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Series: Post-Contemporary Interventions
Published: 02 November 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382522-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8252-2
Book Chapter

By Louis Sell
Published: 15 July 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7400-8
... Aleksandr Yakovlev Eduard Shevardnadze new thinking fireside summit Stinger ...
Series: The Lewis Henry Morgan Lectures
Published: 23 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375524-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7552-4
... error found on the political Left (confusing money and markets with capitalism) and explores an alternative framework for understanding “cash payment” and the socialities with which it is associated. New thinking emerging in the domain of social policy provides both an object of analysis...
Published: 15 July 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374008-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7400-8
... This chapter describes the origins and early steps of Gorbachev’s “new thinking” in foreign policy, including the role of his leading liberal adviser, Aleksandr Yakovlev, and the author’s personal contacts with Yakovlev. It shows the unexpected elevation of Eduard Shevardnadze to foreign...
Series: [sic] Series
Published: 06 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375470-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7547-0
... This chapter constitutes a preliminary exercise in investigating the productive consequences for psychoanalysis of a Žižekian reading of Lacan. By providing a new periodization of Lacan’s teaching—one which renders legible an insisting and unresolved impasse in psychoanalytic thinking, tying...
Published: 15 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375463-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7546-3
... This book is a feminist intervention into the burgeoning field of surveillance studies, formally launching the field of feminist surveillance studies. Explicitly framing the concern with widespread surveillance as not a new phenomenon, this book demonstrates the importance of thinking beyond...
Published: 30 June 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027119-015
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2711-9
... In chapter fourteen, Shankar thinks through the politics of digital time as it structures Sahaayaka's intervention. In particular Shankar shows how CEO Krish manipulates fieldworkers' experience of time as they use a new Sahaayaka phone app which makes their job far more about data collection...
Series: a John Hope Franklin Center Book
Published: 14 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373612-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7361-2
... be less clear now. This chapter asks why this may be so and why this moment marks and demands new thinking. It argues that our understandings of “the carnal,” with an emphasis more on the sexual than “on the flesh,” have been too constricted to account for the sorts of bodily intrusions and manipulations...
Published: 01 December 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027676-013
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2767-6
... A massive influx of humanitarian actors in conjunction with a rise in armed violence in the Central African Republic has confronted Central Africans with their own poverty and others’ wealth in new ways. In attempting to explain Central Africans’ predicament, many have found evidence showing...
Series: Improvisation, Community, and Social Practice
Published: 04 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374497-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7449-7
... of Osama bin Laden and the nation’s response to the news. McMullen frames Butler’s thoughts with her own theory of the improvisative, an idea inspired by Butler’s thinking but with a focus on the potential for agency. performance performativity gender freedom repetition ...
Book Chapter

By Samantha Frost
Published: 10 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374350-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7435-0
... extrapolates that insight to explain why carbon is the matter that is the basis of life. It also suggests that the idea that matter is energy-under-constraint is helpful in beginning to think about humans as biocultural creatures. matter materiality new materialisms quantum physics energy carbon...
Published: 02 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375159-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7515-9
... for synchronic, deterministic, and numeric or “digital” ways of thinking. Bergson employs a suite of other metaphors that allow us to unsolder these terms from their associated media. New understandings of the digital, the analog, and the virtual are revealed in Christian Marclay’s The Clock (2010), a twenty...
Published: 18 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373629-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7362-9
... Solomon-Godeau’s introduction reflects on decades of thinking and writing about photography. She links her earlier concerns to more recent changes brought about by the luxury market for large-scale photography, the shift from analogue to digital, and the new relationships that shift has...
Published: 10 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373049-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7304-9
... and the university; (d) a fetishization of novelty; and (e) the ways in which we think about history. It argues for rethinking the current moment within the framework of new temporalities oriented toward hope. literary theory philosophy of history disappointment hope institutional time ...
Series: a John Hope Franklin Center Book
Published: 14 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373612-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7361-2
... This chapter challenges the notion that the “new racism” is rooted in culture, as opposed to the “purer” and earlier biological racism that was not. It questions what those who study the history of racism think we know about racial epistemologies and what might be considered the political...
Published: 24 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373292-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7329-2
... communal model of how we make sense of filmic media that stands in productive tension with today’s phenomenological and embodied approaches to film. For reasons made apparent in this chapter, Nakai is often likened to Walter Benjamin. He was fascinated by the new medium of the cinema, and deeply involved...
Published: 24 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373025-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7302-5
... This letter is concerned with the sense in which Stuart Hall was consummately oriented toward a responsiveness to the present rather than to abstract theoretical issues. It aims to show the role of “contingency” in his thinking and acting, especially its relation to his idea of a “conjuncture...
Series: Religious Cultures of African and African Diaspora People
Published: 20 October 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027140-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2714-0
... Chapter 7 takes a close look at pornography and, to an extent, sex work in the lives and experiences of Afrodiasporic people. Being and coding justice becomes a way of thinking about globalization, transnational discourses, and the need for post(trans)national discourses. A dunia terraspheric...
Published: 15 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375449-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7544-9
... of an ongoing struggle to find new ways of thinking, working, and explaining within the parameters set by the tools of genomics. Postgenomics emerges from a tension between the constraints of specific tools and methods and biologists’ attempts to draw new sorts of models and findings from them. This concluding...
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375852-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7585-2
... articulations of cosmopolitanism as fundamentally opposed to discourses of multiculturalism. The essay suggests thinking about a cosmopolitanism from below in which the archipelago of poverty, as Sylvia Wynter has called it, becomes a place where new genres of man proliferate. The unique place of the Caribbean...