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Series: a John Hope Franklin Center Book
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391319-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9131-9
Series: New Americanists
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822398004-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9800-4
Series: Perverse modernities
Published: 22 July 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393801-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9380-1
Published: 17 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373094-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7309-4
Published: 01 January 1995
DOI: 10.1215/9780822378662-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7866-2
Series: New Americanists
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380979-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8097-9
Book Chapter

By Ed Cohen
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 01 January 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2394-4
...Invoking Healing ...
Series: Singles
Published: 11 October 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027645-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2764-5
... Chapter 3 explores the collision and cross-pollination of rap and country music before “Old Town Road.” As far back as the 1980s, rap songs were invoking country imagery even when the underlying tracks were not built around country musicality. By the turn of the millennium, the shifting of rap's...
Book Chapter

By Gerald M. Sider
Published: 21 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375043-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7504-3
... This chapter covers suburbs and stables, the GI Bill of Rights and race, Ford and Fordism, yammering, getting high, Max Weber and Michel Foucault and their fantasies of control, and “floating” states and democracies. It invokes Prometheus and the rock chained to each other, and how that matters...
Published: 12 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373209-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7320-9
... Josephine Baker invoked islands in her music, and embodied them—in all of their variety—in dozens of unique performances. She costumed and presented herself as a fixture of the oceanic colonial world, of those places where people and power came together outside of the metropole and outside...
Published: 02 November 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7516-6
...Foreword Murch calls attention to the essential place of improvisation and intuition in filmmaking practice, invoking examples from the Tamil filmmaking scenes in the book as well as his own experience as a filmmaker and editor. Calling on the work of Jean Cocteau, Francis Ford Coppola...
Published: 06 October 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027317-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2731-7
... This chapter explores a series of gender transgressive performances in three Pakistani films. While the narratives of all three films serve to essentially restore the heteronormative patriarchal order, gender-bending performances temporarily invoke and make claims on particular kinds of gendered...
Published: 17 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373094-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7309-4
... The introduction presents the key questions the book addresses and draws on its chapters to outline an approach to cultural diversity in scientific practice. It begins by laying out both the attractions of invoking a concept of culture in studies of science and the main difficulties that often...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373513-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7351-3
... of the inheritance of disability. Heredity is also invoked as a justification for rejecting marriage to a person with disabilities. Under the military regime, eugenics was legalized as a way to control the reproduction of disability. In the new millennium, preimplantation genetic screening appears as a way to enable...
Published: 06 October 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027317-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2731-7
... This chapter explores the 1947 Partition of British India through a critique of its recent oral-archival formations and its construction as an historical ‘event’. This critique includes reflections on my audio research series Partitioned Listening (2020–2022), which invoke the complexity...
Published: 10 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373407-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7340-7
... to interpellate them as second-class citizens. Like the uneven distribution of resources, precarity is also dealt unevenly, as the life histories in this final chapter demonstrate. I explore women’s understandings of citizenship, identity, place, and belonging, examining the ways women invoke discourses...
Published: 16 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375845-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7584-5
... This chapter documents how the actions of people in Sweden and Denmark who work and care for people with disabilities are guided by very different attitudes about engagement. In Sweden, two related mottoes or mantras are frequently invoked when social workers and personal assistants talk about...
Series: Console-ing Passions
Published: 09 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376033-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7603-3
... Female stardom is central to understanding many of the anxieties and pleasures that recycled stars invoke through public, multi-mediated emergence, loss, and return. The introduction to Recycled Stars situates this insight within an understanding of how the socially mediated practices around...
Published: 01 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375494-021
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7549-4
...” is invoked in discourses about personal agency, cultural authenticity, and political power, they themselves often remain beyond the reach of critical analysis. This entry gives a brief sense of where these ideas have come from and discusses some critical responses to the binaries that underlie them...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 08 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374947-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7494-7
... Central to the American narrative of freedom and innovation, jazz’s history is at the same time disturbed by the contradiction of a nation struggling to recognize the key contributions of U.S. black musicians to the form. Black musicians, in turn, invoke the world to validate their resourceful...