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Published: 17 April 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012047-015
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1204-7
Published: 11 December 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380047-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8004-7
Series: Writing Matters!
Published: 10 August 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012290-064
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1229-0
Published: 03 November 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027294-011
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2729-4
... This interview returns to questions of technology, albeit in a slightly different register than some of the earlier tracks, focusing mostly on the BlackFem singing voice as a technology, as a series of enfleshed forms of Black knowledge and archives. R&B music hip-hop gender...
Published: 12 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373155-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7315-5
... Track five contains more than a hundred short blurb entries covering vinyl records—mostly creative music, improvised music, jazz, and experimental music—drawn from the author’s collection. These short descriptions, which concern music that has never been reissued, are accompanied by full-color...
Published: 14 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375678-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7567-8
... This piece surveys second wave feminist writing about motherhood from Betty Friedan’s The Feminine Mystique to the mostly pronatalist texts of the 1980s, with key stops along the way to discuss turning points like Shulamith Firestone’s Dialectic of Sex, Adrienne Rich’s Of Woman Born, and Sara...
Published: 30 June 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027133-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2713-3
... in this chapter, mostly women, accepted that obligation in a manner that led them, at times, to become animal. The chapter asks what it means for humans to “become animal” and how this process represents an indifference to the species boundaries that compel and justify violence. sight affect interspecies...
Published: 17 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373599-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7359-9
... hydraulic and classed locations in the settlement. As water arrives at particular times of day, the schedule determines how and what those delegated to collect water might do with their time. As (mostly) women try and determine how they might arrange their day by the water schedule, a modern bureaucratic...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-045
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... for transportation and communication were lamentable. The population was minimal in size and prone to emigration to Argentina, and the towns mostly sleepy. Economic activity was sluggish and limited in scope. The Franciscan missions and the Standard Oil Company exercised more presence in the region than did...
Published: 23 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375890-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7589-0
... and incorrigible convicts slept at night, with bachelorhood. These strategies to control and make convict laborers more productive parallel similar strategies that masters practiced with slaves on large plantations and mainland army officers honed disciplining their mostly dragooned soldiery. gender...
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By Anikó Imre
Series: Console-ing Passions
Published: 03 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374466-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7446-6
... This chapter analyzes the reasons for and consequences of socialist television’s embrace of the crime appeal or reality crime genre, which was a key forerunner to the reality boom. Known mostly for Crimewatch UK and America’s Most Wanted , the genre in fact had predecessors in Europe since...
Published: 24 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373292-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7329-2
.... The genre of criticism known as hihyō has defined the larger part of public intellectual discourse in Japan since the 1930s, and inevitably shaped most of the discussions of media presented in this volume. Taking place mostly in magazines and journals and situated somewhere between criticism and academic...
Series: Global and Insurgent Legalities
Published: 12 December 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027683-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2768-3
... in the (mostly legal) operation of capitalism. In this light, struggles over corporate impunity demand that the relationship between violence and legality, between past atrocities and a present order of things in which corporations are declared ethical actors who can show “due diligence” for human rights...
Published: 29 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375562-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7556-2
... that it was ultimately less costly to pay some dependents a maintenance allowance, or even return some assets, than to have a population of destitute refugees that could serve as an ongoing political challenge. In turn, those for whom the new state provided, mostly Chilean-born women and children, were expected to shift...
Series: Radical Perspectives
Published: 28 July 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027102-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2710-2
..., these mostly white middle-class activist mothers used toys to stage the family as a demilitarized zone. In doing so, they not only repurposed the patriotic terms of domesticity for anti–Cold War critique but also laid the groundwork for new discussions about both the values of toys and the practices...
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 08 August 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478024460-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-9375-6
... political history, especially the 1965 coup and the ensuing massacres of leftists, and the effect of this on people's lives and psyches. Her work focuses mostly on female characters and features strong modern women with shifting marital and sexual relationships, a counter-image to the masculine groups...
Published: 11 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374374-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7437-4
... of the neurohormone oxytocin, including groundbreaking research on voles conducted in the 1990s. Like other biological kinship stories, the social neuroscientific account is closely tied to reproduction and mostly focuses on heterosexual partners and mother-infant relations. Some versions are relentlessly...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 27 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374398-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7439-8
... This chapter begins with the everyday work of epidemiologists, mostly physicians but including some nurses, who keep statistics and investigate diseases in Delta Amacuro State. It explores the process of producing epidemiological normalcy, the baseline of morbidity and mortality against which...
Published: 27 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375579-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7557-9
... principal mode is satire; it mixes topical and regular features; it’s directed at working-class Mexicans; it’s chauvinistic about Mexico but cynical about the country’s political class; its “editorial” perspective is mostly male even when channeled through female personas; it mocks and celebrates working...
Published: 22 July 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375357-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7535-7
... Dubai is the Middle East’s most “global city,” and the only one from the region to make the top-ten list of medical tourism destinations. Through state-sponsored cultural cosmopolitanism, Dubai is becoming an attractive destination for “global cosmopolitans”—mostly young professional couples...