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  • 831. 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

  • 832. 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

  • 833. Publications & Writing

    Sovereign Violence: Temple Destruction in India and Shrine Desecration in Iran and Central Asia

    By A. Azfar Moin Was the destruction of Sufi and ‘Alid saint shrines as a rite of conquest in Iran and Central Asia a phenomenon comparable to the desecration of temples in war in India? With this question in mind, this essay examines the changing nature of Islamic kingship in…

    Publisher Comparative Studies in Society and History, 2015

  • 834. 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

  • 835. 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

  • 836. 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

  • 837. Publications & Writing

    Space, that Bottomless Pit: Planetary Exile and Metaphors of Belonging in American Afrofuturist Cinema

    Essay written by 2007 DPDF Visual Culture Fellow Ramzi Fawaz, featured in Callaloo, Volume 35, No. 4:  In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content:  Outer space is not based upon highness. Space is not only high, it’s low. It’s the bottomless pit. Ther…

    Author Fawaz, Ramzi Publisher Johns Hopkins University Press, 2012

  • 838. Publications & Writing

    Space-Time Discounting in Climate Change Adaptation

    Article written by 2008 DPDF Human Dimensions of Global Environmental Change Fellow Seth D. Baum and William E. Easterling, featured in Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change, Volume 15, No. 6:    Discounting is traditionally interpreted as the technique for com…

    Author Baum, Seth D. Publisher Springer Netherlands, 2010

  • 839. 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

  • 840. 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