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Published: 01 January 1995
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7923-2
Book Chapter

By Lily Feiler
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.1215/9780822379539-020
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7953-9
Published: 29 June 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389958-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8995-8
Published: 29 May 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395539-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9553-9
Published: 21 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392705-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9270-5
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374824-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7482-4
... for fixation on various media; phonogeneration, or the technological creation of sounds; and reshaping, or the processing or manipulation of sounds. These basic effects have served in turn to decouple and to isolate elements of acoustic production and experience that were formerly inherently connected. ...
Book Chapter

By Margaret Randall
Published: 07 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372967-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7296-7
... This chapter discusses islands as landmasses, large and small, with special characteristics. Those who live on islands develop an identity deeply affected by living in physical and—in the case of Cuba—political isolation. This chapter begins by speaking of islands in general, their ecology...
Published: 01 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7482-4
... for fixation on various media; phonogeneration, or the technological creation of sounds; and reshaping, or the processing or manipulation of sounds. These basic effects have served in turn to decouple and to isolate elements of acoustic production and experience that were formerly inherently connected...
Published: 09 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375654-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7565-4
... considers how one does fieldwork on and in precariousness. It also examines how those most vulnerable to social isolation and everyday risk are coming up with new strategies for redesigning life with others. ...
Published: 21 July 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373346-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7334-6
... This chapter explores the struggle for leadership after Lenin’s death between Joseph Stalin and Leon Trotsky. Stalin’s ability to unite with Zinoviev and Kamenev to form “the troika” and isolate Trotsky through creating “Trotskyism” as distinct from “Leninism” are contextualized within the...
Published: 15 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375128-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7512-8
... Historically, the term performance art has been used to refer to a specific art form that emerged in the 1960s and 1970s. Although there are many isolated examples of earlier works that could be considered performance art, the movement of the 1960s and 1970s springs up as a widespread demand...
Published: 03 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374220-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7422-0
... This chapter focuses on those who live in the mountainous margins of civilizational heartlands and, today, in the border areas of modern nation-states. These peoples have been the typical subjects of anthropological research because of their remote, relatively isolated locations, the small scale...
Published: 21 July 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373346-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7334-6
... Here James explores the paradox about the founding of the Third Communist International in 1919 at a time of defeat. James discusses the German Revolution of 1918 and events in Austria and their stifling at the hands of Social Democratic governments. The isolation of German revolutionaries like...
Published: 04 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375296-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7529-6
... environment. The demand for affective transparency within airports potentially poses a threat to public participation beyond, insofar as it isolates members of the public, each of whom may be caught in a private experience of the terror of suspicion, and breeds conformity via the pressure to perform...
Published: 17 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375364-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7536-4
... visiting the yarn store, joining knitting circles, and looking for other safe venues for sociality, even “stranger sociality.” This was sought as a palliative for frightening loneliness, long-term social isolation, and the vulnerability of advanced age. “The need to help” arose from a profound neediness. ...
Published: 07 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373490-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7349-0
... focuses on the communities of Masafer Yatta and their strategy of building active solidarities with “bodies that count” (Israeli and Euro-American solidarity activists) in an attempt to produce connection and countervisibility in the face of the violent logics of isolation and colonial erasure. Through a...
Published: 11 November 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373759-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7375-9
... reform contributed to his political isolation. This chapter also offers new insights into the Peruvian Communist Party-Shining Path, as its members briefly allied with Llamojha’s faction of the Peruvian Peasant Confederation but soon broke from him, rejecting his commitment to peasant unions and...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374824-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7482-4
..., bearing, and so forth. The second half of the chapter examines the ongoing relevance of Schaeffer’s ideas for the analysis of sound, including the many reasons why sound is difficult to treat like an object: the propensity of certain sonic characteristics to stand out, the difficulty of isolating sound in...
Published: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373148-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7314-8
... This essay argues against the tendency of advocates for sex and justice to divide their movements up into separate, tightly enclosed, and isolated silos. It endorses instead what Vatican officials call a “gender agenda.” The Vatican sees a tight connection between and among all the components it...
Published: 12 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373209-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7320-9
... the history of US-Trinidadian relations during the Second World War thickens our perception of island-continent interrelations, and worries a tradition of American continentalism that narrowly reads islands as isolated, peripheral, and ancillary. The circulation and social history of this stolen...