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To Fork or Not to Fork: Hacking and Infrastructures of Care

Christina Dunbar-Hester

in Hacking Diversity: The Politics of Inclusion in Open Technology Cultures

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691192888
eISBN:
9780691194172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691192888.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter explores what diversity advocacy builds in terms of techniques of governance and sociality to support a subaltern counterpublic and to speak back to a wider collectivity of ... More


Is This Performance about You?: The Art, Activism, and Black Feminist Critique of Howardena Pindell

Uri McMillan

in Embodied Avatars: Genealogies of Black Feminist Art and Performance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781479802111
eISBN:
9781479865451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479802111.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter focuses on abstract painter Howardena Pindell and her controversial Free, White, and 21 (1980), a video art piece in which Pindell—playing all parts—staged a dialogue between ... More


Building the Black Arts Movement: Hoyt Fuller and the Cultural Politics of the 1960s

Jonathan Fenderson

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780252042430
eISBN:
9780252051272
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042430.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This book is the first to document and analyze Hoyt Fuller’s profound influence on the Black Arts movement. Using historical snapshots of Fuller’s life and activism as a means to rethink the period, ... More


Let them Only See Us

Richard Iton

in In Search of the Black Fantastic: Politics and Popular Culture in the Post-Civil Rights Era

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195178463
eISBN:
9780199851812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195178463.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Although some analysts would assert that popular culture is handled with a celebratory approach, popular culture is usually not considered as an important element of progressive politics. Arguing ... More


To Render Invisible: Jim Crow and Public Life in New South Jacksonville

Robert Cassanello

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044194
eISBN:
9780813046495
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044194.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

At the end of the Civil War, black men in Jacksonville were ushered into public life through the support of the Republican Party. As the black vote became independent, conservative whites recast ... More


Interpreting the Internet: Feminist and Queer Counterpublics in Latin America

Elisabeth Jay Friedman

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520284494
eISBN:
9780520960107
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284494.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This book provides the first in-depth exploration of how Latin American feminist and queer activists have interpreted the internet, from its inception in the region through the explosion of social ... More


Looking as Rebellion: The Concept of Black Witnessing

Allissa V. Richardson

in Bearing Witness While Black: African Americans, Smartphones, and the New Protest #Journalism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190935528
eISBN:
9780190935566
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190935528.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Chapter 1 outlines the book’s concept of black witnessing by giving it three characteristics: it (1) assumes an investigative editorial stance to advocate for African American civil rights; (2) ... More


The World Tomorrow as a Foreign Policy Counterpublic

Michael G. Thompson

in For God and Globe: Christian Internationalism in the United States between the Great War and the Cold War

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452727
eISBN:
9781501701801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452727.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter presents a theoretical framework with which to read The World Tomorrow—one that fuses an old category, “foreign policy public,” and a new term, “counterpublic.” With Kirby Page as ... More


Martin Buber

Sonja Boos

in Speaking the Unspeakable in Postwar Germany: Toward a Public Discourse on the Holocaust

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453601
eISBN:
9780801471957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453601.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the qualitative dimension of public speech as a distinctive form of dialogue that can create oppositional, subaltern spheres of influence within the dominant sphere of public ... More


Printing Abolition: The Transformative Power of Women’s Prison Newsletters

Emily L. Thuma

in All Our Trials: Prisons, Policing, and the Feminist Fight to End Violence

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780252042331
eISBN:
9780252051173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042331.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Chapter 3 analyzes women’s prison newsletters as a feminist counterpublic that enabled incarcerated women to communicate with one another and with anticarceral feminist activists in the “free world.” ... More


Designing the Future: Black in a Negro Company

Jonathan Fenderson

in Building the Black Arts Movement: Hoyt Fuller and the Cultural Politics of the 1960s

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780252042430
eISBN:
9780252051272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042430.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter explores Hoyt Fuller’s work as the lead editor of Negro Digest, one of several magazines produced by Johnson Publishing Company (JPC). It recounts the magazine’s centrality to both the ... More


Vitalities of Non-sovereign Agency

Sharon R. Krause

in Freedom Beyond Sovereignty: Reconstructing Liberal Individualism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226234694
eISBN:
9780226234724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226234724.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

However disabling social inequality may be in general, the alchemy of agency makes agency periodically unpredictable – sometimes unpredictably forceful. Although it is a socially distributed ... More


Vindicating Female Eloquence: Girls' Oratory and the Rise and Fall of a Female Counterpublic

in A Nation of Speechifiers: Making an American Public after the Revolution

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226180199
eISBN:
9780226180212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226180212.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Many Americans welcomed the idea that the new nation during its early decades would be inhabited by well-spoken, publicly engaged women. Elocutionary education not only helped teach children in ... More


Introduction: The Color Line and the Public Sphere

Robert Cassanello

in To Render Invisible: Jim Crow and Public Life in New South Jacksonville

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044194
eISBN:
9780813046495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044194.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter explores the theories that inform concepts of color-line, public sphere, public space, and right to the city. It demonstrates how Jacksonville after the Civil War represents a case study ... More


The Black Counterpublic Emerges

Robert Cassanello

in To Render Invisible: Jim Crow and Public Life in New South Jacksonville

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044194
eISBN:
9780813046495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044194.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

As blacks were pushed out of the public sphere, they organized a clandestine political action network that was most successful in its effort to thwart potential lynchings and mob violence directed at ... More


Women’s Counterpublic

Robert Cassanello

in To Render Invisible: Jim Crow and Public Life in New South Jacksonville

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044194
eISBN:
9780813046495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044194.003.0009
Subject:
History, African-American History

Unlike the labor movement, the Woman’s Suffrage Movement in Jacksonville was never racially integrated and, in fact, formed as a reaction to black suffrage. Black and white women created distinct ... More


Conclusion: The Black Counterpublic Comes of Age

Robert Cassanello

in To Render Invisible: Jim Crow and Public Life in New South Jacksonville

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044194
eISBN:
9780813046495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044194.003.0010
Subject:
History, African-American History

Between 1919 and 1920, the black counterpublic mobilized to criticize white supremacy within public and private spaces. The lynching of 1919, the racial integration of the Annual Florida State ... More


Undocumented Testimony: American DREAMers

Marta Caminero-Santangelo

in Documenting the Undocumented: Latino/a Narratives and Social Justice in the Era of Operation Gatekeeper

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062594
eISBN:
9780813051611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062594.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter considers recent life narratives by undocumented youth who are activists for the DREAM (Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors) Act, including the UCLA students’ compilation ... More


What Is “the Power of the Youth”?

Jennifer Tilton

in Dangerous or Endangered?: Race and the Politics of Youth in Urban America

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814783115
eISBN:
9780814784273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814783115.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines race and the politics of youth in Oakland, with particular emphasis on youth activists' alternative vision of the politics of childhood and the place of young people in the ... More


Introduction: Interpreting the Internet: A Feminist Sociomaterial Approach

Elisabeth Jay Friedman

in Interpreting the Internet: Feminist and Queer Counterpublics in Latin America

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520284494
eISBN:
9780520960107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284494.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

The introduction sets out the conceptual framework and main subjects of the book. It acquaints readers with a feminist sociomaterial approach, which analyzes technology and society, particularly its ... More


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