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Series: The World Readers
Published: 19 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377450-053
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7745-0
Book Chapter

By Anne-Maria Makhulu
Published: 30 September 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7511-1
... crossroads intimacy migrancy pass laws wage dependency ...
Book Chapter

By Anne-Maria Makhulu
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375111-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7511-1
... argues that men and women living in the settlements refashioned the political economy of work—despite challenges of distance, racism, and the law—placing greatest significance on family unity and intimacy. If pass laws, many argued, effectively denied the right to love, illegal migrants resolved to put...
Published: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373148-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7314-8
... This essay examines the development and codification of one of the many sexual psychopath laws passed in the mid-twentieth-century United States, the Miller Sexual Psychopath Law. By reading and analyzing the congressional discussion, expert testimony, and debates on the bill, this chapter...
Published: 22 July 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375357-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7535-7
...” are making their way to Dubai for services that are illegal in their home countries. However, the UAE, which once boasted the Middle East’s most permissive assisted reproduction system, has recently become the world’s most restrictive. In 2010, the UAE passed an Islamically inspired assisted reproduction law...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-143
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... of the law was passed, adding an emphasis on national development that evidently reflected the perspectives of other “modernizing” elements within the mas . The later Law 300 resembles more classic approaches to development and makes it more diffcult to apply the novel principles articulated in Law 071...
Published: 29 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375562-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7556-2
... the national debt and regularizing diplomatic relations with Spain, in order to encourage economic investment and development. Both efforts depended upon resolving disputes over sequestered assets; only in 1853 was a definitive law passed that recognized as part of the national debt almost all claims arising...
Published: 03 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7314-8
... to exclude sex offenders from their purview. sex offender progressive politics sex crime LGBT feminism This essay examines the development and codification of one of the many sexual psychopath laws passed in the mid-twentieth-century United States, the Miller Sexual Psychopath Law. By reading...
Published: 29 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7556-2
... presidents after 1830 prioritized consolidating the national debt and regularizing diplomatic relations with Spain, in order to encourage economic investment and development. Both efforts depended upon resolving disputes over sequestered assets; only in 1853 was a definitive law passed that recognized...
Series: Perverse Modernities: A Series Edited by Jack Halberstam and Lisa Lowe
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376194-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7619-4
... their disparate cultural meanings, these cross-dressing practices were legal equivalents, unhampered by government interference in a heterogeneous public sphere. This virtual legal vacuum was short-lived, however, and as the gold rush years came to a close, San Francisco’s government passed a local law...
Book Chapter

By Jane Lazarre
Published: 08 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374145-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7414-5
... when she “passes over” into her mother-in-law’s cultural world. motherhood race and gender Central Park Jogger Jewish Passover race and medical treatment teaching race ...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-065
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
.... But the direct action of peons on haciendas as well as Indian reclamation of communal lands pushed the government to pass a more radical law for the redistribution of property. It was the second major agrarian reform in Latin America, after Mexico’s, which had unfolded both more slowly and with greater violence...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-136
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... are excerpted here. In October 2012, a much-altered and longer version of the law was passed, adding an emphasis on national development that evidently reflected the perspectives of other “modernizing” elements within the mas . The later Law 300 resembles more classic approaches to development and makes...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-060
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... initially intended to reform the servile labor regime but not to challenge large capitalist estates. But the direct action of peons on haciendas as well as Indian reclamation of communal lands pushed the government to pass a more radical law for the redistribution of property. It was the second major...
Series: Global Insecurities
Published: 14 December 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9781478004301-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0430-1
... the week, they would always call if either of the two individuals passed through the lobby. This happened rarely before 7 pm. This situation made it difficult to gather some information about the man’s activities before they left. Since they stayed in a pension, rather than an apartment, the team surmised...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... children, instead coming under the patriarchal power of her husband. This power was enshrined in law as patria potestad , a principle that carried over from the colonial period into the republican legal code. Colonial society was far more complex internally than the Spaniards’ abstract juridical...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-120
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
...Competing Projects for the Future As a young girl growing up in the agricultural and pastoral community of Qaqachaka, in the northern Potosí region of the department of Oruro, Elvira Espejo learned many of the traditional arts cultivated in her community. Hearing the myths and legends passed...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-026
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... by Katari’s followers, Acuña disposed of him, along with his scribe and collaborator, Isidro Serrano, by tossing him off a cliff near the community of Quilaquila in early January 1781. Community members then attacked and killed Acuña in retribution. After Tomás Katari’s death, leadership passed to his...