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Technology and Policing

O.P. Mishra

in Policing Delhi: Urbanization, Crime, and Law Enforcement

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198075950
eISBN:
9780199080892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198075950.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter studies the impact of technology on policing in Delhi. It shows that technology has affected both the methodology of crime and the law enforcing agencies. The chapter first looks at ... More


Academic Profiling: Latinos, Asian Americans, and the Achievement Gap

Gilda L. Ochoa

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816687398
eISBN:
9781452948898
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816687398.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Academic Profiling focuses on the schooling experiences and relationships between the two fastest growing groups in the United States—Asian Americans and Latinas/os. At a time when politicians and ... More


Tracking, Segregation, and the Opportunity Gap: What We Know and Why It Matters

Karolyn Tyson

in Closing the Opportunity Gap: What America Must Do to Give Every Child an Even Chance

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199982981
eISBN:
9780199346219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199982981.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Education

Students arrive at schools with a variety of different skills and experiences, but as Karolyn Tyson explains, schools can respond to those differences in ways that either build on strengths and ... More


Raja Amari (Tunisia)

Roy Armes

in African Filmmaking: North and South of the Sahara

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748621231
eISBN:
9780748670789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621231.003.0012
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on filmmaker Raja Amari. Amari was born into a middle-class family in Tunis in 1971. She studied French literature and civilisation at the University of Tunis I, before going on ... More


Making it count

Karen Throsby

in Immersion: Marathon Swimming, Embodiment and Identity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719099625
eISBN:
9781526114976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099625.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores the tension between the ephemerality of swimming and its embodied and symbolic ‘realness’ for the swimmer, and investigates the multiple ways in which material and virtual ... More


Other Examples

Finn Brunton and Helen Nissenbaum

in Obfuscation: A User's Guide for Privacy and Protest

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262029735
eISBN:
9780262331319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029735.003.0003
Subject:
Information Science, Information Science

The authors provide an additional eighteen examples of obfuscation. By contrast with the core cases of I.1, these examples are broader and more varied in their application, including speculative ... More


Developing Scaffolds in Evolution, Culture, and Cognition

Linnda R. Caporael, James R. Griesemer, and William C. Wimsatt (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019552
eISBN:
9780262314787
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019552.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

“Scaffolding” is a concept that is becoming widely used across disciplines. This book investigates common threads in diverse applications of scaffolding, including theoretical biology, cognitive ... More


Reproduction and the Scaffolded Development of Hybrids

James R. Griesemer

in Developing Scaffolds in Evolution, Culture, and Cognition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019552
eISBN:
9780262314787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019552.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

The chapter offers an account of “reproducers” in counterpoint to replicator concepts, treating development as entwined with heredity, to make conceptual room for the ongoing empirical revolutions in ... More


Policies to Improve Knowledge Capital

Eric A. Hanushek and Ludger Woessmann

in The Knowledge Capital of Nations: Education and the Economics of Growth

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262029179
eISBN:
9780262329170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029179.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Recent history clearly shows that improvements in knowledge capital are possible and within the reach of nations. But, a wide variety of specific policies have been implemented within various ... More


Conclusion: Virtually Legal

Joshua Takano Chambers-Letson

in A Race So Different: Performance and Law in Asian America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814738399
eISBN:
9780814745250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814738399.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This concluding chapter discusses Tracking Transience, a performance both of the law and for the law. It stages the surveillance techniques of the national security state as they concentrate on the ... More


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