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Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397427
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9742-7
Published: 20 December 2001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8082-5
Published: 10 March 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389316-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8931-6
Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397427-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9742-7
Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397427-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9742-7
Published: 20 February 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383482-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8348-2
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822399179-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9917-9
Published: 26 February 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374701-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7470-1
... This chapter discusses contemporary social, economic, and political instability in Barrancabermeja, where the war continues by other means. It explores how the dirty war produced an unstable social “order” that rested on a foundation of disorder in which radical uncertainty and continuing...
Published: 03 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375319-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7531-9
... The political instability of late 1950s Cuba occasioned many anguished appeals to the Virgin. As Fidel Castro’s rebels took up positions in the mountains of eastern Cuba to combat Batista’s army, El Cobre was the site of some skirmishes, damaging the Virgin’s shrine. Cuban political discord and...
Published: 05 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375180-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7518-0
... included housing instability, mental and physical health complications, predatory violence, and food insecurity—all of which impacted both drug use and pregnancies. Experiences of consumption and insecurity defined life in the daily-rent hotels, structured risk, and replicated larger debates about the dual...
Published: 05 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375180-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7518-0
... This chapter discusses how the women in the daily-rent hotels found themselves enmeshed in a complex web of addiction, mental health diagnoses, and housing instability in which specific forms of social recognition were in operation. In 1997, the disallowance of substance use dependence as a...
Published: 05 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375180-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7518-0
...—are viewed as appropriate responses on the part of addicted women to experiences of structural vulnerability, social suffering, and housing instability. Women experienced “neurocratic pregnancies,” in which poverty and addiction made mental health diagnosis and treatment both necessary and problematic. ...
Published: 21 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375838-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7583-8
... This chapter focuses on the instability catalyzed in neoliberal discourses of individual responsibility and entrepreneurship in the lives of call center agents in Gurgaon and in a popular Hindi film Bunty aur Babli. Pivoting around the trope of movement and mobility, these discourses are...
Published: 08 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375661-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7566-1
... radical political movement. Surrealism existed in the contested space between culture and politics, and although the instability of this position accounted for the fugitive character of the movement’s political influence, it also animated its imagery and constitutes an integral element of its aesthetic...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374305-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7430-5
... war wracked the latter; instability and uncertainty in Haiti and the new nations of Spanish America—while families of once-enslaved peoples in the former and native peoples in the latter found modest yet meaningful gains. ...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374305-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7430-5
... household economies while leaders struggled to consolidate a regime without slavery and with limited exports in a world that saw Haiti and its example as pernicious. Family autonomies and liberating visions fueled political instabilities in the face of authoritarian attempts to set state powers—all on part...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374305-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7430-5
..., legacies of Cádiz liberalism, and armies expecting to rule. Debates about economic possibilities and conflicts over central rule and provincial rights generated decades of instability, marked by the secession of Texas to protect cotton and slavery, then the war in which the United States took Mexico’s...
Book Chapter

By Nicholas Sammond
Published: 17 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375784-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7578-4
... refractive of instability in social and cultural norms around race at that time. ...
Book Chapter

By Donald F. Stevens
Published: 01 January 1991
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9742-7
Published: 01 January 1991
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9742-7