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By Tim Lawrence
Published: 09 September 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
... Pyramid drag queen Ivan Baker Fun Gallery Patti Astor Jean-Michel Basquiat East Village West Village ...
Book Chapter

By Tim Lawrence
Published: 09 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373926-021
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
.... Demand soon surpassed all expectations and by the spring the spot matched Danceteria’s seven-nights-a-week parade. As it became clear that Pyramid was part of a broader East Village reaction against West Village gay culture, Bradley and Mace hired the Mudd Club’s Ivan Baker as their principal DJ. Over...
Published: 09 September 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
... Village reaction against West Village gay culture, Bradley and Mace hired the Mudd Club’s Ivan Baker as their principal DJ. Over at the Fun Gallery, meanwhile, Patti Astor and Bill Stelling mixed shows by downtown artists Arch Connelly and Jane Dickson with the graffiti brigade, with Basquiat putting...
Published: 05 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374039-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7403-9
... What would it take to build an Internet café in a remote West African village without electricity and running water? Two Duke students set their minds to achieving that goal in summer 2012; this essay recounts the trials and tribulations of their endeavor. They began with a website to raise...
Published: 05 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374039-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7403-9
... This chapter challenges and expands upon how Euro-Americans conceive how a medical system “works.” Exploring the social and political context of medicine in a West African village—how indigenous medicine is embedded within social relations and organized by social groups, how disease...
Published: 05 August 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7403-9
...Research Articles This chapter challenges and expands upon how Euro-Americans conceive how a medical system “works.” Exploring the social and political context of medicine in a West African village—how indigenous medicine is embedded within social relations and organized by social groups, how...
Published: 05 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374039-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7403-9
...%). The chapter details the road to teen micro-lending success in this area. microfinance microfinance for teens microfinance in West Africa lending ...
Series: Narrating Native Histories
Published: 08 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375692-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7569-2
... whether the indigenous litigants would become free vassals of the Spanish Crown. Identification was a subjective art that depended upon the cultural experiences of witnesses and on their motives, as well as the presence of other slaves, including Brazilians, West Africans, and South and East Asians living...
Published: 05 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374039-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7403-9
... For $4 a year, a family in the village of Kuwdé, in northern Togo, can sign up for health insurance at a local medical clinic. This system, created by Duke students in 2009, is a win for both sides. Insured villagers save money when purchasing medicines, while the clinic makes money from...
Published: 05 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374039-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7403-9
... The brainchild of a Duke English major, the Farendé Writers’ Society brings together aspiring authors from a village in northern Togo with U.S. university students and with a native son whose first novel was published in Paris. The youthful authors write nightly about everyday life...
Published: 05 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374039-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7403-9
... This essay explores medical pluralism—the mixing of traditional medicine and biomedicine—in the villages of northern Togo. While villagers have long moved between local and biomedical healing systems, between indigenous healers and the clinic, and accept both systems as efficacious, biomedical...
Published: 05 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374039-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7403-9
... Each year, teenagers flee the villages of northern Togo for Benin and Nigeria to farm (boys) and work as domestics (girls). NGOs consider these cross-border migrations “child trafficking” because youth are often seduced into going by the promises of devious middlemen and because their labor...
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By Paige West
Published: 10 February 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394846-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9484-6
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By Charles Piot
Published: 05 August 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7403-9
... village health insurance rural economics NGO ...
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By Charles Piot
Published: 05 August 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7403-9
... cyber café Internet in a rural village solar panels ...
Published: 09 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021407-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2140-7
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 08 August 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478024460-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-9375-6
... novels sketch in emotional features of Singapore during three important periods: the years following World War II, in which children are lost and replaced; the 1980s, when children move from villages to high-rise apartments as part of planned urban renewal; and the 2000s, as elders move into small senior...
Published: 05 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374022-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7402-2
... As part of its development efforts in the West, the Chinese government has encouraged Tibetan herders to become market-oriented, rational economic actors who strive to maximize their livestock off-take rate. In response to the increasing slaughter rate, Tibetan religious leaders have asked...
Published: 05 August 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7402-2
... in which local farming households and communities are brought into the sphere of the market economy as the nation moves away from Marxist and Maoist ideals. hydropower dams displacement Nu River moral economy property rights As part of its development efforts in the West, the Chinese...
Published: 09 September 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
... into the resurgent groove. Released on West End in early 1981, “Heartbeat” became a standout release. Tee Scott came as close as anyone to keeping pace with Levan. Continuing to mesh innovative production values with a rhythm and blues groove, Kevorkian completed his own flurry of releases. The new wave of releases...