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A Hunger Called Theater

Dia Da Costa

in Politicizing Creative Economy: Activism and a Hunger Called Theater

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040603
eISBN:
9780252099045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040603.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Budhan Theater’s community-based politics and performance seems perfectly aligned with creative economy discourses, given the optimism with which the indigenous Chhara community embraces the ... More


Nonhuman Biocitizens: Lab Animals, Cruel Optimism, and the Politics of Death

Marina Levina

in Biocitizenship: The Politics of Bodies, Governance, and Power

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781479845194
eISBN:
9781479846306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479845194.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This essays analyses Lab Animal, a trade magazine, which markets the production and acquisition of animal bodies for research and experiments. Through an analysis of advertisement images, research ... More


Mourning King: Memory, Affect, and the Shaping of Black Power

Lisa M. Corrigan

in Black Feelings: Race and Affect in the Long Sixties

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781496827944
eISBN:
9781496827999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496827944.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter examines the ways in which Black Power activists used memories of King’s assassination as an instrumental as well as an affective rhetorical resource to help shape the memory and ... More


Mythic Frontiers: Remembering, Forgetting, and Profiting with Cultural Heritage Tourism

Daniel R. Maher

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062532
eISBN:
9780813051185
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062532.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Mythic Frontiers examines how what we call the American frontier functions as a narrative for silencing the violent, oppressive, colonizing forces of manifest destiny by othering those who stood in ... More


Stasis and Change: Innovators, Affective Poles, Reflexivity, Irony

Steven Threadgold

in Bourdieu and Affect: Towards a Theory of Affective Affinities

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529206616
eISBN:
9781529206623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529206616.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

Chapter Six considers aspects of social change through a Bourdieusian lens. It outlines the autonomous and heteronomous poles of fields, emphasising their affective nature. The chapter uses the ... More


Sticks and Scones: The Homecraft Movement in Colonial Zimbabwe

Carolyn Martin Shaw

in Women and Power in Zimbabwe: Promises of Feminism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039638
eISBN:
9780252097720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039638.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the Homecraft movement in colonial Zimbabwe and the ways it encouraged women to move beyond the confines of their homes, to join in common cause with non-kin, and to name their ... More


Transitional Stories

H. Rosi Song

in Lost in Transition: Constructing Memory in Contemporary Spain

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781781382875
eISBN:
9781781383988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382875.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

A close reading of four novels published in 2011and promoted as narratives of the years of the Transición. Shaped by the experience and memory of this period, the authors of these novels remember, ... More


Reflections: Promises of Freedom and Feminism

Carolyn Martin Shaw

in Women and Power in Zimbabwe: Promises of Feminism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039638
eISBN:
9780252097720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039638.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This book has investigated feminism's contribution to women's power/empowerment as well as conventional feminine powers in Zimbabwe. It has argued that feminism, the development of consciousness of ... More


Blackstone’s Long Tail: The (Un)Happiness of Harmonic Justice

Kathryn D. Temple

in Loving Justice: Legal Emotions in William Blackstone's England

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479895274
eISBN:
9781479832637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479895274.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter returns to the idea of harmonic justice, suggesting its association with tyranny, an association formally legible in intolerance for deviations from form. The happiness it promises is ... More


On Being Stuck: Stasis and Situation Tragedy

Andrew van der Vlies

in Present Imperfect: Contemporary South African Writing

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198793762
eISBN:
9780191835551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198793762.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature, World Literature

This chapter considers the representation of impasse in three novels by Ingrid Winterbach, widely fêted in South Africa as one of its leading Afrikaans-language writers: Die boek van toeval en ... More


Doubling Down on the Wager of Frontier Tourism

Daniel R. Maher

in Mythic Frontiers: Remembering, Forgetting, and Profiting with Cultural Heritage Tourism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062532
eISBN:
9780813051185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062532.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter focuses squarely on the redoubling era (1980–present) of the frontier complex. In the face of neoliberalism, deindustrialization, and globalization, rates of tourists to historical sites ... More


Fighting for the Job

Paul Apostolidis

in The Fight For Time: Migrant Day Laborers and the Politics of Precarity

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190459338
eISBN:
9780190459369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190459338.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Political Economy

Day laborers describe their experiences seeking work on street corners through the theme of “fighting for the job.” This theme encodes a contradictory sense of embodied time: workers wait for long ... More


Choosing It All: From Pleasure to Self-Confidence to Pain

Simidele Dosekun

in Fashioning Postfeminism: Spectacular Femininity and Transnational Culture

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780252043215
eISBN:
9780252052095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043215.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter explores the women’s accounts of why they dress in spectacularly feminine style. It shows that they insist on “choice,” positioning themselves as thoroughly agentic, self-regarding and ... More


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