index
absolutism, cultural, 183–184
Abu Ghraib, 240, 362 n.113
Abu Jamal, Mumia, 265
academy, the: academic labor and, 113, 120,
142, 156, 346 n.6; African American stud-
ies, 271; anthropology, 189; area studies,
107; consensual norms and, 124–125; cor-
poratization of, 113–114, 119–120; critical
consciousness and, 106–107; economy
and, 106–107; ethnic studies, 252, 368
n.40; European studies, 148–151; gender
studies, 170–175, 185–188; militarization
and, 92–93, 251–252; nonacademic labor
within, 142, 156–157; postcolonial studies,
252, 271, 364 n.142, 365 n.144; queer stud-
ies, 12, 252; sexuality studies, 183, 350 n.4;
women’s studies, 107, 170–175, 185–188,
252. See also Mobilization for Real Diver-
sity, Democracy and Economic Justice;
New School University
aesthetics, 322–323
afdc (Aid to Families with Dependent
Children), 222, 224
a≈rmative action, 127–128, 133–134, 138–
139, 147
AΔuent Marketers Alert, 341 n.13
Afghanistan, 184–186, 241, 265
Africa: pan-African descendants, 18, 274–
275, 366 nn.11, 12. See also individual
nations
Africa, Debbie Sims, 265
African Americans, 133, 134, 136, 222, 242,
261, 265, 269–270, 274–275, 362 n.123
African American studies, 271
agency, 76–77
Agwé, 292
Aid to Families with Dependent Children
(afdc), 222, 224
Aisa, 302
Akuba, 302
Alaskan Natives, 224
Alexander, Elizabeth, 277
alienation, 319–320
aliens, 28, 335 n.17
Alourdes, 312–313, 316
alterity, 107, 184
‘‘Alternative, An,’’ 164, 166, 167–169, 348
n.48
Alturi, Tana, 206
American Airlines, 76
American Competitiveness and Workforce
Improvement Act (1998), 225
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