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Series: The C. L. R. James Archives
Published: 31 July 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376255-019
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7625-5
Series: Objects/Histories
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822378976-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7897-6
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013082-012
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1308-2
Series: Science and Cultural Theory
Published: 19 March 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380443-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8044-3
Series: Global Insecurities
Published: 11 December 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478010302-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1030-2
Published: 08 March 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059080-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-9172-1
... a self-fulfilling cycle of the interior's supposed “backwardness.” In the column's coastal logic, if interior communities supported the rebellion, by willingly handing over supplies or even volunteering to join the column, such acts were held as proof of a worthy and civilized predisposition. Yet because...
Series: Experimental Futures: Technological Lives, Scientific Arts, Anthropological Voices
Published: 22 September 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027270-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2727-0
... a “pharmacological” account of the purity that is often at work in the dismissal and destruction of practices that do not pass the test of proof, proposes an account of domestication and a conception of generic propositions as central to the cultivation of differences between practices and the work of distinction...
Published: 08 March 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059080-012
EISBN: 978-1-4780-9172-1
... a dozen monuments, tombstones, and museums that memorialized different aspects of the Prestes Column's march across the interior. The memory sites were physical proof of the themes discussed throughout this book, including the power dynamics of how local spaces in the interior could garner attention from...
Series: Perverse Modernities: A Series Edited by Jack Halberstam and Lisa Lowe
Published: 07 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375517-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7551-7
... Chapter 5 tackles the “crisis of witnessing” associated with the demand imposed on Palestinians from both human rights NGOs and the global media to provide visual proof and eyewitness accounts of their suffering and hardship. The chapter engages with two essay films that the author argues...
Published: 26 January 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027751-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2775-1
... This chapter concerns the scientific proof of transsexual nature , a term used in the legal codes on transsexuality in Turkey. The first part of the chapter examines the scientific history of the contemporary regulation of sex/gender nonconformity and transness by situating the medicolegal...
Published: 17 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373094-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7309-4
... This chapter explores questions about the social and cultural aspects of the making and the reading of a scientific theory. What is a mathematical proof? What does it mean to understand a mathematical work? To shed light on these questions, this chapter compares Évariste Galois’s memoir and some...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373483-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7348-3
... nationality, due to poor documentation of births, government policy and practice, and intentional discrimination. Migrants in the Americas are particularly at risk. Many persons who are entitled to citizenship cannot prove it, or proof is disregarded by officials. Citizenship status, in turn, determines...
Book Chapter

By Nicholas Sammond
Published: 17 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375784-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7578-4
... minstrels and racist caricature in 1930s and 1940s animation. Animation, so suited to expressing the impossible, unleashed fantastic versions of blackness and punished them for their power and difference. Both an exception and proof to the rule, this shift in animation practice was integral...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373483-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7348-3
... to three types of citizenship—national, regional, and global. Each citizenship status confers entitlements to a distinct set of rights and benefits—residence permits, rights of free movement, refugee protection. The chapter explores the evidentiary obstacles that vitiate proof of entitlement to each...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373483-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7348-3
... of the implementation of regulations pertaining to documentation and proof of identity. It discusses the laws of ivoirité and how they challenged the prevailing electoral, nationality, land, and labor acts. As well as looking at how the policy affected Ivorian society, Babo investigates how ordinary citizens navigated...
Published: 01 January 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7348-3
... nationality, due to poor documentation of births, government policy and practice, and intentional discrimination. Migrants in the Americas are particularly at risk. Many persons who are entitled to citizenship cannot prove it, or proof is disregarded by officials. Citizenship status, in turn, determines...
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375791-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7579-1
... as proof of cultural alienation or political moderation, this chapter elaborates the progressive character of his vision of colonial abolition through political integration. It examines how Césaire’s project was mediated by the legacy of Victor Schoelcher’s 1848 program for the abolition of slavery...
Published: 07 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373551-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7355-1
... Before Duch’s lawyers presented their closing arguments, he delivered his own argument about his innocence, presented as a documentary “proof,” perhaps in keeping with his background as a mathematician. His lawyers then picked up on their argument that he had been a cog in the machine...
Book Chapter

By Gil Z. Hochberg
Series: Perverse Modernities: A Series Edited by Jack Halberstam and Lisa Lowe
Published: 07 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7551-7
...Witnessing Chapter 5 tackles the “crisis of witnessing” associated with the demand imposed on Palestinians from both human rights NGOs and the global media to provide visual proof and eyewitness accounts of their suffering and hardship. The chapter engages with two essay films that the author...
Published: 17 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7309-4
... about the social and cultural aspects of the making and the reading of a scientific theory. What is a mathematical proof? What does it mean to understand a mathematical work? To shed light on these questions, this chapter compares Évariste Galois’s memoir and some of the various ways that it was read...