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Epistemic Engineering and the Lucha for Sexual Rights in Postrevolutionary Nicaragua
From 1992 to 2007, Nicaragua had the dubious distinction of maintaining the most repressive antisodomy law in the Americas. Based upon several years of field research with activists involved in what they have called the ...
Sexual adjudications and queer transpositions
(John Benjamins, 2014)
Each of the articles included in this special issue of the Journal of Language and Sexuality asks us to imagine queer im/migration, asylum and sexual citizenship in multiple dimensions and to probe the discursive operations ...
Paradoxical Infrastructures: Ruins, Retrofit, and Risk
In recent years, a dramatic increase in the study of infrastructure has occurred in the social sciences and humanities, following upon foundational work in the physical sciences, architecture, planning, information science, ...
The Legible Lesbian: Crimes of Passion in Nicaragua
(Taylor & Francis, 2009)
This article considers a precedent-setting murder case in Nicaragua that rendered a conviction based upon the victim's ‘sexual option’ and status as a ‘lesbian.’ A significant achievement for advocates in Nicaragua, the ...
Latin America in the Anthropocene: Energy Transitions and Climate Change Mitigations
Energy creates both possibilities and liabilities. Plentiful, inexpensive energy has long been a cornerstone of modernist dreams of never-ending expansion. While this may be a fantasy, the truth—at least according to ...
Sexual borderlands: Lesbian and gay migration, human rights, and the metropolitan community church
This article considers several questions surrounding sexual migration, binational same-sex couples, legal precedent, and the role of religious communities in lesbian and gay migration to the United States. With theoretical ...
Transnationalizing Desire: Sexualizing Culture and Commodifying Sexualities
(Taylor & Francis, 2009)
Sexuality, as a conceptual framework, has become a site for several social, moral, and political controversies, economic strategies, existential anxieties and ontological uncertainties. The transformation of sexuality, ...
(Taylor & Francis, 2015)
Our project in this article is to unwind ‘wind power’ as a consolidated conceptual object and to consider the ventifactual arrangements of its political materiality. In a time when carbon incineration has been exposed as ...
Sound + Vision: Experimenting with the Anthropological Research Article of the Future
(American Anthropological Association, 2016)
Cooperation and Co-optation in Transnational Activism
Cooperation and co-optation, despite their shared prefixes, seem to suggest very different approaches to establishing coalitions, politics and sociality. Where cooperation suggests prioritizing collective knowledge - shared ...