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Series: a John Hope Franklin Center Book
Published: 17 November 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388302-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8830-2
Published: 19 April 2013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9585-0
...Living in Ruins<subtitle>Degradations and Regenerations</subtitle> ...
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381037-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8103-7
Published: 21 March 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380726-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8072-6
Series: Elements
Published: 26 January 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027768-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2776-8
.... Minerals and miners are relationally valued in ways that shift not only spatially but also temporally, a point that is emphasized by using the concepts of formation and degradation to explore the connective tissues between geological and fleshy matters. labor geology materiality subject...
Published: 10 November 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372547-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7254-7
Series: a John Hope Franklin Center Book
Published: 10 March 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389316-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8931-6
Published: 01 January 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381716-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8171-6
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By Jerry K. Jacka
Series: New Ecologies for the Twenty-First Century
Published: 19 October 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7501-2
... development resilience ontology myth environmental degradation ...
Series: New Ecologies for the Twenty-First Century
Published: 19 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375012-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7501-2
... degradation through remote sensing and ecological surveys captures a more complex picture of development, demographic change, and environmental degradation. The ecological zones discussed in chapter 3 exhibit different states of vulnerability and varying amounts of resilience to heavy human impacts...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374534-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7453-4
... This chapter is a study of Amitav Ghosh’s The Hungry Tide as an exploration of the degradation of the subaltern world of the Sundarbans by state and local government projects of modernization and international wildlife preservation movements. It argues that although the novel has faith...
Series: New Ecologies for the Twenty-First Century
Published: 19 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375012-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7501-2
... systems. The chapter ends with a discussion of the agency of gold and how gold mining in particular has lent itself to perceptions of the land ending in Porgera. development resilience ontology myth environmental degradation ...
Published: 27 November 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027607-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2760-7
... change as a transnational problem perpetrated by colonial and capitalist frameworks, this chapter puts forth an alternative framework for governing geoengineering practices that enhance, rather than degrade, Indigenous sovereignty. This proposed framework engages polycentricity and ties together diverse...
Published: 09 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375654-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7565-4
... This chapter situates contemporary ethnography within late industrialism, a historical period characterized by degraded infrastructure, exhausted paradigms, and the incessant chatter of new media. In the spirit of Writing Culture, it calls for ethnography attuned to its times. It also calls...
Published: 09 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375869-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7586-9
... This chapter examines the technologies of mega-mining used at the Yanacocha gold mine in Cajamarca. To distance their operations from the problematic legacy of environmental degradation in mining areas such as the Central Highlands, transnational corporations have sought to create a new image...
Series: New Ecologies for the Twenty-First Century
Published: 19 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375012-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7501-2
... of adaptive knowledge. Looking at climate change and forest degradation through remote sensing and ecological surveys captures a more complex picture of development, demographic change, and environmental degradation. The ecological zones discussed in chapter 3 exhibit different states of vulnerability...
Published: 27 November 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027607-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2760-7
... to mobilize across space and borders. Reinvigorated colonization of the Arctic has brought collective cultural trauma and environmental degradation. This chapter concludes that the environmental and sociocultural fate of the Arctic is desperate. Arctic resource extraction transborder mobilization...
Published: 05 January 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478025887-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2588-7
... As prisoners and their allies mobilized to win concessions from both their keepers and the courts, conservatives fought back by framing prisoners’ gains as losses for decent citizens. By the 1990s the ruthless degradation of prisoners was advocated as a method of crime control...
Series: a John Hope Franklin Center Book
Published: 17 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373230-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7323-0
... “Black,” the color of night and nothingness, is a name given by someone else, an insult, a habit, and a way of being, but also a mechanism for objectification and degradation. For Marcus Garvey, Blackness was not lack but the possibility for redemption within the “African empire.” Aimé Césaire’s...
Published: 21 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372912-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7291-2
...’ fight for greater inclusion in the Presbyterian Church informed the NGO’s holistic model of development. This model entails working toward multiple goals at once, including enhancing women’s self-esteem, combating environmental degradation, reinforcing religious values, combating individualism...