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Series: Experimental Futures: Technological Lives, Scientific Arts, Anthropological Voices
Published: 22 September 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2727-0
... cosmopolitics empowerment “Bartleby, the Scrivener” political technique ...
Series: Global Insecurities
Published: 29 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374718-037
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7471-8
... Marginalized, informal people use political techniques both quiet and loud to assert their presence and demand their rights from the state. social movements urban public space quiet encroachment popular politics ...
Series: Experimental Futures: Technological Lives, Scientific Arts, Anthropological Voices
Published: 22 September 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027270-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2727-0
... of political technique is proposed as a way to acknowledge the artifices required in doing politics. Herman Melville's celebrated scrivener Bartleby is proposed as a figure of the “idiot,” as implied by cosmopolitical matters of concern, but it is the narrator of the tale, the lawyer, who is focused on here...
Published: 01 December 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027676-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2767-6
... This chapter argues that false accusations of conspiracy in pursuit of antidemocratic goals is an increasingly normalized form of politics. It examines narrative techniques for flattening out politics, focusing on those which work to promote affective recruitment and polarization rather than...
Series: Global Insecurities
Published: 27 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374183-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7418-3
... responsible for foreseeing future dangers and protecting life from potential harm. Representations of the victims and of the events themselves continue to reinforce the constitutive relationship between political authority and foresight in Colombia, which underpins the emergence of risk as a technique...
Series: Global and Insurgent Legalities
Published: 20 October 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027454-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2745-4
... This chapter examines the technique of the curfew as a mode of governance. The chapter draws together many historical, literary, ethnographic and policy studies of particular curfews to demonstrate the significance and explore the meaning of the distinction curfews establish between a brief...
Series: Improvisation, Community, and Social Practice
Published: 04 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374497-017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7449-7
... their individual authenticity, but they characterize their performances as highly unified. Through a close analysis of one performance, this chapter examines improvisational techniques such as active listening, adaptability, code-switching, and reflexivity that can be applied to the broader arena of identity...
Published: 01 December 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027676-019
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2767-6
... the differences between authoritarian practices, white supremacists, QAnon believers, and grifters, it underscores the multiple “reality making” techniques informing contemporary politics. The epilogue also reviews the key arguments of the book and considers how the politicization of narrative functions today...
Series: Global Insecurities
Published: 27 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374183-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7418-3
... This chapter shows how the emergence of risk as a technique of urban government leads to novel formations of citizenship and subjectivity and thereby shapes the terrain of political engagement for settlers of the urban periphery. It is through categories of vitality, vulnerability...
Series: Latin America Otherwise
Published: 10 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374923-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7492-3
... geography" is not simply a term for describing a given effect in space in racial terms. It is a technology of power indexing a series of techniques used to produce space in racial terms. Using critical geography, I examine in the Introduction the use of Indians/indios in maps, literature, architectural...
Series: a John Hope Franklin Center Book
Published: 14 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373612-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7361-2
...? It argues that for too long (post) colonial studies has held a myopic understanding of empire that sidelines and treats as “exceptional” a range of imperial formations and practices that could instead be considered exemplary. Here, the political history of “American exceptionalism” is an entry...
Published: 17 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375364-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7536-4
... This chapter analyzes moral economies, forms of social imagination, techniques of enchantment, and spurs to affect commonly belittled, easily dismissed, yet pervasive in/around humanitarian practices. Humanitarian object-beings like Trauma Teddies and Aid Bunnies combine humanity and animality...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 22 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375142-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7514-2
... in a turntablist music movement. Chapter 1 focuses on isp’s musical practices and performances as they resound familiar burdens for racialized performers in the United States as well as put forth techniques of sonic abstraction and musical alienation. This chapter maneuvers with a turntablist methodology...
Published: 16 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373728-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7372-8
... as a racializing state technique. The Pearl Revolution led to a rise in women-led confrontational street politics not necessarily authorized by Bahraini opposition men. This produced sublimated tensions not captured by images of orderly gender-segregated marches. sect-sex-police nexus racialization...
Published: 10 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373056-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7305-6
... modern management techniques and financial accounting practices extend projects of neoliberal governmentality. This audit culture, I argue, has become a key instrument for producing responsibilized, self-managing subjects on the one hand, but irresponsible and unaccountable financial institutions...
Series: Improvisation, Community, and Social Practice
Published: 04 March 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7449-7
... performance, this chapter examines improvisational techniques such as active listening, adaptability, code-switching, and reflexivity that can be applied to the broader arena of identity politics, particularly multiculturalism. Canadian philosopher Charles Taylor theorized multiculturalism in terms...
Published: 01 December 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2767-6
... of politics. It examines narrative techniques for flattening out politics, focusing on those which work to promote affective recruitment and polarization rather than critical reflection. Given the prevalence of deceptions and false flag operations in a mass mediated age, the chapter calls...
Series: Religious Cultures of African and African Diaspora People
Published: 01 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7484-8
...Civil Religion and Performed Politics in Postcolonial Congo This chapter considers the relationship between performance and authority during the postcolonial period under the dictatorial regime of Mobutu Sese Seko. State-scripted dancing and singing, most commonly known as animation politique...
Book Chapter

By Louise Amoore
Published: 23 October 2013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7726-9
...Techniques ...
Published: 03 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7314-8
...The Politics of Sex Historians and sociologists have mapped the racial dimensions of the emergent culture of control, with its bloated prison system and far-flung surveillance techniques. This chapter draws out the sexual dimension, emphasizing how the figure of the imperiled child stands...