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Series: Science and Cultural Theory
Published: 24 February 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380665-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8066-5
Series: Comparative and international working-class history
Published: 01 January 2003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8448-9
Published: 15 October 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376484-041
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7648-4
Published: 19 April 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059400-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5940-0
... This chapter maps the vitality of kinship and its queer relations across four areas: property and personhood; social death / social life; natures/cultures ; and variability / relatedness otherwise. It demonstrates both how queer anthropology generates critical categories and methods...
Published: 01 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7482-4
..., it shows how language, on the one hand, makes us insensitive to certain sonic differences and variables by imposing selective hearing and focusing our attention on the message rather than the material of language. Yet, at the same time, language leaves a sonic remainder: the voice. The chapter then goes...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374824-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7482-4
... intelligence, act as therapy, anaesthetize, or subliminally shape us. While sound remains a reservoir of symbolic powers, many of the supposed real effects of sounds have been overstated. Moreover, the partisans of these effects have failed to take into account the large number of variables (cultural...
Series: Sign, Storage, Transmission
Published: 25 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376224-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7622-4
... This chapter summarizes the main arguments of the book’s six chapters and outlines how these arguments translate into a politics of undersea networks. These include a call to diversify the limited range of cable narratives and cable routings; to develop content for variable levels...
Published: 14 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372882-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7288-2
... of the debate in order to outline an alternative approach. This includes taking technology to be a situated phenomenon that is embedded in variable practices and material institutions, making it a site of multiple agencies rather than a monolithic concept to be defined, situated, or judged once and for all...
Book Chapter

By Tony Bennett
Published: 11 August 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027331-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2733-1
... on Michel Foucault's work to engage with the variable force that has been attributed to habit in different discourses regulated by different authorities and put to use in different apparatuses of power. This prepares the way for a discussion of how habit operates differently in relation to the “politics...
Published: 21 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375838-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7583-8
... of Valentine’s Day in India, representations of Global India in a Hindi film, and interviews with a working-class Sikh American woman in the San Francisco Bay Area. Each of these nodes suggests how subjects, variably situated along axes of class, religion, and gender, participate in the construction of Global...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374824-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7482-4
..., on the one hand, makes us insensitive to certain sonic differences and variables by imposing selective hearing and focusing our attention on the message rather than the material of language. Yet, at the same time, language leaves a sonic remainder: the voice. The chapter then goes on to consider how we...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374824-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7482-4
... with precise pitch, and have overlooked or diminished the relevance of complex sounds, that is, those with nonperiodic frequency structures or variable pitch. Linguistic and cultural conventions further guide how we hear sounds as either noisy or noble. Acknowledging the constructive and constraining effect...
Series: The Lewis Henry Morgan Lectures
Published: 03 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374220-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7422-0
... The introduction sets up the history of anthropology’s comparative approach, initiated by Mauss and Weber. It argues against striving for unified theories, though, resisting the growing tendency to define science as a method of model making based on variables and quantitative samples...
Series: ANIMA: Critical Race Studies Otherwise
Published: 30 September 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027201-019
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2720-1
... the variability of knowing into the political-juridical, transparent, or self-determining subject. The performative force of algorithms lies not in predicting behavior but rather in violently shaping behaviors while simultaneously becoming futures. How, then, to account for the enfolding of Man in technosocial...
Series: Improvisation, Community, and Social Practice
Published: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374015-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7401-5
... audiences about major issues of social, political, ethical, and medical concern through lyrics and performance styles that raise awareness through a combination of contemporary information and traditional modalities of expression. Race was the primary social variable examined and articulated in the social...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 19 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376279-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7627-9
... of partnership in Tanzania points to the variable and sometimes surprising forms that 'para-statal' spaces can take across different contexts. Africa malaria research collaboration partnership private-public experiment nationalism ...
Published: 13 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374367-025
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7436-7
... This essay contributes to contemporary debates on Mexican American racial identity. Although numerous scholars have pointed out the historic and geographic variability of Mexican American racial identity, there is a reluctance to accept Latina/o racial identity as an actual political choice...
Published: 07 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373643-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7364-3
... This chapter discusses the creation of multiethnic DNA databases in Singapore and why scientists there consider their genomic data to be more important than that captured by DeCODE in Iceland. Citing variability in DNA and populations in the Asian region, Singaporean biostatisticians claim...
Published: 07 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373643-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7364-3
... This chapter discusses the creation of multiethnic DNA databases in Singapore and why scientists there consider their genomic data to be more important than that captured by DeCODE in Iceland. Citing variability in DNA and populations in the Asian region, Singaporean biostatisticians claim...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 19 January 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7627-9
... observed in other LICs, the appropriation of partnership in Tanzania points to the variable and sometimes surprising forms that 'para-statal' spaces can take across different contexts. Africa malaria research collaboration partnership private-public experiment nationalism The situations...