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Published: 15 July 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393214-017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9321-4
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384953-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8495-3
Series: Asia-Pacific: Culture, Politics, and Society
Published: 13 March 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392460-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9246-0
Book Chapter

By Yan Lianke, Carlos Rojas
Series: Sinotheory
Published: 22 March 2024
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5938-7
... Yan Lianke literature social critique ...
Published: 11 November 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7369-8
... matters digital telecommunications openings social critique imaginary ...
Published: 13 May 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7436-7
... critique social movements corporate university commons right to education ...
Book Chapter

By Victoria Pitts-Taylor
Published: 11 March 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7437-4
... social neuroscience materialism complex embodiment feminist critiques of science affect theory ...
Series: Sinotheory
Published: 22 March 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059387-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5938-7
... on the problem of people willfully forgetting earlier social crises. Yan Lianke literature social critique ...
Published: 02 April 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027904-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2790-4
... This chapter explores the biographical origins and philosophical development of Marx’s theoretical work. The focus is on Marx’s critique of the phenomenon and concept of “fetishism” in capitalism as a key guiding thread, and on its origins in Marx’s critique of theology. fetishism...
Published: 11 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374374-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7437-4
... and queer perspectives must be brought to bear on ontological questions about the neurobiological body. This chapter and the book as a whole argue for the material-semiotic complexity of embrained embodiment. social neuroscience materialism complex embodiment feminist critiques of science affect...
Published: 11 November 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373698-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7369-8
... literature. Claims are made, on the basis of Wolfgang Iser’s and Maurice Blanchot’s theories of literature, that literature matters because it serves three essential human functions: social critique, the pleasure of the text, and allowing a materialization of the imaginary or an endless approach...
Published: 02 April 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027904-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2790-4
... This chapter explores the evolution and characteristics of Marx’s critique of the “fetishistic” character of capitalism as an economic and social system. fetishism production exteriority comodity exchange and use value wage labor ...
Published: 02 April 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027904-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2790-4
... the evolution and characteristics of Marx’s critique of the “fetishistic” character of capitalism as an economic and social system. fetishism production exteriority comodity exchange and use value wage labor ...
Published: 10 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373049-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7304-9
... This chapter helps expand our understanding of what critique is. Drawing on Reinhart Koselleck’s work and paying close attention to the political and social situation under which critique emerged as a practice in England around 1700, it argues that critique forms in a cluster around other...
Published: 15 December 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027096-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2709-6
... (whiteness). Religion, be it a conceptual apparatus or a constitutive element of the social fabric, occupies a substantial place in the formation of anticolonial struggles and thoughts. Reading Fanon and religion with these complexities in mind lends an interesting twist—and insight: Fanon’s critique...
Published: 17 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373391-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7339-1
... it developed. Guided by the conviction that political thought is itself an agent of crisis, such critique grounds the sovereign function in a particular form of crisis: one rooted not in resolution but in a continuous perishing of social formations and things, a perishing through which otherwise imperceptible...
Published: 10 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7304-9
...Affects, Politics, Institutions This chapter helps expand our understanding of what critique is. Drawing on Reinhart Koselleck’s work and paying close attention to the political and social situation under which critique emerged as a practice in England around 1700, it argues that critique...
Series: The Lewis Henry Morgan Lectures
Published: 03 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374220-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7422-0
... This chapter of book explores the advantage that particular forms of anthropology have for comparative analysis and seeks to ground the study of the fragment theoretically. Anthropology is the only social science that reflects on Western ethnocentrism and takes the problem of translation...
Published: 11 November 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7369-8
... of that strange thing we call literature. Claims are made, on the basis of Wolfgang Iser’s and Maurice Blanchot’s theories of literature, that literature matters because it serves three essential human functions: social critique, the pleasure of the text, and allowing a materialization of the imaginary...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 08 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374947-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7494-7
... This chapter analyzes the critique of U.S. empire by socially conscious South Asian American (or desi) rappers in the United States and the role of hip hop as the “soundtrack to the revolution(s)” in the Arab Spring. These artists illustrate the concept of “post-9/11 Brown”—an antiracist global...