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Reimagining Marginalized Foods

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Author: Elizabeth Finnis  |  Isbn: 9780816502363  |  File size: 1MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 168  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Politics and Sociology With globalization has come an increased focus on food—where it comes from, how it is transported, who eats it, and what cultural significance it has. This volume brings together ethnographically based anthropological analyses of shifting meanings and...

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Kids at Work: Lewis Hine & the Crusade Against Child Labor

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Author: Russell Freedman  |  Isbn: 9780395587034  |  File size: 11.06MB  |  Year: 1994  |  Pages: 112  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Politics and Sociology Photobiography of early twentieth-century photographer and schoolteacher Lewis Hine, using his own work as illustrations. Hines's photographs of children at work were so devastating that they convinced the American people that Congress must pass child labor...

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Fair Reflection of Society in Judicial Systems - A Comparative Study

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Author: Sophie Turenne  |  Isbn: 9783319184845  |  File size: 2.44MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 236  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Politics and Sociology This book addresses one central question: if justice is to be done in the name of the community, how far do the decision-makers need to reflect the community, either in their profile or in the opinions they espouse? Each contributor provides an answer on the...

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Conquering Sickness: Race, Health, & Colonization in the Texas Borderlands

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Author: Mark Allan Goldberg  |  Isbn: 9780803285880  |  File size: 4.84MB  |  Year: 2017  |  Pages: 258  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Politics and Sociology Published through the Early American Places initiative, supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Conquering Sickness presents a comprehensive analysis of race, health, and colonization in a specific cross-cultural contact zone in the Texas...

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The Make-Believe Space: Affective Geography in a Postwar Polity

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Author: Yael Navaro-Yashin  |  Isbn: 0822352044  |  File size: 1.5MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 296  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Politics and Sociology The Make-Believe Space is a book of ethnographic and theoretical meditation on the phantasmatic entanglement of materialities in the aftermath of war, displacement, and expropriation. "Northern Cyprus," carved out as a separate space and defined as a distinct...

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Making Crime Television: Producing Entertaining Representations of Crime for Television Broadcast

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Author: Anita Lam  |  Isbn: 9780415632881  |  File size: 1.4MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 224  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Politics and Sociology This book employs actor-network theory in order to examine how representations of crime are produced for contemporary prime-time television dramas. As aunique examination of the production of contemporary crime television dramas, particularly their writing process,...

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Historically Black: Imagining Community in a Black Historic District

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Author: Mieka Brand Polanco  |  Isbn: 0814763480  |  File size: 1.5MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 208  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Politics and Sociology In Historically Black, Mieka Brand Polanco examines the concept of community in the United States: how communities are experienced and understood, the complex relationship between human beings and their social and physical landscapes—and how the term...

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Politics of Violence: Militancy, International Politics, Killing in the name

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Author: Charlotte Heath-Kelly  |  Isbn: 9780415856232  |  File size: 1.7MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 208  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Politics and Sociology Critical thinkers like Foucault, Benjamin, Derrida and Žižek have long challenged the liberal separation of violence and politics by highlighting the implicit violence within political and economic structures. But in an era of international terrorism and...

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Strengthening Data Science Methods for Department of Defense Personnel & Readiness Missions

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Author:  |  Isbn: 9780309450782  |  File size: 7MB  |  Year: 2017  |  Pages: 164  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Politics and Sociology This volume offers and roadmap and implementation plan for the integration of data analysis in support of decisions within the purview of Personnel & Readiness. While Department of Defense (DoD) makes use of large-scale data and mathematical analysis in intelligence,...

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From Cold War to Cyber War

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Author: Hans-Joachim Heintze and Pierre Thielbörger  |  Isbn: 9783319190860  |  File size: 2.74MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 271  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Politics and Sociology This book follows the history of the international law of peace and armed conflict over the last 25 years. It highlights both the parameters that have remained the same over the years as well as the new challenges now facing...

