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Series: e-Duke books scholarly collection.
Published: 04 November 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392309-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9230-9
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By Laura U. Marks
Published: 02 February 2024
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5912-7
... information fold information capitalism information-image energy consumption of information and communication technologies digital animation small-file movies ...
Published: 02 February 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059127-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5912-7
... This chapter brings the folded cosmos into dialogue with contemporary theories of surveillant information capitalism. Marks suggests an “only moderately paranoid” rejoinder to the darker theorizations of information's grip, especially where information-images are concerned. This relatively...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374763-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7476-3
... is Diaz’s consistent critique of capitalism, which is best appreciated as a critique of the simultaneity of global racism and capitalism, which touches on all aspects of contemporary society and Latinos’ position in it. These two strands are informed by Diaz’s keen ethnographic eye, as both a social...
Published: 03 May 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059370-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-9399-2
... Few people realize that being disabled in academe takes an enormous emotional toll and requires constant negotiations, both formal and informal. The chapter focuses on two codes within the dimension of cost: emotional cost and negotiation. Analysis of interviewees’ stories shows not only...
Published: 07 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375302-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7530-2
... capitalism with a focus on actor Will Smith’s blockbuster movies that market biometric information technology: Enemy of the State, Men in Black , and I, Robot . biometrics slave branding slavery Thomas Thistlewood Hank Willis Thomas Will Smith ...
Published: 07 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375234-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7523-4
..., social networking, and the workplace. Vegas entertainments like csi: The Experience and The Gun Store illustrate how popular culture capitalizes on fear and habituates participants to total visibility in a surveillance society. casino surveillance Surveillance Information Network csi...
Published: 11 August 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027331-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2733-1
... the disciplinary effects of factory clock time also applied to plantation slavery. In doing so it argues the need to shift the terms of these controversies to capture the different logics informing the relations between habit and repetition across different forms of capital accumulation. The chapter then considers...
Series: Art History Publication Initiative
Published: 09 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373681-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7368-1
... was to respond to Fontana and to affirm disciplinary yet deskilled, repetitive, value-productive labor as the framework for art making. Manzoni’s work indexes Italy’s economic-historical entwinement at the intersection of a belated full capitalism and a prefigurative restructuring, later associated...
Published: 24 July 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375371-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7537-1
... and sexuality is central to the narrative analysis in this chapter. The chapter argues that assumptions regarding young Black women’s sexual agency regulates the nature of the informal and formal protections they are afforded and whether they are perceived as productive citizens or as socially destructive...
Series: Religious Cultures of African and African Diaspora People
Published: 10 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374084-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7408-4
... as the disjointed quality of time (the present is never coherent and seamless but haunted by complicated pasts). In Ellison’s novel, jazz-informed notions of time cut against and challenge teleological histories associated with Marxism. In Morrison’s novel, jazz-informed ideas and sounds challenge early, optimistic...
Book Chapter

By Sarah El-Kazaz
Published: 29 September 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027386-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2738-6
... This is the first of two chapters that trace the making of property markets in Cairo and Istanbul. Focusing on Cairo throughout the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, it traces how changing water ecologies, colonial capitalism and its infrastructural tentacles, the geopolitics of World War II...
Series: Global and Insurgent Legalities
Published: 12 December 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027683-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2768-3
... The introduction sets out the book’s core argument. It situates this within existing critical approaches to human rights, showing how these hinge on the question of the human as the subject of rights, a subject shaped in relation to capitalism, colonialism, and the legal categories...
Published: 01 December 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2767-6
...The Force of Capital This chapter examines the world of informal and illegal gold mining in South Africa and reflects on the fact that conspiracy theories about gold (including its hoarding, concealment, and theft) have often relied upon gold as a figure of the real and the true at the same...
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375081-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7508-1
... This chapter argues that queer culture is not a byproduct of a globalizing liberal-pluralism. Rather, queer culture offers an intervention in the liberal ideology of self-invention that informs both the model minority myth and the discourse of the East Asian economic miracle. According...
Published: 01 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7476-3
... and activism. The second is Diaz’s consistent critique of capitalism, which is best appreciated as a critique of the simultaneity of global racism and capitalism, which touches on all aspects of contemporary society and Latinos’ position in it. These two strands are informed by Diaz’s keen ethnographic eye...
Series: ANIMA: Critical Race Studies Otherwise
Published: 30 September 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2720-1
... of critical race theory and queer feminist affect theory into creative nonfiction and other experimental genres of public writing. The ongoingness of Black death and Black mourning continues to warrant attention, and one aim of the chapter is to account for the histories of the present that inform...
Book Chapter

By Daniel M. Goldstein
Series: Global Insecurities
Published: 29 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7471-8
... capitalism privatization urban space ...
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 02 April 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393306-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9330-6
Series: Science and Cultural Theory
Published: 27 February 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388043-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8804-3