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Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 02 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376330-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7633-0
Series: Thought in the Act
Published: 09 August 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021964-018
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2196-4
Series: New Ecologies for the Twenty-First Century
Published: 28 July 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376361-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7636-1
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. ...
Series: Global Insecurities
Published: 06 December 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007135-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0713-5
...S E C T I O N I . M I L I TA R I Z AT I O N A N D P O L I T I C A L E C O N O M Y Compiled by C A T H E R I N E L U T Z Introduction As an ideology, militarism does a variety of kinds of work, chief among them explaining and legitimating massive economic investments in, and related po- liti cal...
Published: 07 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372967-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7296-7
... This chapter examines internationalism in the area of health. It describes health care and disaster relief that Cuba and its citizens have provided to people across the world, from aiding the child victims of Chernobyl to performing a massive number of cataract surgeries worldwide...
Published: 07 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372967-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7296-7
... This chapter examines internationalism in the area of health. It describes health care and disaster relief that Cuba and its citizens have provided to people across the world, from aiding the child victims of Chernobyl to performing a massive number of cataract surgeries worldwide...
Book Chapter

By Suvir Kaul
Published: 13 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373506-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7350-6
... The author provides an autobiographical account of his visits to his family home in Kashmir and of the reasons that he embarked on this book. His first articles on Kashmir reported on what he observed there, particularly the massive militarization of daily life. He writes of his working...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-110
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... America at the time, also labored under massive amounts of debt to the International Monetary Fund. Paz Estenssoro appointed the president of the Bolivian Senate, Gonzalo Sánchez de Lozada, as minister of planning with the charge to implement dramatic changes to the Bolivian economy. Sánchez de Lozada...
Series: New Ecologies for the Twenty-First Century
Published: 19 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375012-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7501-2
... This chapter discusses the major theoretical emphases of the book: political ecology, resilience, place, and ontology. It also explores the ecological context of PNG, one of five high-biodiversity wilderness areas designated by Conservation International, which is experiencing a massive resource...
Book Chapter

By Ulrich Oslender
Series: New Ecologies for the Twenty-First Century
Published: 25 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374404-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7440-4
... mining. These changing economic, social, and political relations in the region have led to the killing of activists, massacres of entire communities, and massive forced displacement. The epilogue juxtaposes this dehumanizing condition and relentless environmental destruction to the progressive spirit...
Published: 18 November 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373797-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7379-7
... Chapter 5 explores how to eat better with the ocean. Following the advice of marine science, the chapter argues that eating fish low on the trophic scale makes sense. However, these little fish are caught within the massive global fishmeal and fish oil reduction industries, pulped into food...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-112
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... The Trade Union Federation of Bolivian Mineworkers ( fstmb ) held an emergency congress in the mining district of Siglo XX from 20 to 22 October 1986. Two months earlier, the government had forcibly shut down a major protest march responding to the mining crisis and the massive layoffs...
Series: Radical Perspectives
Published: 04 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376156-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7615-6
... Despite its defeat in 1932 and Vargas’s repeated political victories, by the 1950s São Paulo had become even more dominant economically, and its capital had become Brazil’s largest city. It is in this context that civic boosters in the state capital planned the massive commemorations of the four...
Published: 15 July 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7399-5
... trajectory as a Black futurist, starting from an obsession with Marvel Comics and Black science-fiction characters as a kid. Tate argues Afro-futurism is about seeing the institutional exclusion, hyperinvisibility, and massive social erasure that Black people face not as impediments but as incitements where...
Series: Art History Publication Initiative
Published: 19 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372790-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7279-0
..., and massive boulders ground celebrated symbols of modern mobility and progress, the car and the airplane. Often substrate replaces Durham as sculptor, assuming powers to act, ally, and narrate. As stones accumulate in the wake of the artist’s global travels, they conjure pre- and postcontact cairns...
Published: 24 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373292-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7329-2
... these massively popular best-selling authors, who were in high demand in print, TV, and radio in the 1980s. Nyū aka seemingly never formulated a theory of media, but rather changed the mode of theorizing itself, performing a media theory rather than formulating one. A central aspect of this practice as media...
Published: 24 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373292-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7329-2
... theory, hihyō was tailored to the needs and speeds of a massively productive print culture. As conceived of by Kobayashi, it deals fundamentally with the question of how to use language and thought that is always-already-hybrid – and not entirely “made in Japan” – in order to consider the specific...
Published: 15 July 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374008-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7400-8
... economic difficulties in later years. Brezhnev presided over a major buildup in Soviet nuclear and conventional weapons. A secret “missile civil war” among Soviet weapons designers set the stage for a massive missile buildup that put the USSR ahead of the United States in some categories of weapons. ...
Published: 14 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375678-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7567-8
... When Snitow began her travels to East Central Europe in 1991 as a feminist organizer and teacher, she was surprised to find that, though there were post-communist women with feminist ideas and wishes, these women were isolated amid a massive repudiation of everything from the Cold War past...