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Series: Body, commodity, text
Published: 01 January 2008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9200-2
Published: 13 March 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007197-049
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0719-7
Published: 15 June 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387800-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8780-0
Book Chapter

By Ann Snitow
Published: 14 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7567-8
... writing process academic jargon dyslexia and writing writing styles ...
Published: 14 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375678-025
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7567-8
... child and her own continuing struggles to write well; she then offers examples from other writers. Though unclear academic writing gets some criticism here, it is recognized that sometimes what becomes jargon originated as oppositional language, an effort to name new ideas and break with old categories...
Published: 14 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7567-8
... that sometimes what becomes jargon originated as oppositional language, an effort to name new ideas and break with old categories. All writers encounter ignorance as they write and uncertainty is always somewhere in the prose. However, writing is a reach for coherence; it puts power and powerlessness together...
Published: 08 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374459-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7445-9
... The final chapter of the book is a postscript on the official world. The notion of a self-enclosed world—a climate-controlled one: a greenhoused planet—has become a near commonplace. Yet the primacy of the outside is the axiom of the natural sciences, and the jargon of reflexivity seems...
Published: 17 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373360-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7336-0
... Oil comes packaged in a powerful, increasingly deadly jargon. Petroleum professionals speak of “upstream” and “downstream” as segments of an uninterruptable commodity chain. In so doing, they perpetuate a myth of oil’s inevitability. In Trinidad, this chapter traces that myth from its formation...
Published: 08 April 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7445-9
... of a self-enclosed world—a climate-controlled one: a greenhoused planet—has become a near commonplace. Yet the primacy of the outside is the axiom of the natural sciences, and the jargon of reflexivity seems to be played out. The allure of the great outside has thus returned, whether in the tethering...
Published: 17 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373360-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7336-0
..., Stollmeyer made oil boring. emancipation racism asphalt utopianism Trinidad Oil comes packaged in a powerful, increasingly deadly jargon. Petroleum professionals speak of “upstream” and “downstream” as segments of an uninterruptable commodity chain. In so doing, they perpetuate a myth...