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By Nina Sun Eidsheim
Series: Sign, Storage, Transmission
Published: 18 November 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7469-5
... notation embodiment transduction material relational ethics ...
Series: Sign, Storage, Transmission
Published: 18 November 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374695-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7469-5
... relational ethics ...
Series: a Camera Obscura Book
Published: 19 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373100-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7310-0
... of giving the camera to the other by developing a noninterventionist approach to mediation derived from minoritarian modes of inhabiting the world. This chapter situates the book’s interventions in relation to contemporary debates on emergency thinking, the ethics of humanitarian intervention...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374534-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7453-4
... that is shaped by the Abrahamic religions, and Farah’s novel draws on Somalian cultural practices of communal self-help and traditions of giving, as expressed in folktales and myths, to develop a model of giving that can be Somalia’s contribution to ethical international relations. The chapter argues...
Series: Sign, Storage, Transmission
Published: 18 November 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374695-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7469-5
.... Finally, the chapter proposes a relational ethics based on intermaterial processes of vibration. senses medium ontology transmission enculturation ...
Published: 11 November 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7369-8
..., how the material changes from its state of being a thing (nonhuman) to share in the materiality of sahitya, and how the thingness or “thingification” of sahitya can be related to its ethical status. The third section of the chapter is about the postaesthetic of sahitya. Working through object-oriented...
Published: 11 November 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373698-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7369-8
... its state of being a thing (nonhuman) to share in the materiality of sahitya, and how the thingness or “thingification” of sahitya can be related to its ethical status. The third section of the chapter is about the postaesthetic of sahitya. Working through object-oriented ontology, principles...
Published: 18 November 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373797-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7379-7
... The introduction lays out the central argument about relating fish and humans. Taking from research in marine sciences about the simplified ocean—stripped of biodiversity—the introduction sets up the argument for a necessary complexity in food politics against the increasing simplification...
Published: 01 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374381-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7438-1
... Revelations of SORO’s Project Camelot led to a public uproar when these plans were revealed. Another SORO project, which adopted the Human Relations Area File’s indexing methods (M-VICO) for counterinsurgency operations is discussed. News of Camelot led the AAA to appoint Ralph Beals...
Published: 10 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373056-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7305-6
... Assumptions about the intrinsic value of self-responsibility increasingly pervade social life, underpinning new forms of governance, subjectivities, and collective relations. Despite, however, the pervasive and diverse deployments of neoliberal rhetorics of responsibilization, in everyday...
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By Attiya Ahmad
Series: Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies
Published: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373223-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7322-3
... This chapter examines domestic workers’ housetalk: how their emergent practice of Islam develops through their relations and work within Kuwaiti households. Households constitute spaces of everyday activities and interactions through which domestic workers come to develop Islamic sensibilities...
Published: 16 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375845-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7584-5
... and legislation from the 1950s onward. But whereas Danes, over the years, came to debate a wide range of ethical, legal, and political problems concerning sexual education and sexual assistance, Swedes, having recognized sexuality and disability as a “problem,” went on to largely ignore it, especially in relation...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 19 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376279-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7627-9
..., kinship networks, and medicine. The analytical focus explores the effects of the cutting and creation of these relations and networks in practice. The networks are founded, held together, and also cut by associated values and ethics of larger wholes, in this case of kinship, bioscience, and modernity...
Published: 08 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374336-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7433-6
... Chapter 4 names the practice of the feminist shelf, a new term to describe how bookwomen created new reading and relational practices through naming shelf sections, narrating book lists, contextualizing events, and using this reading practice to differently understand each other and hold each...
Published: 10 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7305-6
... politics. ethic of responsibility technologies of citizenship self-governance insecurity resilience In this essay I consider the relation between ontological starting points, harm reduction, and responsibilization. I begin with a brief discussion of the dominant “modern form of ontology...
Published: 25 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374633-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7463-3
... This chapter critically examines the dependence on living related organ donors in Mexico, taking Frida Kahlo’s painting The Two Fridas as well as the resonant, ubiquitous image of la Virgen de Guadalupe as key analytic touchstones. Delving more deeply into the questions of gender, risk...
Published: 01 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7453-4
..., to develop a model of giving that can be Somalia’s contribution to ethical international relations. The chapter argues that as a form of narrative, the ethics of storytelling draws on the inhuman gift of time that renders self-determination aporetic. Nuruddin Farah Somalia worldly ethics...
Published: 11 November 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373698-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7369-8
... backgrounds, a performative classroom that looks into the play within certain paradigms of Hindu ethics and religious philosophy. Within such a restless aesthetic, a kind of revenge of the aesthetic, Beckett’s Endgame builds a disquiet that beckons transcultural momentum and movement, provocatively...
Published: 18 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373629-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7362-9
... This essay probes whether the non/relation of the photographer to his or her subject determines the effect or affect of the work. Solomon-Godeau begins with Sontag’s indictment of Arbus as a predatory photographer, exploiting people she photographed. She argues that the ethical and political...
Series: Global Insecurities
Published: 27 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374183-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7418-3
... This chapter investigates how the mandate to relocate populations living in Bogotá’s high-risk zones affects state-subject relations. Focusing on the daily workings of the municipal government’s housing resettlement program for families living in recently designated “zones of high risk...