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Epilogue: Ecstasy in Exile

Keith E. McNeal

in Trance and Modernity in the Southern Caribbean: African and Hindu Popular Religions in Trinidad and Tobago

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037363
eISBN:
9780813042121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037363.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Despite the contrasting political fates of the study's focal traditions examined above, social class and bourgeois sentiment nonetheless influence the politics of Indocentrists and Afrocentrists ... More


Foreday Morning

Jerrilyn McGregory

in One Grand Noise: Boxing Day in the Anglicized Caribbean World

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781496834775
eISBN:
9781496834751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496834775.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Chapter six engages the nocturnal orientation of the aforementioned seasonal festal productions. Throughout Africa and the African Diaspora, darkness is especially foreboding. While on the surface ... More


Epilogue: To Live with What Would Otherwise Be Unendurable: Return(s) to Subjectivities

Michael M. J. Fischer

in Subjectivity: Ethnographic Investigations

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520247925
eISBN:
9780520939639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247925.003.0016
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

This chapter discusses the returns of subjectivities and the exchanges, transductions, and implications of these returns, examining two “mute dreams” and views suffering as enfans. It then discusses ... More


Deep Conceptual Play in William James

Peter Hare

in Pragmatism with Purpose: Selected Writings

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823264322
eISBN:
9780823266777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823264322.003.0016
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This chapter explores an activity that fascinated William James—the so-called “deep conceptual play.” In cognitive linguistics there is what George Lakoff and Mark Johnson term “conceptual ... More


A Commercial for Neoliberal Social Policy

Douglas Hartmann

in Midnight Basketball: Race, Sports, and Neoliberal Social Policy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226374840
eISBN:
9780226375038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226375038.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Chapter 4 puts the early history of midnight basketball in a broader and more explicit political context. Specifically, it argues that these sport-based programs functioned in the media and were used ... More


The Magic Ring: How Combat Sport Transforms Meaning through Space and Movement

Janet O'Shea

in Risk, Failure, Play: What Dance Reveals about Martial Arts Training

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190871536
eISBN:
9780190871574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190871536.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter investigates how combat sport establishes itself as play, rather than violence, through its relationship to designated spaces. Opening with competing definitions of magic in martial arts ... More


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