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Published: 16 March 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395072-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9507-2
...chapter two Rituals of Defiance Past Resistance, Present Ambiguity FelIpe caStro gutIérrez Reactions to the Conquista Every society remembers the people, institutions, and events of the past by bringing them together into an account that makes them understand- able while at the...
Published: 01 January 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396345-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9634-5
... genuine satisfaction and fulfillment since it has presum• ably never encountered such fulfillment. Nostalgia for the Present: 255 When the notion of the oppositional is contested, however, in the mid-eighties, we will know a fifties revival in which much of...
Published: 01 January 2003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8403-8
... POSTSCRIPT: THE PECULIAR PRESENT OF AMERICAN CAPITAL PUNISHMENT Franklin E. Zimring My aim here is not to summarize or to critique the materials assembled in this volume, but instead to use the book’s contributions as a foundation for my...
Published: 23 October 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384311-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8431-1
... BONNIE ZIMMERMAN The Past in Our Present: Theorizing the Activist Project of Women’s Studies Women’s Studies began on U.S. college campuses in the late 1960s as one of the ‘‘new knowledges’’ that emerged from the identity movements of that decade...
Published: 01 January 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822378419-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7841-9
... 9 Nostalgia for the Present There is a novel by Philip K. Dick, which, published in 1959, evokes the fifties: President Eisenhower's stroke; Main Street, U.S.A.; Marilyn Monroe; a world of neighbors and PTAS...
Published: 19 October 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386162-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8616-2
... CONCLUSION The Past and Present: Connecting Memory, History, and Identity At the beginning of the twenty-first century, identity in Assam is, as else- where in many parts of the world, a highly contested issue. The number and type of...
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By Carla Freccero
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387169-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8716-9
... art One past, present 2 lways Already Queer (French) Theory In a 1996 anthology termed a ‘‘LesBiGay Cultural Studies’’ reader, The Material Queer, Donald Morton denounces the turn to queer as part of what he calls ‘‘ludic postmodernism a legacy be- queathed to...
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386766-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8676-6
...13 The Present Are Absent: The Fate of the Arabs' Land Enter not houses other than Your own, until ye have Asked permission and saluted those in them. -Holy Quran, xxiv, 27 The provisional government used the Arabs' land, dwellings, and pos• sessions for its Jewish...
Published: 21 June 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387701-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8770-1
...Conclusion ‘‘she was born in this prison black female crime, past and present A56 colored female died at 4 pm ‘‘she was Born in this prison’’ was 27 years of age the body was taken by her friends. —Michael Cassidy, Eastern State Penitentiary, Warden’s...
Published: 23 October 2002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8431-1
... I : HISTORIES OF THE PRESENT SNEJA GUNEW Feminist Cultural Literacy: Translating Di√erences, Cannibal Options In trying to write this chapter over several months, I’ve been mystified by my internal resistance to the project. After all...
Published: 23 October 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384311-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8431-1
... JANE O. NEWMAN The Present and Our Past: Simone de Beauvoir, Descartes, and Presentism in the Historiography of Feminism We’re, like, stuck in Nerdsville.—Jennifer/Mary Sue in Pleasantville (1998) Il y a une infinité de Descartes possibles...
Published: 15 July 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394532-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9453-2
... Chapter 4 :: The persIsTenT anD VanIshIng presenT :: The previous chapter elaborated on Stephen Barber’s and David Clark’s notion of “queer...
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391265-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9126-5
... ANDREW GRANT WOOD AND DINA BERGER CONCLUSION SHOULD WE STAY OR SHOULD WE GO? Reflections on Tourism Past and Present This indecision’s bugging me Esta indecisión me molesta If you don’t want me, set me free Si no me...
Published: 05 June 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395409-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9540-9
... ONE Major Contributions to Socio log i cal Th eory and Research on Empire, 1830s– Present george steinmetz INTRODUCTION: A HIDDEN GENEALOGY Sociologists have analyzed empires throughout the entire...
Published: 22 July 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390893-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9089-3
... Two Colonial Past, Tejano Present: Civic Maintenance at Selena’s Memorial The long poem of walking manipulates spatial organizations, no matter how panoptic they may be. —Michel de Certeau, The Practice of Everyday Life If I hoist my...
Published: 24 December 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002628-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0262-8
Published: 19 June 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390763-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9076-3
... about our present, but also about another, more distant historical period, that of the 1990s. Throughout this book, I will show that the 1990s represented a moment of heated debate over the direction of...
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392200-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9220-0
... Five New oc ul ar C ultures and the Old Battle to visualize the Past and Present (1968 –2007) he 1968 student movement was documented by cineastes on both sides of the struggle and was later recreated in different fictional...
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391258-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9125-8
... Adele E. Clarke, Jennifer Ruth Fosket, Laura Mamo, Jennifer R. Fishman, and Janet K. Shim 2 / Charting (Bio)Medicine and (Bio)Medicalization in the United States, 1890–Present ​n earlier incarnation of this table was developed by  A all the editors and...
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391258-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9125-8
... Adele E. Clarke 3 / From the Rise of Medicine to Biomedicalization U.S. Healthscapes and Iconography, circa 1890–Present What these things have in common is loquaciousness: they give rise to an astonishing amount of talk. We are interested in how talk and...