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Sovereign Sugar: Industry and Environment in Hawaii

Carol A. MacLennan

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839499
eISBN:
9780824871536
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839499.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

Although little remains of Hawaiʻi's plantation economy, the sugar industry's past dominance has created the Hawaiʻi we see today. Many of the most pressing and controversial issues—urban and resort ... More


Agricultural Revolutions

David A. Cleveland

in Balancing on a Planet: The Future of Food and Agriculture

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520277410
eISBN:
9780520957084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520277410.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

The transition from foraging to agriculture—the Neolithic revolution—began about twelve thousand years ago. It changed three basic human relationships—with other species, the environment, and other ... More


The Ecosystems of Localism: A Holistic Approach to Local News and Information

Christopher Ali

in Media Localism: The Policies of Place

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040726
eISBN:
9780252099168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040726.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter analyzes attempts in Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom to evaluate their respective local media ecosystems. It begins by defining ecosystem and discusses the importance of ... More


The Sun Sets at Ana Tetea (Mangareva Islands, 2001–2014)

Patrick Vinton Kirch

in Unearthing the Polynesian Past: Explorations and Adventures of an Island Archaeologist

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824853457
eISBN:
9780824868345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824853457.003.0022
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter highlights the author's expeditions into the Mangareva Islands. Also known as the Gambier Archipelago, Mangareva consists of fourteen small volcanic islets all enclosed within a single ... More


Contesting Cyberspace and the Coming Crisis of Authority

Ronald Deibert and Rafal Rohozinski

in Access Contested: Security, Identity, and Resistance in Asian Cyberspace

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016780
eISBN:
9780262298919
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016780.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter focuses on the competition for power and control of the factors defining cyberspace contestation. Driving forces of cyberspace contests including the evolution of the cyberspace ... More


Triple Negation: Watsuji Tetsurō on the Sustainability of Ecosystems, Economies, and International Peace

James McRae

in Value and Values: Economics and Justice in an Age of Global Interdependence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839673
eISBN:
9780824868604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839673.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter explores Watsuji Tetsurō's arguments concerning the sustainability of ecosystems, economies, and international peace. It considers how the demands of consumerism can overstress the ... More


The Place of Before Time Ancestors 1638–1662

Robert F. Rogers

in Destiny's Landfall: A History of Guam, Revised Edition

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833343
eISBN:
9780824870287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833343.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter investigates the precontact culture of the Chamorros and the natural ecosystem of the Mariana Islands prior to invasion by the Spaniards in 1668. It charts the geological beginnings of ... More


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