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Published: 02 April 2024
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2790-4
... fetishism theology capitalism political economy utopian socialism ...
Series: Latin America in translation/en traducción/em tradução
Published: 01 January 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397854-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9785-4
Published: 02 April 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027904-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2790-4
... theology capitalism political economy utopian socialism ...
Published: 02 April 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027904-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2790-4
... theology capitalism political economy utopian socialism This chapter explores the origins and development of the concept of “fetishism” throughout the four drafts of Marx’s Capital between 1857 and 1882. Capital fetishism commodity labor surplus value This chapter explores...
Published: 15 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375463-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7546-3
... While early Internet utopians claimed the Internet would give everyone the power to surveil, to see and not be seen, to become a body-less and thus unseeable user, social media platforms instead have made us more visible and trackable than ever. Female users and other users from marginalized...
Published: 08 December 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027560-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2756-0
... establishing isolated rural schools, and Aymara intellectuals crafted utopian manifestos demanding communal land, social justice, and political inclusion for Bolivia's “Indian race.” Aymara peasants caciques literacy rural schools ayllu land conflicts ...
Published: 18 June 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375609-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7560-9
... This chapter explores how the natural landscape of the Canadian Rockies has been constructed as a utopian space in the Japanese tourist imagination. It traces the work of influential media personality and former member of the National Diet, Ōhashi Kyosen, who has promoted Canada as a Japanese...
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By Anikó Imre
Series: Console-ing Passions
Published: 03 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374466-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7446-6
... This is the first of two chapters about comedic genres. It first explains that, rather than a government-controlled soapbox that repelled humor, much of socialist TV programming was actually perceived by audiences as comic because socialism itself was absurdly comical. Television...
Published: 17 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373360-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7336-0
... is intrinsically disenchanted and deracinated. Laborers, even slaves, did not automatically assume this commodity form either. Some served the master and his family over a lifetime, acting as acknowledged persons in a social field. Other slaves—particularly in the context of plantations—performed the tasks...
Published: 02 February 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059219-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5921-9
... Tudor. In illustrating socialist visions of developing an anticapitalist utopia in outer space, this chapter also interrogates the crumbling of such imaginaries after 1989. While communist utopianism was based on friendships with other Second and Third World peoples, and while it largely developed...
Published: 09 October 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012603-011
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1260-3
Book Chapter

By Anikó Imre
Series: Console-ing Passions
Published: 03 June 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7446-6
...Genres of Humor This is the first of two chapters about comedic genres. It first explains that, rather than a government-controlled soapbox that repelled humor, much of socialist TV programming was actually perceived by audiences as comic because socialism itself was absurdly comical...
Published: 17 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373360-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7336-0
... emigrated to the United States, where he became an outspoken abolitionist. To harness the human body at all, Stollmeyer came to believe, was deeply immoral. The utopian established what he called a “paradise without labor” opposite Trinidad, across the Gulf of Paria in Guinimita. On that Venezuelan coast...
Series: Power Play: Games, Politics, Culture
Published: 05 April 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059264-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-9396-1
... adjacency appears throughout Disco Elysium through other means: the ambiguous racialization of the game’s father of socialism, and the psychedelic presence of the game’s cryptid. Although deeply flawed in its racial politics, Disco Elysium nevertheless presents a racialized dialectic that yearns...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-142
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... to refer to a utopian alternative with indigenous roots. It does not refer to an existing institution in Andean communities so much as a set of ideals, values, and pursuits that are under debate and construction. It implies, above all, a dynamic equilibrium in the relations between people and with nature...
Published: 02 February 2024
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5921-9
... incursion aimed at capitalizing on socialism’s remains. At the same time, this chapter investigates how Western technological imaginaries collapse communism and fascism together, promising salvation through Siliconization. This anticommunist plot celebrates the Orientalist figment of the Eastern European...
Published: 14 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7567-8
... the general weaknesses of memory but adds examples of how women’s activism has usually been aggressively forgotten: in men’s accounts of the 1960s; in the founding myth of the New School for Social Research; in heroic tales of the struggle for Civil Rights; and in narrations of women’s early participation...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-136
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... immediately moved to expel Morales, who was by this time a congressman from the new Movement to Socialism (MAS) party, during a rushed session that failed to prove his responsibility for the deaths of the policemen. Morales announced that he would return “as millions,” as Tupaj Katari is said to have...