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Published: 17 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373360-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7336-0
... Oil comes packaged in a powerful, increasingly deadly jargon. Petroleum professionals speak of “upstream” and “downstream” as segments of an uninterruptable commodity chain. In so doing, they perpetuate a myth of oil’s inevitability. In Trinidad, this chapter traces that myth from its formation...
Published: 30 June 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027133-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2713-3
... of inevitability. The chapter asks what it means to act in the face of the inevitable. poultry inevitability carnality India matter ...
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By Naisargi N. Davé
Published: 30 June 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2713-3
... poultry inevitability carnality India matter ...
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By Daniel M. Goldstein
Series: Global Insecurities
Published: 29 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374718-036
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7471-8
... Fieldwork inevitably comes to an end and is marked by many fond farewells. fieldwork engaged anthropology ...
Series: School for Advanced Research Advanced Seminar
Published: 05 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373261-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7326-1
... source of new insights and connections. As such, it urges ethnographers to accept and respond with generosity and openness to the uncertainty that inevitably attends their research and writing. uncertainty ethnography poetry gifts ...
Published: 08 March 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059301-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5930-1
... In ways that have not been significantly explored, abolitionist media is animated by ideological presuppositions about the inevitability of domestic familial life and the naturalness of gender roles. This chapter argues that abolitionist media is a significant agent for the nineteenth-century...
Book: Brutalism
Series: Theory in Forms
Published: 24 December 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027720-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2772-0
... that “as long as men and peoples have a future and not only a past, a new nomos will be born” in “ever new forms.” For, he added, each new era of the coexistence of peoples, empires, and countries almost inevitably calls for “new spatial divisions, new enclosures, and new spatial orders of the earth...
Published: 17 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373094-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7309-4
... cannot be ignored. It is inevitable that scientific cultures vary, yet we must not forget that the worlds they seek to describe belong to a single planet. cultural identity essentialism universalism Eurocentric hegemony family resemblances ...
Published: 14 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373933-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7393-3
.... Inevitably crises arose as well. One of these involved the temporary suspension of Duke’s large program of clinical trials by a division of the Department of Health and Human Services. Another involved the organ transplantation error that resulted in the death of a 17 year-old girl. Both incidents made...
Published: 14 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375678-025
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7567-8
... This piece is about the inevitable uncertainty in the experience of writing. It analyzes different styles and describes the difficulty of being clear without cancelling out complexity or hiding the holes to be found in all arguments. The author describes her own writing history as a dyslexic...
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By Grace Lavery
Published: 26 January 2024
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5913-4
... of heterosexual social reproduction, the sitcom in fact presents the heterosexual family neither as the inevitable point of departure for comic plot nor indeed its point of arrival. queer theory family abolition comedy sitcom perversion time ...
Published: 24 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373292-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7329-2
.... The genre of criticism known as hihyō has defined the larger part of public intellectual discourse in Japan since the 1930s, and inevitably shaped most of the discussions of media presented in this volume. Taking place mostly in magazines and journals and situated somewhere between criticism and academic...
Series: The C. L. R. James Archives
Published: 21 July 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373346-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7334-6
... In this chapter, James attempts to show how the rise of a Stalinist bureaucracy in the Soviet Union inevitably had repercussions for the world revolutionary struggle. Focusing on the crisis in Germany in 1923, which James argues was a revolutionary situation, James argues the Stalinist...
Published: 14 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372882-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7288-2
... this notion has served to surreptitiously recuperate three axioms of vulgar Marxism: (i) technico-economic determinism; (ii) teleology; and (iii) historical inevitability. This paradox of a Marxist specter haunting globalization is then analyzed in terms of its concrete effects, which include encouraging...
Published: 12 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373896-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7389-6
... in real time to be conclusive about where pop culture stands; the inevitably of forgetfulness, especially for one lacking a sense of smell and perhaps limited in other sensory capacities as well; the passage through accidental mental wormholes upon hearing an even innocuous pop radio hit from one’s...
Published: 17 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375364-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7536-4
... rational nor detached, but instead grows out of an absolutist commandment (“a human is a human”) that has an almost religious force—a zealous humanism. Inevitably, such zealous commitment encounters limits, which humanitarian volunteers (like the monks in the film) experienced and reflected upon...
Published: 11 November 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373698-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7369-8
... (Aristotle, Benjamin, de Man, and Stevens himself), his empirically reached conclusion is that all the theoretical knowledge in the world is of little help in the actual business of reading a given poem in its uniqueness and in its resistance to inevitably oversimplifying theoretical presuppositions...
Published: 05 January 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478025887-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2588-7
... Far from being scientifically measurable or objectively intolerable, risk was defined by proponents of furloughs as a necessary feature of a reintegrationist view of corrections—that is, that prisons should prepare their residents with the tools for their inevitable return to society...
Series: ANIMA: Critical Race Studies Otherwise
Published: 03 November 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027447-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2744-7
... “Slow Constitution” examines the archive of John Langdon Down, exploring relationships between slowness and disability, and their interconnections to race. It introduces considerations of method and affect in the context of my embodied encounter with an inevitably racialized archive...
Published: 08 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375661-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7566-1
... commercial culture, subcultural styles, and advanced art practice, in resonance with the imaginary of youth counterculture (Andy Warhol and the Exploding Plastic Inevitable). cultural revolution counterculture Herbert Marcuse Andy Warhol 1960s ...