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Published: 10 March 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389316
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8931-6
Published: 06 August 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380122-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8012-2
Published: 25 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376224-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7622-4
Published: 01 September 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372745-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7274-5
Published: 17 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007555-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0755-5
...techniques of preparedness PART I I CHAP TER FOUR sentinels and early warning signals In this chapter, I describe how birds are used as sentinels that is, how they are made to signal threats affecting humans. The idea that birds carry signs of the future that humans should learn to read is...
Published: 01 January 1994
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9994-0
Published: 30 April 1991
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381662-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8166-2
Published: 08 June 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371700
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7170-0
Published: 30 October 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012658-026
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1265-8
... 4 Hybridity, Diaspora, and Thinking Both/And This page intentionally left blank On Being the Presence That Signals an Absence (1993) Written for the unpublished, photocopied catalogue of Coming to Power: 25 Years of Sexually X- plicit Art by Women, curated by Ellen Cantor and presented by David...
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390831-036
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9083-1
Published: 15 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375463-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7546-3
... invisibility of other kinds of femicides, such as those resulting from domestic violence, sex workers, or indigenous women signals the taken for granted nature of these crimes. In contrast, honor killings are rendered intelligible through the sheer visibility granted to them by the mass media. The author...
Published: 17 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007456-081
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0745-6
... first sea voyage, a scene that had apparently haunted him for four decades. Look, the raft, a signal flying, Thin a shred; None upon the lashed spars lying, Quick or dead. Cries the sea-fowl, hovering over, Crew, the crew? And the billow, reckless, rover, Sweeps anew! ...
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375111-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7511-1
... chapter reflects on what homelessness and the problem of inadequate shelter signal for South African democracy and how claims to the city in the past promised access to citizenship in ways that have not been fully realized since 1994. The chapter quite explicitly draws out the relationship between space...
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375135-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7513-5
... This chapter discusses how European frontiers are culturally redrawn by “othering” Islam. General resentment against Turkey’s EU membership was one of the first signals indicating Europe’s trouble with Islam. Europe is defined as essentially secular and not compatible with Muslim presence. Both...
Published: 17 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375104-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7510-4
... Chapter 4 reads interlocking essays and fiction by the African American poet, critic, and novelist Nathaniel Mackey alongside the signal work of the reggae musician Burning Spear, the album Marcus Garvey. Mackey’s and Burning Spear’s contributions to the book’s propositions of queer diasporic...
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By Susan Murray
Published: 08 June 2018
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7170-0
Published: 05 February 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374831-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7483-1
... social change even in the midst of their abject conditions. Crucially, these tactics of ingenious citizenship signal the lesson that domestic workers’ movements also need to work within their own given limits in varying contexts and locations and enact politics in fluid and inventive ways in order to...
Published: 05 February 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374831-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7483-1
... rather a fluid, neoliberal mode of economic abjection. The chapter then analyzes how global sex workers devise strategies that reuse this neoliberal abjection to appropriate economic inclusion. It argues that these practices of calculated abjection signal lessons to transform sex worker rights movements...
Published: 05 February 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374831-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7483-1
... of purity and contamination, it suggests that the “abject subjects” can most fruitfully help illustrate the deployment of this agency and its potential for social change. The introduction then discusses the book’s interpretative method of critical contextualization, and signals how it brings into...
Published: 03 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373421-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7342-1
... This chapter takes the mute representation of Ely S. Parker in the movie Lincoln (2012) as an occasion for considering the marginalization of Native peoples and processes of settler occupation in conventional narratives of national history. The focus on the Civil War as a signal event within...