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Published: 20 February 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383482-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8348-2
Published: 12 May 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7320-9
... geographical imagination archipelago islands worlding processes United States ...
Published: 12 May 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7320-9
... geographical imagination archipelago islands worlding processes United States ...
Published: 12 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373209-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7320-9
... States and the Americas has been to think primarily in continental and hemispheric terms and expansive, indeed “worlding,” processes. Drawing on scale as a heuristic, in this chapter fascination with these processes motivates a rethinking of the United States of America in terms of five modes...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374534-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7453-4
... critique of capitalism is based on an understanding of the world as a temporal process. It then argues that Marx’s denial of any normative force to literature can be circumvented by the insights of critical theories of space. Similarly, Marx’s reductive view of global capitalism can be supplemented...
Published: 12 May 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7320-9
... the United States and the Americas has been to think primarily in continental and hemispheric terms and expansive, indeed “worlding,” processes. Drawing on scale as a heuristic, in this chapter fascination with these processes motivates a rethinking of the United States of America in terms of five modes...
Published: 18 November 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373674-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7367-4
... is the political value of the worlds that queer cinema creates. Engaging medium specificity, film culture, geopolitics and the fault lines of identity politics, this chapter introduces the concept of queer worlding. Worlding necessarily includes the many processes and concepts that have gained traction in thinking...
Published: 01 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7453-4
... is based on an understanding of the world as a temporal process. It then argues that Marx’s denial of any normative force to literature can be circumvented by the insights of critical theories of space. Similarly, Marx’s reductive view of global capitalism can be supplemented by world-systems theory...
Series: The C. L. R. James Archives
Published: 21 July 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373346-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7334-6
... looks set to follow suit and support a new war. James argues that only Marxism can explain both world politics and the “new civilisation” represented by the Soviet Union, and it predicts a new process of world revolution unfolding in case of another war. War Revolution Soviet Union Marxism...
Series: The World Readers
Published: 29 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374961-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7496-1
... The introduction situates Ghana within a global context, emphasizing its regional and international place in world history and politics, in culture and sports, and in the ongoing process of national development and its meanings for the country’s citizens and foreigners. Today Ghana...
Published: 12 May 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7320-9
..., perhaps, since to think about both the United States and the Americas has been to think primarily in continental and hemispheric terms and expansive, indeed “worlding,” processes. Drawing on scale as a heuristic, in this chapter fascination with these processes motivates a rethinking of the United States...
Published: 11 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374374-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7437-4
... Mirror neuron research seeks to explain the human capacity for intersubjectivity and empathy in terms of automatic, neurophysiological processes that occur before higher-level cognition or propositional thinking. By comparing multiple accounts of mirror neurons, this chapter shows how...
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By Anand Pandian
Published: 02 November 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375166-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7516-6
... This introductory chapter puts forward the project of examining experience in a phenomenal world understood and imagined as cinematic by nature. The chapter introduces fieldwork in the midst of filmic production as a means of engaging this subject, as well as the empirical context of Tamil...
Published: 29 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374435-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7443-5
... of museum-making (including layout of buildings, design of exhibits, and landscape plans), tracing a process that shifted from one moment to the next as the historical context for the memorial itself was evolving. Noting that museum planners consistently referenced Pearl Harbor survivors and Second World...
Published: 07 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375876-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7587-6
... elsewhere in the world, Mexico was unique because the 1910–1917 revolution produced a land reform process that eventually delivered 60 percent of the nation’s woodlands to the predominantly indigenous people, whose attitude toward the woodlands often diverged from that of professional foresters. As a result...
Series: Religious Cultures of African and African Diaspora People
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373872-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7387-2
... Nigeria Protectorate in the first half of the twentieth century. The chapter also explores how colonial rule set the framework for Muslim and Christian collective political action in this vast region by the end of the Second World War, when the British authorities embarked on a process of decolonization...
Published: 10 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373056-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7305-6
... a Levinasian conception of responsibility. Finally, and in response to this critique, I turn to the unique case of Vancouver, Canada and the enactment of what I call a politics of world-building, through which political agonists are in the process of creating a new world characterized as attuned with itself...
Published: 09 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375869-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7586-9
... Controversies over pollution in the smelter town of La Oroya have drawn public attention to the consequences of mining activity. By exploring the emergence of activism, changes in corporate practices, and the processes through which pollution comes to matter, this chapter situates recent...
Book Chapter

By A. Aneesh
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375715-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7571-5
... As work regimes become global, social communication increasingly occurs across locations far apart. In the absence of a common national, ethnic, or organizational culture across continents, this chapter asks: what makes communication possible among social worlds technologically integrated...
Series: The C. L. R. James Archives
Published: 21 July 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373346-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7334-6
... This new introduction, by Christian Høgsbjerg, to the republication of World Revolution , examines the context in which the work was written by C. L. R. James, the process of research itself, and also the content of the work itself. It looks at James’s activism in the British and international...