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  • 1
    ISBN: 9781108897488
    Language: English
    Pages: 1 online resource (234 pages)
    Series Statement: Studies in Language Variation and Change Series
    Parallel Title: Erscheint auch als
    DDC: 306.44
    Keywords: Electronic books ; Electronic books
    Abstract: Drawing on cutting-edge research, this book shows how tools from formal semantics can be used to formalize theories from sociolinguistics.
    Abstract: Cover -- Halftitle page -- Series page -- Title page -- Copyright page -- Contents -- List of Figures -- List of Tables -- Series Editor's Preface -- Sali A. Tagliamonte -- Preface -- 1 A Formal Semantics for Social Meaning -- 1.1 Social Meaning: An Overview -- 1.2 Why Should We Formalize? -- 1.3 Decision Theory and Game Theory: An Overview -- 1.4 Plan of the Book -- Part I Sociolinguistic Variation and Identity Construction -- 2 Formalizing the Third Wave -- 2.1 Game Theory and Bayesian Cognitive Science -- 2.1.1 Formalizing Gricean Pragmatics -- 2.2 Variation and Identity Construction: What Empirical Generalizations? -- 2.3 The Third Wave Approach to the Meaning of Variation -- 2.4 Social Meaning Games (SMGs) -- 2.4.1 Refinement 1: Adding Speaker Agency -- 2.4.2 Refinement 2: Listener Interpretation Functions -- 2.4.3 Refinement 3: Weakening Gricean Quality -- 2.5 A Materialist Semantics for Social Meaning -- 2.6 Conclusion -- 3 Testing Sociolinguistic Theories Using Game-Theoretic Pragmatics -- 3.1 Bourdieu and Passeron's (1970) Gérophagie Experiment -- 3.2 Language Ideologies in Montréal 84 -- 3.2.1 Education -- 3.2.2 Communication -- 3.2.3 Authenticity -- 3.2.4 Wholesomeness -- 3.2.5 Anglicisms -- 3.2.6 Swearing -- 3.2.7 An Ideological View of Montréal 84 -- 3.3 Du tout/Pantoute Variation in Montréal 84 -- 3.4 Modelling Du tout/Pantoute with SMGs -- 3.5 Conclusion -- Part II Language, Gender and Social Change -- 4 A Materialist Semantics for Slurs and Identity Terms -- 4.1 The Puzzles of Slurs for Formal Semantics -- 4.2 Personae for Dykes and Lesbians -- 4.3 A Persona-Based Semantics in Conceptual Spaces -- 4.3.1 Communication in Conceptual Spaces -- 4.3.2 Linking Ideology and Material Conditions Using Game Theory -- 4.3.3 Refinement 1: From Discrete Meanings to Continuous Ones -- 4.4 Conclusion.
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  • 2
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    Cambridge : Cambridge University Press
    ISBN: 9781108785990
    Language: English
    Pages: 1 online resource (280 pages)
    Parallel Title: Erscheint auch als
    DDC: 304.2
    Keywords: Electronic books
    Abstract: The first comprehensive treatment of data science as a new and powerful way to understand and manage human-environment interactions.
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  • 3
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    Cambridge : Cambridge University Press
    ISBN: 9781108998826
    Language: English
    Pages: 1 online resource (246 pages)
    Parallel Title: Erscheint auch als
    DDC: 303.6
    Keywords: Electronic books
    Abstract: Treats the challenges of moving from a state of war to post-war as central to military ethics, strategy, and law.
    Abstract: Cover -- Half-title page -- Title page -- Copyright page -- Contents -- List of Contributors -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction: The Ethics of War after the Longest War -- Chapter 1 The Lament of the Demobilized -- When Justification Comes to Grief -- War, the Face, the Face-to-Face -- The Face as Site of Revelation -- Chapter 2 Moral Injury and Moral Failure -- Introduction -- Experiences of Moral Injury -- Reactive Attitudes -- Right and Wrong Kinds of Reasons -- The Unthinkable -- Conclusion -- Chapter 3 Stoic Grit, Moral Injury, and Resilience -- Case of Accidental Killing -- A Tension: Moral Injury vs. Stoic Resilience -- Moral Injury and Reactive Attitudes -- Stoic Emotions and the Moral Progressor -- The Tears of Alcibiades -- Seneca's Plea for Mercy -- A Plea for Self-Empathy -- Chapter 4 Political Humiliation and the Sense of Replacement -- Humiliation in Politics -- The Sense of Replacement -- Why We Need to Understand the Sense of Replacement -- Conclusion -- Chapter 5 Minimum Moral Thresholds at War's End -- Just War Theory and Transitional Justice: A Brief Overview -- Just War Theory -- Transitional Justice -- The Critical Turn -- Minimal Thresholds for Normative Success -- Conclusion -- Chapter 6 Ending Endless Wars -- Understanding Endless Wars -- Explaining Endless Wars -- Ending Endless Wars -- Chapter 7 Forever Wars: Time and Value in War -- Endless Wars and Jus ad Bellum -- Proportionality and Indeterminacy -- Time-Relative Value and Proportionality -- Discounting Human Costs -- Conclusion -- Chapter 8 Two Conceptions of the Proportionality Budget for Jus Ex Bello -- The Impersonal Value Conception -- The Personal Value Conception -- Distinctions in Value -- Disrespect and the Pacifist Challenge -- Both Smooth and Chunky -- Concluding Comments -- Chapter 9 Toward a Post Bellum Lieber Code.
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  • 4
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    Cambridge : Cambridge University Press | Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest
    ISBN: 9781009333597
    Language: English
    Pages: 1 Online-Ressource (602 pages)
    Edition: 1st ed.
    DDC: 304.60954
    Keywords: Electronic books
    Abstract: Studies various aspects of population in India providing a holistic narrative by utilizing latest data and scientific evidence and explain the achievements so far and examine the challenges ahead in respective fields, while identifying thrust areas for further research and action.
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  • 5
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    Cambridge : Cambridge University Press
    ISBN: 9781009276771
    Language: English
    Pages: 1 online resource (360 pages)
    Parallel Title: Erscheint auch als
    DDC: 304.81
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    Abstract: By analyzing migration-food security linkages, this book engages with the larger process of uneven development in India.
    Abstract: Cover -- Migration, Food Security and Development -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- List of Figures, Tables and Boxes -- List of Photos -- Preface -- Acknowledgements -- List of Abbreviations -- 1 Introduction -- Overview of Food (In)Security In India -- Economic Growth and Nutrition Disconnect -- Rural-Urban Disparities in the Nutritional Outcomes -- Right to Food Revolution in India: Importance and Challenges -- Rural Outmigration and Food Security: A Pressing Need for Policy Inputs -- A Note on Field Site, Research Methods and Analytical Approach -- The Book's Outline -- Notes -- 2 Bridging the Disconnect between Migration and Food Security -- Introduction -- Possible Reasons for Disconnect between Migration and Food Security -- Conceptualising Food Security through the Frameworks of 'Entitlements' and 'Livelihoods' -- Moving Beyond the Binaries: A Livelihood Approach to Migration -- Role of Migration in Rural Livelihoods: Possible Pathways of Linkages Between Migration and Food Security -- Entitlement and Institutional Failures and Migration as a Food Security Strategy -- Remittances, Land and Agriculture and Food Security -- Male Migration, Changes in Intra-Household Gender Power Relations and Food Security -- Conclusion -- Notes -- 3 Dynamics of Food Insecurity, Migration and Urbanisation in India -- Introduction -- Assessing India's Progress on the MDG on Hunger Reduction -- Social, Cultural and Regional Dimensions of Food Insecurity and Undernourishment in India -- Regional Dimensions of Food Insecurity and Deprivation -- Social Correlates of Poverty and Food Insecurity -- Gender and Food Insecurity -- Agrarian Stress, Changing Rural Livelihood Trajectories and Dynamics of Migration and Urbanisation In India -- Conclusion -- Notes -- 4 The Context of Migration: Bihar and Siwan in Perspective -- Introduction.
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  • 6
    ISBN: 9781009350334
    Language: English
    Pages: 1 online resource (224 pages)
    Series Statement: The International African Library
    Parallel Title: Erscheint auch als
    DDC: 391.0096894
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    Abstract: Explores both Zambian dress practices from the late-colonial period until the present and African contributions to globally circulating fashions.
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  • 7
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    Cambridge : Cambridge University Press
    ISBN: 9781009027335
    Language: English
    Pages: 1 online resource (264 pages)
    Series Statement: Cambridge Studies in the History of the People's Republic of China Ser.
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    Abstract: China's One Child Policy is often remembered as one of the most ambitious social engineering projects to date. Drawing on a rich combination of archival research and oral history, Sarah Mellors Rodriguez investigates grassroots experiences of fertility policies and politics in modern China from the early twentieth century to the present.
    Abstract: Cover -- Half-title -- Series information -- Title page -- Copyright information -- Contents -- List of Figures -- List of Tables -- Acknowledgments -- Note on the Text -- Introduction -- Moving Beyond the One Child Policy -- Birth Control and Medical Modernity -- Going to the Source(s) -- Birth Control Case Studies: Shanghai, Tianjin, and Luoyang -- Chapter Outline -- 1 Building a Fitter Nation: Eugenics, Birth Control, and Abortion in Public Discourse, 1911-1949 -- Translating Modernity: Eugenics and Birth Control -- Infanticide, Abandonment, and Abortion in Public Discourse -- Chastity, Birth Control, and the Ideal Woman -- Conclusion -- 2 Birth Control in Practice: Emmenagogues, Contraceptives, and Abortions, 1911-1949 -- Abortion or Menstrual Regulation? -- The Trouble with Rubbers -- Abortion in the Records -- Birth Control and Abortion: Theory versus Practice -- Conclusion -- 3 Reaping the Fruits of Women's Labor: Birth Control in the Early PRC, 1949-1958 -- ''More Sons, More Happiness'' -- Did Sex Education Exist in 1950s China? -- Class, Location, and Birth Control -- Infidelity, Birth Control, and Abortion -- Conclusion -- 4 ''Birth Planning Has Many Benefits'': Weaving Family Planning into the Fabric of Everyday Life, 1959-1965 -- Birth Planning as Art and Entertainment -- One Step Forward, Two Steps Back -- When Using Contraception, One Must Adhere to a Reliable Method -- Old Wine in a New Bottle (xinping jiujiu) -- Conclusion -- 5 Controlling Sex and Reproduction across the Urban-Rural Divide, 1966-1979 -- Cultures of Sex and Birth Control -- Sex and Birth Control in Practice -- Out-of-Wedlock Sex and Abortion in the Eyes of the Law -- The Rise of the Barefoot Doctors and the Evolving Role of the State -- Conclusion -- 6 The Rise and Demise of the One Child Policy, 1979-2015.
