for droopy eyelids. Let your doctor know if the degree of pto- sis fluctuates throughout the day (often becoming much worse later in the day). Also, let your...
Published: 10 August 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012290-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1229-0
.... Or, rather, was diagnosed with cll that slowly progressed and so began the years of declining energy and fluctuating symptoms. It was when things got a bit worse and I faced the second chemo treatment that I turned to chickens. And at the same time, or perhaps it wasn t coincidental, backyard...
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By Rinaldo Walcott
Published: 09 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021360-025
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2136-0
... 74; Euro- American ex- pansionism, 9 10; Euro- American narra- tives of, 73 74; events reshaping, 25, 113n9; evolution of, 16 17; as fluctuating, 56; and freedom, 55; genres of man, 58; invention of, 71 72; management of, 63; produc- tion of, 66; resisting, 74; revolution of, 79; scholarly...
Published: 15 November 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478005117-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0511-7
... replacement cost method is not seen to give results that are as accurate as the comparative method, because the number of variables (fluctuating prices of a vast number of materials and labor) makes calculation difficult. It is therefore typically used only in unusual circumstances, such as the appraisal of a...
Published: 15 May 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009214-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0921-4
... only are we igno- rant of the laws of the phenomena that appear to us in the infinite variety of their dispersion, fluctuation, and irregularity, but we also do not know their causes. Our ignorance is such that even if we managed to identify regularities, we would 82 chaPTer four still not know if laws...
Published: 06 March 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007579-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0757-9
... stakeholders are simultaneously co- constitutive, instrumentalized, precarious, and triumphant. Naked agency is both a concept and a reading praxis that privi- leges the dialectical movement between these fluctuating narratives for a more comprehensive understanding of resistant self- exposure. To complement...
Published: 31 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478005537-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0553-7
... fluctuating temporalities. Their images refer to and call forth other images. They follow photographs to variously trace, bend, pierce, truncate, ex- tend, and fold time, drawing viewers back and forth across mutable time lines. 2 INTRODUCTION When I began writing this book, I set out to consider the present...