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Series: a John Hope Franklin Center Book
Published: 05 May 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388920-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8892-0
Series: e-Duke books scholarly collection.
Published: 02 November 2009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9224-8
...Urban Parks, Order, and Social Reform ...
Series: The public influences of African American churches ;
Published: 25 November 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386254-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8625-4
Series: Latin America Otherwise
Published: 18 May 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386612-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8661-2
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By Rielle Navitski
... sensational journalism urban reform criminality early cinema mass culture ...
Published: 12 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372899-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7289-9
... de Janeiro and São Paulo, encouraging European immigration and implementing reforms that pushed poor and working-class residents out of city centers, illustrated journalism charted the spatial and social divides of an urbanizing Brazil. Topical narratives of violence acknowledged the human toll...
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By Doreen Lee
Published: 27 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374091-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7409-1
... Chapter 2 describes how student activists laid claim to the city through spectacular displays of political participation, most evident in organized marches and demonstrations. Student expertise brought together middle-class university activists with rural and urban poor in a reformed nationalist...
... modernity. As elites sought to transform Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo, encouraging European immigration and implementing reforms that pushed poor and working-class residents out of city centers, illustrated journalism charted the spatial and social divides of an urbanizing Brazil. Topical narratives...
Series: Perverse Modernities: A Series Edited by Jack Halberstam and Lisa Lowe
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376194-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7619-4
... This chapter explores cross-dressing law’s legal operations and effects as it developed as a flexible tool for policing multiple gender offenses, including those of feminist dress reformers, female impersonators, fast young women who dressed as men for nights out on the town, and people whose...
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375111-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7511-1
...” (i.e., the racial integration) of some city neighborhoods. With the demise of influx controls in 1986, African in-migration pushed demand for urban housing. Yet most attempts to accommodate African people came in the form of site-and-service schemes, which by confining blacks to the city limits only...
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By Nikhil Anand
Published: 17 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373599-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7359-9
... The conclusion situates Mumbai’s hydraulic infrastructure in a larger conversation about technology, the environment, and personhood in the Anthropocene. It urges an attention to the ways in which distribution is conducted with the materials and politics of modern urban infrastructures...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 06 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374442-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7444-2
... Chapter 2 is concerned with absorption between persons and urban space. Moving from the scales of the globe and nation toward the scale of the street, it addresses how metabolism is spatial, and how biomedical sciences and the science of urban politics overlap. Mumbai’s famous fried street food...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-027
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... invective and ridicule from the anonymous authors of the pasqui-nades, and pleaded unsuccessfully to resign his post. The public warning reproduced here played with the word gallo , which means “rooster” in Spanish. This popular urban unrest against the Bourbon reforms clearly contributed to the outbreak...
Series: Narrating Native Histories
Published: 11 November 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373759-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7375-9
... brought stunning changes to Latin America that echo across Llamojha’s life, including the massive expansion of education, a wave of rural-to-urban migration, and agrarian reform. And many things remained unchanged across the twentieth century, including Latin America’s stark divide between rich and poor...
Published: 20 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373254-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7325-4
... general strikes in different regions at the same time. Such nonviolent strikes would place internal and external pressure on states, corporations, universities, temples, banks, and international agencies to incite radical reform in the old capitalist states, to aid regions most affected by climate change...
Published: 27 July 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380245-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8024-5
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-110
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... and impoverished peasants who had migrated to the cities, swelling the unemployed or underemployed urban population living on the edge of subsistence, contributed to the powerful popular protests against the neoliberal model. The Trade Union Federation of Bolivian Mineworkers ( fstmb ) held an emergency...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 11 February 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7574-6
...) and the increase in patient visits for impotence, yijing was conceptualized as a symptom of Maoist socialism, when sexual desire was discouraged, whereas impotence became a symptom of the post-Mao reform, as public perception of sexual desire had changed from negative to positive. In the Maoist period...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-073
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... ) included cooks, flower sellers, urban market vendors, and rural marketers. The following oral-history accounts of the 1930s and 1940s were recorded in the mid- to late 1980s by the La Paz–based Women’s History and Participation Workshop ( tahipamu ), and are interspersed with excerpts from historical...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-026
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
...From Indian Insurgency to Creole Independence Mounting fiscal exactions by the Bourbon Crown in the 1770s generated escalating unrest in the southern Andes among Indians, mestizos, and creoles. One of the most resented reforms was the introduction of customs houses designed to control trade...