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  • 8
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    Cambridge : Cambridge University Press
    ISBN: 9781108983860
    Language: English
    Pages: 1 online resource (364 pages)
    Series Statement: Slaveries since Emancipation Series
    Parallel Title: Erscheint auch als
    DDC: 326.809729
    Keywords: Electronic books
    Abstract: Measuring the success of emancipation in the British West Indies became crucial in the struggle against slavery in antebellum America.
    Abstract: Cover -- Half-title -- Series information -- Title page -- Copyright information -- Dedication -- Contents -- List of Figures -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Jubilee, Experiment, and Empire -- A Trans-Atlantic Antislavery -- Troubling Freedom -- Recovering Voices of an Anglo-Atlantic Antislavery -- Presenting Jubilee's Experiment -- 1 The Anxieties of Emancipation -- After Abolition -- The Hydra of Rebellion -- Gradualism and Amelioration -- Immediatism in Metropole and Colony -- Fears of Emancipation -- Conclusion -- Judy Cam -- 2 Fears of British Emancipation in America -- Moral Contagion and the Transformation of American Abolitionism -- A Matter of Great Interest -- Garrison and the ACS in England -- British Emancipation, Race, and Amalgamation -- New York and Riot -- Conclusion -- Robert Purvis -- 3 The Benefits of Free Labor -- Antislavery, Abolition, and Free Labor -- Monitoring the Experiment -- Debating Free Labor Experiments in America -- Free Labor's Detractors -- A Moral Case for Free Labor -- Gathering Facts -- Conclusion -- Gibraltar Estate, Jamaica, 1834 -- 4 The Problems of Apprenticeship -- The Problems of Apprenticeship -- The Many Burdens of Women Apprentices -- Discontents -- The Problems of Apprenticeship in America -- Kimball and Thome in the West Indies -- The End of Apprenticeship -- Conclusion -- The Laborers of St. George Parish -- 5 The Experiment and Its Challenges -- The Challenges of Free Labor -- A Fractured Antislavery -- The Experiment and Texas Annexation -- The Experiment and American Crisis -- Conclusion -- The True Doctrine -- 6 Reform and the Experiment -- Reform and British Antislavery -- Educational and Religious Reformation -- Education and the Civilizing Mission -- Restructuring the Black Family -- Reforming Black Womanhood -- Reform and American Abolitionism -- The Triumph of Freedom and Reform.
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  • 9
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    Cambridge : Cambridge University Press
    ISBN: 9781009081818
    Language: English
    Pages: 1 online resource (290 pages)
    Parallel Title: Erscheint auch als
    DDC: 155.3/3209410904
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    Abstract: This book addresses the legacy of World War II on male identity and reinvention.
    Abstract: Cover -- Half-title -- Frontispiece -- Title page -- Copyright information -- Contents -- Illustrations -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- Setting the Scene: Fictions of Man-Making in a Prosthetic Culture -- From Warrior Heroes to Domestic Citizens: Ideal Masculinity in Transition -- Prosthetic Masculinity: Male Subjectivity and its Signifying Objects -- Popular Culture and the Postwar: Telling Stories -- Prosthetic Agency in Action: The Case of Sammy Rice -- Part I Technology -- Chapter 1 Enabling Machines: Hammond Innes, Nevil Shute and Technologies of Rehabilitation -- Engineering the Future: Hammond Innes and Men at Work -- Safeguarding the Future: Nevil Shute and the Heroism of Little Men -- Chapter 2 Cinema in the Sky: Risk, Responsibility and Domestic Citizenship -- Feet on the Ground: Ealing in the Air -- Up in the Clouds: The Sound Barrier and the Technological Sublime -- Chapter 3 Bad Science: Nigel Balchin and the Limits of Technological Man-Making -- 'The Boffin's Lament': John Wyndham, Science and Satire -- Full Circle: Nigel Balchin and the Limits of Prosthetic Agency -- Part II Disability -- Chapter 4 Writing Rehabilitation: Prosthetic Autobiography and Self-(Re)invention -- Saving Face: William Simpson's Textual Reconstruction -- Chapter 5 Unrepresentable Wounds: Nevil Shute, Hammond Innes and the Legacies of Damage -- Normalising Disability in the Postwar -- A Home Fit for Heroes? Nevil Shute's Strategies of Debt and Displacement -- Fluid Dynamics: Mind and Body in Hammond Innes -- Chapter 6 A 'Machine Genius of the New Aerial Art': Imagining Douglas Bader -- 'A Legend in His Own Lifetime': Filming Douglas Bader -- Chapter 7 Coda: Of Pigs and Men -- Bibliography -- Primary Sources -- Filmography -- Secondary Sources -- Index.
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  • 10
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    Cambridge : Cambridge University Press
    ISBN: 9781009280761
    Language: English
    Pages: 1 Online-Ressource , Illustrationen
    Edition: 1st ed
    Parallel Title: Erscheint auch als Gonda, Caroline Decoding Anne Lister
    DDC: 306.76/63092
    Keywords: Lister, Anne,-1791-1840 ; Lesbians-England-Biography ; Lesbians-England-History-19th century ; Electronic books
    Abstract: The ground-breaking first collection of essays on Anne Lister, featuring both established and new scholars, a screenwriter and a novelist
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  • 11
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    Cambridge : Cambridge University Press
    ISBN: 9781009051699
    Language: English
    Pages: 1 online resource (394 pages)
    Edition: 1st ed.
    Parallel Title: Erscheint auch als
    DDC: 306.4494
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    Abstract: Based on a detailed examination of minority language policy in different jurisdictions in Western Europe, this book offers policy recommendations on how to integrate new speakers into established minority language communities. It is essential reading for students and researchers in sociolinguistics, public policy and language policy and planning.
    Abstract: Cover -- Half-title page -- Title page -- Copyright page -- Contents -- List of Figures -- List of Tables -- Acknowledgements -- 1 The Emergence of the New Speaker Phenomenon -- 2 Popinjays, Pragmatism and Policy: A New Speaker Triptych -- 3 Wales: Normalised Expectations -- 4 Scotland: Cautious Consideration -- 5 Ireland: Tempered Acceptance -- 6 The Basque Autonomous Community and Navarre: Enthusiastic Endorsement -- 7 Catalonia and Galicia: Unalloyed Support? -- 8 The Policy Community and Recommendations on New Speakers -- 9 Conclusion: Contemporary Challenges -- Appendix 1.1 -- Appendix 1.2 Interview/Permission Request Form -- Bibliography -- Index.
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  • 12
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    Cambridge : Cambridge University Press
    ISBN: 9781009288576
    Language: English
    Pages: 1 online resource (256 pages)
    Series Statement: LSE International Studies
    Parallel Title: Erscheint auch als
    DDC: 393.0882970943
    Keywords: Electronic books
    Abstract: An original and immersive account of how immigrant communities navigate end-of-life decisions while facing barriers to political inclusion and citizenship.
    Abstract: Cover -- Series page -- Title page -- Copyright page -- Dedication -- Epigraph -- Contents -- List of Figures -- List of Tables -- Acknowledgments -- List of Abbreviations -- Introduction: Death Out of Place -- Migrants, Minorities, and the Foreigners Within -- An Ethnography of Transnational Deathways -- The Politics of Dead Bodies and Everyday Necropolitics -- The Man in Pennsylvania -- Overview of Chapters -- 1 Islamic Funeral Funds and the Moral Economy of Repatriation -- 1.1 Burial Societies, Risk Management, and Transnational Funerals -- 1.2 "Out of a Longing for Their Homeland" -- 1.3 "We Make Sure that the Bodies Get to Turkey" -- 2 Muslim Undertakers and the Bureaucracy of Death -- 2.1 The Dismal Trade? -- 2.2 The Bureaucracy of Death -- 2.3 "This Is Not an Anatolian Village" -- 2.4 "You're a Muslim?" -- 3 Memory and Identity in Diaspora Cemeteries -- 3.1 Berlin's Islamic Deathscapes -- 3.2 Writing the Dead I: Quranic Verse and Islamic Text -- 3.3 Writing the Dead II: Genealogies, Biographies, and Commemorative Culture -- 3.4 Seeing the Dead I: Flags, Photos, Moons, and Stars -- 3.5 Seeing the Dead II: Mosques and Minarets -- 4 Burial and Belonging -- 4.1 Islamic Funerary Tradition and the Laws of the Dead in Germany -- 4.2 A Home after Death? -- Conclusion -- Bibliography -- Index.
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  • 13
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    Cambridge : Cambridge University Press
    ISBN: 9781009259385
    Language: English
    Pages: 1 online resource (290 pages)
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    DDC: 305.697095414
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    Abstract: An innovative analysis of the experience of Bengali Muslims on the Indian side of the India-Bangladesh border.
