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Published: 31 May 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381051-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8105-1
Published: 06 May 2022
DOI: 10.1215/9781478022886-023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2288-6
Published: 29 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374428-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7442-8
... of the voice as a plastic, technologically malleable site of expressive play and as the foundation of Indigenous identity and political agency. Drawing on fieldwork with Aboriginal radio producers-in-training, the chapter asks how the technical malleability of radio sound and its exploitation by Indigenous...
Published: 25 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376026-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7602-6
... Hitchcock) are as important as the teleplays. Here the host’s malleable identity was played around with in addition to the weekly feud with the sponsor’s intrusive commercials—Bristol-Myers owned the show for the initial seasons and was in turned represented by Young & Rubicam. Hitchcock’s televisual...
Published: 22 July 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374275-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7427-5
... theories of cultural difference. It argues that postgenomic uncertainty over whether race is a fixed or malleable property of human populations makes race newly important in assessing the equally uncertain futures that neoliberal capitalism promises for working populations, especially those from elsewhere...
Series: Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies
Published: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373223-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7322-3
... The epilogue reprises the major themes of the book, namely, how South Asian migrant domestic workers’ everyday conversions in Kuwait mark the confluence of affective labor, Islamic ethical practice, and discourses of South Asian women’s malleability—all of which reshape their subjectivities...
Series: a John Hope Franklin Center Book
Published: 14 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373612-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7361-2
... up not of a fictively fixed and finite set of features but of an essentialized, malleable, and substitutable range. Racial formations combine elements of fixity and fluidity in ways that make them both resilient and impervious to empirical, experiential counterclaims Racial epistemologies...
Book Chapter

By Attiya Ahmad
Series: Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies
Published: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373223-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7322-3
... This chapter focuses on a gendered discourse of South Asian women’s malleability or being naram , understood as the intrinsic capacity and also learned capability of South Asian women to accommodate themselves to different sociocultural circumstances. By virtue of being naram, many domestic...
Published: 13 October 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027409-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2740-9
... failed to account for the generative nature of religious networks and the centrality of collective mosque building projects for Muslim communities. Enterprising leaders and everyday experts in these migrant groups creatively exploited the malleability of property regulations and erected durable mosques...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373735-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7373-5
... of mobility across political borders as central to the creation of lived geographies that result in the configuration of a regional space that is malleable, amorphously demarcated, and transimperial. In order to explain the innovation behind the study of this approach to regional configurations...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373735-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7373-5
... the alternative geography I call the transimperial Greater Caribbean, the subjects of this book envisioned plausible futures developed within this malleable, amorphously demarcated, transimperial geographic space. methodological nationalism plausible future Atlantic history lived geography geographic...
Published: 13 October 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2740-9
... for the generative nature of religious networks and the centrality of collective mosque building projects for Muslim communities. Enterprising leaders and everyday experts in these migrant groups creatively exploited the malleability of property regulations and erected durable mosques that enunciated their ties...
Series: a John Hope Franklin Center Book
Published: 14 October 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7361-2
... assumptions about what colonialism and racism once looked like make little room for the mobile essentialisms that produce racism’s protean qualities. Racial essences are made up not of a fictively fixed and finite set of features but of an essentialized, malleable, and substitutable range. Racial formations...
Book Chapter

By Sareeta Amrute
Published: 22 July 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374275-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7427-5
... hierarchies through folk theories of cultural difference. It argues that postgenomic uncertainty over whether race is a fixed or malleable property of human populations makes race newly important in assessing the equally uncertain futures that neoliberal capitalism promises for working populations...