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  • 831. Publications & Writing

    Under the Trees: The Georgia Peach and the Quest for Labor in the Twentieth Century

    Publication by DPDF 2009 "Critical Agrarian Studies" Fellow William Okie. The Georgia peach boom around the turn of the twentieth century was often hailed as a successful experiment in diversification. Peach growers, the story went, threw off the tyranny of King Cotton by pledgi…

    Author Okie, William Thomas Publisher Agricultural History Society, 2011

  • 832. 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

  • 833. 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

  • 834. 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

  • 835. 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

  • 836. 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

  • 837. 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

  • 838. Publications & Writing

    Van Gogh on Demand: China and the Readymade

    In a manufacturing metropolis in south China lies Dafen, an urban village that famously houses thousands of workers who paint van Goghs, Da Vincis, Warhols, and other Western masterpieces for the world market, producing an astonishing five million paintings a year. To write about…

    Publisher University of Chicago Press, 2013

  • 839. 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…

    Publisher Springer Publications, 2014

  • 840. 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