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By Jie Li
Published: 13 November 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012764-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1276-4
...2 SURvEILLANCE FILES In February 2009, a retired judge under the pseudonym Yu Zhen liter- ally lodging the truth ) published extensive excerpts from the police file of the renowned essayist and poet Nie Gannu (1903 1986) in a literary maga- zine. A month later, memoirist Zhang Yihe published a...
Published: 17 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007555-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0755-5
...CHAP TER TWO biosecurity concerns and the surveillance of zoonoses Red Herring In November 2013, I was taking part in a meeting of the consortium An- tigone (Anticipating the Global Onset of Novel Epidemics) at the Pasteur Institute in Paris. I was the only anthropologist in a network of...
Published: 24 July 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012221-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1222-1
...Part I Leftist Affinities and U.S. Suspicions 1 Under Surveillance Public Health, the FBI, and Exile in Cold War Mexico KATHERINE E. BLISS By 1949, the Cold War was well underway. In Eu rope, the United States and Western allies intensified the airlift of supplies to occupied Berlin in a suc...
Published: 28 February 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007272-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0727-2
... humans were incapable on their own of adequately surveying the skies provides great insight into the changing nature of surveillance that continues to this day. Further, this vast outpouring of free surveillance labor serves as an obvious precursor to later attempts to employ civilians to partici- pate...
Published: 04 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375296-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7529-6
Published: 24 July 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478008880-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0888-0
...Reporting on the Stars CHAPTER FOUR Red Carpet Rituals: Positionality and Power in a Surveilled Space At its mythical best, entertainment reporting involves dressing up for parties, receiving messengered envelopes with Governors Ball tick- ets, and schmoozing celebs over a glass of champagne. While...
Published: 17 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373230-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7323-0
... Race and Blackness emerged during European expansion in the Atlantic to justify the exploitation of Africans within the triangular trade and plantation system, just as later laws of racial superiority underwrote colonialism. Yet the concept of race has always been unstable within European...
Published: 18 December 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012665-020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1266-5
... directly at odds with demo cratic princi ples. For example, a common retort from new acquaintances learning about my longtime eth- nographic research on national security sciences and culture in the U.S. is to inquire about the file that is, the modes of surveillance devoted to anyone seeking to...
Published: 01 January 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013006-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1300-6
... walls and marine cordons; technologies of surveillance, identification, and risk assessment in the form of smart borders that track the mobile and link mobility, criminality, and terrorism into a trifecta security risk of such proportions that militarized responses against risky people both external...
Published: 23 October 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012580-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1258-0
... rapid communication made the global movement of outbreaks observ- able several centuries later.7 Attending to infrastructural globalism is helpful, as Edwards demonstrates, because it reveals how the forms of planetary knowledge change along with de- velopments in technical infrastructure. Initially...
Published: 01 January 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007470-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0747-0
... later, on March 1, 2012, state representative Veronica Gonzáles once again chaired a security hearing in McAllen that brought together members of the House Border and In- tergovernmental Affairs Committee and the House Public Safety Committee. This time the hearings were shorter and did not attract as...
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By Lyle Fearnley
Published: 23 October 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1258-0
...- tures of rapid communication made the global movement of outbreaks observ- able several centuries later.7 Attending to infrastructural globalism is helpful, as Edwards demonstrates, because it reveals how the forms of planetary knowledge change along with de- velopments in technical infrastructure...
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By Marc Becker
Published: 01 January 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012993-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1299-3
... perhaps even meaningless, it does provide historians with a valuable source for a study of communism in Latin America. As Jones notes, CIA officers drafted a surprisingly large volume of intelligence (later called information) reports that detailed local developments in their coun- try of surveillance...
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375395-025
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7539-5
... suspect was a “dark-­skinned male.”1 In the cnn video, which shows that the time of the broadcast was 1.15 p.m. on Wednesday, we see King pointing to a photograph from the front page of the New York Times. A positive identification had been made based on a surveillance video from a Lord and...
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By Marc Becker
Published: 01 January 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012993-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1299-3
... fact, according to the CIA s sources, two communists lost their lives in the fire.2 Few people today remember or know about the broadcast of The War of the Worlds in Quito, but the CIA report speaks volumes on both the pervasiveness of US surveillance operations as well as the potential possibilities...
Published: 25 October 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478004639-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0463-9
..., a register of mortality and decline, and of the possibility of struggle and survival. Grace Kyungwon Hong, Death beyond Disavowal In a military- spy state that crushes resistance movements through permanent surveil- lance, infiltration, and tactics that sow distrust and suspicion, perhaps it is a...
Published: 23 October 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012580-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1258-0
... assertions of national sovereignty in conflict with global health norms of open- access research and transparent surveil- lance.3 China s disputes with global health agencies are compared with affairs and incidents elsewhere, especially Indonesia s well- known refusal to share in- fluenza samples. Although...
Published: 23 October 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012580-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1258-0
... cooperate with the Depart- ment of Livestock Development (dld) on a surveillance and control program that they called the X- Ray.28 With the X- Ray, Thailand established an unpre ce dented active surveillance program for avian influenza. Most influenza surveillance systems are passive that is, they collect...
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By Marc Becker
Published: 01 January 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012993-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1299-3
... against it. Those challenges exacerbated already exist- ing divisions within the party. The communists held their congress in the midst of a shift in CIA surveil- lance tactics. After more than two years in Ecuador, the CIA case officer Albert Haney left in mid-1949 for a new post in Chile and it is...
Published: 09 October 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1260-3
...LIST OF FIGURES, PLATES, AND TABLES f i g u re s P 1.1 Aerial view of Vinh in war time 23 1.1 Reconnaissance image of the destruction of Lang Chi/Thác Bà hydroelectric plant 34 1.2 Photographic surveillance of trucks on the H Chí Minh Trail 35 1.3 Bomb damage assessment: poststrike photography of...