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Published: 27 September 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478022091-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2209-1
Published: 01 January 1994
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9640-6
...Constitutionalism as Bridge Between Self and Other<subtitle>The Politics and Legitimation of Constitution Making</subtitle> ...
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By Brian Massumi
Published: 12 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7519-7
... affective fact affective politics virtual quasi-cause political legitimation ...
Published: 12 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375197-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7519-7
... a politics of the virtual. affective fact affective politics virtual quasi-cause political legitimation ...
Published: 12 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7519-7
... felt a threat. It is immaterial whether it was present or not. An immaterial cause that is not actually present is a virtual cause (a “quasi-cause”). Ontopower involves a politics of the virtual. affective fact affective politics virtual quasi-cause political legitimation ...
Published: 02 November 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374855-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7485-5
... of Schmitt’s thought nor even a sustained object of Schmitt’s attention. Although Schmitt certainly does turn to Machiavelli to make sense of the “technics” of modern politics, does cite Machiavelli to legitimize his support of Italian Fascism, and does share with Machiavalli a certain “pessimistic” view about...
Published: 05 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373964-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7396-4
... CRMOs highly wary of potential hijacking and the stigma of being associated with them. The space of the legitimate citizen became smaller and smaller, compelling many people to use science as a means to distance themselves from politics. But this does not mean that citizen science was completely...
Published: 29 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375562-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7556-2
... Chapter 6 argues that the adjudication of family law after independence had political implications. Until the 1850s Chilean judges required fathers (and occasionally other family members) to provide for their dependents. Faced with an increase in lawsuits for maintenance, especially from...
Published: 05 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373353-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7335-3
... of legitimation of rule and empowerment. The question before movements and activists before these participatory institutions today is not so much whether to engage with them at all (as more dismissive analyses might imply), but how to engage them strategically so as to leverage equality and inclusion to political...
Published: 26 February 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374541-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7454-1
... project of “the state” makes the institution appear to be more than the sum of its parts, as not being political or nakedly extractive. To the extent that corruption discourse condemns practices for deviating from the norms of bureaucratic governance, it is a political performative. When bureaucratic...
Published: 05 February 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374831-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7483-1
... from the liberal economy to reinvent sacrificial violence in legitimizing their political objectives and appropriating the right to life, liberty, and happiness. The chapter concludes by delineating the ways in which the recent neoliberal reforms spearheaded by the Palestinian Authority indicate...
Published: 27 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375579-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7557-9
... in official historiographies. A closer look reveals a more complicated and much more revolutionary attempt to remake the subjectivity of working men in order to render them legitimate political subjects entitled to all the rights (and duties) of full-fledged citizenship. Populism niños heroes pelados...
Published: 18 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373629-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7362-9
... Starting with a close examination of the work and reputation of Harry Callahan, Solomon-Godeau presents a critical and alternative history of street photography. She explores how and why photographing people unawares on the street became legitimized and elaborated as a genre unique to the medium...
Published: 26 February 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374701-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7470-1
... of illegal activities, especially the cocaine traffic. The paramilitary victory shuttered a vision of the state as the guardian of the public interest and raised questions about where the state was located and who had the legitimate right to rule. The chapter explores how residents were incorporated into new...
Published: 17 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373599-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7359-9
... assemblage composed as much of steel and cement as of “nature,” laws, social histories, and political practices. By attending to the iterative relations between Mumbai’s residents, and their social-material relations to pipes, plumbers, and municipal engineers, the introduction lays out the book’s central...
Published: 05 May 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7335-3
... divorced from political projects, participation has never been purely emancipatory, as some critics have suggested. Participation has always had competing goals of legitimation of rule and empowerment. The question before movements and activists before these participatory institutions today is not so much...
Series: Improvisation, Community, and Social Practice
Published: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374015-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7401-5
... to aesthetics has sometimes been overlooked. Understanding social aesthetics to be a concept that occupies the space in which the aesthetic and the political overlap, the author shows that hooks’s attention to the beauty of everyday objects and crafts—her “aesthetics of the ordinary”—is a basic component of her...
Series: Console-ing Passions
Published: 03 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374466-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7446-6
...: the Hungarian A Tenkes kapitánya (The captain of the Tenkes, 1964) and the Polish Janosik (1974). Their success with audiences and the effectiveness of their political messages are rooted in three interrelated factors, all of which identify television entertainment as a key terrain for sustaining...
Published: 21 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374886-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7488-6
... stories engage in the politics of self-composure. As this chapter demonstrates, they are discursive strategies that individualize racialized difference as fashionable personal style. Asian superbloggers’ style stories articulate Asianness as a legitimate difference—a fashionably distinct difference...
Published: 29 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7556-2
... many applications, but the impression that the state was abandoning the widows and orphans of national heroes was politically untenable for presidents and legislators. In addition to preserving Spanish regulations that granted pensions to widows and orphans of officers who married with prior permission...