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Published: 01 January 1995
DOI: 10.1215/9780822379867-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7986-7
Published: 14 March 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383161-022
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8316-1
Series: Latin America in Translation
Published: 18 November 2008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8944-6
...The Prevailing Political Order ...
Series: Constitutional Conflicts
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383055-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8305-5
Series: Latin america otherwise : languages, empires, nations
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395218-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9521-8
Series: Global and Insurgent Legalities
Published: 12 December 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027683-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2768-3
... The privatization of human rights reflects a prevailing ethical orientation that the chapter characterizes as “pernicious optimism.” The fetishism of abstract values facilitates disavowal of the ways in which ordinary law and economic policy condemn many to an untimely death. This is contrasted...
Series: Global and Insurgent Legalities
Published: 12 December 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027683-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2768-3
... that defined postwar social partnership. Through attention to the trade union-led opposition to the Colombian Food Workers’ international campaign against Coca-Cola, the chapter explores how this prevailing mode of protecting workers’ rights is part of a scenario in which managerial logics of audit prevail...
Published: 17 November 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027584-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2758-4
... The introduction gives a panoramic overview of long-standing and prevailing historiographical perspectives on the character and content of the nineteenth-century wars for independence in Cuba, setting in relief the conventions of the existing scholarship as a way to distinguish the departure...
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By Kath Weston
Series: ANIMA
Published: 01 January 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7382-7
...Food The use of electronic devices to tag and track millions of animals bred for human consumption has come to symbolize the loss of an intimacy that ostensibly once prevailed between animals and the farmers who raised them during an earlier, less mechanized era of food production...
Series: ANIMA
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373827-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7382-7
... The use of electronic devices to tag and track millions of animals bred for human consumption has come to symbolize the loss of an intimacy that ostensibly once prevailed between animals and the farmers who raised them during an earlier, less mechanized era of food production. In the United...
Series: Improvisation, Community, and Social Practice
Published: 04 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374497-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7449-7
... This chapter analyzes two key female characters in Ann-Marie MacDonald’s epic novel Fall on Your Knees who use experimental, improvised performance to disrupt prevailing power relations that privilege white, male heterosexual identity. Materia’s and Frances’s performances destabilize notions...
Book Chapter

By Jaya Keaney
Published: 11 October 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027492-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2749-2
... by a prevailing discourse of the womb as nonracializing, with race being transmitted instead by sperm and eggs. Despite this discourse, the narratives of pregnancy considered in this chapter frequently see gestation as entangled with racialized inheritance. Following these empirical threads, the chapter theorizes...
Published: 11 October 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027492-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2749-2
... The conclusion explores the questions of choice, biology, and inheritance that are central to queer narratives of family making through assisted reproductive technology. A prevailing discourse of queer family making emphasizes empowered reproductive citizenship and expansive choice. Yet...
Series: Theory in Forms
Published: 15 March 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027805-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-9378-7
... subsided, ethnic belonging became decisive for soldiers’ treatment and destiny, and prevailed over the uniform’s difference-erasing capacity. The institutional infrastructures that generated meanings and values that were foundations of Yugoslav socialism and enabled the relationship between the citizens...
Book Chapter

By Tanja Petrović
Series: Theory in Forms
Published: 15 March 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027805-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-9378-7
... Archival bits and memories of the service in the Yugoslav People’s Army are capable of questioning the ethnonational logic that prevailed after Yugoslavia and of pointing to alternatives to it. This chapter’s focus is on this faculty, and describes conditions that make it possible. Specifically...
Series: Religious Cultures of African and African Diaspora People
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373872-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7387-2
... explores the sharia crisis within the context of Nigeria’s prevailing ethno-religious and ethno-regional fault lines, as well as entrenched power configurations, statism, and neopatrimonialism. The chapter underscores how these conflicts intensified ethnic and religious identities at a moment of major...
Book Chapter

By Jaya Keaney
Published: 11 October 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027492-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2749-2
... Chapter 2 explores how everyday experiences of queer family making challenge a prevailing discourse of reproductive choice that is central to the global fertility industry. In practice, queer family making in Australia is characterized by compromise, creativity, and translational work. Many...
Series: Religious Cultures of African and African Diaspora People
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373872-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7387-2
... the hegemony of Hausa-Fulani Muslim rulers. Conversely, in the Southern Nigerian Protectorate, mission Christianity succeeded in transforming local communities not only because of the prevailing colonial context of the early twentieth century, but also because Christian doctrines and observances creatively...
Published: 13 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374213-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7421-3
... This chapter examines feminist challenges to the prevailing naturalization of monogamy in the form of often quite marginalized claims about the naturalness of nonmonogamy . It demonstrates how these stories present certain kinds of challenges to compulsory monogamy and at the same time leave...
Published: 27 November 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027607-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2760-7
... This chapter argues that the behavior of Anglo settler states and Indigenous Peoples within a logic of sovereignty is discordant with prevailing international relations theory instead of engaging bonds of relational friendship. Where mainstream international relations theory prioritizes...