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By Don Kulick, Jens Rydström
Published: 16 February 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7584-5
... capabilities approach ethics of care inability Martha Nussbaum non-power ...
Published: 16 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375845-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7584-5
... this approach and discusses why it can provide a revitalizing basis for more general discussions about sex, disability, and the ethics of engagement. capabilities approach ethics of care inability Martha Nussbaum non-power ...
Published: 04 November 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373537-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7353-7
... This chapter traces the organizational decline of the BPP. It argues that the Panthers’ inability to hold leadership accountable, build relationships and support with the local community, and negotiate a response to political repression in the context of the leadership’s illegal activity led...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 23 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375487-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7548-7
..., which weakened a need for crews as support staff; and the inability to port the successes of the mobile scene into a recording industry context. External factors included the rise of other youth cultures that competed for members, such as scratch DJing and import car crews. disc jockeys Filipino...
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By Bruce O'Neill
Published: 17 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373278-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7327-8
... Boredom, the conclusion argues, is not just a matter of time but also a matter of one’s place amid the global production of desire. Boredom registers the inability of displaced persons to move toward valued opportunities. This ethnographic observation allows for a dramatic rethinking of both...
Published: 17 November 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027348-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2734-8
... boundary between what became British Tanganyika and Belgian Ruanda-Urundi. The chapter reveals the haphazard delineation of this border and the inability or unwillingness of colonial officials to take into account local conditions. Imperial debates around border making signaled the birth of a new type...
Book Chapter

By Bruce O'Neill
Published: 17 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373278-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7327-8
... As the politics of social exclusion, and ultimately of social death, unfold in Bucharest through the inability to participate in consumer practices, the chapter examines the homeless’s efforts to manage their boredom, as much as their poverty, by seeking out stimulation. The chapter explores...
Published: 19 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373889-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7388-9
... as performative act occur as a signifying menace, a threat to the categorical regimes of race and being. The chapter also addresses the relative absence of significant attention to Chameleon Street especially in relationship to the black film explosion of 1991. This involves reading the film’s inability to gain...
Published: 06 October 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027317-013
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2731-7
... that appropriates Western epistemologies of sexuality and sex positions. Such appropriations notwithstanding, Grindr's usage in Pakistan illuminates a culturally distinctive queer sexuality. A majority of the interlocutors profess profound sadness over their inability to be truthful about being gay due to familial...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373483-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7348-3
... in question the authors of the twelve chapters in this volume describe, the introduction theorizes the significance of governments worldwide being incapable of discerning who is and who is not a citizen. Jacqueline Stevens proposes that the recognition of governments’ inability to reliably assign citizenship...
Published: 12 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373896-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7389-6
... The conclusion ends the book with a meditation on musical memory and nostalgia as they relate to popular music criticism and historiography. Subjects broached include illusory perceptions of history either falling into a rut or constantly progressing forward toward perfection; the inability...
Published: 20 July 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375272-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7527-2
..., and 62 photographs of Haydée and those important to her. She examines the heroine’s life choices and decisions, and the Revolution’s inability to honor her at the hour of her death. Gender considerations and the suicidal option are woven throughout this analysis. transgression marriage and divorce...
Series: New Ecologies for the Twenty-First Century
Published: 19 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375012-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7501-2
..., people migrated higher in elevation. Life along the highway centers on the need to work in order to make a living in this area due to the inability of crops to produce as they do in lower altitude zones. At the same time, though, there is a counterdiscourse of antiwork whereby young men who are unable...
Published: 11 August 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2717-1
... the author's father after the death of his brother from hiv-related illness in 1997, and the father's inability to grieve within a church that cast his brother as a sinner. The narrative catalogs the father's spiral into alcoholism, infidelity, and divorce, as well as his movement from Portland to Las Vegas...
Published: 03 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373421-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7342-1
... with respect to events unfolding around him, the novel suggests that his feeling of queerness within the social formations created by allotment indicates less an Indian inability to adapt -- to give up the deviant fixation on the past -- than continuing and evolving Osage experiences of time that emerge out...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-055
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... Bolivia’s inability to protect its borders and valuable natural resources was painfully put in evidence during the disastrous War of the Pacific (1879–83). Chilean capitalists with British backing sought to control the rich saltpeter reserves they had been effectively exploiting in Bolivia’s...
Published: 29 January 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059004-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5900-4
... of the private/domestic/familial sphere as defining the condition of possibility for and the character of state sovereignty and as itself beyond political contestation; and the characterization of alternative formulations of collective life as racial tendencies, for which the inability to sustain a properly...
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375883-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7588-3
... the profound difficulties that the missionaries faced in translating this vision into reality in New Zealand and their inability to significantly transform Māori society. In-fighting, conflicts over resources, struggles over status between convict laborers and “mechanic missionaries,” and clashes over goods...
Published: 01 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374572-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7457-2
... in the depths of their colonial stupor. Much of this nationalist critique was anticipated by American colonial writings on the inability of Filipinos to learn English properly, thanks largely to the insurgent recalcitrance of the vernaculars. The chapter asks if there is an alternative to this conception...
Series: New Ecologies for the Twenty-First Century
Published: 19 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375012-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7501-2
...-altitude zone, where previously Porgerans did not live. However, to access the development benefits associated with mining, people migrated higher in elevation. Life along the highway centers on the need to work in order to make a living in this area due to the inability of crops to produce as they do...