Skip Nav DestinationBy Rachel E. Dubrofsky, Rachel E. Dubrofsky, Shoshana Amielle Magnet, Shoshana Amielle MagnetBy Frances S. Hasso, Susanne Dahlgren, Zakia SalimeBy Gabriel RockhillBy Allison McCrackenBy Lila Abu-Lughod, Inderpal Grewal, Rema Hammami, Nadera Shalhoub-KevorkianBy Julie Avril MinichBy Russell Sbriglia, Daniel BeaumontBy Daniel FisherBy Michelle D. CommanderBy Shawn Michelle Smith, Thy Phu, Sharon Sliwinski
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Published: 05 October 2018
Published: 15 May 2015
... 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
... 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
... 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...
Book: Counter-History of the Present : Untimely Interrogations into Globalization, Technology, Democracy
Published: 14 April 2017
... 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...
Series: New Ecologies for the Twenty-First Century
Published: 19 October 2015
... 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: 10 February 2017
... 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...
Book: Keywords in Sound
Published: 01 April 2015
... 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...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 02 September 2015
... 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...
Published: 15 July 2016
... 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
... 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
... 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...
Book: TV Socialism
Series: Console-ing Passions
Published: 03 June 2016
... 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: Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies
Published: 15 August 2023
... This chapter examines how Indian print media covers the anti-Muslim violence that has become endemic since Narendra Modi became Prime Minister in 2014. Focusing on the widespread use of terminologies of “pogrom” and “lynching” by the Indian press, it argues the media's use of these terms reveals...
Published: 15 September 2023
... Even after decades of feminist organizing, individualized framings of intimate partner violence continue to affect how it is understood. Despite general public sentiment that survivors deserve empathy, victim blaming persists through widespread perceptions of domestic abuse as rooted...
Series: [sic] Series
Published: 10 February 2017
... 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: 13 July 2015
... 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: 29 April 2016
... 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: 03 March 2017
... 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: 05 May 2017
... 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 ...