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Published: 05 October 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002611-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0261-1
Published: 15 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375463-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7546-3
... This book is a feminist intervention into the burgeoning field of surveillance studies, formally launching the field of feminist surveillance studies. Explicitly framing the concern with widespread surveillance as not a new phenomenon, this book demonstrates the importance of thinking beyond...
Published: 16 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373728-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7372-8
... mobilized women, young people, and the poor, it produced the widespread conviction that women should be reintegrated into public space, as was the case during the socialist People’s Democratic Republic of Yemen in the South (1967–90). The Southern Revolution produced civilpolitics, an imaginary of state...
Published: 15 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375128-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7512-8
... Historically, the term performance art has been used to refer to a specific art form that emerged in the 1960s and 1970s. Although there are many isolated examples of earlier works that could be considered performance art, the movement of the 1960s and 1970s springs up as a widespread demand...
Published: 14 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372882-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7288-2
... The preface begins by calling into question the widespread assumption that we are living in a world characterized by increased global unification, unrelenting technological progress, and an unprecedented political consensus regarding the value of democracy. In countering this understanding...
Book Chapter

By Lalaie Ameeriar
Published: 10 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373407-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7340-7
... The conclusion draws together the threads of the argument. This book has told a story of the welfare state in decline, the effects of which have caused widespread precarity and uncertainty in the lives of many. The scenes described here—of economic marginalization and government solutions...
Series: New Ecologies for the Twenty-First Century
Published: 19 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375012-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7501-2
... eruptions and the impacts of frosts were widespread in traditional Porgeran cultural knowledge. This chapter examines the implications of a changing environment due to increases in the number of El Niños and in population to understand the limits of adaptive knowledge. Looking at climate change and forest...
Published: 15 July 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374008-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7400-8
... Longtime KGB chief Yuriy Andropov took power in the Kremlin after Brezhnev’s death in 1982, determined to reform the sclerotic regime he inherited but also aware that for health reasons he had only a limited amount of time to act. Andropov imposed a discipline campaign that aroused widespread...
Published: 18 November 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373766-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7376-6
... This chapter details how rebellion started in the countryside and quickly exploded all over Dominican territory. Opposition to the Spanish began almost immediately after occupation, but it became almost total combat by summer 1863. The widespread fear that reoccupation would bring reenslavement...
Series: Global Insecurities
Published: 27 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374183-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7418-3
... The introduction discusses the widespread belief that the world has entered a time of singular uncertainty and insecurity. It situates Colombia within this transnational context by discussing how Bogotá has become a newly acclaimed global model and therefore a fitting site in which to analyze...
Published: 01 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375494-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7549-4
... Where does music reside within the broader category of sound? Perhaps the most revealing aspect of this question is that it is rarely asked, as the qualities that make certain subsets of sounds “musical” are so often presumed to be self-evident. Music’s omnipresence and widespread...
Book Chapter

By Anikó Imre
Series: Console-ing Passions
Published: 03 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374466-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7446-6
... popular fascination with crime and thus participated in a widespread transnational circulation of crime and spy screen fiction, a favorite genre of the Cold War. The chapter concludes by tracing Blue Light through its postsocialist reincarnations under the circumstances of neoliberal authoritarianism...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 02 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375326-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7532-6
... The widespread backlash against crooners in the early 1930s resulted in revised norms of middle-class white masculinity being applied to popular voices for the first time on a national scale. This chapter contextualizes these attacks within a more conservative turn in Depression-era America...
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Published: 10 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373384-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7338-4
... In this chapter, Beaumont uses Slavoj Žižek’s theories of fantasy and parallax to examine a plot widespread throughout world literature: the “Sleeper Awakened” plot. Tracing the trajectory of a particular iteration of this plot involving the medieval Islamic sect known as the Assassins...
Published: 05 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372998-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7299-8
... that it by turns obscures and reveals. However, in contemporary Vietnam, the widespread practice of photographic manipulation suggests that this history of revolutionary looking is undergoing political revision. Cold War visuality communist Vietnamese photography revolutionary looking ...
Published: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373308-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7330-8
... relations. The chapter goes on to examine the widespread notion that Afro-Brazilians have been able to retain African traditions in ways that Black Americans have not. Through the close reading of travel narratives, analyses of ethnographic interviews with expatriates, and participant-observation of tours...
Published: 21 April 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7321-6
... for governing fertility became a widespread form of experimentality, that is, an experimental infrastructure for the governing of life. This experimentality strove to rearrange birth rates not only through the disbursement of contraceptives but also through practices of motivation and the rearrangement...
Published: 29 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374428-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7442-8
... a widespread ceremony that draws the teabba into kinship and ritual relations in remote Australia, and the other the bureaucratic recognition afforded by the enumeration of listeners as market share. As TEABBA’s producers were drawn into relationships figured on lines of kinship and ritual responsibility...
Published: 13 July 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374794-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7479-4
... of that binary. The chapter argues that this administrative violence is the most widespread harm facing trans people, but is not addressed by a civil rights strategy. This generates a different way to think about the relationship between law reform and social movement demands for relief from conditions...
Published: 10 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373056-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7305-6
... widespread but marginalized forms of knowledge and practice that emerged in the Sierra Leone laboratory: first, rumors connecting the Special Court and the TRC as treacherous doubles with hidden capacities; and second, the embodied performance of apologies before the TRC. Both of these forms recast...