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Published: 06 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374299-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7429-9
... of a Northeastern identity among migrant workers overlapped with ideals of work and worker. popular culture working-class community workerseveryday life ...
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By Paulo Fontes
Published: 06 May 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7429-9
... popular culture working-class community workerseveryday life ...
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By Attiya Ahmad
Series: Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies
Published: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373223-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7322-3
... to but further spurred by their migration and everyday life in Kuwait. This chapter discusses the processual nature of the Muslim belongings that members develop, and how these belongings develop in relation rather than opposition to their existing religious practices, familial relationships, and ethnonational...
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By Bruce O'Neill
Published: 17 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373278-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7327-8
... dying out. Deterioration, for these men, becomes the defining condition of everyday life. As this chapter illustrates, ultimately, the brutality of “letting die” is not a state of exception set apart from society. It is part of the everyday logic of globalization. sex work homelessness consumer...
Published: 22 July 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374275-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7427-5
... This chapter argues that the home is where IT workers’ experiences on the street and in the office are assessed. It uses the variety of activities they engage in at home—eating together, gossip sessions, wide-ranging discussions that go deep into the night—to revisit scholarly understandings...
Published: 21 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374886-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7488-6
... individual style. Set in everyday spaces and public nonplaces, fashion blogger poses locate fashion and style in bloggers’ everyday life rather than sequestered in corporate fashion’s highly guarded spaces. Asian superbloggers’ brand-name poses are value-producing job performances. And as with the job...
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By Sareeta Amrute
Published: 22 July 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374275-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7427-5
... engineering diaspora This chapter argues that the home is where IT workers’ experiences on the street and in the office are assessed. It uses the variety of activities they engage in at home—eating together, gossip sessions, wide-ranging discussions that go deep into the night—to revisit scholarly...
Published: 07 June 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478004493-012
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0449-3
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-120
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... region of La Paz, the cultivation of coca is an age-old activity with deep cultural roots. The ethnographic work of the British-Bolivian anthropologist Alison Spedding, herself a coca grower, helps to elucidate its meaning in everyday life for Yungas residents. One of her fascinating findings...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-060
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... from male perspectives. The group of women quoted in this selection belonged to elite landowning families and were interviewed in the mid-1990s, when they were in their sixties to eighties. They recalled their own lives as children, the memories of their mothers and grandmothers, and everyday life...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-073
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... captures the shift from civilization to savagery that the soldier undergoes at the front, and tells of the humanity and violence in the relations between Paraguayan and Bolivian soldiers in the trenches. The traditional musical form known as the huayñu is a part of everyday life in the Andes...