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Jumping Publics: Egyptian Fictions of the Digital Age

Brian T. Edwards

in After the American Century: The Ends of U.S. Culture in the Middle East

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231174008
eISBN:
9780231540551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174008.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

As the Tahrir Square uprisings of 2011 grew, the US narrative about the Arab world changed quickly, moving from old fashioned Orientalism to embrace a young revolution (Arab Spring) and a focus on ... More


Undone Science: Social Movements, Mobilized Publics, and Industrial Transitions

David J. Hess

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262035132
eISBN:
9780262336444
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035132.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This book examines research at the intersection of two literatures—social movement studies and science and technology studies—and it argues that it is now possible to develop a theoretical synthesis ... More


Cityscapes of Violence in Karachi: Publics and Counterpublics

Nichola Khan (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190656546
eISBN:
9780190848460
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190656546.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This book enlists some controversies that understanding, writing about and publishing on violence in Karachi entails. It brings into conversation some prominent academics—including anthropologists ... More


Last Project Standing: Civics and Sympathy in Post-Welfare Chicago

Catherine Fennell

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780816697366
eISBN:
9781452953649
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816697366.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

In 1995, a half-vacant, wrecked public housing project on Chicago's Near West Side went under the wrecking ball. Federal and local officials touted the demolition and redevelopment of the Governor ... More


Plastic Water: The Social and Material Life of Bottled Water

Gay Hawkins, Emily Potter, and Kane Race

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029414
eISBN:
9780262329521
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029414.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This book investigates the rapid growth of bottled water markets over the last twenty years. Its driving question is: how did water become a market thing, no longer a common resource but a commercial ... More


Afterword

Marwa Elshakry

in Reading Darwin in Arabic, 1860-1950

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226001302
eISBN:
9780226001449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226001449.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The afterword reflects briefly on the reasons for the continued decline of Darwin’s appeal among Arabic readers after the second World War. Explaining this in terms of broad social, political and ... More


Governing the central nervous system of the global economy: telecommunications policy

Paula Chakravartty and Katharine Sarikakis

in Media Policy and Globalization

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748618491
eISBN:
9780748670970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748618491.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter provides an overview of telecommunications policy reform primarily focusing on experiences in the global South, with an emphasis on the political and economic context of Brazil, China ... More


Rhythm and Role Recruitment in Manitoban Aboriginal Music

Byron Dueck

in Experience and Meaning in Music Performance

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199811328
eISBN:
9780199369539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199811328.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter examines how, in a variety of contemporary musical styles, aboriginal musicians from the western Canadian province of Manitoba move away from rigorously metricalised rhythmic frameworks ... More


Introduction: Projecting Britain

Ian Whittington

in Writing the Radio War: Literature, Politics and the BBC, 1939-1945

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474413596
eISBN:
9781474444897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474413596.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

As a central and previously untested mass medium in the context of war, radio served as a resonant chamber through which British writers articulated, on behalf of a series of newly empowered publics, ... More


Introduction

Catherine Fennell

in Last Project Standing: Civics and Sympathy in Post-Welfare Chicago

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780816697366
eISBN:
9781452953649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816697366.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

The introduction walks readers through the main concepts animating the book (sympathy, civics, and publics) while providing background about Chicago's public housing reforms.


Across Damen

Catherine Fennell

in Last Project Standing: Civics and Sympathy in Post-Welfare Chicago

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780816697366
eISBN:
9781452953649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816697366.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

Chapter One provides an overview of the place that anchored the study--the Near West Side--the challenges of conducting research there, and how Fennell navigated them. It also frames public housing ... More


The Many Harms of Staying Here

Catherine Fennell

in Last Project Standing: Civics and Sympathy in Post-Welfare Chicago

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780816697366
eISBN:
9781452953649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816697366.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

Chapter Two tracks how, in the 1990s, Horner's decay got traction in ways that propelled a sense of national emergency around public housing reform. It examines how residents and their advocates drew ... More


Project Heat and Sensory Politics

Catherine Fennell

in Last Project Standing: Civics and Sympathy in Post-Welfare Chicago

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780816697366
eISBN:
9781452953649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816697366.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

Chapter Three examines how transitioning Horner residents coped with the loss of the abundant and free heat that had once circulated through their homes. As they sought to replicate "project heat," ... More


The City, the Grassroots, the Poverty Pimps

Catherine Fennell

in Last Project Standing: Civics and Sympathy in Post-Welfare Chicago

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780816697366
eISBN:
9781452953649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816697366.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

Chapter Five examines anxieties and suspicions among transitioning Horner residents as they navigated demands that they mobilize as grassroots actors within an uncertain resource climate.


The Museum of Resilience

Catherine Fennell

in Last Project Standing: Civics and Sympathy in Post-Welfare Chicago

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780816697366
eISBN:
9781452953649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816697366.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

Chapter Six asks how those without any connection to public housing might learn to care about its destruction and redevelopment. It takes up that question by tracking early efforts to bring a ... More


Epilogue: Raising Sympathetic Publics

Catherine Fennell

in Last Project Standing: Civics and Sympathy in Post-Welfare Chicago

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780816697366
eISBN:
9781452953649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816697366.003.0011
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

The Epilogue takes up the purchase of sympathy in the wake of the Fordist-Keynesian welfare state's housing projects, and more broadly, within contemporary anthropology.


Mobilization and Mediation

George F. Flaherty

in Hotel Mexico: Dwelling on the '68 Movement

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520291065
eISBN:
9780520964938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520291065.003.0007
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Taking as the departure point a car trip through Mexico City in the movie Los Caifanes by Juan Ibáñez (1966), chapter VI examines the media mobilized by the 68 movement—a vast body of graphics and ... More


What Is a Critique of Punishment?

Didier Fassin

in The Will to Punish

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190888589
eISBN:
9780190888619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190888589.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Acknowledging the merits of the three commentators, Fassin restates the crucial distinction between normative and critical analysis of punishment, affirms the legitimacy of both approaches, but warns ... More


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