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  • 751. Publications & Writing

    Soft Power Superpowers: Cultural and National Assets of Japan and the United States

    A result of two workshops held by the Abe Fellowship Program and co-edited by fellow Watanabe Yasushi, Soft Power Superpowers analyzes the soft power assets of the United States and Japan, and how they contributed to one of the most successful, if unlikely, bilateral relationship…

    Contributors Yasushi Watanabe (Editor), David McConnell (Editor)

  • 752. Publications & Writing

    Solidarity Transformed: Labor Responses to Globalization and Crisis in Latin America

    …2001 IDRF Fellow and 2009 Book Fellow Mark S. Anner spent ten years working with labor unions in Latin America and returned to conduct eighteen months of field research: he found himself in the middle of violent raids, was detained and interrogated in a Salvadoran basement prison…

    Publisher Cornell University Press, 2011

  • 753. Publications & Writing

    South-South Migration and Remittances

    This paper highlights the importance of South-South migration and remittances and sets out some working hypotheses on the determinants and socio-economic implications of South-South migration drawing on a survey of the literature. The authors estimate that 74 million, or nearly h…

    Contributors Ratha, Dilip, Shaw, William Publisher World Bank, Development Prospects Group, 2007 Read online Download PDF

  • 754. Publications & Writing

    Sovereignty at the Edge: Macau and the Question of Chineseness

    How have conceptions and practices of sovereignty shaped how ­Chineseness is imagined? This ethnography addresses this question through the example of Macau, a southern Chinese city that was a Portuguese colony from the 1550s until 1999. As the Portuguese administration prepared…

    Publisher Harvard University Press, 2010

  • 755. Publications & Writing

    Soviet Women in Combat: A History of Violence on the Eastern Front

    Soviet Women in Combat explores the unprecedented historical phenomenon of Soviet young women's en masse volunteering for World War II combat in 1941 and writes it into the twentieth-century history of women, war, and violence. The book narrates a story about a cohort of Soviet y…

    Publisher Cambridge University Press, 2010

  • 756. Publications & Writing

    Soy, Cotton, and the Final Atlantic Forest Frontier

    Publication by DPDF 2008 "Human Dimensions of Global Environmental Change" Fellow Peter Richards.From 1945 to 2000, the extent of Paraguay's Atlantic Forest was reduced from 73,000 to 12,000 square kilometers. Deforestation rates were exceptionally high from the late 1960s throug…

    Publisher Taylor & Francis, 2011

  • 757. Publications & Writing

    Spaces of Immigrant Advocacy and Liberal Democratic Citizenship

    Article written by 2011 DPDF Provincializing Global Urbanism: Toward Multiple Urban Futures codirector Helga Leitner and Christopher Strunk in Annals of the Association of American Geographers. Challenging representations of immigrants as victims of the biopolitical power of the…

    Author Leitner, Helga Publisher Taylor & Francis, 2014

  • 758. Publications & Writing

    Spatializing Gender and Migration: The Periodization of Atlantic Studies, 1500 to the Present

    Journal article written by 2011 DPDF Migration and Gender Studies co-director Donna Gabaccia in Atlantic Studies: Global Currents. Despite recent efforts to describe the changing relationship of the Atlantic to the wider world, scholars do not agree on the periodization of global…

    Author Gabaccia, Donna Publisher Taylor & Francis, 2014

  • 759. Publications & Writing

    Speak Softly to the Dead: The Uses of Enchantment in American Home Funerals

    Article written by 2013 Critical Approaches to Human Rights Fellow Alexa Hagerty, featured in Social Anthropology Vol. 22 No. 4:  Home funerals are a small social movement in which American families care for their dead at home. This article argues that home funerals offer a gene…

    Author Hagerty, Alexa Publisher John Wiley & Sons, 2014

  • 760. Publications & Writing

    Spectral Futures

    Publication by 2011 DPDF Provincializing Global Urbanism: Toward Multiple Urban Futures Research Director Ananya Roy. This essay interrogates the concept of the city as a space of universal rights and collective futures. With a focus on how the urban poor are integrated into the…

    Author Roy, Ananya Publisher Routledge, 2013