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Series: New Americanists
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822379515-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7951-5
Series: Latin America Otherwise
Published: 03 September 2001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8077-1
...Subject Positions<subtitle>Dominant and Subaltern Intellectuals?</subtitle> ...
Book Chapter

By Hagar Kotef
Series: Perverse Modernities: A Series Edited by Jack Halberstam and Lisa Lowe
Published: 09 February 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7575-3
... Reviel Netz regulation of movement violence justice subject positions ...
Published: 07 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373490-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7349-0
... To consider the relation between vulnerability and resistance, this chapter looks at those instances where the kind of precarity and exclusion described by the term “late colony” defines the position of the subject. The chapter argues that such a position compels Kurdish subjects in Turkey...
Book Chapter

By Hagar Kotef
Series: Perverse Modernities: A Series Edited by Jack Halberstam and Lisa Lowe
Published: 09 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375753-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7575-3
... context of the book (which focused on Israel/Palestine). At the same time, the final notes make explicit the claim that different subject positions (gendered, racialized, classed) take form via schemas of mobility. It argues that these schemas allow to mask discrimination as punishment or discipline...
Published: 04 August 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027157-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2715-7
... to particular terms of engagement by (re)making themselves, claiming renewed subject positions in erotic power, and reformulating racialized sexual subjectivity in and beyond the gynecological encounter. Through the lens of what it means to be a lesbian virgin, Falu establishes the language used by Black...
Published: 03 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373438-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7343-8
... takes this insight and uses it as a basis by which to refuse all false forms of subjectivity. As I show in both his lived experience and his political theory, this refusal takes on a form that is both negative and positive. The positive aspects of his refusal involve forms of engagement...
Published: 29 March 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059288-011
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5928-8
... Chapter 10 examines the sun as a space of liminality within the extractive architectures of carceral conditions. The prison mine, as a liminal spatiality of lithic earth, cut across undergrounds, both racial and geologic. The subject position of the liminal occupies a different spatial zone...
Book Chapter

By Hagar Kotef
Series: Perverse Modernities: A Series Edited by Jack Halberstam and Lisa Lowe
Published: 09 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375753-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7575-3
.... This chapter maps the colonial, global, classed and gendered regimes that underlie this schism, as well as the subject-positions they constitute. movement confinement Mill globalization checkpoints ...
Series: Sinotheory
Published: 22 March 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059387-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5938-7
... in the army, but also the ways that he has been the object of political power, such as when some of his works have been subjected to political critique. He discusses having to leave his position in the army after the publication of Lenin's Kisses, and the way that his life and work has been shaped...
Published: 29 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375456-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7545-6
... America. Whereas Marxism read the working class as the universal subject whose interests were the interests of all, a conception of political subjectivity that led to the party state, Korsten argues that we can no longer speak about political structure through the lens of one privileged subject position...
Published: 05 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375227-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7522-7
..., their communities, the village of Enayetpur, and its surrounding areas during an initial eight-month period of fieldwork in western Bangladesh. The contradictory subject positions of the war heroines show that they are trying to carve out their own definition of being a birangona . Also, the interplay between...
Published: 05 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375227-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7522-7
... This chapter outlines the methodological, theoretical, and ethical arguments of the book. It does so by examining the subjective positions of the ethnographer and the ethical dilemmas encountered. Juxtaposing the iconic figures of the birangona and the razakar (collaborator...
Published: 04 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375739-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7573-9
... This chapter develops a notion of the flesh to question the political adequacy of a plasticity conceived within the gap between brain and society without recognition of the ways in which the deconstruction of a centralized executive in the brain is reconstructed in the privileged position...
Series: Narrating Native Histories
Published: 08 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375692-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7569-2
... indios. In such a locus of enunciation, slave litigants found themselves in an exceptional position to be able, in a mediated fashion, to frame their histories and identities as juridical subjects. Lawyers, in turn, used their clients’ depositions and documents as the raw material with which to mold...
Published: 05 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374022-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7402-2
... draws on vestiges of an earlier, less tolerant, regime to generate a set of conditions that constrains but simultaneously encourages the emergence of new subject positions. Internet fiction same-sex desire censorship queer online communities ...
Published: 07 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375029-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7502-9
... experiences of office, evaluating the impact of gender quotas. The chapter demonstrates indigenous women’s agendas that represent a process of decolonizing rights, that is, these agendas’ profound questioning of the racialized, unequal, individual subject posited in liberal citizenship. Whereas...
Published: 12 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372875-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7287-5
... For Federico Neiburg the involvement was direct with the people he was working with in Haiti, as his assistance was requested to help solve conflicts in the urban area where he was carrying out his research. Responding positively was both an ethical necessity and a pragmatic approach to be able...
Series: Religious Cultures of African and African Diaspora People
Published: 10 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374084-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7408-4
... when attached to collective images of the nation, justify various forms of violence and erasure. On other hand, the postracial signifies the ways racial striving and loss are mediated and informed by other subject positions and identities, including gender, class, and citizenship. In this chapter, I...
Book Chapter

By Agon Hamza
Series: [sic] Series
Published: 06 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7547-0
...Politics This chapter elucidates in particular what is at stake in Marx within Žižek’s work, by focusing above all on the theoretical complexity of the relation between the form of capital and the form of the subject. The specific wager made by Žižek is that the insight of Marx simultaneously...