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Series: Console-ing Passions
Published: 09 November 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386278-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8627-8
Book Chapter

By Yeidy M. Rivero
Series: Console-ing Passions
Published: 04 March 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7568-5
... radio broadcasting laws commercial broadcasting public broadcasting media capital ...
Series: Console-ing Passions
Published: 04 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375685-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7568-5
... the legal and regulatory imaginings of Cuban media. In addition, this chapter draws attention to the development of Havana as an important radio production center for Cuba and Latin America. radio broadcasting laws commercial broadcasting public broadcasting media capital ...
Book Chapter

By Purnima Mankekar
Published: 21 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375838-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7583-8
... as constituted through specific regimes of affect and temporality. Drawing on South Asian and Asian American scholarship, this chapter situates New Delhi and the San Francisco Bay Area as nodes in the transnational circulation of media, capital, commodities, and populations, and foregrounds the role of public...
Published: 30 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375616-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7561-6
... of language and materiality and outlines how it will be used to illustrate diversity vis-à-vis neoliberal capitalism, biopolitics, and race. It also links this study to seminal ethnographic explorations of media production. Finally, it elaborates on the ethnographic methodologies, field sites, and modes...
Published: 21 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374886-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7488-6
... Asian superbloggers became a visible presence in the digital fashion media economy during the second half of the 2000s, but the conditions that facilitated their rise were in place decades earlier. The introduction describes the broader context of the Asian superblogger phenomenon, beginning...
Series: a Camera Obscura Book
Published: 19 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373100-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7310-0
... by a Katrina survivor. The author argues that participatory media extends the predatory cultural logic of disaster capitalism when it enlists disaster victims to supply the unmediated contact with imperiled life (“bare liveness”) that televised catastrophe performs but fails to deliver. The chapter concludes...
Published: 18 November 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373674-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7367-4
... this human rights rhetoric, exposing how these events reimagine public spaces and audiences. Moving away from film texts to consider film exhibition, curatorial logics, publicity, activism, and social media practices, this chapter proposes the queer film festival as a space of tension, at once operating...
Published: 13 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374367-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7436-7
... This essay discusses Mama & Me , a mixed-media artwork by an ftm-identified Hong Kong immigrant, Bobby Cheung, as a trans of color critique of the normativizing discourses of U.S.-based transgender politics. Drawing on the history of Asian immigration and diaspora studies, this essay...
Published: 21 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374886-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7488-6
... performances of many other minoritized workers, Asian superbloggers’ job performances have an added racial and gendered dimension of impression management to combat stereotypes. How fashion blogger poses both establish Asian superbloggers’ valuable role in the digital fashion media economy and they help them...
Published: 30 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375616-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7561-6
... of capital,” it offers brief migration histories of six major Asian American ethnic groups—Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Filipino, South Asian, and Vietnamese, and identifies their current areas of concentration in the United States. The chapter traces shifts evident in media representations beginning...
Book Chapter

By Sean Cubitt
Series: a Cultural Politics Book
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373476-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7347-6
... and matter, at the effects of transportation, and at the close parallels between global governance regimes of media and environments, this section advances a political analysis. Developing the case that neoliberal communications are defined by the inhumanity of the cyborg corporation, it identifies waste...
Published: 07 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375234-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7523-4
... Vegas suggests the identity and community envisioned by the rise of social media and the networked and augmented spaces necessary for it. The constant self-exposure and liking of our own and each other’s content mirrors the self-branding and flexibility required of workers in a global economy...
Published: 13 May 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7436-7
...The Body and the Dispensations of Racial Capital This essay argues that the engagement of social difference from the standpoint of disability could prove to be especially provocative within critical ethnic studies. Building on the work of Hortense Spillers, the essay questions the assumption...
Book Chapter

By Anikó Imre
Series: Console-ing Passions
Published: 03 June 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7446-6
...Genres of History This chapter focuses on a quintessential genre of popular socialist fictional television in its first two decades: the historical adventure series. The argument is centered on two popular serials that exemplify broader aesthetic, social, and media policy trends of the 1960s...
Series: a Public Culture Book
Published: 14 June 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380184-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8018-4
Series: a Cultural Politics Book
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373476-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7347-6
... 1906 film with which the book opened, as exemplary of the kind of politics possible when the vices of exclusion, externality, cyborg capital, integral waste, and the mode of destruction are overcome in acts of cocreation. eco-politics mediation communication melancholia politics ...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-110
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... miners achieved a host of social benefits for the working class and stood their ground for democracy. It says goodbye to a memorable phase of Bolivian history. The neoliberal state, the media, and international-development institutions spoke in terms of disembodied concepts such as “restructuring...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-136
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... capital of Bolivia. Their advocates sought to reunify the legislative, judicial, and executive branches of the state in the same location for the first time since the Federal War of 1898–99, when the legislative and executive powers were transferred to La Paz. The struggle to make Sucre the unitary...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-091
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... of kataristas , in honor of the anticolonial hero Tupaj Katari, who laid siege to the city of La Paz in 1781. In the city and the countryside, through a wide range of grassroots media and political channels, they began to elaborate what Silvia Rivera called a long-term historical memory and a critique...