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Published: 11 August 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391807-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9180-7
... Judith Ewell Che Guevara and Venezuela Tourist, Guerrilla Mentor, and Revolutionary Spirit Che Guevara learned little from or about Venezuela in the years between December 1951 and 1956, the time...
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391265-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9126-5
... capitalize on Mexico’s heritage and attract foreign visitors, in San Miguel local elites sought out an international solution—in the form of tourism—to solve local economic problems. The tourist industry in San Miguel was not a state-led endeavor but rather a result of the efforts of a multinational cast...
Published: 20 May 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391357-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9135-7
...8  Tourist-Theorist-Terrorist Well aware of the 1960’s communalism, and directly influenced by collectives from the AIDS movement —Act Up, Gran Fury, Group Material—Critical Art Ensemble operates as a combination of scientific investigative unit, anticapitalist guerilla cell...
Published: 12 August 1994
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382638-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8263-8
... less to a balancing ofpower between Europe and its Other than to a hegemonic dissolution ofthe Orient in the com• plex power network ofEuropean capitalism and colonialism. On the one hand, the Orient as a commodity in the tourist industry has dissolved into Europe since it is no longer "outside...
Published: 07 May 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393825-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9382-5
... reconfigured to present a vision that the tourist might enjoy, the enclosure of desirable spaces along the shoreline and the rehabilitation of capital cities and towns to more closely approximate models to be found in the urban north Atlantic Thus, building on the analysis of spatiality in the previous...
Published: 25 July 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394327-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9432-7
... susana draper The Business of Memory Reconstructing Torture Centers as Shopping Malls and Tourist Sites hat place does the city, with its multiplicity of spaces, rhythms, and times, have in a critical history of the...
Published: 14 June 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380184-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8018-4
... * elizabeth a. povinelli particularized moments of capital as an aggregated thing: an it existing in toto, out there, right now, at continual risk of being ‘‘hit hardthat is, abused unfairly. Lest this seem no more than the unfortunate slip of an overworked copyeditor, note what a tourist outfitter in...
Published: 28 December 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386988-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8698-8
..., we would have to conclude that households are not the primary sites for the generation of wealth, and that the more likely site is in the profit gener- ated by multinational capital. Eighty-five cents on every tourist dollar is returned to corporations that are based abroad. Thus, we can conclude...
Published: 28 December 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386988-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8698-8
... on similar epistemic frames to service an imagined Western tourist. It is this similarity that requires our analytic and political attention, for it suggests that the material and ideological gestures of recolonization and renativ- ization may not be the province of heterosexual capital or...
Published: 03 January 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388579-018
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8857-9
... recalls the Taipei of her adolescent years. As she pro- ceeds to Kyoto, anticipating a reunion with A, the cultural scene shifts, and Kawabata’s Old Capital provides guidance to her revisiting of the city. In the next section, where she pretends to be a foreign tourist in her home city, there are...
Published: 31 October 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383277-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8327-7
... ≥ Capital and the Fetish of the White Man My opinion is that international marriage is a ‘‘circle of the weak’’ [ ja- kusha no wa]. The weak of the world always look for women outside their country—weaker women. So weak white men marry Japanese women, who have lower status...
Published: 15 July 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393238-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9323-8
... Dream Labor in the Dream Factory Three capital and authorship in drama production Ota¯ T¯oru, the birth father of the trendy drama, could barely hide his jealousy when, in a magazine interview, he commented on the so-called young...
Published: 05 October 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387138-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8713-8
...-Hirafiyeen was built]. When the cleaning company threatens me that I have to pay for the garbage, I just swear at them and tell them I’ll pay them in court. I keep my money to give the little girl. From ngos to Social Capital To many tourists, Khan el-Khalili is the location of authentic...
Published: 04 January 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392958-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9295-8
... 1 National Culture and Its Others in a Cosmopolitan Capital Addressing Tanganyika’s Parliament in December 1962, exactly one year after formal independence, President Julius K. Nyerere spoke of dance. In what would become one of his most-cited statements for decades to come, he...
Published: 08 November 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384236-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8423-6
... III GENDERING LOCAL-GLOBAL CIRCUITS: LABOR, CAPITAL, AND SUBJECTS OF SOCIAL CHANGE w SOUTH ASIAN WOMEN IN THE GULF: FAMILIES AND FUTURES RECONFIGURED Karen Leonard...
Published: 25 April 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389781-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8978-1
... 3. formations of capital and identity In 2003, a friend sent me this e-mail message: Hi Tania. I was in Tanah Toraja at the end of January (very beautiful) and met a group of army o≈cers on the...
Published: 01 January 1995
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396116-022
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9611-6
... Postmodernity: An Enquiry into the Origins of Cultural Change (Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1989); Anthony King, Cul• ture, Globalization and the World-System (London: MacMillan, 1991), and "Identity and Difference: The Internationalization of Capital and the Globalization of Culture," in The Rest/ess...
Published: 31 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375340-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7534-0
...CHAPTER 5 HIJABI SHOP WORKERS IN BRITAIN Muslim Style Knowledge as Fashion Capital? ​longside a continued relationship to “ethnic” and modest fash‑ ​ion (chapter 4), most young hijabis craft their look from apparel A available on the high street. Concerned with how...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374534-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7453-4
... This chapter is a study of Michelle Cliff’s Clare Savage novels as an attempt to initiate a new time for the Jamaican people who inhabit a place that has been deformed by the temporal calculations and technologies of colonial sugar capital and postcolonial tourist capital. Cliff suggests that...
Published: 10 December 2003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8504-2
... with dragomans £50 to £65. But, then, ‘I shall lick the fellows,’ etc., is what I hear all round. The dragoman, I conclude, pockets the di√erence. The owner of the boat, Sid Ahmad el-Berberi, asked £30, whereupon I 750 Pilgrims, Travelers, and Tourists touched my breast, mouth and eyes, and...