The point of a proper and eff ective intersection of the labels,
publishers and advertisers is on the not too distant horizon.
Hopefully, the actual music, as opposed to the commodity of
the music, will be king again.
—Josh Rabinowitz, senior vice president / director for music
at Grey Worldwide (advertising agency), 2007
If you don’t have originality, you’re not in the advertising
—Steve Karmen, interview by author, 2009
New Capitalism, Creativity, and
the New Petite Bourgeoisie
In this fi nal chapter, I analyze the world of the production
versions and forms of religion. I propose here
that Islamism is closely related to the colonial secularism that helped defi ne
its limits, its contentions, and its focus; the relationship between Islamism
and secularism is not one of straightforward antagonism, but is rather much
more interactive and creative. Critically, I propose that the type of secular-
and Islamism in North India
a relationship of creativity?
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ism that the British sought to impose in colonial India created
Frederick Douglass and Constitutional Emergency:
An Homage to the Political Creativity of
What possibilities does the idea or experience of an emer-
gency create politically? What identities, strategies, and
resources do emergencies foster or suppress on the part
of the state? And how do actors use the concept or event
of emergency in service of their political goals? I am es-
pecially interested in these questions in the context of the
antebellum struggle to transform the Constitution in the
face of slavery.