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Series: e-Duke books scholarly collection.
Published: 02 November 2009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9224-8
...Reforming the Workplace and Reducing Community Hazards ...
Published: 01 January 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002536-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0253-6
Published: 16 November 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002376-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0237-6
Published: 01 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7482-4
... sound object reduced listening grain bearing ...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374824-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7482-4
... This chapter considers two of the key concepts of the seminal sound theorist Pierre Schaeffer: reduced listening and the sound object. The former indicates an effort to listen without attending to the context or causes of what is heard. Its correlate is the sound object: sound conceived...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374534-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7453-4
... that subaltern stories and myths can hold the subaltern world together by making the outside world recognize subalterns as autonomous subjects with a viable world, it also gestures to a force of worlding that cannot be reduced into a divine force. Amitav Ghosh subaltern Sundarbans environmentalism...
Published: 08 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375661-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7566-1
... and Rodchenko are examined in detail, attention is also given to the theoretical or “aesthetic” supporters of constructivism or, at least, of the radical art such as Arvatov, Brik, Gan, Punin, and Tarabukin—arguments being that a primary aspiration of the constructivists was to reduce art to a formula, to make...
Published: 17 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373391-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7339-1
... This chapter begins with a critique of the tendency, common to Schmitt and Agamben (and their followers), to reduce the phenomenon of sovereignty to a largely unhistorical structural category. Opposing itself to the recent critical trend toward understanding sovereignty as the logical outcome...
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375715-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7571-5
... for physical well-being. While night work offers employment with obvious economic well-being, it also indicates a simultaneous isolation from the regular daytime social life, a fragmentation of family life when it is difficult to be together with one’s spouse and children, reducing their social well-being...
Published: 21 April 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7321-6
... beneficial to gdp than directly investing in family planning because education was correlated with both reduced future fertility and increased wages. Through these targeted campaigns to invest in a girl, the practices of the economization of life were financialized, becoming preemptive and speculative...
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Published: 06 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375470-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7547-0
... a theoretical physics through which we see how the Cartesian subject, in order to emerge as the subject of the enunciation, must be reduced to “a disposable piece of shit” in the form of the subject of the enunciated. The chapter’s thesis is that this split of the subject is also an intervention in the critique...
Published: 09 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375869-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7586-9
... of modern mining that branded their practices as more socially and environmentally responsible than those of earlier operations. Meanwhile, critics of the Yanacocha Mining Company argued that mining operations (typically located at the headwaters of the river basin) reduce the quantity and quality of water...
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By Attiya Ahmad
Series: Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies
Published: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373223-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7322-3
... of reproduction. As the chapter further explores, these processes also engender everyday conversions marked by emergent forms of affinities and belongings that are not reducible to the binary logic of inclusion/exclusion, or to familial or ethnonational forms. affective labor domestic work households...
Published: 17 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373278-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7327-8
... and access to information and reducing their ability to maintain connections with family and friends. For the economically precarious, globalization causes their relationship with time to slow and their relationship with space to expand. breadlines waiting urban space time globalization ...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373483-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7348-3
... and court decisions enabling the deportation of U.S. citizens, a scenario that can be understood as aliens creating and using laws for deporting citizens. Jacqueline Stevens uses insights from Jacques Derrida and describes these legally staged events as “apologues,” a form of rhetoric that reduces...
Published: 17 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373094-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7309-4
...; and antiquarianism practiced by historians who claimed to restore vestiges of the past to their authentic condition. The chapter shows how Cuvier used these three cultures to justify his reconstruction of extinct animals and to reduce the ideological tensions generated by this reconstruction. Cuvier...
Published: 01 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7482-4
...Listening, Expressing This chapter considers two of the key concepts of the seminal sound theorist Pierre Schaeffer: reduced listening and the sound object. The former indicates an effort to listen without attending to the context or causes of what is heard. Its correlate is the sound object...
Published: 09 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375869-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7586-9
... This chapter describes how an irrigation canal and the fluid relations built around it became the focus of disagreements about the effects mining on water quantity and quality. The canal connected people and landscapes through relations that encompassed, but were not reducible to, economic...
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 22 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374190-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7419-0
... The 28-day menstrual cycle experienced by contraceptive pill-users is a sociotechnical convention that is being questioned as sex hormones are repackaged and administered continuously to reduce the number of periods. Hormonal menstrual suppression proposes that women “choose” if and when...