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Naked Genes: Reinventing the Human in the Molecular Age

Helga Nowotny and Giuseppe Testa

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262014939
eISBN:
9780262295802
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014939.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This book charts the mutual reconfiguration between scientific and social innovations in and around the molecular life sciences. Today’s biology is making visible what was once invisible. It parses ... More


Birth of a Blasian

Myra S. Washington

in Blasian Invasion: Racial Mixing in the Celebrity Industrial Complex

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496814227
eISBN:
9781496814265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496814227.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The emergence of Blasians is historically, politically, intimately, and juridically contextualized through examination of national and transnational connections between Blacks and Asian/Americans. ... More


Removing Borders, Erasing Palestinians: Israeli Population Maps after 1967

Jess Bier

in Mapping Israel, Mapping Palestine: How Occupied Landscapes Shape Scientific Knowledge

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262036153
eISBN:
9780262339957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036153.003.0003
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cartography

Chapter 3, “Removing Borders, Erasing Palestinians”, provides an analysis of the ways that even abstract statistical facts are conditioned by the political landscapes where they are produced. It ... More


Visibility and Cloud Height

Fred V. Brock and Scott J. Richardson

in Meteorological Measurement Systems

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195134513
eISBN:
9780197561584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195134513.003.0013
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Meteorology and Climatology

Visibility measurement is the most human-oriented measurement discussed because the objective of such measurement is to determine the distance at which humans (pilots, ... More


Reconfiguring Documentation: Immigration, Activism, and Practices of Visibility

Rebecca M. Schreiber

in The Latina/o Midwest Reader

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041211
eISBN:
9780252099809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041211.003.0018
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This essay examines how the strategies of activists involved in the Immigrant Youth Justice League (IYJL) in Chicago in the early 2010s were taken up within the broader migrant rights movement. It ... More


Identities and Relationships

Sonia Livingstone and Julian Sefton-Green

in Class: Living and Learning in the Digital Age

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479884575
eISBN:
9781479863570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479884575.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

While young people’s experiences of life at home or school are greatly influenced by parents and teachers, they have rather more control over their friendships. Chapter 4 explores how the teenagers ... More


Introduction: writing photo-graphic histories of empire

Niharika Dinkar

in Empires of Light: Vision, Visibility and Power in Colonial India

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781526139634
eISBN:
9781526150387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526139641.00006
Subject:
Art, Art History

The introduction examines the empire of light formulated at the intersection of industrial and imperial visual technologies during the era of the industrialisation of light. It argues that this had a ... More


Four acts of seeing: the veil as technology of illumination

Niharika Dinkar

in Empires of Light: Vision, Visibility and Power in Colonial India

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781526139634
eISBN:
9781526150387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526139641.00009
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter examines the emergence of the Indian landscape into the visibility of the Western world, drawing upon the iconography of unveiling as consonant with the trope of ‘discovery’. In the ... More


The Visibility of the Genetic Future

Helga Nowotny and Giuseppe Testa

in Naked Genes: Reinventing the Human in the Molecular Age

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262014939
eISBN:
9780262295802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014939.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter explores visibility as the defining feature enabled by the molecular gaze on life. Not only life is being recast through an ever expanding range of components (from genes to cells to ... More


Deranged Psychopaths and Victims Who Go Insane: Visibility and Invisibility in the Depiction of Mental Health and Illness in Contemporary Legend

Diane E. Goldstein

in Diagnosing Folklore: Perspectives on Disability, Health, and Trauma

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781496804259
eISBN:
9781496804297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496804259.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Mythology and Folklore

In chapter 7, “Deranged Psychopaths and Victims Who Go Insane: Visibility and Invisibility in the Depiction of Mental Health and Illness in Contemporary Legend,” Diane E. Goldstein analyzes the ... More


Paradoxes of Visibility in / and Contemporary Identity Politics

Anne Emmanuelle Berger

in The Queer Turn in Feminism: Identities, Sexualities, and the Theater of Gender

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823253852
eISBN:
9780823260904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823253852.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Chapter Three discusses the rhetoric of visibility that is prevalent in sexual minorities’ theory and politics today. Noting the shift on the part of oppressed or marginalized segments of the ... More


When the Given Is Gone: From the Black Forest to Berlin and Back via Wim Wenders’ Der Himmel Über Berlin

Robert Mugerauer

in Responding to Loss: Heideggerian Reflections on Literature, Architecture, and Film

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823263240
eISBN:
9780823266494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263240.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Wenders’ Wings of Desire and Heidegger's “homey” lectures from the 1950s explore the burdens of life after God and a civilized heritage have disappeared. Marion's phenomenology of givenness unfolds ... More


The Accountable Church in The Treatise Concerning Religious Affections

Rhys S. Bezzant

in Jonathan Edwards and the Church

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199890309
eISBN:
9780199352630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199890309.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Church History

In this section, it is argued that the church proves itself to be both visible and accountable insofar as its members demonstrate the reality of their regeneration through the fruit of the Spirit in ... More


The Church’s Millennial Hope in An Humble Attempt

Rhys S. Bezzant

in Jonathan Edwards and the Church

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199890309
eISBN:
9780199352630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199890309.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Edwards in “An Humble Attempt” is organizing a Concert of Prayer as part of an international movement to promote mission, revival, and the millennium through a new experience of Christian union. ... More


Policing Boundaries: The Cultural Work of African Policing

David Pratten

in Police in Africa: The Street Level View

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190676636
eISBN:
9780190872625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190676636.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Organizations

Starting from research on vigilantism and informal justice in Nigeria, this chapter looks at policing practices in the light of their links to wider practices and repertoires of legitimacy, ... More


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