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Published: 09 August 1994
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382652-022
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8265-2
Series: Chronicles of the New World Encounter
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382508-030
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8250-8
Published: 29 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374558-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7455-8
... decided to confront seignorial power. That is why the flights of enslaved people that occurred during this period offer excellent opportunities to perceive how the attitudes of the captives changed as events occurred that culminated in the end of slavery. slavery abolition Recôncavo sugar...
Book Chapter

By Susan E. Cahan
Series: Art History Publication Initiative
Published: 15 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374893-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7489-3
... The introduction sets the stage for understanding artists’ demands for cultural equity in the late 1960s and early ’70s. A brief survey of the supports and venues for African American art prior to the civil rights movement is followed by a description of changes and key gains that occurred...
Series: Thought in the Act
Published: 03 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374411-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7441-1
... of neurodiversity. A long discussion of neurotypicality as “first identity politics” occurs here in the hope of orienting the reader to the ways in which the everyday is structured by neurotypicality (including questions of gender, race, pedagogy, politics). neurotypicality consciousness agency volition...
Series: Religious Cultures of African and African Diaspora People
Published: 03 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375319-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7531-9
... This chapter relates the accounts of elderly Cuban women of street processions that occurred during religious festivals held before the 1959 Revolution, when they carried an effigy of Cuba’s patron saint, Our Lady of Charity of El Cobre, a local advocation of the Virgin Mary, with them through...
Published: 12 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373896-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7389-6
... This introduction very briefly touches on changes that have occurred in popular music, the music industry, and music criticism within the past several decades, and sums up how they will be addressed in the larger manuscript. It also includes a fanciful rundown of heretofore uncharted musical...
Series: a John Hope Franklin Center Book
Published: 14 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373612-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7361-2
... This chapter examines the long occlusion of Israel as a colonial state in the field of (post) colonial studies. It looks to the sharp division that occurred in treatment of Edward Said’s Orientalism and The Question of Palestine the following year as a diagnostic of the disconnect...
Book Chapter

By A. Aneesh
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375715-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7571-5
... As work regimes become global, social communication increasingly occurs across locations far apart. In the absence of a common national, ethnic, or organizational culture across continents, this chapter asks: what makes communication possible among social worlds technologically integrated...
Published: 01 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374381-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7438-1
...; and anthropologists conducting fieldwork in settings where U.S.-backed coups occurred. The 1950 murder of former OSS anthropologist Raymond Kennedy in postcolonial Indonesia is examined in light of newly discovered documents establishing that the Wenner-Gren Foundation funded CIA agent Lloyd Millegan’s fieldwork...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 11 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375746-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7574-6
... This chapter presents a wide range of social contexts and related personal experiences in which impotence occurs—the changing political class system, increasing inequality, the rural–urban divide, xiagang (layoffs from state-owned enterprises), the loss of filial piety, memories of socialist...
Series: New Ecologies for the Twenty-First Century
Published: 19 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375012-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7501-2
... such as this book, hopefully developers and the PNG state will not repeat many of the mistakes that have occurred at Porgera and other mines. This chapter also engages with resilience and explores how locally derived ontologies and myths intersect with a resilience framework focused on coupled human and natural...
Published: 13 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374367-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7436-7
... occurs outside historical context. In the specific historical context of slavery, the attribution of disability to the female captive body, for instance, enabled this body to become a site where the flesh became the prime commodity of exchange in the violent conflation of profit and pleasure. The essay...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 11 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375746-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7574-6
... This introduction raises the question of “why there was an impotence epidemic” in China, particularly in the 1990s. Countering the dominant biological perspective, it raises the question about in what social contexts this impotence epidemic occurred. Then it disputes the negative assessment...
Published: 13 July 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374794-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7479-4
... This chapter argues that law reform strategies have a place in trans resistance, since so much harm to trans people still occurs at the hands of legal and administrative systems, but that law reform should not be the central aim of trans politics. The chapter introduces a framework...
Series: New Ecologies for the Twenty-First Century
Published: 19 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375012-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7501-2
... This chapter focuses on the historical encounters between Porgerans and outsiders. First contact occurred in 1938, when colonial patrol officers entered Porgera in search of mineral wealth. Misunderstandings on both sides led to the killing of several Porgerans by armed colonial officers...
Book Chapter

By Jerry K. Jacka
Series: New Ecologies for the Twenty-First Century
Published: 19 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375012-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7501-2
... has a particular set of spirits associated with it that structures the kinds of resource use that can occur. One of the outcomes of modernization in Porgera is that the spirits of these zones are no longer localized, thereby threatening the underpinnings of cosmological order in Porgera. place...
Published: 19 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373889-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7388-9
... as performative act occur as a signifying menace, a threat to the categorical regimes of race and being. The chapter also addresses the relative absence of significant attention to Chameleon Street especially in relationship to the black film explosion of 1991. This involves reading the film’s inability to gain...
Published: 11 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374374-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7437-4
... Mirror neuron research seeks to explain the human capacity for intersubjectivity and empathy in terms of automatic, neurophysiological processes that occur before higher-level cognition or propositional thinking. By comparing multiple accounts of mirror neurons, this chapter shows how...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373513-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7351-3
... beneficial and necessary or as limited to biomedical intervention, but as a set of political, moral, economic, emotional, and ambivalent transactions that occur in social relations. To rethink cure is to unfold the past, present, and future in order to recognize the presences of disabilities and create...