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Published: 17 April 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012047-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1204-7
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By Judith Casselberry
Published: 14 April 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7297-4
... intimate labor altar work Spirit baptism apprenticeship ...
Published: 14 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372974-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7297-4
... This chapter explores the contours of women’s labor at the altar as they (re-)produce a culture of bringing people fully into the body of the church through the conversion experience of Spirit baptism, evidenced by speaking in tongues. It views altar work through the lens of intimate labor...
Published: 10 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373407-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7340-7
... This chapter examines the colonization of the intimate labor that women do, in particular the notion of “care work” in a global perspective. Intimacy and affect become a pedagogical focus in training foreign nurses. This chapter focuses on a government-funded pilot project designed to help...
Series: The Lewis Henry Morgan Lectures
Published: 23 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375524-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7552-4
... are here (like the social and the economic) so intimately entangled requires us to bring together domains that are often kept separate. informal economy lumpenproletariat distributive labor kinship southern Africa ...
Book Chapter

By Judith Casselberry
Published: 14 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372974-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7297-4
... The conclusion revisits chapter 1 to map emotional, intimate, and aesthetic labor onto, what may appear to be mundane, women’s work after the death of a cherished church member. It then goes on to recap the chapters, showing that since the inception of the Church of Our Lord Jesus Christ in 1919...
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By Lalaie Ameeriar
Published: 10 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373407-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7340-7
... This introduction brings together the political economy of labor regimes with intimate affective economies to examine how they have become mutually constitutive features of late capitalism. What I describe is a global story of immigration, but also a story of racialization and gendering...
Published: 20 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375647-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7564-7
..., South Asian weavers and textile designs, English and Scottish laborers working in the machine-based British industry, and the opium trade to China—as intimate parts of the same imperial moment fetishism commodification W. M. Thackeray cotton opium ...
Series: Improvisation, Community, and Social Practice
Published: 03 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7401-5
... in particularly gendered ways. Barg theorizes the gendered musical and personal terrain of his collaborations both for the paths of musical meaning toward which it might direct us and for how they mark what the historian Matthew Tinkcom has called, in a different but related context, the “queer labor” of gay male...
Series: ANIMA
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373827-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7382-7
... In recent years both scholars and activists have used the concept of precarity to describe the destabilization of labor conditions and growing economic insecurity associated with the global spread of neoliberal policies. At the same time, a seemingly unrelated discourse has emerged that focuses...
Series: ANIMA
Published: 01 January 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7382-7
...Knowing What We Know, Why are We Stuck? In recent years both scholars and activists have used the concept of precarity to describe the destabilization of labor conditions and growing economic insecurity associated with the global spread of neoliberal policies. At the same time, a seemingly...
Published: 17 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7309-4
... and cognitive-historical studies of laboratories in the bioengineering sciences to examine how cognition and culture are intimately entwined in research practices. It focuses on the hybrid physical simulation models (“devices”) through which biomedical engineers conduct in vitro experiments on selected aspects...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-110
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
..., like other countries in Latin America at the time, also labored under massive amounts of debt to the International Monetary Fund. Paz Estenssoro appointed the president of the Bolivian Senate, Gonzalo Sánchez de Lozada, as minister of planning with the charge to implement dramatic changes...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... as to the social and cultural order. Wandering far and wide, they mastered the hunting techniques needed to survive and developed the Guaraní warrior ethos. Their relationship with the dangerous and powerful tiger family is both intimate and charged with conflict. They come to know death through the loss...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-120
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... of Ethnography and Folklore in La Paz in 2013. As a poet, Espejo writes in Aymara, Quechua, and Spanish, and her work delves deeply into her Andean roots. The poems that follow—from her collection Phaqar kirki / T’ikha takiy / Canto a las flores (Song for the Flowers)—draw from her intimate familiarity...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-091
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... consider his poem “To Cross This Distance” / “Recorrer esta distancia” (1973), extracted below, one of the most mature works of one of the finest poets ever to have written in Spanish since the language reached the southern Andes in the sixteenth century. As a whole, the poem expresses Saenz’s intimate...