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  • 781. Publications & Writing

    Understanding Islam through Virtual Worlds

    This graphic book is the result of a year spent interviewing people in four continents across the physical world, the Internet and the virtual world of Second Life about the evolution of Islam and cultural exploration within the digital culture. Download the book here or purchas…

    Contributors King, Rita J., Fouts, Joshua S. Publisher Dancing Ink Productions, 2009

  • 782. Publications & Writing

    Understanding Katrina Essay Forum

    Hurricane Katrina generated its own perfect storm of analyses about the crisis and what went wrong in the storm's immediate aftermath in terms of the response, or failure to respond. In the belief that the situation required a social science response, the SSRC organized an online…

    Contributors Alexander, David (Contributor), Bankoff, Greg (Contributor), Beggs, John J. (Contributor), Bytheway, Bill (Contributor), Clarke, Lee (Contributor), Cutter, Susan (Contributor), de Waal, Alex (Contributor), Dominguez, Virginia R. (Contributor), Dynes, Russell (Contributor), Enarson, Elaine (Contributor), Frickel, Scott (Contributor), Frymer, Paul (Contributor), Fussell, M. Elizabeth (Contributor), Gilman, Nils (Contributor), Graham, Stephen (Contributor), Haines, Valerie A. (Contributor), Hurlbert, Jeanne S. (Contributor), Jackson, Stephen (Contributor), Jasper, James M. (Contributor), Kaufman, Sarah (Contributor), Kendra, James (Contributor), Krause, Monika (Contributor), Lakoff, Andrew (Contributor), Lukes, Steven (Contributor), Mitchell, James K. (Contributor), Molotch, Harvey (Contributor), Oliver-Smith, Anthony (Contributor), Perrow, Charles B. (Contributor), Quarantelli, Enrico L. (Contributor), Rodriguez, Havidan (Contributor), Scanlon, Joseph (Contributor), Smith, Neil (Contributor), Strolovitch, Dara Z. (Contributor), Sturken, Marita (Contributor), Sze, Julie (Contributor), Tierney, Kathleen (Contributor), Wachtendorf, Tricia (Contributor), Warren, Dorian T. (Contributor) Publisher Social Science Research Council, 2006

  • 783. Publications & Writing

    Understanding September 11

    In the first volume of this two-part collection, part of the SSRC's After September 11 series, leading social scientists examine the political, social, and economic factors underlying the attacks and the implications of terrorism and America’s response to them. Buy from Amazon.

    Contributors Craig Calhoun (Editor), Paul Price (Editor), Ashley S. Timmer (Editor) Publisher The New Press, 2002

  • 784. Publications & Writing

    Unraveling the Garment Industry: Transnational Organizing and Women's Work

    Unraveling the Garment Industry is an ambitious investigation of the politics of labor and protest within an industry that has come to define the possibilities and abuses of globalization and its feminized labor: the garment industry. Focusing on three labor rights movements—ag…

    Publisher University of Minnesota Press, 2007

  • 785. Publications & Writing

    Urban Protests and Rural Violence in Africa: A Call for an Integrated Approach

    …2010 protests outside University of Zalingei, West Darfur.UN photo: Albert Gonzalez Farran African countries appear to be in the midst of an epic shift in the nature of their political struggles. The continent continues its long-term decline in violent conflicts with the total nu…

    Author Zachariah Mampilly Published In African Futures

  • 786. Publications & Writing

    Urbanization, Migration and Poverty in a Vietnamese Metropolis: Ho Chi Minh City in Comparative Perspectives

    Urbanization, Migration, and Poverty in a Vietnamese Metropolis presents the findings of a major interdisciplinary research project led by the SSRC's Vietnam Program and sponsored by the Ford Foundation. The project gathered data on more than 1,000 households in Ho Chi Minh City…

    Publisher National University of Singapore Press Pte Ltd, 2009

  • 787. Publications & Writing

    Variations in the Social Networks of Forest Owners: The Effect of Management Activity, Resource Professionals, and Ownership Size

    Journal article by Tatyana B. Ruseva, DPDF 2008 Human Dimensions of Global Environmental Change codirector Tom P. Evans, and Burnell C. Fischer in Small-Scale Forestry. Social networks play an important role in the communication of information among forest owners and how owners p…

    Author Evans, Tom Publisher Springer Publications, 2014

  • 788. Publications & Writing

    Varieties of Secularism in a Secular Age

    …“What does it mean to say that we live in a secular age?” This apparently simple question opens into the massive, provocative, and complex A Secular Age, where Charles Taylor positions secularism as a defining feature of the modern world, not the mere absence of religion, and…

    Contributors Michael Warner (Editor), Jonathan VanAntwerpen (Editor), Craig Calhoun (Editor) Publisher Harvard University Press, 2010

  • 789. Publications & Writing

    Villages, Women, and the Success of Dairy Cooperatives in India: Making Place for Rural Development

    India's cooperative dairying program is widely celebrated as an example of successful rural development, yet the meanings of this success have been understood mainly through the pronouncements of nat…

    Publisher Cambria Press, 2009

  • 790. Publications & Writing

    Violence and Subjectivity

    … Sponsored by the Program on Culture, Health and Human Development Buy from Amazon.

    Contributors Veena Das (Editor), Arthur M Kleinman (Editor), Mamphela Aletta Ramphele (Editor), Pamela Reynolds (Editor) Publisher University of California Press, 2000