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By A. Aneesh
Published: 24 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7571-5
... Globalization communication night work identity functional integration ...
Book Chapter

By A. Aneesh
Published: 24 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7571-5
... night work eight-hour day circadian clock economic well-being physical well-being social well-being ...
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375715-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7571-5
... This chapter starts with a puzzle: Why is there a total absence, in thought and in practice, of any collective struggle against the graveyard shift worldwide? It explores the contemporary globalization of night work and the gradual lifting of legal barriers against the nocturnal shift...
Published: 24 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7571-5
... of call centers and their global context and connection. Globalization communication night work identity functional integration ...
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375586-022
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7558-6
... Rosemarie tells her own ghost/spirit story in this chapter, about a couple that walked her home from work one night when she was being followed by a man, but disappeared the moment her father came to meet her. angels Pachamamas ...
Published: 22 July 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374275-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7427-5
... This chapter argues that the home is where IT workers’ experiences on the street and in the office are assessed. It uses the variety of activities they engage in at home—eating together, gossip sessions, wide-ranging discussions that go deep into the night—to revisit scholarly understandings...
Series: Spin Offs
Published: 04 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375807-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7580-7
... Soul! is an unremembered landmark in the history of American television. It was the only nationally televised program to explore artistic and intellectual expressions of the Black Arts and Black Power movements. Appropriating the variety-show format familiar from late-night TV, it explored...
Book Chapter

By Sareeta Amrute
Published: 22 July 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374275-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7427-5
... at the vanguard of national development. The chapter tracks how the Indian middle classes became scientists in service to the nation in the Nehruvian period and then how they draw on that legacy in the current moment to advance their privatized scientific projects. Viewed within this framing, short-term work...
Published: 22 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395706-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9570-6
... This chapter describes how thousands of working-class youths come to the Pelourinho on Sunday nights to sing in unison as they “translate” classic Jamaican reggae songs into Portuguese entirely on the basis of the songs’ prosody. It examines how the discussions of commodities and consumption...
Book Chapter

By Hettie Jones
Published: 23 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374152-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7415-2
... ambitions, opinions about women in bohemia—much to exchange, question, despite the difference in their ages. That night they decide to begin writing to each other. Hettie discusses in the narrative the purpose of using their letters as a way to continue not only her own journey after How I Became Hettie...
Series: a John Hope Franklin Center Book
Published: 17 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373230-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7323-0
... within the ghost. The human body as meat, the rag-human under torture, still refuses to die a death not of its choosing. The othered subject at work finds in the shadows of night a community of the dead and a means of escape through doubling, reflection, imagination, and bodily detachment...
Published: 12 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373209-020
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7320-9
... With 400,000 call center agents, the Philippines has outpaced India in growth and number for voice operations. The offshore agent as a liminal figure simulates being in synch as a sonic presence with corporate global time at night while living bodily in Philippine national time. The offshore...
Published: 09 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373926-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
... at the Mudd Club. Haring then invited Brathwaite and Futura 2000 to curate a Beyond Words graffiti show at the Mudd Club; Bronx DJ Afrika Bambaataa played at the opening-night party. Meanwhile Basquiat quit Gray, played the lead role in the downtown film Downtown 81 , and then, following introductions made...
Published: 07 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373551-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7355-1
... of work schedules to ideology and to instructions about how to get an enemy to confess, including the best ways to mix “politics” and torture. The chapter extensively discusses the documentation of (and Duch’s testimony about) the confession of Ya, a high-ranking cadre whose interrogation and torture Duch...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-100
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... Bolivia’s most distinctive literary voice in the twentieth century was Jaime Saenz (1921–86), the mystic poet of the city of La Paz. Idiosyncratic and bohemian, his bouts of alcoholism and late-night carousing and inspiration were legendary, and he exercised a powerful influence on the younger...
Published: 09 September 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
...1980<subtitle>The Recalibration of Disco</subtitle> Initially working in collaboration with Diego Cortez and Anya Phillips, Steve Mass opened the Mudd Club on White Street in the autumn of 1978. He sought to create a hangout for the downtown art crowd, punks, and miscellaneous others while...
Published: 24 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7558-6
... how to handle and use those abilities for good. Ella Lee Harris Freeney (Mama Freeney) ghost stories Leesburg Georgia Eddy Van der Hilst Surinamese Wintis Orixas Rosemarie tells her own ghost/spirit story in this chapter, about a couple that walked her home from work one night when...
Published: 09 September 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
..., more chaotic rhythm. These developments were overshadowed by the reopening of Danceteria on 21st Street. The venue retained its multifloor entertainment trajectory but within months Rudolf Piper and manager John Argento forced out Jim Fouratt, claiming he was too difficult to work with. A legal dispute...
Series: Series Q
Published: 10 January 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393337-045
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9333-7
Series: Series Q
Published: 10 January 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393337-027
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9333-7