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Published: 19 June 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390015-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9001-5
...Five Cultivating the Global Garden: Local Growers in a Global System In The Botany of Desire the horticultural writer Michael Pollan n writes, ‘‘It was the flower that first ushered the idea of beauty into the world the moment, long ago, when floral attraction emerged as...
Published: 05 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374480-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7448-0
... This chapter describes the contemporary search for a universal metric in global health as an answer to the problem of accountability in the past sixty or so years of international health development. Randomized controlled trials are seen as the gold standard for doing global health work and for...
Published: 11 May 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371717-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7171-7
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376392-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7639-2
... TWELVE Internal Colonialism in Germany Culture Wars, Germanification of the Soil, and the Global Market Imaginary Sebastian Conrad On a wintry and snowy February evening in 1885, the Berlin conference...
Published: 12 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373902-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7390-2
... channel is the way it works to shore up the global orientation of young, urban, middle-class internationalist subjects, consolidating their consciousness of their own perceived potential for future mobility both outward, toward the global, and upward, toward upper-middle-class consumer lifestyles. In...
Published: 05 March 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376682-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7668-2
...Part Four THE PRESENT AND THE FUTURE eleven THE STAGES OF GLOBAL CAPITALISM AND REPETITION Th e Historical Stages of Capitalism Up until now, I have taken up state, capital, and nation separately. Th ey do not, however, exist inde pen dently of one another. I dealt...
Published: 08 October 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376149-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7614-9
... CHAPTER 2 GLOBAL CAPITAL, VIOLENCE, AND THE MAKING OF A COLONIAL SHATTER ZONE Robbie Ethridge Two hundred years after Europeans invaded what is now the American South, the precontact...
Published: 18 November 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373674-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7367-4
... more queer. The chapter reads the rise of globalized queer film festivals in the 1990s alongside the emergence of international campaigns for the decriminalization of homosexuality. An examination of the cultural practices of film festivals in India, the United States, and Botswana complicates this...
Published: 22 June 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391371-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9137-1
... π Leveraging Dominance and Crises through the Global The dominance of finance capitalism in the economy of the United States and its influence worldwide depend on the work of investment bankers in claiming and promoting ‘‘the global In this final...
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391364-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9136-4
... ONE Heading for Europe The Global Itinerary of an Idea With the 2004 expansion of the EU into Central and Eastern Europe and the drafting of a European constitution,1 Europe is talking about Eu- rope again. Since the fall of the...
Published: 31 August 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390992-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9099-2
... � Th e Ghostliness of Genre Global Hollywood Remakes the “Asian Horror Film” Th e preceding chapter on ghost fi lms e plored the ways in which spectral women can provoke a sense of historical accountability, vivifying pasts...
Published: 26 June 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389996-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8999-6
... Introduction: Deep Globalization and the Global Media in the Late Nineteenth Century and Early Twentieth AIMS OF THIS BOOK There is much debate over just when globalization began. Much recent writ- ing assumes that it was at the end of the twentieth century, whereas other scholars...
Published: 26 June 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389996-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8999-6
... 1 Building the Global Communication Infrastructure: Brakes and Accelerators on New Communication Technologies, 1850–70 Nearly a century and a half before the World Wide Web and a glut of fiber- optic cables were weaved around...
Published: 26 June 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389996-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8999-6
... 4 Electronic Kingdom and Wired Cities in the ‘‘Age of Disorder The Struggle for Control of China’s National and Global Communication Capabilities, 1870–1901 Being born into the world of disorder and having witnessed...
Published: 26 June 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389996-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8999-6
... 5 The Politics of Global Media Reform I, 1870–1905: The Early Movements against Private Cable Monopolies Monopolies as being opposed to the public interest are discouraged by the law, and obnoxious to...
Published: 26 June 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389996-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8999-6
... 6 The Politics of Global Media Reform II, 1906–16: Rivalry and Managed Competition in the Age of Empire(s) and Social Reform The Tyrant who has sundered...
Published: 26 June 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389996-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8999-6
... 8 Thick and Thin Globalism: Wilson, the Communication Experts, and the American Approach to Global Communication, 1918–22 Internationalism has come, and we must choose what form the...
Published: 26 June 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389996-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8999-6
... Conclusions: The Moving Forces of the Early Global Media A ceo as reviled as [ Rupert] Murdoch might take comfort in know- ing he is just one man in a long line of cable barons. To be sure, these captains of the media industry ruled over a very di...
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391555-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9155-5
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391678-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9167-8
... 7 F shiona ∂ Global Affects of Colonial Modernity On October 29, 1932, a major celebration was held at Ankara Palace in honor of Turkish Republic Day. The Turkish leader Mustafa Kemal Ata- türk had invited foreign...