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Published: 05 June 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393917-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9391-7
Published: 17 May 2019
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0332-8
Published: 20 July 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394174-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9417-4
Published: 09 November 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393283-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9328-3
Published: 27 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374183-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7418-3
... state and the urban poor engage in projects to make and remake the city within an anticipatory domain. However, as counterintuitive as it may sound, risk management and its predictive calculations of harm are not incompatible with modernist visions of urban futurity and progressive temporalities of...
Published: 27 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374183-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7418-3
... of calculative predictions of environmental hazards into urban policy, planning, and government in Bogotá. This demonstrates how risk management became a governmental framework through which to address problems ranging from crime and violence to landslide and flood while encompassing different...
Published: 15 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375449-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7544-9
... Sequence data, the “backbone” of genomics, is in transformation, and this transformation may well change what genomes are. The changes described in this essay concern how biological processes associated with genomes are modeled. As predictive models based on machine learning techniques are...
Published: 07 June 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478004493-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0449-3
Published: 17 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373094-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7309-4
... This chapter examines the ideology, organization, and practice of the program of earthquake monitoring, prediction, and defense during China's Cultural Revolution, with a focus on the culture of mass science. By a strange coincidence, there were about ten major earthquakes in China during the...
Published: 17 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7309-4
... can help transcend the traditional history of disciplines. This chapter examines the ideology, organization, and practice of the program of earthquake monitoring, prediction, and defense during China's Cultural Revolution, with a focus on the culture of mass science. By a strange coincidence...
Published: 14 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373933-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7393-3
... inherently important function of academic medicine and one bound to grow in importance and prestige. This prediction proved true as Duke became the leader in academic clinical research and garnered multiple NIH and commercial grants. The DCRI grew in importance and prestige with the new appreciation of...
Book Chapter

By Eben Kirksey
Published: 02 November 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374800-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7480-0
... Ecosystems are popularly understood as having essential parts, species, which are necessary for the functioning of the whole. Early theorists supposed that ecological communities would predictably reemerge in the same form if destroyed, while later conservationists worried that they might fall...
Published: 21 July 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373346-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7334-6
... looks set to follow suit and support a new war. James argues that only Marxism can explain both world politics and the “new civilisation” represented by the Soviet Union, and it predicts a new process of world revolution unfolding in case of another war. ...
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-085
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... British missions, offers the in-house perspective of an informed outsider. His remarks mix superior bemusement and skepticism about the prospects of the revolution with elements of honesty and insight. On one hand, he suggests that popular revolts in Bolivia are a predictable form of light political...
Book Chapter

By Eben Kirksey
Published: 02 November 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374800-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7480-0
...—gleanings from the detritus of industrial food production and the litter of leaves in the forest—he is fostering an ecosystem that will endure many possible futures. As many potential catastrophes loom on future horizons—predicted extinction events, climate change, possible volcanic eruptions, and reports...
Published: 21 July 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373346-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7334-6
... In chapter 3, James describes how Engels had predicted the interimperialist war and how this would lead to a new revolutionary upsurge. He goes on to describe how Lenin’s internationalism meant he stood out among most socialists in opposing the Great War. Lenin’s fight for independent working...
Published: 21 July 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373346-017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7334-6
... This final chapter examines the Spanish Revolution and Civil War, which had just broken out recently, and James predicts how the Stalinist policy will inevitably also lead to another disaster there too. Meanwhile, in the Soviet Union itself, James notes that “the Workers’ State presents a...
Published: 19 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373063-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7306-3
..., and the building of a second smaller dam on the Nazas, they also accurately predicted the negative medium- and long-term social and ecological consequences these measures would have. Most notably, they anticipated accelerated aquifer contamination and depletion that could endanger public health...
Published: 08 January 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012573-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1257-3
...., New York: HarperCollins, 1991), 195. 1. Monte Reel, Chronicle of a Death Foretold: Predicting Murder on Chicago s South Side, Harper s, March 2014, 43 51. 2. Reel, Chronicle of a Death Foretold, 43. 3. Reel, Chronicle of a Death Foretold, 46. On risk thinking see Nikolas Rose, At Risk of...
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... Spanish forces more vulnerable than we might have thought. For those who participated in the battles, the outcome was by no means predictable. Among the features that stand out in this account are the size and strength of the indigenous resistance that combined local ethnic mobilization with Inka military...