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Published: 27 May 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7426-8
Published: 13 March 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007197-037
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0719-7
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021391-141
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2139-1
...Topics in Progress ...
Series: Stuart Hall: Selected Writings
Published: 29 June 2018
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7468-8
...Topics for Study ...
Published: 01 January 1996
DOI: 10.1215/9780822378211-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7821-1
Series: The Lewis Henry Morgan Lectures
Published: 03 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374220-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7422-0
... who engage in anthropological inquiry are under pressure to avoid so-called sensitive topics. In India and China this has become a formidable obstacle for empirical research. Nevertheless, nationalism as the ideological expression of culture is one of the most important topics in social science...
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375395-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7539-5
... This chapter presents an extended interview with the writer and political activist Arundhati Roy. Touching on a variety of topics, from her discovery of language to her sense that the Indian elite has seceded into outer space, Roy maps the morality of being a writer in a world divided...
Published: 20 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375593-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7559-3
... Leisure is a serious topic in the history of thought, connected intimately with the search for a meaningful life. The relationship between work and leisure today is more complex than ever. Though leisure is certainly not a concept exclusive to the world of travel and tourism, the two are hard...
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By Paulo Fontes
Published: 06 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374299-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7429-9
... The introduction provides an overview of the book, highlighting its main themes and aims. It also connects the key theoretical topics analyzed in the book with the broader literature in Brazil and beyond. Issues such as working-class formation, migration, populism, urbanization, and popular...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 23 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375487-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7548-7
...—or lack thereof—of Filipino American identity to members within the scene, a topic that will be revisited later in the book. It ends with a discussion of the study’s methodology, as well as an explanation of the book’s title. Filipino American disc jockeys mobile music popular music youth...
Published: 17 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374169-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7416-9
... The book opens by introducing concepts of migration, geography, and spatial theory. While African American migration between the two world wars is perhaps a well-rehearsed topic, this section looks at how such movement and dislocation impacted the materiality of contemporary art practice...
Published: 12 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372875-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7287-5
... support for their cause, he nevertheless took the opportunity of this public presence to challenge the conventional topic of resistance and assert that empowerment is not an end but a means. To the heroic discourse, which masks games of power and reproduces the attitude of the oppressor, he opposed...
Published: 16 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375845-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7584-5
... This chapter introduces the theoretical background and empirical context of the study. It discusses the reasons why the topic of sexuality and disability is urgent and how past studies have examined it. Introducing the context of the study—Denmark and Sweden—the chapter explains how the two...
Published: 13 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373520-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7352-0
... that places psychiatric hospitalization next to environmental destruction next to resistance next to joy next to community connection next to an analysis of racist and ableist hate language, to name a few of the topics. Each short piece in the book is a fragment of the bigger whole about cure and its core...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 05 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374480-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7448-0
... of global health are topics that provide a foundation to the chapters in this volume. What is the difference between colonial public-private partnerships in health aid and their contemporary iterations in the postcolonial moment? What are the similarities and differences that pertain to forms of counting...
Published: 11 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374640-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7464-0
... to be used as a tool of political propaganda, despite their own radical politics. This was a topical issue in the Indonesian literary environment Wright was shortly to encounter. Partisan Review transnationalism world literature little magazines ...
Published: 05 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372998-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7299-8
... The silent erotic comedy of Johann Schwarzer’s Saturn films (1906–1911) visualized topics such as hypnosis, medical examination, harem scenes, slave markets, and surgery. Each imaginary erotic situation served as a mise-en-scéne for scopic desire and fulfillment. Almost as though hiding in plain...
Published: 05 February 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374619-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7461-9
... posed particular narrative problems for socialist literary production. The topics engaged in this chapter include the relation of socialist literature to romanticism, the ways in which the communal forms of labor in the Chinese countryside were narrated differently from the Soviet communization process...
Published: 01 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374572-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7457-2
... The relationship between translation and empire in the United States is the topic of this chapter. It argues that such a relationship cannot be understood apart from a critical appreciation of the history of Americanization, which is to say translation, of English from an imperial...
Published: 12 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372875-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7287-5
... Didier Fassin proposes a broad discussion regarding the public afterlife of ethnography, which is based on his experience of research conducted in South Africa and France on topics as different as the AIDS epidemic, urban policing, and the prison system, in contexts as diverse as classrooms...