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Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377566-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7756-6
...8  ICHELLEM CHO Face Value The Star as Genre in Bong Joon-­ho’s Mother Everyone recognizes [the film diva] with delight, since everyone has already seen the original on the screen.” SIEGFRIED KRACAUER, THE MASS ORNAMENT Every fashion stands in opposition to the organic. Every...
Published: 01 January 1996
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9637-6
Published: 01 January 1996
DOI: 10.1215/9780822398493-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9849-3
... 5 A MORAL GASTRONOMY: VALUE AND ACTION IN THE EXPERIENCE• OF FOOD "Food Is Our Wealth" In my initial encounters during field research I was often asked what people eat where I come from. It...
Published: 01 October 2011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9423-5
... p a r t i i i Transforming Value: The Measure of Life Capacities ann s. anagnost stranGe circUlations In the context of China’s economic reforms, new conceptualiza- tions of value, in which the value coding of bodies produces very...
Published: 02 May 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387602-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8760-2
... 8 When Surplus Enjoyment Meets Alenka Zupancˇicˇ Surplus Value Lacan’s theory of discourses (or social bonds) is among other things a monumental and in many respects a...
Published: 10 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373285-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7328-5
... book is situated; and theorizes the critical concepts of value, politics, and knowledge that are central to the argument of the book. introduction Value, Politics, and Knowledge in the Pharmocracy SAN DIEGO, 2008—I­ was at a life science investment conference devoted to in...
Published: 10 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373285-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7328-5
... also signifying this moment as a site for the theorization of value, politics, and knowledge. But what do ­these terms mean, and what are hese t­ structural trajectories? I next discuss how I analyze value, politics, and knowledge in this book. This involves disaggregating them into multiple...
Published: 27 May 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383468-021
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8346-8
Published: 27 May 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383468-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8346-8
...Issue 4: Intrinsic Value Implies No Use and a Threat to Democratic Governance A Practical Concept of Nature’s Intrinsic Value John Martin Gillroy Basing policy on the intrinsic value of nature is both practical and necessary to moving away from the overuse of the environment by the...
Published: 27 May 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383468-020
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8346-8
...Issue 3: A Sustainable Environment as an Instrumental Value? The Hedgehog, the Fox, and the Environment Mark Sagoff The late Isaiah Berlin, in his famous book The Hedgehog and the Fox, quotes from the Greek poet Archilochus the phrase, ‘‘The fox knows many things but the hedgehog...
Published: 15 July 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393238-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9323-8
... Image Commodity, Value, Affect Epilogue It has long been portended that, in an era in which the Internet allows for more interactive and customized media experience, television would become an archaic reminder of our pre-digital past. However, the futuris- tic...
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388838-020
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8883-8
... Conclusion Reckoning, Reparation, and the Value of Fictions t is both usual and imperative to end studies of the slave trade by pointing ​Iout that slavery and human trafficking persist in the modern and post- modern world. At...
Published: 01 June 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386551-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8655-1
... PART II. LAW, JUSTICE, AND THE FUTURE CHAPTER 4 The Time of Violence: Derrida, Deconstruction, and Value The task of breeding an animal...
Published: 26 October 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002437-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0243-7
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By Sherry B. Ortner
Published: 05 February 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822399681-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9968-1
... CHAPTER 5 Making Value Films are of course made by many people. Since at least the 1960s the standard view has been that the most important figure in making a film is the director. This view continues in the indepen- dent film world, where directors usually...
Published: 30 July 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391654-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9165-4
... introduction Publishing and the Creation of an Alternate Economy of Value Demand . . . emerges as a function of a variety of social practices and classifications, rather than a mysterious emanation of human needs, a mechanical response to social manipulation . . . , or the...
Published: 30 July 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391654-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9165-4
...b4 Defining and Defending Literary Value debates, 1919–1935 In general, a number of historic debates . . . would find themselves clarified, or more simply annulled, if one could bring to light, in each case, the complete world of distinct and often contrasting sig- nifications which all the...
Published: 20 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391128-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9112-8
...ONE The Value of a Name Defining and Redefining National Network Radio The image of a nation connected via radio that appeared in the September 1927 issue of Radio News stands in many ways for the iconic understanding of network-era broadcasting.1 Appearing less than a year after...
Published: 22 January 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377009-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7700-9
... Part I What Is Clinical Labor? One A Clinical Labor Theory of Value What is labor? The question is increasingly salient to post-­Fordist econo- mies, as forms of production and accumulation move further away from the mass manufacture...
Published: 30 September 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392903-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9290-3
... ∂ Incommensurable Worlds of Practice and Value A View from the Shantytowns of Lima jeanine anderson The measurement of poverty and the framing of inequality constitute one more site for the exercise of oppression against...