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Published: 05 March 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394990-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9499-0
Book Chapter

By Eric Drott
Published: 29 December 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2787-4
... platform cooperatives music streaming public utilities labor activism music unions ...
Book Chapter

By Eric Drott
Published: 29 December 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027874-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2787-4
... on streaming platforms further—on condition, however, that such decommodification is extended to all necessities of life: housing, healthcare, education, food, as well as music. platform cooperatives music streaming public utilities labor activism music unions ...
Published: 22 September 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027126-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-9367-1
... Drawing on data from the Global Petrochemical Map, this chapter examines two key types of community mobilization over the impacts of the petrochemical industry, with overlapping yet distinct histories: first, environmental justice activism; and second, labor protests. It reflects...
Published: 29 December 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027874-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2787-4
... tasks necessary to maintain themselves and others, which are also necessary to maintain themselves as labor power. Facilitating this change in music’s use value is the partial decommodification it undergoes on streaming platforms. As a form of cheap culture, digital music is conscripted to mitigate...
Published: 05 February 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374619-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7461-9
... This chapter takes up the narrativization of labor, as a form of the reorganization and transformation of rural society. How does labor—in its many rural forms—become the standard against which all social and village activity is measured? The collectization of labor under rural cooperatives...
Published: 08 March 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059073-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-9415-9
... record making to disrupt how the jazz industry conventionally valued Black labor and Black artistry. This chapter uses activities that appear technological—splicing and overdubbing—to place Mingus’s record making within his larger cultural practice and political activism. Debut Records audio...
Published: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373193-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7319-3
... of banal decisions, activities, affects, and labors. It asks mothers to reinvent family life as a rationalized web of economized care, which in turn promises freedom, independence, autonomy, and security while allaying the affective and material volatilities of precarity. mamapreneur couponing...
Published: 18 June 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375609-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7560-9
... and living in magnificent nature, made themselves transnational flexible laborers. freedom nature neoliberalism flexible labor ...
Series: Art History Publication Initiative
Published: 09 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373681-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7368-1
... The conclusion attempts to limn latent, nascent currents in culture originating from the fraught civil wars fought between labor and capital several decades ago, a war that the victor, capital, seems to have won, thereby permanently suppressing histories of the vanquished. So it would seem...
Published: 04 August 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027157-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2715-7
... that looks through windows into Black lesbian invisibility and the emotional labor attached to it. The author also delineates how her intersecting identities as Black, queer, medical clinician, physician assistant, seminarian, and anthropologist together functioned to bear witness to Brazilian Black lesbians...
Published: 26 February 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374701-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7470-1
... This chapter examines the emergence of a violent new configuration of power in Barrancabermeja, between 2000 and 2006, in which paramilitaries forged a realm of de facto sovereignty that was grounded in the violent repression of labor, the suppression of democratic processes, and the control...
Book Chapter

By Attiya Ahmad
Series: Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies
Published: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373223-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7322-3
..., ones marking the reworking of their subjectivities. This process develops through the confluence of affective labor, Islamic ethical formation, and a gendered discourse of South Asian women being naram . Far from experiencing their adoption of Islam as a radical change stemming from a dramatic episode...
Published: 22 July 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374275-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7427-5
... in the everyday (here called eros), which helps define being middle class. It argues that alternatives to the colonization of leisure by work exist even within neoliberal regimes of work. These alternatives to immaterial labor flourish in the interstices between work as organized by firms and a middle-class...
Published: 05 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373353-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7335-3
...-in-democracy” means a movement from within which people can participate in institutions and institutional practices—elections, government agencies and commissions, labor union confederations, participatory budgeting—and also mobilize, protest, disrupt, and create new programs and practices outside of formal...
Series: Errantries
Published: 10 May 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059455-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-9400-5
..., “The Theologico-Political Moment, 1970s.” Popularly called the Durban Moment, this confluence of labor, student, Black Consciousness, and Natal Indian Congress activism worked differently through Merebank and Wentworth, including through a strike across mainline churches. The chapter calls this the theologico...
Series: Improvisation, Community, and Social Practice
Published: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374015-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7401-5
... both for the paths of musical meaning toward which it might direct us and for how they mark what the historian Matthew Tinkcom has called, in a different but related context, the “queer labor” of gay male artists working behind the scenes in the entertainment industry. Strayhorn’s musical legacy...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374596-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7459-6
... This chapter details the history of the NGO’s interventions in the village of Chicacnab, paying particular attention to its fostering of the ecotourism project as a means to promote conservation of the cloud forest. It foregrounds the tense relation between immaterial labor (qua commodified...
Published: 26 October 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002437-018
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0243-7
... overlooked for too long. Karl Marx G. W. F. Hegel Enlightenment slavery settler colonialism fetishism Marx's labor theory of value is no more empirically demonstrable than the theories that it critiques and that it is just as socially positioned in the perspective it articulates...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374596-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7459-6
... This chapter uses the institution of replacement (as it plays out in the context of labor pooling and house building) as a lens to examine long-term transformations in social relations brought on by the NGO’s ecotourism project. It analyzes what happens to local values when there are pressures...