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The Enculturated Gene: Sickle Cell Health Politics and Biological Difference in West Africa

Duana Fullwiley

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691123165
eISBN:
9781400840410
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691123165.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

In the 1980s, a research team led by Parisian scientists identified several unique DNA sequences, or haplotypes, linked to sickle cell anemia in African populations. After casual observations of how ... More


London’s future and sustainable city building

Rob Imrie and Loretta Lees

in Sustainable London?: The future of a global city

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781447310594
eISBN:
9781447310624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310594.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Population and Demography

This chapter provides a brief background on the role of sustainable development in the governance of cities. The first section describes how Mayor Ken Livingstone made the first political advances ... More


Framing strategies in referendums from below

Donatella della Porta, Francis O’Connor, Martín Portos, and Anna Subirats Ribas

in Social Movements and Referendums from Below: Direct Democracy in the Neoliberal Crisis

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447333418
eISBN:
9781447333456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447333418.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter examines the framing strategies in referendums from below in Scotland and Catalonia. It considers how the current context of economic austerity, along with the crisis of political ... More


Civilian Control Under Fire: Resisting Challenges from the Military in Venezuela, 1992

Harold A. Trinkunas

in Crafting Civilian Control of the Military in Venezuela: A Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807829820
eISBN:
9781469603643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877036_trinkunas.9
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter describes the eruption of military rebellion in Venezuela in 1992 due to the decline of institutionalized civilian control over the armed forces. It examines the changes that occurred in ... More


Afterword

Raka Shome

in Diana and Beyond: White Femininity, National Identity, and Contemporary Media Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038730
eISBN:
9780252096686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038730.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book has examined the ways that white femininity, as an assemblage of power, is utilized in the production of a national modernity by using the case of Princess Diana. It has shown how ... More


Financially Sustainable Universities: Challenges and Strategies in Times of Austerity

Thomas Estermann and Enora Bennetot Pruvot

in University Adaptation in Difficult Economic Times

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199989393
eISBN:
9780190206383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199989393.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This paper gives an overview of the study “Financially Sustainable Universities II: European Universities Diversifying Income Sources” led by the European University Association between 2008 and ... More


Universities and Markets: (I) Historical Background and Contemporary Context

David Palfreyman and Ted Tapper

in Reshaping the University: The Rise of the Regulated Market in Higher Education

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199659821
eISBN:
9780191781551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659821.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

Much of the opposition to the politically-driven introduction of market forces as a driver of change in higher education assumes that this is a recent development. This chapter argues to the ... More


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