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Seeing Through the Eyes of the Polish Revolution

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Author: Jack M. Bloom  |  Isbn: 9789004231801  |  File size: 2MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 440  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Politics and Sociology In 1980 Polish workers astonished the world by demanding and winning an independent union with the right to strike, called Solidarity--the beginning of the end of the Soviet empire. Jack M. Bloom's Seeing Through the Eyes of the Polish Revolution explains how it...

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How Societies Are Born: Governance in West Central Africa before 1600

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Author: Jan Vansina  |  Isbn: 9780813922799  |  File size: 3.4MB  |  Year: 2004  |  Pages: 320  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Politics and Sociology Like stars, societies are born, and this story deals with such a birth. It asks a fundamental and compelling question: How did societies first coalesce from the small foraging communities that had roamed in West Central Africa for many thousands of years? Jan...

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Citizenship Education in China: Preparing Citizens for the "Chinese Century"

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Author: Gregory Fairbrother, Kerry J. Kennedy, and Zhenzhou Zhao  |  Isbn: 9780415502726  |  File size: 1.4MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 280  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Politics and Sociology There is a flourishing literature on citizenship education in China that is mostly unknown in the West. Liberal political theorists often assume that only in democracy should citizens be prepared for their future...

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Imagine There's No Country

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Author: Surjit Bhalla  |  Isbn: 9780881323481  |  File size: 2.7MB  |  Year: 2002  |  Pages: 288  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Politics and Sociology A new era of globalization, which began in the 1980s, brought about a significant decline in costs of transportation, communication, and production; considerably improved intercountry competitiveness; and broke down trade and cultural barriers among countries....

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National Abjection: The Asian American Body Onstage

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Author: Karen Shimakawa  |  Isbn: 9780822328230  |  File size: 14.2MB  |  Year: 2002  |  Pages: 208  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Politics and Sociology National Abjection explores the vexed relationship between "Asian Americanness" and "Americanness” through a focus on drama and performance art. Karen Shimakawa argues that the forms of Asian Americanness that appear in U.S. culture are a function of...

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Life after New Media: Mediation as a Vital Process

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Author: Sarah Kember  |  Isbn: 9780262018197  |  File size: 21.3MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 288  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Politics and Sociology In Life after New Media, Sarah Kember and Joanna Zylinska make a case for a significant shift in our understanding of new media. They argue that we should move beyond our fascination with objects--computers, smart phones, iPods, Kindles--to an examination of...

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The Middle East & North Africa: U.S. & European Response to Change

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Author: Mehdi Vermerisch  |  Isbn: 9781628089196  |  File size: 2MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 177  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Politics and Sociology Over the last two years, many U.S. policymakers, Members of Congress, and their European counterparts have struggled with how best to respond to the wide range of challenges posed by the popular uprisings and political upheaval in many countries in the Middle...

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Managing Creativity : The Innovative Research Library

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Author: Ronald Jantz  |  Isbn: 9780838988343  |  File size: 1.96MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 206  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Politics and Sociology How do groups of people come together to produce something not only truly useful but also a breakthrough that propels users to another level of creativity and productivity? Is an innovative library culture essential for the future of the research library and, if...

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Rethinking Party Systems in the Third Wave of Democratization: The Case of Brazil

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Author: Scott P. Mainwaring  |  Isbn: 9780804730570  |  File size: 1.88MB  |  Year: 1999  |  Pages: 412  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Politics and Sociology Among the many countries that underwent transitions to democracy in recent decades, only Russia is as important to the United States and the world as Brazil. The fifth-largest country and population in the world, with nearly one-half the inhabitants of...

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From Yellow Dog Democrats to Red State Republicans

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Author: David R. Colburn  |  Isbn: 9780813044859  |  File size: 1.2MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 336  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Politics and Sociology “A masterful study of Florida politics.”—Gary R. Mormino, author of Land of Sunshine, State of Dreams“In this sweeping overview of modern Florida politics, Colburn challenges the country’s preconceived notions of the Sunshine...

