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On Perpetual Conflict

Rachel Nelson

in Under the Skin: Feminist Art and Art Histories from the Middle East and North Africa Today

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197266748
eISBN:
9780191938146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266748.003.0011
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter focuses on the different tactics Emily Jacir uses in her varied art practice to trouble narratives of the Palestinian occupation. It tracks through notable artworks including Where We ... More


The Encrypted State: Delusion and Displacement in the Peruvian Andes

David Nugent

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781503609037
eISBN:
9781503609723
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503609037.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

What is the state? How is it implicated in the reproduction of relations of domination? Theorists from Marx to Weber, from Durkheim to Gramsci, from Abrams to Foucault have pondered these questions. ... More


Human Remains in Society: Curation and Exhibition in the Aftermath of Genocide and Mass-Violence

Élisabeth Anstett and Jean-Marc Dreyfus (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781526107381
eISBN:
9781526120694
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526107381.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This book addresses the practices, treatment and commemoration of victims’ remains in post-genocide and mass violence contexts. Whether reburied, concealed, stored, abandoned or publically displayed, ... More


Seeing the Cloud of Data

Tung-Hui Hu

in A Prehistory of the Cloud

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029513
eISBN:
9780262330091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029513.003.0004
Subject:
Computer Science, Programming Languages

This chapter examines the ways that companies, users, and states alike navigate the overload of data in the cloud by targeting information, and argues that targeted-marketing campaigns online come ... More


Kudankulam: The Story of an Indo-Russian Nuclear Power Plant

Raminder Kaur

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780199498710
eISBN:
9780199099986
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199498710.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

The book tells the many stories that circulate around a nuclear power plant in Kudankulam in the southern peninsular region of Tamil Nadu in India from the late 1980s. The tales are by way of ... More


Turkey's Necropolitical Laboratory: Democracy, Violence and Resistance

Banu Bargu (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474450263
eISBN:
9781474476539
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474450263.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Turkey’s democratic regime and its vicissitudes are dependent on a necropolitical undercurrent. This book presents a bold collection of essays that evaluate Turkey’s recent history from the ... More


The Civil War Dead and American Modernity

Ian Finseth

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190848347
eISBN:
9780190848378
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190848347.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Tracing the Civil War dead’s representational afterlife acroᶊ an array of historical, visual, and literary documents from 1861 to 1914, this book shows that they played a central, complex, and ... More


Destruction and human remains: Disposal and concealment in genocide and mass violence

Anstett Élisabeth and Dreyfus Jean-Marc (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719096020
eISBN:
9781781707876
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096020.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Destruction and human remains investigates a crucial question frequently neglected from academic debate in the fields of mass violence and Genocide Studies: what is done to the bodies of the victims ... More


Latin American Culture and the Limits of the Human

Lucy Bollington and Paul Merchant (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781683401490
eISBN:
9781683402169
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401490.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Latin American Culture and the Limits of the Human curates an important series of case studies of the posthuman imaginaries and nonhuman tropes employed in a broad range of Latin American cultural ... More


Introduction: The Korean War in Color

Daniel Y. Kim

in The Intimacies of Conflict: Cultural Memory and the Korean War

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781479800797
eISBN:
9781479800018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479800797.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This introduction establishes the historiographical and methodological orientation to the Korean War adopted by The Intimacies of Conflict, which works against the erasure of this event in US ... More


Picturing Koreans: The Age of the World Target and Humanitarian Orientalism

Daniel Y. Kim

in The Intimacies of Conflict: Cultural Memory and the Korean War

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781479800797
eISBN:
9781479800018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479800797.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter focuses on how civilians—particularly refugees and orphans—were depicted in US cinematic and journalistic representations of the Korean War. While revelations by a team of Associated ... More


Specters of Belonging: The Political Life Cycle of Mexican Migrants

Adrián Félix

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190879365
eISBN:
9780190932084
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190879365.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Political Theory

In the context of research on the “thickening” of borders, Specters of Belonging raises the related question: How does transnational citizenship thicken across the political life cycle of Mexican ... More


The Post-Soviet Treasure Hunt: New Sacred Histories and Geographies

Anya Bernstein

in Religious Bodies Politic: Rituals of Sovereignty in Buryat Buddhism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226072555
eISBN:
9780226072692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226072692.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter shifts the focus back to contemporary Buryatia, taking a close look at the strategies used to re-consecrate postsocialist Buddhist landscape and the production of new sacred geographies, ... More


Buckwild Mad Men: Necropolitics and Masculinity in Appalachia

Carol Mason

in Appalachia in Regional Context: Place Matters

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780813175324
eISBN:
9780813175676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813175324.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines the depiction of masculinity in two early twenty-first-century representations of Appalachia: the short-lived reality show Buckwild and Rebecca Scott’s Removing Mountains: ... More


Sacropolitics

David Nugent

in The Encrypted State: Delusion and Displacement in the Peruvian Andes

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781503609037
eISBN:
9781503609723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503609037.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter introduces concepts that are crucial to the analysis of The Encrypted State. The most important of these is “sacropolitics,” the politics of public mass sacrifice. This term identifies a ... More


Behind the Mask of the State

David Nugent

in The Encrypted State: Delusion and Displacement in the Peruvian Andes

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781503609037
eISBN:
9781503609723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503609037.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

The Conclusion draws out the implications of the analysis for theories of sovereignty and state formation. The focus is on state ritual, bureaucratic and documentary practices that produce the ... More


Introduction. Corpses in society: about human remains, necro-politics, necro-economy and the legacy of mass violence

Élisabeth Anstett and Jean-Marc Dreyfus

in Human Remains in Society: Curation and Exhibition in the Aftermath of Genocide and Mass-Violence

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781526107381
eISBN:
9781526120694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526107381.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

The introduction outlines the book’s scope and addresses the central questions raised by the included chapters: when, how and why are bodies hidden or exhibited, and what is their effect, either ... More


Conclusion: Queer Necropolitics and the Afterlife of US Imperialism

Gina K. Velasco

in Queering the Global Filipina Body: Contested Nationalisms in the Filipina/o Diaspora

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780252043475
eISBN:
9780252052354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043475.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Beginning with a discussion of the mainstream US news coverage of the 2016 mass shooting at a Latinx party at Pulse (an LGBT nightclub in Orlando, Florida), this chapter connects Puerto Rico to the ... More


Turkey’s Necropolitical Laboratory: Notes towards an Investigation

Banu Bargu

in Turkey's Necropolitical Laboratory: Democracy, Violence and Resistance

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474450263
eISBN:
9781474476539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474450263.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The uncertainty concerning Turkey’s democratic future depends not only on authoritarian tendencies of majoritarian rule and the momentous consequences of the failed coup but also on the presence and ... More


‘They wrote history with their bodies’: Necrogeopolitics, Necropolitical Spaces and the Everyday Spatial Politics of Death in Turkey

Lerna K. Yanık and Fulya Hisarlıoğlu

in Turkey's Necropolitical Laboratory: Democracy, Violence and Resistance

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474450263
eISBN:
9781474476539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474450263.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In this piece, through an alternative reading of biopolitics and merging the literature on necropolitics with critical geography, we develop the concepts necrogepolitics and necropolitical spaces. We ... More


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