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Series: Objects/Histories
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387251-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8725-1
Book Chapter

By Agon Hamza
Series: [sic] Series
Published: 06 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7547-0
... state party idea of communism proletariat ideology ...
Series: [sic] Series
Published: 06 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375470-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7547-0
... This chapter examines two important aspects of his political writings, as they are developed in Žižek’s “communist writing series”: the idea of communism and the critique of ideology, which in a certain instance of analysis, are correlative with one another. This analysis is divided in three...
Published: 02 February 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059226-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5922-6
... The introduction presents the community and ideas at the heart of this anthropological study. When virtual reality reemerged in the mid-2010s, it was praised for its ability to elicit empathy and aid social justice causes. This idea of VR as an empathy machine germinated in Los Angeles, where...
Book Chapter

By Agon Hamza
Series: [sic] Series
Published: 06 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7547-0
... return to Marx. value structure abstraction subjectivity This chapter examines two important aspects of his political writings, as they are developed in Žižek’s “communist writing series”: the idea of communism and the critique of ideology, which in a certain instance of analysis...
Published: 15 September 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027416-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2741-6
... becoming visible on the social landscape as the search for an improved community life was embraced by many, even as the wave of revolutionary activity was subsiding. Spurred by these developments and an influx of younger recruits espousing many of these ideas, the organization expanded its involvements...
Published: 08 December 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027560-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2756-0
... communities coveted literacy and the “alphabet school” as a site of communal self-empowerment in their struggle to communicate their ideas, protests, and demands within Bolivia's dominant political and public spheres. In the 1910s and 1920s, a new generation of Indigenous letrados and schoolteachers began...
Published: 15 September 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027416-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2741-6
... it became a focal point for many of the social, political, and cultural movements that emerged. It was also to serve as the hub of a grassroots arts movement that spread throughout the African American community, in many ways exemplifying ideas about the role of art and artists in the community that had...
Published: 27 November 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027607-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2760-7
... This chapter combats the prevalent idea that networked communications and internet communication technologies (ICTs) supersede state borders and have the power to facilitate political transformation by arguing instead that Indigenous technological governance is a precondition for the potential...
Book Chapter

By Elizabeth Rodwell
Published: 05 January 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027898-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2789-8
... Many binaries are explored in this book. First is the idea of the insider/outsider dichotomy representing those with access to the resources of mass media conglomerates, versus those struggling to find audiences and finance their operations. Second is the divergent approaches and goals taken...
Series: Improvisation, Community, and Social Practice
Published: 04 March 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7449-7
...Listening, Place, and Space This chapter explores listening practices in a soundwalk through consideration of Luce Irigaray’s ideas about intimate and ethical listening. The conceptualization of love as involving listening that is not yet coded but instead is open to the unknown is discussed...
Published: 07 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375234-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7523-4
... Vegas suggests the identity and community envisioned by the rise of social media and the networked and augmented spaces necessary for it. The constant self-exposure and liking of our own and each other’s content mirrors the self-branding and flexibility required of workers in a global economy...
Published: 29 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374558-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7455-8
... This chapter analyzes the trajectories of the ex-slaves who remained on the plantations in the two decades after abolition (1888–1910). The idea is to see how they sought to change their relationships with their former owners and define themselves in freedom. The chapter argues that remaining...
Published: 10 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374657-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7465-7
... In this chapter, Matt Richardson employs an ethnographic perspective to examine Sharon Bridgforth’s The love conjure/blues Text installation . He contends that the jazz aesthetic, an artistic practice that encourages layering of images, ideas, sound, and experiences, informs Bridgforth’s...
Series: Power Play: Games, Politics, Culture
Published: 05 April 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059264-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-9396-1
... Chapter 6 offers a critical engagement with the notion of “Asian hands” and explores how this myth produces meaning for/in the fighting game community (FGC). Through a sociohistorical analysis, the chapter explores, first, how the mythic establishes the ontology of the Asian player...
Published: 04 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375739-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7573-9
... rights that have historically been extended to encompass rights for women and LGBT communities, among others originally excluded from the category—be its essence? And if so, might law and our ideas of justice be little more than symbols of this repetition? Pursuing one promise of plasticity...
Published: 14 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375678-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7567-8
... A political biography of one feminist activist in Poland, Slawka Walczewska, this piece explores how feminism was lived in a day to day way in the years before the fall of communism. How did early Polish feminists first develop feminist ideas? Given the censorship they lived under before...
Published: 05 December 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478023807-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2380-7
... patronage. While some have seen the View as a representation of a self-satisfied city at the peak of its prosperity, chapter 6 argues that it was a product of crisis. The print formed part of the propagandistic culture intended to disseminate ideas, showing that Venetian commercial strength would allow...
Published: 27 October 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027515-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2751-5
... in the community over the form and content of death rituals and who may participate in them. A newly built prayer hall attached to a cremation ground has offered a ritual alternative to some. To others, the idea of a corpse, the ultimate in Zoroastrian impure material, being placed into the purest fire...
Published: 24 July 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375371-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7537-1
... Chapter 4 investigates how sexuality and gender organize the lives of low-income young Black women by describing the ways in which ideas regarding normative and deviant sexuality and appropriate and dysfunctional gendered expressions circulate in the shelter. The intersection of class...