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Capturing the Process

Debra L. Dodson

in The Impact of Women in Congress

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780198296744
eISBN:
9780191603709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296746.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter offers a heuristic model to guide the exploration of how the convergence of individual, institutional, and extra-institutional forces contribute to substantive representation of women, ... More


People and Pollution: Cultural Constructions and Social Action in Egypt

Nicholas S. Hopkins, Sohair R. Mehanna, and Salah el-Haggar

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789774245725
eISBN:
9781617970962
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774245725.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

With a population approaching 65 million (15 million in Cairo alone), environmental pollution is a concern of many people in Egypt and the world in general. This book is a study of how Egyptians in ... More


On the Absence of Plot In Organization Studies

Barbara Czarniawska

in Writing Management: Organization Theory as a Literary Genre

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198296140
eISBN:
9780191716584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296140.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter analyzes emplotment in well-known organization studies, on the assumption that theory is the plot of a scientific text. Various emplotment strategies are reviewed, ending with a ... More


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


An Excise Tax on Municipal Solid Waste?

Don Fullerton

in Theory and Practice of Excise Taxation: Smoking, Drinking, Gambling, Polluting, and Driving

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780199278596
eISBN:
9780191602856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199278598.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Under current policies in US states, the marginal cost to an individual household for disposal of another bag of garbage is essentially zero, even though collection and disposal costs increase with ... More


Troubled Natures: Waste, Environment, Japan

Peter Wynn Kirby

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834289
eISBN:
9780824870515
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834289.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

What does “environment” really mean in the complex, non-Western milieu of present-day Tokyo? How can anthropology contribute to the technical discussions and quantitative measures typically found in ... 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


The Environmental Setting

Samiha El Katsha

in Gender, Behavior, and Health: Schistosomiasis Transmission and Control in Rural Egypt

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774247286
eISBN:
9781617970245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774247286.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In the Delta villages there has rarely been adequate provision for sanitation, or for household drains, to cope with the water brought in by a piped water system. The lack of a proper system for the ... More


Week Ten

Jonathan Boyarin

in Mornings at the Stanton Street Shul: A Summer on the Lower East Side

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823239009
eISBN:
9780823239047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239009.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The tryout visit of Rabbi Josh Yuter is described in this chapter, especially the dinner hosted by the author and his wife Elissa Sampson. There are more reflections about the relation between messy ... 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


Sensing Oceans and Geo-Speculating with a Garbage Patch

Jennifer Gabrys

in Program Earth: Environmental Sensing Technology and the Making of a Computational Planet

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780816693122
eISBN:
9781452954356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816693122.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

Chapter five shifts from carbon sensing to garbage sensing, more specifically in the form of plastic debris in the oceans in the form of “garbage patches.” In this chapter, the author looks at the ... More


In-Between

Alan Mikhail

in The Animal in Ottoman Egypt

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199315277
eISBN:
9780199369232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199315277.003.0003
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter shows that dogs played crucial social and economic roles in Ottoman Egypt as herders of flocks, guards, and above all consumers of urban garbage. It begins with a reading of religious, ... More


Evolution in the Streets

Alan Mikhail

in The Animal in Ottoman Egypt

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199315277
eISBN:
9780199369232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199315277.003.0004
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Intense and intimate social and economic interactions between humans and canines were deemed a problem in early nineteenth-century Egypt. As this chapter makes clear, changing notions about the ... More


Introduction

Kaveri Gill

in Of Poverty and Plastic: Scavenging and Scrap Trading Entrepreneurs in India's Urban Informal Economy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198060864
eISBN:
9780199080175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198060864.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book is about poverty and the urban informal sector, as engaged in by the garbage collectors or scavengers and the plastic recycling or scrap trading entrepreneurs of Delhi. It explores a ... More


Dumps

David J. Alworth

in Site Reading: Fiction, Art, Social Form

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780691183343
eISBN:
9781400873807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691183343.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter considers the work and life of William S. Burroughs, and proposes that Naked Lunch (1959) constructs something like a nightmare image of Latourian sociality: a collective of human ... 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


How Decisions Are Made

Neil J. Smelser and John S. Reed

in Usable Social Science

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780520273566
eISBN:
9780520954144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273566.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

The social-scientific preoccupation with decision making is interpreted, in part, as reflecting an American cultural emphasis on instrumentalism. Its confusion of meanings as a distinct phenomenon is ... More


And Then I Got into Memphis

Keith D. Miller

in Martin Luther King's Biblical Epic: His Final, Great Speech

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617031083
eISBN:
9781617031090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617031083.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book examines Martin Luther King Jr.’s final speech and possibly his greatest, “I’ve Been to the Mountaintop,” delivered at Mason Temple in Memphis on the night of April 3, 1968, in front of ... More


I’m Delighted to See Each of You Here Tonight: Pentecostalism and Mason Temple

Keith D. Miller

in Martin Luther King's Biblical Epic: His Final, Great Speech

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617031083
eISBN:
9781617031090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617031083.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter focuses on Mason Temple, the national headquarters for the Church of God in Christ (COGIC) and the setting of Martin Luther King Jr.’s final speech “I’ve Been to the Mountaintop.” Mason ... More


Across the Red Sea: The Exodus Continues

Keith D. Miller

in Martin Luther King's Biblical Epic: His Final, Great Speech

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617031083
eISBN:
9781617031090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617031083.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines Martin Luther King Jr.’s use of the Exodus narrative in his oration to reconceive the garbage workers’ strike in Memphis and as he imagines traveling in a time machine to visit ... More


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