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Series: American Encounters/Global Interactions
Published: 17 August 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387305-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8730-5
Published: 02 July 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391876-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9187-6
Published: 04 November 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373537-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7353-7
Published: 20 February 2004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8521-9
Published: 07 April 2005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8685-8
Published: 17 September 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383925-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8392-5
Published: 01 January 1987
DOI: 10.1215/9780822399988-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9998-8
Published: 21 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372912-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7291-2
... This chapter provides an organizational analysis of Namaste, a foreign NGO founded by a successful businessman from California, Robert Graham, who was an early actor in the microfinance wave in Central America. Through a close analysis of organizational origins and trajectory, the chapter...
Published: 04 November 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373537-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7353-7
..., centralization, and alliances the Panthers pursued as survival strategies weakened their organizational structure and would have a long-term impact on relationships between members and on the climate within the organization. Unresolved organizational tensions coupled with political repression led to a major...
Published: 04 November 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373537-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7353-7
... This chapter traces the organizational decline of the BPP. It argues that the Panthers’ inability to hold leadership accountable, build relationships and support with the local community, and negotiate a response to political repression in the context of the leadership’s illegal activity led...
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375715-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7571-5
..., driver’s licenses, and other identity cards—is a construction of fixed personhood for the purposes of modern organizational needs, ensuring that the member has remained essentially the same despite changes in personality, body, and behavior. With the spread of information technologies, however, there has...
Published: 14 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372974-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7297-4
... This chapter shows the ways in which women conduct overlapping organizational and spiritual labor through officially recognized auxiliaries. They began arranging these horizontal networks to further the mission of the Jesus-only church in the early 1920s by establishing the three “women’s...
Published: 21 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372912-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7291-2
... This chapter provides an organizational analysis of the Fraternity, a foreign-funded but locally founded and locally managed grassroots NGO that grew out of indigenous women’s collective action in the Presbyterian Church. Mayan women of the Fraternity mobilized within religious spheres to push...
Published: 25 February 1988
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381501-018
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8150-1
... organizational cohesion. However, the very dynamism inl• plicit in millennial action was antithetical to any form of organi• zation (or policy) aimed at creating a stable and predictable humall environment. While millennial calls to action may have solved the problem of motivating apathetic...
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By Robyn C. Spencer
Published: 04 November 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373537-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7353-7
... The conclusion highlights the emphasis on and need for organizational history and some of the lessons learned from the Panthers’ evolution. ...
Published: 04 November 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373537-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7353-7
... This chapter details the transformation the Panthers underwent in the early 1970s as they attempted to recenter themselves in Oakland. These changes involved organizational reforms: moving offices, revamping the Black Panther newspaper, and updating the ten-point platform and program...
Series: New Ecologies for the Twenty-First Century
Published: 25 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374404-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7440-4
... inhabitants, and considers local processes of mobilization that led from the building of palenques along river basins to the constitution of community councils. In particular it explores the role that leadership and previous organizational experience play in these processes as important resources...
Book Chapter

By Doreen Lee
Published: 27 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374091-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7409-1
... Chapter 5 focuses on activist practices of domiciliation and home-making that provided spaces of rest, return, and belonging. It describes how temporary activist structures called basekemp (organizational headquarters), posko (command posts), and kost (rented rooms) function as collective spaces...
Book Chapter

By A. Aneesh
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375715-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7571-5
... As work regimes become global, social communication increasingly occurs across locations far apart. In the absence of a common national, ethnic, or organizational culture across continents, this chapter asks: what makes communication possible among social worlds technologically integrated...
Published: 14 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373933-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7393-3
... Not long into his first term, initiatives were developed to enhance the basic sciences through recruiting outstanding chairs and faculty. Major organizational changes were needed to prepare the medical center for managed care. Duke University Medical Center needed be able to act...