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Georacial Disorder beneath Enchanted Lakes

Mark Carey

in In the Shadow of Melting Glaciers: Climate Change and Andean Society

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195396065
eISBN:
9780199775682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195396065.003.0003
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines disaster responses and environmental perceptions of climate change and glacier retreat through an analysis of the 1941 Huaraz and 1945 Chavín de Huantar glacial lake outburst ... More


Public Money and the Public Good

Ruth Barton

in The X Club: Power and Authority in Victorian Science

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226551616
eISBN:
9780226551753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226551753.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The chapter examines changing modes of support for scientific research and science education. The X-men were deeply committed to the expansion of science education but, contrary to historiographical ... More


A Chinese Marxian Humanism of Population

Susan Greenhalgh

in Just One Child: Science and Policy in Deng's China

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520253384
eISBN:
9780520941267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520253384.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter introduces Liang Zhongtang, one of the specialists who, during the late 1970s, voiced concern about what might happen if the one-child policy became political reality. The first part ... More


Nomad Citizenship and Global Democracy

Eugene W. Holland

in Deleuze and the Social

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748620920
eISBN:
9780748652365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748620920.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter explores the relation between nomad citizenship and global democracy. It discusses nomad science, nomad music, nomad games, and nomad management and nomad citizenship. It explains that ... More


Mediating Science: Scientific-Citizen Public and the Regional Press

Shiju Sam Varughese

in Contested Knowledge: Science, Media, and Democracy in Kerala

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780199469123
eISBN:
9780199087433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199469123.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

Significant historical processes that shaped public engagement with science in Kerala in the twentieth century are the focus of this chapter. The constitution of the political public primarily as a ... More


“One of the Primal Evils in Our Country”

Brandon Haught

in Going Ape: Florida's Battles over Evolution in the Classroom

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049434
eISBN:
9780813050409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049434.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

This chapter surveys a variety of creationism-related events in the mid-1990s, starting with a conflict between Stetson University in Volusia County and its benefactor, the Florida Baptist ... More


Conclusion: Science, Media, and the Question of Democracy

Shiju Sam Varughese

in Contested Knowledge: Science, Media, and Democracy in Kerala

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780199469123
eISBN:
9780199087433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199469123.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

The chapter discusses the question of democratization of science in the context of the subpolitics of science inaugurated by the structural coupling of science with media and politics. A comparative ... More


How My Cells Became Drugs

Sheldon Krimsky

in Stem Cell Dialogues: A Philosophical and Scientific Inquiry Into Medical Frontiers

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167482
eISBN:
9780231539401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167482.003.0024
Subject:
Biology, Bioethics

This dialogue is a fictional account of the legal arguments before the U.S. District Court, District of Columbia, regarding the case United States v. Regenerative Sciences LLC. A company named ... More


Science, Technology, and Development

Deepak Kumar

in The Trishanku Nation: Memory, Self, and Society in Contemporary India

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199461530
eISBN:
9780199086399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199461530.003.0008
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter gives an account of the technological and scientific policies of independent India, leading to discussions on agriculture, health, and energy. The last three are crucial for the survival ... More


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