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Development and the Poor: Enjoy Your Symptom!

Ilan Kapoor

in Confronting Desire: Psychoanalysis and International Development

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501751721
eISBN:
9781501751738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501751721.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter draws on Lacanian psychoanalysis to zero in on the kernel of enjoyment involved in regulating the poor. Here, not only are the poor seen as symptoms of capitalist development — its ... More


Cultural Spaces

Denise Tse-Shang Tang

in Conditional Spaces: Hong Kong Lesbian Desires and Everyday Life

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789888083015
eISBN:
9789882209855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083015.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter discusses how queer cultural spaces came to emerge in a city dominated by capitalist ideologies and material consumption. Specifically, it uses the Hong Kong Lesbian and Gay Film and ... More


Introduction: The Great Simplification

Scott Timcke

in Algorithms and the End of Politics: How Technology Shapes 21st-Century American Life

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781529215311
eISBN:
9781529215342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529215311.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter introduces the concern of the book with unfreedom and class rule in contemporary American capitalism as seen in the digital realm. Class struggle is the first and last force shaping ... More


The Genesis of a Taiwanese Entrepreneurship as a Contingent Product of the Chinese Civil War

Françoise Mengin

in Fragments of an Unfinished War: Taiwanese Entrepreneurs and the Partition of China

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190264055
eISBN:
9780190492212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190264055.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the specificity of the partition of China and the conditions surrounding the birth of a Taiwanese entrepreneurship in the early years of the Republic of China’s exile on the ... More


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