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Sovereignty After EmpireComparing the Middle East and Central Asia

Sovereignty After Empire: Comparing the Middle East and Central Asia

Sally N. Cummings and Raymond Hinnebusch

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748643042
eISBN:
9780748653270
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748643042.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

How does empire affect the route to successor sovereign state systems and the features of the sovereignty of these systems? This systematic comparison of empires and of their consequences for ... More

Sovereignty For SurvivalAmerican Energy Development and Indian Self-Determination

Sovereignty For Survival: American Energy Development and Indian Self-Determination

James Robert Allison III

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300206692
eISBN:
9780300216219
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300206692.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This book shows how American Indians fulfilled the promise of Indian self-determination by reclaiming control over reservation resources. During America’s 1970s quest for energy independence, tribes ... More

Spaces between UsQueer Settler Colonialism and Indigenous Decolonization

Spaces between Us: Queer Settler Colonialism and Indigenous Decolonization

Scott Lauria Morgensen

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816656325
eISBN:
9781452946306
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816656325.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

Explaining how relational distinctions of “Native” and “settler” define the status of being “queer,” this book argues that modern queer subjects emerged among Natives and non-Natives by engaging the ... More

Spanish Screen FictionBetween Cinema and Television

Spanish Screen Fiction: Between Cinema and Television

Paul Julian Smith

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312014
eISBN:
9781846315732
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315732
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This book argues that cinema and television in Spain only make sense when considered together as twin vehicles for screen fiction. The Spanish audiovisual sector is now one of the most successful in ... More

Spanish SpacesLandscape, Space and Place in Contemporary Spanish Culture

Spanish Spaces: Landscape, Space and Place in Contemporary Spanish Culture

Ann Davies

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318221
eISBN:
9781846317750
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317750
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This study ties contemporary cultural geography with contemporary Spanish culture. The field of cultural geography has grown both extensively and rapidly, as has the field of cultural analysis and ... More

The Spectacle of Japanese American TraumaRacial Performativity and World War II

The Spectacle of Japanese American Trauma: Racial Performativity and World War II

Emily Roxworthy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832209
eISBN:
9780824869359
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832209.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This book contests the notion that the U.S. government’s internment policies during World War II had little impact on the postwar lives of most Japanese Americans. After the curtain was lowered on ... More

Spectacular GirlsMedia Fascination and Celebrity Culture

Spectacular Girls: Media Fascination and Celebrity Culture

Sarah Projansky

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814770214
eISBN:
9780814764794
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814770214.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

As an omnipresent figure of the media landscape, girls are spectacles. They are ubiquitous visual objects on display at which we are incessantly invited to look. Investigating our cultural obsession ... More

Specters of Violence in a Colonial ContextNew Caledonia, 1917

Specters of Violence in a Colonial Context: New Caledonia, 1917

Adrian Muckle

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835095
eISBN:
9780824869625
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835095.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

During 1917–1918, war ravaged the hill country north of New Caledonia's main island, the Grande terre. Occurring sixty-four years after France's 1853 annexation of New Caledonia and in the midst of ... More

Spiritual DespotsModern Hinduism and the Genealogies of Self-Rule

Spiritual Despots: Modern Hinduism and the Genealogies of Self-Rule

J. Barton Scott

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226368672
eISBN:
9780226368702
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226368702.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Although attacks on priestcraft were ubiquitous in colonial India, the period’s rich archive of anticlerical writing has seldom been systematically studied. As this book shows, however, the spectre ... More

The StackOn Software and Sovereignty

The Stack: On Software and Sovereignty

Benjamin H. Bratton

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262029575
eISBN:
9780262330183
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029575.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Planetary-scale computation presents a fundamental challenge to Modern geopolitical architectures. As calculative reason and as global infrastructure, it not only deforms and distorts Westphalian ... More

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