    Abstract: Cover -- Half-title -- Title page -- Copyright information -- Dedication -- Contents -- List of Figures -- List of Tables -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- I.1 The Imposed Inferiority of Bengali Muslims in Colonial India -- I.2 Interventions -- I.2.1 Towards a More Comprehensive Analysis -- I.3 Research Terrain -- I.3.1 Methodology -- Research Process and Ethics -- I.4 Outline of the Book -- 1 Neoliberalism and Identity-Based Hierarchy -- 1.1 Interstate Relations between Bangladesh and India -- 1.1.1 The Broad Implications of Bangladesh's Birth -- 1.1.2 Post-1971 Bilateral Relations -- 1.2 Differential Neoliberalism in Bangladesh and India -- 1.2.1 Neoliberal Bangladesh -- 1.2.2 Neoliberal India -- 1.2.3 Why Differential Neoliberalism Matters -- 1.3 Identity-Based Social Hierarchy in India -- 1.3.1 Politicization of Difference in Colonial India -- 1.3.2 Social Hierarchies in the Contemporary Period -- Religion -- Language and Culture -- Geographical Importance and Ethnic Identity -- Intersecting Identities -- 1.4 Conclusion -- 2 Borders as Sites of Strength and Vulnerability -- 2.1 Neoliberal Borderlands -- 2.1.1 Strong Border, Weak Borderlands -- 2.1.2 A Look at BSF's Public Statements -- 2.1.3 ''We Call It Smuggling -- They Call It Trade'' -- 2.1.4 Can You Fence a River? -- 2.2 Life and Identity in the Borderlands Negotiating Neoliberalism -- 2.2.1 Commingling in an Indian Land-Port Village -- 2.2.2 Chhit Lives, India inside Bangladesh -- 2.2.3 Check-Posts, Regulated Bodies -- 2.2.4 By the Riverside -- 2.3 Conclusion -- 3 Assam and the ''Illegal'' Other -- 3.1 Violent Manifestations of Marginalization -- 3.2 Colonial Divisions: Forests, Hills, Plains, and Encroachment -- 3.3 Assam: Independence, for Whom? -- 3.3.1 1950s: Post-Partition Bliss -- 3.3.2 1960s: A Grim Turn -- 3.3.3 The Assam Movement of 1979-1985 and Its Repercussions.
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  • 14
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    Cambridge : Cambridge University Press
    ISBN: 9781009305365
    Language: English
    Pages: 1 online resource (344 pages)
    Parallel Title: Erscheint auch als
    DDC: 306.09409/033
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    Abstract: Offers a timely intervention into the debate about the Enlightenment and its legacy, highlighting both its plurality and continuing relevance.
    Abstract: Cover -- Half-title -- Title page -- Copyright information -- Dedication -- Contents -- List of Figures -- List of Contributors -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction: Cosmopolitanism and the Enlightenment -- Whose Cosmopolitanism? -- Whose Enlightenment? -- Reassessing the European Trajectory -- Practical Cosmopolitanism in Europe and Beyond -- Cosmopolitanism from the Margins -- Cosmopolitanism and Politics -- 1 Enlightenment Cosmopolitanism in Perspective: Diversity, Natural Law, and Reason in the Work of John Locke -- Natural Law, Consensus, and the Challenge of Diversity -- Locke's Politics -- The Force of Reason -- 2 The Cosmopolitan Paradox: Travel, Anthropology, and the Problem of Cultural Diversity in Early Modern Thought -- The Longue-Durée History of Enlightened Cosmopolitanism -- The Paradoxes of Early Modern Cosmopolitanism -- The Distinctiveness of the Early Modern European Trajectory -- The Cultural Contents of Moral Cosmopolitanism -- 3 Diderot's Conjectural History and the History of ''Monstrous Nature'' -- D'Alembert and Rousseau -- The Young Diderot -- After the Encyclopédie -- A Science of Morals -- History of European Societies -- Wickedness: The Conquerors -- Superstition: The Missionaries -- Greed: The Merchants -- Despotism -- Cosmopolitanism and Politics. How to Think a Society which Is Not Monstrous -- 4 Geographies of Cosmopolitanism: Cartography, Natural History, and the Spaces of Knowledge in the Long Eighteenth Century -- A Cosmographer Who Never Left Home: The Cartographic Practices of Jean-Baptiste Bourguignon d'Anville -- Entering and Imagining the Pacific -- Humboldtian Cosmography and the Boundaries of Brazil -- Conclusion: From European to Indigenous Cosmopolitanisms -- 5 The Imperial, Global (Cosmopolitan) Dimensions of Nonelite Colonial Scribal Cultures in the Early Modern Iberian Atlantic.
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    Cambridge : Cambridge University Press
    ISBN: 9781009062213
    Language: English
    Pages: 1 online resource (338 pages)
    Series Statement: Cambridge Studies in Law and Society Series
    Parallel Title: Erscheint auch als
    DDC: 306.609669
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    Abstract: This book provides the first account of the sustained entanglement of law, religion, and empire in Northern Nigeria.
    Abstract: Cover -- Half-title page -- Series page -- Title page -- Copyright page -- Dedication -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Note on Terms -- Introduction -- Governing Difference: Colonialism and Religion in Nigeria -- Defining, Deepening, and Hierarchizing Religious Difference -- Secularism's Entanglements -- Navigating State-Religion Entanglements -- The Early Colonial Years -- The Cameron Era -- Postcolonial Contestations -- Continuing Entanglements -- Inheriting an Imagined Past -- Part I Governing Faith -- 1 Jousting for Souls: Indirect Rule, Christian Missions, and the Governance of Religious Difference -- The Encounter of Imperial Ambitions with the Missionary Project -- Secularism, Missionizing, and Late Liberal Imperialism -- Governing Religious Difference: Colonial Indirect Rule in Northern Nigeria -- The Practice of Imperial Secularism -- Lugard's Years of Authority -- Lugardians and the Missionary Encounter -- The Cameron Years -- Conclusion -- 2 Governing Shariʿa -- The Caliphal Alliance -- Shari.a Governance: Siyasa and the Making of a British Colonial Islamic Law -- Disaggregating the Colonial State -- Lugardian Phase (1900-1930) -- Expanding Siyasa -- Reorganizing the Judiciary -- Judicial Reorganization: Jurisdiction over Non-Muslims -- Substantive Reforms -- Cameron Phase (1931-1958) -- Judicial Reorganization: Siyasa Recalibration -- Judicial Reorganization: Jurisdiction over Non-Muslims -- Judicial Reforms -- Appellate Process in a System of Multiple Courts -- Conclusion -- Part II Constituting Difference -- 3 The Construction of Minorities: Late Imperial Secularity and the Constitutional Politics of Decolonization -- Religion Differentiation and Nationalist Politics in the Late Colonial Years -- The United Middle Belt Congress: Ecumenism, Self-Determination, and the Making of "Religious Minorities".
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  • 16
    ISBN: 9781009346702
    Language: English
    Pages: 1 online resource (300 pages)
    Series Statement: African Studies v.164
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    DDC: 305.80096809045
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    Abstract: Explores the history of the Black Consciousness Movement and its engagement with guerrilla warfare in South Africa and in exile.
    Abstract: Cover -- Half-title page -- Series page -- Title page -- Copyright page -- Dedication -- Contents -- List of Figures -- Acknowledgements -- List of Abbreviations -- Introduction: Black Consciousness, Echoes of Haiti's Revolution and the Azanian Black Nationalist Tradition -- Exclusion/Domination, the Haitian Revolution and the Black Radical Tradition -- Review of the Literature on Black Consciousness, Black Power and South Africa's Armed Struggle -- Sources and Methods -- Mapping the Book -- 1 African Decolonisation, Armed Struggle and Black Power, 1958-1973 -- The AAPC and Africa's Return to Armed Struggle, November 1958-November 1967 -- Tanzania, Carmichael and a Critique of the Liberation Movements -- The Impact of Carmichael's Comments on the Leadership and Rank-and-File of the ANC -- Conclusion: Black Power, the Assassination of Dr King, and the Project of African Liberation -- 2 'Our Struggle Calls for the Involvement of the Entire Black Community': Building Black Consciousness, December 1968-August 1973 -- Struggling to Struggle: MK, APLA and UMSA Searching for Answers, 1960-1971 -- Bokwe Mafuna, The 'Small Broederbond' and the Building of BCM -- Building Black Consciousness -- The Formation of the Black People's Convention (BPC) -- 'Stage Two': The Roots of the Return to Armed Struggle -- Conclusion: The Spectre of Black Consciousness and the Move towards Armed Struggle -- 3 Forging a Guerrilla Army, 1973-1976 -- Early Trials for the BCM Exiles -- Engagements with Thabo Mbeki and the ANC -- Forging the APLF in the Shadows of Botswana: March 1974-February 1975 -- NAYO and The Molobi/Williams Cell, July 1974-March 1975 -- A Breakthrough: An Opportunity Presents Itself for Military Training -- Achievements and Disenchantments -- 'Total Paralysis': From the Golan Heights to Dar es Salaam to … the ANC/MK?.
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    Cambridge : Cambridge University Press
    ISBN: 9781009236270
    Language: English
    Pages: 1 online resource (312 pages)
    Parallel Title: Erscheint auch als
    DDC: 306.44/6
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    Abstract: Shattering the cliché 'our world is more multilingual than ever before', this book offers the first comprehensive history of our multilingual past.
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    Cambridge : Cambridge University Press
    ISBN: 9781316830055
    Language: English
    Pages: 1 online resource (378 pages)
    Parallel Title: Erscheint auch als
    DDC: 306.44
    Keywords: Electronic books ; Electronic books
    Abstract: Illustrated with a range of photographs, this book is the first full-length survey of the rapidly-developing field of linguistic landscapes.
