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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 World Readers
Published: 22 March 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395676-101
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9567-6
Published: 01 January 1995
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9604-8
Published: 25 June 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389811-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8981-1
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: 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: New Americanists
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822398530-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9853-0
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...
Series: Experimental Futures: Technological Lives, Scientific Arts, Anthropological Voices
Published: 22 September 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027270-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2727-0
..., specifically in relation to the cosmopolitical challenge of addressing those who prefer not to be “enrolled.'” This, finally, illustrates the difficulty but also crucial importance of thinking in the presence of victims. cosmopolitics empowerment “Bartleby, the Scrivener” political technique ...
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By Lisa Messeri
Published: 02 February 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059226-012
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5922-6
... context of technologies and platforms meant to blur the distinction between physical and virtual worlds. With this shift of focus in marketing, VR’s potential as a good technology has faded. Even if this fantasy was imperfect, the book concludes by suggesting that these imperfections are preferable...
Published: 22 March 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059349-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5934-9
... their clients' products; and by identifying markets and helping to make a product appeal to that market. Trendspotters take the preferences of consumers segmented into particular groups and regularize them as “values,” which are then employed to market products. values trendspotting consumption...
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...