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Published: 01 January 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372103-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7210-3
Series: Writing Matters!
Published: 01 January 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013075-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1307-5
... notions about who has hips figure in, too. In roller derby, a team scores points when a player called the jammer passes players on the other team. Thus, what 24 SMALL BOOK OF HIP CHECKS constitutes passing requires specifying, just as what constitutes crossing a goal line, like breaking the plane...
Series: The World Readers, The World Readers
Published: 19 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377450-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7745-0
... but was a remote figure, not one with whom people were in communication (unlike Jesus and the God of Christianity). Ancestral spirits, on the other hand, were an active presence in people’s lives. Instances of misfortune or illness led people to consult diviners, who specified appropriate propitiation...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 27 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374398-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7439-8
.... Symbolic dimensions revolved around specifying a diagnostic category that would solve the mystery, thereby privileging the symbolic language of biomedicine. Indexical dimensions positioned all claims in relation to the same dying and dead bodies, projecting different temporal, spatial, scientific...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013099-017
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1309-9
... and early eighteenth centuries. The 1681 Act for Regulating Servants sets out the legal framework for the management of indentured laborers as well as hired servants, who received wages. As well as compelling masters of servants to provide specified rations of food and clothing for servants, this act...
Published: 15 May 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0921-4
... are flagged in the notes. In addition to notes on sources, historical figures, and references not read- ily obvious to a younger En glish generation, I have added notes specifying the logic behind par tic u lar word choices, including wherever my own interpre- tive license might deviate from a strictly...
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By Tejaswini Niranjana
Published: 28 February 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0919-1
...Glossary The terms glossed here come from many different languages: Persian, Arabic, Urdu, Sanskrit, Hindi, and so on. No attempt has been made to specify the etymology, since this is well covered in the encyclopedic writing on Hindustani music. The main pur- pose of this glossary is to provide...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013099-025
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1309-9
... s failure to specify what happened to him is typical of this genre; what mattered to the estate was the accountancy, not the lives of the people named. An Account of the Increase and Decrease of Negroes & Stock on Haughton Tower Estate for the Year 1768 NEGROES DECEASED INCREASE OF NEGROES Fiba...
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021209-023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2120-9
... the instructions listed on the eye drop bottle label to see if they specify whether shaking is necessary. Step 3: Remove the cap from your eyedrop bottle and avoid touch- ing the dropper tip to any surfaces throughout this entire proce- dure. Be sure to check the tip for any signs of contamination before...
Series: Radical Américas
Published: 04 June 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013198-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-9171-4
... offer a feminist reading of debt, as we w­ ill also see, but in the case of Puerto Rico it w­ ill require specifying debt s intensification of a racial hierarchy posited by the territory s multiple colonial histories. Interruption, on the other hand, seeks to name attempts to turn colo- niality...
Published: 24 April 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009344-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0934-4
... of events, a reader ordinarily knows the work it does, pointing in a general way to the potential of interconnections that are otherwise specified in their particulars. It is intriguing, therefore, that among anthropological scholars though by no means only them it is precisely in its abstract form...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 27 May 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7439-8
... how parents, physicians, nurses, epidemiologists, and journalists constructed competing knowledge claims. It draws on Charles S. Peirce in distinguishing three types. Symbolic dimensions revolved around specifying a diagnostic category that would solve the mystery, thereby privileging the symbolic...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013099-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1309-9
... the maximum facilities possible. In order to encourage the growth of a settled slave population, the contract specified that female slaves were to be included in the consignment to provide wives for the male slaves. An effort was made to ensure a balanced and a rising Af- rican population by increasing...
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By Rafico Ruiz
Series: Sign, Storage, Transmission
Published: 09 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012139-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1213-9
..., Life after New Media, 21. 40. Kember and Zylinska, Life after New Media, 19. 41. Kember and Zylinska, Life after New Media, 19. 42. Kember and Zylinska, Life after New Media, 1. 43. Cameron, Far Off Metal River, 12. 44. Sobchack specifies that these family features include a valorization of me- dia...
... Enlightenment. To recall Whitman, then, who in one of his most eloquent attempts to appreciate the demo cratic world that nurtured his great work, sang in Salut Au Monde! to you each and everywhere whom I specify not, but include just the same! I am indeed more grateful than I can say for your contributions...
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013082-041
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1308-2
... to indicate a tall building) and pointed in the direction of its location. The driver nodded, motioned with his head for us to sit, and took us to the cor- rect place. Sujit and the driver had mouthed/spoke key words ( hospital, Taj ) to replace or specify a gesture ( tall building ) that would be too...
Published: 24 April 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009344-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0934-4
... contracts under specifi- cation, in a way surely not envisaged of the minimal thing. One social arena appearing in this chapter is that of academic disciplines and their interdisciplinary traffic, not only medicine but also strands within critical theory and anthropology. Apropos the latter, particular...
Published: 24 April 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009344-011
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0934-4
.... In this sense a connection in and of itself is sufficient to carry affect, and does not have to be further specified.6 It is almost as though it had a concrete presence as such. Third, and we return to similarity and dissimilarity, there is an underlying presumption of similarity in the mutual accord implied...
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By Marilyn Strathern
Published: 24 April 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0934-4
... diffuseness. Encountered in the relating of events, a reader ordinarily knows the work it does, pointing in a general way to the potential of interconnections that are otherwise specified in their particulars. It is intriguing, therefore, that among anthropological scholars though by no means only them...
Published: 15 May 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009214-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0921-4
... or Descartes s reason whole and complete in each person. With the average man, there is no longer a universal. At most, there is the general, and the general is always specified. The theory of the average man represents the properly so cio log i cal man- ner of thinking about the relations between the whole...