    Abstract: Cover -- Half-title -- Title page -- Copyright information -- Contents -- List of Figures -- List of Places in Figures -- List of Diagrams -- List of Tables -- Preface -- Acknowledgements -- 1 Approaching the Linguistic Landscape -- 1.1 A World of Signs: Signs in the World -- 1.2 Entering the Linguistic Landscape -- 1.2.1 Code Choices: Language Policy -- 1.2.2 Code Choices: Breaking Language Barriers -- 1.2.3 Code Choices: Conflict -- 1.2.4 Place and Code Choices: Names and Naming -- 1.3 Regulating Space in the LL -- 1.4 Discourse in the LL -- 1.4.1 Interaction in the LL -- 1.4.2 Writing and Speech in the LL -- 1.5 The Historical Dimension in the LL -- 1.5.1 The Past in the Present -- 1.5.2 Layering of Past and Present -- 1.5.3 Remembering the Past -- 2 Why Linguistic Landscape? -- 2.1 A Sociolinguistic Perspective -- 2.1.1 LL Research: Past, Present, and Multiple Births -- 2.1.2 The LL and Antiquity -- 2.1.3 The Onomastic Background -- 2.1.4 The LL and the Visual Arts -- 2.1.5 Sociolinguistics, Globalisation, and Language Display -- 2.1.6 Language Policy and Language in Public -- 2.1.7 The Blossoming of LL Research -- 2.2 Naming and Identifying a Field of Research -- 3 Doing Things with Codes -- 3.1 Code Choices: Policy Effects and Personal Choice -- 3.1.1 Language Policy in Action: Protecting Public Health -- 3.1.2 Recognising Codes -- 3.2 Messages: Content and Codes -- 3.3 Messages and Codes: Integrating the Visual -- 4 Space and Landscape -- 4.1 Space -- 4.1.1 Ways of Knowing Space -- 4.1.2 The Public Space -- 4.2 Landscape -- 4.2.1 Etymological Perspectives -- 4.3 Space, Place, and Indexicality -- 4.4 Dividing and Regulating Spaces -- 4.5 Emplacement Effects -- 4.6 Focus on the Proximal Space -- 4.7 Proximal Space and Remote Space -- 4.8 Signs of the Imaginary -- 4.9 Unanchored Reference -- 5 People -- 5.1 The LL as Social Indexicality.
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    Cambridge : Cambridge University Press
    ISBN: 9781009299220
    Language: English
    Pages: 1 online resource (220 pages)
    Parallel Title: Erscheint auch als
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    Abstract: Examines and deconstructs the highly interrelated biological, social, legal and moral concepts and practices that make up parenthood today.
    Abstract: Cover -- Half-title page -- Title page -- Copyright page -- Dedication -- Contents -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- Chapter 1 Babies, Blueprints, and Blood Ties: What Makes a Biological Parent? -- 1.1 Who Are the Biological Parents? -- 1.2 Discrepancies in Definition -- 1.3 Justifying the Geneticist Position -- 1.4 Interests at Stake -- 1.5 'Flesh of My Flesh' -- 1.6 Who Wants to Be a Biological Parent? -- 1.7 Negative Rights and Biological Parenthood -- 1.8 Frozen Embryos, or 'What's Yours Is Mine and What's Mine Is Mine' -- 1.9 Unwanted Genetic Connections -- 1.10 Ectogenesis and Maternal Obligation -- 1.11 Conclusions -- Chapter 2 Social Roles, Stereotypes, and Being 'Seen' as a Parent -- 2.1 What Is Social Parenthood? -- 2.2 Becoming a Social Parent -- 2.3 Distance, Money, and Contracts -- 2.4 Is There a Universal Parenthood Role? -- 2.5 The Maternal Body and Self-Sacrifice -- 2.6 (Changing) Standards of Nurture -- 2.7 Maternal Thinking, Maternal Power -- 2.8 Who Is Bringing Up Baby? -- 2.9 Hegemonic Masculinity and the 'New Dad' -- 2.10 What Are Fathers Expected to Do? -- 2.11 Fathers and Fertility -- 2.12 Conclusions -- Chapter 3 'Do You Have a Licence for That?' Legal Parenthood and Transfers of Children -- 3.1 Defining Our Terms -- 3.2 Codifying Existing Expectations -- 3.3 Biological Relationships, Property, and Responsibility -- 3.4 Conditions for (Original and Acquired) Parental Rights -- 3.5 Parental Licensing -- 3.6 Father-Rights and Father-Wrongs -- 3.7 Surrogacy and Adoption -- 3.8 Transfers of Children -- 3.9 Children as Commodities -- 3.10 Regulation of Surrogacy: In Theory, but Not in Practice? -- 3.11 Working to Contract -- 3.12 Conclusions -- Chapter 4 Duties, Dilemmas, and (Re)distribution: Moral Perspectives on Parenthood -- 4.1 What We Talk about When We Talk about Moral Parenthood.
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    Cambridge : Cambridge University Press | Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest
    ISBN: 9781009006736
    Language: English
    Pages: 1 Online-Ressource (278 pages)
    DDC: 304.632
    Keywords: Electronic books
    Abstract: Situates donor conception debates in a global context, exploring the interaction between law, technology, and relationships.
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    Cambridge : Cambridge University Press | Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest
    ISBN: 9781009335065
    Language: English
    Pages: 1 Online-Ressource (244 pages)
    Series Statement: The International African Library v.71
    DDC: 306.83096762
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    Abstract: Examines kinship dilemmas - moral, material, and affective - facing transnational families living between Kenya and the United Kingdom.
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    Cambridge : Cambridge University Press
    ISBN: 9781009297660
    Language: English
    Pages: 1 online resource (276 pages)
    Parallel Title: Erscheint auch als
    DDC: 305.697054
    Keywords: Electronic books
    Abstract: Eve Tignol investigates the impact of collective grief on Muslim community formation in north India from 1857 to the 1940s.
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    ISBN: 9781009084741
    Language: English
    Pages: 1 online resource (226 pages)
    Parallel Title: Erscheint auch als
    DDC: 306.874
    Keywords: Electronic books
    Abstract: Presents stories of Australian heterosexual couples to explore social norms about reproduction in the transition to first-time parenthood.
    Abstract: Cover -- Half-title page -- Title page -- Copyright page -- Dedication -- Contents -- Acknowledgements -- 1 Introduction -- 1.1 Journeys to the Project -- 1.2 Australian Families in Context -- 1.3 Conceptual Frameworks -- 1.4 Chapter Overviews -- 1.5 Concluding Thoughts -- 2 Undertaking a Qualitative Longitudinal Research Study with Intending Parents -- 2.1 Introduction -- 2.2 Background to the Study -- 2.3 Establishing a Qualitative Longitudinal Study Focused on Relationships -- 2.3.1 Researcher Assumptions and Perspectives -- 2.3.2 Consent to Participate in a Longitudinal Study -- 2.3.3 Benefits and Challenges of Having the Same Interviewer -- 2.3.4 Interviewing Women and Men Separately -- 2.4 Challenges in Establishing and Managing a Qualitative Longitudinal Study Focused on Relationships -- 2.4.1 Identifying Outlets for Finding Potential Participants -- 2.4.2 Burden Placed upon Women in Relationship-Focused Research -- 2.4.3 Seeking Participants prior to an Event -- 2.5 Emotion Work in a Qualitative Longitudinal Study Focused on Relationships -- 2.5.1 Ongoing Contact with Participants in the Face of (In)fertility and Pregnancy Loss -- 2.5.2 Relationships of Trust with Participants -- 2.6 The People We Interviewed -- 2.7 Our Approach to Analysing the Interview Data -- 2.8 Concluding Thoughts -- 3 Motherhood Moralities -- 3.1 Introduction -- 3.2 Moral Claims across the Early Interviews -- 3.3 Conceiving a Child and Staying Pregnant -- 3.4 Navigating Breastfeeding Expectations and Challenges -- 3.5 Postnatal Mental Health Issues as Mismatch between Expectation and Reality -- 3.6 Conclusions -- 4 Birthing Experiences -- 4.1 Introduction -- 4.2 Summary of Birthing Experiences -- 4.3 Women's Accounts of Childbirth -- 4.3.1 Discrepancies in Accounts of 'Natural' Birth -- 4.3.2 'Down a Rabbit Hole' with no Direction or Support.
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    Cambridge : Cambridge University Press
    ISBN: 9781108802567
    Language: English
    Pages: 1 online resource (322 pages)
    Series Statement: African Identities: Past and Present Series
    Parallel Title: Erscheint auch als
    DDC: 305.800960917541
    Keywords: Racially mixed people ; Electronic books
    Abstract: Explores the history of race-making, belonging, and rights by outlining the contested place of multiracial people in colonial French West and Equatorial Africa.
    Abstract: Cover -- Half-title -- Series information -- Title page -- Copyright information -- Contents -- List of Figures -- List of Tables -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Race and Africa, Race in Africa -- Sources, Methods, and Organization of the Book -- 1 Multiracial Identities and the Consolidation and Subversion of Racialized French Colonial Rule in French West Africa and French Equatorial Africa, ca. 1900-1930 -- Multiraciality and French Colonial Thought, Practice, and Policies: Shifting Alliances of Church and State in FWA and FEA -- Anchors of Belonging in French Society: Motherhood and Fostering of Multiracial Children in FEA -- Disentangling Education of Children from French Legal Status -- Métis Men and Military Service: Gatekeeping French Citizenship in FWA -- Conclusion -- 2 Wards of the State: Claiming and Mediating Colonial Government Welfare and French Institutional Care of Multiracial Children in the 1930s -- The Colonial Welfare State in French Africa in the 1930s -- Colonial Welfare for Multiracial Children in Senegal -- Follow the Money: African Mothers, French Catholic Women, and Disbursement of Welfare Aid for Métisses Girls -- Multiracial Children and Colonial Welfare in Gabon: The Association of Métis in Libreville -- Boarding Home-School for Métis Children -- Conclusion: A Child Ward Grows Up -- 3 ''I Am French'': Multiraciality and Citizenship in FWA and FEA, ca. 1928-1938 -- Race and Citizenship in French Metropolitan and Colonial Thought and Law, ca. 1928-1930 -- Step One of Petitioning for French Citizenship in FWA: Proving Frenchness -- Step Two of Petitioning for Citizenship: Proving Filiation in Colonial Court -- Children and Citizenship: Parental Rights and Colonial Law in FWA -- Adults and Citizenship: Frenchness, Filiation, and Naming in FWA -- The Promulgation of Métis Citizenship Law in FEA, 1931-1936.
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    ISBN: 9781009330749
    Language: English
    Pages: 1 online resource (302 pages)
    Parallel Title: Erscheint auch als
    DDC: 305.26
    Keywords: Electronic books
    Abstract: Science-based facts, medical and legal advice and practical wisdom from elders to finding joy, vitality and purpose in growing older.
