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Series: The World Readers
Published: 22 March 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395676-044
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9567-6
Series: Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies
Published: 18 October 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393146-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9314-6
Published: 07 February 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389842-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8984-2
Published: 07 February 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389842-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8984-2
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396062-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9606-2
Published: 14 March 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383161-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8316-1
Published: 12 March 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377313-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7731-3
Published: 23 February 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027577-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2757-7
Published: 23 February 2024
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2757-7
... United Nations weather disasters climate change extinction famine permafrost ...
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By Pheng Cheah
Published: 01 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7453-4
... Nuruddin Farah Somalia worldly ethics humanitarianism famine the gift Marcel Mauss storytelling philanthropy Bildung ...
Published: 23 February 2024
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2757-7
..., dinosaurs) have occurred. We may be in the midst of the sixth extinction now. The warming climate affects food production, leading to famine. Syria and Madagascar suffered recent famines; Nigeria, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen are on the brink of famine. Arctic permafrost melting causes damage to buildings...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374534-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7453-4
... of famine, civil war, and recipients of aid. The novel transforms Marcel Mauss’s theory of the gift by exploring the phenomenological dimension of giving—the opening of a world—and how storytelling is an ethical form of reciprocal giving. Western humanitarianism is based on an idea of philanthropy...
Series: The C. L. R. James Archives
Published: 21 July 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373346-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7334-6
... was originally envisaged by the Left Opposition, and also the famines and revolts that took place in the countryside amid the brutal “liquidation of the kulak.” Industrialization Five-Year Plan Collectivization Joseph Stalin ...
Published: 01 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7453-4
... deprived the Somali people of their autonomy and humanity because it dehumanizes them by reducing them to the passive victims of famine, civil war, and recipients of aid. The novel transforms Marcel Mauss’s theory of the gift by exploring the phenomenological dimension of giving—the opening of a world...
Series: Sinotheory
Published: 22 March 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059387-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5938-7
... In this essay, Yan Lianke reflects on a phenomenon that he calls national amnesia, in which a people (and Yan Lianke focuses here on China) are encouraged to forget issues relating to earlier crises or social traumas, such as China's Great Famine in the late 1950s or the June Fourth Tiananmen...
Published: 17 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375364-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7536-4
... on by famine, war, genocide, and other calamities) exists around the world, this book shows that the “helpers” are often motivated to do aid work by their own, very real and pressing needs and neediness. The chapter presents the theoretical arc of the book through the use of three lenses: need, imagination...
Series: Sinotheory
Published: 22 March 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059387-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5938-7
... relative laxity, which intersects dynamically with the nation's centralized political power. Yan Lianke contrasts the way that recent traumatic events like the Great Famine of the late 1950s are treated (or not treated) in contemporary Chinese literature with the way that comparable traumatic events, like...
Series: The C. L. R. James Archives
Published: 21 July 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7334-6
... from 1928 to 1933. James highlights the levels of state repression involved in these processes, which made them very different from what was originally envisaged by the Left Opposition, and also the famines and revolts that took place in the countryside amid the brutal “liquidation of the kulak...