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Published: 28 August 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381419-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8141-9
Published: 29 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374718-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7471-8
... Bolivia is a prime example of the effects of neoliberal structural adjustment, which transformed the economy and provoked a massive urbanization of the country. ...
Published: 29 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374718-017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7471-8
... Rural dispossession provoked by neoliberalism leads to increasing urban migration from the Bolivian highlands. The Cancha grows as the informal economy absorbs surplus labor from the countryside. ...
Published: 09 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373926-033
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
... Hoping to ensure quality and satisfy his demanding crowd, Bruce Mailman began to apply increased pressure on his DJs, presenting them with letters of complaint and asking them to supply advance playlists. He removed Sharon White from the roster and provoked Howard Merritt into resigning...
Published: 15 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375128-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7512-8
... How would our disciplines and methodologies change if we took seriously the idea that bodies (and not only books and documents) produce, store, and transfer knowledge? The epistemic turn prompted by embodied objects of analysis necessarily provoked shifts in what academic disciplines value as...
Published: 10 August 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012290-037
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1229-0
...Breakfast Anecdotes 37 The worst thing about b&bs is the enforced conviviality at the breakfast table. At a charming b&b where we spend a night on gorgeous Whidbey Island we are treated to a range of hair- raising stories, all of which provoke communal hilarity. A woman who makes Christian- themed...
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375135-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7513-5
... self. The claims of religious visibility and the controversies they provoke reveal the unspoken secular rules and norms of the public sphere in European countries. Nationalism, public sphere, and definitions of self are mainly conceptualized within the secular paradigm. Based on Turkish and Indian...
Published: 06 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375470-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7547-0
... This chapter starts by presenting a symptomatic cartography of the criticisms Žižek’s last book on Hegel provoked that leads to a longer discussion of one of the most serious critiques of this book yet published, namely that one by Robert Pippin. In a detailed discussion of this critique it...
Published: 18 November 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373766-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7376-6
... legal restrictions grated on town residents. In addition, a lack of resources plagued the administration, delaying promised financial reforms and other projects. Finally, however, the outright disrespect of many Spanish officials and troops toward Dominican residents provoked relentless tension...
Book Chapter

By Adrian H. Hearn
Published: 25 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374589-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7458-9
... is forcing public, private, and civic sectors to interact in new ways. In Cuba, nascent trade and investment agreements with China have provoked a grudging awareness that uncompromising state control is poorly suited to post–Cold War rationalism. In Mexico, unrelenting Chinese commercial competition...
Published: 24 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373292-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7329-2
... in which media theorization has largely taken place in Japan—the space of hihyō . By using humor to work through issues of the commodified female body, and the restrictive national role assigned to it, Rokudenashiko hit a nerve that provoked a state reaction. Rokudenashiko operates at the fringes of...
Published: 09 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375654-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7565-4
... ethnography that “loops,” using ethnographic techniques to discern the discursive risks and gaps of a particular problem domain so that further ethnographic engagement in that domain is responsive and creative, provoking new articulations, attending to emergent realities. Ethnographic findings are thus fed...
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-048
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... Peruvian forces, especially in the south. Though recognized by the United States, Britain, and France, all of whom sought commercial entrée in the region, the confederation provoked intense hostility, both within Peru and Bolivia and from their neighbors, and was short-lived. In light of Bolivia’s later...
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-053
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... The government of the caudillo strongman General Mariano Melgarejo (1864–71) was the first to expropriate indigenous community lands on a massive scale. It provoked violent resistance in response, and Melgarejo’s creole adversaries teamed with Aymara communities to besiege the city of La Paz and...
Published: 17 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373360-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7336-0
... Trinidad’s eighteenth-century plantations provoked the most profound energy transition yet seen. The Spanish colonial governor, Josef Chacón, invented fuel. A fuel stores energy in a measurable, countable, transportable, and salable form. Fuel is intrinsically disenchanted and deracinated...
Published: 01 January 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0442-4
... endeavors have been thoughtfully provoked, in theory and practice, by Brooke Buchanan and Su Anne Takeda, who have our deepest gratitude. ...
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-066
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
.... Within Bolivia, the incident provoked dramatic parliamentary debate in 1943, as the recently formed Revolutionary Nationalist Movement ( mnr ) and the Marxist Revolutionary Left Party ( pir ) denounced the nexus between a repressive government, mineowning plutocrats, and United States imperialism. The...
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-131
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... backers in the United States. Armed squads of conscripts searched and destroyed coca fields, but nothing was done to bolster the prices for alternative crops such as pineapples and palm hearts. Hence, peasants sought to protect a few clandestine coca fields, while the militarization of the region provoked...
Published: 17 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373360-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7336-0
... Trinidad’s eighteenth-century plantations provoked the most profound energy transition yet seen. The Spanish colonial governor, Josef Chacón, invented fuel. A fuel stores energy in a measurable, countable, transportable, and salable form. Fuel is intrinsically disenchanted and deracinated...
Book Chapter

By Agon Hamza
Published: 06 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7547-0
...). This chapter starts by presenting a symptomatic cartography of the criticisms Žižek’s last book on Hegel provoked that leads to a longer discussion of one of the most serious critiques of this book yet published, namely that one by Robert Pippin. In a detailed discussion of this critique it...