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Kelly Reichardt

Katherine Fusco and Nicole Seymour

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041242
eISBN:
9780252050107
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041242.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Kelly Reichardt is the first book-length study of contemporary filmmaker Kelly Reichardt. This book argues that Reichardt’s process-based slow cinema captures the “emergent” quality of contemporary, ... More


Almost Nothing: Observations on precarious practices in contemporary art

Anna Dezeuze

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719088575
eISBN:
9781526120717
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088575.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

This book proposes a new reading of contemporary art between 1958 and 2009 by sketching out a trajectory of ‘precarious’ art practices. Such practices risk being dismissed as ‘almost nothing’ because ... More


Introduction: Japan’s Possible Futures

Frank Baldwin and Anne Allison

in Japan: The Precarious Future

Published in print:
1953
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781479889389
eISBN:
9781479830893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479889389.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

The earthquake, tidal wave, and nuclear meltdown in 2011 brought enormous loss of life and destruction to a Japan already grappling with recession, demographic dilemmas, and challenges from China. ... More


Precarity and Hope: Social Connectedness in Postcapitalist Japan

Anne Allison

in Japan: The Precarious Future

Published in print:
1953
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781479889389
eISBN:
9781479830893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479889389.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

In postwar Japan, durable attachments—to workplace and family—were the normative ideal. In post-Bubble Japan, the family-corporate system, along with its logics of time and security, has started to ... More


Drift: Illicit Mobility and Uncertain Knowledge

Jeff Ferrell

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520295544
eISBN:
9780520968271
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520295544.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This is a book about drift and drifters—about the ways in which dislocation and disorientation can become phenomena in their own right. Locating drift within social, political, and spatial theory, ... More


Youth, Jobs, and the Future: Problems and Prospects

Lynn S. Chancer, Martín Sánchez-Jankowski, and Christine Trost (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190685898
eISBN:
9780190685935
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190685898.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work, Economic Sociology

This book confronts the persistent issues of youth unemployment and worsening socioeconomic precarity in the United States. While overall unemployment has declined, the unemployment rate remains ... More


The Modernist Art of Queer Survival

Benjamin Bateman

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190676537
eISBN:
9780190676568
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190676537.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This book explores an archive of modernist literature that conceives survival as a collective enterprise linking lives across boundaries of race, time, class, species, gender, and sexuality. As ... More


What’s in a Word?: Austerity, Precarity, and Neoliberalism

Nancy A. Naples

in Feminists Rethink the Neoliberal State: Inequality, Exclusion, and Change

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781479800155
eISBN:
9781479813100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479800155.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Drawing on a materialist feminist analysis of austerity discourse, this chapter foregrounds the dynamics of gender, race, nation, and class to put into sharp relief the “relations of ruling” that ... More


Sharing

Greg Goldberg

in Antisocial Media: Anxious Labor in the Digital Economy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781479829989
eISBN:
9781479898046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479829989.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines popular and academic concerns that the sharing economy offers workers a raw deal—lower salaries, fewer benefits, and little job security—and that workers have essentially been ... More


Introduction: almost nothing

Anna Dezeuze

in Almost Nothing: Observations on precarious practices in contemporary art

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719088575
eISBN:
9781526120717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088575.003.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

This introduction introduces the term ‘precariousness’ by contrasting it with the ‘ephemeral’. Precarious practices that explore the ‘almost nothing’ are situated in the context of studies of ... More


Postscript: on the humanism of precarious works

Anna Dezeuze

in Almost Nothing: Observations on precarious practices in contemporary art

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719088575
eISBN:
9781526120717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088575.003.0007
Subject:
Art, Art History

Arendt’s humanist perspective, which is central to this study, is interrogated in this postscript in two ways. Firsty, it is contrasted with the ‘Chinese’ model of thought proposed by François ... More


Themes and variation: 2000

Joseph Mai

in Robert Guédiguian

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780719096471
eISBN:
9781526124104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096471.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the thematic variety of Guédiguian’s work since the 2000, starting with the dystopian La ville est tranquille. It deepens the analysis of friendship, the non-consanguine family, ... More


Precarity/Abandonment

Philip Armstrong

in Nancy and the Political

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748683178
eISBN:
9781474408684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748683178.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Nancy refers with some frequency in his writings to abandonment, a condition of being abandoned that comes to characterize many of the larger concepts for which his writings are better known. While ... More


Dialogue: focus groups with young and mature unemployed

Jennifer Yeager and Jonathan Culleton

in The Sociology of Unemployment

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719097904
eISBN:
9781781708903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097904.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter posits the ‘money economy’ in Ireland as the key site for the construction and legitimation of identities. We propose that employment is in fact the central valued social role in Irish ... More


Precarious Lives: Forced labour, exploitation and asylum

Hannah Lewis, Peter Dwyer, Stuart Hodkinson, and Louise Waite

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781447306900
eISBN:
9781447311676
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306900.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This ground-breaking book presents the first evidence of forced labour among displaced migrants who seek refuge in the UK. Through a critical engagement with contemporary debates about precarity, ... More


Is welfare-to-work working? Relationships with work over time

Ruth Patrick

in For Whose Benefit?: The Everyday Realities of Welfare Reform

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447333463
eISBN:
9781447333517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447333463.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter explores experiences of paid employment, and in particular the employment journeys of participants during the time of the research. This is contextualised by a discussion of their ... More


Protection and Vulnerability

Daniel H. Levine

in The Morality of Peacekeeping

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780748675890
eISBN:
9780748697199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748675890.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Peacekeepers now consider “protection of civilians” to be central to their obligations – both morally and, at least since 1999, usually as a matter of their mandate. The concept of “protection” is ... More


. “Give Me Your Passport”: The Traffic in Women in a “Europe without Borders”

Anca Parvulescu

in The Traffic in Women’s Work: East European Migration and the Making of Europe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226118246
eISBN:
9780226118413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226118413.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter considers the role various passport options available to East European women inside and outside the EU play in the traffic in women. Two films provide its narrative basis: Lukas ... More


Fury as a Religious Sentiment

Michelle Voss Roberts

in Tastes of the Divine: Hindu and Christian Theologies of Emotion

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780823257386
eISBN:
9780823261536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823257386.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter widens the scope of inquiry to an emotion that is not ordinarily treated as religious: anger or fury (raudra rasa). Anger, a sentiment often discouraged in religions oriented toward ... More


Drift Politics

Jeff Ferrell

in Drift: Illicit Mobility and Uncertain Knowledge

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520295544
eISBN:
9780520968271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520295544.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

The chapter begins by exploring the experiential politics of drift. Considering concepts and practices like the flâneur and the Situationist dérive, the chapter argues that drift can produce an ... More


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