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By Laura U. Marks
Published: 02 February 2024
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5912-7
... affective analysis enfoldment fabulation powers of the false incompossibility ...
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By Erin Manning
Series: Thought in the Act
Published: 03 June 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7441-1
... affirmation ressentiment fugitive planning power of the false Idle No More ...
Series: Thought in the Act
Published: 03 June 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7441-1
... Harney’s concept of debt. Key concepts are fabulation, the power of the false, and fugitive planning, all of which are necessary for the creation of an undercommons. Idle No More, a First Nations activist formation, is discussed as an example of an affirmative practice. affirmation ressentiment...
Published: 02 February 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059127-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5912-7
... Affective analysis reaches an impasse in the presence of something so deeply enfolded that it can only be unfolded by a determined, collective effort. “The Feelings of Fabulation” offers a six-step method for fabulating, informed by Deleuze's concept of powers of the false. Drawing on the method...
Published: 02 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375159-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7515-9
... This chapter begins with an exploration of Deleuze’s concept of the powers of the false, which has inspired a group of contemporary works of art that fuse fact and imagination, documentary and fiction, and analog and digital media. This power is better understood as “virtual,” having less to do...
Published: 20 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373254-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7325-4
... of creativity in new circumstances. Deleuze, with affinities to all three of these thinkers, explores how “powers of the false” sometimes contribute to uncanny bouts of creativity. The chapter assesses his drive to “restore belief in this world” during an era when old debates between the ideal of mastery...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373483-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7348-3
... laws by focusing on the evidence residents were requested to produce to demonstrate their ivoirité. Identity documents, such as birth certificates, nationality certificates, passports, and national identity cards, were systemically viewed as false or fraudulent for a particular class of citizens...
Published: 27 November 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027607-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2760-7
... This chapter combats the prevalent idea that networked communications and internet communication technologies (ICTs) supersede state borders and have the power to facilitate political transformation by arguing instead that Indigenous technological governance is a precondition for the potential...
Published: 03 February 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7343-8
... such as Judith Butler and Lauren Berlant. In the case of the latter critics, who try to work with the framework Althusser offers but resist the way he seems to make interpellation all powerful and inevitable, I look at ways to expand the possibilities for misinterpellation and think about forms of address...
Published: 01 December 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2767-6
..., unclear lines of analysis, and powerful interests inflected in the subsequent discussions opens space for challenging the belief that the vaccine contamination question has been resolved. The reduction of Hooper’s oral polio vaccine (OPV) hypothesis to a “conspiracy theory” rather than a plausible...
Published: 03 February 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7343-8
... to be) are not a unitary cohesive agent, like the false subject that interpellation calls for. Instead we are multiple and anarchic subjects, with many overlapping and exogenous sources. In this way, I argue that Nietzsche offers anarchism a way to anarchize the individual down to the level of her psyche. Friedrich...
Published: 27 November 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2760-7
...Rethinking Borders, Sovereignty, and Power in Indigenous Spaces In examining the deep (pre)history of transnational Santals, this chapter engages ethnoarchaeology, ethnolinguistics, cognitive science, and genetics to apply the Santals' long-sustained theory of transmigratory cosmopolitanism...
Published: 03 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373438-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7343-8
... authority back onto the police officer (not because he doesn’t want to but because he is unable to do so), the policeman has no power over him but physical violence (and in any event Karl escapes from him by running away). In the other two texts, Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Man and Ta-Nehisi Coates’s...
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By Banning Eyre
Published: 27 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7542-5
.... A young Zimbabwe, Cuthbert Chiromo, steps in on the Zimbabwean side, and a new team emerges to support Mapfumo’s tri-continental career. The chapter details a complex balancing act between touring in the United States and keeping the Zimbabwean market supplied with powerful new music. Thomas receives...
Published: 01 January 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7348-3
..., nationality certificates, passports, and national identity cards, were systemically viewed as false or fraudulent for a particular class of citizens. An Ivorian policy of “authenticity” enhanced the political power of particular individuals, and identity challenges were enacted in discrete circumstances...
Published: 03 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7314-8
...The Invention of the Sex Offender While the most bizarre charges of satanic ritual abuse that convulsed communities during the 1980s have slowed, false accusations and wrongful convictions of child sexual abuse continue apace, along with ever-broader definitions and more draconian penalties...
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By Russell Sbriglia
Series: [sic] Series
Published: 10 February 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7338-4
... but of “miserable little pieces of the Real” rife with the power of subjectivization and subjection. Slavoj Žižek romantic sublime ridiculous sublime Jacques Lacan G. W. F. Hegel In this chapter, McGowan considers the importance of a frequently overlooked yet integral aspect of Slavoj Žižek’s work...