    Abstract: Cover -- Half-title page -- Reviews -- Title page -- Copyright page -- Dedication -- Epigraph -- Contents -- List of Tables -- List of Contributors -- Foreword -- Introduction -- 1 Map and Compass -- Part I Caring For Your Mind -- 2 A Goal Higher than Joy -- 3 Why Does Having Purpose Matter? -- 4 An Open and Determined Mindset -- 5 Autonomy: Impossible without Adaptability -- 6 Dance, Lucille, Dance -- 7 The Golden Spurtle -- 8 Is Retirement Bad for My Health and Well-Being? -- 9 Humanitude: Why Human Connection Is Vital for Everyone -- 10 106 Proof -- 11 Killing Us Quietly: Why Social Isolation Is as Bad for Us as Smoking -- 12 Brain Health across the Lifespan: What Can I Do NOW to Prevent Dementia Later On? -- Part II Caring For Your Body -- 13 Protect Your Bones throughout Your Life -- 14 Why Your Bladder, Kidney, and Perineal Health Matters -- 15 Maintaining Your Blood (Cardiovascular) System -- 16 Our Muscles throughout the Lifespan: Build Resilience Now to Prevent Frailty Later -- 17 The Wonderful World of Microbiota and the Value of the Mediterranean Diet -- 18 What Happens to the Immune System as We Age? -- 19 The Problem of Pain in Older Adults: And What You Can Do about It -- 20 Don't Give In and Live with Pain: First, Give Physical Therapy a Try -- Part III Caring For Yourself and Your Family: Practical Planning -- 21 Who Needs an Estate Plan? Everyone -- 22 Financial Planning through the Decades -- 23 An Ethical Will: Leaving Your Legacy to Loved Ones -- 24 You've Become a Caregiver: Now What? -- 25 So Many Living Arrangements: Which One Is for You? -- 26 Do This One Simple Thing to Add 7.5 Years to Your Life! -- Part IV Caring For Your Soul -- 27 I Don't Want to Go Downstairs! -- 28 How NOT to Be Afraid of Dying and Ensure that Your Family Remembers Your Death as a Peaceful One -- 29 Only Two Things.
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    Cambridge : Cambridge University Press | Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest
    ISBN: 9781009295017
    Language: English
    Pages: 1 Online-Ressource (318 pages)
    DDC: 302/.12
    Keywords: Electronic books
    Abstract: An exploration of the theory of social representations and communications as a case in the making of a dialogical theory.
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  • 27
    ISBN: 9781009189811
    Language: English
    Pages: 1 online resource (260 pages)
    Series Statement: Afro-Latin America Series
    Parallel Title: Erscheint auch als
    DDC: 305.8960861
    Keywords: Electronic books
    Abstract: Reveals how inclusive heritage policies simultaneously created exclusion and conflict within the Palenquero community in Colombia.
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    Cambridge : Cambridge University Press | Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest
    ISBN: 9781009216180
    Language: English
    Pages: 1 Online-Ressource (372 pages)
    Edition: 1st ed.
    Series Statement: Modern British Histories Series
    DDC: 305.891409428210904
    Keywords: Immigrants-England-Sheffield-History-20th century ; South Asians-England-Sheffield-History-20th century ; Sheffield (England)-Emigration and immigration-History-20th century ; Sheffield (England)-Race relations ; Sheffield (England)-Social conditions ; Electronic books
    Abstract: Working-class Britons played a crucial role in the pioneering settlement and integration of South Asians in imperial Britain. Using a host of new and neglected sources, Imperial Heartland revises the history of early South Asian immigration to Britain, presenting a fresh and inspiring picture of settlement and inter-racial tolerance.
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    Cambridge : Cambridge University Press | Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest
    ISBN: 9781009192859
    Language: English
    Pages: 1 Online-Ressource (448 pages)
    Edition: 1st ed.
    DDC: 305.892/405
    Keywords: Jews-Asia-History ; Asia-Ethnic relations ; Electronic books
    Abstract: The first comprehensive exploration of Jewish communities across the entire continent of Asia in modern times, this unique and ground-breaking volume addresses their rise and fall in each major region while assessing fresh signs of recent communal resurgence. It is essential reading for scholars of Asian Studies and Jewish Studies.
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    Cambridge : Cambridge University Press | Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest
    ISBN: 9781009276252
    Language: English
    Pages: 1 Online-Ressource (312 pages)
    Edition: 1st ed.
    DDC: 306.4/830954147
    Keywords: Cricket-India-Kolkata-History-20th century ; Cricket-Social aspects-India-Kolkata-History-20th century ; Social history ; Electronic books
    Abstract: The book argues that the beliefs and attitudes generated by cricket through media and other social practices have had an immense bearing on the making of a postcolonial society. It will help scholars and students of history understand the making of postcolonial Indian society and culture from a new perspective.
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    Cambridge : Cambridge University Press
    ISBN: 9781009275576
    Language: English
    Pages: 1 online resource (312 pages)
    Series Statement: Ideas in context
    Parallel Title: Erscheint auch als
    DDC: 304.60941
    Keywords: Demography Political aspects ; History ; Electronic books ; Great Britain Colonies ; Population ; Great Britain Politics and government 1485- ; Great Britain Intellectual life
    Abstract: Shows how modern demographic thought began not with counting individuals but with manipulating marginalized and colonized groups.
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    Cambridge : Cambridge University Press
    ISBN: 9781108597425
    Language: English
    Pages: 1 online resource (242 pages)
    Parallel Title: Erscheint auch als
    DDC: 306.44
    Keywords: Electronic books
    Abstract: Demonstrates that language awareness and discourse consciousness are key for critical thinking and communication in professional contexts.
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    Cambridge : Cambridge University Press
    ISBN: 9781108983556
    Language: English
    Pages: 1 online resource (276 pages)
    Parallel Title: Erscheint auch als
    DDC: 306.2
    Keywords: Ethnopsychology ; Electronic books
    Abstract: A comprehensive portrait of how human agency and social forces come together over time to make history.
    Abstract: Cover -- Half-title -- Title page -- Copyright information -- Contents -- Preface -- Part I Introduction to Collective Remembering -- Chapter 1 The Rise of Research on Collective Remembering -- A Representational Approach to Understanding Political Culture and Societal Change -- Top-Down Approaches to Collective Remembering -- Mass Media Studies of Collective Remembering -- Bottom-Up Approaches to Collective Remembering -- Serial Reproduction and Social Representations -- Retrieval Inhibition and Forgetting: Cognitive and Social Principles of Collective Remembering -- Summary -- Chapter 2 Top-Down Approaches to Collective Remembering -- Lincoln in a Postheroic Age -- Pluralisms in the History of France -- Recovered Roots in the Making of Israeli National Tradition -- Summary -- Chapter 3 Bottom-Up Approaches to Collective Remembering -- Collective Remembering and the Construction of Groups -- Collective Memory and Autobiographical Memory -- Culture and Autobiographical Memory -- Flashbulb Memories -- 9-11 as a Flashbulb Memory and as Social Sharing of Emotion -- Case Study: The Bush Administration's Response to 9-11 as Identity Entrepreneurship -- 9-11 as the Trigger for George W. Bush's War on Terror -- Identity Entrepreneurship on 9-11 Leading to the Remaking of Political Culture -- Effects of the Representation of 9-11 on American Political Climate -- Generations of Collective Remembering: The Rise and Fall of America as Imagined Community -- Summary -- Part II Developing a Theoretical Approach to Collective Remembering -- Chapter 4 The Organization of Collective Memory -- Collective Remembering As Situated in a Representational Framework -- Philosophy of Science for Studying Collective Remembering -- Social Representations Theory as a Framework for Collective Remembering -- The Core and Peripheral System of a Social Representation.
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    ISBN: 9781009081764
    Language: English
    Pages: 1 online resource (376 pages)
    Parallel Title: Erscheint auch als
    DDC: 939.37
    Keywords: Electronic books
    Abstract: Examines the archaeology of landscapes, environments, and rural communities that constituted the transformative Archaic period on Cyprus.
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    ISBN: 9781108640909
    Language: English
    Pages: 1 Online-Ressource (xvii, 270 Seiten) , Illustrationen, Karten
    Parallel Title: Erscheint auch als ʻAbo, Shaḥal Plant domestication and the origins of agriculture in the Ancient Near East
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    Keywords: Electronic books ; Alter Orient ; Neolithische Revolution ; Landwirtschaft
    Abstract: Rapid and knowledge-based agricultural origins and plant domestication in the Neolithic Near East gave rise to Western civilizations.
    Abstract: Cover -- Half-title -- Title Page -- Copyright Information -- Contents -- List of Tables -- Foreword -- Foreword -- Preface and Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- 1 What Is the Agricultural Revolution? -- Hunter-Gatherers and Food-Producing Farmers -- Nature of occupation sites and mobility patterns. -- Social structure and organization. -- Economy. -- Demography. -- Worldviews. -- Key Points and Beyond -- 2 From Hunter-Gatherers to Farmers in the Near East: Archaeological Background -- The Epipaleolithic Period -- The Neolithic Period -- Key Points and Beyond -- 3 Models That Describe and Explain the Agricultural Revolution, Including Plant Domestication -- Obtaining, Organizing, Employing and Transmitting Knowledge among Hunter-Gatherers -- Models That Describe and Explain the Onset of Agriculture -- Childe's Oasis Theory -- The Nuclear Zone Theory -- The Marginal Zone Theory -- The Dump-Heap Hypothesis -- The Niche-Construction Model (or the Protracted Symbiosis and Domestication Model) -- The Competitive Feasting Theory -- The Ideological Model of Jacques Cauvin -- On the Pace of Plant Domestication and the Awareness of the Domesticators -- Key Points and Beyond -- 4 The Plant Formations of the Fertile Crescent and the Wild Progenitors of the Domesticated Founder Crops -- Key Points and Beyond -- 5 The Difference between Wild and Domesticated Plants -- Key Points and Beyond -- 6 Traditional versus Modern Agriculture - Stability vs Maximization -- Key Points and Beyond -- 7 The Differences between Plant Domestication and Crop Evolution under Traditional and Modern Farming Systems -- Key Points and Beyond -- 8 The Differences between Cereal and Legume Crops in the Near East -- Comments on Broad (Faba) Bean, a Legume of No Known Wild Ancestry -- Flax: Neither Cereal, nor Legume -- Key Points and Beyond.
