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Series: Constitutional Conflicts
Published: 27 June 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387114-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8711-4
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377566-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7756-6
Series: consent not to be a single being
Published: 13 October 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372226-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7222-6
Published: 16 September 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7381-0
... late liberalism quasi-event difference markets geontopower ...
Book Chapter

By Brian Massumi
Published: 12 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7519-7
... affective fact affective politics virtual quasi-cause political legitimation ...
Published: 12 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375197-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7519-7
... status of threat: threats may be “real” (i.e., correspond to an actual danger) or they may be felt into existence. If I am afraid, I felt a threat. It is immaterial whether it was present or not. An immaterial cause that is not actually present is a virtual cause (a “quasi-cause”). Ontopower involves...
Published: 16 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373810-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7381-0
... liberalism has used to legitimate the harms of its governance of difference (between humans and between forms of existence) and markets. late liberalism quasi-event difference markets geontopower ...
Published: 02 November 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375166-019
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7516-6
... that constitute this work of quasi-cinematic writing; and the place of images and image making in the ecology of contemporary life. creativity power agency emergence expression image ...
Series: Sinotheory
Published: 05 January 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059066-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5906-6
..., adventurousness, and position on the margins of mainstream adult society suggests a lighthearted twist on elements of the popular knights-errant genre. At the same time, in its use of invented city names based on geometric shapes, the story conjures a somewhat surreal atmosphere and a quasi-sci-fi sensibility...
Published: 12 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7519-7
... felt a threat. It is immaterial whether it was present or not. An immaterial cause that is not actually present is a virtual cause (a “quasi-cause”). Ontopower involves a politics of the virtual. affective fact affective politics virtual quasi-cause political legitimation ...
Series: [sic] Series
Published: 10 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373384-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7338-4
.... In so doing, he demonstrates how the quasi-resolution of the play’s comic plot and tragic subplot depends on the neutralization of a figure of excessive enjoyment (Shylock) whose problematic ability to utter a final reply to the main characters has a profoundly disturbing effect on the imaginary closure...
Published: 18 June 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375609-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7560-9
..., they could present themselves as people who could mediate between the tourists’ everyday lives and Canada’s vast natural landscape. Chapter 4 addresses how this aura was produced through the deployment of fictive kinship terms and the development of quasi-family relationships in the transnational workers...
Published: 17 November 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027652-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2765-2
... essays and novel, this chapter proposes that these moments are not isolated but quasi-autobiographical/-allegorical. Attentive to the women in Ellison's life who instantiate his aesthetic proclivities, despite his citation of white male authors as “ancestors,' the chapter suggests that each woman, mother...
Series: [sic] Series
Published: 10 February 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7338-4
... comedy and its incipient tragedy to the libidinal dynamics of social exclusion and ideological fantasy at the beginning of the modern epoch. In so doing, he demonstrates how the quasi-resolution of the play’s comic plot and tragic subplot depends on the neutralization of a figure of excessive enjoyment...
Series: Global Insecurities
Published: 14 December 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9781478004301-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0430-1
... through quasi-legal means at best or illegal means at worst. This chapter is part of a larger four-year project that studies an undercover police investigative team. The project examines three particular aspects of their work. First, it addresses the modes and conditions in which the team makes ethical...