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Merchants of War and Peace: British Knowledge of China in the Making of the Opium War

Song-Chuan Chen

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789888390564
eISBN:
9789888390274
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390564.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book challenges conventional arguments that the major driving forces of the First Opium War were the infamous opium smuggling trade, the defence of British national honour, and cultural ... More


Epistemic Friendships: Collective Knowledge-Making through Transnational Feminist Praxis

Nicole Nguyen, A. Wendy Nastasi, Angie Mejia, Anya Stanger, Meredith Madden, and Chandra Talpade Mohanty

in Dissident Friendships: Feminism, Imperialism, and Transnational Solidarity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040412
eISBN:
9780252098833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040412.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter offers a description and analysis of a pedagogy project—a graduate seminar held at Syracuse University in 2012 which, while focusing on transnational feminist theories, fostered a ... More


Shifting Practices: Reflections on Technology, Practice, and Innovation

Giovan Francesco Lanzara

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034456
eISBN:
9780262332309
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034456.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

The book is an inquiry into how the potentially disruptive character and the restructuring potential of new technologies interact with the inherently conservative nature of social practices. At the ... More


Experiential Caribbean: Creating Knowledge and Healing in the Early Modern Atlantic

Pablo F. Gómez

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469630878
eISBN:
9781469630892
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630878.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book examines the strategies that Caribbean people used to create authoritative knowledge about the natural world, and particularly the body, during the long seventeenth century. It reveals a ... More


Knowledge as Co-Creation

Kenneth J. Gergen

in Relational Being: Beyond Self and Community

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199846269
eISBN:
9780190256302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199846269.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter focuses on knowledge as a relational achievement. Replacing the heroic accounts of the individual discoverer, it argues that what we call knowledge is a result of the process of ... More


Translated Fragments, Fragmented Translations

Richa Nagar

in Muddying the Waters: Coauthoring Feminisms across Scholarship and Activism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038792
eISBN:
9780252096754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038792.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter draws attention to the ways in which a commitment to radical vulnerability can enable and enrich politically engaged alliance work, and the particular ways in which affect and trust ... More


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