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Published: 13 March 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007197-037
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0719-7
Published: 27 May 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7426-8
Series: Stuart Hall: Selected Writings
Published: 29 June 2018
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7468-8
...Topics for Study ...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021391-141
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2139-1
...Topics in Progress ...
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...
Series: The Lewis Henry Morgan Lectures
Published: 04 August 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478024538-018
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2453-8
... The chapter reports on wave science in the Southern Hemisphere, drawing not only from the first conference on the topic in Australia, but also on Zoom fieldwork with scientists on the Bay of Bengal, in Bangladesh, where legacies of colonialism mix with future-facing projects to refashion land...
Published: 27 October 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027249-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2724-9
... the ramp to new imaginations of history. The chapter claims that Black narratives extended material spaces and projected new sites of possibility. Discourse and place-making can be mutually constitutive. Topics examined include Caribbean anticolonial ecologies and discursive countercartographies...
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: 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: 19 April 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059141-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5914-1
... After initial key project concepts and processes are identified in the research imaginary (Module 1), this module will situate these concepts within three existing literatures: bodies of categorically distinguished work, conventionally bounded by discipline, history, topic, and theme...
Published: 15 December 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027096-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2709-6
... (as well as the secular’s) imbrication with colonialism and race. The chapter provides a comprehensive introduction to decolonial thought by reviewing its theoretical background, central claims, key figures, topics, and questions. On the one hand, decolonial theory reveals the colonial edifice...
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: 13 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373520-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7352-0
..., and the structure of the book is likened to a mosaic 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...
Published: 30 June 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027058-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2705-8
... The introduction presents the book’s main topic by way of some storytelling from an encounter in a Berliner nightclub. From there, it departs on a very condensed historical sketch of utopianism on queer dancefloors, starting with disco in the 1970s. This pivots to a review of utopianism...
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...