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Published: 23 March 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371984-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7198-4
Published: 16 January 1997
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382744-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8274-4
Published: 14 April 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394006-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9400-6
Published: 15 April 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478004356-017
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0435-6
Published: 27 December 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393252-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9325-2
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393689-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9368-9
Published: 01 January 1997
DOI: 10.1215/9780822398400-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9840-0
Published: 08 March 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395690-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9569-0
Published: 17 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372721-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7272-1
... Speaking to the class of incoming freshmen at Convocation in his first semester as president of Duke University in fall 2004, Richard Brodhead discusses the ritual of signing the Duke Community Standard, how to derive the maximum value from a Duke education, and the value of skilled argument. ...
Published: 17 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372721-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7272-1
... Speaking to the class of incoming freshmen at Convocation in his first semester as president of Duke University in fall 2004, Richard Brodhead discusses the ritual of signing the Duke Community Standard, how to derive the maximum value from a Duke education, and the value of skilled argument. ...
Published: 17 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372721-026
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7272-1
... As chair of the Commission on the Humanities and Social Sciences, Richard Brodhead was invited to speak on The Colbert Report about the Commission’s 2013 report, The Heart of the Matter . Brodhead discusses the enduring importance of the humanities and the skills they supply. ...
Published: 16 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373711-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7371-1
... heteropatriarchal politico-economic and representational frameworks of reggaetón. In offering the on-the-ground analytic of performance as an optic, the essay features the dance skills of reggaetoneras and their understanding of the racial economies of reggaetón as queer engagements, perhaps even interventions...
Published: 05 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374039-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7403-9
... farming community were taking classes in “informatique”—typing, computer and Internet skills—and by 2015 weekly attendance had swelled to more than one hundred. ...
Published: 08 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374336-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7433-6
... Chapter 5 documents the culmination of U.S. tensions within both feminism and the book industry. Faced with chain bookstores and publishers making illegal deals that would put independent bookstores out of business, bookwomen put their substantial feminist literary activist skills to work and...
Published: 22 July 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374275-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7427-5
... cognitive work, arguing that it is a means of dividing office work into skilled “front room” and grunt “back room” coding. Firms simultaneously pay attention to race as a source of information on foreign populations of potential customers and to evaluate the desired traits of future cognitive workers. In a...
Published: 22 July 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374275-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7427-5
... This chapter discusses the strategies Indian programmers use to be successful in short-term work contracts, including framing the work as a necessary, temporary step on the way to elite status and thinking of programming skills as a kind of wealth they control. They develop two sets of...
Published: 04 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374497-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7449-7
... who don’t. The chapter focuses on improvised solos in taiko , the contemporary tradition of Japanese drumming now firmly established in North America. Asian Americans literally play themselves into visibility and audibility through taiko, but musical mastery, skill, and authority are always gendered...
Published: 29 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374428-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7442-8
... an educational institution, one that seeks to support young Indigenous Australians by providing educational certification in media and other technical and workplace skills. Training young Indigenous Australians has also provided a means to secure financial resources at a time when governmental...
Published: 17 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373278-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7327-8
... Chapter 1 examines the forms of space-time expansion that are endemic to globalization. The chapter contextualizes the diminishing economic activity of low-skilled workers in Romania by contrasting the idleness of communist-era breadlines with the boredom of homelessness and unemployment in the...
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By Bruce O'Neill
Published: 17 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373278-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7327-8
... This chapter explores the affective dimensions of biopolitics in a consumer society. The chapter focuses on low-skilled workers who no longer hold hope of being reintegrated into the regular workforce. Instead of being retrained for future employment, these homeless and unemployed men have been...