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Series: New Americanists
Published: 02 June 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380504-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8050-4
Series: Public Planet Books
Published: 17 March 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385790-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8579-0
Series: The World Readers
Published: 01 December 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393030-063
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9303-0
Published: 01 January 1996
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397885-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9788-5
Published: 01 January 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478003335-041
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0333-5
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By Lesley Stern
Series: Writing Matters!
Published: 10 August 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012290-017
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1229-0
Published: 06 October 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372417-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7241-7
Published: 21 March 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386193-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8619-3
Series: The World Readers
Published: 23 March 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394051-076
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9405-1
Published: 22 July 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374275-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7427-5
... This chapter analyzes two ways that Indian programmers materialize cognitive work—telling jokes and giving gifts. Though much anthropological attention has focused recently on the gift as a site to think through contemporary capitalism and its alternatives, jokes have been given less attention...
Published: 15 July 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373995-073
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7399-5
Published: 01 November 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395492-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9549-2
Published: 28 February 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009009-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0900-9
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By Sareeta Amrute
Published: 22 July 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7427-5
... antiwork politics capitalism jokes gifts ...
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By Belinda Kong
Series: Sinotheory
Published: 05 January 2024
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2781-2
... Chinese internet digital media social media epidemic jokes Wuhan lockdown ...
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By Mark Seltzer
Published: 08 April 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7445-9
... Berlin Wall Practical Jokes Gerd Gigerenzer Erving Goffman The Crystal World Agatha Christie ...
Book Chapter

By Mark Seltzer
Published: 08 April 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7445-9
... Self-Boosterism Institutions Practical Jokes Comic Books Uncanny Valley Patricia Highsmith Tom McCarthy Siegfried Kracauer ...
Published: 08 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374459-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7445-9
... This chapter takes up the crisis of the work of art in the epoch of social systems from another side.. The crisis of the art work now has become a way of posing the problem of action and intention in autotropic (self-turned) systems. The art work now resembles a practical joke: a staging...
Series: Sinotheory
Published: 05 January 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027812-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2781-2
... internet forums during SARS, highlighting how people told and shared jokes about epidemic life in order to broaden the range of the sayable about infectious disease and lower the stakes of everyday epidemic expression. The chapter focuses on several new subgenres (SARS greetings, SARS sweet-talk, SARS folk...
Book Chapter

By Sareeta Amrute
Published: 22 July 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374275-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7427-5
... and a middle-class imaginary of a good life. eros leisure time cognitive work neoliberalism Indian software engineers This chapter analyzes two ways that Indian programmers materialize cognitive work—telling jokes and giving gifts. Though much anthropological attention has focused recently...