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History of the Present (2022) 12 (1): 60–79.
Published: 01 April 2022
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History of the Present (2022) 12 (2): 207–240.
Published: 01 October 2022
... that Black players needed to be carefully managed. The alleged drug activity of the late 1970s and early 1980s within the NBA also played an integral role in damaging the reputation of players as workers, and the NBA’s reputation as managers of Black workers. In 1980, Chris Cobbs, a writer for the Los...
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History of the Present (2020) 10 (1): 84–100.
Published: 01 April 2020
..., managing sexual life of ordinary citizens emerges as one site of alliance between the two institutions (Tamrat). The anxiety to manage the intimate and personal spheres of life is one of the multiple manifestations of the marriage between empire and its secular state successor. Law interacts...
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History of the Present (2018) 8 (2): 209–232.
Published: 01 October 2018
..., Manufacturing Consent, showed the importance of internal labor markets and what he called the internal state, "whose grievance machine constituted workers with rights and obligations and whose apparatus of collective bargaining coordinated the interests of workersand managers:'7 This analysis wasechoedin 1997...
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History of the Present (2019) 9 (2): 142–165.
Published: 01 October 2019
.... It contends that two related ideas-that household finance belonged to the womanly concerns of the home and that women were disposed to excel at financial management-coalesced in this period to mark as natural and beneficent woman's authority over household accounts. The second part of the essay traces...
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History of the Present (2020) 10 (1): 67–83.
Published: 01 April 2020
... and estate management would allow them to maintain the same old colonial-style order on plantations beyond Indonesia’s formal independence. If the plantation continues to advance as a seemingly abiding social and spatial order, what lessons from the struggle and sacrifice of anticolonial labor movements can...
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History of the Present (2023) 13 (1): 40–44.
Published: 01 April 2023
... on the connections between space, place, and pandemic, but perhaps most crucially, they reveal rural resilience as brittle and fragile, susceptible to shadows of economic development and globalization that managed to tie the once independent village to the capitalist international development project. Shifting...
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History of the Present (2021) 11 (2): 193–208.
Published: 01 October 2021
... structural formations that come into view when we approach the multiple superimposed histories through the prism of palimpsests: the many tools developed and transformed over time with which to manage difference. The list of such tools is long and subject to historical shifts, but will surely include...
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History of the Present (2013) 3 (1): 57–98.
Published: 01 April 2013
... lay merchant households with many wives, a senior wife who managed the provisioning ofthe household could put all the junior wives out to work like servants. When such servants then wished to give gifts-to either deities or teachers-the likeliest form that their gifts would have taken...
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History of the Present (2023) 13 (1): 31–39.
Published: 01 April 2023
... personal hygiene to social contact to global supply chains, all necessary to manage the virus touch. ■ ■ ■ In the smallpox story, neem has antiviral properties that, in combination with variolization, worked to stem infection within populations: neem rubbed into early sores brought cooling...
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History of the Present (2014) 4 (2): 143–170.
Published: 01 October 2014
... this genealogical inquiry manageable, I will limit it to original English language usages. Flow is of course both a verb and a noun.The older, verb form of the meta­ phor means "to move as a stream; and is eligible for activation by a set of nouns that includes people as well as things.5 According to the OED, one...
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History of the Present (2022) 12 (2): 155–182.
Published: 01 October 2022
... appearance, spent a great deal of time in weeping, and required constant supervision. Following six electric shock treatments, this woman was able to resume her normal way of life. She was not only able to manage her household as before and return to her clubs and her civic organizations, but she took...
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History of the Present (2015) 5 (2): 137–168.
Published: 01 October 2015
... for diffusing sunlight and cooling the planet. In all, such proposals consider shifting the oceans, air, forests, ice caps, and outer space to manage carbon dioxide and heat differently, in the hopes of cooling the planet, imagined here as a complex thermostat that needs adjusting.42 What is attractive to many...
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History of the Present (2017) 7 (2): 139–174.
Published: 01 October 2017
...<es acategorymeaningfulto itselfand other categories.Thefeminine, the 147 Polymer Love very thing Humbard did so much to define, target, and manage, was forever putting everybody else at risk.In other words, the prophetic component of Humbard Ministries served, in part, to justify the psychographic...
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History of the Present (2024) 14 (1): 50–80.
Published: 01 April 2024
... literature—squatting in the fields to give birth, then returning to hoe the next row, with elongated breasts that made them able to nurse over their shoulders without pausing in their work ( Morgan 12–49 ; Briggs, “Hysteria” 256–61 ). Slavers and managers of enslaved people worried about mothers...
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History of the Present (2011) 1 (1): 31–58.
Published: 01 April 2011
... new political personage" emerged, named "population: 23 Foucault's concern here is the momentin which population was understood as something to be managed, an object governed by its own internal logic, which could only be managed by the state, but not made obedient to sovereign power. Popula­ tion...
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History of the Present (2020) 10 (1): 5–8.
Published: 01 April 2020
..., it aligns itself with Ethan Kleinberg, Joan Wallach Scott, and Gary Wilder’s point that “academic history has never managed to transcend its eighteenth-century origins as an empiricist enterprise” (Kleinberg, Scott, and Wilder). Accordingly, this special section invites the study of empire beyond what...
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History of the Present (2022) 12 (2): 183–206.
Published: 01 October 2022
... of the next decade. That all workers could speak for the movement was a tenet of the struggle of les Lip ( Reid ). Charles Piaget, leader of the Lip workers’ self-managed conflict in the 1970s, admires the Gilets jaunes, finding in them what he had aspired to—a movement, without a leader...
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History of the Present (2024) 14 (1): 138–155.
Published: 01 April 2024
... positioned the marriages and majority (adult age) of those children as the culmination of her service. The Destrehan heirs no longer needed her if they were managing households (as wives) or heading households (as husbands). She had, in other words, mothered them into adulthood, reproducing another...
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History of the Present (2021) 11 (1): 107–118.
Published: 01 April 2021
... Science at the Institute for Advanced Study, I managed to hang on to my large, beautiful office until now. But I’ve been informed that I have to move to a much smaller accommodation by the end of the summer, and that means not only downsizing my library (a difficult enough task) but sorting through...