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Published: 01 November 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381341-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8134-1
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By Alexander Edmonds
Published: 22 November 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393115-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9311-5
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By Lynden Harris
Published: 02 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021421-036
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2142-1
... 77 32 Role Model We all got role models. People who influence us. Like the neighborhood crackheads. You got your good crackheads and your bad ones. I learned a lot from watching the good crackheads that work hard, knowing they owe people. Crackheads who come home, pay their bills, then what ever s...
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397830-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9783-0
Published: 24 August 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012405-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1240-5
...- guage of verification, climate modelers should use the term confirmation. Observed data confirm the simulations of climate models and thus generate the grounds on which those models can be trusted as simulations. When it comes to understanding the proper role of models in forecasting climate change...
Published: 21 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375548-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7554-8
... Louisiana State University. This chapter describes how role models and great teachers, despite dilapidated buildings and second-hand books, helped to produce competitive adults, many of whom went on to careers of distinction. It also depicts the pain and moral dilemmas of administrators whose subservience...
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377566-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7756-6
... Although ncsoft’s Lineage was modeled after Western medieval fantasy role- laying­p games, it has some “cultural variations” such as “an emphasis on in-­game quests that can only be completed by highly organized groups of players” whose characters observe “strict social hierarchies.”26 The epic...
Published: 08 September 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381440-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8144-0
... IN LAT IN AMER ICA Debt Negotiations and the Role of the U.S. Government, 1945 2005 the finances of hegemony 91 liberalization, and other neoliberal reforms. The reforms contributed to pres- suring Latin American states and economies into a more intense process of globalization in the early 1990s...
Published: 21 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7554-8
... to an emphasis on other disciplines that better prepared us for new economic and po­liti­cal roles. Out in Plaisance, we had worked our grandfat­ her’s land, gone to the black school and a black church, and saw whites only when we came into town. In Opelousas, our next-­door neighbor was white...
Published: 11 September 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012375-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1237-5
... promi- nence, Argentina s rightful claim to its role as the granary of the world. A key explanation for the swift adoption of herbicide- resistant soybeans lies in the historic shape of Argentina s po liti cal economy. Agro- industrial The Roots of the Soy Model · 33 production for export has been at...
Published: 04 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375739-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7573-9
... In this concluding chapter, Malabou engages with four central issues raised by many of the authors of this volume. These include: the role of philosophy today in light of plasticity; the ideological basis of scientific modeling and the manner in which it can challenge philosophical thinking...
Published: 01 January 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012337-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1233-7
..., Sexual Difference, and the Universal Model 108 Chapter Four summary of pos si ble definitions of female consciousness, showing an equally uncertain understanding of this alternative phrase. According to that writer, female consciousness is generally defined as women s consciousness about themselves as...
Published: 24 April 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012108-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1210-8
...8Beyond Regional Development A Design Model for Civilizational Transition in the Cauca River Valley, Colombia When the image is new, the world is new. gAston bAcHelArd, Th e PoeTics of sPace (1969), 79 (Salsa rhythm) They re burning the sugarcane, there in the Cauca Valley They re burning the...
Published: 25 February 1988
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381501-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8150-1
... THE PDPA REGIME IN AFGHANISTAN A Soviet Model for the Future of the Middle East • Ralph H. Magnus The central political issue in modern Afghan history has been the struggle to establish a...
Published: 15 May 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009245-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0924-5
... a rich diversity of cap i tal ist and noncapitalist activities and argue that the noncapitalist ones had until now been 10 What s Missing in the Wenzhou Model? The Ritual Economy and Wasting of Wealth ChApter 10280 invisible because the concepts and discourses that could make them vis i ble...
Published: 02 December 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007371-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0737-1
...5 Social Physics and Quantum Physics Acoustic Resonance as the Model for a Harmonious World So far in this book I ve shown how various constituents of the sonic episteme use acoustic resonance as the foundation for theories of the market, political ontology, materialist ontology, and subjectivity...
Published: 05 February 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021261-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2126-1
...two HONG KONG ACTION CINEMA AS A MODE IN THAI ACTION STARDOM / Tony Jaa and the New Stunting Star Model In 2003 Thai action cinema, which had been a mainstay of rural Thai ex- hibition circuits, expanded its reach not only to Bangkok multiplexes but far beyond the boundaries of the domestic market...
Published: 07 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7563-0
... work of crafting molecular models. It offers a phenomenological account of the role of the modeler’s imagination, judgment, and intuition in rendering molecular structures. It introduces the concept of the “kinesthetic imagination” to account for the ways that modelers can both “see” molecular...
Published: 07 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375630-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7563-0
... This chapter delves into the embodied nature of molecular modeling, to examine how seeing, feeling, and knowing are intertwined with the work of crafting molecular models. It offers a phenomenological account of the role of the modeler’s imagination, judgment, and intuition in rendering...
Published: 07 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7563-0
... This chapter asks how molecular models “re-present” and “stand in” as proxies for protein molecules. It examines the use of mimetic, three-dimensional models in the history of the life sciences, comparing and contrasting these to models of protein structures. This chapter seeks to trouble...