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    ISBN: 9781009062947
    Language: English
    Pages: 1 online resource (322 pages)
    Edition: 1st ed.
    Parallel Title: Erscheint auch als
    DDC: 969.101
    Keywords: Acculturation-Madagascar-History-19th century ; Young men-Madagascar-Social conditions-19th century ; Young men-Social conditions ; Electronic books
    Abstract: Examines the untold history of approximately one hundred 'Madagascar Youths', young people who British authorities accepted for training abroad following a treaty signed in 1820 with King Radama of Madagascar, exploring their experiences and their subsequent impact on Malagasy-British relations and the modernisation in Madagascar.
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    Cambridge : Cambridge University Press
    ISBN: 9781009079839
    Language: English
    Pages: 1 online resource (332 pages)
    Parallel Title: Erscheint auch als
    DDC: 306.4/820941
    Keywords: Electronic books
    Abstract: This new account of gambling in Britain in the long eighteenth century investigates who gambled, on what, and why.
    Abstract: Cover -- Half-title -- Title page -- Copyright information -- Contents -- List of Figures -- List of Tables -- Preface -- List of Abbreviations -- Introduction -- I. A British 'Gambling Mania'? -- II. New Perspectives: Reconnecting Gambling and Its Contexts -- III. Organization, Coverage, and Sources -- 1 Gambling for High Stakes or 'Deep Play' -- 1.1 Gambling amongst the Elites -- 1.2 Horse Racing and Gambling -- 1.3 'Deep Play' in the Later Eighteenth Century: Gambling Scotsmen -- 1.4 Lord William Murray: The Feckless Younger Son -- 1.5 Conclusion -- 2 In Search of Popular Gambling -- 2.1 Cricket and Betting -- 2.2 Perspectives and Agenda -- 2.3 Popular Gambling in the British Metropolis -- 2.4 Taverns, Coffee Houses, and Gaming Houses -- 2.5 Illegal Lottery Insurance -- 2.6 Metropolitan Popular Gambling: Roles and Meanings -- 2.7 Beyond London -- 2.8 Pedestrianism and Cultures of Betting in the Later Georgian Period -- 2.9 Conclusion -- 3 The Rise of the Lottery -- 3.1 Creating the Lottery Marketplace -- 3.2 Purchasing a Lottery Ticket -- 3.3 Lottery Offices -- 3.4 Publicizing the Lottery -- 3.5 Lottery Insurance and the Role of Parliament and the Law -- 3.6 Conclusion -- 4 Lottery Adventures and Adventurers -- 4.1 Who Played the Lottery: The Picture before 1769 -- 4.2 Playing the Lottery: The Picture after 1769 -- 4.3 Motivations -- 4.4 Conclusion -- 5 Gamblers and the Law -- 5.1 The Law and Gaming -- 5.2 Non-enforcement of the Law against Gaming -- 5.3 Campaigns to Suppress London's Gaming Houses -- 5.4 Conclusion -- Conclusion -- Gambling in a Commercial Society -- The Changing Character of Gambling -- A Polite and Commercial People? -- Looking Forward -- Select Bibliography -- Manuscript Sources -- Archives of the Honourable Artillery Company -- Court Minutes -- Bank of England Archives -- Bedfordshire Archives and Records Service.
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    Cambridge : Cambridge University Press
    ISBN: 9781009281911
    Language: English
    Pages: 1 online resource (244 pages)
    Parallel Title: Erscheint auch als
    DDC: 305.5122095483
    Keywords: Electronic books
    Abstract: Analyses the relation between caste and knowledge practices and the exploration of the hierarchical colonial-Brahmanical forms of knowledge production.
    Abstract: Cover -- Caste, Knowledge, and Power -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Acknowledgements -- Notes on Transliteration -- Introduction: Caste, Knowledge, and Power -- A User's Manual for the Book -- Notes -- 1 An Ashari World of Knowing -- Knowing in the Ashari World -- Knowing in Other Worlds: The World of Plants -- Knowing in Other Worlds: The World of Dominant Jatis -- Knowing in Other Worlds: The World of the Sayip -- Notes -- 2 An Ashari World of Ignoring -- Ignorance and Ignoring -- Historical Conditions for Ignoring -- Colonial Attempts of Assimilation -- Strategies of Ignoring: Locating Asharippani in Desham -- Strategies of Ignoring: Colonialism as a Vicious Time -- Strategies of Ignoring: Social Boycott of the Collaborators -- Strategies of Mobilizing: Conversations and Storytelling -- Asharippani and Gender and Caste Differentiation -- Notes -- 3 A Nampoothiri World of Acharam -- Acharam and Daily Lives of Nampoothiris -- The Challenges to the Order of Acharam -- The Yoga Kshema Sabha (YKS) and the Protection of Acharam -- Tradition, Traditional Knowledge, and Acharam -- The Disconnect between Knowledge and Acharam -- Acharam and Gender Differentiation -- Notes -- 4 Nampoothiris and the Order of Knowledge -- The Nampoothiri Yuvajana Sangham and the Emergence of the Order of Knowledge -- Reconstituting Acharam in the Order of Knowledge -- Nampoothiris as Hindus: A Nationalist Concept of Jati -- From Hierarchy to Dichotomy: Savarnas and Avarnas -- Gender and the Order of Knowledge -- Notes -- 5 Asharis and the Order of Knowledge -- Economical and Technical Forces of Change -- Asharis in the Order of Knowedge -- Between the Practice of Knowing and the Production of Knowledge -- The Vishwakarma Identity and the Nationalization of Caste -- Notes -- Postscript: Towards an Artisanal Way of Practice of Knowing.
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    Cambridge : Cambridge University Press
    ISBN: 9781108575966
    Language: English
    Pages: 1 online resource (688 pages)
    Parallel Title: Erscheint auch als
    DDC: 301
    Keywords: Electronic books
    Abstract: Prioritarianism is a systematic framework for analyzing governmental policy that gives extra weight to the well-being of the worse off.
    Abstract: Cover -- Half-title -- Title page -- Copyright information -- Contents -- List of Figures -- List of Tables -- List of Contributors -- 1 Introduction: Prioritarianism in Practice -- 1.1 Prioritarianism -- 1.2 Scholarship on Prioritarianism: A Brief Survey -- 1.2.1 Philosophy -- 1.2.2 Economics -- 1.2.3 Health Policy -- 1.3 This Volume -- References -- 2 Theory of Prioritarianism -- 2.1 Introduction -- 2.2 The SWF Framework -- 2.2.1 Outcomes, Individuals, Policies -- 2.2.2 The Well-Being Measure -- 2.2.3 The SWF -- 2.2.4 The Uncertainty Module -- 2.2.5 A Note on the Integral Representation -- 2.2.6 A Note on Generalized-Lorenz Dominance -- 2.3 Axiomatic Characterization of SWFs -- 2.4 Defending Generalized-Utilitarian SWFs -- 2.5 Utilitarianism, Prioritarianism and Interpersonal Comparisons -- 2.6 Is Prioritarianism Genuinely Different from Utilitarianism? -- 2.7 Prioritarianism and Utilitarianism under Uncertainty -- 2.8 Utilitarianism versus Prioritarianism -- 2.9 Atkinson and Kolm-Pollak SWFs -- 2.9.1 Atkinson SWFs -- 2.9.2 Kolm-Pollak SWFs -- 2.10 Prioritarian SWFs and Inequality Metrics -- 2.11 Variable Population -- 2.12 Conclusion -- 2.A Appendix -- 2.A.1 SWFs: Formulas and Axioms -- 2.A.2 Uncertainty and the Policy Ranking -- 2.A.3 Functional Forms for Prioritarianism: Atkinson and Kolm-Pollak -- 2.A.3.1 Atkinson SWF (Profile-Independent) -- 2.A.3.2 Kolm-Pollak SWF (Profile-Dependent) -- 2.A.3.3 Atkinson SWF (Profile-Dependent) -- References -- 3 Well-Being Measurement -- 3.1 Introduction -- 3.2 Attributes, Preferences, and Well-Being Measures -- 3.3 The Equivalence Approach -- 3.3.1 Measuring Well-being with a Collection of Reference Sets -- 3.3.2 Measuring Well-being with a Monotone Path -- 3.3.3 Measuring Well-being with Equivalent Incomes -- 3.3.4 The Equivalence Approach and Difference Comparisons -- 3.4 The vNM Approach.
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  • 40
    ISBN: 9781009185745
    Language: English
    Pages: 1 online resource (206 pages)
    Parallel Title: Erscheint auch als
    DDC: 306.2
    Keywords: Electronic books
    Abstract: Advances a metaphor of democratic citizenship, 'role-based constitutional fellowship,' to address challenges of difference and disagreement.
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  • 41
    ISBN: 9781108960663
    Language: English
    Pages: 1 online resource (520 pages)
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    DDC: 392.36091822
    Keywords: Electronic books
    Abstract: Explores the possible dialogues between textual and archaeological sources in studying housing in the ancient Mediterranean world.
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  • 42
    ISBN: 9781108957755
    Language: English
    Pages: 1 online resource (265 pages)
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    DDC: 306.4613
    Keywords: Body image in adolescence ; Body image-Juvenile literature ; Masculinity-Juvenile literature ; Electronic books
    Abstract: An easy-to-read, evidence-based guide to body image for boys aged 12+, tackling exercise, nutrition, social media, mental health and more.
