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Series: a John Hope Franklin Center Book
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391319-072
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9131-9
Published: 26 May 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386384-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8638-4
Series: New Americanists
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822398530-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9853-0
Published: 01 January 1995
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9604-8
Series: The World Readers
Published: 22 March 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395676-101
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9567-6
Published: 25 June 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389811-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8981-1
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396406-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9640-6
Series: American Encounters/Global Interactions
Published: 15 May 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007104-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0710-4
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373865-072
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7386-5
Published: 11 November 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391210-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9121-0
Series: The Lewis Henry Morgan Lectures
Published: 03 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374220-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7422-0
... approaches but also a demonstration of preferable perspectives. ethnocentrism nationalism religion ...
Published: 03 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373438-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7343-8
... a script, doing what they are told (or interpellated) to do. Bartleby’s famous line “I would prefer not to” is not a form of giving up on life but rather an expression of amor fati , an indication that he follows only his own preferences rather than the projections that normally dictate our lives...
Published: 14 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375678-020
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7567-8
... In this piece I attempt a taxonomy of the many ways women are commonly forgotten, including ways in which they themselves sometimes prefer to disappear. I urge remembering (the women active in Civil Rights, the generations of suffrage activists, the lost women founders), but I also, finally...
Published: 13 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374367-018
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7436-7
... segregation. It explores varying “preferences” for Filipino messmen in relation to other racially subordinated military personnel as well as civilian complaints of racial segregation in a time of war. The essay considers these civilian pressures and the geopolitical relationship between the United States...
Published: 23 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375890-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7589-0
... gave married men preference when assigning posts that awarded better pay, immediate access to provision grounds, and the right to live in unattached housing to allow them to support and protect their dependents. Commanders associated the batch-living aldeia , the barracks where miserable...
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 22 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374190-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7419-0
... Hormonal menstrual suppression, as a chemical means of choosing nature, is a peculiar kind of purification, situated within a Bahian esthetic preference for artificiality. The conclusion engages with anthropological debates on the tension between biological contingency and technological...
Published: 01 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374572-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7457-2
... In recent years much has been written about the revival of counterinsurgency as the preferred strategy of the U.S.-led forces in the “global war on terror.” Such a strategy necessarily requires knowledge of the local languages and cultures. This chapter focuses on the U.S. military’s attempts...
Published: 05 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374022-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7402-2
... in consciousness, rather than a natural process, the city as concept takes priority over the city as lived experience and in-migrants are preferred to natives of the city. Paradoxically, in the nonstate sphere it turns out to be for-profit enterprises that are most free to make this philosophical case for enacting...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-126
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... activity, and celebrates the prestige of the fraternities which perform their religious devotion through dance. The invitations that the fraternities issue offer striking expressions of collective cultural identity that change with the times. The preferred style in recent years is a movie-format dvd...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373483-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7348-3
... In chapter 1, Polly J. Price explores the hidden problem of ineffective citizenship throughout the Americas. Jus soli is endorsed in international agreements as the preferred mechanism to avoid statelessness. But a nearly universal jus soli in the Western Hemisphere often fails to resolve...