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Published: 17 November 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385028-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8502-8
Published: 17 July 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012207-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1220-7
Published: 06 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374299-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7429-9
... of the local workforce created unusual conditions for the formation of a working-class community. São Paulo urbanization working-class community Brazilian industrialization ...
Published: 27 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375579-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7557-9
... The Introduction begins with a critique of long-standing stereotypes about Mexican working-class men, especially their alleged machismo. It provides background on Mexico City in the late 19th and early 20th centuries (including demographic changes in the workforce) and the satiric penny press...
Series: Sign, Storage, Transmission
Published: 25 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376224-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7622-4
... of infrastructure access and allow for precarious conditions; to re-value cable labor and develop a more extensive cable workforce; to intervene in the bureaucracy of the landing point and to better engage communities there; to support state funding for cable networks; to triangulate currents extending between...
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By Bruce O'Neill
Published: 17 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373278-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7327-8
... This chapter explores the affective dimensions of biopolitics in a consumer society. The chapter focuses on low-skilled workers who no longer hold hope of being reintegrated into the regular workforce. Instead of being retrained for future employment, these homeless and unemployed men have been...
Series: Studies of the Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Columbia University
Published: 22 December 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027829-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2782-9
... people were made complicit in the dispossession of Indigenous people in another locale through settlement. It highlights Okinawans historical role as a disposable, colonial workforce and therefore reads the extension of the Farm Household Survey project to Okinawa in 1930 as an instrument of colonial...
Published: 08 December 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027560-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2756-0
..., and pedagogues diagnosed the “Indian problem” and tried to craft public school reform (governed by a racialized “national pedagogy”) to solve it. Debates were colored by theories and schemes advancing the civilizers' goals of Indian racial uplift and cultural assimilation, agricultural workforce training...
Published: 08 December 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027560-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2756-0
... Chapter 7 plants the battles over rural school reform at the axis of peasant mobilizations for lands, literacy, and schools, and the MNR's revolutionary mandate to forge a patriotic citizenry, pacify the countryside, and modernize the agricultural workforce after the 1952 insurrection. It shows...
Published: 01 September 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027188-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2718-8
... and inclusion. Not only is ensuring a diverse workforce the right thing to do, but it also fosters innovation, enhances productivity, and attracts consumers. In her 2011 speech at Ohio State University, she argues that “excellence in education is only possible if there is diversity.” In “Lessons from the Life...
Series: Latin America Otherwise
Published: 10 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374923-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7492-3
... and Mexico are complicit in the construction of this racial geography as "savage," as subject to all forms of terrorism (including jihadist) and in need of militarization. The coda argues that the scalping and beheadings used by the narcos to intimidate their workforce, consumers, and the general citizenry...
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 22 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374190-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7419-0
... or artificiality. These debates are particularly interesting in that they argue that biology is shaped by social life. Changing patterns of fertility associated to the entrance of women into the workforce are described by menstrual suppression advocates as exposing contemporary women to what is often referred...
Published: 01 September 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2718-8
..., philanthropy, museums, and even corporate America. In her 2010 speech to Goldman Sachs, she outlines the moral and business case for diversity and inclusion. Not only is ensuring a diverse workforce the right thing to do, but it also fosters innovation, enhances productivity, and attracts consumers. In her...