    Abstract: Cover -- Title page -- Copyright page -- Dedication -- Contents -- Endorsements -- About the authors -- Contents -- Chapter 1: What is body image? -- Chapter 2: Become body confident -- Chapter 3: What the heck is going on? -- Chapter 4: Your image -- Chapter 5: Make your body work for you -- Chapter 6: Fuel your body -- Chapter 7: Forget food fads -- Chapter 8: Love to eat -- Chapter 9: Building the best you -- Chapter 10: Make a difference -- Ask the Experts -- Acknowledgments -- Glossary -- Index.
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  • 43
    ISBN: 9781108999281
    Language: English
    Pages: 1 online resource (346 pages)
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    DDC: 306.46
    Keywords: Miniature objects Social aspects ; Material culture Social aspects ; Electronic books
    Abstract: Playful, useful, decorative, revolutionary: small things possess a rich array of meanings, from the ordinary to the extraordinary.
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  • 44
    ISBN: 9781009195805
    Language: English
    Pages: 1 online resource (332 pages)
    Series Statement: Modern British Histories Ser.
    Parallel Title: Erscheint auch als
    DDC: 303.60941509034
    Keywords: Electronic books
    Abstract: Reveals how fear of Irish agrarian violence fundamentally shaped British political culture during the pivotal period of 19th-century reform.
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  • 45
    ISBN: 9781009174916
    Language: English
    Pages: 1 online resource (292 pages)
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    DDC: 304.27093918
    Keywords: Animals in art ; Human-animal relationships ; Electronic books ; Electronic books
    Abstract: Reassesses the animal depictions of Bronze Age Crete in terms of human-animal relations rather than a love of nature.
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  • 46
    ISBN: 9781009302081
    Language: English
    Pages: 1 online resource (348 pages)
    Parallel Title: Erscheint auch als
    DDC: 306.44/60973
    Keywords: Electronic books
    Abstract: A study of the language acquisition and transmission of Hindi, Spanish and Romanian as heritage languages in the United States.
    Abstract: Cover -- Half-title -- Title page -- Copyright information -- Dedication -- Contents -- List of Figures -- List of Tables -- Preface -- Abbreviations -- Introduction -- 1 On Heritage Speakers as Native Speakers -- 1.1 Who Is a Native Speaker? -- 1.1.1 Place of Birth -- 1.1.2 Acquisition, Ultimate Attainment, and Linguistic Stability -- 1.1.3 Non-Native Speakers -- 1.1.4 Measuring Native-Likeness -- 1.2 Variability in Monolingually Raised Native Speakers -- 1.2.1 Level of Education -- 1.2.2 Knowledge of Another Language -- 1.2.3 Loss of Native Speaker Status: L1 Attrition -- 1.3 Bilingual and Multilingual Native Speakers -- 1.4 Multilingual Native Speakers and Language Change -- 1.5 Summary -- 2 Structural Changes in Heritage Language Grammars -- 2.1 The Structure of Heritage Language Grammars -- 2.1.1 Changes Compared to What? The Baseline Again -- 2.1.2 Transgenerational Studies -- 2.1.3 Common Linguistic Processes -- 2.2 Sources of Variability in Heritage Language Grammars -- 2.2.1 Quantity of Input -- 2.2.2 Quality of Input -- 2.2.3 Input and Linguistic Modularity -- 2.2.4 Input and Age -- 2.2.5 The Socio-Affective Dimension -- 2.2.6 Dominant Language Transfer -- 2.2.7 Interface Vulnerability -- 2.2.8 Language Processing Limitations -- 2.3 Intergenerational Transmission -- 2.3.1 Language Change in Progress? -- 2.3.2 Comparing Heritage Languages -- 2.4 Summary -- 3 Differential Object Marking -- 3.1 The Phenomenon -- 1.3.1 Spanish -- 3.1.2 Romanian -- 3.1.3 Hindi -- 3.2 Syntactic Analyses -- 3.3 A Note on Dative Subjects -- 3.4 Summary -- 4 Language Change and the Acquisition of Differential Object Marking -- 4.1 Language Acquisition and Language Change -- 4.2 Differential Object Marking in Monolingual Acquisition -- 4.3 Differential Object Marking in Second Language Acquisition.
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  • 47
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    Cambridge : Cambridge University Press
    ISBN: 9781108985246
    Language: English
    Pages: 1 online resource (292 pages)
    Parallel Title: Erscheint auch als
    DDC: 305.892/30567
    Keywords: Assyrians History 20th century ; Assyrians Politics and government ; Electronic books ; Iraq Politics and government 1958-
    Abstract: Examining the relationship between the Iraqi state under the Baʿth regime and the Assyrians, a Christian ethno-religious group, Benjamen looks at the role of minorities and identity in twentieth-century Iraqi political and cultural history, based on new sources and bilingual voices for a nuanced and focused historical exploration.
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  • 48
    ISBN: 9781108871488
    Language: English
    Pages: 1 online resource (354 pages)
    Series Statement: Modern British Histories Ser.
    Parallel Title: Erscheint auch als
    DDC: 307.12160941
    Keywords: Electronic books
    Abstract: Traces the transformation redevelopment of Britain's cities from post-war reconstruction and modernist urban renewal to the present day.
    Abstract: Cover -- Half-title page -- Series page -- Title page -- Copyright page -- Dedication -- Contents -- List of Figures -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- 1 Reconstructing Retail in the 1940s -- 2 Cities in the Age of Affluence -- 3 Making the Modern Shopping City -- 4 The Politics of Partnership -- 5 Landscapes of Leisure -- 6 Demand and Discontent in the Shopping City -- 7 Triumph of the Shopping City -- Conclusion -- List of Archives and Abbreviations -- Bibliography -- Index.
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  • 49
    ISBN: 9781108756631
    Language: English
    Pages: 1 online resource (450 pages)
    Parallel Title: Erscheint auch als
    DDC: 617.6/34
    Keywords: Electronic books
    Abstract: Our history and interaction with the environment are recorded in our teeth in the annual growth layers of cementum, a unique tissue anchoring teeth in bone. This book presents the latest advances in this method and explains how to use it in various anthropological contexts, from ancient fossils to forensic cases.
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  • 50
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    Cambridge : Cambridge University Press
    ISBN: 9781009082013
    Language: English
    Pages: 1 online resource (242 pages)
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    Abstract: Provides insights about the identity, marginalization and governance of the Khawaja Sira--gender nonconforming individuals in Pakistan.
    Abstract: Cover -- Governing Thirdness -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- Acknowledgements -- Abbreviations -- 1 Governance, Thirdness, and the Khawaja Sira of Pakistan -- The Khawaja Sira of Pakistan -- Meeting the Khawaja Sira of Lahore -- Accounting for Self -- Politics of the Subject -- Organization of the Book -- Notes -- 2 Governing Thirdness through Religion, History, and Language -- Khawaja Sira through the Ages -- Not Transgender -- Khawaja Sira in Ancient India -- Khawaja Sira in Islam -- Notes -- Part I Social Governance -- 3 Governing Thirdness in the Family -- Categorization at Birth -- Categorization at Adolescence -- What Will the Neighbours Think? -- Leaving the Family -- Men as Guardians of Social Norms in the Family -- Notes -- 4 Governance in the Khawaja Sira Community -- Guru-Chela Relationship and Governance -- Money and Governance -- Governance of Desire -- The Counterfactual of Hijrapan -- Old Age, Fluidity, and the Khawaja Sira Identity -- Structure of Care or Structure of Discipline? -- Note -- Part II Legal Governance -- 5 Governing Thirdness by Law -- British India and the Legal Construction of Eunuchs -- Khawaja Sira Legal Identity in Pakistan -- Government Discourses -- Construction of Thirdness by the Supreme Court -- Khawaja Sira as Biological Identity -- Khawaja Sira as a Disorder -- Khawaja Sira as Eunuch -- Recognition without Distribution? -- Afterword: The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Act, 2018 -- Notes -- 6 Resisting Legal Thirdness -- Family and Legal Thirdness -- Religion and Legal Thirdness -- Material Costs of Legal Thirdness -- Symbolic Costs of Legal Thirdness -- Legal Identity, Thirdness, and the Patriarchal Bargain -- Notes -- Part III Bureaucratic Governance -- 7 Governing Thirdness at the Bureaucratic Offices -- Lack of Knowledge -- Burdensome Rules -- The Dismissive Bureaucracy.
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    ISBN: 9781009276580
    Language: English
    Pages: 1 online resource (272 pages)
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    Abstract: Studies the ethnographic and anthropological studies of varied embodied projects in Indian metropolises.
    Abstract: Cover -- Cosmopolitan Sexuality -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- Figures -- Abbreviations -- Acknowledgements -- 1 Introduction -- Opening Scene -- The Anthropology of Belonging -- Conceiving Modernity, Otherwise -- A Radical Embodiment -- Methodological Standpoint -- Cosmopolitan Ethos and the Making of Bombay -- Social History of Bombay since the 1970s -- Chapters -- Notes -- Bibliography -- 2 Bioengineering, Beauty and Racial Sensibility -- Bombay, Malvani Slum and Sakhiyani -- Malvani Slum and Its Notorious History -- Beauty, Space and Consumer Culture -- Transgression and the Vanity of Desire -- The Dress That Matters -- The Biopolitics of Beauty -- Aesthetic Conceptualization -- Recognition of Beauty -- Stories of Breasts -- Hum Neye Jumbo, Jumbo Dhamni Banaye (I Have Developed Huge, Huge Breasts) -- The Body and the Erotic -- Breasts, Erotic Fetishism, National Identity -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Bibliography -- 3 Contesting Violence, Constructing Power -- Hijras and Mafia Networks -- Violence in the Underworld -- Masculinity, Power and Gender Relations -- Violence, Threat and Hijra Menace -- Lust, Sex, Violence: Narratives of Dance Bars in Bombay -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Bibliography -- 4 Festival, Spectacle, Eroticism -- Ajmer Sharif and the Urs Festival -- Dress to Impress: Beautification, Fashion and the Culture of Festivity -- Beauty, Eroticism, Symbolic Body -- Romancing: Sufism, Qawwali, Dance -- Carnival Rhetoric and the Subversive Metaphor -- Butler and Goffman on Subversive Performance -- Hijras, the Ajmer Urs and Bakhtin's Subversion -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Bibliography -- 5 Biopolitics and Biosocial Citizenship -- Global Identity, Local Beauty: The Journey to Become a 'Woman' -- Embodiment and Narratives of Transgression -- Transsexuality and the Mental Health DiscourseI: Practitioners and Patients.
