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Published: 16 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373728-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7372-8
... Chapter 3 shows how the Southern Revolution in Yemen reconstituted public spaces, gendered subjectivities, and gendered practices. Revolution squares all over Aden became sites of organizing, street-corner universities, and havens of embodied forms of care and comfort. As the Southern Revolution...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822399957-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9995-7
... II NATIONALISM AND DESIRE Poetry, Revolution, Homophobia: Polemics from the Mexican Revolution Los individuos de moralidad dudosa que estan detentando puestos oficiales con sus aetos afeminados, ademas de constituir un...
Published: 26 July 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397564-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9756-4
... 6 Feminist Insurrections and the Egyptian Revolution Harassing Police, Recognizing Classphobias, and Everting the Logics of the Human-­Security State in Tahrir Square The security forces...
Published: 16 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373728-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7372-8
... Chapter 7 analyzes the nude blogging and street protest of the Egyptian Aliaa Elmahdy. It argues that this activism may be read as a performance of rage against the status quo. Elmahdy brought sex to Tahrir Square on her own terms, injecting herself onto the geopolitical scene as a gendered and...
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-089
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
..., cofounded the Bolivian Communist Party and became its first secretary-general. He resigned in 1956 because his antidogmatic, humanist outlook did not square with the party’s intellectual program—René Zavaleta later remarked that Almaraz preferred to read Camus rather than Soviet theorists. Almaraz...
Published: 01 December 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393030-078
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9303-0
...Prague 1989: Theater of Revolution Michael Andrew Kukral (1959–) Kukral was a Fulbright scholar, one of a very few young Americans studying in Prague in the fall of 1989. Writing what he calls “humanistic geography,” he focuses on the history of Wenceslas Square—and not incidentally, its...
Published: 01 December 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393030-076
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9303-0
... print version of this title.] The Velvet Revolution, Wenceslas Square, Prague, November 1989. Photo used by permission of ČTK. 466  The Decades after the Velvet Revolution E l b e Boundary of Czechoslovakia...
Published: 06 April 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393535-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9353-5
... scenes of people performing their ablutions in the street gullies and praying in massive num- bers in the streets, sidewalks, and squares of Tehran (in addition to covering all the dramatic milestone events of the revolution).9 When the Shah declared martial law, Najafi, the writer and...
Published: 19 June 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387923-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8792-3
... chapter 6 Fight or Flight? A Statistical Evaluation of Exit-Voice Dynamics in the East German Revolution The role of ‘‘incidents’’ can thus be seen as a coordinating role; it is a substitute for overt leadership and...
Published: 15 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395836-099
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9583-6
...Competing Perspectives on Dictatorship as Revolution Joaquín Lavín and Ernesto Tironi On the eve of the 1988 plebiscite on Pinochet’s rule, contentious debates on the na- ture and accomplishments of the military regime raged throughout Chilean society. Part of these debates concerned...
Published: 23 July 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393023-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9302-3
... weakened or disappeared altogether, many of them took to the roads and railways to travel the country and see the revolution unfolding. Non- Beijing residents seized the opportunity to travel to Beijing, in hopes of being received by Mao on Tian’anmen Square, as he had done in August 1966. (He did in...
Published: 23 July 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393023-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9302-3
... China. We were not officially connected to China, not like the Sino-Japanese Friendship Society, 140 cultural revolution: denouement and death but we were convinced that we were the more serious ones and thought we were the ones who should be in Tian’anmen Square meeting with Mao Ze- dong and...
Published: 07 November 1994
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382669-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8266-9
...II Toward a Latin American Modernity Rayuela, the Cuban Revolution, and the Leap The true revolutionary is guided...
Published: 15 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395836-079
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9583-6
...Revolution in the Factory: Interviews with Workers at the Yarur Cotton Mill One of the central tenets of “the Chilean road to socialism,” dating back to Allende’s earliest presidential campaigns, was his personal promise to make workers’ welfare and participation central to the...
Published: 30 June 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384687-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8468-7
... revolution must be as active as our attitude to the events of the revolution These e√orts were reinforced in turn by the accumulation of visual ‘‘evidence renamed streets and squares all over the country; new statues and plaques appropriately inscribed; decorated buildings and squares on the...
Published: 13 January 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394815-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9481-5
... Europe. The driving engine of Marxist revolution, the opposition of capital and labor, was absent in this predominantly agrarian Latin American society. Although Mariátegui turned to Peru’s indigenous peasantry as the revolutionary class, Haya placed the middle class squarely at the heart of his...
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395195-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9519-5
... 2 The Tiger Woods Revolution he world of golf found a charismatic young ruler in Tiger Woods. Tiger left Stanford University in 1996 to turn pro T with a $40 million dollar endorsement contract from Nike. Phil Knight, the billionaire...
Published: 01 January 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397861-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9786-1
...Missing the Revolution: Anthropologists and the War in Peru Orin Starn On 17 May 1980, Shining Path guerrillas burned ballot boxes in the Andean village of Chuschi and proclaimed their intention to overthrow the Peruvian state. Perhaps playing on the Inkarri myth of Andean...
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385844-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8584-4
...Gauging a Revolution: 16 mm Film and the Rise of the Pornographic Feature eric schaefer The relationship between the entertainment industry and filmed por- nography* is much like that between the proper moneyed family and the slack-jawed black-sheep cousin locked away in the attic. No...
Published: 01 November 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393726-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9372-6
... fouR Abolition Realism Reality, Realisms, and Revolution Modernity did not simply end the plantation complex, as is still evident in present- day America...