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Published: 22 September 1997
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382300-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8230-0
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By Nessette Falu
Published: 04 August 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2715-7
... Vivências erotic virgin subjectivity social conditions ...
Published: 13 July 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374794-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7479-4
... This chapter investigates the contemporary political, economic, and social conditions that are shaping emerging social movements, including trans resistance. It introduces the term “neoliberalism” to describe these conditions. It examines how social movements have conservatized in recent decades...
Published: 10 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373056-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7305-6
... are revealed in the criminalization measures taken to enforce responsibility, particularly among people living with HIV. Social research also identifies conditions that undermine the realization of good citizens postulated by neoliberal discourse. Market discourse unanchors individual responsibility from...
Published: 04 August 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027157-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2715-7
... lesbians, interpreted in forms of erotic power to claim space and knowledge with the challenges of derailing speculum exams. Vivências erotic virgin subjectivity social conditions ...
Published: 15 September 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027393-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2739-3
... slow violence). From this meditation, it moves into an analysis of texts (by Sonia Sotomayor, Tato Laviera, Virginia Grise and Irma Mayorga, and ire'ne lara silva) that simultaneously critique the social conditions that give rise to diabetes caseloads in Latinx communities and that reject the stigma...
Published: 05 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375227-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7522-7
.... This shows that trauma is relational and socially conditioned. Fragmented talk, imagery, and bodily sensations are the women’s ways of showing the inexpressibility of violence. The chapter also explores the interrelationship of the women with their husbands, and the conceptualization of the latter’s...
Published: 08 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374459-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7445-9
... principle and stress an aesthetic category. It defines a modern anthropotechnics, or art with humans. It redefines the action zones of a modern world that stages its own conditions and the place of the work of art in it. Suspense Anthropotechnics Social Systems Patricia Highsmith Henry James...
Published: 12 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373834-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7383-4
... Third World women (organic) intellectuals led the search for a new language to express and a theory to explain their everyday experiences as women of color, queers, poor, and migrants. The complexity of intersecting oppressions, they believed, better explained their condition than race alone...
Published: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373308-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7330-8
... the social conditions that have produced the relegation of Black Americans to second-class status at various points in history, as seen in the continued restriction of their mobility through state surveillance, domestic forms of terrorism, unequal access to public accommodations, and disfranchisement...
Published: 26 October 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002437-014
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0243-7
... truth independent of the competitive circumstances of its genesis. The same can be said of gods. This conclusion summarizes the argument that Afro-Atlantic priests offer different but equally socially situated, materially conditioned, and strategic propositions about the proper nature of social life...
Published: 11 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374640-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7464-0
... This chapter develops the theme of Wright’s influence on Pramoedya by exploring a 1952 essay by Pramoedya on literature and the question of beauty. Using Wright as an example, Pramoedya suggests that a realist aesthetic grounded in contemporary social conditions demands a reevaluation of both...
Series: Theory in Forms
Published: 15 March 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027805-012
EISBN: 978-1-4780-9378-7
... The epilogue highlights infrastructure—understood as a network of political, social, and material conditions that enable interconnectedness, coordination, and a degree of coherence and mutual trust among different social actors—as central for understanding individual and collective agency...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 05 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375180-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7518-0
... as a qualifying disabling health condition for SSI benefits spawned the development of a new disability economy. Despite widely accepted scientific evidence demonstrating the high frequency of mental illness and substance use disorder comorbidity, a new social actor, the “neurocrat,” was constructed to document...
Series: Improvisation, Community, and Social Practice
Published: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374015-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7401-5
... This chapter investigates the relationship between the social and the aesthetic in the author’s own performance work. Taking the relationship between rehearsal and improvisation as a point of departure, the author argues that it is in the development of rules—acknowledged or implicit...
Series: Objects/Histories
Published: 05 February 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374602-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7460-2
... of Yarrenyty Arltere Artists. There is a marked emergence of animation as an experimental art form across remote Aboriginal communities. Animation uniquely enables the capacity to present (not represent) Aboriginal life world(s): making proximate and making ready unique social conditions for cultural emergence...
Published: 26 January 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027751-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2775-1
... This introduction theorizes the formative relationship between violence and intimacy through the lenses of the trans everyday in Turkey. The intimate world is the trans everyday—that is, trans people’s bodies, their personal relationships, and trans spaces of inhabitation and socialization...
Book Chapter

By Mark Seltzer
Published: 08 April 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7445-9
... becomes a world principle and stress an aesthetic category. It defines a modern anthropotechnics, or art with humans. It redefines the action zones of a modern world that stages its own conditions and the place of the work of art in it. Suspense Anthropotechnics Social Systems Patricia...
Published: 01 December 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2747-8
...A Dialogical Aesthetic This chapter turns to the Marxist concept of “social labor” to delineate an alternate theoretical paradigm to account for the aesthetic qualities of engaged art. In this view, the act of resistance has the capacity to transform the consciousness of the agents...
Published: 15 September 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027393-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2739-3
... the stigma of unhealth and protesting the social conditions that give rise to racial health disparities. Latinx studies disability studies public health cultural studies Virginia Grise ...