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Civil society organizations and local governance in Hong Kong

Eliza Wing-yee Lee

in Repositioning the Hong Kong Government: Social Foundations and Political Challenges

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789888083497
eISBN:
9789882209107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083497.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines political organisation in Hong Kong from the point of view of local governance, and argues that the post-colonial government has continued to rely on structures and machinery ... More


Colonial Caring: A history of colonial and post-colonial nursing

Helen Sweet and Sue Hawkins (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719099700
eISBN:
9781526104397
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099700.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Colonial Caring covers over a century of colonial nursing by nurses from a wide range of countries including: Denmark, Britain, USA, Holland and Italy; with the colonised countries including South ... More


Wole Soyinka's Yoruba Tragedy: Performing Politics

Astrid Van Weyenberg

in African Athena: New Agendas

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199595006
eISBN:
9780191731464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199595006.003.0020
Subject:
Classical Studies, African History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter discusses Wole Soyinka's The Bacchae of Euripides: A Communion Rite, It explores, first of all, how Soyinka draws on Yoruba mythology and cosmology to emphasise the revolutionary ... More


Introduction: contextualising colonial and post-colonial nursing

Helen Sweet and Sue Hawkins

in Colonial Caring: A history of colonial and post-colonial nursing

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719099700
eISBN:
9781526104397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099700.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The introduction provides an overview of the book’s focus, structure and remit, outlining commonalities as well as differences between the experiences of colonial nurses discussed in the book. ... More


Changes in nursing and mission in post-colonial Nigeria

Barbra Mann Wall

in Colonial Caring: A history of colonial and post-colonial nursing

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719099700
eISBN:
9781526104397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099700.003.0010
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter analyses shifting dynamics within medical missionary work in Nigeria, from support for British colonialism to humanitarianism. It explores Irish Catholic missionaries as nurses, midwives ... More


Two China ‘gadabouts’: guerrilla nursing with the Friends Ambulance Unit, 1946–48

Susan Armstrong-Reid

in Colonial Caring: A history of colonial and post-colonial nursing

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719099700
eISBN:
9781526104397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099700.003.0011
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter draws upon a rich collection of untapped private and public papers held in Canada, the USA, and Great Britain. With the promise to “go anywhere, do anything”, British surgical nurse ... More


The Order of Messiness: Notes from an Indonesian City

Abidin Kusno

in Messy Urbanism: Understanding the "Other" Cities of Asia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9789888208333
eISBN:
9789888313471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208333.003.0003
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

Historically the non-European quarters in any colonized Asian cities have been depicted as messy and disorderly. Post-World War II cities of the Global South are seen as messy and subject to ... More


Contesting Views: The Visual Economy of France and Algeria

Edward Welch and Joseph McGonagle

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846318849
eISBN:
9781846317958
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318849.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Fifty years after Algerian independence, the legacy of France's Algerian past, and the ongoing complexities of the Franco-Algerian relationship, remain a key preoccupation in both countries. A ... More


Introduction: Visualising the Franco-Algerian Relationship

Edward Welch and Joseph McGonagle

in Contesting Views: The Visual Economy of France and Algeria

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846318849
eISBN:
9781846317958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318849.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The Introduction argues for the need to consider the crucial role played by visual representation in mediating understanding of the Franco-Algerian relationship, and how the enduring presence and ... More


Conclusion

Edward Welch and Joseph McGonagle

in Contesting Views: The Visual Economy of France and Algeria

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846318849
eISBN:
9781846317958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318849.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The conclusion assesses the relative place and significance of Algeria in contemporary France, and considers the ways in which the colonial and post-colonial relationship between the two countries ... More


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