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Published: 16 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373711-019
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7371-1
... of their gendered and sexual identities and its relationship to the state. deviance difference marriage equality movement respectability politics ...
Published: 16 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373711-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7371-1
... interprets her work with the knowledge that black women have always been perceived as innately masculine through competing discourses of white racism and black respectability politics. He reads Bentley’s cross-dressing and vocal play as representative of a “black sissy” aesthetic that makes legible...
Published: 23 March 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392125-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9212-5
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By E. Patrick Johnson
Published: 16 September 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7371-1
... deviance difference marriage equality movement respectability politics ...
Published: 21 July 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373636-0010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7363-6
... The book concludes with thoughts on the pleasures of ngoma performance as they are entwined with Zulu masculine virtuosity, anger as affect, and the violent politics of South African history. Ngoma singer-dancers struggle for respectable manhood in a postapartheid South Africa that is still...
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375791-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7579-1
... This chapter begins by discussing the respective failures of Senghor and Césaire to realize their federalist visions of nonnational decolonization. It discusses the contradiction for each between having a revolutionary vision of postnational democracy yet devoting their lives to political...
Series: Improvisation, Community, and Social Practice
Published: 04 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374497-017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7449-7
... politics, particularly multiculturalism. Canadian philosopher Charles Taylor theorized multiculturalism in terms of a politics of recognition that engenders respect. Taylor’s critics claim that for the state, multicultural policy is about managing difference; however, for minorities seeking justice...
Published: 05 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375227-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7522-7
... This chapter maps out the postconflict local politics of Enayetpur, which is the context within which the experiences and tactics of the birangonas can be comprehended. It explores the various processes of “trouble-talk” through which the war heroines and the villagers of Enayetpur craft...
Book Chapter

By Robert Bailey
Published: 03 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374121-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7412-1
... This chapter establishes the book’s main argument by proposing to reread claims for the artistic, philosophical, and political significance of Art & Language’s work through the geographical scope of the collective’s work, which is where its interest in concepts is most evident. Bringing...
Published: 20 July 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375272-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7527-2
... Haydée Santamaría and Argentine revolutionary icon Ernesto Che Guevara shared a profound respect for art’s role in social change, and a belief that art is the highest form of revolution. They also agreed that liberation struggles must be supported throughout the developing world. And they were...
Series: New Ecologies for the Twenty-First Century
Published: 25 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374404-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7440-4
... This interlude offers methodological reflections on collaborative research. It takes the author’s encounter with a respected local poet in the small town of Guapi on Colombia’s Pacific Coast as a starting point to reflect on methodological and ethical considerations of conducting ethnographic...
Series: The C. L. R. James Archives
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373940-019
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7394-0
... The chapter is made up of the afterword to the Italian edition of The Black Jacobins (December 2005). It is translated and published here in English for the first time. Written by the respected novelist of the Haitian Revolution Madison Smartt Bell, the chapter describes the writer’s encounter...
Published: 09 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375982-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7598-2
... of skin bleaching for video light, which affects how flesh absorbs and reflects light, the body becomes a new type of photographic surface. These expressions, which produce a blinding bright white light, invest in and eschew investments in being socially visible that dominate in their respective...
Series: Power Play: Games, Politics, Culture
Published: 05 April 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059264-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-9396-1
... Chapter 3 examines the video game Disco Elysium with respect to “Asian adjacency,” the strategic utilization of tangential Asianness to negotiate political futurity. Principally, this essay focuses attention on the game’s deuteragonist, an Asian diasporic man named Kim Kitsuragi, a figure...
Published: 21 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375548-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7554-8
... in the movement about nonviolence, the role of religion and faith leaders in the public square, respect for the humanity of the adversary, and the relationship between love and justice. politics of God nonviolence faith leaders love justice ...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-145
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
..., nationalist, military, or neoliberal. Such a model seemed at odds with the government’s own innovative national and international legislative initiatives to “respect and defend Mother Earth.” While the MAS claimed to represent indigenous peoples politically at the national level, state plans for oil and gas...
Series: a John Hope Franklin Center Book
Published: 14 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373612-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7361-2
... This chapter examines how colonial entailments have been erased from French national history. It addresses the issue of occlusion in a particular site, France, and specifically with respect to its racial register, to ask how such a history can be rendered irretrievable, made available, and again...
Published: 13 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374213-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7421-3
... ethics of antimonogamy.” Grounded in notions of friendship, community, and social justice, this ethics decenters the sexual dyad in a way that polyamory does not. It also insists on a theoretical and ethical disposition of respect for the simultaneously political and embodied nature of desire. In so...
Published: 21 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375548-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7554-8
.... as the most progressive businessman in the United States. Miller had been a leader in the efforts to pass civil rights legislation and was widely respected for the philanthropy of both his company and his family, but when his successor, Henry Schacht, decided to formalize the values of the founding family...
Published: 19 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375258-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7525-8
... Puerto Rico that threatened the moral education of the island’s youth. In the end, the chapter demonstrates how the campaign promoted stereotypes of black female hypersexuality in order to reinforce the hegemony of discourses of racial democracy that were challenged by reggaetón’s racial politics...