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Published: 08 November 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386063-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8606-3
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 27 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374398-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7439-8
Series: Latin America Otherwise
Published: 21 August 2013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7881-5
Series: Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies
Published: 16 July 2021
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2173-5
...Intractable Dilemmas ...
Published: 23 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375890-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7589-0
... are privileged because they played key roles in the island’s history and most convicts came from Pernambuco and other northeastern provinces. Key moments in the histories of categories of the intractable poor are highlighted to illustrate their interconnection and the phenomena of category drift. This grounds...
Published: 23 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375890-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7589-0
... on the basis of civil condition, much less color, made segregation impracticable. But a Brazilian preference for integration is visible not only in state institutions that inducted the intractable poor, but in the elite’s ideology of whitening through race mixture and subsidized European immigration. Brazilian...
Published: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373148-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7314-8
... punishable by death, for homosexuals to even be intimate in the privacy of their bedrooms. The struggle for a universal human rights standard for LGBT people is complicated by seemingly intractable arguments based in cultural relativism and religious freedom. The effects of this disparity in rights...
Published: 23 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375890-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7589-0
... The introduction outlines seven themes that are treated in the book. One important theme is that the social categories that constitute the “intractable poor” (convicts, slaves, free Africans, Indians in government-organized villages, and enlisted soldiers and sailors) are interconnected...
Published: 10 November 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027263-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-9368-8
... persists. The chapter develops the concept of residual governance more fully, outlining dynamics that obtain throughout the industrialized world. In South Africa, I argue that its adoption fortified racial inequality even after the end of apartheid, creating a wicked problem that became more intractable...
Published: 14 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375210-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7521-0
... The political project to transform Mumbai into an investment-friendly world-class city used market mechanisms to reconfigure the city’s built spaces and upgrade its infrastructures. “The market” presented a utopian solution to long-standing and intractable political struggles over land—struggles...
Published: 23 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375890-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7589-0
... for the integration of convicts of different colors and conditions in state institutions that inducted the intractable poor. Convicts had ready access to some services that most mainland free men did not have, such as trained physicians, resident priests, public school, and minimal rations. On the other side, however...
Published: 23 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375890-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7589-0
... This chapter examines the sequencing and depth of reforms intended to abolish flogging, capital punishment, and slavery in relation to different categories of the intractable poor in Brazil and abroad. It delves deeper into the national and international context to highlight how these three...
Series: ANIMA: Critical Race Studies Otherwise
Published: 30 September 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027201-013
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2720-1
... epistemology inaugurate particular feelings of knowing music. Music scholarship exists in relation to an intractable problem: most people feel that they already know music very well. Against such feelings of intimacy, what do disciplinary practices of structural listening and positivist analysis have to offer...
Series: ANIMA: Critical Race Studies Otherwise
Published: 30 September 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2720-1
... epistemology inaugurate particular feelings of knowing music. Music scholarship exists in relation to an intractable problem: most people feel that they already know music very well. Against such feelings of intimacy, what do disciplinary practices of structural listening and positivist analysis have to offer...
Published: 03 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7314-8
... with the legacy of colonially imposed anti-sodomy laws. These archaic statutes make it a crime, sometimes punishable by death, for homosexuals to even be intimate in the privacy of their bedrooms. The struggle for a universal human rights standard for LGBT people is complicated by seemingly intractable arguments...