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Series: e-Duke books scholarly collection.
Published: 10 October 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388234-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8823-4
Book Chapter

By Oliver Wang
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 23 March 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7548-7
... disc jockeys Asian American Filipino American symbolic capital social networks ...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 23 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375487-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7548-7
... infrastructure” through which crews and clients could find one another, helping to circulate the necessary economic capital to help build the mobile scene over time. disc jockeys Asian American Filipino American symbolic capital social networks ...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 23 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375487-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7548-7
... This chapter looks at the institution of the “showcase,” or large-scale, multicrew performances that could draw hundreds or thousands of people from across the Bay Area. Showcases were an important mediator of symbolic capital within the scene and thus drove both competitive and cooperative...
Series: New Ecologies for the Twenty-First Century
Published: 25 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374404-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7440-4
... This chapter examines the ways in which the aquatic space is reflected in a new political context. In particular it shows how this space has been mobilized in the formation of community councils along river basins. The river remains a key resource, both materially and symbolically, as it forms...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-140
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
.... The struggle to make Sucre the unitary capital (capital plena) served the opposition as a unifying symbol and fuel for direct action. At no time was this movement more volatile than in 2007, when street violence paralyzed Sucre and nearly shut down the Constituent Assembly. The movement publicly harassed...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-116
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... the international business, banking, development, and political interests that comprised the Washington Consensus. Nevertheless, the resulting influx of foreign capital did not generate economic growth or employment, and “capitalization” became a symbol of the failed promises of neoliberalism that would come...
Series: a John Hope Franklin Center Book
Published: 17 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373230-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7323-0
... Blackness came into being with the figure of the Black slave, capitalism’s most visible symbol of the possibility of violence without limits and of vulnerability without a safety net. Without restitution, reparation, and a striving toward universal justice, the Becoming Black of the world...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374763-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7476-3
... This chapter investigates the significance of the apocalyptic landscape and zombie figure in Díaz’s short story “Monstro.” It focuses on the zombie within the Caribbean context to suggest that this particular incarnation mirrors the history of capital-based societies with their Western...
Published: 11 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374527-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7452-7
... for the fungibility of bodies as capital across borders and the continuing perils of abstract labor associated with the “new Jew.” Far from symbolizing multicultural inclusion, this chapter argues that the border is a central motor for the expanded fulfillment of a settler colonial mode of production that relies...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-104
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... members receive the spirits of the dead who return momentarily for the feast. On 1 November 1979, General Alberto Natusch Busch launched a vicious coup in the capital. Popular protest was met with open assaults in the streets. Hundreds of people were killed or disappeared over a two-week period, and La...
Published: 11 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374527-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7452-7
... a destructive control over the creation of relative surplus value, is resignified after West Coast expulsion and relocation. Focusing on Joy Kogawa’s novel Obasan and Rea Tajiri’s video-memoir History and Memory , the chapter examines how symbolic identification with Jewish persecution before the war shifts...
Published: 13 May 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7436-7
...The Body and the Dispensations of Racial Capital This essay argues that the engagement of social difference from the standpoint of disability could prove to be especially provocative within critical ethnic studies. Building on the work of Hortense Spillers, the essay questions the assumption...
Book Chapter

By Russell Sbriglia
Series: [sic] Series
Published: 10 February 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7338-4
... Lacan with which the majority of literary critics are most familiar, Kornbluh plots the coordinates of a Žižekian literary materialism that attends not only to the confluence of different levels of the Symbolic within literary works but also, and most crucially, to the non-sensical, traumatic kernels...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... Viceroy of Peru, Fray Diego Morcillo Rubio de Auñón, who had been serving as archbishop of Charcas. Symbolizing the very body of the king himself, and in the company of the local civil and ecclesiastical hierarchy, he processed through an array of triumphal arches before the assembled crowds of spectators...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-110
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
..., development, and political interests that comprised the Washington Consensus. Nevertheless, the resulting influx of foreign capital did not generate economic growth or employment, and “capitalization” became a symbol of the failed promises of neoliberalism that would come to haunt Sánchez de Lozada during his...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
...States and Conquests in the Andes For more than a century, Inka territory spread far beyond its home base in Cuzco, reaching north and south along the mountain chain of the Andes. As Pedro Cieza de León’s chronicle attests, the Inka combined military might with symbolic and material...
Published: 01 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7476-3
... the significance of the apocalyptic landscape and zombie figure in Díaz’s short story “Monstro.” It focuses on the zombie within the Caribbean context to suggest that this particular incarnation mirrors the history of capital-based societies with their Western structures of power, which have created a contemporary...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-136
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... capital (capital plena) served the opposition as a unifying symbol and fuel for direct action. At no time was this movement more volatile than in 2007, when street violence paralyzed Sucre and nearly shut down the Constituent Assembly. The movement publicly harassed representatives of the mas...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-037
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... of railroads, agriculture, public works, and political democratization. From a modest landholding family in the far south, near Tupiza, he eventually came to lead the revolution in the silver-mining industry, which hinged on technological innovation and expertise as well as national and international capital...