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Published: 14 February 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002451-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0245-1
Book: Brutalism
Series: Theory in Forms
Published: 24 December 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2772-0
... sovereignty caged humanity circulations human mobility absolute capitalism ...
Book: Brutalism
Series: Theory in Forms
Published: 24 December 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027720-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2772-0
... With climate change, the governance of human mobility will be the greatest challenge of the twenty-first century. On a planetary scale, the combined effects of "absolute capitalism," the intensification of speed, and the saturation of daily life by digital technologies have led...
Series: Design Principles for Teaching History
Published: 05 April 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059295-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5929-5
... Human mobility within the Indian Ocean remains one of the most distinctive characteristics of this region, from its deep history to the present. Monsoon winds were only one of many factors that made mobility possible, and people moved for many reasons, like pilgrimage (such as the hajj), trade...
Book Chapter

By Samantha Frost
Published: 10 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374350-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7435-0
... The introduction explains the various critiques of the category of the human that have been forwarded by posthumanist scholars. It observes that these trenchant critiques have also deprived theorists of a category of the human to invoke in the effort to mobilize people to respond to global...
Book: Brutalism
Series: Theory in Forms
Published: 24 December 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027720-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2772-0
... is humanity's division into multiple racially typed class fractions. This involves making a distinction between solvent and insolvent human persons. And it involves a planetary-scale division between the “mobile part of humanity” and “wandering humanity.” surplus populations border-bodies population...
Series: Global and Insurgent Legalities
Published: 12 December 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027683-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2768-3
... that constitute political economy. While various thinkers have considered how human rights might be mobilized “from below,” to interrupt dominant normative and legal schemas, what is at stake in such interventions cannot be grasped without attending to social movements’ actual struggles. More specifically...
Series: Design Principles for Teaching History
Published: 05 April 2024
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5929-5
..., and Indian textiles. ivory spices opium ceramics textiles Human mobility within the Indian Ocean remains one of the most distinctive characteristics of this region, from its deep history to the present. Monsoon winds were only one of many factors that made mobility possible, and people moved...
Book: Brutalism
Series: Theory in Forms
Published: 24 December 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027720-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2772-0
... The world has never produced as much knowledge as it does today. Most of it is about life processes and mechanical and physico-chemical procedures. Some of it consists of unique acts of creation and imagination. Many have as their function the invention of mobile forces, situated...
Published: 13 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374367-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7436-7
... This conversation is organized by two questions: How do we make sense of the fact that racist and colonial structures of human fatality have persisted, and at times seem to have grown in reach and sophistication, in the aftermath of the past half century’s major movements for progressive social...
Series: Art History Publication Initiative
Published: 19 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372790-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7279-0
..., and massive boulders ground celebrated symbols of modern mobility and progress, the car and the airplane. Often substrate replaces Durham as sculptor, assuming powers to act, ally, and narrate. As stones accumulate in the wake of the artist’s global travels, they conjure pre- and postcontact cairns...
Series: The Lewis Henry Morgan Lectures
Published: 23 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375524-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7552-4
..., are demonstrating the potency of new kinds of mobilization and claim-making. After reviewing a range of innovative and experimental new ways of conceiving, applying, and justifying programs of direct non-market distribution (including but not limited to basic income), the chapter goes on to consider the challenge...
Published: 07 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373643-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7364-3
... against tropical diseases as an emerging biosecurity assemblage that shapes cascading scales of intervention. It identifies problems presented by the flows of “mutable mobiles”—deadly viruses, their animal and human carriers—as well as spatializing techniques from the molecular to the zoonotic...
Series: Improvisation, Community, and Social Practice
Published: 03 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7401-5
...Performance Both revealing and correcting the history of interactive computer music, the author demonstrates how socio-musical networks that include machines as central actors create a virtual sociality that both challenges and sheds light on more traditional human-human models of the social...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374763-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7476-3
... There are many links between Shakespeare's monster Caliban, in The Tempest , and Abelard’s story in The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao : ideas concerning human monsters, education, language, political power, and the magical agency of books. This chapter considers the relationship between...
Series: Sinotheory
Published: 05 January 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059066-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5906-6
... alike so that human beings can release their bodily fluids without physical barriers, others argue for the socialization and expansion of public bathrooms so that other species can enjoy their benefits. In making the question of public bathrooms central for socialism and collective mobilization...
Series: Power Play: Games, Politics, Culture
Published: 05 April 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059264-018
EISBN: 978-1-4780-9396-1
... This roundtable opens part 5 of the collection, “Mobilizing Machines,” by exploring how Asia and America are separated in games through implicit political and historical narratives rooted in militarism, tech, and artistry. The roundtable designers discuss the social and political impacts...
Series: Power Play: Games, Politics, Culture
Published: 05 April 2024
EISBN: 978-1-4780-9396-1
...Mobilizing Machines This roundtable opens part 5 of the collection, “Mobilizing Machines,” by exploring how Asia and America are separated in games through implicit political and historical narratives rooted in militarism, tech, and artistry. The roundtable designers discuss the social...
Book Chapter

By Aihwa Ong
Published: 07 October 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7364-3
..., and environmental vectors. The chapter frames the battle against tropical diseases as an emerging biosecurity assemblage that shapes cascading scales of intervention. It identifies problems presented by the flows of “mutable mobiles”—deadly viruses, their animal and human carriers—as well as spatializing techniques...
Published: 15 November 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393160-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9316-0