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A Word for Wildness

Dana Phillips

in The Truth of Ecology: Nature, Culture, Literature in America

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195137699
eISBN:
9780199787937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195137699.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This epilogue reviews some of the issues of most importance in this book, especially those that have been raised but not yet resolved by ecocriticism. In particular, it explores the idea not of ... More


“… no point in living if you can’t feel alive …”: The World Is Not Enough

Jon Burlingame

in The Music of James Bond

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199863303
eISBN:
9780199979981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199863303.003.0022
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

Arnold's success with Tomorrow Never Dies made him the automatic choice for the next Bond film, again starring Pierce Brosnan. Arnold again called on Don Black for lyrics, and he wrote two sets: one ... More


The Garbage Offensive

Johanna Fernández

in The Young Lords: A Radical History

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469653440
eISBN:
9781469653464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653440.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In summer of 1969, the NY Young Lords launched an ambitious course of community-based protests, involving thousands of residents in East Harlem. They addressed many of the social problems ... More


Information and the Market Economy

David Sarokin and Jay Schulkin

in Missed Information: Better Information for Building a Wealthier, More Sustainable Future

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034920
eISBN:
9780262336253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034920.003.0003
Subject:
Information Science, Library Science

The Soviet Union tried to manage the information needed to run a centrally-planned economy. Their efforts failed in large measure due to information shortcomings. Capitalism is a much better ... More


Oceania as Peril and Promise: Towards Theorizing a Worlded Vision of Transpacific Ecopoetics

Rob Wilson

in Oceanic Archives, Indigenous Epistemologies, and Transpacific American Studies

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9789888455775
eISBN:
9789882204034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455775.003.0013
Subject:
History, Asian History

The ocean as a space of planetary interconnection remains riddled with antagonisms of political territorial, and commercial conflict. At the same time, the ocean, figured as a planetary element ... More


Garbage Truck Music and Sustainability in Contemporary Taiwan: From Cockroaches to Beethoven and Beyond

Timothy J. Cooley (ed.)

in Cultural Sustainabilities: Music, Media, Language, Advocacy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042362
eISBN:
9780252051203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042362.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Garbage in Taiwan is at the center of a musical assemblage that resonates beyond the waste collection soundscape. Taiwanese garbage trucks are musical: Badarzewska's Maiden's Prayer or Beethoven's ... More


Operation Clean Sweep: The Movement to Create a “First-Class Bedford-Stuyvesant”

Brian Purnell

in Fighting Jim Crow in the County of Kings: The Congress of Racial Equality in Brooklyn

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813141824
eISBN:
9780813142609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813141824.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

In the fall of 1962 Brooklyn CORE addressed the widespread garbage problem that afflicted parts of Bedford-Stuyvesant. CORE petitioned the city government for improved services. When the city ignored ... More


Artefacts

Rodney Harrison and John Schofield

in After Modernity: Archaeological Approaches to the Contemporary Past

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199548071
eISBN:
9780191917752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199548071.003.0012
Subject:
Archaeology, Contemporary and Public Archaeology

In the Wrst part of the book we considered a number of influences on the emergence of an archaeology of the contemporary past, from the interests in contemporary small-scale societies that ... More


Discussion and Conclusion

Rodney Harrison and John Schofield

in After Modernity: Archaeological Approaches to the Contemporary Past

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199548071
eISBN:
9780191917752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199548071.003.0016
Subject:
Archaeology, Contemporary and Public Archaeology

This book has been written at a time when late modern societies are experiencing a period of enormous social and economic upheaval. Some commentators have suggested that late modern societies ... More


Political Controversy

Jonathan R. Eller

in Becoming Ray Bradbury

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036293
eISBN:
9780252093357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036293.003.0045
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter examines how Ray Bradbury got caught in the bipolar complexities of postwar literary politics. It first considers Bradbury's concern with the foreign and domestic challenges that America ... More


Wars Against Waste

Eiko Maruko Siniawer

in Waste: Consuming Postwar Japan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501725845
eISBN:
9781501725852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501725845.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

The early 1970s were a sharp pivot point in Japan’s postwar history, as the Garbage War of 1971 and the Oil Shock of 1973 thrust waste and wastefulness into a place of unprecedented visibility. ... More


The Poetics of Consilience: Edward O. Wilson and A. R. Ammons

John Barnie

in Science in Modern Poetry: New Directions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318092
eISBN:
9781846317743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317743.004
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter examines the work of Edward O. Wilson in attempting to unify the knowledge of natural and social sciences using biology as a starting point. In Wilson's Consilience, he proposes a ... More


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