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Published: 17 December 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385127-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8512-7
... chapter 8 The Near Future of the Long Term: A Bricoleur’s World Addressing the long-term crisis of the structures of knowledge, Open the Social Sciences: Report of the Gulbenkian Commission on the Restructuring of the Social Sciences...
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392644-019
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9264-4
... PASCHA BUENO-HANSEN k Feminicidio MAKING THE MOST OF AN ‘‘EMPOWERED TERM’’ This chapter explores the conceptual and practical di≈culties that crop up with the use of the term feminicidio, the murder of women due to their gender, across the...
Published: 02 January 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390589-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9058-9
... § 5. The Meanings of the Term “Basic Law,” Basic Norm or Lex Fundamentalis (Summarizing Overview) I. Overview. 1. In a general, not precise sense, all statutes or agreements that appear to be of special...
Published: 22 September 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385950-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8595-0
... allthe editors 12 A High Court of One: The Role of the ‘‘Swing Voter’’ in the 2002 Term dahlia lithwick I f there is one Supreme...
Published: 02 May 2001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8062-7
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By Kuan-Hsing Chen
Published: 26 March 2010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9169-2
...Special Terms 228 Incident: On 28 February 1947, the newly arrived KMT army clashed with local Taiwanese residents triggering a series of protests, strikes, and riots. Estimates of the number of people killed and injured range from ten to thirty thousand. The event has had long...
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By Swanee Hunt
Published: 05 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373568-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7356-8
Published: 01 January 2000
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9631-4
...Glossary of Chinese Terms '93 xiju kala OK zhiye '93 xXI'll) t~ t,i: 0 KZ w: "100 ge dongci" 10 0 "I' iJril'iJ A Can ~OJJ:w A Cheng ~OJ JpX Afei ISO) 'E AhQ tongzhi ~"JQr...
Published: 20 July 2011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9428-0
... glossary of terms Al-Badr paramilitary force constituted by Bengalis who supported the Pakistan Army Al-Shams paramilitary force of Urdu speakers who supported the Pakistan Army apa sister, also referred to as baji...
Published: 10 October 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388173-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8817-3
...chapter 1 Terms of Belonging n October 1994 at Boston’s Northeastern University a group of ISouth Asian students organized a forum titled ‘‘Shades of Brown An organization to which I belonged, South Asian Women for Ac- tion (sawa), had...
... GLOSSARY OF KALULI TERMS a 'longhouse' ade reciprocal relationship term for older sister and younger brother andoma 'none', 'without' ane kalu 'gone man', spirit ane mama...
... Glossary of Portuguese Terms ararense adj.: of the county of Araras; n.: someone from the county of Araras. bacharel n.: holder of an advanced degree (usually a law degree, but in some cases used to refer to holders of medical and engineering degrees); pl.: bacharéis...
Published: 01 January 1999
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7907-2
... Acronyms and Terms AOR area of responsibility BiH Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosniak Bosnian Moslem BSA Bosnian Serb army CAC Civil Affairs coordinator CAS close air support CL...
Published: 30 September 2010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9317-7
...  Glossary of Quechua Terms Anti. Inhabitants of the heavily shaped, held to be repositories of forested eastern Andean slopes good fortune and prosperity. and lowlands. Also called intiwatana. “Hitching post of the Chunchu. sun...
Published: 01 January 2008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9200-2
...Clinical Terms and Jargon amiodarone: cardiac rhythm drug, potentially toxic to lungs anasarca: generalized edema, fluid in interstitial spaces of flesh autonomic neuropathy: problem with nerve networks that support basic functions like blood vessel tone and gut motility barium...
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By Alpa Shah
... % Glossary of Terms adivasi: popular term for a member of one of India’s indigenous groups, o≈cially classified as Scheduled Tribes by the Indian government akhra: dancing circle baiga: religio-political village authority, more...
Published: 25 April 2007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8978-1
... glossary of indonesian terms Adat Custom Akte Jual-Beli Record of sale and purchase Damar Resin used in the production of varnish Masyarakat adat Customary community, translation of indigenous people...
Published: 03 December 2009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9261-3
... Glossary of Metalworking Terms Most of the italicized terms in this glossary are Indonesian or Javanese. Nowadays it is not easy to distinguish between these two languages because village smiths on Java use a mixture of terms. Balinese terms are very similar to...
Published: 07 February 2002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8363-5
... GLOSSARY OF TERMS bains douches: Public baths in France. balady (beldi): Like ‘roubi; countrified. bcbg: Bon chic bon genre: an often pejorative reference to a conservative, conformist style of dress. beurette: Feminine form of beur, a word that inverses the syllables...
... glossary of ottoman terms askeri: The military class of slaves (see kul) who administered the nonreligious affairs of the empire as agents of the sultan and those nonslaves in the adminis- trative and military branch of the empire. Bey (sometimes Beg): A title applied usually to...