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Lovecidal: Walking with the Disappeared

Trinh T. Minh-ha

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780823271092
eISBN:
9780823271146
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823271092.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book offers a lyrical, philosophical meditation on the global state of endless war and the violence inflicted by the imperial need to claim victory. It discusses the rise of the police state as ... More


Chapter 9: The Role of Science in Contemporary China and according to Teilhard

Thierry Meynard, S.J.

in Teilhard and the Future of Humanity

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226900
eISBN:
9780823237098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226900.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the role of science in contemporary according to the writings and observations of Pierre Teilhard de Chardin. It states that scientific thought ... More


Understanding Digital Gaps: A Quartet of Empirical Methodologies

Bin Zhang and Richard D. Taylor

in Beyond Broadband Access: Developing Data-Based Information Policy Strategies

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823251834
eISBN:
9780823268955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251834.003.0002
Subject:
Information Science, Information Science

This chapter presents a series of exercises in using statistical methods to analyze the digital divide, using China as an example. In particular, it describes four empirical methodologies and their ... More


A Common Strangeness: Contemporary Poetry, Cross-Cultural Encounter, Comparative Literature

Jacob Edmond

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823242597
eISBN:
9780823242634
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823242597.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This book begins with two questions: Why is our world still understood through binary oppositions—East and West, local and global, common and strange—that ought to have crumbled with the Berlin Wall? ... More


Encounter in the Mission Fields: Engendering Dialogue with Women of China

Jeannine Hill Fletcher

in Motherhood as Metaphor: Engendering Interreligious Dialogue

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251179
eISBN:
9780823252930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251179.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter 1 follows Catholic women religious of the Maryknoll order into the mission fields of China and reads their letters and diaries for a multi-dimensional sketch of their encounter with Chinese ... More


The Contemporary Relevance of a Sense of Justice

Erin M. Cline

in Confucius, Rawls, and the Sense of Justice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823245086
eISBN:
9780823252596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245086.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Chapter 5 examines the contemporary relevance of a sense of justice—and specifically the accounts of a sense of justice in Rawls and the Analects—and argues that a sense of justice is important for ... More


Dialectical Development or Partial Construction?:: Martin Buber and Franz Kafka

Jeffrey S. Librett

in Orientalism and the Figure of the Jew

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262915
eISBN:
9780823266401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262915.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

In this chapter and the next, the book examines several twentieth century modernist responses to nineteenth century historicist Orientalism. This chapter analyzes Martin Buber’s “The Spirit of the ... More


The world is watching

Trinh T. Minh-ha

in Lovecidal: Walking with the Disappeared

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780823271092
eISBN:
9780823271146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823271092.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter focuses on Tibet. It first explores the symbolic power of tears and expressions of sadness, before giving way to a discussion on Tibetan resistance against Chinese attempts at liberation ... More


The new rebels

Trinh T. Minh-ha

in Lovecidal: Walking with the Disappeared

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780823271092
eISBN:
9780823271146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823271092.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter examines not only the unrest in Tibet but also that among China's civil society. It explores social media as a platform for speaking out against the human rights abuses, as well as the ... More


Displaced, dispossessed, disappeared

Trinh T. Minh-ha

in Lovecidal: Walking with the Disappeared

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780823271092
eISBN:
9780823271146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823271092.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter explores the consequences of Chinese attempts at modernization and urbanization as imposed upon Tibet. It examines the likely shifts to occur in Tibet's ethnographic demography as a ... More


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