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Published: 16 February 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393924-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9392-4
Published: 07 February 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387640-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8764-0
Published: 17 June 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394198-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9419-8
Published: 14 May 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376637-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7663-7
Series: Sign, Storage, Transmission
Published: 08 June 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371700-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7170-0
Series: Global Insecurities
Published: 29 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374718-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7471-8
... Bolivia is a prime example of the effects of neoliberal structural adjustment, which transformed the economy and provoked a massive urbanization of the country. neoliberalism; urbanization; migration; structural adjustment; Bolivia; Latin America ...
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By Daniel M. Goldstein
Series: Global Insecurities
Published: 29 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7471-8
... neoliberalism; urbanization; migration; structural adjustment; Bolivia; Latin America ...
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By Steven Pierce
Published: 26 February 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7454-1
... oil structural adjustment Yakubu Gowon Muhammadu Buhari Ibrahim Babangida ...
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By Attiya Ahmad
Series: Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies
Published: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373223-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7322-3
... workers perceive themselves to be ideal transnational subjects, able to adjust to the temporariness and suspension that characterize their migration experiences, and also to have the underlying capacity to develop the skills necessary for the work they undertake in the Gulf. Being naram not only enables...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-115
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
..., the rate of economic growth remained anemic. Neoliberal technocrats blamed this on various factors, including weak rates of foreign investment, bureaucratic ineffciency (especially in banking and the legal system), and ongoing resistance to the broader process of structural adjustment by center-left...
Published: 25 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375708-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7570-8
... Chapter 3 examines the growth of black girls’ school cultures in Chicago, as well as how black organizations responded to the Great Depression by highlighting girls’ role in economic recovery. The chapter investigates how girls adjusted to Northern schools, how teachers perceived them...
Published: 14 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373933-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7393-3
... care, it faced a challenge to its longstanding organization and business model wherein margins earned from clinical activities subvented other essential aspects of the institution. As clinical margins declined, fundamental adjustments to the departmentally based organizational structure became...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 06 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374442-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7444-2
.... The chapter explores the phenomenon of metabolic surgery, in which surgeons attempt to reconfigure the inner organs such as the stomach and intestine to “adjust” the invisible force of the metabolism. Overweight people turned to metabolic surgery to free themselves from their perceived frailties of willpower...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-110
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... to the Bolivian economy. Sánchez de Lozada applied “shock therapy” to bring about a rapid “structural adjustment” that drastically cut government subsidies, froze wages, and eliminated tens of thousands of jobs; pegged the Bolivian economy to the U.S. dollar; and opened up the domestic market by eliminating...
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375715-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7571-5
... This chapter looks at the workings of a call center where the author worked for a few months. In addition to a general description, the chapter shows how separate registers were bound together in the workings of the call center: how the body's diurnal hardwiring adjusted to a nocturnal diet, how...
Series: Religious Cultures of African and African Diaspora People
Published: 03 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375319-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7531-9
... The hierarchy of Cuba’s Catholic Church slowly adjusted to worldwide progressive currents of the 1960s, such as the Second Vatican Council, while in 1975 Fidel characterized Cuba as an “Afro-Latin” country committed to global anticolonial struggles. The 1985 publication of Fidel and Religion...
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By Banning Eyre
Published: 27 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375425-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7542-5
... This chapter reflects on the lessons of Mapfumo’s life and career to date. The author shows how Mapfumo’s family and musicians have adjusted to life in Oregon. Mapfumo and his wife reconcile. The chapter centers on the argument that Mapfumo’s choice of exile represents his prioritizing his...
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By Hettie Jones
Published: 23 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374152-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7415-2
... explained. The Dorns move to England. Hettie adjusts to solitary life. Helene worries about her from Colechester, where Ed teaches. Hettie gets and loses editing jobs, a relationship with saxophonist Marion Brown, writes a poem, is employed as writer for an antipoverty agency. Helene worries about England’s...
Published: 20 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373254-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7325-4
... such a sporadic history. After introducing the doctrine, adjustments to it are proposed that may help readers to appreciate modes of experience that extend well beyond the human estate and to respect temporal “bumps” by which new complexities of experience emerge and are enlarged. To gather together these themes...
Published: 26 February 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374541-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7454-1
..., and this notoriety ultimately enabled the 419 e-mails that continue Nigeria’s international humiliation. oil structural adjustment Yakubu Gowon Muhammadu Buhari Ibrahim Babangida ...