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By Emilia Sanabria
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 22 April 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7419-0
... biopolitics responsibility citizenship self-enhancement bioavailabilities ...
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 22 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374190-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7419-0
... Two parallel forms of citizenship are revealed through an analysis of Brazilian health care. Within reproductive health, the first—available to those who can afford private health—is founded on notions of individual choice and self-enhancement, whilst the second frames reproductive decisions...
Published: 08 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374459-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7445-9
... individuals who come to life in it: opportunistic, projective, stress-driven. The chapter details the built architecture of “the auto-hypnotically closed counter-worlds”—air-conditioned chambers, space capsules, high-rises, concrete islands, institutional settings for the self-enhanced—the sites...
Published: 08 April 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7445-9
... capsules, high-rises, concrete islands, institutional settings for the self-enhanced—the sites in Patricia Highsmith Friedrich Carl von Savigny Vicarious Life Fictitious persons Vicarious crime The scene of the crime in the age of social systems and crime fiction are shown to test out...
Published: 20 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373254-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7325-4
... doing they point to the reality of human creativity and show it to be more complex and dependent upon nonhuman processes than doctrines of humanist exceptionalism suggest. Along the way “arts of the self” that reach below the register of cultural consciousness are engaged. Examples are given to show how...
Published: 27 November 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027607-014
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2760-7
... This chapter provides a detailed analysis of international human rights laws and institutions and the relationship between Indigenous Peoples in South America and colonial borders. This chapter argues that advancing self-determination for transborder and transnational Indigenous Peoples requires...
Published: 21 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372912-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7291-2
...’ fight for greater inclusion in the Presbyterian Church informed the NGO’s holistic model of development. This model entails working toward multiple goals at once, including enhancing women’s self-esteem, combating environmental degradation, reinforcing religious values, combating individualism...
Published: 05 December 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478023807-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2380-7
... As an urban portrait, Jacopo de’ Barbari’s View of Venice describes the city’s unique forma urbis as it celebrates Venice and its architectural monuments. The composite bird’s-eye view permits more of the city to be seen, and visual enhancements and optical alterations enliven and enrich...
Published: 27 November 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2760-7
... in South America and colonial borders. This chapter argues that advancing self-determination for transborder and transnational Indigenous Peoples requires transborder mechanisms to enhance dialogue between states and Indigenous Peoples. Grounded in a historical perspective, this chapter documents...
Published: 27 November 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2760-7
... geographical, sociocultural, and political considerations. By following this framework, ICTs would adapt to Indigenous ways of knowing and living, helping to ensure self-determination and reduce the ongoing disenfranchisement of Indigenous Peoples in pursuit of a falsely purported borderless communications...
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By R. A. Judy
Series: Black Outdoors: Innovations in the Poetics of Study
Published: 02 October 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1255-9
... body, Juba beating the flesh expresses and enhances sentience, without denying the animal. It recounts how Lydia Parrish’s and Alan Lomax’s collection of “authentic” African American music, chiefly from the Georgia Sea Islands, constitutes an official archive at the expense of the living transmission...
Published: 05 December 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2380-7
... some have seen the View as a representation of a self-satisfied city at the peak of its prosperity, chapter 6 argues that it was a product of crisis. The print formed part of the propagandistic culture intended to disseminate ideas, showing that Venetian commercial strength would allow the city...