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Fault Lines: Views across Haiti's Divide

Beverly Bell

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452123
eISBN:
9780801468322
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452123.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

On January 12, 2010, a 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck Haiti, killing more than a quarter-million people and leaving another two million Haitians homeless. This book is a searing account of the first ... More


Developmental Mindset: The Revival of Financial Activism in South Korea

Elizabeth Thurbon

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501702525
eISBN:
9781501704178
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702525.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

The Asian financial crisis of 1997–1998 was supposed to be the death knell for the developmental state. The International Monetary Fund supplied emergency funds for shattered economies but demanded ... More


A Lawyers’ War: Emergency Legislation and the Cyprus Bar Council

Brian Drohan

in Brutality in an Age of Human Rights: Activism and Counterinsurgency at the End of the British Empire

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501714658
eISBN:
9781501714672
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501714658.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

Chapter one analyzes how Greek Cypriot lawyers from the Cyprus Bar Council attempted to restrain British actions during the Cyprus Emergency. In line with other post-war counterinsurgencies, colonial ... More


What We Have, We Share: Solidarity Undergirds Rescue and Relief

Beverly Bell

in Fault Lines: Views across Haiti's Divide

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452123
eISBN:
9780801468322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452123.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter describes how solidarity reinforced search-and-rescue operations as well as emergency relief activities during and after the Haitian earthquake. It shows how Haitians engaged in every ... More


You Can’t Eat Okra with One Finger: Community-Run Humanitarian Aid

Beverly Bell

in Fault Lines: Views across Haiti's Divide

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452123
eISBN:
9780801468322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452123.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the humanitarian aid made possible by Haiti's various community groups in the wake of the earthquake. It begins with an overview of the emergency relief efforts initiated by ... More


Securitization after 9/11

Ariane Chebel d’Appollonia

in Frontiers of Fear: Immigration and Insecurity in the United States and Europe

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450686
eISBN:
9780801463914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450686.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter examines the “security packages” adopted by the U.S. and European governments in the aftermath of 9/11. The terrorism–immigration nexus was solidly consolidated by the events of 9/11 in ... More


Conclusion: Threats to Western Democracy

Ariane Chebel d’Appollonia

in Frontiers of Fear: Immigration and Insecurity in the United States and Europe

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450686
eISBN:
9780801463914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450686.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This book concludes by analyzing the actual effects of the trade-off between civil rights and public security. It first examines two arguments used to justify the current securitization of ... More


Memories from the Abyss

Naoto Kan and Jeffrey S. Irish

in My Nuclear Nightmare: Leading Japan Through the Fukushima Disaster to a Nuclear-Free Future

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501705816
eISBN:
9781501706110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705816.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter presents Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan's recollections about the week immediately following the Great East Japan earthquake. Topics discussed include the response team meeting at the ... More


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