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How Analysis of Local Contexts Can Have Global Significance: Double Exposure in the Marshall Islands

Stuart Kirsch

in Engaged Anthropology: Politics beyond the Text

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520297944
eISBN:
9780520970090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297944.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

This chapter considers claims about culture loss at hearings of the Nuclear Claims Tribunal in the Marshall Islands, including the impact of nuclear weapons testing on the people of Rongelap Atoll. ... More


A New Home in Diaspora: The First Years of the TUSRP, 1992–1996

in Immigrant Ambassadors: Citizenship and Belonging in the Tibetan Diaspora

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760171
eISBN:
9780804776318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760171.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines how the 1,000 members of the TUSRP were welcomed in the United States. It focuses on the initial stages of resettlement, before family reunification, specifically the years ... More


Assessing Cognitive Diversity

A. David Napier

in Making Things Better: A Workbook on Ritual, Cultural Values, and Environmental Behavior

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199969357
eISBN:
9780199346097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199969357.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The final Practicum focuses on the barriers to meaning created by modern exchange practices. How has globalization inhibited the growth of local meaning and environmental responsibility? What has ... More


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