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Published: 13 August 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013037-206
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1303-7
...WHO WATCHES THE WATCHERS? Streaming video is an almost insurmountable logistical challenge. For a com­pany like Netflix, high bandwidth content needs to be delivered in a fraction of a second to any of the serv­ ice s 158 million subscribers in nearly two hundred countries. While the website is run...
Series: a John Hope Franklin Center Book
Published: 30 June 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386773-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8677-3
Published: 15 July 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374114-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7411-4
... the contradiction that Japanese women gained rights, freedom, and equality but under the illiberal condition of foreign occupation. By interrogating the rhetoric of liberation that the United States has circulated not only to Japanese women and their American watchers but throughout the postwar decolonizing world...
Published: 15 July 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7411-4
.... By interrogating the rhetoric of liberation that the United States has circulated not only to Japanese women and their American watchers but throughout the postwar decolonizing world, the chapter traces the connections of America’s jus ad bellum to the universalizing idea of gender justice. ...
Published: 24 July 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478008880-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0888-0
... April 16, 2007, People cover with Valerie Bertinelli. The headline Ready to Get Slim! primes readers for her weight loss to come. 192 | chapter six and corporate relationships. Jackie shared, We had great relationships with the diet companies. Weight Watchers, Jenny Craig. Whoever their new person...
Book Chapter

By Frédéric Keck
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 17 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007555-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0755-5
... of ritual, performance, play, and fiction, taking seriously the idea that virologists and bird watchers act as contemporary hunters- gatherers. The argument of this chapter is that scenarios of a bird flu pandemic allow actors to play with human/animal relationships in a reverse mode, thus anticipating...
Series: The World Readers
Published: 17 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007456-103
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0745-6
... of cooler water near the land. This phenomenon provided a feast for the cetacean community, and was good for whale watchers, but more alarmingly, it was an omen that the Ocean is quickly becoming uninhabitable for the most basic (and therefore the most important) sea creatures, upon whom all the others...
Published: 06 November 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012818-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1281-8
... habits, ibis were described by amateur bird- watchers and ornithologists as staggerers and wanderers. In 1851, a poetic entry in the Illustrated Alphabet of Birds read, I is an Ibis, who wanders in bogs, And lives upon lizards, and fishes and frogs. It was precisely the bird s nomadic qualities...
Book Chapter

By Frédéric Keck
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 17 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007555-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0755-5
... the collective killing of a vic- tim. These anthropological analyses allowed me to raise the philosophical problems of truth, reality, and equity. Displaying the similarities between the work of virologists and bird- watchers in reference to hunter- gatherers, I wanted to contrast it with the work of public...
Published: 24 July 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0888-0
... April 16, 2007, People cover with Valerie Bertinelli. The headline Ready to Get Slim! primes readers for her weight loss to come. 192 | chapter six and corporate relationships. Jackie shared, We had great relationships with the diet companies. Weight Watchers, Jenny Craig. Whoever their new person...
Book Chapter

By B. Ruby Rich
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377580-026
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7758-0
... Watcher" (MacDonald), 257, 362-63 Buenos Dfas, Compafleras (Leebosch), Cook, Blanche Wiesen, 196-97 86-87 Cook, Camille, 20 Burch, Meredith, 332 Cook, Pam, 73, 159-61 Burton, Julianne, 79-81, 87 Cooper, Lindsay, 163, 220, 223, 303- Busse...
Series: The World Readers, The World Readers
Published: 19 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377450-022
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7745-0
... grateful, if they will send herders and watchers to save them.” Hereupon Johannes gravely shook his head, and intimated that this message did not quite satisfy him. All evidently deferred to him, while, in a very dignified manner, he delivered himself of the following: When you come to your...
Published: 30 July 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021728-179
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2172-8
... with a carceral desire to see Amy Cooper arrested (she was ultimately charged with a misdemeanor f­iling a false report ­while Christian Cooper, the bird-­watcher, insisted he would not participate in the prosecution). It was the summer when the New York Times bestseller list was dominated by books about...
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 17 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007555-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0755-5
...- watchers I worked with: one involves counting wild birds, the other car- ing for them. I have observed these exercises in Hong Kong and Taiwan, which, as I have argued in the previous chapters, have invented new prac- tices with wild birds by adapting to the Chinese context models borrowed from Britain...
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 17 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007555-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0755-5
... been discussed in science studies: do they raise an environmental awareness by training attention to the diversity of birds, or do they narrow the perception of the environment to images that can be presented in a book? In short, do bird- watchers read bird books to know about nature, or do they look...
Book Chapter

By Vanessa Diáz
Published: 24 July 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478008880-013
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0888-0
..., They re Breaking Speed Records. 33 Adato, Heidi s Secret. 34 Keith, Now She s Pregnant. 35 Scoop: Jessica Simpson s Slim- Down. notes to chapter seven | 267 36 Fox, Weight Watchers ; Johnson, Jessica Simpson. 37 Weight Watchers ad, YouTube, accessed April 5, 2013, httpwww.youtube.com /watch?v...
Series: Global Insecurities
Published: 06 December 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007135-038
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0713-5
..., friendly people and misanthropes; of activists and watchers. Most have a version of its tale of postwar growth and suburbanization, mushrooming malls and declining downtowns. And like almost every other American urban area, it is really two cities, one of pedicured lawns and plush square footage...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377580-041
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7758-0
...., The Celibate Woman Journal. A further pleasure came when film scholar Scott MacDonald indeed took up my challenge to "feminist men" to own up to their own invest• ment in pornography and wrote his own treatise, "Confessions of a Femi• nist Porn Watcher," which later was anthologized in Michael...
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 17 January 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0755-5
... we were fighting the railway company which was rich and powerful. We were also labeled as a tiny group of bird- watchers. But birdwatchers did whatever they could: some wrote letters, some offered ideas, some helped linking up with fellow ngos and the media, some took legal actions, etc. 62...
Published: 13 March 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478004387-013
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0438-7
... dimensions. Events in one place become instantly transmitted to watchers in another, meanings are deceptively graspable, distance shrinks. This volume offers a casebook for recognizing and situating these lineaments of contiguity and difference. Notes 1 Taking an avowedly global approach to fascism remains...