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    Cambridge : Cambridge University Press
    ISBN: 9781108349208
    Language: English
    Pages: 1 online resource (826 pages)
    Parallel Title: Erscheint auch als
    DDC: 307.7609
    Keywords: Electronic books
    Abstract: A panoramic study of our Urban Planet that takes readers on a six-continent, six-millennia tour of the world's cities.
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  • 53
    ISBN: 9781009092081
    Language: English
    Pages: 1 online resource (448 pages)
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    DDC: 930.1
    Keywords: Electronic books
    Abstract: This volume analyses the relationship between long-distance trade and the rise of inequality and social complexity.
    Abstract: Cover -- Half-title -- Title page -- Copyright information -- Contents -- List of Contributors -- Chapter One New Perspectives on Long-Distance Trade and Social Complexity -- Background -- Long-Distance Exchange and the Rise of Social Complexity -- The Return of a Contextualized Comparative Approach -- Thematic Organisation and Chapter Summaries -- Exchange and Social evolution: The Role of Trade in Egalitarian, Transegalitarian and Chiefdom Societies -- The Role of Specific Institutions and Agents in Long-Distance Exchange -- The Role of Political Economies and Elite Control in Long-Distance Exchange -- Marxian, Post-colonial, and World System Approaches: The Role of Macro-regional Exchange -- Concluding Chapter: Political Economy Perspectives in Trade before and beyond Civilizations -- References -- Part I Exchange and Social Evolution: Forms of Trade in Egalitarian, Transegalitarian, and Chiefdom Societies -- Chapter Two Funnel Beaker Societies and Long-Distance Trade -- Summary -- Introduction -- Bad Years and Good Years -- TRB-North Group: A Mosaic of Different Activities -- TRB-North Group: Hierarchy and Balance -- TRB-North Group: Long Distances -- Discussion -- References -- Chapter Three Stonehenge: Long-Distance Exchange in Late Neolithic Britain c. 3000-2450 bc -- The Origins of Stonehenge -- Stonehenge's Welsh bluestones: Long-Distance Transport of Megaliths -- Stonehenge as a Monument of Unification -- Labour Mobilization and Resource Acquisition: Feeding Stonehenge -- After the Crash: Stonehenge's Construction during Economic Decline, Political Centralization and Insularity -- Stonehenge/Durrington Walls as a 'Consumer' Site: Centripetal Processes -- What Was Exchanged in the Other Direction? -- References -- Chapter Four Bronze Age Long-Distance Exchange, Secret Societies, Rock Art, and the Supra Regional Interaction Hypothesis.
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  • 54
    ISBN: 9781009183802
    Language: English
    Pages: 1 online resource (212 pages)
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    Abstract: It tells the gendered story of a changing India through the lives of its young middle class men.
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  • 55
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    Cambridge : Cambridge University Press
    ISBN: 9781009082051
    Language: English
    Pages: 1 online resource (324 pages)
    Series Statement: Metamorphoses of the Political: Multidisciplinary Approaches Ser.
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    Keywords: Electronic books
    Abstract: It is a study of two of Delhi's urban villages and their transition into contemporary urban political economy through rent.
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  • 56
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    Cambridge : Cambridge University Press
    ISBN: 9781009276542
    Language: English
    Pages: 1 online resource (372 pages)
    Series Statement: Metamorphoses of the Political: Multidisciplinary Approaches Ser.
    Parallel Title: Erscheint auch als
    DDC: 320.0820954
    Keywords: Electronic books
    Abstract: Explores women's roles and contributions in Hindu nationalism and nationalist organizations in the contemporary Indian context.
    Abstract: Cover -- Women, Gender and Religious Nationalism -- Series -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- Abbreviations -- Introduction: Women of Hindu Rashtra -- I -- II -- III -- IV -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Cited Dailies -- Part I Changing Modalities of Hindu Nationalist Organizing -- 1 Right-Wing Women's Mobilization: Notes from Colonial Western India -- Reluctant Parents? The All India Hindu Mahasabha and the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and Their Women's Fronts -- Carving a Space for Women? The All India Hindu Mahila Mahasabha -- 'A Women's Sphere'? The Founding of the Rashtra Sevika Samiti -- The Promise of Self-protection: Physical Training in the Shakhas -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Archival Sources -- Organizational Tracts, Pamphlets and Secondary Sources -- 2 Track Changes: Women and the BJP from the 1990s to the 2010s -- Introduction -- Accessing the BJP in the 1990s: Mobilization without Family Responsibilities -- Accessing BJP Women in the 2010s: Incorporation with 'Family Support' -- Conclusion(s): What the Changes Mean and What They Do Not -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Part II Gendered Techniques of Mobilization: The Sangh and the Samiti -- 3 The Shakha, the Home and the World: Going beyond the Shakha and the RSS Family -- Prologue -- The Shakha Within -- Daily Routine -- Sharirik (Physical Training) -- Boudhik (Intellectual Training) -- The Shakha in the World -- Retention -- Expansion -- Dissemination and Mobilization -- Adaptation -- Adaptation of Stories: Internal Threats and External Enemies -- The RSS Home and the World -- Incipient Yearnings and Social Control -- Professional Networks -- The RSS Family -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Books, Articles and Documentaries -- RSS and HSS Publications for Use in Shakhas.
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  • 57
    ISBN: 9781009276528
    Language: English
    Pages: 1 online resource (200 pages)
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    Abstract: Masculine cultures define urban cultures and are defined by them. A multidisciplinary analysis that explores urbanism, masculine anxieties and gender relations.
    Abstract: Cover -- MASCULINITY, CONSUMERISM AND THE POST-NATIONAL INDIAN CITY -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- Figures -- Acknowledgements -- 1 Introduction -- Introduction: Men in Cities -- Masculinities, Public Spaces and Their Cultures -- Post-nationalism -- Moral Consumption -- Masculinities and Colonialism -- From Colonial Scientific Masculinity to the Post-colonial Five-Year Plan Hero: A New Man of the City -- The Demise of the Five-Year Plan Hero: Small-town Men in the City -- Conclusion: Masculinities and Modernities -- Notes -- 2 Nationalism, Masculinity and the City -- Introduction -- The Province and the Metropolitan Imaginary -- Post-Coloniality and the Production of Desirable Spaces -- Contractual Spaces of the Little Republic -- Heirs Apparent, Minions of Destiny and Vertical Invaders -- Gendered Localities -- Conclusion -- Notes -- 3 Dislocated Masculinities and the Unofficial City -- Introduction -- Footpath City -- Cautionary Tales of Masculine Survival -- The Consuming Wwoman and the Dangers of the City -- Conclusion: Ramesh Vishwakarma - Carpenter, Believer in Spirits, Sex-Clinic Client -- 4 Thrilling Affects: Sexuality, Masculinity, the City and 'Indian Traditions' in the Contemporary Hindi 'Detective' Novel -- Introduction -- Family Ties in Time of Sexuality -- Vijay Ke Saat Phere: Celibacy, Masculinity and Sexuality in a Time of Globalisation -- Naukari Dot Com: Sons, Lovers and Families -- Conclusion -- Notes -- 5 Fragmentary Pleasures: Masculinity, Urban Spaces and the Commodity Politics of 'Religious Ffundamentalists' -- Introduction -- Fundamentalism, Consumerism, Space -- Masters of Time and Space -- Streets and Street Corners: Prabhat Feris and Footpath Performances -- Streets -- Street Corners -- Domestic Spaces: Sitting Rooms -- Another Geography -- Conclusion -- Notes.
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    ISBN: 9781009195317
    Language: English
    Pages: 1 online resource (202 pages)
    Parallel Title: Erscheint auch als
    DDC: 618.92
    Keywords: Child development ; Pregnancy ; Electronic books
    Abstract: We don't remember what went on during our first 1,000 days, but those 'secret' events affect our health for life.
    Abstract: Cover -- Reviews -- Half-title page -- Title page -- Copyright page -- Contents -- List of Figures -- Preface -- 1 NOW YOU ARE TWO: THE END OF THE BEGINNING? -- Memories Are Made of This -- You Get That from Your Father -- Who Cares for You? -- Parrot Fashion -- Learning on the Job -- Tickling the Senses -- Just Checking -- Self-Control -- Square Eyes -- Learning to Protect Yourself -- Gut Instinct -- The End of the Beginning -- 2 A NARROW ESCAPE -- On the Rocks -- Who's in control? -- Exit Strategy -- Best Laid Plans -- The Compromise -- Give unto Caesar -- Constrained Circumstances -- The Bigger the Better? -- 3 GROWING IN THE DARK -- The Stations Are Not the Journey -- To Sleep, Perchance to Dream -- Be Prepared -- Practice Makes Perfect -- Have a Heart -- Water Baby -- Investing in Our Bodies -- A Taste of the Future -- Nobody Is Perfect -- In the Darkroom -- 4 SEX APPEAL -- Caught in the Act -- Fifty Shades of Variation -- Coding -- Variety Is the Spice -- Grain of Salt -- First Conversation -- Controlling Conception -- Technology to the Rescue -- When Is the Best Time to Be Conceived? -- 5 SHIT HAPPENS -- Managing Expectations -- Lives on the Line -- Greed, Gluttony and Sloth? -- A Bridge Too Far -- The Musical Score Is Not the Performance -- I Didn't See That Coming -- Man Hands on Misery to Man -- Women and Children Last -- 6 THE GIFT -- Who's in Charge Here? -- Homer Simpson's Advice -- The Known and the Unknown -- The Personal Is Political -- Youth Voice -- Get Our Act Together -- The Buck Stops Here -- The Gift -- Acknowledgements -- Further Reading -- Index.