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Published: 24 February 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376774-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7677-4
Published: 19 March 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013167-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1316-7
Published: 28 June 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021612-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2161-2
Published: 30 September 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027195-013
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2719-5
... Martha Balaguera illuminates how gender and geographical transitions shape each other, blurring distinctions of shelter and homelessness, motion and boundedness, freedom and unfreedom, and undergirding her conceptual innovation of “confinement in motion.” transgender confinement...
Published: 14 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373803-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7380-3
... The introduction develops the concept of seascape epistemology while illuminating how and why ke kai, the ocean, was historically, and continues to be significant to Kanaka Maoli today. It seeks to relocate Hawaiian identity back inside waves, currents, wind, and clouds, to (re)create...
Series: Elements
Published: 11 August 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027034-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2703-4
... illuminates the inheritances of the many layers of material infrastructures, data formats, forms of colonization, dispossession, and power that have been profiled across the book data loss excess grief defunct meteorological satellites ...
Published: 22 July 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374244-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7424-4
... a literary genealogy of wartime from the Napoleonic era to the present and illuminates the aesthetic purchase of war (and its technologies) as a shaper of distinct literary imaginaries: the sentimental, the humanitarian, the panoptic, and the spectacular. mediated wars visual activism humanitarian...
Published: 21 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375043-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7504-3
... of garbage. Constructing fragile lives against the apparent threats of socialism and barbarism. All this to illuminate how everyday life among the victims of inequality is far more than just everyday. cockroaches motorcycles garbage White gender ...
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By Debjani Ganguly
Published: 22 July 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7424-4
... a literary genealogy of wartime from the Napoleonic era to the present and illuminates the aesthetic purchase of war (and its technologies) as a shaper of distinct literary imaginaries: the sentimental, the humanitarian, the panoptic, and the spectacular. mediated wars visual activism humanitarian...
Series: ANIMA: Critical Race Studies Otherwise
Published: 30 September 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027201-022
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2720-1
... Berlant's day-to-day experiences in diary-like format albeit with the characteristic insights and turns of phrase that illuminate the ways that affect shapes encounters and episodes within and beyond the ordinary. frankness life/death poison alter worlds writing ...
Published: 05 February 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374619-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7461-9
... illumined through narrative practices. mobilization-reform structure; the masses; cadres; intellectuals; Zhao Shuli; Hao Ran ...
Published: 16 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373742-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7374-2
... and an awareness of its own function not only in the economic but also in the social and political fields” (Gramsci 1971, 5). It explores how Gramsci’s concept of the organic intellectual might illuminate the role played by Smith, or more accurately, later representations of Smith’s thought, in the rise...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 08 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374947-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7494-7
... to explore evolving dimensions of race, neoliberalism, and state interests in Cuba and their artistic mediation by young Cubans, while illuminating broader transnational fields—and potential limitations—of identity, music making, and liberatory envisioned political futures. global pop black music...
Series: ANIMA
Published: 22 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374671-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7467-1
... This chapter argues that a historical understanding of the government of species illuminates the present conjunction of neoliberal austerity with neoconservative expansions of security powers. In an era in which the international dominance of the United States shows signs of decline...
Published: 13 October 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027461-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2746-1
... The conclusion illuminates the afterlife of the Korean Chinese dream of prosperity and better living through work in South Korea—the “Korean dream”—by capturing the evolution of dreams in Yanbian, China, and the rise of the “Chinese dream.” Competition between the Korean dream and the Chinese...
Series: Studies of the Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Columbia University
Published: 22 December 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027829-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2782-9
... Chapter 4 illuminates the relationship between the housewifization of Japanese women in small farm households, the employment of Korean migrant workers who were denied the resources to guarantee the reproduction of their own families, and the erasure of non-wage-earning Korean women from...
Published: 11 November 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375050-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7505-0
... This chapter presents the central argument of the book: attention to the immediate, everyday acts of survival among emancipated people most clearly illuminates their changing definitions of freedom. It reveals that while their new status as free persons bestowed new opportunities, certain...
Published: 15 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375449-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7544-9
... This essay explores the application of postgenomic science to matters of health justice. Analyzing public health policies, genome project records, interviews with project leaders and leading genetic epidemiologists, and news coverage of four international projects, the essay illuminates the ways...
Published: 10 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373049-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7304-9
... represents one of the most acclaimed living novelists, and dominant approaches to interpreting his novels can therefore illumine both the value of critique and certain of its limits. Coetzee’s frequent enlistment of allegory in particular encourages reliance on critique as a mechanism of decipherment...