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Climate Change in the Media: Reporting Risk & Uncertainty

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Author: James Painter  |  Isbn: 9781780765884  |  File size: 2.85MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 150  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Politics and Sociology Scientists and politicians are increasingly using the language of risk to describe the climate change challenge. Some researchers have argued that stressing the 'risks' posed by climate change rather than the 'uncertainties' can create a more helpful context...

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Memoirs of a Revolutionary

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Author: Victor Serge  |  Isbn: 9781590174517  |  File size: 12.60MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 576  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Politics and Sociology A New York Review Books Original Victor Serge is one of the great men of the 20th century —and one of its great writers too. He was an anarchist, an agitator, a revolutionary, an exile, a historian of his times, as well as a brilliant novelist, and in Memoirs...

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Underprivileged School Children & the Assault on Dignity

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Author: Julia Hall  |  Isbn: 9780415869782  |  File size: 1.53MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 234  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Politics and Sociology Every day, children living in low-income communities have no choice but to grow up in a climate where they experience multiple unending assaults to their sense of dignity. This volume applies theoretical and historical insights to think through the increasingly...

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Trauma & Resilience in American Indian & African American Southern History

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Author: Anthony S. Parent and Ulrike Wiethaus  |  Isbn: 9781433111860  |  File size: 2.35MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 309  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Politics and Sociology Trauma and Resilience in American Indian and African American Southern History explores the dual process of a refusal to remember, that is, the force of active forgetting, and the multiple ways in which Native Americans and African...

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The Decline & Fall of the Lettered City: Latin America in the Cold War

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Author: Jean Franco  |  Isbn: 0674008421  |  File size: 0.98MB  |  Year: 2002  |  Pages: 352  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Politics and Sociology The cultural Cold War in Latin America was waged as a war of values–artistic freedom versus communitarianism, Western values versus national cultures, the autonomy of art versus a commitment to liberation struggles–and at a time when the prestige of literature had...

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Global Citizen & European Republic: Irish Foreign Policy in Transition

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Author: Ben Tonra  |  Isbn: 9780719056079  |  File size: 965.10KB  |  Year: 2007  |  Pages: 272  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Politics and Sociology This book offers a new and innovative way of looking at Irish foreign policy, linking its development with changes in Irish national identity. Many debates within contemporary International Relations focus on the relative benefits of taking a traditional...

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Against Schooling: For an Education That Matters

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Author: Stanley Aronowitz  |  Isbn: 9781594515026  |  File size: 8.5MB  |  Year: 2008  |  Pages: 216  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Politics and Sociology In Against Schooling, Stanley Aronowitz passionately raises an alarm about the current state of education in our country. Discipline and control over students, Aronowitz argues, are now the primary criteria of success, and genuine learning is sacrificed to a...

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Entertaining Politics: Satiric Television & Political Engagement

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Author: Jeffrey P. Jones  |  Isbn: 0742565270  |  File size: 1.3MB  |  Year: 2009  |  Pages: 328  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Politics and Sociology In this completely revised and updated edition (including eight new chapters), Jeffrey Jones charts the evolution and maturation of political entertainment television by examining The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, The Colbert Report, Politically Incorrect/Real...

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Korea 2013: Politics, Economy & Society

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Author: Rüdiger Frank  |  Isbn: 9789004261136  |  File size: 3MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 288  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Politics and Sociology Korea 2013: Politics, Economy and Society contains concise overview articles covering domestic developments and the economy in both South and North Korea as well as inter-Korean relations and foreign relations of the two Koreas in 2012. Additional papers deal with...

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The Politics of the Pantry: Stories, Food, & Social Change

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Author: Michael Mikulak  |  Isbn: 9780773542761  |  File size: 5MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 268  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Politics and Sociology "What's for dinner?" has always been a complicated question. The locavore movement has politicized food and challenged us to rethink the answer in new and radical ways. These days, questions about where our food comes from have moved beyond 100-mile-dieters into...

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