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Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375715-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7571-5
... This chapter is a close study of different notions of identity, recognizing in particular the development of system identity. While social identity is an identity continually renegotiated through linguistic interactions and social performances, bureaucratic identity—glimpsed in passports...
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By A. Aneesh
Published: 24 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7571-5
... social identity bureaucratic identity system identity ...
Published: 01 January 1995
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396116-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9611-6
Series: Perverse Modernities: A Series Edited by Jack Halberstam and Lisa Lowe
Published: 21 February 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478003366-013
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0336-6
Published: 24 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7571-5
... differentiating realms. Separations of cultural and neutral accents; of social, bureaucratic, and system identities; of diurnal body and nocturnal work; and of economic, social, and physical knowledge production are briefly discussed to illuminate divergent tracks and independent itineraries of different realms...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373483-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7348-3
... laws by focusing on the evidence residents were requested to produce to demonstrate their ivoirité. Identity documents, such as birth certificates, nationality certificates, passports, and national identity cards, were systemically viewed as false or fraudulent for a particular class of citizens...
Series: Global Insecurities
Published: 05 February 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374725-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7472-5
.... This chapter traces the terrain of parenting challenges, children’s identity struggles, encounters between children and the juvenile justice system, racism, emerging youth culture, and cultural assimilation navigated from 2009 to 2012 by the young adults who formed SBYAM. parenting assimilation...
Published: 12 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374978-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7497-8
... Drawing on the memoirs of two male actors in the commercial Parsi theater of the early twentieth century, this chapter queries the construction of womanhood, religious identity, and autobiography itself. Planted in vernacular, largely oral, systems of communication and knowledge, these artists...
Published: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373148-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7314-8
... Historians and sociologists have mapped the racial dimensions of the emergent culture of control, with its bloated prison system and far-flung surveillance techniques. This chapter draws out the sexual dimension, emphasizing how the figure of the imperiled child stands at center stage...
Published: 13 May 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7436-7
...Fugitive Socialities and Alternative Futures This essay argues that decolonization entails a rethinking of existing social analytics and genealogies of empire. It calls attention to the shifting imperial mandates that racial and sex and gender regimes—as conjoined systems of producing...
Published: 29 April 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7431-2
...Probing the Present Dalit writers and critics argued in the 1980s and the 1990s that they were denied recognition in the Telugu public sphere on the basis of caste identities. Yet they now seek recognition in that sphere on the basis of their caste identities. Dalit claims to self...
Published: 14 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373803-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7380-3
... industry in Hawai‘i becomes a colonial system that effaces indigenous history, place-names, and imposes a specific narrative about Hawaiian identity, violating the critical relationships Kānaka Maoli have to ke kai today. he‘e nalu surf tourism tourist fantasy colonialism Hawaiian place-names ...
Published: 14 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373803-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7380-3
... Chapter 3 further develops the concept of seascape epistemology as an embodied and emotional ontology for Kanaka Maoli, which involves an engagement with ke kai in such a way that indigenous identity becomes mobile as the body merges with the fluid ocean. This ocean-body assemblage joins...
Published: 01 January 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7348-3
..., nationality certificates, passports, and national identity cards, were systemically viewed as false or fraudulent for a particular class of citizens. An Ivorian policy of “authenticity” enhanced the political power of particular individuals, and identity challenges were enacted in discrete circumstances...
Published: 09 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375654-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7565-4
... This chapter discusses Togolese who apply for the U.S. Diversity Visa lottery. More Togolese per capita apply for the Green Card lottery than those from any other African country, and winners attempt to game the system by adding “spouses” and dependents to their dossiers, reinventing kinship...
Published: 13 July 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374794-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7479-4
... This chapter shows how by applying a more complex and accurate understanding of power, our attention is turned from winning legal recognition through civil rights reforms to understanding how the gender binary is enforced in administrative systems. The chapter focuses on three key...
Series: a John Hope Franklin Center Book
Published: 17 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373230-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7323-0
... Race and Blackness emerged during European expansion in the Atlantic to justify the exploitation of Africans within the triangular trade and plantation system, just as later laws of racial superiority underwrote colonialism. Yet the concept of race has always been unstable within European...
Series: Console-ing Passions
Published: 12 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373902-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7390-2
... the challenges of escalating risk, transcendent meaning, and collective affiliation in times of rapid social change. This chapter considers what is historically and locally specific about the interpenetration of religious and supernatural belief systems and contemporary media cultures, as well as how spiritual...
Published: 07 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373490-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7349-0
... This chapter distinguishes between two registers of vulnerability through the notion of “agon.” The risk associated with precarity arises from the differential exposure to visibility, support systems, and vital resources (Butler). But risk can also be construed through the notion of plurality...
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375081-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7508-1
... with in the concept of social identity. Examining the elision between political liberalism (queer freedom) and economic liberalism (free trade) in PRC and ROC political discourses, this chapter argues that the Cold War ideological construction of Marxist and liberal economies translates into a developmentalist...