Cultural

University Governance in (Post-)Conflict Southern Sudan by Akiiki Babyesiza

By Akiiki Babyesiza

Few experiences have regarded into the governance of universities in societies stricken by armed conflicts, simply because they're both intended for practitioners or thinking about the position of universities for peace and improvement. Akiiki Babyesiza bargains an in-depth research of the connection among nation, larger schooling, and society in a multicultural and multi-religious post-conflict atmosphere and makes use of empirical facts to query college governance options. She explores the function that civil wars performed in collage improvement and governance in Sudan with a specific specialise in Southern Sudan after the peace contract of 2005 and prior to its secession in 2011.

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Britishness abroad : transnational movements and imperial by Kate Darian-Smith, Stuart Macintyre, Patricia Grimshaw

By Kate Darian-Smith, Stuart Macintyre, Patricia Grimshaw

As a world phenomenon Britishness encompassed exchange, conquest and payment and the advance of imperial cultures in the titanic reaches of the British Empire. At its zenith peoples all over the world joined in shared traditions and customary loyalties that have been strenuously maintained; even those that contested its claims came across it tough to flee its results. With the eclipse of British energy and impact, the

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Racism And Anti-Racism In Europe by Alana Lentin

By Alana Lentin

This can be an in-depth sociological research of the phenomenon of anti-racism, as either political discourse and social circulation perform in western Europe. Lentin develops a comparative examine of anti-racism in Britain, France, Italy and eire. whereas ‘race’ and racism were submitted to many profound analyses, anti-racism has frequently been handled as both the mere contrary of racism or as a subject for prescriptives or polemics through these all for the endurance of racist discrimination. in contrast, this ebook perspectives anti-racism as quite a few discourses which are imperative to the certainty of the politics of recent states. interpreting anti-racism supplies us insights not just into present debates on citizenship, immigration and Europeanisation, however it additionally crucially assists us in figuring out the character of race, racism and racialisation themselves. At a time of mounting kingdom racism opposed to asylum seekers, migrants and refugees all through Europe and past, this ebook offers a much-needed exploration of the discourse of anti-racism that shapes coverage and public opinion this present day.

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Prehistoric Cultural Ecology and Evolution: Insights from by Donald O. Henry (auth.)

By Donald O. Henry (auth.)

Offering the main accomplished examine of southern Jordan, this illuminating account provides unique information from over 100 archaeological websites stretching from the reduce Paleotlithic to the Chalcolithic sessions. the writer makes use of archaeological and paleoenvironmental proof to reconstruct synchronic and evolutionary points of the cultural ecology of the prehistoric population of southern Jordan. This research exemplifies that cultural historical and processual ways are vital to studying prehistoric cultural ecology. quite a few artifact illustrations in addition to tables and appendixes containing basic facts are included.

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Fernsehaneignung und Alltagsgespräche: Fernsehnutzung aus by Andreas Hepp

By Andreas Hepp

Die Einzigartigkeit des Fernsehens besteht in seiner Vielgestaltigkeit: Für eine große Zahl von Menschen hat es eine Fülle von Bedeutungen und bietet Anlaß für die verschiedensten Formen des Vergnügens. Die Kernthese dieses Buches ist, daß sich Rezipienten Fernsehen auf unterschiedliche Weise aneignen. Das Fernsehen stellt einen festen Bestandteil der Alltagskultur dar und wird durch vielfältige kommunikative Prozesse von den Zuschauern und Zuschauerinnen in ihre Alltagswelt integriert. Ba­ sierend auf den Methoden der Cultural experiences und Konversationsanalyse, möchte ich in dieser Studie zeigen, daß es das alltägliche Sprechen über Fernsehen ist, das die Grundlage für einen produktiven Umgang mit dem Medium bildet. Die vorliegende Arbeit entstand in den Jahren 1995 und 1996 während mei!). er Tätigkeit in dem von der Deutschen Forschungsgemeinschaft finanzierten Projekt "Uber Fernse­ chicken sprechen" an der Universität Trier. Das Projekt wurde von Prof. Dr. Jörg Bergmann, Prof. Dr. Werner Holly und Dr. habil. Ulrich Püschel geleitet, denen ich für ihre Förderung danken möchte. Die Untersuchung stellt eine geringfügig überarbeitete Fassung meiner Dissertation dar, die Ende 1996 am Fachbereich eleven der Universität Trier im Fachteil Germanistische Linguistik eingereicht wurde. Wie jede andere Publi­ kation, so wäre auch diese nicht ohne eine Vielzahl von Unterstützungen, Diskussionen und Anregungen denkbar gewesen. Nichtsdestotrotz bleibt es der Autor, der jegliche Fehler und Verkürzungen zu verantworten hat. Besonders möchte ich meiner Frau Beate Köhler danken, die mich seit Jahren bei meiner Arbeit ermuntert, sie kritisiert und die auch das Titelbild dieses Buches gestaltet hat.

