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Series: Asia-Pacific: Culture, Politics, and Society
Published: 17 March 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392750-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9275-0
Published: 23 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375890-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7589-0
... Chapter 3 utilizes insights from James Scott’s Seeing Like a State , where he analyzes modern state projects and institutions that planned communities for generic citizens, but these could only function with the simultaneous development of unplanned-for “dark twins.” Thus, the planned city...
Published: 14 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375210-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7521-0
... and criminalization of its water infrastructure in the context of liberalization-era policy shifts, which position the unplanned, illegal and informal slum as the self-evident conceptual counterpoint to the planned, formal, world-class city. Shivajinagar-Bainganwadi’s story reveals the deeply political and highly...
Published: 09 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021360-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2136-0
... and behind. 3 Thus, the desire of Africans to leave the continent, as evidenced by the crossing of the Mediterranean at the Strait of Gibraltar, is a crucial and not surprising The Long Emancipation 39 outcome of a history of what Rodney termed planned and unplanned migration for African peoples...
Series: Stuart Hall: Selected Writings
Published: 02 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021223-021
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2122-3
... kind which is in my view increas­ ingly characteristic of social antagonisms on a world scale. These antagonisms are a product of huge, planned, and unplanned world migrations the greatest and most constitutive cultural fact of the late modern world, the planned and unplanned, forced and unforced...
Published: 09 October 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012603-014
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1260-3
..., and knowledge that undergird the spatiotemporalities of urban assemblages (2011, 655). But poor people also plan. They, too, design cities, regardless of whether they live in shantytowns or socialist new towns like Vinh. To suggest other wise affirms a false opposi- tion between planned and unplanned urban...
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By Doron Galili
Series: Sign, Storage, Transmission
Published: 06 March 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009221-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0922-1
..., but as what we today call television. The paper that preceded mine on the same panel concerned new forms of mobile and streaming media, to which the presenter referred as online variants of what we, for the time being, call television. This unplanned correspon- dence in the choice of words brought...
Published: 09 October 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012603-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1260-3
... to it after the experts left, I argue that under lying the ambivalent and often unpredictable responses to modernist architecture and what I call unplanned obsolescence were gendered anx i eties about modernity and the future of socialism itself. M o d e l i n g t h e F u t u r e The explosion of social...
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By Christina Schwenkel
Published: 09 October 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012603-019
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1260-3
..., 350n5; rationalization of warfare on, 29 32; socialist ideology concerning, 108 9; state disassembly of, 242 46; unplanned use of urban space and, 22; U.S. bombing of, 19 20, 26 28; waste management role of, 224 25, INFRAVI, 240, 351n9 in situ planning: in international proj- ects, 116 21; suspicion...
Published: 09 October 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012603-016
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1260-3
... teleologies are replaced by fears of slipping backward to a less civilized time (1999, 13). Dread of backwardness shaped residents at- tempts to understand and cast off unplanned obsolescence. A Viet nam ese architect and former Quang Trung resident captured this anxiety when he led a tour...
Published: 10 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007067-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0706-7
... to government about what they saw as a proliferation of poor- quality, unplanned, overcrowded, and insanitary dwellings springing up all over town with the potential for the uncontrollable spread of disease and European Insanitary Nuisances 17 a host of other sanitary atrocities. 6 Many government officials...
Published: 09 October 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1260-3
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By Eli Clare
Published: 13 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373520-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7352-0
... graduate school. Every day she answered to professors who believed women belonged not in the classroom but at home, tending children. In the spring of that year, she discovered she was pregnant with me. That pregnancy was unplanned. It completely changed the course of her life. I grew up knowing she...
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375395-019
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7539-5
... of places and speak to as many people as I can. Even by the time the jet lag wears off, I know that any plea ure I’ll­s experience during the trip will be unplanned, almost inci - dental, and fleeting. A couple of years after I began my first teaching job, I went to India to take photographs...
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By Christina Schwenkel
Published: 09 October 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012603-013
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1260-3
... modernity and its unraveling of history into ruins (Schönle 2006, 651). Vinh s architecture, however, did not quite conform to this analy sis. Instead, it suggested that unplanned indeed, unanticipated obsolescence haunted the dream of utopia. Alexei Yurchak aptly captures this temporal paradox between...
Published: 15 May 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007487-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0748-7
...chapter one The Accidental Monocrop O ne of the most curious historical characteristics of Paraguay s soy boom is how unplanned it was. Pedro Ciancio s lobbying on be-half of soy happened just as a massive international investment in crop improvement and production might have made his vision pos si...
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By Alexis Pauline Gumbs
Published: 01 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007081-013
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0708-1
... grieves the grief of the relieved when they show him to a seat. show him where to stand. he eats his choice to have forsaken his so-called native land. his face, facing eighteen years of children cheeky, cher- ished and unplanned and he does not know one of them. what is the stitch, the warp, the cut...
Published: 15 November 2019
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0560-5
..., accidental, and unplanned ele ments within the frame, the kinds of ele ments that are so evident in films with lower production values and films made by nonprofessionals. I think about these seemingly incidental ele ments quite a bit in my work on the South Side Home Movie Proj ect (sshmp) in Chicago...
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021384-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2138-4
... trimaran had been built and equipped in a hurry. There had been no time for intensive sea trials, and Crowhurst had sailed late with his course unplanned. To make matters worse, hatches leaked, steering gear malfunc- tioned, and the electrics failed. The reasonable course would have been to abort...
Published: 13 September 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007043-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0704-3
..., is uncertain and highly unstable.2 Unplanned aspects of construction contracts with private com- panies, the sale of bonds to citizens, displacement, and environmental con- sequences will quite possibly have more far- reaching consequences than the actual dam. Improvisation and Regulation In many ways...