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Sustainable Communities, Sustainable DevelopmentOther Paths for Papua New Guinea

Sustainable Communities, Sustainable Development: Other Paths for Papua New Guinea

Paul James, Yaso Nadarajah, Karen Haive, and Victoria Stead

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835880
eISBN:
9780824871611
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835880.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

Papua New Guinea is going through a crisis: A concentration on conventional approaches to development, including an unsustainable reliance on mining, forestry, and foreign aid, has contributed to the ... More

Sustainable Urban Agriculture in Cuba

Sustainable Urban Agriculture in Cuba

Sinan Koont

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037578
eISBN:
9780813042114
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037578.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This book examines one of the first and most successful large-scale, organic, and agroecological urban agriculture efforts currently being attempted in the world, namely, in Cuba. This trailblazing ... More

Sustaining the Cherokee FamilyKinship and the Allotment of an Indigenous Nation

Sustaining the Cherokee Family: Kinship and the Allotment of an Indigenous Nation

Rose Stremlau

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834992
eISBN:
9781469602745
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869109_stremlau
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

During the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the federal government sought to forcibly assimilate Native Americans into American society through systematized land allotment. This book ... More

Sweet TeaBlack Gay Men of the South

Sweet Tea: Black Gay Men of the South

E. Patrick Johnson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807872260
eISBN:
9781469602677
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882733_johnson
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

Giving voice to a population too rarely acknowledged, this book collects more than sixty life stories from black gay men who were born, raised, and continue to live in the South. It challenges ... More

Systematics as CyberscienceComputers, Change, and Continuity in Science

Systematics as Cyberscience: Computers, Change, and Continuity in Science

Christine Hine

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262083713
eISBN:
9780262275408
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262083713.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

Although scientists increasingly use computers in their work and institutions have made massive investments in technology, we still have little understanding of how computing affects the way ... More

Table TalkBuilding Democracy One Meal at a Time

Table Talk: Building Democracy One Meal at a Time

Janet A. Flammang

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040290
eISBN:
9780252098550
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040290.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Etiquette books insist that we never discuss politics during a meal. This book offers a polite rebuttal, presenting vivid firsthand accounts of people's lives at the table to show how mealtimes can ... More

Tactical BiopoliticsArt, Activism, and Technoscience

Tactical Biopolitics: Art, Activism, and Technoscience

Beatriz da Costa and Kavita Philip (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262042499
eISBN:
9780262271127
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262042499.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Popular culture in this “biological century” seems to feed on proliferating fears, anxieties, and hopes around the life sciences at a time when such basic concepts as scientific truth, race and ... More

Tactical Rape in War and ConflictInternational Recognition and Response

Tactical Rape in War and Conflict: International Recognition and Response

Brenda Fitzpatrick

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447326694
eISBN:
9781447326724
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447326694.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This book defines the use of rape and sexual violence as deliberate tactics used by state and non-state actors in both intra- and inter-state conflicts. It argues tactical rape is a serious human ... More

Talk Radio, the Mainstream Press, and Public Opinion in Hong Kong

Talk Radio, the Mainstream Press, and Public Opinion in Hong Kong

Francis L.F. Lee

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9789888208579
eISBN:
9789888268832
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208579.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Phone-in programs on public and commercial radio channels have been a staple of popular Hong Kong politics since the 1990s. In the absence of a fully democratic system, they have played an ... More

A Taste For Brown BodiesGay Modernity and Cosmopolitan Desire

A Taste For Brown Bodies: Gay Modernity and Cosmopolitan Desire

Hiram Perez

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781479818655
eISBN:
9781479846757
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479818655.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

A Taste for Brown Bodies asks what difference race makes in the emergence of gay modernity. The book examines how the romanticization of the “brown body” continues to shape modern gay sensibilities, ... More

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