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Local Conflicts as a Global Challenge

George Rupp

in Beyond Individualism: The Challenge of Inclusive Communities

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231174282
eISBN:
9780231539869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174282.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Concerted cooperative efforts are crucial to achieving a world that recognizes the imperative for inclusive communities as the only viable alternative to endless conflict.


“I will tremble the underground”: On the Film Forgiveness

Slavoj Žižek

in What Does a Jew Want?: On Binationalism and Other Specters

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231157599
eISBN:
9780231527378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231157599.003.0032
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter examines Udi Aloni's film Forgiveness and its critique of Zionism in an unconditional fidelity to the Jewish tradition. Aloni challenges the ruling liberal attitude by addressing ... More


Aftermath: The Ordeal of Restoration and Recovery

J. Charles Schencking

in The Great Kant? Earthquake and the Chimera of National Reconstruction in Japan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231162180
eISBN:
9780231535069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231162180.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter recalls the steps taken by the Japanese government to bring back order to Tokyo right after the Great Kantō Earthquake. Aware that the unprecedented disaster required an equally ... More


The Taxpayers and the Beach House

Orrin H. Pilkey, Linda Pilkey-Jarvis, and Keith C. Pilkey

in Retreat from a Rising Sea: Hard Choices in an Age of Climate Change

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231168441
eISBN:
9780231541800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168441.003.0006
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

Federal flood insurance partially pays for destroyed buildings but may be a factor in over-development of beachfront areas. One problem with federal insurance is that nearly a quarter of all payments ... More


Examples of Metrics by Grant: Multi-Outcome Interventions

Michael M. Weinstein and Ralph M. Bradburd

in The Robin Hood Rules for Smart Giving

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158367
eISBN:
9780231535243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158367.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This chapter provides examples of metrics by grant, that is, assigning a single monetary value to interventions that generate multiple outcomes. Two examples of Robin Hood Foundation initiatives for ... More


The Long-Term View

Peter Piot

in AIDS Between Science and Politics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231166263
eISBN:
9780231538770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166263.003.0010
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter argues that along with intensifying current efforts to decrease mortality from HIV and reduce its spread to low endemic levels, AIDS programs and societies at large should shift the ... More


Exceptional Spaces

Sean Carter and Klaus Dodds

in International Politics and Film: Space, Vision, Power

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169714
eISBN:
9780231850599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169714.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter considers the concept of the “state of exception”, a concept based on a sovereign's ability to transcend the rule of law under conditions of emergency. The notion emerged recently due to ... More


Conclusion

J. Charles Schencking

in The Great Kant? Earthquake and the Chimera of National Reconstruction in Japan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231162180
eISBN:
9780231535069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231162180.003.0010
Subject:
History, Asian History

This concluding chapter briefly outlines the developments that happened during the reconstruction of Tokyo after the Great Kantō Earthquake. It highlights an event in 1930 when the Shōwa Emperor ... More


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