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Marrying into the Nation

Immigrant Bachelors, French Bureaucrats, and the Conjugal Politics of Naturalization in the Third Republic

Nimisha Barton

with piercing clarity the conjugal politics at work in bureaucratic calculations. Census reports recording the état-civil of Parisians in 1921 provide a point of entry. As Table 1 shows, if 50 percent of Frenchmen and 46 percent of immigrant men

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Life at a Tangent to Law

Regulations, ‘Mistakes’ and Personhood amongst Kigali’s Motari

Will Rollason

2014 ; Pedersen and Holbraad 2013 ; Rollason 2017 ), Scott’s theorisation of resistance compels such a hard division between ‘the powerful’ and ‘the powerless’ because of how it imagines peasants to take power as an object of their calculations. They

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Online Documents of India’s Past

Digital Archives and Memory Production

Katja Müller

databases are not levitating units but dependent on technological developments, which are again often driven by economic calculations. The 1947 PA and the IMP rely in setting up their websites and databases on the Internet’s and software’s modularity. They

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Play of Mirrors

An Encounter of Personal Biographies with Europe’s Journey

Marcos Farias Ferreira

time and in a new way, to restore this concept of politics. […] Let us teach ourselves and others that politics can be not simply the art of the possible, especially if this means the art of speculation, calculation, intrigue, secret deals and pragmatic

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‘Coming To Look Alike’

Materializing Affinity in Japanese Foster and Adoptive Care

Kathryn E. Goldfarb

, which one can neither explain nor seek to understand ( Cannell 2013 ). The inability to know the workings of en is a source of en ’s power: it is a force of divinity or of nature, and its inaccessibility to rational calculation is a key factor behind

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Ajume H. Wingo

attempt to conquer, by mutual agreement, what one can no longer hope to obtain through violence. … War is all impulse, commerce, calculation. Hence it must follow that an age must come when commerce replaces war. We have reached this age’ ( Constant 1816

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Christopher J. Allsobrook

, rights-based Kantian ethics, of libertarian or utilitarian calculations of individual preferences, and of republican conceptions of freedom. But it looks so good that he wants to eat it too. To ‘provide practical means of distinguishing between power

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Humanity’s Subtensions

Culture Theory in US Death Penalty Mitigation

Jesse Cheng

’s social history. Investigation into culture adds on layers of fact—facts about the structure and experience of social relations, as well as facts pertaining to measurable variables to be weighed in calculations of vulnerability. As the investigation leads

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Constructing Difference and Imperial Strategy

Contrasting Representations of Irish and Zionist Nationalism in British Political Discourse (1917–1922)

Maggy Hary

statesmen, Balfour was compelled to revise his attitude toward Irish home rule because of military strategy and diplomatic calculations. In the context of war against Germany, the British government had no choice but to upset the order of its priorities

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Infrastructures of progress and dispossession

Collective responses to shrinking water access among farmers in Arequipa, Peru

Astrid Oberborbeck Andersen

his land during land reforms, then for not defending his rights of access to water; he blames urbanization and invaders from the highlands for taking his water and the regional state authority for acting out of electoral calculation, favoring the