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The Politics of Climate Change Knowledge : Labelling Climate Change-induced Uprooted People

The Politics of Climate Change Knowledge : Labelling Climate Change-induced Uprooted People

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Abstract:This book addresses political knowledge of climate change and its relation to labelling people affected by climate change, either as ‘climate refugees'or as ‘climate change-induced displaced people or migrants'. By questioning the knowledge of climate ...

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Der Kampf um Chinas kollektives Gedächtnis : Offizielle und inoffizielle Narrative zur Kampagne gegen Rechtsabweichler (1957–58)

Der Kampf um Chinas kollektives Gedächtnis : Offizielle und inoffizielle Narrative zur Kampagne gegen Rechtsabweichler (1957–58)

Publication Type:eBook

Abstract:Seit dem Tode Mao Zedongs im Jahr 1976 kämpft die Kommunistische Partei Chinas um einen innerparteilichen und gesellschaftlichen Konsens zum Umgang mit ihren eigenen „historischen Fehlern'. Immer wieder werden offizielle Narrative sowohl durch zivilges...

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The Value of Hawaiʻi 3 : Hulihia, the Turning

The Value of Hawaiʻi 3 : Hulihia, the Turning

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Abstract:“Hulihia” refers to massive upheavals that change the landscape, overturn the normal, reverse the flow, and sweep away the prevailing or assumed. We live in such days. Pandemics. Threats to ʻāina. Political dysfunction, cultural appropriation, and disr...

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People's Wars in China, Malaya, and Vietnam

People's Wars in China, Malaya, and Vietnam

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Abstract:People's Wars in China, Malaya, and Vietnam explains why some insurgencies collapse after a military defeat while under other circumstances insurgents are able to maintain influence, rebuild strength, and ultimately defeat the government. The author ar...

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The Politics of Tourism in Asia

The Politics of Tourism in Asia

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Abstract:Tourism, the world's largest industry, has created a variety of complex political problems, particularly in those countries where the primary attraction of tourism is its potential for accelerating development. The political dimensions that have encour...

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Trust and Mistrust in the Economies of the China-Russia Borderlands

Trust and Mistrust in the Economies of the China-Russia Borderlands

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Abstract:The first English-language book to focus on northeast Sino-Russian border economies, Trust and Mistrust in the Economies of theChina-Russia Borderlands examines how trans-border economies function in practice. The authors offer an anthropological under...

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Fragility, Aid, and State-building : Understanding Diverse Trajectories

Fragility, Aid, and State-building : Understanding Diverse Trajectories

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Abstract:Fragile states pose major development and security challenges. Considerable international resources are therefore devoted to state-building and institutional strengthening in fragile states, with generally mixed results. This volume explores how unpack...

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Genocide : New Perspectives on Its Causes, Courses and Consequences

Genocide : New Perspectives on Its Causes, Courses and Consequences

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Abstract:The twentieth century has been called, not inaccurately, a century of genocide. And the beginning of the twenty-first century has seen little change, with genocidal violence in Darfur, Congo, Sri Lanka, and Syria. Why is genocide so widespread, and so ...

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Hybrid Justice : The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia

Hybrid Justice : The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia

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Abstract:Since 2006, the United Nations and Cambodian Government have participated in the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia, a hybrid tribunal created to try key Khmer Rouge officials for crimes of the Pol Pot era. In Hybrid Justice, John D. Cior...

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Politics, Religion and Gender : Framing and Regulating the Veil

Politics, Religion and Gender : Framing and Regulating the Veil

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Abstract:Heated debates about Muslim women's veiling practices have regularly attracted the attention of European policymakers over the last decade. The headscarf has been both vehemently contested by national and/or regional governments, political parties and ...

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