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Sides and Paths: Spirits and Transculturation in the Southern Caribbean

Keith E. McNeal

in Trance and Modernity in the Southern Caribbean: African and Hindu Popular Religions in Trinidad and Tobago

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037363
eISBN:
9780813042121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037363.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter pursues comparative investigation of the ways the study's two focal traditions have undergone processes of evolution specific to the southern Caribbean, such as the parallel convergence ... More


India and the World Economy

Vijay Joshi and Devesh Kapur

in China–India: Pathways of Economic and Social Development

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780197265673
eISBN:
9780191771903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265673.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The paper aims to analyse three questions which arise naturally in examining India’s closer engagement with the world economy in the last two decades. First, how has it evolved and what is its ... More


Egypt's Prerequisites for Ensuring the Effective and Fruitful Reform of Services

Ahmed Ghoneim

in Toward More Efficient Services in Egypt: Reforming Tourism, Construction, Information Technology, Wholesale and Retail, Roads, and Banking Services

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9789774164941
eISBN:
9781617971068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774164941.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter investigates various means of reforming the service sector in Egypt with a view to enhancing its efficiency. It also looks into how regional liberalization initiatives interact with ... More


Governing the central nervous system of the global economy: telecommunications policy

Paula Chakravartty and Katharine Sarikakis

in Media Policy and Globalization

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748618491
eISBN:
9780748670970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748618491.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter provides an overview of telecommunications policy reform primarily focusing on experiences in the global South, with an emphasis on the political and economic context of Brazil, China ... More


Transnational Illicit Markets and Criminality

Luis Roniger

in Transnational Politics in Central America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813036632
eISBN:
9780813038834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036632.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The transition to democracy and the relative liberalization of society, previously regulated by authoritarian controls, created a background that could easily be misused by economic interests related ... More


ALBA, Petrocaribe, and Caricom: Issues in a New Dynamic

Norman Girvan

in Venezuela's Petro-Diplomacy: Hugo Chavez's Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035307
eISBN:
9780813038292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035307.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter focuses on the nature of ALBA's mission and program, and on the kind of cooperation arrangements that are likely to be of particular interest to Caricom countries. The Bolivarian ... More


Palagummi Sainath’s: Everybody Loves a Good Drought: Stories from India’s Poorest Districts

Naresh Fernandes

in Second Read: Writers Look Back at Classic Works of Reportage

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231159319
eISBN:
9780231500586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231159319.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This essay reviews the book Everybody Loves a Good Drought: Stories from India's Poorest Districts, by Palagummi Sainath. Published in 1996, Everybody Loves a Good Drought is a collection of ... More


Is There an ‘Indian’ Urbanism?

Janaki Nair

in Ecologies of Urbanism in India: Metropolitan Civility and Sustainability

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9789888139767
eISBN:
9789888180714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139767.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines recent laws and roles pertaining to urban government in Bangalore. Through a simultaneous reading of the letter, invocation, and actual working of the law, it brings together ... More


Repurposing Telecoms for Capital: Networking and Inequality

Yu Hong

in Networking China: The Digital Transformation of the Chinese Economy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040917
eISBN:
9780252099434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040917.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Chapter 2 historicizes telecom development between 1978 and 2005 and explores how the purpose of telecom development—to serve the export-processing regime and to become an accumulation platform in ... More


World Summit on the Information Society: The State-centric View

Milton L. Mueller

in Networks and States: The Global Politics of Internet Governance

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014595
eISBN:
9780262289665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014595.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter describes the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) concept, process, and politics, and also explains why this concept is considered to be at a crucial and critical point in ... More


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