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Laboratories of Universality: A Genealogy of Solitary Latin American Inventors

Carlos Fonseca Suárez

in Geopolitics, Culture, and the Scientific Imaginary in Latin America

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781683401483
eISBN:
9781683402152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401483.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Carlos Fonseca Suárez read Jorge Luis Borges’s short story “El Aleph” as a reflection upon the limits of technological universalism as well as a reconfiguration of modern cosmopolitanism. Carlos ... More


Global Finance, Local Control: Corruption and Wealth in Contemporary Russia

Igor O. Logvinenko

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781501759604
eISBN:
9781501759628
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501759604.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Exploring Russia’s re-entry into global capital markets at the dawn of the twenty-first century, this book shows how economic integration became deeply entangled with a bare-knuckled struggle for ... More


Terrible Convergence

Zach Sell

in Trouble of the World: Slavery and Empire in the Age of Capital

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781469661346
eISBN:
9781469660479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469661346.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book returns to the explosive era of capitalist crisis, upheaval, and warfare between emancipation in the British Empire and Black emancipation in the United States (1833-65) to address a ... More


Tales from Albarado: Ponzi Logics of Accumulation in Postsocialist Albania

Smoki Musaraj

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501750335
eISBN:
9781501750366
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501750335.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

This book revisits times of excitement and loss in early 1990s Albania, in which about a dozen pyramid firms collapsed and caused the country to fall into anarchy and a near civil war. To gain a ... More


Cultural Policy as Negotiation of Power: The Chinese State’s Role and Strategies in Its Tug-of-War with Global Hollywood

Wendy Su

in China's Encounter with Global Hollywood: "Cultural Policy and the Film Industry, 1994-2013"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813167060
eISBN:
9780813167077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167060.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter details China’s evolving cultural policy toward Hollywood-represented transnational capital within the larger context of the state’s pursuit of a “socialist market economy,” its bid to ... More


The New International Environment: Changing the Unchanged

A. Damodaran

in Encircling the Seamless: India, Climate Change, and the Global Commons

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198066750
eISBN:
9780199080106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198066750.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter analyses the changing world environment due to globalization. It discusses the impact of globalization on the notion of the Westphalian state. It argues that both terrorism and global ... More


Consuming Damascus: Public Culture and the Construction of Social Identity

Walter Armbrust (ed.)

in Mass Mediations: New Approaches to Popular Culture in the Middle East and Beyond

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520219250
eISBN:
9780520923096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520219250.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter studies a Middle Eastern state that tries to construct the “local” as a national community which is slightly outside the reach of global capital. It shows that Baathist Syria has had ... More


Sudden Stops and IMF-Supported Programs

Barry Eichengreen, Poonam Gupta, and Ashoka Mody

in Financial Markets Volatility and Performance in Emerging Markets

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226184951
eISBN:
9780226185040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226185040.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter suggests that International Monetary Fund (IMF)-supported programs and IMF credits reduce the likelihood of sudden stops. There is some evidence that this stabilizing effect is stronger ... More


World in One City: Travel, Globalization and Placeless Space

in Film, Mobility and Urban Space: A Cinematic Geography of Liverpool

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846317576
eISBN:
9781846317248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317248.007
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter explores the contradictions raised by the notion of Liverpool as a ‘world in one city’. It provides a comparative analysis of Alex Cox's films Three Businessmen and Liverpool: The World ... More


The Broken Windows of Rosa Ramos: Neoliberal Policing Regimes of Imminent Violability

Christina Heatherton

in Feminists Rethink the Neoliberal State: Inequality, Exclusion, and Change

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781479800155
eISBN:
9781479813100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479800155.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter considers how “broken windows” policing as both philosophy and practice emerged alongside and also facilitated major transformations of the neoliberal political economy. It further ... More


Material Callings in an Outsourced Outpost: Accounts of an Aspiring Consumer

Sreedeep Bhattacharya

in Consumerist Encounters: Flirting with Things and Images

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190125561
eISBN:
9780190991333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190125561.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Psychology and Interaction, Culture

The author addresses how business process outsourcing (BPO) enabled a generation of urban educated youth to participate in consumption by offering new income opportunities, and instigating new ... More


Femmes Fortes

Jeremy F. Lane

in Republican Citizens, Precarious Subjects: Representations of Work in Post-Fordist France

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789622140
eISBN:
9781800341555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622140.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Today French women are more likely to be in salaried employment than their male counterparts, albeit being overrepresented in low-paid, part-time jobs. This chapter argues that one of the most ... More


Learning to Add Value at the Studio

Lilly Irani

in Chasing Innovation: Making Entrepreneurial Citizens in Modern India

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780691175140
eISBN:
9780691189444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691175140.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This chapter details how designers at the studio organized their lives, their relationships, and their self-understandings as they continually relearned how to “add value” in the context of shifting ... More


The Golden Era of Instructed Minorities

Roderick A. Ferguson

in The Reorder of Things: The University and Its Pedagogies of Minority Difference

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816672783
eISBN:
9781452947112
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816672783.003.0007
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter analyzes how the emergence of cultural studies in the academe was regulated as power responded to the interventions of anticolonial, feminist, and antiracist movements. It looks at how ... More


Audiences without Cinemas

Thomas Barker

in Indonesian Cinema after the New Order: Going Mainstream

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9789888528073
eISBN:
9789882204751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528073.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Indonesia remains underserviced by cinemas with a comparatively low cinema to population ratio. For much of the late New Order and after reformasi, exhibition remained dominated by the 21 Group, a ... More


From Colony to Empire: Postmodern Faulkner

Leigh Anne Duck

in Global Faulkner

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732115
eISBN:
9781604733549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732115.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter presents a reading of Absalom, Absalom! (1936) through the Cold War novel Requiem for a Nun (1951) in order to suggest that Faulkner’s concerns about global capital—so fully bodied forth ... More


Conclusion

Prathama Benerjee

in Politics of Time: 'Primitives' and History-writing in a Colonial Society

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195681567
eISBN:
9780199081677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195681567.003.0007
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter tries to clarify the unfinished nature of both the work of colonial modernity and its critique. As the nation seeks to ‘liberalize’ its economy and mirror the trajectory of global ... More


China

David Collins

in The BRIC States and Outward Foreign Direct Investment

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199652716
eISBN:
9780191746185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652716.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Comparative Law

This chapter explores the process of outward foreign direct investment (FDI) from China. In the late 1970s, China started to integrate into the world economy. It evolved from a state that merely ... More


Decolonization in St. Lucia: Politics and Global Neoliberalism, 1945-2010

Tennyson S. D. Joseph

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617031175
eISBN:
9781617031182
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617031175.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This book builds upon current research on the anticolonial and nationalist experience in the Caribbean. It explores the impact of global transformation upon the independent experience of St. Lucia ... More


Like Oil and Water, with a Match: Militarized Commerce, Armed Conflict, and Human Security in Sudan

Audrey Macklin

in Sites of Violence: Gender and Conflict Zones

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520230729
eISBN:
9780520937055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230729.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter uses the case of the Canadian company, Talisman Energy Inc., which operated until recently in South Sudan, to examine the impact of global capital investment on human displacement. It ... More


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