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Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.1215/9780822379430-025
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7943-0
Published: 05 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373124-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7312-4
... This chapter continues the discussion in chapter 2. It examines the complexity of public-private partnerships in touristic development in the Philippines by considering the Philippine Retirement Agency and the Special Resident Retiree’s Visa, created to provide incentives for Filipinos in the...
Published: 05 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373124-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7312-4
... The conclusion explores the process through which the tourism industry has conjoined itself with the retirement and health care industries to provide balikbayans with a solution to their incessant anxiety around returning and settling back home in the Philippines. Retirement villages represent...
Published: 16 October 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012641-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1264-1
... PA RT I Your Career Arc from Grad School to Retirement When the first edition of The Academic s Handbook was published in 1995, there was more of an agreed- upon sense of what a normal or traditional academic career looked like, though changes were already afoot. Now, there are many...
Published: 26 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375821-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7582-1
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By Eric J. Pido
Published: 05 May 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7312-4
... tourism and retirement projects reflects techniques that seek to attenuate the paranoia often exhibited by returning Filipinos, who are overwhelmed by fears of crime and insecurity in the Philippines. Through an ethnographic exploration of the Mabuhay Manor, a hotel specifically catering to balikbayans...
Published: 18 June 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375609-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7560-9
... leisure travel destination since the 1970s, and more recently, as a potential location for a happy retirement overseas. Ōhashi weaves cosmopolitan dreams for the middle mass to be liberated from social obligations and cultural constraints by transcending national boundaries. The “Canada” articulated by...
Published: 09 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373926-017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
... employment, could never be more important than the club itself. Alan Dodd, Jim Burgess, and Roy Thode were the principal DJs. Burgess retired on 31 January in dramatic circumstances; DJs Sharon White and Robbie Leslie stepped forward. During the same period the parameters of DJ-ing in the Saint and meeting...
Published: 17 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373094-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7309-4
... In 2001, the discovery of a therapeutic vaccine against AIDS was announced in Cameroon by Professor Victor Anomah Ngu, a retired immunologist and former minister of health. This chapter explores the controversy that followed. It compares the case of this Cameroonian vaccine with other well-known...
Published: 05 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373124-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7312-4
... retirement projects reflects techniques that seek to attenuate the paranoia often exhibited by returning Filipinos, who are overwhelmed by fears of crime and insecurity in the Philippines. Through an ethnographic exploration of the Mabuhay Manor, a hotel specifically catering to balikbayans, this chapter...
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386797-279
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8679-7
...PUBLIC AND PRIVATE COLLECTIONS American Association of Retired Persons, Washington, DC American Craft Museum, New York City ARCO Chemical, Philadelphia Brooklyn Children's Museum, Brooklyn, New York Chase Manhattan Bank Collection, New York City Clark Museum, Williamstown, Massachusetts Coca-Cola...
Published: 10 August 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012290-016
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1229-0
... to retire. On the one hand, this is an acknowledgment that time is running out, on the other hand, it s a hedging of bets: that this way you can stretch time, make more of it, more time of your own choosing, less time whittled away in academic responsi- bilities and more time spent on a different...
Published: 15 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395836-084
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9583-6
Book Chapter

By Lesley Stern
Published: 10 August 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012290-021
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1229-0
...Disability 21 Negotiating the rapids and snarls of disability retirement these days I often find myself adrift. Isn t it enough just to have to cope with cancer, not to mention the insurance? As you enter the cancer world there are so many alien words, concepts, drugs, treatments, diagnoses...
Published: 05 February 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021315-012
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2131-5
... Dimples was enceinte, and had to go away to take care of the prob lem. Once that seed was planted (so to speak) it was hard to shake off. Buntis daw siya: nagpalaglag. Pagkatapos, pumunta siya sa States para magpagaling. Rumor has it that Miss Cooper is ill with tuberculosis and has retired from...
Book Chapter

By Lesley Stern
Published: 10 August 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012290-034
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1229-0
... tell him how well you are doing. We talked of retirement. Yesterday Facebook tells me of his sudden death. The tiny tomatoes I planted just before leaving, acquired at Tomatomania, have expanded, forming flowers, looking like plants. I have to start clearing the beds for the summer crops. Tuesday: pole...
Published: 08 September 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376187-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7618-7
... collected and published in 1853. After retiring from the newspaper, he remained in Sheffield and devoted his life to poetry and philanthropy. Montgomery died suddenly in 1854 (James Montgomery, “A Voyage Round the World,” in Select Specimens of English Poetry, 5th ed., ed. Edward Hughes [London...
Published: 17 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7309-4
... discovery of a therapeutic vaccine against AIDS was announced in Cameroon by Professor Victor Anomah Ngu, a retired immunologist and former minister of health. This chapter explores the controversy that followed. It compares the case of this Cameroonian vaccine with other well-known African “miracle cures...
Published: 06 December 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007135-052
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0713-5
... nightly network news broadcasts. The Pentagon program started during the build-up to the Iraq War. . . . The Pentagon continued to use retired generals to counter criticism on vari ous issues, ranging from Guantánamo to the surge in Iraq. In some cases, analysts would appear on cable news programs live...
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013082-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1308-2
...on an ordinary day of his retirement, Dr. K sits near the guard station of the housing society where he lives, a gated set of thirteen high- rise build- ings in Mumbai s western suburbs. A former high- ranking health officer of the Bombay Municipal Corporation (bmc), he spends his free time waiting...