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Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390329-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9032-9
...Chapter 6 PIECE WORK/PEACE WORK Self-Construction versus State Repression For over 300 years the best fighters of our people have had a price on their heads. CLAUDIA JONES, BEN DAVIS, 1954 You dare not, gentlemen...
Published: 12 October 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002512-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0251-2
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377566-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7756-6
... program of popularization (taejunghwa) was truly effective at transforming art into mass culture. In the 1930s, Soviet intellectuals began to theorize popularization and to judge the value of past and present works of art according to their level of progressive “popular spirit” (narodnost...
Published: 28 April 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376521-058
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7652-1
...The Case for Commerce, 1907 Dominican Department of Promotion and Public Works With the commencement of regular steamship service by the Clyde Steamship Line in the first decade of the twentieth century, and with the imminent opening of the Panama Canal, completed in 1914, the merchant...
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-063
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... For Marta Colque, the past of the hacienda was associated with hard work from dawn to dusk, scarcity and poverty, and the constant lack of food. In contrast, she recalled the community of her birth, Punku Uyu (near the town of Huarina on Lake Titicaca), as a fertile, green place of communal...
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-077
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... organization meant in the lives of urban working women of popular Aymara background, commonly known as cholas. ...
Published: 19 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373063-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7306-3
... The chapter depicts the work and life of técnicos and their employees and families—many of them ejidatarios (members of ejidos)—on the Nazas River Dam construction site from 1936 to 1946. It begins with the trials and tribulations of técnicos doing the preliminary reconnaissance work in hot and...
Published: 19 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376279-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7627-9
... chapter provides an insight into what happens “when the virus works,” not primarily at a biological level but more so at a social level: When family members in existing rural networks are propelled into, and chose to do, HIV work and to be gatekeepers and brokers of access to art made available by medical...
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By Tania Murray Li
Published: 23 July 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376460-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7646-0
...2 Work and Care This chapter explores the relations of work and care that connected high- landers with each other in the Muslim, middle hill neighborhoods of Walu, Sipil, and Sibogo around 1990. It introduces the dramatis personae (also listed in the appendix), the people who will...
Published: 01 January 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377023-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7702-3
... as to the work of memory and the work of mourning. It is thus the relation of the duty of memory to the idea of justice that must be interrogated. —Paul Ricoeur, Memory, History, Forgetting...
Published: 22 January 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377009-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7700-9
... Part II From Reproductive Work to Regenerative Labor The term “labor” links two forms of action that are generally regarded as dis- tinct, even oppositional, in conventional political economy. Women “go into” labor when they give...
Published: 22 January 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377009-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7700-9
... Part III The Work of Experiment Clinical Trials and the Production of Risk Before being marketed, all prescription drugs need to be approved as safe and effective for consumption. This approval is granted by a regulatory agency such...
Published: 14 April 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377016-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7701-6
... 4 / Melissa Blanco Borelli HIP WORK Undoing the Tragic Mulata Prologue I sit down to write and I cannot stop crying. I am hesitant to admit to these emotionally charged currents of tears as it is not my inten- tion to coyly perform the tragic...
Published: 25 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377115-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7711-5
... 13 Francesca Vidal and Can We Hope to Walk Welf Schröter Tall in a Computerized Translated by Nick Hodgin World of Work? Daydreams People evolve as a result of their experiences. Similarly, desires, which...
Published: 21 July 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376408-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7640-8
... CHAPTER 3  PASSION WORK The Coordinated Production of Emotional Labor FIELD NOTE It is a hot, August night, and instead of driving to the school, I take the commuter train out from the city. After walking past the hun- dreds of cars waiting for...
Published: 30 October 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375975-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7597-5
...CHAPTER SEVEN Work Susan Reynolds Whyte, Godfrey Etyang Siu, and Phoebe Kajubi All of the people we followed were concerned with the relationship among illness, treatment, and the ability to work. Working was important for many psychological, social, and economic reasons. Some...
Published: 23 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376040-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7604-0
... WOMEN’S WORK Okinawa’s Place in the Expanding Empire The Meiji state’s victory in the First Sino-Japanese War brought major changes to its policies in Okinawa. Although before the war its strategy had focused on achieving a smooth transfer of administration from kingdom to...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373957-030
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7395-7
...198 Part 2 Dorchester Projects “Some Kind of Work Simply Needs to Happen.” Theaster Gates in conversation with Carin Kuoni 199 Theaster Gates in conversation with Carin Kuoni Conversation “Some Kind of Work Simply Needs to Happen.” CARIN KUONI  Given...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373957-034
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7395-7
...240 Part 2 Dorchester Projects Gauging the Racial Times in the Work of Theaster Gates Romi N. Crawford 241 Romi N. Crawford Essay Gauging the Racial Times in the Work of Theaster Gates The definition of race is increasingly elusive. Sociologists Michael...
Published: 09 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373681-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7368-1
...) WORK [Operaismo] emerged at the exact moment of transition when the greatness of the century turned on itself, moving from a permanent state of exception to a new “normal” epochless time...