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731. Publications & Writing
The Roles of Destination, Gender and Household Composition in Explaining Remittances: An Analysis for the Dominican Sierra
This paper uses a small, non-representative household survey from the Dominican Republic to test between two motivations to remit: insurance, whereby migrants remit on the basis of an insurance contract with their parents; and investment, whereby migrants remit on the basis of p…
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In the field of nuclear weapons policy there are a number of organizations that perform what I am going to call an audit function in regard to government policy. These organizations are hybrids, operating partly as think tanks and partly as advocacy NGOs. I have in mind in partic…
734. Publications & Writing
The Snowbird Charrette: An Experimental Study of Interdisciplinary Collaboration in the Design of Environmental Research
Social Science Research Council White Paper.
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Written by 2001 IDRF Fellow Maxim Waldstein, this book examines the history of Yuri Lotman’s Tartu (or Moscow-Tartu) School of Semiotics, which was active in the Soviet Union in the 1960s-1980s. Combining a comparative perspective on the Tartu paradigm with close attention to i…
739. Publications & Writing
The Strange Life of Lusotropicalism in Luanda: On Race, Class, Nationality, Gender, and Sexuality in the Black Atlantic.
Publication by DPDF 2007 Black Atlantic Studies Fellow Jessica Krug.
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Article authored by 2008 Animal Studies Fellow Colter Ellis. Social studies of agriculture tend to overlook the micro and symbolic interactions that structure relationships among agriculturalists, the environment, and animals raised as commodities. In this study, I use ethnograph…