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Published: 27 May 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7426-8
Published: 15 July 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374879-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7487-9
Published: 06 October 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380221-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8022-1
Series: Improvisation, Community, and Social Practice
Published: 26 April 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822399728-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9972-8
Published: 12 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372875-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7287-5
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021391-061
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2139-1
Series: Religious Cultures of African and African Diaspora People
Published: 19 March 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013129-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1312-9
Series: Post-Contemporary Interventions
Published: 18 August 1989
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381556-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8155-6
Published: 18 December 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012825-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1282-5
Series: Post-Contemporary Interventions
Published: 13 March 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380887-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8088-7
Published: 11 September 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012375-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1237-5
Published: 01 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7482-4
... sound object reduced listening grain bearing ...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374824-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7482-4
... as a phenomenon in itself, independent of materiality. These concepts led Schaeffer to attempt a new classification and description of sounds, in which the traditional aspects of musical sound (pitch, duration, intensity, and timbre) would be rethought in different terms: mass, maintenance, grain, caliber...
Published: 01 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7482-4
..., maintenance, grain, caliber, bearing, and so forth. The second half of the chapter examines the ongoing relevance of Schaeffer’s ideas for the analysis of sound, including the many reasons why sound is difficult to treat like an object: the propensity of certain sonic characteristics to stand out...
Published: 17 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373094-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7309-4
... of normative styles and examines them through case studies of the history of physics in Japan—for example, the reception of complementarity and the introduction of Feynman diagrams. The chapter proposes a finer-grained approach to cultures and a renewed emphasis on the transregional aspects of cultures...
Published: 17 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375364-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7536-4
... subjectivities of aid workers themselves. Based on fine-grained ethnographic interviews with Finnish Red Cross nurses and doctors who are posted abroad by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), the chapter explores “the need to help.” While there is no doubt that “need” (want and suffering brought...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... coordination involved intensive grain production and the redistribution of surpluses, new territorial administration, and the massive movement of people, known as mitmaqkuna in Quechua or mitimaes in Spanish, to colonize new areas. These colonizing groups came from different regions and fulfilled diverse...
Published: 07 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375029-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7502-9
... factors that coconstitute them as similar but differentiated “indigenous women.” A fine-grained contextualization that draws on individual women’s narratives and life histories, the chapter documents relations of work and economic insecurity, education, resources, embodiments, and forms of agency...
Published: 12 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373209-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7320-9
..., diasporic space that challenges continent-based constructions of nation and rigid understandings of racial identity, indigeneity, and belonging. By imagining islands as archipelagic circuits including coastal communities, Hopkins goes against the grain of dominant island tropes that imagine the bounded...
Published: 25 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374633-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7463-3
... a longer temporal view and a wider relational field than the gift/commodity frame usually invites. In tracking the social life of individual kidneys in Mexico over the course of their distinctive biographies in fine-grained detail, this chapter pursues a more processual sense of the possibilities produced...