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Us, Relatives: Scaling and Plural Life in a Forager World

Nurit Bird-David

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520293403
eISBN:
9780520966680
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293403.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Anthropologists have long looked to animistic forager-cultivator cultures for insights into the spectrum of human lifeways. Yet they have largely failed to appreciate indigenous horizons of concern ... More


Scalar Analysis of Early Nineteenth-Century Household Assemblages: Focus on Communities of the African Atlantic

Matthew Reeves

in Beyond the Walls: New Perspectives on the Archaeology of Historical Households

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061559
eISBN:
9780813051468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061559.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Recent research on early nineteenth-century slave households at James Madison’s Montpelier in Virginia has focused on comparative household assemblage analysis on a number of levels, including the ... More


Counting

Maurice S. Lee

in Overwhelmed: Literature, Aesthetics, and the Nineteenth-Century Information Revolution

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691192925
eISBN:
9780691194219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691192925.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter talks about penetration of quantification into literary discourse. Lovers of literature could resist information and wax nostalgic for the deserted island reading of their youths, but ... More


States are not People: State Theory and IR

Marjo Koivisto

in Normative State Power in International Relations

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199652792
eISBN:
9780191745270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652792.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter argues that IR scholars interested in global normative transformations should better theorise institutional forms. In result of methodological choices made in research design, it is ... More


Transnational Migration Studies

Banu Özkazanç-Pan

in Transnational Migration and the New Subjects of Work: Transmigrants, Hybrids and Cosmopolitans

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781529204544
eISBN:
9781529204582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529204544.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter outlines the three main concepts that are derived from transnational migration studies. Transnational migration signifies mobility that not only spans geographies but also space and ... More


Inequalities on the Move

Banu Özkazanç-Pan

in Transnational Migration and the New Subjects of Work: Transmigrants, Hybrids and Cosmopolitans

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781529204544
eISBN:
9781529204582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529204544.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter focuses explicitly on inequalities to outline why and how they need much more attention in organizational research. The starting point of this chapter is examination of why ‘diversity ... More


Multiscalar Nations: Cartography and Countercartography of the Egyptian Nation-State

Karen Culcasi

in Decolonizing the Map: Cartography from Colony to Nation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780226422787
eISBN:
9780226422817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226422817.003.0007
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cartography

Through an examination of official and unofficial maps and atlases produced and used in Egypt in the twentieth century, this chapter provides a critical reading of the construction and the ... More


Ritual Life and Landscape at Tunacunnhee

Victoria G. Dekle

in Early and Middle Woodland Landscapes of the Southeast

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813044606
eISBN:
9780813046143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044606.003.0013
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter discusses ritual interactions at the Middle Woodland site of Tunacunnhee (9Dd25) in Dade County, Georgia. Previous excavation and analysis demonstrates that Tunacunnhee was located in a ... More


Comparative Colonialism: Scales of Analysis and Contemporary Resonances

Audrey Horning

in Rethinking Colonialism: Comparative Archaeological Approaches

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060705
eISBN:
9780813050911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060705.003.0012
Subject:
Archaeology, Archaeological Methodology and Techniques

Key themes of the volume are summarized in this chapter, which addresses the challenge of multiscalar analysis, the balance between structure and agency, and the impact of unresolved colonial ... More


Introduction: Encountering Community

Stacy C. Kozakavich

in The Archaeology of Utopian and Intentional Communities

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813056593
eISBN:
9780813053509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056593.003.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The introduction contextualizes long history of North American intentional communities within what we assume to be fundamentally American visions and values. It introduces how social, economic, and ... More


Pragmatics’ Place at the Table: Lessons from Multiscalar Science

Mark Wilson

in Physics Avoidance: and other essays in conceptual strategy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198803478
eISBN:
9780191841651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198803478.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Language

Physical events that transpire across many size scales require significant data compression for their successful handling. A popular remedy practiced within modern multiscalar methods breaks a ... More


The Greediness of Scales

Mark Wilson

in Physics Avoidance: and other essays in conceptual strategy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198803478
eISBN:
9780191841651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198803478.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Language

Any straightforward attempt to capture the interactive relationships between size scales within a complexly layered material such as a bar of steel encounters immediate descriptive obstacles ... More


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