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Series: Console-ing Passions
Published: 12 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373902-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7390-2
... contributes to the transformation of identities. TLC Taiwan imagined mobility movement capital ...
Series: Console-ing Passions
Published: 12 August 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7390-2
... TLC Taiwan imagined mobility movement capital ...
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By Ernesto Bassi
... spatial configuration geopolitical imagination world regionalization scheme critical geopolitics mental map Atlantic history empire imagined community political border mobility ...
Published: 14 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375173-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7517-3
... Innovators in payment make big claims for how their new applications and services will profoundly change money. But few of their services have taken off. One that has, and that has had a huge impact on how “money disruptors” imagine they can remake the future of money, is M-Pesa. M-Pesa...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373735-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7373-5
... geopolitics mental map Atlantic history empire imagined community political border mobility ...
Published: 16 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373728-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7372-8
... Chapter 6 explores the Women2Drive campaign and other online and offline interventions that challenge restrictions on women’s mobility in Saudi Arabia. It argues that the driving campaign is an example of cautious gender politics to demand the lifting of the ban on women driving in ways...
Series: Console-ing Passions
Published: 12 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373902-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7390-2
... Chapter 2 is the first of three chapters that pivot around imaginative geographies, focusing on how people’s engagements with lifestyle television involve imagining place at a range of scales, from the perceived relation between regional localities and national metropolises to the relation...
Published: 01 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374572-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7457-2
... The introduction sets forth the relationship between language and historical imagination in the making of the Philippine nation-state and the U.S. Empire from the perspective of translation. Conceived as a practical act that entails an ethical stance, translation is as much about speech...
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375883-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7588-3
... It was common for missionaries and their contemporaries to describe mission stations as “enchanter’s wands,” imagining these settlements as potent engines of social transformation. This chapter interrogates this tradition of thought, exploring the symbolic importance of the mission station...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374763-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7476-3
... This chapter examines the Greater Antillean routes in Díaz’s work to unveil how the Caribbean, a central site of the modern era’s most intense mobility of people, as a point of departure or destination, has given rise to diasporic formations. It places Díaz in relation to his peers...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 23 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375487-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7548-7
... efforts among crews. Showcases also play a key role in understanding the import of the mobile scene in drawing together Filipino American youth from across different parts of the Bay Area, creating a powerful communal identity in its wake. disc jockeys Asian American Filipino American music...
Published: 21 September 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388425-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8842-5
Series: New Ecologies for the Twenty-First Century
Published: 06 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391074-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9107-4
Published: 01 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7476-3
... and the effects Oscar’s reading in the closet have on his family and friends. It argues that closeted reading challenges readers to think critically about what happens to immigrant rising kids when they read imaginative literature and, more important, what goes on in their complex inner lives. The chapter...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374763-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7476-3
... and things. This is as true of progressive democracies as it is of right-wing, neoliberal dictatorships. In order to shape their world, individuals must use means to represent ideas and mobilize people through the rhetorical manipulation of emotional reactions. All this for the grand aim of giving lasting...
Published: 01 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7476-3
...Mapping Literary Geographies This chapter examines the Greater Antillean routes in Díaz’s work to unveil how the Caribbean, a central site of the modern era’s most intense mobility of people, as a point of departure or destination, has given rise to diasporic formations. It places Díaz...
...Geopolitics and Geopolitical Imagination This chapter studies the connections that allowed Cunas and Wayuu to develop a lifestyle or worldview that can be called a cosmopolitan, Greater Caribbean way of being in the world. It also emphasizes how the interactions associated...
Series: Radical Perspectives
Published: 04 February 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7615-6
... of the Constitutionalist Revolution claimed that paulistas from all walks of life supported the uprising but imagined the typical paulista soldier as white, male, and middle-class. This chapter examines the participation and opposition of various segments of paulista society, arguing that the uprising had significant...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-091
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... imagination seized in particular on one of the denizens of old La Paz, the porter known by the Aymara name of aparapita. Below is a passage from his major novel, Felipe Delgado (1979), in which the feverish protagonist describes the aparapita’s coarse, patched-robe coat. Some readers have taken...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-073
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... moderate changes to the labor regime, but ongoing indigenous peasant mobilization to enforce those changes and to push for redistribution eventually brought about the major agrarian reform of 1953. After the Pulacayo silver mine was rediscovered in 1833, Aniceto Arce acquired it in 1856...