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Published: 22 July 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374275-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7427-5
... the relationship between work and leisure in neoliberal economies. By and large, Indian programmers do not allow work demands to intrude on leisure time; in fact, they actively resist this. The chapter posits that leisure time is so preserved because it allows programmers to develop a politics of...
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021391-098
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2139-1
...252 · PART V The original title of Fast Times was Stairway to Heaven, Crowe recalled. I was still writing about rock, but from a diff er ent perspective. The cast of the film young Sean Penn as surfer Spicoli, most notably can overshadow the shrewdness of Crowe s book, which began on a note...
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By Sareeta Amrute
Published: 22 July 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374275-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7427-5
... economies. By and large, Indian programmers do not allow work demands to intrude on leisure time; in fact, they actively resist this. The chapter posits that leisure time is so preserved because it allows programmers to develop a politics of pleasure in the everyday (here called eros), which helps define...
Published: 15 November 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478005605-020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0560-5
...18 Black Home Movies Time to Represent J A S M Y N R . C A S T R O Given the antipathy the film industry showed African Americans through- out the twentieth century, it is unsurprising that much of the scholarship concerned with African Americans and motion pictures has focused on the vari ous ways...
Published: 13 March 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478004387-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0438-7
... them on their own. At the same time, whether or not one needed proper accreditation to direct one s camera at Hitler and his ilk, Goebbels s 1933 speech left little doubt that even amateur photography the family snapshot, the private moments of detached leisure served the move- ment and nation as...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375241-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7524-1
... likely to raise the American rather than the Belgian flag at holiday time. Also under investigation was a Kimbangu-like man under hospital (psychiatric) observation and a métisse woman with a pleasure-seeking, dance and fashion association, Amicale. The security shakedown in Coquilhatville went with...
Published: 28 February 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009108-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0910-8
... intersections.31 By emphasizing the space of transit, movement, and chaos, Yuan shows time in flux and accelerating. As broader so cio log i cal changes took place amid new cycles of work, leisure, and consumption, experiments on how to perceive the urban played a constitutive role in the creation of cor...
Published: 20 September 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007005-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0700-5
...2 In the Time of Beef For muCh of the twentieth century the people of southern Africa were hungry. Seasonal hunger had long been familiar, as had the periodic famine. But the de- mands of European colonialism, with its insatiable thirst for labor and resources, combined with the environmental...
Published: 11 September 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009313-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0931-3
...7 · ELIZABETH W. SON Choreographing Time Travel Rethinking Ritual through Korean Diasporic Per for mance There was a woman with long black hair that seemed to stretch from the depths of the ocean, Korean diasporic multi- media per for mance artist Dohee Lee recalls. The woman spoke but her words...
Published: 17 April 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012047-013
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1204-7
... the spirit of packing house work. They treat people like they re pigs, he bellowed to every one within earshot. This is a well- used phrase in meatpacking EIGHT BIOLOGICAL SYSTEM Breaking In at the End of Industrial Time 178 CH AP TE R EI GH T communities, an expression that seems to just roll off...
Published: 01 May 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009320-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0932-0
...Time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time. misattributed to Bertrand Russell whAt is A drug? Opinions vary, but we might say that a drug is a chemi- cal substance that, when ingested, changes one s physiology whether for the purposes of overcoming disease or changing one s state of mind. With...
Published: 10 April 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0758-6
... PART I. TIME OF HISTORY One was dealing with oneself as if under a constant demand, as an employee of History, or an employee of some other power, with many tasks to achieve. abbas beydoun This page intentionally left blank 1. o youth, o arabs, o nationalists Recalling the High Tides of...
Published: 11 November 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375050-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7505-0
... This chapter investigates black working people’s changing leisure practices in the early 1840s as opportunities in the local marketplace expanded, their wages on and off plantations rose temporarily, and they asserted their presence in public space in novel ways. Freedpeople’s improved housing...
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021391-097
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2139-1
...After the Revolution · 251 ROCK S FRANK CAPRA Cameron Crowe, Fast Times at Ridgemont High: A True Story, 1981 At a minimum, we might credit this story (truth irrelevant) and subsequent film with Crowe s career as the writer- director of suburban white rock teen dramas, a category that dated to the...
Published: 20 March 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7559-3
... to separate. Leisure is no longer the exclusive property of an elite. This fact has had profound ramifications for travel and for the world. Travel has been declared dead many times through modern history, impossible in the age of rapid transit and all-inclusive vacation packages. But if travel...
Published: 27 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375579-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7557-9
... Chapter 4 shifts focus from issues of patriotism and citizenship to the recreation and reconstruction of working-class attitudes towards labor and leisure. Work-related satire in the penny press exposed productive tensions between proper and improper male behavior—improper behavior that...
Book Chapter

By Cressida J. Heyes
Published: 01 May 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009320-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0932-0
.... See anaesthetic time Kemp, Ryan, 107 8 Kristeva, Julia, 80 labor. See childbirth; work Leder, Drew, 19, 102, 132 leisure, 79 81, 153n1 limit- experience. See experience at the edge lived experience, 39, 43, 55 62, 108, 124; of anaesthetic time, 76, 123; and childbirth, 135 39; method for describing...
Published: 04 March 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7580-7
... books and on a book cover for the poet Nikki Giovanni. To support my family and my work, I sought out freelance oppor- tunities at the New York Times Arts and Leisure section and Channel 13. Nikki Giovanni introduced me to Ellis Haizlip, her friend and the producer of Soul! Recognizing that I...
Published: 01 May 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009320-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0932-0
... tion fails). If this is work, then what is leisure? By the early 1800s it was already hard to conceptualize leisure for working people; eventually, leisure came to be viewed through the medium of disciplinary time and its concomitant work ethic. Thompson quotes several Victorian bourgeois moralists who...
Published: 13 September 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478005346-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0534-6
... system of time discipline Work Becomes Energetic 89 cordoned off leisure time and regularized work time, but it had a major shortcoming. Wages paid by the clock could synchronize workers and keep them working longer hours, but the clock could not tell man ag ers about the quality or intensity of work...