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Farming on the Fringe: Peri-Urban Agriculture, Cultural by Sarah James

By Sarah James

This quantity deals a brand new point of view to debates on neighborhood foodstuff and concrete sustainability featuring the lengthy silenced voices of the small-scale farmers from the effective eco-friendly edge of Sydney’s sprawling city jungle. offering clean nutrients for town and native employment, those culturally and linguistically different farmers give a contribution not just to Sydney’s globalizing demographic and cultural cloth, but in addition play a serious function within the city’s environmental sustainability. within the conflict for city house housing improvement threatens to show those farmlands into sprawling suburbia. In considering from and with the city ‘fringe’, this ebook strikes past the housing as opposed to farming debate to provide a imaginative and prescient for city progress that's dynamic and alive to the desires of the twenty first century urban. In a different bringing jointly of the dual forces shaping modern urbanism - environmental swap and worldwide inhabitants flows - the voices from the perimeter call for to be heard within the debate on destiny city foodstuff sustainability.

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Cultural Bodies: Ethnography and Theory by Helen Thomas, Jamilah Ahmed

By Helen Thomas, Jamilah Ahmed

Cultural our bodies: Ethnography and conception is a different assortment that integrates more and more key components of social and cultural learn: the physique and ethnography.

  • Breaks new flooring in a space of analysis that is still a important subject of discussion and learn around the humanities and social sciences
  • Draws on ethnography as an invaluable technique of exploring our daily social and cultural environments
  • Constitutes a tremendous step in constructing key parts of research, the physique and ethnography, and the connection among them
  • Brings jointly a global and multi-disciplinary staff of scholars

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Defending Their Own in the Cold: The Cultural Turns of U.S. by Marc Zimmerman

By Marc Zimmerman

Protecting their very own within the chilly: The Cultural Turns of U.S. Puerto Ricans explores U.S. Puerto Rican tradition in prior and up to date contexts. The publication provides East Coast, Midwest, and Chicago cultural construction whereas exploring Puerto Rican musical, movie, inventive, and literary functionality. operating in the theoretical body of cultural, postcolonial, and diasporic reports, Marc Zimmerman relates the adventure of Puerto Ricans to that of Chicanos and Cuban americans, exhibiting how even supposedly mainstream U.S. Puerto Ricans perform a performative tradition that embodies components of attainable cultural "Ricanstruction."

Defending their very own within the chilly examines a number of dimensions of U.S. Puerto Rican creative lifestyles, together with relatives with different ethnic teams and resistance to colonialism and cultural assimilation. to demonstrate how Puerto Ricans have survived and created new identities and family out in their colonized and diasporic situations, Zimmerman appears on the cultural examples of Latino leisure stars akin to Jennifer Lopez and Benicio del Toro, visible artists Juan Sánchez, Ramón Flores, and Elizam Escobar, in addition to Nuyorican dancer became Midwest poet Carmen Pursifull. The publication contains a finished bankruptcy at the improvement of U.S. Puerto Rican literature and a pioneering essay on Chicago Puerto Rican writing. a last essay considers Cuban cultural attitudes in the direction of Puerto Ricans in a testimonial narrative through Miguel Barnet and reaches conclusions concerning the previous and way forward for U.S. Puerto Rican tradition. Zimmerman deals his personal "semi-outsider" element of reference as a Jewish American Latin Americanist who grew up close to ny urban, matured in California, went directly to paintings with and train Latinos within the Midwest, and finally married a girl from a Puerto Rican kinfolk with island and U.S. roots.

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"The writer introduces insightful and provocative arguments approximately U.S. Puerto Rican cultural reports and offers compelling illustrations. this can be a major reference textual content that would unquestionably stimulate extra research."--Edna Acosta-Belen, coauthor of Puerto Ricans within the usa: a modern Portrait

"A e-book that might unquestionably impact US Puerto Rican reviews through increasing the repertoire of authors, works, and ways that experience generally outlined the field."--Moreno: New views in U.S. Puerto Rican Cultural and Literary Studies

About the Author

Author and editor of a number of books on basic, Latin American, Caribbean, and Latino issues, Marc Zimmerman did learn in Nicaragua and Guatemala and taught on the college of Puerto Rico. He was once Professor of Latin American and Latino reviews for a few years on the collage of Illinois at Chicago and is at present a professor of global Cultures and Literatures within the division of recent and Classical Languages on the college of Houston.

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Emerging Class in Papua New Guinea: The Telling of by Deborah B. Gewertz

By Deborah B. Gewertz

Classification has turn into a function of lifestyles in Papua New Guinea, glaring in either "traditional" and "modern" settings. This e-book examines the emergence of sophistication modifications and its social and cultural ramifications in Wewak, capital of the East Sepik Province. It movingly conveys the wounds of sophistication inequalities, and divulges how category has labored in comparable and alternative ways, and the way it has turn into attainable and believable for fairly prosperous "nationals," even these dwelling in modest city facilities, to provide themselves as essentially greater to different Papua New Guineans.

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