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Published: 09 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373926-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
... Eyeing the backlash against disco and never wholly convinced by disco in the first place, major-label record companies unceremoniously reversed out of disco and closed down their disco departments. Only Warner Bros. held its ground. The head of the company’s disco department, Ray Caviano...
Series: Narrating Native Histories
Published: 19 June 2009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9117-3
...On Languages and Labels ...
Published: 18 September 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1252-8
...Note on Labels and Language ...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 30 October 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012771-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1277-1
Published: 01 August 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395416-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9541-6
...Notes on Labeling Places, Peoples, and Diseases ...
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385110-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8511-0
Series: Latin America Otherwise
Published: 01 April 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392101-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9210-1
Published: 09 January 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394877-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9487-7
Book Chapter

By Gayle Wald
Series: Spin Offs
Published: 04 March 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7580-7
... music on television Rahsaan Roland Kirk Labelle Mongo Santamaría ...
Book Chapter

By Tim Lawrence
Published: 09 September 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
... major-label record company Warner Bros. Ray Caviano disco Billboard Disco Forum ...
Series: Spin Offs
Published: 04 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375807-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7580-7
... diverse expressions of the black diaspora in the Americas. The chapter focuses particularly on episodes featuring jazz multi-instrumentalist Rahsaan Roland Kirk, the all-female trio Labelle, and the orchestra led by conga drum virtuoso Mongo Santamaría. Each of these episodes exemplifies the power...
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375586-040
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7558-6
... Talks about the old Gods—the ones that Rosemarie’s African ancestors brought with them to America—and how the stories she grew up hearing were a way for people to talk about those Gods without being labeled “unbelievers,” a way to hold on to African understandings. African spirituality...
Series: Narrating Native Histories
Published: 08 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375692-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7569-2
... practices and forced inter-American diasporas experienced by previous generations. It also examines the cultural placement of slaves into the households of their Castilian masters, arguing that the label indio acquired meaning in relation to masters with their own sets of expectations and in relation...
Published: 15 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375463-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7546-3
... contends that labels such as honor killings abstract these murders from the continuum of femicides, and work as ciphers that signal the threat of Islam. Framed through the lens of Orientalism, these murders are marked as exceptional and justify the surveillance of Muslim bodies. Shafia Canadian...
Published: 26 February 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374541-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7454-1
... Corruption provides a new optic onto the Nigerian state. Rather than a set of real-world institutions that approximate Western models, the Nigerian state should be seen as an ideological project of labeling the activities of particular actors as being those of “state” officials. The ideological...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373513-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7351-3
... and categories through metamorphosis, and (2) as transaction that involves various effects, including the possibility of harms—caused by what the book labels “curative violence”—as well as what are considered benefits. Premodern conceptions of disability as well as the modern history of Korea are briefly...
Published: 05 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374022-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7402-2
... shaped in the aftermath of what is generally labeled the postsocialist era, which includes China’s entry into the World Trade Organization and its subsequent intensive capitalist take-off. The essay examines the imbrication of three related forces in workers’ lives: origin stories in relation...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374824-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7482-4
... This chapter focuses on what the author labels “ergo-audition”: listening to sounds that we cause, be it consciously, semiconsciously, or unconsciously. Ergo-audition is different from passive listening and involves intervening in and usually attempting to control sounds or to control certain...
Published: 09 September 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
... 99 Records also championed a hybrid sound that combined elements of rock, punk, no wave, reggae, dub, and disco. Artists and lineups, including Blondie, the Bush Tetras, Grace Jones, and Talking Heads, championed the shift. Meanwhile disco labels such as Prelude, Salsoul, and West End began...
Published: 09 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373926-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
..., the Bush Tetras, Grace Jones, and Talking Heads, championed the shift. Meanwhile disco labels such as Prelude, Salsoul, and West End began to cultivate a rawer sound that took disco back to its R&B roots. Michael Zilkha ZE Records Ed Bahlman 99 Records Chris Blackwell Island Records ...