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Surviving Iconoclasm

Sarró Ramon

in The Politics of Religious Change on the Upper Guinea Coast: Iconoclasm Done and Undone

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635153
eISBN:
9780748653003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635153.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This chapter discusses the tension in knowledge distribution and management that maps out the cultural life of Baga today, introducing three groups of actors (the initiated elders, people living in ... More


Religious Discourses and the Politics of Modernity

Valentina Napolitano

in Migration, Mujercitas, and Medicine Men: Living in Urban Mexico

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520233188
eISBN:
9780520928473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233188.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter addresses prisms of belonging in relation to the Catholic Church in Mexico, focusing on the experience of the Comunidades Eclesiales de Base (CEB). It analyzes the ways in which the ... More


Social Life of Forensic Evidence

Corinna Kruse

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520288386
eISBN:
9780520963337
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288386.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

The book draws on ethnographic fieldwork in Sweden to follow the social life of forensic evidence through the judicial system. As cases move from crime scene to courtroom, forensic evidence-to-be ... More


Networks, Interfaces, and Search

Miklos Sarvary

in Gurus and Oracles: The Marketing of Information

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016940
eISBN:
9780262301176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016940.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter examines the physical distribution of information and knowledge. It discusses the various channels, including networks, interfaces and search, that connect information buyers and sellers ... More


Introduction

Brendan Dooley (ed.)

in The Continued Exercise of Reason: Public Addresses by George Boole

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780262535007
eISBN:
9780262345576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262535007.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the life and work of George Boole. Boole is known for developing the system of algebraic logic, which eventually found an unexpected engineering ... More


Radical Redistributions of Knowledge: A Holistic View of Environmental Health

Alexa S. Dietrich

in The Drug Company Next Door: Pollution, Jobs, and Community Health in Puerto Rico

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814724996
eISBN:
9780814724644
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814724996.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter returns to the core issue of environmental impacts on health and brings forward the pervasive problem for activists, residents, and pharmaceutical employees alike: the knowledge required ... More


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