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Published: 19 November 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395300-022
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9530-0
... chapter twenty-two People-to- People Diplomacy By the last de cade of the twentieth century the Dalai Lama and his people had gained the enthusiastic support of a sizable number of infl uential members of the United States Congress and the pledged support...
Published: 22 March 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395676-068
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9567-6
...Mujibnagar: Proclaiming a New Country (17 April 1971) The Elected Representatives of the People of Bangladesh Three weeks after the outbreak of the Bangladesh Liberation War, a group of people gathered at a mango orchard in the border village of Baidyanathtala, not far from the...
Published: 19 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377450-057
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7745-0
...Freedom Charter Congress of the People In 1955 a coalition of antiapartheid organizations aligned with the African National Congress (anc) met in Kliptown (now part of Soweto) as the Congress of the People andtheAfricanas labor openstruggle adopted politicalunions,air for againstthe...
Published: 19 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377450-089
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7745-0
...Repeal the Black Authorities Act Rural People’s Movement A central challenge of South Africa’s new postapartheid government centered on the reincorporation of the former homelands (Bantustans) created during the apartheid era. In 2010 the government repealed the Bantu (later Black...
Published: 05 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373971-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7397-1
... 2 WEALTHY ­PEOPLE AND THE CITY An Ambivalent Relationship Urban Environmental Reforms: The Stimuli population growth and rising income in­equality Population growth and rising social ine­ quality ­were two...
Published: 05 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373971-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7397-1
... 5 ­PEOPLE OF COLOR Access to and Control of Resources This chapter examines a broader context in which westward expansion, Mani- fest Destiny, the expeditions, explorations, and resource exploitation discussed above took...
Published: 30 July 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376712-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7671-2
...twelve “Nobody Wants These People” Reagan’s Immigration Crisis and the Containment of Foreign Bodies kristina shull Between April 21 and September 29, 1980, 125,266 Cuban refu- gees arrived in Key West, Florida, transported on American vessels...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373957-024
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7395-7
...160 Tenzing Rigdol Our Land, Our People 161 Tenzing Rigdol Artist Statement Our Land, Our People On September 18, 2009, my father, Norbu Wangdu, who was born in Lobrak, Tibet, passed away as a Tibetan refugee in the United States of...
Published: 04 September 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390954-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9095-4
...Part II Black Grassroots Activism and Accountability in Detroit, 1933–1993 2 Where are the People? Early Black Housing Poverty and Grassroots Activism It’s always been whenever black people moved from one area . . . they moved into second-hand housing. You know; something that...
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391685-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9168-5
... . . . remains unwritten, because that history has yet to be enacted.  Walt Whitman, Democratic Vistas 1 G 6 H “Aesthetic Democracy” Walt Whitman and the Poetry of the People Walt Whitman also associated popular voice with the sublime, but un- like...
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391685-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9168-5
...Any interpretation of the political meaning of the term people ought to start from the peculiar fact that in modern European languages this term always indicates also the poor, the underprivileged, and the excluded. The same term names the constitutive political subject as well as the class...
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390787-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9078-7
...line, the lands of the Kumeyaay, Cocopah, Tohono O’odham, and Texas Kicka- poo actually straddle the border. As many as 60 percent of borderlands native peoples live in poverty, while most of the rest hover just above the poverty line. In Mexico, tribes aboriginal to the borderlands face an even...
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390831-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9083-1
...Alaska and Its People: An Introduction Maria Shaa Tláa Williams Alaska is a vast subcontinent of North America and the largest state in the United States, encompassing over 590,000 square miles with over 33,000 miles of coastline. Alaska is one-fifth the size of the continental United...
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390831-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9083-1
...The Comity Agreement: Missionization of Alaska Native People Maria Shaa Tláa Williams (Tlingit) The following selection is an excerpt from an unpublished chapter on the effects of Christian missionaries and mission schools on Alaska Native people. The twin hall- marks of European...
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390831-027
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9083-1
...The Yup’ik and Cup’ik People Joan Pirciralria Hamilton (Cup’ik) The Cup’ik and Yup’ik people inhabit the entire southwestern mainland of Alaska in fifty-six villages. Joan Pirciralria Hamilton (Cup’ik) wrote the following essay to give visitors to Alaska a better understanding of the...
Published: 06 October 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372301-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7230-1
... K K 3 Endemic Plants and Invasive People The pioneers of every colony set in motion machinery beyond their ultimate control; no legislation can regulate the dissemination of...
Published: 02 January 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390589-019
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9058-9
... § 18. The People and the Democratic Constitution I. The people anterior to and above the constitution. Under democracy, the people are the subject of the constitution-making power. The democratic understanding sees every constitution, even...
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389224-017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8922-4
...Farah Jasmine Griffin ‘‘IT TAKES TWO PEOPLE TO CONFIRM THE TRUTH THE JAZZ FICTION OF SHERLEY ANN WILLIAMS AND TONI CADE BAMBARA ublished in 1977, Valerie Wilmer’s As Serious as Your Life: John Coltrane and Beyond (alternately...
Published: 10 October 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388326-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8832-6
...Brown Power to Brown People: Radical Ethnic Nationalism, the Black Panthers, and Latino Radicalism, 1967–1973 jeffrey o. g. ogbar he activists of the late 1960s and early 1970s, though by no means Treflecting the majority opinion of their generation, were the...
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383505-035
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8350-5
...style avoiding a clearly defined position ideologi- “The Last Truly British cally or spatially. Ultimately, Hartley makes a case People You Will Ever Know”: for breaking rules and opening up notions of community, nation, and homeland to follow the Skinheads, Pakis, richer and ever-changing...