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Published: 21 October 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389361-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8936-1
Published: 04 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374664-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7466-4
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 of...
Published: 07 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375876-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7587-6
... official policies favoring deforestation. In Michoacán, where avocado plantations began to replace forests, rural people mobilized and undermined state forestry. In Chihuahua, neoliberalism did so, though not before the World Bank proposed one final mega-project in the Sierra Tarahumara. By the 1990s...
Published: 09 March 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7586-9
... responsibility from the company to the community at large. 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...
Published: 07 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7587-6
... forests, rural people mobilized and undermined state forestry. In Chihuahua, neoliberalism did so, though not before the World Bank proposed one final mega-project in the Sierra Tarahumara. By the 1990s, community forestry projects appeared throughout the nation, and particularly in indigenous regions. ...
Published: 19 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377450-102
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7745-0
... mega-­event will filter into other areas of South African life. Special World Cup courts, for example, operated with swiftness and efficiency unknown in ordinary experience. But underneath the glossy façade of the World Cup, there were regular reminders of reality. Police fired stun grenades...
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By Lesley Stern
Published: 10 August 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012290-042
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1229-0
..., clutching in his arms a lamb. He stands on a stage and you can see, behind him, a caged lion. Ed Young is a mega- church pastor, best- selling author, and televangelist. The lion and the lamb were brought onto the stage as part of his Wild sermon series. He is often described as creative, is a flamboyant...
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By Amitava Kumar
Published: 13 March 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007197-044
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0719-7
... brilliant. A wonderful innovation of the Occupy Wall Street movement was the use of the human microphone: the name given to the body of the audience repeating and amplifying each statement made by the speaker. This prac- tice was prob ably introduced because there was a ban on the use of mega- phones...
Published: 31 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007517-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0751-7
... neighborhoods. But as neighborhoods increas- ingly become mega- apartment blocks or miles of homogeneous small houses, a more abstracted, uniform version of Islamic propriety comes to the fore one largely informed by a Middle Eastern inflected format that long has domi- nated media outlets and propagation...
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By Mark Goodale
Published: 22 November 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007234-011
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0723-4
...- tity, 203 4, 261n1 ipsp (Instrumento Político por la So- beranía de los Pueblos), 40 Isiboro- Sécure National Park and In- digenous Territory. See tipnis Jean- Christophe (Rolland), 220 Jiliri Apu Mallku, 13 js (Juventud Socialista), 53, 225 judicialization, of mega- politics, 70 juridification, 7, 25...
Published: 06 December 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007135-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0713-5
... going to become a mega- banana republic where the army will have more and more impor- tance in Americans lives. . . . [D]emocracy is the special condition a condition we will be called upon to defend in the coming years. That will be enormously difficult because the combination of the corporation, the...
Published: 17 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007456-014
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0745-6
... formed (circa 12,500 BP), Siberian Asian populations flowed along with the mega fauna into the northern USA latitudes, which by then were more habitable. Certain findings from the more classic disciplines, which deal with hu- man migration, begin to make more sense as we build a better picture of an...
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By Stephanie Newell
Published: 10 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007067-012
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0706-7
..., Leo. 2018. Nigeria: Time to Re- Think Opposition to lgbt Rights. Guardian (Nigeria), March 26. httpsguardian.ng/opinion/nigeria- time- to - re- think- opposition- to- lgbt- rights/ (accessed March 27, 2018). Ilesanmi, Adetokunbo Oluwole. 2010. Urban Sustainability in the Context of Lagos Mega- City...
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By Karen Strassler
Published: 01 January 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478005544-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0554-4
Published: 24 July 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478008880-012
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0888-0
... phar- macist? It s just on a mega level about famous people or political people. SAMANTHA: I had trouble with stories like Lindsay Lohan going to jail and Britney Spears shaving her head being a lead news story. I still do. I think it indulged that bad behavior. Charlie Sheen [at one point] was...
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By Stephanie Newell
Published: 10 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007067-013
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0706-7
... Lagoon, 36, 117, 128, 140, 202n7 Lagos Literary Institute, 49 Lagos Mega- City Project, 140, 207n119 Lagos Observer, 46 Lagos Protectorate, 36 Lagos Standard, 47 Lagos State Government, 116, 118 Lagos Times, 46 Lagos Waste Management Authority (lawma), 118 19, 132 34, 136 40, 207n106 Lagos Weekly...
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By Harriet Evans
Published: 01 May 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009184-018
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0918-4
... Beijing: Social Beautification, Civility and Citizenship at the 2008 Olympics. In Olympic Games, Mega- Events, and Civil Socie- ties, edited by Graeme Hayes and John Karamichas, 46 67. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012. Broudehoux, Anne- Marie. The Making and Selling of Post- Mao Beijing. London...
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By Jasmine Nadua Trice
Published: 26 February 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021254-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2125-4
... absence of national audiences: The film industry is at its 236 epilogue busiest the past three years but no one gets to see the movies we make except for the sporadic mega hits. . . . What happened to our local audience? 21 The establishment of microcinemas offers one mea sure of Philip- pine cinema s...
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By Shane Denson
Published: 18 September 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012412-012
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1241-2
..., 234 artificial metabolism, 89 90 artificial subjectivity, 101 2 atmospheric media, 32, 37 39, 45 46 autoencoder, 101 4 automata, 122, 129 automation, 68, 76 autonomous hyper- normal mega- meta- realism, 186 autopoiesis, biological, 245 46n45 Ava (character, Ex Machina), 137 45, 139, 145 avant- garde...