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Published: 17 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7309-4
... demo European Commission research and development information technologies ...
Published: 17 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373094-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7309-4
... In recent years, the European Commission (EC) has used various forms of public demonstrations, including technological demos, to manage its research and development programs. Based on sociological observations of one of these programs in the field of information technologies, this chapter shows...
Published: 17 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7309-4
... floors glass ceiling In recent years, the European Commission (EC) has used various forms of public demonstrations, including technological demos, to manage its research and development programs. Based on sociological observations of one of these programs in the field of information technologies...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-071
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... While coca leaf has been an integral part of Andean civilization since long before Europeans arrived in the Americas, it has been the target of attacks by Catholic priests, moralizing modernizers, and international drug warriors over centuries. In 1961, the United Nations Single Convention...
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By Didier Fassin
Published: 12 May 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7287-5
... archaeology epistemology Israel Palestine The subject Unni Wikan deals with exposes those who study it to difficult ordeals: the relationships between Muslim migrants and their European host communities. She experienced this peril with two of her books, which generated fierce criticisms: one...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-060
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... to the process was to develop a new road network linking Cochabamba and Santa Cruz and to promote agrarian colonization through foreign (European and Japanese) immigration and the coordinated migration of highland and valley peasants. The program thus met long-standing eastern regional demands for attention...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-047
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... and natural historian Alcide d’Orbigny was among the first Europeans to cross the Andes into Bolivia in the years immediately following independence. He undertook an exhaustive and meticulous survey of Bolivia’s physical and human geography, gaining prominence and respect during the three years he spent...