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Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822399018-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9901-8
... 3 The Rise of the States-System Sovereign Nation-States, Colonies, and the Interstate System THE MODERN STATE is a sovereign state. Sovereignty is a concept that was invented in the modern world-system. Its prima facie meaning is totally autonomous state power. But modern...
Published: 23 April 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376675-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7667-5
... 6 injuring the power system” Crime and Resistance in the Borderland “I’m so broke, I’m eating a cable!” (“Estoy tan limpio que estoy comiendo un cable Panama’s poor and unemployed frequently exclaim, a remark that puzzles visitors...
Published: 05 March 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376682-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7668-2
... Part Three THE MODERN WORLD SYSTEM n the preceding chapters, I considered the features of social formations in which mode of exchange B is predominant. In part III I will take up social Iformations in which mode of exchange C dominates. First, though, there is one issue we must...
Published: 14 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373933-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7393-3
... The birth of the Duke University Health System (DUHS) is perhaps the marquee achievement of Dr. Snyderman’s 15-year tenure. As the system of referrals to Duke University Hospital specialists came undone as a consequence of managed care, Dr. Snyderman recognized that a new “hub and spoke” system...
Published: 25 March 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391340-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9134-0
... Structural Violence of the Kafala System In the early months of 2006, newspaper headlines in the Kingdom of Bahrain reported that Bramco, a marble and granite company that employs well over nine hundred South Asian transnational laborers, had narrowly averted a labor strike. Paresh...
Published: 13 August 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390428-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9042-8
...Chapter 2 Narratives and the Socialist Stratification System n China, the rise of stratification institutions in the early Ipost-socialist era was ad hoc, piecemeal, and incomplete. In contrast, the socialist stratification system...
Published: 02 January 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390589-025
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9058-9
... § 24-4. The Parliamentary System I. Ambiguity of the term “parliamentarianism.” The different designations often used without specificity and discrimi- nation, such as parliamentarianism, parliamentary government, respon- sible...
Published: 02 January 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390589-026
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9058-9
... § 25. Historical Overview of the Development of the Parliamentary System I. Most important dates of the historical development in England (govern­ ment by parties, responsible government, alternative government, cabinet...
Published: 02 January 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390589-027
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9058-9
... § 26. Overview of the Possibilities for the Formation of the Parliamentary System I. The decisive consideration is the agreement between parliament and gov­ ernment. This involves the elimination of the “dualism” that Robert Mohl had...
Published: 02 January 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390589-028
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9058-9
... § 27. The Parliamentary System of the Weimar Constitution I. In the deliberations of the Weimar National Assembly, a more exact specification of the parliamentary system was intentionally avoided. One wanted, on the one hand, a “firm...
Published: 08 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374336-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7433-6
... interrupting “a capitalist system.” On a national scale, they taught each other how to influence the publishing industry and feminism in a practice of accountability to address racism in feminist movements. Painful moments of crisis at the bookstores interrupted efficient capital in productive ways: this...
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By Gary Y. Okihiro
Published: 12 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373834-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7383-4
... Discourses (language and ideology) materialized the world-system, which is a feature of capitalism. Imperialism and colonialism produced aggregations of capital in the core by expropriating the resources and labor of the periphery. Europe thereby was a creation of the Third World insofar as...
Published: 11 December 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388203-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8820-3
... 14. the tenure system matthew w. finkin Most of the new Ph.D.’s who obtain positions as full-time assistant professors at one of the two...
Published: 31 March 2003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8484-7
... Challenging the System from Within John Allocca For the last nine years, John has worked in the Boston area as a Spanish bilingual teacher, mostly with people from Dominican and Puerto Rican communities. He is thirty-nine. Politically, John...
Published: 31 March 2003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8484-7
... Challenging the System from the Margins John Cole Vodicka When John introduces himself to community groups in southwest Georgia, he says, ‘‘I’m with the Prison and Jail Project (pjp) in Americus In truth, John founded the pjp, and from the...
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.1215/9780822378440-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7844-0
... 3 Confession as a System • 1 Modem Japanese literature may be said to have come into existence together with the confessional literary form. Literary confession, however, should not be confused with an act of confession, for in this case it is the form...
Published: 06 January 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387336-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8733-6
... as a Model System thomas r. bürglin A general and basic tenet of scientific research is to simplify a complex prob- lem to smaller, more tractable units that can be studied and unraveled. De- pending on the biological question, scientists choose particular organisms as model systems. Each...
Published: 25 September 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391111-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9111-1
... Manners 2. A Body Worth Having, or A System of Natural Governance As the discussion of Cotton Mather at the end of chapter 1 indicates, fear- ing that variolization might not only not prevent smallpox but actually precipitate an epidemic, eighteenth-century politicians and physicians...
Published: 01 August 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390541-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9054-1
...CHAPTER 1 Our Broken American Health Care System Criteria to Judge a Health Care System he consumer-driven movement has been able to gain pur- Tchase as a policy initiative because of a widespread consen- sus that our health care system is...
Published: 01 August 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390541-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9054-1
...CHAPTER 5 The Nonaccidental System The Origins of American Health Insurance primary message of the cdhc movement is that we have Atoo much health insurance. Economics teaches us, however, that consumers do not purchase ‘‘too much’’ of...