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Published: 05 June 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391838-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9183-8
Published: 13 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374367-019
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7436-7
... This essay explores contemporary racial dynamics resulting from the ongoing securitization of borders in the United States and Mexico. It advances the concept of a “thickening” border, expanding both north and south through interrelated social forces: global efforts at immigration and drug...
Published: 30 June 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027058-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2705-8
... This chapter turns to the nexus of sound, feeling, and sociability to investigate how collective listening and dancing can engender a sense of an emerging, thickening social world—that is, something like a “we” coalescing under the surface of shared musical experience. While the idea that “music...
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By Sally Banes
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396567-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9656-7
Published: 05 June 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391838-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9183-8
Series: Improvisation, Community, and Social Practice
Published: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374015-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7401-5
... how the AACM aesthetically thickens its works/performances by inviting their analysis from both perspectives while simultaneously critiquing them. This act of genre thickening is then compared with the goal of art as promoted by those who advocate relational aesthetics, revealing a manner in which...
Series: Improvisation, Community, and Social Practice
Published: 03 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7401-5
... from positioning oneself as music creator, consumer, or critic from either the modernism or the postmodernism camp. By recognizing that these categories themselves operate as genre terms, the author demonstrates how the AACM aesthetically thickens its works/performances by inviting their analysis from...
Published: 25 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374589-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7458-9
... and breathing new life into Barrio Chino’s profitable restaurants. As transpacific relationships thicken, the trust underpinning them is creating unprecedented dilemmas for the Cuban state. Unable to contain the inflow of kitchen equipment, medicines, and money, administrators are becoming more responsive...
Published: 12 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373209-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7320-9
... the history of US-Trinidadian relations during the Second World War thickens our perception of island-continent interrelations, and worries a tradition of American continentalism that narrowly reads islands as isolated, peripheral, and ancillary. The circulation and social history of this stolen calypso tune...
Published: 25 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374633-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7463-3
... when human organs are set into circulation, revealing the multiple and ever-shifting ways that social relations of various kinds may be thickened or thinned, loosened or tightened, sweetened or embittered in the face of transplantation. Rendered in rich (though inescapably insufficient) detail...
Published: 25 March 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7463-3
... of the possibilities produced when human organs are set into circulation, revealing the multiple and ever-shifting ways that social relations of various kinds may be thickened or thinned, loosened or tightened, sweetened or embittered in the face of transplantation. Rendered in rich (though inescapably insufficient...
Published: 12 May 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7320-9
... explores US militarization in the West Indies and its reciprocal social, political, economic, and cultural effects. Specifically, this essay illustrates how the history of US-Trinidadian relations during the Second World War thickens our perception of island-continent interrelations, and worries...
Published: 13 May 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7436-7
... resulting from the ongoing securitization of borders in the United States and Mexico. It advances the concept of a “thickening” border, expanding both north and south through interrelated social forces: global efforts at immigration and drug enforcement, cultural and racial mixing, or mestizaje...